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10 Psychological Experiments That Went Horribly Wrong

10 Psychological Experiments That Went Horribly Wrong

Psychology as we know it is a relatively young science, but since its inception it has helped us to gain a greater understanding of ourselves and our interactions with the world. Many psychological...

DMCA Takedown 101

DMCA Takedown 101

The Digital Millennium Copyright ACT (DMCA) is one of the best-known and most-controversial pieces of legislation passed in recent years. It has had a greater impact on the Web than virtually any other piece of legislation and is largely responsible for much of the Web we see today. One of the...

The 15 Most Brutal Methods of Execution of All Time

The 15 Most Brutal Methods of Execution of All Time

Most people hope they'll die by passing in their sleep, in a peaceful setting, or maybe surrounded by loved ones. But for the victims of these 15 executions, that couldn't be further from reality. Whether it's being set on fire inside of a tire or having your limbs slowly cut off, these deaths are...

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The Universe Magnified

This is one of the most beautiful infographics we've ever seen: a high resolution view of different levels of the universe. Our favorite parts are the jaw-dropping nebulae and then the point where you see the size of Pluto compared to Texas. Puts things into perspective. Try it out in full-screen...

100 Best 3 Word Phrases

100 Best 3 Word Phrases

Words are profoundly powerful, especially when chosen carefully. The simplicity of linking just three words, spoken at any moment, can evoke a multitude of emotions. Here are the 100 Best Three Word Phrases: 1. "I'll be there." 2. "I Love You." 3. "Maybe you're right." 4. "I trust you."...

24 Terrifying, Thoughtful and Absurd Nursery Rhymes for Children

24 Terrifying, Thoughtful and Absurd Nursery Rhymes for Children

In more repressed times, people were not always allowed to express themselves freely, for fear of persecution. Gossiping, criticizing the government or even talking about current events were often punishable by death. In order to communicate at will, clever rhymes were constructed and passed...

The 50 Most Brilliant Atheists of All Time

The 50 Most Brilliant Atheists of All Time

Atheism is generating quite a lot of attention these days. Prominent atheists are getting the word out about their views in increasing numbers and generating lots of public debate on the proper place of religion in governments and societies in the modern world. And now more than ever, atheists...

10 Greatest Unsolved Mysteries

10 Greatest Unsolved Mysteries

The last hundred years have borne witness to humankind’s extraordinary technological advancements. Man has walked on the moon, ventured deeper into the oceans than ever before and even uncovered the building blocks of life: DNA. But even with our inexorable progress as a species there are still...

100 Best Two Word Phrases

100 Best Two Word Phrases

Words have power. When chosen carefully and said simply, pairing just two words can evoke a far range of emotions and have tremendous impact. Here are the 100 Best Two Word Phrases: 1. "F*ck you." 2. "Thank You." 3. "Carpe Diem." 4. "I'm sorry." 5. "I'm pregnant." 6. "It's over." 7. "Sh*t...

The 20 Best Cartoons of the 90's

The 20 Best Cartoons of the 90's

The 90's were a golden age of cartoons. We had a blast putting together the 20 best, and we're sure this list will inspire some discussion. Our only criteria was that the cartoon had to start in the 90's, meaning a couple of very late in the decade entries were still eligible. We did make a small...