If you’ve ever welled up on a long-haul flight, you’re not alone.   Recent studies show that 15% of men and 6% of women are “more likely to cry when watching a film on a flight than they would if seeing it at home.” This explains the guy in the second row swiping at tears…

Gone are the days when Sunday best was de rigueur, even—apparently—for one’s own funeral.The tongue-in-cheek #burymeinthis on social media could represent the future of corpse couture and, if it does, distant excavations may reveal societies of humans buried in yoga pants…

Oh Gwyneth. Can't you use your power for good instead of goop? Followers of actress/“health expert” Gwyneth Paltrow’s empire, goop, pony up for things like $200 “grounding” bed sheets and semi-precious vaginal inserts (a practice not doctor-recommended, as GHN covered in a …

Apparently we love a scary clown. “It,” Stephen King’s 1990 film about a slaughterous clown named Pennywise has now been exhumed for a big screen reboot. But, for actors behind the face paint, what’s the mental cost in playing a character so demented?  

The more we learn, the less we know. In philosophy, this enlightening. In nutrition, it’s downright maddening.   The Daily Meal picked up Funny Or Die’s hilarious video about a Time Traveling Dietician who just can’t seem to get it right. The video underscores the futility…

Apparently, Pennsylvania has it out for chai lattes, and South Dakotans harbor intense dislike for expensive cheese platters.   We were having a grand time thinking of all the ways we could introduce this Hate Map of foods for each state as a Friday Diversion when a little…

There’s still time to get to Lincoln City, Oregon, USA on Monday at 9:04:41 a.m.

Watercooler talk turned serious this week as all eyes were on a leaked 10-page internal “memo” from a Google engineer titled “Google’s Ideological Echo Chamber.” While the story is still unfolding, Gizmodo’s Rae Paoletta penned an 

In the 2007 film Juno, the title character, a pregnant teen played by Ellen Page, excuses herself while on a home visit with a prospective adoptive couple. The wealthy Lorings have a palatial bathroom where Juno enjoys a few moments of silence in the middle of an…

Maybe you were skeptical of the 5-second rule. Maybe you consider double-dipping an actual crime. So how is it that you’re fine with eating cake misted with bacteria?