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Past articles by Stephen:

The Out-of-Touch Adults' Guide to Kid Culture: Why Is Everyone Beezin’?

Plus, people are boycotting Babish and eating oranges in the shower. What is going ON? → Read More

Stalk Yelp Users With Good Taste

Identifying your own personal influencer is better way to choose a restaurant than sorting by "overall rating." → Read More

Your $2 Bill Might Actually Be Worth a Lot More

Most are worth their face value, but you won't know whether you're sitting on serious bank without checking. → Read More

The Out-of-Touch Adults' Guide to Kid Culture: What Is Competitive Hobbyhorsing?

Strap a stick between your legs and let's get riding! → Read More

When to See the Last Full Moon of Winter

The Worm Moon will rise on March 7, and you shouldn't miss it. → Read More

The Antisocial Parents' Guide to Avoiding Other Parents

If you don't want to hang out with your kids' friends' parents, here's how to keep yourself happily isolated. → Read More

The Out-of-Touch Adults’ Guide to Kid Culture: What is 'Enyacore?'

Kids are building their styles on whispy folk singer Enya. → Read More

How to Become the Pope

Have you hit a career standstill? Consider becoming head of the Holy Roman Catholic Church. → Read More

Why Stupidity Is More Dangerous Than Evil

You can fight evil, but there's a reason people say you can't fight stupid. → Read More

The Out-of-Touch Adults' Guide to Kid Culture: Are Your Children Drinking Borgs?

Plus, why the internet is dragging Leonardo DiCaprio again. (Hint: It's the same reason as last time.) → Read More

Should You Clap on the 1 and 3 Beats or the 2 and 4?

It turns out how you groove says a lot about who you are. → Read More

Why the Internet Is so Pissed Off About ‘Hogwarts Legacy’

Just-released video game Hogwarts Legacy may be set in a fantasy universe, but its release is mired in real-world controversy. → Read More

Here’s What Will Probably Cause the Next Pandemic

What's going to kill us all—bacteria, a virus, or a fungus? → Read More

The Out-of-Touch Adults' Guide to Kid Culture: Why Is Everyone Watching 'The Last of Us'?

HBO's epic zombie series is becoming appointment television. → Read More

How to See a Green Comet Hurtle Past Earth

Where did Comet ZTF (C/2022 E3) come from, and what does it want? → Read More

The Clueless Person’s Guide to Super Bowl LVII

Without context, a football game is just a bunch of guys running around chasing a ball. → Read More

How to Tell If the Rock You Found Is a Meteorite

Most people who think they found a meteorite are meteor-wrong. → Read More

Asteroid 2023 BU Is a 'Near-Earth' Asteroid

Here's how and when to watch Asteroid 2023 BU fly by our planet. → Read More

You're Watching Fetish Videos on TikTok Without Even Knowing It

Foot, food, and messy fetishists are having a field day on TikTok. → Read More

7 Deadly Sins of Buying Your First House

Buying your first home may seem like a daunting financial feat—make it less painful by avoiding these newbie mistakes. → Read More