The Infamous Cat Parasite Can Actually Make You More Outgoing, Says Science

So. You want to be more outgoing but are paralyzed with the sort of social anxiety that makes you blurt out conversation-halting statements such as, "I also enjoy popular culture. Are we friends yet???" when a new acquaintance starts talking about how good The Master was. This is a common dilemma and, in any other… » 9/26/12 10:25am 9/26/12 10:25am

Smug, Long-Married Couples Sound Boring As Shit

This New York Times article about reinventing "date night" for old marrieds reminds me of a scene in the Tom Perrotta book Little Children. One of the peripheral characters, a painfully high strung and judgmental helicopter mom named Mary Ann, brags to the other mothers at the playground that she and her husband have… » 2/12/08 5:30pm 2/12/08 5:30pm