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Does Wearing Makeup Make Me a Bad Feminist?

Karyn Pickles | Posted 03.26.2015 | Parents
Karyn Pickles

I wear makeup. Not every day, but then, I work from home, so half the time I don't put on my clothes, let alone my face. But if I'm going out and I have time, I'll do my makeup. But what message am I sending my kids?

Buying a Mattress

Jasmine Jaksic | Posted 03.25.2015 | Comedy
Jasmine Jaksic

While my husband and I have a million things in common, how we deal with customer service is not one of them. Like most people, I don't enjoy interacting with them (thanks, Comcast), but he does!

Amazing Levitating Lambs

Roeselien Raimond | Posted 03.25.2015 | Green
Roeselien Raimond

I swear, lambs are totally nuts! One day, I biked along a meadow, when I suddenly witnessed some strange white movements from the corner of my eye. Some lambs were jumping around like crazy, and for a moment I wondered if they might be suffering Mad Sheep Disease.

How to Sow the Seeds of Compassion in Your Kids

Karyn Pickles | Posted 02.20.2015 | Parents
Karyn Pickles

If we teach our kids to interpret cues correctly to guess how someone is feeling and to want other people to feel good, the end result will be kids who make choices that result in other people feeling good and not making choices that make themselves or others feel bad.

ISIS Unveils new Global Death Ray in Fight Against Infidels

Dan Miles | Posted 04.13.2015 | Comedy
Dan Miles

Islamic State, the fundamentalist organization currently controlling large swathes of Iraq and Syria today unveiled its new weapon in the fight agains...

Oscar Plan to Give All Awards to Beyoncé to Prevent Kanye ProtWests

Dan Miles | Posted 04.12.2015 | Comedy
Dan Miles

The sight of Kanye helping himself to the podium steps has become a common sight in recent years and has been dubbed ProtWests or ProtWesting by satirists with too much time on their hands.

Dumbest Moments of the Month - January 2015

Dan Miles | Posted 03.28.2015 | Comedy
Dan Miles

You know you've done something particularly stupid when you spawn a new hashtag, and that's exactly what happened when self-proclaimed terrorism expert Steve Emerson appeared on Fox News.

Dating, Cooking and Eating

Chef Rossi | Posted 03.22.2015 | Taste
Chef Rossi

My romantic food explorations are over now; I share my life with an Italian beauty from Bensonhurst.

Are Some Alcoholic Drinks Actually Evil?

Dan Miles | Posted 03.18.2015 | Comedy
Dan Miles

I do believe that an actual demon lurks in some drinks, waiting patiently to strike. So in the hope of saving souls from these predatory monsters in 2015 I have decided to name and shame them back to hell once and for all.

What Not to Say to College Students

Susannah Keogh | Posted 02.11.2015 | College
Susannah Keogh

Oh, you know, writing a couple of 1,000 word essays a term with barely any contact time is just a walk in a park. Seriously. A college degree isn't meant to be easy -- come on people.

12 Careers to Help You Survive a Zombie Apocalypse

Dan Miles | Posted 02.10.2015 | Comedy
Dan Miles

There are many factors to consider when choosing a potential career; pay, prospects the elusive work/life balance. However too few people consider whether their chosen profession would in fact help them survive a zombie apocalypse.

When Your Baby Is 'Some Assembly Required'

Karyn Pickles | Posted 01.12.2015 | Parents
Karyn Pickles

It took us long time to get pregnant with Molly. Not a long, long time, but long enough. Long enough to start to get used to the knot in my stomach every month as I counted the days and the symptoms, trying not to convince myself that every little twinge of nausea was a good sign.

19 Things You Only Know If You've Been Backpacking

Dan Miles | Posted 01.10.2015 | Travel
Dan Miles

1) However many photos you think you can take of a waterfall, you are not even close. 2) Wherever you go you are never far from a pizza, an Iri...

