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Fourteen Optical Illusions That Had Us Doing A Double Take

There isn't really a point to these optical illusion pics - they're just cool as hell and they'll give you a temporary distraction from everything happening in the world right now. Click here for some equally tricky pics of things that look like human faces!

Funny optical illusion images | person in a red shirt on a beach pretending to playing a piano drawn in the sand | giant ginger haired man with a beard dressed in purple standing in warped perspective
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Twitter Thread Explains Why Your Mental State Feels Like A Nightmare Right Now

These are incredibly strange times we're living in, and some of us are coping with being quarantined indefinitely better than others. This Twitter thread, written by Alexis Rockley, explains why you've been feeling rather off during this whole thing, but you just haven't been able to put your finger on why. We hope it'll shed a bit of insight into your own life. And always remember, it's important to be thankful for what you do have right now - trust us, it'll help.

Check out some mental health memes here.

Interesting Twitter thread about why people's emotional states are so all over the place during the pandemic | Alexis Rockley @alexisrockley Let be clear thread Those "all over place" feelings been having? They are symptoms stress, NOT personal failures yours. Do feel FLAKEY INCONSISTENT s b/c brain doesn't know news brace next, or next month will hold.
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42 Fascinating Pics That Show A Totally Unexpected Side Of History

We love nerding out over history pics and trivia tidbits. If you're also into that kind of thing, then you'll definitely love these photos that show different angles of well-known historical events that you almost certainly haven't seen before.

Go check out Life in Moments on Twitter for more fascinating pics from history!

interesting historical photographs, cool old photos, young Olenna Tyrell, woodstock crowd | attractive woman sitting on the back of a sofa. Diana Rigg aka Olenna Tyrell Game Thrones, 1967. Aerial shot Woodstock 1969.
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Our friends at Know Your Meme put together this video showing how different memes inspired by the COVID-19 pandemic have gained popularity since January, and it's quite fascinating!

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Fascinating Twitter Thread Sheds Light On Beethoven's Complicated Life

As laypeople, we have the tendency to put brilliant artists on a pedestal, forgetting that they too are human just like us. However, more often than not they face the same sorts of adversities as the rest of us would, and sometimes making it big just comes down to sheer luck.

Composer Ludwig van Beethoven was certainly of no exception, as this fascinating Twitter thread written by classical pianist doodlyroses will explain. It may be long, but trust us when we say that it's completely worth the read.

Interesting Twitter thread about Beethoven's life | tweet by doodlyroses Another thing people overlook they get hung up on deaf-guy-writing-music thing; they see music through an abled lens which deafness is something Beethoven overcame, not something which deafness actually led unique creative decisions!
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Fascinating Photographic Moments From History (30 Pics)

If you're a history nerd then you're definitely going to go nuts over these pics that document little-known events from modern history. And of course, if you'd like to see even more, check out Twitter account History in Snaps!

Fascinating pictures taken throughout history
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Riveting Space Facts For The Astro Nerds

When you start thinking about your life in the grand scheme of things, nothing truly matters because we're all just tiny specks of dust existing on a stupid little rock that's floating in circles around a slightly bigger rock that happens to be on fire. Anyway, ignore that existential bit and enjoy some fascinating nerdy facts about space!

Interesting facts about astronomy
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fascinating hilarious spelling Spock Star Trek - 5567181824
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FASCINATING now that I know you meant prohibition, it suddenly makes sense.

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