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4 Reasons Anime Fans Have It WAY Better Nowadays

You know we’ve arrived in the future when we can tell harrowing “Back in my day” stories about anime fandom. But it’s true — life wasn’t easy for us anime fans 20 years ago, and it wasn’t just because people heard that you liked something called Outlaw Star and instinctively wanted to cram you into a toilet. For instance … Read Next 3 You Had To Deal With America Butchering Your Favorite Series The sharp divide between what cartoons looked like in America and Japan was never more stark (or…

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24 Social Rules It Took You Way Too Long To Figure Out

We’re making memes smarter. So can you. Visit the Photoplasty and Pictofacts Workshop to get started. Society is packed to the gills with unwritten rules that you only find out about after you’ve broken them repeatedly. And it’s only marginally comforting that the rest of us are blissfully unaware of rules like … 24 Entry by Dared00 23 Entry by burritomouth 20 Entry by PookieJones 19 Entry by PollyDarton 16 Entry by Hestutomo 15 Entry by Chan Teik Onn 12 Entry by munagam07 11 Entry by joelkane 8 Entry by…

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American Flops That Are Insanely Popular In Other Countries

We’re making memes smarter. So can you. Visit the Photoplasty and Pictofacts Workshop to get started. People from other countries are just like us, we get that. What we don’t get is how objectively mediocre things from the U.S. become wildly popular in other countries. Our thanks to incetcan2 for tipping us off to this particular phenomenon. 21 Entry by Chan Teik Onn 20 Entry by Busteq 17 Entry by Dr.Maybe 16 Entry by ShortUsername01 13 Entry by Knick-Knack 12 Entry by Scott Laffey 9 Entry by Andrea Meno 8…

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Shopbop’s Winter Sale Gives You Up To 60% Off, So Here’s What To Buy

We’re in a new year, so that means a bunch of shit sitting in your closet is definitely sooo 2017. Starting making moves to pass the hand-me-downs to your sibling, or if you’re feeling like a decent human being (for once), donate that shit ASAP. With our fave stores and online retailers already gearing up for spring 2018, you’ll need to make a ton of room for the shit-ton of new clothes you’ll be buying with your dad’s credit card. In case you still need to get your hands on…

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‘The Bachelor Winter Games’ Cast Is Out & One Important Person Is Missing

ABC must have known that this season of was going to be boring af, because they had another reject-studded franchise spinoff ready to air: . With a premiere date of February 13th, just in time for us to give up on Arie having a personality, this confusing spin-off has a 99.9% likelihood of being more entertaining than season itself. ABC announced most of the cast this week, and we are v excited to watch Ashley I. cry off her lash extensions, Dean attempt to overcome his addiction to fuckboy-ery, and…

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The Worst Wedding Trends We Can Expect To See In 2018

I will literally never stop shitting on other people’s weddings. You can say I’m a terrible person, judgmental, etc., but all I’m doing is broadcasting to the internet all the things you say in your group chat. Sucks for you. I’m like, the voice of a generation. If you’re going to spend tens of thousands of dollars on a party, we’re allowed to pick it apart. This year, I hope to see less of certain trends, more of others. These are the top 10 trends I’m predicting for weddings in…

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Golden Globes 2018 Recap: Women Are Tired Of Your Sh*t

Welcome to awards season, Betches. We kicked off the happiest time of year last night with the 75th annual Golden Globes, God’s gift to those of us who love to watch the most famous people in the world get wasted on thousands of bottles of Moët and pretend they’re happy for the award winners. Given the current political climate and post-Reckoning world that Hollywood exists in, there was a lot of anticipation on how our favorite stars would tackle the night. Let’s just say, the show set the tone for…

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The Creepy Rape Fantasy That Keeps Showing Up In Sci-Fi

