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Cougar Night in Silicon Valley

Thursday nights have become surprisingly popular at a five-star Menlo Park hotel. Two eagle-eyed matchmakers, big tech money, and an army of stiletto-shod women mix and mingle there—all important factors in Silicon Valley’s peculiar mating algorithm.<p>It’s late morning, and Peter Rudolph, the …

Mad Men Review: Ten Non-spoiler-y Notes About This Sunday’s Season-Six Premiere

<i>Mad Men</i>—also known as the nonviolent <i>Walking Dead</i>—is back. And in a cover letter that came with review copies of the Season Six premiere, series creator Matt Weiner asks critics to please avoid spoilers in their reviews. He is right to do this. So instead, here are 10 observations that I hope pass …

Matt Damon Faces Off Against Michael Douglas, Shag Haircuts, and Vegas Flamboyance in New Liberace Trailer

As last month’s HBO movie <i>Phil Spector</i>, starring Al Pacino, was an exercise in flamboyant wig design, next month’s HBO movie <i>Behind the Candelabra</i> looks to be a statement in flamboyant production design. Featuring Michael Douglas as Liberace, the famously flashy pianist, and Matt Damon as Liberace’s …

How the 'System of Beauty' Hurts Female Politicians

Talking about their looks makes women running for office seem less competent, less effective, and less qualified -- even when it's just praise and compliments.<p>A study released Monday sheds new light on last week's foofaraw over President Obama's comment that his friend and supporter California …

Vladimir Putin Doesn't Seem to Mind When Topless Women Protest Him

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Nobody loves posing for ridiculous photos more than Russia's president, but it's this completely …