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Op deze pagina vind je een overzicht van de bekende en minder bekende Buitenlandse Blogs waaronder Lifehacker, Ned Hardy, Uproxx, Oddity Central, The Daily Dot, Bits and Pieces, Busted Coverage, Klyker Picdumps, Acid Cow, Linkiest, Mother Jones, Messy Nessy Chic, Barnorama, Thrill Blender, Awkward Family Photo’s en Video’s that Suck. Het merendeel van de Blogs is in het Engels, maar je komt op de blogpagina overzichten ook Duitse, Zweedse of anderstalige blogs tegen.



  • Does Buying Carbon Offsets Even Do Anything?
    If you’re traveling again and have any amount of anxiety over climate change, you might have considered whether to buy carbon offset credits to minimize the environmental impact of your flight. One study found that 8% of carbon emissions across the globe are generated by tourism—and approximately half of that... Read more »
  • VideoYour iPhone's Alarm Doesn't Have to Be so Annoying
    We all know the iPhone’s alarm is anything but a gentle wake-up. “Radar,” as the alert tone is called, is abrasive, startling, and unforgiving. In contrast with the competition, Samsung in particular, it seems Apple designed its default alarm to punish all of us heavy sleepers. We don’t have to... Read more »
  • Why You Should Teach Your Kid to Invest While They’re Still a Kid
    If you’re a parent, I’m sure you’re trying to teach your child to save their money—but if you want to set your child up for a deeper level of financial success, you have to teach them the difference between saving and investing. This early lesson in financial literacy could be... Read more »
  • How Cold Is Too Cold to Run Outside?
    When I signed up for that spring marathon, I envisioned myself at the end of a breezy race day: exhausted, victorious, and comfortable in weather-appropriate leggings and a tee shirt. What I failed to consider then, and what I am reckoning with now, is the reality of marathon training in... Read more »
  • How to Remove Stubborn Carpet Padding From Your Hardwood Floors
    If you aren’t the first owner of your home, you are likely to encounter out-of-date and worn carpeting. But sometimes, if you’re lucky, there are beautiful hardwood floors under the old carpet that are just crying out for their chance to shine once more. The tricky part, though, is removing... Read more »
  • The Easiest, Cheapest Way to Train by Heart Rate
    With fitness watches becoming more popular over the years, training by heart rate has gotten even more accessible—you can just glance down at your Garmin, Fitbit, Apple Watch, or whatever expensive gadget you wear on your wrist to find out how your heart rate is doing. But what if you... Read more »
  • The Secret to Making Colonoscopy Prep Bearable
    Many signs can tip you off to the fact that you are becoming an old person. Your neighbors suddenly seeming loud and obnoxious instead of like the hosts of terrific parties, for example. You develop a sudden preference for footwear that is “comfortable.” You realize you have no idea who... Read more »

    Ned Hardy

  • 20 Asexual Memes That Hits The Nail On The Head
    This post goes out to all those on the asexual spectrum, the aromantics, the aro-aces, the grey-asexuals and the aegosexuals. Who’s tired of being told this is something you will grow out of or that you just need to meet the right person? If you rather choose cake over sex,... Read more »
  • Whatever Happened To Thomas Wilson Brown? (2022 Update)
    Thomas Wilson Brown was born on December 27, 1972, in Santa Fe, New Mexico. The circumstances of his birth made him the stuff of legend at a young age, and he only grew in stature as an actor and entertainer from then on. Today, he’s mostly known for his work... Read more »
  • Whatever Happened To Richard Tyson? (2022 Update)
    Richard Martin Tyson is an American actor who is best known for his roles in the films "Platoon", "Pretty in Pink", "Bloodhounds of Broadway", and "There’s Something About Mary". He was born on February 13, 1961, in Mobile, Alabama, making him 61 years old at the time of writing this... Read more »
  • Whatever Happened To Raye Hollitt (Zap From American Gladiators)?
    Raye Hoillitt was born on April 17, 1964 in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania. Hollitt was described as a "jock" in high school, and attended Lake-Lehman High School. She played volleyball and also ran track and field after class. After graduating from high school in Pennsylvania, she went on to take up bodybuilding.... Read more »
  • VideoWhat Happened To Layne Staley’s Teeth?
    Who Is Layne Staley? No one can talk about the grunge movement without mentioning the name of Layne Staley. He was part of one of the most influential bands to come out of Seattle during the early 90s, Alice in Chains. AIC was grunge personified and its frontman, Staley, is... Read more »
  • 10 Things That Made Us Smile This Week
    1. An 83 year old Turkish man lost everything he had in fire but saved his kitten. People bought a new house for him and his cats. Ali Meşe, from Ordu Province in the Black Sea region of Turkey, burned his house down after trying to light his wood stove... Read more »
  • VideoWhatever Happened To Lynn Red Williams?
    In the late 80s, Lynn "Red" Williams was a well-known football player and American Gladiator. He has been in many commercials, TV shows, and movies since his time on American Gladiators. In the 1990s he even had a part in Mortal Kombat. And he disappeared from public life for some... Read more »

