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Culture

Beyoncé at Target Is All of Us, Yet None of Us

Beyoncé showed us her take on the Target-run uniform of yoga pants and dingy college sweaters, and it will not surprise you that she made a few upgrades.
Danielle Kwateng-Clark
1.8.19
Fashionating

Ugly Christmas Sweaters Are Degrading

I'm telling you this because I care about you.
Diana Tourjée
12.13.18
Gifts

9 Nostalgic Gifts That'll Earn You Cred When They're Trendy Again

Don't you wish someone got you that fanny pack before you knew you needed it?
Danielle Kwateng-Clark
11.19.18
Culture

As Beauty Standards Evolve, Victoria's Secret Hasn't

Over the past few years Victoria's Secret has come under criticism for upholding antiquated standards of beauty. But with diverse competition, how long before they change?
Terry Nguyen
Danielle Kwateng-Clark
11.15.18
relationships

Jealous Partners Purchase Flashy Garbage, Just to be Seen

A new study finds that partners who experience jealousy are likely to buy attention-grabbing products, like crazy sunglasses—even if wearing them hurts their reputation.
Diana Tourjée
1.18.17
Culture

Retail Employees Share Their Holiday Season Horror Stories

"My manager took off running after the couple while I cried."
Emalie Marthe
12.3.16
relationships

Ikea Cracks Down on Seniors Who Are Looking for Love, but Not Furniture

In China, the furniture chain has taken a bold stand against love.
Gabby Bess
10.14.16
shopping

Thrift Shop Workers Reveal the Weirdest Items They’ve Come Across

In honor of National Thrift Shop Day, we asked secondhand store employees to share the weirdest items they've discovered—from the seriously kinky to the deeply mysterious.
Linda Yang
8.17.16
Culture

People Share the Dumbest, Most Embarrassing Things They've Ever Bought

You don't have to be rich to buy stupid things, but it definitely helps.
Zing Tsjeng
7.7.16
Religion

Halal Vibrations: Exploring an X-Rated Muslim Sex Shop

Britain's first online sex emporium for Muslims has just opened, complete with Sharia-compliant lubricant and rabbit vibrators.
Salma Haidrani
1.12.16
News

Pink Razor Tax: Study Says It Costs More to Be a Female Consumer

According to a new report conducted by New York City's Department of Consumer Affairs, products marketed towards women cost seven percent more than products marketed towards men.
Mitchell Sunderland
12.18.15
Humor

The Only Holiday Gift Guide You'll Ever Need

What to get your boyfriend, your stepmom, and the woman at the bodega who doesn't judge you at 3 AM.
Monica Heisey
12.16.15
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