Katie Frisbie

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11 Times TV Made Me Cry In 2014

Orange Is the New Black, Mad Men, Grey's Anatomy, and, of course, Parenthood — so much crying! Many spoilers within, and they start right away!<p>There were a few times I cried during <i>Mad Men</i>'s seven-episode half-season, the beginning of the final run for this Matthew Weiner show I have loved. I cried …

Watch 4 Sisters Transform in 40 Years of 40 Portraits

The Brown sisters's family portraits will be showcased in a new exhibit at the Museum of Modern Art.<p>During the summer of 1975, the Brown sisters started a family tradition that would last forty years, resulting in a published book and an exhibition at New York's Museum of Modern Art this November. …

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Why Doesn't New York City's Subway Have Protective Barriers?

Around 50 people die in the New York City subway system each year, but city officials won't invest in physical safeguards.<p>Early Sunday morning in the Bronx, 61-year-old Wai Kuen Kwok and his wife entered the 167 St. subway station in order to head to Manhattan's Chinatown for breakfast. They never …

Smile Clock: Grin to Switch Your Alarm Off

There are alarm clock apps that wake you with phone calls from strangers, ones that force you to spin around, and others that require you to move closer to your router. But what about ones that won’t shut up unless you smile? Yup.<p>While smiling may be the last thing on your mind first-thing in the …

What It's Like To Survive Ebola In Liberia

Your chances of getting Ebola, even here in Liberia, are slim. But chances are, if you do, it will take away everyone you love.<p>DOLO TOWN, Liberia — Isaac is a man who has lost literally everything.<p>Ebola killed his family and stole his friends, who shunned him when he came back from the hospital. …

Walmart Apologizes For “Fat Girl Costumes” Section On Website

The offensive labeling of the plus-size costumes section was "unacceptable," the retailer told BuzzFeed News.<p><i>Jezebel</i> speculated that it may be a developer's joke that accidentally went live.

Reports indicate that Ebola infections are down in parts of Liberia. Is the tide finally turning against the disease?

The politically heated debate over how to contain the Ebola virus in the United States is mostly a sideshow to the much more important question of …

Daylight Savings Time Ends This Weekend: Do We Really Need It?

Changing our clocks twice a year doesn't really save energy, for starters.<p>It's that time again: Across most of the United States, daylight savings time (DST) will end at 2 a.m. on Sunday, November 2, when clocks will fall back to standard time.<p>Most American clocks will spring forward again in early …