Paul McCartney On Acid Reminds Me Of Justin Bieber

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Celebrity gossip has fueled tabloids for as long as anyone reading this has been alive, but there’s some disagreement as to who should be held responsible for negatively affecting the public. In case you haven’t heard, Justin Bieber was caught smoking marijuana and the media has been going nuts, but Paul McCartney and The Beatles […]

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2 Women Take On The Ridiculous Sex Tips Found In Mags, Then Give Their Own Version

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With all those tips in the mags promising women the best sex ever, I’m surprised we’re not all walking around with permanent smiles on our faces. The reality is, there are a lot of women who just go through the motions without experiencing real physical and emotional satisfaction. So here’s a tip for the people […]

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Trust Me, Ice Cube Breaking Down L.A. Architecture Is Going To Be The Best Thing You See All Day

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I might be betraying my Northern California roots, but dammit, Ice Cube is making me appreciate all that L.A. architecture I wrote off. But he’s right: “One man’s eyesore is another man’s paradise.” What if we all got into the structural narratives of our community? How have you appreciated the design of your community lately? […]

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I Never Thought I'd Want To High-Five A Teacher For Yelling At A Student, But I Was Wrong

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I know this is on the long-ish side, but I promise that there’s a really valuable message here that makes it worth watching all the way through. Jane Elliot is a teacher and diversity trainer who developed the “Blue Eyes/Brown Eyes” exercise to teach students what it feels like to be a person of color. […]

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The Parents Of This Gay Man Reacted Horribly To His Coming Out. The Internet Responded With Love.

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Sometimes the Internet depresses the heck out of me. And sometimes it warms my heart. This is one of them. A young man named Daniel Ashley Pierce, 20 years old and living at home with his parents in Georgia, came out to his parents in October 2013. Not much was said at the time, but […]

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Talking To Your Kids About Safe Sex? Just Shut Up And Bust A Rhyme.

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When thinking of the global devastation of AIDS and the body count of millions of lives crushed and lost — there are no happy trails. So when you come across a story that actually involves children smiling and even grooving to the subject, without being smacked by statistics, it can reignite a fire of change […]

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A Sexist Reporter Tried To Box Her In, But She Took Everything And Threw It Right Back In His Face

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The show “Scandal” is full of pioneering moments for strong female characters on television, exemplified by this truly kick-ass response from Lisa Kudrow’s character, Congresswoman Josephine Marcus, to a reporter who tried to … well, just take a look and get ready to high-five someone. Read more: http://upworthy.com/a-sexist-reporter-tried-to-box-her-in-but-she-took-everything-and-threw-it-right-back

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Turns Out, Happiness Is Sorta Like A Muscle. And Here's How You Can Exercise It.

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Check this out: Your meaningful-video addiction has some major health benefits. But don’t take my word for it. Pay close attention at 4:44 and see if you can’t relate. BONUS: He also gives us a happiness brain hack at 7:15 that totally works! Read more: http://upworthy.com/turns-out-happiness-is-sorta-like-a-muscle-and-heres-how-you-can-exercise-it-2

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One Girl Had A Mission To Show Everyone They Were Beautiful. Here's Her Story.

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Talia Joy Castellano was a YouTube star and an honorary CoverGirl. She inspired thousands of little girls to channel their inner star with her makeup tutorials, her positive attitude, and her unflinching determination to be the best Talia she could be. At age 7, Talia was diagnosed with neuroblastoma and started undergoing chemotherapy. On July […]

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