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People Who Inspire Us, Despite What Others Might See As Their Challenges

Most people might think if you want to be a gymnastics champion you need legs. But just ask Jen Bricker if that's true. She'll tell you otherwise. "If you're never given limits, you think you can do anything," says Bricker, who because of a birth defect, has no legs. Show More Summary

A New Twist on the Get-Out-the-Vote Message

Tuesday, November 4, is Election Day in America. We all know that voting is the bedrock of democracy. In fact, the word itself means "people power," from the Greek: demos meaning "the people" and kratia meaning "power." If you want to...Show More Summary

If You’re Not On Top of Your Email, It’s Okay

2 hours agoLGBT / Lesbian : Autostraddle

Did you follow your email resolutions from last October? Aww, that's okay. Me neither.

Raising a Gentle Boy in a Violent World

Her worry over how to raise a hell-raising boy has become a concern for protecting the sweetness of her gentle son. The post Raising a Gentle Boy in a Violent World appeared first on The Good Men Project.

Slow-Motion Memes

Gav and Dan (aka The Slow Mo Guys) do their best to replicate some classic Internet memes in the only way they know how – blowing stuff up and making a terrible mess in excruciatingly slow motion. We could watch that table flip all ...

Daily 2 Cents: Comet Stinks! -- Unknown Beings From Triangular Craft -- Flare Alert...Monster Sunspot Turns Toward Earth

Comet Stinks! What does a comet smell like? Pretty awful, as it turns out. Data from the European Space Agency's Rosetta probe has revealed that eau de comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko is a mixture of rotten eggs, cat urine and bitter almonds.This bad smell is actually good news. Show More Summary

DIY: Two Quick Tips for Common Kitchen Appliance Problems

Don't panic and call a repair person - fix these common problems quickly and easily yourself! The post DIY: Two Quick Tips for Common Kitchen Appliance Problems appeared first on The Good Men Project.

Eric Holder Announces Federal Government Will Recognize Gay Marriages in Six More States: VIDEO

3 hours agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder announced today that the federal government will recognize same-sex married couples in six additional states: Alaska, Arizona, Idaho, North Carolina, West Virginia, and Wyoming. Last week, Holder made a similar announcement regarding federal recognition of...

Silent films and their soaring music are rediscovered

If you were part of the sold-out crowd at Walt Disney Concert Hall a week ago watching a screening of Carl Theodor Dreyer's extraordinary 1928 "The Passion of Joan of Arc," calling it a silent film would have made no sense at all.

25 Oscar de la Renta Quotes on the Power of Fashion and Women

He dressed some of the most powerful women in the world — including Jacqueline Kennedy, Hillary Clinton, and Oprah Winfrey. He championed the independent, modern woman—reflected in the strength and femininity of his stunning gowns and sought-after fashions. Oscar de la Renta … Read More

Despite California climate law, carbon emissions may be a shell game

California's pioneering climate-change law has a long reach, but that doesn't mean all its mandates will help stave off global warming.

First Look: 'Kinky Boots' Kicks Up Its Heels in Korea

Check out new photos from the first international staging of the Tony-winning Broadway musical about a drag queen heroine. read more

Homeboy Security Camera

A wireless indoor security camera that mounts via a magnetic base and connects to your iOS or Android device over Wi-Fi. It has an alarm, a motion detector and a camera that takes 640×480 video. Video here. More here.

Sports Explained: How To Play Football, As Illustrated By a Classic Cartoon

What better way to learn how to play football, then to watch Swivel Hips Smith and Taxidermy Tech take on arch-rival, Anthropology A&M? – Last week, in this space, we explained the complex simplicity of baseball. This week, we’re taking on football. Show More Summary

15 NBA Players Who Suffered Career-Ending Injuries

It was crushing to see that Steve Nash will miss another full NBA season due to injury, as the news signals that retirement could be on the horizon. One of the more exciting point guards of this generation isn’t alone

Ellen Holds Auditions to See Who Can Fill Nick the Gardener's Shoes While He Films 'Magic Mike XXL' - VIDEO

4 hours agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

With Ellen's shirtless gardener Nick off filming Magic Mike XXL, the search is on to see who can best fill his hunky shoes and help the daytime funny lady trim her bushes. Check out the top contenders so far, AFTER...

Catey Shaw talks coming out, finding herself & the Brooklyn spirit

4 hours agoLGBT / Gay : Out.com

The ‘Brooklyn Girls’ singer talks coming out, finding herself, and Brooklyn spirit. read more

How to Make a Taser

“It’s a strange pain. It’s as if something’s stabbing your finger, but the blade – it doesn’t stop there.” The smart but forgetful engineer Mehdi Sadaghdar takes us through the steps and missteps of creating an electroshock weapon.

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