What’s wrong with eating heart-shaped chocolates any other day of the year?

7 Reasons I Hate Valentine's Day

Before we’ve even had time to digest the festive season (and the last of the mulled wine), the overwhelming abundance of red hearts, teddy bears, and all things contrived come out to taunt us. They’re everywhere. From the zillion greeting cards, custom chocolates, gift ideas, sex toys, you name it — all in the name of a dude called Cupid.

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Just Hand Out The Candy: How To Not Be A Judgmental Halloween Jerk

You signed up for this Halloween evening of handing out candy. Let’s review the rules for how not to be a judgmental Halloween jerk.

My doctor acted really disappointed in me when I announced that I would be needing my caffeine. Image: Thinkstock.

10 Shameful Acts I Committed While Pregnant

I drank caffeine, ate candy, ignored What to Expect While You're Expecting — and nothing bad happened.

Just eat it.

In Defense of Letting Your Kids Eat Halloween Candy Until They Puke

We live in the over-information age, and food is no exception. It's not enough to simply eat "healthy" anymore — everything from how our food is produced and manufactured to its genetic makeup comes under constant scrutiny, and it's nearly impossible to suss out what really matters. The food we eat has become a moral and ethical choice, with a heaping serving of shame, too.


September Is Sickle Cell Awareness Month: Get Your Knowledge-Drop!

Because no one is out there making sexy bumper stickers to raise awareness for this deadly hereditary disease, we're here to try and shed some light.


Watch: Americans Venture into the World of Japanese Snacks

For all who have wondered about, but never dared try, quizzical Japanese snacks: This one’s for you!


Beer, Bubblegum and Beyond: Best/Worst Deep-Fried Creations from America’s State Fairs

Weird, gross and gut-punishing? Yes, yes and yes!


For the Love of Science, Keep Pop Rocks Out of Your Snatch!

Since it was featured on TLC, we feel it's important to make this announcement: putting Pop Rocks in your vagina is a stupid idea.