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How I Faced My Greatest Fear (and Learned to Love the Ocean)

By Kelly HoffmacherMarch 25, 2016
I went for a ride on my friend’s boat in Miami. Yeah, that’s right—that’s “something terrifying” in my book. How did it all... More  →
How I Faced My Greatest Fear (and Learned to Love the Ocean)

Toddler Terrified of Her Shadow Embodies Our Freudian Angst

By Ashley Brooke RobertsSeptember 16, 2015
Life is cruel. One minute you’re goo-goo-ing and gah-gah-ing all over town, and the next you’re faced with the Sisyphean task of... More  →
Toddler Terrified of Her Shadow Embodies Our Freudian Angst

Calling All Third-Year Hogwarts Students: WE NEED YOUR BOGGARTS

By ElodieMay 7, 2015
The only thing we have to fear is fear itself. (Also bears, because they can smell fear and they know all your... More  →
Calling All Third-Year Hogwarts Students: WE NEED YOUR BOGGARTS

Auntie SparkNotes: How Can I Draw the Line at Innocent Makeouts?

By kat_rosenfieldNovember 13, 2013
Dear Auntie, For the most part, I’m pretty content with my life. I’m a junior in college; I have a tight knit group... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: How Can I Draw the Line at Innocent Makeouts?

The Evolution of Fear

By RG DanielsNovember 1, 2013
Birth From the minute your life begins, you're on a non-stop adventure filled with exciting twists and turns (and that's just in the... More  →
The Evolution of Fear

Grown Dude Gets Scared at a Haunted House: A Testimony

By Randy WalkerOctober 30, 2013

“ HELP! HELP! SOMEONE HELP ME! PLEASE!”

 I hear these cries for help while making my way through the “butcher shop”

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Grown Dude Gets Scared at a Haunted House: A Testimony

50 Types of Fear That EVERYONE Has Experienced

By ElodieOctober 23, 2013
Franklin D. Roosevelt said, "The only thing we have to fear is fear itself." Well, not accurate.... More  →
50 Types of Fear That EVERYONE Has Experienced

What to Do When You're Lost in a Corn Maze

By Randy WalkerOctober 3, 2013

The first thing you must remember is not to panic. Breathe. Yes, you are now cut off from your friends and

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What to Do When You're Lost in a Corn Maze

Dating With Science: Guys Get Mad, Girls Get Quiet

By Jon_SkindzierSeptember 14, 2012
Science Fact: Men who feel their relationships are threatened are more likely to react with aggression; women are... More  →
Dating With Science: Guys Get Mad, Girls Get Quiet

10 Things Quiet Kids Hate to Hear In Class

By ContributorJuly 11, 2012
I've had some great teachers in my time, and I've had some terrible ones. But I always have at least one (usually more... More  →
10 Things Quiet Kids Hate to Hear In Class