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19 Weirdly Brilliant Deodorant Hacks That Aren't Just For Armpits

Nothing makes us self-conscious quite like smelly, sweaty armpits. Luckily, products like antiperspirants and deodorants are sufficient tools in fighting the pungent odors and the yellow stains on our clothing that normally come with sweaty pits. But believe it or not, deodorant and antiperspirants don’t need to be relegated solely to pit duty.

23 Extremely Lucky Situations That Could Have Ended Very Differently For Everyone Involved

Sometimes it feels as if fate isn’t on your side: you’ll pour yourself a cup of coffee only to have it immediately spill everywhere. Or maybe you’re walking to work and you step right into a pile of doggy doo-doo. On days like those, it really seems like the whole universe is conspiring against you, doesn’t it?

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.

Mom Is Baffled By Sons' Migraines Until She Sees Alarming Pictures From Their School

When you’re a parent, there is nothing more thrilling then sending your kids off to school for the first time. There is also nothing more terrifying! While you quickly get used to the routine and most of that fear melts away, there’s still a nagging fear of what could happen when your child is out of your line of sight.

New Mom Makes A Startling Realization About The Doctor Who Just Delivered Her Baby

Giving birth is undoubtedly one of the most exciting times for any mother. Seeing the life you created with your partner is unlike any other experience anyone could have. That said, what happens in the delivery room can also be pretty unpredictable, even for doctors.

How to Turn Old Socks Into A Powerful Remedy For One Of The Most Common Problems Around

Anyone who has ever suffered from an earache knows there’s really no other pain quite like it. Not only does your ear hurt, but it can result in major headaches and even vertigo. When ear woes turn ugly, they can mean a guaranteed trip to the doctor—and no one wants that. In other words, earaches can be serious business.

Little Girl Wakes Up At 6 AM Every Day To Make Soup For The Most Heartbreaking Reason

Every one knows what a fuss it can be to wake up their kids or get ready for work early in the morning. The process feels like moving heaven and earth sometimes—at least, that’s how it is for most people. For Hana Yasutake, it’s a much different story.

Husband Plotting Behind His Wife's Back For Months Finally Comes Clean And Films The Whole Thing

The longer you live with someone, the more that each day can start to feel, well… routine. You get up, go to work, go home, make dinner, watch TV, and go to sleep—only to do the exact same thing the next day. That’s certainly how life was for married couple Erik and Brittany Mallasch of Anchorage, Alaska.

Couple Who Built Their Home Inside A Greenhouse Is Living A Dream Life Now

Heating a home can be expensive, especially in places like Sweden where it’s cold for long stretches of the year. And with our reliance on coal and oil for energy, staying warm is very rarely a “green” or environmentally friendly decision.

Snake Is About To Eat Baby Rabbits Until A Hero Charges In To The Rescue

While nature is always evolving, some aspects of it, like the relationship between predators and prey, are destined to remain the same. After all, the food chain exists for a reason, and it’s worked out that way in harmony for eons. But just because a predator is stronger than its prey does not mean it’s bound to overpower them every time…

DNA Reveals The Truth About A Vietnam POW Found Alive In The Jungle 40 Years Later

It’s been decades since the Vietnam War came to a close, but its legacy has lingered in the minds of Americans for countless reasons. Many mysteries from America’s most infamous campaign have remained unanswered, too, and that was no more apparent than with one Vietnam veteran.

We've All Been Charging Our Smartphones The Wrong Way And It's Costing Us Big Time

In the not-too-distant past, we were able to go about our days without burying our noses in our cell phones. (Tough luck trying to achieve that now, right?) Unfortunately, all that overuse comes with a cost… in the form of an eternally low battery charge.

Emotional 9/11 Commercial Was Only Allowed To Air Once For A Heartbreaking Reason

The Budweiser Clydesdale horses have been around since 1935, when Budweiser received them as a gift to celebrate the historic end of alcohol prohibition. Since then, they’ve been a part of every American family’s home thanks to their appearances in TV commercials, especially during the Super Bowl.

