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Thinking about going to college? Here are some helpful tips

With the rising cost of college saddling more and more graduates with crippling debt, the prospect of higher education is getting a second look by many people who are on the cusp of deciding what direction their career paths will take.

Here are 12 of the most dangerous journeys to school that kids actually have to make

To the dismay of many kids around the world, summer is over and school is back in session. And as we listen to the moans of displeasure from our kids as we pull them out of bed in the morning, it’s easy to forget

Curious how animal sounds are interpreted in different languages? This comic breaks it down

Oink, woof, and meow are a few examples of how we identify animals when writing about or describing their mannerisms. But how does that come across in Japanese? How about German? Dutch?

This photographer combines photos of people who are related for ‘Genetic Portraits’

While in the middle of a project, Canada-based photographer and graphic designer Urlic Collete used Photoshop to age an image of his son, but accidentally ended up splicing together photographs of himself and the boy (the first picture in the list below).

Think you’re good at photoshop? This genius takes it to a whole new level

There are a lot of people who possess some pretty impressive skills when it comes to photoshop. But not many can create the magic that Buenos Aires-based digital artist Martin De Pasquale does.

Upside-down faces are creepy, and here are 13 photos to prove it

The human face is a fascinating thing. Turn it upside down, and it gets a little creepy as well.

This video creates a strong ‘natural’ hallucination, and yes it really works

If your partying days are over, then you’ll be interested to know that you won’t need to put a tab on your tongue or swallow a pill to experience something similar to the visuals you had back when you were a stoner.

This disturbing gif shows the difference in lung capacity between smokers and non-smokers

We really can’t think of an anti-smoking advertisement better than this.

Frank Sinatra’s views on organized religion were decades ahead of his time

The interview originally appeared in Playboy Magazine in 1963, and it demonstrates the timeless performer’s incredibly deep and evolved thoughts on organized religion – thoughts that rival many of today’s scholarly critics of faith.

What if cops treated Wall Street bankers the way they treat unarmed black kids?

There’s a lot of bitterness in this country in the wake of the financial scandals that plunged us into economic uncertainty. Fueling that bitterness is the lack of accountability in regards to the folks who were behind those scandals.