John Kelly Claims Civil War Caused By Lack Of Compromise. History Shows Otherwise

John Kelly Claims Civil War Caused By Lack Of Compromise. History Shows Otherwise

The White House chief of staff made the remark during an interview on Fox News. Observers were quick to point out that decades of "compromise" on slavery preceded, and did not prevent, the Civil War.

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Boy screaming in pain following knife accident

Boy screaming in pain following knife accident

Someone sent me this on stupid facebook but it's actually the funniest thing I have ever seen, I'm disgusting, haha. "Boy screaming in pain following knife accident during knife game a.k.a. stabscotch" by MECKY via Getty Images

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10 Things You Might Not Know About Denny’s

10 Things You Might Not Know About Denny's

Richard Jezak and Harold Butler opened the first "Danny’s Donuts" in Lakewood, Calif. in 1953. There was no notable “Danny” in either of their lives; they just thought the alliteration was charming. The 24-hour doughnut shop grew quickly, expanding to a larger menu and roughly 20 locations by 1959, and changing its name to Danny’s Coffee Shops along the way. But the founders worried that the mini-chain was at risk of getting confused with nearby Coffee Dan’s, so they switched one letter to create the Denny’s we know today.

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Write Irrestistable Headlines that Tap into Readers’ Thoughts

Write Irrestistable Headlines that Tap into Readers’ Thoughts

Headlines are doorways.
If readers aren’t intrigued to open, they’ll never experience your words.
Spending far more time writing headlines makes sense.
But, practicing headlines isn’t easy or enjoyable.
Does good advice work if it never gets followed?
Writing headlines is a chore.
Boring. Tedious. No instant gratification.
Without feedback, you don’t know if you’re improving, anyway.

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The Cold Logic of Drunk People

The Cold Logic of Drunk People

At a bar in France, researchers made people answer questions about philosophy. The more intoxicated the subject, the more utilitarian he or she was likely to be. Laboratory assistants have to do all sorts of terrible, embarrassing things, but surely this is among the silliest: Enter a bar in Grenoble, France. Identify people who look moderately drunk. Walk up to them, tap them on the shoulder, and say something along the lines of, "Uh, hey, this is awkward, but, would you be interested in answering some questions about philosophy?"

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