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Seven Reasons You Should Travel Alone

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This summer I took the plunge and decided to set out across Africa, solo. Jason Derulo style. A two-month stint around Southern Africa by myself. There is a lot of stigma with traveling solo. Will I be safe? Will I make friends? Will people think I'm crazy? Read More »

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Politically Correct Satire for Dummies

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In the wake of recent attacks on freedom of speech, we should all take a moment to review what is clearly not acceptable as the object of a humorous barb, no matter how damned funny it is.

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SEC Football: The Most Disconcerting But True Stereotypes of All 14 Schools

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Not all stereotypes of the South are necessarily true. We're not all overweight and stupid, and believe it or not, we don't all vote against our own self-interest. It might even come as surprise that the majority of Southerners have all of their teeth. But we do all have racist grandparents and an unhealthy obsession with college football. Read More »

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Memorable Middle School Yearbook Entries

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"Seth, who cares if your Charizard is a first edition? From dust we came and to dust we will return. Mr. Herzog says that in six billion years the sun's core will implode and the Earth will be consumed by the ensuing explosion. What I'm saying is that you can have my holographic Gyrados."
-Jared Read More »

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Six New Barbie Dolls That Reflect 21st Century Women

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The Barbie doll is an icon, a role model, and a reflection of women through many decades. Since Barbie's introduction in 1959, Mattel has repeatedly attempted to modernize Barbie's fashion and career choices. Once relegated to girlfriend status and domestic housework, Barbie has evolved into a modern woman who has pursued many jobs and professions, such as Architect Barbie and Doctor Barbie. Read More »

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6 Horror Movies for First World Problems

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SENT

Rick Preacher is a rugged, workaholic detective who always solves the case, no matter what. He doesn't have a wife or kids because he's married to the job. After solving a string of robberies, Rick gets the weekend off to relax on a job well done. Alone in his apartment, crushed under the weight of social isolation, Rick decides to text all of his friends to see if they want to hang out. Read More »

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The Atheist Club's First Annual Christmas-Themed Christmas Party

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Hello reader, Nick Hilbourn here. As any of you who subscribe to my "Bible Verse an Hour" mailing list know, I go to house church. Not only do I go to house church on Sunday, but I also go on Wednesday as well.

Monday and Tuesday I camp out behind the church in my Coleman Silverton 250 Adult Mummy sleeping bag specially designed for sub-freezing temperatures. Read More »

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The Myth of the Millennialosers

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The media portrays millennials as lazy little losers who won't get off the couch long enough to apply for a job. But not all millennials are disaffected, undisciplined people. Take my little Janie, for example. Janie wants a job—she just hasn't found one yet. But we think she's going to start looking one of these days. Read More »

Geoffrey Asmus's picture

12 Passive-Aggressive Methods to Show Roommates You Disagree With Their Life Decisions

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1. Replace each dirty dish with one of Modern Library's "100 Best Novels."

2. Change the Wi-Fi password to a new verse of the Sermon on the Mount every day. Repeat until they have memorized it. Then move on to the Book of Job.

3. Place "Just Voted" stickers over upper left and lower third of television to obscure sports scores. Read More »

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Three Tips for Maximizing Your Twitter Experience

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Here are three ways to get the most out of your Twitter experiences.

1. Immediately follow 10,000 people. Read More »

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The 5 Most Hated Things in Britain

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If the British excel at anything, its thinly veiled references to fucking. But in our defense, we had to focus our powerful, yet sensual, national energy into something other than marching into someone else's country and taking all their tea or cardamom. Especially since that kind of thing became a bit outmoded. Read More »

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The Three Pillars of Colonoscopy Etiquette

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Attending a one-camera shoot on location somewhere between your pancreas and what's left of your dignity can present social challenges rarely encountered in the course of even the fullest life on the grandest of stages. Read More »

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Your 3-Step Recipe for Ruining Thanksgiving

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Your job this year is to ruin Thanksgiving for everybody. Here are three simple steps to accomplish that.

1. Complain

Complain about the size of the turkey, that it's either too big or too small or looks gross. Read More »

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13 No Shit Tips for Nailing a Job Interview

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I believe there are two groups of people: those who are naturally awesome at everything they try, and those who are awesome, but struggle to achieve even a fraction of what the other lucky bastards achieve without lifting a finger. The former consists of The Most Interesting Man in the World, Ridiculously Photogenic Guy, and Morgan Freeman. The latter is the rest of us. Read More »

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5 Thanksgiving Traditions You Can't Avoid

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Thanksgiving is often the forgotten holiday. Maybe because it's sandwiched between Satan and Jesus's birthdays. Or maybe because it's on some weird Thursday that nobody knows about unless they buy a calendar or Google it. Read More »

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