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Diner Said His Restaurant Receipt Instructed Cook to Spit on His Burger

The secret sauce nobody asked for.<p>It seems like you shouldn’t have to ask for your burger to be served without human spit on it, but tell that to the staff at the Bohemian Hall and Beer Garden in Queens, New York. No really: Tell them—otherwise you might have to wonder whether someone did actually …

Washington State

The Secret Ingredients Grandma Puts in Her Sugar Cookies

Amp up your baking game and make cookies that rival Grandma’s! These added ingredients go way beyond an extra dash of vanilla: They’ll have everyone …

Dessert

5 Anti-Inflammatory Drinks You Should Try To Blast Belly Fat

It’s really easy to get dehydrated. You might think you’re drinking enough water over the course of a day but maybe you’re not. Being dehydrated can …

Wellness

A Kind Volunteer at a High-Kill Shelter Hid This Dog for Weeks So She Wouldn’t Be Killed for No Reason

Second Chance Rescue is calling on would-be adopters to save this beautiful little girl from being put down.<p>Denali has been in a high-kill rural …

Cute Animals

Grandmother charged with transporting kids in dog kennels

MEMPHIS — A Tennessee woman captured on video helping a young girl exit the back of an SUV from a small pet kennel was charged with child endangerment Sunday.<p>Leimome Cheeks, 62, was charged with two counts of child endangerment after a bystander recorded her unlatching two grandchildren from pet …

Ford Explorer

If You Suffer From Tight Hips, You Need These 16 Stretches

Ease the pain and discomfort from your insanely tight hips by getting on the floor and doing these stretches. Holding for five breaths (about 30 seconds) is recommended, but go ahead and hold them for longer to deepen the feel-good sensations, and open your tight hips even further.

Yoga

20 Literally Genius Dryer Sheet Hacks You'll Actually Want To Try

Clean deodorant stains, stop your shoes squeaking, and get the static out of your hair.<p><b>Read more:</b><p>• 15 Damn-Near Brilliant Hacks Using Cotton Balls<p>• 16 Clever Things To Do With All Those Empty Jars You've Been Hanging Onto<p>• 16 Ways To Upcycle The Stuff In Your Junk Drawer You Thought You Didn't Need

Cleaning

I tried the iPhone X for a few weeks to see what hooked even the biggest skeptics — here's what I found

My boyfriend recently traded his iPhone 7 in for an iPhone X, having been enticed by a deal from Verizon, and it went exactly as I predicted: He became utterly frustrated with Face ID, and yet inexplicably unwilling to switch back.<p>I had already written off getting one for myself, having seen a …

Mobile Technology

How to make your carpets look new again (without steam cleaning)

If you don't own a steam cleaner, renting one and dragging it home to clean your carpets can be a pain. Plus, you have to do the deed, <i>then</i> wait for the carpet to dry. If you don't have time or funds for all that, you can freshen up your carpet in around an hour with a few low-cost items you …

Particles

22 Genius Baking Hacks That Will Make Dessert Even Better

Turn a crumpled cake into tasty cake pops!

Dessert

Senior Dog Left On Someone's Lawn With The Saddest Note

“Please take care of my dog. I love her so much.”<p>Last week, someone dumped a 13-year-old dachshund mix named Reese on someone's property in …

People Tried for Days to Save a Kitten Trapped in a Well … Then This Happened! (VIDEO)

Hope for Paws‘ most dramatic and daring rescue video to date has finally been released, and we guarantee you’ll be holding your breath for this one. …

Cute Animals

Heaven’s 24-hour Emergency Hotline

<b>“Trust me in your times of trouble, and I will rescue you, and you will give me glory” (Psalm 50:15 NLT).</b>God wants you to ask him for help when you …

Real Life: I Adopted a Cat With Four Ears and One Eye

<i>Georgi Anderson, 32, from Clifton Springs, Australia shares her true life story:</i><p>I arrived at the animal shelter where I worked and immediately asked …

When we talk about mental health, we need to talk about how stress is actually killing American women

<i>May is Mental Health Awareness Month.</i><p>There is an expression, attributed to some unknown source, that I’ve seen posted in more than one office cubicle …

28 Baking Hacks That Every Kitchen Wizard Should Know About

How to rescue burned cake, separate yolks in a snap, and more.

