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Psychological Tumblr Thread Explains Why Some Spaces Just Feel Odd

Your brain looks for context cues, and some places and times just don't have enough of them for you to know how to act. Kinda makes sense. Some other explanations would be that you don't hang out at bowling alleys a lot, have social anxiety or just dislike creepy-ass abandoned buildings. That said, the concept of liminal spaces are interesting. Tumblr can be a rabbit hole, full of fun history and imaginative threads on aliens being fought off by bears.

Tumblr thread on liminal spaces and why some places just feel strange.
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17 Smart-tastic Brain Lords Whose Self-Importance Knows No Bounds

The internet is brimming with self-important mind titans who think their intellect is all that and a bag of potato chips. You'll find them lurking in comment sections and on dating sites, just waiting to steer the conversation toward themselves in order to lie about their supposed IQs. Real great group. Anyway here's a whopping dollop of undeserved ego.

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16 Fun Facts About The Strange Ways Our Brains Work

Our brains are strange machines. This batch of obscure and seemingly obvious facts about the ways our brain work might open your eyes to why you interact with the world around you, in the ways you do. 

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15 Smarty Pantses Whose Brains Are Too Big for Their Britches

While social media has given the world amazing things like the ability to connect with friends and family, and share hilarious memes, there's others who use it for more selfish purposes. These folks are the ones who really know how to clear a room with their pomposity, self-veneration, and general sense of self-importance. These people who think they're just so god damn smart that you can't even begin to understand the pillar of intellect on which they sit. For more of these folks, check out these titans of knowledge.

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20 Intriguing Shower Thoughts to Give Your Mind Something to Nibble On

If you were looking for a chance to get distracted by interesting thoughts and clever observations, you came to the right place. Here's a charcuterie of thoughts to let your brain-teeth sink into. Here are some more shower thoughts to blow your mind.

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25 Brain-Bending Pics of Warped Perspective

Nothing is exactly as it seems. Stuff blending into other stuff, stuff looking out of proportion, and other stuff that just seems...wrong. Navigating the off-ness, is like push-ups for your eyes. If you wanna see more pics of skewed perspective, then check these out.

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24 Mind-Stretching Pics of Skewed Perspective

Here's a menagerie of strange pictures brought to life by the manipulation of perspective. We've got impossibly big hands, 3D artwork, crazy designs and warped-looking pets. So warm up your brain muscles to take a peak at these double-take-tastic real life optical illusions.

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25 Mind-Warping Pics of Wacky Perspective

Not many images have the kind of mind-stopping power as a brain-confounding image of skewed perspective. These real-life optical illusions will give your eyes a workout they didn't ask for. And if you want to see more misleading images to make you double-take, then check these out.

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17 Embarrassed Individuals Share Their Adult Versions Of Calling the Teacher "Mom"

Nobody's perfect. If you haven't done it already, it's pretty likely you're gonna try to open your front door with your car keys or tell your boss you love them. You're not alone. Everyone has those moments where your brain goes on autopilot. Even Tumblr had a discussion about it.

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15 Self Important Mind Titans Who Really Brought the Intellectual Heat

At its best, a comments section is a place for people to discuss new ideas, share interesting stories, and tell each other jokes. At its worst, it kinda looks something like this. Egotistical braggarts tearing each other down for no reason other than to make themselves feel something. Boy it happens a lot.

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17 Cringeworthy Egotistical Titans of Knowledge Who Think They're All That

Oh man, you don't want to get  into a smart-off with these Leviathans of intellect. Lord knows their enormous brains, crackling with knowledge, would have you slumping at their feet. Seriously, who thinks they're this smart? And further, who thinks it's an attractive quality to go around repeating it?

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Hearing that exercise is good for us, isn't enough for a lot of us. Sometimes it takes a video like this, or some other force built from within us, in response to external circumstances, to actually take to the open road, or the treadmill, or the weight rack. It looks like this video's making a splash, and sending off waves of encouraged positivity. We recommend checking it out if you're looking for that extra bit of inspiration to throw as fuel into your tank. 

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15 Fascinating Psychology Experiments That Show How Amazing and Stupid Brains Are

Your brain is capable of amazing things like calculating complex equations and experiencing empathy. That said, it is also afraid of the color red, can be tricked into thinking it's drunk, and would rather experience pain than boredom.

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16 Wizened Shower Thoughts For Your Brain Sponge To Soak Up

There's enough weird little tidbits of wisdom here to convince people (momentarily) that you're actually out here stewing on some multi-layered thoughts, parts of life, etc. 

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15 Brain Champions Whose Enormous IQs Dwarf Your Puny Intellect

What do you get when social media lets people share every dumbass thought they have? Why you get people lying about their own intelligence, of course. These people think highly of themselves, and they very badly want everyone else to know.

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15 Smarty Pantaloons Whose Brains Are Too Big for Their Britches

These people must have strong necks and hard skulls to hold all that heavy brain in. It's a miracle they can handle those big, sopping brains, wet with armchair philosophies about Nietsche and dark matter.

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