Experts answer what they know. The Non-Expert answers anything. This week, we show you how a well-chosen nickname can bend your mate’s will.
Fortunetelling is easy to ridicule, frequently misunderstood, and, for some people, extremely powerful. Unfortunately, what’s very tough to predict is what reading futures will do to the person with the cards.
Your dog sleeps in your bed, and there’s a picture of him in your wallet, but could you love a deer? How about a skunk? Lions, tigers, bears, and the Americans who love them—perhaps too much.
Photographs that ask why romantic relationships should look the same. For example, why can’t one partner be a piece of homemade sushi?
Pet people and non-pet people are different breeds for whom inter-species communication can be impossible. Then along comes the ugliest dog in the world. A study of one heart’s redoing.
You’ve died and gone to heaven. Well, unemployment is bad there, too. Sensitivity training, immigration snags, and the smell of bishops in paradise.
There’s a peculiar odor to burning hope—it’s the smell of exhaust fumes, human sweat, and a fast-food container interred under a seat cushion.
Maps are useful in jungles, classrooms, and when you need to cross a bombing ground during a storm. But they’re pointless when love implodes.
The two people you meet online—the anonymous and the oversharer—are the same person. For comfort on the web, trust the heartless algorithm at the center of it all.
At Thanksgiving, a family takes stock of what they’re thankful for by weighing the most valuable things they own: their heads.
You walk in to your bedroom and find your girlfriend in bed with another man. Blood boils. Violence is imminent. Wait, what’s that he’s saying?
After the dust settles from their own stormy relationship—and their torrid relationships with others—a daughter learns her mother’s big secret.