hobbies

Relax Just Like Justin Bieber With These 4 Dirty Coloring Books

Adult coloring books, supposedly great for stress relief, are everywhere: on coffee tables, on your annoying friend’s Instagram, for sale at Barnes and Noble. Guess where they are now: on tour with Justin Bieber. The “emotionally exhausted” pop star took perhaps took some of the time he would have spent on meet and greets to color.

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50 Signs You’re Addicted To Reading

The first step is admitting you have a problem, and I admit — I have an addiction to reading. So using my own personal experiences, and asking a few other fellow addicts, I’ve compiled 50 signs that your love of books may have gotten out of hand. Read more on Pop Sugar…More »


Do Something New: Longboard

Alternative title: “Have Your Partner Teach You Something.” More »


Do Men Think Your Hobby Is Sexxxxxy?

Today in news that’s exactly zero percent shocking, the Journal for Creative Behavior released a study that tells you nothing you didn’t already know about what men and women find sexy. The study, done by a University of Pennsylvania professor, interviewed 815 male and female undergraduates and asked them to rank various creative pursuits on… More »


Girl Talk: Weaving Is The Best Thing To Happen To My ADD Brain Since Adderall

Lucca is a little bit jealous of my loom.
I can’t even start to explain why I love weaving so much without first explaining, as best I can, what it feels like to have an ADD brain. While I think I would still love weaving even if I didn’t have attention deficit disorder, its… More »


What’s Your Hipster Hobby? (Mine Is Making Foraged Mustache Necklaces)

Looking for new ways to use your copious amounts of free time? Getting a little tired of your kickball league and microbrew tasting club? Not to worry — cartoonist Dana Zemack has created The Hipster Hobby Generator to help you discover your new favorite pastime. All you have to do is click on the quirky… More »


15 Things We’ve Stopped Pretending To Enjoy

Living in Portland means I get invited to go hiking, like, every other day. I used to accept these invitations and trudge up various mountain trails with feigned enthusiasm. It wasn’t until last week that I finally decided to accept the fact that I spend much of my day-to-day life figuring out how to avoid… More »


7 Reasons Why Gaming Is Great For Your Relationship

At some point in time, “gamers” got a bad rap. Let’s stop stereotyping the “gamer” world as a place exclusively for basement dwelling social pariahs in dingy underwear who subsist on Hot Pockets microwaves with love by mom. Those of us — yes, women game too! — who play video games also enjoy socializing with friends… More »


13 Unexpected Celebrity Hobbies


Flowchart: What Hobby Should I Pick Up?

It’s Get a Hobby Week, and you’ve got a lot of potential hobbies to consider. From team sports to serial killer stalking, and everything in between, we give you a bevy of hobby options, based on what you already love. Why? Because we’re helpful like that! … More »


Hobby Road Test: Becoming A Skateboarder

I have been plagued — yes plagued — by skateboarders since I was in middle school. That’s when I first became friends with/attracted to skater boys. It’s also when I first became acquainted with the stultifying boredom of sitting around waiting for your friends to finish up at the damned skate park so you could… More »


Cross-Stitch Your Phone Sitch

It’s Get A Hobby Week here on The Frisky, so today we’re craving something to do that produces something we can keep. Oh, perfect, how about this cross-stitch iPhone case and kit?! Pick the color case you want and it comes complete with needle, thread, and some design templates you can use. Alternatively, if you… More »


Hobby Road Test: (Re)Joining A Swim Team

I am a hobby kind-of-girl. As in, I very much enjoy them and have dabbled in a lot of them. Over the years, I have joined both bowling and pool leagues. I’ve gotten into scrapbooking, as a way to preserve memories of life and keep records of the best articles I’ve written over the years. More »


Approval Matrix: Sexy Vs. Unsexy Hobbies For Dudes

There are three hobbies in particular that a guy can have that are guaranteed to make me consider him a candidate for the (still open!) position of “Future Baby Daddy”: surfing (moan!), cooking (swoon!), and anything involving wood (faint!). You will find those hobbies on the sexy side of this approval matrix of dude hobbies. More »


10 Hobbies Guaranteed To Make Any Woman Sexier

In honor of Get A Hobby Week, here are some extracurricular activities that’ll show dudes you knock boots better than anyone else. … More »


Readers, Tell Us About Your Hobbies!

This week at The Frisky, we’re shaking up our summer routines by test-driving some new hobbies. In honor of Get A Hobby Week, we want to hear all about all the crazy, sexy, cool ways you spend your spare time. We know you do some really impressive stuff, so school us! Send a brief description… More »


Shopping Guide: Cool Bike Accessories For The Leisurely Cycling Enthusiast

Guys, I am so excited. I have a new second best friend! (My dog Lucca is the first.) Her name is Scout and she’s red, used and super fast. I’m talking about my new bike, by the way. Considering she is my new best friend, I am still in the obsession stage of our relationship. More »


Baking: The Best Recipe After A Good Heart-Breaking

Since I’ve only had three serious boyfriends in my life, I can’t really say I only become Betty C**ker when I have a breakup … because that would have only been three times. But I can say that every single time I get my feelings hurt by a man, which unfortunately is more frequently than… More »


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