Category: Life

Turns Out Your “FOMO” Could Be Causing Serious Health Problems

Scrolling through your news feed is innocent at first, but once you start to feel that tinge of envy overwhelm you it’s time to log out! A recent study from the University of Pittsburgh found a strong link between social media use and depression. Researchers found that levels of depression increased with the total amount of time young adults spent using social media. The study goes on to say that a number of factors may be...

You WILL NOT Believe How Much Money This 10-Year-Old Collected From Instagram

Facebook owner Mark Zuckerberg began coding when he was only 11-years-old. He later went on to change the world with one of the largest social media companies ever created. Now, a 10-year-old boy may be walking in his footsteps. An unnamed Finnish schoolboy has been coding since he was eight and decided that he would test his knowledge against Instagram’s defenses. Sure enough, the little hacker was able to discover weaknesses in their comments sections....

Baby Godzilla Takes On the Family Dog

Japan’s legendary Godzilla has destroyed downtown Tokyo yet again in Godzilly – King of the Daughters. But this time, the monstrous lizard is sporting the cutest face to hit YouTube! The 2016 Creative Dad Award certainly goes to the father behind this two-minute video that shows a toddler in full Godzilla gear taking on the streets of Japan’s greatest city. The video gives the terrible twos a whole different meaning as the toddler bounces back...

These High School Grads Didn’t Let A Little Darkness Ruin Their Ceremony

Nothing can keep Georgia’s Winder-Barrow High School’s 2016 graduating class down, not even a little darkness. The outdoor graduation ceremony was interrupted by an unexpected power outage, caused by none other than balloons interfering with the school’s transformer. The graduates and their families did not let the darkness take the light away from such an important evening. The crowd took out their cell phones to light up the field and illuminate the ceremony. “Our thought...

Stranded Couple Is Rescued Because Of Their Selfie!

Taking selfies clearly has its benefits, but they’re especially helpful if you’re stranded and need to send someone your location. An unnamed couple found themselves trapped on a ledge very high up in the Peak District of London, but because they took a selfie, the Edale Mountain Rescue Team were able to find them. “Quite a lot of people get into trouble because they rely on technology,” said duty leader Steve Rowe. “But this couple were able...

The Only Thing More Regrettable Than This Guy’s Drunk Decision Is How He Fights To Take It Back

Never make decisions while you’re intoxicated. Nothing you do, buy, or say will be beneficial in any area of your life. One man from Edgewater, Colorado knows this first hand. Bee Anantatho is the owner of the popular Thai restaurant, “Thailicious.” The restaurant has been around for years and is said to have a very loyal following. Over the weekend, one very intoxicated customer decided to show just how loyal he was by tipping his...

It’s So Hot In India Even The Roads Are Melting!

It’s getting hot in here! And by “here,” I mean India. Gujarat’s Valsad in Southern India is so hot even the pavement is melting! Temperatures have also reached as high as 120 degrees. Yikes! Pedestrians in the video below are distraught and nervous as they cross the street and watch their shoes stick to the ground below them. A video like this will make you think twice before you complain about how hot it is...

Take Precaution This Summer So You Don’t Wind Up Looking Like An Alien

Here is a public service announcement to all you sun-loving people: Don’t forget to wear sunscreen! No one enjoys wearing sunscreen, but it is a necessary component if you plan on being outside. Honestly, would you rather walk around looking a lobster and taking unbearably painful showers all summer? If you can’t apply the sunscreen on your own, ask a friend to help! Yes, it’s gross, smells bad, and has a weird consistency, but if you don’t...

There’s No Proposal Like A Super Mario Bros Proposal!

If at first you fall in love, get to the next level with a videogame-themed proposal. Shane Birkinbine, an incredibly unique man, created a level in Super Mario Maker to propose to his girlfriend, Pam. As the level progressed, the proposal made its way to the screen. Watch the proposal below! Let us all wish them a life filled with gold coins!

140 Characters Or Less Will Be No Longer Be An Issue With This New Twitter Update

Twitter lovers, your tweeting dreams are about to come true! The popular social media platform just announced that photos, videos, gifs, and tags will no longer count against your 140-character limit. You will no longer suffer from the anxiety that surrounds trying to relay your most important thoughts by using 140 characters or less because now, attachments don’t count against you! According to Twitter’s developer guidelines, replies will also look a bit different when the...

Instagram Has A New Logo And People Are FREAKING Out!

