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10 Things I Learned Within My First Two Months Of College

Breana Brill | Posted 11.04.2014 | College
Breana Brill

It hasn't been hard just because I'm from out of state, or that school itself is really challenging, but I also don't have a guiding hand to give me advice like I did in high school.

Make A List, You'll Feel Better

Laura Usky | Posted 11.03.2014 | Parents
Laura Usky

So, Halloween is over and we will be finding candy wrappers hidden in our kids rooms for weeks to come. But before the holidays are here and you're scrambling to finish cookies, last-minute gifts and decorating, take a simple bit of advice.

40 Under 40: Latinos in American Politics

Pablo Manriquez | Posted 10.08.2014 | Latino Voices
Pablo Manriquez

While Latinos remain underrepresented in government, more Latinos are doing important work in Washington than ever before.

Create an Online Gift Registry for Your Baby and Get the Items You Need and Want

Nancy Lee | Posted 10.20.2014 | Parents
Nancy Lee

Online gift registries are making it easy and convenient for expectant parents to get everything on their wish lists.

What Are the Best Colleges in Illinois?

Reboot Illinois | Posted 10.11.2014 | Chicago
Reboot Illinois

We pulled out the 15 highest-ranked Illinois schools. The top two both placed in the top 25 overall. The rankings of seven of the Illinois schools are below, with their national rank in parentheses.

11 Tips For Dealing With A Cancer Diagnosis

Lisa Marie Wilson | Posted 10.04.2014 | Healthy Living
Lisa Marie Wilson

I'm the fifth generation of my family to get cancer, but only the second person to survive it. It's a journey through which I've learned about what to do, and what not to do, when dealing with disease. The following list is what I email to everyone who contacts me when they, or someone they love, has cancer.

New Laws in Illinois You Don't Want to Miss

Reboot Illinois | Posted 09.21.2014 | Chicago
Reboot Illinois

On January 1, many new Illinois laws went into effect, including prohibiting cellphone use while driving and a speed limit increase on some Illinois highways. Since then, the spring session of the Illinois General Assembly brought another batch of new laws and other actions. Here are five.

15 Real Upworthy and BuzzFeed Titles Where One Word Has Been Replaced With 'Boner'

Meg Favreau | Posted 06.15.2014 | Comedy
Meg Favreau

14 Horrifying Boners From Fast Food Workers

Four Reasons Why You Are Probably Not Going to Hell

Brett Gallaher | Posted 01.23.2014 | Religion
Brett Gallaher

This may come as a shock, but despite what your ex says about you, you're probably not going to Hell. Relieved? Good! But I hate to break it to you that your ex isn't going to Hell either.

Love and Logic Equals Great Marketing

MaryEllen Tribby | Posted 11.19.2013 | Business
MaryEllen Tribby

The greatest marketers of all are those who love marketing, use logic to track and read results and who understand the value of testing and live it everyday.

23 Phases Of Going To Dinner With Friends

Posted 08.24.2013 | Comedy

Everyone loves going out to dinner with their favorite group of friends. It's choosing the restaurant, figuring out what we're going to order, and the...

27 Females Kicking Ass On TV (PHOTOS)

Posted 10.18.2013 | Crime

Nancy Reagan once said a woman is like a tea bag — that you can never tell how strong she is until you put her in hot water. When it comes to lad...

12 Evil Ways to Make Your Book More Marketable

Jeff Klima | Posted 08.13.2013 | Books
Jeff Klima

Look, we've all seen the same lists preaching better methods of how to sell books -- this isn't exactly that kind of list. This list focuses more on desperation and depravity, the Double D's.

Best Road Trip Songs for Summer

Nathan Harden | Posted 08.12.2013 | Travel
Nathan Harden

There's something alluring about throwing a bag in the back of your car and hitting the road in the summer time. Open spaces, scenic overlooks, unexpected detours. And, of course, no road trip would be complete without music. Here's a list of five great road trip songs.

It's Time to Delist Cuba

Arturo Lopez Levy | Posted 07.08.2013 | Politics
Arturo Lopez Levy

Characterizing Cuba as a terrorist state--and more generally implying that the island in any way poses any threat to U.S. security--hinders the United States' ability to develop a strategic vision for post-Fidel Cuba.

14 Things We've Stopped Worrying About -- And You Should Too

The Huffington Post | Nina Bahadur | Posted 12.18.2012 | Women

With every passing season, year, spate of "character building experiences," there are things we've just stop worrying about. Maybe it's due to accumul...

15 Tips to Help Moms Survive in the Suburbs

Jenny Isenman | Posted 01.20.2013 | Parents
Jenny Isenman

Nearly a decade ago, I moved to the suburbs from NYC. In that time I've learned some pretty important things to ensure my survival, nay, my sanity.

Do You Share the Compulsion to Take Notes?

Gretchen Rubin | Posted 12.31.2012 | Healthy Living
Gretchen Rubin

For notes related to books I'm writing, I've wondered whether I should organize my notes better, but I do find that the action or scrolling through them and seeing odd juxtapositions of ideas helps to stimulate my own ideas and creativity.

My 15 Thoughts on the 2nd Presidential Debate

Blake Henderson | Posted 12.17.2012 | Comedy
Blake Henderson

Candy Crowley moderated the debate. Asking the questions. Kickstarting dialogue. Setting the tone. And how serendipitous and American is it that someone with her first name was moderating a debate in October? Sweet.

15 Things People Say After Breakups

Thought Catalog | Posted 09.14.2012 | Women

Though I hate Twitter, I compulsively and masochistically look at the trending topics. Often they’re ridiculous and broad, but sometimes they’re h...

40 Things You Should Never Say On A First Date

Thought Catalog | Posted 08.02.2012 | Women

1. "Who are you texting?" 2. "Oh, I just assumed you'd pay." 3. "I don't think women are funny. Especially lesbians." 4. "My Dad is my best f...

30 Biologists And Chemists Who Tweet

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Searles | Posted 06.26.2012 | Science

Life on this planet is incredibly complex, but many biologists and chemists out there help us make sense of it--on Twitter. From live-tweeting big ...

The 10 Types Of Foodies

Anna Brones | Posted 02.26.2012 | Home
Anna Brones

When your friends start texting you photos of what they made for dinner and include only a list of ingredients, you know you have a food problem: You've turned into that person.

50 Musicians And Their Childhood Dream Jobs

pastemagazine.com | Max Blau | Posted 10.25.2011 | Arts

Lots of children want to be rock stars when they’re young. At a certain age, most kids trade in shredding on their air guitars, manically dancing an...

How Schools Are Saving The Planet

Avital Andrews | Posted 10.17.2011 | Green
Avital Andrews

Good professors know that discussing nature in the confines of a classroom is not likely to stir the soul, no matter how enlightening the lesson. What awakens, they realize, is experience. Getting hands dirty. Immersion.