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We Really Wish This Hoax About the D**k-Shaped Church Was True

It’s okay to still have hope in a world filled with chaos, right? To have dreams that make you happy? Well, unfortunately for all of us, this particular dream did not come true. When viewed from above, the Christian Science Society Church in Dixon (for real), Illinois really, really looks like a penis. Like, it...

The Largest Religious Groups in Every County Across the U.S.

Do you ever wonder what exactly is the breakdown of religious groups where you live? As I drive around town, I see churches, mosques, and temples, and I ask myself that question all the time. The Washington Post gathered data from the Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies to put together the following map, which...

If Humor Is the Key to a Successful Marriage, These Couples Are Definitely Gonna Make It

Alternate Title: You Totally Wish You Were Married To These 15 Hilarious Ladies Marriage is hard, especially when your kids are little, and, though you and your husband are living together in the same house over, like, five years, you can only scrounge mere hours alone and showered and willing to be touched by another human...

Hairstylist Shares Important Message About Depression After 13-Hour Haircut with Client

Sometimes it’s the little things that really make a difference in the lives of people who are genuinely struggling with mental health issues. Kayley Olsson, a hairstylist in Iowa, recently had a 16-year-old girl come into her shop who was obviously dealing with some serious problems. The girl told Olsson that her depression was so...

Agatha Christie’s Real-Life Disappearance in 1926 Turned Her into a Household Name

Agatha Christie was an immensely popular crime novelist and playwright known for crime procedural mysteries throughout the 20th century. In fact, Christie is the best selling novelist of all time, outsold only by Shakespeare and the Bible. While she didn’t invent the whodunnit, she definitely helped usher in their frequent adaptation to film and television....

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A Museum in London Asked This Breastfeeding Mom to Cover up and Regretted It Immediately

Ah, breastfeeding. It’s a thing that everyone thinks you should do, but no one really wants to see you do. As someone who is still breastfeeding her 6.5 month old, I can tell you that my experience has been mostly positive. No one has given me any dirty looks or really paid me much attention...

Frankenstein Author Mary Shelley Kept Her Dead Husband’s Heart for 30 Years

Mary Shelley is perhaps most well known for writing Frankenstein. Aside from being the mother of all “creating a monster” stories, she was also the wife of well-known poet Percy Shelley. Percy was still married when he and Mary began their affair in 1814. Perhaps that was a bad omen for what was to come,...

Ever Wonder If You’re The Last Unmarried Person Your Age? This Handy Chart Will Show You!

Sometimes it can feel like we’re never going to find a person to spend the rest of our lives with (if you’re into that sort of thing to begin with, of course). Other times, we feel totally rad being single, happy with all aspects of our lives – but our parents seem to think we’re...

These Colored Maps Show Degrees of Racism in Europe

Q: How comfortable would you be with your child pursuing a relationship with someone from a different cultural group (black, Jewish, Muslim, Asian, Roma…)? That’s the question (one of them, anyway) a European Commission study asked people in every EU country back in 2015. Given the surging migrant situation invading many of these places, perhaps...

Love “Game of Thrones?” IKEA Has Simple Instructions on How to Make Your Own Night’s Watch Cape

You’re probably sitting there trying to decide two things right now: Do I want to be a member of the Night’s Watch? After all, it’s ass cold on the wall, there are multiple groups of weird people(?) trying to kill you, and, maybe worst of all, you’re not allowed to have sex. How in the...