Some people say life is the greatest teacher. Most especially, procrastinators. But there is an argument that rote learning is ineffective in the long-term, and that EXPERIENTIAL LEARNING is a magic tonic that will expand your brain. But what should you experience? Start with this ... More →
We all have that person in our lives who is basically on a rocket ship to the moon all the time. They’re at parties. They’re at music festivals. They’re at parties happening during music festivals. It’s relentless! Who knew there were so many music festivals!? ... More →
We all like to pretend we’re the chubby little baby-kings of our own internet fiefdom, right? Because if we WERE chubby little baby-kings, all the normal stuff we did every day would be documented, put up on the newsfeed, and made to sound super glamorous. ... More →
People need to stop. They mean well, but all the suggestions and the grand exclamations and the warnings about college? In the immortal words of Mary Schmich, "Advice is a form of nostalgia, dispensing it is a way of fishing the past from the disposal, wiping it off, ... More →
If you’re at college, obviously it means you’ve already figured out what you want the rest of your life to look like, right? It makes perfect sense that at 17, you’d be at peace with and ready to go confidently toward your future calling—whatever that ... More →
We might not live in a post-apocalyptic hellscape, but things can get very Hunger Games arena very quickly in everyday life. So how do you survive daily affronts to your freedom? Grab a weapon and spring into action when you find yourself in any of these zero-sum ... More →
In high school, the teachers told us over and over again that we would need trigonometry, but we have long since forgotten how sine and cos work and have yet for a hypotenuse to thwart our dreams.
What classes would have been useful in place of ... More →
Remember that Indonesian baby who got really popular on the Internet because he smoked? Clearly not a baby—actually 56 years old. Or Lana Del Rey, who has a three-year-old little girl stuck inside her vocal chords? As it says on the bumper sticker stuck to ... More →
They make you want to stand up on a desk. Or duel until you defeat the dark forces. Or join the mathletes. And you would totally do it because you love them more you ever want to admit to yourself.
Everyone has known at least one ... More →
Prom’s supposed to be the most perfect night of your shiny-haired life (if commercials and magazines and teen dramas are to be believed)…but then something embarrassing happens and it all goes down the tubes and then you never. EVER. Recover!
JK. You’ll go on to be ... More →