How to Ripen Fruit with The New York Times

New York Times Week in Review and Fruit

October 18, 2014– Dear Secret Diary, I learned not too long ago that you can use The New York Times to ripen fruit. [ Read More ]

Proper Hair Etiquette [VIDEO]

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Adaeze recalls a date that went awry because the guy couldn’t keep his hands off her new hair-doo. [ Read More ]

I Am So Cute

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I am so cute. I’m not being arrogant.  Listen, “cute” has never been my first choice.  “Sexy” is what I’ve always wanted to be.  But hey, I know I’m not sexy.  I’ve never been sexy.  And I probably never will be.  It’s important to know what you are. [ Read More ]

My First Beard

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One year when I was a kid, we were putting on a production of Cinderella. I had a supporting role as a Duke; not a terribly important part, but it gave me the chance to wear fake whiskers, at least (At 15, that counted for a lot!). [ Read More ]

Q&A: Can’t They Make the Whole Plane out of Black Box Material?

Today on Q&A Tuesday, Manu challenges us: [ Read More ]

Three Carrot Ring

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My co-worker showed me her three carat (or carrot, rather) ring she received from her husband. [ Read More ]

Slaughterhouse Five Train [VIDEO]

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Adaeze Elechi shares this encounter at Smiles For All’s first Story Night; an F Train tale that involves an otherworldly moment with a Kurt Vonnegut classic, a fellow subway rider, and a bookmark.  And so it goes… [ Read More ]

Reverse Prank

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Our group of friends decided to throw a surprise party to one of my friends. What’s best way to give a surprise? By accompanying it with a prank! [ Read More ]

Newly Dating

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This newly dating couple cherishes every moment with each other. I like that. [ Read More ]

The Scale Never Lies

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I passed by my grandparents’ house a few days ago and as usual my grandma was admonishing my grandpa for his unhealthy eating habits and all the extra weight he needs to lose for his own good. [ Read More ]