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Serenity Prayers For Every Occasion

By Jason SaenzApril 17, 2015
Your orthodontic checkup. Early morning swimming practice. Kim Kardasian's new hair color... Some things we just have to accept. If you need help finding your center during life's trials, you can always recite the Serenity Prayer: "Oh God, give us the serenity to accept what cannot ... More  →
Serenity Prayers For Every Occasion

Quiz: How Cool Are Your Parents?

By Jason SaenzApril 9, 2015
Ella Montgomery on Pretty Little Liars. Lily Humphrey on Gossip Girl. Burt Hummel on Glee. Now these are some cool parents! While we may all wish our folks were as chill as these TV icons, it can be a little different when you want help ... More  →
Quiz: How Cool Are Your Parents?

Break-Up Texts by Famous Literary Characters

By Jason SaenzApril 6, 2015
Many a novel has been spun out over a will-they-or-won't-they plotline that could easily have been circumvented with a Verizon family plan.Say there *had* been cellphones around for these characters to use, we predict some dire early-stage breakups... More  →
Break-Up Texts by Famous Literary Characters

Play D.C. Class Trip Bingo

By Jason SaenzApril 2, 2015
Old monuments! History! The birth place of politics! No, I'm not talking about ancient Greece. I'm talking about our nation's capital, Washington D.C. Every class should take a trip to see how our government is run (here's a clue: slowly), plus eat all that astronaut ... More  →
Play D.C. Class Trip Bingo

The 29 Worst Ways to Get Asked to Prom

By Jason SaenzMarch 24, 2015
The art of the promposal dates back millennia to the time Paris asked Helen, "This party sucks, wanna jet?" and kicked off the Trojan War (BEST PROM THEME EVA). Today, as ever, the romantic stakes are high and the way you ask someone to prom is ... More  →
The 29 Worst Ways to Get Asked to Prom

How to Make Friends Depending on How Old You Are: A Guide

By Jason SaenzMarch 19, 2015
Friends are like mugs we make in pottery class: they may have weird hand-holds, but they're OURS. Learning to make friends is a challenge you'll face throughout life, and your technique is going to change over time. You will probably start out just making friends with ... More  →
How to Make Friends Depending on How Old You Are: A Guide

What Your Online Laugh Says About You

By Jason SaenzMarch 18, 2015
With all the ROFLing that PURPORTEDLY happens on the internet, it's a wonder there aren't more ethernet-related burn injuries. HOW IS IT, we always want to ask, THAT YOU ARE ROFLING, BUT ALSO TYPING? How do we have any butts left after we have laughed them all off? ... More  →
What Your Online Laugh Says About You

How to Use Pi to Celebrate March 14 in the Nerdiest Way Possible

By Jason SaenzMarch 14, 2015
Every year on March 14, mathematicians, scholars and number junkies gather to celebrate the illuminati of numbers: pi. Did the ancient Egyptians use pi to build the pyramids? Does pi hold the secret to time travel? Is pi responsible for Kim Kardasian's blonde makeover? Let's ... More  →
How to Use Pi to Celebrate March 14 in the Nerdiest Way Possible

28 Signs You Are "The Chosen One" Of Test-Taking

By Jason SaenzMarch 6, 2015
Heroes are born on epic journeys requiring extreme self-belief and sacrifice, but heroes are also created through a slow, decades-long regime of dull, one-paragraph-answer, color-in-the-circle-with-a-2B-pencil tests (Mathletes aren't carried on their teammates shoulders often, but it does happen). Among those of us on whom the future ... More  →
28 Signs You Are "The Chosen One" Of Test-Taking

Let's Take a Closer Look at the Notes People Leave on Taylor Swift's Door

By Jason SaenzMarch 3, 2015
Since Taylor Swift moved to New York City, our lives have changed: at any moment, we know we could run into her strutting through the city, just doing good deeds on her legs, tossing her hair, being an ambassador; at any moment, we could spot her emerging from a SoHo shopfro More  →
Let's Take a Closer Look at the Notes People Leave on Taylor Swift's Door