April 19, 2018

Daily Archives

  • 12 must-see Oscar moments that didn’t center on straight white men.

    The 90th Academy Awards ceremony was a glamorous, star-studded affair full of white dudes. However, the winds of change are shifting. It’s becoming abundantly clear the Academy, the film industry, and the country will no longer solely look to straight, cisgender, white men to lead the way. And that’s awesome. Here are 12 standout moments […]

  • 21 Life Lessons From Cats

    There’s a lot us, humans, can learn from our feline friends. 21 examples below from New York Times bestselling authors & illustrators Lisa Swerling & Ralph Lazar, who have just launched a new cats project called Tess & Lion. You can also check their previous work, where they tried to explain how to be a […]

  • What's The Controversial Construction These People Are So Against?

    The Keystone XL pipeline is a very controversial project that inspires many passionate speeches (and rants) from politicians and oil tycoons. But enough with the politics already! The photos below give a glimpse of why real people are saying “no” to Keystone XL. From Andy Menconi, Oakland, Calif.: From Lisa Archer, Berkeley, Calif.: Taken by […]

  • Sweet Dog Is Extremely Excited To Walk Again Thanks To His New Prosthetic Legs

    googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display(‘VN_PG_DTBT_ATF’); }); Cola is one happy dog. The nine-month-old pooch can finally walk, run, and play once again after being fitted with prosthetic limbs. Sweet little Cola lost his front legs after being brutally attacked by a neighbor in retaliation for chewing on a pair of shoes the man owned. The neighbor — […]

  • Rachel Bloom put out a parody casting call for men. It’s hilarious.

    “Crazy Ex-Girlfriend” creator and star Rachel Bloom worked as an actor for a long time before she got famous and won a Golden Globe. Along the way, she got used to seeing casting calls like this: I’m still on the email list for casting notices from Backstage. Here’s a little taste of what it’s like […]

  • 19 Times Holiday Laziness Totally Paid Off In The Decor Department

    I don’t know about you, but when it comes to setting up Christmas decorations, I just can’t muster up the enthusiasm to go all out like most of my neighbors do. Don’t get me wrong — It’s not that I don’t like celebrating the holidays. It’s just that when given the choice between hanging lights […]

  • The Crippled America hashtag started an important conversation. It’s not the one Trump intended.

    Like so many words centered on impaired bodies, “cripple” has a negative connotation. So when presidential candidate Donald Trump managed to both insult a reporter who has a physical disability and release a book titled “Crippled America: How to Make America Great Again,” you can bet Disability Twitter responded. Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images. The […]