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Woman Rides Bicycle To 183.9 MPH — A World Record

The fastest human to ride a bicycle over open ground is named Denise Mueller-Korenek, who rode a custom bike at an average of 183.932 miles per hour – shattering a world record that had stood since 1995.<p>Mueller-Korenek, 45, set the record for fastest speed riding in a slipstream, teaming up with …

World Records

The startup world’s cuddly, cutthroat battle to walk your dog - Vox

Wag and Rover are cashing in on our obsession with pets — and they’re not without controversy.<p>The signs for Norman first appeared on the Upper East Side of Manhattan in early March.<p>“REWARD. LOST DOG. 4 year old, microchipped, male, tan, Chihuahua. He is not wearing a collar. Missing since …

Pets

Finally, a cure for insomnia?

We live in a golden age of sleeplessness. The buzz of the all-night streetlamps, the natter of 24-hour news anchors, the scrolling Niagaras of social media feeds have built a world that is hostile to sleep. Night is no longer clearly delineated from day. The bedroom is no longer a refuge from the …

Fight Club

A Vet Explains Why It's SO Important To Be There With Your Pet When You Put Them Down

Loving a pet means being there at every possible minute, including the end of its life<p>Everyone who’s owned a pet knows what it’s like to feel true, …

Pets

'Miracle' Dog Who Was Starved For Months Makes Amazing Comeback

“He probably wouldn’t have lived another 12 hours. It was that close.”<p>A passerby was out for a walk in Laurens, South Carolina, the night of Tuesday, …

Pets

A Mischievous Dog Brings a Running Garden Hose Inside the House Through the Patio Door

In July 2018, we wrote about an overheated puppy named Baloo in Texas who dragged the sprinkler through the doggy door and into the house. Since that …

Pets

America’s Invisible Pot Addicts

More and more Americans are reporting near-constant cannabis use, as legalization forges ahead.<p>The proliferation of retail boutiques in California did not really bother him, Evan told me, but the billboards did. Advertisements for delivery, advertisements promoting the substance for relaxation, for …

Cannabis

Gooey Butter Cake III Recipe

"This cake uses a cake mix to make a crust, over which there is a cream cheese layer. Easy to make."<p>Ingredients<p>1 (18.25 ounce) package yellow cake mix<p>…

The Dog Flu Is Spreading Across the Country for the First Time In Years

Here are the symptoms every pet owner needs to watch out for.<p>This year, the flu has certainly taken its toll. The virus rapidly spread across the country and grew to epidemic levels, killing several young and healthy people along the way. And now there's even more bad news: The flu is affecting …

Hailey Baldwin And Justin Bieber May Have Just Purchased The Cutest Puppy You've Ever Seen

GOOD. DOGGO. ALERT.<p>Hello! Good afternoon. Mondays are usually the absolute worst, but Hailey Baldwin just decided to bless your timeline with pictures of an incredibly cute puppy that may or may not be hers. Right this way!!!<p>I mean.............<p>It's just..............<p>So fricken' cute............<p>That …

You’re Definitely Not Washing Your Pet’s Bowls Enough

Raise your hand if you can’t remember the last time you thoroughly washed your pet bowls.<p>Yeah… we thought so. Hey, for what it’s worth, we’re guilty …

Watch $8 Million Worth of Illegally Imported Cars Get Crushed in the Philippines

Caution: Some viewers may find this video disturbing to watch.<p>Publicly crushing illegally imported cars seems to have become a habit for governments wishing to teach its law-breaking citizens a lesson. This latest video out of the Philippines might be the most brutal display of import car …

This Family of 6 Lives in a 31-Foot Vintage Airstream — Just Wait Till You See the Inside!

For the Longnecker family, home isn't a run-of-the-mill house with a picket-fence-enclosed backyard — it's a 220-square-foot vintage Airstream trailer with a backyard that changes as they travel the country. The tight-knit clan of six — Jonathan, Ashley, and their four kids, Adali, 12; Jett, 11; …

Dog Discovers Best Way To Stay Cool During Summer Heat

"I had that moment of shock and disbelief as I saw my living room being watered down" 😂<p>It’s been a hot summer in Lake Dallas, Texas, and trying to …

60+ Popular Restaurant Dishes — Hacked!

