Today In Weird News, Dolphins Apparently Use Pufferfish To Get High
18When we think about using substances to feel euphoria, we tend to think of it as a human phenomenon. The truth is, though, that there are many animals out there who use their “drug” of choice. Just think about catnip and how silly it makes your furry felines! Leopards have been recorded in the jungle ..
Lawyers And Women In Hollywood Team Up To Tackle Sexual Harassment And Assault
21Over the past several months, we’ve seen an uprising of women telling their stories about sexual abuse and harassment. The current iteration of this movement began when Harvey Weinstein, a big shot Hollywood producer, was revealed to have harassed and assaulted dozens of women, including big names ..
He Walked Up To Little Boys At A Restaurant, And When They Saw Him, They Broke Down
19Navy Officer Roberto Tapiador decided to hang up his uniform for just one day in order to try his hand at waiting tables for some very special young boys. Officer Tapiador had been stationed overseas in Djibouti for the last nine months, but once he discovered that he would be on leave in time to […]
We 100 Percent Do Not Recommend Doing What This Dad And Daughter Just Did
24With the temperatures dipping into the single digits, most of us can’t wait to finish our commitments and warm up in front of the fireplace in a cocoon of blankets. This father-daughter duo clearly has different views of the cold. After enjoying a Christmas night soak in their hot tub, these brave ..
It’s 2018 And We’re Debating What Facts Are. Here’s What ‘Fake News’ Really Means
22Over the course of the past year, I have come to regret everything about the phrase “fake news.” When it comes to the facts, Merriam-Webster defines a fact as “something that has actual existence” and “a piece of information presented as having objective reality.” ..
Cops Quite Literally Enter The Line Of Fire To Save Two Teens From A Burning Car
23One of the most common calls police respond to are car accidents. Nicholas Schlei and Nicholas Reid responded to a call that two teenagers had crashed into a utility pole, but when they arrived on the scene, they got more than they were bargaining for. The men, known as the “Nick Squad,” ..
We Covered So Many Cute Animal Stories In 2017. Here Are 10 Of The Best!
16One of my favorite things about writing online is the number of cute animal stories I get to write. It really cheers me up on a bad day, and hopefully it makes other people happy, too. Still, with the sheer amount of animal content out there, it’s impossible to keep up with it all. Here […]
There Was So Much Bad News In 2017, But This Guy’s Posts Highlight Only The Positive
11In 2017, we were constantly bombarded with bad news from what felt like all sides. There are a lot of reasons for this. Studies show that we actually have a preference for bad news. Just think about how positive news stories are treated — they’re called “puff pieces” and mocked. ..
Brother Exacts Hilarious Revenge This Christmas To One-Up His Sister’s Awful Gift Last Year
12Siblings can do some pretty awful and hilarious things to one another. When you have brothers and sisters, pranks are just sometimes part of the deal. The one thing people forget, though, is that if you pull a prank on someone, you have to be prepared to deal with the consequences. You might even find ..
Thought The Snow Was Bad Near You? Check Out What These Folks Are Dealing With.
24Over the holiday break, you were probably delighted by the snowfall in your area. But for residents of Erie, Pennsylvania, it presented quite a problem in the days following Christmas. A record 34 inches of snow fell that day in Erie. Between December 23 and 26, over five feet hit the city, prompting ..