Phillip Lentsch

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6 Weird Things You Never Knew About Kissing

Romantic kissing happens in more than 90% of all cultures, and with good reason: “It helps us find a partner and stay with them,” says Laura Berman, …

Harrison Barnes Agrees to Deal With Mavericks After Kevin Durant Announces Decision to Join Warriors

When the Mavericks tip off the 2016-17 NBA season, they’re going to look a little bit like the 2015-16 Warriors. That’s because the Mavericks are …

Everyone Lies to Avoid Hanging Out with Each Other, Study Says

Four out of five Americans said they made up excuses in order to avoid going out and instead played video games, ate in, or did chores.<p>There has never been a more unrealistic show on television than <i>Friends</i>. The fantasy it sells its audience on—that six people in their 20s can get together regularly …

The Messi Model

Save Your Memes: How Under Armour Got The Last Laugh

LeBron James may have captured his first NBA championship with the Cleveland Cavaliers, but he’s not the current basketball player on top of the …

Corey Feldman Opens Up About Child Sex Abuse in Hollywood

Corey Feldman is speaking out once again about the alleged child sex abuse he suffered alongside pal Corey Haim – opening up about how they were …

A Brief and Twisted History of Dildos and Vibrators

Whether you catch ‘em all like Pokémon​ or leave them neatly packaged in the sex shop, vibrators and dildos are ubiquitous in our culture. While …

These 6 Recent Graduates Prove Anything Is Possible

This year’s crop of commencement speakers aren’t the only source of inspiration this graduation season. Sometimes, the people sitting in the audience …

Chance the Rapper and the Lessons of Childhood

The uplifting Coloring Book makes profound use of Millennial nostalgia.<p>If adulthood truly is in crisis, one sign might be popular music’s anxious relationship with childhood. The recent 21 Pilots hit “Stressed Out” suggests a generation wishing to return to a time “when our momma sang us to sleep.” …

Why Stephen Curry Is Captivating

The NBA’s most compelling player entertains with a kind of suspense unseen since Magic Johnson.<p>Last night, I rushed home to watch an NBA playoff game for the first time since the Los Angeles Lakers––the team I’ve cheered for my whole life––were last competitive. I watched the Golden State Warriors …

The Pain and Suffering of Having Drake Follow You on Instagram

How had I, a lowly peon with barely 500 followers to my name, so undeservedly received the 6 God's blessing?<p>I used to be like you. I used to take photos on my phone and share them with my followers. I used to, I used to. Then, two weeks ago, I got a notification that would change my social media …

The 'nuns' who grow medical marijuana

<b>(CNN) —</b> The Catholic Church often teaches that there is redemption in suffering, but the spiritual Sisters of the Valley hope to alleviate suffering through a centuries-old tradition familiar to many cloisters and abbeys.<p>They make salves and lotions and tinctures from plants that are lovingly grown …

Cannabis

Kanye West on Controversial Taylor Swift Lyric: 'I Just Said What Everybody Else Was Thinking'

In his first concert since the February release of <i>The Life of Pablo</i>, Kanye West commented about his controversial “Famous” lyric about Taylor Swift. …

A Professional Stoner Explains How to Smoke Pot Properly in 2016

As marijuana goes mainstream, our resident expert David Bienenstock offers some advice on how to keep up.<p>With medical marijuana laws on the books in 23 states and recreational pot use legal in a few more, it's fair to say American society's perception of weed has flip-flopped in the new millennium. …

Why Instagram's Big Change Is a Good Thing for Users

Change is coming to Instagram.<p>Since inception, the massively popular photo-sharing app served up users’ friends’ images in chronological order. But …

The Evolution Of The Michael Jordan Crying Face Meme

No matter which teams win or lose in this weekend's NCAA tournament Final Four games, at the final whistle, there will inevitably be one iconic, unavoidable face.<p>It will be Michael Jordan's. And it will be crying.<p>The meme of the basketball legend's tear-stained countenance is the sports world's …

Michael Jordan

Timberwolves Point Guard Zach LaVine Used Dunk Contest Money Towards Kitchen for Deaf School

<b>Zach LaVine</b> dazzled us at <b>NBA All-Star Weekend</b> in Febuary when he defeated <b>Aaron Gordon</b> to win the <b>Slam Dunk Contest</b> for a second straight year. But, …

Donald Trump Insult Generator

Mario Suriani—AP<p>Ron Galella—Getty Images<p>Russell Turiak—Getty Images<p>Charles Wenzelberg—AP<p>Timothy Clary—AP<p>Richard Corkery—NY Daily News Archive/Getty …

Lost for Words

A disease called primary progressive aphasia gradually robs people of their language skills while leaving their minds intact.<p>When I first start talking to Joanne Douglas, she speaks slowly but eloquently, with deliberation and confidence. But after ten minutes, I start to notice subtle changes. She …

Jon Stewart Brings Escaped New York Bull to Animal Sanctuary

Jon Stewart, the comedian and former <i>The</i> <i>Daily Show</i> host, has a knack for stepping in and flexing his political influence when necessary—and on Friday, …

Social on Your Mind: What Social Media Does to Your Brain

You spend all day tweeting, liking, posting, and sharing, but what are these practices doing to your most important tool—your brain? The human brain …

Social Media

1 Word That Immediately Kills Your Credibility

<i>This post is in partnership with Inc., which offers useful advice, resources, and insights to entrepreneurs and business owners. The article below</i> …

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Twitter Was Called the 'Cocaine of Blogging' After It Launched 10 Years Ago

It was a fateful day exactly ten years ago, at 3:50 p.m., that Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey sent the first public tweet. It wasn’t a particularly …

‘Bro’-liferation

Are you a young or youngish man who prefers the company of other men? Platonically, <i>platonically</i>. (For the most part.) Are you currently wearing — or have you ever worn — baggy shorts? A baseball cap? A polo shirt? White sneakers? Sunglasses on your head? All at the same time? Are you white? And …

Bernie Sanders

Here's What It Would Sound Like If Kendrick Lamar And Future Had Regular Jobs

if KENDRICK worked an ordinary job. pic.twitter.com/yq6zBizhVU<p>— J.Cyrus (@jcyrusmusic) March 18, 2016<p>It’s hard to picture a larger-than-life figure …