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15 Movie and TV Badasses to Model Your Life After

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John Rambo

The dude sews up his own wound with a needle and thread that he stores… IN HIS KNIFE. In the third Rambo installment, the guy cauterizes a wound with gunpowder and a match. Be like this.

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Harry Callahan

"Do you feel lucky, punk? Well, do ya?" Detective Callahan has the sort of "shoot first and ask questions later" attitude that every man should strive for.

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How Can You Avoid Getting Sick at Work?

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Wash Your Hands

The moment you hear a cough echoing through the hallway or notice the trash cans all filling up with tissues, you’re typically on red alert for the germy culprit. Once one person in the office gets sick, the bug will almost inevitably make it’s way around to you. Keep the cold at bay as long as possible with a few precautions.

First, and probably most obvious, is frequent hand washing. After using the restroom, before eating lunch, and after an encounter with the sick individual, be sure to soap up. When exiting a work the restroom, avoid the door knob if possible.

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Disinfect Work Area

Keep disinfecting wipes or spray handy to sanitize your workspace daily. This includes your phone, keyboard, mouse, pens and any other surface you touch on a regular basis. 

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15 Things You Didn’t Know About Diabetes

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Diabetes is a Leading Cause of Blindness

Why should you care about whether you have diabetes or not? One good reason is that having diabetes comes with the risk of serious complications. Not least of which is the potential to develop eye problems, including:

  • Glaucoma — 40% more likely
  • Cataracts — 60% more likely
  • Diabetic Retinopathy — can cause vision loss or even blindness

Regular eye exams are particularly important for people who have diabetes.

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Diabetes Can Cause Heart Disease

Heart disease is not something most people think of when they hear the word diabetes. But it’s important to know that heart attacks and strokes are more than twice as common in people with diabetes than in those who don’t suffer from the disease. Managing your diabetes can reduce your chances of developing heart disease.

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Guy Behaviors We Just Don’t Get

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Leaving the Toilet Seat Up

Because honestly, it’s not that hard to put down when you’re done. And no, we shouldn’t have to put it down for you, because like most men that aren’t courteous enough to put the seat down, you’re probably also not courteous enough to avoid peeing on the basin. No one should have to make up for your laziness and put their bare hands on your urine at the same time.

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Leaving Food Out

The mayo, the butter, the veggies and fruits; they all came out of the fridge, so why do you leave them out on the counter after you’ve made your plate? Not only can this become an expensive habit when you’re replacing all of that rotted food, but it implies that you think it’s someone else’s responsibility to put it all back for you.

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15 Surprising Facts About Adolf Hitler

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Original Name

Adolf Hitler is known as the Nazi tyrant that brought the world to the brink of destruction. While numerous books have been written about the Nazi leader, many people still don’t know these facts about Hitler.

Hitler was not his family’s original name. His father Alois Schicklgruber changed the family name to Hitler in 1877. It is the one thing Adolf appreciated that his father did.

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Not German

Hitler was not a natural German citizen. He was born in Austria but moved to Passau, Germany with his family when he was three. He renounced his Austrian citizenship on April 7, 1925, but did not become an actual German citizen until February 25th, 1932, when he was appointed an administrator for the state’s delegation.

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What Are Some Funky Facts About Feet?

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Under Pressure

When you run, the pressure placed on your feet can equate to as much as four times your body weight.

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Thick as Thieves

The skin on your feet is thicker than on any other part of your body.

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15 Strangest Things Ever Sent Into Space

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Walter White Bobblehead

Breaking Bad was a really good show, yet it is still nuts that people spent their hard earned money to send a Walter White Bobblehead into space just because they thought it was cool. The creepy looking thing reached a height of 85,000 feet and travelled 250 miles before landing. Unfortunately his head fell off upon reentry.

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Sex Doll

An adult entertainment company decided the best thing to do to promote their company would be to send one of their sex dolls, luckily dressed, into space. They attached her to a weather balloon and she amazingly made it to a height of over 100,000 feet before finally popping.

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15 Most Likable Movie Villains?

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Dr. Evil

The hero conquers incredible odds and defeats the villain; that movies are supposed to work. Every once in a while, there’s a film where we find ourselves rooting for the villain instead. Check out this list of likable villains that we love to watch!

One of everyone’s favorite villains of all time is Dr. Evil from the Austin Powers movies. This character is hilarious, because he sticks to all the classic Bond villain stereotypes while spouting off pop culture references and quotable one-liners. It’s hard to hate a villain that wants “frickin’ sharks with frickin’ laser beams attached to their heads.”

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Mugatu

Zoolander is one of the most quotable movies of all time, and the character of Mugatu is no exception. This evil fashion designer is actually one of the most down-to-Earth characters in a movie full of bizarre personalities, but just makes him more believable and likable. If Zoolander ever gets a sequel, then Mugatu needs to be a part of it.

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15 Most Likable Movie Villains?

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Dr. Evil

The hero conquers incredible odds and defeats the villain; that movies are supposed to work. Every once in a while, there’s a film where we find ourselves rooting for the villain instead. Check out this list of likable villains that we love to watch!

One of everyone’s favorite villains of all time is Dr. Evil from the Austin Powers movies. This character is hilarious, because he sticks to all the classic Bond villain stereotypes while spouting off pop culture references and quotable one-liners. It’s hard to hate a villain that wants “frickin’ sharks with frickin’ laser beams attached to their heads.”

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Mugatu

Zoolander is one of the most quotable movies of all time, and the character of Mugatu is no exception. This evil fashion designer is actually one of the most down-to-Earth characters in a movie full of bizarre personalities, but just makes him more believable and likable. If Zoolander ever gets a sequel, then Mugatu needs to be a part of it.

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10 Crazy Facts from Outer Space

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Goodnight Moon

The moon is slowly drifting away from the Earth at a rate of 3.8cm per year. This also affects the Earth’s rotation, which slows by a nearly indetectable 2 milliseconds every 100 years.

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Make it Rain

Water isn’t exactly the first thing you’d expect to find in the deep and cold vacuum of space, but a massive cloud of water vapor actually exists that contains 140 times the mass of Earth’s oceans! Approxmately 10 billion light years from Earth, a quasar is actually emitting this water vapor rather than sucking it in.

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