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Flight Attendants Share Fascinating Details About Airplane Travel That Few Passengers Are Aware Of

Thousands of commercial flights transport passengers all over the world every day. And while soaring through the sky at hundreds of miles an hour seems like a dangerous way to get from one place to another, the men and women who work onboard these flights are highly trained to handle any type of emergency.

20 Fascinating Photos Of Everyday Objects That Were Gradually Worn Down Over A Long Time

We’re often fascinated with things that are brand-new and the pristine: everything from shiny gizmos and gadgets to a freshly paved neighborhood street can catch our eye—and appreciation! But while “new” may be a status symbol and a target for envy, it doesn’t last forever.

23 Rarely Seen Photos Of André the Giant That Showcase His Ridiculous Size In Real Life

Had you seen André René Roussimof in person, you might have thought you were staring at a character ripped right from the pages of a fairy tale. The man more commonly known as André the Giant stood at seven feet and four inches tall and weighed about 520 pounds. Still, numbers and descriptions could never truly capture the essence of this larger-than-life legend.

After Getting Sick Every Morning For Months, Woman Uncovers Dreadful Sight In Her Coffee Pot

We all have a morning routine that helps us to start our day. From modeling the perfect outfit to listening to Alexa update us on the morning traffic, we perform these seemingly mundane tasks day in and day out without so much as a second thought. But as one woman found out, perhaps we should be paying more attention…

9 Little-Known Ways Google's 'Flights' Section Can Save People A Fortune

There’s no other moment that’s as exciting as taking a vacation! You work hard all year-round, and now it’s time for you to finally take a well-deserved break from the daily grind. Yet, as relaxing as it is to be on vacation, booking one is a different story entirely.

Strangely Affordable Ranch On The Market Comes With One Big Eerie Catch

When you’re looking for a new home, it can feel like a thrilling adventure—but it’s also a lot of work. You need to consider your price range, make sure the home accommodates all of your needs—and, of course, “location, location, location!”

20 Rare Historical Photos That Show Just How Different The Past Really Was From Modern Life

As the world around us changes rapidly, it can be difficult to picture what life was like many decades ago. Society has gone through such enormous evolutions in the relatively short time humans have inhabited the Earth, but we often get too wrapped up in our own lives to notice.

Man Causes Controversy By Building His 'Mountain Villa' On Top Of A Skyscraper

At some point, you’ve dreamed of designing your perfect home. Most likely, your vision included some surprises, like a zany, one-of-a-kind contraption that would make your house the talk of the town. One man in China had the same desire—but he might have gone a bit too far.

'Wheel Of Fortune' Audience Is Confused By Woman's Bad Picks Until They Realize Her End Game

Game shows have been a television staple for decades. Audiences love playing along and watching lucky people win extravagant prizes, so what’s not to love?

Convicted Felon Was Volunteering At Local High School Without Anyone Being Aware Of Her Crimes

Many parents don’t just see school as a place to send their kids in order to learn. Rather, they’ll play an active role in school life by volunteering and interacting with other students, teachers, and parents. Maintaining a good relationship with your kids’ professors and other parents is an important part of being engaged with the community, after all.

Family Gets Their Hands On Old Military Helicopter And Transforms It Beyond Their Wildest Dreams

When you go away on a vacation, usually your hotel isn’t the main attraction. Sure, you want to stay somewhere that’s convenient and safe and comfortable, but that’s about it. After all, you won’t be spending much of your time there—not on a well-planned vacation, anyway!

20 Wild Historical Artifacts That Were Uncovered At Construction Sites Completely By Accident

When a construction project kicks off, it’s exciting for everyone involved. Whether it’s a simple home renovation or a massive undertaking involving large crews, knowing the final product is going to look amazing has everyone ready to put in the legwork to get it done.

10 Banknotes With Strange Symbols And Images Concealed In Plain Sight

Paper money, in and of itself, is far from a modern invention. It was introduced by China in the 7th century, and many other nations have adopted it ever since, establishing their own designs and incorporating iconic markings. Yet there’s something about these symbols that are often quite mysterious.

