Lucid Dreaming. By lucid dreaming, you can gain complete control over the one place that no one will ever care about: your imagination.
Just The Facts Lucid dreaming is a scientifically proven phenomenon. While some get into lucid dreaming in order to treat chronic nightmares, or to experience all facets of the human experience, approximately 99.8% of people use it as a tool for cheap and interactive 3D porn. A lucid dream is a dream in which the dreamer is aware that he or she is dreaming, and he or she can even choose to control and manipulate his or her dream.
Dream, dream, dream. How to Take Control of Your Dreams: So, you've doubled your weight over the past five years, you own a record-shattering collection of greasy pizza boxes and broken aspirations, and you're beginning to consider installing a toilet bowl in the place of your computer chair? In order to even begin to get control over your dreams, there are a few preliminary tasks you must complete. The Tasks: 1. "What? " Calm down! 2. 5 Real Life Soldiers Who Make Rambo Look Like a Pussy. We all understand that action movies are cheesy escapism.
After all, could one commando really take out a whole compound full of bad guys? Actually, yes. It turns out the history books are full of stories of soldiers doing things so badass they'd hesitate to put them into a film for fear of killing the realism. Like these five, for example. #5. Who Was He? Simo Hayha had a fairly boring life in Finland. Since the majority of fighting took place in the forest, he figured the best way to stop the invasion was to grab his trusty rifle, a couple of cans of food and hide in a tree all day shooting Russians.
7 Creepy Video Game Easter Eggs You'll Wish Were Never Found. Video game Easter eggs can be a fun way to motivate players to continue exploring a game they've completed ... or they can be terrifying experiences that make sure the players never go near that game again.
We've told you about those Easter eggs that took years to be found; here are some more that we wish had remained undiscovered. #7. Portal 2 -- Hidden Messages and Rape-y Sounds Portal 2 brought us everything we loved about the first game (portals) and left out everything we hated (cake-related meme horseshit). What it also brought us is a whole bunch of weird secrets, and some of them are downright creepy. Who knew a game about ripping holes in reality could get creepy? For instance, in one of the earlier test chambers of the game, you can find an abandoned room hidden off to the side of the level, much like the abandoned rooms found in the original game. Above: Either a screen grab from Portal, or literally any alley in Philadelphia. 6 Insane Discoveries That Science Can't Explain. We like to feel superior to the people who lived centuries ago, what with their shitty mud huts and curing colds by drilling a hole in their skulls.
But we have to give them credit: They left behind some artifacts that have left the smartest of modern scientists scratching their heads. For instance, you have the following enigmas that we believe were created for no other purpose than to fuck with future generations. The Voynich Manuscript The Mystery: The Voynich manuscript is an ancient book that has thwarted all attempts at deciphering its contents. It appears to be a real language--just one that nobody has seen before. Translation: "...and when you get her to put the tennis racket in her mouth, have her stand in a fountain for a while.
There is not even a consensus on who wrote it, or even when it was written. 6 Shockingly Affordable Sci-Fi Inventions. #3.
A Universal Translator VoxTec Price: $1,900 The fixer of many a plot hole, the universal translator is, in one way or another, a key element of pretty much every sci-fi movie released since the original Star Trek series. Forget about having to learn a foreign language -- you just talk into the machine, and it turns around and translates for you on the fly. Voxtec Now, thanks to modern advancements, mankind has finally created a working universal translator.
6 Things You Won't Believe Animals Do Just Like Us. Being a human is a pretty sweet gig, all things considered.
We've got opposable thumbs so dexterous they could start their own Cirque du Soleil troupe and brains so ripped our skulls can barely contain them. But before you grab your dog and give him a triumphant "IN YOUR (FAITHFUL, ADORABLE) FACE! " you should know that some of the traits and behaviors that make us human are also demonstrated by other animals. The 6 Most Frequently Quoted Brain Facts (That Are Total BS)
After millennia of research, experts still don't know very much about the human brain.
As such, most of what you have picked up on the subject from pop culture is just laughably wrong. 5 Common Crime Fighting Tactics (Statistics Say Don't Work) #2.
