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The Meaning Behind “Barn Stars”

Barn stars are an adorable decoration often seen at the top of a barn, over the door. They can either be painted on or pieces of star-shaped metal. Alternatively, quilt squares or hex signs are sometimes seen in their place. It turns out there’s a reason for these decorations, and it’s likely not what you […]

Leah Berenson

Leah Berenson

Freelance Writer

 · 7 min read

18 Facts That Should Be Common Sense, But Aren’t

Is common sense that common? Everyone needs to possess a fundamental understanding of general knowledge. Familiarity with specific historical, scientific, political, and cultural information empowers us to make well-informed choices. Regrettably, a significant number of individuals lack even the most elementary knowledge in these areas. 1. Experiencing cold temperatures does not cause you to catch […]

Chantel Brink

Chantel Brink

Freelance Writer

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8 Dreadful Symptoms That Could be Caused by Vaping

Vaping has risen in popularity in recent years, especially among teenagers. E-cigarettes or vapes had gained a reputation of being healthier than smoking, which is why some people use them to quit real cigarettes. However, vapes are not risk-free. Although they don’t contain tobacco, they typically contain nicotine, the addictive chemical found in regular cigarettes, […]

Sarah Biren

Sarah Biren

Freelance Writer

 · 4 min read

Waitress says there’s a bill trick they use if they want you to leave

Working in the hospitality industry can be mentally taxing. Dealing with demanding customers, irate managers, and frustrated chefs can take its toll, all while receiving relatively modest compensation.1 Amidst the chaos, one waitress on TikTok has decided to share a secret that can reveal whether or not a restaurant wants you to make your exit, […]

Sean Cate

Sean Cate

Freelance Writer

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10 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About the Amish

The Amish people have been somewhat of a mystery to the rest of society. Their way of life is drastically different from the average American. For instance, an abduction in December of 2022 took place in which two Amish girls from New York were kidnapped. Luckily, the girls returned home safely, but many still had […]

Leah Berenson

Leah Berenson

Freelance Writer

 · 3 min read

Lufthansa Passenger Dies After Liters of Blood Erupt from Mouth and Nose

A routine Lufthansa flight from Bangkok to Munich turned into a nightmare as a passenger succumbed to a devastating medical emergency mid-flight.1 The incident, which took place on the evening of February 8th, 2024, has since sparked widespread concern and raised troubling questions about the adequacy of medical care and emergency response protocols available on […]

Sean Cate

Sean Cate

Freelance Writer

 · 2 min read

Strange ‘Obelisks’ Discovered in Humans. What Are They?

In a groundbreaking find, Stanford University researchers have unveiled the existence of tiny entities found in the human mouth and gut. Termed ‘obelisks,’ these peculiar biological structures blur the lines between viruses and viroids, leaving scientists both intrigued and puzzled.1 The discovery of these obelisks sheds light on a previously unseen realm of microscopic lifeforms […]

Sean Cate

Sean Cate

Freelance Writer