Artist captures how strangers react to her body in public and it's fascinating

Artist Haley Morris-Cafiero describes herself on her website as “part performer, part artist, part provocateur, part spectator.” Her recent project, titled “Wait Watchers” has elements of all her self-descriptors. In an email to us, Morris-Cafiero explained that she set up a camera in the street and stood in front of it, doing mundane activities like …

A mom asked if it's appropriate to make a babysitter do housework and set the internet on fire

When it comes to babysitting, you can hit the jackpot with someone who not only enjoys hanging out with your kiddos but also cleans out of boredom. The only babysitter I’ve had that experience with is my mom, but I do hear they do exist. While walking into a spotless house after a much-needed night …

Wellness expert explains what 'self-care' really is and it's far from what we've been sold

Self-care. It’s something that has been co-opted by wellness influencers and gurus that somehow always involve spending money on something luxurious. Self-care is often branded as things like pedicures, vacations and hour long massages at the spa but according to Dr. Raquel Martin, we’ve been doing self-care all wrong. Martin is a licensed psychologist and …

Ring doorbell video captures the phenomenon of what it's like to be the default parent

Kids, man. I’m not sure of the scientific way audacity is distributed, but kids have a lot of it and somehow make it cute. That audacity overload is especially interesting when you’re the default parent—you know, the parent kids go to for literally everything as if there’s not another fully capable adult in the house. …

Psychologists set the record straight on what gaslighting is (and what it's not)

Unless we were in therapy to deal with an emotionally abusive relationship, most of us weren’t familiar with the term “gaslighting” until the past decade. Now, it’s everywhere, and there always seems to be someone talking to people and gaslighting them. In fact, it’s used so much that in 2022, it was named a word …

Man parodies wife's frantic cleaning 10 minutes before guests arrive and it's so relatable

Unless you’re someone who manages to keep a perfectly neat, tidy and sparklingly clean home every minute of every day, you’re probably familiar with the mad-dash-to-clean-before-company-arrives. You know, when you start shoving random piles of things into drawers and closets and bedrooms, simultaneously dusting and vacuuming while yelling, “OMG, WE LIVE IN A PIG STY! …

A Canadian shelter sells older cats like used cars, and it's pretty effective … and hilarious.

These mustached Canadians decided to treat older shelter cats like used cars. Why? Because in a world where around 8 million pets enter shelters and only around 4 million get out, that’s a lot of sad math. In an attempt to stop that sad math, the kind folks from the Calgary Humane Society got creative. …