Robin McAllister

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How to Take an Instagram Photo That Will Disappear (aka Instagram Stories)

Big news broke the internet recently. Since Instagram now has Snapchat-like features such as disappearing photo stories, the social network decided to continue its imitation: if someone takes a screenshot of your disappearing photo, you will receive a notification. While the internet seemed to …

iOS 11 Wishlist- Taking Siri Seriously

When Apple bought SRI International in 2010 and subsequently integrated the technology from their app Siri into iOS 5 in 2011, they took an early lead in the race to provide advanced voice assistance on mobile devices. However, as has been the case many other times when Apple took a step forward in …

Science Explains What Kind of Blood Mosquitos Like Best

They're choosy little bloodsuckers.<p>It if feels mosquitos are ignoring all your friends and making a beeline straight for you, rest assured: You’re …

How ‘Sherlock of the library’ cracked the case of Shakespeare’s identity

Literary detective Heather Wolfe reveals how her passion for manuscripts helped unravel mystery of who the bard really was<p>Deep in the Folger Library, in Washington DC, Heather Wolfe says that studying Shakespeare makes an ideal preparation for the onset of Trump’s America. You can see her point: …

Good Housekeeping

Good Housekeeping reaches an audience of 30+ million each month. In addition to the magazine brand, the Good Housekeeping Institute is the consumer …

12 Under-Recognized, Badass Women Who Changed the World

“Well-behaved women seldom make history.” The phrase probably makes you think of Marilyn Monroe or Eleanor Roosevelt, both of whom have been credited with the words (usually written in calligraphy across a coffee shop wall or posted on Instagram when their birthdays roll around). It has become a …

In The Art Of Netsuke, Tiny Toggles Tell Delightful Stories Of Japan

In the hands of Japanese netsuke carvers like Ryushi Komada, something quite mundane becomes sublime. From a simple block of wood emerges a delicate and expressive face, the sense of movement in the folds of a dress, the fine strings on an ancient instrument.<p>A third-generation carver, Komada is a …

Art

Octopuses Do Something Really Strange to Their Genes

It might be connected to their extraordinary intelligence.<p>Octopuses have three hearts, parrot-like beaks, venomous bites, and eight semi-autonomous arms that can taste the world. They squirt ink, contort through the tiniest of spaces, and melt into the world by changing both color and texture. They …

Biology

Painful Chinese Foot-Binding Was More Than An Erotic Practice, Study Finds

"Our work dispels the view that women were just trying to please men," researcher Laurel Bossen says.<p>Chinese foot-binding is perceived today as unusual, gruesome, an antiquated fetish, an erotic tradition.<p>For decades in China, young girls’ bones were broken and their feet tightly bound in a painful …

Research

Baylor's new head coach said something smart about preventing sexual assault

Words are just words, but Matt Rhule makes an important point.<p>It’s now been a year since Baylor got back the findings of a law firm’s investigation into BU’s Title IX compliance and allegations of sexual violence by its football players. That report led to the firings of head football coach Art …

Leering Angels, Sexy Hair & Feminism: Why Women Wear Veils

Why did the Vatican require Melania and Ivanka Trump to cover their heads? It may have started with amorous angels.<p>The big news out of President …

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4 Facts About Menstruation And A Woman's Period For Menstrual Hygiene Day

Millions of girls and women are displaced and on the move right now globally – and the Trump administration’s proposed drastic cuts to humanitarian …

Stretch yourself fit (and young!) with this simple plan - and it will even improve your figure

At last some health news you want to hear – you don’t have to get on the treadmill to change your shape. In fact, some fitness experts now say that …

The Surprising Way JFK's Ex-Girlfriends Helped Make Him a War Hero

Years before there was Jackie in his life, John F. Kennedy was the greenish-gray-eyed most eligible of bachelors, privileged son of a politically …

Cutting the EPA's Budget Is Not Just Politics. It's Life and Death

The Trump Administration’s 2018 budget proposal takes direct aim at the Environmental Protection Agency. If adopted, the budget would cut the EPA’s …

A Texas Teacher Told a Seventh-Grader She Was 'Most Likely to Become a Terrorist'

A group of Texas teachers who doled out superlative certificates to junior high school students, naming one “most likely to become a terrorist,” were …

11-Year-Old Girl Accuses Her School of a War Crime

An 11-year-old girl accused her school of committing a war crime — and the accusation has gone viral, thanks to her dad.<p>Gavin Bell, an author who …

Key Lime Pie Bars (Quick Recipe)

These key lime pie bars look and taste amazing! Zesty, crunchy, and creamy at the same time – simply delicious! They are very easy to prepare and so …

Amazing Thai Cashew Chicken Recipe – Authentic and Easy to Make!

In this post, you’re going to learn how to make an authentic...The post Amazing Thai Cashew Chicken Recipe – Authentic and Easy to Make! appeared …

Maple and Brown Sugar Bacon-Wrapped Hot Dogs

A delicious, tangy maple and brown sugar sauce glazes these easy bite-size bacon wrapped cocktail franks. The mini hot dogs (or Lit'l Smokies) are …

How Dare Chelsea Clinton, a Well-Educated, Accomplished Woman, Share Her Opinions

Male pundits can't seem to accept the fact that a bright woman with a political pedigree might have something to say.<p>With Donald Trump proposing tax cuts for the very richest, deporting immigrants who have been in the U.S. nearly their entire lives, and potentially hurling us into nuclear war with …

Jessamyn Stanley Shares 12 Easy Yoga Poses for Beginners

Yoga is an incredible practice for physical and mental health, but it can also be wildly intimidating—especially for beginners. Walking into a room …

Surprise sunset paints the Sheffield sky

<b>Parkhead, Sheffield</b> Shortly before the day died, luridly bright streaks of pink and purple began appearing like a bruise<p>The window of my room here looks south-west, over the rooftops of a Sheffield suburb draped over the foothills of the Pennines, and through it I watch the endless traffic of the …

Never Underestimate The Power Of Prayer

A poorly dressed lady with a look of defeat on her face, walked into a grocery store. She approached the owner of the store in a most humble manner …

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Dad Realizes 'Helping' His Wife Isn't Actually Helpful At All

A dad realizes the error of his thinking<p>Mike Reynolds was in the middle of congratulating himself for doing some household chores on his wife’s …

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