I'd like to say I've seen it all. But then life throws me another, "well that is a new and unnecessary discovery" moment.

I'll say nothing surprises me anymore.

Especially when it comes the malignancy of humans.

I'm often left disgusted by the poor behavior of others.

Why are people the way they are?


RedditorLongjumping_Stop1120wanted everyone to share about what in life leaves you sickened, so they asked:

"What absolutely disgusts you?"

I don't even know where to begin.

People who talk over other people, or people who chose to make others feel like less for their own ego.

Sad.

Narcissist!

"People who are toxic but always play the victim to evade responsibility." ~ LycanxUriel

Giphy

Pearson Thief!

"Pearson and their 500% markup on textbooks." ~ SquilliamFancySon95

I just haven't been buying textbooks. Screw 'em. Most have an online component. I check it. I've outright accepted a 15% hit to my mark because that's how much the assignments requiring a textbook cost. I don't care. It's easy enough to still get a passing grade. Unless you end up in faang nobody's gonna check your GPA anyway." ~ SatisfactionNo2578

Tossers...

"When people throw rubbish out their car window." ~ tino3101

"I was walking into a restaurant today, right across from a stoplight. Before the light turned green, the second car down opens their door and drops a soggy, almost gelatinous, diaper onto the road. I was absolutely flabbergasted. Yeah, it’s gross to be sure."

"But what got me was the sheer IDGAF. This isn’t some highway ditch, but right on 'Main Street,' with people all around. (Not saying that littering is acceptable in the latter case, by the way.) What I could see of the interior was filled with black trash bags. No child seat either. Makes sense on some level, but even so." ~ Hotpreacher

Evil

"Elder abuse." ~ sirius_gray

"The chilling part about elder abuse is how many forms it takes. You hear about the neglect all the time. You hear about scammers stealing from them. The one that is less talked about is a whole medical industry. Doctors sedate seniors that are to difficult to lock up. If you want to go outside but it’s not outside time there is a pill for that."

"Save for your retirement and make sure the people who will be in charge of you know your wishes. It’s not a fun conversation but if you don’t speak up and put a plan together for yourself then it’s up to someone else. There is no guarantee they will put your best interest at the top of the list."

"Most people assume the law will protect you and the cheapest option will do. Even if your kids love you they may not have time or resources to vet the best options. Do yourself a favor and get it figured out before you end up in the position where you are at the mercy of strangers." ~ Pencilowner

Pay Attention!

"Distracted drivers. Bro, we're on a freakin' death track in speeding metal objects and the only form of organization is the line on the road. Can you please please please pay attention, I'm sure everyone on the road wants to go home to their families." ~ TheGoochAssassin

Giphy

Seriously!!

Why do people NOT take driving seriously?!

A car is a weapon you idiot!

Look up!

Blatant Abuse

"Child beauty pageants." ~ jeff_the_nursetrue.

"I used to be obsessed with them cause i wanted to be in pageants at that age. But now i realise that it’s practically child abuse. Quite a few pageant kids grow up wishing they never did pageants :/." ~ amyg36819

Giphy

PIGS!

"People who don't clean up after themselves in public spaces, like trash all over their table at the food court, or freaking litterbugs, people who just dump full a** trash bags beside the public one, or just throw shit all over the bus stop. It's so easy to just throw garbage in the garbage, they're freaking everywhere."

"People who also put out their uncontained trash and recyclables on a windy night for morning pickup, it's not going to last the night you fool, it didn't work last time or the time before that, but by all means let nature spread your filth all over the neighborhood you god damned swine!" ~ ninjagabe90

I'm Speaking...

"When I finally try to be an extrovert and when I talk I only get awkward silence in return." ~ Background_Egg1364

"I'm a neurodivergent and this hit too close to home. So then afterwards I put on my headphones, awkwardly walk away, and contemplate the bad social interaction. All the possible social mistakes I made, whether or not I smiled too much or not enough, my tone of voice, and how I was probably perceived negatively. Then I go home and down a bottle of Evan Williams." ~ PandaMayFire

Shut Up!

"People talking on speaker phone in public." ~ Master_Tao

"Especially in nail salons... like I’m here for a pedicure and to try to relax for 5 seconds, I don’t need to hear your conversation on speaker. It’s even rude to talk on the phone not on speaker at a nail salon, it’s like my biggest pet peeve lol." ~ Snoo97809

Death to YOU!

"People who are cruel to animals." ~ Alternative_Past72

"There’s really no reason to be cruel to animals, especially helpless ones." ~ HatHot4170

Giphy

Life is just chock full of insidiousness.

There really is no escaping it.

Just ignoring and surviving.

And NEVER be cruel to animals.


Want to "know" more?

Sign up for the Knowable newsletter here.

Never miss another big, odd, funny or heartbreaking moment again.

People Imagine What They'd Like To See On An NSFW MythBusters Episode
Photo by Erik Lucatero on Unsplash

Don't you love a good myth?

Us too.

Let's put some of NSFW ones to the test.

RedditorWizzlyG33wanted to hear about what lies need to be exposed when it comes to sex, death and all things over the top in life. They asked:

"If MythBusters had a NSFW episode, what would you want to see on it?"
Keep reading...Show less
People Divulge How They Cope With Loneliness
Photo by Anthony Tran on Unsplash

Many people value solitude, and having time to themselves.

For others though, loneliness can be a crippling feeling.

Having no one to talk to or spend time with can get wearying after an extended amount of time.

Something many people know more than ever after the global pandemic hit in spring of 2020.

But while some people simply succumb to being lonely, others will find ways to help them cope with, if not completely forget, being all alone.

Redditor No_Blackberry_6286 was curious to hear the different ways people have of coping with their loneliness, leading them to ask:

"Reddit, how do you cope with loneliness?"
Keep reading...Show less

In this day and age of advancement, it's crazy how so many things leave our heads scratching.

Like how in 2022 is such and such still around?

Everyone in New York wondered that for the past decade until they took the final payphone.

I always wonder about companies that still make you send a fax.

Y'all have heard of email right?

RedditorPineapple_WarpDrivewanted to compare notes on why we think certain things and parts of life are not yet obsolete this late in the game of time. They asked:

"It’s 2022, what shouldn’t exist now?"
Keep reading...Show less
People Share The Questions They're Too Embarrassed To Ask The LGBTQ+ Community
Photo by Sara Rampazzo on Unsplash

It's PRIDE month. It's time to be loud and proud.

Well, every minute of everyday we should be loud and proud.

But this month gives you an extra special buzz.

So in the spirit of learning, we will be taking questions from the class.

I know cisgender straight people still have a lot they don't understand.

What do you need to know?

Redditorhre_nftwanted everyone to feel comfortable enough to be as aloud what they've been waiting to ask a queer person. Safe space for all. They asked:

"What question have you always wanted to ask LGBTQ+ people but didn’t because you don’t want to offend them?"
Keep reading...Show less