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For $3.8M You Can Buy This Indiana Town (Population 3)

We know everybody wants to rule the world, but that isn’t exactly the reality for most of us. If you’re itching to be in charge, though, the town of Story, Indiana is for sale. It’s not just any town, though—according to Atlas Obscura, current owner Rick Hofstetter has turned the town into a historic tourist...

The Dark Secret Hiding In China’s Hospital Wards

Organ donation and transplantation saves lives – hundreds of thousands of them. My own sister is one of those lives; she received two lungs from a consenting donor and her family four-and-a-half years ago, and, without their selfless gift, two families would have been holding funerals for members gone far too soon instead of one....

Not a Morning Person? This Ejector Bed Doesn’t Care!

Waking up in the morning can be hard for some people – the groaning, the repeated stabbing of the snooze button, the moaning…and actually tossing off the covers and putting your feet on the floor is always the hardest part. If any or all of this describes you, well, difficult mornings may be a thing...

Solve These 5 Riddles and Give Yourself a Pat on the Back

Solving riddles is fun, plus getting them right is bound to put a bit of a spring in your step! If you can get the right answers to these 5 toughies, you deserve to pat your own back. #5. Simple math #4. Married or not #3. A very important date #2. The genie in the...

Twitter Would Really Like the Aussies Online to Answer These 20 Burning Questions

The Land Down Under can seem mysterious to those who haven’t ventured on the other side of the equator – more so when you consider how Aussies, their country, and their deadly wildlife are portrayed by the media and by Hollywood. Which is to say, we have some questions, Aussies. Won’t you please give us...

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This Bride-To-Be Invented a Worry-Free Bathroom Hack for Her Big Day

It may sound silly, but finding a way to pee in your wedding dress can be a serious downer on the big day. Wedding dresses are heavy, they’re often full, and they’ve got layers and stuff. It’s honestly not an undertaking for one person, normally – and even then you’re lucky if your pristine white...

Facial Reconstruction Software Reveals What Dogs Looked Like 5,000 Years Ago

Crime shows have long made use of facial recognition software (and the government is in on it big time), but now scientists are using it to give the masses something that is not at all invasion of privacy-ish – the faces of 5000-year-old dogs. The Historic Environment Scotland (HES) used facial reconstruction technology to reveal...

These 15 Disney Villains Have a Lot of Explaining to Do

Seriously, if you haven’t had these questions burning a hole in your mind since you were a kid, were you even paying attention? #15. What was Captain Hook’s name before, you know… He wasn’t born that way, I assume. #14. Why didn’t Jafar just wish for a new kingdom? Maybe hubris really was the thing...

10 Facts That’ll Give You a Brain Jolt

We can all use a little jolt to the cranium from time to time. That’s why it’s important to check in with us on a regular basis so you can get your fact fix! Here are 10 facts that will do the trick. 1. Sounds painful Source 1 Source 2 Source 3 2. Be good...

15 People Share Stories of Breaking the Law…And Getting Away with It

It’s okay to admit it…you’ve done some illegal things in your life and totally gotten away with it. I imagine most of us have broken a law or two – even if it was just an illegal u-turn – so you don’t have to feel terrible about yourself. See if your stories match up with...