Monday, April 27, 2015

Watch: Local business has kids try to define 'buzzwords'

Tuesday, April 14, 2015, 3:20 PM
We hear them all the time — those buzzwords that nobody really can define but everyone uses anyway because they’re workplace cool. There’s an ironic ridiculousness behind the concept of using indefinable buzzwords for intelligent effect. Local branding company Teal Orbit sought to... Read more

Getting back to sex and romance after having kids

Tuesday, April 14, 2015, 11:12 AM
Given the damper that parenting can put on a sex life, it’s sort of miraculous that anyone ever has a second kid. Yet billions of people do. Some, like the Duggar family, consider the female body to be an assembly line and crank out new ones all the time, with no apparent issue. Others find... Read more

Instagram account showcases beauty in New Jersey

Monday, April 6, 2015, 2:02 PM
Kerry Sullivan knows New Jersey gets a bad rap. That’s why she created Jersey Collective, an Instagram account dedicated to sharing the beauty of her home state and its residents. Hey Everybody! Today Special Agent Dale Cooper, @leeannelandis and I hiked up Mount Tammany! The trails were a... Read more

Hook-up culture: Is it hurting or helping romance?

Wednesday, April 1, 2015, 9:32 AM
Before Tindr and FetLife, there was Adult Friend Finder. My buddy Mike went on AFF looking for a partner with whom he could do a little bondage and maybe more. Soon he found someone who was nearby and down to play. The woman he met was a tall, stunning blonde, and they had immediate chemistry. After... Read more

Financial social media company WalletHub ranks Philly #2 best run city

Thursday, March 12, 2015, 11:41 AM
According to the introduction to WalletHub’s list of “2015’s Best & Worst Run Cities in America,” the best-run cities “spend their public resources in order to satisfy the needs and priorities of most — if not all — members of the community.” With... Read more

Philly Land Bank Alliance holding free community planning event

Tuesday, March 10, 2015, 2:40 PM
Earlier this year, a conglomerate of citywide organizations formed the Philly Land Bank Alliance for the purpose of identifying blighted and unused sections of the city to foster more effective redevelopment. Now, the New Kensington Community Development Corporation along with other Philly Land Bank... Read more

BUS STOP Boutique to launch first original collection

Monday, March 9, 2015, 1:22 PM
On Thursday, March 12, the Europe-meets-Philadelphia shoe store BUS STOP Boutique will be launching its first private collection in collaboration with Taiwanese shoe brand All Black. Shoelace-less, leather oxfords comprise the BUS STOP x All Black Limited Edition Capsule Collection. The 12 versions... Read more

N.J. mom creates stylish, disability-friendly kid clothing

Monday, March 9, 2015, 11:41 AM
Mindy Scheier of Livingston, N.J. began modifying her son Oliver's clothing after he came in asking to wear jeans like the other kids at school. Her 10-year-old son usually has to wear sweatpants because he has a rare form of muscular dystrophy, which makes it hard for him to dress himself and for which... Read more

Facebook unveils feature intended to help prevent suicide

Saturday, February 28, 2015, 4:19 PM
Over the next few months, Facebook will add a new feature it hopes will help prevent suicide among online users. In conjunction with several suicide prevention organizations, Facebook wants its users to have the ability to help friends and family who may be going through a hard time based on their... Read more

Don’t let texting ruin your dating life

Tuesday, February 24, 2015, 9:46 AM
How many times have you said the following to your friends, or have they said something like this to you? We were talking online, and then he asked for my number to make it easier to schedule the date. Well, it’s been a week, and all he does is text with no date in sight! Or… I don’t... Read more
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