Some may be offended by swearing, but those who choose to swear might actually have good qualities. Timothy Jay is a professor of psychology at Massachusetts University, and says that new research in the past two decades on the brain and emotion, along with better technology, has unveiled the benefits of swearing. He believes that […]

It seems America is good for some things according to outsiders. A survey of 2,000 Brits finds the top ten things they say have come out of the U.S. are: 1) Netflix, 2) Disney, 3) Coca Cola, 4) McDonald’s, 5) Apple, 6) KFC, 7) Barack Obama, 8) Hollywood movies, 9) Elvis Presley, and 10) NASA. Other things […]

Twitter unveiled a pilot program Monday (January 25th) in which a pre-selected group of volunteer users — 1,000 initially — will do crowd-sourced fact-checking to try to fight misinformation on the platform. Under the program, called Birdwatch, those users will flag and notate misleading and false tweets. Twitter said it wants both experts and non-experts […]

  In October 2018, Taka, a Shiba Inu, was burned so badly in a house fire that most thought he wouldn’t make it. The 9-year-old dog was severely injured in the house fire. The family had time to get their kids out, but there was no time to go back in for Taka. Luckily, Taka was […]

It’s too bad our pets can’t speak to us. Russell Jones of London, England, recently broke his ankle, and then noticed his dog, Billy, was keeping one of his front paws raised while walking with him. He posted a video to Facebook showing the dog seemingly limping next to him as he walked using crutches […]

You remember Pokemon cards? Just one facet of the Nintendo empire of the late 90’s, which also included video games and a tv series, and now a high-priced collector’s item. A box of unsealed, 1999 Wizards of The Coast first-edition base cards just fetched $408,000 at auction.  This set came with 102 cards, including the […]

The 20 foot tall Donald Trump baby balloon is being retired. It started out as a part-protest, part-art piece, and it will end up in the Museum of London, with the end of Donald Trump’s presidency a day away. The team behind the blimp said “We hope the baby’s place in the museum will stand as […]

There has been a rumor for years that Apple has considered making a foldable iPhone and while there’s no big announcement from the company, Bloomberg says Apple has finally developed foldable screens for testing. Apple’s prototype reportedly has a hidden hinge behind one screen, rather than two screens joined together by a “clamshell” design.  The […]

After we were all happy to finally put 2020 behind us, 2021 hasn’t been all that great so far, but one unexpected and delightful thing its has brought is sea shanties trending on TikTok. The old-fashioned work songs that used to be sung by sailors on ships have been popular on the social media app […]

Kids do the darndest things. A mom in the U.K. says she was in hysterics after she found what she initially thought was a tooth under her nine-year-old daughter’s pillow, but then realized it was a white Tic Tac mint that had been broken in half, and had the jagged end colored red. She found […]



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