Fact Snacks!

12+ People Describe the Strangest Dream They’ve Ever Had

Dreams are weird and sometimes downright awful (pregnancy nightmares are the worst!) but I would hate to be one of those people who claim to either never dream or never remember their dream – how boring would that be? These 12+ people definitely don’t have that problem, though after these particular dreams, they might have...

A Male Athlete Got Brutally Roasted for Comparing Period Pain to Skinned Knees

I don’t think I’m telling you anything you don’t already know, but take my word for it: if you’re a male, don’t ever, ever, ever tell women how their periods affect them or how much pain it does or doesn’t cause them. Because you’ll end up looking like a total jackass – which is exactly...

This Office Potluck Twitter Thread Went Completely off the Rails. Ewwwwwwww.

The office potluck lunch is always quite a spectacle. There’s always that chef among your co-workers who whips up something delightful – and on the flip side, you have the weirdo from Accounting who brings in his mother’s famous Jell-O mold and ruins the whole party. A Twitter user recently had a ridiculous run-in with...

15 People Share Basic Rules of Etiquette That Get Broken Every Day

Do you think that, as a society, we’ve progressed or regressed? I like to think we’re moving forward, but then I see a lot of behavior that is flat-out rude and it makes me wonder. Judging by the answers from these AskReddit users, we have a lot of work to do. 1. A big one “Let others off...

17 Times Accidental Art Was Better Than Anything Created on Purpose

Artists can work for years to create the perfect piece, which probably means it’s super annoying when chance and nature combine to make something amazing at the drop of a hat. But that doesn’t make it any less wonderful for the rest of us – evidenced by the 17 pieces of art below! #17. What...

Ralph Fiennes Came Very Close to Turning down the Role of Voldemort

Can you imagine any one but actor Ralph Fiennes as Voldemort for the Harry Potter movies? Well you came close to having to, because Fiennes very nearly turned down the role. Fiennes is a really, really good actor. He received Oscar nominations for his performances in Schindler’s List and The English Patient, both critically acclaimed...

20 Awesome Hostels Around the World That Look Fancy But Won’t Cost You an Arm and a Leg

If you’re doing an extended trip that spans multiple countries, or you’re just heading away for a long weekend, it’s always a good idea to do your research so you can find the best values on hostels. Hostels can be a bit of a crapshoot, as any seasoned traveler knows. That’s why this list of...

This Simple Invention Makes It 100% Easier to Go to the Bathroom with a Baby

File this one under “Stuff You Never Knew You Needed.” Going to the bathroom with a baby in tow is a PITA, but this invention allows you to do so in peace. Lifehacker writer Michelle Woo discovered this contraption during a trip to Tokyo, Japan. Right next to the toilet, there is a seat for...

10 Unfortunate Facts About Fyre Festival That Will Make You Absolutely Thrilled You Stayed Home

Fyre Festival–the music festival that didn’t happen–is arguably the biggest non-event of 2017. If there was ever a time you were happy you didn’t bother getting a ticket to something huge–aside from Woodstock ’99–this was it. Scroll through these 10 terrible facts about Frye Festival and tell me I’m wrong here. 1. Billy MacFarland was...

“Milk Coke” Is a Thing, and Twitter Is in an Uproar

People are really partial to their beverages of choice, but I don’t think I’ve seen an uproar like this since the release of Crystal Pepsi back in the ’90s. A comedy writer from Birmingham, England named James Felton got the Twitter-verse all fired up when he posted about an interesting drink combination: milk and Coke....