Emerald Catron has written for Asylum, Lemondrop, MyDaily and Daily Fill. She is one half of rap duo Dem Shortybooz and is a comedic performer around NYC. Follow her on Twitter @emeraldcatron
Tasty Cicada Recipes for When the Swarm Strikes This Summer
Listen, don't read this while you're eating. Come back when you've finished though. It's just that reading about parboiling insects might have a negative effect on your appetite. See, the 17-year cicadas have already started to emerge from the ground, and there are going to …
16 Reasons Why Moms Are Awesome
Why are moms awesome? Here are (just a few) reasons why moms are awesome.
Man Proposes to Girlfriend With Adorable Puppet Movie
If you've had a loooong week, watch this video. Unless of course your week has been long because you got dumped, or you made a homemade puppet movie trailer and used it to propose to your girlfriend as a surprise and she said no, in which case RUN AWAY!
Angry Student Lecturing Teacher on How to Teach Goes Viral
This kid's got big brass ones. Or maybe he was just fed up. Actually, we figure it probably requires a combination of both to pull off a stunt like this.
Poster Sends Secret Message to Help Abused Children
ANAR, a Spanish organization that helps at-risk children, found an interesting way to target only the people who needed their services, without their parents finding out they wanted to get help -- a lenticular photo.
See a Homeless Man’s Reaction to Receiving $3,000
A few months ago, YouTube comedy channel Whatever 2ND struck gold when they filmed a homeless man do a pretty ridiculous trick with his mustache. The video went viral, and today it has over 1.7 million views.
10 Horses Wearing Kentucky Derby Hats
What's the best part of the Kentucky Derby? The hats? The horse racing? The glasses filled with cold, cold whiskey? We couldn't decide, so we put some hats on some horses to help us figure it out. It didn't help. We'll make up our mind tomorrow when the race is over.
The Funniest Moments From the 2013 White House Correspondents’ Dinner
The annual White House Correspondents' dinner took place this past weekend, and it was a delight. We honestly think it was probably the best performance at one of these dinners since Stephen Colbert roasted George W. Bush right in front of him (this makes us cringe a little bit less though). Only we…
15 Oddly Eerie Photos of Boston as a Ghost Town
Boston is currently on lockdown as police continue the manhunt for Dzhokar A. Tsarnaev, the 19-year-old suspect in the Boston Marathon bombing investigation. No people out and about makes for a pretty eerie scene in the town. Here are 15 pictures taken by people and uploaded to Twitter and Inst…
12 People Who Did an Excellent Job of Quitting
We saw this amazing resignation cake and got inspired. Not to quit our jobs, but to admire the ways others have in the past. Our most "creative" quit was telling the owner of a Chinese buffet over the phone that they couldn't yell at us anymore, because we quit so there. Compa…