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Your Ice Cream Personality
Vanilla lovers aren’t boring—they’re actually impulsive, according to Baskin Robbins and Dreyer’s/Edy’s research. Strawberry indicates introverted, chocolate means flirty, and rainbow sherbet? Pessimists.
New studies link heavy social networking with overspending, overeating, and overvaluing others’ thoughts against your own. Solutions? Step away from the screen.
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How to Stop Procrastinating
Leo Babauta, author of Focus and the blog Zen Habits, suggests writing the word focus on an index card and putting it on your desk as a simple, effective start to tackling your goal.
Dracula, The Scarlet Letter, 1984, and other titles get reimagined by clever designers—all the more reason to read up.
Of all the offbeat ideas, we like astronomer Roger Angel’s theory that a 10,000 square-mile solar shade would reduce harmful rays. Mostly because we’re picturing giant Ray-Bans in space.
When the game maker recently wondered if today’s players would have the patience to miss turns while in jail, we sensed an opportunity to tweak the Chance cards in parody.
Easy Almond Hot Chocolate, from Cynthia Sass, RD: melt two squares of 70 percent dark chocolate with 2 tablespoons hot water; add 1 cup of warm unsweetened vanilla almond milk, ¼ teaspoon pure organic vanilla extract, and a dash of ground cinnamon. Savor.
From sports teams to Hulu, find out how far those zeroes can stretch.
Some people like to travel by train because it combines the slowness of a car with the cramped public exposure of an airplane.
I think my pilot was a little inexperienced. We were sitting on the runway, and he said, “OK, folks, we’re gonna be taking off in a just few—whoa! Here we go.”
“I can’t wait until your vacation is over.” —Everyone following you on Instagram
A man knocked on my door and asked for a donation toward the local swimming pool. So I gave him a glass of water.
Comedian Greg Davies
Just found the worst page in the entire dictionary. What I saw was disgraceful, disgusting, dishonest, and disingenuous.
Client: We need you to log in to the YouTube and make all our company videos viral.
My cat just walked up to the paper shredder and said, “Teach me everything you know.”
“Just because you can’t dance doesn’t mean you shouldn’t dance.” —Alcohol
@yoyoha (Josh Hara)
My parents didn’t want to move to Florida, but they turned 60 and that’s the law.
Q: What do you call an Amish guy with his hand in a horse’s mouth?
A: A mechanic.