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What 99.5% Of People In America Will Never Experience, Despite The Hype

The award for the most popular crime in America goes to ... larceny? So why doesn't the news report on THAT?

What 99.5% Of People In America Will Never Experience, Despite The Hype



That 99.5% in the graphic is a projection based on crimes reported in 2010 that I hope will be true for most of us during our lifetimes. It doesn't refer to current crime rates, especially rape and sexual assaults.
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Usually the greatest fear after a wild night of partying isn't what you said that you might regret, but how you'll look in your friends' tagged photos. Although you left the house looking like a 10, those awkward group selfies make you feel more like a 5, prompting you to wonder, "Why do I look different in pictures?"

It's a weird phenomenon that, thanks to selfies, is making people question their own mirrors. Are pictures the "real" you or is it your reflection? Have mirrors been lying to us this whole time??

The answer to that is a bit tricky. The good news is that there's a big chance that Quasimodo-looking creature that stares back at you in your selfies isn't an accurate depiction of the real you. But your mirror isn't completely truthful either.

Below, a scientific breakdown that might explain those embarrassing tagged photos of you:

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