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Kobani Still Stands Against ISIS and All Odds. But for How Long?

In a stunning show of bravery, the Kurdish men and women holding Kobani are still holding out—and an ISIS poster boy has reportedly been …

28 Signs You Were Raised In A Catholic Household

1. You can’t enjoy red wine because it tastes like Catholic Guilt.<p>2. Your parents blackmailed you into getting confirmed.<p>3. You have a panic attack …

I Tried Masturbating To Music Instead Of Porn And Had The Best Orgasm Of My Life

I hate perversions of natural beauty. That’s something Amber my pen pal, and friend for six years, once said to me in a letter addressed from Rhode …

What Your Go-To Cocktail Reveals About You

Cheap beer<p>You have a tight knit circle of friends. More people call you by your last name than your first name. You’re a traditionalist and envision …

We Came Close To Being Something

I like you. And then the other day you told me you like me too. How natural and normal that sounds. This hardly qualifies as either of those, but it …

Birthday Boy - Cyanide & Happiness Shorts

21 Fascinating Little-Known Facts About ‘The Notebook’

1. The director, Nick Cassavetes, is the son of famed independent film director John Cassavetes — which explains the presence of Gena Rowlands, his …

How To Have Sex With A Little Person

I have never thought of my sex life as anything to be curious about or different than the average person. I suppose I’ve never spent time thinking …

Why It Doesn't Really Matter Who You Love

Romantic relationships are strange. You become privy to another person’s peculiar workings, the singular and inevitably bizarre ways they make sense …

13 Reasons I’m Jealous Of Men

1. They get to pee standing up. Squatting behind a bush, trying not to hit her leaf underwear is probably how primordial woman realized nature was …

19 Signs You Are Ready For A Relationship

1. You are not still holding onto the remnants of an old relationship, even if that just means occasionally reading old messages because there is …

15 Things Most Women Don’t Know About Men

1. Post orgasm emotions feature a drastic shift in a man’s entire mood and mindset. I present to you, the inner monologue of a dude immediately …

What Most Boys Want In A Girlfriend

The world seems to think men are supposed to be assertive yet deferential, aloof yet emotionally supportive, a conversationalist but also a beast in …

Please Put Down Your Cell Phone While We’re Having A Conversation

Everyone has that family member, be it an elderly aunt or uncle, a grandparent, or what have you, that’s simply out of touch with the times. They …

50 Life Changing Truths Worth Reminding Yourself Of Each Day

1. You only lose what you cling to.<p>2. You cannot lose what is not yours.<p>3. You have everything you need to be happy.<p>4. A happy life does not require …

20 Things To Let Go Of In Your 20s

1. The phone numbers of people you shouldn’t have the option to contact again if and when temptation strikes, social media connections with people …

Binge Watch! ‘Star Trek: The Next Generation’ (Part 1)

Yes, <i>Star Trek Into Darkness</i> was a big hit this year at the theater. Yes, Benedict Cumberbatch is dreamy. And yes, neglecting to put a colon in …

Women Are Difficult

“Women are difficult,” an asshole Fox News disciple probably said under his breath, rolling his eyes, to a male colleague, one time, when his female …

The 110% Absolutely Complete Formula For Being In Love

When I was in my undergrad, I took a Psychology course on interpersonal relationships. My professor discussed all kinds of relationships, from …

23 Very Famous Quotes You Probably Have Wrong

1. “Ignorance is bliss” is actually “Where ignorance is bliss, ’tis folly to be wise” and it was said by Thomas Gray.<p>2. In the bible, “Money is the …

24 Books You’ve Probably Never Heard Of But Will Change Your Life

Here’s the problem with reading the books that everyone else has read. It makes you more like everyone else. Checking off the various books from your …

The One Who Cares Less

I’ve often heard that people only start wanting you when they think that you don’t want them. It’s true; I’ve lived by it. Whether its business or …

A Quote That Will Completely Change The Way You Think About Love

Recently I came across a love quote and up until this day I’m still quite surprised by how much it has made me reflect on the way I see love and how …

The New Nihilism

My summer jam of 2013 is, without a doubt, Icona Pop’s “I Love It,” wherein the line is uttered “You’re from the 70s, but I’m a 90s bitch.” It is …

Being Friends With Your Ex Is Impossible, Right?

Last night I went to go see <i>Celeste and Jesse Forever —</i> the new indie rom-com starring Andy Samberg and Rashida Jones that’s about a couple who, …

The Modern Dating Struggle

In school when kids began ‘dating,’ I remember questioning their motives. I wondered if they <i>really</i> felt a connection, or if it was just somebody to …

40 Freaking Creepy-Ass Two Sentence Stories

I’m really scared to go to bed tonight. Found on r/AskReddit.<p>1. justAnotherMuffledVo<p>I begin tucking him into bed and he tells me, “Daddy check for …

Read These Heartbreaking Messages As An NPR Host Live Tweets His Mother’s Death

Every once in awhile, the internet thaws the ice around my cold heart with a story that reminds me of the grace that humanity can offer. Today Scott …

19 Things You Need To Stop Over-Thinking

<b>1. Whether or not you love someone.</b> It should not be a mystery to unveil. At the end of the day, you either do or you don’t. You know the answer, …

50 WTF Confessions From 50 Anonymous People

The best thing to do is to spill your beans, but do it in a way that people can’t recognize you. There’s r/Confessions for that. Here are 50 WTF …