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27 Words of Wisdom to Live By

Being a genuinely good person is one of the most important things you can be. Honesty, integrity, and wisdom are qualities that can improve your life immeasurably. These 27 people share the amazing words of wisdom shared with them by parents, grandparents, and other people of influence in their lives – words that helped them...

If You’re a “Home Alone 2” Superfan, the Plaza Hotel Has a Deal for You

It’s been 25 years since the release of Home Alone 2 (which is, admittedly, not the holiday classic the original turned out to be) and The Plaza Hotel – which plays a prominent role in the movie – is offering a package just for fans. For a mere $895, you and your guests can stay...

People Are Tattooing Their Astrological Sign onto Their Face

Tattoos are so common these days that no one even gives them a second glance. I see corporate guys walking around with tatted-up hands and necks. What used to be reserved for sailors, bikers, and ex-cons is now mainstream – except for one part of the body that is still pretty off-limits for most people:...

Are You Caffeinated Enough to Solve This Coffee Brainteaser?

Love the smell of coffee – and brainteasers – in the morning? You might need a cup to solve this one, which was tweeted by @_herbeautyxo earlier this month. It’s an image of coffee being poured into a maze of pipes, with 4 cups waiting below. Your task? You only have to say which cup...

These 20 Throwback Photos Show How Freaking Cool Your Grandparents Really Were

We’ve done a post on people who discovered photographic proof that their parents were super cool before they chucked it all to start a family, but these images of amazingly hip grandparents might be even better. I mean, you can’t go wrong with vintage photos – and when you add in super cool subjects? Fogeddaboutit....

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New Ceramic ‘Smart’ Mug Will Always Keep Your Beverage at the Perfect Temperature

Keeping your hot beverage at the right temperature has long plagued mankind. You make a perfect cup of coffee (or tea, I guess), you get sidetracked, and next thing you know it’s cold and you don’t even want it anymore. And that can be devastating to a caffeine hound…I’ve heard. Well, ladies and gentlemen, I’m...

Hershey Unveils Its First New Candy Bar in over 20 Years

Remember 1995? You were hanging out with your friends, wearing Hypercolor shirts and listening to Smashing Pumpkins while drinking Zima? Well, that was also the last time Hershey’s released a new candy bar. UNTIL NOW. On December 1, the company drops their new Hershey’s Gold bar. The new product is described as “a buttery-sweet creme with...

These Volunteers Make Superhero Capes for Children with Disabilities

Barbara Casados is the founder of Capes for Heroes, a volunteer organization that sews superhero capes for children who are living life with a disability or facing a debilitating illness. And while a little bit of fabric that ties around your neck might not seem like much, Casados has seen countless kids sprout smiles once...

Boston Dynamics Gives Us a Glimpse of Its New Eye-Popping Robot Dog

Ummmmm, this is kind of terrifying. And amazing. Robotics company Boston Dynamics just released a little teaser video for their latest crazy invention, the SpotMini robot dog. The company doesn’t divulge any details, only saying that the SpotMini is “Coming soon.” In the video, the robotic canine seems to have a unique personality. It pauses...

Bank Doesn’t Let Girl Put Terry Crews on Her Debit Card, So She Contacts Him for Permission

Terry Crews has to be one of the most likable people in Hollywood, don’t you think? He’s cool, funny, and he seems to be very honest and kind. Something he recently proved again in a very hilarious way. Darrel Kennedy thought she was using her credit card in excess and spending too much money, so she...