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Literally Every Single Part of This Tree Could Kill or Maim You

The manchineel tree is one of nature’s mysteries that no one is likely to solve anytime soon – every single part of it is toxic to animals (including humans). Also known as the beach apple, la manzanilla de la muerte (the little apple of death), or sometimes arbol de la muerte (tree of death), the...

First Ever In Utero Spina Bifida Surgery Is a Success

A healthy baby girl was delivered after the first in utero spina bifida operation by Cleveland Clinic surgeons. The operation was performed on the child to correct the condition that causes spinal defects while she was still in the womb. The surgery was completed in February when the girl was only at 23 weeks gestation,...

These 5 Cautionary Tales Kept Generations of Kids in Line

Raising kids is no joke, and finding ways to make them actually listen to your well-intentioned warnings and help keep themselves safe can be a tall order. Which is probably why, since time immemorial, people have been telling their kids stories meant to capture their attention and scare them into walking the straight and narrow....

Your Cat Gets Mad When you do These 7 Things. So Don’t do Them.

Cats like a certain order and sameness to their lives. In exchange, they will perform little acts of love like bringing you presents, sitting on your clean clothes and putting your hair ties in their water bowls. This is a mostly peaceful arrangement that’s been in place for thousands, if not millions, of years. So,...

10 Delusional People who Believe They Can Sell Lame Stuff on the Internet for Big Bucks

Ever looked at your old crap and think someone could probably use that? You sure as hell aren’t going to throw away a perfectly good, but stained and smelly armchair. Hey, one man’s trash is another’s treasure, right? If so, you may be delusional like these folks. Scroll past these 10 things that other delusional...

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A New Hack Reveals That Private Instagram Accounts Are Not So Private

There’s a constant battle over keeping your photos and posts private on social media – no matter how many times you update your privacy settings, Facebook and Instagram always change them (Facebook owns Instagram). And now there’s a creepy work around where your followers can easily get your photos and videos and share them. It...

10 People Share Their Truly Creepy Road Trip Stories

If you are a road traveler, chances are you’ve pulled off the highway to snag some food, find a bathroom, or needed a place to crash. In some cases, this can be harmless. You do your business and on your way, you go. Other times, you may have gotten the heebie-jeebies driving down a dark,...

10 Double Take-Worthy Photos That Aren’t What They Seem

We’ve all tried to take a picture to capture a special moment. But what about those photos that were less than perfect? The ones that didn’t make the cut? Perhaps you need a second glance because the first might be showing you something…um..different. r/confusing_perspective on Reddit is a hot spot for these special photos. Here...

10 Food Favorites you May Have Been Eating the Wrong Way

Have you ever noticed that you (or a friend) eat certain foods differently than “normal” people?  For example, I have a thing for pizza combos. And there’s only one way to eat them. Pop a few into a toaster oven for a minute, then when they are warm suck the cheese out of the center,...

What Is A VSCO Girl? — 10 Things You Need To Know About New Internet Trend

Last week, I thought VSCO stood for Victoria’s Secret Co. and VSCO girls referred to girls who wear sweatpants with the word “Pink,” on them. Turns out, not so much. If you are confused, well then you’re probably old. VSCO is trending all over social, and a VSCO girl is…well, it’s a bit complicated. Luckily,...