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10 A-List Actors That Shaved Years Off Their Lives Using Some Very Clever Hollywood Magic

Over the years, computer-generated imagery (CGI) has brought action and fantasy movies to life right in front of our eyes. Hollywood artists create realistic alien landscapes or otherworldly creatures that look like they could be from right here on planet Earth.

Man Trying To Escape Wildfires As His Truck Melts Makes A Tough Decision Few Other People Would

California is to the devastation of natural disasters that cripples its state Wildfires claim millions of acres of forests, residents, and businesses, but there are heroic people from all over the country that risk their lives to help those in need.

Wealthy Student's Spending Spree Leads To Questions Before Cops Uncover Her Real Source Of Income

Imagine you suddenly came into a windfall of money and were able to buy whatever you wanted. You could finally take that trip to Ibiza you’ve always wanted while wearing that outfit you could never afford. Of course, you’d have to show off your new status all over social media.

20 Genius Parenting Hacks That Have Been Tested And Approved By Real Moms And Dads

Your baby is crying for you. Your toddler is spilling applesauce all over his shirt and dropping his sippy cup on the floor. Your seven-year-old daughter is playing hair salon in the basement while blasting pop music, and you’re running around trying to care for them all.

Bizarre-But-True Tales From The Set Of Titanic That Have Finally Come To The Surface

Whether you’re watching Titanic for the first time or the tenth time, you probably cried when “My Heart Will Go On” played over the end credits. That’s because the film is not only visually stunning and historically truthful, but it tells an unforgettable love story sure to leave an impact on your heart, too.

These Are Some Of The Most Fail-Worthy Construction Workers Around

Imagine your day job was assembling IKEA furniture… every. single. day. You just have a bunch of wood pieces that are different sizes and different thicknesses, plus a sheet of directions with random letters and arrows that point to nowhere. That’s a hard job.

Community Is Outraged After 'Role Model' Teacher Gets Fired With An Infuriating Explanation

As parents, when you drop your children off at school, you do so with the confidence you’re leaving them in the hands of patient, caring, and qualified people. As long as those in charge are making a positive impact on your child, then all’s well!

20 Crazy Things People Do for Beauty Around the World

People all over the world have wanted a youthful appearance and glowing skin for centuries. Naturally, the way people attain this beauty standard varies from country to country, with some folks taking more drastic measures or strict routines to be happy with a glance in the mirror.

20 Super-Creative Hacks That Are Helping People Work Around The Rules Of Everyday Life

From the moment you open your eyes in the morning until your head hits the pillow at night, there are a million things that need to get done. Sometimes it can leave a person dreaming in vain of getting a 25th hour added to their day.

An Endurance Swimmer From The U.K. Set Out To Break Multiple World Records

A true test of endurance pushes the body to its breaking point. It’s the long-distance marathon, the weeks-long climb, the impossible triathlon. It’s about having the ability to block out the physical pain — sometimes excruciating — and take yourself to another place.

Woman Who Feels 'Sick' Is Suddenly Thrown Into A Wild Chain Of Events That Lead To Her Fate

The hospital can be a pretty scary place: doctors are talking to you with large scientific words, and you’re often stuck waiting around, getting poked and pricked. Not to mention, the nerves that come from not knowing what might happen next seem to grow by the minute.

Strange Sinkhole Contains A Wild Feature That Caught Experts Way Off Guard

A group of scientists is gearing up, their hearts pounding. They’re about to descend into an unknown cavity on a mountainside in the middle of nowhere. They walk to its edge, lean back, and let gravity pull them into the earth.

Hard-To-Reach Island Off New York City Coast Is Rumored To Be Haunted Due To Its Storied Past

There’s a reason people from all over the world flock to New York City: the people, the careers, and the general “buzz” of the streets make it a place like no other. But the city of lights hides a bit of darkness, too.

College Football Players Help An Unknown Woman Facing Truly Desperate Circumstances

When you have a gut feeling that something isn’t right, it’s your body’s way of saying, Hey! You! Listen to your intuition, regardless of rationale or reason. Our bodies — thanks to those deeply ingrained primordial instincts — make judgment calls that can prevent a dangerous situation or even save a life.

Marine That Met Catastrophe Abroad Must Make A Crucial Decision To Overcome His Painful Setback

To say marines are courageous is the understatement of the decade: these elite soldiers brave deadly battlefields and more to protect their country and its citizens, sacrificing more than we could ever imagine. Their loyalty is the definition of patriotism.