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Facts That Feel Too Obvious After Hearing Them

Learning is supposed to make you feel smart, but sometimes you hear something that makes so much sense that it just makes you feel like an idiot for not having known it. It's not wuite as bad as these obvious things people realized way too late. For something darker, here are random facts that we had no business knowing.

Facts that feel obvious | posted by YummyMango124 never mentioned Humpty-Dumpty an egg.
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Movie Elements That Aren't Like That In Real Life

We get it. Filmmakers use unrealistic storytelling methods in order to convey the most amount of information to the viewer in as efficient a way as possible. It would be boring to watch Joe Pesci try to find parking for twenty minutes. That doesn't mean that some of these shortcuts go unnoticed, like how this tumblr thread uncovers the very limited types of movie posters.

Moments in movies that are unrealistic | posted by marfou Finding parking spot front building going into.
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Funny Observations on Language that are Frustratingly Interesting

We know that languages are all weird, and the one we use can be particularly confusing, but that can make it a more fun and nuanced thing to explore. We're all for seeing some creative uses and misuses of the English language. If you just wanna see people totally suck at English, then here are people who failed at using the English language.

Funny and interesting observations on languages.
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25 Funny Marriage Tweets That Hit Close to Home

They talk about "for better and for worse" but they don't really mention the 90% of the time in between where you just do things that are big enough to get on each others nerves but too small to make a deal about. Here are some relatable observations people in long term relationships will feel sum things up pretty well. For more, here are a ton of tweets about marriage that are too real.

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19 Shower Thoughts to Repeat at a Party and Pretend You're Profound

The shower is the perfect place for your mind to wander down various rabbit holes. Something about it seems to lead people down strange avenues of thought. Often these thought exercises leave us with an interesting reflection on our own reality. Some may be profound. Most will be next to useless shower thoughts about how almost no one has ever made real eye contact with their own ass, or something.

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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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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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18 Insightful Shower Thoughts to Give Your Day New Meaning

Shower thoughts: fascinating observations born of a few minutes of abstract thinking. Or if you'd prefer: stuff you can quote to your friends at parties to seem smarter and more insightful. Mindblowing? Sometimes. Thought provoking? Yes. If these don't satisfy your thirst for insight, then here's some more.

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