5 Facts And Questions That WILL Give You An Existential Crisis

5 Facts And Questions That WILL Give You An Existential Crisis

Haven't felt creeped out or insignificant? Worry not! I'm here to help!

Sometimes we all think of things that we wish we didn't. Whether it be the futility of life, you will most likely be forgotten in only a few generations or how sausage and hot dogs are made, everyone has an existential crisis from time to time. Well, don't get to excited, but here are a few other things to keep you up all night! Please, thank me later.

1. What is life?

An age-old question reexamined. Not the meaning of life. What IS life? We have our basic list of things that classify something as alive or not, but as for the actual components of life, all we know is that several non-living things somehow make a living thing. So you're reading this as a living thing made out of trillions of living cells that are made out of zillions upon zillions of non-living things. And this device your reading from is made of the same stuff you are. One small thing separates you from being as alive as this device, and we have no idea what it is.

2. Are there other dead civilizations in the universe?

So we MAY be alone in the universe. But the universe is obscenely old. There could be other planets out there that once sustained life similar to ours but were wiped out, thinking they were the only and the best in the universe. We could be making their mistakes as we speak. And when we eventually die of the nuclear war we initiate with North Korea, life could just start on another planet. Just kidding guys. We're all going to die from an engineered super-virus that escapes from a bioengineering lab.

3. Black Holes

I... jeez. I can't even go into details on this one. It's literally the strangest thing. There's evidence that we could be in a black hole right now. There are arguments that black holes are actually other universes. There are even arguments that black holes are just errors in telescopes and satellites and such. Just...black holes.

4. How many dead things are inside of you?

So we have approximately 10-50 trillion cells in our bodies. Which is bad enough to think you have that many tenants inside of you, but about five million die every second. Which is 300 million per minute. 18,000,000,000 per hour. Feel free to continue calculating. I'd rather not think about how my body is both a cell apartment and a graveyard.

5. We are technically zombies.

Technically, we start dying the moment we are born, though this process is usually called aging. But then we also have to address how are bodies break down over time. This is the definition of decomposition, so we are decomposing as we speak. Zombies are decomposing beings who somehow manage to still function reasonably well. So, welcome to the zombie apocalypse. I have armed you with ways to trouble yourself and anyone you share this info with. Have a lovely day.

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30 Bee Puns To Get You Through The Day

These puns are as sweet as honey.

There are few things in life that make me happier (and/or make me want to bury my face in my hands and groan loudly) than a well timed pun. This goes double if the pun involves some my favorite insects — bees. There's nothing quite as satisfying as uttering a bee pun when no one expects it, so here is a list of the top 30 bee puns around!

Use these puns to make your grandparents laugh, impress your date, spice up your Tinder profile, make friends with a beekeeper, break the ice at your new job or make everyone in the general vicinity wish they hadn't invited you to come hang out with them. You won't bee-lieve how many of these puns you'll be pollen for! You'll bee-come an instant hit at parties! You'll bee sure to thank me later.

1. "When a bee is in your hand, what's in your eye? Beauty. Because beauty is in the eye of the bee-holder."

2. "Bee puns really sting.

3. "Who's a bee's favorite singer? Bee-yoncé."

4. "What's a happy bumblebee's blood type? Bee positive!"

5. "Bee puns aren't that great. I don't get what all the buzz is about."

6. "Wasp are you talking about?"

7. "Naughty bee children really need to beehive."

8. "What kind of bees drop things? Fumble bees!"

9. "A bee's favorite haircut is a buzz cut!"

10. "What do you call a bee that's a sore loser? A cry bay-bee!"

11. "What's a bee's favorite flower? Bee-gonias!"

12. "Why do bees get married? Because they found their honey!"

13. "That bee is talking too quietly, it must be a mumble-bee!"

14. "Bee children take the school buzz to get to school."

15. "A bee's favorite sport is rug-bee."

16. "The bees went on strike because they wanted more honey and less working flowers."

17. "On the first day of class, bee students are given a sylla-buzz."

18. "What did one bee say to the other when they landed on the same flower? Buzz off."

19. "Who's a bee's favorite painter? Pablo Bee-casso!"

20. "A bee styles their hair with a honeycomb."

21. "When a bee writes a sonnet, they're waxing poetic."

22. "The worker bee decided to take a vacation to Stingapore last year."

23. "A bee that's been put under a spell has been bee-witched!"

24. "Say, these bee puns aren't too shab-bee."

25. "That pretentious wasp is just plain snob-bee!"

26. "Why did the bee want to use the phone? To say hi to their honey."

27. "A bee's favorite novel is the Great Gats-bee."

28. "What's a bee's favorite Spice Girls song? Wanna-bee!"

29. "What do bees like with their sushi? Wasa-bee!"

30. "Remember, bee puns are good for your health, they give you a dose of Vitamin Bee!"

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5 Of The Cutest Animals To Look At When You're Having A Bad Day

I promise, this will make you feel better.


Everyone has bad days. Everyone does different things to turn around those bad days. The one, sure way to put yourself in a better mood when you're having the worst day (or when you just want to be even happier than you already are) is to look at cute animals. Heres my top five animals to look at to cheer me up, but we'll let you decide

1. Otters

Did you know they hold hands with each other while sleeping to keep themselves from drifting apart in the ocean? How cute is that?! Otters are so adorable and what's even better is they hold on to their little babies while sleeping. They're super playful as well, which always helps.

2. Giraffes

Okay so this one isn't what people initially think of as cute animals, however, I bet you can't look at baby giraffes without letting out a big "awwww"! Giraffes are so lanky and the babies are so adorable learning to walk and run around. I promise googling this one won't disappoint.

3. Elephants

Let me tell you a few things: it's been said that elephants look at humans like humans look at puppies. They think we're adorable and goofy and I think that's one reason to love them. They also throw tantrums when unhappy with their parents - and that is also super cute. They are big goofy babies and will make everyone happy.

4. Puppies

You're just cold-hearted if videos and photos of cute puppies don't put you in a better mood. This one should need no explanation, however, if it really does - puppies are always the cutest. Puppies are always goofy, whether they're going up against a lemon, cuddling a baby, or not catching things. Doesn't matter, if it includes a pup, it's adorbs.

5. Red Panda

Another unexpected one, but once you know about them, you can't not love them. Red pandas are some of the most playful and silliest animals. They're so goofy and the videos of them interacting with humans are the best. If you're having a bad day, this will definitely turn it around. They're too cute! Red Panda

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