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This App Can Help a Friend Virtually "Walk You Home" Late at Night

Companion was created by college students who were spooked by crime alerts on campus.<p>No matter how safe your neighborhood or college campus is, walking home at night can be scary, especially if you're a woman. <i>The International Business Times</i> reports that tens of thousands of people have downloaded …

Tip of the Day: How to Send International Text Messages

If you travel or do business internationally, you know how costly roaming charges are. Unless your mobile carrier is T-mobile (limited to 2G data speed), you need an additional service plan for international texting. AT&T international texting costs $10 a month, as does Sprint, but don't worry; you …

Apps

Shiba Inu Gets Stuck In Bush, Pretends Everything Is OK

Getting stuck in a bush could happen to anyone, right? But only a Shiba Inu could do it and still pull off that uber-cute smile. What makes the whole …

Japan

How to Make No-Sew Pencil Pouches for Back to School (or Work!)

Summertime is almost over, and with it goes pool parties, beach days, long nights and sleeping in. But who says summer has to end once classes start? To keep those warm-weather vibes going, we decided to make the quickest and easiest pencil pouch DIY featuring the coolest summer print fabrics. Keep …

These are Europe's 24 best cities to live in

The index brings together five different elements to decide how liveable each place is. Here's how they're weighted:<p>22 cities in Europe are found in the top 50 globally, and there's been quite a bit of movement for several cities since the index was last published in 2014. Take a look at the …

European Travel

Spanish Designers Create Electric Surfboard That Doesn't Need Waves

Aquila Boards have spent the last few years developing an electric jet board for their brand Onean, with the help of product engineering company …

Yes, It's Possible to Screw Up a Hot Dog. Here's How Not To

This cookout staple is so easy to make, it's impossible to screw up…right? Here's how to cook a hot dog—the correct way.<p>Cooking up a proper hot dog isn't rocket science, but it's not a fool-proof endeavor, either. From burst casings to the wrong condiments, these are the most common hot dog crimes. …

Important lessons in office etiquette, demonstrated by a corgi

Navigating the complex world of workplace etiquette can be a trying endeavor. Sometimes it's difficult to properly identify the social intricacies …

20 Travel Journals You Need for Your Next Adventure

Even though we all travel with laptops or tablets, there is something therapeutic about pouring out your hopes, dreams, frustrations, and irritations onto a page of paper. Even if you don’t think of yourself as a writer or an artist, keeping a travel journal is an amazing way to connect with your …

Decorations

Life After Divorce Lies On The Other Side Of Fear

Twelve years ago I was broken. I had just ended a 29-year marriage, sent my only kid off to college, and was left broke and unemployed, left with the cats and the dog to feed. Not exactly my life plan. I was alone for the first time in my life and filled with fear.<p>I sold the big house on the hill …

Relationships

Heroic service dog threw himself in front of an oncoming bus to save blind owner

Figo may be a service dog, but on Monday he went above and beyond the call of duty to protect his blind owner from an oncoming bus.<p>The golden …

Christopher Nolan explains Inception's ending: 'I want you to chase your reality'

British director says the much-debated final ‘spinning top’ scene of his 2010 brainteasing blockbuster is about the subjective nature of reality<p>Christopher Nolan has finally explained the controversial “spinning top” ending to his critically acclaimed science fiction blockbuster Inception.<p>Speaking …

Princeton University

The 100 Happiest Dog Pictures Of All Time

Soooo many smiles.

If you're having a bad day, take a look at these birds having fun

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Ducklings VS Yo-Yo Follow +Petcube for Fun and Joy!

Me in real life

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London’s best weekend brunch destinations – Now. Here. This. – Time Out London

Posted at 9:30 am, May 9, 2015 in Food & Drink<p><i>Peckish? Fear not…</i><p><b>North</b><p>There are juices and superfoody options if you crave them, or airy buttermilk …

Capy Duck Diving

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30 Gorgeous Spring Gardens

There's no sight more beautiful than flowers in bloom and lush greenery.<p>From sprawling paths to simple patios, find the best look for your backyard with these gorgeous garden designs.

15 Totally Awesome Junk Food Hacks to Make Now

Let’s be real: Junk food is designed to be delicious straight out of the package, but sometimes we just want to go ALL out. From dinner to dessert, these 15 unreal hacks take our fave snacks to the next gluttonous level. Reach for this collection of recipes the next time you have extra chips, …

Fun Birthday Cake Designs: The Icing on a Perfect Party

Pink-and-white ruffles give this triple-layer cake the ultimate party outfit.

Dessert

A sleepy duckling

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Meet the World's Puffiest Pancake

<i>Would you like a piece of cake right now? For Goodness Cake is here for you. Every week, we'll be sharing recipes that prove why cake should be its own food group.</i><p><i>Today: A way to put the "cake" back in pancake, along with a very good reason to invest in egg rings.</i><p>French toast is not toast, tuna …

Move over, cronuts: in Toronto, it's all about Japanese cheesecake

An hour and a half does seem a rather long time to wait for a cheesecake, since we’re all going to die someday.<p>But in the sprawling queue for Uncle Tetsu’s, in Toronto, mortality didn’t really come up. Instead, a holiday mood prevailed. And why not? The hundreds of eager locals I found myself …

Cheesecake

7 Jaw-Dropping New York City Homes with Private Pools

It’s no wonder New York, home to more billionaires than any other city in the world, houses some of the most extravagant havens on the planet—ultra-swank residences built and furnished with only the finest, buoyed by a mind-blowing list of perks. But if there’s one desirable feature most lavish …

Readers’ recipe swap: Cereals

This week’s recipe swap came with a whole lot of sugar, and a healthy dose of nostalgia. From cornflakes and Coco Pops to Frosties and Honey Loops, I’m now enjoying the boxes of leftover cereal almost as much the recipes themselves – minus the fighting with my older brother for the best box in the …

Recipes

Basic French Macarons for Beginner Bakers

Let me start by first saying there's a reason these cookies are expensive! They're stubborn and difficult to get the hang of, so don't be discouraged if it takes some time for them to come out of the oven looking the way they are supposed to. Fortunate for you, I am a beginner, as well, and I've …

Dessert

Cuteness overload

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