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MOM GETS REAL
Spring.St Asks: What's the Best Advice Your Mom Gave You?
Because we can all use a little real-life mom advice now and then—even if it's not from our own.
Kids Are the Only Ones Who Don't Care About Their Famous Moms
Melissa McCarthy's kids on what she does for a living: "She gets me stuff...and sometimes good food."
A Spring.St Ode to Our Favorite Summer Drink: Iced Coffee
As the weather warms, our coffee cools.
When Internet Beauty DIYs Go Wrong, We Can All Relate
We've all been there. More times than we care to admit.
From Marilyn and Dolly to Chrissy and Kim K—Hurray for Big Boobs!
At Spring.St, we love women of all body and boob sizes.
Anna Faris and Chris Pratt Know How to Have a Good Time
It seems wherever they go, fun follows.
A Special Spring.St Shoutout to Tea Lovers Everywhere
Every day is better with a good cup of tea.
Our Favorite Selina Meyer Quotes, From the Woman Who Takes No Sh*t
Selina is the boss we'd never want to have but will always love to watch.
SLEEP AWARENESS WEEK
How to Sleep on a Plane (Without Taking Pills)—and Wake Up Refreshed
Turn off the TV and grab a book.
Leslie Jones Rules as Our (Hilarious) Queen of Confidence
Here's to you, Leslie Jones. You are our Queen of Confidence.
HAPPY EARTH DAY
These Singing Baby Sloths Are All You Need Right Now
Yes, sloths can sing, and they're amazing at it.
THE MORE YOU KNOW
Here's How to Tell If Your Child Is Being Bullied—and What to Do
More than half of all kids who have been bullied say they never told anyone about it.
BACK TO WORK
Women on What They Wish They Knew When They Started Their Careers
"I wish I knew to tell myself sooner that I was talented."
WOMEN HISTORY FORGOT ABOUT
Annie Edson Taylor, the First Person to Go Down Niagara Falls in a Barrel
So here's to you, Annie Edson Taylor: a woman who defied the odds.
Sometimes TV Shows Hide Actors' Pregnancies Well. Sometimes…They Don't
What happens when you're pregnant, but the character you play isn't?
BACK TO WORK
How to Get Back to Work, From Women Who've Done It
Coming back to work after an extended break is far more common among women. Let's talk about it.
From Tampon-Givers to Tag-Tuckers: These are the Unsung Heroes Among Us
These are the women who make being a woman that little bit easier.
Life Hack: Two Items From Your Home You Can Use to Make a Baby Bib
Get crafty, real crafty.
'I Tried Red Lipstick as an Under-Eye Concealer and It Actually Worked'
The result was hardly the red-smeared mess we had anticipated.
5 Symptoms of Burnout Every Working Woman Needs to Know About
Catching these could save your work week—coupled with some TLC, of course.
Keith Urban and Nicole Kidman Are More Than Spouses, They're Best Friends
Talk about a power (of love) couple.
BACK IN THE DAY
Before They Were Famous: The Endearing First Auditions of 6 Celebrities
Gwyneth Paltrow was almost in Jurassic Park.
SO MANY COLORS
This Is a Thing: Unicorn Food Is the New Pumpkin Spice…or Something
Got a cavity yet?
FROM BRAD TO BRITNEY
11 Commercials That Feature Big-Name Actors Before They Were Famous
Celebrities, like all of us, have to start somewhere.
Our New Favorite Thing: Hatchet Throwing for Stress Relief (and Fun)
Hatch a plan for your next girls weekend.
The Best 2017 Wedding Dresses for the Non-Traditional Bride
White dresses are no longer the only option.
As Mom, Wife, Business Owner or Fashion Icon, Nicole Richie Keeps It Real
Today, she is a married working mother of two, a fashion icon—and still, completely one of us.
We Can't Stop Watching These Inexplicably Relaxing Hair Balayage Videos
We have a whole new obsession.
These Are the Best Alternative Wedding Cakes, Because Normal Is Boring
Let them eat cake.
THIS ISN'T FAKE
How to Kellyanne (Conway) Your Way Out of Anything
It's not a lie, it's an alternative fact.
7 Pairs of Celebrities You Might Not Know Are Friends
Jessica Chastain and Michelle Williams were roommates!
We Tried That Viral Blackhead Beauty Mask
A skin savior not quite, but it would certainly be a fun beauty treatment to do with friends.
8 (Unbelievably) True Facts About Redheads
Are gingers vampires-to-be? Ancient Greeks thought so.
Meet the Dog Who Paints Better Than Any of Us
Abstract art—or pretty colors smushed together by a cute dog? You be the judge.
H.S. (CRUSH) REUNION
Gettin' Jiggy With It: What Our '90s Celebrity Crushes Are Up to Now
While our bedroom posters have faded, our love for these 90s icons never will.
Fixer Upper's Joanna Gaines Builds Spinoff of HGTV's Most Popular Show
Fixer Upper season four ends next week but never fear, Joanna Gaines has a new series in the works to fill your shiplap gap.
FRESH AND CLEAN
Easy Spring Cleaning Hack: All Natural Homemade Window Cleaner
Get the cleanest windows in town, naturally.
Your Tasty Weekend Drink: Irish Cream Chocolatini
Chocolate? Check. Martini? Check. We're in.
This Is a Thing: Crystal Facial Massage Is the Newest Skin Care Craze
It may sound like hippy-dippy nonsense, but the benefits of crystals can be explained in a scientific way. Well, sort of.
"If This Isn't the Best Cup of Coffee I've Ever Had, I Want a Divorce"
"For the past few weeks, my husband has been on a quest to make the best cup of coffee this side of the equator." Oh boy.
The Best-Ever Timeline of the Best-Ever Friendship: Amy Poehler & Tina Fey
We can't wait to see what 2017 has in store for these two.
9 Celebrities Who Surely Sold Their Souls to Stop Aging
It's a bargain at twice the price.
Spring.St Tries: Red Carpet Tricks to Make You look Way Better in Photos
A little Hollywood magic goes a long way.
5 Movie Mistakes You Can Never Unsee
We're about to ruin some classic movies for you.
THESE ARE THE 5 RULES
Every Unspoken Rule of Women's Public Bathroom Etiquette Sorted
Never look through the cracks in the stall door. EVER.
People Are Good: A Teacher Just Donated Her Kidney to One of Her Students
"I may just be her teacher now, but soon a little piece of me will be with Lyla forever. I'm Lyla's kidney donor."
Insta-Famous Dogs You Didn't Know Were Owned by Famous Humans
The cutest kind of nepotism ever.
QUIT TELLING HER
‘Girls’ Allison Williams Very Aware She Married Her Brother’s Doppelgänger
"It's nice," said Williams. "We keep it in the family."
For the Love of God, Give Viola Davis an Oscar
She's long overdue for an Oscar, having been snubbed two times already for The Help and Doubt.
Never Forget: The Most Outrageous Red Carpet Looks of Years Gone By
Although we're all excited for the Oscars, let's be real here: It's all about the red carpet.
Real-Life Fashion: How to Wear Flare Jeans in 2017
The look is easy, as flares can support a look that's dressed up, boho or even business casual—just swap your accessories.
Julie Andrews is Back—To Save our Kids and the Performing Arts
'Julie's Greenroom' can be a beginning, and as we all know, a beginning is a very good place to start.
Drew Barrymore Is Every Mom Dealing With Public Tantrums
"If you've ever taken your kid to Disneyland or Disney World, it all ends at some point in mayhem."
These TV Friendships Make Us Want to Call Our Best Friend Right Now
From Lucy and Ethel to Meredith and Cristina, we're celebrating Galentine's Day.
Dream Life vs Real Life: Valentine's Day
There's always a lot expectations surrounding Valentine's Day, but it's never quite like we imagine it to be.
FALL INTO THE GAP
News Bite: No, Audi's Gender Pay Gap Ad Isn't "Anti-Men". You Idiots.
"Some viewers were offended by the message," we hear.
Bet You Didn’t Know the First 'Bachelorette' Couple Are Still Going Strong
14 years and two children later.
SUPER BOWL SUNDAY
The Best Celebrity Cameos in Super Bowl Commercials
For those of us who know the true meaning of Super Bowl Sunday ... watching the ads.
Hot Spinach and Artichoke Dip, in Less Than 10 Minutes
With the Super Bowl coming up, it's good to have some quick and easy appetizers to make everyone happy during the big game.
Some of the Best Real Life Romances Started on Movie Sets
These celebrity couples weren't just acting like they were in love on screen. They really were.
We Made History at the Women's March. What Do We Do Now?
Easy ways to resist, and get your voice heard for the next few years.
The Women's March Is Expected to Be the Largest Protest in U.S. History
That's a lot of voices.
"What Would You Say to The Government?": Women Explain
"Feminist isn't a bad word."
The Best Protest Signs from the Women's March
The new President made a lot of people very concerned—and very creative.
Emma Stone Has the Ultimate "Work Wife": Ryan Gosling
We all have one.
Here's How You Do Homemade Pickles in the Microwave
It's so simple.
These Celebrities Completely Transformed Into The Famous Icons They Played
These celebrities transformed into the real-life figures they play—and all of them are astonishing to see side-by-side.
88 YEARS OF COOL
Baddie Winkle Is Proof You're Never Too Old for Fun
88 years of pure cool.
QUICK AND EASY
Here's How to Make Homemade Potato Chips in the Microwave
Crispy, quick and flavorful potato chips in less than 4 minutes.
