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This Boss Tried to Fire an Employee for Missing Work While Her Son Was on Life Support

File this story under: Heartless Humans. A story went viral recently and not for a good reason. In fact, the story grew so quickly because it’s completely despicable. After a woman named Crystal Reynolds Fisher shared her encounter with her boss at a gas station in Michigan, people were shocked at how heartless her manager was....

English Teacher Gets Letter from White House, Makes Corrections Before Sending It Back

Yvonne Mason is a retired English teacher who has spent a rather sizable chunk of her life correcting people’s writing. Recently, however, she found her correction work going viral when she posted her marked-up version of a letter from the White House, signed by President Donald Trump himself. “If it had been written in middle school,...

Warning: These Images Can Alter Your Vision for Months

Reader beware: stare at these images a little too long and you might find your vision being altered for the next few days, sometimes even months. Don’t worry too much, though – the damage isn’t permanent and the main side effect is seeing colors slightly differently. Named after Celeste McCollough Howard, the psychologist who first...

Science Confirms That Your Dog Can Sniff out a Bad Person

Dog people have long suspected that their canine pals have an instinct about people from the start – whether they smell off or just get some kind of feeling about the baddies has been anyone’s guess…at least, until now! A recent study shows that dogs can and do analyze a person’s reliability! The researchers were...

#IfYouStopAndThinkAboutIt Was Trending and It’ll Really Make You Go Hmm

There are things about life, art, movies, etc that we have just seemed to accept as a society for all the time – for example, yes…Dorothy Gale killed two women because a perfect stranger told her not to give up her shoes. That’s just one example of the deep thoughts pouring out of the #IfYouStopAndThinkAboutIt...

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Are These Dots Blue or Purple? Your Answer May Be Skewed by Context

Researchers at Harvard University recently released a study that makes a very interesting revelation: our concept of “threat” and the color blue, it turns out, is all relative and is not based on hard-and-fast rules. This is how the experiment worked: the researchers showed subjects a series of dots that ranged in color from very...

Here Are 10 Pieces of Advice That Can Get You Through a Day in High Heels

There’s a reason that the word ‘heel’ is so close to the word ‘hell’ (ok, fine, it was probably a linguistic accident – whatevs). Wearing even the cutest pair for an extended period of time can basically amount to torture, and if your line of work requires them on a daily basis, well, you definitely...

These People on Tumblr Can’t Get over How Crazy Intelligent Crows Are

I remember the first time I learned how crazy smart members of the Corvidae family – which includes crows and ravens – are, and it totally blew my mind. They can solve multiple step puzzles, for one, and for another, well…afterward, I wasn’t quite so quick to dismiss the happenings in The Birds. In case...

This Guy Recited ‘Shrek’ Perfectly and People Are in Love with Him

Next time you take a road trip, you might to consider bringing along this guy. TJ Karras was on a road trip with his sister and parents when he decided to alleviate the boredom by reciting an entire scene from the animated film Shrek, complete with perfect impressions. Karras’ sister tweeted a video of the performance...

This Couple Is Considering Getting Divorced in Order to Afford Their Daughter’s Healthcare Costs

Welcome to America in 2018 – a place where a happily married couple is considering getting a divorce so they can afford their daughter’s skyrocketing medical costs. Jake and Maria Grey have two daughters, and the six-year-old, Brighton, was born with a rare genetic disorder called Wolf-Hirschhorn syndrome. What it means is that she’s essentially...