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If You’re Tired of the Patriarchy, You’re Gonna Love These 15 Tumblr Posts

Ladies, this list is for you. And only for you. Read on and I bet you’re gonna shake your head in agreement at these 15 posts by women on Tumblr. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15.

20 Interactions Between Strangers That Will Leave You Smiling

The world seems like it’s on fire, and people are more divided than ever: that’s why we need articles like this one. Scroll through these 20 encounters of strangers treating each other with (gasp!) respect and dignity, and hopefully these peoples’ actions will rub off on all of us. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6....

A Man’s Story About Meeting Anthony Bourdain Shows the Kind of Person He Really Was

Though it’s been a little while, it’s still surprising and shocking that beloved chef, writer, and TV host Anthony Bourdain is gone. Tributes poured in from celebrities, but sometimes the stories from regular, everyday people are the ones to really highlight how special a person was. A man who only met Bourdain once shared his...

Lightning Can Strike the Same Place Twice. Here’s the Proof.

It’s a phrase you hear all the time, even if someone is not referring to the weather: “Lightning doesn’t strike twice.” Well, science says otherwise. In fact, it’s almost inevitable that lightning will strike the same place twice. As soon as a lightning bolt hits the ground, a new one is not deterred in any way, shape,...

Why Nobody Really Needs Multi-Vitamins

Everyone knows the three things you’ve got to do to be healthy – work out, eat right, and take your vitamins, right? After all, it’s a well-established fact that vitamins are essential for the mechanics of life – all living creatures on our planet either produce vitamins through natural processes or find ways to get...

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Climate Change Is Real, Regardless of What Anyone Wishes

Climate change. Global warming. Greenhouse gas. Carbon footprint. Terms we’ve been hearing for years to convince us that the world is changing right before our eyes, it is our fault that it is changing, and that we can actually do something about it. Despite the overwhelming evidence of our role in this all, there are...

‘Man With the Golden Arm’ Retires from Donating Blood After Saving More Than 2 Million Babies

There are all kinds of heroes in this world. Doctors, firefighters, lifeguards, the list goes on. But not all heroes are so easy to spot. For men like James Harrison, heroism is a humble deed, but one that has saved millions of lives. Nicknamed “The Man With the Golden Arm,” this Australian man has donated...

This Crazy Story of a ‘Netflix and Chill’ Date Gone Awry Is Better Than a Soap Opera

There are a WHOLE LOT of weirdos out there, and if you’ve done any online dating in the past several years, you likely know exactly what I’m talking about. A fella named Xavier was gracious enough to take to Twitter and share this riveting story of his female friend’s recent “Netflix and Chill” adventure. Buckle...

Why Do Americans Call It ‘Soccer’ and Everyone Else Calls It ‘Football’?

If you’ve been paying attention to the World Cup (or you’ve ever been a fan of the sport), you’ve undoubtedly noticed that us Americans say ‘soccer’ and almost everyone else on the planet uses the term ‘football.’ What’s the reason behind that? Get ready for a history lesson. What we in the U.S. call soccer...

Manager Tries to Fire Mom for Missing Work While Son’s on Life Support

In case you needed a reminder that there are some truly, truly repulsive people in this world, I present to you the story of the manager who tried to fire an employee for taking time off because her son was on life support. It seriously boggles my mind that I even had to type that last...