Jails Are Turning Nonviolent Offenders Into Repeat Offenders Take two guys convicted of a nonviolent crime, like smoking a bong in a parking lot. 21 Things We Secretly Suspect about the Opposite Sex Slideshow. The 8 Creepiest Glitches Hidden in Popular Video Games. We've told you about the creepiest video game Easter eggs ever found.
But Easter eggs are hidden details that someone intentionally put there to mess with you -- their horror is still limited by the human imagination. No, the most terrifying game moments are when lines of code go awry to make characters start looking, and behaving, like monsters. Lines of code, or maybe demonic possession. You be the judge. 22 Internet Memes That Will Baffle Future Historians Slideshow. 6 Fictional Places You Didn't Know Actually Existed. Part of what makes fantasy and sci-fi appealing is that it's not just a bunch of characters -- it's a whole world.
One you want to live in. That's true even if it's an objectively bad place -- Gotham City looks like a shithole, but who wouldn't trade their current life with a chance to go there and fight supercriminals with Batman? Of course, that's part of the frustration, too -- we'll never actually see the Shire or Mordor firsthand. But you can come pretty close, because it turns out a lot of these fantasy settings were based on real places.
For instance ... 6 Pop Culture Mysteries That Were Solved by Fans. Pop culture is full of unsolved mysteries, like "Was Tony Danza the boss? " "What happened to Tony Danza's career? " and "Is Tony Danza even alive? " Some of them are even unrelated to Tony Danza. And some that we thought would never find an answer finally did, but only through the effort of dedicated fans with way too much time on their hands. 6 Baffling Early Prototypes of Your Favorite Video Games. #3. Super Mario Bros. 2 Wasn't a Mario Game The Game We Know: Remember when we said that Mario should stick to stomping on things? Well, Super Mario Bros. 2 is the best evidence of that. Much like Zelda II, Highlander 2 or Daniel Baldwin, Super Mario Bros. 2 was the baffling embarrassment of its series.
We meet again, green ... frog ... thing! Nintendo went back to the original formula in Super Mario Bros. 3, but the question is, why would they even change it in the first place? 19 Things Old People Suspect About Modern Culture Slideshow. 7 Bizarre Easter Eggs Hidden in Great Works of Art. We tend to think of classic art as being all dignified and serious, if perhaps a little stuffy. But that's only because we're not looking closely enough. As we've pointed out before, a lot of classical art is like a "Where's Waldo? " picture, but with more bare breasts and less mockery from your peers if they catch you puzzling over it. #7. The Ambassadors Wikipedia. 6 Scientific Discoveries That Laugh in the Face of Physics. As we've pointed out before, there are some startlingly simple questions that science can't answer. And then there are the special occasions where the universe up and does a freaking magic trick that seems to be designed by an unjust, all-powerful entity dedicated to making scientists slowly pull off their glasses while saying, "What in the hell?
" For instance ... #6. The Sun Can Make Stuff Hotter Than Itself We intuitively understand the direction that energy travels -- from the thing with energy to the thing with less energy. GettyThat asshole always has to be the center of attention. 6 Surprisingly Advanced Ways Animals Use Medicine. We humans think we're so smart. We invented penicillin. We used to go to the moon. Sure, animals are good for a laugh or two, but if one of them gets sick, who's going to take care of it? The Top 8 Unintentionally Hilarious Vehicles Ridden Into War. #4. The Japanese I-400 Submarine Was Designed by Wile E. 21 Images You Won't Believe Aren't Photosphopped (Part 8) This is the latest edition of our most popular feature, in which we demonstrate that the truth is stranger than Photoshop.
Here are more photos that will make every poster in the comment section scream "FAKE! " If You Could Photoshop the Real World Article. 8 Things You Won't Believe Can Be Hacked. If movies are to be believed, hackers are mostly kept busy fighting the man with CGI animations of smiley faces, or else dwelling in the darkest corners of their mothers' basements and doing purely nerdy stuff that never affects the real world. But neither assumption is true: Hacking does not look like a rad skateboarder busting a kickflip over an onyx tower, and hackers do gain access to things that can affect your daily life ... and sometimes, even end it. #8.
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