Fact Snacks!

Why Do Stop Signs Have 8 Sides?

Just last week, I took a friend of mine to the DMV so she could get a new license. While I waited 6 hours for her to finish up, I perused the official DMV literature to pass the time. As I was looking through the section on road signs, I asked myself, “What’s up with...

Metal Fang: The Russian Cannibal Killings

During the Soviet era, it was considered standard policy for the government to deny that serial killers were active in Russia. Serial killers, officials argued, were a Western phenomenon. Despite these denials, serial killers did prey on Russians throughout the 1970s and 1980s. The most notable example is Andrei Chikatilo, a vicious killer who committed over...

Why Are We Told to Cook So Many Foods at 350 Degrees?

This is a question I’ve actually thought about before. When we look at instructions for frozen food, why are we instructed to cook so many different items at 350 degrees? I’m talking TV dinners, macaroni and cheese, leftover, all kinds of food across the board. It turns out, it has something to do with the...

‘Cards Against Muggles’ Will Make Your Harry Potter Game Night Delightfully NSFW!

Harry Potter fans have received a lot of good news this week. First, the announcement that two new books set in J.K. Rowling’s world will be released later this year. And second……wait for it…..some genius has come up with “Cards Against Muggles,” a Potter-themed card game based on the very popular, very NSFW “Cards Against Humanity.” In...

Couple Makes a Horror Trailer to Reveal Their New Baby’s Gender

I’ve never been to a gender reveal party, but if I ever go to one, hopefully it’ll be as cool as this. This, in my humble opinion, is wonderful. Judy and Gavin Holt are wedding photographers who decided to put their skills to use in revealing the gender of their new baby. But, being creatives,...

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These Tinder Users Kept up a Hilarious Conversation for Three Years But Never Met…Until Tinder Decided It Was Time

22-year-old Josh Avsec and 21-year-old Michelle Arendas go to college together, and they’ve also been chatting with each other (off and on – more on that later) for three years. But guess what? They’ve never met. When they were matched on the dating app Tinder back in 2014, Josh must have liked the looks of...

These Parrots Go Apeshit When They Hear Themselves Laugh

Everybody’s got that song that makes them want to just jam TF out and go full Bohemian Rhapsody, no matter where you are I know I’m not alone in this. It’s some kind of Pavlovian, reptilian response to something. I can’t explain it, but when Bohemian Rhapsody comes on, I’m gonna start banging my head. Doesn’t matter...

A Popular Tumblr Account Is Teaching Men How to Pleasure Women…The Right Way

There’s a hot tumblr account that’s relying on advice from women across the world to answer an age-old question… What are the best methods/techniques/tricks/skills/etc. to give a woman an orgasm? An anonymous woman who calls herself “Sylvia” said she started the “How To Make Me Come” tumblr because she wanted: A platform for women to...

A Group of Nuns Built a Chapel to Try to Stop an Oil Pipeline. Amen!

Usually, a story about nuns building a small chapel wouldn’t generate much coverage, right? But this story is very different. This simple structure in the middle of a cornfield in Lancaster, Pennsylvania may not look like much, but the Catholic nuns behind the chapels’ construction are making a HUGE statement. The sisters from the Adorers...

5 Facts About Wolves Worth Howling to Your Friends About

Wolves are some fascinating creatures. They don’t really have magic powers, but it sure can feel like it, sometimes. After all, they have the power to reshape the ecosystem. They make surprising friends. And some of them even have pee that smells like weed. What?! Yes: 5. Maned wolf pee smells like weed. Sources: 1,...