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Most Popular Personal Finance Tips of 2014

Money: If you need it, you don't have it. If you have it, you need more of it. Or maybe that's something else. In any case, everyone needs help …

How to Get the Best Sleep of Your Life on an Airplane

Navigating your way through clueless tourists, grabby TSA guards, and disinterested ticket counter clerks is only half the battle. Once you make it …

38 Maps They Didn’t Teach You At School (Part II)

When we collected a list of 40 maps that you never would have seen in school, you guys totally loved them, so we’re back with more. If maps are one …

11 Pieces Of Advice These Insanely Successful People Got From Their Moms

When it comes to giving great life advice, moms just have a knack.<p>Even if it was as simple as "think good thoughts," chances are the first really great piece of advice you got came from your mom. The same holds true for some of the world's most successful people, several of whom are gathered below. …

19 Things You Didn't Know You Could Negotiate

As the downturn drags on, we went looking for products and services that, with a little skill and moxie, you can get for less than advertised. Here are 19 we found over the past two years.

7 Questions To Ask Yourself The Next Time You Feel Intense Anxiety

Anxiety is often caused by unhealthy thought patterns, worries, and stress. However, sometimes that uncomfortable, distressful, and at times …

Wellness

9 Common Misconceptions About Alcohol

Well, it seems drunk-cooking video host Hannah Hart's learned her fair share from her series — she hosted Mental Floss's weekly video list laying out 29 common misconceptions about alcohol.<p>Here are the nine biggest alcohol-related myths, and why they are false. Check out the full 29 on Mental Floss …

Alcohol

15 of the hardest-working moms in the animal kingdom

The animal kingdom can be ruthless to young animals — and sometimes, dad's not around to help. These meticulous mothers go to extremes to ensure the …

6 of the Most Absurdly Corrupt Leaders in Recent Memory

Cannibalism, forcing all women in a country to have five babies, and nuns dressed as strippers -- all part of the job description for a corrupt dictator.<p><b>Since February's Ukrainian revolution</b>, life has been a mixed bag in the Eastern European republic. On one hand, it lost Crimea, a tragedy that's …

9 Things to Know Before You Rent From Airbnb

The hotel industry is getting some serious competition from Airbnb.<p>Founded in 2008, the company provides an updated version of couch surfing, …

10 Most Popular Haircuts of All Time

It's no secret that many of us take our beauty cues from celebrities. Here, we count down the most famous and influential haircuts of all time some of which still work today.<p>It's no secret that many of us take our beauty cues from celebrities. Recently a poll from hair company Goody officially …

10 peaking megabubbles signal impending stock crash

SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. (MarketWatch) — Yes, “the bull market may come to an end any time,” warns Jeremy Grantham, founder of the $117 billion GMO …

10 aerial trams with unmatchable views

Bird's-eye view<p>Some of the world's greatest mountains are popular for their skiing, but for many people, the allure of these places is not the …

The 50 Most Perfectly Timed Photos Ever

By Internet standards, a <i>perfectly timed</i> photo occurs when two of the following three conditions are met:<p>1. Perfect Place<br>2. Perfect Time<br>3. Perfect …

Want To Make $1 Billion? Just Solve One Of These Huge Tech Problems

There's a lot of room for improvement when it comes to things like artificial intelligence, mobile payments, internet speeds, and even how we think and communicate.<p>So here's our list of the ten biggest problems in tech right now. Solve one of these, and you're on your way to billions.

Artificial Intelligence

5 reasons to attend your local farmers market opening day

There are dozens of reasons to go the farmers market, but opening day, these five are particularly important.<p>It’s almost here! It’s almost here! …

10 Questions on the Deadly Middle Eastern Virus That Showed Up in Indiana

A deadly Middle East virus that has killed more than 100 people made a surprising appearance in Indiana this week. The Centers for Disease Control …

22 Creative Kids’ Room Ideas That Will Make You Want To Be A Kid Again

We love to write about interior design at Bored Panda, but we often forget to cover one important group – kids! Most parents will agree that …

Interior Design

Seven events you have to see in May

From dancing in the streets in Spain to cheese rolling in England, here are seven incredible celebrations taking place around the world this month.

Hong Kong

7 Super-Specific Dating Sites Only the Internet Could Spawn

The Internet is many things: a mine of cute animal photos, a great way to waste time and, most importantly, a resource that can help you find almost …

7 Tech Logos Before They Became Iconic

<i>Dominic Smith is a senior writer and content strategist for Rackspace Digital, the digital marketing infrastructure specialists.</i><p>Logos are an essential part of a brand’s identity. A great logo encapsulates the personality and promise of the business behind it.<p>Some of the world’s most ubiquitous …

10 things you didn't know about Johnny Appleseed

The folk hero planted many trees, but not for the reasons you think.<p>Every year on Arbor Day, people worldwide celebrate by planting trees in and …

Native Americans

Five wonder materials that could change the world

"The history of materials is a history of mistakes," says Mark Miodownik, a materials scientist at University College London, who traces his own fascination with materials to the moment he was stabbed in the back with a razor while ambling to school one day.<p>The remark is spot on. Over the …

12 Ways Lemons Can Make You More Beautiful

You know what to do if life gives you lemons… make DIY beauty and skincare products! Okay, so the phrase might not be as catchy, but it’s way true: lemons are natural toners and cleansers, making them the go-to for everything from brightening your hair to banishing oily skin. Plus, they’re …

10 Signs You're An Early Bird

Many kids rise earlier than adults, but I was never like that. Five nights a week, bedtime would approach and I’d start feeling anxious, as going to …

22 Reasons Why Parents Shouldn’t Text

We’ve had quite a few posts on Bored Panda about hilarious mistakes that kids can make when they communicate with adults. But the opposite is also …

The 7 Best New Anime Series You Need to Be Watching

The coming of spring means many things, as life springs anew, tulips bloom, and of course, a new season of anime shows hits the air in Japan. While …

20 Ways to Make Your Home a Little Greener

With Earth Day on Tuesday and today being Arbor Day, there's never been a better excuse to think about the environment and how you impact it. That's …

11 Tips for Breaking Up With Someone on Social Media

Social media is a powerful tool that allows human tools to break free of all relationship commitments from the comfort of a screen.<p>Although using …

10 Crazy Vacation Ideas for Thrillseekers

We all have our own ideas for what makes a great vacation.<p>Many would consider relaxing on a tropical beach and catching some rays with a Mai Tai in …