Kristen Benson

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Ruth Bader Ginsburg: “50 years from now, people will not be able to understand Hobby Lobby”

The Supreme Court Justice tells Elle why SCOTUS isn’t a “conservative court” — and why she’s not stepping down<p>Ruth Bader Ginsburg has already (artfully) made clear that she disagrees with the Hobby Lobby decision -- but she's convinced future generations will not only feel the same way, but that …

Our transgender child

When my toddler declared he was a boy, I had to mourn the daughter I thought I had, and learn about the son I did<p>In the fall of 2009, we welcomed a beautiful redheaded baby girl into our family. We swaddled her in pink and lace, bought baby dolls we expected her to play with soon. But Lola had …

Yahoo!

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Why Holder Quit

The backstory of how Obama lost his ‘heat shield.’<p>It’s oddly fitting that Attorney General Eric Holder – a stubbornly independent career prosecutor ridiculed by Barack Obama’s advisers for having lousy political instincts— would nail his dismount.<p>But Holder, who began his stormy five-plus-year …

London Laughs at Lindsay Lohan’s West End Debut

The Mean Girls actress-turned-tabloid fodder made her stage debut in David Mamet’s Speed-the-Plow in London. It was decidedly not fetch.<p>LONDON — …

23 Stunning Anamorphic Artworks That Can Only Be Seen With A Mirror Cylinder

A year ago, we wrote about Jonty Hurwitz and his amazing anamorphic art that can only be seen in the reflection of a mirrored cylinder. Although the …

Art

20 Creative Gift Ideas For Your Dog

Today (August 26th) is International Dog Day, so it’s a great opportunity for dog owners to get their dog friends a gift to show them that they’re …

The App to Stop Food Waste

The U.S. wastes up to 40 percent of its food. This is not only sad, considering how many people struggle to feed their families, but also costs …

9 Things Rich People Do Differently Every Day

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>What you do today matters. In fact, your daily habits may be a major determinant of your wealth.<p>"The metaphor I like is the avalanche," says Thomas Corley, the author of "Rich Habits: The Daily Success Habits Of Wealthy Individuals." "These habits …

Preview Vintage Photos of David Bowie From a New Art Exhibit - PAPER

Striped bodysuit for <i>Aladdin Sane</i> tour, 1973. Design: Kansai Yamamoto. Photo: Masayoshi Sukita. © Sukita / The David Bowie Archive 2012.<p>The Thin White Duke is headed to the Windy City: this September, <i>David Bowie is</i>, an archival exhibit featuring "more than 400 objects, including photography, album …

The Best Illustrations from 150 Years of Alice in Wonderland

On July 4, 1862, English mathematician and logician Charles Dodgson boarded a small boat with a few friends. Among them was a little girl named Alice Liddell. To entertain her and her sisters as they floated down the river between Oxford and Godstow, Dodgson fancied a whimsical story, which he’d …

In the January 1, 1951 issue of LIFE Magazine, the editors declared the west coast youth culture as: “Brawny and Buoyant, It Is a Bright Asset for the U.S. Future.” See for yourself with color photos by Loomis Dean - http://ti.me/1mAJUZz (Loomis Dean—The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images)

Rockers and Models: A Love Affair in Pictures

Scope Vintage Photos of '60s and '70s-Era Celebs From a New Art Book - PAPER

<i>Jack Nicholson and Anjelica Huston</i><p>Jack and Anjelica in their skivvies. Babs in her iconic Scaasi suit. Iggy Pop sweaty and in a speedo. All these images and more appear in photographer Julian Wasser's recently-released art book, <i>The Way We Were: The Photography of Julian Wasser</i>, documenting the fun …

DIY: 7 Best Natural Mosquito Bite Remedies

I’m a romantic, and so at the risk of facing commenter-wrath, I’m going to say it: The season’s first mosquito bite isn’t such a bad thing. It’s how …