    Oddity Central

  • Scientists Create Strong Bubble That Only Popped After 465 Days
    Bubbles are fragile structures that only last a few seconds before popping, but a team of scientists has apparently found a way to keep bubbles from bursting for over a year. Soap bubbles are subject to a series of processes that cause them to pop in a matter of seconds,... Read more »
  • Man Fathers Four Children in Fifteen Years from Inside an Israeli Prison
    A Palestinian man who spent 15 years in an Israeli prison recently explained how he was able to father four kids during that time, despite not being able to be intimate with his wife. Rafat Al-Qarawi was arrested in 2006 for terror activity during the Second Intifada against Israel and... Read more »
  • Man Makes Up to $215 a Day Waiting in Line on Behalf of Other People
    A 31-year-old man from the UK works as an “expert waiter” in his spare time, spending hours in long queues on behalf of rich people too busy to do it themselves. For the last three years, Freddie Beckitt, a historical fiction writer from Fulham, in the United Kingdom, has been... Read more »
  • Doctors Baffled by Health of 87-Year-old Homeless Man Who Hasn’t Bathed in 67 Years
    An 87-year-old Iranian man who has been living on the streets and hasn’t taken a bath in almost seven decades recently baffled scientists with his good health. We first wrote about Amou Haji in 2014, dubbing him ‘the world’s dirtiest man‘. At the time, he was living in a small... Read more »
  • Lingerie Company Launches Line of Lace Underwear for Men
    Japanese lingerie manufacturer Wacoal recently launched a line of lace boxer briefs for men that are said to be both beautiful and functional. Lace lingerie doesn’t sound like the most masculine thing ever, but reputed underwear company Wacoal didn’t just jump into this project blindly. In November of last year,... Read more »
  • 85-Year-Old Man Gets 11 Covid-19 Vaccine Jabs, Claims He’s Never Felt Better
    An 85-year-old man from India’s Bihar state is being investigated after claiming to have received 11 Covid-19 vaccine doses in less than a year. Brahmdeo Mandal, a retired postman from Bihar’s Madhepura district was stopped from getting what he claimed would have been his 12th Covid-19 shot at the beginning... Read more »
  • The Crooked Bush of Saskatchewan – An Intriguing Botanical Anomaly
    Saskatchewan’s Crooked Bush, a small grove of aspen trees that grew in a very unusual way, is a botanical oddity that has fascinated both tourists and scientists for years. Aspen trees don’t usually grow crooked. Like most other threes, they grow straight up, towards the sun, but not the specimens... Read more »


