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Did Any Musicians Actually Put Backwards Satanic Messages in Their Songs?

Jun 14, 2022

“Here’s to my sweet Satan. I sing because I live with Satan. He will give those with him 666. There was a little toolshed where he made us suffer, sad Satan.”  These are the disturbing words which appear when the 1971 Led Zeppelin masterpiece “Stairway to Heaven” is played in reverse – or so it is widely claimed. In the 1970s and 80s, a moral panic spread among American Evangelical groups about rock bands hiding satanic and other subversive messages in their music. These mes ...read more

Has Anyone Ever ‘Cut the Red Wire’ to Defuse a Bomb?

Jun 13, 2022

It’s a scenario we’ve all seen a hundred times: our hero discovers a bomb planted by the villains, the countdown flashing in bright red numbers on the timer. Armed with only a pair of wire cutters, he opens the bomb and roots through the tangle of multi-coloured wires within, frantically searching for the right one to cut. Is it the red one or the blue one? Or maybe the yellow one? With his and dozens of other lives on the line, with shaking hands he makes his choice as the timer ticks ...read more

5 Things You Should Know – Part 461

Jun 13, 2022

Here are 5 things you should know. 1. If someone yells “behind” in a kitchen, it means “don’t move or I’ll hit you.” They’re not asking you to step aside. People have workplace accidents because of this misunderstanding all the time. If somebody is carrying, say, a scalding hot pot of soup and they say “behind,” a lot of newbies’ first instinct is to jump out of the way, resulting in them colliding with the person who called out. Instead, stand stock still until they ...read more

11 Best Eyebrow Growth Serums for Thicker, Bolder Brows

Jun 13, 2022

rd.com, via merchant (3) The bolder, the better For years, pencil-thin brows were on-trend, and tweezing, plucking, waxing, threading, and laser hair removal were big parts of your grooming regimen. But everything old is new again, and that means full, bushy, notice-me brows are back and bolder than ever. For those whose natural brows leave something to be desired, though, eyebrow growth serums can help hair to grow in fuller and thicker. Over the years, our quest for perfect eyebro ...read more

Cultivator No.6 Winston Churchill’s Trench-Digging White Elephant

Jun 13, 2022

Generals, it is said, are always ready to fight the last war. Never has this adage been more true than in the years 1939-1941, when the Nazi blitzkrieg swept its way across Europe. German divisions, spearheaded by tanks and supported by ground-attack aircraft, either steamrollered over or bypassed entirely the French Maginot Line and other fortifications built to keep them out, rendering thirty years of military thought and planning obsolete overnight. Yet despite this rude awakening, many ...read more

How to Help with Gun Control: 12 Things You Can Do Now to Stop Gun Violence

Jun 13, 2022

Recent mass shootings have galvanized people who support gun control legislation. Here's how to turn your concern into concrete actions. The recent mass shooting in Uvalde, Texas, killed 19 grade school students and two elementary school teachers—and devastated the entire country. In the wake of the violence, many Americans are looking for ways to help the victims and families and asking how to help with gun control to prevent school shootings in the future. And they’re struggling with w ...read more

15 Best Reusable Coffee Cups That Keep Your Brew Hot for Hours

Jun 12, 2022

via Merchant (3) Coffee cups for a smaller carbon footprint The last time you visited your favorite coffee shop for your daily brew, you may have noticed a bunch of people bringing their own reusable coffee cup for the barista to fill. With climate change such a serious issue, the world is focusing on sustainable living, and you may want to consider buying a reusable cup or two yourself. Not only will it help save the planet, but over the long term, it’ll also save you money. As w ...read more

This $70 Magnetic iPhone Charger Is a Dupe for Apple’s Portable MagSafe Battery Pack

Jun 12, 2022

Every editorial product is independently selected, though we may be compensated or receive an affiliate commission if you buy something through our links. Ratings and prices are accurate and items are in stock as of time of publication. Power banks are a thing of the past. Instead, opt for a barely-there magnetic charger that reviewers say is better than its $100 Apple counterpart. Whether you’re a frequent traveler or have an iPhone with poor battery life, you know that lugging around ...read more

This Social Media-Loved Mini Desk Vacuum Keeps Your Workspace Tidy

Jun 12, 2022

Every editorial product is independently selected, though we may be compensated or receive an affiliate commission if you buy something through our links. Ratings and prices are accurate and items are in stock as of time of publication. The ODISTAR mini desk vacuum isn’t just adorable. It magically picks up crumbs and dust from small surface areas. It’s official: TikTok is here to stay. That’s thanks to its addictive content and the trends that have followed (slugging and Bissell ...read more