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Tumblr Thread Quickly Dissects Acceptable Bed Positions

For most people, we have a bed against a wall or two, usually to conserve bedroom space. This Tumblr thread gets into how much of bed placement is actually rooted in fear. Also, it seems like Thomas Jefferson was a weird dude. Tumblr can get down some unique rabbit holes, like the semantics of updog, or these varied Tumblr gems.

Tumblr thread explores bed positions.
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Tumblr Thread Explains How The Color Magenta Technically Doesn't Exist

Tumblr gets in real deep sometimes. Sure, a lot of it is just memes and thought exercises, but some threads get into stuff like the historical concept of the color purple in rhyming fashion, or how modern cats became domesticated. So anyway, here's why magenta is a made up color based on your brain just doing its best.

Informative tumblr thread on how magenta and other colors are just your brain guessing.
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Tumblr Thread About Meaning of "Updog" Is Satisfying Journey

If you're walking around not knowing what updog is, you're missing out. Either way, this short and jaunty snowball of a thread lands us in a silly conclusion. Tumblr is full of weird and unique rabbit holes that lead to funny tumblr gems.

Tumblr thread debates meaning of updog in funny joke thread.
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Tumblr Pokes Artistic Fun at Overly Abstract Gender Chart

The concept for the chart makes sense, it's just an abstract visual metaphor that isn't articulated totally perfectly. That's fine and all, except people on the internet tend to take things very literally. The idea of having one feminine leg seems a bit absurd, so Tumblr took to doodling and had some fun with it. Tumblr is a madhouse of MS painting with Bob Ross and lessons about physics and car safety, so you never know exactly what to expect.

Tumblr users sketch silly pictures inspired by abstract gender chart.
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The Story of Grinch, The Loveably Dumb Sled Dog

Blair Braverman is a dogsledder and author who knows how to tell people about her tough and loveable sled dogs. Here's a thing introducing her sled dog team. This particular thread introduces Grinch, who is strong, tough, kind-hearted, and in her words, dumb.

A twitter thread of Grinch, a dumb sled dog.
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Guy Gives Rundown On Experience With Incredibly Convincing Scammer

The world of scamming attempts isn't all just idiot scammers getting trolled, though we love to see it. Sometimes there's some really believable phishing attempts out there that you wouldn't have thought of. Scammers can dig up personal information in order to help give themselves false credibility, like this guy who almost fell for another believable scam.

Guy does step-by-step of how he almost fell for a scam.
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Twitter Thread On Fonts Is Actually Fascinating

We're as surprised as you are. You wouldn't think a topic as dry as typesetting and fonts would actually be interesting, but since using some sort of a keyboard is something almost all of us do every single day, the history and language behind it is actually really interesting. The internet is host to many intriguing discussions on language, like this tumblr post about figures of speech, or this thread on translation. Or for some straight up language wins and fails, here are some uses and misuses of the english language.

Twitter thread on fonts and the history of typing, as well as modern application of that language.
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Funny Tumblr Thread Explains Disney's Mythical Secret Porn Vault

According to this thread, Disney's strict policy that grants them exclusive ownership of any of their employees artwork also gives them the rights to any of the filth that those artists also end up creating as well. We hope Disney has a smut vault/porn cave, but it seems unlikely whether or not they would officially confirm the existence of such a thing. Tumblr has come through with some weird cartoon lore, like this dark thread on Garfield. Tumblr users also share some pretty incredible experiences, like this pizza deliverer who made a list of all the insane people she met.

Tumblr thread explains Disney's mythical vault of dirty images its artists create.
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Classic Sci-fi Tumblr Thread on How Humans are Team “Hold My Beer”

Being the center of attention in a lot of fantasy and sci-fi, human beings tend to enjoy a certain "je ne sais quoi" quality about them that lets them get away with amazing shit. In a discussion of humans in the Star Trek Universe specifically, this Tumblr thread went hard in the paint on what makes humans amazing and entertaining in that particular universe. It's a fun read and kinda makes you feel good to be human. In a similar vein of "humans are awesome," here's another thread on how humans are basically Space Orcs.

Tumblr thread about humans in sci fi and Star Trek are bold and insane people.
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Short Thread On Naming Shows How Much Scientists Love Stupid Puns

Just a a few short dumbass examples, and the unfortunate repercussions of scientists turning their work into hilarious puns. That all being said, Nim Chimpsky is an absolutely hilarious monkey pun in our opinion, and we hope scientists use more incredibly stupid puns in the future. If this made you interested in science stuff, here's a microbiologists unbelievable thread about lobsters. And for puns, here are some terrible/excellent puns.

Examples of how scientists name things with stupid puns.
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Silly Twitter Thread on How One Woman's Dog Hangs Out on Top of Other Dog

Not exactly sure what inspires a dog to climb onto a larger dog, but we like this. We like this a lot. Yeah, this is nice. It's sad Frank can't get in on some of this, but he's good in his own right. We like to see animals get into places you wouldn't expect, but sometimes they get stuck in situations and need some help. So here's a fewstuck dogs that need a hand.

Twitter thread Woman's cute little dog stands on top of her golden retriever all the time. Also there's a pug.
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Microbiologist's Twitter Thread On Lobsters Being Giant Immortal Monsters Is Legit Unbelievable

There's something highly unsettling about this microbiologist's deep dive into how lobsters are basically immortal sea scorpion monsters that have immortality interwoven in there DNA. 

thread about lobsters being immortal
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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.

good ol' tumblr explains figures of speech and expression and where they came from
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Woman Points out Hilarious Ignorance of Bathtub Tray Manufacturers

The people who make bathtub trays seem to be under the impression that the people who buy them are in search of a lifestyle of elegance. Sharon Su investigates this incredible phenomenon in the thread below. Also, it looks like they used the blue drink twice. Huh.

jokes about bathtub tray
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Educational Tumblr Thread Demonstrates The Real World Benefit Of The Arts

Knowledge exists all around us, and we can surprise ourselves with our ability to weave together one piece of knowledge into answering another moment's question. In this case, we're looking at the arts, and the role they've played in various Tumblr users' lives, and being able to use their Arts knowledge to their real world benefits! 

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Quirky Tumblr Thread Breaks down Just How Adorable Humans Are

Here's a very organized list of the silly things we do that might make us seem cute to someone watching us in a nature documentary. David Attenborough would be proud to narrate this one.

funny tumblr post about how adroable humans are
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