Presidents Day 2017: 10 Inspirational Quotes From Some of The US’ Greatest Leaders Presidents Day 2017: 10 Inspirational Quotes From Some of The US’ Greatest Leaders
Presidents Day 2017: 10 Inspirational Quotes From Some of The US’ Greatest Leaders
Happy President’s Day! This federal holiday is often associated with sales and travel deals, but it’s important to remember that it’s also about patriotism and remembrance. As the country celebrates Presidents Day 2017, here are 10 inspiring things said by some of history’s most influential leaders. They include leadership advice from Thomas Jeffer... View Article
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From Flying Saucers to Mind Control: 15 Declassified Military & CIA Secrets From Flying Saucers to Mind Control: 15 Declassified Military & CIA Secrets
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Government and military secrets can range from terrifying to amusing to downright absurd, but most are nothing short of intriguing. From a secret U.S. Air Force project to build a supersonic flying saucer, to a now-famous World War II-era research program that produced the first atomic bombs, to a plan to train domesticated cats to spy on the Sovie... View Article
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20 of the Strangest Guinness World Records Ever 20 of the Strangest Guinness World Records Ever
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Created in 1955, the Guinness World Records is no stranger to strange things. For more than six decades, people have been looking for all sorts of creative manners to be “the most” at something. Every year, the Guinness World Records receives about 50,000 applications out of which about 6,000 get approved—which is a lot of records! From the largest... View Article
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The Truths Behind Common Old Wives’ Tales The Truths Behind Common Old Wives’ Tales
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It is simply taken as fact that swimming after eating will cause you to cramp up. And everyone knows that sitting too close to the TV ruins your eyesight. Superstitious in nature, old wives’ tales like these get passed down through generations of family and friends, sometimes becoming so rooted that nobody questions their validity. These lege... View Article
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The Deadliest Natural Disasters in History The Deadliest Natural Disasters in History
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Violent natural disasters have devastated humanity over the centuries, but because some of them struck long ago, scientists have been unable to estimate a death count. However, the 10 deadliest natural disasters for which historians can provide accurate death tolls for have killed an estimated total of 10 million people. Here are the 10 deadliest n... View Article
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13 Life-Saving Facts That Everyone Should Know 13 Life-Saving Facts That Everyone Should Know
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Just about everyone knows that you should never text and drive, and that you should stop, drop, and roll if you catch on fire. But life can also throw situations at us that we don’t have a quick, handy response for. Commenters in a recent Quora thread about life-saving facts offered their best tips, which are easy to remember and could have a... View Article
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25 Original Word Meanings That Will Surprise You 25 Original Word Meanings That Will Surprise You
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It is hard to imagine that a word like “awful” once met something closer to “awesome” than “terrible,” but if you think about it and break it down, it kind of makes sense – awe/full or in other words “full of awe.” These are 25 original word meanings that will surprise you! ... View Article
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25 Most Bizarre Things Ever Sold On eBay 25 Most Bizarre Things Ever Sold On eBay
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This may not come as a surprise, but people have sold some really bizarre things on the site on eBay over the years. Like REALLY bizarre. Every day, millions of collectibles, decor, appliances, computers, furnishings, equipment, domain names, vehicles, and other miscellaneous items are listed, bought, or sold on eBay. For the most part, they are al... View Article
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Presidents Day 2017: 10 Inspirational Quotes From Some of The US’ Greatest Leaders

February 19, 2017 5:35 pm  | Comments: 0 | Views: 8431
Happy President’s Day! This federal holiday is often associated with sales and travel deals, but it’s important to remember that it’s also about patriotism and remembrance. As the country celebrates Presidents Day 2017, here are 10 inspiring things said by some of history’s most influential leaders. They include leadership advice from Thomas Jefferson, confidence lessons from Theodore Roosevelt, and reflections on success from Abraham Lincoln. Their words rang true then and continue to ring true today.

From Flying Saucers to Mind Control: 15 Declassified Military & CIA Secrets

February 16, 2017 2:07 pm  | Comments: 1 | Views: 11050
Government and military secrets can range from terrifying to amusing to downright absurd, but most are nothing short of intriguing. From a secret U.S. Air Force project to build a supersonic flying saucer, to a now-famous World War II-era research program that produced the first atomic bombs, to a plan to train domesticated cats to spy on the Soviet Union, here are 15 declassified military and CIA secrets.

20 of the Strangest Guinness World Records Ever

February 16, 2017 1:26 pm  | Comments: 0 | Views: 3874
Created in 1955, the Guinness World Records is no stranger to strange things. For more than six decades, people have been looking for all sorts of creative manners to be “the most” at something. Every year, the Guinness World Records receives about 50,000 applications out of which about 6,000 get approved—which is a lot of records! From the largest pillow fight, to fitting the most amount of straws in someone’s mouth, there’s just no end to the bizarre records people have created and broken. Here are 20 of some of strangest Guinness World Records ever set.

