Nice Apps! Top 5 for a bikini bod – at your desk

As April showers bring in the May flowers, we all know that means that bikini season is practically among us. While Mother Nature has thrown us a few random 70F-bones in the pre- and early-spring months, it’s now time to face the fact that summer is approaching. Beach season, while highly coveted, implies a few things. To […]

Who’s on First? The Week in Sports

Summitt stepping down Women’s college basketball is a sport frequently overshadowed by its male counterpart, but it’s also a sport that has its fair share of basketball legends. One of those legends is Pat Summitt, who has coached the women’s basketball team at the University of Tennessee for 38 years, racked up 1,098 career wins, and won […]

HBO’s Girls: Yeah, I know those people

If you haven’t been reading the incredibly intense amount of press around HBO’s new half-hour dramedy, Girls, here’s a primer. It’s a show about a bunch of people you probably know, doing stuff and having relationships very similar to the things you do and the people you sleep with. I was skeptical at first. Because […]

Haute and Dangerous: In the office

Blend In, Stand Out Your mother always told you that you were special, and I’m not here to tell you any different. Regardless, you don’t want to be the one on the receiving end of the venomous stares from the water cooler club (“Oh, look, Marcia. That skank from accounting wore a ballgown to work […]

Beach House blissful beats build up to Bloom

No, the picture to the right isn’t a smartphone camera photo beneath some random marquee. It’s the cover art for Baltimore-based indie dream pop duo Beach House’s new album Bloom. Their new work is set to be released May 15, 2012 on Sub Pop. To bring readers up to speed, the band Beach House consists […]

Queue It or Screw It: The Gang’s All Here…and There…Oh, and Over There, Too!

Everybody needs friends. The Girl Scouts advised that you “make new friends, but keep the old.” The Beatles got by with a little help from their friends. They also “ate sandwiches” with their friends, but that’s beside the point. In the last few years, TV has been all about friends. No, not Friends (although it […]

Nice Apps! Top 5 for Earth Day

Next Sunday, April 22, marks the 42nd Earth Day. But, get your eco-pants ready, because beginning tomorrow, it’s Earth Week. Over its tenure, Earth Day evolved from a 1970 American creation to an international holiday celebrated in more than 175 countries. In fact, Earth Day Network cites that the billion people who celebrate the holiday […]