No One Can Hear You Cry from Space (Because You Physically Cannot Cry…

There are few things in life that can be as cathartic as a good cry, especially in high-pressure or overwhelming situations. Fighting with your significant other? Cry it out. Catch a Google Chrome commercial on TV? Let them tears go. Have to say goodbye to your daughter Liv Tyler before manually detonating a bomb in… » 1/15/13 1:10pm 1/15/13 1:10pm

Airline’s Baby-Free ‘Quiet Zone’ Doesn’t Really Guarantee Much Quiet

Crying babies are one of about two hundred thousand things that make flying commercial one of the most hellish experiences ever devised by humans, which is why AirAsia, a budget airline in Southeast Asia, will be introducing a "Quiet Zone" in February for passengers who'd rather not be reminded by the wailing of a… » 9/26/12 9:30am 9/26/12 9:30am

America Loves a Crying Gymnast

American Jordyn Wieber is gymnastics' reigning World Champion and was a favorite to take home an all-around medal during the London Olympic games — until yesterday. Even though she performed well, it wasn't enough. Fate and goofy Olympic rules intervened and Wieber was knocked from the all-around final by her underdog… » 7/30/12 11:45am 7/30/12 11:45am

Dogs Are So Sweet That They Get Upset Even When Strangers Cry

Most dog owners will tell you their dog does not like it one bit when they cry, but did you know that it also bugs the sensitive little creatures when people they don't even know are crying? Yes, that is how freaking sweet and squeezably lovable dogs are. Dr. Deborah Custance and Jennifer Mayer, psychologists at the… » 6/10/12 9:45pm 6/10/12 9:45pm

Father Weeps After His Daughter Finally Gets to Meet the Members of One…

Boy bands make girls cry all the time, but it's not as often that they make girls' fathers cry. One Direction should be proud that they managed to make one dad in Australia get a severe case of the misty eyes. Anthony Lee has been working his butt off for two years (!) to get his daughter, Catie Rose, tickets to see… » 4/19/12 10:05pm 4/19/12 10:05pm

Mom With Crying Baby Unwisely Uses the Emergency Exit to Get Off the…

There is nothing that makes you more desperate to escape the claustrophobic confines of an airplane than a screaming child. It can certainly feel like an emergency when one is in the vicinity, but one woman in Vietnam got a little carried away with the urgency of the situation. Her child was screaming and she wanted… » 2/16/12 11:15pm 2/16/12 11:15pm

The Real Reason Adele's 'Someone Like You' Makes Us Weep


We have all, through exhaustive personal research, confirmed that listening to Adele's "Someone Like You" is a surefire way to bring on a good cry, but now we have the scientific explanation for why exactly it can get us sobbing in seconds. It turns out there are a few different factors that make it so potent. » 2/12/12 8:00pm 2/12/12 8:00pm

How To Disguise The Fact That You Are Exhausted

Whether you were up late watching internet videos of corgis on treadmills or you spent the last hour crying hysterically over your student loan balance, there are times when you're going to have to be somewhere after a series of decisions or circumstances have led to your face looking like it's having an allergic… » 12/12/11 4:30pm 12/12/11 4:30pm

Even Adele's Tour Rider Is A Tear-Jerker

A copy of temporarily sidelined songstress Adele's tour rider is making the rounds, and from it, it seems as though she's a woman of excellent backstage taste— small plates of individually wrapped sandwiches, high quality beer, bite sized chocolate bars, and cash donations to a charity that helps people cope with the… » 12/06/11 4:30pm 12/06/11 4:30pm

The Adele Moment That Articulates Everything In Your Soul

In addition to "Let's Make Technology Hump," this weekend's SNL featured a sketch that simply cannot go without comment and/or recognition. In four very special minutes that are, as of now, otherwise unavailable online, we've got chicken wings, sobbing, pints of ice cream, parakeets, smeared mascara, Friday Night… » 11/14/11 11:55am 11/14/11 11:55am

Adorable Girl Freaks Out When Her Disney Dream Comes True


Have you ever wanted to watch a child's mind explode because she's experiencing so much joy that she simply can't handle it? Well, you're in luck! Meet Lily, whose sixth birthday is coming up. Her mother decides to give her an early present in the form of a backpack loaded with goodies, which she opens with adorably… » 10/06/11 9:30pm 10/06/11 9:30pm

Researchers Claim Crying Doesn't Make You Feel Better But What Do They…

One of the best philosophies to live by comes from Shrek, who belches and declares, "Better out than in, I always say." When it comes to emotions, they always feel better out than in. Sad? Mad? Feeling bad? Write about it, talk about it, cry it out. Except a new study says: Not so fast. » 7/29/11 2:45pm 7/29/11 2:45pm