7 WTF Details About Historical Events Everyone Forgets

Tragic events are typically followed by periods of shock, heartbreak, indignation, and the occasional flash of inexplicable horniness. So it’s only natural that when we’re dealing with lives lost and places destroyed, we tend to only focus on these important matters and damn everything else to hell. But sometimes, that means we dismiss all of […]

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6 Insane Racism People Have Based On How You Talk

You have a stupid voice. There, we said it. Everyone knows it and talks about everything there is of the time . All of your personal and professional fails can be pinned on that two-cats-fighting-in-a-saxophone thing you call a throat. OK, that might have been too much. Come back. Your voice is penalty. We’re sorry. […]

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5 Real Climate Changing Devices That’ll Clearly Doom Us All

The planet is getting hotter. I know some people don’t believe that, and if that describes you, well OK, but come on, human . I’m not going to try to convince you here, because if you’ve stimulated it this far in life without being convinced about global warming, an article on a yuks-and-chuckles website isn’t […]

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5 Scientific Explanations That Get Misused Constantly

Science can explain most things, but most people can’t explain science. That’s why so many treat it like magical — a few nonsense terms they say to try to look smart without actually understanding anything. Even well-intentioned educators misuse many science cliches. Cliches which short-circuit their brains so that they don’t have to think about […]

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6 Calamities With Horrifying Aftermaths History Left Out

Every soul-crushing calamity in history has precisely one good thing in common: the component where it’s over. The survivors are safe, the heroes are celebrated, and the rest of humanity can focus on picking an appropriate filter for our Facebook profile photos. But here’s the rub: A whole lot of these disasters have insanely nightmarish […]

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The Best ‘Bachelor’ Recap You’ll Ever Read: Week 6

Last night Nick Viall cleared the house of contestants faster than I cleared my inbox of marketing emails this morning. After watching him say bye bye-bye bye-bye to half the girls, we’re ultimately down to the core few, and it’s simultaneously terrifying and amazing that Corinne is one of them. This is especially true because […]

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You’ve Met One Today: 5 Creepy True Facts About Sociopaths

Hey, remember that time there was a mass murder and the media blamed it on the shooter’s autism? Or all those serial killer movies where the murderer is conducted in accordance with hallucinations and/ or schizophrenia? For some reason our society has decided that the mentally ill are all ticking time bombs, when statistically they’re […]

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5 ‘Vintage’ Items That Are Enormously Overrated

Quick show of hands: How many of you have heard an old person say, “They merely don’t stimulate ’em like they used to”? There are plenty of reasons to like old-timey things: they harken back to a simpler time, when a ticket to the witch burning was only a nickel and we all rode dinosaurs […]

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Healthy People Are Faking Disabilities To Get A Service Dog

You may think of service animals as those puppies that maintain blind people from walking into traffic, but they’re available for all sorts of conditions, like PTSD or anxiety. Or nothing at all, if you’re willing to lie. Yes, as you might have noticed if you’ve flown next to a suspiciously unruly rottweiler or watched […]

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