Shane Hughes

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Woman Says She Discovered Her Long-Term ‘Boyfriend’ Was Her Female Best Friend With a Strap-On

A British woman says she wore a blindfold around her boyfriend throughout their two-year relationship, so she didn’t know he was really her female …

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We Interviewed the Girl Whose Mom Disowned Her for Going to V Festival

Was it worth it?<p>We've all done things to piss off our parents: going out with a terrible person you didn't even like just to be rebellious, getting a bogus degree, voting for whoever they don't want you to vote for. Still, this text that a 17-year-old girl from Wrexham, UK recieved from her mom …

Make Your ‘Marquee’ with this DIY

Light-up letters are having a real moment in the spotlight. These expressive accent pieces make a literal statement when perched on a shelf or hung happily on your wall. Plus, they’re super simple to make! Allow us to illuminate you…<p><b>Materials</b><p>Cardboard craft letters (We found our 3D letters at the …

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5 Best Meditation Apps to Find Your Inner Calmness

There are numerous health benefits to mindfulness and meditation. Here's how you can achieve zen in less than 10 minutes.<p>The glowing trend of achieving mindfulness through technology and mobile apps couldn't have come at a better time. With National Relaxation Day coming this weekend (Saturday, …

She Took A Blowdryer To Some Tape And The Reason Why Is Absolutely Genius

Painting a room can be really daunting. After you've chosen the color (which is trouble enough!), you've got to worry about the actual execution of …

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Driver crashes £220,000 Ferrari 458 Italia hire car into Bedfordshire house

The 29-year-old had paid a £5,000 deposit plus £850 a day to rent the supercar for a family wedding<p>A 29-year-old man hired a £220,000 Ferrari for a family wedding and within hours had written off the car by crashing it into a house.<p>It is understood the driver had rented the 202mph supercar for a …

15+ Hilarious Products From China And Countries That Don’t Care About Trademarks

Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, although certain patent lawyers might disagree. Despite this phrase being uttered by the English cleric …

Patent Law

11 Things Not to Do When Showering Together

If you fart, you have to leave.<p><b>1. Do not pee on someone unless they are like, "Yo, pee on me."</b> This is not hilarious or cute, and will probably result in you being punched while naked and dripping. Who wants that? Not me but I will do it if I must/am peed on.<p><b>2. Try not to monopolize the showerhead</b> …

25 Worst Original Names of Famous Bands

25<p>Tom and Jerry<p><b>Final name:</b> Simon and Garfunkel<p>Paul Simon and Arthur Garfunkel were just 15 years old when they started shopping their songs around …

10 TV Shows That Sound Like Alan Partridge Pitches, But Actually Happened

When Chris Eubank tweeted at a follower “can you please explain the link between me and youth hostels?”, a nation of Partridgephiles almost dropped …

China bans Fart and 119 other 'immoral' songs with 'severe punishment' threat

China has banned 120 “immoral” songs and ordered website administrators to remove them from their sites amid a broadening crackdown on the country’s internet content.<p>The announcement by the ministry of culture on Monday said the list of 120 songs “trumpeted obscenity, violence, crime or harmed …

Father Stops Male Lifeguards From Saving Drowning Daughter, Insists Saving Her Would Be ‘Dishonor’

One father recently allowed his daughter to drown at a beach off the coast of Dubai because he refused to allow male lifeguards to touch her. …

Rowing

Someone just got free pizza until 2016 by playing O2 and Three against each other on Twitter

It’s the first rule of business – the customer is always right.<p>The second, lesser known rule of business is apparently ‘the customer should always be …

How Your Vagina Changes in Your 20s, 30s, and 40s

A three-decade snapshot of your snatch<p>Women’s Health <i>and the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) teamed up on an exclusive survey that revealed how much women know about their own anatomy. The answer, sadly: Not a whole lot. To help you better understand your nether regions,</i> …

I do this simple meditation on my walk to work each morning and it's had a huge impact on my life

Meditation has had a huge effect on my life in many small ways. ABC news anchor Dan Harris said it best in his amazing book on mindfulness, it sort of makes you "10% happier." And that's wonderful. I'm only a few months in and can't say I'm 10% happier, maybe 5, but I'm on my way!<p>My regular form of …