Beyoncé Interviews Solange, Proves Your Sis Is Always the Best Cheerleader
Are you a Beyoncé or a Solange?
FOUR MORE YEARS
Why We All Wish We Were Part of the Obama Family
Politics aside, this family is one of our favorites.
What Nicole Kidman & Keith Urban Tell the Kids When They Want to Have Sex
Sometimes Mom and Dad need some alone time.
In 34 Seconds, This Mom Completely Sums up Motherhood
"They don’t ever go away. They want everything you have."
6 Underrated Films You Should Try to See Before the Golden Globes
They may not have gotten the most hype, but these are unmissable.
Mila Kunis and Ashton Kutcher Really Nail This Whole Working Parents Thing
Keeping up with the Kutchers.
The Women Who Ruled 2016
From a presidential nominee to an Olympic gold medalist, these women have really left their mark on 2016.
Every Time Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds Made Us Believe in Love
Blake and Ryan have given us something to hold onto.
Mariah Carey Has Released a Very Sparkly New Christmas Video
The video features Carey in a very sparkly red dress, with some very strategic cut outs and some very serious cleavage.
TREASURES OF THE INTERNET
I FINALLY DO
After 41 Years Together, This Couple Have Just Gotten Married
“I knew they were meant for each other."
Microwave Gourmet: How to Make Christmas Peppermint Bark
Just in time for Christmas.
Nicole Kidman Is Very Honest About What It Means to Be an "Older Mother"
"I would just like to be here long enough to have my children grow up and for me to see them thriving.”
Things You Didn't Know About Your Favorite Christmas Movies
Be the master of office-party trivia.
CHRISTMAS DONE RIGHT
Jennifer Saunders Knows: What It's like to Be in Charge of Christmas
Sure, your family and friends are going to try and help, but they're just not going to do it the way it's supposed to be.
Homemade Gifts People Actually Want: How to Make a Bath Bomb
This Family's Christmas Video Is…Erm…Elaborate?
“Yeah, this year was hard. But a lot went right.”
A Christmas Miracle! Mariah, Adele, Gaga, and More on 'Carpool Karaoke'
James Corden has given the world the best Christmas gift ever.
Every Time Kristen Bell Said What We Were Thinking
The best friend we all want.
WARM IT UP
These Are Hands Down the Best Hot Chocolates in New York City
Stay warm, and drink up.
Wrapping Hacks: How to Make a Gift Bag Out of Wrapping Paper and More
Just in time for the holiday season.
The Best Song Ever Made About Married Sex
Almost 10 years later, 'Business Time' is still just as funny.
Jennifer Aniston Has Predictions for the Next Season of 'The Bachelor'
"Ooh, she's an attorney. She's smart. He's going to need an attorney, don't you think?"
QUINCEAñERA OF THE YEAR
Oops...Parents Accidentally Invite 1.2 Million People to Teen's Birthday
This soon-to-be 15-year-old might just have the party of the year.
B**** I'M MADONNA
Madonna's Carpool Karaoke Is Here and Yes, She's Still Got It
It was 13 minutes of insanity.
Blind People Describing Loved Ones to a Sculptor Gives Us All the Feels
"You're with someone most days of the week, and they don't know what you look like."
Natalie Portman Is Adorably Excited to Get Her First Ever Christmas Tree
"It’s kind of every Jew’s secret wish to have a Christmas tree."
Jennifer Aniston Explains Why She Took on the Tabloids
"We as women do a lot of incredible things in this world other than just procreate."
MAKE OUR DREAMS COME TRUE
The Mash-up to Bridge the Great Holiday Song Divide in Your Office
Mariah Carey and My Chemical Romance? It shouldn't work. But it does.
Actress Leah Remini Has Answered Every Question We Have About Scientology
"Fight like Hell. Never give up."
Meet the Artist Drawing People Who Feel Invisible Because of Donald Trump
What started as a therapy project, turned into a full fledge social media trend.
A Whole Kindergarten Class Just Pulled Off 2016's Most Adorable Proposal
Give them all the gold stars. All of them.
NETFLIX AND CHANGE
Shonda Rhimes Knows Why 300 Million People Watch Her Shows
"Words have power. TV has power. My pen has power."
Just in Time for the 'Gilmore Girls' Revival: Lorelai's Best Food Moments
We're all "World Champion Eaters"
Microwave Gourmet: Make Thanksgiving Dinner in Your Microwave
Anyone who's cooked a Thanksgiving dinner knows how starved for burner space you can be.
LIVE FROM NEW YORK
Celebrities You May Have Forgotten Started on 'SNL' (& One Who Opted Out)
Many stars have graced the SNL stage, including a few who only made brief appearances.
LA LA LOVE
Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling: The Real Hollywood Power Couple
Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling aren't really a couple, but they sure are good at pretending to be one.
Walk in Her Shoes: Jessica Alba Lets Her Fans Shop Her Closet
And all the proceeds went to charity.
LOVE TRUMPS HATE
The Best, Most Inspirational Messages From the NYC Subway 'Therapy Wall'
After an election like this year's, it's good to know we can find a place to air our grievances that place is on a wall in the New York Subway.
Microwave Gourmet: Crepes in Under a Minute
They don't require any pancake flipping skills.
So Long, White House: Inside the Place the Obamas Will Soon Call Home
Hello, classic red brick.
LIVE FROM NEW YORK
How 'SNL' Turned Alec Baldwin and Kate McKinnon Into Trump and Clinton
Although this year's election results weren't what a lot of us expected, at least we can all get behind four more years of Alec Baldwin.
This Campaign Wants to Remind People "Vagina" Isn't a Bad Word
"It's just a word. It's a body part. It's not a big deal."
"Dear Jessica Alba, Don’t Mind Me If I’m Cynical About Your Body Advice"
"I've been a fan for a long, long time. But today, you lost me."
FATHER OF THE BRIDE
We Can't Stop Smiling at This Infectiously Joyful Father-Daughter Dance
This dad can get down.
The Exercise Elizabeth Gilbert Says Helps Her Sense of Peace Rise
I'm going to answer the questions myself right now, and I encourage you to take a moment to do the same, and to see how your serotonin levels (and sense of peace) start rising already..."
Oprah Has Released Her List of "Favorite Things" for 2016
Great news if you have an extra $11,555 or so lying around!
Why Canadian Police Officers Are Handing Out "Positivity Tickets" to Kids
It's the most Canadian thing we've ever heard, too.
Lady Gaga's 15-Minute-Long Carpool Karaoke is Worth Every Glorious Second
The newest segment features James Corden wearing a meat dress.
Finally: A Gun Control Ad Everyone Can Get Behind
Because guns don't kill people; toddlers kill people. Right?
Microwave Gourmet: 5-Minute Baked Apples With Cinnamon
Quick, easy, and oh-so delicious.
Two Identical Twins Put Cheap and Expensive Makeup to the Test
Identical twins, identical makeup looks, two very different price points.
Why Taking an 'Unsick' Day is Good For You, and For Your Boss
One unsick day could prevent many sick days.
Reese Witherspoon, Nicole Kidman, and Your New TV Obsession
The trailer for 'Big Little Lies' is here and it looks every bit as amazing as the book.
VERY GOOD HAIR
SNL Adds Some Beyoncé to the Election, Turns 'Lemonade' Into ‘Melanianade’
When life gives you political lemons, make jokes.
A MOTHER'S STORY
Vicky Foxcroft's Incredible Speech Brought a Room of Politicians to Tears
"I want my message to be heard by young women, in my constituency and across the country, just to say you are not alone.”
ON THE FLIPSIDE
Microwave Gourmet: Pineapple Upside-Down Cake
It only takes 8 minutes.
Khloe Kardashian is the First Family Member to Talk About Kim's Robbery
"We'll get through it together. Right now, we're just making sure our sister is okay."
Handy Life Hack: Exactly How to Pack for an Out-of-Town Wedding
Your friend's getting married and the flight's tomorrow. We've got you covered.
Fight Nature with This Incredible Hack for Blow Drying Bangs
Step five: Brush the hairs forward into the position you want and weep uncontrollably because dreams do come true.
This Works: Put Down the Dry Shampoo and Try a Hairbrush Liner
All the benefits of dry shampoo without any of the downsides.
The New SNL Debate Sketch Will Send You Into the Best Kind of Election Overdrive
In 2012, we got Tina Fey's scarily spot-on Sarah Palin. In 2016, we have Alec Baldwin's Donald Trump.
No One Can Get ‘Pen Pineapple Apple Pen’ Out of Their Head. Go On, Try
There's nothing you can do about it. "Pen-Pineapple Apple-Pen" is a part of your life now.
Comedian Jessi Klein Is Here to Marie Kondo Your Closet
Say goodbye to your "sad, long gray skirt that could be a hammock".
Why Paul and Caroline King Don't Believe in Sending Their Kids to School
"We didn’t think it was ethical for our children to be forced to go to school when they didn't want to."
The Breathing Technique That Can Get You to Sleep in 60 Seconds
Eight hours from just a minute? Sign us up.
Bridget Jones' Baby: A Loveable Mess We Didn't Ask for but Need
12 years later, it turns out Bridget Jones is still single.
HANDY LIFE HACK
Microwave Gourmet: 15-Minute Spaghetti Squash
It's seriously so easy.
Forget the Sloth. We Have a New Favorite Kristen Bell Video
The gender pay gap: now a literal joke.
