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'Cat Grandpa' goes viral for napping with shelter pets

<b>Photographs of a Wisconsin retiree cat-napping with his feline friends have gone viral - melting hearts online and leaving a shelter inundated with well-wishes and $40,000 (£30,000) in donations.</b><p>Terry Laurmen, 75, has become a regular volunteer at the Safe Haven Pet Sanctuary in Green Bay over the …

Pets

Camper van sleeps four and hides a clever bathroom

RB Components sells both custom conversion vans—like this one—and DIY van parts<p>The world of conversion vans has been growing by leaps and bounds, with new companies popping up every month. But one trusted name in the camper van business has been around since 2002, providing adventurers with both …

Campervans

Minnesota Rep. Jim Knoblach quits campaign following sexual allegations by daughter

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota state Rep. Jim Knoblach abruptly ended his re-election campaign Friday amid allegations of inappropriate touching from his adult daughter.<p>Minnesota Public Radio reported the announcement came hours after the St. Cloud Republican's attorney, Susan Gaertner, denied …

Vin Scully makes rare public appearance at Dodgers game

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Vin Scully has made a rare public appearance at Dodger Stadium to help honor fellow Hall of Famer Jaime Jarrin.<p>The Spanish-language broadcaster was inducted into the team's Ring of Honor, with his name joining Scully and such Dodgers greats as Sandy Koufax, Jackie Robinson and …

Los Angeles Dodgers

Ferrari mixed retro racing design and a V12 engine in its limited-edition Monza cars

It can get to 60 miles per hour in under three seconds.<p>This week Ferrari announced a new series of cars called "Icona" — vehicles that are inspired by "the most evocative Ferraris of the 1950s" but equipped with the most advanced tech the company can fit to a car. They're gorgeous, ultra-exclusive, …

A Nature Film Like You've Never Seen

Filmmakers Will and Jim Pattiz are on a mission to document our astoundingly beautiful public lands. With their latest film <i>Bridger-Teton</i>, they traveled to Wyoming to film the dramatic landscapes of the so-named national forest that may just be the envy of some national parks.

Filmmaking

Calif. Woman Falsely Accused of Faking Her Abduction Could Be Cross-Examined by Kidnapper

The lawyer for Denise Huskins, the California woman whose 2015 kidnapping and sexual assault were originally dismissed as a hoax by investigators, …

Cheap Alternatives To Pricy Skin-Care Buys — That Actually Work

Pretend for a moment that you don't know the names Cate Blanchett, Jennifer Lopez, or Kerry Washington. Imagine you ran into one of them on the …

Skin Care

Woman finds two-headed viper in her flower bed, state hopes to display it in a zoo

A state agency has arranged for the care of a rare two-headed copperhead snake found at a residence in Northern Virginia on Sunday night.<p>The venomous snake, a member of the viper family, is an "extremely rare" find in the wild, state herpetologist J.D. Kleopfer told USA TODAY. Kleopfer is a …

Fisheries

Scientists Gave MDMA to Octopuses—and What Happened Was Profound

When humans take the drug MDMA, versions of which are known as molly or ecstasy, they commonly feel very happy, extraverted, and particularly …

Ecstasy (Drug)

How Puberty Kills Girls’ Confidence

In their tween and teenage years, girls become dramatically less self-assured—a feeling that often lasts through adulthood.<p>The change can be baffling to many parents: Their young girls are masters of the universe, full of gutsy fire. But as puberty sets in, their confidence nose-dives, and those …

Cheese Stuffed Mushroom Appetizer Recipe

"A local restaurant in North Carolina made these. I loved them, but they were horribly expensive. So I figured out how to make them on my own. They …

Recipes

4 Home Improvements that Surprisingly Don't Add Value

Common sense indicates that any and all bells and whistles might make a house more sellable. Think twice about these four investments that pros say …

Los Angeles

Won, won and won! Browns beat Jets for first win since 2016

CLEVELAND (AP) — For the first time in 635 days, the Cleveland Browns won.<p>Baker Mayfield showed them how.<p>The No. 1 overall pick replaced injured starter Tyrod Taylor and sparked the Browns, who got two 1-yard touchdown runs from Carlos Hyde and beat the New York Jets 21-17 on Thursday night for …

New York Jets

Badass Gifts For Moms Who Love to F*cking Swear

Life with kids can sometimes be an utter sh*t show, but there are plenty of moms who embrace the crazy — and who aren't afraid to do so with a swear word or two. Whether they're working on cleaning up their potty mouth or proudly declaring their affinity towards f-bombs, they deserve to be …

