Taylor Lail

49 Added | 6 Magazines | 28 Likes | 10 Following | 1 Follower | @taylorlail | Keep up with Taylor Lail on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Taylor Lail”

Now even Bridget Jones is perpetuating the great fertility lie

Like all great comic creations, Bridget Jones is timeless, though she is not ageless.<p>In the new film, Bridget Jones’s Baby, Helen Fielding’s 43-year-old heroine is no longer knocking back the Chardonnay or counting calories, although she does face some weight-gain issues in the shape of a puzzling …

25 Famous Women on Insomnia

Those who are able to cozy up in bed, shut their eyes, and get whisked away to dreamworld for the recommended seven to nine hours of uninterrupted …

Ice Bucket Challenge Bullies Messed with the Wrong Internet

A group of bullies tricked an autistic boy into doing the popular Ice Bucket Challenge—only the bucket was full of human waste. The Internet rallied …

I’m Not Country or Pop. I’m Just Pure Garth Brooks.

Fourteen years after leaving the stage and studio, he’s back. And this time, the guy who ‘eats too much, is lazy, and loves to play music’ is taking …

Slideshow: Sad Dads at One Direction

Robin Williams' 'Mrs. Doubtfire' Daughter Wrote A Must-Read Tribute To The Late Actor

Tributes have been pouring in for Robin Williams, the wildly talented actor who died Monday in a suspected suicide. Williams was struggling with depression and addiction, but as mourners ranging from his widow to President Obama have pointed out by now -- his life's work spread joy to so …

The Artificial Womb Will Change Feminism Forever

A report says a man-made womb could be reality within 30 years. But when the womb—the most politicized body part in history—is separated from the …

Ice Bucket Challenge for ALS Sweeps Social Media

You may have seen your Facebook and Twitter feeds filled with people pouring ice water over their heads. Even the Boston Bruins were doing it. What’s …

Social Media

When A Mother's Value Is Based On Her Body

What happens when a mother’s identity and value is based on her body alone?<p>She is seen as valuable only because her body can bear children, cook and clean, and provide intimacy for her spouse.<p>But what would happen if we associated a mother’s body with power?<p>When mothers everywhere are seen as …

Sustainable Development Goals

5 reasons to drink coffee before your workout - CNN.com

<i>Editor's note: Registered dietician Cynthia Sass is Health magazine's contributing nutrition editor.</i><p><b>(Health.com)</b> -- Half of Americans start their day with coffee, and according to recent study, working out after downing a cup of java may offer a weight-loss advantage.<p>The Spanish study, published in …

21: Science's limit when it comes to the drinking age

On July 17, 1984, President Ronald Reagan signed into law the National Minimum Drinking Age Act, which withheld a percentage of highway funds from any state that didn't raise the minimum drinking age to 21.<p>The week before, Reagan had declared ice cream a "nutritious" food.<p>Perhaps that's a hint that …

I’m sorry for coining the phrase “Manic Pixie Dream Girl”

In 2007, I invented the term in a review. Then I watched in queasy disbelief as it seemed to take over pop culture<p>When I coined the term “Manic Pixie Dream Girl” in an essay about the movie “Elizabethtown” in 2007, I never could have imagined how that phrase would explode. Describing the film’s …

Meet the Professor of Hairy Studies

At Arizona State, Professor Breanne Fahs is encouraging—with the prize of bonus credits—female students to grow their body hair, and men to shave …

A Book Lover's Look at the 2014 Emmy Nominations

The 2014 Emmy nominations were announced this week, and judging by the list of nominees, this is going to be a great year for television series based …

Powerful Ad Shows What A Little Girl Hears When You Tell Her She's Pretty

A new Verizon commercial cites a sad statistic by the National Science Foundation: 66 percent of 4th grade girls say they like science and math, but only 18 percent of all college engineering majors are female.<p>People have offered many potential explanations for this discrepancy, but this ad …

A Democratic Congress Could Undo The Hobby Lobby Ruling and Protect Women %%

The Guttmacher Institute issued a press release today that should frighten Republicans, as it clearly lays out the future going forward after …

Feast Your Eyes On All Of The Movies That Netflix Is Losing And Gaining Tomorrow

First, let’s get the good news right out in the open and then out of the way – <i>Big Trouble in Little China</i> is still available for streaming on Netflix, presumably because it’s the greatest movie ever made. However, 80 movies will expire from the website’s online catalog when the clock strikes …

IT HAPPENED TO ME: I Was Denied An IUD Because Of A Religious Exemption, Just Like The Hobby Lobby Decision

In fifth and sixth grade every student, except for those whose parents withdrew them for the day (there were many) endured a “Maturation Program.” I knew they were supposed to be educating us about the facts of life, but I had no idea how doing so could require over an hour -- was there so much …

Health Care

Robin Thicke's Planned Q&A Session On Twitter Flooded With Queries About Misogyny

VH1 tweeted Monday night to submit questions for singer Robin Thicke using the hashtag #AskThicke. People on Twitter took the opportunity to question his treatment of women.

Thoughtless

The Genetic Heroes That Could Cure the Sick

One person in 20,000 is predicted to be a ‘genetic hero’—someone who should have a disease, but due to rare mutations or lifestyle, doesn’t. Now, the …

Amy Poehler is My Life Coach: 15 Things She's Taught Me

Not only is Amy Poehler funny and brilliant, but she’d also make one heck of a life coach. I’d pay handsomely for a half hour session with her. She’s …

Bald Barbie inspires kids with cancer - CNN Video

Steve Gleason is ready to tackle 'the impossible' and end ALS | NOLA.com

Steve Gleason has defied long odds his entire life so it's no surprise that he plans to tackle his greatest challenge ever with determination rather …

Marc Maron’s Advice for Would-Be Comedians: “Don’t Kid Yourself”

<i>Mike Sacks, author of</i>And Here’s the Kicker: Conversations with 21 Top Humor Writers on Their Craft,<i>has a new book out today. This one’s called</i>Poking a Dead Frog: Conversations with Today’s Top Comedy Writers.<i>What the hell’s the difference, you ask? Well, that was our question, too. Here’s what Mike</i> …

Picasso painting reveals hidden man - CNN Video

5 ways pets benefit your health

<b>(CNN) —</b> February 20 is Love Your Pet Day! The benefits of having a pet extend well beyond companionship, and sometimes our furry friends don't receive the credit that's due.<p>Pets are a shoulder to cry on, an alarm clock, an exercise partner, and a true member of the family. There is over 25 years' …

'Obvious Child': A film about romance and ... abortion? - CNN.com

"Obvious Child" is a 2014 romantic comedy in which stand-up comedian Donna Stern (played by Jenny Slate) decides to have an abortion after a one-night stand with Max (Jake Lacy). Producer Elisabeth Holm says it's more about a 20-something woman figuring out her professional and personal life than …

Do women apologize more than men? - CNN Video

TCPalm

Either someone gave you a bad link or there's something funky going on. Either way, we're truly sorry for the inconvenience.