POSTS BYSTORIES BY ANGIE BARNES

Why Ramen Could Spell Disaster For People's Bodies, No Matter How Good It Is For Our Budget

People do all sorts of things to save money on food when their bank accounts start nearing the red. Few options, however, are as ubiquitous as instant ramen. From college students and any other individual living on a strict budget, these cheap noodles are practically essential.

Police Say These Safety Tips Could Prevent People From Being The Victim Of A Burglary Or Worse

We’d like to think most criminals are like the two goons from the Home Alone films: easily thwarted with a few traps developed by a little kid. The unfortunate fact, however, is that criminals have become exceedingly clever.

11 Totally Dumbfounding Photos That Seem To Have No Logical Explanation

Seeing is believing… until you see something unbelievable, like an optical illusion. By definition, optical illusions are images that differ from their impartial reality. Sometimes, the most popular illusions are those that simply require another perspective—and their secrets are actually hidden in plain sight.

Genius 4th Grader Invents A Brilliant Life-Saving Device All For A School Project

A child’s mind is often capable of thinking outside the box and seeing things in a unique way that puts grown-ups to shame. More often than not, they apply their inventive imaginations to telling stories and playing games.

Here's Why Letting A Car Idle To Heat It Up During The Winter Is A Terrible Idea

Depending on where you live, you can probably expect a heavy dose of cold this winter. Snow may blanket your front lawn or ice may cover your windows, and the unfortunate reality is that you’re going to have don your gloves, boots, and shovel and deal with it all.

Moments After This Teen Girl Suddenly Dies In Mexico, Doctors Realize What She Drank

Many people rely on a little caffeine pick-me-up every now and then, whether it’s a cup of coffee to start the morning or a soda with lunch to power through the afternoon. The problem with caffeine, though, is that it’s not good for you—and it’s easy to consume too much of it these days.

One Look At This Guy's Transformation Could Make Anyone Swear Off Drugs Forever

Although everyone knows about the the ravages of drug addiction, every year more and more people get hooked on addictive substances. That’s why we need constant reminders of the havoc that drugs wreak, even though it can be painful to take.

Crazy Video Reveals What Really Happens When People Try To Pour Water Over The Hoover Dam

Visually stunning and often fantastically engineered, dams are proof that man can indeed tame nature. By controlling the flow of water, cities are able to generate electricity and effectively manage resources.

17 True Horror Stories From History That Were Kept Hidden For Years Afterward

True crime is among the most popular genres of television, movies, and books in the United States. Between the gore, scandal, and horror that these stories entail, Americans simply cannot get enough of them.

4th Grader Invents A Brilliant Life-Saving Device, All For A School Project!

Children often have the ability to think outside the box and see things in a unique way that puts adults to shame. Usually, kids apply their inventive imaginations to things like stories and games, but sometimes they come up with something surprisingly useful.

Former Smokers Take Note: This Simple Home Remedy Could Change Your Life

Everybody knows about the health risks associated with smoking, including an increased risk of heart disease and lung cancer. If you quit smoking, your chances of getting those diseases drop dramatically, but your lungs are likely still coated in tar.