Samantha Cole

Sam is a writer based in Brooklyn, frequently found carving a path up and down the East Coast. Before joining The Fresh Toast's founding editorial crew, Sam learned to appreciate the wackiness of local news as a reporter for Virginia's Daily News-Record. After moving to New York to pursue a career in digital journalism, Sam has been a business culture writer for Fast Company and social media editor for PSFK. When she’s not writing about pole-dance parades or how to achieve Danksgiving greatness, you can find her writing in various science, technology and culture outlets, including Van Winkle's, Popular Science and Motherboard at Vice.

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Seriously? Gwyneth Paltrow Publishes Guide To Anal Sex

Gwyneth Paltrow has finally weighed in about anal sex. The actress publishes a quasi-newsletter about food, style, and apparently, anal sex.

This Performance Artist Got Trump’s Campaign Slogan Tattooed Around His Butthole

So, a performance artist got Donald Trump’s “Make America Great Again” presidential campaign slogan tattooed around his own asshole.

It’s Official: More People Die In SWAT Marijuana Raids Than Cannabis ODs

The number of marijuana-related SWAT raids in the last seven years that have resulted in someone’s death: Twenty. The number of cannabis ODs? So. Much Less.

Science Has Figured Out What Sexual Afterglow Is And What The Benefits Are

Most adults know what I’m talkin’ about when we’re talkin’ about sexual afterglow. It’s that warm and fuzzy feeling in the hours after getting intimate.

Vibration Plates Are Coming Back And Will Make That Booty Pop

Remember those old-timey vibration belt machines? A popular weight loss device born of the 1950’s, these belts would shake your fat right off.

Looks Like Raw Marijuana Leaves Are The Next Superfood

Cannabis flower is good for you in a myriad of ways, but what about the leaves? Doctors and enthusiasts are starting to ask raw marijuana leaves.

You Can Now Get Your Weed Through A Drive-Thru Window In Colorado

Feeling dankrupt in Colorado, but don’t want to get out of your car to go into a dispensary? There’s a business model for that. Marijuana drive-thru.

Stand Tall: These Ugly Shorts Promise To Give Men Stronger Erections

There are a lot of male enhancement products out there, most of them bogus. Sorry dudes. But these shorts use science to give you better boners.

It Seems That Yoga Pants Are Killing The Planet: Here’s Why

There’s something sinister hiding in those stretchy, comfy outfits that we all — yes, admit it — love to lounge in more than sweat in.

Getting Drunk Is No Longer An Excuse For Forgetting What Happened Last Night

But if you’re using the “I don’t remember, I was drunk” excuse when you’re confronted with your boozy ways in the broad light of brunch, scientists have some bad news for you.