Luxury Stockholm Hotel Brought to Its Knees By 'Angry' Badger

Early Friday morning in Stockholm, guests and employees of the Radisson Blu hotel were held hostage by a surly badger, unable to enter or exit the premises. » 3/09/15 11:10am 3/09/15 11:10am

Study That Says Women Are Grumpy 10 Days a Year Can Fuck Itself

A new study from an English vitamin company has found that the average woman spends approximately 10 days a year in a "grumpy" mood. Well, either the ladies of the UK are the cheeriest bunch of broads you'll ever meet or this study is totally wack because most of the women I know are pissed-off for about 10 hours a… » 9/22/14 1:00pm 9/22/14 1:00pm

Mad at Your Partner? You Should Probably Eat Something.

Do you fuss at your spouse a lot? You’re probably just hungry, or rather hangry, that deft combination of hunger and angry mania. A new study found that marital drama is often at its highest when all parties should’ve just had something to eat. » 4/15/14 11:01am 4/15/14 11:01am

Men Use Anger as a Manipulative Tool to Get What They Want

New research found that men in competitive scenarios will deliberately anger their opponents if they think it will help them win. The UCSD study, published in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, explored the ways that emotions influence decision-making. Whatever you might think of emotional… » 1/16/14 6:40pm 1/16/14 6:40pm

How to Manage Your Seething Rage Productively

Under the right circumstances, anyone can turn into the Hulk and get lost in their seething rage. While anger can make you look crazy and cause all sorts of problems, you can also use it to your advantage for a more productive life. » 10/28/13 2:11pm 10/28/13 2:11pm

Here's the Creepy Industrial Formula for Making 'Natural' Simply Orange…

You know Simply Orange? That juice that's like Tropicana but more simple? You know, from the earth? Well, turns out, it's not made by a snowy-haired grandpa in an orchard of yesteryear, or squeezed betwixt the toes of some poly-questioning hippies who canvas for medical marijuana in their free time, it's made by the… » 2/01/13 7:00pm 2/01/13 7:00pm

C'mon Get Angry: Repressing Your Emotions Can Take Years Off Your Life

If you're feeling lots of feelings, it's best to let them all out in a fiery display of emotional fireworks. That's my philosophy. Well, except when it comes to my family on Christmas day — then it's just ignore, denial, and LA LA LA LA I CAN'T HEAR YOU! Because if I didn't do those things, I'm afraid of what it… » 12/25/12 11:15pm 12/25/12 11:15pm

Indians Not Too Thrilled with Oprah’s Cliché-Riddled Series About India

Oprah's had a pretty rough run of it recently — her OWN network hasn't been doing too well and, as a result, tales of a behind-the-scenes power struggle with Rosie O'Donnell were spread far and wide by gossip troubadours. Now it seems that people are criticizing Oprah's journalistic integrity in light of her… » 7/24/12 10:00am 7/24/12 10:00am

Asshole Catholic League President Warns Rabbi to Keep His Jew Nose Out…

Every time perpetually apoplectic Catholic League President Bill Donohue does something batshit like send a hilariously impotent comic book villianesque letter to, say, Kraft foods urging them to stop advertising on The Daily Show because Bill Donohue is personally mad about a graphic that appeared in the background… » 6/21/12 10:50am 6/21/12 10:50am

Why Latinas Aren't Allowed to Get Angry

In a few very tangible ways, Latinas have it rougher than other folks. Not only do we often find ourselves in an ethnic/cultural/linguistic/racial minority, cuing others to pile on stereotypical expectations, but we're also female. Often we might be the only woman in the room, and so we also bear the brunt of an… » 2/28/12 3:00pm 2/28/12 3:00pm

It's Still Not Okay for Ladies to Get Angry

Every lady who has ever cried in the middle of an argument or been told to "calm down" after raising her voice knows that the best way to get other people to dismiss you as irrational is to get visibly upset. I'd say that the pervasive universal brush-off of female anger is fucking bullshit, but I don't want anyone to… » 1/27/12 6:30pm 1/27/12 6:30pm

Brave Scientists Record and Study Kids Losing Their Shit

A team of scientists have spent the last several months studying the moments in a parent's life that seem like they last an eternity— children's temper tantrums. And they found there's a lot more to the angry screaming and flailing and hysterical "I HATE YOU"s than meets the eye. » 12/05/11 7:10pm 12/05/11 7:10pm

How To Handle Four-Letter Words

We've all been caught cursing in inappropriate situations (sorry Mom). But how do you recover from this embarrassment, and avoid it in the future? And are there situations when cursing is actually a good idea? Today we answer these questions and more. » 9/15/11 5:35pm 9/15/11 5:35pm

Baseball Reveals Women Get Sad, Men Get Angry

A new study suggests that people think anger is for dudes and sadness is for ladies — so much so that they sometimes think a sad person is a lady, even if that person's gender isn't apparent. » 3/07/11 1:02pm 3/07/11 1:02pm

Social Minefield: How To Deal With People You Hate

The number one question we get at Social Minefield is "how do I deal with my friend's horrible boyfriend?" Today we offer tips on coping with him — and all the other people you hate in life. » 10/28/10 3:52pm 10/28/10 3:52pm

When A Mom's Rage Is A Daughter's Inheritance

"There's nothing like seeing yourself in your kids," writes K.J. Dell'Antonia, "but what do you do when the part you see is exactly the part you hate most?" That part, for her, is rage. » 9/28/10 2:24pm 9/28/10 2:24pm

4 Reasons To Quit Being "Offended"

December is a good time to get rid of the year's accumulated crap, and it's also the season for culling useless words that take up space in the American vocabulary. Today's discard: "offended." » 12/28/09 2:00pm 12/28/09 2:00pm


Researchers report that facial expressions play a major role in gender identification. Faces showing happiness or fear are seen as feminine, while scowling faces are read as masculine. Apparently, angry female faces "took the longest to identify." [UPI] » 12/09/09 10:20am 12/09/09 10:20am

Testosterone, Anger, And Greed: How Gender Stereotypes Influence Us

New research shows our gender stereotypes may be so ingrained that they influence how we see faces — yet what we believe about sex differences may be more influential than biology. » 12/08/09 4:40pm 12/08/09 4:40pm

On Love And Fighting

Kim Barnes writes for about how her husband Bob's "rage" almost destroyed their marriage. Her essay turns into a meditation on what people can tolerate in relationships, and what they can't. » 9/30/09 2:30pm 9/30/09 2:30pm