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Remember These 10 Products? No? That’s Because They Were Massively Awful Flops.

There’s a popular thing in entrepreneurship these days called “validating your idea.” That is, doing a bit of market research ahead of time to see if anyone will actually want your product before you make it. It’s a simple strategy that can potentially save millions of dollars worth of time and effort. Clearly though, this isn’t something that everyone does. Because if they did, this list of products that flopped spectacularly would be much much shorter. Seriously. Just take a look, and get ready to cringe. 1.) The Apple Newton. Travis…

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Community CULTURE 

9 Amazing Things Science Can Tell You About Parenthood

Don’t waste your time playing Mozart to your kids to make them cleverer — it doesn’t work. 1. We apply gender stereotypes to babies from literally the moment they’re born. A study by researchers at California State University found that when shown a picture of a crying baby, children as young as 3 were more likely to say the baby was “sad” if told it was a girl and “angry” if told it was a boy, because of the stereotypes surrounding those genders. It was a small study, but its…

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Arts & Entertainment CULTURE 

These 43 Photos From The Past Won’t Be In History Books. They’re THAT Messed Up.

There have been countless events and incidents throughout history that seem just too strange to be true. Today, the historical medical cures and contraceptives that people used seem like they were the brain child of a mad scientist and not a legitimate solution. (At least people were creative.) Not only was medicine less developed, but the laws and socially acceptable behaviors were much different as well. You’ll be shocked to see some of the things that people did and used throughout history. The strange photos below are a perfect example of…

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Top 10 Lost Artworks

Artworks are lost for several reasons. Disasters – both natural and man-made, war, repression by political or religious authorities, or destruction at the hands of artists themselves seem the most common cause. Whatever the reason, a lost artwork is always a huge loss to our shared cultural heritage. Henri Rousseau was a post-impressionist painter whose child-like works had a profound impact on the surrealist, expressionist and primitivist movements. Alfred Jarry was a genius playwright whose own work had a huge impact on the course of modernist theater, influencing Dada, Surrealism,…

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