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10 subtle signs you're smarter than you think you are

You might be surprised to know which of your quirks can reveal your inner genius.<p>1. You accept that there are plenty of things you don't know<p>You may think that pretending you know everything, even when you don't, makes you come across as smarter. But in reality, people who aren't afraid to be …

Psychology

Guys, This Could Be Why Women Seem To Think You're Boring

Guys, you've been in this situation before: You meet a girl out at a bar, and she has an adorable accent.<p><b>You:</b> “Where are you from?”<p><b>Her:</b> “Norway.”<p><b>You:</b> …

We Tested Drinks That Say They'll Help You Pass a Drug Test

The results shocked us!<p>When it comes to balancing a professional life with even a casual weed habit, American stoners have a delicate line to walk. Despite being recreationally legal in nine states and medicinally legal in 29, the federal ban on marijuana consumption means employers across the …

The surprising origins of your f*cking favorite swear words

As a society, we like to swear.<p>Swear words have a strange power over us. It starts when we are young, when they are deliciously taboo. Then, as we …

Changing these 4 beliefs will make you surprisingly happy

Traffic upsets you. People upset you. Your job upsets you… Wrong, wrong and wrong.<p>Actually, none of those things upset you. Your beliefs about them …

Self-help

Apparently Lots Of Families Have ‘Poop Knives’ And We Don’t Even Know How To Process This

Brace yourselves: the poop knife is coming<p>Life comes at you pretty fast. One minute you’re just happily going about your day, without a care in the …

Knives

15 paradoxes that will make your head explode

"I know one thing," Socrates famously said. "That I know nothing."<p>It's a crucial insight from one of the founders of Western philosophy: You should …

One Big Family: This Beautiful Interactive Diagram Shows How Every Organism Is Related

Want to start the New Year with a little bit of perspective? Take a look at this beautiful interactive tree of life diagram created by Evogeneao, which enables you to see how all organisms on earth are related, from humans all the way to ancient bacteria. The point of this immersive map, say the …

Biology

How Congress unwittingly turned the nation's capital into the Wild West of marijuana

It’s not the promise of prompt delivery that has residents of Washington, D.C., spending fifty bucks for nondescript glass jars, nor is it the small jars themselves, which resemble something found on the bottom shelf of a Dollar Tree.<p>It is the unmentioned “gift” which a local online upstart, …

15+ Bizarre And Beautiful Microscope Photos You Absolutely Must See

Wow. Just, wow. Wow.<p>A strange and unseen world exists at our fingertips, and only microscopes have the power to bring this hidden dimension into view.<p>…

Stunning photos reveal what childhood in North Korea is really like

But if you're one of the 5.3 million children under the age of 14 in North Korea, that's the reality of growing up.<p>Kids learn to love the country's grisly history, from its founder, Kim Il Sung, all the way to its present ruler, Kim Jong Un. They may learn popular art forms like music and …

Your Guide to Viewing the 2017 Total Solar Eclipse

On August 21, 2017, the U.S. will host a rare astronomical event -- and no, it’s not another supermoon. For the first time in nearly 40 years, a …

33 Girls Recall The Moment They First Realized They Were Straight

Found on AskReddit.<p>1. A boy I liked at school made me feel ‘warm’ between my legs and I thought I peed myself.<p>“When I was around 10, a boy I liked at …

Advice on how to play a gig by Thelonious Monk

In 1960, saxophonist Steve Lacy wrote down a list of advice from jazz pianist Thelonious Monk on how to play music. Among the items on the list:<p>Just …

What’s up in Tonight’s Sky

By Garry Beckstrom<p><b>May 2018</b><p><b>HERE’S WHAT TO LOOK FOR THIS MONTH</b><p><i>All descriptions below are for mid-northern latitudes in the Northern Hemisphere. EST is</i> …

Twitter Has Fallen In Love With This Hilarious Dad With Four Daughters | 22 Words

Advertisement<p><b>Meet James Breakwell, the father of four little girls under the age of six and mastermind behind the hilarious Twitter account Exploding</b> …

Peter Diamandis Thinks We're Evolving Toward "Meta-Intelligence"

From Natural Selection to Intelligent Direction<p>In the next 30 years, humanity is in for a transformation the likes of which we’ve never seen …

Singularity

Watch 3 Grandmas Smoke Weed for the First Time

Marijuana’s acceptance into the greater culture looms as the latest viral video to hit the web features three grandmas smoking marijuana in …

How to Pick Up Girls: A Guide by Girls for Boys

We're not asking for Jane Austen; we just want to be wooed, and we want you to be cool about it for once.<p><i>This article originally appeared on VICE UK.</i><p>Spend too much time on the internet and you'll end up thinking young men today fall into one of two camps: hypersensitive puppy dogs trying to …

Relationships

The World's Countries Swapped According to Their Population

As any resident of New York or Tokyo could tell you, a lot of people can squeeze into some small bits of land. While some countries have rather dense …

29 brilliant questions to ask at the end of every job interview

You should be assessing the employer just as much as they're assessing you because you both need to walk away convinced that the job would be a great fit.<p>So when the tables are turned and the interviewer asks, "Do you have any questions for me?" take advantage of this opportunity. It's the best way …

The U.S. Map Redrawn as 50 States With Equal Population

<i>[Map credit: Neil Freeman / See larger]</i><p>Neil Freeman redrew the state borders to get a visual sense of what it would take for the electoral college …

The World's Most Spoken Languages And Where They Are Spoken

This beautifully illustrated infographic (above), designed by South China Morning Post’s graphics director Alberto Lucas Lopéz, shows the most spoken …

Language Learning

18 Fun Facts About The Blues Brothers

<i>The Blues Brothers</i> just won't quit. It's been more than 35 years since John Belushi and Dan Aykroyd brought their <i>Saturday Night Live</i> characters Jake …

Distractify

Twenty Cognitive Biases That Could Be Helping You Make Bad Decisions

The human mind is a beautiful thing. Our ability to perceive, manage and express our individual experiences has been a huge reason for our success as …

Cognition

‘The Force Awakens’ Reimagined As Calvin and Hobbes Will Make Your Heart Melt

Artist Brian Kesinger from Walt Disney animation studios drew “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” in the style of Calvin and Hobbes by Bill Watterson and …