Posts by Chris Tusa

6 Strange Jobs around the World

If you think your line of work is hard to explain at parties, imagine having one of these strange jobs. Want to make a living shoving people around? Maybe you’re looking for something more service-oriented, like helping people evade traffic tickets. One of these six strange jobs just might be for you. 1. Toqueros (Mexico) Looking for a job where you can shock people? In Mexico customers line up to pay for a shock (or        …read more

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Therapy on the Go: 7 Mental Health Apps to Ease Your Mind

Relieve stress, anxiety, depression and OCD with these mental health apps. According to the Anxiety and Depression Association of America, approximately 18% of people in the U.S. suffer from some form of anxiety-related disorder. More than 16 million adults in the United States — approximately 7% of the population — are affected by depression. As more individuals continue to struggle, software developers have begun scrambling to create mental health apps that assist people with these        …read more

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7 Surprising Alternatives to Traditional Funeral Services

These unique options are nothing like the traditional funeral services you’ve been to. If you’re bored by the idea of funeral services, here are seven far more interesting ways to leave a lasting impression after your departure. 1. Have Your Ashes Sent to Space Want to incorporate space in your funeral arrangements? Why not fulfill your dream of becoming an astronaut by sending your remains into space? Founded in 1997, Celestis specializes in launching human        …read more

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7 Strange Services and Items You Can Get Online

Have you searched for any of these strange services or items? Think you know what you can buy, rent or barter online? Think again. Here are seven strange services and items you may not have Googled before. 1. Invisible Boyfriend Looking for a handsome beau to tell your friends about? Look no further. Invisible Boyfriend, a popular new online service, invents a boyfriend just for you so that you can make your girlfriends (or boyfriends)        …read more

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Human Experimentation: Medical Research Gone Disturbingly Wrong

Did you know about these 6 horrible cases of human experimentation that actually happened? Throughout history doctors largely have been viewed as trustworthy healers and caregivers of the sick. And while historically, most scientists and physicians have observed the moral and ethical lines dictated by their profession, a few, unfortunately (no doubt in an attempt to gain notoriety or scientific insight), have resorted to inhumane, barbaric methods — namely, human experimentation. Here are just a        …read more

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7 Little-Known Mental Disorders

These 7 lesser-known mental disorders affect more people than you may realize. According to the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), approximately one in five adults in the United States experiences a mental disorder each year. While the most common mental disorders include anxiety and occasional bouts of depression, many individuals face lesser-known challenges, including the following seven conditions. 1. Trichotillomania Trichotillomania is a disorder that causes an irresistible urge to pull out one’s hair,        …read more