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10 Things You Should Never Post On Instagram

(30) Comments | Posted August 14, 2013 | 2:58 PM

This post was originally published on Thought Catalog.

By Kayla Klepac

I kind of hate Instagram, but that doesn't stop me from using it daily. It's a dearth of bad selfies, pets, babies, and mediocre meals. These are familiar complaints that have been made (to hilarious effect)...

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10 Frustrating Gender Myths

(196) Comments | Posted April 25, 2013 | 4:05 PM

This was originally published at Thought Catalog.

We live in a world that unfortunately tells us, because we were born with a certain thing between our legs, we are obligated to be a certain person. We even have to like certain pens, for God's sake. But these assumptions...

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22 Changes You Make In Your 20s

(51) Comments | Posted April 23, 2013 | 4:30 PM

By Chelsea Fagan for Thought Catalog

1. Losing the ability to eat whatever the hell you want with impunity and feeling no side effects or noticeable weight gain, along with a relative amount of toning over the entirety of your body even though you literally never...

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What Education SHOULD Teach Us

(8) Comments | Posted March 1, 2013 | 9:43 AM

By Kovie Biakolo for Thought Catalog

I grew up in a house of academics - both my parents were university professors with varying degrees of contributions as public intellectuals in their respective fields. In my upbringing, education wasn't something you went to school and "did" for a couple...

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5 Things You Aren't Allowed To Do If You Have A Crush On Someone

(12) Comments | Posted December 18, 2012 | 2:22 PM

1. Call them

I really don't understand how "Call Me Maybe" ended up being such a hit song, considering everyone is deathly afraid of using the phone. We scream bloody murder every time our phone rings, sometimes even going so far as to smash it against the wall, and now...

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'Boy Meets World' Sequel: What You Didn't Know About The Original - Thought Catalog

(9) Comments | Posted December 2, 2012 | 10:04 AM

News that Ben Savage and Danielle Fishel signed on to star in "Girl Meets World" whipped 90s children into a state of such nostalgia this week that it will be hard to look back so fondly on another announcement.

The Onion remarked that the "Boy...

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10 Halloween Costumes For 20-Somethings

(3) Comments | Posted October 25, 2012 | 11:51 AM

By Chelsea Fagan

We all know the usual costumes you could go for this Halloween (Don Draper, Batman, sexy [insert typically unsexy concept, such as hamburger or street vagrant] if you are a woman), but what about those looks that are unique to the 20-something set? Here, a...

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29 Things That Make 20-Somethings Happy

(0) Comments | Posted October 15, 2012 | 5:33 PM

Thought Catalog's Ryan O'Connell explains that it's not so hard to make a 20-something happy.

See all the special ways in the slideshow below.

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20 People You Meet In Your 20s

(6) Comments | Posted October 3, 2012 | 4:15 PM

One's 20s, like his/her other decades, is packed full with meeting people of different shapes, sizes and temperaments.

These 20s, however, are a special time of finding footing and doing grown-up stuff. These are 20 people who surround you.

Slideshow by Chelsea Fagan of The...

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9 Unfortunate Situations To Find Yourself In

(3) Comments | Posted September 23, 2012 | 11:25 AM

Thought Catalog presents to you 9 very unfortunate situations. Have more to add? Tell us in the comments section.

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Here Are Registration And Voting Instructions For All 50 States

(8) Comments | Posted September 19, 2012 | 1:42 PM

By Alex Magnin
The Thought Catalog

I know voting is important. But I'm also in my 20s, meaning I've moved a dozen times in the last decade (and lived in four different states). It hasn't been easy to have my act together in...

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11 Books You Should Read If You're A Woman In Your 20s

(33) Comments | Posted September 5, 2012 | 11:22 AM

By Natalie Ramm
The Thought Catalog

According to Love Twenty, women in their twenties are supposed to read diet books and novels about shopping. I disagree. Here are my suggestions for novels you should read if you're a woman in your twenties.

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Things Curiosity Might Find On Mars

(66) Comments | Posted August 11, 2012 | 10:43 AM

The Thought Catalog

Last night, we watched as the Curiosity rover landed on Mars -- an emotional and precarious landing that was fraught with peril. The 2.6 billion dollar rover had to go through "seven minutes of terror" and use the world's...

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College Classes That Would Actually Prepare You For Real Life

(75) Comments | Posted June 25, 2012 | 2:35 PM

By Kathryn Higgins

The quaint idea of a liberal arts education that creates a well-rounded individual who can navigate work, social and recreational life with style and erudition is outmoded. People no longer discuss Herodotus at cocktail parties. Nor do they question morality or existence. Generally people browse...

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25 Things Sorority Girls Taught Me

(41) Comments | Posted May 27, 2012 | 2:06 PM

By A. Streffer

In college, I pledged a sorority -- and spent the next four memorable years pretending I wasn't the world's most inept sorority girl. Here's a quick and dirty inventory of the actually valuable knowledge I absorbed in the process.

1. Never go full hooker.

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