Classified Details In The World's Most Famous Landmarks That The Public Shouldn't Know Exist

From Machu Picchu to the Great Pyramid of Giza, the world is dotted with important landmarks and monuments. Millions of people visit these historic sites every year. So how is it possible that there are actually aspects of these extremely famous places that remain a mystery?

Huge Mansion Anyone Can Buy For Just $137K Has A Location That's Making People Think Twice

A mansion always tops the list of things any of us would love to own in our lifetimes. For most, a palatial home isn’t in the cards because of financial restrictions. Then again, the real estate market is unpredictable. For that reason, sometimes it’s possible to find an amazing deal on the home of your dreams.

25 Wild Facts About Beer That Will Have Everyone Clamoring To Buy The Next Round

In America, when you turn 21—the legal age at which you can consume alcohol—you’ll usually celebrate it by buying your very first drink. And for most, that first drink will likely be cheap and easy to swallow, like beer. Sure, you might enjoy a fancy cocktail or a glass of wine, but there’s something special about beer that just can’t be denied.

34 Fascinating Facts About The U.S. Secret Service And What Really Goes On In The White House

Most of us are aware of the existence of the Secret Service—the government agency best known for providing security detail for the President of the United States. For that reason, it may seem silly to call it a “secret” when it’s so well-publicized.

Someone Accidentally Uncovered A Secret Government Facility And The Photos Reveal Our Worst Fears

Whether it’s a dollar bill or a lost winter glove, finding something on the cold cement of a parking garage floor isn’t likely to change your day all that much. Still, every now and then, a seemingly worthless item can turn into something so much more—just ask Garrett Graff.

Woman Boils Whole Bananas With The Peel Still On Every Night Before She Goes To Sleep

On some nights, falling asleep can seem hopeless. Your body knows it’s time for bed, but your mind just won’t oblige. Sure, you could rely on medication to help you fall asleep, but would you believe there’s a better way? With this neat recipe, you can skip the meds and opt for solution that’s far more natural.

Here Are The Most Unsettling Ways People Have Tried To Lose Weight Throughout History

Losing weight is rarely easy, but the science behind it is always simple: if you eat well and exercise regularly, weight, more often than not, will drop. While today’s diet and exercise plans certainly help people find solutions that work for them—and don’t feel like torture—that wasn’t always the case!

20 People Who Somehow Survived Being Lost At Sea Against All Odds

While the ocean is undoubtedly beautiful, it is also incredibly dangerous. It doesn’t matter if you’re a full-time fisherman with years of experience or a novice just starting out; between mechanical failures, unexpected weather, and even sea creatures, sometimes things just go very wrong.

Genius Trick Reveals That We've Been Eating Pineapples Wrong Our Entire Lives

When it comes to making a fruit salad, many people save the pineapple for the very end. It’s just so cumbersome to deal with, and with all of that prickly skin, there’s no other way to slice it: you’d have to be a wizard to cut a pineapple up properly and without any trouble.

Waterfront 'Home' Listed For A Great Price Comes With A Serious Catch

When most people think of waterfront property, they see heaven on Earth. Who wouldn’t want to live right next to the water, waking up to that view each and every morning? It’s almost as if you’re on an endless vacation!

Here Are 15 Of The Most Upsetting Child Ghost Stories That Have Ever Been Told

For as long as there have been campfires, people have gathered around to swap scary stories. Some of the most popular ones are, of course, ghost stories. There’s just something perfect about snuggling up with your friends and family and trying to scare the wits out of each other!

People Are Willingly Climbing Into Boiling Tubs Of Ramen To Keep This Outrageous Ritual Alive

When skies are gray or you’re suffering from a stuffy nose, nothing hits the spot quite like a bowl of piping hot soup. Grandmothers everywhere swear by the brothy remedy that does seem to have somewhat magical soothing properties. Recently, however, people across the globe have found another, more eccentric use for soup—specifically, ramen.