People Are Doing Yoga With Goats, Because How Could You Resist
Well, that's guaranteed to get you into your leggings.
Brava! The New H&M Campaign Nails Everything Women Want in 2016
Women with body hair! Women over size 2! Women older than 25!
Dear Tooth Fairy, You’ve Been Outclassed by a Five-Year-Old
She did what any five-year-old would do, she decided to shoot it out with a bow and arrow.
Beyoncé Stopped ‘Single Ladies’ for an On-Stage Proposal
Because if you like it, you better put a ring on it, right?
No One Likes Cleaning their Crock-Pot. Watch this Video Instead
"Wow! The Crock-Pot's still in the sink, huh?"
Beauty Vloggers Bow Down: Watch Elizabeth Taylor Do Her Makeup
She looks like that and can do her own perfect cat eye? It's unfair.
Helpful Hacks To Make Any Pair of Jeans Fit
Don't say goodbye to your favorite pair just yet.
This 3-Year-Old Is Every Woman When She Sees the Toilet Seat Up
"How many times do I have to tell you?"
BEAN THERE, DONE THAT
These Hugely Popular Brownies Have One Very Unusual Ingredient
The recipe that has pinterest users going gaga.
A Girl Just Gave Her Stepdad the Ultimate Birthday Present
Get ready for a happy, the-world-is-a-good-place kind of cry.
A Song for All the Moms Who Finally Gave In and Got a Mini-Van
Your new karaoke song: the world's most practical cover of 'This is How We Do It'.
Why 15 Million People have Watched this Video in Three Days
This parody video just keeps on getting shared.
Britney Spears Owns All Her Classics on 'Carpool Karaoke'
Come for Britney, stay for James Corden in pigtails and a cardie.
OH, MY DARLING
Microwave Gourmet: 15-Minute Clementine Bars
We all understand the importance of a quick and delicious microwave hack.
If You Liked Making a Murderer, Watch the New JonBenét Trailer
Can a TV show give a meaningful contribution to a decades-old case?
How to Teach Your Kids About Sexual Consent with a Cup of Tea
Just because someone says they want a cup of tea, doesn't mean they have to drink it.
What's it Like to Be a Transgender Athlete?
“I don’t affect other runners. Let me just have the name on my bib and run.”
It's Netflix's Most Expensive Show—Why Aren't We More Excited?
Should you get down with 'The Get Down'?
Victoria Beckham's Unintentionally Hilarious Makeup Routine
Learn how to go from looking like Victoria Beckham to looking like…Victoria Beckham in just five minutes.
The Incredible Judge Changing People’s Lives with Her Kindness
"All judges are human beings under that robe."
Meet the Woman Doing the Job Everyone Else Is Afraid to
This brave doctor is dedicated to taking care of the women in her community—whatever it takes.
Handy Life Hack: 3-Minute Quiche You Can Make in the Microwave
Let us introduce you to your new breakfast bestie.
BRAINS AND BRIDES
The Most Horrific Wedding You’ve Ever Seen
What's the worst-case scenario you can imagine at a wedding? The groom not showing up? Or, maybe, hundreds of guests being ripped apart by flesh-hungry members of the undead?
Watch this Amazing Deaf Woman Give You a Tour of the White House
Leah Katz-Hernandez is the Receptionist of the United States. She also happens to be deaf.
Run, Don't Walk: 9 New Netflix Gems Not to Miss in August
Obsess over these new TV dramas—and throw it back to some of the best rom-coms of the early 2000s.
TRUMP VS. CLINTON
The Simpsons isn't Even Trying to Be Subtle About the Election
Mic drop. Actually no, mic throw-at-head.
MAKING US SMILE
This Grandson Gave his Nan the Best Birthday Surprise Ever
The bar has been raised.
Here's Why 2016 is an Awesome Time to Be a Woman
From the little pleasures to the big wins.
Amy Schumer and John Oliver Have Answers for Lorelai Gilmore
Does Oliver think Lorelai Gilmore is hot?
Review: A Movie for Everyone Who's Been a Mom—or Had One
The raunchy female comedy we've been waiting for.
CAN'T BUY LOVE
Mila Kunis Bought Her Wedding Ring On Etsy for $90
Her engagement ring cost $250,000, but she never wears it.
BETTER THAN THE ORIGINAL
The Old People's Taylor Swift Cover You Didn’t Know You Needed
Even better than the original.
TO EACH THEIR OWN?
This 'natural' couple want you to give them $100,000. Please.
Chelsea Handler: Her Trick for Coping With Friend Jealousy
"I never, ever blow out someone else's candle to make mine brighter."
Handy Life Hack: How to Make Sweet Potato Toast
An easy how-to for this delicious new trend.
THEY'RE WITH HILLARY
Pop Culture Test: How Many Celebs Can You Name in This Video?
Hillary's new anthem is a who's who of 2016.
Chardonnay Go is Pokémon Go for Moms…and All of Us
This is hilarious.
We Were Extremely Lucky': Loss Bonds Celine Dion & Kathie Lee
Two women, one very similar experience, and a shared feeling of peace.
Ghostbusters' Kate Mckinnon As Ruth Bader Ginsberg Is Gold
"He just got Ginsburned."
Michelle Obama's Carpool Karaoke Is 14 Minutes of Brilliance
"We just dropped the mic."
SHARING IS CARING
Netflix Has Just Launched a Very Sentimental New Service
The nineties: the never-ending decade.
This Is the Most Infectiously Joyful Ad We've Ever Seen
The beautiful ad was created in support of the upcoming Rio Paralympic Games, and it's "an unbridled celebration of ability."
Remove Foundation From Clothes With Something in Your Shower
If there's one thing all foundations have in common ...it's that they're annoying to wash out of your clothes
Handy Life Hack: How to Fix Your Dry, Tired Eyes
Because you can't just turn off your computer.
Forget Balance: Just Work Out What You Do Well—And Do It
It's simple advice, but this top CEO lives by it.
WHO YOU GONNA CALL
Leslie Jones Fangirls Whoopi Goldberg & There Are Many Tears
And now we're all crying.
She Lost Her Son to Gun Violence. Now She's Started a Movement
For the mother who lost her child to gun violence, inaction is not an option. It isn’t just political, it’s highly personal.
The Name for People Who Check Their Phone While Talking to You
Remember manners? Nah, me neither.
HAPPY HOUR TOPICS
Need to Know: 5 Big Stories You Might Have Missed This Week
Watch our handy wrap-up to make sure you ace every dinner party conversation this weekend.
Proof Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling Are the Leo & Kate of 2016
You would think watching two incredibly good-looking and talented people pretending to be meant for each other would get old. It doesn't.
PAINT ME A PICTURE
This Transfixing Video Will Relax You in Under a Minute
A strangely satisfying new trend.
"Awumbuk" & 8 Other Emotions You Didn't Know You Had
Watch out, now you know these feelings exist, you're going to start feeling them all the time.
Boom! Serena Williams Epically Defends Equal Prize Money
She served up more than tennis balls at a post-match media conference.
AMERICA'S GOT TASSELS
This 90-Year-Old Has Charmed Us All...Even Simon Cowell
No one is too old for nipple tassels.
BLOODY RIPPER, MATE
Watch Margot Robbie Explain "Thongs" and Other Aussie Slang
50 words to use Down Under. Useful, and also hilarious.
8 Small Daily Habits of All Successful Women
You can try them too.
Run Don't Walk: Everyone's Talking About Dyson's New Hair Dryer
It looks like something from 'The Jetsons', and it'll make your hair so so shiny.
Handy Life Hack: Make a Smoothie Without a Blender
It will transform your breakfast. Possibly your life.
WHAT MOMMY WARS?
The News All Working Moms Have Been Waiting for Has Arrived
It's time to say goodbye to a longstanding, toxic myth.
We've Found a Completely Idiot-Proof Pancake Recipe
So you're the kind of person who burns everything they touch? Even you'll be able to make this work.
Dove Has Hit Another Home Run With Their Latest Campaign
Well done, Dove. Another ad that's all about empowering women, not playing on their insecurities.
Man Falls in Love With His Phone, Marries It in Vegas
"If we’re gonna be honest with ourselves, we connect with our phones on so many emotional levels." Deep.
The Funniest Fails of Sleep Deprived Moms. We've All Been There
"I walked out to my car and strapped my son into his car seat before I realized I didn't have pants on."
Desperately Need a Holiday? We've Got Your Next Vacay Sorted
We'll tell you where to go and what to see—so you can focus on what to eat once you're there.
TURN IT UP
A "Frozen Fan" & Other Genius Ideas for Keeping Cool in Summer
Easy tricks to help you cool down even when you feel like you’re drowning in sweat.
Orlando 'angels' Protect Funeral From Westboro Protests
Even a quiet act of love will always drown out hate.
Everything You've Ever Wanted to Know About Ramadan
Susan Carland answers all the questions you're too embarrassed to ask.
#Nowomanever Slams Street Harassment for #Everywomanever
Sometimes the internet delivers gold like this.
Heroes Save Man From Train Tracks, Remind Us of What's Good
After a week of news that made many of us question our faith in the good of humanity, New Yorkers pulled through.
Your Guide to Sorting Out Portion Sizes Once and for All
Everyone who's ever eaten a full packet of biscuits in one go, this is for you.
Kickass Pro-Choice Drone Flies Abortion Pills to Protesters
As badass publicity stunts go, this one pretty much takes the cake.