The Truths Behind Common Old Wives’ Tales

February 16, 2017 1:25 pm  | Comments: 0 | Views: 2973
It is simply taken as fact that swimming after eating will cause you to cramp up. And everyone knows that sitting too close to the TV ruins your eyesight. Superstitious in nature, old wives’ tales like these get passed down through generations of family and friends, sometimes becoming so rooted that nobody questions their validity. These legends, which often concern health and nutrition, vary from completely absurd to somewhat plausible and valid. Here are 8 old wives’ tales and the truths behind them.

The Deadliest Natural Disasters in History

February 16, 2017 1:24 pm  | Comments: 0 | Views: 3094
Violent natural disasters have devastated humanity over the centuries, but because some of them struck long ago, scientists have been unable to estimate a death count. However, the 10 deadliest natural disasters for which historians can provide accurate death tolls for have killed an estimated total of 10 million people. Here are the 10 deadliest natural disasters, from fewest casualties to most, starting with an earthquake that killed more than 200,000 people in Syria.

13 Life-Saving Facts That Everyone Should Know

February 15, 2017 10:33 am  | Comments: 0 | Views: 18636
Just about everyone knows that you should never text and drive, and that you should stop, drop, and roll if you catch on fire. But life can also throw situations at us that we don’t have a quick, handy response for. Commenters in a recent Quora thread about life-saving facts offered their best tips, which are easy to remember and could have a huge effect if you ever find yourself in a dangerous situation.

25 Original Word Meanings That Will Surprise You

February 15, 2017 10:32 am  | Comments: 0 | Views: 18181
It is hard to imagine that a word like “awful” once met something closer to “awesome” than “terrible,” but if you think about it and break it down, it kind of makes sense – awe/full or in other words “full of awe.” These are 25 original word meanings that will surprise you!

25 Most Bizarre Things Ever Sold On eBay

February 15, 2017 10:20 am  | Comments: 0 | Views: 21043
This may not come as a surprise, but people have sold some really bizarre things on the site on eBay over the years. Like REALLY bizarre. Every day, millions of collectibles, decor, appliances, computers, furnishings, equipment, domain names, vehicles, and other miscellaneous items are listed, bought, or sold on eBay. For the most part, they are all normal stuff…for the most part. From a ghost in a jar and Britney Spears´ hair to New Zealand (the actual country) and an unfaithful wife, here are 25 most bizarre things ever sold on eBay.

The 50 Best Cities for Retirement

February 15, 2017 10:11 am  | Comments: 1 | Views: 42281
So you’re finally looking to retire, you’ve put in your time and you don’t want to spend any more sunny days cooped up in an office. Congratulations! Now that you don’t have to factor in how close you are to work, you can live anywhere. WalletHub, a personal finance website, recently conducted a study to determine the best and the worst places to retire among 150 of the largest U.S. cities. Its researchers took a variety of factors into account across four key dimensions: 1) Affordability and Tax-Friendliness for Retirees, 2) Availability of Recreational Activities, 3) Quality of Life and 4) Availability and Quality of Health Care. If you’re close to retirement — or getting an early start on your research — read on to see the 50 best cities to retire based on WalletHub’s analysis.

16 Weird Dog & Cat Behaviors Explained by Science

February 14, 2017 10:24 am  | Comments: 0 | Views: 28066
What’s the science behind the weird behaviors of cats and dogs? Live Science looked into several mysteries, including why dogs eat poop and why cats stretch so much, to explain the possible evolutionary and biological reasons for each. Let’s take a leap into the wild brains of your adorable, and often baffling, four-legged housemates.

14 Ways Love is Celebrated Around the World on Valentine’s Day

February 13, 2017 12:35 pm  | Comments: 0 | Views: 14903
It’s Valentine’s Day, and like a many other various holidays, different countries celebrate Valentine’s Day in different ways. Although in the U.S., shelves have been brimming with teddy bears and boxes of chocolate for the last few weeks, not every country turns to greeting cards and heart-shaped candies to declare love. Some exchange wooden spoons and pressed flowers, while others hold a special holiday for the loveless to mourn their single lives over black noodles. Here is a look at how 14 countries celebrate Valentine’s Day traditions all around the world.

The 25 Best Caribbean Islands for Vacation

February 12, 2017 10:20 am  | Comments: 0 | Views: 25615
The Caribbean islands are beloved for their adventurous activities, clear waters, and stunning natural sites. Though each island has its own unique appeal, some have advantages over the others. “Business Insider” recently ranked the best islands in the Caribbean, based on the costs of hotel bookings, their accessibility, and the range of activities they offer. Scroll through the following slides to see which 25 Caribbean islands “Business Insider” ranked as the best places to visit.