Out with the old and in with the new. One of the most popular social media platforms, Instagram, just totally changed their logo and people are surprisingly pretty mad about it. Instagram’s head of design, Ian Spalter, said they wanted the logo to match the overall look and feel of the apps user’s, and the original design wasn’t capturing that element. “The Instagram logo and design was beginning to feel, well… not reflective of the...

Nike’s Latest Dunks Are The Most Mouth-Watering Sneaker You’ve Ever Seen

Feast your eyes on Nike’s latest creation: Chicken and waffle-themed Dunks. You can now slip into a pair of shoes inspired by your favorite soul food. The Nike Dunk High Premium ‘Waffle’ kicks feature a waffle-weave pattern and golden syrup-like swoosh. The reason behind the food-themed design? Chicken and waffles is “the favorite meal of a number of Nike SB pros,” says the website. The limited-edition sneaks retail for $110 and are available at Nike.com...

Spotify And Facebook Are Teaming Up So You Can Share Your Music Knowledge With Your Friends!

Facebook messenger just got so much more useful! You’ll no longer be limited to sharing emojis and articles via the app – you’ll be able to share your Spotify music with your friends. Not only can you share individual songs through the Facebook messenger app, but you can also send full playlists that you follow or created. You can’t play the music through the app just yet, but it may be on the horizon. What’s...

Facebook Brings New Meaning To ‘The World Wide Web’ By Mapping Every Building On Earth

For years now the Internet has become a daily tool for almost every family and person in first world countries. Social media is no longer a tool for the young and hip technology student, but rather an outlet for everyone from grandmothers to entrepreneurs. Facebook has decided that it’s time to bring the Internet and social media to every building in the world and they’re starting with a map. The new map is part of...

How Do You “Like” These New Facebook Emojis?

For all the moments in life that aren’t as clear cut as a simple “thumbs up,” Facebook now has perfect way for you to tell the world how you really feel. If you’re on the computer hover your mouse over the Like button, or if you’re on the phone hold down and you’ll be given the option of “Like,” “Love,” “Wow,” “Sad,” or “Angry” emojis to perfectly capture the emotion you feel looking at a friend’s post.  The...

This New Phone Will Help You Name The Song You Can’t Get Out Of Your Head

You have a song stuck in your head and you can’t stop humming it. The only problem is you have no idea what the lyrics are, so you can’t look it up. It seems like you’ll never be able to solve the mystery behind the tune that’s racking your brain…until now. The development of the Xiaomi phone is on the horizon, and one of its features will be able to identify a song based on...

Massive Glass Dunes Shimmer Throughout The Vast Deserts Of Israel

For the last 50 years, endless mountains of glass have taken over the desert outside of Yeruham, Israel. Millions of imperfect glass bottles have been collected and ground up by The Phoenicia Glass Works Factory to create an unearthly image of color. A Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer named Oded Bality captured the recycling process to showoff the memorizing spectacle of shimmering greens, whites, blues, and browns. The fields of glass will inevitably be melted down and...

Starbucks Teams Up With Spotify To Give Coffee Lovers An Interactive Playlist

Starbucks has always been a pioneer for music ever since they started selling cassette tapes back in the mid-70s. Today, they’ve teamed up with Spotify to bring their customers and interactive experience with the music played in the café. Now, all Android and ios users can use their phones to identity the last five songs played in the store and save them to their playlist.  Spotify first teamed up with the Seattle based coffee shops...

Colleges And Airlines Say No To Flammable Hoverboards

2016 is starting off with a temporary goodbye to hoverboards. The expensive and dangerous toys started to pop-up everywhere around Christmas time but they took a hit after reports of fires and accidents. First airlines started to ban them in late November; now colleges have begun to outlaw them as well. George Washington University announced that their hoverboard embargo would begin immediately in 2016. So far, a number of reports have come out about why the...

This Year’s Coolest Gift May Be A Bad Investment

There has been so much excitement surrounding the hoverboard. The anticipation of owning one was beyond thrilling, but now it has come to light that there is one major flaw that might just make you rethink your purchase. There have been 11 reports of hoverboard fires in 10 different states! The fires are now being investigated by a federal agency. Patty Davis, a spokeswoman for the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission said, “This is a popular holiday...

Your Dream Of Wanting To Be An Astronaut Just Became A Reality!

