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How Stress Is Killing You [CHART]

Your body isn't good at dealing with stress. Here's why ...


If Flash Games Got Their Own Movie Adaptations

We've all played them. We've all cursed them for making us keep playing them when we know we should be working, or tending to that wound that's starting to look infected. And yet, the time wasting game in our browser or on our iPhone is one of the rare pop culture institutions that hasn't yet gotten made into a movie. What it will look like when th


5 Common Responses to Awkwardness (That Make Things Worse)

There are someawkward situations we can anticipate, and prepare a little plan ready to defuse the tension. Unfortunately, a lot of those strategies end up making things even more awkward.


7 Comic Characters Who Outlasted the Trends That Made Them

And the women who love them.


7 Ruthless Criminals Who Turned Good When Nobody Was Looking

If there is one thing we learned from Robin Hood, Hudson Hawk and that guy who gives Indy his hat in the beginning of 'The Last Crusade', it's that sometimes even the most hardened lawbreaker will defy all expectations and do the right thing to help another human being in need. It even happens in real life.


8 Ways Suburban Apathy Got Me Through Irene: A Hero's Story

Fortunately, my 30-plus years of living in the suburbs, multiple educational degrees and countless pairs of khakis had prepared me for this natural disaster.


The 8 Most Badass Make-A-Wish Foundation Wishes

Since its inception in 1980, the Make-A-Wish Foundation has been responsible for granting the wishes of thousands of terminally ill children all across the United States. While the vast majority of wishes involve taking vacations, meeting celebrities or going to Disneyland, occasionally kids go off-prompter, and things get awesome.


My Brief Time Undercover As Dan O'Brien (Among Others)

Name's Swaim. I'm an alcoholic that can't hold his liquor, and if you thought THAT was funny, you're going to love the one about go f#@k yourself.


If You Could Photoshop the Real World

f you spend enough time in Photoshop, you start thinking things like,


Movie Character Crossovers Too Awesome to Actually Happen

The only time movies mix and match characters from different universes, two invincible monsters are doing battle with each other, and the audiences ability to care who wins. What it might look like if Hollywood realized how awesome certain characters could be if they got to try on different movies.


8 Words the Internet Loves to Confuse With Other Words

Since everyone knows online humor columns by obscure writers are extremely effective in changing society, We're sure misuse of these words will no longer a problem.


The 7 Most Unintentionally Hilarious Propaganda Campaigns

We sort of expect propaganda to be a little stupid to begin with, but there are some examples that go beyond all our expectations and into the land of the hilarious.


12 Great Parenting Products for Traumatizing Your Baby

We get it. Parenting is hard. We also get that it's human nature to invent useless products for people who don't know any better than to just throw gadgets at every problem ... which is why we wound up with these.