Lori Chandler is a writer and comedian living in Brooklyn, NY. She has been published in The New York Times and on CollegeHumor. You can follow her on Twitter @LilBoodleChild or visit her website loribrookechandler.com for strange and wonderful treasures.
“We don’t want to make this; Moses is Darth Vader and Jacobs is a perfect angel from heaven.”
Albert Einstein gives his surprising perspective on truth to Indian philosopher Rabindranath Tagore.
This could really revolutionize higher education.
Sure their students won a debate against Harvard, but that's only one reason the Bard Prison Initiative is changing the way we think about criminals.
Late night comedians are taking on The Man like it’s their job.
If you remove the media microscope, The Daily Show with Trevor Noah has promise but should have more "with Trevor Noah."
When was the last time you could talk about a show everyone had seen?
Studies show that television shows featuring minorities help us ease our attitudes toward people who are "different." We look back at the past thirty years and see how that came to be.
Laughter helps us cope with negative emotions, new research says, and that's a — comedic — relief.
Obesity isn't about an individual's choices. It's about the choices of a whole culture.
As neuroscience has begun studying the mind, they have looked to those who have mastered the mind. University of British Columbia researchers have verified the Buddhist belief of anatta, or not-self.
The lady birds in the “arranged marriage” group were less interested in hooking up with their partners, and were more likely to abandon their eggs.
I'm a granola-eating hippie liberal, and I kind of admire Carly Fiorina. What happens when we like a person, but hate their politics?
Stephen Colbert compared binging on Trump jokes to binging on Oreos — but are we the ones over-indulging in Trumpapolooza?
Many of us need to share where we were on 9/11, and telling our story may be the best way for us to heal.
Elon Musk says nuking Mars would get it nice and toasty for humans. Is that really within the realm of possibility?
Hillary Clinton continually tweaks her public image, but there is a greater cost to not knowing who you are: We don't know, either.
As children become more overscheduled, playtime decreases and the pressure to achieve increases. The cost of that trade-off is high.
SAT scores are the lowest they've been in a decade, so we're making the test easier to take. What does that say about our data-obsessed culture?
A new study says that the less sleep you get, the more likely you'll be to catch a cold.
The current length of maternity leave is one-size-fits-all, but what does that say about the value we place on balancing work and family?
Showing dominance in a negotiation seems like a sure-fire way to win, but a new study challenges that notion.
Our "follow your dreams" culture encourages us to listen to our gut, while society demands practicality. But what does that mean for artists?
The science behind selfish behavior has been revealed, and it's pretty disturbing.
A new study says critical thinking is a teachable skill, but who is going to teach it?