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    [–] LAOP wants to know if his ex is in legal trouble over her porn watching habits. Turns out the only person in legal trouble is LAOP, over the way they "discovered" their ex's interests. Electricspiral 13 points ago in bestoflegaladvice

    Also "only told 2-3 people" like buddy.... someone who is intent on lying about being raped is someone who needs attention, and would likely post it all over social media. Sounds like op was/is a potential abuser and has no self-awareness (or is, perhaps, too self-aware and manipulative)

    [–] Nightmare fuel Electricspiral 3 points ago in oddlyterrifying

    It melted into her and I think she ended up needing to peel herself raw or something.

    [–] My (19F) boyfriend (20M) broke up with me because I’m too good at sex Electricspiral 24 points ago in relationship_advice

    I feel like there's probably a decent chance that op's boyfriend just wanted an excuse to break up for a short time so that he could go chat up another girl because "we weren't dating at the time!"

    [–] Bringing attention to someone may save them Electricspiral 199 points ago in TwoXChromosomes

    "You're a nobody" = "who the hell do you think you are to stop my entitled ass from doing what I want?" It really says more about the one saying it, and it's always interesting when people show their hand like this. Friends don't call people nobodies for making sure their friends are okay.

    [–] You wanna let your kid play with my WHAT? Electricspiral 1 points ago in entitledparents

    Uh, no. I'm one of those peope that believes people should know how handle a gun, not own one. Two entirely different animals.

    [–] Nightmare fuel Electricspiral 12 points ago in oddlyterrifying

    I read another one maybe a little before that that was about this girl ordering an innovative makeup mask that you put on like a sheet mask and then remove it. She didn't follow instructions very well, because you couldn't leave it on and she kept wearing it.

    [–] Nightmare fuel Electricspiral 58 points ago in oddlyterrifying

    I dunno but I read this story maybe 10-11 months ago and thought it seemed somewhat relevant. Stay out if you don't like gore tho

    [–] Meet cyclocarbon— known as cyclo[18]carbon - for the first time Electricspiral 1 points ago in chemistry

    It honestly sounds like the link is working just fine and that your real problem is that you don't have access to the next step in the process. Its not the link's fault that the website it leads to requires something beyond a click. It'll probably be published at a later date, and then you can read it without having a login for the site. At worst -hopefully, as I don't know if there are any cases of non-patent papers being made exclusive to a very select group - it'll be behind a paywall and you'll have to either pay or pirate.

    [–] Half of neanderthals had surfer's ear in a new study of 23 skulls found in Europe and southwest Asia. The condition is caused by regular exposure to cold water, and scientists say it's evidence that our ancient human cousins spent a lot of time in aquatic environments, perhaps gathering food. Electricspiral -4 points ago in science

    There is no evidence and I'm not going to say this is true; it's pure speculation, and a thought exercise.

    Could it be possible that neanderthals used stronger tree limbs with a lot of close-growing branches and twigs as nets? I could see them figuring out that they can put a stick in water and pull it out when they catch a fish. There might even have been a stream or creek small enough for neanderthals to stand on each side and mesh the tips of the tree branches together to make a larger net. This would be a more feasible approach for neanderthals living near water sources and few aggressive predators moreso than those who must hunt game and keep on the defensive more frequently.

    [–] Whyyyy? Electricspiral 23 points ago in awfuleverything

    But what about their personal anecdote about themselves and a handful of friends???

    [–] You wanna let your kid play with my WHAT? Electricspiral 1 points ago in entitledparents

    Firstly, there are more situations than a mass shooting. Secondly, EVERYONE thinks it's ridiculous to think that they'd ever "be in a situation". Do you not understand what emergency means? Because it sure as shit doesn't mean "common, easily predictable, and easy to avoid". If you want to avoid the fact that guns exist and that people will misuse them, that's on you. The fact that you'd rather bury your head in the sand is on you.

    Like I said, I really hope you don't ever end up in a situation where you'd need to use or handle a gun.

    [–] Your face is a combination of thousands of years worth of other people’s faces. Electricspiral 1 points ago in Showerthoughts

    Yeah... except men sometimes have "sword fights" where they use their erections to parry and block each other's cocks.

    [–] You wanna let your kid play with my WHAT? Electricspiral 1 points ago in entitledparents

    Yeah, they are. They're one of the most dangerous weapons on the planet... which is why safety courses to instill respectful, cautious attitude towards them are a good thing, no matter how carefully you plan your life.

    I'd like to ignore the existence of guns and pretend that I'm safe from any situation involving them so long as I do my best to avoid them, but I can't. I'd like to say that there's no reason for gun safety lessons, but I can't. At the end of the day, we live in a country where guns are a part of day-to-day life - moreso for some than others, but they still exist and anyone can legally acquire one if they pass all the checks and wait a bit.

    If you want to bury your head in the sand and keep yourself clueless about something you hate, then go for it. At this point, it's pretty much your choice as to whether you'd like to be informed or uninformed about how to handle a gun in case of emergency. I just really hope that you never, ever, ever have to deal with that kind of emergency in your life.

    [–] You wanna let your kid play with my WHAT? Electricspiral 1 points ago * (lasted edited 3 days ago) in entitledparents

    Utterly irrelevant in every way to our lives? Do you even live in the US anymore?

    [–] You wanna let your kid play with my WHAT? Electricspiral 1 points ago in entitledparents

    Bravo, it took a lot of guts to pass notes with your friend for three days instead of paying attention.

    [–] WIBTA for wearing green to this wedding? Electricspiral 1 points ago in AmItheAsshole

    NTA, but now that you know there are a few options:

    Tell them and see if they'd be willing to bend the rules.

    See if you can dye it some sort of blue-green or gray-green, so long as it's not as noticeably green. I'd dig around a little bit and see if you can get a professional to do it for you.

    [–] You wanna let your kid play with my WHAT? Electricspiral 8 points ago * (lasted edited 3 days ago) in entitledparents

    I took a gun safety class at my middle school, but it was an extracurricular sort of thing - we met up after hours for a few classes.

    Even if a school nearby doesn't have gun safety lessons, there are probably some independent teachers who host classes for people around the community.

    Even if you don't ever plan to own or use a gun, you should still learn how to handle them safely. The odds are good that you won't ever need to use those lessons, but life can be weird sometimes.

    [–] Your face is a combination of thousands of years worth of other people’s faces. Electricspiral 3 points ago in Showerthoughts

    I think they were making a joke based on "swing a sword" and "fuck them", not that those two come from the same thought processes...

    [–] What color? I want something that looks nice and put together. Electricspiral 6 points ago in fashionadvice

    Which would match your wardrobe better? Both are fairly flattering for a wide degree of skin tones, so I'd go with the color that will offset the clothes you already have (or plan on buying).