As you all should know, coolness is a complex phenomenon taking into account many variables; some set, and some over which you have some control. The groundbreaking mathematician Pythagoras actually quantified coolness in one of his early equations:
The problem is no one in the mathematical... More →
The day is upon us again, my dear writers—the day of WRITER WARS. If you're new to this, take comfort in the fact that this is easily the friendliest war you'll encounter. Instead of bombs, we have puns, and instead of blood and murder, we have ... well actually there is a More →
Because I'm the least hip cat on the planet (as evidenced by the fact that I still use the phrase "hip cat" even though I AM NOT A CHARACTER IN A MOVIE ABOUT 1920S-ERA YOUTHS), I'd never heard of indie artist Jenny Lewis... More →
Dragging your heels? Snoozing off during the peak hours of the day? Maybe you're bad at sleeping. Take this quiz to find out if you need to be more vigilent with your ZZZZZZZs.
What time is it right now?
a. The morning : between 7 a.m. and noon
b. Between... More →
Time to get out and enjoy the fresh air, though if you're like us, that may be a tall order. Inside is nice! Inside has air conditioning! Inside doesn't have deadly bears!
But there's a lot of reasons to go out and hike! At least 20,... More →
IN FOLKLORE, growing up is all rollercoaster rides and funnel cake 24/7 (which it is, to some degree), but there’s actually a lot of mundane decision-making that has to be done as a semi-dult. ON A DAILY BASIS. That's why we've prepared a list of... More →
Dear Auntie,I have a friend question. I have a friend, Tinkerbell, who has always been there for me. We've been friends since freshman year of high school and we recently graduated high school. Tinkerbell is really a great friend who is compassionate, open-minded and a... More →
SPARKLERS, WE WANT TO HEAR YOUR VOICES! Please securely fasten your thinking caps before you read and ponder the following question over your afternoon cup of tea: what is the one thing you want to change in the world for the next
Love is a beautiful thing. Many poets have waxed and waned and whined poetic about matters of the heart… some more successfully than others. Here are the most giggle-worthy love metaphors in the pantheon of the ballad:
LOVE IS A FORCE-FIELD
I feel so close to you... More →