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How Your TV Works…in Really, Really Slow Motion

If you’re not already following The Slow Mo Guys on YouTube, go ahead and do that. The channel is full of fascinating videos of – you guessed it – all kinds of stuff happening in slow motion. Here’s a fun video of the guys trying to pop a huge water balloon. Now they’ve turned their...

22 Facebook Users Share Stories About the Most Generous People They Ever Met

I try to do the right thing – bless people, make their day somehow, do something kind that means something. Sometimes I succeed, often I let it the opportunity slip by. Sometimes what may seem like a little kindness can change someone else’s world completely. These 22 stories show how a generous heart can make...

Find Someone Who Looks at You the Way This Cat Looks at Its Space Heater

If you’re someone who isn’t the biggest fan of winter, well, you may be about to meet your spirit animal. Meet Busao the cat, who has found his one true love this winter – his space heater. His owner, Ryjui Tan, confirms, telling Bored Panda that “Japan is so cold right now! All he wants...

This Second Grade Word Problem Is Torturous and Confusing as Hell

When 8-year-old Ayla asked her mom Angie for help with a math problem, the savvy, smart mom thought it would be no trouble. She was wrong, and soon she had turned her frustration over to a Facebook mom’s group – and then to most of the internet – as they all struggled to complete second...

The Evolution of Baby Names from 1910 to the Present

Thanks to software engineer and data cruncher Mike Barry, we can now see the development of trendy baby names in the U.S. since 1910. Barry compiled the data using Social Security Administration records to learn what the most popular baby names in America were from 1910 to 2015. Here is what was hip for girls...

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An Alabama Town Held a Candlelight Vigil for a Taco Bell That Went up in Flames

I’m not gonna lie, I’d probably do this if Taco Via in Overland Park, Kansas burned down. IT MEANS THAT MUCH TO ME. Anyway, a Taco Bell in Montgomery, Alabama went up in flames and partially collapsed due to an electrical fire. Montgomery residents Russell Dowis and Katie James jokingly created a Facebook event to...

14 Ex Cult Members Share the Stories About When They Finally Broke Free

Cults. We know they exist, but the idea of actually being in one is still totally foreign to most people. Ever wonder what life is like after you realize you are in a cult? What about when you decide to leave? Check out these 14 people‘s stories – they may have gotten out, but it’s...

A Brief History of ‘The Oregon Trail’…Video Game

If you grew up in the seventies, eighties, or early nineties, chances are that some of your favorite school days were spent in the computer lab, with an Apple IIE booted up to play a few rounds of The Oregon Trail. All of the choices were yours to make – how big should your family be,...

One of NYC Ballet’s Only Black Ballerinas Is Showing Kids What It Means to Dream Big

When Aesha Ash was growing up in the inner city of Rochester, NY, she imagined people driving through her neighborhood, seeing her black skin and never knowing the dreams that lived in her heart. Aesha also knew that for those dreams to come true – for her to have a career as a professional ballet...

15 Photos Capturing Moments That Can Never Happen Again

One of the great things about photography is that we are able to capture discrete moments in time – moments that won’t ever happen again. If you lucky, as in the case of these photos, you might snap a once-in-a-lifetime shot. Check out these 15 photographs that happened at the absolute perfect moment. #1. The...