How Americans Drank Water Before The Stanley Cup: A Timeline Across Decades 

1960s: Americans too busy smoking cigarettes to drink water. Think about it– unless you had two mouths, you couldn’t do both at the same time. Doctors were more concerned with people smoking the right brand of cancer sticks to curb their dessert appetite after dinner than letting folks in on the benefits of drinking a glass of simple H20.

CARTOON: Gulping Gills

Parched Perch. Today's cartoon by Vaughan Tomlinson.

A Camel Explains Why You Can’t Handle Dry January Like They Can

They’re not cut out for the No-2-O lifestyle that animals like me are built for so for them to make a whole month's challenge out of our lifestyle. Well, that’s just par for the course for these idiots that give mammals a bad name.

COMIC: Captain F#%cked Planet

Captain Planet is looking for a new planet to save, this one is cooked.

The Life Cycle Of Your New Brita Filter And You

“I don’t remember those little black specks being there yesterday.” Filter Time: 1–8 Weeks Comments: If we’re being honest, we’re not sure what those black specks are either, but the water still tastes generally the same. Should I change it?: Meh? We’re pretty sure* that they’re minerals and not harmful if consumed. *Legally we must advise you not to consume the specks.

Truly Terrible Beach Tips

Be sure to bring a sunblock bottle that contains at least 16 ounces, an excellent way to sneak in your vodka.

CARTOON: Canine Cafe

5 Woof Rated! Today's cartoon by Vaughan Tomlinson.

CARTOON: Fancy Fountain

Damp, is in. Today's cartoon by Drew Panckeri.

CARTOON: Wishy Washy Witches

Melting good time. Today's cartoon by Peter Kuper.

Translating Your Office Water Cooler’s Little Gurgle Noises

Three quick bubbles and three long bubbles: Uh oh, there’s trouble afoot! That cooler’s getting low, and it’s time for office manager Devin to hoist up a new multi-gallon and send the empty one to its eternal slumber.

I’m That Friend Who Always Asks if You’ve Hydrated and, Well, Have You?

It’s simple: Eight glasses, morning to night. If you’re like me, afternoons are mostly spent setting increasingly appreciable rage fires in increasingly busy Paneras, making that daypart less ideal. But whatever your hydration schedule, I find it best to begin when you first wake, right before the dark thoughts have settled in.


Perspective. Today's cartoon by Jeff Hobbs.

Drinking Apparatuses I’d Sooner Use Than A Paper Straw

A Funnel: When time is of the essence and decency is not.

CARTOON: Parched

It's probably nothing. Today's cartoon by Madeline Horwath.

CARTOON: Keeping Up

Feeling stranded? Today's cartoon by Steve McGinn.