27 Life-Changing Habits All Twentysomethings Should Adopt

Baby steps, people. Inspired by this Quora thread. 1. Give at least one genuine compliment every day. View this image › Etsy / Via etsy.com Making other people happy will make you happy. Try it! Emergency Compliment can give you some ~creative~ ideas. Valentine via ChoBeArtandDesign on Etsy, $3.75. 2. Thank your partner for the …

Training, Tanning, and Branding With The Bikini Bodybuilding Stars Of Instagram

Twenty-six-year-old Ashley Kaltwasser is the reigning world champion of a polarizing new bodybuilding competition that raises questions about attainable female body image while cultivating a massive following on social media. But the LeBron James of #BikiniCompetitor culture doesn’t have the answers — she’s busy trying to make history. View this image › Photographs by Ty …

Marion Barry doubles down on ‘dirty’ Asian shop comments; update: tripling down?

http://twitter.com/#!/marionbarryjr/status/187946222194135040 As Twitchy noted this morning, Councilman Marion Barry stated during his Tuesday night victory speech, “we got to do something about these Asians coming in and opening up businesses and dirty shops. They ought to go.” With the story receiving considerable attention today, Barry is now defending himself on Twitter. Barry believes that his comments were …

First lady’s followers not on board with her Wal-Mart shout-out

http://twitter.com/#!/eyokley/status/304316844955824128 Following Michelle Obama’s top-secret appearance at the Academy Awards telecast, a lot of people mistook as a right-wing “freak out” what was actually a routine case of first lady overexposure syndrome. We’d already been treated to her visit with Big Bird and her dance routine with Jimmy Fallon, all part of her push against …

There Are Simply Too Many Radioactive Boars In Fukushima, Guys

The Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster has, of course, been devastating to the surrounding community, but it’s been weirdly advantageous for the surrounding wildlife — more specifically, the boars. The wild pigs in the forests surrounding the plant have become so contaminated that their meat is inedible. Because of this, they are breeding like radioactive rabbits. …