Wanna Predict When You'll Die or Who You Should Marry? Ask Your Pals.

You can only know yourself to a certain point, in that all the introspection in the world can't compete with your ego always inserting itself into situations and mucking it up. And it turns out that your friends know you better, anyway—so much so that their assessment of your character can predict, more than you can,… » 1/30/15 5:00pm Friday 5:00pm

Realizations We Had Rewatching Friends on New Year's Day

Before 2015, the only programming I regularly watched on New Year's Day was the Rose Parade, the best televised parade in America. Past childhood, when I was forced to wake from precious slumber by my parents, I'd usually rise early enough to catch just the end, mentally chastising myself for (despite the… » 1/02/15 1:30pm 1/02/15 1:30pm

NYC Now Has a Real, Friends-Approved Central Perk

Let's say you're the kind of dorkwad who's spent the last twenty years being obsessed with the sitcom Friends even though plenty of other TV shows (better TV shows, even) have come out since then. Well, congratulations, you hypothetical loser! You can now turn your your sad, pathetic fantasies of hanging out at… » 9/16/14 5:15pm 9/16/14 5:15pm

What to Do on Christmas When You Don't Celebrate It

Christmas is the most wonderful time of the year—unless you're like me and don't celebrate it. Then you're stuck with a world mostly shut down and seemingly nothing to do. Fortunately you have quite a few options, whether you're along or with friends, to make December 25th a fun day off regardless of your observances. » 12/24/13 4:18pm 12/24/13 4:18pm

All Your High School Friends Were Chosen by Your Classroom Assignments

The movies lied to us! It's not totally jocks vs. nerds when it comes to picking friends in school, your besties are most likely just the kids you sit near in class. According to a national study of 3,000 students at 78 high schools across the United States, found that the courses students take have a profound effect… » 11/19/13 1:00pm 11/19/13 1:00pm

After All These Years, America Still Hates Ross

Poor Ross Gellar. It's been nearly 10 years since Friends went off the air and he's still indisputably the least cool man in all of America. (Is he the least cool man in the world? YOU DECIDE.) Just look at this graffiti found on East 6th Street in Manhattan, just outside of the construction site for a new… » 8/29/13 6:10pm 8/29/13 6:10pm

10 Reasons Sluts Make Better Friends

Apparently, college-aged women prefer prudes as friends. Or rather, given the chance to evaluate two gals as suitable friends — a sexually permissive woman versus a non-sexually permissive one — they rate the girl least likely to suck a dick more positively. Even as they proclaim themselves liberal on the subject of… » 6/10/13 5:15pm 6/10/13 5:15pm