Mother Shares Photos Of Her Oldest Son, Showing What Heroin And Meth Addiction Can Do In 7 Months

Addiction ruins lives. Those of the addicted, as well as those of their loved ones. Fortunately, however difficult life might get, there are people out there who care about us and do their darndest to help us in our hour of need. Jennifer Salfen-Tracy turned to Facebook to share with everyone how her oldest son Cody Bishop, who is suffering from heroin and meth addiction, is doing. According to his mom, Cody is homeless and she hasn’t heard from him in weeks. The photos she shared of him are shocking, especially when you realize that they’re only 7 months apart. Cody’s mom wants her son to come back home and get clean Cody’s mom, who is from Missouri, hopes that …

This Woman Got Back At Her Incredibly Strict Dress Code By Dyeing Her Hair Gray

Sometimes, no matter what you do, no matter how hard you try, you’ll never be able to reach a person’s sky-high standards because they keep moving the goalposts. Individuals like that just want to trip you up and watch you fail, so they’ll scrutinize every move you make and badger you incessantly, trying to break you. Reddit user Easy0lucky0free posted a viral story about how she got back at her store manager who was constantly harassing her about supposed dress code violations. And all it took for revenge to happen was for the protagonist to visit a hair salon and dye her hair gray. Image credits: easy0lucky0free Easy0lucky0free’s Dress codes at work can be a contentious topic. Bored Panda previously …

New York Bans Unvaccinated Children From Going To School And Their Anti-Vaxx Parents Are Furious

Parents were given a two week grace period after the start of school to provide vaccination records or their kids wouldn’t be kicked out. As that grace period nears its end, many parents begin to fight back, furious that the law is actually being upheld. Image credits: Image credits: told BuzzFeed News that 26,217 unvaccinated New York children in public schools, private schools, parochial schools, daycare centers, and prekindergarten programs obtained religious exemptions during the 2017–18 school year. daynabug77 daynabug77 The measles outbreak that prompted the new law is easing. Earlier this month, Mayor Bill de Blasio declared an end to the measles outbreak in New York City, its epicenter. Since October 2018, there have been 654 measles cases in the city …

This Woman Wrote Down Lists Of Ingredients Of US And UK Products, And The Difference Is Disturbing

This difference in product ingredients is most notable when going to the United Kingdom from the United States or vice versa. And let me tell you, it’s shocking when you sit down and compare some of the products from the two countries. That’s exactly what American author and food industry critic Vani Hari, better known as Food Babe, did. Read on for Bored Panda’s interview with Food Babe! foodbabe.com | Instagram | YouTube McDonald’s French Fries Image credits: If you’re living in the US, then the fries you order at McDonald’s might have more than just natural vegetable oil and salt used in the cooking process. While the Quaker instant oatmeal you make yourself for breakfast is also much, much …

45 People Share The Most Obvious Things They Had To Explain To Fellow Adults

Interestingly, when it comes to useless questions, “How are you?” is one of them. When you think about it, it makes sense since the person asking doesn’t really want to know, and the person responding doesn’t bother telling the truth. But, according to Harvard researchers, the key to mastering small talk is to simply ask the other person follow-up questions. After analyzing more than 300 online conversations, the researchers found that those who were asked more meaningful follow-up questions (those that aren’t “how are you?” or “what do you do?”), found the other person much more likable. “When people are instructed to ask more questions, they are perceived as higher in responsiveness, an interpersonal construct that captures listening, understanding, validation and …

To Encourage A Little Girl Who Was Born Without An Arm, This Woman Shares Stunning Photos Of Herself As Cinderella With A Glass Arm

Many of us have insecurities about our bodies at least at some point in our lives. Some don’t like the shape of their nose, some are very self-conscious about a couple of blemishes that are decorating their faces from time to time and whatnot, the list is really endless. But some of us have it harder than others and are facing serious health issues that make it hard to accept themselves for who they are. This is exactly the case for Mandy Pursley as well but she found the most beautiful way to help herself accept and even celebrate her disability. Scroll down for the whole story! Growing up as an amputee, Mandy Pursley didn’t know many people like her …

This Account Showcases Real Women That Dont Follow Societys Expectations (30 Pics)

womenirl has been sharing real, raw moments of their everyday life. By doing so, they’ve already accumulated nearly 150k followers, and this number is constantly growing. What’s also cool about this project is the fact that everyone can participate. All you need to do is tag your Instagram photos with #2 “Moms helping moms” #4 “A friend’s daughter-in-law was told to ‘cover up” while feeding her baby, so she did,’ said Carol Lockwood in a FB post that has now gone viral. “I’m SO over people shaming women for nursing,” she continued.” #6 “This mom *thought* she was having a third baby girl — and now the exact moment she found out she actually gave birth to a boy” #8 …

50 Times People Witnessed Slightly Annoying Things And Just Had To Share (New Pics)

Of course, when we encounter the opposite – the wonky, the askew, the lop-sided – it triggers a vague feeling of discomfort. This reaction is stronger in some than in others, but even those of us who would consider themselves chill about imperfections can get fixated on certain mistakes. #2 Okay What The Hell #3 Well You’re Not Wrong “And, of course, human beings are symmetrical, at least on the outside (some internal organs like the heart and liver are off-center). Decades of research into sexual attraction have proven that both men and women find symmetrical faces sexier than asymmetrical ones. The leading explanation is that physical symmetry is an outward sign of good health, although large-scale studies have shown …

People Make Fools Of Themselves For Bullying A 16-Year-Old Activist Who Chose To Travel For 13 Days Instead Of Flying 10 Hours