Wall Art

That was fast! Alex Trebek ditches his classic mustache — here's why

TV<p>After a social media fuss, the "Jeopardy!" host has decided facial hair isn't for him after all.<p>Mustache or beard? How about neither?<p>"Jeopardy!" host Alex Trebek made a splash when he returned for the show's 35th season Monday sporting a handsome silver beard.<p>But on Tuesday that all started to …

Alex Trebek

Queen Letizia's Stunning Jumpsuit Will Take Your Breath Away — in the Best Possible Way

After stunning in an elegant dress by Massimo Dutti, Queen Letizia made a quick change into something that simply took our breath away: a navy jumpsuit featuring an asymmetric neckline and what looked like a floor-length train. She finished her incredibly chic ensemble (which she wore for a night …

Macy's

18 Regret-Free Things to Buy for Your Home When You're Bored

We all have those moments. They often happen on a lazy Saturday morning or a Sunday afternoon—you're enjoying your alone time at home, not wanting to …

Houseplants

There’s an international manhunt underway for 3D-printed gun activist Cody Wilson

Cody Wilson, the self-described crypto-anarchist at the center of the 3D printed gun debate, decided to fly to Taiwan — right after he learned that Austin police were investigating him for allegedly paying a 16-year-old girl for sex.<p>“Today Mr. Wilson is not in custody, and his last known location …

Cody Wilson

Olivia Wilde's Kids Think Ellen DeGeneres Is Their "Real Mother" For the Most Hilarious Reason

Olivia Wilde stopped by the <b>The Ellen Show</b> on Sept. 19 and dropped a hilarious bomb on viewers: her 4-year-old son Otis and her nearly 2-year-old daughter Daisy believe Ellen is their actual mom. The reason? A painting Ellen gifted to Olivia six years ago.<p>The running joke started back in August when …

Olivia Wilde

Scared Stray Cat Transforms When She Meets Newborn Baby

"This is a true love story. It transcends time, transcends species and may even defy logic."<p>Earlier this year, a very skinny and skittish Siamese cat …

Love Stories

European golf champion murdered in US college town

A star collegiate golfer from Spain was attacked and killed by a homeless stranger while she was playing a round alone near her campus in Iowa, police said Tuesday.<p>Celia Barquin Arozamena, who was working toward joining the pro tour while finishing her degree at Iowa State University, was stabbed …

Iowa

Recipe: Homemade sesame chicken

budgetbytes.comOne of the great joys of the impending sweatpants season is sitting on the couch in your coziest pair of jammies, binge watching …

Recipes

Dodgers outfielder Yasiel Puig burglarized for the fourth time

The home of Los Angeles Dodgers right fielder Yasiel Puig was burglarized on Tuesday night, the fourth time a police report has been filed on a residence owned by the baseball star in the last 18 months.<p>It's the third time Puig's current house in Los Angeles' San Fernando Valley has been …

Kansas City Royals

One of These Eight Cars Will Be Our 2019 Performance Car of the Year

Our most varied field ever.<p>It's that time of the year again, folks. Time for us to put down our laptops, to stop arguing about manual gearboxes on Twitter, and time to stop staring at cars we'll never buy on eBay or Bring-a-Trailer.<p>Instead, it's time for us to convene on the back roads of Tennessee …

Alfa Romeo

Sunday Riley Launched a Subscription Box, and We're All Splurging in the Name of Self-Care

You thought you didn’t need another subscription box in your life—trust us, you do. Cult-favorite skin-care brand Sunday Riley just launched its own, …

Texan Behind 3D-Printed Gun Legal Battle Charged With Sexual Assault of a Minor

Cody Wilson, the Texas man who gained a national profile for his legal fight over 3D-printed guns, is facing sexual assault charges after he …

Defense Distributed

One-Pan Creamy Mushroom Chicken Is a Weeknight Miracle

I'm calling it now: This is the best thing you'll make in your skillet all week. Presumptuous? Perhaps. I prefer to think of it as confidence to the …

Recipes

31 Pictures Of National Parks You Might Not Believe Are Real

Mother Nature did not have to go this hard, but she did! She did it just for us.

National Parks

Get a MacBook Air (and an extra charger) from Walmart for just $520

The lightweight, ultra portable 11.6-inch MacBook Air is ideally suited for travelers, students, and anyone who doesn't feel like lugging around a …

MacBook Air