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Quiz: Are You Smarter Than a Third Grader? Find out with This Quiz.

From what I remember, most 3rd graders have to study geography of some sort. Actually, I’m pretty sure I spent more time on the states than on other countries. Regardless, I seriously doubt that most 3rd graders would get 10/10 on this quiz, so I don’t know where the author is coming from with that claim....

The Lake So Deadly It Turns Animals into Ghost Statues

Lake Natron in Tanzania is a one-of-a-kind spot. With water at temperatures topping 140 degrees Fahrenheit, blood-red from the bacteria that inhabit it, and boasting a soda and salt content high enough to strip the ink off photographer Nick Brandt‘s Kodak boxes in a matter of seconds, it’s an environment like nowhere else in the world....

Quiz: Can You Guess the Film from the Bad Amazon Review?

This is a weird one. How’d you do? I scored 85%. Check out this weird hairdo: Want More? Check out: Quiz: Do You Know the Famous Voices Behind Your Favorite Characters? Quiz: How Well Do You Know the Last 19 Seasons of South Park? 4 Quizzes to Prove Your Worth as a Jedi Trivia Master...

11 Behind-the-Scenes Secrets from the ‘Harry Potter’ Films

If you’re like me, you don’t even want to know people who claim to not have read or seen the Harry Potter series. It’s not possible that someone can claim such a thing and still have good taste in, well…anything. Right? If you’ve clicked on this link, though, you’re clearly good people. You want to know...

8 Unexpected Upsides of Having Anxiety

It might sound counterintuitive (especially if you live with any level of anxiety on a regular basis), but there are some advantages to having the sort of brain that produces excess anxiety. This is something creative-types have acknowledged for decades – that the right amount of anxiety increases their ability to do their best work,...

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7 Facts About ‘Star Wars’ to Force into Your Brain

#7. Death Stars are expensive. Source Perhaps you need a sweet, sweet info-graphic put together by an actual energy company to fully wrap your head around it all: You’re welcome. #6. The Star Wars timeline is weird in more ways than one. Source Star wars was released on May 25, 1977. Though the last public execution...

The Crazy, Unknown Story of the Man Who Killed John Wilkes Booth

John Wilkes Booth knew his time was about to run out. The actor-turned-assassin had been on the run for 12 long days after shooting and killing President Abraham Lincoln at Ford’s Theater in Washington, D.C. Now, in the early morning hours of April 26, 1865, Booth was trapped in a tobacco barn on a farm...

Need a Conversation Starter? These 8 Facts Oughta Do It

It’s the holiday season, so you’re probably going to run into at least one person you don’t know at your giant family get-together. And you’re going to need something to talk about. #8. Li’l Red don’t need no hero. Source #7. That one-nostril thing you sometimes wonder about is real. Source: 1, 2 Note how the...

25 Foods Your Dog Should Never Eat

We’re all guilty of sometimes treating our pets more like humans than animals – and that includes giving in to those big doe eyes begging for human food while you’re tidying the kitchen after dinner. Yeah, I see you. It’s okay to indulge your little darling once in a while, but with the recent doggie...

Kit Kats Are Made of Kit Kats! 8 Food Facts That’ll Blow Your Mind

#8. Kit Kats are so meta. Source #7. Coffee is a fruit. Source A cross section of the cherry: The green, unroasted coffee “bean”: Boom! Roasted!: #6. Sometimes, cookies are for breakfast. Source #5. Go to the Czech Republic to eat a Donut Cone. Source  You can put other stuff in them, too! 😍 A photo posted by...