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Dating With Science: Can Facial Features Predict If Your Crush Is THE WORLD'S MOST DATEABLE PERSON?!

By Jon_SkindzierApril 17, 2015
Welcome to the triumphant return of Dating With Science, which has risen from the ashes like a nerdy, awkward phoenix. This feature originally appeared on the MindHut, written for an audience of dudes, before we realized this site doesn't have those, at which point it beca More  →
Dating With Science: Can Facial Features Predict If Your Crush Is THE WORLD'S MOST DATEABLE PERSON?!

Ask Jono: I Rejected A Guy, But Now I'm Falling For Him!

By Jon_SkindzierApril 13, 2015
Dear Jono, May I start by saying how awesome your column is? Your advice has helped me in many situations, so I thought I'd ask for some help in another circumstance. You see Jono, there's this boy—*sighs pathetically* We'll call him Kevin. I met Kevin a few ... More  →
Ask Jono: I Rejected A Guy, But Now I'm Falling For Him!

April Horoscopes!!

By Jon_SkindzierApril 3, 2015
It's the year of the goat, Aries, and like a goat, this year will be disagreeable and cosmically irrelevant. April is Keep America Beautiful Month, so take steps to reduce waste; remember to turn off the lights when you leave a room, or, if you wish to cultivate an air of m More  →
April Horoscopes!!

Ask Jono: My Guy Friend Is Acting Weird and Confusing!

By Jon_SkindzierApril 2, 2015
Dear Jono, So I don't really know how to start this so let's just dive in and get this going, shall we? I'm currently a junior in high school and I have this "friend" (not really anymore, but you'll see why) who I've been pretty close to ... More  →
Ask Jono: My Guy Friend Is Acting Weird and Confusing!
Six Extremely Relatable Things from Ancient Rome

Six Extremely Relatable Things from Ancient Rome

By Jon_SkindzierMarch 30, 2015
According to a UNM classics professor, the historical fact that big-name gladiators endorsed products (attested by frescoes and other ancient evidence) was originally going to make it into the movie Gladiator, but was cut because of the concern that audiences would think th More  →

Ask Jono: My Brother's Life Is Falling Apart!

By Jon_SkindzierMarch 26, 2015
Dear Jono, I'm going to cut right to the chase with this one: I am worried about my older brother. John (we'll call him) has been going through some really hard times lately, and I don't know how to be there for him or help him. I ... More  →
Ask Jono: My Brother's Life Is Falling Apart!

Ask Jono: I Like My Brother's 27-Year-Old Friend!

By Jon_SkindzierMarch 17, 2015
Dear Jono, I really like one of my brother's best friends. And he's older... I'm 20 and he's 27. I don't get to see him very often, maybe every month or so, but when I do we flirt. He'll steal glances at me from across the ... More  →
Ask Jono: I Like My Brother's 27-Year-Old Friend!

Book Superlatives

By Jon_SkindzierMarch 5, 2015
1.) Longest Book: THE BIBLE (Just Kidding, It's Artamene ou le Grand Cyrus)Total Length: Between 8,000 and 13,000 pages, depending on whom you ask, and around 2,000,000 words. If you printed it out at Kinkos, it would weigh about 80 pounds, and the Kinkos guy would give you More  →
Book Superlatives

March Horoscopes!!

By Jon_SkindzierMarch 4, 2015
They say that a little learning is a dangerous thing, Aries, but no learning is an even dangerouser thing, because then you'd keep burning yourself on hot stoves and forgetting the state capitals. "A lot of learning" is probably the ideal scenario, so try to learn some stuff More  →
March Horoscopes!!

Ask Jono: We Shared "The Look" and Kinda Messed It Up!

By Jon_SkindzierMarch 1, 2015
Hi Jono! Your advice has helped me a lot all these years, but I don't think you addressed this certain topic yet: How can you tell if a shy guy likes you? You see, a guy in my class has been looking at me quite a lot ... More  →
Ask Jono: We Shared "The Look" and Kinda Messed It Up!