| May 31, 2013
| 5:20 PM
Henry Winkler has managed to stay in the comedy zeitgeist for more than 40 years, from his star-shot to fame on "Happy Days" in 1974 to the fourth season of "Arrested Development" on Netflix. These days Winkler continues to make recurring appearances on...
| May 26, 2013
Kjerstin Gruys is a UCLA doctoral student in sociology with a keen, feminist's interest in body image. Her dissertation will plumb the relationship between appearance and inequalities in the workplace.
Acutely aware of how our permeating obsession...
| Mar 10, 2013
Ace, a youthful Labrador, bounds across his lawn, fielding tennis balls and hurrying them back to his owner.
His tail wags. His coat is thick and shiny. He barks with enthusiasm. To the naked eye, Ace is a strapping example of dogdom. Who would guess...
| Feb 8, 2013
| 1:00 PM
Dr. Patty's Dental Boutique in Fort Lauderdale is launching a day filled with two things all ladies love: 1. champagne-fueled cocktails and 2. beauty/spa treatments.
Starting this Saturday, Feb. 9 the event will become a bi-monhtly beauty brunch on...
| Feb 14, 2013
| 2:30 AM
Why do once-successful societies ossify and decline?
Hundreds of reasons have been adduced for the fall of Rome and the end of the Old Regime in 18th-century France. Reasons run from inflation and excessive spending to resource depletion and enemy...
| Jan 29, 2013
| 3:14 AM
This is the penultimate episode of season three of "Real Housewives of Beverly Hills" and I am already having withdrawal.
I have learned so much from these ladies: How to best shade an adversary (Lisa's dignified side-eyes and brush-offs are like...
| May 14, 2013
| 1:02 PM
“She’s so Boca.” “They’re so Boca.” What exactly does this mean? In some ways, the expression’s significance lies in the fact that it even exists in our lexicon. There is no corresponding, “She’s so...
| May 10, 2013
| 3:01 PM
Michael Jackson’s makeup artist testified Friday that although the singer once asked her if she had painkillers, she never broached the subject of his addiction with him.
Karen Faye said that during Jackson’s 2005 molestation trial in...
| Apr 30, 2013
The U.S. plastic surgery industry, which performed $11 billion worth of cosmetic procedures last year, issued a report Monday that highlights a growing trend: operations to get arms like first lady Michelle Obama's.
The American Society of Plastic...
| Nov 15, 2012
Last week was a historic one for women. Eighteen women won or reclaimed Senate seats, bringing the number of women in that body to 20. Nearly 80 women now occupy the House. New Hampshire became the first state to elect a female governor and an all-women...
| Apr 15, 2012
Like it or not, plastic surgery is here to stay.
Sure, some people will tout the virtues of self-acceptance and aging gracefully and lament that the rise of cosmetic procedures (including fillers, Botox and the like) signifies the swift decline of...