40 Life Lessons on Happiness That I Want My Daughter to Learn

If you had told me 10 years ago that I would create a company called Happier and dedicate my life to helping people realize their greatest potential by cultivating more joy and meaning and boosting their emotional immune systems, I wouldn't have believed you. I never expected that it would take me …

Happiness

At 42, this woman has had 86 skin cancer surgeries

Lisa Pace was diagnosed with her first melanoma at age 23. She didn't think it was a big deal. Almost 20 years later, she's had 86 skin cancer surgeries.<p>When Lisa Pace was a teenager, she hated looking at her pale, freckled skin. Today, when she looks at her 42-year-old body, it's covered with …

People Who Eat More Chocolate Are Less Stressed, According to Science

We like what researchers discovered.<p>The first human trials favor dark chocolate consumption for more than just stress.<p>This isn’t the first time we’re …

18 Dogs Trapped In Hoarder's House Can't Believe Someone's Helping Them

“Nothing could have prepared us for what we found.”<p>When rescuers entered the tiny home in Alexandria, Indiana, earlier this week, the stench of …

There's a hidden shortcut for rearranging all of your iPhone apps at once — here's how to do it (AAPL)

Kif Leswing<p><b>There's a hidden mode that lets you rearrange the apps on your iPhone much quicker.</b>• <b><br>Here's how you do it.</b><p>It's easy to rearrange the apps on …

Cat is mourning the loss of his human companion

<b>DEAR JOAN:</b> On Jan. 26, my son, age 49, was taken away by ambulance to the Kaiser Fremont emergency room, then transferred to Kaiser Redwood City for …

I Drank A Gallon Of Water A Day For Better Skin — & Here's What Happened

<i>This story was originally published June 22, 2016.</i><p>I'm a fairly healthy person — I do what I can to feel good, while still enjoying my life. I wake up …

Blind, Senior Dachshund and His Pit Bull BFF Who Guides Him Everywhere Adopted Together

This odd couple beat the odds.<p>Not too long ago, Blue Dozer, a 6-year-old Staffordshire Terrier, and his buddy, a 12-year-old Dachshund named OJ were …

15 Life-Saving Kitchen Hacks

Including how to keep your produce fresh for longer!

'What's this world coming to?' Mom arrested while trying to see dying son at hospital

YORK, Pa. — Late Tuesday afternoon, Cheirha Rankins had run an errand and then stopped by a cemetery to visit her grandmother's grave, arriving home not long after 5 p.m.<p>As she approached the door to her house, her phone rang. It was her son's father. He had bad news.<p>"Nylik's been shot," he told …

Crime

Watch this lost dog when he finds his family again

There’s an old, abandoned property near the town of Mossy in West Virginia. On that property is an old, abandoned dog house.<p>For a while, a dog named …

11 new Gmail features, how they work, and when you'll get them

Google on Wednesday announced a brand new Gmail. Well, not brand new, but the company took the Gmail we all know and (maybe) love, added a ton of new features and overhauled the design.<p>By my count there are 11 new features in Gmail, some of which you can get today. Others you'll have to wait a few …

Google

Guy Leaves Truck For A Minute — And Comes Back To Find Someone Inside

“It was almost like he had been in that truck a hundred times. He was so calm and happy it was adorable."<p>Hunter Gibson was having a busy, hectic day, …

31 Crowd-Pleasing Graduation Party Recipes

They've put in the work, and now it's time to celebrate your graduates with a grade-A feast. Trust us, these party-perfect recipes are top of the …