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13 Morons Who Will Make You Feel Like the Smartest Person Alive

If you've ever wanted to feel like the next Nikola Tesla, then you've come to the right place. These people won't just make you feel smart, they'll …

Polio

Oh John…

Kanye West Talked About All Sorts Of Things With Jimmy Kimmel, Until Kimmel Asked A Question That Left Him Speechless

It was announced a few days ago that Kanye West would appear on <i>Jimmy Kimmel Live!</i>, but given his history with canceling on late show hosts (and his unpredictable nature in general), that wasn’t a sure thing. <i>Kimmel</i> aired last night, though, and sure enough, Kanye was on it, talking about a breadth …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Young Girls Creeped Out By Older Scientists Constantly Trying To Lure Them Into STEM

SEATTLE, WA—With responses ranging from “squirming in discomfort” to “completely discouraged from studying science and engineering,” a nationwide …

Nonprofits

Doctors botch blood pressure readings more often than you think

High blood pressure is a silent killer. Here’s why doctors often fail to catch it.<p>Picture the last time your doctor checked your blood pressure. Were you sitting in a chair? Were you relaxed? Were you silent? Did your doctor or nurse take more than one reading?<p>Chances are, the answer to one or more …

Diabetes

23 Dad Jokes That Are So Bad They're Good

Nothing like a good ol' dad joke.

Jokes

20+ Times People Couldn’t Believe Their Luck In Thrift Stores, Flea Markets And Garage Sales

If you think thrift stores, yard sales, and flea markets are filled with nothing but piles of junk, you're missing out. Some incredibly lucky people …

Thrifting

The New Fitbit Ace Is Here to Help Kids (Finally) Put Down Their Screens

Image source: Fitbit 08:45Related VideoTotal Body Work Out to Target Mom Problem Areas | Babble VideoEvery parent knows how hard it is to get our …

Fitbit

War on plastic may do more harm than good, warns think tank

<b>A green think tank has warned of the risk of unintended consequences from the wave of concern about plastics.</b><p>The Green Alliance said plastics played a valuable role and couldn't be simply abolished.<p>It wants to transform the notion of a "War on Plastics" into a "War on Plastic Litter".<p>The group - …

Sustainability

Read Roald Dahl's Powerful Letter to Parents About Vaccination From 1988

In 1962, Roald Dahl, the British author of beloved children's books including <i>Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Matilda,</i> and <i>Fantastic Mr Fox</i>, lost …

Schools expect too much from busy parents, and it's hurting families

My mum never worked in the tuckshop. She occasionally came on excursions if the teachers asked for helpers. She did lift club (we mostly caught the …

These Cats Are Plotting To Kill You

Beware!

The Last Blockbuster Is Alive, And Here’s 10+ Of Their Funniest Tweets

If you think that Blockbuster is dead after Netflix killed it with mail-order service, think again! "The Last Blockbuster" is alive and is making the …

Social Media

People share their most awkward childhood pics (33 photos)

<i>When My Daughter Asks Why She Can’t Wear Things She Thinks Are “Cool”, I Show Her This Photo From My Freshmen Year In Highschool</i><p><i>I Shaved The Middle</i> …

50 States of Glorious Hiking Destinations

There are very few things that can compare with the thrill of hiking. From the fresh air and scenic views to the natural appreciation that can come from rambling through a trail, spending time in the great outdoors not only enhances your health and improves your mood, but it's also the gateway to …

Are you a helicopter parent? This expert has tips on how to stop hovering

No parent wants to be lectured about what they're doing wrong — unless, it seems, that lecture is coming from Julie Lythcott-Haims, former dean of …

9 High-Protein Sandwiches With No Meat

In the world of meal prep and healthy lunch ideas, the humble sandwich often gets overlooked. Which is a shame, because high-quality, 100-percent …

The Key To Happiness? Becoming A Half-A*sed Parent

“Laine, what will you be signing up for?” A mom at preschool held out a clipboard and pen as I hung up my son’s backpack. I have learned exactly how …

Mackerel with its mouth open

Stalker alert

Conan on the French election

This might be the worst design for a costume ever

I made a new logo for United Airlines

The Pepsi United Spicer meme is Twitter at its absolute best, and its most annoyingly derivative

So…<p>Man, fuck it.<p>If you need some witty convoluted explanation as to how we got to this point as a society you’ve come to the absolute wrong place. …

Three More Kids Games that Aren’t Excruciatingly Dull

Games that are meant for kids aren’t usually meant for adults. Sure, you might get some enjoyment solely from playing with the little ones, but the …

Board Games

Hold up, what?

Perspective, brought to you by Malcolm in the Middle.

The war in Syria, explained

How Syria’s civil war became America’s problem.<p>President Donald Trump has ordered airstrikes on Syria as punishment for its chemical weapons attack last week in the town of Douma, which killed at least 42 people — including a number of children.<p>Understanding Trump’s decision requires understanding …