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Little Caesar’s Franchise Invites Homeless People in for a Slice

The sad fact of the matter is that there are people in every U.S. city who are living on the streets. They don’t have enough money for a stable living situation or for regular meals, and as resources everywhere are stretched thin, oftentimes they are reduced to digging through other people’s scraps for food. This...

13 Mistakes Made By Popular Television Shows

When you’re watching a show on television, you expect there to be a certain level of professionalism and attention to detail, but the truth is, everyone is human – which is exactly how you get mistakes like these. That said, it’s still a business, so someone’s head probably rolled because these errors are pretty egregious...

6 Brain Teasers That Might Require Your Thinking Cap

You might have to take your time to get to the bottom of these 6 brain teasers, but your mind will thank you if you do! 6. Hint: It’s not a pot of gold. Probably. 5. That’s a lot of eyes. 4. There aren’t as many as you’d think. 3. A battle of wits. 2....

Amazon Is Selling a “Ghost-Detecting” Stone That Claims to Sense Visits from the Beyond

It’s nearly October, which means those of us who revel in all of the Halloween goodness are about to have their month in the sun (or the darkness). If that means doing a little ghost hunting, well, you could always pick up this Baketan Reiseki from Amazon. The stone, which allegedly detects the presence of...

17 Funny Memes And Photos About Apple’s New iPhone Announcement

Sometimes I think these Apple reveals are just one massive troll on humanity, meant to see how far a well-loved company can go before people stop buying their next “amazing” offering without any critical thought. It turns out I’m not alone in wondering where all of this is finally going to end – the internet...

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15 Firefighters Recall the Dumbest Situation They’ve Had to Rescue Someone From

First responders have tough jobs. They’re running toward fraught situations, are regularly asked to put their lives on the line, and see more heartache and trauma than most of us could handle on our best days. Which is why they probably love recounting the times when they showed up to an event to find someone...

7 Fearsome Facts About Stephen King’s “It”

The original screen adaptation of It remains one of the largest horrors of my childhood, and I’ve been told that the latest reimagining was also pretty darn good. Now, we’re getting a second chapter to the story, and to celebrate, how about some fun facts about the source material (it was once a book, after...

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....