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The Navy SEAL 40% Rule Can Help You Get Mentally Tough

We can learn a lot of things from Navy SEALs: they’re some of the most well-trained and toughest men on the planet. But these elite warriors are not only physically fit, they’re mentally fit as well. Billionaire businessman Jesse Itzler was running a 100-mile relay in San Diego when he met a man who was...

The Importance of a Fire Door in One Image

Fire Marshall Scott Strassburg shared a series of harrowing images that illustrate just how important it is to have a fire door. Apparently, this particular fire began as a cooking fire in someone’s apartment where it then jumped to the cabinets and worked its way through the hallway and surrounding units. As the tenant escaped...

The Denver Airport Is Not the Illuminati’s Headquarters

I had never heard about this until researching this article – but apparently, there’s a huge world of Denver International Airport (DEN) conspiracy theories. Why? Who knows! To be fair, there are some weird things about the airport. It’s massive. Like, really big – 33,531 acres. That’s two times as big as Manhattan. Also, Denver already...

9/11 Myths That People Still Believe

Just like some people refuse to believe in the moon landing, there’s another great American myth that just won’t disappear: that the September 11th attacks were an ‘inside job’. Despite vast annals of evidence, an entire government fact-finding commission, video evidence, thousands of victims, and the impossibility of a near two decade long, multi-thousand person...

12 Super Useful Websites to Add to Your Favorites

Instead of using your time on the Internet mindlessly scrolling through social media sites (I mean, this is fine if you need a brain break, but not all day, people!), try some of these websites out. Their aim is to increase brain power and mental skills! #12. CogniFit Brain Fitness This app combines gamification and...

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Owner Got a Cat in 1988, Probably Did Not Expect to Throw Him a Birthday Party 30 Years Later

A cat named Rubble from Exeter, England may very well be the oldest living cat on Earth. Rubble recently celebrated his 30th birthday with his owner, Michele Foster, who’s had Rubble since she received him as a gift for her 20th birthday in 1988. When asked about the secret to Rubble’s old age, Foster attributes...

Why Weed Is Actually Illegal in the US

Marijuana. Cannabis. Weed. Pot. Ganja. Herb. Reefer. Jazz cigarettes. The chronic. Wacky tabaccy. The Devil’s lettuce. Whatever name you call it, there’s no denying that 45% of American adults have admitted to experimenting with it at some point in their lives. It’s not just delinquents either – there are plenty of high-profile celebrities, business moguls, and...

Alan Rickman’s Personal Letters Reveal He Was Frustrated Playing Snape

When we sit down in a theater to watch a movie, it’s easy to get swept up in the magic of what we see onscreen and forget how much time, effort, and frustrations may have gone into making the story come to life. For example, two actors may have been feuding for the entire shoot, but...

This Man Helped out a Drunk Female Friend and Now It’s Causing a Bitter Online Debate

Who knew a single tweet about taxes could fire up such heated debate? It all happened when two Americans girls in Sydney went out to party. BuzzFeed News reports that 23-year-old Texas student Michelle Gallahan is currently spending a semester studying abroad in Sydney, Australia. At some point, Gallahan met her now-roommate Jessica Lipsey, who...

A Neo-Nazi Group Just Disbanded Because of a Messy Love Triangle Fistfight in a Trailer Park

You are most likely familiar with the neo-nazi group of the Traditionalist Worker Party due to their explosive Unite the Right rally in Charlottesville, Virginia last August, which resulted in dozens of injuries and one death. And, if you’ve been rooting for the hate group’s demise ever since, then today’s your lucky day: it seems...