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

Katia Bishops | Posted 09.02.2014 | 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 09.02.2014 | 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 07.29.2014 | 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 07.25.2014 | 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 07.22.2014 | 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


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

Marta Ibarrondo | Posted 07.16.2014 | Comedy
Marta Ibarrondo


Why Do Americans Love to Celebrate 5 De Mayo?

Marta Ibarrondo | Posted 07.05.2014 | Comedy
Marta Ibarrondo


Country Quandary

Chuck Nyren | Posted 06.02.2014 | Fifty
Chuck Nyren

I am bucolically befuddled. As a newly minted ruralist, a rube's rube, not only my senses but my sense of justice are in chaos. Ahhh, for the simple life of the city!

Drink the World: Peru

Dan Miles | Posted 05.20.2014 | Travel
Dan Miles

My head punished me for every single drop the following morning when if felt like someone was sat on my chest stabbing me in the eyes with knitting needles, but it was worth every second.

10 Tips to a Happier Menopause

Carol E Wyer | Posted 04.12.2014 | Fifty
Carol E Wyer

For many, the menopause is certainly not a laughing matter but, armed with strategies and information to help combat certain symptoms and discovering the huge support network that is available for them, those ladies can have hope.

Ultimate Inventions for a Good Night Out

Dan Miles | Posted 04.01.2014 | Comedy
Dan Miles

Imagine for one second what NASA, CERN, or, perhaps even Microsoft, could do if they were to spend just one lunchtime thinking about our evenings instead of space travel. Imagine how great a CEO would feel in his key note speech when he said, "Guys, no more hangovers, lets get loaded."

10 Inspiring Things Alcohol Has Taught Us

Dan Miles | Posted 03.07.2014 | Comedy
Dan Miles

All great heroes have regrets but still shoulder the burden of taking their rightful place in history, as must you. Bar room heroes of the world -- we salute you.

The 10-Million-Dollar Bra

Maria Rodale | Posted 01.25.2014 | Women
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Renee James, essayist and blogger In case you need to know exactly what the market will bear when it comes to lingerie, the answer...

The Best (Worst?) (Inappropriate?) Pope Swag in Italy

The GypsyNesters | Posted 11.03.2013 | Travel
The GypsyNesters

Our most recent trip to Italy included a stop in Rome where we had a day planned to take in the Eternal City's most treasured sites. And we spent way too much time distracted by the somewhat odd souvenir tributes to the new Pope.

How I Won't Joke About Muslims

Matt Kirshen | Posted 06.11.2013 | Comedy
Matt Kirshen

Recently, Ann Widdecombe argued that Christianity and Jesus have come in for an unfair amount of abuse in recent years from comedians and comedy shows. Which is nonsense. Absolute nonsense.

Ad Review: LG -- Elevator, So Real It's Scary

Josh Okungbaiye | Posted 01.04.2013 | Media
Josh Okungbaiye

Is it Halloween, April Fools or both? That was the question I asked myself after I watched the LG advert by SuperHeroes Amsterdam online.

How To Be A 'Good Witness' To Yourself

Anne Naylor | Posted 09.18.2012 | Healthy Living
Anne Naylor

Do you have the presence of unconditional support for your projects and the challenges they bring? Do enjoy the value of a good listener who offers no comment or criticism but who is simply there for you?

Do You Have an Online Personality?

Louisa Leontiades | Posted 08.05.2012 | Business
Louisa Leontiades

I belong to many LinkedIn Groups and most have a post where you are supposed to introduce yourself. Reams and reams of people post in these threads ho...

Christmas in Japan

Amy Chavez | Posted 02.13.2012 | Comedy
Amy Chavez

Although it is said that most Japanese are Shinto and Buddhist, few people are aware the Japanese also participate in "commercialized Christianity" in order to take advantage of those fun Christian holidays.

The Limitations of Law Enforcement

Sam Kitchener | Posted 08.30.2011 | Comedy
Sam Kitchener

James 'Whitey' Bulger, a notorious Boston gangster on the FBI's 10 most wanted list for his alleged role in 19 murders, has been captured near Los Ang...

Being a Writer Is No Different From Being Eternally Pregnant

Dora Levy Mossanen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Dora Levy Mossanen

The instant you introduce yourself as a writer, the world wants to know whether you've published a book, who your publisher is, if you have started your next book, and what the subject matter is.

Piracy vs. Availability: A Parable

Hugh McGuire | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Hugh McGuire

If as providers of content, give me what I want, when I want it, at a reasonable price, I'll be happy to pay for it. If not, I'll be compelled -- when I really want something -- to find other ways to get it.

14 Lessons In Leadership From My Dad And President Obama

Anne Naylor | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Anne Naylor

This year, my Dad celebrated his 90th birthday. In December, he and my mother celebrate their 65th wedding anniversary. I have a younger brother and ...

5 Ways To Turn On The Power Of Your Love

Anne Naylor | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Anne Naylor

"We look forward to the time when the Power of Love will replace the Love of Power. Then will our world know the blessings of Peace." William E. Glad...