Lauren Ellis

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Watch This Magician's Friend Ruin Every Single Trick He Attempts

With friends like this, who needs enemies?<p>A magician wants to leave the audience spellbound, not become a victim of dirty tricks.<p>But that’s what happening to a magician in China named A Gan.<p>Try as he might to impress the internet with his magic know-how, he is thwarted at every turn by his friend ― …

7 Game Of Thrones deleted scenes that will change the way you watch the show from now on

Talk about an embarrassment of riches.<p><i>Game Of Thrones</i> season 7 is done. Finished. Over. Not only that, but – *sob* – we might not see any of season 8's new episodes until 2019.<p>But don't worry. There's still unseen <i>Thrones</i> to keep us going while we wait, in the form of key lost scenes we're pretty …

Taking a Hard Look at Prospect Research Ethics

Home / iWave Blog, Prospect Research / Taking a Hard Look at Prospect Research Ethics<p>Blog<p>Taking a Hard Look at Prospect Research Ethics<p>August 23, …

Google Search, just for you

According to many tech writers, the future of search is looking very much like a verbal interaction between searcher and search engine. Alphabet …

You can unsend emails in Gmail — here's how to do it

There are two big rules when it comes to email: Always proofread and never send an email when you're upset. I've learned these lessons the hard way. …

Apps

Here Are (Approximately) 3000 Free Data Sources You Can Use Right Now

If you need data about government activity, the welfare of Mother Earth and her children, finance, economies, industry, weather and climate, or any of a myriad of social and scientific concerns, you can get it right now, free of charge.<p>Thousands of municipal, state, and national governments now …

dataportal

501(c)(what?)

Harbor seal at Magdalen fjord by AWeith (Own work) [CC BY-SA 4.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0)], via Wikimedia Commons You’ve …

Potential plane owners in your database!

This post outlines the process I used to match our alumni records who might have a plane. I was inspired to do this after finding that the FAA makes …

What about those holes?

TO SHOW YOU how stupid I am, I thought Suffolk Construction had forgotten to finish the job when it was building Millennium Tower at Downtown …

How to Dissolve a Food Clog in the Kitchen

credit: Jupiterimages/Pixland/Getty Images<p>A clogged sink can overflow and cause a mess in the kitchen.<p>Vinegar and Baking Soda<p>Step 1<p>Turn off the …

10 things to do when you first meet someone if you want them to remember you forever

As it turns out, with the right words and actions, almost anyone can create a captivating presence.<p>To help you figure out how to do this, we looked at the answers posted on Quora in response to the question, "How do I become more memorable when meeting someone for the first time?"<p>Here were some of …

7 Things Parents Do That Destroy Their Children's Careers

Everyone wants their kids to grow into wildly successful, happy adults. As parents, you can have a major impact on your kids’ ability to achieve that success, but many parental behaviors will actually impede a child’s future career path.<p>Here are seven of the worst things a parent can do to a future …

Self-improvement

Someone Invented Colorless Coffee That Doesn’t Stain Your Teeth

Coffee is more popular today than ever before, but many people abstain from consuming to much of it because it can really take a toll on their pearly …

Watch The Bicycle Trip: An Animation of The World’s First LSD Trip Which Took Place on April 19, 1943

In 1943, Swiss chemist Albert Hofmann was synthesizing a new compound called lysergic acid diethylamide-25 when he got a couple of drops on his …

Here's How British and American Spelling Parted Ways

5308110492001<p>Why do Brits and Americans spell certain words differently? A colourful tale of dictionaries, politics, and national identity ensues …

Top 10 Bizarre Facts About Death

Death is one of the most intriguing and sometimes mysterious aspects of mortality. People have been dying since, well, forever, and scientists have …

What Is the Meaning Behind "420"?

Whether or not you’re a marijuana enthusiast, you’re probably aware that today is an unofficial holiday for those who are. April 20—4/20—is a day …

The Silence of the Rom Com

With a little editing and some upbeat music and narration, CineFix turned <i>The Silence of the Lambs</i> into a happy romantic comedy, proving yet again …

"Shower Plants" Are the Easiest Way to Keep Your Bathroom Clean

Even those with a black thumb will love this idea!<p>To take advantage of all the beauty (and health benefits!) that plants have to offer, a growing number of homeowners are adding them to an often overlooked area in the home — the shower. In fact, searches for "shower plants" have increased by more …

'The X-Files' Revived Again for 10 New Episodes at Fox

A continuation of the 2016 event series, the run will air during the 2017-18 season.<p>The truth is still out there, and Fox appears determined to find …

TV

Why Weed Strains Don't Always Live Up to Their Descriptions

If you’ve ever been inside a weed store, whether that’s medical or recreational, you know that there are usually ludicrous sounding claims for every …

Cannabis

Finally cut the cable TV cord in eight easy steps

Warning: This article may give you a headache — and if reading an article about the best way to cut the cable cord causes pain, imagine researching and writing it. The post-cable options are overwhelming, and no one solution does it all, although watching live sports without cable is no longer a …

How to Tell If You Smell

The human nose can detect more than one trillion distinct scents, but it’s not so great at picking up your own odors. There’s always a chance you …

Cleaning

Prospect Profiles and Private Co. Valuation

How many times have you lamented: “Yet another prospect involved in the family business. The family’s privately-held business, that is. What …

Net Worth: Nasty, Nice, or Neutral?

There was a cry for help on the PRSPCT-L list-serv: “I’m a new researcher and my boss wants me to provide net worth on a prospect. He says it was the …

Many Midlevel Donors Are Being Ignored, Report Finds

• Unlimited access to the online Resource Center<br>• Our monthly magazine<br>• Free access to GrantStation’s exclusive database<br>• Nonprofit Adviser — a …

EXCLUSIVE: Your employer may share your salary, and Equifax might sell that data

<i>CLARIFICATION: This story was updated Feb. 1 with additional information about Kathy Sandy’s Work Number disclosure report.</i><p>The Equifax credit reporting agency, with the aid of thousands of human resource departments around the country, has assembled what may be the most powerful and thorough …

Identity Theft

OFFICE CULTURE: Giving your colleagues what they want most in trying times - Bizwomen

When you’re the boss, every sigh, every frown and every raised eyebrow is noted and analyzed by the people who work for you.<p>You try to push past a …

Hospitals

How to Make Bath Bombs - Recipes and Instructions for Homemade Bath Bombs

How to Make Bath Bombs <br>Recipes for Homemade Bath Bombs<p>Want to learn how to make bath bombs that look great, smell delicious, and fizz wonderfully? …

Expanding Your Prospect Research Horizons

<b>(Fairly appropriate fortune for a fundraising researcher, eh?)</b>Something must be in the air because I’ve had three calls in the last two weeks about …