Lauren Doorish

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9/11's Last Surviving Search Dog Goes on Today, Tears Ensue

Bretagne, a 15-year-old golden retriever that lives with her owner Denise Corliss in Cypress, Texas, is believed to be the last surviving search dog …

World Trade Center

Drugstore Chain CVS Kicks Tobacco Habit A Month Early

CVS Caremark has pulled cigarettes from its shelves a month ahead of schedule.<p>In February, CVS, one of the nation's largest drugstore chains, said it would stop selling tobacco products by October, despite the profits they brought the company. Now cigarettes in the company's stores are history.<p>Why …

Scientists Study How We Evolved To Stand On Our Own Two Fins

Scientists examining an unusual African fish that can walk and breathe air think they've learned a thing or two about how our distant ancestors made the leap from the oceans to terra firma some 400 million years ago.<p>The modern fish they studied is called Polypterus senegalus, which has both gills …

Jon Stewart Went After Fox News For Having ‘No F*cking Idea’ How To Cover Ferguson

<i>The Daily Show</i> returned from a brief hiatus last night, and there was absolutely nothing in the world for them to talk about. The end. Actually, there was that little matter of Ferguson, which <i>Last Week Tonight</i> already beautifully covered two weeks ago. So what angle did Jon Stewart take? His go-to: …

A British Man Is Dead After Getting A Vibrator Stuck In His Butt For Five Days

Last month we brought you the story of a Scottish woman who had a dildo stuck in her vagina for ten years, and now comes along a story about a London man who died after getting a vibrator stuck up his butt for five days. Hold on that thought — I have to get something off my chest.<p>People of the …

What It's Like To Watch "Dead Poets Society" For The First Time

"O Captain! My Captain!"<p>The first time I saw <i>The Dead Poets Society</i> was the day after Robin Williams died. It was at the urging of someone who said <i>carpe diem</i>, which I later realized was a reference to the film.<p>There is a scene in the movie where John Keating, the beloved English teacher played by …

Who Should Be in the All-Female Ghostbusters Movie?

Paul Feig, the director who brought us <i>Bridesmaids</i> and <i>The Heat</i>, is allegedly in talks to direct a reboot of Ghostbusters. This is very strange …

Bill Murray

Lifehacker Pack for iPhone: Our List of the Essential iPhone Apps

The iPhone has the largest selection of apps on the mobile side, but that means it’s also the most frustrating to find what’s worthwhile. So we’re …

Apps

Glowing Photo Luminaries

When I was growing up, we had a formal dining room that was <i>only</i> used on special occasions like Thanksgiving, Christmas, and Easter. At one point I …

The Best Part Of The "Girl Meets World" Pilot Is The Last Line

"Well done, Mr. Matthews."

Shark Pallet Art

Shark sighting!!! Jaws is lurking around the kids’ playroom. He may not be a Great White, but he’s a ferocious black tip that dwells in the waters …

Moving Portraits of Surviving 9/11 Search and Rescue Dogs 10 Years Later

<b>Moxie – Winthrop, MA</b><p>September 11, 2001 is a day in history that people all over the globe remember. For Dutch photographer Charlotte Dumas, her most vivid recollection of that tragic day is of seeing images in the newspaper of the hundred search and rescue dogs that the Federal Emergency Management …

4 Warning Signs That Your Life Needs an Overhaul

The environment that we put ourselves has a strong influence on the life that we live. Everything from the people we meet, to the books we read, and …

61 Ways to Lose Weight

Small changes can lead to really great results<p>A few years ago, one of my friends at <i>Men's Health</i> stepped on the scale and was horrified by the result. He'd somehow managed to pack 20 pounds of flab onto his previously skinny frame. When he looked into the mirror, he saw a fat guy staring back. He …

How a Lesbian Kiss Saved The Sims

As everyone who plays it knows, The Sims is a virtual life simulator that doesn't <i>officially</i> have a set end-goal, but, like, the goal is to make your …

The Sims

Freshlivingblog.com

This domain has recently been listed in the marketplace. Please click here to inquire.<p>Super Bowl Commercials<br>• New Video Game Releases<br>• Video Games for …

Deep Underground, Oceans Of Water May Be Trapped In A Crystal 'Sponge'

Science teachers may have to add a whole new layer to the water cycle.<p>Scientists have discovered evidence of a vast reservoir of water hiding up to 400 miles beneath the surface.<p>The discovery could transform our understanding of how the planet was formed, suggesting that Earth's water may have come …

Norway Sees Major Bump in Tourism Thanks to Frozen

Arendelle, the kingdom under snow siege in Disney's <i>Frozen</i>, might be a fictional place amongst the fjords, but that's not stopping <i>Frozen</i> fans from …

Tourism

Something In The Ocean Is Eating Great White Sharks

The Great White Shark is, to the minds of many, the ultimate predator. It eats beachgoers, flies through the air in sharknadoes, and is generally seen as the perfect eating machine. But for something else in the ocean, it’s just a snack.<p>Here’s what we know. “Shark Alpha”, a nine-foot-long female …

The Singing Nun Covered Flashdance to Win the Italian Voice

Last night, Sister Cristina Scuccia—the adorable singing nun who blew everyone away with the amazing Alicia Keys cover—won the Italian version of <i>The</i> …

Alicia Keys

Apple Takes a Bite Out of Fitness and Wellness

Everything you ever wanted to know about your health and fitness is coming soon to an iPhone near you. Or, more specifically, to an app named Health that runs on Apple’s new mobile operating system, iOS 8.<p>That’s today’s big news out of San Francisco, where Apple announced its foray into health and …

Kermit the Frog in Famous Movie Posters

<i>Jaws</i><p><i>E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial</i><p><i>The Silence of the Lambs</i><p>Matthew McCrory, a photographer in the UK, has a daily photo project that he calls “<b>A Photo a</b> …

Of All the Places to Take a Nap...

#YesAllWomen Trend Is Uprooting Everyday Misogyny One Tweet at a Time

As we continue to process the events of last Friday, in which 22-year-old Elliot Rodgers went on an anti-woman shooting spree he deemed "the Day of …

Feminism

You'll Never Guess What This Dress Is Made Of

It looks like some very expensive cloth, but this dress isn't made of any material you could buy in a fabric store. And while it looks like it's …

Sculpture

After Months Of Homelessness, A Teen Leaves The Woods Behind

You may think of homelessness as a distinctly urban issue, with people sleeping in shelters or on the streets. But homelessness happens in rural communities too, and it happens to children.<p>For Desiree Wieczorek, a 10th-grader in northern New York, homelessness was all too real last year. For five …

The Fermi Paradox

<i>PDF: We made a fancy PDF of this post for printing and offline viewing. Buy it here. (Or see a preview.)</i><p>Everyone feels something when they’re in a …

Dad Tries and Fails to Get His Kids to Stop Singing 'Let It Go'

A father in Kansas tried and failed to find a way to rid his home of the Oscar-winning song "Let It Go" from the movie <i>Frozen.</i><p>Dave Gass posted this …

Sitting

Service Dog Will Graduate from High School

17-year old Desi will graduate from her high school in Michigan in June. Her service dog, Walton, doesn't have enough credits to graduate yet, but …

26 Things I Learned At Jim Henson's Creature Shop

I traveled to the Creature Shop for an exclusive look at what's under the fur. Here's what the mentors from Syfy's Jim Henson's Creature Shop Challenge had to say about their creations.