Don't know what consent is? Let this animation of a cup of tea clear it up for you.

There's something every human can do to make sure consent is happening in all their sexy times.

Because so many of us misunderstand what consent is exactly, let me explain the concepts of the video above — which was inspired by an excellent post by Tumblr user RockstarDinosaurPiratePrincess — by using Kermit and a cup of tea.

Bear with me. And Kermit.

Let's say you invite a friend over to your home, and you offer them a cup of tea. If they wanted it, they would say:

But if they said "no," you wouldn't make them tea.

You don't have to be rude about it, Kermit.

And — this is the important part — if they said no to tea, would you brew it and try to make them drink it anyway?

Of course you wouldn't. It's the same with sex.

So remember this if you remember anything: Whether it's tea or sex, consent is everything.

Now, feel free to go brew yourself a cup of tea, too. If you want.


Usually the greatest fear after a wild night of partying isn't what you said that you might regret, but how you'll look in your friends' tagged photos. Although you left the house looking like a 10, those awkward group selfies make you feel more like a 5, prompting you to wonder, "Why do I look different in pictures?"

It's a weird phenomenon that, thanks to selfies, is making people question their own mirrors. Are pictures the "real" you or is it your reflection? Have mirrors been lying to us this whole time??

The answer to that is a bit tricky. The good news is that there's a big chance that Quasimodo-looking creature that stares back at you in your selfies isn't an accurate depiction of the real you. But your mirror isn't completely truthful either.

Below, a scientific breakdown that might explain those embarrassing tagged photos of you:

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