You may have heard of vajazzling – the inexplicably popular practice of women decorating their bikini areas with Swarovski crystals. Apparently, some men out there have been so dazzled by the shining nether regions of their ladies that they’re getting in on the bejweled action.
Wal-Mart just reported increased quarterly profits and overall sales, led by low food prices. While that’s been enough to keep business growing, sales in other areas have suffered: apparel is one of particular concern for executives.
Psychology Today has removed an article on “Why Black Women Are Less Physically Attractive Than Other Women,” but many – us included – are wondering why it was published in the first place.
Netflix now represents 25% of aggregate North American internet traffic. That’s more than BitTorrent, HTTP or YouTube traffic.
The little black dress, pretty in pink, the white picket fence; few things define style like color (or the lack thereof). On clothes, at home and away, color can be the difference between standing out or blending in. Going hue by hue, we take a look at the iconic products that illustrate the color of style.
CNET is reporting that a Senate bill backed by “movie studios and other large copyright holders” with bipartisan support from Judiciary Committee Chairman Patrick Leahy (D) and Orrin Hatch (R), among others, would give the government the power to force search engines to filter sites from their listings, and any other “information location tool” to remove links to the site; effectively wiping away any traces of the website.
Vente Privee, the French private sale website that inspired companies like Gilt Groupe and RueLaLa in the US is staking its claim in the US market through a joint venture with American Express.
We were first introduced to the home cooked marketplace by French startup SuperMarmite at the 2010 LeWeb conference, and liked the founders’ enthusiasm, but had our doubts about whether the concept would work in the heavily regulated US food system. Gobble, a website with an almost identical business model, has raised $1.2 million to find out.
Well, well, well. We won’t believe it until we see the Vogue write-up on what she wore on the private jet out of Damascus, but according to The Telegraph, Syria’s First Lady Asma al-Assad is in London (she is a dual citizen of Britain, where she was born, and Syria) with her children. Arab news organizations claim that she may have been there for 3 weeks.