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17 Fantasy Books You Missed As A Kid — But Should Read As An Adult

I've spent a lifetime reading fantasy novels, but there are <i>so many</i> novels and series that I didn't have the chance to read when I was younger and …

Books

5 Times That People Claimed to Be Real-Life Time Travelers

Time travel as we see it in movies—using DeLoreans, phone booths, hot tubs, and the like—obviously doesn’t exist. But throughout history, people have</i> …

Science Fiction

People are tweeting the creepiest things they've heard kids say and it's a full-on nightmare fest

It's common knowledge that clowns, scarecrows, and ventriloquist dummies are all creepy, but did you know that small children can be just as …

Parenting

17 Teachers Who Were Kind Of Assholes, But Really Funny Assholes

Honestly, these people all deserve a raise.

This Trick Helped Me Finally Get Healthy and Lose Weight in My 50s

A couple of years ago, my doctor warned that my blood sugar levels had been consistently high for two consecutive years (one year is a possible anomaly, two years is a pattern). So high, she was worried that I was on the cusp of being prediabetic. I got the dreaded lecture, "You need to cut your …

10 Sacred Sites Worth Seeing

(Image credit: Al Jazeera English)<p><i>One man's vacation is another man's pilgrimage.</i><p>1) Mecca<p><b>location:</b> Mecca, Saudi Arabia<p><b>most frequented by:</b> Muslims<p>A …

How one couple saved their marriage by asking each other a simple question

On the brink of divorce, this question made all the difference.<p>For years, novelist Richard Paul Evans and his wife Keri struggled with their marriage. Then, one day, they learned to ask each other a simple question: “How can I make your day better?”<p>The question, which Evans wrote about in a viral …

Lifestyle

25 Hilarious Historical Facts You Won't Believe Actually Happened

Who knew history could be this funny?<p>History doesn't have to be dull! As a matter of fact, our ancestors were just as messed up and said and did just …

The 7 most notorious traitors in military history

There are a lot of hated people in military history and no one is more hated than a turncoat. Even the troops on a traitor's new side will never trust them entirely — after all, they turned their back on their own country for personal gain. How trustworthy can they be?<p>This list details the most …

World History

13 Archaeological Discoveries That Puzzle Modern Scientists

Archaeology is one of the most important studies that sheds light on our past. But what if the past is not what we think it is?<p><b>Unexplained Planet</b> …

Ditch the traditional Bunk Beds for these 10 fresh ideas!

Bunk beds! The most fun sleepover or shared young sibling bedroom furniture in the world, but there are some really spectacular designs being …

This Off-the-Grid Cabin Is Made from Salvaged Iron

You won’t find Bloomin’ Onions and Aussie-Tizers in the real Outback; you’ll find a whole lot of nothing. The real Outback is vast and vacant. In …

How the Milgram Experiment Showed That Everyday People Could Commit Monstrous Acts

Stanley Milgram wanted to know how easily morally normal people could be induced to commit heinous crimes under orders.The post How the Milgram …

Psychology

When this feral child was found, his story threatened the hierarchy between human and animals

John of Liege was caught in the woods of Belgium<p>During the religious wars in Europe in the early 17th century, villagers in Liege, Belgium noticed a …

Humanities

This Fairytale-Like Tiny House is Completely Off the Grid

The little house that Diana and Michael Lorence built for themselves in the woods of Northern California is like something out of a fairy tale. …

Stop Beginning Your Speeches with 'Good Morning and Thank You' and Start With This Instead

It doesn't matter how compelling your presentation is if you haven't grabbed your audience's attention in the first few seconds.<p>Every presentation is an opportunity to make an impression. You can either use your pitch to build credibility, engagement and buy-in, or blow the chance to share your …

Incorporated

The Vampires of Drawsko, Poland

Belief in the ability of the dead to rise up and vex the living as vampires came to us from Eastern Europe. An archeological excavation of a cemetery …

17 Science Fiction Books That Forever Changed The Genre

Speculative fiction is the literature of change and discovery. But every now and then, a book comes along that changes the rules of science fiction …

Science Fiction

This high school volleyball player took flight for the most incredible save

This is mind-blowing.<p>Every once in a while, you see a play so athletically impressive that your jaw hits the ground.<p>This clip of a high school volleyball player in Texas making an AMAZING save is one of those plays.<p>That is freaking incredible! Somehow worried it’s just a trick of the camera? Wait …

This Insane Gremlins Poster Has 84 Different References On It—Can You Guess Them All?

When Randall picked up Gizmo from the antique store in <i>Gremlins</i>, obviously the Mogwai was the standout selection. That may not be the case, however, …

Construction

We’ve Found the Tiny Home of Our Dreams (and It’s for Sale!)

The location alone would make us swoon. Set on a western-facing clifftop on Washington’s San Juan Island and surrounded by rugged vegetation, this …

Pacific Northwest

These Five Apps Will Give You A History Fix

History isn’t dry, dusty books. It’s a living thing, that surrounds us and defines us in ways we may not expect. It’s just a question of learning it. While there’s a lot out there, from ebooks to podcasts, these five apps will help you get a better sense of history and start digging into the …

Nonprofits

100 Years Since Her Execution, Was Mata Hari a Sexy Spy or a Sexy Scapegoat?

At nearly every turn, Margaretha Zelle MacLeod made the wrong choices. Yet she managed to create a persona that continues to dance on the crowded …

Dispelling educational myths | npj Science of Learning Community

Myth: Teaching at private schools is better than teaching at public schools<p>Reality: Professor Hattie says research suggests this is not true. When it …

' Too many teaching methods are based on myths and assumptions – it's time to wake up to reality'

I always take pleasure in seeing teachers being celebrated for their hard work and contribution. Although I was travelling for much of World Teachers …

Pedagogy

12 Two-Sentence Horror Stories That Aren't for the Faint of Heart

It's that time of year again, so we thought we'd go back to one of our favorite parts of Reddit: Two Sentence Horror Stories. Get yourself in the …

Reddit

47 Incredible Movies You Need To Watch If You Want To Be A Film Buff

You'll never be bored again.<p><i>Note: Submissions may have been edited for length and/or clarity.</i>

What a shot! 23 amazing sports photos

Take a look at 23 amazing sports photos from September 26 through October 2.

Amazing

Watch: How a goofy skin flick opened the doors for the American porn industry

‘The Immoral Mr. Teas’ took smut films mainstream<p>Russ Meyer’s 1959 film <i>The Immoral Mr. Teas</i> featured little dialogue, a simple plotline…and lots of …

The Doors

These are the 25 worst Oscar snubs of all time

As subjective as art is, some masterworks are undeniable — unless, of course, you’re the Academy<p>The Academy Awards often gets it wrong. This goes beyond Warren Beatty and Faye Dunaway incorrectly announcing "La La Land" as winner for best picture when "Moonlight" was the clear (and actual) winner. …