Handy Life Hack: How to Get Out (Even the Toughest) Stains
We’ve sorted out the best ways for you to get those pesky marks out of your things.
See Who Wins When Anna Wintour and Amy Schumer Swap Jobs
It involves a literal mic drop.
Making Us Smile: A Dog As Socially Awkward As We Are
As her friends swim happily, she stares deadpan at the camera thinking, "why did I bother leaving the house? I feel so uncomfortable."
Let's Celebrate the 10 Conflict-Free Countries in the World
Big high fives to Switzerland, Costa Rica and the rest of their peaceful team.
See the Incredible Way Bathing Suits Have Changed
Love them or hate them, they've come a long way.
A Tale of Heroism From the Tragic Orlando Shooting
Even in the midst of the darkest tragedies, heroes will emerge.
6 Hair Hacks From the People That Know...The Stylists
Those sugar packets you stole from Starbucks can help when you're coloring your hair.
An Easy Explainer of Zika and Why You Don't Need to Panic
Just be alert, especially if pregnancy is on the cards.
Watch These Men Get Their First Bikini Wax & Feel Very Smug
It's a delightful rewarded for all the pain you've ever suffered at the hands of a bikini waxer.
Why Our Favorite Viral Video Sensation Almost Didn't Happen
What do Justin Bieber, Chewbacca mom, Adele, and Lin Manuel Miranda have in common?
This Week, a Late-Night Show Changed 9000 Lives
"You are about to watch me give away $15 million! F*** you, Oprah!"
5 Ways Hillary Can Get More People to Like Her
We have a few ideas on how Hillary can tackle foreign policy and be America's sweetheart at the same time.
Meet the Two Heroes Who Saved the Stanford Rape Victim
In her letter to her attacker, "Emily Doe" thanked the two mystery men on bicycles who saved her. Now, we know who they are.
This Woman's Words to Her Attacker Are a Lesson in Bravery
Share these words with your sons, your husbands, your boyfriends, your friends—and realize one brave voice can lead to change.
This Experiment Between Refugees and Locals Is so Powerful
The morale? Everyone has their own, amazing story. We just have to listen.
Meet the Company That Wants to Be the Netflix of Dreams
Yup, personalized dreams on demand.
There's Absolutely Nothing Wrong With Being Single
There's nothing wrong with being single. It's not something that should be pitied or looked down on. Its time for society to step of it's high horse.
The Three Things to Never, Ever Do After a Bad Breakup
We're going to save you from yourself.
Trick Yourself Into Eating Healthy (No Kale Salad Required)
Forget Paleo, forget juice cleanses... it's all about balance.
A Guide to the Brexit for Everyone Who's Not From Europe
A lot of people want Britain to leave the E.U. A lot of people don’t. (Or: Emma Thompson vs. Michael Caine.)
Finding Dory Might Feature Disney's First Gay Couple
It was a split-second moment that captured the attention of nine million people.
Donald Trump Should Be Afraid of Women Voters
Never one to shy away from bizarre comments, it will come as no surprise that a majority of women have an unfavorable view of Donald Trump. We take a look at why 'The Donald' should actually be very afraid of women.
The Prima Ballerina Giving Disadvantaged Children a Future
Tuany Nascimento grew up in poverty, and was never able to realize her full potential. But she's turning that around for a new generation of dancers.
Your Favorite Actors Aged With Makeup Vs Aged With Time
Makeup artist can transform an actor for a role. Even if the role calls for something as unfathomable as aging.
“Love Is” by Nikki Giovanni: The Poem Everyone Is Sharing
"Love Is" is something to give to your parents, your grandparents, your partner and your friends.
Girls Can't Code Because of Boobs and Periods, Apparently
These satirical videos from Girls Who Code are comedy gold, and blow apart gender stereotypes.
Meet the Designer Behind Our New Obsession
We talk to Ariane from Avandi Studio about doubt, imposter syndrome and how travel changed her life.
You Can Be Funny Without Being Mean: Just Watch Ali Wong
This Netflix special is about to make the comedian a household name.
The Science of Your Next Great Idea
That feeling of "Aha!" when you get a great idea is caused by a surge of electrical energy in your brain. And understanding how your brain gets there might help you say "Aha!" more often.
What It Was Like Growing up With Roald Dahl As Your Father
In a word: magical. Completely and utterly magical.
The Pain of Being Forced to Use the Wrong Bathroom
Meredith Russo's employers refused to recognize her as a trans woman, forcing her to face daily humiliation.
Twenty Things Muslim Women Are Sick of Hearing
"I'm doing you a favor by hitting on you. No one else probably does because of that thing you wear on your head." Ugh.
How a Texas Mom Became Ridiculously Internet Famous
When Texas mom, Candace Payne, jumped on Facebook Live to share her new Star Wars toy, she had no idea that she'd become internet famous - or be adored by so many people around the world. Here's why.
Iphone Updates We Really Need in Our Life Right Now
Think: stopping you spending anymore money on Nordstrom.
Elizabeth Gilbert's Genius Tip for Squashing Fear
We will never stop fan-girling Elizabeth Gilbert, or listening to her wise, wise advice.
A Diy Decoration That Will Bring the Black-Tie at Home
Make sure someone is always dressed up (even if it's just your mantelpiece.)
The Benefits of Being a 40-Year-Old Intern
Internships aren't just for college students. Reentry Internships are a real way to reenter the workforce after a career break.
Margot Robbie's Beauty Routine Is Killer
The actress teamed up with Vogue to parody the famous "morning routine" scene from American Psycho. She killed it.
Amy Schumer and Lena Dunham Nail the Nightmare of Shopping
For all of us not a size zero, shopping can feel like a dystopian movie. And that's why this skit is so good.
The Father and Son Who Keep Typewriters Tapping
Despite the dwindling market, business is good.
48 Sexist Remarks Women Hear That Men Just Don't
What if I don't feel like smiling?
The Reason More Kids Should Take Their Mom's Last Name
There are lots of good reasons to keep our own last name: mainly, feminism. Also, it usually sounds better. But when it comes to our kids, the choice is harder.
The Best Bits of Sheryl Sandberg's Commencement Speech
When Option A is not available, it's time to kick the sh** out of Option B.
Jason Segel Kisses Paul Rudd and Everyone Else on Snl
The Vogelcheck family takes the uncomfortable experience of meeting someone's family for the first time to a whole new level.
The Cost of Healthcare Is Too Damn High!
"It’s kind of hard to plan to fall off your bike and break your arm. And after you break your arm, that visit to the emergency room is going to be expensive."
Your Sex Drive Is Normal…Seriously
"You're not a weirdo if you don't always wanna get busy. Seriously, there's science to back this up!"
Kristen Bell: "I Have No Shame in My Anxiety."
One in four people in the world live with a mental illness, but it often feels like you're completely alone.
Winnie the Pooh Wisdom to Share With Everyone You Love
He taught us how to be empathetic, gracious, and more inclusive. Also, to dream big, always dream big...
Leap Dive Swim: Frankie Cox, Two Hands Restaurant & Bar Nyc
Four years ago, Frankie Cox came to New York City and fell in love. Frankie is now the executive chef of Two Hands Restaurant and Bar in New York’s TriBeCa.
Leap, Dive, Swim: From "Perfect Life" to Perfect Life
"I wish now I had have done it sooner, that I hadn't have stayed in a job, in a relationship that really, I wasn't happy in, I wasn't passionate about."
A Pinch of Prose for Those Days When You Need It Most
On days when you really need something beautiful, look no farther than the prose of Nayyirah Waheed. Watch her words come to life here.
When to Junk Your Junk Mail
Kacy Paide from The Organized Office shows us how one simple trick will keep junk mail out of your office (and life) for good. Organizing dreams do come true.
Neil Gaiman: Alone at Liverpool Street Station
After spending all his money on cigarettes, 16 year old Neil Gaiman is stuck at Liverpool Station with no idea how to get home.
The Case Against Empathy
"Empathy blinds you to the long term consequences of your actions."
#Fwiw: The Greenthumb Effect (Or: How to Pick Your Plant)
Our cheater's guide to finding your true plant-love, whatever your gardening skills are like.
An Animation That Makes Us Believe in Love Again
Disney's "Paperman" might be a modern fairytale, but it's just real enough to make us smile.
Why It's Totally Okay to Cry at Work
For every woman who has beaten herself up for shedding a tear in the office (or office bathroom).
What's Your Type: Why We Choose People Who Are Bad for Us
Alain de Botton and The School of Life explain the science of "types"—and how to start picking better ones.
9-Year-Old Journalist Takes Down Haters
“If you want me to stop covering news, then get off your computer and do something about the news. There, is that cute enough for you?”
Make the Most of Your Day
Tips to help you get an extra hour (at least) out of your day.
A Sad Goodbye to the Iconic the Paris Love Locks
A tourist tradition that was once a symbol of love, of unbreakable bonds, symbolized in a city that personifies romance, now broken as Paris' Pont des Arts bridge ends the love lock tradition.
Untangle That Mess: Displaying Jewelry and Ties
"Max opens the video by speaking directly to Future Me. The me that is draped in beautiful jewelry and a bow-tie-wearing boyfriend who is much more Idris Elba at the Oscars than Tucker Carlson … ever."
The Origins of Our Most-Used Expressions
We explore the unlikely history of one of our most popular catch phrases and decide once and for all why there really is no such thing as a free lunch.
