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Here’s 13 Types of Toes, and the Fascinating Clues They Reveal About Your Personality

As silly as it may sound, did you know that your toes may actually reveal some fascinating insights about your personality? Here, we’ve gathered a …

Personality

The Man Who Solved ‘Jeopardy!’

James Holzhauer has taken the game to its logical conclusion.<p>On the April 9 episode of the trivia game show “Jeopardy!,” James Holzhauer, 34, a Las …

Jeopardy

What is 4/20? The marijuana holiday, explained.

What is 4/20? And why is it on April 20? Here are some answers.<p>It’s 4/20, the day tens of thousands of Americans gather around the country to celebrate a drug that remains illegal in the US: marijuana.<p>April 20 (or 4/20) is cherished by pot smokers around the world as a reason to toke up with …

Cannabis Law

Researchers Made 25-Ton Boulders They Can Move by Hand, Giving More Insights Into Ancient Engineering

How were giant ancient structures like Stonehenge, or the towering Moai heads on Easter Island, assembled at a time when cranes and trucks were still …

Concrete

This University Of Illinois Student Made A Stranger Switch Pants With Him So He Could Make It To Class On Time

"I said, 'dude, I need your pants.'"<p>A total stranger's willingness to spontaneously swap pants saved the day and the grade for a University of …

University of Illinois

20 of the most beautiful villages in France

A historic hemp-weaving village, Locronan is named after Saint Ronan, the Irish hermit who founded it in the middle ages. In the 15th century, the dukes of Brittany poured money into building the striking Gothic church. Visit the Chapelle du Pénity, which houses Saint Ronan’s tomb.<p>During the …

Travel

27 Things Americans Do In Movies That Confuse The Hell Out Of Everyone Around The World

"SPRRRRIIIING BREAAAAK,"

TV shows

Corporate father who works 84 hours per week says he 'shouldn't have to get up at night' to calm his crying newborn twins - sparking heated debate online

A corporate father has sparked debate by saying he 'shouldn't have to get up at night' with his newborn twins.<p>The dad posted to Reddit to say that he …

Lifestyle (UK)

Palmistry of the Pinky Finger Can Reveal Your Personality, This Might Surprise You

Wouldn’t it be great if we could classify everyone’s personality according to the size of their pinky finger? Impossible? Well, the Koreans have a …

37 Facts That Will Blow Everyone's Minds When You Drop Them Into Casual Conversation

Hit 'em with the facts!

Universal Pictures

Steve Jobs Said 1 Thing Separates Great Leaders From All the Rest (And Makes All the Difference for Success)

Steve Jobs expected a lot from himself. Jobs expected a lot from others.<p>And he definitely expected a lot from people in leadership roles.<p>Here's a story from John Rossman's upcoming book, <i>Think Like Amazon</i>:<p>Steve Jobs told employees a short story when they were promoted to vice president at Apple. …

Success

The world’s 7.5 billion people, in one chart

Which countries do people live in, globally?<p>It’s a very simple question, but it’s also hard to get an accurate sense of the answer by browsing …

World Economic Forum

New Book Chronicles How Trump Cheats at Golf

Donald Trump plays golf more than any other modern president. And he cheats more, too. A new book is coming out Tuesday titled, <i>Commander in Cheat:</i> …

Politics

Harvard University sued over allegedly profiting from what are believed to be the earliest photos of American slaves

BOSTON – In 1850, a Swiss-born Harvard University professor commissioned what are believed to be the earliest photos of American slaves.<p>The images, known as daguerreotypes and taken in a South Carolina studio, are crude and dehumanizing – and they were used to promote racist beliefs.<p>Among the …

African-American News

We Tried Mark Zuckerberg's Tricks for Looking Taller in Photos

Didn’t you think Mark Zuckerberg is tall? According to a 2010 <i>New Yorker</i> profile, he’s “only around five feet eight, but he seems taller, because he …

These seven moral rules unite human beings, according to research

In 2012, Oliver Scott Curry was an anthropology lecturer at the University of Oxford. One day, he organized a debate among his students about whether …

This Incredibly Simple Math Trick Is Blowing People's Minds on Twitter

It's not always easy to work out percentages in your head, but a simple maths trick being shared on Twitter can make it incredibly easy to perform …

This $30 Hack Lets You Wash Your Clothes On The Go

<b>* Keeping your clothes clean while traveling can be a challenge</b><b><br>* This handy clothes washer lets you do your laundry wherever you are</b><b><br>* The water tight</b> …

Y'all Heard? An Argument For The Great Southern Pronoun

Listen up, y'all: Perhaps even Yankees should start saying "y'all."<p>That's an argument put forth by Catherine Davies, a professor of linguistics at the University of Alabama, in a collection of essays titled <i>Speaking of Alabama: The History, Diversity, Function, and Change of Language</i> (edited by …

Culture

A McDonald's Customer Suddenly Realized She'd Forgotten Her Wallet. What Happened Next Stunned Her

<i>Absurdly Driven</i> <i>looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek.</i><p>She'd had a long day.<p>It was 9 p.m. before she left work.<p>Aundrea Duncan hadn't even had time for lunch.<p>So on her way home, she stopped at a McDonald's drive-thru' in Reading, Ohio.<p>She made her …

This artist will pay you $2,320 a month to do absolutely nothing (seriously)

There are easy jobs and then there are <i>easy jobs</i>. But here’s something you’ll rarely—if ever—read in a job description: “Whatever the employee chooses …

This Is What Happens to Your Body When You Stop Drinking Alcohol

Alcohol can be used to celebrate, take the edge off, or accompany a meal. For some, alcohol consumes their lives and can be difficult to quit. Others …

36 Jokes To Send Your Group Chat Right Now That'll Have Everyone Replying With "Same"

"Getting touched during heads up seven up was the last time I felt something."

17 Supermarkets And Clothing Stores That Are Out Here Living In 3019

I want to shop there!

A Harvard Psychologist Shows How to Change Those Limiting Beliefs You Still Have About Yourself

We're all made up of stories. In fact, life is one long narrative and we're all trying to write the best chapters we can before "The End." A deep way to start this article, I know, but the fact is we dig a deep hole for ourselves when we misconstrue our own story.<p>You know the drill. There's some …

Clear Strategies and Tactics

BOOST YOUR SCORE<p>Presuming that you follow the course, complete each section, and complete the recommended extra-curricular activities, a 10-point …

Teacher Epically Burns Former Student After He Drags Her On Facebook

Some teachers have an effect on their students' lives that is remembered for a lifetime. Of course, that effect isn't always good. That was the case …

Florida inmates use their criminal skills to rescue a baby locked in an SUV

<b>(CNN) —</b> An inmate in southern Florida used his criminal skills for a good cause.<p>He and a group of four other low-level offenders in Pasco County, near Tampa, broke into an SUV on Thursday to rescue a 1-year-old girl who was accidentally locked in, according to CNN affiliate KABC-TV.<p>The mother of …

How to bug-proof your home: Why putting coins inside a zip lock bag filled with water keeps pesky flies away from your house

Summer is the key time for Australians to notice an influx in pesky flies.<p>But one very ingenious hack could spell the end of swatting for good, and …