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“I wish I had a picture of her when the Raspberry Pi boot text starting flowing down the screen. Made all the work worth it a hundred times over,” he said, after successfully revealing the present. READ MORE »


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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… READ MORE »


Between the 26th and the 31st I feel allowed to be nameless in a way that escapes the rest of the year. READ MORE »


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Who knew!?

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… READ MORE »


News

They may not have sorted out how Santa’s reindeer can fly, but scientists say there is an optical explanation for just how beneficial it is that Rudolph’s nose burns red and bright. Reporting in the journal Frontiers for Young Minds, a Dartmouth anthropology professor says that Arctic reindeer are (at least among mammals) uniquely qualified… READ MORE »


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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 gunshotsREAD MORE »


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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… READ MORE »


My personal fascination with the chimney-sliding aspect of the Santa myth exists precisely because it’s almost realistic, much like his monogamy with Mrs. Claus, ethical treatment of elves, or the very meritocracy of a naughty and nice list. READ MORE »


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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,… READ MORE »


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Nothing says “Merry Christmas” like a plump toddler drowning in a vat of Christmas pudding! READ MORE »


Love & Sex

I refused to pay for more than half our dates, though I reluctantly helped him with gas. Former classmates from my liberal arts school validated my decision, saying it would be unfair to contribute more than my partner. But I bet they wouldn’t have found it so wrong if I were a man. READ MORE »


In what was likely one of the most adorable (but inconvenient) 911 calls, New Jersey 7-year-old Isabella Laperuta called the police after she accidentally touched her Elf on the Shelf. READ MORE »


Love & Sex

She deserves the very best.

You might look to the girl who’s been by your side since the 5th grade and say, “that’s my bestie.” But you’re living a lie.

Your real BFF, ride or die, down-for-anything pal you never knew you had is your vagina. Yep, your vagina. READ MORE »


News

When Peter Mattaliano decided to redo the fireplace in his NYC apartment, he called his construction-savvy brother to help him bust open the sealed unit. “We were joking that we might find Al Capone’s money,” Mattaliano tells the New York Times. “Then my brother yelled to me and said, ‘You’re not going to believe this.'” READ MORE »


Entertainment

You either hate it or you love it or you don’t care about it, but come up with your own opinion, please. READ MORE »


Style

Long-distance relationships aren’t actually the devil, if the’re with the right person. READ MORE »


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Now you know exactly where your favorite thing falls on READ MORE »


Love & Sex

In Tokyo, some Anti-Christmas protesters calling themselves “Losers with Women” thought it was a worthy cause enough to march through a busy shopping district in Tokyo on Saturday, bashing the Christian holiday as an evil capitalist ploy that discriminates against single men. Wait.

One of the protestors said:

“In this world,… READ MORE »


Love & Sex

Forget decorating your stocking. This year, the ladies really want to see you in a Christmas suit. This guy posed in Christmas-inspired suits for his Tinder profile — and clearly these women wanted whatever festive cheer he was offering. Read more on Ask Men…READ MORE »


Entertainment

Have you seen Hamilton yet?! Have you tried?! AHHH, when will you, your relevance fades with every passing moment!!!! READ MORE »


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