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What's cool to you might not be cool to the next person, so make sure you really have a good idea what is in, and what is out.

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While the drumming is impressive on its own, the dude working the speed bag is something else. Geez. 

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The Wholesome Inspiring Story of Tamale Guy

Communities have their local legends. Whether it's a dude with a weird haircut who's hung out on the same corner for 40 years, or a mythical bringer of late-night tamales, people like this become a fixture of local culture. Even if you don't know the person, their fame can travel by word of mouth and they become a kind of real-life myth. Here's the tumultuous but uplifting recent story on the Tamale Guy. For something nice, here are some wholesome memes for a little boost.

Wholesome Tamale Guy Story | Charlie Rohrlack Allow sing song Chicago last twenty years, should find yourself at bar drinking late stood chance being visited by Tamale Guy. This unassuming hero named Claudio Velez would enter carrying red cooler, weaving between tables, plying his steaming hot cornpipes with one-word question Tamales Our Tamale Guy suffered economic effects COVID-19. No bars, no crowds. This his families main source income, so he quickly pivoted, and began make home
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Stuff That's Way Older Than People Think

Some inventions like escalators and seltzer have been around for hundreds of years longer than most people think. And other stuff, like sharks, are older than entire species. for more interesting history stuff, here's a thread about how mundane people are important to history as well as some history memes to feel smart about.

Inventions and things that have been around for longer than people think | jazzman0116 40.8k points 1 day ago ancient Romans (well wealthy ones) had central heating their homes can actually still see pipes some buildings at Herculaneum!
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Petty Yet Effective Power Moves Employees Pulled Off

Never underestimate the kinds of petty lengths people will go to in the workplace environment to make their power known, or get back at a particularly insufferable coworker. This collection of petty power moves are as impressive as they are just terribly petty. 

People describe their petty yet effective power moves pulled off in the workplace | r/AskMen u/plagueisthedumb 5d Join is most petty but effective power move have done? Good Fucking Question new senior supervisor started at our workplace few months ago and would be working under him as particular zones supervisor 30 so l'm out ordinary supervisor age and looks etc normally its an old boy thats been industry forever see new dude car park and go introduce myself. He looks eye as he's walking
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This guy's ability to take something that would devastate most anyone in the world, and use it as a chance to highlight his own mad skills is truly inspiring. 

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Whoever says that accordions are not awesome instruments capable of epic performances has clearly never seen this. Batman is the hero we need and deserve. 

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What we have here is more scientific evidence that nobody, nobody at all, likes to get their feet wet. 

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This is one of those videos that makes the whole flying cars and everyone continually immersed in a virtual reality world kind of future seem like it's already arrived. Just imagine being on that mountain and seeing that dude cruise by. It'd feel like you accidentally walked through some kind of time traveling portal. 

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Now, for a moment, just imagine if someone 100 years later were to discover the beautiful mini sword, and proceed to turn it into a rusty nail. 

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Old Man Gets Carded, Has Boss Response

Some people like being carded because it makes them feel young. Other people hate it because it's a hassle. This person decided to ID a guy who likely didn't need to be ID'd, and the response was one you wouldn't expect. For a distinctly different ID checking story, here's a Karen who wanted her ID checked, but it turned out to be expired.

Old man gets carded and pulls out war ID from the second world war | r/TalesFromRetail Posted by u/Definitely_a_Lizard 5 days ago Some can't take joke, some own Short This is story few years ago, but just found this subreddit and reminded cashier at local supermarket, and have law if alcohol is being bought and cashier estimates someone be under 25, they have ask ID. While offends some people is pretty good way get check an ID and see if someone is over 18 legal age buy alcohol. No ID is also no
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This could actually help manage sound pollution that otherwise plagues those busy streets. 

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Dave Grohl has been in an ongoing "drum battle" with YouTuber, Nandi Bushell and this might be the best moment of their showdown so far. The living legend surprises Nandi with a special song designed just for her that also manages to show off his mad skills. We're lucky to be living at the same time as Dave Grohl. Seriously. 

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Tumblr Thread: A Rundown On A Rad Rock Collection

Anyone nerding out over something like rocks gets a win in our book. Fair to say that this rocks. 

A Tumblr thread provides a breakdown on some rad rocks | Though may assume this is Small Rock is fact very Large Rock, and also very Heavy Rock, but most especially very Square Rock, which is makes particularly cool.
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Chill Teacher Foils Anti-Breakfast Karen

The powers that be aren't just trying to keep rebellious teens down. Sometimes they target chill teachers too. Sometimes those teachers have to use the rules against the rules, like this teacher who flipped the script on the frustrating administration. And regarding rebellion, here's a Tumblr story about a teacher who underestimated their students in a social experiment.

Karen Teacher breakfast story | r/MaliciousCompliance Posted by u/zeromig 21 hours ago Skip on high school senior tradition? Never, but about double-serving malicious compliance instead? oc M This isn't my story, but happened some high school classmates mine late 1990s. Unfortunately wasn't smart enough be part AP Calculus class teacher had tradition held up at least decade, where, if brought college acceptance letter be invited his Breakfast Club: essentially, instead taking math final exam
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Twitter Thread: Fonts Are Surprisingly Fascinating

Well, well, we didn't see this one coming. It's fair enough to say that when one hears mention of fonts, excitement is not the natural response. But, here we are. Turns out fonts are way cooler than they get credit for. Learn something new every day. 

A Twitter thread on fonts actually manages to be fascinating | Benjamin Molineaux @benmolineaux Kids today mean save' button represents some kind physical storage disk? OMG today mean 'upper case' and 'lower case' refer physical cases where printers kept their letters? OMG"
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