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Steal This Idea: Dads Have Daughters Repeat Positive Affirmations in Powerful Video

Seven dads. Seven daughters. Simple words. But they are everything.<p>Earlier this year, we told you about an amazing dad who stood in the mirror with his daughter Aaliyah and had her repeat positive affirmations about herself.<p>"Look at yourself, look in your eyes," he told his little girl. The words …

Parenting
Cannabis

Separation Anxiety: Why It Happens And How To Support Your Child

Sometimes the human brain outsmarts itself. And this is exactly what is happening for children struggling with separation anxiety.<p>It often goes like this. You get them all pumped up for being brave at school drop-off. You remind them that they will get to do all sorts of fun things during the …

Parenting

Cannabis coffee pods are about to become compatible with millions of household Keurig machines

Early risers seeking a little extra from their morning buzz will soon be able to turn to their Keurig brewers. A San Diego, California, company called Brewbudz says it is preparing to introduce cannabis coffee pods to the market, and promises they’ll be compatible with the ubiquitous single-serve …

Coffee

A Study Claims Long-Term Weed Smoking Lowers Your Bone Density

A few months ago, it was stoners' gums, and now researchers have found a correlation between cannabis use and weak bones.<p><i>This article originally appeared on VICE UK</i><p>First, they came for your mouths. A couple of months ago, we wrote about a study that found that, along with possible IQ issues and and …

Cannabis

The Power Rangers Episode That Traumatized A Generation

When you think of <i>Power Rangers,</i> you think of the over-the-top action, giant robots, and more gratuitous pyrotechnics than <i>WWE SmackDown</i>. From the …

Power Rangers

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Peanut Butter And Fluff Fudge Recipe - Genius Kitchen

Grease a 8 or 9 inch square baking pan; set aside.<p>In large saucepan combine milk and sugar. Stir over low heat until blended. Over medium heat, bring …

Dessert

Taco Meat Recipe

"This recipe makes just the taco meat. You have to buy everything else, of course. Make a big batch and use for a multiple of different meals: add to …

Food

Shaving Cream Painted Leaves: A Fall Art Project

The air is getting cooler in many parts of the country. The leaves are starting to change colors and fall off of the trees. Pumpkin patches are …

Crafting

Fat didn’t make you fat! It was the sugar and the refined carbohydrates! We were duped by the Sugar Conspiracy | Guardian report reveals all | Diabetes, heart disease, obesity and cholesterol

Read this excellent Guardian Newspaper article here in full. Or listen to it here.<p>The real culprit you were never told about<p><b>Pivotal quotes:</b><p>“In 1972, …

The Weed Industry Now Has Its Own White-Collar Crime

As pot goes mainstream, it's not that surprising some industry players are allegedly engaging in 'Wolf of Wall Street'-style trickery.<p><b>Get the VICE App on iOS and Android</b><p>The weed industry is getting to know a time-honored tradition of the American business world: corporate fraud.<p>Federal prosecutors …

Cannabis

Why Mothers Stay Up Late

A little after 8 a.m. on a Saturday, my wife, Mel, told me she didn’t get enough sleep the night before, and I asked her what time she went to bed. …

Living Rooms

AAA research finds people waste money on premium gas

DETROIT (AP) — There is no sense paying a premium for premium gasoline if your car is designed to run on regular, according to research by the automobile club AAA.<p>Some drivers occasionally like to treat their cars to higher-octane fuel in the belief it boosts performance. But premium blends can …

Engines

Gut bacteria and the brain: Are we controlled by microbes?

Although the interaction between our brain and gut has been studied for years, its complexities run deeper than initially thought. It seems that our …

Cancer breakthrough: Scientists develop 'smoke detector' test that can spot disease before symptoms are noticeable

A simple blood test that can detect cancer before any symptoms are noticeable has been developed by researchers in a breakthrough that could save …

Chocolate Lava Cake Recipe - Chowhound

Chocolate lava cakes (a.k.a. molten cakes or soufflé cakes) proved that fame can be damaging. The liquid-centered cakes, popularized by Chef …

Bunny Bags From Japan That Turn Your Household Stuff Into Rabbits

Tired of seeing stuff around your house that you kind of need but don’t like the look of? Well, you’re in luck, because now you can turn all that …

Scientists prove that dogs can understand human language

Scientists prove that dogs can understand human language<p>Remember how you laughed at your neighbour who has long conversations with his pet beagle? …

Pets

You'll Never Buy Ground Beef Again Once You Learn This Hack

Leave it to America's Test Kitchen to come up with the best burger-making technique. It begins with freshly ground meat. I've never attempted to grind my own meat before, as I don't have a meat grinder, but this recipe doesn't require one! All you need is a food processor. Cubes of meat and butter …

BBQ

Homemade Soft Pretzel Bites - Recipe - Sketchy Sloth | The one and only portal for Sloths

Homemade Soft Pretzel Bites – <i>These perfect little dough balls are the perfect pop in your mouth size. Perfect for a party platter. Just right for</i> …

AC/DC – The Stories Behind The Songs

Click or tap to zoom into this image<p>This is image <i>1</i> of 10<p>‘Let There Be Rock’<p><b>‘Let There Be Rock’</b><br>The title track from their 1977 LP, AC/DC have played …

"Calming Jars" Are Taking the Internet by Storm

Another case where glitter makes everything better.<p>They're great for crafting. Canning wouldn't be possible without them. Adding them to any room instantly ups its country-chic factor. But now, we have a new reason to love mason jars: Our favorite DIY staple might just be the secret to feeling more …

Internet of Things

This Is The Most Refreshing Coffee Drink On Earth

<i>For Bon Appetit, by Elyssa Goldberg.</i><p>Photo by Elyssa Goldberg<p>In the dead of summer, when you're not sure whether you've actually taken up permanent residence in a steam room, only two drinks matter: freezing cold coffee that gets you through the day and seltzer so frosty that its condensation shows …

Coffee

Stingray documents offer rare insight into police and FBI surveillance

Court records in Oakland reveal cases where a warrant wasn’t required to listen to calls and how much law enforcement uses the devices<p>Court documents ordered released by a judge in Oakland, California, have revealed rare insights into how local police and the FBI use a sophisticated surveillance …

Surveillance

This Data Scientist Has Mapped the Ultimate National Parks Road Trip

Just in time for the National Park Service's 100th anniversary.<p>We already know the most efficient and sight-packed route to drive to see all the continental states, but what if you only wanted to focus on seeing the most beautiful nature in America? A map for that exists now too.<p>Randy Olson, senior …

A Family Scrapbook May Have Unearthed KFC's Secret Recipe

Like the recipe for Coca-Cola, the 11 herbs and spices that make up KFC’s distinctive chicken has become part of the company’s lore. Numerous people …

How the Brain Processes Language on Acid Is a Trip

A new study found that LSD's activation of semantic pathways has implications for creativity and psychedelic therapy.<p>The Beatles' <i>Revolver</i>. Steve Jobs' innovations in developing Apple. A Canadian architect's quest to design an "ideal mental hospital".<p>Lysergic acid diethylamide, colloquially known as …

Consciousness

Pepperoni Pizza Muffins Recipe

Preheat oven to 375°F. Line muffin tins with muffin cups. Set aside.<p>Mix flour, baking powder, Italian seasoning, salt, and sugar in a bowl until well …