7 Twisted Writers and the Disturbing Ways They Died

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Writers are bat-sh*t crazy! And these outrageously game-changing authors and poets are no exception! From sticking their heads into ovens to filling their mouth-holes with shotguns, these twisted wordsmiths deaths are anything but ordinary. 1. Mark Twain nov 30 1885- apr 21 1910 Author William Faulkner was quoted believing Mark Twain to be the “father […]

10 Books That Changed The World… For Better or Worse

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From promoting learning to establishing morality, books have had a huge impact on the development of culture, law, science, and more. In some cases, books make such a big impact – whether good or bad – that they become significant pieces of history. These 10 books changed the way we think about the world, pioneered […]

5 Unconventional Ways to Learn a Foreign Language

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Wish you could communicate with your company’s Japanese suppliers? Afraid to hike the Andes because the little Spanish you crammed in your head in high school has since evaporated? Want to impress the hot Portuguese guy/ girl in your dance class? Whatever your reason, it seems like everybody is trying to get on the foreign […]

7 of the Steamiest Love Scenes from Classic Literature

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Classic literature can get a bad rap. Sometimes it gets stereotyped as boring, long-winded, and stuffy. But it’s not true! Many classic novels feature passages not just suggestive, but downright explicit. Here are the top seven steamiest love scenes from canonical fiction. 1. Dracula Readers may think that sexy vampires are a new trend brought […]

11 Untranslatable Words You Didn’t Know Existed

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Language has always been a curiously complex phenomenon. While Eskimos have 100 different words for snow we still struggle to find the right vocabulary to express love in our own tongues. The list of words that can’t be deciphered from one vernacular to another are outstandingly beautiful. Here are 11 untranslatable word you didn’t know […]

How Being Bilingual Makes Your Brain Badass!

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“Oh Sh*#%! Learning a second language actually makes your brain grow??!!” is not something often spoken nowadays. Maybe it doesn’t make your brain as badass as you’d like, but it does help.With some sort of standard branded into our public school system, as of late, we’ve maintained a steady progression in bilingually equipped humans. Thanks […]