September 2019

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U.S. Soldier Discussed Plans to Bomb News Network, Kill Beto ORourke: Feds

A U.S. Army soldier has been charged with distribution of information related to explosives and weapons of mass destruction after FBI agents allegedly uncovered chats about his plans to carry out terrorist attacks in the U.S. and to travel to Ukraine to fight with extremist right-wing militias. Federal prosecutors in Kansas said law enforcement intercepted […]

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Does Being Raised by a Serial Killer Make You More Likely to Become One?

In 2004, the serial killer known as BTKa stand-in for his modus operandi of bind, torture, killmailed a letter to a newsroom in Wichita, Kansas, taking credit for the decades-old unsolved murder of Vicki Wegerle, a 28-year old local who had been found strangled to death in 1986. The letter was the first anyone had […]

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KitKat Japan Is Ditching Plastic Packaging For Paper Which You Can Fold Into Origami

Greenwashing. Have you ever heard of it? It is essentially the false impression that a company or its products are more environmentally sound than they really are. For a company like Nestlé, one of the world’s many scandals over the years and have repeatedly shown that they have incrediblylittle interest in social responsibility. For these reasons, […]

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Turns Out Cats Bond With Their Owners In The Same Way Children Bond With Parents

Scientists at Oregon State University conducted a nmkd Image credits: Image credits: Well, scientists found that around two-thirds (or 65 percent to be exact) of kittens were securely Image credits: But what exactly is (in)secure bonding? Well, it’s pretty simple. A secure bond means that when a kitten’s owner returns to them, the catto will […]

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Influencers Are Ruining Gratitude | Betches

It’s crazy to think that just 10 years ago, Instagram wasn’t a thing, and most of us had never heard of influencers or fashion bloggers. In a few short years, we’ve seen the rise of an entire culture of elaborate brand trips, sponsored content, and millions of outfit posts that essentially all look the same. […]

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20 Very First Products From The Worlds Most Famous Brands

While many people like to romanticize and sometimes exaggerate the ‘bootstrap ideology’ of self-made billionaires building the foundations of business empires in their garages, some companies do have genuinely humble and surprising beginnings, and they are really interesting to see! Scroll down to check them out for yourself below, and let us know what you […]

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The Best ‘Bachelor In Paradise’ Recap You’ll Ever Read: Dean’s Got The Van Running | Betches

Hello, Bachelor Nation! I think we’re in the bad place. We all survived a long weekend of drinking and debauchery only to be rewarded with writing a recap of a show where people are snotting out their spicy margaritas. Just me? Fine, you enjoy, I’ll suffer. Shall we get on with it? Last night on […]

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These 40 People Used Incorrect But Similar-Sounding Words, And The Results Are Hilarious

One thing that almost always gets a laugh out of us is when somebody uses incorrect but similar sounding words to express themselves. Electrical instead of electoral, bone jaw instead of bonjour, suppository instead of repository — the comedic potential is nearly limitless because we all have blind spots where we mix up two similarly […]

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UPDATED: A Timeline Of Tyler Cameron And Gigi Hadid’s Relationship | Betches

Over the past few weeks, keeping up with the developments in Tyler Cameron and Gigi Hadid’s relationship has made up approximately 60% of my job. If you told me that you’re not getting exhausted, I would say you’re a total liar. There have been a plethora of paparazzi shots, anonymous sources, and outside opinions about […]

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