Posted on: February 2, 2020 Posted by: Malachi B. Comments: 0

How to write a killer essay The pen is mightier than the sword, but it's useless if you don't wield it right.

The pen is mightier than the sword, but it’s useless if you don’t wield it right. Great writing takes practice – a lot of it – and you need to have the insight to know which skills and techniques to work on. Nobody is expecting you to write like Mark Twain, but in a world of 6.5 billion literate people, the standards keep going higher. The best time to start…

Posted on: January 31, 2020 Posted by: Malachi B. Comments: 3

15 damn near impossible to beat video games Challenge is what makes video games fun, but everybody has a different barometer for what's hard and what's complete bullshit. Let's explore the BS part of the spectrum.

We’ve all had those moments where we rage quit a game that seems nearly impossible to beat and go back to casual games. Sometimes you just need more practice, and other times you might need to level up. But there are some games that are undeniably difficult no matter how you slice it, and the internet is full of angry anecdotal evidence for it. Challenging gameplay is precisely what makes…

Posted on: January 31, 2020 Posted by: LULZ Comments: 1

The new rules: writing effective essays in the modern college A pragmatic approach that takes into account both student and institutional weaknesses.

Making the transition from high school to college is tough on most students. Modern high schools only provide you with the most rudimentary knowledge, and the sudden jump in difficulty is accompanied by a shipwrecking on a strange learning island with entirely new life circumstances and unexplored freedoms and challenges. But for now, we’ll only deal with how to write effective essays that will get you ahead of the curve.…

Posted on: January 30, 2020 Posted by: Malachi B. Comments: 2

10 serial killers caught for the stupidest reasons If you're thinking of asking the task force trying to catch you if it's safe to send them the floppy disk you used to keep personal files on, read this first.

Serial killers are hunted by the finest detectives and law enforcement agencies in the world, and it’s only a matter of time until a tiny error or oversight leads to the capture. But those errors – seen in hindsight or not – are sometimes pretty damn stupid. Dennis “the BTK killer” Rader Between the years of 1974 and 1991, Dennis Rader murdered 10 people in Sedgwick County, Kansas. He was…

Posted on: January 30, 2020 Posted by: LULZ Comments: 0

Cops share their creepiest paranormal encounters Cops have to deal with a lot of weird shit, and the paranormal—or what seems to be—is sometimes part of it.

Remember the viral video of a police chase ending up with the car disappearing into thin air? Watch this video on YouTube Cops have to deal with a lot of weird shit, and the paranormal – or what seems to be – is sometimes part of it. Here are the freakiest creepy stories and paranormal encounters put to print by former and current cops. The indian procession My dad used…

Posted on: January 29, 2020 Posted by: Vijay Agarwal Comments: 0

Choosing the right educational tech for your classroom It's ultimately about the student.

Technological innovations make life more efficient, but having a clear strategy on how to implement them is especially important in the field of education. There are hundreds of programs, gadgets, widgets, zippers, and zappers to choose from, most of them custom-built for education and promising you the world – and they’re marketed by marketing pros rather than educational pros. So how to choose? In this article, we explore how to…

Posted on: January 29, 2020 Posted by: LULZ Comments: 0

10 stories about dementia that make you appreciate our old people Fairy tales, confusion, and living hell.

Joe Biden is prominent in the news lately, and for good reason. The 78-year-old politician has made history as being the first US presidential candidate from the dementia community. But what do people really know about dementia? What could we expect from our first person of dementia at the desk in the Oval Office? You could of course look up the wikipedia article and find out it’s “a broad category…

Posted on: January 27, 2020 Posted by: Frank Moraes Comments: 3

Left and right hate trolls and MLM marketers, disagree on everything else WIHT survey: There is also disagreement about what is worth feuding over online, and a surprising amount of people fight over flat earth.

It seems like there isn’t anything that the political left and right can agree on any more. But according to a survey done by WhoIsHostingThis, there is one thing they do agree on: trolls are the most annoying people on the internet. When asked to pick the five most annoying people online, a majority – roughly 53% – picked trolls. And with that, we can all march into the sunset…

Posted on: January 16, 2020 Posted by: Ian Miles Cheong Comments: 2

r/InstagramReality is the best subreddit for all the wrong reasons Looking like an IG model isn't easy, and many choose to cheat. And they really, really suck at it.

It’s not easy to look like a model in photos. There’s always something off about your face—your nose is too big, there’s blemishes on parts of your forehead you didn’t know existed. Are you frowning or do you just have a resting bitch face? That’s not a good look. Maybe you’re just not a model, like the 99% of the rest of humanity. But with the popularity of Instagram at…

Posted on: January 15, 2020 Posted by: Malachi B. Comments: 1

10 biggest internet security fails of all time From Kurt Eichenwald's eternal association with tentacle porn to simply asking celebs for their PWs so you can download their nudes, and everything in between.

Technology has brought many positive changes to our world, but it also means millions of people at a time have their sensitive and personal data leaked – a story by now so common that we’ve all been desensitized to it. In fact, if you go to https://haveibeenpwned.com/ and type in an email address you’ve used for many years, chances are it’ll show you your account has been part of a…

Posted on: January 15, 2020 Posted by: Varlam Shalamov Comments: 4

46 things I learned from being gulaged Varlam Shalamov spent much of the period from 1937 to 1951 gulaged in the arctic cold of Kolyma. These are the 46 things he learned from the experience.

Varlam Tikhonovich Shalamov (June 18, 1907 – January 17, 1982) was a Russian writer, journalist, poet and Gulag survivor. He spent 15 years enslaved in Soviet gulags — six of them in the gold mines in the bitter arctic cold of Kolyma — due in part to having supported Leon Trotsky and praised the anti-Soviet writer Ivan Bunin. One of Shalamov’s surviving writings is a 1961 list of 46 things…

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

10 cathartic ways to quit your shitty job Sometimes your typical two weeks notice just won't do...

Many people fantasize about creative ways to quit their jobs in a way that humiliate their horrible workplace and/or boss, and the theme has been the subject of great cult classic movies like Office Space. It doesn’t hurt that surveys now show most people’s dream job is to be a YouTube content creator, and petty revenge we can all relate to is truly the stuff of a million clicks. Still,…

Posted on: January 9, 2020 Posted by: Elizabeth Skinner Comments: 0

10 cool ideas for summer holidays Still vaguely hung over from new year's eve? Now is the time to plan for summer.

With the wintry holidays being over and done with, and given the very scientific fact that time is going by faster than ever, now is the time to start to plan your summer holidays. To make the most of it, you need to do more than just brainstorm speech ideas for your next presentation, or go to parties every day. This is your chance to learn how to save money…

Posted on: December 22, 2019 Posted by: Alix F. & LULZ Comments: 0

6 mental ways to have sex like an ancient Roman Age-old inspiration to put chariots of fire in your loins and give your erection a new direction.

Many current health trends take their cues from times long gone by: the Paleo Diet, for example, prescribes meals that mimic the foodstuffs chomped on by our caveman ancestors. It works on the premise that humans are genetically adapted to best digest only the types of grub that would have been available to Stone Age hunter-gatherers, so if you want your abs to look more ‘washboard’ and less ‘washed up’,…