Your childhood dream of wanting to become an astronaut and travel through space just may become a reality! Well, at least now you can apply for the chance! On Monday, NASA launched an application process in order to find new members for the astronaut team. You can now apply to work full-time for the agency, with possible positions that can take you on journeys to Mars! NASA reports in its job listing, “Today, more new...

This Woman Named Her Newborn ‘Uber’ And The Reason Why Is Amazing

There have been some crazy baby name trends over the last few years. Instagram filters, different kinds of fruit, and even fictional characters have been the inspiration for what parents are naming their newborn children. 25-year-old Babli named her newborn child “Uber,” but the reason why is not because of the latest trend. While traveling in an Uber in Delhi, Babli went into an untimely labor. She tried to get an ambulance to escort her,...

You Can Now Send Your Partner The Sound Of Your Heartbeat With This Crazy Device!

If you have ever been in a long-distance relationship, then you know that it is tough. There is nothing couples won’t do to try and feel closer to their partner while they are apart. Even though there is Skype and FaceTime, nothing beats the happiness you feel when you and your loved one are under the same roof. A company called Little Riot is launching a new product to cure the sadness that couples feel...

The Latest Baby Name Trend Is More Bizarre Than Ever

Over the last decade we have been exposed to some of the most bizarre baby names out there, particularly from celebrities naming their children after fruit and other random things. Now, according to the BabyCenter, a new baby name trend has come to town. The popular social media app, Instagram, is filled with different filters to choose from to add a little pizazz to your photos. A filter can now do much more than add...

Remarkable Juvo Technology May Dramatically Change The Way We Sleep

Lack of sleep can be a never-ending battle that affects people of all ages and backgrounds. No matter how much money we spend on expensive mattresses and blankets, some of us still toss and turn throughout the night. Fortunately, for all of the sleepy people out there, a small company named Juvo might have the answer to your problems. Juvo Labs is the latest tech company to step up with a new project that started...

Watch The Devil’s Finger Fungus Hatch Like It Is Part Of A Sci-Fi Film

When a baby chick hatches, it is a beautiful moment of an emerging new life. How about when a fungus hatches? Not necessarily a beautiful moment, but it is probably the coolest looking thing you’ll see today. The devil’s finger fungus, or as science would call it Clathrus Archeri, is a fungus that is something one would expect to see in a Sci-Fi film, but is actually native to Australia and New Zealand. The fungus...

Have Starbucks New Cups Taken the Merry Out of Merry Christmas?

America’s favorite coffee shop, Starbucks, has created some early Christmas buzz with its decision to pull their beloved holiday symbols from their iconic red Christmas cups. The Seattle based company made the move to the blank cups so all caffeine lovers could create their own holiday designs. While most Starbucks regulars have embraced the chance to personalize their cup, some others like Arizona’s Joshua Feuerstein have created quite the opposition.   On Nov 5, Joshua...

Kris Jenner Faces Legal Action Over Kardashian Videogame Idea

The Jenner/Kardashian clan cannot seem to escape the scrutiny of the public eye, but this time it seems as though the law will be coming after them. Kung Fu Factory, the videogame developers that were working with Jenner and her reps on a Kardashian-themed videogame, is suing Jenner for the release of the game “Kim Kardashian: Hollywood.” The company claims to have pitched very specific ideas for the game. Ideas included everything from how the sisters walked, talked...

Hearts Are Breaking Everywhere Over the Gigi Hadid And Joe Jonas Split

Say it ain’t so, G.I. Joe? People magazine has confirmed that pop sensation Joe Jonas and model Gigi Hadid have called a quits. The pair was first spotted in a bar in New York City in June of this year, and it had been speculated that the two were an item. After spending plenty of time together under the microscope lens of the public and paparazzi, it was confirmed that they were official after double...

The Evolution of Hair From The Last 100 Years: Men’s Edition

One thing that is ever changing throughout history is style. Bell-bottoms to skinny jeans, lace tops to fringe tops, and pixie cuts to beach waves, a new style arrives in the blink of an eye. In support of Movember, we would like to dedicate this post to the evolution of male hairstyles over the last 100 years. Cut Video shared a montage of handlebar mustaches, man buns, and sleek comb-over’s, all modeled by Samuel Orson....

