Stories

Don't tell me!

The Earth is a splendid, vast and quixotic mystery. We as the Earth's humble inhabitants know next to nothing about her in the grand scheme of it all. Even those who study this planet as their source of career will tell you they only will ever chip away at the surface of what's happening. Somethings we may find fascinating to know, others... we could probably do without being aware of.

Redditor u/Sickzaur reached out to uncover some Earthly facts, asking... Geologists, geographers, and other Earth enthusiasts, what are some weird things about Earth that most people don't know?

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Kids... you're gonna love this!

There are so many unknown facts to discover in life, we all will quite literally go to grave always learning. Some people make it their life's goal to soak in as much historical fact as possible and impart their wisdom to anyone and everyone. Those people become teachers most of the time. You have to be excited about facts and stories to be a history teacher. People with that much curiosity and knowledge tend to be educators or contestants on Jeopardy. Either way it's a win for us all. I love to discover new global details on the regular.

Redditor u/HuskoDoggo wanted to hear from enthusiastic educators by asking... History Professionals of Reddit. What is that one history fact that you just love sharing with people?

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Block that #!

Redditor u/hashtagnochoice has realized that love is fraught with drama. There is never an easy way out when it comes to jealousy. She writes.... I (25f) got a random text late at night, my fiancé (31m) insists that my reaction to it was inappropriate.

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Run, run as fast as you can.

We spend each day walking blissfully passed complete strangers knowing nothing about their lives. Who are they? Where did they come from? Do they have children? Where did they hide the bodies? Studies have shown that the average person walks past 16 serial killers in their lifetime. That's 16 brushes with death and surviving, congratulations! Ignorance really is bliss sometimes.

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Death comes for us all, but not in the same way. From torture to illness, our inevitable ends will find us eventually. The key is avoiding the really nasty ways of dying - like falling into a woodchipper, or drowning in mud in a World War I trench.

MiklosHorthy asked, Redditors, What do you think is the worst way to die?

Submissions have been edited for clarity, context, and profanity.

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"What a little punk."

"Children don't know any better." It's important to remind yourself of that as you take a look at the stories below. Kids are compacted containers of unhinged emotions and unfiltered reactions. They act off their instincts and don't think through to the consequences, because without proper life experience consequences don't exist for them yet.

Still, some of these kids might be the literal devil.

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