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Tom Hanks Reads Sweet Tweets, and We Are Can’t Thank Him Enough

Tom Hanks (The Nicest Man in Hollywood) teamed up with Twitter Movies to produce the sweetest Tweet-based film of probably all time. For the short, Hanks looks through Twitter finding the nicest tweets and then reads them for us in his oh-so-soothing voice. The video was released right before Thanksgiving, and it is filled with...

Largest Bale of Sea Turtles Ever Recorded, Captured on Film by Drone

Did you know a group of sea turtles is called a bale (like, herd is to cattle as bale is to sea turtles)? Now you do. The olive ridley turtles, named for the color of their shells, are one of the smallest species of sea turtles. They live in the tropical areas of the Pacific,...

This Winter, Cure Your Cold Symptoms with a Warm Drink of Whiskey

The common cold sends millions of people to the couch every winter with congestion, sniffles and a deep desire to sleep the symptoms away. While there isn’t a fool-proof cure for a cold, a warm drink of whiskey can actually provide some much-needed relief. Be warned: This isn’t an invitation to finish off a bottle...

Medieval Castles Were Built with Clockwise Spiral Staircases for a Reason

If you’re a medieval history buff and like watching TV shows based on the times (and who doesn’t?), you’re probably used to seeing the spiral stone stairs leading up through the castle to distressed damsels, hidden jewels, the king’s chambers and the like. These stairs are awesome settings for all the sword fights and other...

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Mom Writes a Poem from Her 2-Year Old’s Perspective, and the Internet Loves It

Let’s face it: sometimes people who don’t have children can judge parents harshly if it seems they can’t control their child. Many of us roll our eyes at the sight of a child throwing a tantrum. Others complain when a baby on an airplane won’t stop crying. Perhaps a few (just a few, I’m sure)...

Your Kids Can Text Santa Claus This Christmas

Got a kid who’s too shy to sit on Santa’s lap? There are other more convenient ways to contact Santa now — he’s even available by text message. Santa has an official phone number: 951-262-3062. Don’t worry, it goes directly to voicemail (can you imagine if Santa had to pick up the phone for every...

Redditors Think About the Most Important Historical Items to Be Destroyed

Most people are familiar with a few of the world’s most famous historical artifacts and buildings — the Great Pyramid, the Coliseum, and Stonehenge included. But have you ever thought about the number of important items from history that didn’t made it into the present day? One user on Reddit was curious about that question, so...

Someone Got a Tattoo of Baby Yoda Drinking a White Claw

This is where we’re at right now, America… 2019 sure has been a strange year, hasn’t it? Do you think in a few years, this fella is going to regret this tattoo? Time will tell, I guess… But let’s move on to this uniquely American, uniquely 2019 tattoo. A guy named Brock McLaughlin saw a...

Hallmark Christmas Movies Are So Popular During the Holiday Season Because People Want an Escape from Everyday Life

I have to admit, the older I get, the more mindless entertainment I tend to watch to relax at the end of a long day (or a long week). I definitely don’t always need to watch something dark and thought-provoking anymore to give my brain a workout. That’s why I’ve watched Air Bud: Golden Receiver...