Category Archives: mental floss

Some Lives are More Important than Others

TW: Contains descriptions of drugging and rape. There may also be some NSFW language. For the past couple of days, I’ve been wrestling with whether or not to write about this. On the one hand, a crime like this, and … Continue reading

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The Monster That We Don’t Talk About

Trigger warning: the following post deals with depression and suicide. Normally I like monsters. I enjoy the hell out of monster movies, primarily because they are not real. But there are some monsters out there – literal and figurative, human … Continue reading

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Which Way to Go

As you can see from the sidebar, I’ve joined Studio 30+. It’s a social site for writers who primarily are over 30. Because I’d like to be a writer when I grow up, and…well, you know. One of the things … Continue reading

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Hair or No Hair. Still Beautiful.

A few weeks ago, Amanda Palmer linked to this advertisement for a waxing salon. Not even considering the hellish creepiness of having anybody waxing a child, this really bothered me. Fun fact: the model in the ad looks roughly the … Continue reading

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The Desperate Kingdom of Anxiety

For the past few days (okay, 5 1/2), we’ve been without internet or wi-fi. Long story involving getting high-speed internet connections and our, um, fabulous ISP. I had no idea how much all of us relied on our friends on … Continue reading

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