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Being Cool

The Art Of Being Cool: How We Define It And Why It's Stupid

Sophie Bramnick | Posted 11.11.2014 | Teen
Sophie Bramnick

We shouldn't let anyone dictate what we like because our coolness compasses, like our moral compasses, come from within. Do what you love and don't let anyone tell you it's lame.

Money, Being Uncool and Happiness

Don McNay | Posted 04.14.2014 | Fifty
Don McNay

People blow through their money trying to be cool. The words "rich and famous" are often used in conjunction. The rich and famous are supposed to be cool. Thus, when someone gets a large sum of money, they think it's an automatic ticket to total coolness.

Everything I Needed to Learn in Life, I Learned From Star Trek

Katy Wolk-Stanley | Posted 09.24.2013 | TV
Katy Wolk-Stanley

My lack of the cool gene is actually quite freeing. It means that I'm free to pursue interests that others wouldn't touch with a ten foot pole. For example: Star Trek.

The Secret of Coolness Revealed

Ilan Dar-Nimrod | Posted 08.17.2012 | Science
Ilan Dar-Nimrod

We have brought back James Dean to our current days' cool. I could breathe freely again. Cancel my tattoos' removal appointment. Light another smoke.

The Birth of Cool (Research)

Ilan Dar-Nimrod | Posted 08.14.2012 | Science
Ilan Dar-Nimrod

To our shock and dismay, we found that despite the omnipresence of the term "cool" there is no quantitative research that actually indicates what it means.

What Are All the Cool Kids Up to These Days?

Quora | Posted 06.06.2012 | Home
Quora

The rise of "hipsterdom" has turned cool on its head. All of a sudden you have people making throwbacks to all parts of historic culture in an attempt to be "authentic." You can pickle things or do urban beekeeping... and all of a sudden it's cool.

Are You Trying Too Hard to Make Your Kids Think You're Cool?

John Blumenthal | Posted 01.09.2012 | Parents
John Blumenthal

If you're a parent and you're over 50, your kids will not be duped into thinking you're cool if you imitate their clothing style, adopt their slang and embrace their culture.