Angela Pollitt

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22 Inspiring Acts of Kindness That No One Ever Talks About

“What? Everybody steals office supplies.”

“What? Everybody steals office supplies.”<p><b>#5. The Astronaut Who Stole the Moon</b><p>Thad Roberts dreamed about going to space his entire life. And it seemed like he might have even had an outside chance of doing so when, in 2001, he was accepted into NASA’s prestigious co-op program and elite training course for aspiring astronauts. … While he’d finally made it to the big show, Roberts’ dreams of space travel took a backseat when he noticed a selection of moon rocks – and one from Mars – that a NASA …

10/10 would listen again

10/10 would listen again<p><b>#4. Julian Casablancas from the Strokes Singing “Reptilia”</b><p>If that’s Julian Casablancas without the “man shouting while trapped in a treasure chest” effect they put on his voice in the original song, even he wouldn’t have received a passing score singing his own song in <i>Rock Band</i>. He’d be stuck on his own song forever, then he’d get pissed and return the whole rig to GameStop for eight bucks.

“There comes a time in every major actor’s career when they attempt to put the lighthearted comedies and inane chick flicks behind them a…

“There comes a time in every major actor’s career when they attempt to put the lighthearted comedies and inane chick flicks behind them and tackle a more serious role. The kind of role that will get them the one thing that every Hollywood actor craves: free cocaine. And also an Academy Award nomination.” <b>#CrackedClassic</b>

A Trailer for Every Academy Award Winning Movie Ever

The Terrifying Reality of Being a Party Magician

You have no idea what you’re looking at

You have no idea what you’re looking at.<p><b>#5. Flukes That Turn California Killifish Suicidal</b><p>The <i>Euhaplorchis californiensis</i> is a trematode, or a fluke (if you’re nasty). These parasites reproduce only inside the belly of a bird, but since they live underwater and are all but microscopic, that’s kind of a tall task. Enter the California killifish, who lives up to its name by being killed in one of the worst ways imaginable – via parasitic fluke eating away at its brain until it mindlessly offers …

Way to build a solid marriage, “Einstein.”

Way to build a solid marriage, “Einstein.”

20 Annoying ‘Modern’ Trends That Are Older Than You Think

It’s not like John Cheese has something life-threatening. Just something that can lead to diabetes, stroke, and heart failure

It’s not like John Cheese has something life-threatening. Just something that can lead to diabetes, stroke, and heart failure.<p><b>#4. “It Could Be Worse. At Least It’s Not Life-Threatening.”</b><p>Is it <i>likely</i> to kill you? No. Thankfully, the fatal form of the disorder (fatal familiar insomnia) is so rare, you have a better chance of Christina Hendricks flashing you multiple times in one day than having it. The real problem comes from the <i>effects</i> of insomnia. Fatigue and even the medication used to treat it …

23 Outrageous Marketing Lies You See Every Day

After that they can make Finding Any Fish Whatsoever

After that they can make <i>Finding Any Fish Whatsoever.</i><p><b>#2. No More Delicious Fish</b><p>Did you guys know <i>Finding Nemo</i> was a period piece? It wasn’t meant that way, but the whole reef ecosystem it re-creates in such vibrant color is dead. A few isolated pockets might be able to survive here and there, but scientists already consider the global reef system beyond saving. In addition to making any <i>Finding Nemo</i> sequel depressingly similar to <i>The Land Before Time</i>, this means disaster for the reality TV …