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6 Commonly Used Phrases That Make Everyone Hate You

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8 Ways We're Hardwired to Turn Minor Stress into Catastrophe

Stress is designed for saber-toothed tigers and routinely deployed against spreadsheets, and, just like we can do with anything, humans can make it way better and worse.


5 Reasons Christmas Is the Most Dangerous Time of the Year

Every single part of the holiday season seems to come together in an attempt to mess with your physical and mental well-being.


21 Money-Saving Life Hacks That Totally Work

In an effort to alleviate your financial woes, we asked our readers to provide some effective tips for saving you some serious dough.


The 27 Most Impressively Nerdy Accomplishments

We can mock nerds, but some of them will be more famous than we can possibly imagine.


30 Unseen Dark Sides of Famous Christmas Movies

Christmas movies may end all warm and fuzzy over a cup of hot cocoa -- but what happens after the credits?


Famous Pop Culture, If It Was Made in the '90s

How much of a difference does 20 years really make?


5 Kitchen Hacks for the Broke and Hungry

Here are a few tricks I've picked up as a result of spending the past couple of years as the primary bread cooker in the house.


21 Lessons You Wish They'd Taught in School

Over the course of your entire life, institutes of learning have been wasting your time.


6 Tips for the Socially Awkward Gal

I've spent years of Friday nights 'Gorillas in the Mist'-ing with the socially adept and today I'll walk you through the steps to successfully navigating a girls' night out.


5 Animal Rights Campaigns That Managed to Screw Over Animals

Sometimes, in their single-minded efforts to make the world a better place for animals, self-proclaimed animal-rights activists actually make things a whole lot worse.


The 5 Most Absurd Superhero Names of All Time

There was a time when comic book writers were so desperate to think of names that hadn't been snatched up yet that they apparently didn't take a second to say those names out loud.