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Please Stop Saying This To Women Who Can't Have Any More Babies

I remember a moment three days after my youngest was born. I was lying in bed, cuddling him, and I looked up at my husband. “Promise me he’s not the …

Parenting

In the chain-averse Bay Area, why are we so crazy for Asian restaurant chains?

By 6 o’clock, the line at Marugame Udon at Stonestown had grown so long that the cashier darted out into the parking lot to re-channel the people into a series of switchbacks. Docile and hungry in equal measure, we inched forward in the same way we do for airport security and the rides at Great …

San Francisco

35 Funny Tweets That Perfectly Capture Life With Toddlers

"My toddler locked himself in his room. So we both win."<p>Anyone who’s taken care of a toddler can tell you the experience comes with unending chaos, messes and laughs.<p>The parents of Twitter can attest to this, as many have vented about their toddler struggles and poked fun at their tiny humans in …

Parenting

Red Miso Makes This Shrimp Bisque Taste Super Decadent—But It Has Less Than 300 Calories

This sophisticated bisque is worthy of a special occasion, but you could also make it on a weeknight and simply freeze half of it for a later meal. …

Food

‘Busted!’: This Korean Detective Show Is the Most Fun You’ll Have Watching Something on Netflix

Put "Amazing Race," "Clue," a soap opera, and an escape room in a blender and this delightful slice of TV is the glorious result.<p>If you combined the …

The 50 Organizing Tips You’ll Regret You Didn’t Know Sooner

Take care of nagging clutter with these amazing organizing tips<p>Keep seven years' worth of business-related backup documents to support your tax …

Storage Ideas

These Psychological Thrillers Will Have You on the Edge of Your Beach Towel

Summer, otherwise known as psychological thriller season, is almost upon us. Since we can't wait to hit the beach with a gripping read in one hand …

Books

"It’s the Same Old Sh*t Town": Tyler Goodson Explains How S-Town Changed His Life

One year and nearly 80 million downloads later, Tyler Goodson discusses life after a podcast.<p>Nearly every morning, Tyler Goodson logs onto Facebook, clicks open his messages, and begins responding to fans of the podcast <i>S-Town</i> who hail from as far away as the U.K. and Australia. “They tell me my …

Reality TV

A 28-Year-Old Man Nearly Died From Sepsis Caused By Biting His Nails

Just about any infection — even a UTI or tiny cut — can lead to sepsis. This man didn't recognize the dangerous symptoms and nearly died.<p>Hanoman has two children and lives in Southport in the UK. And one time when biting his nails, he tore off a bit of skin.<p>"I bit the nail and it pulled down the …

21 Wholesome Parents Who Will Make You Want To Text Your Fam Immediately

*sobs into work laptop causing severe water damage*

Parenting

22 Toys Anyone Between The Ages Of 34-45 Were Once Obsessed With

FYI: Obviously this is not a complete list.

19 NYC Secrets Even New Yorkers Don't Know

When you're living in a city whose history dates back to the 1600s, every day is an opportunity to discover another mind-blowing piece of historical …

Man’s Illustrations About His Wife And Toddler Are So Darn Relatable

Raising a two-year-old is a rollercoaster, especially when he's potty training.<p>Life is considerably crazier with a toddler in tow.<p>Just ask Jonathan Jui. On his Instagram page, Jui documents daily life with his wife Tina and their two-year-old son Baobao. The little guy ― whose nickname means …

Dog Follows Google Street View Car In Japan, Hilariously ‘Ruins’ Each And Every Photo

Google Street View is a useful and fun feature that allows people to explore the world from the comfort of their homes. The camera finds itself in …

14 Kids We Should Maybe All Be A Little Worried About

Oh the innocence of a child.

Guy’s Hilarious Twitter Thread About Living With Female Roommates Goes Viral

This guy’s observations about his female roommates went viral<p>Try as he might, there are some things a man can’t provide for his lady like her bestie …

10 Books You Pretend To Have Read (And Why You Should Really Read Them)

Science fiction and fantasy offer a rich legacy of great books - but that abundant pile of reading material can also be daunting. So sometimes, it's …

59 Brilliant Romantic Comedies That Are Seriously Underrated

Save this list for a rainy day.<p><i>Note: Submissions may have been edited for length and/or clarity.</i>

Utah Becomes First State to Pass ‘Free-Range Parenting’ Law

It allows children to play in the park alone without parents being arrested for negligence.<p>Over the weekend, Utah became the first state to …

How Hotels Are Making Family Travel Way More Fun

Checking into a hotel with a kid these days doesn’t have to be a stressful experience. In fact,resorts are going out of their way to make the kids …

Kids

Sydney biohacker fined after implanting travel card chip into hand

An Australian biohacker who implanted a travel card chip into his hand has been fined for not using a valid train ticket.<p>Meow-Ludo Disco Gamma Meow-Meow had the chip of his Opal card surgically implanted in his left hand last year so that he could "tap on" without using his card.<p>Despite the fact …

John Oliver emerges victorious against the man he once called a 'geriatric Dr. Evil'

John Oliver's legal tussle with a man he once called a "geriatric Dr. Evil" is over and the HBO late night host has every reason to be happy.<p>West …

John Oliver

Girl Scout Who Sold Over 300 Boxes of Cookies Outside California Marijuana Dispensary May Be in Trouble

Having years worth of experience being a Girl Scout, I know all too well about the competition when it comes to selling the most cookies out of your …

Cannabis

A Grocery List for Making the Best Ramen at Home

Many of us are accustomed to throwing a few inexpensive packets of dried ramen soup into our grocery cart to save our weary weeknight cooking in a …

How DNA Testing Botched My Family's Heritage, and Probably Yours, Too

My grandfather was caramel-skinned with black eyes and thick, dark hair, and until he discovered that he was adopted, he had no reason to suspect …

7 Unexpected and Insanely Delicious Ways to Make Hard-Boiled Eggs

Anyone who’s dabbled in Paleo or Whole30 knows the value of hard-boiled eggs. Really anyone who enjoys starting their day with a high-protein, …

Use This Website as Your Antidote to the Mind-Numbing Kids' Videos on the Internet

The stuff that kids watch can be mind-numbingly inane—we <i>get</i> it, Dora’s map, YOU ARE A MAP. Rion Nakaya, a design director and video producer, had the …

“The Spider Game” Lets You Exhaust Kids Without Leaving Your Seat

Why run around the house when you can simply throw a blanket at them instead?<p>The Spider Game is a parent-friendly take on the classic ‘cat and mouse’ …

Kids

Rather than pay SF rent, Texas law firm buys $3 million plane to fly in employees

Rent and home prices in the Bay Area are so high that one Houston-based law firm is using an alternative to hiring expensive local talent: a private jet.<p>Patterson and Sheridan, an intellectual-property law firm headquartered in Houston, bought a nine-seat plane to shuttle its patent lawyers to …