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You have no idea how lucky you are to live in the present day.<p>1. The Ottoman Empire's Sultan Ibrahim I had 280 of his concubines drowned in the ocean after one of them slept with another man.<p>2. In medieval times people were put to death for being witches. One anthropologist conjectures as many as …
Did you know that smiling actually improves your mood? That one was free, now here are 63 more!<p>1. Every year, hundreds of new trees grow because of squirrels forgetting where they buried their nuts.<p>2. There is a basketball court on the top floor of the U.S. Supreme Court Building. It's known as the …
Common fact: They're all weirdos.<p>1. George Washington grew large amounts of cannabis.<p>2. John Adams and Thomas Jefferson went to see William Shakespeare's home in 1786. They then ripped off a piece of Shakespeare's chair with a knife to take with them as a memento.<p>3. Thomas Jefferson invented the …
Get ready to have your mind blown into a different time zone.<p>1. If you put your finger in your ear and scratch, it sounds just like Pac-Man.<p>2. The YKK on your zipper stands for "Yoshida Kogyo Kabushikigaisha."<p>3. Maine is the closest U.S. state to Africa.<p>4. Anne Frank, Martin Luther King Jr., and …
What you are about to read may change you forever.<p>1. Kesha has an IQ of 140 and scored 1500 on her SATs.<p>2. Oprah's real name is Orpah.<p>3. Marilyn Manson's real name is Brian.<p>4. Leonardo DiCaprio was named Leonardo because his pregnant mother was looking at a Leonardo da Vinci painting in a museum in …
If you want to learn how to make basic food taste incredible, watch a restaurant cook make himself dinner on his night off.<p>Most nights Jim Stein cooks on the line at McCrady's restaurant in Charleston, SC, where he trains under James Beard Award-winning chef Sean Brock (and makes things like …
Increase your vocabulary. And your street cred.
Victor Nunes exploits pareidolia - our tendency to see significance in random things (think "Man in the Moon"). He's a little bit of a genius.
If you've got a compelling argument for cooking them any other way, I'd like to hear it.Cooking
From Jennifer Lawrence at the Golden Globes to Anna from Frozen, Angie and Mayhem have created dozens of fabulous dresses out of materials straight from the craft shop. All photos via Instagram.com/2sisters_angie.
Sometimes it's hard to... whoa did you guys see that?!<p>1. I wonder how many years it would take for me to go to every restaurant in this entire city.<p>2. Holy shit, I'm so tired.<p>3. I didn't sleep enough last night.<p>4. I wonder why I didn't sleep enough last night.<p>5. I wonder if I should talk to someone …
No penguins were seriously harmed in these GIFs. All penguins fell over because they are penguins and they live on a slippery surface that they are surprisingly badly prepared for, it is the natural way.
You might have to watch this one a couple of times, because apparently squirrels speak SUPER fast.<p>At least that's how YouTube user K. John Stewart, "Professional Squirrel Translator," does it anyway.<p>Watch the squirrel he's named "Ramon" chatter about his snack in the 11-second video above.<p><i>Via</i> …
2014 more like two thousand barfs.
Shakshuka is a Middle Eastern and North African dish that combines eggs, tomatoes, and spices to create the perfect meal for any season and time of day.
Everyone remembers how bad-ass T-Rex was, but let's take a moment to talk about these evolutionary drunkards.
Don't worry, they didn't actually paint the dog.
You've been warned.
AKA why finding a new place is the worst thing ever.
No, seriously guys, the pee goes INSIDE the toilet.
Uh.... I, uh... wow.
So, they hate the paint color -- take a sip.
I'm about to drop a bomb on you. An adorable, adorable bomb.<p>Post inspired by this subreddit as well as this thread here and this list.
Let me just layer on the guilt here.
Former Patriots tight end might have been one of the NFL's all-time greats, but he could never escape drugs, guns and a life of violence<p><i>This story,</i> …Crime
Go ahead and crack your knuckles all you want!
Lemonade is just one step away from world domination. That last step is alcohol.
From learning how to nap anywhere to knowing what your tongue says about you, body hacks can improve your life. You'll learn everything from how to nap to how super foods can improve your life.
Right now, it's the "No Bollocks" campaign by Newcastle Brown Ale. It is branding genius.<p>About a year-and-a-half ago, New York City ad agency Droga5 won the Newcastle Brown Ale account.<p>And since then, one of the best campaigns in beer advertising history has been rolled out across all media.<p>The "No …