Homeowners Confront Repairman After A Hidden Camera Catches His Outrageous Behavior

Having a good relationship with a repairman requires trust. Not just because you’re letting a stranger into your home, but because you’re at least partially reliant on their knowledge of the issue to accurately gauge the (potentially hefty) cost of the repair.

Surveillance Footage Captures A Key Clue In The Case Of A Missing Michigan Woman

While working her usual shift at an ExxonMobil gas station in Norton Shores, Michigan, Jessica Heeringa appeared to be acting strangely. Although she made it home safely that evening, the same could not be said for the following night.

8 Genius Bathroom Cleaning Hacks Using Stuff We Already Have Around The House

Keeping a clean bathroom is an uphill battle for most people. From soap scum in the shower to the grime under the toilet seat, the entire room is filled with nooks and crannies just waiting to be filled with germs that seemingly never want to leave. Making matters worse, the cleaning products that are supposed to help you blast away bathroom bacteria have all sorts of potentially harmful stuff inside them, too!

Teen Boy Missing For 3 Years Finally Returns Home, But Everything Is Not As It Seems

Whenever a person goes missing, it’s absolutely heartbreaking. Friends and family members want to keep hope alive for as long as possible until they can finally find some type of closure. But, sometimes, the closure they receive is too good to be the actual truth.

Here Are The Weirdest Laws In North Korea That Everyone Has To Follow

North Korea is, arguably, the most mysterious country on the planet. Given the nation’s isolation from the outside world, there’s still much that we don’t know about it. And the things we do know are, quite simply, utterly bizarre.

2-Week-Old Baby Contracts Meningitis From Common Item Most People Don't Realize Is Dangerous

There’s not enough paper in the world to handle a list of all the things you have to worry about when you’ve got a newborn at home. (Think: sharp corners, dirty diapers, and choking hazards, just to name a few.) Recently, one Iowa mother found that out the hard way.

20 Little-Known Tricks That Can Turn Anyone's Yard Into An Instant Paradise

In terms of hobbies, there’s nothing quite as fulfilling as growing your very own beautiful garden. Seeing your fruits, vegetables, and flowers sprout—and then using them for food and decorations in your home—only makes it all the more worthwhile. But like all great things in life, a beautiful garden doesn’t come easy.

The Famous Cabbage Patch Kids Have Been Hiding This Secret For Decades

Cabbage Patch Kids dolls, which were created in 1978 and quickly catapulted into the arms and hearts of children everywhere, have been considered classic for decades. Even if you never owned one, you certainly know someone who did. Yet, there’s something about them that very few people know.

Camera Crew Sees Able-Bodied Woman Take A Handicap Spot And Decides To Make Her Regret It

Even the most patient and caring among us sometimes feels compelled to drop what we’re doing and scream at someone violating social etiquette. And while getting revenge on those who text absentmindedly at the dinner table or erratic drivers who don’t use their blinkers may seem like a pipe dream, have no fear: good Samaritans are fighting for justice out there!

Inside The Creepy Unsolved Case Of The Only Person Ever Murdered At The South Pole

When he had the chance to work on Antarctica’s Antarctic Submillimeter Telescope and Remote Observatory in the late 1990s, Australian astrophysicist Rodney Marks felt it was a seemingly perfect opportunity. He was newly engaged, too, and things were falling into place. But on May 11, 2000, he suddenly fell ill.

School Bus Driver Gets Fired Over A Single Facebook Post That Everyone Should See

Your interactions with your child’s school bus driver might be pretty short-lived: you’ll greet them as they pull up to the stop or open the door to let your kid hop aboard, and that’s about it. But bus drivers aren’t just chauffeurs; they’re people who truly care for the children they transport.

Doctor Tells Mom She's Having Multiple Babies Before Revealing An Even Bigger Surprise

Ask just about any parent, and they’ll tell you that having children is the greatest joy in their life. Sure, it can be an emotional rollercoaster (not to mention financially demanding—hello, college tuition!), but overall, kids are a welcome addition to every family.