Some places, as soon as you enter them, are awkward as all hell. These places are nightmares for the socially awkward human.
Apparently, being a man is mostly about involuntary, delusional, immature power fantasies launching at the slightest provocation.
It's got nothing to do with liking kids or not liking kids -- it's just being bad at something, like some people are bad at singing or cooking. It doesn't mean that they hate music or food, although sometimes it sure looks like it.
Statistically speaking, you're much safer flying than driving, but that's little relief when you're in the air and completely unable to control what's happening. It also doesn't help that each flight kicks off with a safety video.
The truth is that the IRS isn't nearly as hardass as people think. There is a huge range of things you're allowed to write off from your taxes if you can make some kind of argument. And some of them are truly insane.
When people vanish, it usually turns out they were killed or kidnapped, or at least they were very likely to have been. Usually we have some kind of an answer. Usually -- but not always.
Because we're all so beaten down by the winter months, come spring and summer, we'll pretend to enjoy just about anything as long as it gives us an excuse to not be holed up inside. Even though some of those activities are clearly inferior to forms of entertainment we invented years ago.
It's hard not to wish you could, just once, re-live childhood as that rich kid who had everything. If by some sorcery that should ever occur, we recommend these.
The great monuments tend to also be simple -- Abe Lincoln's is just him sitting in a chair, Mount Rushmore is just a bunch of giant heads. But some sculptors decide to get creative, to create a memorial that will really blow people's minds. The results are often the stuff of nightmares.
Just as ads in the 1950s assumed that all women were housewives desperate for new ways to starch their husbands' shirts, advertisers today demonstrate an extremely low opinion of their male customers.