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Mayor Accuses Colleague of Anal Bleaching in Bizarre City Budget Meeting

"Was it getting my sphincter bleached, is that what I earned my income for? No, that would be you."<p>City council meetings are pretty mind-numbingly mundane events, but every once in a while, tempers flare, passions run hot, and a concerned citizen launches into a fervent speech about legalizing …

Family Business

The 10 Most Common Plumbing Mistakes DIYers Make

You can fix most household plumbing repairs and even update plumbing fixtures with just a few special tools and a little elbow grease. The work isn’t …

Home Improvement

The little-known backstories of 10 NYC landmarks

New York is full of hidden signs and symbols — if you know where to look. John Tauranac does. The author of “Manhattan’s Little Secrets” (Globe …

Times Square

The Colts (Especially the Young Ones) Are Still Learning Who Frank Reich Is

<b>WHO:</b> Indianapolis Colts<p>Frank Reich is a humble head coach. He’s conversational and prefers to involve his players and get their input and feedback …

NFL

The woman who gave birth for Hitler

In 1936, Nazi supporter and school graduate Hildegard Trutz was recruited as one of Germany's racially 'pure' women, chosen to have sex with SS …

Blond Hair

20 Vintage Photos of Lumberjacks Who Felled Big Trees Using Only Hand Tools in the Early 20th Century

It is difficult to imagine what the first loggers felt when they first saw the coastal redwoods. It takes a lot of moxie and muscle to down a three …

Vintage

This Is What Will Happen to Your Dog if You Give It Weed

Sidenote: Do not give your dog weed.<p><i>This article originally appeared on</i> <i>VICE UK</i>.<p>This is not a sentence I ever thought I'd write, but: The issue of animals eating cannabis is becoming an increasingly relevant one.<p>Last year, weed culture organ <i>The Cannabist</i> reported that the number of people posing …

Cannabis

Mushrooms On Trees Are Bad News

I like mushrooms in soup, mushrooms in stir-fry, mushrooms in spaghetti sauce, and mushrooms on pizza. I do not like mushrooms on my tree. Not …

Mushrooms

The 7 Most Popular Types of German Sausage, Explained

These aren't your ordinary supermarket brats.<p>July 25, 2018<p>When people think of Germany, they usually think of beer, pretzels, and sausage. While beer …

Sausages

Pork Schnitzel

Get inspired with our best summer appetizers like crab dip, salsa, nachos and more from Food Network.<p>Round out your perfect picnic or cookout with …

What’s the Difference Between Dry and Liquid Measurements?

Both use cups and ounces to measure ingredients—but they don’t always mean the same thing.<p>Here’s a common cooking question—<i>how many ounces in a cup</i>? …

Why Is My Stomach Getting Bigger?

You don't want to look down and see your stomach getting bigger, but sometimes, it happens. As life gets hectic, a healthy diet and lifestyle start …

Why Aren't You Watching These Netflix Hidden Gems Yet?

Remember the feeling of flipping through channels aimlessly, and not landing on anything interesting enough to stop scrolling? Two hundred channels, …

The Best Psych-Rock “Nuggets” on Bandcamp

Delivery BandDigging up psych-rock obscurities is a time-honored tradition, dating back to the genre’s original run. The 1972 anthology <i>Nuggets:</i> …

Pruning Tomatoes, How to Prune Tomatoes, Tomato-Pruning Technique: Gardener's Supply

Suckers are the shoots that form where side branches meet stems.<p>LEFT on their own, tomatoes will grow into shrubby, multi-stemmed plants that topple …

An Incredible Brass Band Cover of the Iconic Rage Against the Machine Anthem ‘Killing In the Name’

A fabulous band who call themselves “Brass Against the Machine” perform incredible brass band covers of iconic Rage Against the Machine songs …

Some of America's Best Sausage Comes From a Tiny Town Down South

If you don't know about Conecuh brand sausage, consult your nearest Alabaman.<p>With barely 4,000 inhabitants (and slowly dwindling), Evergreen, Alabama …

13 Ideas That Can Totally Change Your Backyard Decor And Landscape

Having a backyard or a garden is a real blessing especially when it’s nice and warm outside and you get to spend time outdoors doing all sorts of fun …

Sautéed Cabbage and Bacon

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Heat a large skillet over medium heat. Add the bacon pieces and stirring occasionally, cook for about 3 minutes, or until the …

Recipes

Those "Use By" Dates on Food Are Confusing a Lot of People — Food News

People throw away billions of dollars worth of perfectly good food every year. Nobody wants to waste food, but it's an easy thing to do when you're …

Everything You Need to Know About Owning a Charcoal Grill

Purchasing a charcoal grill -- a real one, not some cheap hunk of tin you’ll use once then leave to rust -- doesn't mean you're buying a simple …

Westworld fans might have spotted a major gaffe in the latest episode

<i>Westworld</i> fans spotted what looks like a big old gaffe in this week's episode.<p>Following the latest instalment, viewers made their way to Reddit to …

The Secret History of the Racy Module That Almost Ruined D&D

An epic Dungeons & Dragons campaign, any player will tell you, can take many hours. It’s not just a few rolls of the dice. Yet there is one D&D quest …

11 Landscaping Hacks That Will Save You Time

Looking for ways to save time and get rid of nagging landscape problems this summer? This collection of landscaping and gardening hacks will give you …

DC Comics and Geoff Johns to Shed Light on 'The Three Jokers' in New Series

When Geoff Johns gets back to writing and producing full time, one of his first projects will be <i>Three Jokers</i>, a new series with artist Jason Fabok, …

The Best Advice for Growing Tomatoes

Homegrown tomatoes win the taste test over supermarket impostors time and time again. And, since growing tomatoes is so easy, there’s no reason to …

Trip Metal Festival Is One of America's Last Refuges for Real Freaks

The Detroit festival remains one of the most forward thinking festivals in America.<p>There’s a famous (to me anyway) Humphrey Bogart quote about the deeply odd John Huston movie, <i>Beat The Devil</i>, that, due to a freewheeling incomprehensibility, was soundly rejected by audiences. Upon hearing about the …

13 Things You Should Never Do To Your Lawn

Whether you have a green thumb or not, it’s easy to maintain a blissful, barefoot-worthy backyard. For starters, avoid these 13 no-nos.<p>Leaving grass …

5 Literary Mysteries That Have Never Been Solved But Are Seriously Fascinating

Unexplained disappearances, strange and otherworldly manuscripts, deaths with no known cause — these are the mysteriesthat have been staples of …

Stephin Merritt Unpacks His Peripatetic Past

The Magnetic Fields songwriter preps the props for the theatrical production of his fifty-song memoir.<p>“I’m used to sitting where I can fiddle with the climate controls,” Stephin Merritt, the fifty-three-year-old songwriter and composer, said the other day from the back seat of a Subaru Forester …

Stephin Merritt