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The History Behind the Phrase “…And the Horse You Rode in On”

It’s one of those sayings you’ve heard throughout your entire life, but you really have no idea what it means or where it came from. Well, I’m here to provide you with an answer. Obviously, you know the phrase “…and the horse you rode in on” usually follows an insult, like “fuck you,” as it...

This Woman Gave Birth in 2017 to a Child Conceived in 1992

The irony of this incredible story is not lost on Tina Gibson. The new mom said, “Do you realize I’m only 25? This embryo and I could have been best friends.” Gibson is right on the money with that observation – she gave birth to a baby girl on November 25 that was conceived 24 years...

The Reason Why B Batteries Are Practically Non-Existent

You know you’ve wondered about this before. We all have. It’s one of life’s trivial mysteries that you think about for a split second and then forget and go on with your day. The question is, why aren’t there B batteries? As you are probably aware of, you can choose from AA, AAA, C, and...

This Viral Shoe-Cleaning Hack Is a Miracle Worker

Are your sneakers greasy, grimy, and hard to look at? Especially white sneakers, like Keds or Chuck Taylors? Once they get that filthy, you usually just toss them, right? Well, you don’t need to throw them in the trash anymore. A college student named Sarah Tracey discovered a way to make her old beat up...

4 Restaurants Where the Dress Code Is No Clothes At All

“No shirts, no shoes, no dice!” Those rules seem pretty standard – but they actually don’t apply at all restaurants around the world. In fact, some places encourage, or even require, eating in the buff. I don’t know…for some reason, this just seems very odd to me. What’s the appeal? But then again, what do...

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The World Has Gone to Hell…But Then There’s This Perfect Video of Quadruplet Babies Hugging to Make Us Forget

You never knew that four identical babies hugging was exactly what you needed in your life, but after you watch this video, you’re gonna be sure that it is. I mean, quadruplets are probably a ton of work if they’re yours, but these aren’t ours, so sit back and bask for a full 35 seconds....

This Twitter Thread About “The Incident” at Different High Schools Is Scandalous…and Amazing

I know some people absolutely hated high school and look back on it with disdain, but I had a blast. I don’t remember actually learning anything, but my friends and I ran wild for 4 years and basically acted like total idiots. It was great! And, like at every other high school in America, there...

Why Hangovers Get a Helluva Lot Worse with Age

Uggggggghhhhhhhh. I know I’m going through this. When I was a young lad, I could indulge in some MPD (Midwestern Power Drinking) with the best of them. These days…not so much. It’s a question we all ask at some point. Why do hangovers get so much worse with age? Why can’t I still walk down...

This Plus-Size Model Recreated Celebrity Photos to Promote Body Positivity

In this superficial world we live in, it can be frustrating to constantly see celebrities with seemingly perfect bodies on TV, in movies, and across social media. Of course, we’re only witnessing these hard bodies after they’ve been airbrushed, edited, and Photoshopped out the wazoo. In other words, it’s not realistic for about 99.99% of...

This Band Remade “Smells Like Teen Spirit” in a Major Key and It Might Ruin Your Adolescence

In 1991, Nirvana defined a decade and gave a voice to the disaffected, flannel-wearing Gen Xers of the world with “Smells Like Teen Spirit.” But it turns out that when you sing it in a major key, you get something a lot less moody and full of rage, and more like something Rob Thomas would...