How Dr. Seuss Taught Us to Be Ourselves
Whatever your favorite book is—and we guarantee there'll be debates—Thedor Seuss Geisel dropped plenty of wisdom on us. Here are some of the best bits.
A Father Daughter Dance...In Prison
"Our daddies are our mirrors that we reflect back on when we decide about what type of man we deserve."
A Real Mother's Day Wish List
Sure, no one can have too many macaroni necklaces. But here are some other gift ideas, just in case.
Why We Procrastinate and How to Stop (And Get Started)
Tim Urban thinks about why we procrastinate—and explains how it could make us miss much more than our deadlines.
What Game of Thrones Teaches Us About Economics
There's an upside to our HBO addiction: financial know-how.
Homemade Indian Cold and Flu Remedy
Pretty Frugal Living's Amirita Singh shares the recipe for an ancient Indian drink that she says helps to fight cold and flu.
A Weaving Workshop That Will Inspire You to Get Creative
We go behind the scenes at artist Maryanne Moodie's weaving workshop, and find out how everyone has time to be creative.
Jada, Willow and Grandma on Fame, Drugs and Motherhood
While Will, Trey and Jaden are interesting, it's the women in this famous family that are the most inspiring.
Train Running Late? Look for Subway Love
This short film reminds us that love is all around—we just need to remember to look up every once in a while.
How to Weigh a Million Dollars Using Only Your Mind
Before working on a physics problem, it's important to start with a quick approximation. Learn how to estimate the weight of a million dollars.
Leap, Dive, Swim: Why Don't More Women Pop the Question?
When Lynne popped the question, she and Peter had been together a while and had a child on the way. So she just asked, "Why don't we get married?" 30 years later and they're still happily married.
Houses I Wish I Lived In, Or: An Abc of Architects
If you spend a lot of time designing your dream home, this Ombú animation is like a menu. Have a look, and get inspired.
Income Tax: A Class Tax on the Poor
"If the income tax’s 100-year history has shown us anything, it’s that the government is hard-pressed to create a system that will satisfy the rich and the poor."
LET IT SLIDE
Career Advice You Can Ignore
Some career advice is really useful. A lot isn't. Here's our guide to the career advice you can ignore.
What It's Like to Be the Son of a Terrorist
"The son does not have to follow the ways of his father. I am not my father."
Elephants: They're Just Like Us!
After studying elephants for 20 years, biologist Caitlin O'Connell-Rodwell has concluded that elephants and humans are remarkably similar, especially when it comes to our families.
Does It Take Money to Make Money?
This video from the RSA looks to answer the question, when it comes to entrepreneurship, does it really take money to make money?
You're Invited to Flo & Frank's New York Pop-Up Shop
Our pop-up shop is this Saturday: visit our New York office for a curated market of treasures just for you.
Why Your Hands Could Do With a Makeover. Yes, Your Hands...
We spend so much time thinking about our faces that we forget about the other bits. Here's a beauty tip you might never have thought of.
Learning to Stand Together
Twice-divorced Anna March finally found happiness with her paraplegic husband, Adam.
Beat Your Creative Block With a Simple Trick
"Sometimes, I am so creatively blocked up that I yearn for there to be a mental colonic that could release everything clogged up in my mind in one big, messy, go."
The Cutest Kindergarten Ever
Takaharu Tezuka has designed an amazing kindergarten. His Tokyo project also changes the way we think about children and the way they learn.
A New Kind of Capitalism—And Why It's Better for Democracy
Greece's Yanis Varoufakis says capitalism is bad for democracy, and what we need is a new kind of capitalism. Find out how that would work, exactly.
What Monkeys Teach Us About Economics
Whether it's mini fruit-tokens at a zoo market, or the global housing market—we're more like our primate relatives than we think.
Imposter Syndrome: The Fear of Being Found Out
70 percent of women experience impostor syndrome at some point in their professional life. See if you have the symptoms.
Curious, Curate, Create: Lisa Congdon on Finding a Passion
Artist and illustrator Lisa Congdon talks about finding her passion, hard work, and ice-cream.
A Cave Dwelling and a Modern-Day Cave Man
"He decided to buy an abandoned cave in Worcestershire county in the U.K., and turn it into a modern home. You know, like you do."
Four Steps to a Chicer Coffee Table
Katherine Schwarzenegger and Emily Henderson demonstrate how to make your coffee table look chic in an effortless, my-life-is-just this-fabulous kind of way.
A Soulful Ballad Unintentionally Written by Frat Bros
This soulful ballad is made up of explicit texts from frat boys to a college-aged girls. You'll laugh, you'll cry, you'll cringe.
Modern Love: A Doctor's Broken Heart
Thomas Hooven started his pediatric residency in the cardiology unit. An appropriate location because he had just had his heart broken…three weeks before his wedding day.
10 Essential Styling Secrets for Your Home
Learn to style your home with these essential styling secrets. Martha Stewart, eat your heart out.
Debt and the Deficit: How It Works
Debt and the deficit are not the same. Find out why and also look at some kittens.
Overheard in New York City
Only in New York! Check out some of the more interesting things Flo & Franker's have overheard around the city.
Morgan Spurlock's Cave-O-Nomics
Even a caveman can understand the economy! Documentarian Morgan Spurlock explains the basics of how the economy with the help of cavemen Ugg, Glugg and Tugg.
Why We Blame Our Partners Before Ourselves
Good news: fighting is actually a sign of love (well, sometimes.)
What to Do When the People You Love Are Annoying
Seeing "the weakness of strength" is the best way to deal with that moment when you realize the people you love are annoying.
Where Illegal Food Goes to Die
The United States has strict rules about entering the country with food items from other countries. Learn what happens to those items that get confiscated. Hint: it includes something called "The Grinder."
Removing a Purity Ring: Losing Religion and Virginity
"I remember sitting in the youth group chapel of my church, everyone was singing worship songs," she recounts. "They were closing their eyes and they were lifting their hands. In that moment I knew I didn't believe the way they did."
Why We Failed to Win the War on Drugs
For over 40 years, the U.S. has been fighting an unwinnable "War on Drugs." Find out why the war is failing and how a change in approach might help.
Why Your Money Doesn't Fall Apart in the Washing Machine
Find out the secret behind this convenient mystery—and when you can expect to finally see a woman on your money.
The Surprising Key to Having a Happy Marriage
There's an important marital skill you might never have thought of—and yet it's so simple.
In Residence: Patrizia Moroso, Udine, Italy
Get a look inside designer Patrizia Moroso's home. Watch the whole mesmerizing piece here.
#Fwiw: A Day in the Life of a Tea-Totaler
Tea is good for you, and great to drink throughout the day. Find out why this old favorite is having a moment.
Makers Stories: Oprah Winfrey
Oprah Winfrey discusses how she got to where she is today in this profile by MAKERS. Learn how she turned road blocks, tragedy, and inequality into what inspired her to become...well...Oprah.
What We Learn Before We're Born
Annie Murphy Paul explains that some of the most important learning we'll ever do happens before we're born. Everything from speech patterns and accents, to PTSD and weight issues, can be learned while in the womb.
How to Build the Perfect Art Gallery Wall
Katherine Schwarzenegger provides step-by-step instructions for building the perfect art gallery wall, with a mixture of framed art pieces and three dimensional objects, in your own home.
Curious,Curate,Create: Caroline Weaver's N.Y.C. Pencil Shop
This New Yorker's passion for pencils puts her in good company—and has led to a unique project.
The Unspoken Advantages of Being Beautiful
They always say don't judge a book by its cover—but apparently everyone does.
Shop Handmade With Not Tuesday
Not Tuesday has designed and handcrafted a one-of-a-kind piece of jewelry, just for you, available for a limited time only at the F&F Boutique.
A Century of Beauty in a Single Minute
This video tracks a 100 years of beauty trends in a single minute. Watch iconic styles get recreated—and keep an eye out for some historical events.
Eight Different Ways to Spend 100 Dollars
A hundred bucks can go a long way—or not very far at all. See some VERY different versions of the weekly grocery shop.
Mastering the Art Of: Dinner Party Cooking
You may not be Julia Child, but we can help you can fake it for the night.
Why Everyone Is Chucking Their Stuff (Should You?)...
"Lived-in" is out, clean and modern is in. But we need to be mindful of where that stuff came from and how not to bring more of it into the house.
Leap, Dive, Swim: Buena Vista Farm
Adam and Fiona Walmsley were happy in the city, but something was missing. So they took the plunge into farming life. Find out how they made it work.
Russian Relatives and Fake Teeth
Families are crazy. In-laws are even worse. Find out how one man made amends to his beleaguered wife.
Supply and Demand, Brought to You Through Dance
Canes, show tunes, and a fun explanation of a powerful rule. No one ever said economics had to be boring.
Our Guide to Creating the Perfect Mantel
All you need is one well-styled feature to transform a room into a Tumblr dream.
What Screenwriting Can Teach You About Life
Screenwriter Meg LeFauve (writer of Pixar's The Good Dinosaur and Inside Out) offers advice to film students but that advice goes far beyond just writing a character. It can very easily be applied to every day life.
Why Envy Is a Beautiful (And Useful) Feeling
We're taught that envy is a bad thing. But it might actually hold the clue to what we want from life.
There's Actually No Good Reason Tax Day Sucks so Much
Depending on who you believe, a) a few parties have a very vested interest in the current system, or b) automated taxes are "socialist."
Allison Arden: Getting Where You Want to Go
"Put yourself out there, don't worry about what other people think, and just be you."
