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A Cultural History of the ‘Smokeshow’

We’re such stoners that 4/20 isn’t just a day, it’s an entire week. And it’s not just weed we love, it’s the act of smoking…

What’s in This?: Hand Sanitizer

We’re often told that you should never eat anything (or put anything on your body) if you don’t recognize everything on the ingredients list. But…

The Not-So-Attractive Origins of ‘Tall, Dark and Handsome’

As a barely pubescent, closeted gay teen, I remember being confused by Disney fairy tales in which tall, dashing princes galloped to the side of…

Why Does My Girlfriend Smell Like Cake? And Flowers? And Raindrops? And Unicorns?

Recently, a man on Reddit asked women, “What do girls wear that make them smell like cake and candy from 20 feet away?” While we would…