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Friday the 13th is a cult classic and perhaps the quintessential slasher movie. It’s hard to imagine now how shocking and panic-inducing this groundbreaking movie must have been to audiences at the time. Its influence looms large, as its...
Here’s a look at what happens to tattoo ink after it gets injected into your skin and the risks associated with a certain type of tattoo ink. Tattoos are permanent works of art on your skin. But the ink...
You’ve probably seen comas on soap operas and other TV shows, but what is a coma, and how does it work? A coma occurs when conscious activity is impaired by a brain injury or the reduction of blood flow to...
Death. It’s not funny, unless you decide it is. While most people settle for somber reminders of their former existence after they die, others decide to go down another route: funny epitaphs. This trend in funny messages on headstones isn’t...
Inmates at El Buen Pastor Prison, aka “The Good Shepherd,” in Bogotá, Colombia compete in an annual beauty pageant. El Buen Pastor is huge and notoriously dangerous, being filled with murderers and cartel members. However, it also hosts the...
This is Flyboarding. It makes jet skiing look like a relaxing child’s activity. Riders stand on a Flyboard, which supplies the propulsion to push the Flyboard up into the air and down under the water. The board is connected...
You may have used a Ouija board before. But where did they come from, and how do they work? Ouija boards are also known as spirit boards or talking boards. It’s a flat board with letters, numbers, and the words...
Ever wondered why dogs sometimes start running around like crazy out of nowhere? It’s called the zoomies. They’re also known as frenetic random activity periods, or FRAPs. It’s like a wild run. While some owners can get worried at the...
Manicured nails are a fixture in most female beauty routines. Nowadays, manicured and painted nails are so commonplace it’s easy to think that people have always worn them. This isn’t the case. The ways people have fashioned their nails...
You’ve probably heard a cat purr. But why do they do this? Cats seem to purr when they’re relaxed and feeling good. But purring is also self-soothing for cats. They may purr in stressful situations to calm themselves down. Purring...