73 Questions With Victoria Beckham
"I’m smiling on the inside—I feel that I have a responsibility to the fashion community." Posh lives!
Re-Thinking Progress: The Circular Economy
How renting a washing machine could save the world.
Why Mindfulness Is a Superpower
Check out this quick, cute explainer of mindfulness, and find out why it's really a superpower.
Shonda Rhimes on "The Hum"
Shonda Rhimes says she is a titan. We totally agree, and this is why.
What the Panama Papers Tell Us About Tax Havens
Edward Snowden is calling this the biggest leak in history.
Rethinking Infidelity: Why Happy Couples Cheat
Sex therapist Esther Perel thinks the way we view monogamy and marriage have changed, so it's time to rethink the way we view infidelity. Check out her explanation for why even happy couples cheat.
The Parenting Promises We Made (Then Broke)
All parents make promises to themselves about how they're going to raise their children—and all parents end up breaking a lot of those promises. And that's okay!
The Higher Education Bubble: What College Is Worth
The unnerving similarities between higher education and the housing market will make you wonder if a college education is still worth it.
Stress: Your Body's Misunderstood Best Friend
"I've turned stress into the enemy. But I have changed my mind about stress, and today, I want to change yours."
The Perfect Man (He's Not Real)
A grandma with Alzheimer's finds the perfect suitor for her daughter, in this animation for NYT's "Modern Love" series. Spoiler: he's not real.
A Workplace Training Video That's Actually Helpful
News Hangover's Keli Dailey gives us a guide to how people really behave in the office.
How to Make an On-The-Go, Protein-Filled Breakfast Bowl
It's so easy and fast to make, you'll have no excuse but to start eating breakfast.
Digits: A Story of Getting and Losing a Phone Number
Exchanging numbers is a fraught business.
An Animated Love Story Where No One Dies
An entire love story, from meeting as children to having their own children to growing old together, is told in about three minutes.
We're Smart, but We're Not That Smart
"Trash the system or crash the planet—it's a tough choice; it isn't much of a choice."
Three Low-Calorie Cocktail Party Recipes to Try
These delicious cocktails are easy to make and sure to impress.
Michelle Obama on Why Education Matters
Michelle Obama believes girls' education is the key to progress in our communities and in the world at large. After watching this speech, you will too.
The Story of Economics, Told With Felt Bits
A helpful explainer for all those times you want to sound knowledgable about economics.
How to Make Space for a Growing Family
Apartment Therapy visits two growing families living in two apartments with identical floor plans in Brooklyn. Check out how each family is making their space work for their changing needs.
Smart Economics: The Education of Ethiopian Girls
$4 billion. That's how much Ethiopian girls would add to their economy if every girl finished school.
More Fit-Spiration That's Not About a "Beach Bod"
Five really good reasons to hit the gym.
Carol Burnett and Her Amazing Grandma
Actress, comedian, singer, and writer Carol Burnett talks about her childhood and her amazing grandma in this sweet animation.
The Difference Between Finance and Economics
This video gives you the low-down, so you can stop using these words interchangeably.
Anne Sweeney on Intuition and Trusting Your Team
"[The goal] brought the team together in a way I've never seen before or since. They had to rely on each other at such a high level and the level of trust of the group went through the ceiling.
The Cowboy and the Matchmaker
Steven Petrow tells the unlikely story of how a cowboy helped him find love, in this animation from The New York Times "Modern Love" series.
Shop Handmade: Artist and Illustrator Libby Vanderploeg
The gif artist Libby VanderPloeg created for International Women's Day in 2016 took the internet by storm. She tells us more about her work for our Shop Handmade video.
Adam Wade Talks Recess, Romance, and Roy Orbison
Adam Wade recounts how the Roy Orbison song "Running Scared" inspired him to go after his crush when he was in fourth grade, and continues to help him believe in himself to this day.
A Penguin Is Redefining #Relationshipgoals
The story of a friendship that crosses oceans, literally. Find out how a penguin and a retired bricklayer bonded for life.
Another Saturday Night at the Clam King
Adam Wade was an awkward teenager who spent every Saturday night with his grandmother and great aunt.
Makers: Ellen Degeneres
In her Makers profile, Ellen DeGeneres talks about her sheltered youth, making it as female comedian, deciding to come out on TV on her ABC show "Ellen" and being herself no matter what.
Jessi Klein: Surviving Her Sister's Disney World Wedding
Comedian Jessi Klein's story of her sister's Disney World wedding includes a blackout, a canceled flight, a possible love connection with Rescue Ranger Dale, an airport gate of delayed passengers singing and a complete loss of faith in humanity.
The Man Making Art Out of Money
Mark Wagner makes all his art with a single material: dollar bills.
73 Questions at Home With Sarah Jessica Parker
Just like Carrie Bradshaw's tutu, there are some things only Sarah Jessica Parker can pull off.
Fit-Spiration That Has Nothing to Do With Your "Beach Bod"
Being healthy is about so much more than looking good in a bikini.
Real Reactions to Fake News
When the Onion's stories are shared on Facebook, not everyone gets the joke.
Why Frenemies at Work Can Make You Better at Your Job
"We were nice and cordial, but there was an undercurrent, and I wanted to be better than her at everything."
Working Out the Cost of Living
Things seem to be more expensive, but it doesn't mean the cost of living is rising. Necessarily. This video explains.
This Meeting Could Have Just Been an Email
Employees hate meetings. Meetings can be necessary and informative, but more often than not they are a waste of time that could easily have been an email.
A Clever Trick to Store That Leftover Wine
Amanda Hesser demonstrates a trick for storing leftover wine in this handy video. Although isn’t "leftover wine" an oxymoron?
A Blind Ear: A Devastating Family Story From the Moth
Kambri Crews shares a powerful story about her discovery of her deaf parents' abusive relationship.
America's Gun Problem, Explained in 90 Seconds
Guns don't kill people…actually yes. Guns kill people.
6 Ways to Completely Conquer Any Fear
First step: remember more than 80 percent of our worries never eventuate.
The Worst In-Law Horror Stories We've Ever Heard
The Motherish staff share their answers to the question, "What's the worst thing your in-laws have done?" in an anonymous video. The answers might make you grateful for your MIL.
In a Nutshell: How a Bank Works
A handy animation for anyone still not sure how banks work, or what exactly happened with the GFC. So, most of us.
Film Critic Roger Ebert on Why Ego Is a Good Thing
A lot of people think ego is a bad thing. Except Beyoncé, and Roger Ebert. The film critic tells us why in this great animation.
When a 22-Year Age Difference Becomes a Problem
Tim and Sarah McEown didn't think their age gap was an issue, but the lesson they learned after Tim's heart attack changed their perception.
How to Find a Date Without the Internet
Yes, it can be done.
Who Are You? Multiracial Americans Share Their Experiences
As we grow more diverse, our views on identity should grow with us.
Coffee Naps: Better Than Coffee, Better Than a Nap
Trust us, they work.
Shop Handmade With Juniper & Fir
For me, every time someone purchases any of my pieces I have a mini internal celebration. It’s exciting to know that someone wants to take home something I made with my own hands."
An Amazing Healthy Cookie Recipe That's Not an Oxymoron
Oatmeal, bananas, and chocolate. Delicious.
How Birth Order Really Affects Your Personality
Why you should marry a middle child, yet vote an oldest child for president.
How to Tell Everyone You Eat Healthy
"You're supposed to keep a food diary and that food diary is social media."
Why College Is Getting so Expensive
Learn more about why there isn't one answer to the question, "Why is college getting so expensive?"
Why Home Is About so Much More Than Where You Were Born
"It's the place where you become yourself."
Rachel Sklar Wants You to Know Your Value
"Know your value. Know what you're worth. Know what kinda money you should be making."
Little Girls Give Grown Women Their Best Dating Advice
Sure, they’ve never dated, but these girls have some very solid tips.
Coming to Terms With One Family's Secret
The question ate away enough at Bliss that she began to investigate and reach out to relatives she had never met.
D.I.Y: An Easy All-Natural Air Freshener Spray
It really does work.
Judy Blume Has Wise Advice for Working Mothers
When Judy speaks, we listen.
A Financial Checklist for Before You Retire
It's never too early to start planning for retirement.
Female Astronaut Sally Ride on "Dumb Questions"
"NASA didn't have a problem with flying female astronauts, but the press didn't seem to be as convinced."
How to Make a Perfect Clementine Mimosa
Fanciness is what takes drinking in the morning from 'She has a problem' to 'Oooh, fun!'
Noel Wells Makes Her Own Hilarious Doritos Ad
Apparently, comments and negative people can really put you over the edge.
How to Stay Calm When You Know You'll Be Stressed
You can plan ahead for stress. It's time to Marie Kondo your mind.
Jane Goodall on Falling in Love With Tarzan
"Animals were my passion from even before I could speak, apparently. Then when I was about 10, 11, I found the books about Tarzan of the Apes."
Celebrities Tell Stories About Their Embarrassing Parents
“They told me the ice cream truck was the community service music truck, which I believed until I was 15 years old.”
Why Gold Continues to Be a Safe Haven in Finance
The value of gold is not immune to the harsh realities of the world.
Creating the Flo & Frank Studio
From paints, to lightbulbs, to carpet squares and glassware, everything in our office now has its place.
Curious, Curate, Create : Susanna Bauer
"Crochet and embroidery on leaves. On. Leaves."