  • Klyker Picdump (60 photos)
    Another day, another Klyker picdump. Today klyker.com brings you a collection of 60 random funny pictures to keep you entertained. January 25, 2022. Don’t forget to check out the previous Klyker Picdump The post Klyker Picdump (60 photos) first appeared on KLYKER.COM.... Read more »
  • Hot Girls In Stockings #19 (55 photos)
    Okay nylon lovers, feast your eyes on these 55 pics of hot girls in stockings. There’s even more hot girls in stockings The post Hot Girls In Stockings #19 (55 photos) first appeared on KLYKER.COM.... Read more »
  • It’s Time For Some Cool And Interesting Facts #257 (43 photos)
    It’s always a good time to learn something new so today klyker.com brings you 43 cool and interesting facts about Game of Thrones, Thomas Edison, the largest pumpkin, Tokyo, Tom Hanks, the Philippines, T.S. Eliot and more. Read 48 more Cool And Interesting Facts The post It’s Time For Some Cool And Interesting Facts #257... Read more »
  • Ridiculous Restaurant Serving (60 photos)
    60 examples of ridiculous restaurant serving that will make you say: Okay, it’s just too much! The post Ridiculous Restaurant Serving (60 photos) first appeared on KLYKER.COM.... Read more »
  • 41 Awesome Designs (41 photos)
    Here’s 41 examples of really awesome designs. The post 41 Awesome Designs (41 photos) first appeared on KLYKER.COM.... Read more »
  • Meanwhile On Russian Social Media #122 (43 photos)
    Here’s 43 more pictures of cringe-worthy Russians proving that Russian social media is a crazy place. Check out more strange people from Russian Social Media The post Meanwhile On Russian Social Media #122 (43 photos) first appeared on KLYKER.COM.... Read more »

    Mother Jones

  • Oil Firms Claim Baltimore’s Climate Lawsuit Threatens US Energy Security
    This story was originally published by the Guardian and is reproduced here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration US oil firms have been accused of using scare tactics after telling a federal court on Tuesday that lawsuits alleging fossil fuel companies lied about the climate crisis could threaten America’s oil supply. At a... Read more »
  • The Oil Industry Is Terrified of College Kids
    This story was originally published by Slate and is reproduced here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. Harvard University’s September decision to stop investing in fossil fuel companies, and to let its current investments in the sector expire without renewal, was widely hailed as one of the biggest climate victories in recent history. And for good reason—it... Read more »
  • Will This Court Case End the “Subminimum Wage”?
    The average tipped food-service worker clocks well over 40 hours a week, including weekends and holidays, for an average of $24,000 a year. Benefits are practically non-existent, and there’s no disputing that the pay is low: many employers, including some of the most profitable food firms in the country, aren’t... Read more »
  • Virginia School Boards Sue to Stop Glenn Youngkin’s Order Making Masks Optional
    The day Glenn Youngkin assumed office as the governor of Virginia, he signed an executive order allowing parents to circumvent local school district requirements and send their children to school unmasked. The order immediately sparked pushback from some parents, public health experts, and Virginia pediatricians, who issued a collective statement urging... Read more »
  • Newt Gingrich Sure Sounds Like He Wants January 6 Committee Members Jailed
    Newt Gingrich, the former Republican House speaker, raised quite a few eyebrows on Sunday after raising the prospect of jail time for members of the congressional special committee investigating the January 6 attack on the Capitol. Gingrich’s logic, which predicted that the GOP would take back the House this November,... Read more »
  • VideoInside the Years-Long Global Effort to Save This Tiny Mexican Fish
    This story was originally published by Atlas Obscura and is reproduced here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. At first glance, there’s nothing remarkable about Mexico’s tequila splitfin fish. Only two and a half inches long, the fish aren’t colorful or poisonous. They aren’t particularly fast. They don’t change colors or exhibit other... Read more »
  • Saturday Was the 49th Anniversary of Roe. The Landmark Ruling May Not See Its 50th.
    Saturday marked the 49th anniversary of the 1973 Supreme Court decision that established the constitutional right to abortion, but many believe the landmark ruling will not make it to its 50th.  “We are at a crisis point,” Planned Parenthood CEO Alexis McGill Johnson has said, as the Supreme Court considers a Mississippi... Read more »

