Why Do Some Men Find It Impossible To Grow  A Beard?

Why Do Some Men Find It Impossible To Grow A Beard?

  For teenage boys around the world, those first few stubbly hairs on the chin or upper lip are a reason to rejoice and consider oneself suitably grown-up. Grow a sufficient beard and you might even be able to get into a bar without being carded, and don’t forget that ladies love a nice scruffy…

Why Does Being Tickled Make Us Laugh?

Why Does Being Tickled Make Us Laugh?

Ask anyone and they can attest to the fact that of all the things we feel like doing when someone tickles us, laughing is probably one of the last on the list. Even if you don’t find being tickled downright unpleasant, you probably still feel that the sensation gets old pretty quick. Yet, tickles make…

Can Moss Really Help You Tell Direction?

Can Moss Really Help You Tell Direction?

  Any boy scout or girl scout worth their merit badges will tell you: when you’re lost in the woods without a compass, look for moss. As legend has it, moth only grows on the north side of trees, so by finding some moss you can find your bearings. Whether or not you’d know what…

What’s The Purpose Of Middle Names?

What’s The Purpose Of Middle Names?

  In today’s modern times, most people don’t make a whole lot of use out of their middle names. Unless you share a first name with a parent and want to avoid being called “Jr,” or really hate your first name, or you’re in really, really big trouble with your folks, your middle name is…

Why Did Summer Vacation Become Standard?

Why Did Summer Vacation Become Standard?

  Popular myth states that the reason schoolchildren have off during the summer is due to 19th century farming practices, and the need for parents to have extra hands around the farm in summer. Unfortunately, while that story certainly fits into America’s hard-working ethos, the truth is a bit more spoiled than all that. To…

Can I Make A Citizen’s Arrest?

Can I Make A Citizen’s Arrest?

  A citizen’s arrest according to Tampa expungements  is the ability of a non-uniformed, un-trained member of the general populace to bring a criminal to justice; it’s almost like a form of vigilante justice, except that it’s ostensibly legal and encouraged as long as the bad guy really is a bad guy. But who can…

What Happens To My Stuff When The TSA Confiscates It?

What Happens To My Stuff When The TSA Confiscates It?

  If you’ve traveled on an airplane in the U.S. in the past ten years or so, you know that the TSA (Transportation Security Administration) has gotten pretty strict about what you can and cannot bring onto the plane. Fears of terrorist attacks have spurred a huge uptick in the list of contraband items that…

The Truth Will Set You Free And Also Make You LOL. Brutal Can Be Good.

The Truth Will Set You Free And Also Make You LOL. Brutal Can Be Good.

  [tps_header] It’s always nice when a sign cuts to the chase and doesn’t dance around the point it’s trying to make. Sure, “stop” and “yield” are straightforward, but they’re also boring.. I want more from a sign than just directions. I want to be able to get a laugh out of it, too. If…

Before and After Portraits Reveal the Effects of Time and Aging

Before and After Portraits Reveal the Effects of Time and Aging

[tps_header] As we grow old, we don’t even notice all the small changes that happen to us daily. In her portrait series called Identities, London-based photographer Ana Oliveira observes how people change as they grow older. Ana’s models would provide her with pictures of themselves from the past, and she tries to recreate the original…

Some Unknown Facts About the American Civil War! Brush Up your Knowledge Folks

Some Unknown Facts About the American Civil War! Brush Up your Knowledge Folks

  [tps_header] You must have gone through various details about the American Civil War in your history classes. But are you sure you know everything about that war? I bet, you don’t. Here are some facts about the war that will definitely AMAZE you! And yes, they would be NEW additions to your existing knowledge….

Never seen before street art by Traveling Chinese Artist DALeast

Never seen before street art by Traveling Chinese Artist DALeast

  [tps_header] DALeast, a Chinese street artist, who is known for his unique style of art has left a trail of mind blowing 3D graffiti across several continents.  The 29-year-old artist who is currently based in South Africa spends about half an year traveling around the globe and painting his graffiti art  wherever he goes.  What defines his…

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