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Did you get that 'free cruise' robocall? You may be eligible for $900

There may be a bright side if you received one of those annoying robocalls offering a free cruise. Turns out, you may be eligible for up to $900.<p>That’s because a judge in Chicago recently approved a settlement that mandates Resort Marketing Group and Carnival, Royal Caribbean and Norwegian Cruise …

Class Action

Map Shows Where You Would End Up If You Dug A Hole Through The Earth

We've always known that silly old myth about digging a hole through the Earth straight to China couldn't possibly be true, especially considering all …

Just 26 Pure Eclipse Jokes

WARNING: Do not stare directly into these jokes.<p><b>1. How does the man in the moon cut his hair?</b><p>Eclipse it.<p><b>2. What do you call it when you fall in love on Aug. 21, 2017?</b><p>A total eclipse of the heart.<p><b>3. What do you call the moon's online content?</b><p>E-clips.<p><b>4. What does a blogger from 2010 call a full link</b> …

Jokes

Scammers are flooding the market with dangerous fake eclipse glasses — here's what brands are safe to buy

Watching the eclipse with glasses that haven't met certain qualifications can lead to eye damage. And, as retailers run out of eclipse glasses, some people are being duped by glasses that may look real, but that won't actually protect your eyes.<p>"It's a bunch of unscrupulous people cashing in on the …

Astronomy

Here Are the Cities With the Best Shot of Seeing the Eclipse

NASA has crunched the numbers on probable cloud cover and revealed the best places to watch the August 21 cosmic spectacle.<p>The path that the total solar eclipse will make over the U.S. this month is well known: a band running from Oregon through the Midwest into South Carolina. What’s not yet …

Re-Experience the Classic Star Tours Disney Ride in This Amazing 360-Degree Video

The original <i>Star Tours</i> has a place in the heart of many <i>Star Wars</i> fans—although following its revamp back in 2011, it’s now impossible to experience …

This map reveals Wi-Fi passwords at airports around the world

Is there anything more annoying than having to pay for Wi-Fi, that basic of human rights?<p>Anil Polat, a travel blogger and computer security engineer, …

Dear Friend About to Leave Teaching ...

Dear friend about to leave teaching,<p>As another school year comes to a close, I am once again surrounded by teachers who are ready to give up or …

“Legends Of Learning” Is New Game-Based Site That Lets Teachers Create Free (For Awhile) Virtual Classrooms

<b> <br>Note: After a closer look, it appears the site is free for a month or so after registration (longer if you have fewer students) and then you have to</b> …

Education Technology

11+ of the best family friendly activities in Los Angeles

Los Angeles is a fun and lively city great for kids and parents or grandparents to explore together. The most famous of all kid attractions in LA is …

Use your iPhone's hidden sleep timer to fall asleep soundly

A common feature you'll find on televisions, all sleep timers are pretty much the same. Start playing some media, set a timer and watch or listen until you doze off. After the specified time has elapsed, playback will end and, in some cases, the device will power off.<p>If you like to play music or …

Author Judy M Walters and her debut novel, Child of Mine

Available Now!<p>THE NATURAL ORDER OF THINGS<p>When 22-year-old Elizabeth Brenner lands in New Jersey with her 15-month-old daughter, Lotty, she doesn’t …

Books

Wireless Bluetooth Winter Hats

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Why the Colin Furze channel is your new YouTube favorite

<i>Social Studies looks at what's trending on social media throughout the day so you don't have to.</i><p>Hanging out on YouTube this morning I made the greatest discovery I'd like to share. While it probably won't be new to everyone, I was browsing the trending videos when I found this fellow named Colin …

Social Media

50 of the Best Travel Gifts for Travelers You Love!

List of the best travel giftsLooking for ideas for the best travel gifts for travelers you know and love? Or possibly for yourself?To save you some …

Wild Animal Dental Surgery

Kevin Richardson (previously at Neatorama) is called "the Lion Whisperer." He runs a sanctuary for big cats and other wild animals in South Africa. …

Animals

There's a giant store in Alabama that sells your lost luggage to strangers

Chances are you were expecting it to be in an exotic locale far, far, away — in reality, it might only be as far as Alabama.<p>Scottsboro, Alabama, is home to the Unclaimed Baggage Center, a 40,000 square-foot warehouse filled with items gleaned from luggage lost all over the country.<p>Let's take a tour …

15 Times Mom Was Totally Right After All

Roll your eyes all you want. Deep down, you know you're glad she cares.<p>We've all ignored Those Calls. Sometimes, you don't want to explain how to …

Parenting

Three Tips for Raising Resilient Teens

The school year is well underway. As October unfolds, you may find yourself already embroiled in a frenzy scheduling, activities, and demands, …

10 Tips For Parenting Adolescents

10. Self-care can do wonders for effective parenting<p>Recent research has demonstrated that taking time for ourselves can increase our effectiveness as …

Nascar quadraplegic Sam Schmidt reaches 100mph in this tricked out Stingray

Future Transport<p>4<p>29th September 2016 0<p>151 views<p>0 0<p>The former racer and IndyCar team owner can control the Corvette using head movements and voice …

Pokemon Go: Advanced tips from people who play too damn much

So you want to be a Pokemon Master.<p>You already know the basics of Pokemon Go, and now you want to catch 'em all. Perhaps you'd like to have a snowball's chance in hell of conquering your neighborhood Pokemon gym as well.<p>You've come to the right place. Here's what we wish <i>we</i> knew (updated every so …

When You Lose Weight, Where Does The Fat Go? Science Gives A Surprising Answer

Have you ever wondered where your fat goes when you lose weight? You may have heard it’s “burned” off, lost in sweat, or converted to muscle — as it …

How Military Dummies Can Save Lives

Saving a life can be hard enough, and doing it in the middle of a battlefield with bullets flying can seem nearly impossible. But military programs …

Scientists Discovered a New Type of Fire

When they appear in the wild they can be devastating, but in a controlled environment fire tornadoes are not only mesmerizing to watch, it turns out …

Ten Non-Standard Ideas About Going Back to School

I had a colleague who spent most of August sorting books into leveled baskets, going steady with the laminating machine, and running up colorful …

19 Disney Movie Quotes That Nail Parenthood

Sure, they're geared towards kids, but Disney movies totally speak to parents, too.<p>It's no accident that Disney movies tug at our heartstrings and stick with us long after the credits have rolled. Not only can we delight in the captivated faces of our children, almost every Disney movie has …

Parenting

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How to see everything Google knows about you

The tech giant collects tons of data about you, including your search history, location, and voice searches that help improve Google's services and provide relevant ads.<p>But you might be surprised to know that Google can easily take a look at all of the data it has on you.<p>In October, The Guardian …