Incredible Thread of Website Suggestions Is a Reminder of How Great the Internet Can Be

Before the world became addicted to ‘likes’ and compulsively checking incessant notifications, the internet was a vast ocean of interesting websites, strange net art projects, and data experiments. It still is, in fact! Maybe we’re just too glued to social media to notice. Thankfully, not everyone has forgotten what a special place the internet can …
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Man Gets Roundly Dunked On For His Criticism Of Liberal Arts Degrees

The sciences versus the arts debate is a tale as old as time. We all know the drill by now: those who study STEM subjects are clever with no people skills and the students pursuing arts and humanities are deluded idiots who will never get a «real» job. You might think the argument is starting …
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‘Unfun Facts’ For People Who Want To Feel Unsettled

We’ve been seeing a lot of wholesome content lately. It makes sense. When the world feels bleak, most people need a little positivity to remind them that even the pain is temporary. This post is not for these people. Reddit user u/mc_gnome took to r/AskReddit requesting people share some ‘unfun facts’ on the thread. The …
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Fake-Sounding Facts That Are Actually Very Real

As a weary and pale office drone with a strict schedule, I often find myself in a permanent state of brain fart. This means forgetting words, staring at walls with glazed-over eyes, and sometimes drooling. I’m learning quickly that gingko & ginseng supplements are a weak substitute for actually exercising the brain. Usually this means …
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Bleak Climate Change Memes to Enjoy While the Planet is Preheating

As I write this article on a 97 degree day in New York City, I’m appalled that climate changeis even a discussion. We’ve been talking about global warming for almost as long as I’ve been alive (don’t worry about that number) and instead of taking action, there’s just been endless debates and fear-mongering. Both of which …
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Thread Thoroughly Outlines the Fascinating History of the Appalachian Mountains

Today I learned that the Appalachian Mountains are 480 million years old! That’s about 100 million years before animals walked on land, which explains why if you were to go digging around the Appalachian trail, you would only find the fossils of weird ancient ocean creatures, like trilobites. @AlexPetrovnia gave a thorough and fascinating history …
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20+ Fascinating Facts For Knowledge Seekers

Everyday we’re bombarded with so much information, our poor brains our bound to get overwhelmed and only process the necessary data, so to speak. It’s a shame we can’t retain all the interesting stuff we discover throughout our lives, but thanks to the internet and subreddits like r/todayilearned, we can revisit fascinating facts and historical …
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Dank Wildlife Memes for Animal Lovers & Nature Freaks

If you love exploring the internet for dank memes almost as much as you love lifting up huge rocks to check out what kind of cool bugs are hanging out under there, this collection of savage content from one of our favorite Facebook groups Wild Green Memes for Ecological Fiends is right up your alley. …
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New Research About Conception Has Everyone Relearning Middle School Biology

It’s no secret that many people’s sex education leaves a lot to be desired. Even before the facts of life get passed down to jaded science teachers across the land, the scientists themselves can get a few things wrong. This has been made apparent recently, with a study that suggests everything we know about conception …
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40+ Scientific Diagrams & Odd Textbook Images That Look Like Memes

Facebook group ‘Science diagrams that look like shitposts,’ is a delightful repository for all the strange gems people come across in school textbooks, diagrams and scientific illustrations. The group is private, but lucky for you, we’ve collected some of our favorite posts that are totally begging to be meme’d. Those of us who are old …
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