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What Your Gas Is Trying to Tell You About Your Health

If your farts could talk...<p>We hate to break it to you, but gas is just a fact of life—sure, it can be uncomfortable and embarrassing, but it happens to the best of us. But if you’re dealing with more frequent gas than usual, your body might be trying to send you some hints about how it’s …

Can this breathing trick cure insomnia?

Forget the sheep. All you need to sleep is a few deep breaths.<p>Breathing is nothing new. Inhale, exhale — what's the big deal, right? But it seems …

Sleep

Lost Posture: Why Some Indigenous Cultures May Not Have Back Pain

<b>Editor's note, June 10:</b> <i>We have added an acknowledgement of several sources that Esther Gokhale used while developing her theories on back pain. These include physiotherapy methods, such as the Alexander Technique and the Feldenkrais Method, and the work of anthropologist Noelle …

Back Pain

Jimmy John's Enforces An 'Insanely Restrictive' Dress Code On Franchisees And Their Workers

WASHINGTON -- If you want to work at a Jimmy John's sandwich shop, you'll need to bring a "killer work ethic" and a "rock star personality," as the chain's job advertisements like to say.<p>You're also going to need a surprisingly particular wardrobe.<p>Despite its efforts to cultivate a cheeky and …

Humans 'will become God-like cyborgs within 200 years'

The amalgamation of man and machine will be the ‘biggest evolution in biology’ claims Professor Yuval Noah Harari<p>Wealthy humans are likely become cyborgs within 200 years as they gradually merge with technology like computers and smart phones, a historian has claimed.<p>Yuval Noah Harari, a professor …

Singularity

Aspen Man Hires Stuffed Owl As His Defense Attorney

Defending yourself in a court case is rarely recommended, but appointing a stuffed owl as your lawyer is really bird-brained.<p>Nevertheless, that's who -- or what -- Charles Abbott brought as his attorney when he appeared in an Aspen, Colorado, courtroom on Tuesday, the Associated Press …

8 Awesome Salads to Bring to a BBQ

Don't know what to bring to that Memorial Day BBQ? These crowd-pleasing salads have been tested and perfected, and are bound to be the most talked-about dishes at the party.<p><b>1. Black Bean Salad with Chipotle Honey Vinaigrette</b><p>Perfect for a summer BBQ, this is one of those crowd-pleasing, make-ahead …

Cooking

Easy, Skinny Balsamic Rosemary Chicken

This is a quick and easy recipe that never fails to please even picky eaters. Making a simple reduction sauce using balsamic vinegar, garlic and fresh rosemary creates a flavorful marinade for the chicken. It smells wonderful when baking and tastes even better when ready! <b>Each serving has 169</b> …

Food

Bunk Beds For Cats

How to Make Chipotle's Guacamole Recipe

To pay, or not to pay (extra for guacamole) -- that is the question that everyone who has ever been to Chipotle has asked while <b>waiting in line</b>. Getting guacamole definitely upgrades your ~*Chipotle experience*~, but is it worth the $1.80?<p>On Sunday morning, Chipotle released their top secret …

Food

Man Claims Three Women Drugged and Raped Him, Then Bagged up His Semen

A 33-year-old South Africa man says three women forced him into a car at gunpoint Tuesday, then made him drink an unknown, erection-inducing drug and …

Eccentric Millionaire Who Hid Gold Treasure in the Rocky Mountains Five Years Ago Says It’s Still Up for Grabs

If you believe millionaire art collector Forrest Fenn, there’s actually a real treasure buried somewhere in the Rocky Mountains, just waiting to be …

Watch: Drivers compete in Angmering car jumping contest

The records of bus-jumping Evel Knievel were not in danger when the beaten-up "bangers" of Angmering took to the ramps in a car jumping competition<p>Beaten-up bangers competed for the <b>UK</b> car-jumping title this week in West Sussex.<p>Competitors had to try and drive their car over a row of 10 <b>cars</b>.<p>They key …

16 Salad in a Jar Recipes

91<p>972<p>Shares 1K<p>Make <b>salad in a jar recipes</b> with fresh vegetables and fruit that are so readily available. These easy to make <b>mason jar salad ideas</b> …

Yes, Your Beard Might Be As Dirty As A Toilet Seat. No, You Don't Have To Shave It.

