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Phantom Vibrations

Have you ever felt your phone vibrate, but the sensation wasn’t real? Researchers at Indiana University-Purdue University at Fort Wayne call it “phantom vibration.” The Atlantic‘s Robinson Meyer summarized their study in eleven points: 1. Many, many people experience phantom vibrations. 89 percent of the undergrad participants in this current study had felt phantom vibrations. In [...]

5 Stories of People Delivered as Cargo

You hear about cases of smugglers who traffic in slaves or illegal immigrants as cargo, often with horrific outcomes. But there are a few stories of people who shipped themselves by mail or cargo carrier which turned out relatively happily. It’s not so easy to do that with today’s regulations. Do not attempt this yourself. 1. [...]

7 Highly Successful High School Dropouts

It’s a common belief in America these days that without a high school diploma, you have no future. This opinion may be true to some extent, but it’s certainly not a hard and fast rule. There are a lot of highly successful people in this world who never even completed high school. One of these successful [...]