POSTS BYSTORIES BY CLAYTON ALDRICH

12 Weird Things That Our Ancestors Used To Do All The Time

Our ancestors love to remind us how much “better” things were back in their day. From buying a gallon of milk for five cents to wearing clothes of a higher quality, they’ll be sure to let us know that the way things operate these days is just no good!

16 People With Such Bad Luck They Must Have Upset A Wizard

Everyone knows someone who seems to be constantly followed by disaster. It’s as if there’s a rain cloud of bad luck hanging over their heads wherever they go.

Days After This Teen Goes Missing, Someone Starts Making Calls Pretending To Be Him

In January 2000, a car belonging to Zebb Quinn, an 18-year-old Walmart employee from Asheville, North Carolina, was found in a restaurant parking lot. The car was totally empty—save for a dog inside, a hotel key, and a pair of lips and exclamation points drawn on the rear windshield—and with the headlights on.

Man Inherits His Great Uncle's Safe And Finds The Treasure of A Lifetime Inside

Not only does sifting through a relative’s old belongings offer a great opportunity to learn about their past, but it allows us to uncover hidden secrets, too.

28 Everyday Things We've All Been Doing Wrong This Whole Time

Everyone is always looking for more efficient ways to do things, which is totally understandable! After all, who couldn’t stand to learn a few ways to save time in their busy day?

12 Crazy Optical Illusions That Went Viral And Totally Shattered The Internet

Our brains are powerful and complex machines, but that’s not to say they can’t be easily manipulated and tricked on occasion. If you need proof, look (literally) no further than what happens with optical illusions.

Cafe Owner Hires A Homeless Man Only To Find This In Her Kitchen Two Weeks Later

Homelessness is a major problem that universally plagues society. With a lack of access to even the most basic things needed to survive—often through tragic circumstances—these people are commonly left to beg for money so they can eat.

Creepy Ghost Ship Sails The World's Seas Unmanned For 38 Years

Tales of ghost ships haunting the open seas have been a staple of spooky storytelling for centuries. From the tales of the Mary Celeste to the Ourang Medan, these aren’t aren’t always reserved for the newest Pirates of the Caribbean film.

See Inside The Oldest McDonald's Restaurant In The World, Operating Since 1953

Long before you could find the McDonald’s golden arches at just about every highway exit in America, the company was a small restaurant offering 15-cent hamburgers. As ubiquitous as the burger chain has become, few people know about its humble beginnings.

20 Photos Of The Natural World That Make Everyone Go 'Whoa!'

The natural world never fails to find ways to surprise us. Once we think we’ve seen and experienced it all, nature stuns us with imagery and phenomena that we never could’ve imagined.

Nearly Everything We Thought We Knew About Pocahontas Is A Lie

America’s fascination with the story of Pocahontas is understandable. Although, common perceptions of the famous, real-life historical figure have been shaped largely by representations like Disney’s 1995 film.

Supermarket Worker Saves A Kidnapped 4-Year-Old Girl Just By Ordering A Pizza

Usually, solving kidnapping cases takes an unimaginable amount of work and a collaboration from detectives and law enforcement. They have immense pressure on their shoulders, and the process can take months, years, or even decades.

30 Off-Kilter Photos That Take A Second To Really Sink In

When we’re scrolling through photographs, we tend to glance quickly and move on. Yet, sometimes something zany will catch our eye… and we’ll realize there’s more to the photo than we initially believed.

Man Gets Rid Of A Pesky Tree Stump Using The Craziest Method Ever

For anyone who owns a yard, removing a tree stump is a surprisingly common issue. Most people bite the bullet and dial a professional service, hoping the bill doesn’t end up breaking the bank.

Meet The 'Swineapple,' The Summer's Strangest And Most Delicious Food Trend

Every day, foodies head to Instagram and Pinterest to post pictures of culinary delights unlike anything anyone’s ever seen before. One minute it’s kale chips, the next, they’re tossing caution to the wind and devouring heaps of cronuts.