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Puppy Bowl 2017: Watch these good dogs in virtual reality

It wouldn’t be Super Bowl Sunday without the Puppy Bowl, and this year, there are a lot of good dogs participating. The actual, full show will air hours before the NFL takes over so many televisions, but if you want to watch these good dogs now, and if you own a virtual reality device, Animal …

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Chance The Rapper Singing The Arthur Theme Song Is The Best Thing To Happen All Week

Chance the Rapper, champion of optimism, continues to spread sunshine wherever he goes.<p>Back in 2014, the <i>Coloring Book</i> MC debuted his version of the …

13 Habits Of Super Persuasive People

Whether you're convincing your boss to fund your project or your preschooler to put his shoes on, persuasion is a skill that's instrumental to your success in life.<p>Persuasive people have an uncanny ability to get you leaning toward their way of thinking. Their secret weapon is likeability. They get …

What just happened with the Interior Department's Twitter account?

After the National Park Service retweeted an image of the inauguration, representatives from the White House briefly shut down Twitter accounts for …

There Were Some Seriously Amazing Signs At The Women's Marches

👏👏👏<p>People really brought their protest sign A-game to the women’s marches around the world on Saturday.<p>Some famous faces also took time to share their favorite signs, including Planned Parenthood President Cecile Richards and former senior adviser to President Barack Obama David Axelrod:<p>There …

I Shot the Trump Inauguration Protests and Got More Than I Bargained For

Yesterday, I went out to photograph the protests in Washington, D.C. during Trump’s inauguration. I’m a professional freelance photographer, and I …

Day after Trump sworn in, hundreds of thousands protest presidency in celeb-studded march

Several hundred thousand people from across the country descended on Washington Saturday to protest Donald Trump just hours into his presidency, donning bright pink hats and carrying a dizzying array of political signs – in a celebrity-studded march that put the nation’s lingering divisions on full …

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Photos of the Women's Marches Around the World

In Washington, DC, today, hundreds of thousands of protesters filled the streets in a demonstration called the Women’s March on DC, while even more marched in cities across the United States and around the world, one day after the inauguration of President Donald J. Trump. Larger-than-expected …

An Average Citizen's Guide To Making A Difference In Today's Political Environment

Like many others, I found myself alarmed and concerned last November as the country elected a reality TV-star president and put into place a single-party government. The system of checks and balances I've always trusted to keep the country running within generally accepted boundaries is gone and …

Former U.S. President George H.W. Bush's health improves

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Former U.S. President George H.W. Bush is recovering well from pneumonia but will remain in the intensive care unit at the Texas hospital where he has spent the last week, a spokesman said in a statement.<p>Barbara Bush, his wife, was also taken to the Houston Methodist Hospital …

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Here's the Full Transcript Of Gloria Steinem's Historic Women's March Speech

#peoplepower #nomoreaskingdaddy #putyourbodieswhereyourbeliefsare<p>On January 21, 2017, an estimated 500,000 women in pink hats gathered at the Women's March in Washington D.C. for the largest public rally for women's right in recent history. The historic event kicked off at 10 a.m. on Independence …

A whiskey expert explains the difference between rye, bourbon, and scotch

Endless varieties and brands of whiskey can be seen on shelves with the rising popularity of the spirit. But do you really understand the difference between rye, bourbon, and scotch? Whiskey expert Tommy Tardie, owner and operator of Fine & Rare and The Flatiron Room, breaks down the</b> …

10 National Parks You Can Actually Walk Through With Your Dog

Celebrate the U.S. National Park Service’s Centennial by hitting the open road with your pup to visit a national park this summer. Although most of …

4 Lessons I Learned From Fibromyalgia

In the late 90s, I had been in a minor auto accident. Because of the angle of my body on impact, I suffered severe whiplash. The accident also …

Positive Thinking

NaBloPoMo Is Here! Post Every Day in November, and Win a Pass to the BlogHer Conference!

