10 Grammar Rules That You Learned In Elementary School (And Quickly Forgot)

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I might be a bit biased as a writer and editor, but I think that grammar is pretty important. No matter what you do professionally, being able to get your point across in the most effective way possible is a pretty big deal, right? That being said, it’s really hard to keep track of a […]

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This Brewery Is Making Waves For Something That Has Nothing To Do With Beer

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According to one study conducted by Plymouth University researchers, 80 percent of marine animals that become entangled in plastic debris are either injured or killed. The two main culprits are plastic shopping bags and six-pack rings. “An estimated one million sea birds and 100,000 sea mammals and turtles become entrapped in plastic or ingest it […]

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TSA Lines Are Getting Longer, But These 10 Tricks Will Help You Fly To Your Gate

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Flying is the biggest drag in the history of drags. That being said, there are plenty of airport hacks that can help you trudge through the misery that is flying with some semblance of efficiency (and sanity, if you’re lucky). If you’ve been keeping up with national news, you probably already know that travelers are […]

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When They Dropped Their Son Off At Daycare, It Was The Last Time They Saw Him Alive

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Parents have one goal when it comes to sending their kids to daycare: to feel like the people they’ve trusted to care for their little ones are kind, competent, and caring. But sometimes, proper daycare research can only do so much. If citations against facilities are kept out of public records, parents have no way […]

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This Artist Sculpts Eerily Realistic Dolls…And He Does It From The Inside Out

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When it comes to creating lifelike portraits and sculptures, knowledge of anatomy is important. It’s not enough to draw or mold what you see on the surface. In order to create exact likenesses, you have to know what people look like underneath it all — and you have to dig all the way to the […]

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We All Love These Pixar Films, But Have You Ever Noticed What They’re Hiding?

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Say what you want about life imitating art, but you really can’t argue with the fact that art imitates itself every now and again. Just ask the creators over at Pixar. You’ve probably seen most of their movies, but did you know that some of their most popular films pay homage to the greats of […]

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He Channelled Tim Burton’s Creepiness To Recreate Characters We All Know And Love

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When it comes to developing signature styles, most artists start by standing on the shoulders of proverbial giants. When artistic signatures are born, they’re shaped by the influence of creators past before they become giants themselves, at which point the cycle begins again. And that’s what makes Los Angeles-based artist Andrew Tarusov’s signature style — […]

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This Simple Spoon Has The Power To Give Thousands Of People The Lives They Deserve

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If you threw a dart at a world map right now, you’d undoubtedly hit a place where food is the great equalizer. Deals are made, relationships are forged, and accomplishments are celebrated over food in every hemisphere. For millions of people worldwide who suffer from conditions like Parkinson’s disease and essential tremor, however, eating is […]

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These Cookies Look Delicious, But You Definitely Won’t Want To Eat Them

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Art and cookies are great on their own, but cookies that double as works of art are even better. And that’s why Judit Czinkné Poór is basically my new favorite person. The skilled pastry chef has a passion for food and some seriously amazing skills in the art department, so when she started using cookies […]

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16 Uses For Mouthwash That Have Nothing To Do With Your Teeth

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On today’s episode of “The World Is Playing Me,” we explore the wonderful world of mouthwash. So how on Earth is mouthwash playing me? Well, it’s a two-pronged situation. One reason why I never buy mouthwash is because I feel like it’s pointless next to flossing and brushing. The other reason is that it costs […]

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