These Surfing Dogs Are Clearly Stoned Out of Their Minds

It’s probably safe to assume that these dogs are stoned, not because surfers of all breeds adhere to the stoner beach bum stereotype, but because they seem really calm. What gives? Aren’t they afraid that all this erratic doggy paddling and splashing will draw the attention of great white sharks? That happens, you… » 9/14/13 5:00pm 9/14/13 5:00pm

Testicle-Munching Fish Are Ruining Summer for Scandinavians

Summer is full of the sorts of hidden dangers that come with being drunk and out in the hot sun for longer than usual. You could fall asleep in a wading pool and be urinated upon by your neighbor’s dog. A shark could attack you while you’re flipping around on your boogie board like a dying seal. You could wear a really … » 8/11/13 4:00pm 8/11/13 4:00pm

How’s Your Summer of Mass Dolphin Deaths Been So Far?

Hey there, Eastern-seaboard beach-goers! Been enjoying your summer of cold beer, casual sex, outdoor music festivals, ice cream dinners, and mysterious dolphin carcasses? Of course you haven’t — who can enjoy ice cream dinners with so many rotting dolphin carcasses lining our beaches, fouling up the air and attracting… » 8/04/13 3:00pm 8/04/13 3:00pm

How to Get That Perfect ‘Too Hot to Give a Shit’ Heat Wave Hair

I will open this article with my new favorite platitude to bellow at strangers in an attempt to foster a feeling of community: IT IS SO HOT, SERIOUSLY, IT IS VERY HOT. I am barely emotionally equipped to deal with it. According to my tireless research, I've found that the best psychological method for dealing with the… » 7/18/13 12:10pm 7/18/13 12:10pm

Something About This Giant Stuffed Monkey Screams, 'Fun in the Sun'

SEASIDE HEIGHTS, NJ - MAY 27: Nicole Zupp carries a huge stuffed monkey on the boardwalk on the first weekend of Jersey Shore beaches re-opening to the public on May 27, 2013 in Seaside Heights, New Jersey. The region continues to recover and rebuild after Hurricane Sandy devastated parts of the coastline. (Photo by… » 5/27/13 10:00pm 5/27/13 10:00pm

Dogs Eating Ice Cream Sounds Like Pure, First-World Madness

Ahead of what has proved for many Americans to be a happily gluttonous Memorial Day weekend, The New York Times ran a Q&A with ice cream trucker Peter Van Leeuwen, of the artisanal ice cream Van Leeuwens. Obviously, there was lots of delicious banter about ice cream and the scooping thereof, banter most definitely aimed … » 5/27/13 2:30pm 5/27/13 2:30pm

How to Roll Out the Welcome Wagon for Your New Cicada Neighbors

As you probably know by now, the East Coast is on its way to being hit by a massive cicada invasion. They've already started crawling out out the earth in Staten Island and won't stop crawling out of the earth until the sky is darkened by billions (literally billions) of them. If you live in this part of the world,… » 5/26/13 12:00pm 5/26/13 12:00pm