The Sad, Futile Greatness of Jacob deGrom
The New York Mets ace just broke a record of dominance that stood as long as the Chicago Cubs World Series drought. And he can't buy a win.
Science Says Pop's Getting Sadder, We Say "Duh, Us Too"
A new study of 500,000 tracks released in the UK between 1985 and 2015 tells us that contemporary pop is all about the crybabies.
The Magnetism of Sadness and Frightened Rabbit’s Scott Hutchison
Hutchison, 36, died after years of struggling with depression. But during that time he made joyous poetry out of being a boring adult still struggling to figure your shit out.
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London Rental Opportunity of the Week: Hackney’s Bleakest One-Bed
Feel the joy escape your body like a sigh
The Science of Breaking Up
Sometimes love hurts, but breaking up isn't all bad. One science and psychology writer shares what he learned after a painful personal experience.
My Quest to Find Out Why I Can't Cry
I've gone through breakups, friends' funerals, and family illnesses without shedding a single tear. It's made me wonder if something is wrong with me.
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A Sociologist Explains Why You Get Depressed After Festivals
Humans define themselves in relation to others, and it sucks to leave that behind.
Transcript Reveals Donald Trump Doesn’t Even Think About Canada, Surprise!
We tried so hard and got so far, and in the end it doesn’t even matter.
The Definitive Overanalysis of Justin Trudeau’s Spotify Summer Playlist
Hey Justin, you OK?
'Dear Peaches,' Today's Comic by Merv Heers
Tahira has a hard time getting past the death of her cat Peaches until she finds hope in the form of a new furry friend.
People Explain Why They Bailed on a Relationship in Six Words
“Voted for Trump. Yeah, no thanks.”
It's Time to Cry While Listening to Bernice's Ode to Sadness, "David"
Sometimes to get better and happier, you have to feel low.