Teacher Proves Important, Disgusting Point To Students With Three Pieces Of Bread

Getting kids, teenagers, and even some adults to understand the importance of cleanliness can be a difficult job. Because we can’t see microscopic germs or the immediate effects they have on our health, it’s easy for many of us to assume they can’t hurt us or make us sick. Often times, seeing is believing. That’s why Donna Gill Allen, a health occupation teacher at Cape Fear High School in Fayetteville,…

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Watching Them Climb The World’s Tallest Crane Will Make You Want To Hurl

googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display(‘VN_PG_DTBT_ATF’); }); First, a disclaimer: This article is not going to be suitable for anyone with a fear of heights. Seriously. If you’re afraid of heights, turn back now. But if not, it’s SO worth it. Alright, now that we have that out of way, let’s dive in. If you had to wager where the world’s tallest crane is currently located, where would you guess? If you picked…

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My Life In The Blogosphere

One of the first, and last, great bloggers pulled the plug today. View this image › John Gara/BuzzFeed I first really understood the secret power of the early 2000s political blogosphere in February 2005, when Josh Marshall was hot in pursuit of then-Majority Leader Tom DeLay. I was a local politics reporter in New York, and I’d spent the 2004 campaign obsessed with its central, vital new media outlets —…

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As It Turns Out, Your Fears Of Semi-Trucks And Oversize Loads Are Totally Justified

If you’re like me, you probably cringe every time you find yourself driving right next to a semi-truck. Not only are their sizes incredibly intimidating, but they have enough force to easily kill you should one ever crash into your car — it’s no wonder so many people are afraid of them. Sure, truck drivers do their best to travel safely, but accidents do happen. Unfortunately, these 15 semi-trucks weren’t…

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Feminism In Faith: Sister Elizabeth Johnson’s Challenge To The Vatican

Widely considered one of the architects of Catholic feminist theology, the 72-year-old nun and professor has often clashed with institutional leaders — including the future pope — in her fight for equality in the clergy. View this image › Photograph by Macey Foronda for BuzzFeed “You say Mary is too passive. Isn’t obedience the greatest virtue?” This was one of 40 questions sent to Elizabeth Johnson by a cardinal when…

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As It Turns Out, You Can’t Take Emotional Support Peacocks On Planes

If you and your emotional support animal were planning on taking a trip on United Airlines anytime soon, you might want to reconsider after what happened to one woman and her peacock companion. (Or not, since your animal probably isn’t a peacock. Anyway…) While most people’s emotional support animals come in the form of a cat or dog, every once in a while something a bit more out there like…

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I Had To Look Twice At Most Of These 27 Ads. But Once I Got Them… Absolutely Brilliant.

With how often each of us are online or using our mobile phones, you would think that print advertising is an antiquated artwork that no one pays real attention to. You’d be wrong, though. We found 27 of the most stunning or clever print ad campaigns out there. They are seriously impressive, even though they are completely static (unlike most of the ads we see online). THIS is advertising. 1….

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