What if there was a science equation that could predict what would make you happy? That idea alone makes me sad, because I’m terrible at math. More
David Lynch, master of surrealist film/nightmare fuel, is taking a foray into an unexpected field: women’s sportswear. But what does a yoga outfit designed by the guy who made Eraserhead look like? Floral and cheetah prints! Surprise, not a single severed eyeball or anything weird in sight. More
A poll was released earlier this month that revealed exactly how stressed out Americans are, and it turns out one in four people out of 2500 felt a great deal of stress in the past month. Those results don’t sound too good, but there’s at least one doctor who believes stress can actually be a good thing. More
Ohio University is considering instilling similar alcohol education classes for students who get caught violating the campus smoking ban. More
Bad news is never fun to hear, so when it’s played on television 24/7, it’s bound to have a negative effect on you. And that’s exactly what was found in a national survey conducted by NPR, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, and the Harvard School of Public Health. Out of 2500 people, one in four said they experienced a great deal of stress in the past month, and one of the biggest causes was watching, reading, or hearing the news. More
If the only thing your smart phone is good for when you’re stresses is for WebMD-ing the bazongas out of your symptoms, causing you to freak out even more, we may have found a new job for your device.
Yesterday, the Supreme Court ruled that women’s rights don’t matter…at least, that’s how I perceived it when the court voted a 5-4 in Burwell v. Hobby Lobby and Conestoga Wood v. Burwell, declaring the Affordable Care Act violates the religious freedom of certain employers. More
Good news guys! If you’ve been feeling sadder than usual, you can probably blame Facebook for that. The bad news is this time, those blues may have been the result of being a guinea pig in their massive, ethically questionable social experiment. The title of the study, ‘Experimental evidence of massive-scale emotional contagion through social networks,’ is not even the creepiest part about it. More
You may not think you’re obsessed with your phone, but your Instagram, Facebook and Twitter posts and updates might tell a different story. Now, a free usage monitoring app can tell you just how obsessed with your phone you really are! More
If you’re a woman living in the 21st century, you’ve probably been sent your fair share of dick pics (and no, guys, that is still not okay).
But now, there’s an app for thatâ€”no, really!â€”because First Derm accepts photos of your who-ha and anaconda to help detect STDs. More
We’ve all groaned while scrolling through our newsfeeds before (that sonogram you’re about to post is called an ‘overshare’). But now, research warns that those same Facebook status updates could be affecting your mood more than you think, even going as far to ruin your day. More
Opening the discussion about mental illness has been a long time coming. I have a history of mental illness in my family. I unfortunately donâ€™t know all of the details, but I do know what I have been told by my mother about my grandmother and my father. Late in her life, my grandmother suffered from paranoid delusions, possibly related to PTSD after her time spent in Germany during World War II. My father was very unstable growing up, and I believe he is now medicated for a mental illness. More
What is the first thing that comes to mind when you think of a beautiful, romantic way to celebrate your wedding anniversary? It probably isnâ€™t poop. More
As the token single cat lady of the group Iâ€™m often asked how I deal with loneliness. I sometimes feel like my friends picture me sobbing softly into my low sugar ice cream every night as I binge watch Netflix. More