You might be a ‘90s kid if you constantly feel it: the ache in your back, the tiresome realization of Oh, this again? every time you wake up in the morning to go to your dreary 9-5, the understanding that love isn’t what you thought it would be. Adulthood has been a cold hard drag, but every so often, memories of…
A class of New York City area middle schoolers has the opportunity for a genuine fish tank-to-table dining experience, but that pleasure will require the prior pain of gutting and filleting their class pet, Pablo the Tilapia.
Welcome to Grim Yelp Reviews, a new regular feature where we share people’s worst experiences at the worst places. This week: death, the ultimate one-star experience.
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Have you been known to reach for the snacks while stressed? Then you won't be shocked by this similar trick of the mind: Reminders of your own inescapable mortality will inspire you to buy, buy, buy. But those shoes are for real so cute! Def get them!
Having your pet euthanized at home is more expensive, but for our favorite deathxpert, Caitlin Doughty, it was important, when her Siamese cat was sick with cancer: "If I had to do it again, a thousand times, I would choose this, every time."
Hey, guess what? Everything you love is gonna die someday, including your parents. Now, thanks to a new app, you can guesstimate exactly how many more times you'll be able to look into the eyes of your most immediate ancestors before they are committed to dust. Cool. Great job, internet.
Mortality rates are rising in 43% of U.S. counties, as illustrated by this map from health researcher Bill Gardner. It's part of a research article by David Kindig and Erika Cheng, recently published in the journal Health Affairs — as Gardner notes, it "depicts a shocking pattern of female hardship, primarily in the…
Over the past 50 years, a lot of effort has been put into improving the health and survival of young children around the world, and for the most part it's worked. That's great, but once they make it into their teenage years, they're right back in danger. As if adolescence isn't hard enough on its own, a new report…