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The Dunning-Kruger Effect is the relatively simple observation that people lacking in knowledge on a certain subject will overestimate their own abilities related to that subject. Or rather, stupid people aren't smart enough to know they're dumb. Basically, the less you know, the more you think you know. This can have real problems when it comes to things like public health and representative democracy. 

They say it effects everybody, so who knows how much we just glossed over writing this description.

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The Madness Of Hatpin Panic Explained In 12 Ridiculous Tweets

Just to think that in the old days there were people out there fighting back against sickening pervs by pulling swords out of their hats. 

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25 Amazed People Share the Biggest Idiots They've Ever Met

The world is a big amazing place filled with all types of people. Some of these people lack self awareness to a profound degree. Like it's actually amazing how bad some people are at thinking.And we love to hear about them. Here's some more dumb stuff people have said.

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An Invaluable Tumblr Post On How To Use Hotels As Hideaways

This informative Tumblr thread breaks down how anyone can potentially use a hotel as a safe haven, if they're trying to get away from someone in a dangerous situation. 

If you're looking around for another helpful Tumblr thread, check out this one, which breaks down what to do if you find yourself buried alive. Ya never know...

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40 Ashamed People Share Basic Information They Realized Way Too Late

If you just keep doing something you learned in childhood without any self reflection, you might end up doing some stupid things for way too far into your adult life. Sometimes song lyrics or figures of speech don't make sense until you see them in writing. People are often wrong, even about their own health, but what sucks is when you're publicly, idiotically wrong for waaaaay too long.

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Informative Tumblr Thread Deconstructs Actual Meanings of Figures of Speech

Some of your favorite sayings may have actually been invented to say exactly the opposite of what they now mean. Hey, you learn something new every day, right? Here's another enlightening thread on something that might be near and dear to you.

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19 Interesting Facts to Make You Feel Smarter for a Second

We googled almost all of them and they seem legit. So memorize a few of these if you wanna impress a first date. That said, we totally don't have your back for the second one, when they figure out your idiotic ruse. Anyway, here are some facts, and if you wanna feel even smarter then here's some more.

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25+ Made-Up Facts That Are Way Too Convincing

None of these "facts" are true. They're basically a fun exercise in how things can sound true if you make up some context and throw in some names and dates. They sure sound like they're real though. You may even find some stuff that you've been mistakenly telling people for years. We take no responsibility if you end up repeating these as the truth at a party. That's on you, doofus.

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Ugly Produce Subscribers Need to See This Twitter Thread About the Reality of Food System Reform

As nice as it would be to fix our agriculture system by having a box of blob-shaped apples sent to your house every month, apparently things aren't as easy as that. Dr. Dara Taber elaborates on the concept of food waste in America.

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15+ Disturbing Facts That You Cannot Unlearn

The world is full of nightmares. Here are a batch of things you've never noticed and didn't want to know. From unsavory movie facts to obscure diseases, some are a *little* worse than others.

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35 Dumb Questions People Were Asked in Complete Seriousness

They say that asking a question only makes someone a fool for a moment, but remaining silent makes someone a fool for a lifetime. These are pretty bad, though. And the sad part is that these people are all still walking around with a thousand other thoughts like these banging around in their skulls.

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