Hannah Smothers

Senior Staff Writer

mental health

More Americans Are Dying by Suicide at Work

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, as overall workplace fatalities decrease, the suicide rate continues to rise.
Hannah Smothers
1.12.20
home

Open Floor Plans Are Trendy Because HGTV Execs Think Men Crave Destruction

Sledgehammering down walls makes for good entertainment, but a terrible aesthetic.
Hannah Smothers
1.8.20
diet

Experts Condemn Keto. Will People Finally Stop?

U.S. News and World Report ranked the keto diet near-last for the third year in a row, and other outlets have begun to question it, too. Will we finally get over keto this year?
Hannah Smothers
1.7.20
Culture

There's Much Ado About Going Out Tops... But What About Going Out Pants?

We've culturally defined the going out top; but what, pray tell, are we supposed to pair it with?
Hannah Smothers
12.31.19
Culture

Resolutions Suck; Make A List of Things to Be Excited About Instead

New years make me very anxious, but thinking about the good stuff to come helps me cope.
Hannah Smothers
12.28.19
Sex

How to Have Sex in Your Childhood Bedroom and Get Away With It

Get creative with all those childhood trophies this holiday season.
Hannah Smothers
12.25.19
Drugs

The Dumbest Drugs We Did This Decade

A celebration of fun and depravity.
Hannah Smothers
12.23.19
relationships

An OkCupid Blog from 2009 Foretold This Decade’s Rise of the Softboy

Ten years ago, men were told to be “self-effacing” and “awkward” when sending messages. Chaos followed.
Hannah Smothers
12.18.19
health wellness

What Was the Worst Wellness Trend of the 2010s?

Did you also almost pass out during CrossFit? Accidentally broil your vag with a Goop-endorsed yoni steaming? Catch measles from a wealthy, unvaccinated third-grader? Then come vote!
Katie Way
Rachel Miller
Hannah Smothers
Amy Rose Spiegel
Harron Walker
12.17.19
Health

People Are Still Googling One of the Most Annoying Diets of the Decade

People who are doing keto never stop talking about doing keto, yet ‘What is keto?’ is the second-most-Googled medical question of 2019.
Hannah Smothers
12.17.19
Health

'Cracked Like a Glowstick': How Chiropractic YouTube Hooks Obsessive Fans

The tear-jerking, spine-cracking videos are racking up millions of views, and sending more people to one of alternative medicine’s most controversial practices.
Hannah Smothers
12.13.19
Culture

How to Throw an Office Holiday Party Your Employees Won’t Dread or Skip

Following these simple rules ensures good vibes for all.
Hannah Smothers
12.12.19
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