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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...

10 Great Novelists Who Were Mentally Disturbed

10 Great Novelists Who Were Mentally Disturbed

The life of an author — particularly an author of fiction – is necessarily connected to that which is most dangerous: our consciousness. It is often through the explorative process of creative literature that we touch the exciting possibilities and subversive consequences of our capacities as a...

10 Most Devious Street Cons (And How to Avoid Them)

10 Most Devious Street Cons (And How to Avoid Them)

Everyone thinks they’re too smart to fall for a scam until it happens to them. No matter how sure you are that you can spot a con, sometimes it just takes you by surprise. It doesn’t have to be a flashy stock market swindle, it can happen when you’re just walking down the...

15 of the Worst Experimental Deaths of All Time

15 of the Worst Experimental Deaths of All Time

When you run experiments, there's inherently an element of the unknown. After all, we're trying to figure out things we don't know. And sometimes, things go wrong. FATALLY WRONG! Here are some of the most interesting, most intriguing, and sometimes most horrific, experimental deaths we've ever...

12 Best "Fuck You" Songs

12 Best "Fuck You" Songs

Fuck is one of the most profane, versatile, and expressive English words. Though largely uncouth, explicit, and vulgar, the word fuck adequately describes many good, bad, annoying, unusual, unjust, or sometimes even glorious situations, events, or emotions. Fuck can logically replace nearly any...

10 Common and Weird Dreams People Have

10 Common and Weird Dreams People Have

Dreams are the subject of great debate amongst dream experts, sleep researchers and doctors. Psychoanalyst Sigmund Freud once stated: "Dreams are often most profound when the seem the most crazy." Here are some of the most common and weird dreams many people experience while they sleep.1. Flying...

10 Completely Creepy Apps for Stalking, Judging, Rating, and Other Very Bad Things

10 Completely Creepy Apps for Stalking, Judging, Rating, and Other Very Bad Things

There’s a fine line all of us must walk in a world with little to no privacy. This is good news for parents of teens. And really bad news for people who are the object of another’s obsession, fixation, borderline compulsive attachment, etc. Keeping track of others is super easy these days thanks...

15 Criminal Cases Solved With Digital Evidence

15 Criminal Cases Solved With Digital Evidence

Nowdays, criminals are being accused of and convicted of crimes because of the astonishingly powerful and increasingly versatile personal computer. Police and authorities are finding more and more ways to prove criminal activity simply by analyzing the contents of digitized information recovered from the computer of the accused.

50 Awesomely Nerdy Tattoos

50 Awesomely Nerdy Tattoos

50. Squid Vs. Whale (Source) 49. Floating Mario (Source) 48. TMNT (Source) 47. Anime's Never Looked So Good (Source) 46. 20 Sided (Source) 45. Still Aiming At The Dog As An Adult (Source) 44. Where The Wild Things Are (Source) 43. Comprehensive Star Wars (Source) 42. Good Question...

15 of the Deadliest Corporations

15 of the Deadliest Corporations

These U.S. corporations, if they were individual human beings, would be locked up for life. Instead, they continue raking in the big bucks. Human rights abuses, murder, war, eco disasters, and animal exploitation keep these evil companies raking in the green. Prepare to be disgusted.