Experienced Submarine Serviceman Provides Key Lifehacks for Getting Through Periods of Solitude

The world is now a part of the largest ever self-imposed isolation, for good reason. It hasn’t been easy for many to get used to their own company. Thankfully, this isn’t the first time anyone has had to spend a lot of time on their own. Jon Bailey is experienced in submarines and decided to...

Ikiru the Cat Has the Cutest, Dopiest Face in the World

You never know exactly what you’re going to get when you adopt a cat (or any animal, for that matter). You can try to gauge personality, and you can ask the shelter or foster for their advice, but true personalities never really emerge until everyone gets comfortable. Rich and Emma, the now-parents of Ikiru the...

The Most Accurate English Speakers Can Pronounce Every Word in This Poem From the 1920s

English is a super hard language to master – whether it’s your native tongue or a second (or third) language, chances are you still make plenty of mistakes. We don’t remember everything from school, all of the rules and the ways it breaks those rules, and of course, there are regional quirks that make our...

This Stunning GIF Gives Us a Unique Look at the Surface of a Comet

Comets are strange little things. They are really large space snowballs, with an icy center surrounded by frozen gasses, rocks and dust, orbiting the sun. When they are completely frozen, comets are about the size of a town. But when one gets close to the sun,  it heats and starts spewing the gasses and dust until...

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14 Historical Incidents You Might Not Have Been Taught About In School

The whole of human history is too much for any one person to memorize or learn, and most of us only get to study it for a handful of semesters out of our entire academic careers. It’s understandable that we won’t have time to learn everything, but some things seem as if they might have...

10 Very Strange Websites You Need to Check Out Because You’re Bored

What is the coolest website you’ve visited that no one knows about? A few weeks that question was posted to AskReddit and the comments piled up. Seems as if a lot of Redditors have their obscure favorites they’re willing to share. So, if you’re deciding between getting off the computer to try your hand at...

“It Can Always Get Worse” – 20 People Ponder Things That Would Make 2020 Go Even More Downhill

In the past year alone, humans have seen fires in Australia, California, and the Amazon forest. Worldwide carbon emissions from various types of businesses, human activity, and burning fossil fuels have also made a dent in our year, and not exactly for the better. On top of COVID19, a contagious disease spread by the novel...

20 Europeans Discuss American Problems They Don’t Understand

The United States and Europe do things very differently. Inches vs. centimeters, coffee vs. tea, and currency notes that are all the same color. But our differences are slightly deeper than this. Governments, banks, and transportation systems work differently in the United States, and that can be hard to wrap your head around. In a...

Law Firm Hires Chef to Hilariously Screw With Security Guard

For some people, getting a badge goes straight to the head. And while we should show the same courtesy and respect to someone in a uniform with badge ensemble that we’d show anyone, any kind of power-tripping also deserves an eye-roll. Also, thinking outside the box so we can all go about our days, bruised...