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
Twitter Celebrates NBA Center Jason Collins Coming Out as Gay
If you've been hiding under a rock, or just somehow not on the internet at all today, here's a newsflash -- Jason Collins is now the first active NBA player to be openly gay.
16 Photos of Quokkas, aka Your New Favorite Animal
If you're anything like us, right now you're probably mentally screaming, "WHAT? What is this?!! How have I never seen this adorable creature anymore?" Don't feel too bad -- it's a quokka, and it lives primarily on some islands off the coast of Australia, and is currently listed as being a…
Blind 4-Year-Old Stepping Off Curb Unassisted Will Break Your Heart
Watch this video, and suddenly all your problems seem pretty small. Gavin, 4, is completely blind. This video shows him stepping off a curb unassisted for the first time. It makes you realize how easy you have it. And also that there is so much dust in the room, and it just keeps getting in your eye…
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…
‘Reasons My Son Is Crying’ Is Your New Favorite Tumblr
This Tumblr may inadvertently function as birth control. Reasons My Sons Is Crying shows pictures of a little boy crying, and then provides the "reason." It might make you rethink wanting to have kids. It is terrifying. It is hilarious. You should look at these pics and then h…
Boat Tow Goes Horribly, Horribly Wrong
When we saw the way the camera was oriented in this video we got a bad feeling. When the first words we heard were a man screaming "YIPSKIDDLY DOO," it got worse.
Ellen Reveals ‘Finding Nemo’ Sequel Is Finally Coming
We're still a little apprehensive after all of yesterday's April Fool's shenanigans, so we didn't believe this was real at first. It does seem as though Pixar really will be making a sequel to 'Finding Nemo,' called 'Finding Dory.'
Melting Chocolate Bunnies Is the Best Way to Celebrate Easter
If you haven't seen this before, now is the time to watch it. It's a piece of video art by Lernert Engleberts and Sander Plug as part of a preschool art project called "Big Art for Little People."
Minecraft Plus Beetlejuice Equals Our New Favorite Video
If you aren't playing Minecraft already, you'll want to be by the time this video's over. Two people hunkered down for two months (we imagine they didn't have time for anything else), and made this amazing Minecraft roller coaster in creative mode in the Xbox 360 version of the g…