Low-income neighborhoods aren’t just susceptible to be food deserts – they can also be book deserts. Underfunded and understaffed libraries as well as prohibitive distances to libraries mean that kids who live in poverty don’t always have the access to books that they should.
Librarians are a crafty and resourceful lot, though, and… More »
If it’s 90 degrees and humid and you have to bother with clothing, this is your guide. … More »
Study shows that psychopaths are less likely to get a contagious yawn. … More »
I’m officially 19 days from my wedding, and I am desperately, desperately hoping that the worst anxiety of planning is over. From here on out, I can pretty much just delegate, right? … Right?
Anyway, here’s a thing I don’t have to worry about: Paying fake guests to pad out my wedding. Yes, More »
Whoa, all of a sudden I’m not bored with Banksy anymore: The well-hyped street artist has created a huge public installation called Dismaland, a theme park occupying an abandoned seaside resort in Weston-Super-Mare in the UK.
It’s a riff on Disneyland, obviously, and is as sort of gruesome and gloomy as the… More »
It came from the bowels of Reddit. … More »
When counting to ten and taking deep breaths isn’t enough. … More »
Labor seems okay, I guess. … More »
I’ve found my tribe: People who aren’t afraid to talk about their poo. More »
Certain household appliances signal one has arrived at adulthood. For me, it was a KitchenAid stand mixer. These large, highly-specialized items don’t lend themselves well to the vagabond ways of youth and are just a smidge too expensive to justify. But, when you eventually find yourself with more than one saucepan and a full set… More »
If you’ve got a kid or two, surely the thought of taking them to Burning Man has crossed your mind. It has, hasn’t it? What better place for children than a desert wonderland full of adults getting in touch with their inner children? Thank your lucky stars, there’s a book for that.
Peter Armenia married… More »
Best friend necklaces are not enough. More »
God help academics if it now requires weak attempts at method acting. More »
Melissa McCarthy is done with segregated plus-size sections. More »
Good news in the motorcycle world: Women bikers are taking the reins on their culture and creating clubs for themselves. This sounds like the coolest hobby ever, by the way. Check out their dope rides:
Had so much fun camping with everyone this weekend! 🌲❤️
A photo posted by The LITAS (@thelitas_)… More »
Spiders and dark rooms suck and all, but the most bone-chilling things in life are usually those we can’t see at all. The biggest culprit? Not knowing what’s going to happen next. People hate uncertainty, and how could we not? If we aren’t completely sure how to plan for the future, how can we possibly… More »
I’m still searching for the thing that will be My Thing. In the meantime, I know I need to keep a paycheck coming in. More »
Apparently every single lesbian in the world is too “butch” for Leger. More »