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This dog groomer turns pups into perfectly manicured fluff balls — and the photos will make you so happy

1/<p>Hamachiyo is known for taking scruffy dogs and turning them into masterpieces.<p>Often, the dogs come out of the salon unrecognizable from their …

Congress Can Save Social Security for Millennials, It Just Won't

Social Security and Medicare have had obvious problems for decades, but politicians have refused to make the necessary hard choices.<p>Last week, the Social Security and Medicare Boards of Trustees issued a report showing that the trust fund that helps pay out part of retiree, disability, and workers’ …

Meet 'Bro': The Best-Kept Secret of Network Security

This often overlooked open source tool uses deep packet inspection to transform network traffic into exceptionally useful, real-time data for …

These 5 New Snake Species Suck Snails Out of Their Shells

Weird & Wild<p>The names of the snakes were auctioned off, and funds from the event will go toward preserving some of the species.<p>After a long night of searching for snakes in Ecuador, Alejandro Arteaga and his team of researchers got ready to retire. The evening’s excursion, in a swampy region of …

The Top 20 Places to See in Ireland

It is hard to narrow down the top places to see in Ireland because the country is filled with so many famous attractions. There is the rugged …

It's Become Impossible for Republicans to Deny Their Party Is Racist

Stop acting shocked that a Confederate-loving candidate won in Virginia's primary.<p>When Corey Stewart won the Virginia Republican Senate primary on Tuesday, the reaction from some corners of the GOP was shock and dismay that the party had nominated an overt white nationalist for such an important …

How to Be Gay at Work

It's about educating coworkers and picking your battles.<p>Let's be real: Dolly Parton's "9 to 5" is a peach of a pop song that still has something to say about workplace dynamics. "Want to move ahead, but the boss won't seem to let me," she sings on the second verse. "I swear sometimes that man is …

New Study Shows the Devastating Effect Climate Change Is Having on Antarctica

Antarctica’s sheets of ice are melting at a rate faster than ever before and raising global sea levels by “almost a centimeter,” an international …

Gay couple brutally attacked at World Cup in Russia

FIFA is largely to blame.It didn’t take long for the first anti-gay attack at the World Cup in Russia. Even before the first match — featuring …

Cop Dumps 10 Orphaned Ducklings Into A Pond — Then Something Amazing Happens

"It was the most precious kind of thing I've ever witnessed."<p>Chances of survival are sadly slim for little ducklings forced to fend for themselves, …

The Whitewashed History of HIV: A Black Teen Died of AIDS in 1969

The story of Robert Rayford symbolizes how the story of HIV has been told through a white lens — for nearly 50 years.

Trump’s campaign to discredit Michael Cohen is already underway

By Callum Borchers<p>Reporter<p>Special counsel Robert S. Mueller III may have referred an investigation of Michael Cohen's business practices to federal prosecutors in New York two months ago, but Mueller is not done with President Trump's personal lawyer yet.<p>The Washington Post reported Wednesday that …

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The Real Reason Why There's a Tiny Hole in Airplane Windows

<i>This story originally appeared on Travelandleisure.com.</i><p>It turns out that itsy bitsy hole in the bottom of your airplane window is actually a very …

Here’s Your Chance to See the Northern Lights This Year (Without Breaking the Bank)

Now is your chance to get the most amazing view in the world — for a great price.<p>Iceland has been one of the top destinations for travelers for a few …

The Revolutionary War Hero Who Was Openly Gay

Article Details:<p>Author<p>Erin Blakemore<p>Website Name<p>history.com<p>Year Published<p>2018<p>Title<p>The Revolutionary War Hero Who Was Openly …

14 Classic Summer Vacations Everyone Should Take at Least Once

How many of these summer staple trips have you taken?<p>There’s a summer vacation — and then there’s one you can’t explain with a postcard.<p>While plenty …

Angry young preacher calls for US government to ‘execute’ gay people

A 22-year-old preacher has said gay people should be given the “death penalty” in an interview with YouTube personality Skylar Fiction.<p>Matt Powell, …

How Republicans Are Using The Anti-Abortion Playbook To Undermine Same-Sex Marriage

Everything the anti-abortion movement did is happening again.<p><b>Just one month</b> after the landmark Supreme Court decision that legalized same-sex marriage in 2015, Ryan T. Anderson, a researcher at the Heritage Foundation, turned to the anti-abortion playbook.<p>“Everything the pro-life movement did needs …

Disney musician Pogo celebrated Pulse massacre because he ‘hates faggots’

Fans of an Australian YouTube star known for his Disney remixes have expressed shock and dismay after a video emerged of him celebrating the murders …

A cartoon intro to DNS over HTTPS

Threats to users’ privacy and security are growing. At Mozilla, we closely track these threats. We believe we have a duty to do everything we can to …

Flights to These 20 Cities Are Going to Get Hella Cheap in June

Summer is here! Excited, aren’t you? Like, so excited you want to get out and write a song about it, whether it involves the back of your neck …

Former top spy James Clapper explains how Russia swung the election to Trump

“It stretches credulity to conclude that Russian activity didn’t swing voter decisions.”<p>James Clapper served as the director of national intelligence from 2010 to 2017, and before that worked as a career intelligence officer under both Republican and Democratic administrations.<p>So when Clapper …

Hong Kong court overturns landmark LGBT spousal benefits ruling

"It is a huge back step for equality in Hong Kong"<p>By Venus Wu<p>HONG KONG, June 1 (Reuters) - A Hong Kong court ruled on Friday that the husband of a …

When Is The Pride Parade Near Me? Here's A List Of Parades Across The Country

June is Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Pride Month, which means LGBTQ+ Pride parades, festivals, and celebrations are taking place across the …

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Antarctica's First Pride Celebration Is Officially Here

More than scientificresearch goes down in Antarctica. With Pride Month officially starting Friday, celebrations are popping off at all ends of the …

24 Photos that Spotlight the Dramatic Rise of Ballroom and Drag Culture

It's so much more than vogueing and RuPaul's Drag Race.<p>After nearly a century of abuse, over 50,000 unconstitutional arrests, and mainstream society’s perpetual attempts to suppress queer visibility, the underground ballroom culture has, against the odds, been able to flourish as a safe haven for …

50 Must-Reads Books About LGBTQ History for Pride Month

Back in February, a story broke from popular UK magazine Attitude entitled, “Young Queer People Shouldn’t Be Obliged to Care About LGBT History”. The …

Chrome, Firefox CSS3 flaw may have let attackers grab Facebook user data

Researchers reveal a tricky technique that uses a CSS3 feature to let attackers recover Facebook user data.<p>Chrome and Firefox recently received …

Math Geeks Must Wait 100 Years for a Day Like This

In certain circles, including some of the ones I travel in, there’s great excitement about today’s date. We won’t see its like again for another century.<p>What makes today so special? The date -- 1/6/18 1 -- lines up with the first four digits of the golden ratio, a mathematical constant that’s …

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20 Simple Habits That Will Make You Happier

I am fascinated with the habits that affect happiness, health, productivity and success. I read everything I can get my hands on related to these …