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There is No Having It All, There is No Perfect (and, Spoiler Alert: There is No Santa Claus, Either)

Barbara & Shannon Kelley | Posted 11.25.2012 | Women
Barbara & Shannon Kelley

Told we can have it all, we heard we must do it all. Told we can do anything, we heard that whatever we choose to do, it better be something good... and we better do it perfectly.

Beast TV: Tina Brown's Video Mix of the Conventional and Edgy

Andy Plesser | Posted 05.30.2013 | Media
Andy Plesser

From a routine talk-show format to a highly stylized series of op-ed videos, Beast TV, the 10-month-old video operations of The Daily Beast and Ne...

Meet The Woman Behind Suri's Burn Book

The Daily Beast | Posted 09.05.2012 | Women

With Suri Cruise’s kitten-heeled shoes, flair for handbags, and stylish ensembles, it’s easy to imagine the 6-year-old as Hollywood’s littlest f...

WATCH: Yes, Cat Fashion Shows Are A Thing

Posted 09.04.2012 | Comedy

It's almost Fashion Week, but, as always, cats are one step ahead of us stupid humans. Fittingly, the most high-profile feline fashion show in America...

Is Paul Ryan's Stance On Charity Hypocritical?

The Daily Beast | Posted 08.22.2012 | Impact

A critical element in the GOP's attempt to unravel the 20th century's welfare state is the argument that individual charity will step in to help those...

Jodie Foster On Kristen Stewart And Dangers Of Celeb Culture

The Daily Beast | Posted 08.16.2012 | Women

We’ve all seen the headlines at the check-out counter. “Kristen Stewart Caught.” We’ve all thumbed the glossy pages here and there. “Kris an...

Breastfeeding Safely: Boosting Supply in a Time of Demand

Gina Cicatelli Ciagne, CLC | Posted 10.14.2012 | Parents
Gina Cicatelli Ciagne, CLC

More and more nursing moms are turning to drugs to help them produce more milk. This form of "extreme breastfeeding" is becoming more popular -- but is it worth the risk?

LOOK: Newsweek's Awkward Penn State Error

Posted 08.06.2012 | College

Newsweek made an unfortunate error in their slideshow of the "Least Rigorous" colleges Monday. In the slide about Penn State University, the Newswe...

Hyperactive Hyperlinks: Are You Digitally Dysfunctional?

Suzanne Hegland | Posted 09.23.2012 | College
Suzanne Hegland

Like many pleasures in life, use of the internet requires moderation. Digital connection becomes a toxic drug when we're unable to keep our focus and separate real time from screen time.

The Truth About Obama's Air Force One Phone Call

Maggie Van Ostrand | Posted 09.01.2012 | Politics
Maggie Van Ostrand

Lloyd Grove has distorted President Obama's fundraising phone call of June 29. I was on that call. The president did not "beg," "ramble," or sound like "a dog-tired idealist forced to grapple painfully with hard reality." Give me a break.

11 Colleges With The Most Crime

Posted 06.27.2012 | College

For many college students, their campus becomes a new home. The full hallways of young adults, the blue safety buttons and the ample staff of campus p...

Why the New York Times Paywall and Match.com Work

Mike Smith | Posted 07.16.2012 | Media
Mike Smith

I went to four conferences at Internet Week in New York. But the two keynotes I found most compelling were by the intractable Barry Diller and the irrepressible David Carr, who continues to celebrate the Timesasking online subscribers to actually pay!

Tyra Banks: I Used To Be 'Too Heavy' To Be A Model

Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 05.17.2012 | Black Voices

It's hard to imagine the fashion world without Tyra Banks. We would have never seen her signature runway walk, been obsessed with "America's Next Top ...

Tyra Banks: 'Considered Too Heavy' To Be A Model

Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style

It's hard to imagine the fashion world without Tyra Banks. We would have never seen her signature runway walk, been obsessed with "America's Next Top ...

No, This Is Why We're Fat!

Marianne Cusato | Posted 07.09.2012 | Miami
Marianne Cusato

Dismissing community design in fighting obesity is irresponsible. In 30 years, the number of overweight children in the U.S has tripled, and there's a direct correlation between the reduction in walking and biking and increased weight.

Why One Aging Hippie Mom Loves Twitter

Holly Robinson | Posted 06.19.2012 | Books
Holly Robinson

I love Twitter -- especially for the friendships it has brought me.

Pinterest Cracks Down On Thinspirational Images

The Daily Beast | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style

From The Daily Beast: The photo-sharing site has been a runaway social-media success--but it's also filled with ‘thinspirational' pictures. Isabe...

Let's Talk About Sex

Barbara & Shannon Kelley | Posted 06.03.2012 | Women
Barbara & Shannon Kelley

Women today are raised on empowering messages. From the time we're little, we're told girls can do anything boys can do. This doesn't mean we should do things the way they do.

Tina Brown: Newsweek/Daily Beast Isn't ‘Making Money Yet'

ABC News | Posted 05.21.2012 | Media

There were many skeptics when the 79-year-old news magazine "Newsweek" merged with the upstart website The Daily Beast in 2010 under the leadership of...

Focusing on Women in the World

Cheryl Saban Ph.D. | Posted 05.17.2012 | Women
Cheryl Saban Ph.D.

There was shock and there was repugnance at what these women had been subjected to, mostly at the hands of men, but sometimes at the hands of other women -- at times their own mothers.

Octavia Spencer's Style Moment

The Daily Beast | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style

From The Daily Beast: For The Help actress Octavia Spencer, Sunday's Academy Awards will mark more than just the climactic conclusion to an impress...

PHOTOS: Introducing The New 'It Girl'...

Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 02.27.2012 | Black Voices

The September issue of New York magazine hailed her a "style icon," Miuccia Prada considers her a muse and now 32-year-old Shala Monroque can add "it ...

Their Big Break

The Daily Beast | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style

From The Daily Beast: From famous friends to editorial spreads, Diane von Furstenberg, Donna Karan, and more reveal the moment they knew they'd m...

Inside The Sex Addiction Epidemic

The Daily Beast | Posted 11.26.2011 | Healthy Living

Valerie realized that sex was wrecking her life right around the time her second marriage disintegrated. At 30, and employed as a human-resources admi...

The Mrs. Nixon You Don't Know

The Daily Beast | Posted 01.09.2012 | Women

Ann Beattie's playful and polymorphous new book, Mrs. Nixon: A Novelist Imagines a Life, is unlike anything she has written. Beattie is noted for the ...