Emma Cueto
Emma Cueto is freelance journalist based in Boulder, CO because mountains are never a bad reason to do anything. She spends her time reading, writing, cooking and complaining about the weather.

Latest Articles

How Is The Election This Close?

If you're feeling like this election is too close for comfort, you are far from alone. There are plenty of people out there on Twitter asking "How is the election this close?" And really, as long as w...
By Emma Cueto

Read These Funny Tweets If You're Feeling Anxious

The last year has been ... not super great for anyone's peace of mind, and now all of that is reaching a climax here on election night. But to help you keep your cool, here are funny election night tw...
By Emma Cueto

Behold These Glorious Donald Trump Cake Memes

We have seen many faces of Donald Trump over the past year as he campaigned for president, but thus far, none of them have been made of cake. But someone sent Trump Tower a "victory" cake of Donald Tr...
By Emma Cueto

The Most Tweeted Foods Reveal More Than You Think

There are a lot of ways to try to measure what Americans are eating — including... Twitter? Yep: Recently, a new study found what the most popular foods are on Twitter are based on the number of peopl...
By Emma Cueto

Jolly Fish Press Closes Its Doors In Surprise Move

Some bad news in the world of book publishing today: Jolly Fish Press is apparently closing down, effective after the October 31. And, sadly, it seems that the Jolly Fish authors found out about this ...
By Emma Cueto

The 'Good Sex In Fiction' Award Is SO Needed

You may have heard of the Bad Sex in Fiction Award, but isn't it about time we started rewarding good sex in literature? That's exactly what Erotic Review decided, prompting them to create the Good Se...
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What Happens To Your Body When You Hold Your Pee?

By adulthood, we've all mastered the art of holding our pee — but that doesn't always mean it's a good idea. So what exactly happens to your body when you hold your pee? The answer might have you maki...
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Why Pizza Boxes Have Those Plastic Tables In Them

As a kid, I remember using those little plastic tables that came in pizza boxes as tables for my Barbie dolls. In reality, though, it turns out those plastic things in pizza boxes actually have a real...
By Emma Cueto

What Are Starbucks "Barista Originals?"

You've heard of Starbucks' secret menu, but this fall there's another set of beverages that aren't on the regular menu that you can enjoy: Barista Originals. So what are Starbucks Barista Originals? O...
By Emma Cueto

Why Waiting Periods For Abortions Are Pointless

One common abortion restriction passed in many states in recent years is to implement mandatory waiting periods; the assumption is that, given a few days, women might change their minds about wanting ...
By Emma Cueto

Why Isn't Invisible Ink Working In iOS 10?

Back in the '90s, invisible ink used to be that stuff that came in a bottle that you could write with on paper and then only showed up under certain light. Nowadays, invisible ink isn't in a bottle, b...
By Emma Cueto

This Megastructure Star Conspiracy Theory Is Wild

Although it might seem like the most bizarre thing in the universe right now is the 2016 presidential election, the universe is big enough that, statistically, there must be something weirder happenin...
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Why Don't More Women Run For Office?

It's no secret that there aren't enough women in elected office in this country — we're still working on getting even one woman into the White House — but the underlying causes are harder to pin down....
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How To Get Free Stories From Your Fave Authors

Looking to have quality fiction show up in your inbox? Then you will be excited to hear about the new Season of Stories from Penguin Random House. And what is that you ask? It's a free, serialized new...
By Emma Cueto

JK Rowling's New Pottermore Story Has Some Issues

Harry Potter author JK Rowling continues to give the world new insights into our beloved wizarding world through her website Pottermore, but some of these updates are better thought out than others. F...
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7 Conspiracy Theories About Outer Space

Space — it's the final frontier and the great unknown, which naturally leads to a lot of speculation about what exactly is out there in the void. And while some of that is scientific theorizing, some ...
By Emma Cueto

The Facebook Events App You Never Knew You Needed

If you only ever use Facebook anymore to keep track of your events, then you're in luck! Facebook is launching a new Events app to help you stay on top of all that stuff. It's currently available for ...
By Emma Cueto

The Household Chore Disparity Starts Young

If you feel like you did an unreasonable number of chores as a kid, you might actually not be wrong. A new Unicef report finds that girls spend 40 percent more time on chores than boys, worldwide. In ...
By Emma Cueto

Should the Tech Industry Go "Gender-Blind?"

There are a lot of issues when it comes to gender equality in tech, but when it comes to gender bias in the hiring process, there might be one thing that the industry can do to begin changing things: ...
By Emma Cueto

So, Pumpkin Spice Edibles Exist

If you thought the pumpkin spice fad couldn't get any more pervasive, think again. Behold: Pumpkin spice marijuana edibles. Yes, these are real. No, it is not a joke. We've officially reached peak fal...
By Emma Cueto