50 Things You Should Know About As a Fully Functioning Adult



If you are ever exposed to HIV, male or female, going to a doctor or ER and receiving the 'HIV Plan B', Post-Exposure Prophylaxis, will severely reduce your chances of contracting the disease.

12Unpaid internships

Unpaid internships

Unpaid internships where the employer derives any immediate benefit are federally illegal. They are required to pay you if you do any real work.

13Car Windows

Car Windows

Even if you have an emergency window breaking tool, it is nearly impossible to break a modern car window if you hit the center. Hit the corner in order to break it.

14Missing wallet

Missing wallet

If you find a wallet or a purse, you can drop it off at any U.S. post office box and they will return it to the driver's license address free of charge.



If you or a loved one has an ICD (Internal Cardiac Defibrillator) you should consider disabling it before end of life care. It can add hours of discomfort to the process of dying and witnessing that happen can impact the family member.

16Phone GPS

Phone GPS

Your phone’s GPS and compass still work even without internet. Save an offline version of your maps so you can still navigate around if you lose service.

17Red line

Red line

A red line moving towards the center of your body from an insect bite, scratch or any skin related wound, is a sign of a serious infection. You should go see a doctor if it happens to you.

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18Medical staff

Medical staff

In the US, it is illegal for medical staff to share any part of your medical record with law enforcement unless it is subpoenaed or you are under arrest.



Febreze kills ants and spiders on contact without the noxious smell of most indoor ant killers.

20Wikipedia mobile app

Wikipedia mobile app

The official Wikipedia mobile app has a 'Nearby' feature which shows areas/landmarks that have their own Wikipedia page.

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