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Here's How To Play Nintendo Switch's New NES Games Online

Nintendo's online subscription service for Switch has arrived, and along with online play and cloud save backups, one of the benefits it provides is access to NES - Nintendo Switch Online, a library of classic NES games exclusively for subscribers. There are 20 titles available in the library right …

Nintendo Switch

Woman Finds Dog Abandoned In Restaurant And Decides To Bring Him Home

“[I could see in] his eyes that he needed so much love — I couldn’t leave him."<p>Kiara Alamo was eating dinner at a restaurant in Luquillo, Puerto …

Pets

Texas dog welcomes owner home after months apart

- After months apart, a dog in Central Texas gave her owner a warm welcome.<p>Nancy Spadoni was deployed to Afghanistan for about a year with the …

Pets

This is what happens when a 25st gorilla meets a bush baby the size of its finger

A huge 25 stone male gorilla has struck up an unlikely friendship with a tiny bush baby that is barely the size of his little finger.<p>Adorable …

Ornithology

6 Best Hearing Aids (2018)

Heavy.com<p>I<p>t’s easy to take your hearing for granted until you start to lose it. People born with hearing impairments, victims of accidents/diseases …

Audiophile

Skinny Husky Was So Scared She Wouldn't Leave This Corner

She looks so different now 😍<p>There were nearly 2,000 dogs on the property in Harbin, China — and Harriet stood out for the saddest reason.<p>As the …

Motherhood

Adorable moment an American tourist catches a case of the giggles as she gets cuddled by an energetic baby elephant in Thailand

One American tourist couldn't stop her case of the giggles while an adorable elephant showed her love.<p>Video shows the moment a baby elephant named …

Arapahoe Basin just added a puppy as an avalanche rescue dog in training and it’s too much to handle

At Arapahoe Basin, go for the skiing and stay for the … puppy?<p>The ski area introduced the world to Tikka on Wednesday. The Golden Retriever puppy is …

Ski Area

Tipping the scales: White lion cubs bulking up in Germany

BERLIN (AP) — They're still tiny, but the white lion cubs at the Magdeburg zoo in eastern Germany are putting on weight fast.<p>The cubs — three males and one female — took turns on the scales Friday. The news agency dpa reported that the male cubs weighed in at an average of 6.5 kilograms (14.3 …

Demi Rose sizzles in swimwear snaps as she works on Kylie Jenner-style app for her millions of followers

DEMI Rose looked amazing as she took part in a photoshoot in Ibiza yesterday for her new Kylie Jenner-style app.<p>The 23-year-old showed off her …

18 Dogs That Look Freakishly Human

No offense but these aren't dogs.

World's first fully digital valves open up engine possibilities

British company Camcon Automotive has built the first fully electronic engine valve system, uncoupled from the crankshaft, that offers unprecedented …

Engines

This Toddler Being Harassed By A Pack Of Puppies Might Be The Best Thing You Watch Today

There's not really much to say about this video other than that it's utterly delightful.

SDCC 2018: 2 New Life-Size LEGO Models set to debut at the Comic-Con

LEGO revealed two new massive models set to debut at Comic-Con International: San Diego this coming week. The first? Who else could possibly make …

21 Before and After Photos of Adorable Puppies Who Become Beloved Dogs

Many dog owners have captured the incredible transformation that occurs when a playful puppy turns into a loyal adult dog. They start out as small figures with adorable young faces and gradually become older in body, mind, and spirit. Physically, their bodies undergo a drastic change, but viewers …

11 Foods That You Should Never Feed Your Pets

What to do if your dog is choking

Not knowing what to do when your dog is choking is a prospect that likely strikes fear into the hearts of many, especially those whose pets are prone …

Pets

Swimwear brand praised for using unretouched images of models of all sizes in new campaign

An Australian swimwear brand is being praised online after launching a photoshop-free body positive campaign.<p>At first glance, Moana Bikini’s "Who …

Body Image

Princess Eugenie Just Rocked a Breezy Floral Dress—and It’s a Must-Have for Brides-to-Be

The princess donned the $440 Alice & Olivia frock during the Duke of Edinburgh Awards at Buckingham Palace last week, where she celebrated around …

Buckingham Palace

The Mountain from 'Game of Thrones' says he could crush UFC fighter Conor McGregor in 10 seconds

Getty Images<p><b>"The Mountain" has warned the UFC fighter Conor McGregor that he could beat him up in 10 seconds.</b>• <b><br>Hafthor Julius Bjornsson, who starred as</b> …

Photographer Tiptoes Through The Tulips To Shoot Harvest Mice, And The Result Will Make Your Day

Having one of those days? With so much craziness going on out there at the moment, sometimes what we all need is a break, time to switch off from it …

Skip the cardboard and assemble your own Nintendo Switch accessories with LEGO instead

Nintendo’s highly anticipated cardboard LABO kits for the Switch are slated to arrive at the end of the month. And with Switch owners having waited since January to build custom accessories for their beloved consoles, Youtuber vmln8r has crafted their own DIY controllers, steering wheel and more …

Diederik Krols | Using SQLite in a Windows Store MVVM App

Some of my Windows Store Apps are desperately seeking for a local database. I was getting tired of waiting on Microsoft to release a SQL Express for …

MVVM - WPF Commanding with the State Machine Pattern

State Machines<p>State machines come in different flavors, but they’re essentially a design pattern that represents a process that moves from one state …

Ribbon Control in WPF

Finally Microsoft has included the Ribbon control in Windows Presentation Foundation, similar to the Microsoft Office Ribbon Bar, all the basic …

Showing “No Records” when a WPF ListBox is Empty.

It's just a better user experience to tell the user that the list is empty (has no items) than to simply show it as empty.<p>Here's the easiest way …

Turn a Raspberry Pi 3 into a desktop PC

Building a Raspberry Pi 3 powered desktop PC<p>Assuming you have a Raspberry Pi 3 -- and the new Model B+ is perfect for this -- then what you need to …

Raspberry Pi