Derek Haynes

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June 2015

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This Discovery Brings Us One Step Closer to Harry Potter's Invisibility Cloak

Researchers at the University of Rochester seem to be taking the words of science fiction writer Arthur C. Clarke’s to heart: “any sufficiently …

Video: Cottonmouth Takes Down Rattlesnake

The footage in this clip shows how aggressive and opportunistic the cottonmouth can be after it almost effortlessly takes down a rattlesnake. As …

Hero Cats Save Their Owners' Lives

Finally, some proof that cats aren't total jerks who don't care about their owners.<p>Early last month, a Portland woman said her cat saved her life when a fire broke out in her mobile home. The brave pussy meowed until the woman woke up and realized her home was ablaze, according to KGW. She and the …

6 Trees Every Survivalist Should Know | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s Note: This guest post by Creek Stewart first appeared at willowhavenoutdoor.com</i>.<p>“Living in the open in this way, and making friends of the …

8 Ways to Instantly Amp Up Your Love Life

Your last relationship didn't end well, you haven't heard a peep from that charmer you met for coffee the other day and most of your friends are tired of listening to you complain about your cheating ex. You're trying to maintain an optimistic attitude, but it isn't easy. You're feeling pretty …

Pizza Hut Manager Pees in Sink Leads Top 10 Grossest Fast-Food Moments

Nothing spreads like wildfire more than an embarrassing photo or video, which is too bad for these fast food chains with employees caught in acts …

HIIT Workout: What It Is And Why It Works

<i>By Amy Schlinger for Life by DailyBurn</i><p>HIIT is all the hype lately. According to a survey conducted by the American College of Sports Medicine, it’s one of the two top fitness trends for 2014 (the other being bodyweight training). So what’s this type of training all about? What is it with HIIT?<p>HIIT, …

"Great Surprise"—Native Americans Have West Eurasian Origins

Oldest human genome reveals less of an East Asian ancestry than thought.<p><b>Nearly one-third of Native American genes come from west Eurasian people linked to the Middle East and Europe, rather than entirely from East Asians as previously thought, according to a newly sequenced genome.</b><p>Based on the arm …

Ranking the 10 Best Brawlers in Boxing History

Link to Media<p>This was a fun list to research and think about, but narrowing down my criteria for inclusion was a challenge. Any pure brawler is going to have a ceiling as a professional boxer, no matter how durable his chin or powerful his punch.<p>But it's also hard to be a great boxing champion …

Boxing

Pepperoni Pizza Casserole Recipe Is the Perfect Anytime Treat

<i>Written by Lisa Fogarty on CafeMom's blog, The Stir.</i><p>There's one surefire way to lift your family's spirits when one or more of you happen to be having a bad day: announce that it's pizza night. I know it's simple to dial up your local pizzeria and order a pie, but you won't believe how easy -- and …

Top 25 Photographs from the Wilderness #17

Changing Planet<p>We are rediscovering that only through sharing will we save this magnificent planet. Social media gives us the ability to share photographs, thoughts, ideas, and knowledge almost instantaneously with powerful effects. A great example of this is National Geographic’s “The Great Nature …

Yasser Arafat's belongings have traces of polonium-210, say Swiss scientists

Discovery 'supports possibility Palestinian leader was poisoned with radioactive substance' but Russians reject suggestion<p>Swiss scientists have given details about the traces of a radioactive substance found on personal items belonging to Yasser Arafat, adding to claims that the late Palestinian …

20 Survival Tips You Must Know

Staying alive requires recognizing danger, feeling fear, and reacting. Here's what you need to know to survive bear attacks, chainsaw accidents, and even vengeful vending machines.<p>These survival tips can help you avoid becoming just another statistic. Accidents are the leading cause of death among …

12 Disgusting Alcoholic Drinks We Dare You To Try. Triple Dog Dare You.

Getting drunk is a popular and near-worldwide pastime. It wouldn't be if we all had to get there on any of the drinks below.<p><b>1. The Mac & Cheese 'Shot'</b><p><i>Macaroni Milk Velveeta Cheese rum (powdered cheese mix and rum)</i><p>Take the age-old recipe, add some rum and create what Satan probably serves at his …

Store Clerk With Machete Fights Off Armed Robber

13 Comfort Foods That Burn Fat

They're called "comfort" foods for a reason—they bring back warm memories, tickle your taste buds, and soothe your soul. Though some comfort foods …

How many redheads are there in the world?

<b>About 200 people took part in the UK's first Ginger Pride march in August, and the world record for the largest gathering of natural redheads was broken last month when 1,600 attended the Redhead Day Festival in the Dutch town of Breda. But how many redheads are there in the world - and where do</b> …

47 Fun, Freaky And Fantastic Family Halloween Costumes

You know what they say... the family that dresses up together, stays together. Scroll down for Halloween costume ideas that put the Addams family to shame.<p><b>Do you have photos of your family dressed up together? Send them to us at parents (at) huffingtonpost (dot) com and we'll add you to the list</b> …

Bridget Jones's Diary fans aghast as Helen Fielding kills off Mr Darcy

Bridget Jones lives on, counting calories, alcohol units and hair nits but discounting years – 51 but answering to 35 – but this is no consolation to legions of fans who have learned some devastating news: Mr Darcy is dead.<p>Whether he was smothered by a Christmas sweater or died of pneumonia from a …

12 Tips for Perfect Fried Chicken, Plus a Master Recipe

<i>Sunday Dinners comes to us from our own chef/photojournalist/farmer/father figure Tom Hirschfeld, featuring his stunning photography and Indiana farmhouse family meals.</i><p><i>Today: The slow art of fried chicken -- with 12 tips and a master recipe.</i><p>Frying chicken, at its best, is a state of mind formed …

Trophy Wife: Turning the evil-stepmother myth on its head

People around the world lined up to buy the new iPhone. Some jumped in the air after the purchase, high-fived each other and squealed. I saw this on the news.<p>Are they freaks? Figures of fun? Not these days. Mind you, the scenario was described pithily in a Guardian soccer column as, "In an era when …

Over 1,500 Americans have died from taking too much acetaminophen in the past decade

One of America's best-known pain relievers has a lesser-known dark side. Over the past decade, more than 1,500 Americans have died from taking too much acetaminophen, the active ingredient in Tylenol, reports <i>ProPublica</i>. Though tens of millions of people reportedly use it weekly without adverse …

Simple Meat Ragout for Any Pasta

<b>Ingredients</b><p>2 tablespoons olive oil<br>• 1/2 onion, thinly sliced<br>• 3 cloves garlic, minced<br>• 2 cups roughly chopped Slow-Roasted Pork Shoulder or other cooked …

How-To: Make a Paper Airplane fly Forever

Take your paper airplane skills up a notch with this incredible trick from Viral Video Lab to make your airplane fly forever using the heat of an electric stove!<p>[via Laughing Squid]

Natural Ways to Reverse the Effects of Asthma

More than 300 million people around the world suffer from asthma. While there are successful medical treatments out there, Carol Alt wants you to …

A Point of View: Why people sometimes prefer lies to the truth

<b>Has our world become a place where a plausible or entertaining lie is more welcome than the truth, asks writer AL Kennedy.</b><p>More than a decade ago, I met a liar and I rewarded him for lying to me. At the time it seemed like the right thing to do.<p>Imagine it's a January night with snow underfoot and …

How to Grill over a Live Fire

Live-fire cooking<p>Long before he became a celebrity, Michael Chiarello loved cooking over fire. As a boy—with the Emmy-winning TV shows, the family …