Henriette Kleppan's family moved to a new home with their cat, Sverre. The house needed some work, including building new stairs. After the carpenters were gone, the family couldn't find the cat. They called for Sverre and finally heard him crying weakly from inside the new stairs! Four-year-old Julie and 7-year-old Mikkel were quite upset. Show More Summary
An irreverent invitation to reconsider the world's givens.
There's a reason why "electrocution" sounds like "execution."
The US House of Representatives has passed a short-term spending bill to end the government shutdown. The measure will now head to President Donald Trump's desk to be signed, allowing the government to be reopened on Tuesday morning. The bill funds the government for three weeks.
Okay, let me start this post off by saying EATING LAUNDRY DETERGENT IS TOTALLY, COMPLETELY AND ABSOLUTELY STUPID.January was supposed to be my month off. It was the month I was going to spend updating the website, getting my recipesShow More Summary
Research shows that being constantly tethered to our phones makes us unhappy, but it's hard to break the habit. Here are three super-simple ways to minimize your stress without missing a text.
It used to be taboo for women to get tattoos, and women with tattoos were considered immoral, uncouth and not fit for marriage in "polite society" where men with tattoos were just considered a bit rough around the edges. Now that tattoos...Show More Summary
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Philippines' most active volcano spewed fountains of lava and massive ash plumes overnight and Tuesday morning after authorities warned a violent eruption may be imminent.
Researchers at Harvard have developed a milliDelta robot that is very precise and moves very quickly. The video shows the robot moving so quickly (making circles up to 75 times per second) that the motion blurs, like Neo at the end of the first Matrix movie. Show More Summary
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the budget battle (all times local):
War and Peas would like those with long, luscious beards to be mindful of the feelings of those envious souls who can hardly manage to grow a whisker.
If you're used to a regular skilift, trying to get up a snowy mountain with a T-bar is challenging. It's even harder on a snowboard. But when you are an inexperienced snowboarder, it's almost impossible. These guys are out on their first snowboarding expedition at Nevis Range Mountain Experience in Torlundy, Scotland. Show More Summary
A Satanic Temple's "Mary Doe" says her religious beliefs were violated by Missouri's informed consent law that required her to wait 72 hours before having an abortion in May 2015. (more…)
Dastardly cybercriminals. Is there nothing they won't do? (more…)
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The head of a hugely popular North Korean girl band crossed the heavily fortified border into South Korea on Sunday as part of an official delegation, triggering a media frenzy as she checked potential venues for performances during next month's Winter Olympics.
Congress put the US government back in business Monday by voting to end a three-day shutdown, as President Donald Trump claimed victory in his standoff with Democrats in Washington. The House voted 266 to 150 to extend federal funding,...Show More Summary
This is probably one of the dumbest things I’ve ever posted and I love it. Tags: Pee-wee Herman Star Wars remix
"Flames...flames, on the sides of my face, breathing...breathless...heaving breaths...heaving--" Read more...
The film and television analysis platform ScreenPrism, who offer excellent analysis of film and television, turned their insightful eyes towards Walter White of Breaking Bad. At the beginning of the series, Walter was a mild-mannered insignificant good guy who was the punchline of his brother-in-law‘s jokes. Yet as he exerted his perceived power, he became...
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission today pledged to aggressively scrutinize publicly-traded companies that suddenly change their name or their business model to try to profit from the nutty hype surrounding cryptocurrency. SEC Chairman Jay Clayton threw this wet towel on the blockchain bubble Monday. (more…)