Watch This Beautiful Video Of Elderly Day Care Patients Dancing To Remixes Of Their Favorite Songs

It’s a music video that will make you feel good, bring a tear to your eye and inspire you to tap your feet. Artist Pheobe Davis reminded us how our grandparents crave the power of music and her beautifully shot video of the patients at a senior care home in London did exactly that. Davis used remixes of the patient’s favorite tunes from the past and samples of their own collections. Then, she filmed the residents...

7 Hints You’re Not Enjoying Your First Date

First dates are equal parts terrifying and equal parts amazing. You get to dress up, sit somewhere dim and with atmosphere, and spend an hour or two getting to know someone new or interesting. It sounds like a wonderful time to spend an evening. That is, until it’s not. Sometimes you meet up for drinks and right from the get-go you have this nagging feeling that this won’t have a happy ever-after. Sometimes that feeling...

This Teacher Goes Above The Call of Duty Every Day

How often do you think back on your elementary school days and remember your favorite teacher going above and beyond to help you with homework, or make school feel a little more like home? For kids in Memphis, Tennessee, a group of teachers are showing their students they’re willing to go the extra mile—literally. Carl Schneider, Kevin Sullivan, Auriel Rolle-Polk, Allison Thompson, and Valeria Bostick, are a group of exceptional teachers who spend their afternoons...

The Reason This Man Is Wearing A Tutu Will Melt Your Heart

Grace and elegance may not be the first words that come to mind when you see Bob Carey in a ballerina outfit. It’s probably laughter, or at least a smirk, right? Well, after Bob’s wife, Linda, was diagnosed with breast cancer, he decided that was exactly what she needed. So, Bob donned a pink tutu and took to the street. He would then share pictures with Linda before she went in for a session of chemotherapy....

H&M Just Hired It’s First Hijab-Wearing Model

H&M’s new ad campaign entitled “Close the Loop” is about recycling but proves to be inspiringly all-inclusive. Their ad is meant to push their call to recycle your clothes in stores in order to create a global fashion movement for a better planet (“together we can close the loop”), but watching the video you wouldn’t guess conserving water was their aim. Featuring images like a sixty-year-old playfully laughing in bed in a glamorous short skirt,...

No-Show Wedding Guests Billed for Missed Meal

Wedding etiquette tends to overshadow the fun part of trying the knot—well, that, and the hefty bills. One Minnesota couple found themselves dealing with the wrath of both when they were issued a bill for missing a friend’s wedding earlier this month. Jessica Baker told local news station KARE 11 that and her husband were getting to attend a wedding they RSVP’d to when their babysitter, Jessica’s mother, canceled. “She called at the last minute...

The Pope Can’t Stop Laughing When He Sees A Baby Dressed Just Like Him

Pope Francis wrapped up his rock star tour of North America on Sunday in Philadelphia. While hundreds of thousands drove, flew, and flocked to see his holiness perform mass and tour the Ben Franklin Parkway in his iconic popemobile, it was one tiny baby who managed to have the Pope stop dead in his tracks. As the Pontiff rounded a corner Quinn Madden, a baby dressed in mini papal attire, caught his eye. The pope...

This Lunar Event Won’t Happen Again Until 2033

This Sunday’s eclipse is set to be the Superbowl event of lunar movement. The moon will actually be at its closest point to Earth in its orbit, making it a supermoon eclipse, the kind of event that won’t happen again until 2033. What’s the big deal? During a supermoon the moon looks about 14 percent larger and 30 percent brighter than when the natural satellite is at its full phase and farthest point from Earth....

The Pope Is Releasing A Rock Album. This Is Not A Joke.

Pizza-loving, converse-wearing Pope Francis is basically the coolest pope around. In fact, we didn’t think he could even get cooler. Then, he went ahead and announced a rock album scheduled to drop in November. The album, titled Wake Up!, features excerpts from his speeches, sacred hymns and chants in multiple languages. Wake Up! will be available for purchase November 27th. On the LP, Pope Francis addresses issues such as the peace, the environment and giving to...

This Six-Year-Old Has Some Advice For Her Divorced Parents

Divorce can be hard on a child. Kids sometimes have to witness their parents in an unhappy marriage and cope with the anxiety of two homes. But if anyone can deal with divorced parents, it’s this little girl, whose mother filmed her giving passionate advice on friendship and divorce. “Try not to be that high up. I want everything to be low,” she starts. “I want you and my dad to be settled and to be friends. I’m...

