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Working in the medical profession simply builds a whole lot of heartache. Doctors watch, day after day, as some of their patients fall ill, only to never recover.

It's a part of the job to break gentle news both to the patients and to their families that their loved one is most likely not going to make it. Having to tell someone they're dying, and force them to deal with their own mortality, brings up a special kind of hell.

Some people have had to develop coping mechanisms to get through it.

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There are basic rules that come with smoking. If you are in someone else’s house, you should ask before lighting up. It’s just common courtesy. Redditor blue-smoke- encountered this very issue with their sister-in-law. So they turned to the “Am I The A**hole” (AITA) subReddit for moral judgment. They asked: “AITA for kicking my brother-in-law’vwys […] More

The world has changed significantly in the last twenty years. Back in the day, you could just step out of the house and be gone all day and no one could contact you unless they were back home or used a payphone.

Nowadays, people expect us to be connected all the time, which is super frustrating in its own way. But it's hard to imagine the world as it was before, right? And it's pretty wild that we just accepted it for so long, that is until technology advanced enough!

Society has changed... for better or worse. People shared their observations after Redditor Silkhide asked the online community,

"What was the most f**ked up thing that was generally accepted twenty years ago?"
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Every single minute, the human body sheds more than 30,000 dead skin cells.

That's nearly 9 pounds per year.

The heart beats 100,000 times a day or 35 million times per year.

And the average person produces enough saliva to fill 2 swimming pools in their lifetime.

These facts only scratch the surface of everything the body has to offer.

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The future is here, people! While we may not have flying cars or the cure for the common cold just yet, we are definitely living in a time where innovations that haven't existed before are now debuting. The 21st century isn't quite what people in previous generations expected it to be, but it's pretty darn cool nonetheless.

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