Meditation

Football Manager player sims English Premier League for a thousand years

Reckon Chelsea, Man Utd, Man City and Arsenal will compete for the top four places in the English Premier League forever? Not according to Football …

Soccer

DJs can buy remix-friendly 'Stems' music files starting today

Back in March, Native Instruments -- the company behind the ubiquitous Traktor DJ software -- announced Stems: a music format that lets DJs and remixers to control individual parts of a track. Today Stems launches to the buying public on a number of popular music stores including Beatport and …

The Food Lab: How to Make a Burger King-Style Whopper Fit for The King

As far as the Big Three fast food burger chains go—that'd be McDonald's, Wendy's, and Burger King—I have a clear hierarchy in my mind. Wendy's wins by a red-haired country mile for serving burgers that actually taste like, well, burgers. McDonald's has its own unique flavor profile that keeps it …

50 British phrases that Americans just don’t understand

<b>1. “How’s your father,” “Rumpy pumpy,” “Good rogering”</b><br>Meaning: To have sex, sexual relations, get “your groove on.”<p><b>2. “Going to play some …

No more soggy veg: how to keep your food fresher for longer

With the amount of wasted food in the UK reaching shocking new highs, Sue Quinn tells us how to keep our food fresh and waste less<p>The figures are hard to swallow. Every year, we throw out 15 million tonnes of food in the UK – and half of it comes from our homes. But why do we bin so much? One major …

Beer-Can Chicken

4 Servings<p>There's quite a bit of lore surrounding beer-can chicken, and for good reason. Just look at that burnished mahogany bird. The steam from the brew flavors the meat and keeps it moist. The can props the chicken up, so it roasts evenly--no scorching, no flipping, no stressing. And you get to …

Cheesecake Meets Brownie, Falls in Love

<i>If the grocery store isn't your favorite place, it should be. We're sleuthing for the best back-of-the-box recipes and every Sunday, Posie Harwood from 600 Acres will share our latest find.</i><p><i>Today: A cheesecake walks into a bar and meets a brownie.</i><p>Terrible bar-related double entendres aside, this …

Debate over American-style nursery graduation ceremony

A Cambridgeshire nursery has ignited a debate over the craze of three and four year old children taking part in American-style graduation ceremonies<p>A nursery in Cambridgeshire has sparked a bitter debate about whether school children age three and four should take part in American-style graduation …

How to Make Bacon Your Go-To Post-Gym Snack

A quick and simple recipe perfect for post-workout munchies.<p>Eggs and bacon are the true breakfast champions. They're delicious, easy to make, and boast unlimited combos. But these Bacon and Egg Tartes are a total game-changer. In her new book, <i>The Athlete's Fix</i>(VeloPress), nutritionist and …

Ruby Rose on Why She Chose Not to Undergo Gender Transition Surgery

Smoldering Aussie actress Ruby Rose, who’s created major buzz since her breakout role on the latest season of <i>Orange Is the New Black</i>, recently opened …

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FIFA's horribly flawed ranking system just produced an insane list of the best teams in the world

We'll get into a full discussion about why the ranking formula is so bad in a little bit, but first check out just how weird these rankings came out:<p><b>Wales</b> is 10th, and has the most FIFA ranking points of any team in the world in the past 12 months. (Note: Germany won the World Cup 12 months</b> …

This woman's open letter to a man who rejected her on Tinder because of her weight is taking the internet by storm

When a man Michelle Thomas met through Tinder passed on a second date because he was looking for "someone slimmer," Thomas, a blogger, penned a sharp-tongued letter that's earned her internet acclaim.<p>Thomas is a London-based blogger and cafe manager, t he Mirror reports. Last month, she went on a …

Which Nail Polish Color Matches #TheShoe? It's #TheDress All Over Again.

#TheShoes<p>#TheDress debacle may have been a low point in human history, but it seems as though we've arrived at another great mystery of our time: #TheShoe.<p>In today's mind-boggling news, a simple tweet by Massachusetts civilian @totallymendes asks which nail polish color matches the shoe in …