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As novels became more prominent during the 1700s, society and the media grew increasingly concerned that young people spent too much time reading books. They even went so far as to call it ‘reading rage,’ 'reading fever,’ 'reading mania,’ and...Peeing in the shower is good for the planet. Urine is sterile and nontoxic, so peeing while you wash yourself actually saves you from wasting the gallons of water it takes to flush the toilet and reduces toilet paper usage. SourceThe ‘Blue Mustang’ sculpture at the Denver International Airport is often called 'Blucifer’ or 'The Demon Horse’ because of its glowing red eyes. The nicknames are also due to people thinking it’s haunted because the artist died after a 9,000 pound...A painter in Los Angeles kept missing his exit for the I-5 on the 110 highway, so he did his research, climbed up the overhead sign, and changed it himself without anyone noticing.
This is Richard Ankrom. He couldn’t find his damn exit, cuz it wasn’t...If you push your finger in and out of your ear, it sounds like the noise Pac-Man makes when he’s eating. SourceScientists once stuck ‘plungers’ on the butts of chickens to get a better idea of how dinosaurs moved. Source Source 2Jonathan Quiñonez’s mother was worried when he dropped everything and quit his job to travel the world, so he started an Instagram account to document his journey. All of his photos include a ‘Mom, I’m fine’ message so she’ll know he’s OK and having...There’s a theory that deja vu is caused by your brain being lazy. You can get the feeling you’ve been in a situation before if your brain takes a shortcut, skips past your short-term memory, and logs all the new information in your long-term memory....Starbucks is donating 100% of their leftover prepared meals to charity. They’ve been donating pastries since 2010, but refrigerated vans will now allow each of the 7,600 stores to distribute all the food that remains unsold at the end of the day...The street sign for Horneytown, NC, is stolen so often that police had to install RFID and GPS tracking, along with an additional warning sign for would-be thieves. ‘Horneytown’ is the most stolen sign in the county, with 'Rolling Green’ coming in at...Jaime Pitarch creates sculptures by stripping common objects of their functionality to make you re-think your relationship with the things you use every day. SourceWhen this US police officer rescued a stray kitten he found hiding under a dumpster in the rain, he took it home, decided to keep it, named it Squirt, and they became partners in (fighting) crime. SourceFallstreak holes are natural phenomena that often get mistaken for UFOs. These ‘hole punch clouds’ occur when water droplets inside a cloud freeze and fall beneath it, creating a large gap that looks like a perfect hiding place for a flying...These are the most popular reality TV shows of each of the United States, according to data pulled from Google Trends. SourceThis is how ice cream treats are made. SourceHarvard has a pigment library that stores old pigment sources, like the ground shells of now-extinct insects, poisonous metals, and wrappings from Egyptian mummies, to preserve the origins of the world’s rarest colors.
A few centuries ago, finding a...Just $80 worth of coca leaves from a Colombian farmer can undergo a simple process to become $800 worth of coca paste. The paste can then be transformed into a $2,147 brick of pure cocaine, which holds a $34,700 value after crossing the US border and...A famous line from the film Machete was added in after director Robert Rodriguez asked Danny Trejo why he didn’t just text instead of calling him all the time with ideas for the film. Trejo said, 'Machete don’t text,‘ and the rest is history. Source

A rescue group in Massachusetts has 46 goats they need you to adopt. The goats are the product of over-zealous breeding, and The Massachusetts Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals is looking for anyone with goat care experience to adopt...If you type two spaces after a period, you’re doing it wrong. Typesetters settled on using one space between sentences in the early 20th century, but people used two spaces after the invention of the typewriter to make the text easier to read because...

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