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This Elephant Mom Saying ‘Thank You’ to Rescuers Is Proof That Kindness Is a Universal Language

Indian rescuers recently saved a baby elephant that had fallen into an abandoned well and struggled for several hours to escape. Its worried family shuffled and trumpeted around at the top, impotent to help. Eventually, a team of forest officials arrived with heavy equipment; using an excavator, they created a pathway and free the baby,...

This Engineer Filled a Hot Tub with ‘Liquid’ Sand and the Result Was Magical

Inventor and engineer Mark Rober is a pretty sharp guy. He worked for NASA, for Christ’s sake. Rober recently shared a video on his YouTube channel that you have to see to believe. Rober demonstrates how adding air to sand in a very specific way causes the sand to look and act like a fluid....

When Getting Your Daughter’s Hair Braided Exposes an Evil Racist…and It’s Her Mom

You would think people in 2017 wouldn’t behave this way, but here we are again. Nick Harris is a black man who has a daughter with a white woman. After he recently had their daughter’s hair braided, his “Babymom” was not pleased – at all. In fact, the woman clearly has some pent-up issues that...

5 Facts About Cell Phone Addiction and Why It’s Like Being Hooked on Heroin

With each passing day, our cell phones become more integrated into our daily lives. Texting, scheduling, surfing, watching shows, social media posting, etc. are all things we previously needed separate devices to use or enjoy. But to say that cell phones are evil would be, simply put, ignorant. They have made a number of daily...

Turns Out That People Who Hang Their Christmas Decorations Early Aren’t Crazy After All…They’re Happy!

Okay, Christmas is still several weeks away, but it’s okay, you can go ahead and hang up all those decorations on your house and in your yard IMMEDIATELY. People who hang up their decorations weeks and months ahead of time sure do get a bad rap, don’t they? Well not anymore. According to two psychoanalysts,...

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People Are Extremely Pissed off About the Possible Repeal of Net Neutrality

As we inch closer to Armageddon, aka the repeal of net neutrality, people are losing their shit. And rightfully so. This ruling, in my humble opinion, sounds like a total disaster. An open Internet is one of the last democratic things we have left (in addition to jukeboxes, the old ones, not these digital things...

These Badass Bobsledding Women Are the First Nigerian Winter Olympians in History

It’s like Cool Runnings all over again! Remember that movie about the Jamaican bobsled team going to the 1988 Winter Olympics? Well here’s another feel-good, underdog Olympic story for you. A lot more badass looking… You probably don’t associate Nigeria with winter sports, but the country’s women’s bobsled team wants to change that. The ladies pulled off...

People Are Sharing the Hilarious Nicknames They Call Their Pets…and Twitter Is Loving It

If you have pets, you know you’re never going to call them what you originally named the little fellas. Names for our dogs and cats evolve throughout the years until they’re virtually unrecognizable. For instance, when I was growing up, we had a dog named Quincy. Quincy morphed into Quinky Dinky, and finally just QD. A Twitter...

This New Christmas Tree Trend Is Straight out of ‘The Upside Down’

We are living in strange times, friends. As if the world didn’t already seem a little off-kilter, this holiday season we are witnessing something truly weird… Now we have to deal with upside down Christmas trees. It’s sort of like we all unknowingly ended up in an episode of Stranger Things. Now Target has jumped on...

This Dude on Instagram Is Adding Fake Subtitles to Library Books, and the Results Are Hilarious

The author of the Instagram account Snide Octopus has both perfect timing and comedic pitch – not something to be taken lightly in the internet age. And he’s using his gifts in all of the right ways with these short, pithy subtitles to popular books. These are hilarious. End of story. #15. Bwaahahaha YEAH MOM....