Posted on: May 30, 2020 Posted by: Pliny Comments: 0

YouTube’s 15 most insane science projects The age of the lone inventor tinkering away in his own backyard is far from over—but this stuff is barely legal.

Most innovation these days is conducted by large teams of scientists and engineers in well-funded labs, but it pays to remember that many of the inventions that make modern life possible started out in much humbler circumstances — from the Wright brothers’ bicycle workshop to the kitchen stovetop where Charles Goodyear first made vulcanized rubber. But don’t think the age of the lone inventor working away in his own backyard…

Posted on: May 25, 2020 Posted by: Ian Miles Cheong Comments: 11

7 scandals PornHub doesn’t want you to know about PornHub believes itself above all laws—including those against child pornography. No wonder 946k people have signed to shut it down.

With approximately 120 million daily visitors, Pornhub has enjoyed its status as the world’s most popular destination for pornography online, but a barrage of recent scandals threatens to draw the eyes of lawmakers to clamp down on the site’s ability (or rather, inability) to moderate its content for illegality. The latest scandal stems from reports that one of the site’s top “performers,” Ellesclub, was underage. Her content was fully monetized…

Posted on: May 24, 2020 Posted by: Susan Hayes Comments: 1

8 sweet little grandmas who committed serious crimes Grannies gone wild.

Grandmothers are supposed to be sweet, loving old ladies with a plate of fresh baked cookies in one hand and a handful of lemon drops in the other, ever ready to dispense hugs and wisdom. The ladies on this list need to re-read their job description and start knitting more afghans. The Bank Robber When called upon to help out family, most grandmothers supply tea, sympathy, and oatmeal cookies. 74-year-old…

Posted on: May 22, 2020 Posted by: LULZ Comments: 0

What is a smart home hub (and do you need one)? One hub to rule all the devices.

Remember the inscription that was engraved on Sauron’s ring in The Lord of the Rings? It went something like this: “one ring to rule them all, One ring to find them… and bind them.” What does this quote signify? Singular control and unlimited power for the bearer, right? Coincidentally, a smart home hub works like this as well. It detects the presence of multiple smart devices in a house, forms…

Posted on: May 20, 2020 Posted by: LULZ Comments: 0

8 steps to a career as a travel nurse Travel nurses get to see the world and gain valuable career experience while making a real difference. Here's the straight scoop.

Travel nurses are registered nurses who typically work temporary jobs called travel nursing assignments. Most assignments last for around thirteen weeks, but they can be longer or shorter. Working as a travel nurse is a great way to travel around the country, or even worldwide, while gaining valuable career experience and making a real difference. Before deciding to become a travel nurse and whether or not the job is right…

Posted on: May 19, 2020 Posted by: LULZ Comments: 3

6 ways social media is turning us into monsters All I'm offering is the truth. Nothing more.

According to Statista, social media platforms now have 3.81 billion active users. There is no denying that social media has long since moved beyond novelty and become an essential part of normal everyday lives. With this in mind, here are some of the many ways that social media is turning us all into monsters. Disclaimer: we know it isn’t all bad Line goes up and that’s good for stonks Social…

Posted on: May 14, 2020 Posted by: Andy Green, Kristi, & Editor Comments: 2

20 things you need to know about pirates while in global Covid-19 communist gangster slavery Arrrr, did you know?

Whether it’s the classic one-eyed, peg-legged, crow-sporting classic pirates or the modern day Somalian pirates in their boats of unfortunate quality… as long as there are oceans, there will be pirates lookin’ for booty. This is all stuff you already knew about pirates, but here are 20 badass things you might not have known about our favorite treasure-seeking friends, starting with a slight embarrassment. Julius Caesar crucified a whole pirate…

Posted on: May 13, 2020 Posted by: Jacopo della Quercia & Wikipedia Comments: 1

6 World Wars you’ve probably never heard of Why they happened and why they were forgotten.

The War of the Sixth Coalition (1812–1814) In the War of the Sixth Coalition (March 1813 – May 1814), a coalition of Austria, Prussia, Russia, the United Kingdom, Portugal, Sweden, Spain and a number of German States defeated France and drove Napoleon into exile on Elba. After the disastrous French invasion of Russia of 1812 in which they had been forced to support France, Prussia and Austria joined Russia, the United…

Posted on: May 7, 2020 Posted by: Vijay Agarwal Comments: 0

How to gain the heart of a Libra woman Secrets of seduction.

According to statistics, representatives of the softer sex believe in horoscopes more than men, but there are still enough men out there ready to trust the astrologers. If you are one of them, get ready for a dizzying adventure. The Libra is intelligence with dreamy thinking, and dreams need to be turned into reality. Many gentlemen are wondering how to win over a Libra lady because hot Russian women on…

Posted on: May 1, 2020 Posted by: John Haswell Comments: 1

15 terrible students who became wildly successful The report card doesn't matter much in the real world.

Spending time in the education system is not a guarantee of success, and for some it even turns out to be an impediment. You are already familiar with classic ‘dropout’ stories like Bill Gates and Mark Zuckerberg, but there are many more inspirational stories worth a look. Barry Charles Diller (1942) Barry Diller first found a way into business by working at the mail room of the William Morris Agency,…

Posted on: April 27, 2020 Posted by: LULZ Comments: 0

10 mind-blowing facts about bodybuilding Would you eat monkey brains?

While the concept of bodybuilding is well-known, there are a lot of obscure facts about bodybuilding that the average weak, lanky nerd wouldn’t know about. Let’s take a deep dive into the fascinating world of bodybuilding with these mindblowing facts. Acne in weird places When you’re pumping your body with steroids (here’s a useful reference) to gain unnaturally large muscles, you’re also sacrificing your physiology to the whims of chemical…

Posted on: April 12, 2020 Posted by: LULZ Comments: 1

A short guide to Liverpool’s history and landmarks With its vast and long history, it's an exciting place to explore if you set aside the time.

From the city’s involvement in historical slavery and being one of the biggest ports in the world, to its world-class musicians and unique bars and restaurants, if you’re visiting Liverpool, you will not be bored. There is a range of young professionals flooding to the Northern city as new prospects arise and people fall further in love with the home of The Beatles. The city is known for having a…

Posted on: March 26, 2020 Posted by: Malachi B & John Haswell Comments: 1

The greatest bank heists in history The greatest bank robberies in history often involve complex plans and organization, and sometimes a good dose of sheer dumb luck.

Even with fractional-reserve banking, banks still house millions upon millions in their vaults so they can credibly create credit and grant SBA loans to your small business or whatever type of loan you might need. Thieves dream of getting just a fraction of that money so they can retire early and live comfortably. Bank robbers lacking in creativity simply point a gun at the bank teller and demand money, but…

Posted on: March 17, 2020 Posted by: Will Kriegshauser Comments: 0

Five true tales of beer saving the day Beer has often turned hairy situations right-side-up just by existing and isn't getting enough credit.

Remember the legend about the baker on the Titanic who survived freezing cold waters because he got plastered on brandy, and it made him impervious to hypothermia? Well, that’s mostly bullshit. While it’s true that a chef named Charles Joughin survived the sinking, the “plastered on brandy” part of his legend is more myth than reality. Regardless, his song remains the same — a subversive fairy-tale expounding the potential life-saving…