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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


Notes on a Kidney Stone: Hug Your Mothers

Jason Kitchen | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Jason Kitchen

I'm not cut out for pain, suffering, nuisance -- really anything that might damper glee or merriment. This is why, when I recently discovered I had a kidney stone by virtue of excruciating pain. Nay, it hurt like f**king hell.

20 More Ways I've Failed at My 20s

Jilly Gagnon | Posted 01.23.2014 | Women
Jilly Gagnon

Ladies-should-do-and-know lists just feel like another way to keep score against one another, one of those false boosts to our confidence (or weirdly devastating moments of existential crisis) that can only happen on the Internet.

Why Do Fortune Cookies Have Messages?

Marta Ibarrondo | Posted 12.18.2013 | Comedy
Marta Ibarrondo


Why Do Dog Owners Look Like Their Pets?

Marta Ibarrondo | Posted 12.07.2013 | Comedy
Marta Ibarrondo


Howdy, Gun Owners!

Steven Weber | Posted 11.18.2013 | Politics
Steven Weber

What if the law-abiding and god-fearing gun owners actually led the way to limit access to guns by those bad, lethal apples?

Why I Want To Live In A Fantasy World

Mandy Jackson-Beverly | Posted 11.07.2013 | Fifty
Mandy Jackson-Beverly

I'm hoping to wake up tomorrow in a new world. Yep, my fantasy world, where chocolate and ice cream are calorie-free, same goes for pasta, which in my make believe world will be extremely high in protein, just like coffee with half and half and brown sugar.

Emotional Intimacy: It Doesn't Just Come Naturally

Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW | Posted 11.05.2013 | Healthy Living
Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW

The less frustrated and disappointed we feel, the less likely it is that our attempts to create shared emotional closeness will be experienced as criticism by our partner, and consequently, the less likely it will be that they will respond defensively to us.