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The ritual of sitting at my makeup table and swiping on mascara and blush is one that centers me a little for the day ahead.

Makeup And The Kardashians As Self-Care

I don’t know what you escape into when you’re overwhelmed these days, but for me? It’s makeup. That’s where the Kardashian binges come in. Read...
Rebekah Kuschmider    |   03.12.18   |   SHARE
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This squirrel survived an alligator encounter, so there's hope everyone. (Image Credit: By BirdPhotos.com - BirdPhotos.com via Wikimedia Commons)

Squirrel Survives Alligator Encounter & There's Hope For Us All

We have a President musing about why the Civil War started, considering meetings with murderous despots, and preparing to sign anti-LGBTQ orders. How Read...
Rebekah Kuschmider    |   05.3.17   |   SHARE
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Flash Fiction: They'll Be Dehydrated

One crawled up the side of the bag and opened her wings, a hardtop convertible with legs. Read...
Kate Ryan    |   05.17.15   |   SHARE
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How Two Teenage Girls Escaped From The Nazis During WWII

Mindel and Maria were young teenagers when the horrors occurred—but they remembered the tiniest details with crystal-clear intensity. Read...
Catherine Gigante-Brown    |   04.6.15   |   SHARE
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Badass Berlin Wall Escape Stories

To celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Berlin Wall's fall, we share ingenious escape attempts—including one with a chicken coop. Read...
Jane Jones   |   11.10.14   |   SHARE

Weird+Wonderful+WTF: Chimpanzee Prison Break! Woman Leads Man on Leash! Facebook is the Worst Thing Ever!

We scout out the latest weird news so you don't have to. Read...
Nikki Gloudeman   |   04.12.14   |   SHARE
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Man Filmed Escaping Burning Building

We bet this guy didn’t think of fire when he considered the perils of being a construction worker. Read...
Jane Jones   |   03.31.14   |   SHARE
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Escaping from a Bad Date—Do you Need an App for That?

Ever faked an emergency to get out of a bad date? Read...
Giana Ciapponi    |   03.28.14   |   SHARE
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