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Girl Football Sensation Sam Gordon Returns To The Gridiron; Watch Her Get Ready (VIDEO)

Look out, boys. Sam Gordon is back.<p>Sam, the girl football sensation who skipped last year to focus on soccer, will return this season to play youth tackle football, her dad said. Tryouts begin July 28.<p>"She is super excited to play," Brent Gordon told The Huffington Post.<p>In the video above, Sam …


If You Feed a Pig Whiskey Mash, Will It Taste Like Whiskey?

If you feed your pigs spent grain, will they taste like whiskey? And on a deeper level, how does an animal's diet affect the way it tastes?<p>We like whiskey. We like pork. And—oh god!—do we ever like whiskey and pork together. So when we heard that Templeton Rye, in Templeton, Iowa, was raising 25 …


On the (Very Smelly) Trail of the Skunk Takeover

I bought a striped skunk skull online from a man named Terry. It arrived yesterday from Duluth, Minnesota, in a nondescript cardboard box that weighed almost nothing. I opened the box and removed the skull from a cocoon of bubble wrap.<p>I hold it in my hand now. It’s much smaller than I expected. It …

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How to Clear Your Clutter

The important questions you need to ask when cleaning your closet.<p>If you long for an organized home that makes you truly happy, advice from Lauren Rosenfeld & Dr. Melva Green could help. Consider the following when cleaning out...<p><b>Pass Your Clutter Through The Three Gates Of Meaning:</b> To decide …

The world's earliest selfies – in pictures

The selfie isn't a 21st-century invention. Buzz Aldrin has reminded us on Twitter that he took the first space selfie in 1966. Here's a selection of other early examples of the form – from the 1830s to the 1980s<p>• Steve Rose on historical selfies

The Grandest Home To Ever Be Squeezed Into 550 Square Feet

Tiny, but grand in spirit.<p>Designer Peter Dunham's apartment may be tiny but it's grand in spirit, packed with exuberant patterns and colorful personality.