Man Has Tender, Loving Relationship With a Local Applebee's

After seeing his parents interact with a local Applebee's on Facebook, Chip Zdarky noticed that unlike Chili's, the prettiest girl in school with 12 billion likes, Applebee's was mostly talking to itself. Just like the lonely but very friendly kid you sometimes encounter in a middle school lunch room, Applebee's was… » 1/04/14 12:30pm 1/04/14 12:30pm

Your Afternoon Cry: Piano Prodigy, 5, Plays For 101-Year-Old Fan

CBC Music arranged for 5-year-old piano prodigy Ryan Wang to play a private concert for a 101-year-old grandma named Dorothy Landry who isn't into "rock n' roll" or "all that modern stuff." And they hug and cry and it's touching as fuq. Because we were not already dehydrated enough by this damn weather without leaking from … » 6/29/13 2:00pm 6/29/13 2:00pm

The Sights & Sounds of "You Can Touch My Hair"

Growing up, touching my hair was the sole province of the family caregivers who would wash, brush, braid, cornrow, pigtail, or hot comb it until I was myself old enough to manage its day-to-day styling. As I entered adolescence, those family members were replaced by the professionals who'd relax it during the school… » 6/11/13 9:00pm 6/11/13 9:00pm

Exhibit Asks People to Explore ‘Tactile Fascination with Black Hair’

Because you wouldn’t go up to a stranger (any stranger, really) and ask to touch that person’s hair without being justifiably throat-punched, un’ruly, a site that focuses on the experience of being black and having hair, is launching a public exhibit in New York’s Union Square called “You Can Touch My Hair.” Want to… » 6/06/13 9:15pm 6/06/13 9:15pm

How To Buy A Sex Toy

May is National Masturbation Month! Perhaps you'd like to celebrate by purchasing a new vibrator or dildo? Whether it's your first time or you're looking to upgrade or try something new, we've got some helpful hints to assist you in shopping for a sex toy. We asked Lux from our sexy sister site Fleshbot as well as… » 5/13/11 6:30pm 5/13/11 6:30pm