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Frat Boys Being Frat Boys: Stories About Frat Boys Being Nice Go Viral

Frat boys have gained a certain reputation over the years, and it’s safe to say that it isn’t exactly a positive one. Alcohol-soaked parties, hazing, gang-rape… These are the kind of things that the frat boy image sadly conjures up for many people these days, often excused by the pathetic explanation of: “Boys will be boys.” Image credits: Sometimes boys being boys is just a goofy innocence, full of enthusiasm for even the most mundane things. Being so easily entertained is a strangely endearing quality, who else could get so excited…

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The Best Bachelor Recap Youll Ever Read: Season 23, Week 8 Betches

Bachelordaddy issues Colton’s talking about what a struggle his journey has been as a white, conventionally attractive man who happens to be a virgin. The horror. He casually throws out Becca’s name and it’s literally the first time he’s mentioned her this entire season. Lol. I forgot he even dated her? How nice of him to start pretending for us he was ever into her. Moving on. First up is Caelynn’s hometown, and Colton travels to Virginia to meet up with her, which is confusing because for the last 8…

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50 Men And Women On The Oh Shit Moment They Realized They Were Gay

January Nelson Updated February 26, 2019 These men and women from Ask Reddit are sharing the moment they discovered their sexuality. 1. I kept talking trash about this female artist. I was just going on and on about how I hate her music. Truly she is just the worst. …Oh. I just didn’t know how to express attraction. All these 30 years I’d assumed that no women actually found anything about men attractive but only pretended to to be nice and because men will give you orgasms if you ask…

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5 Mainstream Health Habits That Trick You Into Feeling Lousy

The most successful people in the world are SO EXCITED to call themselves that. Hard-charging, in-leaning, unstoppable titans of industry want everyone to know it. One of their favorite brags: never sleeping more than a few hours a night. Is that actually a cool thing? Should all of us let ourselves get talked into that lifestyle? And are a bunch of our daily habits that kind of smart-seeming bad health trap? On this episode of The Cracked Podcast, Alex Schmidt sits down with Jason Pargin (who writes for the site…

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Volvo’s Polestar unveils competitor to Tesla’s Model 3

(CNN Business)Polestar, a plug-in performance car brand that was spun off from Volvo, revealed its first all-electric car Wednesday. The Polestar 2 will be a direct competitor to the Tesla Model 3. Like Tesla’s cars, the Polestar has “vegan” interior materials, rather than leather. Drivers will be able to use their smart phones like a remote key fob, another feature found on Tesla cars. An optional Pilot Package will give the car automated driving assistance features, such as Lane Keeping Assistance — which keeps the car in its lane —…

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How the Ingenious Windproof and Flameless Rope Lighter Works

The rope lighter, also commonly referred to as the shepherd’s lighter, sailor’s lighter, or trench lighter, is a simple and brilliant design with uses in a number of situations. Check out this informative demonstration on how it works. Read more: https://twistedsifter.com/videos/how-the-windproof-and-flameless-rope-lighter-works/

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Spring Break Clothes That Are On Sale Now Betches

1. Brixton Bondi Palm Visor ($56.82, $28.43) 2. BEACH RIOT x Revolve Devin Bikini Top and Bottom ($171, $74) 3. Tom Petty Boyfriend Tee ($78, $49.95) 4. Lovers + Friends Jack High Short ($138, $83) 5. Urban Outfitters Oval Metal Sunglasses ($16, $10) 6. Cleobella Swindel Tote ($218, $109) 7. All My Love Wrap Slip ($68, $49.95) Like I’ve emphasized, all of these spring break clothes are on sale, so don’t wait until the last minute or your size will def be gone. Beyond these essentials, don’t forget to pack…

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The slowdown in China’s economy just cost 1,400 Illinois auto workers their jobs

New York (CNN Business)The plunge in auto sales in China has made its way to the US heartland. The company wouldn’t say exactly where the drop-off in Cherokee sales occurred, but its last earnings statement made clear it is suffering the biggest sales weakness in China. China is the world’s largest market for auto sales, and has been the engine for growth for the global auto industry for most of the last two decades. But over the last six months the country has become a source of concern for automakers.…

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Scientists Uncover What Caused The Devastating Indonesian Earthquake And Predict What It Means For The Future

When a 7.5-magnitude earthquake struck Palu, Indonesia last September, scientists were left stumped and the city of 300,000 people devasted. More than 2,000 people were killed as a result of the earthquake and the soil liquefaction, tsunami, and landslides that followed, but such calamity shouldn’t have resulted from a 7.5-magnitude earthquake, and certainly not in this area. Now, a set of studies published in Nature Geosciences helps to explain why – and what it means for future projections. An earthquake is triggered when built up stress in the Earth’s crust hits…

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