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Harvard Experts Share Tips for the Perfect Cover Letter

Imagine this: You’ve just received your college degree and are chomping at the bit to get into a job that features your skills. You’ve done everything right. Great grades, solid references, a sparkling new resume, and a boatload of internships to prove your experience. You’re scanning open positions online and come across your dream job!...

5 of the Most Catastrophic Computer Failures in History

For me, it’s utterly terrifying to think of what would happen if there was a major computer-related disaster and the entire world’s records were wiped out in one second. I guess we never really know what dangers lurk out there in the world of cybercrime, hacking, etc., but it’s scary to think about it, considering...

These 15 Apartment Dwellers Are Ready to Share the Weirdest Thing They’ve Heard Through the Walls

There are many, many things one can overhear through walls that are a bit too thin: funny things, inappropriate things, embarrassing things, perhaps even illegal things. And let me tell you, these 15 Redditors have pretty much heard it all. 15. I’m grateful I forgot that book. In college, I lived in a crappy apartment...

You Should Really Know What These 16 Text Abbreviations Are by Now

You’ve been in this situation before: you get a text from a friend or family member and there’s an abbreviation in there that you’ve never seen before. You panic because you don’t want to look clueless or uncool and you act like you know what they’re talking about. Then the conversation takes a strange turn...

Aquarium’s Naughty Penguin of the Month Award Winners Have Done Some Serious(ly Funny) Crimes

The National Aquarium of New Zealand has taken drastic measures in an attempt to get their penguin population to shape up – they’ve started a running list of the naughtiest penguins of the bunch and post them on Facebook. No public shaming would be complete without a list of crimes, but let’s face it –...

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Iceland’s First Dead Glacier, Captured in Satellite Images

The Okjökull glacier was dead, declared Oddur Sigurðsson, a geologist in the Icelandic Meteorological Office back in 2014. By then, the glacier had mostly disappeared. Fast forward five years and Sigurðsson and other scientists are hiking to the old summit to place a plaque commemorating it upon the volcano it once dominated. It is officially...

Here’s How to Tell If Someone Blocked You on Facebook

Let’s just start with this – most of us don’t have the time or interest to go checking (or caring) who might have decided they no longer want to see what we have to say on Facebook. View this post on Instagram La forma de comunicarnos ha cambiado 😃 Estamos inundados de información día tras...

10 Adorably Small Dog Breeds That Actually Stay Small

Getting a new dog is a major undertaking. You’re getting a new companion and family member, so you want to make sure that you make the right choice for you. Do you want a small dog or a big dog? Old or young? The possibilities are endless. But if you 100% for sure that you...

6 Ways to Get Rid of Extra Hangers Without Throwing Them Away

If you dry clean your clothes often, you likely end up with a surplus of extra hangers on a regular basis. But those hangers don’t have to end up in the trash. Depending on what type of hanger it is, you can find a way to recycle it, Lifehacker reports. Hangers come in three basic types: wire,...

The Real People Behind 5 Iconic Company Logos

There are images you’ve seen over and over throughout your life, but you probably haven’t given them any thought, right? The Gerber baby. The person on the POW/MIA flag. These are all based on real people, so let’s meet the people behind the icons. 1. The Gerber baby View this post on Instagram FOREVER BABY...