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Cats Welcome Soldiers Home, Confirm That Felines Are Man's Worst Friend

By Emily BrownFebruary 12, 2015
We’ve all probably done minor tear-duct water damage to our keyboards-slash-triggered some serious osmosis in our saltless eyesockets after watching videos of soldiers being welcomed home by their dogs. The dogs go more nuts than the half jar of peanut butter I spooned into my ... More  →
Cats Welcome Soldiers Home, Confirm That Felines Are Man's Worst Friend
Maslow's Hierarchy of Cat Needs

Maslow's Hierarchy of Cat Needs

By Emily BrownFebruary 4, 2015
At their most basic, your goals in life probably look something like this: 1) have functioning lungs/heart, 2) eat some pancakes from time to time (to fuel lungs/heart), 3) have a friend (minimum one), 4) not show up to school completely naked ever, and 5) ... More  →

Denny's Diner Has Mad Twitter Game, Will Floor You With Its Existentialist Tweets

By Emily BrownFebruary 2, 2015
Let us introduce you to the Twitter account that answered all our existential questions with pancakes, in effect transforming us from mere Twitter plebes into experts in the fields of egg memes and french toast spontaneity. Confused? Shocked? Intrigued? Read on. You have just become one ... More  →
Denny's Diner Has Mad Twitter Game, Will Floor You With Its Existentialist Tweets
Inside North America's First CAT CAFE and Leading Cat Dictatorship

Inside North America's First CAT CAFE and Leading Cat Dictatorship

By Emily BrownJanuary 6, 2015
You’ve probably heard that New York City has opened its very own cat cafe, but the tabbies down on the Lower East Side are, for lack of a better word, copycats, and merely bandwagoning on a trend that has TWICE blessed the streets of Montreal, ... More  →

The ULTIMATE College Roommate Survey

By Emily BrownNovember 10, 2014
Now that we’re all about halfway through the semester, it’s safe to assume you have a slowly brewed a strong opinion of your roommate in the crockpot that is your brain. Chances are you are either a) the same person in different bodies (you both ... More  →
The ULTIMATE College Roommate Survey

25 Ways to Lifehack Cold Weather

By Emily BrownOctober 29, 2014
SHIVER ME TIMBERS, SPARKLERS. Is it just us or is it starting to feel like the time of year when we all have to swap out our jorts for jeggings? You know, when the Earth's axis is tilted such that the sun's rays hit at ... More  →
25 Ways to Lifehack Cold Weather

Benedict Cumberbatch Shatters Norms of English Language, Is Still Totes Perfect

By Emily BrownOctober 1, 2014
Last week, an exclusive video clip surfaced wherein our most favorite cu-Cumber shocked the world with his words. The clip begins with Eggs Benedict's unmistakably deep and velvety British accent voicing over a documentary about penguins in the South Pacific. Seems normal enough; we'd watch ... More  →
Benedict Cumberbatch Shatters Norms of English Language, Is Still Totes Perfect

Who's Your Royal Spirit Animal?

By Emily BrownSeptember 18, 2014
The recent announcement of Kate Middleton’s impending basketball-sized torso has left us with one thousand pressing questions. Is it a boy or a girl? Will George and the baby be best friends? Will they play squash together? How tall will this kid be? What will ... More  →
Who's Your Royal Spirit Animal?

The Friday Awards Are Here!

By Emily BrownAugust 15, 2014
Welcome back to the Friwards, Sparklers! This week's winners are a lovely bunch of coconuts who correctly guessed the secret message, which was the cat's pajamas. No, I'm not saying the secret message was the cat's pajamas, I'm saying it was the cat's pajamas. No no, ... More  →
The Friday Awards Are Here!

Here's How You Want to Change the World

By Emily BrownAugust 14, 2014
A few weeks ago, we asked you what change you'd want to see in the world so that the next generation could live in a better place. We were going to start with "ensure that every person has a lifetime supply of Nutella," but as we received more submissions, we realized that p More  →
Here's How You Want to Change the World