Join NaBloPoMo (National Blog Posting Month) on BlogHer.com this November by committing to post every single day this month!Every November, thousands …

Writing

16 Sinful Hot Chocolate Recipes You Have to Try

We know it’s hard to put down your pumpkin spiced latte in favor of any other warm winter drink. But that will get a whole lot easier once you read these 16 absolutely sinful hot chocolate recipes. Looks like its time to start stocking up on marshmallows! ;)<p>1. French Vanilla Hot Chocolate: French …

Despite Many Warnings, Antibiotics Are Still Overprescribed

We've known for years that antibiotics don't help in most cases of bronchitis or sore throat. And for decades, public health officials have tried to stop doctors from overprescribing antibiotics.<p>None of that seems to have made a difference, though: Antibiotics are still being prescribed when they …

Inspired by Demi Lovato Joining Glee: 7 Musician-TV Matchups We'd Love to See

<i>X Factor</i> sparkplug Demi Lovato is jumping cross-network to do a little arc on <i>Glee</i> this season; she'll play a "struggling artist" friend of Rachel's in at least six eps. I'm big on this news because in my mind, all things New York are good things when it comes to <i>Glee</i>—and Demi is like a human 5 Hour …

22 Dogs That Are Trying Too Hard To Be Cool

It happens to the best of us, but it's always embarrassing.

Pets

28 Photos That Will Restore Your Faith In Humidity

When having faith in humanity isn't enough, these animals are here to cheer us up!

Pets

Back-to-School: Canine Style - Dog Milk

<i>Editor’s Note: I’ve asked a few of my favorite bloggers to fill in while we make our way to Portland, OR! Please give them a warm, tail-wagging</i> …

No, Gordon, No! A Golden Retriever Eats 16 Rocks from His Yard

We know dogs like to eat things they shouldn’t. Back in March, Jack the dog ate 111 pennies, which were scattered amongst some bagel crumbs. It was …

Why We Shouldn't Be Interested In Raising Safe Christian Kids

<b>"Look mom! No hands,"</b> yelled my eight year old Olivia while out on our bike ride together yesterday.<p>Maybe the first thing on my mind <b>should</b> have been …

Parenting

Second screen TV startup Watchwith grabs $5M

Watchwith, a startup that provides sync-to-broadcast technology to many second-screen TV services, has secured a new $5 million round of funding, the company announced today.<p>Watchwith’s service allows broadcast stations to provide things like factoids, trivia questions, and other such information …

Beach Cupcakes! Decorate Summer Beach Cupcakes - A Cupcake Addiction How To Tutorial

Samsung denies report it will exit desktop PC business

The electronics giant plans to close its desktop business in order to focus on tablets and all-in-one laptops, according to the Korea Times, but the company refuted those claims.<p>Samsung desktop PCs may soon be a thing of the past.<p>The Korean electronics giant plans to close its desktop business in …

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Facebook reportedly working on a news reader

In a social media-driven world, we share and consume news on social networks like Facebook and Twitter.<p>To encourage this behavior, Facebook is reportedly working on a news-delivery service to add to its mobile offering. Sources familiar with the matter told the <i>Wall Street Journal</i> that the company …

The Genius Of Instagram’s New Video: It Can Also Stay Still

In response to Twitter’s Vine, the social network has found an elegant way to introduce moving pictures in a way that allows anyone to turn a photograph into a memory with just a tap.<p>Digital photo and video are taken exactly the same way: light soaking into a sensor. Yet the essence of them is so …

Instagram Will Get Video On June 20

We’ve been working on getting more details on a press event that Facebook is having this week. Earlier, we wrote it could launch a news-reading app, but we have since heard more details that point to something else entirely. On June 20, a source says Facebook will unveil that Instagram, its popular …

Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom official: specs, features, pricing and release date

Samsung on Wednesday announced the latest member of the Galaxy S4 family, the Galaxy S4 Zoom, confirming recent rumors and leaks in the process.<p>The most recent Galaxy S4 Zoom image leaks were right after all, we’re indeed looking at a bulkier phone that’s similar in part to the Galaxy S4 Mini and …

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