Adam Dyer knows full well what it’s like to be a black guy obsessed with figure skating.
Figure skating is at once artistic, athletic and breathtaking. Here’s a glimpse into the science that makes it so entertaining.
“My girlfriend, the incredibly hot born-again Christian to whom I lost my virginity, asked me if you were an actual fag, or if you just acted like one.” By Michael Rowe
The epitome of cool quietly retired from acting recently. Greg White recalls his brief meeting with the legendary Jack Nicholson.
In the Eighties, Kenny Bodanis endured homophobic jeers for his love—of the challenge, camaraderie, and spotlight—of life as a male figure skater.
Sex, Size, and Money: the three reasons men and women rarely face one another in a sports arena.
Sexism, Prejudice, and Stodginess: the three reasons things won’t change even if they could.
As video games become more inclusive, the way they tell trans* stories is changing as well.
Everyone has a Thanksgiving story to tell. These came in at 140 characters or less.
When the world becomes a little too real, Jesse Kornbluth suggests: “Let’s have some unreality. Some beauty. Some genius.”
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You’ll thank Thomas Fiffer for this helpful guide to surviving hellish holiday dysfunction.
We think we want someone “nice” with a “sparkling personality,” but in the primal crevices of our brains, online daters just want to bone hotties.
Alex Yarde shares a first look at the six-part episodic game series based on the Emmy Award®-winning television series.
As this dad thinks over his thank you list, his mom appears at the top. Here is why.
Ever wonder what the kids really want for Thanksgiving dinner?
James Halcomb reviews National Geographic’s new shows and finds a Monday night for the food and drink lover in you.
Spoken word artist and social thought leader speaks to the technology age and how it affects relationships.
Dan Szczesny has a lot to be thankful for this year, including a 10 horsepower, 24 inch, two-stage snowblower.
Aaron Philip Clark explains how to recognize when you are being culturally and ethnically objectified.
Captain Chelsey Sullenberger is Breaking Barriers: From the United States Air Force to the Miracle on the Hudson to Making our Future Safer.
I have no idea what this is like, because I only ever work at work (and anyone who suggests otherwise is a big flaming liarpants), but for those who do, now is a good time to offer some suggestions.
There are some things worse than death and they can be overcome simply by thinking about… death.
Nick Pavlidis reflects on his marriage and calls out three crucial truths about being married that any newlywed should realize sooner than later.
Joanna Schroeder explains how the selfies parents take today can affect their child’s future (in a good way!).