The Japanese Are Polishing Foil Balls Because Only The Japanese Can Polish Foil Balls

Here at Awkward, we love it when people take something mundane and turn it into something creative and unexpected. Because it helps us keep the lights on–but also, because we get a kick out of it! And the latest surprising creation is aluminum foil balls polished to perfection. Bored Panda shared this emerging Japanese trend, and…


12+ Memes About the Glory of Being Alone

Are you a loner or you like being around your fellow human beings? I definitely know which side of the fence I land on…and why I never talk to anyone. If you enjoy your alone time, you’ll relate to these memes. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. h/t: Smosh


11+ Photos That Perfectionists Will Love

Do you like all your ducks in a row? All your i’s dotted and t’s crossed? In other words, are you a perfectionist who seeks order in a chaotic and confusing world? Then read on and find some relief in these photos. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15….


7+ Tweets That Sum up the College Experience

College: what a great time in a young (or older) person’s life. You’re out of the house and on your own. You’re also kind of lazy, dumb, inexperienced, etc., so the whole experience adds up to confusing and hilarious situations! Enjoy these funny tweets that sum up the college experience. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5….


A Tribute To Mom Jeans

They were cropped at the ankle, with tapered legs that accentuated the width of your thighs, a sky-blue color that matched Jon Bon Jovi’s eyes, denim so thick you could crack a tooth on it, and of course, that high waist that turned the section from your ribcage to your crotch into one large amorphous, asexual…


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Drunk Guy Climbs Mountain

Imagine accomplishing an athletic feat without remembering any of it. Or even realizing you were competing! Most of probably don’t know what this feels like, but one Estonian man recently learned. His name is Pavel, and on a trip to the Italian Alps he got so drunk he climbed a mountain. By accident. Pavel, 30,…


15 Badass Cross Stitches For The 21st Century

For most of us, cross-stitching connotes wholesome, innocent fun–just like grandmas, who are most often associated with cross-stitching. My grandma made plenty of them, and her framed cross-stitches of lighthouses and sand pipers spruced up every room in her house without too much pizzazz. But when it comes to wholesome things, there are some among us whose…


9+ Tweets That Speak the Truth About Getting Older

There’s one thing in this life you can’t escape: Father Time. We’re all getting older by the second. In fact, by the time you read this, I’ll probably have a few more gray hairs on my head. But we can laugh about it, right? These tweets hit the nail right on the head. 1. 2. 3….


8+ Honest Tweets About Hooking Up

Everyone has some weird, funny, embarrassing, and/or horrifying stories about hooking up. Don’t act like you don’t, my friends. And these folks on Twitter know it, too. Get ready to relive some encounters you’d probably rather forget. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. h/t: Smosh


Meet The Guy Who Was Raised By Wolves, And Wants To Return To Them

As humans, we take fitting in for granted. Even the misfits among us usually find a tribe of our own. But as the story of Marcos Rodríguez Pantoja shows, our bonds are much less secure than we realize. Pantoja is 72-years-old now, but from the ages of seven to 19, he lived in a cave with…