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Contemplation

Haifoss

Ranstead Reflections

Bill Gates is Santa for one lucky Reddit user

Bill Gates is no stranger to Reddit, but he’s swapping 80-inch Windows 8 displays and meme pictures this time for a role as secret Santa. 24-year-old Reddit user "NY1227," identified only as Rachel, participated in this year's Reddit annual online gift exchange and was left shocked by her unlikely …

McDonald's Has 10 Million Pounds Of Mighty Wings To Get Rid Of

McDonald's has a slight inventory dilemma on its hands. A 10 million pound inventory dilemma. McDonald's Mighty Wings, which were released nationwide this September, turned out to be a major flop, and now the fast food chain has huge stockpile of frozen wings it needs to get rid of, the Wall Street …

Mandarin duck

Your Wireless Router Could Be Murdering Your Houseplants

Are you slowly killing your houseplants? Probably. But there might be a reason other than neglect that they’re all yellow and wilting: your Wi-Fi …

Kingfisher

It’s Not That Hard to Make People Do Bad Things

You're a good person, right? You'd probably be sorted into Gryffindor—you're honest, loyal, definitely not a troublemaker (unless it's for good). …

This Computer Algorithm Can Tell If You’re a Hipster

Image recognition software is used for all sorts of things, from tagging people in photos to security surveillance to identifying species. Now, …

Earth’s Quietest Place Will Drive You Crazy in 45 Minutes

Everybody seems to be looking for a little peace and quiet these days. But even such a reasonable idea can go too far. The quietest place on earth, …

Watch How the Wind Moves Around the Earth—It’s Hypnotic

From North Pole to South Pole, from the surface of the planet to the top of the atmosphere, at its most basic, wind is caused by differences in …

Orange-American John Boehner rents apartment from tanning industry lobbyist

House Speaker John Boehner, sitting with his wife Debbie, looks up at the tree before the lighting of the U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree in Washington, …

Free houses for writers

Writeahouse is a Detroit-based charity that trains people in carpentry and related trades by having them renovate houses, then gives the houses to …

Hot Takeaways from the Rooster Sriracha Shortage

VWK reader F. Ball is sort of my Sriracha watchdog. He sent me the above photo a while back, taken from a Bed Bath and Beyond, to demonstrate how …

Autumn Morning!

An autumn walk.

Never Forget

Cathedral Reflection

The Heart Risk You May Not Know You Have

Your brain and your body are more connected than you think. Here's how mental distress could take a toll on your ticker<p>Feeling blue? Your heart could be at risk, too. Men with mental disorders—including depression, anxiety, schizophrenia, and others—are more likely to suffer from coronary heart …

Depression

The Depression Symptom You Might Miss

Depression doesn’t always look like the commercials make it out to. Watch out for these sly symptoms that could sneak up on you<p>We’ve all spent a few days down in the dumps. But staying there too long could be an early sign of depression, according to new Dutch and American research.<p>When people were …

University of Toronto

Man vs. Flab

As the host of TV's Man v. Food, Adam Richman ate massive portions of greasy grub for a living. But then he ditched the show, overcame his bad habits, and took control of his body.<p>I KNEW WHAT I WAS GETTING INTO: 72-ounce steaks, shakes by the quart, atomic wings. When I landed <i>Man v. Food</i> in 2008, I …

Fitness

The Miracle Drug That Treats Anything

It's free, instantly available, and has no side effects<p>Jordan Metzl, M.D., believes a miracle drug exists that can prevent, improve, or cure virtually any health problem. The incredible thing is, science backs him up. And not just with one tiny study—<i>dozens</i> of reports all show the same result: A …

Exercise

The Important Doctor Who May Not Take Your Insurance

Find a mental health provider without shelling out tons of dough<p>Feeling down? You may have to shell out more for treatment: Psychiatrists are significantly less likely to accept insurance than other types of doctors, reports a study from Cornell University.<p>Researchers found only about half of these …

Mental Health

Drop me some flower

Northern Hawk-Owl (Surnia ulula)

Summer sunset