According to a report published in the New York Post last week, two New York police officers who allegedly raped an 18-year-old woman while she was in custody are disputing the her claims by citing her “provocative selfies,” recreational drug use, and rap career. Put simply, there’s so much wrong with this that I’m unsure where, exactly, to begin.Read More
It's both badass & disturbing.
The project is meant to shine a light on the prevalence of street harassment since, as she wrote in her inaugural post, "many people still don't know how often and in whatever context 'catcalling' happens." Jansma posted 24 pictures in one month, and that's not even all the men who harassed her. She says there were other men who either got away too fast or made her feel too unsafe to ask for a selfie.Read More
SciShow posted an explainer about how smartphone digital cameras work, showing that it's easy to forget how much impressive technology powers a selfie.Read More
Hey, America. Did you vote today? Of course you did! Did you take a fun photo of your ballot and post it on social media? That... might be illegal, depending on where you live.Read More
This LEGO statue of Nick Wilde from Zootopia, crafted painstakingly over the course of three days by a builder named Zhao, went on display today at a shopping mall in Ningbo, China. After only an hour after the statue went up, a child destroyed it.Read More
Carly Rae Jepsen’s “Boy Problems” Video Features Slumber Party Glam, Funeral Selfies & No Boys Allowed
Carly Rae Jepsen's video for "Boy Problems," directed by fashion photographer and designer Petra Collins, steps up the pop-glam and the femme fashion, from tiaras to pink ballgowns to laptops slathered with sparkly stickers. You'd think with a name like "Boy Problems," Jepsen's video would feature at least one boy, but instead, the video focuses entirely on its heroine and her female friends.Read More
Thankfully, she can't pull off Duck Lips.
The Curiosity rover on Mars is such a millennial. I mean, she's up on Mars taking selfies right now. She's even got a selfie stick for an arm. Now that's going a little overboard, don't you think?Read More
"We’re all constantly bombarded by images, but a lot of them don’t reflect the normal person or girl."
To some, selfies (like many things that are predominantly enjoyed by women) are frivolous, superficial, and self-absorbed. However, there's another side to selfies. Artist Petra Collins sees them as a way for women to take ownership of how they're perceived by others, and how they see themselves.Read More
You do you, ladies. Keep highroading the shit out of life.Read More
Entertainment Weekly revealed a super cool poster by Marvel's Kris Anka (the artist on the new Captain Marvel) to promote Agent Carter Season 2 at San Diego Comic-Con next week!Read More
Start kissing up to your long-armed friends NOW.
If you're going to Comic-Con this year and like taking selfies, you'd better have long arms, or at least be friends with people who are. Because SDCC has announced that they are banning selfie sticks this year as one of several changes to their technology policies. Who do you think you are, SDCC? The Cannes Film Festival?Read More
Cannes Asked Attendees to “Refrain” From Selfies On the Red Carpet, Because They Don’t Like Fun Or Joy?
Damn, Cannes Film Festival. I mean, I know you're fancy and all, but no selfies on the red carpet? No selfies?! What's next, no flat shoes for women? Oh, wait.Read More
ThinkGeek Continues Notoriously Awesome April Fools’ Day Products With Groot Beer, Thrones Clue, & More
I mean, these are totally legitimate products every person can own!Read More
Fact: A 1994 selfie is as close as Marvel and Fox's legal teams will let Magneto and Iron Man get.
Don't you love how Sir Ian McKellen talks about selfies like he's an anthropologist untouched by our silly tech culture? Or just everything about him in general?Read More
No space duckface, sadly.
Just because you exit the stratosphere doesn't mean you can escape the pull of the selfie.Read More
He hid there because he loves you.
Video series Super-Fan Builds has made some great stuff in the past, but this really warms our hearts. Plus, the dog's name really is Dug. It's so cute I can't handle it.Read More
Because honestly, what's the point of spending all that time crafting yourself a pair of Tankatronic goggles if you can't see yourself looking cool in them?Read More
Get the perfect picture of yourbelf.
Always make sure you get your
good side backside.
Does it come in black?
Jewelry makes you feel super-cute, and it doesn't have to serve any purpose beyond that. But wouldn't it be better if all your accessories worked double-duty as amazing tech that would also make you feel like a super spy?Read More
Story time! Every December my mom puts up blank Christmas lists so we can all fill them out with what we want that year, and every year my brother used to put "the ability to see my forehead" on his list as a joke. One time I got him a baseball cap with a small handheld mirror attached to the brim so he could do just that. Basically what I'm trying to get at is that I'm obviously a fashion pioneer.Read More