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What Not to Say to College Students

Susannah Keogh | Posted 12.12.2014 | 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 12.11.2014 | 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 11.12.2014 | 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 11.10.2014 | 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 10.29.2014 | 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.

Are You Ready for Aging?

Carol E Wyer | Posted 11.15.2014 | Fifty
Carol E Wyer

It is imperative you maintain a sense of humor. That will help you hugely since after all, getting older is not for sissies.

5 Differences Between The First Day of Senior Kindergarten and Junior High

Katia Bishops | Posted 11.02.2014 | Parents
Katia Bishops

"Are you excited about the first day of school?" asked no child ever. This is a question reserved for grownups.

How a Book Without a Single Teenage Vampire Became A Best-seller Through Word of Mouth

Dan Miles | Posted 11.02.2014 | Books
Dan Miles

A few weeks ago a book I'd written became a best-seller. As you can imagine I was pretty happy about this and proceeded to get roundly drunk and throw up in a pair of trousers.

How Worrying...Helps?

Sara Starkman | Posted 09.28.2014 | Comedy
Sara Starkman

To most of my friends and family -- OK FINE -- to all of my friends and family, I'm known as "the QUEEN worry wart" (tiny curtsy). I literally worry a...

Over-The-Counter ED Drugs Considered

Chuck Nyren | Posted 09.24.2014 | Fifty
Chuck Nyren

When you get older, things don't always work perfectly. Usually they work fine, but taking one of these pills is sort of like a tune-up for an old car that still runs but could use a tune-up. Nothing to be embarrassed about. You're just an old car. A classic car.

Why Not Wanting to Camp Doesn't Make You a Princess

Sara Starkman | Posted 09.21.2014 | Comedy
Sara Starkman

I mean, who doesn't want to try new things? The question is, however, do I want to do all of them again? The true merit lies in the willingness to try barbecued chicken testicles, not the eating of them every night. That's just weird.

Why Is It So Hard to Get Up in the Morning?

Marta Ibarrondo | Posted 08.16.2014 | Comedy
Marta Ibarrondo

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Why Do We Need Posters to Tell Us How to Feel?

Marta Ibarrondo | Posted 07.16.2014 | Comedy
Marta Ibarrondo

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Why Do Americans Love to Celebrate 5 De Mayo?

Marta Ibarrondo | Posted 07.05.2014 | Comedy
Marta Ibarrondo

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