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Double-Take-Inducing Stuff That Looks Like Other Stuff

The human brain is a weird and interesting thing. We look for faces in just about everything, and it doesn't take much for a shadow or a few well placed windows to spark our imaginations. Sometimes skewed perspective can induce double-takes and other times it just takes a funny looking house.

Things that have faces or are reminiscent of other things.
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Another older gem of a video. When this giant bear walks up to where a man is sitting, the last thing you would think it would do is sit peacefully beside the man, and enjoy the view. 

That's exactly what happened. Really makes you wonder if sometimes, bears don't want to deal with you just as much as we don't want to accidentally stumble upon them. Maybe, they just want to take in the view, too. 

We will say, however, we are slightly disappointed the bear didn't sit in the empty chair beside him. Oh well! Can't win them all! 

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Tumblr Thread: Trade School and The Point of Tests

The point of school is to learn, so it would make sense that a test could itself be a learning experience rather than an opportunity to fail. We've seen cultures collide over grading scales, and the idea of a test taking on a different kind of role is an interesting concept. Lord knows they're stressful as hell.

Tumblr thread explains testing in trade school | snommelp Follow If point is children learn, then why wouldn't give them as many chances as takes is benefit telling child failed and 's end cyborg-alchemist Follow 25, and my trade school, our tests aren't judgement, they're testing see retained, and identify missing. If weld joint, and CWI comes up behind with radiographic test and finds just laid hot metal on cold metal or looks like sponge inside know 's gonna happen think they're gonna give
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Tumblr Thread: A Death God that's Not a Bad Guy

This thread asks the question, why would any God of Death every really need to be a bad guy? Why feel the need to speed things up if it's guaranteed to win in the end? These Tumblr users flesh out the idea of a death who's not that bad of a person. For some more creative tumblr musings on life and death and gods, here's a story about a selfless farmer with a heart of gold, as well as a tumblr thread on demons bonding over sandwiches.

Tumblr thread about death good being a good guy | mikkeneko concept death god is actually surprisingly supportive and on side good guys, supporting actions and promoting policies will lead kingdom growing and thriving instead being destroyed, because more kingdom grows more people there are, and more people there are more people will eventually die, and an immortal god death know there's no need rush get them all end mikkeneko like responses on this post are cleanly split between "hey this is gr
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Twitter Thread: Our Vision Systems Are Lying

Wow, that's certainly enough trippy for the day. This fun Twitter thread from @Foone shines light on some bizarre things that our eyes are (or aren't) doing. It is troubling to think about a hostile alien race showing up one day that exploits our eyes' saccades, and manages to wipe us out because we can never see them, and all along our eyes have just been taking their best guess at what's around us. Maybe they're already here. Maybe that's why we can't see them. What an eye-opening thread. 

A fascinating Twitter thread about how our eyes are deceptive cameras | foone @Foone want know something about bullshit insane our brains are? OK, so there's physical problem with our eyes move them short fast bursts called "saccades right? very quick, synchronized movements only problem is: they go all blurry and useless during this >
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Most Useless Facts People Know

Someone on AskReddit got a thread going about the most useless facts that they ever came across. So many of us are walking around with heads full of trivia tidbits that don't actually serve any purpose in the majority of our lives. Might as well pocket some of these the next time a conversation needs to be spiced up by some random information, or you're trying to win a game of trivia. 

People describe the most useless facts that they know | gack74 8h Bees generate electricity because their wings flapping is so fast, they can use this tell if flower has been landed on by another bee already due its electric charge. Bees are electric type Pokémon Reply 563
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Quora User Breaks Down Size Of The Universe

Perhaps the most mind blowing fact about the size of the universe is that the universe doesn't have one size, instead it's just that the universe is literal size. It's also wild to think about the fact that we can see the light from a galaxy that existed long before homo sapiens did. Taking a minute to step outside the mental carousel of juggling our daily obligations and life problems, and to stare up at space to appreciate the beautiful insignificance of it all in the grand expanse of the universe, can work wonders for keeping the ego in check. 

A Quora user explains how big space is | fact about universe's size blows mind? Krister Sundelin Updated July 30 E-learning Producer (2020-present) Q fact about universe's size blows mind On dark night with no moon and clear sky, go out town and up mountain. Bring binoculars. They will help. Then find giant W sky s Cassiopeia. Below W is stick figure sorts giant Spongebob Squarepants square is square Pegasus, and legs are Andromeda. Imagine line down through rightmost dip Cassiopeia, and another
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It's a bit of a trip to stew over the fact that the breath is both autonomic and voluntary. This means it's happening automatically, but we can also take conscious control over it. This makes it a great tool for stepping outside the endless rollercoaster ride of racing thoughts. Can't jump from thought to thought while you're covering the breath in awareness. Later on, one might even be able to move on from watching the breath, to watching thoughts. Takes time but can be well worth it. 

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Tumblr Thread: Insane Reason People Believe In Witches

Man, this Tumblr thread shines light on the fascinating, potential reason that so many people were possessed by the notion that witches are real. If you currently believe they are, no judgment. That being said, this thread points out there was some intense fungus poisoning going on that could've contributed toward nasty convulsions and hallucinations. What a trip. 