What It's Like to Be Adult-Sized in Fourth Grade
"I still had all my baby teeth so when I smiled I looked like a killer whale."
What It's Like to Fall in Love With Someone Who Can't Spell
An English teacher attempts to overcome her "inner editor" when she becomes involved with a man who has terrible grammar.
Seven Ways to Turn a Bad Day Around
Next time you wake up on the wrong side of the bed, turn that bad day around with the help of these seven tips! Learn how here.
10 Women, 10 Countries, 10 Different Ways of Being a Mom
In Sweden, mothers get 480 days of paid maternity leave. On the inverse, mothers in China return to work soon after giving birth out of fear they'll lose their jobs.
5 Clever Ways to Get an Extra Hour Out of Your Day
So you can have more time to do what you love.
A Family Tree That Will Connect All of Humanity
Like a family reunion, for the entire world.
How to Act Like You Know What's Happening at All Times
Soren and Jolles offer some useful tips for faking it until you make it that can be used is both professional and social situations.
How to Be Clean and Lazy at the Same Time
Soren and Jolles offer some cleaning tips that don't involve any real cleaning. With these slight changes, you can be as clean as you are lazy.
Jane Fonda on Why Life Just Gets Better As You Age. Boom.
"Now that I am actually smack-dab in the middle of my own third act, I realize I've never been happier."
From Their Son's Illness Came a Life Lesson
Roberto and Francesca spent months feeling like failures.
Delicious, Easy, and Quick Japanese Breakfast Roll
All you need is salmon, nori paper, soy sauce and avocado.
Five Books for Smart Women to Read This Year
These are the books that had us talking, kept us up at night, made us miss our subway stops, and that we shared with our friends.
Quinoa, the World's Best-Dressed Imaginary Toddler
Quinoa is an imaginary well-dressed toddler from the very real writer and mother of two boys Tiffany Beveridge. Check out Quinoa's fabulous imaginary life.
The Difference Between a Mutual Fund and an E.T.F.
Explained in a way we'll all understand.
Hozier Video Shines Lights on Domestic Violence
“I hope through the video and song we can shine light on the issue and complexity of domestic abuse."
Soren and Jolles Explain How to Ace an Interview
Tips that have nothing to do with skill and everything to do with perception.
Curious,Curate,Create: Maryanne Moodie on Beauty
Originally a high school art teacher, she’s now a full time artist and business owner!
Sex and the City Vs. the Golden Girls
Flo & Frank's Recap Theater looks into television's greatest female foursomes, the women of Sex and the City and The Golden Girls.
Reese Witherspoon Answers 73 Questions With Vogue
If you didn’t already wish Reese Witherspoon was your best friend, get ready for that to change.
Everything but the Girl, a Song for the Friends You Miss
"This is a song that’s always hypnotized me. I used to love Everything But the Girl in the ‘90s."
Income Inequality. Explained With Real Pies.
"Of course rich families will have a larger slice of the pie. That's what makes them rich."
An Interview With a Child Who Has Asperger Syndrome
“Did I turn out to be the son you wanted when I was born? Did I meet your expectations?”
The Secret to Desire in a Long-Term Relationship
On one hand we have needs for sustainability, responsibility and predictability. On the other, we also have a strong need for adventure, mystery, risk, for the unknown.
A 1944 Women's Factory Training Video
"If in 2016 the U.S. government produced a video like this, we’d all lose our minds."
Shop Handmade With Micush Art & Illustration
Michal Gal-Marko, the artist behind Micush Art & Illustration, discusses creating a home-goods business from her whimsical illustrations. Learn more here.
Sex Ed That's About More Than Std Prevention
In schools kids are learning about the dangers of sex, but they're not learning the "fabulous, wonderful things about sex."
A Truly Hilarious Take on Divorce Announcements
What if we announced divorces the way we announce relationships? Above Average hilarious explores divorce announcements in this video.
Upstairs Neighbors: What They're Doing up There
Above Average gives you a hilarious inside view of why your upstairs neighbors are making so much noise. Watch the whole video here.
We've Found the Funniest At-Home-With-A-Celeb Video yet
All hail, Sienna Miller.
A Guide to Outsourcing Your Personal Life
But that’s not what this story is about! A.J. Jacobs is a writer. He’s got three kids. A wife. And he’s stressed out. A.J. explains that he needs some help. He needs an assistant. He needs to — light bulb! — outsource his life.
Making a Murderer Vs. Serial: A Recap of Two Favorites
We'll tell you all you need to know about the popularity of true crime stories,specifically Making a Murderer and Serial. Watch it here.
A Plant Killer's Guide to Creating a Pretty Indoor Garden
Guru Emily Henderson shows us how to keep our inner brown thumb at bay.
The Challenge in Saving for Tomorrow
Economist Shlomo Benartzi explains why saving for retirement is hard and why when we get money, it’s really hard not to spend it on things we want right now.
Why Trading Stocks Is for Suckers
It's a game of chance, not a game skill.
The Nine Rules for Every Wile E. Coyote Episode Ever Made
Cue the nostalgia. Beep-beep.
At Home With New Yorker Cartoonist Roz Chast
"Though I’ve never taken the time to imagine her, she’s everything I want her to be. She’s weird and wonderful and great."
How a Penny Made Me Feel Like a Millionaire
"It's sticky and rusty, but it feels like I'm holding a fortune."
Psa: There Are Too Many Michaels in the World
Curious, Curate, Create: Bobbie Burgers
The Jealous Curator talks to Bobbie Burgers about inspiration, her studio and her love of stripped shirts. Watch the whole video here.
Why What You Do With Your Hands During an Interview Matters
Showing your palms evokes truth, honesty, and allegiance, apparently.
Norway's Dear Daddy Campaign Urges Men to Fight Rape
It forces men to see things from the perspective of a father.
Nicole Kidman, Interviewed at Home in Australia
Yes, she owns six alpacas.
MOVING ON UP
Gloria Steinem Shares Her Advice on Getting Ahead
"My experience was not just mine, but an almost universal female experience."
John Lennon on His Love for Yoko Ono
"I thought it was an abstract thing when I was singing about all you need is love. I was talking about something I hadn’t experienced."
The Power of Positive Psychology, According to an Expert
Shawn Anchor explains how positive psychology works and why it is the key to a happier workplace and the way you handle stress.
From Damascus to Detroit: One Refugee's Story
This is the story of Zeina, a Syrian refugee in America who found a new happier home in Detroit. Watch her family's inspiring story here.
Feist Has Released an Unexpected Cover of "Inside and Out"
The classic disco song has been reinvented as a modern pop ballad. And it works.
Why Your Soy Latte Isn't Better for You Than Cow's Milk
Is soy milk really healthier for you? if you've ever asked yourself that, this explainer video will answer all your questions.
Shop Handmade With Eeli-Ethel Polli Ceramics
We’re thrilled to offer an exclusive range of Eeli-Ethel Polli ceramics made especially for our readers at the F&F Boutique.
What You Need to Know About Antibiotic Resistance
Antibiotic resistance. That’s one phrase that’s been making headlines since scientists discovered a type of bacteria that is resistant to all antibiotics.
Packing for Your Next Plane Trip
Packing a case is tough. Traumatic, even. Jenna Marbles gets it.
Shop Handmade With Anna Westerlund Ceramics
"When you buy a handmade piece, you can see the passion and love that were used to make it."
Four Lessons in Creativity by Julie Burstein
"Embrace what you can control and accept what you have to let go."
Are You Saving Less Than the National Average?
In 1970s, the average American household saved 12% of its income. Today they only save only 5%.
How to Create a Design Plan for Your Office or Home
Inspiration tips from HGTV's Emily Henderson.
Passive Income: How to Make It, How to Grow It
Passive income is any income you don’t earn - like interest and rent paid on owned properties.
Convos With My Two-Year-Old: Your New Favorite Series
Children say funny things, but when an adult man dresses as a child says it, it suddenly becomes so much funnier. Watch "Convos with my 2 year old" here
Five Ways Not to Act Like a Jerk at the Gym
E.g. Wear deodorant, sweaty.
We Know How to Fix Poverty, so Why Don't We?
"It sounds like the solution I would offer up as a kid, but it turns out the idea has had a lot of very smart people in favor of it throughout the years."
An Easy, No-Bake Dessert for the Lazy Sweet Tooth
All it takes is some salted butter, chocolate, milk and saltines.
The All-Time School Girl Fantasy Scene in 16 Candles
"I'm not sure I'll ever get over this scene."
Irish Grandma Plays Prank. Makes Our Day.
A perfect reminder that you're never too old to have fun.
To Make a Real Difference, Should You Donate Differently?
The best way to donate is not the way we're taught to donate. Learn how to donate correctly with this TED talk. Watch the whole thing here.
After You: A Short Film About Suicide
On the surface it is a film about suicide, but it is more than that. The look on the mans face when he sees that the woman is gone shows that it is also about what life is like after you lose your partner in life
Signs Your Dentist Might Be Ripping You Off
In case you needed another reason to avoid the dentist, it turns out dental scams are a thing. Learn how to avoid being scammed by your dentist here.
The Changed Dating Landscape: What's up With Hookup Culture
Hookup culture isn't real. At least, that's what this video by NY Mag is claiming. Check out the whole thing here.
Parents Tell Stepparents What They Really Think
A short, touching video by the website SoulPancake examines the dynamics between parents, stepparents and children.
