FLARE Five: Build Your Own Sex Toy

Yes, it's a thing


Sex Ever fantasized about building your own… sex toy? Refinery 29 has uncovered a dildo generator that allows users not only the ability to custom-design their pleasure but also to print it (or at least the mold to construct it) using a 3-D printer.

Pop culture The fact that women love The Walking Dead was recently discussed at an TV industry conference that aimed to woo more female viewers.

Our preference for flesh-eating zombies (and a frequently shirtless Andrew Lincoln) makes us “more demanding and discerning,” than male viewers, claims Matt Warburton, executive producer of Fox’s The Mindy Project. In a side note, the panel also revealed that older women are the main audience for creepy crime procedurals.

Harvard researchers have found an association between eating red meat and an increased risk of breast cancer. But don’t abandon your weekly burger quite yet. The study only found an increased risk among women that ate the most red meat (as much as six servings a day!) and critics were quick to point out that vegetarians don’t enjoy a decreased risk of cancer. Yet another argument for eating a balanced diet.

Fashion Net-a-Porter is still the reigning queen of online designer fashion, but eBay is aiming to give the site some healthy competition with its new Designer Collective. The e-commerce titan has upped its fashion cred by adding e-boutiques from 16 big-name labels, including Calvin Klein, Elie Tahari, Rebecca Minkoff, Badgely Mischka and others. But forget about bidding or getting a discount: all offerings are full-price.

Beauty Remember Sun-In, the drugstore hair lightener that is every high school girl’s secret weapon for blonder strands? Vogue shares a secret trick for making it work: patience. Spray a select section each day and you’ll eventually achieve a headful of golden highlights on a serious budget. (One caveat: you can’t have colour treated hair to begin with, reportedly.)

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