People Who Look Like Thumbs: Do They Really Exist?

On the latest episode of the Awkward Human Survival Guide, we received a question about a woman who looks like a “thumbs up.”  They didn’t include a picture, so we did some research to find out if these thumb people truly exist.  In short, they do.

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Weekly Roundup: August 8 – August 12

Welcome back to our weekly roundup! This week we’re talking about hitting dates with cars, reality TV suicides, a Michelin star street vendor, opposites, and ayahuasca.

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Imagine How Annoying His Facebook Page Is After Running 50 Marathons Back-to-Back

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Look at that smug face. That’s the face of ultramarathon runner Dean Karnazes. He ran 50 marathons back-to-back. How is that possible? Dean has a condition that allows him to run endlessly because lactic acid never builds up in his muscles, allowing that smug face and that smug body to run for as long as he pleases. Read More!

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The Puppy Pinwheel Is as Cute as Binge-Eating Can Get

Awh! Look at that. Look at all those little binge eaters binge eating. Tails wagging, heads butting, jaws chomping, feet walking in furious circles. I bet Sarah from the party last weekend didn’t look this cute when she ate 3 pizzas and downed an entire 2 liter jug of Dr. Pepper in less than 20 minutes!

Evidence Suggests Moose May Be Attracted to Wind Chimes

If you thought that keeping the garbage locked up is all you need to keep wild animals out of your backyard, then think again.

The evidence comes from Britta Schroeder, who captured a video of a moose orchestrating various harmonic tones using the wind chimes on her porch. The event took place at her cabin near the Delani National Park and Preserve.

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Maybe Hearing Your Annoying Facebook Statuses Will Make You Stop

It’s easier than ever to share a thought with a number of online friends or the entire Internet with the click of a few buttons. However, all those subtweets and passive-aggressive Facebook statuses aren’t doing most of your friends any good. Also, if you have to tell someone something, it might be best do do it privately in some cases.

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Great Advice From a Teacher Who Knows Best About What Students Need

Being a student isn’t easy at any age. With all sorts of pressures – which of course include school work – mental and physical health are often overlooked. This is especially true as students prepare for exams. In an interesting move, there’s one teacher who prepared the list below about how students should study for SATs.

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