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YOWO: You Only Write Once

Phil Fragasso | Posted 11.23.2015 | Media
Phil Fragasso

As a writer I've been fascinated by the controversy regarding the discrepancies and potential falsehoods in Ben Carson's biographical writings and speeches. Dr. Carson is hardly the first politician to embellish, misrepresent or fabricate the "truth." What fascinates me is the increasingly common and truly shameless audacity of denying what one has previously stated -- regardless of whether it was in writing, presented orally, or captured on video.

QUIZ: Drake Lyric Or 18th Century Poem?

The Huffington Post | Aaron Barksdale | Posted 10.24.2015 | Black Voices

Drake is well-known for his soft, sensitive lyrics and R&B vocals from hits like "Take Care" and "Hold On, We're Going Home." In honor of his 28th...

YOLO ATTACK: Birthday Stabbing Turns Party Into 'War Zone'

The Huffington Post | Whitney Meers | Posted 10.19.2015 | Crime

An uninvited guest at a quinceanera birthday party in Yolo County, California, allegedly stabbed six other people, including two m...

Is Worrying A Modernist Invention?

The New Republic | Farah_Mohamed | Posted 07.27.2015 | World

YOLO is the antidote to FOMO. They are the two guiding principles of our time, the time after God’s death. Drunk on the idea that we are free an...

5 Phrases That Signal You're Making A Bad Choice

Amy Morin | Posted 07.07.2015 | Healthy Living
Amy Morin

Although it sounds a bit ridiculous, everyone behaves impulsively, gives into immediate gratification, or overlooks risk sometimes. Here are five statements we try to use to justify our poor choices.

You Only Live Once... And Life Is Long

Sarah Burkhart | Posted 07.01.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Sarah Burkhart

My career path up to this point can be best described as... tangly. After four years spent earning my BS in mechanical engineering, I joined the ranks...

Alana Horowitz Satlin

7 Candidates We'd Rather See In The GOP 2016 Race | Alana Horowitz Satlin | Posted 06.10.2015 | Politics

Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry announced on Thursday that he’s running for president, officially widening the 2016 GOP field to “basically everyone ...

My Thank You To Leslie

Brian Akers | Posted 05.06.2015 | Healthy Living
Brian Akers

Leslie was the kindest and most loving human being I've ever known. She was genuine in her interest in others and would do anything to support and encourage their success.

What We Can Learn From Nietzsche About Living With Our Mistakes

Pacific Standard | Jared Keller | Posted 04.20.2015 | World

From 2012 to 2014, it seemed America’s mantra had nothing to do with any sort of “life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness” mumbo jumbo, or ev...

ICYMI: An Infuriating History Of Breast Cancer And The Psychological Depth Of ‘YOLO'

The Huffington Post | Erin Schumaker | Posted 04.18.2015 | Healthy Living

ICYMI Health features what we're reading this week. This week, we took a closer look at psychology across disciplines. We were fascinated that 18t...

What Do YOLO and FOMO Mean for Millennials' Retirement Planning?

Jacob Gold | Posted 10.28.2014 | Money
Jacob Gold

Step back to appreciate that life is a balancing act and retirement savings needs a seat at the team next to YOLO and FOMO.

My First Flight With the Wright Brothers Was Terrible

Oren Mendez | Posted 10.26.2014 | Comedy
Oren Mendez

Another awful thing about this whole flight was the food. I know you shouldn't expect too much from airline food, but this was abysmal. Wilbur's girlfriend at the time made some soup, which was not a good choice for an open air flight.

It's 2014 and YOLO Is Still Bringing Us Down

Sarah Gladstone | Posted 08.04.2014 | Entertainment
Sarah Gladstone

Despite its fading glory, I still worry that we're on the verge of permanently being remembered as the YOLO Generation -- a generation whose baffling and repellent vocal majority has decided we'd rather stand for youthful arrogance than stand for nothing at all.

Never, Ever Say These 9 'Words' Out Loud

The Huffington Post | Alexis Kleinman | Posted 05.09.2014 | Technology

Some words belong on the Internet and on the Internet alone. They lose their power when they leave the screen. Perhaps, in 2011, it was novel to say ...

The 72 Worst Internet Sayings, Ranked

The Huffington Post | Alexis Kleinman | Posted 04.04.2014 | Technology

The Internet has given us a lot of great things. Wikipedia comes to mind. Maybe email and online shopping make your list. I don't know (or really care...

Staying in Is the New Going Out: Forget FOMO

Unwritten | Posted 05.17.2014 | College

The stereotypical FOMO sufferer is that one person that will never turn down an invite. They will be peer pressured into going out, despite swearing blind they were going to take a night off, simply for the fear of missing out. See, I'm more of a JOMO kind of gal -- I relish in the joy of missing out.

Why the YOLO Generation Has It All Wrong About Money

Kali Hawlk | Posted 05.10.2014 | Money
Kali Hawlk

Yes, you only live once. That is an inescapable truth that applies to us all. What is not true is that you have to "just get by" financially in order to really live. You can really live right this very moment and save for your future.

The Evolution of a New Years Resolution

Adam Resnick | Posted 03.11.2014 | Healthy Living
Adam Resnick

It has been a week since the ball dropped and the world rang in 2014. It probably seems a lot longer for those of us who made our new years' resoluti...

Man Allegedly Runs Half-Naked Through Bingo Hall

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 01.23.2014 | Weird News

Deharra Waters apparently is game for anything -- even running half-naked through a bingo hall. Waters was arrested last Thursday evening for disor...

WATCH: Woman Twerks On Subway Tracks Because 'Yolo'

The Huffington Post | Jane Janeczko | Posted 11.27.2013 | New York

Here's a short video of two women twerking on the New York City subway tracks. It's obviously always a very bad idea to go onto the subway tracks in N...

Breeding Versus Parenting: What Type of Society Have We Become?

Laura Wellington | Posted 11.09.2013 | Impact
Laura Wellington

It's a question we really need to mull over and not just in the United States but across the globe as we are seeing the failings of parenting all over. As the impact on our children is enormous, I hasten to guess that the implications on our world have yet to be fully realized.

10 Things To Do Before You Die (If You Have Really Low Standards)

Posted 08.10.2013 | Comedy

1. Try gum - Don't let the specter of death engulf you before you've tried gum. Any flavor will do. 2. Finally find out how a stapler works - Wha...

The Lonely Island & The Roots Do 'YOLO' Live On 'Fallon'

Posted 09.25.2013 | Comedy

On last night's "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon," The Lonely Island turned in a rare live performance by staging an elaborate version of their single "Y...

Countdown to August 1 for College Admissions Applicants: Common App Essays and Supplements Go Live

Elizabeth Benedict | Posted 09.18.2013 | College
Elizabeth Benedict

In recent years, applying to college has become almost as daunting as going to college -- and maybe even more so. The pressure to write essay after essay can be stifling. It can be downright overwhelming.

College Asks Applicants, 'What Does YOLO Mean To You?'

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 07.13.2013 | College

YOLO [YO-low]: An acronym meaning "You only live once." Meant to elicit a carefree attitude, willing to take chances. Also, the subject of an essay...