Kathy Benjamin

Kathy is a freelance writer whose work has appeared on various sites including Uproxx and Playboy’s The Smoking Jacket. She is also a regular contributor to Cracked (cracked.com/members/auroratudor). After pit stops in New Jersey, California, and the UK, Kathy now resides in Austin, Texas with her husband and evil bunny rabbit. Befriend her on Facebook (facebook.com/kab18), follow her on twitter (@KathyBenjamin), or read her daily musings about sobriety on tumblr (kathyissober.tumblr.com).

Why Can’t You Wear White After Labor Day?
Facts About Rosh Hashanah
Old-School Diseases Making a Comeback
Famous People Who Survived the 1918 Flu Pandemic
The Ladies' Privilege: Women Proposing on Leap Day
10 Scientific Benefits of Being a Dog Owner
10 Scientific Benefits of Being a Cat Owner
7 of the Coolest Rooms You Can Stand Inside
12 People You Might Not Know Were Adopted
11 Simple Ways to Improve Your Memory
9 Wonderful Acts of Kindness
The Most Impressive Thing About All 50 States
11 Companies With Innovative Benefits For Parents
6 American Wars You Didn't Learn About in School
10 Scientific Benefits of Being a Cat Owner
6 Short-Lived Countries That Don't Exist Anymore
What Did Grover Cleveland Do Between Terms?
11 Things Las Vegas Has Banned for Some Reason
6 Embarrassing Things You Do—and Why
6 Scientific Reasons Mondays Are the Worst
15 Last Survivors of Famous Events
5 Great Love Stories That Weren't All That Great
The Perfect Time of Day to Do Everything
10 Crazy Ways People Amused Themselves Before Television
6 Surprising Ways to Make Better Decisions
5 Amazing Things People Buried in the Desert
The Strange Origins of 5 Iconic Fashions
11 Things That Make You a Bad Driver
11 Book Burning Stories That Will Break Your Heart
4 Other Popes Who Resigned
4 Early American Politicians Rocked by Sex Scandals
11 People Who Lived to Read Their Own Obituaries
11 of the Richest People in History
11 Historical Geniuses and Their Possible Mental Disorders
5 Things to Remember About Teachers for Back to School
7 Superpowers Available to Scientologists
4 Royal Scandals Juicier Than Prince Harry's Strip Billiards
4 Ridiculous Space Accidents (Where Everyone Survived)
5 Great Things With Unexpected Downsides
11 Wars That Lasted Way Longer Than They Should Have
The Scandalous History of Arlington National Cemetery
What Made People Think Dewey Defeated Truman?
How Did King Edward VIII Meet Wallis Simpson?
11 Eponymous Brands and the People Behind Them
11 Countries Where Same-Sex Marriage is Legal
60% of People Can't Go 10 Minutes Without Lying
7 Downsides to Being Left-Handed
9 Ways Facebook Is Changing People's Lives
5 Apocalypse Scenarios Governments Have Actually Addressed
11 Things You Might Not Know About Income Tax


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