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“Drunk Taylor Swift” Is the Best New Meme on the Internet

It takes a lot for a meme to rise out of the pool of just okay, you’ll forget about them tomorrow, masses, but this drunk Taylor Swift meme absolutely deserves to be in the spotlight. And not just, you know, because everything Taylor Swift is awesome without trying. The meme was born after Taylor hosted...

Looking for a Fun Summer Game for the Kiddos? Try the Hula Hoop Lasso Challenge.

There is no shortage of viral internet challenges, but what’s special about this one is it’s for your kids. And trust us, you’ll want to use this one to wear them out. The Hula Hoop Lasso Challenge was started by Raising Dragons, a site dedicated to “raising strong, smart, amazing kids.” Andrea, a mother of...

It Snowed in Australia, and No One Is More Confused Than the Kangaroos

The majority of Australia is a desert or has a semi-arid climate, though some areas falling under the category of “tropical.” That said, there are spots where snowfall is normal and expected during the winter months – in the higher elevations, for instance, and even in spots along the Southern coast. But for most of...

Take Your Time Solving These 6 Sticky Riddles

If you’ve got the time, make sure to give these 6 riddles plenty of thought! 6. Night and day. 5. Honed. 4. Totally broken. 3. Headless. 2. Three girls, one umbrella. 1. New York and Chicago. Continue reading for the answers!

Scammers Are Now Sending out Fake Letters from the IRS

IRS scammers have some new tricks up their sleeves! Scammers have long impersonated the IRS to try to trick people into handing over their personal information or paying money. They often do this by calling people on the phone and asking about an overdue “tax bill.” The IRS very rarely calls people on the phone...

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French Craftspeople Have Spent 20 Years Building a Castle with Medieval Techniques, and It’s Almost Done

You don’t need to be a fan of history or obsessed with the Middle Ages to appreciate the hard work and determination that went into this incredible project. The Guédelon is a castle built over the past 20 years in Burgundy, France, with only technology and materials that were available during the 13th century. Posted...

There Is an Entire Village Designed Specifically for Patients with Severe Dementia

To see a loved one struggling with dementia is heartbreaking. That’s why places like HammondCare in Cardiff, New South Wales, Australia, are so important and groundbreaking. The facility that recently opened in Cardiff was designed specifically for patients suffering from severe dementia. It’s laid out like an actual village, complete with houses and shops, and...

Here’s the Reason You Shouldn’t Kill a House Centipede

I’m not someone who’s afraid of bugs, in general. Spiders? Meh. Ants? Annoying, but meh. Beetles, roaches…okay, they’re a little worse. But centipedes? Forget about it – I want them gone. So, you can understand why I’d be a bit disappointed to read that I shouldn’t be killing them, even when they’re on my turf....

Project Turns Discarded Fishing Nets into Surfboards, Helping to Reduce Ocean Pollution in the Process

The ocean (and most of the rest of the planet) is slowly being poisoned by discarded plastics, and people all over the world are looking for ways to try to mitigate, ease, or even reverse the devastating effects that humans are wreaking on the marine environment. The latest effort comes from the southern Indian state...

10 Interesting Facts About Sophie Turner

Sophie Turner is blowing up right now. The 23-year-old actress became a household name on the HBO blockbuster Game of Thrones and since then she’s hit the big screen in X-Men: Apocalypse and X-Men Dark Phoenix, playing Jean Grey. She’s also married to singer Joe Jonas, and her profile is bigger than ever right now. But...