Don’t Make Your Bed In The Morning! Here’s Why…

According to science, it may be healthier not to make your bed every morning. That’s right. Not making your bed in the morning is actually good for you. The reason why is less than dreamy. Stop reading this article now if you don’t want to be grossed out.  It turns out that there are about 1.5 million dust mites living in your bed right now. These microscopic insects feed off of your skin when you’re...

What This Little Boy Did For A Police Deputy Will Bring You To Tears

One small act of kindness is all it took to bring a Broward County deputy to tears; and by a small boy, none the less. When Deputy Donnie Jackson walked into a Weston, Florida Dunkin’ Donuts, the thoughtful young kid insisted on buying his breakfast. It was all he could do to show his appreciation for police officers and their “thankless jobs”. With the unfavorable connotation with the police force this past year, it was...

Watch John Cena’s Touching ‘Monday Night Raw’ Moment With 7-Year-Old Cancer Survivor

WWE wrestler John Cena knows a thing or two about fights. But one of his youngest fans just won an even bigger fight…against cancer. Little Kiara Grindrod was diagnosed with brain cancer at only two-years old. Five years later, she is in remission. After his fight against WWE champ Seth Rollins, Cena went out into the crowd with fellow wrestler Sting. He ever gave her his gloves. “On behalf of Sting, myself and every person...

Soon You’ll Be Able To “Dislike” Things On Facebook

A lot of different updates trickle through our facebook feed each day. Engagements, births, new jobs, etc. Typically, we’ll click the “like” button to share our joy and approval. But it’s not all good news. There are articles about climate change, status updates chronicling painful breakups and in-flight experiences. We don’t want to “like” them, but we have no other way to express empathy. That’s why Facebook is launching a “dislike” button. So that you...

Kids Are Getting Very Drunk On Hand Sanitizer

Hand sanitizer is all around us, and it smells good. The germ-killing hand lotion comes in scents like strawberry, coconut, sweet plum and holiday spice. If you didn’t know better, you might even try to drink it. Since 2010, poison control center hotlines all over the country have seen a 400% increase in calls related to small children under 12 ingesting hand sanitizer. Unlike beer and wine, which contain 5%-12% alcohol, hand sanitizer contains a...

Sorry, Rice Will Not Save Your Wet Phone. But Something Else Will.

Sometimes you get tossed into a pool and emerge only to find that your now soaked phone was in your shorts the whole time. Perhaps you’ve accidentally dropped your phone into the sink while doing the dishes? Or even worse, the toilet. Phones get wet. We’ve all been there, and we’ve all turned to the same folk remedy: submerge your phone in a bowl of rice. However, the rice remedy is a myth. In fact, rice is...

Why You Should Unfollow These Travel Bloggers Immediately

Following these travel bloggers can be dangerous business! You might find yourself daydreaming about an adventure through the Pacific Crest Trail, or pillaging your bank account for a journey to the glaciers of the Norwegian countryside. Daydreaming is distracting There’s a good chance you’ll find yourself dreaming of taking a canoe ride on a glacial lake. Plus, rowing a boat is hard work! A photo posted by Nathaniel Atakora Martin (@nathanielatakora) on Jul 12, 2015...

This Amazing Woman Stood Blindfolded In A Bikini In Downtown Boise. Here’s Why.

A Boise, Idaho woman named Amy-Pence Brown struggled with body image and self esteem issues her whole life. A few weeks ago, she decided to get out and do something to change it. Brown put on a black bikini and stood behind a sign that read, “I’m standing for anyone who has struggled with a self-esteem issue like me, because all bodies are valuable.” The sign also asked people to draw hearts on her body in...

These Are The Best Colleges In America, According To Math

According to U.S. News & World Report, these are the best colleges in the United States. The rankings were based on academic excellence, graduation and retention rates. The top schools have high six-year graduation rates, while the freshman retention rate is 97.3% for the top 10 national universities, which makes sense. Why would you leave Princeton, Harvard or Yale when you’ve likely spent most of your adolescence trying to get in? Best National Universities 1....

This Beauty Tutorial Will Break Your Heart – Video

Looking for a tube of red lipstick on the market?  Eighteen year old Reshma from Mumbai will walk you through the make-up routine “To Get Perfect Red Lips”.  It may look like another DIY Pinterest tutorial, but this video was launched by the Indian Awareness Organization, Make Love Not Scars. In most cultures, walking safely to school is not only apart of our daily life, but a right.  The brave and beautiful woman in the video,...