Handy Hospitality Translator: Bartender to Customer

Dan Miles | Posted 12.29.2014 | Comedy
Dan Miles

Bartender - Voice of reason in a sea of Jägermeister. From the word Bartenderus, Latin for Underpaid Badass Head Bartender - Guy that does the man...

A Writer's Guide to Being a Writer 6: The Influencer - The Loudest Voice in the Room

Dan Miles | Posted 12.27.2014 | Books
Dan Miles

I like to think everyone has a superpower; a special gift that they're born with; like my friend Chris for instance who can get an entire Satsuma under his foreskin.

7 Reasons Why This School Is Banning Halloween

Karyn Pickles | Posted 12.22.2014 | Parents
Karyn Pickles

This gem scrolled through my Facebook feed yesterday: A friend's children's school has decided to forgo Halloween this year in favor of... I don't know... Friday, I guess. The decision was attributed to the "staff" and the reasons behind it were given as follows.

Cliff Claven Notes for Your Life

Tricia McCallum | Posted 12.21.2014 | Entertainment
Tricia McCallum

It's alarming the subjects that seemingly astute people draw complete blanks on. Don't feel guilty. Who can possibly be conversant on all the information amassed since we first put quill to parchment?

A Writer's Guide - Part 5: Why "I'm Just Being Realistic" are the Worst Words in The English Language

Dan Miles | Posted 12.20.2014 | Books
Dan Miles

It's been ten weeks since my novel Filthy Still was released and nine since it went bestseller and I am no closer to figuring out how I managed it than I was eight weeks ago.

A Writers Guide to Being a Writer - Part 4 - Welcome to the Fourth Estate

Dan Miles | Posted 12.12.2014 | Books
Dan Miles

Kay, my acid-toned and perpetually vexed marketing guru, claimed this week that her daughter Lily was better at book marketing than I am. Which was a bold claim, considering Lily is two weeks old.

Fox Reflections: What Does The Fox See?

Roeselien Raimond | Posted 12.02.2014 | Arts
Roeselien Raimond

Foxes don't seem to swim an awful lot. Suspiciously often I see them standing along the waterfront, though. So the question is....what are they doing ...

How To Kickstart Your Flagging Sex Life

Carol E Wyer | Posted 12.01.2014 | Fifty
Carol E Wyer

There was a time when it was considered inappropriate to discuss sex and sexual anxieties. Certainly, what you got up to in the bedroom was nobody's business but your own. You would probably rather have all your teeth removed with no anaesthetic, than admit to a complete stranger that your sex life had dried up.

What's Half of $33.35?

Tricia McCallum | Posted 11.24.2014 | Healthy Living
Tricia McCallum

Why are some people cheap? It's definitely not a gender thing. I've known incredibly cheap men and extraordinarily generous women. And the other way around. I just had coffee with a female colleague and when the bill came she said, "Oh, let's just split this. What's half of $33.35?"

A Writers Guide to Being a Writer Part 2: Networking - The Quiet Art of Making Yourself Sound Awesome Whilst Pretending to Listen to Someone Else

Dan Miles | Posted 11.21.2014 | Books
Dan Miles

It's not that I don't like talking to people; I was once a stand up comic, so I'm not exactly shy and retiring. It's just that it's so bloody soulless. Frankly I would rather gargle leftover lipo fat than network.

In the Future Everyone Will Own a Free U2 Album for 15 Minutes

Greg Mania | Posted 11.16.2014 | Comedy
Greg Mania

Now that you've deleted it let's stop focusing on trivial matters like what band bulldozes their way onto our playlists, and start focusing on the things that do matter -- like what could possibly be keeping Gwen Stefani from aging.

A Writer's Guide to Being a Writer: Part 1

Dan Miles | Posted 11.15.2014 | Arts
Dan Miles

Writers live a solitary existence, much like a tiger, but at least tigers get to meet other tigers during mating season.