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10 Simple Hacks For Packing A Suitcase

Packing for a long trip can be problematic: you don't want to bring along too much and have to lug around a heavy bag, but you also don't want to pack too little and end up forgetting a crucial item.<p>Here are 10 tips to make packing easy.<p>1. Roll clothing up and then use air-compression plastic bags …

My Father Was the Zodiac Killer, Author Claims

All Gary Stewart wanted to do was learn a little bit about the father he never knew.<p>Instead, Stewart, the 51-year-old owner of a Baton Rouge-based …

'Dear world, your hashtags won't #BringBackOurGirls'

Simple question. Are you Nigerian? Do you have constitutional rights accorded to Nigerians to participate in their democratic process? If not, I have news for you. You can’t do anything about the girls missing in Nigeria. You can’t. Your insistence on urging American power, specifically American …

How-To: Spam Fries

I remember the first time that I ate spam and actually liked it. Some Hawaiian friends made Spam Musubi for me, and demonstrated the amazing metamorphosis that takes place when Spam is fried. So this Spam Fries tutorial from Brandi Milloy of Pop Sugar is a no brainer for me when when it comes to …

Here Are 10 of the Coolest Guns We Found Inside the NRA Convention’s Massive Showroom

INDIANAPOLIS — Lets get right to it.<p>Here are 10 of the coolest guns we found at the 2014 National Rifle Association convention in Indianapolis, which was held in a massive 9-acre facility packed full of guns and gear.<p>10. Springfield Armory — 3.3” single stack .45 ACP XD Handgun<p>Credit: TheBlaze<p>Gun …

Leading Causes of Injury Death Among Children: What Parents Need to Know

Throughout the year, I meet with other members of the NYC Child Fatality Review Team (CFRAT) to review injury deaths among children from infancy through 17 years of age. Injury deaths that could have been prevented! This year, we focused on the leading causes of injury deaths in different age …

Many Parents Misinformed About Head Lice Treatments

A new poll shows that many parents may be misinformed about head lice, its transmission, and the best ways to treat it. The Harris poll was released in the wake of the suggestion, by a head lice removal specialist, that "selfies," photos kids and teens often take of themselves with their heads …

5 Secrets Of Super-Happy Parents With Well-Behaved Kids

Parenting from your child's point of view means shifting your orientation, and seeing the world from a new perspective. Instead of understanding your child from a "top-down" adult position, think and look at the world as if you were their age and size. It's something I think about every day as the …

Winter Wonderful Hot Chocolate Cheesecake

Christy loves all things sugar, but especially pies, cakes and tarts. She blogs about those and more on My Invisible Crown. She adores cheesecake most of all, so if you do too, you'll definitely want to see more from our Cheesecake Fanatic.<p>Hiya! I'm Christy from the blog My Invisible Crown. It's so …

Family of brain-dead Texas woman sues hospital over right-to-die law

The husband of a brain-dead, pregnant Texas woman on Tuesday sued the hospital keeping her on life support, saying doctors are doing so against her and her family's wishes.<p>The lawsuit filed in state district court asks a judge to order John Peter Smith hospital in Fort Worth to remove life support …

London skulls reveal gruesome evidence of Roman head hunters

Scores of skulls excavated in the heart of London have provided the first gruesome evidence of Roman head hunters operating in Britain, gathering up the heads of executed enemies or fallen gladiators from the nearby amphitheatre, and exposing them for years in open pits.<p>"It is not a pretty …

New 15-Minute At-Home Test May Detect Alzheimer's, Goes Viral

According to research published yesterday in the Journal of Neuropsychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences, a 15-minute at-home test may be able to detect early signs of Alzheimer’s Disease, dementia, and cognitive decline.<p>Titled the Self-Administered Gerocognitive Examination test, or SAGE, and …

What to Do When You're Broken

Though no one likes it, each of us will find ourselves broken at some point in our journey. When we find ourselves there, what do we do? I've been …

This Might Be the Most Beautiful Castle in the World

I'm never one to turn down a castle visit. From England's Windsor Castle to Namhansanseong in South Korea, if a travel destination has a royal residence -- currently inhabited or long abandoned -- I'll add it to my to-tour list.<p>But after spending time in Scotland earlier this fall, I think I've …