The reason the 16-year-old Swedish schoolgirl is traveling by sea is that she loves the environment so much, she refuses to fly on airplanes. This is just plain awesome. Unfortunately, some people don’t think so and lambasted her because they don’t agree with the message she’s sending. Some made fun of her because they think she just wants attention, while others think there’s nothing wrong with flying and rubbed their opinions in her face. Be sure to scroll down to the very end of this post to read Bored Panda’s interview with Marc Moran, who defended Thunberg on Twitter. Facebook | Instagram Teenage climate change activist Greta Thunberg is ‘making a splash’ by sailing to New York from Plymouth, England …

40 Times People Had No Idea What They Were Looking At, But The Internet Knew What It Was Right Away (New Pics)

The internet is a veritable treasure trove of knowledge. And there are hundreds, and thousands of detectives online, all willing to give you a helping hand. Reddit #1 I Found This Ring In My Backyard While Doing Gardening. After Cleaning It, It Doesn’t Look Like A Normal Ring. Any Ideas ? Answer: It’s a Georgian/early Victorian mourning ring. The initials belong to the lost loved one. They were typically made from gold (18k+) and enameled in black. Yours looks like it was made around 1820s-40s. #3 What Is This Big Hole That Is Usually Found On Milk Cartons? Answer: It’s a pressure relief hole. If you dropped it, instead of exploding, the hole would pop out. #4 This Weird Wrapped Car. …

This Aquarium Picks The Naughtiest Penguin Of The Month, And The Crimes Are Too Funny (New Images)

Those naughty penguins are at it again! Last year, we introduced you to a group of penguins from the National Aquarium of New Zealand. As you probably already know, they are out of control. From pushing each other from the pier, stealing one another’s dinner, or just being outright obnoxious, these water birds were mercilessly shamed for their deeds on the zoo’s Facebook page. However, as you can suspect, it didn’t help. These penguins are not planning on fixing their ill ways anytime soon, and, to be honest, we love it! Because not only are they cute, but they are also hilarious! So we couldn’t resist but share more of the penguins’ crimes and of course, let’s celebrate their good …

Person Shares A Conversation With An Aggressive Vegan Who Accused Them Of Appropriation Just Because They Enjoy Tofu

Fear me, non-vegans, for I am the mighty tofu gatekeeper, and no meat-lovers shall feast on this delicious food! This is what one internet user nearly sounded like when they started having a go at an omnivore, who’d complimented their tofu recipe. Talk about being rude to someone acting nice. “Tofu is strictly for vegans.” That’s what the self-proclaimed guardian of tofu declared after receiving praise from a beef-eater, who adored the tofu-lovers ‘tofurkey’ (tofu turkey) recipe. What followed was a back-and-forwards exchange that showed just how condescending and arrogant this particular vegan is. uploaded to the ‘Gatekeeping’ subreddit, which has over 654,000 members. According to this online community, gatekeeping is “when someone takes it upon themselves to decide who …

Guy With Depression Shares The Hidden Messages His GF Leaves For Him, And 292k People Love Them

AshciR’s incredible story touched a lot of internet users’ hearts and it went viral. It racked up over More info: AshciR AshciR AshciR His girlfriend is very kind-hearted and has a good sense of humor AshciR AshciR AshciR AshciR AshciR AshciR AshciR AshciR AshciR AshciR explains that SAD is a “subtype of depression or bipolar disorder that occurs and ends around the same time every year.” While SAD mostly starts in autumn, there are cases when people suffer from it even in spring or summer. Around 1 in 20 people living in the United States experience seasonal depression; and around 80% of those affected by SAD are women. This type of depression occurs when you get very little sunlight. Naturally, …

Older People That Chose Not To Have Kids Reveal If They Regret The Decision Now

show that a record percentage of women don’t have kids. Recently, reddit user #2 Amy Blackstone, a gender sociologist at the University of Maine who specializes in childfree research, hopes that her work at least helps question the assumption that little boys and girls will grow up to become parents. “Right now, girls in particular, but girls and boys both, are raised to imagine themselves as parents of children,” she told Huff Post. “But if we more critically thought about the question of whether or not to parent, then everyone would have the opportunity to make the choice that’s right for them.” “Of course, the childfree would benefit… if we made it a choice rather than an assumption,” Blackstone said. …

This Guy Came Up With A Plan To Turn Any Backyard Into A Beach

Here’s a bit of good news — you can have your very own personal beach right in your backyard. Founder of the Zydeco Construction company, Eric White builds private oases that look stunning, like they came from the pages of an exotic travel guide. Zydeco Construction | Zydeco Construction Zydeco Construction White According to Image credits: Zydeco Construction Eric White Europeans practically melting under the blazing sun. From London to Paris, everyone’s health is in danger and people have been asking. What. In. The. World. Is. Going. On. suggests that you stay inside during the hottest hours of the day, stay well hydrated (avoid alcohol and drink plenty of water), and refresh yourself by splashing yourself with water. But avoid …

Runner Uses The Streets As His Canvas, Maps Out Artistic Designs With His Routes (31 Pics)

Jogging is a truly healthy activity for both physical and mental health; we all know this already. For some people, it comes naturally. For others, it’s either a struggle not worth contemplating or just a little, well, boring. Without a jogging buddy or any element of competition, how do you spice up your runs? Well, there are now plenty of apps that you can download, that keep track of things like speed, distance, heart rate, calories burned and even challenges against other users to keep you motivated. Image credits: Strava to create amazing pieces of ‘running art;’ carefully planning his route beforehand to run in the pattern of a certain image with the streets of San Fran as his canvas. …