If you’re a bearded man or love someone who has a beard, you may have recently heard the horrifying news rattling around the Internet that there is fecal bacteria in some men’s beards.<p>Or, as Buzzfeed so pithily put it: “It turns out men’s beards are covered in poop, says science.”<p>That unpleasant …

Beards

Concerned Kitten, The Internet's Newest Star

Meet Gary, the internet's newest star. The six week old kitten has been dubbed Concerned Kitten due to his worrisome eyebrows. My eyebrows? I lost …

Texas High School Has "No Sex Ed" Policy, Raging Chlamydia Outbreak

If you attend Texas’ Crane High School, there’s about a one in fifteen chance that you have chlamydia right now. Fun, unrelated fact: you’ve also …

Cop Sues Starbucks After Free Cup of Coffee Spills, Scalds His Lap

A North Carolina police officer is suing Starbucks for $50,000 over a free cup of coffee that allegedly collapsed into the cop’s lap and burned his …

Beachfuckers Could Get 15 Years for Fucking on Beach

The Florida couple who last year had sex on a beach, went to sleep, and then had sex again, all while a grandmother filmed them, have been convicted …

How to win any argument: pseudo-scientific neuro-gibberish

If you’re hoping to win an argument this week, try talking neuro-gibberish. Irrelevant neuroscience information – or “neurobabble” – makes for the most convincing scientific explanations, according to researchers at Villanova University and the University of Oregon.<p>Scientists gave a group of 385 …

7 Totally Weird Ways to Get Arrested in Europe

<i>By Laura Pearson for the Orbitz Travel Blog</i><p>So you're vacationing in Europe... And itching to get arrested? Hit with a hefty fine? Yeah, we didn't think so. Nonetheless, weird laws abound here, as elsewhere. In fact, committing an illegal activity in the EU might be as simple as wearing high heels …

High Heels

Model Cassandra Bankson Discovers She Has 2 Vaginas

Like most women, Cassandra Bankson has two eyes, two ears, two arms and two legs.<p>Bankson, 22, also has two vaginas, two wombs and two cervixes, a fact she discovered last year when she went to see a doctor about nagging back pain.<p>“When we got the test results back the doctor said I only had one …

Americans Live Paycheck to Paycheck Because They Dine Out Too Much

Does your restaurant habit leave you broke? You're not alone. Now a new study from SunTrust bank show that a number of households who earn $75,000 a year are living paycheck to paycheck because they're spending too much on "lifestyle expenses" like dining out.<p>Nearly one-third of the participants of …

Meet the 10-Inch Tall Six-Meat Burger That Will Unhinge Your Jaw and Break Your Heart

A bold restaurant in Manchester, England is selling a 10-inch tall burger featuring two beef patties, a fried chicken thigh, bacon jam, barbecued pulled pork, bacon strips, and "ham chunks." It's called the Whole Damn Farm Burger and it has a 2,000 calories — or a full day's worth.

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Mother-in-law's tombstone topples on Pennsylvania man, killing him

HARRISBURG, Pa. (Reuters) - A Pennsylvania man was helping decorate his mother-in-law’s tombstone on Monday ahead of the Easter holiday when it suddenly toppled over, pinning him underneath and killing him, a cemetery caretaker said.<p>The 400-pound stone fatally injured Stephen Woytack, 74, of …

Pennsylvania

The product that will let you 'taste' food pictures on your phone

Elaborate April Fool's prank or gamechanging science? Meet the Screen Savour<p>Spending a meal starting at our phones is a major cause of irritation for those we dine with, but thanks to a Malaysian company, we may now have a valid excuse.<p>Maxis, a communication firm , has launched the Screen Savour - …

Akron Poopetrator Craps On At Least 19 Cars

Some men just want to watch the world burn.<p>Police in Akron, Ohio are desperately searching for a serial poopetrator who has been terrorizing residents by pooping on -- and sometimes even in -- unsuspecting victims' cars.<p>Since 2012, Akron police have received at least 19 reports of feces appearing …

Mom Says Bananas Were Infested With Spiders That Can Cause Hours-Long Erections (UPDATED)

Is that a banana in your pocket, or have you just been bitten by a Brazilian wandering spider?<p>A British couple was horrified on Tuesday after they found a bunch of bananas they purchased from a Tesco store was infested with spiders they believe to be Brazilian wandering spiders, the Bristol Post …