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Our friends at Cracked are back at it again with a fresh installment to their weekly video series, "Your Brain On Cracked." This one's just too much fun. 

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Gems from the Churning Minds of Tumblr

Tumblr is a website of thoughts bouncing from one thing to another, filled with Tumblr rabbit holes to fill time and wildly creative thoughts like the idea of an alien invasion being fought off by wildlife. That said, a lot of it is silly puns, weird facts and people being dumb for dumbness sake.

Funny moments and memes from Tumblr | Y REI tilthat TIL 23 crew aboard Christopher Columbus' ship "Santa Maria named "Juan via reddit.com krinkshame 's nearly three juan ratio recoil-operated son bitch purplespaladin Wouldn't be four juan? mens-rights-activia No, 3 Juan is correct because every 4 people, 3 are not Juan and one is Juan; 3:1 means there are 4 parts all together, 75%:25 s ratios work
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Tumblr Thread: Angels Are Benevolent Lovecraftian Monsters

The whole, "do not be afraid" greeting makes sense now. Ah, yes, Tumblr hits a home run yet again. This time, Tumblr users pile on with various imaginative suggestions for what angels could've looked like. The interpretations are unsettling, to say the least. 

Tumblr thread imagines what angels look like | S -mighty-birdy Anonymous asked do angels actually look like per bible? revelation19 answered: Well, according Ezekiel 1 they might look something like this
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Man, you don't see that everyday. Let's take the moment to appreciate this guy's focus on identifying those plants at the scene of the old plane crash, before actually getting on to figuring that out. Sounds like the passengers aboard the plane, all hopped out the back door, parachuted, and landed safely. The plane itself was apparently supporting CIA Cold War operations. 

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Tumblr Thread: Cultural Differences Between Goblins And Orcs

More gold from the wonderful minds of Tumblr. This quick and fun Tumblr thread looks at hypothetical cultural differences between orcs and goblins. It's an engaging read. 

A quick and fun Tumblr thread explains the cultural differences between orcs and goblins | firebirdeternal know 's more fun than worldbuilding makes some fantasy races EEEEVIIIIIIILLLLL Worldbuilding gives different races cultural differences help explain why there's lot conflict between them:
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Western Foods that are Weird to Visitors

Admittedly cheese is kind of a strange thing, and to the uninitiated, it's hard to forget that sausage (at its best, even) is an animal's butt stuffed with itself. If you come from a land of avocado dessert milk drinks, then guacamole probably looks like an atrocity. Here's some culture shock had by Europeans in the United States. Culture shock can come from even the smallest things, like this cultural collide over what lemonade is.

American food that foreign visitors find weird | NitroChili 14.4k points 9 hours ago family friend South Africa commented on pumpkin pie once Wait put PUMPKINS into PIE Why would do
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When you first hear it, it's almost like your ears can kind of trip up, cause his performance is too awesome to be a thing. This guy absolutely crushed it. 

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Quick Awesome Tumblr Thread On Tree That Owns Itself

This is pretty dang neat. Tree is out there chilling on the land that it owns, and one day, passing it on down to the next tree. 

A quick and fun Tumblr thread on the tree that owns itself | Yanra Dsfnan Reese St Deaning St Waddell St Waddell St Tree Owns Itself Directions Write review Tree Owns Itself is white oak tree, widely assumed have legal ownership itself and all land within eight feet its base. Wikipedia Address: South Finley Street, Athens, GA 30605, United States Reviews 4.3 6 Google reviews S Hull St S Hu Florida Ave N Newton St ton St SFinley St pe St S Pope St N Church St SHarris St
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Intriguing Images of Double-Takery

Your brain needs context to process what it sees, and messing around with that can result in double-take inducing photos of strange perspective. Here are some photos of deceptive perspective and strange placement, from pastries that look like dogs, to completely incomprehensible landscapes. Hurt your eyes with some double-take inducing images of skewed perspective.

Funny and weird perspective double-take images | cake inside a plastic package that looks like a dog trapped inside | image of greenery growing under a rock that could be either the view of a forest from a cliff above or algae in a shallow pond
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How People's Pets Responded to Identical Twins

Even if they're a little stunned at first, dogs seem to be pretty capable of telling the difference between identical sets of twins. A few cats seem to be real cats about it and not care at all. For more identical twin shenanigans, here are the best switcharoos pulled off by twins.

How peoples pets responded to identical twins | krispykremeguy 10.9k points 11 hours ago never had pets growing up, so my twin pretty nervous. My wife's 9-lb Pomeranian could smell his fear and preyed on .
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Quick List Appreciates English Language Struggles

Word nerds will love this. Everyone else might have some mixed feelings about the strange complexities of the English language. 

A quick list shows off the struggles of navigating the English language | English Game: place word "only" anywhere on sentence She told him she loved him. parkourtoyoutoo: shadowwraiths: Ladies and Gentlemen English Language are doing? STOP. THIS IS NOT FAIR | If can correctly pronounce every word this poem will be speaking English better than 90 native English speakers world. crimsun Dearest creature creation, Study English pronunciation will teach my verse Sounds like corpse, corps, horse, and
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Stuff People Can Disclose After Expired Non-Disclosure Agreements

Whether it comes from a legal dispute, or part of being hired to work at a company, sometimes people are sworn to secrecy via non-disclosure agreements. Those can expire, and now people have old secrets burning holes in their mind pockets. Every industry has it's dirty secrets.

Things people agreed to not tell in expired Non-Disclosure Agreements | idrawstone 40.1k points 1 day ago cake/cupcake shop used work claimed everything homemade, but used Pillsbury cake mix as base.
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Twitter Thread: 1919 Anti-Mask Protests During Spanish Flu

Journalist Tim Mak explains the time San Francisco residents got tired of wearing masks in 1919 and decided to hold huge maskless events during the outbreak of the Spanish Flu. What a relatable public health themed nightmare.

Twitter thread on anti-mask league during San Francisco's 1919 Spanish Flu | Tim Mak @timkmak THREAD History doesn't repeat itself, but rhymes thread about Anti-Mask League 1919 not kiddingI went HAM researching this So, starting Sept 2018 San Francisco suffered Spanish Flu pandemic. Initial mask wearing good around 80 percent 2:10 PM Apr 19, 2020 Twitter Web App 3.9K Retweets 6.2K Likes Tim Mak O @timkmak 3h Replying timkmak By November cases were down, and public health officials recommended
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Strange Images That Are a Real Handful of Internet

What we've got here are some pretty funny pictures, some deviously creepy ones, some strange WTF and some pictures that demand extra context. For some stuff on the more uncomfortable side of things, here are freaky cursed images to feel uncomfortable about. And here are some more strange images worthy of being deemed too much internet for today.

Weird, funny and wtf images | exploding porta potty shooting in the air while burning from the inside | machine that looks like a crying face and the word help written on it
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Psychology Experiments With Fascinating Results

This weird and educational AskReddit thread has folks sharing various psychology experiments that turned up interesting results. A whole lot of these results just illustrate a larger picture that our brains are these strange instruments that are doing the best they can, in a reality they're taking their best guesses at. Some studies are more unsettling than others, so proceed at your own risk. 

People describe various psychological studies that turned up interesting results | AverageJames23 1y Not psychologist, but one where given choice between sitting down doing nothing and shocking oneself, people tend choose shock. Ergo would choose pain over boredom.
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