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5 Unexpected Ways The 1990s Were Different From Today

’90s nostalgia is all the rage these days, but the true radicalness of the decade wasn’t due to grunge music, Pokemons, or jorts. It’s because the ’90s were the last era in which America had its shit together. As a species, we’ve generally been moving forward, but there are plenty of big problems today that

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5 Translation Fails That Led To Comedy And Madness

Hilarious mistranslations — they’re not just for 5 Google Translate Turns A Broccoli Raab Festival Into The World’s First “Clitoris Festival” What does grelo, the leafy-green vegetable native to northwestern Spain, have in common with the human vagina? Unless there are any exotic sex positions we’re unaware of, not much. That is, unless you live

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Britain Just Created An Immigration Crisis Dumber Than DACA

It’s hard to top the boneheaded antics and downright assholery of the Trump administration when it comes to immigration, but Britain is certainly trying its best right now with the ‘Windrush generation’ — a group of child immigrants who arrived in the country legally, but are now at risk of deportation by a system that

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5 Surprising Ways America Is Actually Moving Backwards

When people wax nostalgic, it’s typically for fun stuff, like old cameras and weathered rocking chairs … not polio or segregation. But as you’ve probably noticed with all the folks trying to bring Nazism back like it’s a fun dance move from the ’80s, nostalgia isn’t always harmless. And there are other awful, heartbreaking, and

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5 Movie Problems That Kids Today Will Never Understand

Like everything else, movies age. Special effects look worse, popular slang and fashion are left behind, and political and social contexts shift. But sometimes, the very central dilemma of a movie becomes so outdated that the film itself is no longer relatable to modern-day audiences. Here are five examples of exactly that, delivered to you

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26 Actors Who Paid A Terrible Price For A Role

We’re making memes smarter. So can you. Visit the Photoplasty and Pictofacts Workshop to get started. Acting might look like easy make-believe games for kindergarten diaper babies, but it’s actually grueling, physical work. Because of that, it sometimes takes a serious toll on actors. All that jumping around wearing makeup and costumes can lead to

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5 WTF Ways Trump Has Been Immortalized As Artwork

It wasn’t his knowledge of policy, his charm, or anything remotely leadership-like that led to the popularity of Donald Trump. If anything, it was the ease and willingness with which he turned himself into a walking meme, complete with a fandom busy creating fanfiction, fan theories (i.e. insane conspiracy theories), and, of course, tons of

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Kanye West Liking Trump Is The Most Kanye West Thing Ever

By this point, you’re probably aware that Kanye West outed himself as a supporter of Donald Trump. It’s all that anyone in the media can talk about, and like raccoons digging in a garbage can, they’re scrambling for anything that’ll allow this story make any goddamn sense. Because even in a world in which Donald

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16 Times The Media Used Facts To Spread Lies

We’re making memes smarter. So can you. Visit the Photoplasty and Pictofacts Workshop to get started. You’re probably aware of the epidemic of fake news consuming our media. But there’s something more insidious going on, where outlets will take a fact that is true, but present it in a context that spreads false information. And