Last year taught us that everyone in Hollywood needs years of rigorous training on how sexual consent works, and some should be getting said training behind walls of concrete and barbed wire. But beyond the behind-the-scenes scandals, we should talk about how the movies and shows they make are so often crafted to appeal to the creepiest rape fantasies. That can’t be good for us, right? And when it comes to this sort of thing, it’s possible that no genre is more insidious than fantasy/sci-fi, which has its own very…

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Bad News, Everybody: Hydrogen Peroxide Is Useless

OK, so hydrogen peroxide is good for some things, such as creating an uninspired volcano for your school science fair. But what it’s not great at is disinfecting cuts and scrapes. When you pour hydrogen peroxide on a wound, that telltale foam is surely the death rattle of a thousand screaming bacteria, right? Well, it turns out it’s nothing but a chemical reaction to the enzyme catalase, which is found in our blood and cells. When hydrogen peroxide meets catalase, it turns into oxygen gas and water, and boom! Medically…

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The Year 2017, If Trump Hadn’t Won The Election

We’re making memes smarter. So can you. Visit the Photoplasty and Pictofacts Workshop to get started. The 2017 news cycle was completely dominated by President Trump. We asked readers to speculate about how the year would have looked, if the results of the election had been different. 16 Entry by Porter. 15 Entry by mrguilt 12 Entry by roguematt 11 Entry by sonoftime 8 Entry by bazooka 7 Entry by sonoftime 4 Entry by Porter. 3 Entry by Markos Hasiotis Photoplasty Contest: Warning Labels Products Should Be Required To Display…

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I Was Tortured By The Chicago PD: This Is What I Saw

Americans love badass cops who throw the rulebook out the window and then shoot it, even though shooting the rulebook is so clearly against the rules. Dirty Harry, Jack Bauer, John F. McClane (look into your heart, you know what the “F” stands for), and more are all emblematic of the deeply held American belief that good cops are constantly being held back by bureaucratic bullshit. If that uptight sergeant just let them cut loose a bit, they could really get the job done. Except here’s what happens in the…

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5 Movies Where Everyone Ignores The HUGE Actual Problem

Movies have cool things like magic and secret societies because that stuff is mysterious, exciting, and a great way to disguise lazy writing. Sometimes in the pursuit of a neat setpiece or a flashy effect, a movie will accidentally toss out an Earth-shaking revelation that makes the actual plot look like a Goop post guest-written by Jaden Smith. For example … This is not some alternate universe in which it’s normal for birthday wishes to come true. Sure, 1997 Los Angeles was magical in its own right, but more in…

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The Absolute Worst Diets For Your 2018 Body

I think we can all agree that January is bullshit, and it’s time we stop pretending otherwise. Between the insufferable “I’m coming for you 2018” Instas and my boss’s vague insistence that I should be “refreshed” from my time off (if refreshed means hungover, then sure), I’m honestly just confused with how people are meant to spend the holidays. Personally, I’ve spent the past two weeks playing “can I eat more than I did yesterday,” which means my general January sadness is compounded by the fact that sweatpants are actually…

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How Do I Make Friends As An Adult? Ask A Pro

Dear Head Pro, I moved away from my hometown almost four years ago to a new city. I haven’t been able to make any friends here. At first, I thought the best place to meet girlfriends was at the bar, and that never really led to anything. I have (half—assed) tried to make friends in college and at work but nothing really lasts. I think its a combination of shyness and a feeling like I haven’t found anyone that I really connect with. Any advice on where to go to…

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18 Actors Whose Performances Ruin Otherwise Decent Movies

We’re making memes smarter. So can you. Visit the Photoplasty and Pictofacts Workshop to get started. One great performance can redeem an entire film. Unfortunately, one terrible one can kill it for you. Inexplicable accents, affectations, and acting choices will completely derail what could have been a great movie or show. Things like … 17 Entry by Scott Laffey 16 Entry by JarOCats 13 Entry by JarOCats 12 Entry by Ashebox 9 Entry by Andrea Meno 8 Entry by Dr.Maybe 5 Entry by Chan Teik Onn 4 Entry by DvorakHarvey…

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