Inflammation

20 Head-Scratchingly Ridiculous Vintage Movie Posters You've Probably Never Seen Before

After World War II, my step-grandfather (married to my maternal grandmother) worked in the movie poster industry for decades, on the printing side. Before I was born, he'd bring my mother extra posters that I wish <i>so hard</i> she had kept. There are some absolutely incredible vintage movie posters.<p>But …

5 Ways to Trick Yourself Into Getting Out of Bed for a Morning Workout

You can totally wake yourself up for a.m. exercise! You're just going to have to pull a fast one...on yourself.<p>You've tried to become one of those morning workout people (gotta love 'em!), but when that dreaded alarm goes off, your body is all, 'No. Just no.' And by the time your mind remembers …

Fitness

Laser-Cut Wooden Landscape Rings

Etsy user CliveRoddy creates imaginative sets of laser-cut rings made from birch that make a landscape when worn together.<p>[via Whimsebox]

Andy Warhol's Girls

Andy Warhol would have been 86 today, and the pop art legend knew the allure of a fabulous (and well-dressed) woman on your arm. Click through for the definitive listing of Andy Warhol's iconic muses, from starlets Marilyn Monroe and Brigitte Bardot to so<p>Andy Warhol would have been 86 today, and …

Andy Warhol

4 Signs You're About To Fail

Recently after a speaking engagement (where I spoke about using online tools and social media to build your brand and become an “e-lebrity” – yep, that’s a real term we use), I was invited to stick around to hear the event’s closing remarks from co-founder of Camp Gladiator, Jeff Davidson.<p>In the …

The wild inside story of “The Dog”: How one failed bank robber shaped LGBT history

I knew John Wojtowicz, the troubled, complicated star of a new documentary. And here’s why I’ll never forget him<p>"Do you think the Mafia was involved in the robbery?" filmmaker Allison Berg asks. "I don't think so. But there are so many accounts of what happened."<p>The account most everyone knows of …

De-Selfing

Project info<p>This photography project is about visualizing my personal feelings about romantic relationships. After having a breakup of a seven-year long relationship, I deeply believed that if I didn’t transform myself into a more likable woman, there wouldn't be any happiness in my life anymore. …

These Magnificent Temples Point To How Rich The Mormon Church Is

These magnificent structures may be one of many recruitment techniques that helped the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints gain nearly 2 million new followers in the U.S. in a decade— more than any other religion — for a total of 6.14 million, according to the 2010 U.S. Religion …

A Peek At Life Inside In The World’s Tallest Slum

In late July, police began relocating residents of Torre David, the 620-foot-tall unfinished skyscraper that thousands of squatters in Caracas, Venezuela, call home.<p>Alfredo Brillembourg and Hubert Klumpner, directors of the design practice Urban-Think Tank, spent more than year studying the …

Gay rights groups halt support for ENDA workplace discrimination bill

Six national gay rights groups withdrew support Tuesday for what had been hailed as historic legislation to prohibit workplace discrimination, citing concerns over an exemption for employers who object to homosexuality on religious grounds.<p>Led by the<p>American Civil Liberties Union, the groups said …

SARAH PALIN: Impeach Obama

The 2008 Republican vice presidential nominee wrote on conservative website Breitbart that Obama's "unsecured border crisis is the last straw," and that lawmakers should evict him from the White House, 30 months before his scheduled departure.<p>"It's time to impeach," Palin wrote, focusing on the …

New Lifelike Paper Birds by Diana Beltran Herrera | Colossal

<p>Year after year, artist and designer Diana Beltran Herrera (previously) continues to astound with her near perfectly accurate reproductions of birds …

Adorable Illustrations by Goro Fujita

From time to time we ran into some amazing, adorable illustrations that are really heartwarming, like these pieces by American artist Goro Fujita. …

Priest Says Soccer Is Gay Because Of Colorful Shoes

Russia was knocked out of the FIFA World Cup after winning zero of its three matches. While most of the country laments the defeat, one Orthodox priest says he’s glad the Russian team is out of the running because the players’ colorful shoes resemble the “gay rainbow,” the <i>Moscow Times</i> reports. In a …