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13 Stories of Crazy Weather Survival

There are few things that can strike fear into our hearts like severe weather. I don’t know if it is the sheer power of mother nature or my feelings of complete helplessness (maybe it’s both?), but the weather will humble me in a hurry. These 13 stories share times when people were held completely captive by...

Cats Poof up Their Tails for a Very Specific Reason

Our precious little kitties can turn into ultra-aggressive, violent monsters in the blink of an eye. Anyone who has owned cats or spent a lot of time around them knows exactly what I’m talking about. And when a cat is scared or feels threatened, you see its tail puff out to twice its normal size....

The Best Ways to Be Eco-Friendly When You’re Dead

It’s never easy to ponder what will happen to your body after you pass away, but it’s important to consider the different options that are out there. We live in an age when eco-friendly products and lifestyles are extremely popular, so why not give your corpse the same consideration? Many people don’t realize that both...

This Woman Is 100% Physically Healthy…But Wants to Live as a Disabled Person, Identifying as ‘Transabled’

This has to be one of the strangest stories I’ve heard in a while: Chloe Jennings-White, a 61-year-old chemist from Salt Lake City, Utah, is perfectly healthy, but identifies as ‘transabled’ and prefers to live life in a wheelchair. Yes, you read that right. The official name for this condition is Body Integrity Identity Disorder....

The 2018 Women’s March Produced Some Seriously Badass Signs

On January 20, women took to the streets in cities and town across America to march for their rights and bring awareness to a number of issues that affect their lives. As is the case with any large gathering, the signs people proudly displayed captured a lot of attention on social media. From Washington to...

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Watching Videos of This Pottery Getting Made Is Oddly Therapeutic

Kevin Kowalski’s pottery is simply magnificent. The artist uses clay and pigment-laced acid to make beautiful, unique designs on his pieces. Kowalski’s process is also fascinating to watch. Check out the videos below and get hypnotized by his work – and head to Kowalski’s Etsy page if you’d like to purchase something for yourself or...

Italians Are Sick and Tired of Americans Ruining Their Food…and They’re Letting Us Know

If Italians know one thing, it’s food. It’s like a religion to Italian folks, so don’t even try to mess with them or argue with them about it. A guy named Zach Champion who likes to frequent recipe websites noticed a common theme on the different sites: Italian people getting really pissed off in the...

This Car Made Completely of Snow Was So Realistic, Police Showed up to Ticket It

This has to be a frontrunner for Best Story of the Year for 2018. I don’t know why I got so much joy out of this…BUT I DID. An artist in Montreal named Simon Laprise decided to take advantage of a big snowstorm, and he created a winter masterpiece that we all should envy. Take a...

The Rules for Transporting Centuries-Old Relics and Mummies Around the World

If you’ve clicked on this article, you’re probably one of those people who has an odd fasciation with the topic of mummies and/or religious relics. I know because I am one of those people, but up until now I never took much time to sit and consider how, exactly, one would explain to TSA the...

The Backwards Bookshelf Trend Needs to Go Away Immediately

This is one design trend I really don’t understand. It’s now “hot” for people to turn the books on their bookshelves inward so all that is visible are those boring white pages. Why, people? WHY? One of the best ways to learn about a person is to browse their bookshelves the first time you go...