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Public Health
Rowing

Shanghai zebra crossing literally transformed into a zebra crossing

When it comes to educating pedestrians on the importance of road safety, sometimes you just got to go all out to get people's attention.<p>Police in …

Nothing’s Going to Break Her Stride

Fourth-grader Sayers Grooms hasn’t let cerebral palsy keep her from the track—or from setting world records—in the sport of RaceRunning.<p>Holding her mother’s hand, Sayers Grooms makes her way down the bleacher steps at her school track in Gainesville, Florida, and plops down on the field, ready for …

Marathons

We tried Starbucks' new Key Lime Pie Frappuccino so you don't have to!

‘Tis the season to slather on sunblock, bust out your shorts, and…get your Frappuccino on! What feels MORE like summer than slurpin’ on an icy, …

Battlefield 1 wants to prove that World War 1 wasn’t actually boring

Battlefield 1 wants to prove that the World's First War wasn't as boring as hostory makes it out to be

Battlefield 1

In The Name Of Party Unity, Trump Meets With Ryan, Other GOP Leaders

Donald Trump arrived in Washington, D.C., on Thursday to meet with his party's congressional leaders to hash out their differences and talk GOP unity ahead of what is likely to be a pitched general-election battle against Hillary Clinton.<p>First up was a private meeting with House Speaker Paul Ryan. …

Republicans

Footage of Unannounced Star Wars Game Emerges

Scum vs. villainy.<p>Footage of an unannounced Star Wars real-time strategy game emerged online overnight.<p>Originally uploaded to Vimeo by a user …

Luke Skywalker
Painting

Brazilian street artist painting Muddy Waters mural in Loop

DIY Tulle Skirt

This is just one of those gem of DIY projects that you get an immediate return of every minute of your <i>DIYvestment</i>. Make one for your engagement …

Fast Forward: ArtScience Future World

This March, ArtScience Museum, Singapore, unveiled its new permanent exhibition ‘FUTURE WORLD: Where Art Meets Science’, where 15 digital art …

IS bombings highlight Iraqi capital's vulnerability

BAGHDAD (AP) — A wave of Islamic State bombings in Baghdad has killed nearly 100 people in two days, exposing lingering gaps in the capital's defenses, which are manned by an array of security agencies and militias that don't always cooperate.<p>The attacks also point to the resilience of the …

Middle East

Iraq officials raise Baghdad car bombing death toll to 29

BAGHDAD (AP) — In the deadliest violence in Baghdad this year, three car bombs claimed by the Islamic State group killed 93 people across the Iraqi capital Wednesday, demonstrating the extremists' ability to mount significant attacks despite major battlefield losses.<p>The separate bombings, which …

Extremism

Is Sitting Really That Bad? Yes.

Recent research showing that sitting may not be so bad included one significant factor many overlooked.<p>Like smoking and overeating, sitting has …

Video: Feast Your Eyes on these Five Cancelled Super Mario Games

Obligatory CD-i appearance included

Retrogaming

Microsoft Unveils Special Edition Iron Man Xbox One Ahead Of Civil War Release

Microsoft’s Xbox one isn’t a bad looking console, but it’s not something that we would call nice to look at. It’s pretty inoffensive, and that’s …

How Microsoft spent $1 billion on a simple mistake with its best game console

But only one mistake cost $1 billion.<p>In May 2007, Bach writes in his book, "Xbox Revisited: A Gameplan for Corporate and Civic Renewal," a group of Xbox team leaders met in his basement to argue about a huge problem: widespread reports of dead Xbox 360 game consoles.<p>"At the end of a long, difficult …

Xbox 360

Best smartphone cameras: Galaxy S7 vs. iPhone 6s vs. Nexus 6P vs. Lumia 950

Samsung vs. iPhone, Nexus vs. Lumia. It's time to find out who makes <i>the best</i> smartphone camera.Recently a new smartphone waltzed onto the scene, …

Retrogaming

Get your kids'craft materials organized with these top tips!

Do you need help organizing kids’ craft materials? Here’s how they are stored at our house.<p><i>The following post contains affiliate links, which means</i> …

Crafting

I Am Sock Groot! - GeekMom

Reading Time: 3 minutes<p><i>In honor of Arbor Day, here’s an easy DIY created by the fierce and fuzzy protector of planets, Rocket Raccoon (as told to</i> …

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo With DIY Stuffed Cactus Pillows

I’m not really sure why we think cacti are so cute (um helllooo, they are covered in spikes!?). Maybe it’s just because we can’t get enough of their quirky little shapes! This Cinco de Mayo, we are bringing the celebration out of the kitchen and into our home decor with cute cactus pillows. We …

Chemicals

tell me a story blocks

I have no shortage of cute novelty prints. In fact, that was one of the primary things that I realized when I did my 6 month fabric fast. I hardly …

Don’t waste money on expensive gifts when these 5 DIY decorations will make Mom feel so special

With these easy DIY projects, you will have everything you need to transform Mom’s space into a beautiful wonderland of pretty flowers and thoughtful …

Chemicals

Embroider a Pillow for Mom That’s As Cool As She Is

We all know that mom that insists she’s not like everyone else — not like a regular mom. She can hang at all the craziest family gatherings, is the first to tell you about the newest fitness trends and mixes a mean cocktail. Whether the person we’re describing is your mom, aunt or mommy-to-be …

Sewing

How 100-Year Old Artist Carmen Herrera Stays Sharp

This May is a big month for Carmen Herrera. On Tuesday, the abstract painter is inaugurating the new Lisson Gallery outpost in New York with a solo show, and a few weeks later, she's turning no less than 101 years old. Born in Havana in 1915, Herrera's only about a decade into mainstream …

Art

Five Seattle police injured, nine people arrested after May Day marches | Reuters

(Reuters) - Five Seattle police officers were injured and at least nine people arrested on Sunday night, after unruly demonstrators hurled projectiles and Molotov cocktails and broke windows, authorities said.<p>Protesters gather every year on May 1 to focus attention on labor and immigration issues, …

Latin America

There's a standing desk and balance board for kids now

Given the increasing anxiety of what sitting is doing to our bodies, it was only a matter of time before someone began worrying about our nation's children. After seeing his son's classroom, FluidStance chief Joel Heath decided to build the UpGrade, a standing desk and balance board combo for …

Kids