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51 Historical Facts That Sound Like Huge Lies But Are Actually True

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 …

64 Mind-Blowing Facts That Will Make You Feel Incredibly Happy

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 …

44 Facts About United States Presidents That Will Blow Your Mind

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 …

77 Facts That Sound Like Huge Lies But Are Actually Completely True

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 …

75 Celebrities You Will Never Look At The Same Way Again

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 …

How To Make An Insanely Delicious Buffalo Chicken Sandwich

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 …

9 More Urban Dictionary Definitions You Need To Know

Increase your vocabulary. And your street cred.

This Artist Turns Household Objects Into Witty Illustrations

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.

21 Recipes That Prove Fried Vegetables Are The Best Vegetables

If you've got a compelling argument for cooking them any other way, I'd like to hear it.

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This 4-Year-Old And Her Mom Make Incredible Paper Versions Of Famous Dresses

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.

76 Seconds In The Brain Of Someone With ADD

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 …

18 Penguins Falling Over

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.

Ramon The Talking Squirrel Is Super Grateful For His Snack

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> …

23 Animals Who Understand Exactly How You Feel Today

2014 more like two thousand barfs.

26 Reasons Shakshuka Is The Most Perfect Food

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.

14 Dinosaurs Who Are Hot Messes

Everyone remembers how bad-ass T-Rex was, but let's take a moment to talk about these evolutionary drunkards.

Someone Decided To Paint Cartoon Faces On Their Dog And It's Hysterical

Don't worry, they didn't actually paint the dog.

22 Signs You Can Ignore At Your Own Peril

You've been warned.

What Real Estate Agents Say Vs. What They Actually Mean

AKA why finding a new place is the worst thing ever.

21 Restaurants That Aren't Taking Any Of Your Crap

No, seriously guys, the pee goes INSIDE the toilet.

31 Truly Unfortunate Food Product Names

Uh.... I, uh... wow.

The Ultimate "House Hunters" Drinking Game

So, they hate the paint color -- take a sip.

The 35 Cutest Facts Of All Time

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.

32 Things You Should Be Cleaning But Aren't

Let me just layer on the guilt here.

Aaron Hernandez: Inside Dark, Tragic Life of Former Patriots Star

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> …

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16 Facts About Your Body That Are Totally False

Go ahead and crack your knuckles all you want!

23 Best Boozy Lemonades

Lemonade is just one step away from world domination. That last step is alcohol.

18 Amazing Body Hacks That Will Improve Your Life

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.

The Best Beer Advertising In The World

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 …