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Fireflies Could Be Headed for Extinction Due to Light Pollution

If you’re from a part of the world where fireflies (or lightning bugs!) go hand-in-hand with the other delightful, relaxing, warm feelings of a summer evening well-spent, well, there might be bad news on the horizon. Popular Science reports that firefly species from around the world are at risk because of many of the same...

Yeah, Your Dog’s Feet Really Do Kind of Smell Like Fritos

The belief that, if you smell your dog’s feet (and you know you have; they’re so cute!), they possess a scent reminiscent of Fritos is a long held one by dog owners everywhere. For example… what do you think THESE feet smell like? View this post on Instagram #mydogdelilah #paws #doggietoes #socute #squishable #froggylegs #bulldog...

Ex-Prisoners Share Stories About the Most Evil People They Encountered Behind Bars

I have to say, I think going to prison would be the most terrifying experience imaginable. Being locked up with murderers, rapists, and all kinds of other violent offenders has to do so much damage to a person’s psyche. Let’s hope that all of us (or at least most of us) never have to go...

People Share the Dumbest Ways They’ve Ever Injured Themselves

We’ve all injured ourselves in dumb ways at one point or another in our lives, right? Okay, it’s confession time: when I was 12, I broke my hand…punching my brother in the head. Let’s just say my parents were not thrilled. I still haven’t lived that one down. AskReddit users opened up and shared the...

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10 Interesting Facts About Music and Musicians

I’ve been a huge music fan since I was a little kid and I feel like I grew up on the good stuff. From my parents, it was mostly oldies: the Beach Boys, the Beatles, the Everly Brothers, Sam Cooke. And then my older brother got me into punk and metal: the Ramones, Black Sabbath,...

Mom’s Video About Bullied Son Who Wants To Die Goes Viral. The Internet Shows Their Support And Send Him To Disneyland.

Social media gets a pretty bad rap, but sometimes it can help create some truly life-changing moments. Take the story of young Quaden Bayles, for example. The 9-year-old boy was born with a form of Dwarfism called Achondroplasia and his mother, Yarraka Bayles, recently shared a distressing video of her unconsolable son reacting to being...

Physicist Weighs in on Whether Scrooge Mcduck Could Actually Swim in a Vault of Gold Coins

If you thought Ducktales was a thing relegated to the 80s or 90s, well, you obviously don’t have kids. The McDuck kids and their grumpy, rich uncle are not only still around, but thriving on streaming platforms like Disney+. The enduring image (and most common pop-culture reference) from any iteration of the series is the...

Check out These Amazing, Elaborately Detailed Miniature Worlds Made for Snails

I’m not exaggerating: this is one of the coolest things I’ve seen in quite a while. Samuel Copeland and Aleia Murawski create amazing miniature worlds for their pet snails and they are insanely impressive. View this post on Instagram Snails in love 🐌🐌✨ Commissioned by @apple for Valentine’s day. Sam and I have been working...

15 Funny, Random Tweets to Give You the Laughs Today

Right now, we’re all gonna take what’s officially known as a “giggle break.” Not familiar? Well, it’s where you set aside your work, your stresses and all the troubles in your life, and you look at these hilarious tweets. And then you laugh really, really, REALLY hard. Sadly, after this short respite, you must return...