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Why Germans See David Hasselhoff as a Symbol of the Fall of the Berlin Wall

1989 seems like a long time ago, but this year is still recent in the memories of the people of Berlin, Germany. Until 1989, the Berlin Wall divided the city and its citizens, with those on the east living in Communism, and those on the west in Capitalism. The wall was was heavily policed, and...

10 Facts About Game Show Host And Legend Bob Barker

Bob Barker is now 95 years old, and he is still every bit the television legend he was when he first hosted The Price is Right in 1972. He actually started hosting his first game show all the way back in 1956, and he only retired from hosting The Price is Right in 2007. That’s 50 years! And...

6 Riddles We Hope You Can Solve

Some riddles are too easy, and others are too hard – but we think these 6 riddles are just right. Give them a shot, but don’t be surprised if you don’t nail them all the first time around. 6. What you take to your grave. Can you solve this? pic.twitter.com/I9WjlpcSZ2 — Solve The Riddles (@BRAlNTWISTER)...

Middle School Students Protest Lack of Free Tampons at School with Genius ‘Tampon Cookies’

Having periods can cost you roughly $18,000 over the course of your lifetime, according to 2017 analysis by HuffPost. It doesn’t quite seem fair that half of the population should have to pay out of pocket for an uncontrollable health necessity, which is why many folks have recently begun advocating for free tampons and pads...

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Is It Safe For a Plane to Fly into a Flock of Birds?

Planes are a modern miracle—they allow human beings to fly through the skies, an ability that was previously reserved for birds. Sometimes, these two worlds collide mid-air, and planes fly straight into a bird, or even a flock of birds. The results can look really disastrous, especially for the birds. The good news is that bird...

How Your Cat’s Purr Can Literally Help Heal You

Here’s a scientific discovery that won’t surprise cat owners in the slightest. Your cat’s purr has a real therapeutic effect, and it can even help heal you. Cats purr for a variety of reasons. Most often, they purr out of contentment and happiness — this is the most obvious reason, easy to observe in any...

10 Little Tricks for Teaching Little Kids, According to the Teachers That Use Them

No one ever said teaching is easy. That’s because it isn’t – teaching is a profession fraught with frustration and difficulty, but it also presents adults with a unique opportunity to make a difference in a child’s life. Luckily, there are a some ways to make teaching a little bit easier, and thankfully there are...

New Organization Turns Empty Parking Lots into Safe Places Where the Homeless Can Sleep at Night

Unfortunately, homelessness is a problem across the entire world. Walk or drive through any city across the globe, and you’ll see down-on-their-luck men and women sleeping in doorways, on park benches, or anywhere else they can try to find some momentary peace. An Australian charity organization called Beddown is looking to give that country’s homeless...

Baby Abandoned in a Dumpster Grows up to Be the Founder & CEO of a Multi-Million Dollar Company

Now this is an amazing success story! “Rags to Riches,” “the American Dream,” “self-made man.” Every single cliché you’ve heard about that classic story, Freddie Figgers is living proof that it is actually possible. Figgers is only 30 years old, but he’s already a huge success as the CEO and President of Figgers Communication, a telecommunications company...