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Reddit Users Share What They Think Makes a Person Boring

You know what I think makes a person boring? People who don’t read books. Folks who don’t read just blow my mind. I could read all day, every day for the rest of my life and I still wouldn’t be satisfied. On the other hand, I’m sure a lot of people out there would think...

Here Are 23 Little-Known but Obvious Facts That Might Make All of Us Feel Dumb

We all get blindsided by facts sometimes that we should definitely know but that have somehow escaped our brains for one reason or another. Know what I’m talking about? Little tidbits of information that we should’ve learned a long time ago but somehow just slipped through the cracks. Let’s see what the people of AskReddit...

Russians Open up About What Older Generations Think About the USSR

If you grew up in the 1980s (or before that), the Soviet Union loomed large. The Cold War was dwindling down but there was still a real fear that a nuclear war could erupt at any minute. And, of course, we had Rocky IV, Red Dawn, and all kinds of other propaganda-style films filling our little heads...

People Share How They Answer the “What Is Your Biggest Weakness?” Job Interview Question

It’s the most dreaded question during a job interview. Well, that, and “If you were an animal, what kind would you be?” I don’t know…a Golden Retriever? But you better be prepared because you know it’s coming… “What is your biggest weakness?” AskReddit users offered up their personal opinions. 1. You can do it! “Confidence....

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Parents in Finland Get Seven Months of Paid Parental Leave, Regardless of Gender

The struggle to balance work and family knows no borders, but some countries definitely have more supportive policies for working parents than others. In Finland, parents of any gender will now get the same amount of leave, thanks to a new parental leave policy that goes into effect in 2021. Moreover, single parents will have...

Newly Discovered Weed Compound Could Be 30 Times More Potent Than THC

Good news for anyone who’s ever used cannabis and thought to themselves, “Boy, I wish I was 30 times higher.” A newly-discovered cannabinoid called THCP could potentially be over 30 times more potent than THC, according to recent reports. THCP stands for tetrahydrocannabiphorol. It was discovered alongside another previously unknown compound called CBDP. The latter...

Reddit Takes on 13 Commonly-Believed Myths and Explain Why They’re so Dumb

These days, you can immediately verify any fact by looking it up on Google. If you’re savvy enough, you’ll have the truth within a few minutes. But once upon a time, misinformation spread really easily. To this day, there are a ton of “facts” that countless people believe are true, even though they couldn’t be...

This Googly-Eyed Cat’s Fame Raises a Lot of Money for Animal Shelters

An adorable cat named Belarus has 264,000 followers on Instagram and his owner, Rachel Krall, has put the kitty’s fame to good use. She has partnered with artists to create official Belarus merchandise and the profits go to animal shelters! Why the big fuss over Belarus? Well, the cat has a very unique look because...

15 Funny Tweets to Make You Laugh Today

You’ll laugh! You’ll cry! You’ll hurl! Remember when that was the tagline for the hit movie Wayne’s World? Okay, maybe I’m dating myself a little bit right now, but my point is that you might experience those sensations NOW from reading these tweets! Let’s begin! 1. Her day off! what if Greta Thunberg is in a...