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Being Sarcastic May Make You More Creative

The Huffington Post | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 11.05.2015 | Science

An international team of researchers is agreeing with Oscar Wilde, who once called sarcasm "the highest form of intelligence," and for good reason. I...

Should You Use the Self-Checkout?

Abby Heugel | Posted 11.03.2015 | Comedy
Abby Heugel

What should be an easy process -- get in line, scan, pay, leave -- is complicated by the fact that a) machines are machines and b) most people are not in fact smarter than the machine and make me question the whole theory of evolution.

Why Do Women Spend So Much On Beauty Creams?

Marta Ibarrondo | Posted 10.17.2015 | Comedy
Marta Ibarrondo

...because they want to undo then resave.

Azealia Banks Is the Donald Trump of Rap

Domenick Scudera | Posted 09.29.2015 | Gay Voices
Domenick Scudera

Ms. Banks thinks that she is somehow advancing the cause for women of color and bisexual women, so I wanted to be as kind and respectful as possible. But it is difficult to maintain positive thoughts toward someone so mean-spirited.

Why Do We Kill With Kindness?

Marta Ibarrondo | Posted 09.20.2015 | Comedy
Marta Ibarrondo


In America, Only Some Nipples Can Be Free

Madeline Wahl | Posted 09.17.2015 | Women
Madeline Wahl

If men can barely control themselves around women who wear clothes in the workplace or on the street, how can a man control himself next to a woman who is not wearing a top and has exposed breasts and not one but two exposed nipples?

10 (Mostly Sarcastic) Strategies to Help You Deal With Mansplainers

Elizabeth C. Medlin | Posted 09.04.2015 | Women
Elizabeth C. Medlin

The big problem with mansplainers is that the advice they give women is usually unsolicited and unwanted. Mansplainers patronize women by talking down to them as they assume women are incapable of reaching the same conclusion on their own.

Why Sarcasm Is So Great

Eric Fluckey | Posted 08.04.2015 | Healthy Living
Eric Fluckey

Not all sarcasm is bad, and in the right situations it can be useful if not hilarious. So use it sparingly and with caution.

You're More Creative When You're Sarcastic, Says Study

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Adams | Posted 07.29.2015 | Arts

Academic studies can be fascinating ... and totally confusing. So we decided to strip away all of the scientific jargon and break them down ...

10 Reasons You Don't Actually Need a Good Night's Sleep

Emily Hatch | Posted 07.23.2015 | Parents
Emily Hatch

You know what I love about sleep? Nothing, really, because I can't remember what it feels like. I haven't had a solid night's sleep since my son was born. Well, actually, since I was eight months pregnant and the constant interruptions from my bladder were like a cruel foreshadowing of what was to come.

Seven Cartoon Characters Who Might be on the Autism Spectrum

Jennifer Lovy | Posted 07.02.2015 | Parents
Jennifer Lovy

For the fun of it, I have diagnosed seven cartoon characters who meet at least one of the criteria for autism. Which cartoon characters would you add to this list?

An Open Letter To My Kids About Summer

M. Blazoned | Posted 06.18.2015 | Parents
M. Blazoned

Feel free to leave your stuff wherever you want this summer. Half-finished smoothies in the family room? No problem. I got it. Socks in the hall. I'm on it. Dishes in the sink? Keep 'em coming.

An Adult's Preposterous, Laughable, No Good, Very Real Day

Anna Jadow Bloom | Posted 05.26.2015 | Comedy
Anna Jadow Bloom

Have you read the amazing children's book Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day by Judith Viorst? If not, you should. Here's my parody of the original, from an adult's point of view.

Belly Bump Probs, Or My Pregnancy In Photos

Brooke Arellano | Posted 05.15.2015 | Parents
Brooke Arellano

Week 22: So, I guess this is the point where black is no longer slimming. Week 23: More gas than Exxon.

10 Reasons Motherhood is the Easiest Thing Ever

Iulia Gulia | Posted 06.27.2015 | Parents
Iulia Gulia

Basically, as a mom, your day-to-day involves comfy clothes, resting and playing with your (well-behaved, of course) kiddos. No wonder people keep having children... easiest job EVER!

Why Is The Middle Finger Taller Than The Others?

Marta Ibarrondo | Posted 05.31.2015 | Comedy
Marta Ibarrondo


Sophia Jones

'SNL' Has Nothing On The Way The Middle East Mocks ISIS | Sophia Jones | Posted 03.03.2015 | World

All the videos are set to one song -- the soundtrack frequently used by the Islamic State group in its propaganda videos meant to lure in recruits and...

Peter Mehlman's Seinfeld-esque Novel is a Fun Read

Rabbi Jason Miller | Posted 01.03.2015 | Books
Rabbi Jason Miller

Yes, it's absurd and will unquestionably cause some eye rolling to occur, but his ability to tease out the everyday silliness of humanity is dead on.

Surprisingly Valuable Advice on Giving Unsolicited Advice

Lauren Cahn | Posted 12.28.2014 | Comedy
Lauren Cahn

Your opinion is valuable, your advice even more precious. So, save it. Keep it for yourself. Odds are, you need it more than I do. So, please don't give that sh*t away, certainly not without even being asked, lest you be perceived as promiscuous.

Why Are Dogs Man's Best Friend?

Marta Ibarrondo | Posted 12.23.2014 | Comedy
Marta Ibarrondo


Why Was Moby Dick White?

Marta Ibarrondo | Posted 07.25.2014 | Comedy
Marta Ibarrondo

Why was Moby Dick white?

Why Did Eve Eat the Apple?

Marta Ibarrondo | Posted 07.21.2014 | Comedy
Marta Ibarrondo

Why did Eve eat the apple?

Irrational, Inappropriate, Overly-Honest Responses to Children

Sarah Fader | Posted 06.01.2014 | Parents
Sarah Fader

I try my best to be patient with their questions and answer with appropriate responses. But sometimes, the internal monologue in my head is not so nice.

Why Is It Called Black Friday?

Marta Ibarrondo | Posted 01.28.2014 | Comedy
Marta Ibarrondo


Why Is It Called Thanksgiving?

Marta Ibarrondo | Posted 01.27.2014 | Comedy
Marta Ibarrondo