7 Stupid Workouts to Get You Through the Holiday Season

Don’t be one of those “January people” that joins a gym after the turn of the new year. Actually, skip the fitness-failure fad entirely and beat your winter waistline to the punch with these stupid—but seriously effective—workout routines you can do from the comfort of home. You’ll be glad you did AND have room for even more New Year’s resolutions . . .

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12 GIFs That’ll Make You Want Obama Back (As If You Didn’t Already)

No matter which side of the aisle you’re on, nobody’s ever going to out-cool Obama. As we ready ourselves for what feels like this administration’s impending apocalypse, let’s take a second to reflect on the White House wonder years with these most Obama-y of Obama moments that remind us what we’re missing about the 44th POTUS.

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What Not to Say to People This Holiday Season

Don’t be a frosty snowman (or woman) this season. Avoid saying these phrases from our What Not To Say book during your holiday downtime—and while in the general vicinity of other human beings. No one likes a holiday stress-inducing Scrooge, especially not a faux pas-spouting kind.

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How to Throw a Holiday Hibernation Party (for One)

’Tis the season to scour last-minute online shopping deals, wrap up hectic end-of-year projects, and plan travel with prowess you never knew you possessed. Nothing sucks up your energy quite like the holidays. Before you completely lose it in all the madness, take the night off, glue your bottom to the couch, and get some self-hibernation inspiration from these pointers. Seclusion doesn’t get any better than this.

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Poems Inspired by craigslist Missed Connections That Will Give You All the Feels

Since 2009, New York Times journalist and poet Alan Feuer has collected, curated, and shaped craigslist Missed Connections ads into featured poetry collections for the paper. These fresh and oh-so cheeky “found poem” compositions evoke romantic perspectives in otherwise mundane circumstances. For instance, whoever imagined a timeless meet-cute at a port-o-potty? Knock Knock combed through Alan’s NYT “Poetic Connections” section and transformed his work into a sweet, funny, and curious collection: I Hope You Find Me: The Love Poems of craiglist’s Missed Connections.

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