Check out these 10 short and scary stories. 1. Wife screams at her funeral 2. Just saw my reflection blink 3. We lost internet access. Forever 4. Hard drive failed, no backups 5. WhatsApp chat shared on Facebook 6. You awoke suddenly, buried alive 7. Alone in bed. Blanket shifts 8. Last person alive, hears knocking 9. Someone enjoys watching you sleep 10. Locked door opens by itselfRead More →

The fact that some pirates wore eye patches most likely had nothing to do with a missing eye, and everything to do with being able to see—specifically, above decks and below them. The eyes adapt quickly when going from darkness to light, studies have shown that it can take up to 25 minutes for them to adapt when going from bright light to darkness, which “requires the regeneration of photo pigments.” Pirates frequently had to move above and below decks, from daylight to near darkness, and Sheedy says the smart ones “wore a patch over one eye to keep it dark-adapted outside.” When the pirateRead More →

The ruling was first made in 1992, following the case known as The People v. Ramona Santorelli and Mary Lou Schloss. During that case, multiple women were arrested for violating decency laws. Like with many places where being topless is legal, it was argued then that it was discriminatory because the same standard wasn’t help to men. The New York Court of Appeals ruled in favor of the women, and it’s been legal ever since. Meanwhile, San Francisco could be in the process of banning nudity.Read More →