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5 Great Things You Didn't Know Came from Horrific Tragedies

Great things not only happen despite horrible disasters, but often because of them. Or, as the Japanese say, the most beautiful flowers grow only in the shit of Godzilla.


The 5 Ballsiest Lies Ever Passed off as Journalism

We all know publications lie (except Cracked). Still, the guys that printed these lies had sets the size bowling balls.


The 6 Most Horrific Bosses of All Time

Think about the worst boss you have ever had. Now add psychotic paranoia and murder.


Man things would have been so much ... worse?


6 Random Coincidences That Created The Modern World

The stuff they say about time travel is right. You go back in time and change one little thing, and suddenly the future is full of Nazis and dinosaurs.