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Glass-Printed Photos from Fracture Are an Easy Way to Make Your Room All Nice and Pretty

Recently, I was contacted by a company called Fracture, which is having a spring cleaning sale through March 31st [see clearance code below to save 20%], and asked if I would order from their website and write a review about their product. It went something like this: “Hey, Cori- would you be interested in ordering some free stuff and then...

More New Details Emerge in the Fascinating D.B. Cooper Hijacking Case

While the FBI may have officially closed the case on the infamous, unsolved D.B. Cooper hijacking from 1971, the story has really taken on a life of its own in the past few months. We told you about a website called True.Ink and their efforts to try to get to the bottom of the mystery in a...

Here’s How Special Effects Were Done During the Silent Movie Era

Sure, it’s not like moviemakers today have it easy, exactly, when it comes to making the impossible seem real on the big screen. I mean, they do have the advantages that come with technology, but a lot of those advantages are really  complicated and labor intensive. Back in the early days of film, movies still...

19 People Share What They Found When Cleaning out the Homes of People Who Died

When a relative dies, especially an older one, there’s an inevitable – and oftentimes heartbreaking – task that often goes along with it: cleaning out their home. Do I really want to know what grandpa had buried deep in his closet? Hmmm… It doesn’t all have to be sad though. And the people who clean out these...

This Woman Traveled to Every Country in the World. Here Are the 10 She Says You Can’t Miss

It took 27-year-old Cassie De Pecol just 18 months and 26 days (a new world record) to visit all 196 countries in the world – and she’s the first woman to do so. Traveling alone on what she dubbed “Expedition 196,” Cassie wanted to do her part to promote peace through sustainable tourism. In her...

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Anne Frank Made Her Last Diary Entry on August 1st, 1944. This Is What it Said…

The final entry in Anne Frank’s diary is dated August 1, 1944 – the same year she decided to rewrite her diary in the form of a novel, which she intended to publish after the war. Three days later, she was taken by the Gestapo, imprisoned, and later sent to Auschwitz. Her father Otto Frank’s business partner had...

Here’s What the Minimum Wage Really Adds Up to in Your State

Is the minimum wage in your state enough to cover the cost of living? It’s true. Here’s a chart from WageAdvocates.com based on the numbers from MIT’s Living Wage Calculator: Yes, the folks at Wage Advocates have a clear agenda. They spend almost all of their time protecting and defending wage-earners. One would expect them...

19 of the Creepiest, Most Inexplicable Things People Ever Experienced

A lot of stuff that happens is inexplicable, on one level or another. But there is a big, biiiiiig difference between that one level and the other. Inexplicable things like picking up your phone to look at it right before you get a call, well, that could be coincidence. Inexplicable like you remembering to go feed your neighbor’s...

17 Things You Wouldn’t Recognize With Their Original Names

Everything on this list is something you’ve not only heard of, but that is iconic enough that its name is intricately linked to what/who it is – and yet, it was originally supposed to be called something different. I mean, call me crazy, but I’m not sure Hannah Montana would have been quite as big...

10 Simple Tricks to Improve Your Memory

The older I get, the more I notice my mind slipping. Words escape me sometimes, and honestly, I can’t remember much of my life before high school (but maybe that’s a good thing). I can only imagine this is going to get worse. Provided guzzling buckets of caffeine isn’t going to fix it, I was...