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6 Weirdly Specific Things That Screw All 2nd Term Presidents

Here are a few reasons why no U.S. president should ever want a second term.


5 Eerily Familiar Things Animals Do When They're Drunk

It isn't just our love of being drunk that unites us with our furry and feathery cousins. It turns out, once they get wasted, animals start acting a lot like humans.


5 Hilariously Illegal Ways Governments Solved Huge Problems

"There are no bad ideas." -The Government


6 Things You Won't Believe Got Banned from Modern Countries

Sometimes, supposedly fully grown rulers of nations lose their shit and decide to just outright blanket ban absurd things for even more absurd reasons.


5 Lessons Fat Albert Should Have Taught Bill Cosby

The Cos apparently isn't too keen on the whole 'practice what you preach' thing.


4 Uncomfortable Situations We Should All Be In at Least Once

If possible, get these out of the way when you're young and not yet bogged down with legitimate adult problems.


4 Everyday Things That Caused Huge Panics When They Were New

It is almost like we constantly need something to be panicking about, proving that the next generation is going to be so much worse than ours is.


4 Things You Don't (Want To) Know About Substitute Teachers

Chances are you're already more than qualified to be a substitute teacher. Now hold on and put down the tweed coat, because there are a few things you should know before you rush off to shape the minds of young people.


5 Bizarre Realities of Life at the Edge of Gaza

Plucky lives in a heavily armed settlement that the United Nations considers illegal. Here's what we learned about life on the knife's-edge of one of the longest-running conflicts in modern history.


4 Insane Pop Culture Obsessions People Got Rich Pursuing

The people on this list took their passions and hobbies and turned them into viable businesses, while the rest of us are only able to look on, shake our heads, and say, 'Why didn't I think of that?'


7 Things You Only Find Out as a Lawyer to the Poor

We sat down with a not-for-profit lawyer partially to learn what his job is like and partially because we might have need of his services.