Fly Ladies of Tumblr, Special Edition: Spotlight on @NaturalBelle

Weekly I showcase some of the impeccably dressed young ladies that stroll across my Tumblr dashboard. This menagerie of diverse looks usually showcases a number of different women. This week, however, in addition to my number post I wanted to show love to one of the consistently well dressed women I’ve seen on Tumblr. The editor-in-chief…

America’s Richest State Is…You Might Be Surprised #Interesting

10. California  > Median household income: $57,287 > Population: 37,691,912 (the highest) > Unemployment rate: 11.7% (2nd highest) > Pct. below poverty line: 16.6% (18th highest) California’s economy was hit especially hard by the housing downturn. Between the end of 2006 and the end of 2011, housing prices fell 46.7%, the fourth-largest decline in the country. Median income in…

What Your Toddler’s Teacher Will Never Say to Your Face

By Carolyn Jones   We know when you’re lying: Teachers confirmed that they always know when parents conceal an illness. They don’t buy the “his diarrhea is caused by teething” excuse, and the “oh, it’s just allergies” line is even feebler when other kids get the sniffles too. One teacher said to me: “There are cases when my…

CHEW ON THIS: A WEDDING TURNS TO FUNERAL

from CBR SPOILER WARNING! This article contains MAJOR spoilers for “Chew” #30, which is itself a MAJOR turning point in the series. You’ve been warned. Meet John Layman. He is the writer and co-creator of “Chew,” the Image Comics series about FDA agent Tony Chu, a cibopath who gleans psychic information from anything that he eats, except beets.…