Callous

There is an old adage, “If you live in a graveyard too long, you will stop crying when someone dies.” The idea behind this saying is less about someone literally living in a graveyard and more about how we can become desensitized. This is why funeral directors don’t typically become emotional during memorial services. Death…

Dreaming Of Being Blind

Jewel Shuping grew up with sight, but she has almost always dreamed of being blind. Yes, you read that correctly; she wants to be blind. At 6 years old, the thought of being blind made her feel more comfortable. As a teenager she started wearing thick glasses. At 18 she bought her first cane. By…

The Man Who Hasn’t Showered In 12 Years

One man is trying to change everything we think about being clean, and he’s doing it by going a really, really long time without showering or bathing. The last time chemical engineer David Whitlock showered was 2003, a meager 12 years ago! His goal is to prove that a person can remain clean and fresh…

Jumping Into The Crocodile Pond

Recently, a woman from Thailand jumped into a pond with hundreds of hungry crocodiles. There is no telling what this lady expected or what she was thinking. Sadly, though unsurprisingly, the crocodiles killed the woman. Some have speculated that this was suicide, but her intentions remain unclear (BangkokPost.com). Sometimes people make the most mindless decisions.…