Fact Snacks!

7 Common History Myths

History is our link to the past. Millions and millions of people are students of history, professional historians, history teachers, etc…yet somehow…millions and millions of people still latch onto ridiculous myths that have somehow withstood the test of time, despite the vast amount of knowledge available to us in an instant (Thanks, Google!). Below are...

It’s OK to Wake a Sleepwalker (Plus 6 More Sleep Myths You’ve Heard Your Whole Waking Life)

Sleep: we all need it, and most of us never seem to get enough of it. A good night’s rest helps detoxify the brain, promotes memory retention, and boosts your immune system, just to name a few benefits. For a long time, however, sleep was considered a “passive” activity where neither the brain nor the body...

How to Properly Hold a Cat, According to a Vet

It’s happened to the best of us. You see a cuddly cat that you’ve just got to pick up. It could be a friend’s, it could be yours, it doesn’t matter. You’ve got one hand underneath its furry belly when all of the sudden you’re getting clawed six ways from Sunday. It’s a painful warning,...

Anna Kendrick Broke up with This Dude for a Reason He’d Later Call ‘Crazy’

Although you’d never guess it based off her outspoken opinions on Twitter and flamboyant personality both on and offscreen, actress and singer Anna Kendrick hates confrontation. So much so that she’s consciously had to change the way her mind works over the last few years in order to refrain from this familiar situation: “In the...

This Adorable Puppy with Braces Is So Sweet, He Could Give You a Toothache.

Wesley is a six-month-old golden retriever puppy who was suffering from crooked teeth. His teeth were so malformed, in fact, that the poor pup couldn’t completely close his mouth. Luckily for Wesley, his owner Molly Moore knew the right person to contact to fix her pup’s smile: her dad. Molly’s father, Jim Moore, owns a...

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Dog Couldn’t Contain Her Happiness While Shopping At Target

I think it’s safe to say we can all agree on two things. 1: We all get this excited when we shop at Target and 2: This dog is absolutely adorable. This Corgi/Aussie mix was overjoyed to be shopping at Target with his mom. The tweet was a big hit and others shared their own...

Tattoo Artist Posts a Picture of a Young Client in His Chair, Commenters Explode. They’re Not Really Permanent.

Tattoo artist Benjamin Lloyd of Bay of Plenty, New Zealand has received online backlash for his recent Facebook posts, which show him tattooing a very young kid. What commenters might not realize is that the kid’s tattoo isn’t life-changing and permanent, it’s just a temporary, airbrushed one. Plus, it’s of a skull and roses—which is...

You Can Order a Super Realistic LEGO Replica of Your House on Etsy

Etsy is chock-full of hand-made arts and crafts to peruse, but I gotta say, I think this is one of the coolest products I’ve seen on the website. A designer named Shari Austrian will build a super detailed replica of your house of out LEGO. Austrian’s Etsy page is called Little Brick Lane, and she...

Do You Hear ‘Brainstorm’ or ‘Green Needle’? Whichever You’re Thinking about Is What You’ll Hear

Still recovering from the “Yanny vs. Laurel” debate? Take your mind off of things with this even more puzzling piece of audio. Twitter user George Aylett uploaded a video of a kids toy that flashes and says something when you press it. The only problem is, it says something different depending on what you are...

Woman Decides to Stop Shaving Her Beard, Says She’s Never Felt Sexier.

Rose Geil is a 39-year-old woman who, for mysterious medical reasons, has thick body and facial hair. Since puberty, she has rigorously shaved off her hair to hide her condition from the world, until recently. She decided to allow her beard to grow out, and has never looked back. In a recent profile for Barcroft...