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17 Smart Jokes That'll Probably Hurt Your Brain A Little

Are you smart enough to understand them?<p>A blonde walks into a bank in New York City and asks for the loan officer. She says she's going to Europe on business for two weeks and needs to borrow $5,000. The bank officer says the bank will need some kind of security for the loan, so the blonde hands …

Comedy Central

How To Grow Unlimited Amounts Of Blueberries In Your Backyard

Blueberries are not only delicious snack but they are also very healthy fruit too. Whether you eat them raw, squeezed in your juice, added to your …

Gardening

The 10 things confident people won’t ever do

In <i>The Empire Strikes Back</i>, when Yoda is training Luke to be a Jedi, he demonstrates the power of the Force by raising an X-wing fighter from a swamp. …

Self-improvement

20 Lost Cities of the Ancient World that Were Rediscovered

We were always fascinated by tales and legends of lost cities or abandoned places forgotten in the depths of time, and history never lacked of …

Archaeology

Life of the 1850s: 45 Amazing Photos That Show How the World Looked Like Over 160 Years Ago

Over 160 years ago, the world was in a state of transition. The Industrial Revolution had laid the groundwork for an upcoming rapid modernization; …

War

Stop Buying Tangerines. Plant Them In A Flowerpot And You Will Always Have Hundreds Of Organic Tangerines!

Citrus reticulat is the Latin name for tangerines, or Mandarin oranges. This fruit is rich in nutrients, including vitamin C, B12, A, potassium, and …

Gardening

The Best Pastries in Paris, According to Top Chefs

It’s been the world’s favorite destination for luscious baked goods since forever. Now the French capital is outperforming even itself.<p>By Kate …

France

A Trip Through New York City in 1911

Once you get over how strangely natural this glimpse of New York City from 100 years ago is, you start to notice how differently public space was …

55 Best Small Towns to Visit on a Road Trip of America

Many Americans have spent time traveling to large metropolitan cities like Chicago, New York, and Los Angeles and, while these cities are great, you …

The 8 Genius Hacks You Need to Know Before Visiting Harry Potter World

Don't leave for your trip to the Wizarding World of Harry Potter without these tips.<p>Cast secret spells<p>While there are 16 spells mapped out in Diagon …

A Rare Peek Into the 1857 Revolt, One of the First Wars to Be Caught on Camera in the World

The East India Company arrived in India in the 17th century, and by the 19th century had appropriated the entire sub-continent “through treaties, …

Ali Khan

Richmond in Flames and Rubble

<i>Hallowed Ground, Spring 2015</i><p>During the course of the Civil War, the Confederate capital at Richmond faced many threats from Federal troops, her …

5 French Lingerie Brands You Need To Know

Our feelings about French style — and its <i>je ne sais quoi</i> — are anything but blasé. French people are the authority on all things chic and …

Modern Black Tie Dress Code Rules That Every Man Needs to Know

From weddings to other special occasions, black tie dress codes will pop up — but for some men, the style rules can be confusing.<p>For starters, it’s …

Erotic Artist Alphachanneling on Censorship and the Divine Nature of Sexuality

You may have come across the work of Alphachanneling on Instagram before — with over half a million followers, the artist's contribution to the landscape of erotic art has been accomplished in no small part due to the accessible nature of the platform. His "Utopian Erotic" drawings are a delicate …

A Race Against Time to Excavate an Ancient African Civilization

Archaeologists in Nubia are struggling against erosion, desertification, and government plans to develop the land.<p>In 1905, British archaeologists descended on a sliver of eastern Africa, aiming to uncover and extract artifacts from 3,000-year-old temples. They left mostly with photographs, …

Lionel Messi has shirt literally ripped off by Francis Coquelin during Copa del Rey tie for Barcelona

Pep Guardiola has been making a lot of noise recently about the rough treatment his talented Manchester City players come in for. But nothing …

Folded Book Art Featuring an Anniversary Date - Anniversary Date Sign - Customized Anniversary Gift - Anniversary Gift Ideas

This beautiful, handmade folded book art sculpture spells out a custom date and is a perfect gift for the book lover! This can be an anniversary date, wedding date, or birthday date! It looks captivating displayed on a shelf, literally turning the book into a work of art. All of our book sculptures …

VW's iconic microbus is making a comeback in 2022 — and it's getting a big update

Once a symbol of American counterculture during the 1960s and '70s, Volkswagen's microbus was discontinued in 2013 due to safety concerns.<p>But in 2017, Volkswagen revealed a concept for a new, fully-electric microbus and confirmed it would go into production and reach dealerships by 2022.<p>Here's what …

‘Letters From War’: 1941 – The calm (full transcript)

About a year ago, a man in Mesa, Ariz., emailed The Washington Post saying he had hundreds of letters written by a single family during World War II. When reporter Dan Lamothe began reading them, he couldn’t put them down.<p>The letters detail the incredible story of four brothers during World War II. …

Great Depression

Hear him moan: The 6 steamiest sites for audio porn

Who says you have to watch porn, anyway? Audio porn has been booming for years on the internet, boasting faster download speeds, better cost …

8 people who masturbate at work explain how they get away with it

"I thought I'd feel guilty afterwards but it wasn't a big deal."<p>1. "Used to work at a gym (I'm a lifeguard) and my <b>boyfriend at the time wanted a video of me masturbating inside the sauna</b> after my shift ended, so I obliged. 10/10 would do again." <i>[via]</i><p>2. "At my old job I️ was a hostess and in the …

Travel guides to segregated US for black Americans reissued

The Green Books – now reprinted in facsimile – were a popular workaround for travellers excluded from many hotels and restaurants by colour bars<p>A series of travel books written for African Americans travelling in the segregated US of the last century, which listed the places in which they were …

Books

Illustrator Repaints Disney And Other Cartoon Characters In Her Unique Style, And They Look Better Than Original

Isabelle Staub is a US-based artist who specialises in portraiture and character design. Based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, she uses her skills to …

The Best Porn That's By Women, For Women

Finding the perfect porn site can be tough, especially for women. Many of the mainstream porn sites feel geared towards men, which I'm reminded of …

Bizarre, Enormous 16th-Century Map Assembled for First Time

The largest known world map of its time—made of 60 individual sheets—can finally be seen as the mapmaker intended.<p>This colorful and intricately detailed map from 1587 is more than nine feet by nine feet when fully assembled. For the last 430 years, its 60 individual sheets were bound together as an …

North Pole

Road Trip: Route 66

Get your kicks on Route 66 and experience the ultimate all-American road trip from Illinois to California.<p>They say driving Route 66, the iconic 2,400-mile road connecting Chicago with Santa Monica, sneaks us into a bygone America, an era of neon signs and mom-and-pop diners. This waits for us, just …

Vietnam War's 'Napalm Girl' Sees Her Scars as 'Beautiful' Following Innovative Burn Treatment: 'I Fought for My Life'

For more than 45 years, Kim Phuc has been known as “The Girl in the Picture.” The memories of June 8, 1972, follow her everywhere, from the …

Vietnam

Taste

<i>One can read about the Civil War and become well versed on the battles, campaigns, and figures of the four year engagement. However, it is possible</i> …

Fall Premiere Dates For New & Returning Series: 2017 Edition

The 2017-18 TV season is in full swing, so here is Deadline’s annual rundown of fall premiere dates for new series and returning shows. The list …