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21 Employees Reveal the Dirty Secrets of Their Industries That Are Just Insane

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Deaf People with Cochlear Implants Share Sounds They Heard for the First Time and...

Remember the blind man who was able to see his wife for the first time, thanks to special glasses? This is kind of like that, but...

These Are the Weirdest Things Americans Do, According to People in Other Countries

It probably doesn't require a great deal of self-reflection to wrap your mind around the idea that America is a really strange place. If you grew...

24 of the Worst Pranks Students Ever Pulled on Their Teachers

There's a line between pranks that are fun and others that just go too far and I think a lot of it has to do with...

6 Common Superstitions — Finally Explained

Are you superstitious? If you're anything like me, you'll probably shrug and say, "Not really," while secretly making sure you don't miss a single crack on...

Here's Why You Should Never Shower With Your Contact Lenses In

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12 Inventions You Religiously Rely on That Almost Never Happened

Modern civilization is spoiled. We have the internet at our fingertips thanks to smartphones, we never get lost anymore thanks to GPS, and we have delicious...

6 Hangover Cures You Need to Try on Your Next Night Out

Nothing can make you regret the long evening of fun you enjoyed last night like this morning's nasty hangover. Whether you woke up nauseous, with the...

These Are the Secrets Your Office Doesn't Want You to Know, According to People...

Offices are... interesting places. You spend 40 hours of the week there, try to be friendly with your coworkers while attempting to maintain a handle on...

How Brands Psychologically Manipulate You Into Spending More

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Sept. 9 Is the Most Common Birthday: Find out Why

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Researchers Discover That Curiosity Is the Key to Staying Young Forever

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Why Do I Hate the Sound of My Voice? A Scientific Explanation

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25 Common Hygiene Practices That Are Actually Disgusting

I've never taken personal hygiene more for granted than when I became a father. Because there are some common practices and personal cleanliness rituals I've learned...

Halle Berry Took to Chatrooms in the Early Aughts to Escape Her Online Persona

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Keep An Eye Out for These Friendship Red Flags

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Loneliness and Isolation Are More Dangerous for Your Health Than Obesity

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These People Shared The Best Things They Bought Under $100

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Can Fans Make You Sick? You Might Be Better Off With A Conventional AC...

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Sometimes a Good Product Just Isn’t Enough

If there's one thing that we've learned about the success of a product - it's that branding has as much, if not more, to do with...

Psychology Life Hacks for Social Situations — Cure Anxiety, Make Friends

As much as modern society would love to further withdraw into their homes while living entirely on the internet, you can't avoid civilization entirely. Eventually you're...

If F.O.B.O. Is Ruining Your Life, the Expert Who Coined the Phrase Has Some...

If F.O.B.O. Is Ruining Your Life, the Expert Who Coined the Phrase Has Some AdviceYou've heard of "fear of missing out" syndrome, and anyone who's ever...

Why Do I Look Different in Pictures? How Mirrors Lie to You

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...

How to Stop Procrastinating — Theories of Motivation to Help

There's a good chance you're reading this article to procrastinate from doing something more important today. I mean, that's sort of the point of this site,...

Google Street View Has Accidentally Captured Some Amazing Photos

Google Street view is an amazing tool for revisiting past addresses, scoping out an area before a vacation, or just trying to get a better understanding...

6 Stupid Products Companies Are Trying to Force on Millennials

Now I admit, there are plenty of things to make fun of millennials for, like hipster cuisine trends that are so dumb they're hard to explain....

23 Bartenders Reveal The Drink Stereotypes That Are 100% True

I grew up in a marginally superstitious family who brought some beliefs and hocus-pocus superstitions from the old country. I couldn't make too much noise late...

Jeopardy! Contestant Brought Back — Why Is Ryan Fenster Back?

Now if you're a Jeopardy! fanatic, then you're probably aware of all the show's rules, but there are a few not-so-known ones that even the most...

Obscure ‘Jeopardy!’ Rules Even The Most Avid Gameshow Lover Won’t Know

Growing up, I watched Groundhog's Day about a million times. My favorite part about watching movies when I was younger was imagining what I would do...

The Best Prime Day Deals Are Not on Amazon

In Amazon's attempt to overtake Black Friday as the biggest shopping day of the year, it's starting its annual Prime Day a little bit earlier. However,...

Mom’s Heartbreaking Facebook Post Shows The Dangers Of Infants Sleeping In Adult Beds

Mom's Heartbreaking Facebook Post Shows The Dangers Of Infants Sleeping In Adult BedsAs any parent will tell you, especially a first-time one, it's very easy to...

‘A Quiet Place’ Isn’t On Netflix But These Amazing Horror Films Are

A Quiet Place isn't the kind of movie you want to watch if you have kids or generally feel bad for children whenever they're in danger...

23 People Who Stumbled On Hidden Notes Completely By Accident

Finding a handwritten note pressed between the pages of a book, or in the pocket of some secondhand clothing you purchased, or tucked away in some...

7 Hidden Surprises Homeowners Accidentally Discovered On Their Property

When you're dealing a new home, the term "unexpected surprise" usually comes with a bad connotation.Rotting wood, faulty pipes, a cracked foundation, problems with the central...

These Are Some Of The Craziest Things To Ever Happen To Theme Park Guests

There's nothing that says summer like a trip to a theme park on a muggy day. The late start, the journey for parking, the overpriced concessions,...

These Bizarre Old School Life Hacks From Print Magazines Are Pretty Darn Useless

It seems that there's a life hack for just about everything these days.Some of them are pretty darn useful. Like putting your hanging clothes it trash...

This 'Hot Dog Water' Costs $37.99 For The Craziest Reason

Years ago, when Limp Bizkit was a thing for a lot of people, Fred Durst and company decided to name one of their albums "Chocolate Starfish...

Cockroach ‘Milk’ Is Trending Again Because It’s Healthy But People Want It To Stop

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