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12 Hidden Health Care Costs That Are Ripping You Off
It might pay to use cash for some medical care even when you have health insurance, but this is an industry secret hospitals don't want to spread around. According to the LA Times, Jo Ann Snyder paid more than $2,000 for her share of a $6,707 CT scan after abdominal surgery, while her health insurance paid the rest. Strangely, if she'd paid cash, she would have paid only $1,054. The investigation also found that cash prices vary widely between institutions.
Top 5 Most Disturbingly Hilarious Dexter Scenes
“Dexter” is a show on Showtime about a blood splatter analyst who works at the Miami police department by day and kills criminals who escape the justice system by night. The show focuses around his ability, and inability, to balance his life and his true nature. To me, “Dexter” at its best is when the writers take advantage of the darkness of the premise and truly make the viewers feel on edge. “Dexter” can create this suspense by nailing its ability to do black comedy, mostly to the credit of Michael C Hall’s great acting. In celebration of these memorably creepy moments as well as the recent announcement of the show getting two more seasons, here are the 5 most contextually disturbing yet hilarious scenes of “Dexter”. WARNING: Midly NSFW
The Terrible 20: Facebook Buttons
Facebook is testing a new feature that brings "collect" and "want" buttons to the existing "like" and "share" button party. Apparently, the new buttons will let you to purchase stuff while cyber-stalking newly single coworkers. If these buttons are successful, you can bet Facebook will be unleashing more. We need your help identifying 20 Facebook buttons so awful, no one would dare click them.
15 Secret Menu Items At McDonalds
The menu at McDonald’s has plenty of options for you, the adventurous fast food diner. But once you’ve sampled everything on it, it might be time to move to the next phase of McDonaldland life: The secret off-menu items. Here are 15 of them, which you can order at any participating McDonald’s (which I’m pretty sure is all of them), even though they don’t appear on the menu.
10 Alternative Bikes That Add Style And Elegance To Your Ride
Let’s face it, every time someone says “bike”, the only images that pop into your head are of the chunky MotoGP racers that Yamaha makes, the chrome-heavy choppers inspired by Harley Davidson or the antique looking motorbikes of yore like the Royal Enfield. But there is still a vast universe of bikes that don’t necessarily look like anything we expect a two-wheeler to be and yet they are adored by a few hundred thousand bikers around the world trying to rebel in their own way. Here’s a compilation of bikes that are breaking the rules and rewriting the book on what bikes are supposed to look like.
7 Scientific Facts That Will Ruin Movies for You
Like most of you, I tend to have what could only be described as a logic coronary when watching movies that fall apart if look at it scientifically. I could get into it with “Prometheus,” but I don’t think we need to revisit that car wreck; it’s just too soon. So here are seven movies with scientific flaws so bad whenever someone rents one of these flicks Neil deGrasse Tyson gets a migraine.
15 Wonderful Words With No English Equivalent
The Global Language Monitor estimates that there are currently 1,009,753 words in the English language. Despite this large lexicon, many nuances of human experience still leave us tongue-tied. And that’s why sometimes it’s necessary to turn to other languages to find le mot juste. Here are fifteen foreign words with no direct English equivalent.
The 5 Most Evil Things Tech Companies Helped Happen
If oppressive regimes want to stay oppressive, they need to fear—and wield—technology like a sword covered in napalm. And in most cases, they can't do that without using outside help. Here are the five worst corporate collaborators in technology.
5 Alternatives to the Susan G. Komen Foundation for your Donations
I was very pleased to see swift and intense reactions of dissent from people in the social media sphere. It was soothing to know that so many were feeling just as mortified as I was. It restored some of my faith, and helped to right my World back on its’ axis again. Instantly influencers were pledging to transfer their donations from the Susan G. Komen Foundation and invest them in Planned Parenthood. Definitely welcome news to Planned Parenthood and all of the women who depend on their gynecological services. But what about Breast Cancer Research? That still needs funding. Would potential donors have to swallow their disgust with the Komen Foundations’ decision to deny lower income women free mammograms just to keep momentum up in the race for the cure?The answer thankfully is NO, not at all. Komen isn’t the only runner in this race. You have many choices for your donations that will pack just as much power in their stride.
6 Really Strange Truck Spills
When I first heard that a truck had dumped 40,000 pounds of sausage on Wisconsin highway, my first thought was, “Mmmmm, sausage.” My second thought was, “That has to be the weirdest truck spill ever.” But it’s not. With help from friends at Truckspills.com, we found eight truck spills you would definitely rather read about than encounter.