Shannon Greaney

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Playtime for Ferrets

(YouTube link)<p>Ferrets Teun, Yuki, and Spike have it made, with all these toys and each other to play with. But the real fun starts when a remote …

Children Are The Shackles To A Woman’s Dreams

When I was little, I assumed that when I grew up, I’d marry the man of my dreams, live in a perfect house surrounded by an equally perfect white …

4 Books You Should Definitely Curl Up With This Fall

When the days get start to get shorter and the nights grow longer, there is nothing I like more than curling up with a moody novel. Pumpkin spice …

10 Reasons Why Overanalyzing Gives You The Upper Hand In Basically Everything

Us overanalyzers have been given the short end of every stick and then proceeded to think about what the short end means, why is it a stick, why do …

Black Simon and Garfunkel Cover Meghan Trainor's 'All About That Bass'

The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon welcomed back Black Simon and Garfunkel, aka The Roots’ Questlove and “Captain” Kirk Douglas, to sing the song …

Music

Why Beyoncé's Feminist Performance Won the VMAs

Beyoncé brought feminism to the VMAs last night. Actually, she literally brought the word “feminist,” and ended up giving one of the most memorable, …

Feminism

8 Books To Get Excited About This Fall

It’s almost fall, which means high schoolers are about to get saddled with enough textbooks to Hunchback-of-Notre-Dame them down to the ground once …

Books

Amy Lee on 'Aftermath' and Returning to the Road

If you thought you've heard everything Amy Lee has to say, you probably haven't been paying attention. During her decade-plus run as the frontwoman …

New Albums

These Robert Downey Jr. Pinups are Everything

And now for the most glorious thing you will lay your eyes on all day: Robert Downey Jr. as a pinup girl. A brilliant little Tumblr is responsible …

10 Essential Books For Sad, Young, Literary Girls

When I was a child I spent a lot of time alone. My parents were farmers and their days were spent either tending to the land or at their farm market …

Dad Fighting Cancer Makes Awesome "Eye of the Tiger" Music Video

(Video Link)<p>Darren Mullery, 39, of Ireland learned that he has pancreatic cancer while his wife, Danielle, was pregnant with their daughter. Now …

11 Books to Read Now That You’re a College Grad

Congratulations, college grad! You have completed a life stage! No more subsisting on mac and cheese and kale, studying until your eyeballs have …

Books

The Most Astounding Must-Read Science Fiction And Fantasy Books In June

There's never been a greater time to be a fan of science fiction and fantasy books — the sheer number of great reads coming out every month can be …

The Book We're Talking About: 'I'll Be Right There' By Kyung-Sook Shin

<i>I'll Be Right There</i><p>by Kyung-sook Shin<p>Other Press, $15.95<p>Publishes June 3, 2014<p><i>The Book We're Talking About is a weekly review combining plot description and analysis with fun tidbits about the book.</i><p><b>What we think</b><p>Kurt Vonnegut's writing tips are quoted often, and for good reason -- they're snappy, …

John Mayer Covers Beyoncé's 'XO' and It's Real Pretty

Say what you will about John Mayer (and we have said a lot of good things), he knows how to make falling in and out of love with other humans seem …

Music

Until We Are Ghosts (InVogue Records) stream new album, ‘Bitterseed’ - News - Alternative Press

Rochester, NY-based melodic hardcore act <b>Until We Are Ghosts</b> are streaming their new studio album, <i>Bitterseed</i>, which is officially out on May 27 via …

Fantasy On Wheels: My Roller Rink Sexual Awakening

<i>by Rachel Vorona Cote</i><p>When I was thirteen, I participated in an after-school activity ambiguously — and generously — named “Lifetime Sports.” At my …

A Series of Musicians Audition for a Part in the Mos Eisley Cantina Band From ‘Star Wars’ for May the Fourth

CollegeHumor and Lucasfilm teamed up to create an amusing video where a series of musicians including “Weird Al” Yankovic, Lisa Loeb, mc chris, Ben …

Here’s Pod From ‘Game Of Thrones’ Singing ‘The Rains Of Castamere’

It’s been a rough day on the Internet. We’ve covered racism, car crashes, more racism, <i>Mrs. Doubtfire</i>, and poisoned squirrels. So I think we owe it to ourselves to kick back, relax, and enjoy Pod from <i>Game of Thrones</i> singing the song that plays during the Red Wedding.<p>Y’know, something happy.

What Will Be The Next 'Game Of Thrones?' We've Got Some Ideas

<i>Game of Thrones</i> is finally back on Sunday nights, to the great joy of fans of both the books and the television series. And there's no doubt that the success of <i>Thrones</i> will lead HBO and other cable networks to look for more fantasy series that lend themselves well to this particular style of …

15 People With Down Syndrome Told A Mom Whose Baby Was Diagnosed What To Expect

Their message? Being a mom is scary no matter what, but it's always worth it.

Down Syndrome

These Students Confronting The Aussie Prime Minister Will Restore Your Faith In Teenagers

Tony Abbott got more than he bargained for when he let a bunch of high school kids ask him some questions. Like climate change, asylum seekers, same sex marriage and gender equality.

A Playlist For When You’re Sad And Lonely

Sometimes life just really <i>sucks</i>.<p>It just. Really. Freaking. Blows.<p>Maybe your girlfriend/boyfriend/wife/husband/dog/lover/whatever just broke things …

A Love Letter To My University Experience

Ending university is very similar to ending a relationship. You begin to ask open-ended questions like, ‘is this actually over?’ or ‘are we really …

Blah Blah Blah!

(YouTube link)<p>Blah blah blah! This sled dog is mocking those around him who can’t shut up, but he has the same problem! Now, tell me this doesn’t …

14 "Let It Go" Covers Ranked From Weird To Amazing

Here's an excuse to listen to this song another 14 times.

17 Flash Fiction Stories You Can Read Right Now

Tell the whole story. Make it short.

Jimmy Fallon And Justin Timberlake Amaze Us Once Again With "History Of Rap 5"

They just keep getting better.

Justin Timberlake

The New ‘Game Of Thrones’ Season 4 Trailer Is All About The Vengeance

This My Baby