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Dating With Science: Are Guys Threatened By Smart Girls?

By Jon_SkindzierJuly 20, 2016
Welcome back to Dating With Science, in which we illuminate the mysteries of romance using only the finest peer-reviewed science, and, occasionally, the spare science we dig out from between the couch cushions. Today's topic: girl brains, and whether or not boys find them t More  →
Dating With Science: Are Guys Threatened By Smart Girls?

July Horoscopes!

By Jon_SkindzierJuly 5, 2016
Beware, Aries, for Venus is in retrograde, and Neptune is in, uh… foregrade. Mars is in… space, probably. (We have misplaced our astrology books.) In the interest of International Kissing Day, here is your International Kissing Tip: If you are unable to actually kiss the More  →
July Horoscopes!

How To Play it Cool When You Run Into Your Ex

By Jon_SkindzierJune 30, 2016
You know the feeling: you're hanging out somewhere, you look across the room, and suddenly your stomach drops. You start to sweat. Your heart starts pounding. This is mostly because you have just eaten twelve tacos, but also, your ex is standing right there across the room. More  →
How To Play it Cool When You Run Into Your Ex

June Horoscopes!!

By Jon_SkindzierJune 2, 2016
They say there's more than one way to skin a cat, Aries, but if anyone actually does say that to you, then you probably shouldn't talk to him anymore. You have always been a very down-to-Earth person, mostly due to gravity. You very rarely float up into the stratosphere, and More  →
June Horoscopes!!

Turn Your Platonic Friendship into a ROMANTICAL ROMANCE in 5 Steps

By Jon_SkindzierMay 25, 2016
Falling for your friend is like falling down the stairs—it happens all at once, but also kind of in slow motion, and you are very confused, and then you wind up lying on the floor and weeping. Maybe it starts because you begin to notice some things. Was his smile always More  →
Turn Your Platonic Friendship into a ROMANTICAL ROMANCE in 5 Steps

Ask Jono: Am I Overthinking This Long-Distance Relationship?

By Jon_SkindzierMay 12, 2016
You can read all of Jono's advice right here! Once upon a time, there was a girl who met a boy online.  Six months later, they were still good friends.  She considered him one of her best friends and also realized that she could maybe kind ... More  →
Ask Jono: Am I Overthinking This Long-Distance Relationship?

Presenting...May Horoscopes!

By Jon_SkindzierMay 5, 2016
Your brain is the most important part of your body, Aries, but you can't exactly go out and get a brain massage, at least not from anyone who intends to keep you alive. That's what it's important not to let your stress and anxiety overwhelm you, and to instead have them whel More  →
Presenting...May Horoscopes!

5 Ways a Depressed Brain Lies to You

By Jon_SkindzierApril 27, 2016
Depression! Can't live with it, can't live without it. Well, you can, but not if you are a person who has depression. Its defining feature is that it never really goes anywhere. Depression is like being stuck with a terrible roommate who always ruins everything, except the r More  →
5 Ways Depression Lies to You (& How to Make It Stop)

April Fool's-o-Scopes

By Jon_SkindzierApril 1, 2016
If you ever miss the whimsy and wonder of being a child, Aries, you can take yourself back by having someone force you to eat gross green beans and then drawing a Batman that is terrible. You will realize this month that you have so many gifts you haven't even used yet, like More  →
April Fool's-o-Scopes

Four Elections Crazier Than This One

By Jon_SkindzierMarch 31, 2016
t's easy to fall into the trap of thinking that everything is terrible, in part because the news is always running headlines like "THE WORST: IS EVERYTHING THAT?" and "YES." It's especially easy to believe the worst about politics, given the circus-grade ridiculousness of More  →
Four Elections Crazier Than This One