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Nurses Really Hate WebMD, and 9 Other Secrets Your Nurse Is Keeping From You

In the world of jobs with behind-the-scenes secrets, I would guess that most healthcare jobs have more than their fair share. There are just too many things about our own bodies – and the care it receives – that we’re better off not knowing. These 10 nurses are ready to reveal some of their best-kept...

Here’s What Happens When a Fly Lands on Your Food

Human beings have a wide range of what we consider tolerable when it comes to food safety, and how we want our food to be handled before it gets to our mouths. Most of us, though, seem to innately agree that flies are super unsanitary, though, even if we’re not quite sure why. It turns...

There’s a Job Worse Than a Toilet Clog, and 10 More Not-So-Dirty Secrets Kept by Plumbers

There are plenty of industries that keep, well…not exactly secrets, but just truths about what goes on behind the scenes. They’re things would only know – and would only need to know – if you were a plumber. That said, it can be interesting to learn new things; that’s why we’re all here, right? So, without further...

Why Your Mother Really Made You Take Your Elbows Off the Table

“Peter, Peter strong and able, get your elbows off the table.” If your parents or grandparents repeated this rhyme at your dinner table ad nauseum, or at least until you finally remembered that you weren’t supposed to eat your food while propping yourself up with your elbows, you’re definitely not alone. It’s considered poor manners to eat...

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Here’s Why You Can’t Smell the Funk in Your Own House

Dogs. Feet. The eggs you had for breakfast, the teenagers who just won’t move out. There are hundreds of reasons our houses might not smell their freshest on any given day, or in any given season, but the truth of the matter is, you likely won’t smell it if you live there. But listen…at least...

Wondering How Clean the Air Is on an Airplane? Here Are a Few Helpful Facts.

I don’t think many of us really appreciated all of the ways being able to hop on an airplane to anywhere in the world impacted our lives before the mess of 2020 happened. Now, travel is scary, and cramming yourself into a space where it’s impossible to social distance (and where some people still refuse...

14 Hilarious Stories of People Getting Fired From Jobs They’ve Just Started

In some ways, maybe it’s better to learn right away whether or not your new job is the right one for you. In other ways, it’s got to be pretty embarrassing and other things, too, to end up getting canned before HR even manages to process your paperwork. That’s just what happened to these 14...

16 Things Everyone Did In the 80s and 90s That Definitely Wouldn’t Fly Today

If you ask me, the 80s were just about 20 years ago. Don’t you dare try to tell me again that they were 40 years ago, but if that were true, I suppose that would explain just has much has changed in the interim – like these 16 things people used to do every day,...

People Share the “Normal” Things People Did in the 80s and 90s That Are Frowned Upon Now

Looking back, there are quite a few things that we did in the 80s and 90s that would drop people’s jaws – I mean, the amount of hairspray we shot into the ozone alone is enough to terrorize a modern day, eco-conscious teen. If nostalgia is your bag, these 17 recollections of what was totally...