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21 Hilariously Ridiculous Tabloid Covers…

I mean, where else would this happen?

Opposites attract.

Why was he sneezing in her face?

That’s a scary mob boss.

Nothing like a good scandal!

And he came all the way back from the dead to do it.

We all knew this.

This clearly isn’t the work of Photoshop.

I think Batman lost his kid.

Why would the CIA work on this? Why?

That explains a lot.

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At least they’re not on Earth, right?

That’s a damn good surgeon!

I hate it when that happens.

This will really draw some crowds at SeaWorld!

Well, if Satan is dead, then we don’t have to worry about going to Hell, right?

This probably won’t win any awards at the county fair.

Talk about a hothead.

Now all we need is a giant lizard to eat it.

I knew it all along!

He probably won’t have sexual relations with that woman, either.

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25 Animal Myths You Probably Believe…They’re NOT True!!!

The female praying mantis eats the male after procreation

Nope, although this does happen in very rare circumstances, it is by no means a normal thing for praying mantises to do.

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Turkeys drown in the rain

The animal myth says that turkeys are so fascinated by rain that they’ll just stare into the sky and drown as the water pours down their throats. Sounds dumb right? Well, it is. And it’s 100% false.

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You’re never more than 3 feet from a spider

In 1995 arachnologist Norman Platnick began an article by stating that “wherever you sit as you read these lines, a spider is probably no more than a few yards away”. Norman himself would never have guessed how a simple statement (key word: probably) would have exploded into an urban legend.

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Dogs only see in black and white

Nope, while dogs don’t see as many colors as we do, they definitely see more than black and white. In reality their spectrum would range from dark blue to light blue to gray to light yellow to dark yellow.

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A goldfish can only remember something for 3 seconds

If you watch Mythbusters then you know that this animal myth is absolutely false.

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Birds explode if they eat rice

Nope, and they don’t blow up if they eat Alka-Seltzer either.

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1 dog year is 7 human years

Developmentally speaking, a 1 year old dog has more in common with a 17 year old. You can’t simply compare dog years and human years. It’s not a linear relationship and it varies according to breed.

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Bats are blind

Actually, they can all see to some extent and some can see pretty darn well. That’s why they have eyes.

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Ostriches bury their heads in the sand

While they do eat sand to help them digest their food, they definitely don’t stick their heads in it.

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Possums hang from trees by their tails

Although they CAN do this, they don’t, at least not for very  long. Why? Well, we could ask ourselves the same thing. Just because we could theoretically hang upside down from tree branches all night doesn’t mean it’s a wise or comfortable thing to do.

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Healthy dogs have wet noses

A wet nose is more indicative of the dog’s activity level and not its health.

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Lemmings commit mass suicide during migrations

They do migrate, but if any of them fall off of a cliff then it is purely accidental.

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Daddy Long Legs are super poisonous

Not at all. It’s the brown recluses and the black widows that you should be afraid of.

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Toads will give you warts

This animal myth probably originated from mothers wanting to stop their kids from bringing creatures to the dinner table, but it has no basis in reality.

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Pit bulls are dangerous

First of all, pit bull is an umbrella term that many times just means the dog is a mix. So, saying a dog is a pit bull is very similar to saying “I have no clue what kind of dog that is but it’s probably not a poodle”. Which brings us to our second point, if we can’t even definitively categorize “pit bulls” how can we definitively assess their tendency to attack?

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Baby birds are rejected by their mothers if they are handled by people

Actually, birds have a terrible sense of smell and would likely never know that you handled their babies.

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An elephant is the only animal that can’t jump

Sloths, hippos, rhinos, and giraffes are also incapable of jumping.

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Two new earthworms will grow from one earthworm that is cut in half

Although earthworms do have limited regenerational capabilities, if you a cut a worm in half, its tail end will not regrow a head. In fact, it won’t regrow anything…it just dies. Now if you cut the earthworm far back enough (behind the clitellum), the head portion may regrow a stunted tail. But you won’t have two earthworms. You’ll still only have one, and it will almost certainly be shorter. Animal myth busted!

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Owls are wise

Owls are in fact one of the dumbest birds. Crows have been measured to be significantly smarter.

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You can’t teach an old dog new tricks

Yes you can, just ask your local dog trainer.

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Camels store water in their humps

Their humps actually store fat. Enough fat that camels don’t need to eat for 3 weeks.

Source: nationalgeographic.com, Image: wikipedia

Earwigs live in your ears

Although they do like dark, warm crevices, your ears are not one of them.

Source: viralnova.com, Image: wikipedia

Bees dies after they sting you

There are about 20,000 different species of bee. One of them does this, the rest don’t.

Source: nationalgeographic.com, Image: wikipedia

Crocodiles are slow on land

This could save your life…crocodiles are fast on land. Probably faster than you.

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Cats always land on their feet

While they do have the ability to contort their spine in such a way as to readjust themselves in mid-air, this is not always the case. They’re cats, not superheroes.

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18 Fascinating Photos of People Throughout History

Bruce Lee teaching his son Brandon how to kick (ca. 1971)

A police officer in the 1980’s

Diane Lane’s mother, Colleen Farrington, 1957

Bear enjoying some honey in a cafe, 1950

Black man drinking at white only fountain, ca 1964

A photo of Anne Frank and her friends who are celebrating Anne’s 10th birthday (c. 1939)

German soldier trying to dig himself out after being buried after a bombardment, Normandy, 1944

Miss NASA 1968

Sean Connery & Ursula Andress during the filming of Dr. No, 1962

Horse mounted Soviet “cavalry” during Afghanistan conflict, 1980’s

1950s cowgirl

Sylvester Stallone in 1982

San Francisco girl, 1989

Arnold showing off his muscles to old ladies, 1967 in Munich

Woman, wearing a barrel, advertising for clothing drive, walks down the middle of Times Square, New York, 1944

1939 condom testers

American pressure suit, designed by Republic Aviation, for extended operations on the moon’s surface (1966)

Burlesque dancer Miss Zorita walking her snake, 1940s

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