Spending New Year’s Eve in New York City? You may be surprised to know it’s not the most expensive place you could be. (Though even its Olive Garden is pricey.) CheapHotels.org looked at the cheapest double room available from Dec. 30 to Jan. 2 in 30 major global destinations, excluding hotels that were rated poorly… More »
2015 was great for the LGBT community, but with elbow grease and a little hope, 2016 can be even better! More »
With real people apparently increasingly unable to afford its luxury handbags, Louis Vuitton is opening up a whole new market: fake people. CNN reports the “face” of the company’s next ad campaign is Lightning, a collection of pixels and also a major character in the Final Fantasy video game series. Louis Vuitton’s creative director, Nicolas… More »
Ashley Madison can’t dig itself out if its downward spiral, despite its possibly-spurious claim it has 4 million more members today than it did before the Impact Team breached the site and released information about most of its members. Ninety-five percent of those members turned out to be men, with 70,000… More »
All is as it should be in the universe of cured meats. More »
One of the prime theories of HypnoBirthing posits that a large portion of birthing pain is due to the Fear-Pain-Tension-syndrome, which is the common cultural anxiety projected onto the birth process which then exacerbates the physical pain. More »
A few weeks ago, I was laid out – literally – with horrific back pain. As in, I couldn’t straighten my legs or my back, and this lasted for almost three weeks.
While I was in the emergency room for this problem, they did a CT scan. It turned out… More »
After the holidays, the season of giving quickly turns into the season of returning. It’s okay if you don’t love every gift you got this year. And if there are a few items you know you will ever use, there is no shame in trying to figure out how to return it for something you… More »
Look at him floating there — so zen and then watch his offspring emerge with the exacting gentle force I’d expect from any creature called a “baby seahorse.” More »
There’s no other time like the holidays to examine your life and how lucky you are to be surrounded by friends and family. While you’re at it, you might as well take a look at your relationship with your significant other and see just what makes you click. We’re not suggesting… More »
When my boyfriend asked me why I was hesitant about coming to spend Christmas with his family in Brooklyn this year, I knew I’d have to tell him what happened fourteen years ago.
On December 24th, 2001 I heard five loud bangs. I was only 10, but I knew what gunshots… More »
Maybe you’ve decked your dorm room out with Christmas lights and a Bob Marley poster, but there’s a good chance that your childhood bedroom has remained reletively untouched. It’s almost like a shrine to your 12-year-old self, complete with participation trophies from sports you quit a decade ago, embarrassing bed sheets, and posters of the… More »
Are YOU one of them?
Let’s face it: The holidays are a time of sadness, anger, grief, and frustration for a lot of people. Not everyone enjoys them or looks forward to them, and many people have a good reason why.
Here are nine types of people who may struggle during the holiday season,… More »
Nothing says “Merry Christmas” like a plump toddler drowning in a vat of Christmas pudding! More »
These fake holidays have gotten out of hand. More »
Long-distance relationships aren’t actually the devil, if the’re with the right person. More »
Warning: probably contains Brocialists. More »
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Gabrielle Newton-Bieber, nee Gabrielle Newton is 22 years old and completely obsessed with Justin Bieber. That’s right, she is so obsessed with him that she legally changed her last time to a hyphenated version of the star’s name.
Girl, I love your dedication.
This English woman sleeps with a cardboard cut-out… More »