We moved to Pakistan a couple of years ago for a job. While it is significantly cheaper to live here, it's still more expensive for us as ex-pats (and quite noticeably, obviously, not locals). It's always worth factoring into the cost what additional expenses you'll need to be paying — do you need security? Can you… » 2/19/15 11:35am 2/19/15 11:35am

The I09'ers (or whoever) aren't writing the stories or even creating the actual monster — Sara is doing that. They submit a request — "I'd like a monster made of strings and ceiling wax and other fancy stuff!" — and she creates something based on that request. She's not toddling off with your short story idea or… » 2/19/15 9:29am 2/19/15 9:29am

There were a fair number of dances at my high school — the big ones were homecoming, jr prom, sr prom, and then a couple of smaller dances mixed in over the course of the year. Everyone went all out for proms — or I guess they did, as a poor, I went in my boyfriend's beater, my aunt did my hair, and I got my dress at… » 2/11/15 3:32am 2/11/15 3:32am

I was conned into getting Snapchat by my daughter, who assures me that no one mom, gawd uses any other method of communication anymore. It's literally the first piece of software I've ever needed a tutorial from a Youth on. I can't figure out how to screenshot things so I don't loose the pictures, I keep timing out on… » 2/05/15 12:27pm 2/05/15 12:27pm

I live near one of the major hospitals in my city and shop regularly at the closest pharmacy to it, and I've seen a number of women who have been victims of acid attacks (presumably because they're getting treated/doctor visits at the hospital), and it can be pretty horrific. I can't imagine just not prosecuting… » 2/04/15 12:25am 2/04/15 12:25am