Kids Halloween Costumes - Weapons Etiquette Question

So my nine-year-old stepkid really wants to be Gamora from Guardians of the Galaxy for Halloween. I've got 90% of the costume figured out - some black pants, a black faux leather vest over a black tank top over a green shirt, some green costume makeup and an actual Gamora wig I've bought online, along with some black… » 10/17/14 11:39am Friday 11:39am

Pregnancy Clothes Advice Needed

So. I am 15 weeks pregnant with twins, and I have already outgrown all my bras. The problem is - how much bigger are my boobs gonna get???? I am reluctant to buy new bras when I will need a whole new set in a month. Do I buy nursing bras now? Or is there such a thing as maternity bras, which get bigger, like the… » 9/04/14 8:39pm 9/04/14 8:39pm

Meet Some Badass Native American Women Fighting For Their Culture

The September issue of Marie Claire magazine is dedicating a story to young Native American women fighting to preserve their nations' cultures in the United States. Some of their stories are highlighted online, with more to come in the print issue. Many of the stories highlight the women's individual efforts towards… » 8/24/14 2:31pm 8/24/14 2:31pm

Remember when Gawker was outraged by The Atlantic's Defense One?

About a year ago HamNo wrote a short piece bashing The Atlantic's decision to start a website called Defense One dedicated to defense and national security issues. I believe he suggested their stated purpose was "to suck the dick of Northrop Grumman" which is a charming way to describe any media competitor. » 8/12/14 8:04pm 8/12/14 8:04pm

So My Mother Shares This Joke Tonight

We had a relative die recently. She was 91, she died in her sleep at home. She'd been well loved by family, and will be missed. Though she never married, she was absolutely beloved by all of her many nieces and nephews, all of one of whom gathered last year to celebrate her 90th birthday. She had sent each and… » 7/31/14 12:02am 7/31/14 12:02am