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Police work is hard. No doubt, spending most of your days dealing with difficult, sad or downright dangerous situations is no walk in the park. Though the work is difficult, it comes with enormous power. That power can have a big impact on any given citizen’s life. Unfortunately, there are times when the police make
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Alcohol, as Homer Simpson famously said, is the cause of and solution to all of man’s problems. Humans have been quaffing back alcohol for thousands of years. It may even be at the root of civilisation – farming may have developed to provide the ingredients for brewing. Now the market for alcoholic drinks is more
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Winston Groom’s Forrest Gump had a remarkable knack of being at the right place, at the right time, multiples times. By sheer luck, if one can call it that, Gump inspired world shakers and witnessed generational defining moments. Of course, he had the advantage of being fictional. The following 10 people repeatedly popped up at
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We live in a wondrous era. Hardships that once proved deadly to even the hardiest of our cave-dwelling ancestors are at most a mild inconvenience to modern man. We dominate the top of the food chain as the apex predators. We domesticated ourselves and learned to outwit many of nature’s hazards.[1] In America, we’ve become
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Sometimes movies get it right and sometimes they don’t. When it comes to depicting controversial life scenarios such as terrorism, tragedy or mental disturbance, there is an especially fine line between accurate and ridiculous. On this list are much talked-about movies that set the tone for depicting mental disorders. [WARNING: This list contains spoilers] 10
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There are few things people obsess over more than their cars. They are vessels of personal individualism and convenience. Cars have facilitated many fond memories over the years. Yet, they are always a pain in the neck. Driving errors, constant maintenance, winding lines at the pump are a few of the common annoyances all drivers
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Human beings have been moving about this planet for over 200,000 years, and in that time, we’ve put a lot of questionable things into our mouths. Many have died after eating poisonous or toxic plants and animals, only to ensure the safety of others who didn’t follow suit. 10 Bizarre Origin Stories About Your Favorite
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Even if we choose to spend most of our time staring at a screen, humans are inherently social creatures. Social interaction still forms an important part of our day-to-day lives, whether it’s with colleagues at work, family at home or strangers on the Internet. 10 Surprising Ways To Hack Your Body While some people seem
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Valentine’s Day is around the corner and for most this is an opportunity to spoil their significant other and have a romantic day celebrating their love. Some even plan their wedding on this day, turning it into a ‘double-up on love’ day. Weddings and Valentine’s Day always conjure up images of flowers, hearts, chocolates, declarations
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Stereotypes have been around for as long as man and, for the most part, they aren’t negative. There are plenty of stereotypes about people, places, and things that are complementary—even if they aren’t true. 10 Fascinating Origins Of Pop Culture Stereotypes Then there are the negative stereotypes which can be pretty nasty. For most negative
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Russia is a land full of majestic cathedrals, vodka, and bears . . . or so you think. As the largest land-mass country in the world, spanning nine time zones and 6.6 million square miles, there is much more to the complex nation. The present country has gone through phases of communism and chaos to
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[WARNING: This list contains disturbing audio and images.] Sound is both one of the most important and the least noticed parts of a movie. While it’s obviously true that there are entire teams dedicated to perfecting the sound in any professional film, their contributions aren’t as apparent as, say, a stunt artist’s. See Also: Top
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There are far too many celebrity hoaxes as it is. If it isn’t Avril Lavigne being replaced by a doppelganger, then its Jeff Goldblum falling off of a cliff in New Zealand. While these are often laughed about and forgotten very quickly, there are still people out there that believe to have seen The King
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Dogs aren’t just walking husks of drool and poop. Their brains aren’t just limited to the three commands of “sit,” “fetch,” and “stay.” Even if you haven’t owned a dog yourself, you should know that they are one of the most intelligent creatures on the planet that we can proudly have by our sides as
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Social media outlets are filled with side-by-sides of a thin Barack Obama next to his not-so-thin successor. But President Donald J. Trump is not the most overweight president that the United States has seen, and he’s a lot smaller than past leaders from other parts of the world. 10 Peculiar Conspiracy Theories Surrounding Famous Leaders
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Since its launch in 2010, the History channel’s hit show Ancient Aliens has entertained viewers with thought-provoking and controversial evidence of “ancient astronaut theory”—the idea that historical texts, stories, and artifacts prove contact between aliens and our ancestors. Despite a huge audience, the show has been heavily criticized by the scientific community. But are Erich
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Founded in 1910, the Boy Scouts of America currently has over 2.4 million youth participants and about one million adult volunteers. The organization prides itself on instilling a moral compass in its youthful members as well as helping them to participate in various outdoor activities. See Also: 10 Dark Origins of Beloved Organizations From camping
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Hollywood plays an important role in shaping our perception of our place in society. Movies may also define our expectations about the day-to-day connections we have with other people. Whether it’s about love, enmity, compassion, or greed, human interaction in movies directly influences our ideas of how relationships work in real life. 10 Movies Based
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Contrary to popular belief, psychopaths aren’t all vicious murderers. Most simply use mind games and manipulation to get people to do what they want. Of course, there are those insanely savage killers (both famous and otherwise) who are labeled as “psychos.” Here are some of the more typical psychopathic characteristics observed in killers all over
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