Martha Tesema

The slightly irrational case for living microwave-free

I am not normally extreme with my ideas about what happens here on planet Earth (which is round, by the way). There are very few hills I am willing to die on, but...

‘Who is this for’ meme asks the questions on everyone’s mind

People on Twitter are known for asking a lot of deep and complex questions, but lately folks have been dropping one very simple yet profound inquiry about the movies and...

The Rock says he doesn’t have time to run for president in 2020

Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson has been pretty clear about his interest in running for president in 2020 — but apparently, he’s taking it all...

Zsa Zsa, the world’s ugliest dog, has passed away

The world lost a shining star this week. Zsa Zsa, the recently crowned “world’s ugliest dog” passed away early Tuesday morning at the age of 9.  ...

People are mad as hell after Costco cuts food court Polish dog for healthier options

Someone please tell Costco that good things really don’t have to come to an end, because they seem to think otherwise.  As reported by the Seattle Times, the...

Kristen Bell has a special trick to prevent pruney pool fingers

Nothing comes in between Kristen Bell and a Sunday dip in the pool — not even her hatred of those weird, pruney fingers we all get when our hands are exposed to...

Microsoft engineer shares her immigration story and sheds light on a broken system

In a heart-wrenching post, a Microsoft software engineer opened up about her personal immigration story. Sri Ponnada shared on Facebook that she must leave the United...

The ultimate guide to picking your personal song of the summer

Picture this: it’s the year 2035 and your in-home AI assistant shuffles through your digital archives to play you something sweet on a Sunday morning. The song it...

Gorillaz show cut short after Del the Funky Homosapien took a dramatic fall off stage

The Gorillaz’s set during Roskilde Festival in Denmark was cut unexpectedly short after the group’s frequent collaborator, Del the Funky Homosapien, took a...