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6 Tips for Getting Through a Hard Conversation

Difficult conversations happen. People don’t always get along, and we don’t always express our conflict in constructive ways. Instead of letting a …

Safe-Space

Charting the Most Common Birth Dates

Using <i>data from The New York Times</i>, Matt Stiles of <i>The Daily Viz</i> created an interesting infographic that charts which birth dates are the most common. …

Cosmology

The game consumption cycle

In the wake of spectacular trailers for forthcoming games at the E3 trade show this weekend (I'll have trouble resisting Skyrim: Fancy Edition) this …

Trailers

Anonymous source: Stanford pressured female swim team members not to tell judge about Brock Turner's creepy behavior

Brock Turner / Stanford<p>Stanford University made a big show and dance about ridding itself of Brock Turner, but that was only after his arrest on rape …

Stanford University

Dialing These Codes Enables Hidden iPhone Settings

It's official: The majority of American adults own smartphones. Many of us use our phones every day to play games, send texts, and keep up with …

Batteries

Proof of Evolution That Can Be Seen on Your Body

Vox senior editorial producer Joss Fong highlights some vestigial traits of the modern human body that serve to prove that humans evolved over the …

Biology

8 Real-World Forests That Look Like They Belong in a Fantasy Novel

These enchanting groves are the perfect settings for a heroic quest.<p>Roll for initiative. Your adventure begins here. (Photo: …

A Couple Films Their Six-Month Trip Around the World One Second Every Day

A married couple spent six months traveling the world and they filmed their adventure one second every day. The couple visited the United States, …

Travel

Periodic Table Battleship, A Scientific Twist on the Classic Game to Teach Kids About the Elements

Writer Karyn Tripp shares her design for Periodic Table Battleship, a scientific twist on the classic game Battleship to teach kids about the …

Chemistry

When Mobile Providers Are Actually Honest

Enough with the maps! We don't even understand their meanings anyway.<p>Cast and Crew<p>Roger: Jack Hunter<p>Man: Daniel Vincent Gordh<p>Woman: Sarah …

10 Allegedly Cursed Objects

1. The Hope Diamond<p>Believed to have come to the surface 1.1 billion years ago, this gem is estimated to be worth $200-250 million. It has traveled …

James Dean

Northeastern University Offers Alumni a Fucked Up Student Debt Lottery

Crushing, inescapable student debt is a national crisis that no one seems to be in any hurry to address—no one, that is, except Northeastern …

Post Ratio Landing Page

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Shooting on the UCLA Campus: Pictures

An Honest Trailer For Wreck-It Ralph

Screen Junkies gives their Honest Trailers treatment to the 2012 video game themed Disney film <i>Wreck-It Ralph</i>.<p>Revisit Disney’s epic adventure that …

Wreck-It Ralph

Professor Solves 350-Year-Old Mystery Behind The Man in the Iron Mask

He thinks so, anyway.<p>A 1789 print by an anonymous artist depicting The Man in the Iron Mask. (Photo: Anonymous/Public Domain)<p>The legend of the Man in …

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Petition: David Attenborough to change his name to "Boaty McBoatface"

After the public overwhelmingly voted to name a new British Natural Environment Research Council vessel "Boaty McBoatface," the UK government pulled …

David Attenborough

A Dad Tries to Scare His Son by Waking Him up as Darth Vader and It Backfires

Coral Springs, Florida father Rob Lopez recently tried to scare his two-year-old son Sebastian by waking him up, while dressed as Darth Vader, and …

Darth Vader

Jimmy Kimmel’s Staff Read Texts From Their Moms

Jimmy Kimmel Live asked their staff members to read texts from their moms in honor of Mother’s Day.<p>Mother’s Day is a chance to honor the women who …

Jimmy Kimmel

What Moms Really Want From Their Husbands on Mother's Day (Video)

I have three children, one husband, and two dogs. I really just want to be left alone on Mother's day. Take a look at what I really want my husband to give me for Mother's day, you might agree.<p><i>Meredith is a work-from-home mother of three who writes about the inappropriate side of marriage and</i> …

College Student Repeatedly Scares His Easily Frightened Roommate

College student, GRob, recently created a compilation video featuring footage of him repeatedly scaring his easily frightened roommate Wiener.<p>This is …

College & University

One photographer is documenting the surprisingly beautiful doors of the world

Travelling can often present us with surprising beauty in unexpected places. One photographer turned that surprise into a stunning collection of beautiful ‘Doors of the World’.<p>Portuguese photographer André Vicente Gonçalves is already known for his ongoing Windows of the World project, documenting …

documenting

Weird Foreign Laws You'd Better Know!

Here's your cheat sheet to avoid embarrassment, fines, and even jail time when visiting other countries. From serious health and safety concerns to …

A Handy Flowchart To Determine Which Pet Is Best

Caldwell Tanner of College Humor has put together this handy flowchart to assist in determining which pet is best suited for you.<p>In addition to this …

Handy

16 Haunting Photos of Disney's Abandoned Water Park

These striking images of a park left to deteriorate 15 years ago will chill you to the core.<p>It may be known as the happiest place on earth, but when Mickey and Minnie permanently retire to their mouse house, and all the beaming (okay, sometimes crying) tots leave for good, Disney World can cast a …

Men’s-Only Harvard Club Says Barring Women Protects Them From Inevitable: Getting Raped

A secretive men’s-only club at Harvard this week broke its decades-long silence to explain its gender policy: Women shouldn’t be allowed in for a …

Lawyer Says BYU Cited Title IX As Reason To Take Honor Code Action Against Alleged Rape Victim

Experts are confused about this one.<p>A lawyer says Brigham Young University erroneously cited Title IX as a reason why it could not halt an honor code action against her client, a female student who said she was raped.<p>Madi Barney, an undergraduate at BYU, reported to police in September 2015 that …

A Painfully Accurate Impression of a Record Collector

Comedian Matt Ingebretson does a painfully accurate impression of a pretentious record collector in this hilarious comedy short.<p>In addition to this …

Vinyl Records

Why Digital Encryption Is So Important Even If It Locks Police Out of a Criminal’s Phone

CGP Grey explains why digital encryption is so important even if it locks police out of a criminal’s phone. The video compares digital encryption to …

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