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The 15 stages of sleep deprivation as experienced by parents

Someone recently said to me that she hated the way parents claim to be more tired than everyone else – people without kids get tired too, …

Metal drummer caught stealing from venue on security camera—watch - News - Alternative Press

The drummer of metal band the Zenith Passage was caught stealing from a venue by a security camera, Lambgoat has reported.<p>During a show at Lookout …

This Graphic Designer Is Colorizing Vintage Punk and Hardcore Photos

All your favorite iconic shots, dragged into the modern era.<p>The glory days of punk and hardcore tend to be romanticized in hindsight, and maybe that’s because of how they were captured. Whenever we see photos of bands from the 70s and early 80s, they tend to be stark, black and white shots …

10 pop-punk albums from 2003 still better than pop punk today - Alternative Press

<b>Blink-182 – Blink-182</b><p>After Tom DeLonge pissed off Mark Hoppus by having Travis Barker drum on the sole Box Car Racer LP, the trio pulled together and …

Pop Punk

Video of Baby Dolphin in Marine Park Shows Exactly How These Animals Feel About Captivity

Dolphins are among the most complex and intelligent species on the planet. They are extremely self-aware and have deep social and emotional bonds …

Cute Animals

Grieving Texas Man Carried Wife's Lifeless Body Through Flood Waters: 'She Was My Whole Life'

The husband of a Texas flood victim carried his wife’s lifeless body through a mile of sunken terrain to save it from being washed away in murky …

Sometimes Meeting the Wrong Guy is the BEST Way to Find Mr. Right

If you're like the rest of us, you've probably had a thought at one point or another to just give up on relationships entirely (probably shortly after an awkward confession, an unrequited love confessing his love for someone else, or a soul-crushing breakup). And who can blame you? This …

Vanadium: The Metal That Stores Energy

Vanadium may be the next big thing when it comes to battery power. Battery charge has improved a lot in the last few years, but vanadium may be able …

China's Dog Meat Festival Will Go On Despite Growing Protests

Held every year, the Yulin Dog Meat Festival results in the slaughter of thousands of dogs, which are then served in some of the restaurants in this city in south China.<p>An international campaign to halt the killing keeps growing each year. Millions in Canada, the U.K. and the United States have …

Children's Hospital Opens Pet Center so Patients Can Reunite with Their Furry Friends

St. Louis Children’s Hospital and Purina have teamed up to make the time patients spend hospitalized a little brighter and fluffier.<p>The Purina Family …

Hear Hellyeah Cover Phil Collins With Lost Dimebag Darrell Guitar Performance

Heavy metal supergroup Hellyeah had finished recording the basic tracks for fifth album <i>Unden!able</i> when they started throwing around ideas for a cover …

Two Battered, Broken, & Abandoned Bait Dogs Saved from a Life of Hell

Last week, a Philadelphia woman was astounded to look out her window and see two dogs in the worst shape she’d ever seen, just sitting on her porch, …

Here's What It's Like to Be In a Relationship and Have Sex on Camera for Money

"I'm less a fan of penetration [since I got pregnant], but I'm a much bigger fan of cunnilingus than I was before. And anal feels even better," …

Miami Beach

5 Mental Habits That Can Limit Your Ability to Think

Our brain is like a computer processor: It has a finite amount of processing power, or intellectual resources, that can be used in a given moment. …

This 4-Second Mental Reset Can Immediately Change Your Relationships

How would your relationships change if you stopped defending yourself and instead thought more about the other person?<p>Most people approach relationships backwards. It's not that our intentions are bad. Our attention is just in the wrong place: on ourselves rather than the other person.<p>It turns out, …

Relationships

77-Year-Old Congressional Candidate Busted With 180 Pot Plants

“I smoke marijuana," the candidate admitted, though she denied having anything to do with the grow operation.<p>A 77-year-old congressional candidate accused of growing 180 pot plants doesn't think her political ambitions have gone up in smoke.<p>On May 20, police in Crossville, Tennessee, raided the …

He Had AIDS and I Had Hepatitis C: A Love Story

How we found each other amidst addiction, ongoing sobriety, and life-threatening illness.<p>One girlfriend slipped a mickey into my coffee," he said, "and when I passed out she poured lighter fluid on me and all my belongings and torched me."<p>We were sitting at Le Singe Vert in Chelsea. As the waiter …

Relationships

Rank Your Records: Biffy Clyro Ruthlessly Rate All Seven of Their Albums

“If you’re in a rock band and you can’t make a double album then fuck off – do you know what I mean?”<p><i>In Rank Your Records, we talk to members of bands who have amassed substantial discographies over the years and ask them to rate their releases in order of personal preference.</i><p>Biffy Clyro is a band …

Julien Baker covers Jawbreaker song, makes it her own - News - Alternative Press

Julien Baker covered Jawbreaker’s “Accident Prone” during a recent show in Brussels, Belgium. You can watch video footage of the performance below. …

We Have No Idea How Most Species Age - Facts So Romantic

To humans, aging can seem to be inextricably linked with physical decline. In 1975, “on a whim,” the photographer Nicholas Nixon decided to …

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Lots of Beartooth love, Thrice + Ernie Ball and 19 other things you might have missed this week - Alternative Press

Through our endless scrolling and clicking, we inevitably come across a massive amount of content that doesn't necessarily warrant a news story on …

San Diego

This Revolutionary Earpiece Translates Foreign Languages in Real Time

Translation technology has just reached a whole new level with ‘Pilot’ – the world’s first smart earpiece that can translate foreign languages in …

What It's Really Like To Watch Porn With Your Partner

"When I'm watching it with my partner I never make it through the whole video because we get distracted by each other."<p>Porn can be a difficult topic for a lot of couples to talk about. If you watch porn while you're in a relationship, does it mean you're sexually dissatisfied with your partner? …

A Letter to My Husband's New Girlfriend

We don't know each other yet but as you are now a part of my husband's life, you are also a part of mine. Its important to me that we start out on the right foot and can establish some kind of understanding as our lives may be tied together for years to come.<p>That man you're falling for, he was my …

Every Cent Of The Sale For This $39 Million Mansion Will Go Toward Saving Homeless Animals

This mansion is listed for $39 million and we’re hoping it goes for twice that, since its sale will help homeless animals. A <i>lot</i>.<p>The California home …

Pets

These Photos Were Snapped by a Giant Seafloor Observatory Deep in the Pacific

Ocean Networks Canada is wiring the ocean floor.<p>For the past decade, Ocean Networks Canada, based at the University of Victoria, has operated a massive cabled observatory at the bottom of the ocean. Working with underwater robots, ONC has wired the floor of the Pacific with fiber optic cable that …