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condoms are making you depressed

condoms are making you depressed

I know I said earlier that I was going to stop going on and on about vaguely stupid people who say very stupid things on the internet, but I am absolutely fascinated by this blog post. Basically, if you don’t want to go read the long and boring and very stupid article, here are the(…)

pros and cons of small children

pros and cons of small children

pros: They’re adorable. I have half a mind to upload the video I took today of my almost-three year old niece repeatedly shouting “I like boat rides!” in public. But I won’t. Just trust me that it’s really cute, okay? They think you’re great. You’re really old compared to a toddler, and as such, most(…)

the six types of christmas gifts to give and receive

the six types of christmas gifts to give and receive

1. The thing that the giver actually wants One year, my dad bought my mom a Playstation 3 because he thought she would like the Blu-ray player (and if he happened to use it for video games it would be a happy coincidence). Another time, my then-eight-year-old sister gave some cartoon movie about dogs to(…)

how to love your body on thanksgiving

how to love your body on thanksgiving

I published this a year ago on CollegeFashion.net. It seems worth bringing up again. Enjoy! I’m going to reveal an unpopular opinion: Thanksgiving is one of my least favorite holidays. (I know, what?) Maybe it’s that I’m not a fan of cranberry sauce. Maybe it just feels anticlimactic, being wedged between my two absolute favorite holidays (Halloween and(…)

12 hilarious twitter accounts that you should definitely follow

12 hilarious twitter accounts that you should definitely follow

It always astounds me when I meet someone who either doesn’t have twitter or just got one (because the Career Lab told them to or something — which is especially stupid because twitter is most fun when you’re drunk, and you probably don’t want to drunk tweet in the same place that you do your(…)

how to choose a halloween costume

how to choose a halloween costume

1. Get a group together. Or don’t. Decide whether you want to go solo or organize a small army of matching college girls. Group costumes can be fun, but they sort of require that you stay with the people involved for most of the night. (It’s hard to explain that you’re a “What Does The(…)