Fascinating Tumblr thread on the reason that people believe in witches | vintagegal Girls pose by jail recalls witch trials 1692 Salem, Massachusetts. Photo taken 1945. theybuildbuildings recently learned water Salem contaminated with fungus which LSD is derived and legitimate theory whole thing is everyone town tripping balls
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Twitter Thread: Brief History Of Chinese American Food

What a fascinating snapshot of history. This thread also might make you crave some Chinese American food like none other. Consider yourself warned. 

Twitter thread breaks down a brief history of Chinese American food | XIRAN, Chinese History Educational XiranJayZhao gonna talk lil about Chinese American food bc 's honestly so fierce bunch amateur cooks working with unfamiliar ingredients managed create cuisine style captivated America even under intense discrimination (1 Chinese restaurant interior, 1890s. Photo: Bancroft Library, BANC-PIC-1985.084-107--ALB 7:33 PM 17 Jul 20 Twitter Web App
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Quick Tumblr Thread: Last Words From Famous Writers

Some definite weird flexes in this quick Tumblr thread about the last words from various, famous authors. There's no telling what kind of potential jargon anyone is apt to spew when their time has come. Maybe words fall short in the face of death. 

A quick Tumblr thread about last words from famous writers | someoneintheshadow456 Last Words Famous Writers dali-daydreams dedicated life words s important go out eloquently. 1. Ernest Hemingway Goodnight my kitten Spoken his wife before he killed himself. 2. Jane Austen want nothing but death response her sister, Cassandra, who asking her if she wanted anything. 3. J.M Barrie can't sleep 11
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Tumblr Thread: The Logistics Of Davy Jones' Curse

The brilliant minds of Tumblr really hit their stride on this entertaining thread. We get an in depth look at the logistics of Davy Jones' infamous curse. The real question is whether or not he can walk on ice? 

A ridiculous Tumblr thread about Davy Jones' curse from Pirates of the Carribean | sndwave Folgen funniest thing entire pirates caribbean series is definitely one scene At World's End where they have parlay but davy jones is part and rather than have him stand shallows or something they get big bucket water and have stand on on shore who thought idea? who thought “put davy jones bucket water" and had guts suggest aloud? and then who went "hey sounds like great ideal" at some point someone told d
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Tumblr Thread on Titanic is as Fascinating as it is Made Up

It's weird how with a smidgen of detail and a few photos, you can convey some incredible and untrue "information" on eclipses and death cults. As with history, science can also be easily farced, like this thread on the "dangers" of black-tiled pools and gullibility. 

Funny and creative made up tumblr Titanic story | facts facts--just-made-up HAD TITANIC ARRIVED Titanic sank on April 14, 1912. Had not struck iceberg would have arrived New York on April 17th. But happening New York on April 17th, 1912 answer may change history as know .
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Dog Sleeping Positions And What They Mean

We love featuring animal experts on our site! This article was contributed by John Woods, founder of 'All Things Dogs,' about three common dog sleeping positions and what they mean. Enjoy!

Watching your dog sleep is downright adorable!

But did you know that there might be a deeper meaning behind the way your dog sleeps?

There are a number different of positions your puppy can assume for their snooze, whether they curl up into a tiny ball or seem to be dreaming of running a marathon.

In this article, we analyze three of the most common ways dogs sleep, and what they can tell you about your dog.

Has your curiosity been piqued? Read on to learn more!

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Tumblr Thread: In Defense of Those Unofficial Worn Paths

It's hard to argue with human nature. Even the best city planner will try to make sidewalks that accommodate every parkgoer, but there will always be some random worn paths that you always find yourself using for convenience sake. For some more interesting Tumblr takes, here's a thread on Kudzu, the monster plant waging war with everything.

Tumblr thread about the "elephant paths" people carve in parks | starfleetacademy Follow Desire paths are just best human invention because cities will spend millions on sidewalks and yet. Our little foraging brains will think 'too far cut thru grass food' and others will be like 'other human have good idea follow' until there's beaten path there's perfectly acceptable sidewalks either side starfleetacademy Follow User experience Design example
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Tumblr User Gets Schooled on Activated Charcoal

Activated charcoal can reduce the effectiveness of certain drugs, so medical professionals advise not taking it if you're on certain heart medications or antidepressants. When one Tumblr user got overzealous touting the effectiveness of natural remedies, some other folks jumped in to clarify the situation. This can happen, like this tumblr user who got schooled on physics and car safety or this person who got schooled on horses. 

Tumblr user gets schooled on activated charcoal | Natural remedies are good. They do work. And shouldn't make fun them. phoenixonwheels Follow know they give activated charcoal dogs and cats if they get into meds or drink coolant or anything else toxic s because binds with meds and carries them out system without them interacting with body. If on meds and drink this bullshit not on meds today, champ may as well have flushed them down toilet. So kiss goodbye blood pressure meds/antidepressants/an
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