Our friends at Know Your Meme put together this video showing how different memes inspired by the COVID-19 pandemic have gained popularity since January, and it's quite fascinating!
It's easy to get caught up in all the negative news floating around about coronavirus. It's also important to remember that there's always a silver lining to any situation, and that negative news headlines get more clicks than positive ones. This hopeful Twitter thread details all the good things happening!
All of that being said, it's still extremely important that we all take the necessary social distancing precautions to lessen the spread of the disease!
Wendell Potter, ex-Cigna vice president and general good Samaritan, took to Twitter to expose the sketchy practices of the American health insurance industry. Not that you needed more bad news in these trying times of the coronavirus pandemic, but this thread is extremely informative and important to share with anyone in your life who believes that the American healthcare system doesn't need to be reformed. On a marginally more humorous note, here are some American healthcare-related memes!
Let's face it, most of us are too paranoid for our own good. We make up stories and wild explanations for even the smallest things in our lives. Most are outlandish and are more an exercise in creativity, but some of these conspiracy theories seem to make almost too much sense.
Former Toronto Sun Editor Lorrie Goldstein claimed in a tweet that no "SJW" would be able to explain the actual science behind climate change. He was in for a significant amount of embarrassment when Writer and Content Strategist Karen Geier replied to the tweet with a whole arsenal of facts and evidence.
By the way, what believing in climate change has to do with being an SJW, we'll never know...
Apparently by trying to erase the long and successful reign of this pharaoh, using her stuff as wall filler and throwing all her junk in a dump, they accidentally ended up preserving it. Pretty neat. Tumblr reviews some wild corners of history, like this thread that actually makes history fun. Here's another archaeology themed Tumblr thread about craftspeople being able to identify things that archaeologists couldn't.
As coronavirus continues to spread around the globe like a wild fire, scientists keep trying to figure out a cure for it. Realistically, a cure might be pretty far off, but there are things you can do to prevent the sickness. Dr. James Robb, MD at UC San Diego, shares his tips for doing so.
Click here if you'd like a little more humor to counteract all of the negativity!
Most of us have had to or will have to work in the customer service industry at some point in our lives. Whether that be bartending, serving, or working at a grocery store, all of these jobs have one thing in common: virtually no opportunity for paid sick days, which can lead to employees infecting others and even ridicule from management if one dares to take a day off.
Writer Lauren Hough took to Twitter to highlight these problems, and we have to say that it's very informative and 100% worth the read.
And once again, here's a link to some hilarious (yet ultimately depressing) memes about our "wonderful" healthcare system!
Going to Disney World is always a magical experience, but most of us never consider what it's like to work behind the scenes there. As it turns out, it's full of rude people, but can also be pretty incredible, according to one Imgur user. Now please enjoy the posts below and click here if you're craving even more Disney content!
Practically any woman can relate to this scenario: you're in a clothing store and you find a pair of jeans you like. Only thing is, when you try them on, they're tight in one area and too loose in another. And when you find another size, the same thing happens. What gives? This fascinating Tumblr thread explains why brands intentionally make arbitrary clothing sizes and why celebrities always look like their clothes fit perfectly in every single photo!
Craving more Tumblr content? Check out this thread about the absurdity of learning a language!