A Very Practical Guide to Walking in the Snow
This hilarious video by Soren and Jolles explains how to walk in the snow. Watch here and you'll be a master at walking in the snow in no time.
Book Lovers, Ann Morgan's Story Will Inspire and Excite You
She set herself a challenge to read a book from every country in the world in a year, but it became so much more than that...
Best News Ever: Expensive Wine Isn't Better After All
We're all being tricked into spending more.
All the Lessons Our First Love Taught Us
Example A: “If you put someone on a pedestal, they have no choice but to look down on you."
Dangerous Things You Should Let Your Kids Do
There's a difference between free range parenting and unsafe parenting.
Soren and Jolles Take a Billion-Dollar Idea to Shark Tank
The invention that every woman needs, The Tie A Purse™ is ready for the Sharks. The Tie A Purse™ is (probably) the world’s only shoestring purse organizer.
Here's How to Create a Successful Home Office
Home office design: create an office that is functional and inspirational with our tips for creating a successful home office.
Airbnb's Top 16 Trending Neighborhoods
Airbnb is going to help you decide where to travel on your next vacation. Watch this Flo & Frank original video and get ready to book your next getaway.
Conversations With My Four-Year-Old: Get a Cat
"Can we get a cat after you die?"
A Love Story About My Grandmother, Gan Gan
"My grandmother Elizabeth (or Gan-Gan, as I called her) was a force of nature; she was wonderful..."
How to Make Two-Ingredient Banana Pancakes
And it takes less than five minutes.
The Technique That Quiets Any Crying Baby
The technique is featured in a video that has 19 million views on YouTube.
How Female Breadwinners Manage Their Finances
Women and Finances: Women who are the sole breadwinners of their households weigh in in how the role of financial planner is changing in modern homes.
Update a Rental Property Without Upsetting the Landlord
Say goodbye to popcorn ceilings and bland white walls! Here are 15 ways you can temporarily add style to your apartment and keep your landlord happy.
Here Are the Food Safety Myths You Can Safely Ignore
You probably think you know all about food safety. But there's a chance all those "truths" you've been told are actually just myths.
Entertainment Hacks (That You Haven't Already Heard)
With just a few little tricks, you can get prepared in a few minutes. Phew.
A First Kiss, Deferred for Two Whole Decades
NYT Modern Love created this animated short to showcase a beautiful 12 year old romance which withstood war and international hardship. Watch it here.
Americans Need to Talk More About the Complexity of Sex
"Sexuality ends up in the shadows. And that’s where we have shame and embarrassment and fear."
Ina Garten's Simplistic Anniversary Meal
There’s really nothing better than watching Ina Garten make food.
Take a Moment to Watch Brad Pitt in Legends of the Fall
A love story with one man. A love story about a smile.
Bad Reputation, Performed by Joan Jett and Foo Fighters
“Bad Reputation” just brings me back. But watching her sing it along with one of my favorite rock bands is a sheer pleasure. It’s a love fest.
The Hilarious Moms Who Do Sketch Comedy
TheBreakWomb is a group of moms who do sketch comedy for moms. But even if you're not a mom you should watch their hilarious antics here.
Emoji Sex Explainer: A Guide to Online Flirting
Do you want to have more sex? Use more emoji's! According to this match.com study couples who use more emojis, have more sex.
Old-Fashioned Love Advice From Grandparents
Grandparents give old-school love advice in this adorable video. Learn how to find "the one" without the internet and much much more here.
Open a Wine Bottle Without a Corkscrew
Have you ever needed to open wine without a corkscrew? Refinery 29 has the solution for you in this easy-to-watch video.
Learn How to Create the Perfect Cat Eye
"It turns out the key to the perfect cat eye was on my desk all along."
True Love Tinder Robot Wants to Help You Get a Date
Your sweat and heartbeat are used to help you find true love (or at least lust) on Tinder.
Ryan Reynolds Vs. an Unassembled Ikea Crib
Building Ikea furniture is always easier said than done. This video proves it's no easy task, even if you're Ryan Reynolds. Watch the whole thing here.
Learn to Nap Productively—Yes, Really
Napping productively might sound counterintuitive, but according to this video, when you nap may increase productivity. Let's hear it for naps!
How America Fails New Parents and Their Babies
The U.S. needs paid maternity leave, and it needs it now. Jessica Shortall highlights how the U.S. is failing its new mothers.
Tipping Doesn't Work, so Why Do We Still Do It?
Tipping doesn't work, so why do we still do it? The Atlantic explains the history of tipping in the U.S. and why we still tip in this helpful explainer.
Helen Fisher Explains What the Brain in Love Is Like
The Science of Love: The brain reacts to love the same way it reacts to cocaine, Helen Fisher explains. Learn more about the science of love here.
Carpool Karaoke With James Corden and Adele
James Corden and Adele sing "Hello" during this segment of Carpool Karaoke, and it's amazing. Watch the whole video here.
Ruth Crilly on How to Pose for a Photograph
Everyone on the red carpet practices for their shots, so why shouldn’t you? We all have a good angle and there are master techniques to taking photos.
Women in Startups: Underfunded and Undervalued
To every woman frustrated by the gender pay gap: This one's for you. Watch Marjora Carter discuss her experience with the gender pay gap here.
SO FUNNY IT HURTS
Straightforward Financial Advice From S.N.L.
Steve Martin, Chris Parnell and Amy Poehler have some funny financial advice to give you in this hilarious SNL sketch "Don't Buy Stuff You Can Not Afford."
20 Women Reflect on Their First Period, and It's Beautiful
This is so sunny and sweet, it's like these 20 women are not even talking about periods.
Susanna Hoffs Sings Bangles Karaoke Song
We didn’t have many girl bands in the '80s when I was a teenager but the Bangles were a stand out. I loved the girls in the band, but like most other people, Susannah Hoffs was my favorite.
Three Things You Can Do to Maximize Holiday Happiness
Because it's nearly the middle of the year, so it's time to start planning your next vacation.
"Lana Del Rey Has a Way of Confounding Audiences"
Lana Del Rey's got a hypnotizing voice and she’s proven over and over that she’s not just a one-hit wonder.
President Clinton and the Idea of the Egg Timer
Mark Katz, a humor speechwriter for Bill Clinton, re-lives helping the president write his Alfalfa Club speech.
The Joy of Painting With Bob Ross on Pbs
"Bob Ross was a master in the zen of painting."
A Video That Shows How You Wash Your Hair in Space
A bag of water. No-rinse shampoo. Towel. Comb.
The Time-Saving Getting Ready Trick We've All Been Missing
This video shows a time-saving trick for putting on a bracelet with a tiny clasp. It's one of the best tricks to save time we've come across so far.
A Short Video About Masterpieces of Modern Architecture
Matteo Mucci brings masterpieces of modern architecture to life in this beautiful animated film. Watch the whole thing here.
The Real Cost of Womanhood Calculated for You
How much does the average woman spend on her period in a lifetime? At $18,171, the cost of periods is drastically more than most woman expect.
The Five-Minute Makeup Challenge by Caroline Hirons
Caroline Hirons explains the 5-minute makeup challenge. A great makeup routine for any "mom on a school run". Watch this quick and helpful tutorial here.
An 11-Year-Old Dances Phenomenally to All About That Bass
This kid’s body is e-l-e-c-t-r-i-c.
"Seth Brings Jon Snow to a Dinner Party" Video Is Hilarious
Seth Meyers is having a dinner party and everyone’s friendly, drinking wine, making good conversation. The mood is chipper and lively. Until Jon Snow speaks.
Habib Galbi: A Music Video You Need to See
"I can't stop singing it or thinking about it."
Cat Cafes Just Got Even Weirder
Cat cafes are the latest craze in cafe experiences. One cafe in Shanghai is going the extra mile, with a cat cafe run by actual cats. Watch it here.
Teenage Girls and Accusations of Hysteria
If a woman was hysterical it meant she was too loud, too promiscuous, too emotional. But isn’t that what we are — all of us — at one point in our lives?
Tom Waits' Voice Must Be Heard Every Day
The impact of powerful words, read aloud by a powerful voice, cannot be overstated.
The Peach App Could Be the New Twitter
New social networking app Peach has hit the scene and devotees believe it has staying power. Here's how to use the new app.
Money Can Buy Happiness, Depending on How You Spend It
"You will be happier if you spend money on someone else, no matter how big or small the amount."
A Teenager Takes a Stand Against Cyber Bullying
"I was cyberbullied in eighth grade. I couldn’t go to school and I couldn’t talk to people because I was so worried about what people were saying about me."
Annoying Reasons You Wake up Tired (And How to Fix Them)
Get ready for a better night's sleep.
How to Create the Relationship You Want With Your Manager
Get to know her. (No, not by Facebook stalking her).
Lean in More: All the Ways You're Screwing up Being a Woman
Lean in, or you're failing the sisterhood. That's the tongue-in-cheek message behind this video by Keli Dailey and article by writer Rosie Waterland.
A Guide to Identifying Lovers of Literature
There are six types of different reading styles, each with its own characteristics. Do you recognize yourself in any of these?
The Messages Your Email Phrases Are Really Sending
How to write emails that are both professional and diplomatic: It's a fine art, but we have some tips to share.
16 Ways Turmeric Will Help Everything From Fatigue to Ibs
Turmeric is more than just a way to add some oomph to your food.
The Ever-Changing Face of Beauty
With all of the styles we've gone through, it's no wonder we're constantly recycling