    Messy Nessy Chic

  • The Weird and Wonderful Wheels of Jay Ohrberg
    He has designed the “Ghostbusters” ambulance car, the “Knight Rider” car, the RoboCop car, the “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle'” van, the Pink Panther mobile, and just about every impressive televised car worth a mention. Step aside Elon Musk, this truck driver and stunt racer turned carmaker from Illinois is arguably... Read more »
  • 13 Things I Found on the Internet Today (Vol. DLXXXVII)
    1. This insane Connecticut Castle listed on Zillow Built in 2010 by the “great-grandson of a Chicago steel tycoon” the 18,777 square-foot estate, nestled on top of seventy-five acres, features 9 bedrooms, 7 full baths, 3 half baths and 12 fireplaces — as well as a moat and “towers rising... Read more »
  • She was Too Scandalous, Even for 1920s Berlin
    Berlin is a city of ghosts and one of the most alluring phantoms is Anita Berber, the high priestess of debauchery; she of the kohl black eyes and flaming red hair and vermillion lips. Immortalised by Otto Dix’s paintbrush, this Weimar cabaret goddess challenged all the taboos with her performances... Read more »
  • How French Fashion Emerged even More Decadently from the Guillotine
    Those of us who paid any attention in history class can probably recount a few key details and players of the French Revolution – there was Marie Antoinette, her Sun King and their posse at Versailles who were eating too much cake; the revolutionaries who kicked things off by storming... Read more »
  • Before Jazz, Ragtime gave us America’s First Music Stars
    You know the sound of ragtime even if you don’t think you do. “The Entertainer“, a classic piano rag, is one of the most recognisable melodies of the 20th century (go on, have a quick listen). But it was written by America’s greatest musician that we’re betting you’ve never heard of... Read more »
  • Searching for Georges Méliès in Paris
    Georges Méliès was an illusionist, in every sense of the word; a man who revolutionised cinema forever. He played an indispensable role with his innovations, creating the world’s first film studio, the first fictional film and when it comes to the invention of special effects in cinema, he’s the guy... Read more »
  • 13 Things I Found on the Internet Today (Vol. DLXXXVI)
    1. Martin Luther King, Jr., arrested for “loitering,” Montgomery, Alabama, 1958 Public domain photograph (photographer unknown). Found on Reddit.... Read more »

    Awkward Family Photo's

  • Hello Dolly
    “This is a photo of my daughter and her father riding the Tennessee Tornado roller coaster at Dollywood. When we saw the photo at the sales kiosk, we laughed so hard we just HAD to buy it!” (submitted by Jennifer) The post Hello Dolly appeared first on AwkwardFamilyPhotos.com.... Read more »
  • Beer Me
    “Dad was in charge while mom was at work.” (submitted by IG @feli.m.cab)  The post Beer Me appeared first on AwkwardFamilyPhotos.com.... Read more »
  • The Silencer
    “Family photo with my extended family in 1987. Everyone was having a good time which gave me the perfect opportunity to try to shut up my little cousin.” (submitted by IG @_h0tsauce_)  The post The Silencer appeared first on AwkwardFamilyPhotos.com.... Read more »
  • Clown Town
    “Chicago, 1982. The year my parents learned I was afraid of clowns. And whatever that thing is behind me.” (submitted by IG @lew_lewie)  The post Clown Town appeared first on AwkwardFamilyPhotos.com.... Read more »
  • Fringe Benefits
    “When your mom, aunt and grandma dress you and your sister up for the photo shoot, this is the result.” (submitted by IG @ikkimurgz)  The post Fringe Benefits appeared first on AwkwardFamilyPhotos.com.... Read more »
  • Blarney In Aisle 1
    “My sister and I with our small town, grocery store Barney.” (submitted by IG @whos.angela)  The post Blarney In Aisle 1 appeared first on AwkwardFamilyPhotos.com.... Read more »
  • Genuine
    “My dad on a Saturday morning excitedly packing his 6 pack for a PSU game. My mom doesn’t seem thrilled with his plans.” (submitted by IG @jenniferelizabeth99)  The post Genuine appeared first on AwkwardFamilyPhotos.com.... Read more »
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