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4 Ridiculous (But Effective) Ways Doctors Used To Save Lives

Without the benefit of hindsight, all medical innovations look like crazy people doing crazily stupid things. The first guy who injected himself with polio was by any definition a madman, but he was a madman who wound up saving millions of people, so it’s all good. But this nobly psychotic approach to healthcare has resulted

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5 Everyday Ways You Repulse And Disgust Yourself

The world is mostly filth. Being human is mostly about navigating the grossness and keeping it away. We’re the ones who wash our hands in public restrooms, dammit! But every once in a while, you get a stark reminder that you are in fact a disgusting organism. I’m talking about … Your home is full

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7 WTF Details About Historical Events Everyone Forgets

Tragic events are typically followed by periods of shock, grief, anger, and the occasional flash of inexplicable horniness. So it’s only natural that when we’re dealing with lives lost and places destroyed, we tend to only focus on these important matters and damn everything else to hell. But sometimes, that means we ignore all of

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4 Facts That Prove Sex Isn't As Important As You Think

If the size of the porn industry is any indication, it would seem as if humanity views all other aspects of life as distractions from what we’d prefer to be doing every moment of the day: fuckin’. But thanks to the power of data, science has found that people aren’t nearly as sex-obsessed as the

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5 Common Household Products (That Have Crazy Dark Secrets)

We don’t mean to be alarmist, but everything and everybody is trying to kill you. If nuclear winter and climate change don’t get you, auto-erotic asphyxiation certainly will. Really, the only safe thing to do is barricade yourself in a shelter and commit to a life of hermitage and normal, boring wanks. But even embracing

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5 Dumb Science Problems That Are Causing Real Damage

Scientists are great! We’ll take a bold stand here and declare that we are pro-scientists. They’re smart, they’re dedicated, and those white coats they wear are just rockin’. But we should never forget that scientists are people too. And no matter how smart a scientist is, people are always idiots. That’s why the scientific community

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Millions Of Americans Go To Mexico When They Need Healthcare

How much does healthcare cost in the USA? Let’s put it this way: It’s often cheaper to fly to another goddamned country, get treatment there, and fly back. It turns out that Americans do this all the time, and their preferred destination is their constantly insulted neighbor to the immediate south … big ol’ health

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5 Surprising Ways The World Is Secretly Looking Out For You

Very few professions are out there actively trying to keep you alive. Firefighters, doctors, uh … erotic bakers? What even is life without a good dong cake? But that’s pretty much it, right? Nope. We’ve told you before how some famously “good” organizations are secretly doing awful things. Now let us restore some of that

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6 Emotions You Had No Clue Actually Had Names

Have you ever had a weird feeling or emotion that you couldn’t really describe? Of course you have. Otherwise “That feeling when …” followed by an extremely specific set of circumstances wouldn’t be a meme your mom shares on Facebook. There are a ton of emotions that most people (or even languages) don’t have words

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4 Creepy Ways Everyday Life Is Turning Into Sci-Fi

The goal of any good dystopian story is to warn us about the future that we could end up with if we’re not careful. But they’re usually inspired by something that’s happening right now. Which means that while most of us are watching some cool new show in which future people live in pods and