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8 things that happen to me during the taper and some stuff from last night.

70 Comments March 25, 2015<p>We picked up Lindsey yesterday for a night out on the town.<p>Brooke has a weird obsession with candles… I have no idea where …

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Here's a Normal 1950s Housewife Just Tripping Balls On Acid

A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away, Dr. Sidney Cohen (a proponent of LSD use in a psychotherapeutic setting) filmed a housewife dropping acid. …

Gorgeously Surreal Sculptures Intricately Fuse Animals with Nature

Artist Ellen Jewett fuses plants, animals, and man-made devices to create fantastical portraits of animals. These hand-crafted hybrids, which she refers to as “natural history surrealist sculpture,” mimic the bodies of the creatures, but they deviate from the norm in usual ways. A rabbit's fur is …

Calls to class far-right Jewish settlers as terrorists after Israeli soldiers attacked

Calls are mounting for hardline Jewish settlers to be classified as terrorists after a spate of attacks on Palestinian property in the West Bank and Israel, and threats of violence towards Israeli soldiers.<p>Last week, the justice minister, Tzipi Livni, and the internal security minister, Yitzhak …

African invoice fraud hampers development of poorest nations

More than $60bn (£36bn) has been illegally moved in and out of Uganda, Ghana, Mozambique, Kenya and Tanzania over 10 years, with most of it passing through tax havens, according to a report by financial transparency campaigners.<p>Washington-based group Global Financial Integrity (GFI) said the …

Jews Protest at Last Supper Site Ahead of Visit by Pope Francis

JERUSALEM, Israel - More than 200 Orthodox Jews protested on Monday against the pope's planned visit to the site where Christians believe Jesus Christ had his Last Supper.<p>The Cenacle, a building on top of Mount Zion outside Jerusalem's walls, has resonance with all the Abrahamic religions. For …

Pope Francis hits out at 'people who follow Jesus for money'

Pope Francis has condemned "profiteers" and "climbers" who use the Catholic church for financial gain as he embarks on Vatican reforms aimed at promoting greater transparency and doing more to help the needy.<p>"There are climbers in the church. There are a lot of them!" the pope said during a morning …

Police link cases of three missing men from Toronto’s gay community

Police are linking the mysterious disappearances of three men who were active in the heart of Toronto's gay community.<p>The men, who went missing between 2010 and 2012, were either last seen near Church Street and Wellesley Street East or were known to spend time in the neighbourhood. Police also …

Report finds appeals court judges violated conflict-of-interest laws in 26 cases

More than a dozen federal appeals court judges have violated federal conflict-of-interest laws over the past three years, throwing into doubt decisions in 26 cases, according to an analysis from a watchdog group.<p>The Center for Public Integrity, in a report being released Monday, found 24 cases in …

Iranian mother who spared her son's killer: 'Vengeance has left my heart'

The idea she might pardon her son's killer first came to Samereh Alinejad in a dream. It was a message she didn't want to hear.<p>Abdollah Hosseinzadeh was stabbed and killed in a street brawl in the autumn of 2007 when he was only 18. He had known his killer, Balal. The two, barely out of their teens …

Google buys Titan Aerospace to make more drones for Project Loon

It’s a drone-buying spree, and Google is the latest to make a purchase.<p>It reportedly just agreed to purchase high-altitude drone maker Titan Aerospace for an unspecified amount.<p>The search (and tons of other technologies) giant said today that it will be purchasing the company, whose drones are …

How U.S. Fighter Jet Design Helped A Turtle Find Life - And Love

TEL AVIV, Israel - An endangered sea turtle called Freedom has been saved thanks to a student project inspired by the advanced U.S. F-22 Raptor fighter jet.<p>The young green sea turtle was found on a beach in northern Israel with his two left flippers almost completely severed by fishing …

Honey Maid Tells Homophobes to Take a Hike in Best Response Ad Ever

Honey Maid released a glorious response to homophobic idiots who didn't like the snack company's ads depicting gay couples with their children.<p>Unlike …

Google gives peek at its Ara modular phone project

Google is offering a quick glimpse into a future in which you'll be able to build your own phone.<p>The software giant released a short video to introduce some of the members of its Advanced Technology and Projects group, the folks behind Project Ara.<p>The idea of a modular phone is seen as a potential …

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Stunning Photographs Showcase the Beauty of Black Dogs

The process of finding a shelter animal a permanent home is often difficult, and for black dogs it's even harder. After photographer Fred Levy learned this, he began an endeavor to help these pups out. The <i>Black Dog Project</i> is a stunning photo series that captures often-overlooked black dogs as they …

Crispy Mushroom Chips

Doing some party planning? Don’t be caught unprepared, gang; you don’t want to find yourself elbow-deep in buckets of sickly-sweet buffalo wings and …

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The Food Lab: Sautéed Green Beans With Mushrooms and Caramelized Cipollini Onions

It's time for another round of The Food Lab. Got a suggestion for an upcoming topic? Email Kenji here, and he'll do his best to answer your queries in a future post. Become a fan of The Food Lab on Facebook or follow it on Twitter for play-by-plays on future kitchen tests and recipe experiments.<p>I …

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Cauliflower is so incredibly versatile in the kitchen. Every time I play with it in the kitchen I almost always end up stunning myself with another …

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Pickled Red Onions<p>Prep time<p>10 mins<p>Total time<p>10 mins<p>A fast and easy recipe for pickled red onions.<p>Ingredients<p>1 large red onion<br>• 1¼ cups unseasoned rice …

Roasted Curried Cauliflower

I love cauliflower ‘cause it’s such a versatile vegetable. You can roast it with bacon, make “fried rice,” or transform it into pseudo-mashed …

Baked Eggs in Prosciutto-Filled Portobello Mushroom Caps

It is COLD around here.<p>My friends and family in Texas tend to assume the weather in New Jersey is far harsher than it actually is. I sometimes find …

China seizes $14.5bn of ex-official assets

Chinese authorities have seized assets worth at least $14.5bn from family members and associates of retired domestic security chief Zhou Yongkang, who is at the centre of China's biggest corruption scandal in more than six decades, according to Reuters news agency.<p>More than 300 of Zhou's relatives, …

Tigers slaughtered in show of social stature for Guangdong businessmen

More than 10 tigers have been killed as "visual feasts" in China to entertain officials and rich business people, state media reported.<p>Police in the port city of Zhanjiang, in the southern province of Guangdong, seized a freshly slaughtered tiger and multiple tiger products in a raid this month, …

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