This summer, I’m bringing back the tiny fans of my youth

For anyone who grew up attending a school that, come the first day above 65 degrees, became a steaming sauna of pre-teen sweat, dragging oneself from one overheated classroom to another was a terrible fact of life.  And though I don’t know how things went down at your school, I

A stuffed anteater just took down the winner of a wildlife photography competition

A taxidermied anteater, of all things, is at the center of a scandal plaguing a global wildlife photography competition.  The Natural History Museum in London announced Friday that it has disqualified a winning photo from its 2017 Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition. The image, titled “The night raider” by

Art student made Owen Wilson’s ‘wow’ into an absolute work of art

This takes Owen Wilson’s signature “wow” to a whole new level. Savannah Lopett, a soon-to-be graduate from College of Charleston, made the Owen Wilson “wow” meme into a work of art for her Sculpting 1 class, and the result is truly a masterpiece. SEE ALSO: This artist’s comic series illustrates

10 endlessly fascinating websites to waste your time on

The internet is a vast, wonderful trove of information. There’s so much to learn from a seemingly endless supply of resources. From video lectures about particle physics to step-by-step tutorials about starting urban farms — there are so many ways to learn more about, well, everything. If you’re like a

Dancers prove you can dance to anything, even the Mii Channel theme song

If you ever think there’s nothing to dance to, you aren’t looking hard enough.  Lil Kida (@LILKID8) and Jabari Timmons (@JABARITIMMONS) proved that you can dance to anything by shaking their way through the Wii’s Mii Channel theme song and kicking off the #WiiChallenge.  They combined popular moves to the

USA oil memes are the new interventionist commentary we need

Sure, memes are used for easy laughs. But they’re also a platform for some lighthearted diplomatic criticism.  The younger generation of Americans may have made headlines for eating Tide Pods, but it’s also been the generation to use social media to advocate for stricter gun control laws. It’s not surprising

The Oxford comma labor law dispute settles for $5 million

Image: Getty Images The Oxford comma is probably the most divisive punctuation mark in the English language: academics root for it, journalists are torn over it, and the general public has some strong feelings about it.  And recently, Oakhurst Dairy settled a dispute for $5 million because a policy lacked

Would you eat this Tide Pod doughnut?

Who says you can’t eat Tide Pods? Okay, well, the answer is everyone, including the makers of Tide Pods (and Rob Gronkowski). But if you were searching for a way to skirt the rule and still satisfy your meme dreams, Hurts Donuts had you covered on Wednesday. SEE ALSO: Forbidden

Here’s what it was like on that cruise that traveled through the bomb cyclone

Nothing like a completely avoidable disaster to totally ruin your expensive cruise. The massive cruise ship Norwegian Breakaway departed New York on Dec. 29, 2017, as it does nearly every week. But this time was different, thanks to the massive bomb cyclone winter storm that rocked the East Coast. SEE

YouTube dumps Logan Paul from top ad platform and cancels movie

Vine star tuend YouTuber Logan Paul.Image: Getty Images Portrait After a flurry of backlash, YouTube has finally taken action against disgraced vlogger Logan Paul. The company announced on Wednesday that it will remove Logan Paul’s YouTube channel from Google’s preferred ad program, which means less ad money in Paul’s pocket