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Stories From History That Should Be Made Into Movies

Dear Hollywood, instead of your obsessive need to turnout re-makes of classics, why not look to history for some incredible stories that have yet to be told? 

Here, Twitter has also given you a jumpstart of some awesome movie ideas, all thanks to Twitter user @KylePlantEmoji.

Got any other awesome stories from history that hasn't made it to the big screen? Share it us with in the comments below! 


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Innocent Trip To Mexico Results In Jail-time And Stolen Passport (Twitter Thread)

Andrew Kimmel, a man who decided to use some miles to maintain a certain status with American Airlines, booked a $400 flight to Mexico and had quite the unforgettable experience. 

When you fly so often, you often rack up some travel perks in the form of mileage and more. Kimmel is an avid flyer, flying up to three times a week when working in news and twice a week working as a reality producer. Both jobs required Kimmel to travel all over the United States. And whenever he had time off, he would plan trips out of the country.

Last year, Kimmel had obtained the status of 'Executive Platinum' with American Airlines. Such a status gave him three free checked bags, top of the list for complimentary upgrades on all domestic flights, free same-day flight changes and four free system-wide upgrades. Meaning, if you were flying economy to Asia, you would be able to use one system-wide upgrade that would bump you to business. So what would essentially start as an $800 economy ticket could end up being a $5,000 business class seat. 

Recently, American Airlines changed what it takes to hold the 'Executive Platinum' status. To achieve the 'Executive Platinum' status you once had to spend $12K a year on flights (pre-tax), now you must spend $15K a year to maintain the status. 

In a Twitter thread, Kimmel shared his insane and unbelievable story when traveling to Mexico:  

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Twitter User Provides Insight Into Devastating Australian Bushfire

An apocalyptic blood-red sky looms over Australian as the fires rage on. 

One Twitter user, Dr. Bodie Ashton, has gone in-depth on how truly devastating this crisis is, mapping it out for those outside, or even in a different part of Australia and cannot fully comprehend the severity of it all. 

It's been a rocky start to 2020, we can only hope this isn't a set-tone for the rest of the year. 

We continue to pray for Australia during these hard times. 

tweets twitter australian bushfires australia fire fires | tweet by manwithoutatan want give some perspective people not Australia. More Aussie land is currently burning than exists entire country Belgium smoke is causing breathing problems New Zealand, 2,000km away. Half billion animals have been killed. Eight people are dead
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Story Of A Man Sentenced To Life Without Parole For Stealing $9

The justice system has failed many, many unfortunate souls. Including Willie Simmons, who was sentenced to life without parole, in 1982, for stealing $9. 

Investigative journalist Beth Shelburne has brought Simmons' story into the spotlight when sharing this man's story via Twitter. Not only was Willie Simmons sentenced to life for something so ridiculous, but he has also been and still is currently imprisoned in one of the most notorious prisons in Alabama. 

Alabama Legislature passed something called the "Habitual Felony Offender Act" to crack down on repeat criminals, back in 1977. And journalist Shelburne is here to shed some light on just some of the injustice created by this "Habitual Felony Offender Act."

thread tweets story jail wrongful sentence injustice sad story news | tweet by bshelburne THREAD: Today talked Willie Simmons, who has spent last 38 years prison stealing $9. He convicted 1st degree robbery sentenced life without parole 1982, prosecuted under Alabama's habitual offender law because he had 3 prior convictions
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Twitter Users Create Beautiful Thread On 'How To Describe Color To A Blind Person'

How would you describe color to a blind person? Do you describe the emotions usually felt with each color? Things that are associated with said color? Do you have a cultural interpretation for each color? 

There doesn't seem to be a right or wrong answer but it's definitely interesting to read what people have come up with that describes colors for them. 

color blind description tweets | Red: They had stand outside sun. They told heat feeling is red. They explained red is color burn heat, embarrassment, or even anger.
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Please Understand How Lonely And Hard Life Is (A Thread)

We are all in this struggle together. 

Please, take a moment and let the following words soak into your mind and heart. 

We would all be better off with a little understand of one another. 

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Tumblr Users Thread On How To Survive The Zombie Apocalypse

Tumblr user, kars-did-nothing-wrong, makes a really good point...why don't people just wear armor? 

What's your survival plan? Ours is to hide out at a Costco. We probably won't make it long through the apocalypse but at least we'll die in the place we love. 

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A Short Yet Important Thread To Read If You're Feeling Ugly Today

This following thread, by @alexdurog, may be a year old but it's so lifting and positive that it should be shared every week or so. This is for anyone who needs a little lift in their day, or life. 

You are beautiful.

Don't feel like you are? Read below, might change your perception. 

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If You Have A Kid, Get Ready For Some Nonstop Petty Negotiations (24 Tweets)

And when we say nonstop, we mean nonstop. Trade lawyer, @scottlincicome, tweeted "Nobody tells you parenthood is basically an infinite series of petty negotiations," and it struck a chord in many parents who then shared their own recent petty negotiations with their kids.

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Powerful Twitter Thread About The #MeToo Movement And Sexual Harassment Is Getting Praised

This. If you were to read one thread today, let it be this one. Writer and activist, Mark Greene, sums up the #MeToo movement into a series of easy to comprehend tweets, and the best course of action to take to make this world safer, positive, and overall better for women AND men. 

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A**hole Genie Grants You One Wish, What Do You Wish For? (25 Uproarious Answers)

The user who started this genius AskReddit thread has since deleted their account but the thread lives on, and we are so ever grateful for that! This may be a bit of an older threader but it's definitely one of the best ones! So we ask you if you had one wish...what would you wish for? Enjoy the hysterical responses from the a**hole genie below! 

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Man Gives Insightful Reasoning Why Season 8 Of Game Of Thrones Feels Different (WITHOUT Spoilers!)

Do you feel like Season 8 of Game of Thrones is a completely different show from when it first aired? You're not alone. Twitter user, Daniel Silvermint, did some thinking and came up with what could be the actual reason as to why it feels that way.

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Tumblr User Gets Schooled When Claiming A 'Japanese Tea Party' Is Cultural "Appropriation"

An oldie of a Tumblr post but still very much relevant and important. When a mom from Utah, posted on her blog about a Japanese-themed party she threw for her daughter, Tumblr somehow got a hold of it and started dragging the mom for encouraging racism. Then commenters started stepping in, one of which who was actually Japanese, decided to set the record straight. 

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Hysterical Twitter Thread Shows Just How Delusional Ad Companies Are About Understanding Women (18 Tweets)

Ahh, nothing like a tiny latte to go with a glass of wine and table full of mobile devices, while we stew in the bath. Ad companies showcase a bizarre reality of what they believe women do with a bathtub tray. Surprise! It's not any of this, that's for sure. Check out the hysterical thread below. 

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