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The #Facegains Obsession, Couples That Practice ‘Choreplay’ and the Foot-Related Problem with Quentin Tarantino

You guys see that tweet about the about couple trading housework for sexual favors? Allow me to refresh:

Yeah, turns out that was a bit by a mommy blogger named Karen Alpert, aka Baby Sideburns — and thank God for that, because no one in their right mind would use this type of “choreplay” as their preferred division of labor, would they?

Oh, but they would.

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“The Cult of ‘Face Gains’”
Unlike how gymbros use “gains” to describe putting on muscle, #facegains has been used ironically to reflect the opposite effect around one’s face. Working toward a slimmed-down, more chiseled jawline that hews closer to what is often considered “ideal” male beauty has long been a goal of incels hoping a “Chad face” might get them laid. But recently, #facegains has seen an explosion in popularity on social media, particularly on Fitness Instagram, where some men have become obsessed with losing weight just in their face — even though it’s pretty much impossible. READ MORE

Chris Evans: WYD, Man?

You were on top of the world, Chris. You were Captain America, for chrissakes. And then you go and do this:

So you can go and do this?:

Sure, that trailer doesn’t look so bad, and The Red Sea Diving Resort is an important true-life refugee drama, as Tim Grierson writes. But it’s actually quite a dull film — and a sign that maybe Evan’s post-Cap career isn’t off to the best start.

Diets — But, You Know, Personalized

If there’s a downside to today’s crop of fad diets — juicing, keto, paleo, among many, many others — it’s their one-size-fits-all approach. Cue the rise of personalized diets, tailored weight-loss programs marketed by tech-driven nutrition services that have jumped on the revolution in commercial genome analysis, hoping to shove it down our throats. They’re new. They’re hot. But do they work?

Share Your Blood

Hospitals can have all the talent, all the tech and all the money in the world, but if they don’t have blood, they’re screwed. In fact, every two seconds, there’s a doctor looking to administer the red stuff. Unfortunately, most people are scared to give blood, which is why hospitals are always running low. But giving blood doesn’t have to be terror-inducing, you guys. With the help of this handy blood-donation guide, you’ll be a pro in no time.

The Grass is Always Greener

A happy couple is a couple with plenty of living space, right? Got problems in your relationship? Move somewhere with an extra 1,000 square feet! Just one problem though: If your new neighbor’s place is bigger than yours, ain’t nobody gonna be happy.

Sit and Spin

Celebrities. Feuds. World championships. Don’t look now, but competitive pen-spinning, with its specially designed weighted pens, magical tricks and collaborative videos, has a thriving community — and an unexpectedly rich cultural history.

Dude Just Loves Feet

Look, love him or hate him, Quentin Tarantino is a Foot Guy:

Under normal circumstances that wouldn’t be a problem, but given his status as one of the most well-known directors in Hollywood with a penchant for giving feet the creep treatment on screen and off, it’s cramping the style for average, foot-loving Joes everywhere.