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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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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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Double-Take Inducing Images of Warped Perspective

With a mirror here and a shadow there, just about any scene can take on new life as a double-take inducing photo of intriguing perspective. For whatever reason our brains are incredibly tempted to misfire and see 2-D buildings, giant sharks, and completely jacked dogs. Anything is possible in the land of skewed perspective.

Optical illusions and strange perspective | two men sitting face to face on a motorcycle | red decorative plant placed behind a headless mannequin so that it looks like a severed neck spraying blood
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It doesn't look like many of us will be encouraging each other to blow out candles any time in the near future, so this man brings his own candle deactivation technique to the table.

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Professional Mariner Has Cool Quora Answer

It's kind of hard not to read this dude's response in the voice of an old grizzled sea captain, stinking of brine. For some other interesting nautical stuff, here are stories of the creepiest things people saw at sea. For some reason having been on the water a long time lends you a bunch of character.

Professional Mariner has cool quora answer | Quora Open App Sign open ocean, does surface ever go still like glass like lake on windless day?
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Double-Take-Inducing Stuff That Looks Like Other Stuff

The human brain is a weird and interesting thing. We look for faces in just about everything, and it doesn't take much for a shadow or a few well placed windows to spark our imaginations. Sometimes skewed perspective can induce double-takes and other times it just takes a funny looking house.

Things that have faces or are reminiscent of other things | ever notice hammer looks like wee guy swinging baseball bat funny ms paint illustration
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Ian Davis has a channel dedicated to fabricated a new kind of partial hand prosthetic. It looks like it's straight out of a video game, but it's functional, and it looks cool as hell.