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The Inexplicable Shame of Being a ‘Mouthbreather’

“I was tripped by this mouthbreather Troy,” Mike Wheeler admits to Eleven on Stranger Things. “Mouthbreather?” Eleven asks, confused. “Yeah, you know, a dumb person,” Mike explains. Later in the episode, we hear Eleven hurl the “mouthbreather” insult at someone themselves for the first time. Of course, Stranger Things...

How Can I, an Average Guy Who’s Really in Love, Make Sure I Don’t Become One of Those Couples That Annoy the Hell out of Everybody?

A public display of affection — more commonly referred to as PDA — is a bit like the smell of a fart: If it’s your own, it’s inexplicably pleasant. If it’s someone else’s, it stinks of crap. In 2016, researchers looked into why people are so repulsed...

What to Do When You’re the Sweaty-Handshake Dude

For some, having sweaty hands is a minor inconvenience. For others, having sweaty hands is a life sentence — one that involves constant humiliation, isolation and condemnation. Case in point: On this subreddit devoted to those suffering from excessive sweating, discussions about suicide and depression stemming from the condition are just as...