20 genius tips for living with less plastic
It’s impossible to completely avoid plastic, but we have compiled the 20 most effective ways to limit your exposure.
Andrew Jackson’s 1,400 pound block of cheese
Jackson was a legend. And, at some point, he was gifted a humongous wheel of cheese. This is the story of that cheese.
Clearing the clutter: techniques for efficient data storage
Safe and efficient data storage is an increasing concern for businesses, big and small. Here's how they're coping.
Your own relaxing retreat: tips for designing a dream backyard escape
Tips and inspiration for designing a backyard oasis that's functional and beautiful.
15 murderers’ infamous last words before being executed
When you're being executed, you get an opportunity to sum up your existence with something profound. Or maybe just a joke.
The true story of a Victorian swindler and his spectacular underwater bachelor palace
Upon first glance, Witley Park in Surrey, UK is just like any other extravagant Victorian mansion. But look closer.
Think like a dictator: 10 science-backed hacks to develop iron-clad willpower
Psychologists are starting to better understand our ability to delay gratification and resist temptation in favor of long-term goals.
How to design the cutest beachy bedroom
A beach-themed bedroom is a great way to create an oasis of relaxation and serenity.
Book of Nature: 10 hilarious sex lessons from 1861
Always carry to bed a napkin, and eat plenty of phosphorous. Come get your Civil War era sex education on.
How astrology could affect your career path
Are you curious about how astrology can help in guiding your career choices? Have you ever considered the impact of your zodiac sign on your professional life?
How to choose the right elopement destination for your wedding
There's a perfectly socially acceptable way to escape the stress of a big, traditional wedding in your hometown.
Did this bizarre 19th century sex cult make your silverware?
The Oneida Community, a biblical communist cult, practiced free love as early as the 1840s. You may have some of their products in your home.
5 reasons your cooling costs will be high this summer
Many homeowners make things much worse without even realizing it.
The world’s oldest jokes reveal we’ve always laughed at the same things
The world's oldest known joke is from 1900 BC Sumeria and it's a fart joke. A familiar journey through the ancient world's recorded bits of humor.
What to do after you become a licensed practical nurse
Career options that open up to you after you become a licensed practical nurse.
10 most absurd deaths from medieval Europe
The Darwin Awards are annual and don't concern themselves with historical (ig)noble sacrifices. Let's correct that injustice.
The cheese caves: why the US govt stores billions of pounds of cheese underground
They're real, and they're hiding right under our feet—as long as our feet are in Missouri.
Here’s why you should never use DuckDuckGo
The search engine manages a vast blacklist of legitimate sites, and it doesn't protect your privacy. DuckDuckGo is a tech grift designed to exploit less tech savvy users.
How people used to download games from the radio in the 80s
Downloadable games are the format of the future, but they’re not a modern invention. Eager computer users were downloading wirelessly over 30 years ago.
50 character dilemmas to take your storytelling to the next level
From the classic hero's journey to modern stories, good characters are defined by dilemmas—the writer's most powerful tool.
25 genius kitchen hacks to cut food waste and save big money
We have collected the most creative, brilliant, and easy ways to reduce food waste while getting the most out of your groceries. You will regret not knowing these before!
30 incredible natural phenomena you have to experience to believe
Whether you are an adventurer seeking new experiences or a science enthusiast fascinated by the mysteries of the world, these wonders will leave you in awe.
Fuel your outdoor adventures: 12 energizing vegan camping meals
With a little bit of preparation, you can fuel even the energy requirements of the great outdoors with these delicious, whole, plant-based camping meals.
A visual guide to Bangkok’s rich cultural treasures
From ornate temples and bustling markets to traditional Thai experiences, there is something for everyone to discover in Bangkok.
How to sleep tight and not let the bed bugs hitch a ride home from vacation: 10 tips
Whether you're staying in a hotel, Airbnb, or vacation rental, the tips in this article will help you keep bed bugs at bay and ensure a pest-free return home.
The lottery curse: 8 winners who lost everything (and how)
Explore the archetypal ways lottery winners end up down and out, through eight real stories.
Here’s why you should always place your bet online, not IRL
14 reasons to ditch traditional betting for the online experience.
Top 10 reasons to believe alien life really exists
The mindboggling scale of the universe represents gazillions of lottery tickets for alien life, but here's the evidence and arguments so far.
13 signs you’ve actually been abducted by aliens, according to UFOlogists
According to UFOlogists, experiencing two or more of these signs is cause for alarm.
46 things I learned from being gulaged
Varlam Shalamov spent much of the period from 1937 to 1951 gulaged in the arctic cold of Kolyma. This is what he learned from the experience.
Enter Sandman: the strange evolution of Europe’s oldest sleep fable
Children who fight the effects of his magic dust risk a sentence of mutilation, a life of torturous nightmares, or even death.
5 genius tips to look productive at work without actually doing anything
It’s no secret that middle management and higher often do little to no work around the office. Aspire for greatness.
6 gods who used their powers to get laid
If you suddenly find you've got the ability to shape-shift or kick ass on the flute, go ahead and use it to procure lots and lots of sex. Everybody else did.
These 8 common exercise myths are holding almost everyone back
We're cutting through the nonsense that's holding you back or even stopping you from starting routine exercise to begin with.
5 ways an ecommerce virtual assistant can boost your online sales
Virtual assistants can streamline your business processes, enhance customer experiences, and ultimately, elevate your online sales.