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5 Amazing People Who Had Accomplished Nothing by Age 30

(0) Comments | Posted September 3, 2015 | 10:42 AM

By: Joe Oliveto

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During the first 10 years of your life, you figure out the basics of being a human. The next 10 years, you figure out the basics of being obnoxious. And after that,...

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6 Facts Every Self-Respecting Beer Drinker Should Know

(0) Comments | Posted September 3, 2015 | 9:53 AM

By: Zach Mack

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There was a time in (very recent) history where the depth of knowledge required to order the perfect beer for you was knowing whether you wanted it in a real bottle, or one shaped...

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The 5 Craziest Shark Attack Stories of All Time

(0) Comments | Posted September 2, 2015 | 10:45 AM

By: Kristin Hunt

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Although Shark Week 2015 concluded last month, a wise man once said you should live every week like it's Shark Week. That man might've been Tracy Jordan, but he has a point. And since it's...

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The 10 Best Mac & Cheeses in America

(28) Comments | Posted September 2, 2015 | 10:14 AM

By: Dan Gentile

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The best childhood foods are usually combinations of two strong elements, be them peanut butter & jelly, milk & cereal, or ice cream & whatever vegetable you had to eat in order to get...

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How I Got Over My Fear Of Flying

(0) Comments | Posted September 1, 2015 | 11:03 AM

By: Jeremy Glass

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I'm afraid of a lot of things: spiders, rabies, eye contact -- but I once went an entire decade without setting foot on a plane, and that fear practically sucked the air out of my...

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5 Things You Didn't Know About Whole Foods

(122) Comments | Posted September 1, 2015 | 10:17 AM

By: Kristin Hunt

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Whole Foods is at a weird point in its life. Everyone was super happy with the chain for announcing cheap new stores aimed at millennials, then super pissed at it...

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How To Get The Most Out Of 30 Minutes At The Gym

(0) Comments | Posted August 31, 2015 | 11:44 AM

By: Jeremy Glass

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As a working "professional" who spends way too much time writing articles, drinking coffee, and listlessly staring off into the unknown, I find it difficult to carve out some gym time to make those...

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The World's 7 Most Beautiful Unspoiled Islands

(0) Comments | Posted August 31, 2015 | 9:34 AM

By: Adam Lapetina

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"Unspoiled." The word itself conjures up images of chaste fawns lapping up crystal-clear waters in a lush valley while a harpist plays minuets in the background, or something. The places on this list...

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How Long Do All Your Favorite Foods Last After They're Opened?

(119) Comments | Posted August 28, 2015 | 9:11 AM

By: Lee Breslouer

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After you've opened a jar of pasta sauce and put in the fridge, it's good basically forever, right? Sorry, Andre 3000, it's not good forever, or even forever ever. Because we're often confused about...

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The 7 Most Insane Abandoned Places in California

(10) Comments | Posted August 27, 2015 | 5:00 PM

By: Grant Marek

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If you've ever seen I Am Legend or 28 Days Later you know that 1) there's something eerily fascinating about abandoned places, and 2) zombies are jerks. Providing you with all the...

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6 Surprising Foods Vegetarians Cannot Eat

(542) Comments | Posted August 27, 2015 | 9:02 AM

By: Lee Breslouer

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Credit: Jennifer Bui/Kristin Hunt/Thrillist

Before a vegetarian can eat anything, it's critical that they look at the ingredients to make sure it doesn't contain any meat or fish. Equally critical is letting everyone around them know that...

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You're Pronouncing These 10 Places Completely Wrong

(103) Comments | Posted August 26, 2015 | 11:20 AM

By: Matt Meltzer

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While Bruges can at least thank Colin Farrell for teaching the world that it rhymes with "rouge," countless other cities continue to suffer as people awkwardly botch their names. From major international hubs to...

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19 Michigan Beach Towns, Ranked

(1) Comments | Posted August 25, 2015 | 10:58 AM

By: Nicole Rupersburg

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Michigan is not exactly wanting in the beach department. There are 3,000 miles of Great Lakes shoreline... and that's not even counting the Pretty Fantastic Lakes shorelines inland. Do you like your sand in dune...

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3 Foods That Won't Survive Minor Climate Changes

(0) Comments | Posted August 21, 2015 | 10:11 AM

By: Dan Gentile

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If you believe in thermometers, you should believe in global warming. And if you believe in eating fries with your burger, you should worry more about carbon emissions.

It won't happen overnight, but as...

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What Starbucks Employees Really Think of the Secret Menu

(0) Comments | Posted August 21, 2015 | 9:52 AM

By: Lee Breslouer

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When you order a Churro Frappuccino at Starbucks, a drink not found on any menu, you're asking a lot of your barista. They have to modify a crème Frappuccino...

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The Most Underrated Tourist Attraction In Every EU Country

(2) Comments | Posted August 21, 2015 | 9:38 AM

By: Barbara Woolsey

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Let me just come out and say it: I hate tourist attractions. Or rather, I hate touristy tourist attractions. Don't get me wrong, the Mona Lisa's got a lovely smile and...

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How I Lowered (Basically) All My Bills in an Hour, and Saved $689 Annually

(1) Comments | Posted August 20, 2015 | 2:12 PM

By: Lee Breslouer

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I'm not a cheapskate. I'm just a Jewish guy (correlation does not imply causation!) who hates giving money to companies that make billions of dollars in profits. And because I hate paying those...

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How to Get Free Stuff While Pregnant

(0) Comments | Posted August 20, 2015 | 1:57 PM

By: Jennifer Miller

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It was Thanksgiving, and my family was treating me like an invalid. You'd have thought that my 87-year-old grandmother with the heart condition, or my 92-year-old grandfather with the bad hip, or my brother, who made a...

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Every Country in Europe, Ranked by Two Somewhat-Ignorant American

(0) Comments | Posted August 19, 2015 | 11:53 AM

By: Kevin Alexander and Matt Lynch

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Europe! America's distant relative that it likes to awkwardly visit on occasion! With its myriad misshapen countries, centuries-old feuds, and generally above-average health care, we figured it would be...

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Some Of The Weirdest Laws In Every State In America

(0) Comments | Posted August 18, 2015 | 1:26 PM

By: Kristin Hunt

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Although it's fun to think that some congressman pushed a law banning donkeys from bathtubs, most "weird laws" you find online are complete fantasy. But there is certainly an odd collection of...

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