The Truth About "Friends with Benefits"

Anyone who’s gone to college (or, heck, anyone) is probably familiar with the concept, but what does science have to say about these ambiguous relationships? And what “benefit” (besides the obvious one) do they really bring to our lives?

Forget the wine and sexy lingerie. This February 14th, try focusing on all the ways our platonic pals make us happy and healthy.
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Why just wish your nearest and dearest a Happy Valentine's Day when you can give them one with our awesomely punny cards? Donut say we didn't warn you!
Dinner Party
Dinner parties aren’t just for characters on Mad Men. Use these handy tips to throw your own fun and stress-free get together this winter.
Finding a good home (aka not the trash) for leftovers is easy, thanks to a new social media food website called Shareyourmeal.
"Fat talk," "slut shaming," and "cat fights": what's the explanation for these negative interactions between women? Here’s what you need to know about the evolution and importance of female friendships.


Throwing a holiday party? Or two? Or three? Check out these tips for cutting stress before and after the festivities!

Teaming up with a more in-shape friend can provide motivation to even the most reluctant gym rat.

’Tis better to give than to receive, right? Not so fast. We rounded up the research to discover which side of gift-giving is better.

Lebanese poet and artist Khalil GIbran may be the third-best selling poet of all time, but he also knew the importance of universal human rights, no matter who you are.

Secret secrets are no fun— except when they help protect people from others' bad behavior. New research suggests certain kinds of gossip may have important social and benefits.

Lots of 20-somethings are affected by FOMO, or the fear of missing out on social events. Now researchers say they’ve come up with a way to measure FOMO, a condition that can sometimes lead to anxiety and depression.