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5 Horrible Types Of Packaging Clearly Invented By Satan

Listen, I'm no jive turkey. I get that we live in an age of convenience and we're at the forefront of innovation and futurosity at any given moment. …

Virtual Reality

A Rare View of the Space Station From Above

A satellite 200 miles above the ISS spied it flying over India.<p>The International Space Station provides some incredible downward views—pink/green auroras waving on the horizon, a red sprite crackling like an electric jellyfish—but rarely is it itself gazed down upon.<p>That changed this past weekend …

What Happens When Gay People Are Told That Homosexuality Is A Sin?

The message alone is harmful.<p>In the immediate aftermath of the shooting at Orlando’s Pulse nightclub, Christian conservatives known to be anti-LGBT …

The memest memes on meme street

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Science may explain why some people have deeply sensitive personalities

At the age of six, Jack Craven started telling his mother he wanted to die. “God made a mistake when he made me,” he would say. “Why can’t I just die?” His mother, Lori Craven, says she didn’t even know that kids his age could think such things: “Can you imagine your child saying that?”<p>Jack, now …

Funniest Parenting Tweets: What Moms And Dads Said On Twitter This Week

Kids may say the darndest things, but parents tweet about them in the funniest ways. So each week, we round up the most hilarious 140-character quips from moms and dads to spread the joy. Scroll down to read the latest batch and follow @HuffPostParents on Twitter for more!

#MonthOfMindfulness Challenge Day 25 – Developing Mindfulness One Day at a Time

I have found that guided meditations has been one of the greatest task for the developing of my own mindful practice. Giving myself to the …

'Irrelevant and obsolete'? Schools moving away from teaching cursive writing

Cursive writing is no longer a mandatory part of Ontario’s education curriculum.<p>It’s now something that can be taught at teachers’ discretion – and …

Southwestern Ontario

Emily Ratajkowski's Bikini Instagram With Her Mom Is Beyond Adorable

Emily Ratajkowski's newest Instagram is definitive proof that good genes run in her family (as if we had any doubt). The model and her mom posed …

Emily Ratajkowski

Cat Rejected By 5 Previous Owners Finally Finds A Human That Loves Her

Source: Youtube<p>This Kitty is so wild that all of her 5 previous foster parents rejected her – they just couldn’t handle her mischievous nature. And …

Einstein's 100-year-old theory is helping us map the universe in never-before-seen detail

In the theory, space and time are a fabric, permeating even the furthest reaches of the universe.<p>As matter and energy press down on this fabric, they actually change its geometry.<p>This, Einstein said, is what causes gravity. As massive objects such as the sun press down on the fabric of spacetime, …

This Is What Negativity Does To Your Immune System, And It's Not Pretty

<i>Can high levels of negative or unpleasant emotions cause brain damage? originally appeared on Quora:</i> <i>the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights</i>.<p><b>Answer by Fabian van den Berg, on Quora:</b><p>“Brain damage is such a harsh term; it’s not like you will …

Funniest Parenting Tweets of the Week

If you’re a parent with a Twitter account, chances are you tweet about your kids — and often. Some of the things we’ve seen (the good, the bad, and …

Parenting

Boost productivity with The Thunderbolt Workstation giveaway

The ergonomic value of a proper workstation has been shown to increase performance, posture and even confidence in your professional environment.<p>Coupled with Apple’s gorgeously advanced 27-inch Thunderbolt display, a stand-up desk and wireless accessories such as a Bluetooth keyboard and mouse, …

Pluto's moon Charon has a grander canyon than the Grand Canyon

The Grand Canyon on Earth might feel a little inadequate if it ever learns about Argo Chasma on Pluto's moon Charon. Charon is home to a canyon 185 miles (300 kilometers) long and up to 5.5 miles (9 kilometers) deep in places. NASA says Argo Chasma also has one of the tallest known cliff faces in …

Space

1 in 5 Teachers Unfamiliar With the Common-Core Standards for Writing

A recent survey finds that teachers say the common-core standards have led them to focus more on teaching writing than they have in the past, and yet …

26 Pictures That Prove Canada Mass Produces Dad Jokes, And Moose Be Stopped

No fun joke on this line here. I just still can't believe our country is real.

Watermelon Snow, A DIY Phantom Limb, And Other Amazing Images Of The Week

Black Holes

How the top 1 percent accomplish so much more than the rest of us

I always thought that elite performers in the top 1 percent of their fields were able to accomplish so much more than the rest of us because they had …

Jerry Seinfeld

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Air Show Photographers Made This Video Tribute to a Fallen Blue Angel

Two professional photographers honor Marine Capt. Jeff Kuss.<p>On June 2, Marine Capt. and Blue Angels pilot Jeff Kuss lost his life in a crash during practice for an air show. Just minutes before he had been in the air for a photo shoot with his teammate, Navy Lt. Ryan Chamberlain, air show performer …

Air Shows

Five Top Women’s Shoe Trends Looking Ahead To Spring ’17

Summer may have just kicked off this week, but shoe designers are already revealing their leading trends for spring/summer ’17. Here’s a sneak peek …

We Will Pay Your Ass To Do It

<i>If you want to try writing for Cracked, click here and follow the instructions. We're looking for as many good freelance contributors as we can</i> …

Medieval

Systems fiction: a novel way to think about the present

Weirdly enough, science fiction is not the best lens through which to examine science fiction. In the 80s, critic Tom LeClair came up with an alternative category for all the weird literary novels that veered into speculative territory: the systems novel. These books pick apart how the systems that …

Science Fiction

10 Backyard Water Games To Keep Cool With No Pool

Much like boats, in many ways it's better to have a friend with a pool than to have (and have to clean, and take care of) a pool yourself. But on …

10 simple steps for more clickable social media content

As communicators, we spend hours bringing our content to life. After all that effort, we want it to be seen.<p>Writing powerful social media copy that …

10 Lessons My Mother’s Death Taught Me About Healing & Happiness

<b>“Grief, when it comes, is nothing like we expect it to be.” ~Joan Didion</b><p>This spring marked ten years since I lost my mother. One ordinary Thursday, …

The 1 Hack That Will Make You Smarter, Faster, and More Creative | Inc.com

We all want to be more productive. But trying to squeeze more work into an already chaotic schedule will not do the trick -- that will not help you push on and make meaningful progress toward your goals.<p>But science now says that there is a hack that can boost your productivity (and improve your …