The Beatles are arguably the most popular band of all time. Their music is heard everywhere and known by almost everyone. A huge number of their songs became number one hits, all over the world. And yet, for all that fame and infamy, there are a handful of Beatles songs that the average person has never even heard of. These songs were released in strange places, or never even released until long after the band had broken up, and as a result only hardcore Beatles fans know about them. As crazy as it sounds to call any song by the…


The Beatles are arguably the most popular band of all time. Their music is extremely well known and a large number of their songs became number one hits, all over the world. And yet, for all that fame and infamy, there are a handful of Beatles songs that the average person has never even heard of. These songs were released in strange places, or never even released until long after the band had broken up, and as a result only hardcore Beatles fans know about them. As strange as it sounds to call any song by the most famous band…


The Beatles are arguably the most popular band of all time. Their music is heard everywhere and known by almost everyone. A huge number of their songs became number one hits, all over the world. And yet, for all that fame and infamy, there are a handful of Beatles songs that the average person has never even heard of. These songs were released in strange places, or never even released until long after the band had broken up, and as a result only hardcore Beatles fans know about them. As crazy as it sounds to call any song by the…


Picture of Ringo Starr wearing glasses in dark lighting
Picture of Ringo Starr wearing glasses in dark lighting
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Ringo Starr exists in a type of fame paradox; widely regarded as the least important member of the most famous band of all time, he is incredibly well-known and yet often overlooked and underappreciated. Many people have already written about how he actually contributed a lot to the Beatles and their signature sound, but far fewer people come to the defense of his solo career. I’ve heard people who are huge Beatle fans admit to never listening to his solo songs. Part of the sigma might come from the fact that he doesn’t write all of his own songs, but…


a box of “Captain Crunch Cotton Candy Crunch cereal”, with a bowl of the cereal in front of it. Both are blue and pink.
a box of “Captain Crunch Cotton Candy Crunch cereal”, with a bowl of the cereal in front of it. Both are blue and pink.
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I may be a little late to the bandwagon with this cereal. It was released last summer, but for some reason I’m only seeing it sold in stores now. Perhaps it just took a while for it to become available on a wider scale. It could also be a seasonal cereal, though I can’t find any confirmation of that. In any case, it’s currently being sold almost everywhere in my hometown.

This cereal is technically a variant of Oops! All Berries, but with a cotton candy flavor and color scheme.The flavor is authentic to cotton candy, or as close as…


The Beatles are arguably the most popular band of all time. Their music is heard everywhere and is extremely well known. A huge number of their songs became number one hits, all over the world. And yet, for all that fame and infamy, there are a handful of Beatles songs that the average person has never even heard of. These songs were released in strange places, or never even released until long after the band had broken up, and as a result only hardcore Beatles fans know about them. As crazy as it sounds to call any song by the…


When you’re trying to be productive, sometimes focusing on the task at hand seems like the only thing that matters. Taking a break to do some random little activity is frowned upon. But a lot of the little things we do everyday actually help us stay focused, strengthen our brains, and help us relax. Here are five random things you probably already do that can help strengthen your mind.

1. Doodling

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Doodling is often something you do when you’re bored,like when you tune out a long lecture in order to scribble cartoons on a piece of paper.

But in a study where…


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I’m playing Animal Crossing: New Horizons. I spot a tiger beetle running along the beach and give chase, only to accidentally scare away an Atlas moth that was perched on a nearby tree. I also scare away a large fish, but that doesn’t bother me nearly as much as the moth. It was probably just a sea bass anyways.

Fishing and catching bugs are the two main gameplay mechanics of Animal Crossing, the two “hardest” things you can do in the game. You have your bug encyclopedia and your fish encyclopedia, they each get a dedicated wing of the museum…


The world is full of amazing creatures, but sometimes it seems like the most flashy ones only live in tropical settings or otherwise far away from the United States. The wildlife of the U.S. has a reputation for being bland and boring compared to the rest of the world. However that couldn’t be farther from the truth. The U.S. is home to all sorts of crazy “exotic” animals and plants, many of which can’t be found anywhere else in the world. Below is a list of 6 bizarre, striking, and exotic creatures that live in the U.S.

1. Hickory Horned Devil

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Verity Aron

Freelance writer and collage radio DJ. I write about music, biology, and pop culture.

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