From Magnolia Bakery's classic vanilla cupcakes to Red Lobster's addictive Cheddar Bay Biscuits, we've rounded up the best restaurant copycat recipes. (Some even come straight from the source!) Keep reading for 68 tempting options, but be warned: you're about to get very, very hungry.

A new study shows dogs will comfort their humans when they're sad — and if they don't, it's because they're too upset and stressed to help

Dogs are a commitment. You'll need to get up early every day to walk and feed them, and they can't be left alone for long periods of time — especially when they're puppies. But it's all worth it for the companionship and the unconditional love.<p>A bunch of recent research has shown the connection …

10 Sandwiches to Eat in France Before You Die

French sandwich culture is a thing of glory.<p>France has a proud, centuries-old food culture that is considered to be the most prestigious in the …

This Tiny Video Camera is Small Enough to be Hidden Anywhere

If you’re looking for a super tiny – and discreet – hidden camera to keep tabs on your home while you’re away, <i>Boy Genius Report</i> has found an awesome …

How to use your smartphone without leaving a trace

Cover up your digital footprints.<p>Every time you grab your phone to participate in a group chat, watch a YouTube video, or search the internet, you leave a digital trail of activity. This footprint can compromise your privacy the next time a friend borrows your device. It also puts your personal …

This Stunning Story of Kindness on Southwest Airlines Shows: Always Talk to Strangers on Airplanes

This is an incredible lesson on why you should always be nice to other airline passengers.<p>Many of us spend a lot of time on airplanes. So, imagine you're a passenger on Southwest Airlines.<p>You find an open aisle seat in Row 14. You stow your bags and settle in. You get comfortable. And then the …

For One Last Night, Make It a Blockbuster Night

He was the manager at Blockbuster and looked forward to coming to work. He loved his job, in all of its obsolescence. The silver name tag fastened to …

Long-form Journalism

Dog drags sprinkler indoors, unleashing chaos in his wake

For those of us who don't have a kiddie pool, sometimes a sprinkler is the next best thing.<p>And this dog really went for it. Redditor Spinolio posted …

This Cat Named Dog Works At The Fish Market And People Love Him

This is Dog, a cat who lives in Hai Phong, Vietnam.<p>View this photo on Instagram<p>Dog's Vietnamese name is Chó, and he's 3 years old.<p>Lê Quốc Phong<p>Dog's …

Recipe: Slow Cooker Beer-Braised Brisket — Recipes from The Kitchn

Everyone loves brisket, a Texas staple. Texans — Tejanos — are especially obsessed. My beer-braised brisket is fork-tender, perfect for a crowd, and …

6 Signs Your Cat Loves You, Rather Than Tolerates You, According To Experts

To be honest, Kit-Kat, my 3-year-old rescue cat, often acts more like a dog than a cat. He loves following me on walks around the block, will sit for …

Ariz. Parents Called Toddler's Caretakers Repeatedly with No Answer — Then Learned She Was Dead

When the parents of an Arizona toddler could no longer make contact by phone with the people who were watching her, they raced with the child’s aunt …

Bristly doggy toothbrush lets your hound do the grunt work

The idea behind Bristly is that rather than having periodontally preoccupied owners wrestle with pets while they carry out the brushing, they can …

Arrest made in beating of 91-year-old who reportedly was told to 'go back to Mexico'

<b>(CNN) —</b> A week after a 91-year-old Mexican man says he was beaten with a concrete block in Southern California, a woman has been arrested in connection with the assault, authorities said.<p>Laquisha Jones, 30, was arrested Tuesday night in Los Angeles on suspicion of beating Rodolfo Rodriguez last …

Los Angeles

Dog Rehoming: When Is It the Right Decision?

There are a number of sad but legitimate reasons for giving a dog up. If it must be done, protect everyone involved by taking these steps.<p><i>[Updated</i> …

Over 100 People Show Up At Shelter To Comfort Dogs During Fireworks

"As people talked to the dogs and stroked their fur, their eyes were getting heavier and heavier ... that right there speaks volumes to how important …