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9 Reasons We’re Happy January Is Ending Soon

Ah, the end of January is quickly approaching – aka the MONDAY of the calendar year. Don’t get me wrong, I know January is supposed to be a time of new beginnings and what not, but let’s be real, it can actually be pretty miserable. In fact, I would even go as to far as… More »


Mark Zuckerberg’s 2016 Challenge: Build A.I. Butler For His Home

Mark Zuckerberg has set himself a tough challenge for 2016: Create an electronic butler to make Mark Zuckerberg’s life easier. The Facebook founder says he plans to “build a simple AI to run my home and help me with my work,” which he likens to Jarvis in Iron Man. “I’m going to start by exploring… More »


5 Sex Resolutions For A Super-Hot 2016

It’s time for a new and better year of sex.

It’s time to say goodbye to 2015 and welcome 2016. The New Year calls for all things new: A new you, new trends, new challenges. So why not develop new habits in between the sheets?

More than half of millennials report… More »


16 Different Dates To Go On In 2016

No doubt about it, 2016 is going to be your best year yet in a multitude of aspects — including, but not limited to, your dating life. Whether you’re freshly single and revving up to enter the playing field or have been stuck like glue to your partner since you were both sporting baby cheeks,… More »


My 12 Queer Wishes For 2016

2015 was great for the LGBT community, but with elbow grease and a little hope, 2016 can be even better! More »


7 New Year’s Resolutions To Improve Your Health (That You’ll Actually Keep)

What is your New Year’s resolution for 2016? To travel more, take more time for yourself, or maybe call your parents more than twice a semester? For a lot of people, a new year promise is about health. A new calendar seems like a great time to start focusing on a diet or fitness routine.
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2015: The Year In Internet Hoaxes

Oh, fake news. It’s always just believable enough to publish but just outlandish enough to go viral. This year saw a rash of politically-motivated hoaxes alongside your occasional (but notable) click-thirsty anons out for the Internet’s attention. Here are 10 of 2015’s best internet hoaxes:

Date: February 24, 2015

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To All The New Year’s Fitness Newbies: Find Your Joy

When I went to the gym early-early on Monday morning, I was shocked: Three of the four squat racks were occupied, two personal trainers were working with clients, and people were already on the Stairmaster (I don’t know why the Stairmaster is the first machine to get used at my gym every morning, but there… More »


2014 Happened In Slow Motion

Apparently slo-mo was the video effect of choice in 2014, because as this video demonstrates, everyone used it. Beyoncé, “Gone Girl,” “True Detective,” “The Lego Movie,” “The Fault In Our Stars,” Taylor Swift, even the “Turn Down for What” video.
I could go ahead and give you some armchair philosophy about how fast the… More »


Instead Of New Year’s Resolutions, Make New Year’s Challenges That Encourage You To Compete With Yourself

If you’re like me and failing at New Year’s resolutions makes you feel guilty and at least a little bit like a failure, here’s an alternative: Gamify your resolutions and make them into New Year’s Challenges, instead.
Gamification can be a huge help for your motivation — it’s the application of game thinking to… More »


24 People We Wish We Could Leave Behind With 2014

2014 has been a year of many highs, many lows, and many assholes. And in our hopes to start the New Year with a fresh slate, we’re most excited about leaving behind the legendary douchebagginess of this year’s biggest offenders. So without further ado, here are 24 people (and groups) who need to never return… More »


Here’s A Resolution: Stop Complaining About People Taking Over Your Gym, And Encourage Them Instead

It’s safe to say that if you’re a human between the ages of 18 to 65 with a Facebook account, your friends’ New Years Resolutions have been popping up on your news feed from the moment the ball dropped.

Some hope to cut back on their vino intake, others are trying to become… More »


Let Woody Guthrie’s New Year’s Resolutions For 1942 Inspire You To Change Your Socks, Beat Fascism, And “Wash Teeth If Any”

If you already sprained your ankle on the treadmill and treated yourself to a fresh pack of cigarettes to numb the pain, you might want to consider taking a page, literally, from Woody Guthrie. His illustrated list of “New Year’s Rulin’s” for 1942 includes goals both delightfully mundane (“take bath”; “dance better”) and potentially world-changing… More »


Your Eargasm Awaits: Our Ultimate New Year’s Eve Playlist Is Here!

A new year is upon us, but not before we party hard during the last few minutes of 2013!

We asked you, our Frisky fans, which tunes have reigned supreme on your iTunes this year and deserve to be on the Ultimate New Year’s Eve playlist, and now your fantasy soundtrack has become… More »


Must Haves: 12 Paper Day Planners For 2013

It’s the new year, so that means it’s time to get your life in order. Really! And we think you can do it with the help of a planner. Whether you write things down in an online calendar, or go more old school, having a daily planner will ensure you never miss another important date… More »


Amelia, This Is Your Ryan Gosling Intervention

Surely you have noticed that our fearless leader Amelia has a little bit of a thing for Ryan Gosling. We feel that it might have gotten out of control in recent weeks (months/years) and it might finally be time to act. Inspired by our favorite television show, “Intervention,” and our favorite recovering addicts/interventionists Candy FinniganMore »


Dater X: I Had Sex With 5 Guys In 2010. In 2011, I’d Like To Only Sleep With 1.

You know how, once in a while, someone asks you your age and your mind goes blank, leaving you sounding like a total idiot tripping over the word, “Uhhhhh…” That’s how I feel about my magic number. Confession: I have no idea how many men I’ve had sex with over the years. I cashed in… More »


A Panda Bear That Moos

As we enter 2011, I wonder: What will be the anthemic animal of the year? The meerkat? The mini-pony? No, no, no: It’s the panda cow–a frigging cow that’s bred to look like a frigging panda bear. Cute and special, just like we hope 2011 will be. [Wtop] … More »


What To Expect From Love In 2011

Let’s face it: The world is still a scary, unstable and uncertain place. What’s here today may very well be gone tomorrow, whether it be our 401ks, our jobs or our relationships. Last Thanksgiving, the world stood rapt in wonder at the trials and tribulations of Tiger Woods. As 2010 unfolded, our interest turned to… More »


Girl Talk: I’m Skipping New Year’s

Have a great time partying it up this New Year’s Eve. You won’t see me there.

Instead of getting wildly drunk and making out with a random stranger, I’m going to do what I’ve done for the last four years: I’m skipping New Year’s.

There will be no wild parties with… More »


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