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27 Little Ways To Make Time Go Faster Before The Weekend

As kids, every school day was spent counting down the hours until the sweet freedom of class dismissal. As an adult, not much changes. It doesn't matter how hardworking you are — when the weekend is so close you can practically taste the rosé, you're…
By Claire Warner

9 Jobs Where Women Are Still Underrepresented

Although girls grow up being told that they can be anything they put their minds to, the reality is rather different. There are far too many jobs where women are still underrepresented today, and even when they manage to carve their own path into a p…
By Claire Warner

Why You Should Complain Less At Work

It's a ritual that's been going on since the dawn of employer-employee relations: you roll your eyes for eight hours straight every weekday, then you get together with your friends for happy hour and complain about work until you feel better about sp…
By Claire Warner

Signs You'd Be Happier Working From Home

Growing up, I definitely never thought of myself as an introvert. In fact, one of the first words I used to describe myself was "outgoing" — I raised my hand in class, had friends, and was generally successful. Weren't introverts shy people who huddl…
By Rachel Krantz

How To Make Money As A Writer

Speaking as someone who earned a bachelor’s degree in writing even though many people advised me not to, I’m thrilled to report that writing is officially my day job — and I couldn’t be prouder of that fact. However, making money as a writer comes wi…
By Elizabeth Enochs

These Tests Might Tell You If You're Psychic

Every now and then, I have a gut feeling something is going to happen — and then it does. Of course, there's only one logical response: I must be psychic. (Right?) But because I don't like to jump the gun, I took a bunch of online psychic tests to he…
By Megan Grant

The Meaning Of A Supermoon & Meteor Shower

Perhaps it's fitting that 2016 be capped off with two big celestial events — on the same night. So what does it mean when a supermoon and a meteor shower happen simultaneously? Well, like everything else in this year, it's detrimentally extra. Despit…
By Maddy Foley

How To Watch The Geminid Meteor Shower In 2016

Although it may not seem like it, winter is the perfect time to reconnect with nature. Sure, it's tempting to curl up inside and hide from the cold, but getting fresh air and communing with the outside world can be really beneficial. That's why it's …
By Marissa Higgins

These Google "Quick, Draw!" Pictures Are Hilarious

I must be living under a rock, because I'm just now catching up on the new internet craze: Google's "Quick, Draw!" Of course, as cool as it is, the countless funny Google "Quick, Draw!" pictures showing up online are proof that we can't all be natura…
By Megan Grant

How Does Google "Quick, Draw!" Work?

Google is known for being at the forefront of technological innovation, from its daily animated doodles to its virtual reality headset, Google Cardboard. Now, the tech giant has released a new artificial intelligence (AI) experiment called "Quick, Dr…
By Wendy Lu

When Is The December Supermoon?

Just when you thought we'd reached peak supermoon, the heavens have done it again, serving us up another breathtaking production of celestial entertainment with yet another very large moon. If you've missed all the others (like me), you'll be wonderi…
By Georgina Lawton

How To Play Google "Quick, Draw!"

Consummate doodlers have been arguing for years that sketching helps them concentrate — but what if it could also help a computer concentrate? Thanks to Google's latest machine learning project, "Quick, Draw!," you can now put those drawing skills to…
By Maddy Foley

What's The Deal With This Google Drawing Game?

Want to put all those years of scribbling in the corners of your school notebooks to good use? You might not think that doodling could be part of an A.I. experiment, but with the new site from Google, Quick, Draw!, you're scribbles are key to machine…
By Lily Feinn

8 Ways To See Into The Future

For years, the women in my family have been fascinated with the idea of seeing into the future. We've visited all kinds of (supposedly) gifted people, hoping they could tell us what our futures hold. I think we were looking for ways to see into the f…
By Megan Grant

What Vacations Do To Your Body

Americans aren't exactly known around the world as people who take vacations on a regular basis. In many European countries like France and Germany, adults generally take about six weeks off every year, whereas an American employee, on average, will …
By Gina M. Florio

These Conspiracy Theories From History Are Wild

The internet is good for many things: Cat videos, giving you an excuse to stay in on weekends, and bringing conspiracy theorists together like never before. After all, you can say what you want online without having to worry about nuisances like fact…
By Claire Warner

These Meteor Shower Superstitions Are Freaky

Humans have been staring into the vast expanse of nothingness known as space since the dawn of humankind. Attempting to do everything from predicting fate to navigating during a journey by the stars is an age-old practice — and today, it's no surpris…
By Georgina Lawton

The Last Supermoon of 2016 Is Almost Here

There's nothing like natural beauty to get your mind off earthly troubles, and come December all you will need to do is look up. Two remarkable celestial events are set to coincide — the last supermoon of 2016 and the Geminid meteor shower. So when i…
By Lily Feinn

Supermoon Conspiracy Theories Are Totally A Thing

If you're someone who is interested in what is sometimes known as "alternative science," you likely already are familiar with the popular supermoon conspiracy theories. Now, what we know to be definitively true is that a supermoon is quickly approach…
By Marissa Higgins

The Biggest Supermoon Since 1948 Is Coming

Whether you are an astronomy fan or keep things more down to earth, the next big celestial event will be pretty hard to miss. On Monday, Nov. 14, the largest supermoon in nearly 70 years will light up the night sky. Not only does this moon boast the …
By Lily Feinn