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The Michigan School Massacre of 1927

Sadly, attacks on schools have become an all too familiar phenomenon in the U.S. These senseless tragedies play out on our television screens so often that many Americans have seemingly become desensitized to the massacres. Columbine, Sandy Hook, Virginia Tech, and many other schools will always be associated with the violence that occurred there. Without conducting...

6 Abandoned Movie Sets You Can Visit In Real Life

Who doesn’t love the feeling of stepping into another world? And even better is when it’s a place you’ve glimpsed on the big screen and felt its magic, right? There are plenty of real life film locations that you can visit, but not many that sit abandoned and look exactly as they did when the...

15 People Who Suddenly Realized, “I’ve Been Doing This TOTALLY Wrong”

Maybe we haven’t all experienced exactly this, but I guarantee you know a couple people who have. I have a friend who thought that a vending machine was called a “bending machine” (because you have to bend over to retrieve your delicious snack) until, I kid you not, senior year of high school. Needless to...

30 Guys Reveal the Secrets They Don’t Want Women to Know

Ladies, your dudes are keeping deep, dark secrets from you that you MUST find out. Just ask reddit! They’ll always tell you…far more than you ever wanted to know. So much more. Oh god. Here we go. 1. SHAME! We use decorative towels as normal towels. 2. It Makes a Difference, Sarah! If there’s a...

28 People Share Things They Wish Were More Socially Acceptable

Reddit users were asked a very simple question, “What do you wish was more socially accepted? [serious] ” The responses might surprise you. 1. Hugs Not Drugs Male teachers hugging female or even male students. When my sister passed my teachers all felt sympathy and gave me hugs except for my male teachers. When I...

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15 Racists Who Changed Their Views and How They Did It

As a species, humans are programmed by evolution to prefer their own communities, which often boils down to “people who look and act like me.” Now, while this may have been a useful impulse thousands of years ago, when the tribe over the next hill was a threat to resources and life, it now manifests itself...

27 Parents Reveal the Most Terrible Thing They Ever Discovered About Their Kids

I’m going to give you 1 guess what most of these AskReddit stories are about. Did you guess porn? NAILED IT (lol). Lessons to take away from this: clear your browser history. Also, learn to use private browsing. We’ve all got weird personal stuff, so let’s just agree that for the successful functioning of the social compact,...

Your Incredible, Heartfelt Responses to Our “Last Words” Article

Thanks to all  of our readers who responded to Renée Blinn’s “Last Words” article. There were so many wonderful anecdotes and stories that we felt like we just had to collect and share them: 1. “Okay Cakie…” My Husband, Jay, was dying after a 2 1/2 year battle with a type of Leukemia. His nickname for me...

The Syrian Civil War Is Complicated. This Infographic Helps.

Healthcare isn’t the only thing that’s more complicated than some people might think. I mean, how much do you really know about the Syrian Civil War? Are you aware that there are at least 15 different entities involved in the six-year-old war? Quartz Media has compiled a handy infographic that sorts the factions out based...

Scroll Through 22,000 Years of Humanity and Climate Change

Is global warming a hoax? Are we just experiencing a “warming cycle?” Do you like infographics? One of those answers is an easy “yes.” Randall Munroe at xkcd.com has compiled climate change research into a handy and exhaustively scrollable infographic that charts the average global temperature over the last 22,000 years: SPOILER ALERT: It doesn’t seem to end...