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Flip Flops Saved This Woman’s Life. No, Really.

Metro Jennifer Lyons’ narrowly avoided getting electrocuted when the satellite dish on top of her home was struck by lightning. The 30,000-volt strike forced plugs out of the walls and sent debris flying everywhere. Lyons herself was knocked back by the bolt. She still managed to escape electrocution by the skin of her teeth. Well, […]

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25 Reasons You Should Never Visit Greece

Nope, might as well stay home. 1. Some people seem to believe that Greece is a beautiful place. View this image › Visit Greece / Creative Commons / Via Mountain Side in Halkidiki Halkidiki. 2. And that they have some of the most beautiful beaches in the world. View this image › Visit Greece / […]

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18 Stunning Photos That Prove Earth Isn’t So Bad

Suck it, Mars! 1. Need a reason to stop staring at your phone? Look up! View this image › Chris Zielecki / CC BY-NC-SA / Via Flickr: zanthia Redwood National and State Parks, California, United States 2. Everything the light touches is beautiful. View this image › StormSignal / CC BY-SA / Via Flickr: stormsignal […]

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This Is What An Upside-Down Iceberg Looks Like

Belly up! Here’s what the icy behemoths look like when they’ve had a few too many. 1. On a recent excursion to Antarctica, San Francisco-based filmmaker and designer Alex Cornell, 30, caught a rare glimpse of an iceberg’s underside. View this image › Alex Cornell / Via alexcornell.com Most icebergs’ hefty bodies are submerged under […]

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