Lucia Peters is a Washington DC-based writer whose work has also appeared on The Toast, Crushable, TheGloss, and others. Like many people who have written their own bios, she dislikes talking about herself in the third person.

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The “Dear David” Writer Just Found Something HORRIFYING That Was Hiding In Plain Sight

Hello. Hi. How are you this lovely Monday morning? Are you worried about an alleged child ghost haunting your apartment who may or may not be intent on utterly destroying you? No? Well, then you’ve got something over Adam Ellis, writer of the “Dear D…
By Lucia Peters

A Woman Found A “Pros & Cons” List Her Crush Wrote — And It Was About Her

The internet is good for a lot of things that bring smiles to people’s faces: Cat videos, viral food trends, you know the drill. It’s also good (or perhaps more accurately, “good," because... well, you'll see) for a lot of terrible things, though: Tr…
By Lucia Peters

A Teen Was Allegedly Electrocuted To Death After Rolling Over Onto Her Phone Charging Cable

If you often charge your phone at night while you’re asleep or leave your device on your bed while it’s charging, here’s something that might convince you to change your habits: A teenager in Vietnam was allegedly electrocuted by a frayed phone charg…
By Lucia Peters

This Woman "Fixed" Louis C.K.'s Response To Sexual Misconduct Allegations In One Powerful Image

In the wake of the deluge of sexual misconduct allegations that began flooding the news in early October and have continued to arrive seemingly daily ever since, poet Isobel O’Hare has begun creating erasure poems out of the statements those accused …
By Lucia Peters

This ‘Home Alone 2’ Hotel Package Lets You Live As Kevin McCallister For A Day

Kids of the '90s, all your wildest dreams are about to come true: New York’s Plaza Hotel is offering a Home Alone 2 experience in honor of the beloved holiday classic’s 25th anniversary. Have you ever wanted to build a giant ice cream sundae in your …
By Lucia Peters

This Coffee Riddle Going Viral On Twitter Will Break Your Uncaffeinated Brain

Everyone loves a good brainteaser, right? Well, maybe not… and especially not before having your morning coffee. But what about having your brainteasers and your coffee at the same time? That’s actually the name of the game this time round — but even…
By Lucia Peters

Um, Apparently Psychopaths Really Enjoy Listening To Justin Bieber

Here’s an interesting tidbit for your day: According to recent research conducted by Pascal Wallisch and Nicole Leal of New York University, when it comes to the music psychopaths listen to, a couple of songs stand out. The research hasn’t yet been p…
By Lucia Peters

7 Products Every Person Who Gets A Period Should Know About

Our bodies can do a lot of amazing things, and for people with uteruses, our periods are one of the most noticeable indications of that fact. Even so, though, periods aren’t always fun; in fact, they’re often the opposite of fun. The good news, thoug…
By Lucia Peters

These Are The 10 Careers Psychopaths Are Most Likely To Have

When Wednesday Addams (as played by Christina Ricci) now famously said in response to being asked what her Halloween costume was, “I’m a homicidal maniac. They look just like everyone else,” what she was really getting at was what a psychopath really…
By Lucia Peters

A Scientist Has An Extremely Controversial Opinion About What Happens To Us When We Die

It’s a question that has occupied the minds of humans pretty much since the dawn of time: Is there life after death? Well, I’ve got bad news for those who believe there is: According to Sean Carroll, a theoretical physicist at Caltech, the laws of ph…
By Lucia Peters

These "Wine Condoms" Look Totally NSFW But Are Actual Lifesavers For Leftover Wine

And today in odd and unusual things that I didn’t even know existed, let alone needed, we have this: Wine Condoms. What are Wine Condoms, exactly? They’re not what you probably think they are — and what’s more, they actually sound rather useful. They…
By Lucia Peters

This New Chrome Extension Swaps Out Harvey Weinstein’s Face With Pugs In Space

One of the great joys of the digital age are browser extensions that automatically replace one thing with another as you wind your way through the internet — and now, there’s one that replaces Harvey Weinstein’s face with pugs in space. The Chrome ex…
By Lucia Peters

This Updated Version Of "Oregon Trail" For Millennials Replaces Oxen With Kombucha

Very few things are as beloved by millennials as Oregon Trail; for many of us, it was an integral part of childhoods, whether we played it in the classroom or — if we were fortunate enough to have been able to hop on the home computing wagon early — …
By Lucia Peters

This "Cards Against Humanity" For Parents Is Hilarious Even If You Don’t Have Kids

I’m at that point in my life where, although I am not a parent myself, I have a lot of friends who are parents — and honestly, the next time I’m in a gift-giving situation with any of them, I might very well gift them the party game “KinderPerfect.” …
By Lucia Peters

Um, If You Brighten The Latest “Dear David” Image It Reveals Something HORRIFYING

So, hey, remember Adam Ellis? The guy who’s been dealing with what looks like a haunted apartment situation for the past couple of months? Well, as of Nov. 6, we've got a new Dear David update, and it’s the most terrifying yet — whether you believe i…
By Lucia Peters

Glitter Cappuccinos Exist And Honestly They Might Be Too Beautiful To Consume

Some people like their coffee dark and full of mystery. Others like it milky and full of sweetness. And still others, it seems, like them sparkly and full of whimsy, as evinced by the fact that glitter cappuccinos are a thing that are currently going…
By Lucia Peters

This New Starbucks Collab Will Add A BUNCH Of Italian Favorites To The Menu

With news that Italian bakery Princi has opened up shop inside the Starbucks Reserve Roastery — and with more locations in several upcoming Roasteries on the way — the big question on many people’s minds is this: What’s on the Princi menu at Starbuck…
By Lucia Peters

Starbucks' New Collab Means A TON Of New Menu Items Are About To Come Your Way

Something major happened at the Starbucks Reserve Roastery in Seattle today: The opening of Princi, a brand-new bakery and café space. But what is Princi at Starbucks, you ask? That's a fair question; until extremely recently, I was asking myself the…
By Lucia Peters

9 Myths & Beliefs About Death In Cultures From Around The World

We all deal with death in different ways. Indeed, as them any myths about death in cultures from around the world demonstrate, there are as many ways to understand death as there are people in the world. What most of them have in common, though, is t…
By Lucia Peters

These Responses To Men Saying "Halloween Makes You Not Want To Have Daughters" Are Pure Gold

As much as I love Halloween, few things make me despair quite as much as all the comments — pretty much exclusively from straight, cisgender men — that tend to pop up on the holiday about how “Halloween makes them not want to have daughters.” Happily…
By Lucia Peters