What Our Love of Sadistic Pranks Tells Us About Ourselves

Scientists know where fear comes from—it's triggered by the feeling of losing control or being rendered powerless in some way. But why is it now a cultural obsession?


The Men Who Fetishize Mentally Ill Women

What do you do when you find yourself trapped with a partner who thinks your illness is the hottest thing about you?


How Narcissists Took Over the World

In the latest episode of 'Chosen Ones,' Gavin Haynes investigates how narcissism became the psychological disorder du jour.


I Spent a Day Trying to Get to Know a Real-Life Narcissist

Over the past decade, we've taken to describing people we don't like as "narcissists," when really they're probably just assholes. But what would a real, diagnosed narcissist be like?


Narcissists Love Telling Their Facebook Friends How Much They Work Out

According to a new study, people who obsessively share what they eat and how much they exercise are more likely to be narcissistic. Surprise!!


A Lesbian's Guide to Staying Friends with Your Exes

A new study says if you still hang out with your ex, you're a narcissist or a psychopath, but take some advice from a queer woman, who really knows about this shit.


Narcissists and Psychopaths Love to Stay Friends with Their Exes

A new study found that many people who befriend their former lovers are narcissists and psychopaths. We spoke with an expert to understand why your troubled ex-boyfriend has been sliding into your DMs.


A Wannabe Reality TV Lawyer Is Suing a Guy Who Mocked Him on Twitter

Todd Levitt told the author of a parody Twitter account that targeted him to "grab some Vaseline" because the jokester was going to get thrown in prison as a result of his jokes.


Ted Cruz's Love Affair with the Sound of His Own Voice

The senator from Texas is so caught up in his own preening, self-important rhetoric that liberals and even other Republicans despise him. But as long as he keeps his base of angry old white people happy, he'll be set for life.


With Friends Like These, Who Needs Casual Acquaintances?

Growing up, I thought that the definition of “friend” was pretty simple. It meant someone you shared common interests with, could sit with for prolonged moments of silence and not feel weird, and cared about in a way that wasn’t driven by ulterior...