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"Nobody knows what the hell they're doing."

But don't take it from me. Take it from a 93-year-old.



It's his advice to you! Images via CBCs "WireTap."

And there's a lot more where it came from. Be prepared to have your day made:


The video was produced by the popular CBC radio program "WireTap" as a reflection and farewell video message before they signed off the air after 11 years.

"It's all about growing up and how that process never ends," said "WireTap" host Jonathan Goldstein.

He couldn't be more right.

Life is full of those moments when we're not sure which way to turn or how to approach a situation. If you're like me, you often do a little bit of trusting your instinct mixed with inquiring with someone else about it. Over and over again. Repeat.

Their words of advice reflect these people's experiences, opinions, emotions, and age. You really just never know what you're going to get. And maybe that's the fun part.

Perhaps a good synonym for "life" is simply "figuring it out" — since that is what we spend a lifetime trying to do.

It's just better when we all do it together, yeah?

Totally. GIF from "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon."

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Gemma Copeland shared her story on Facebook, which was then picked up by the Facebook page Boobie Babies. Photos show the mom breastfeeding her baby next to the window of the zoo's orangutan habitat, with a female orangutan sitting close to the glass, gazing at them.

"Today I got feeding support from the most unlikely of places, the most surreal moment of my life that had me in tears," Copeland wrote.

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People have clearly missed their free treats.

The COVID-19 pandemic had us waving a sad farewell to many of life’s modern conveniences. And where it certainly hasn’t been the worst loss, not having free samples at grocery stores has undoubtedly been a buzzkill. Sure, one can shop around without the enticing scent of hot, fresh artisan pizza cut into tiny slices or testing out the latest fancy ice cream … but is it as joyful? Not so much.

Trader Joe’s, famous for its prepandemic sampling stations, has recently brought the tradition back to life, and customers are practically dancing through the aisles.


On the big comeback weekend, people flocked to social media to share images and videos of their free treats, including festive Halloween cookies (because who doesn’t love TJ’s holiday themed items?) along with hopeful messages for the future.
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This article originally appeared on 07.10.21


Dr. Daniel Mansfield and his team at the University of New South Wales in Australia have just made an incredible discovery. While studying a 3,700-year-old tablet from the ancient civilization of Babylon, they found evidence that the Babylonians were doing something astounding: trigonometry!

Most historians have credited the Greeks with creating the study of triangles' sides and angles, but this tablet presents indisputable evidence that the Babylonians were using the technique 1,500 years before the Greeks ever were.


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