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13-Year-Old Was a "Millimetre Away" From Death After Huge Screw Pierced His Brain

He had a plank nailed to his head.<p>A seventh-grader from Salisbury, Maryland, is lucky to be alive after surviving a freak accident that saw a 6-inch …

Woodworking

I Just Discovered Melting Potatoes and I'm Officially Serving Them With Everything

We weren’t actively seeking a new way to cook potatoes. In fact, we think there’s a pretty solid variety to choose from. You can bake them, fry them, …

Recipes

Man Spends 4 Days Trying To Capture A Murmuration Of Starlings, Gets Surprised When He Sees The Result

Sometimes in nature things happen that seem too good to be true, perfect coincidences that vividly illustrate the beauty and wonder of the world …

Interactive LED Sculpture Projects Visitors’ Faces

Matthew Mohr realized the interactive sculpture As We Are. The installation rotates on her-self showing visitor’s faces. The sculpture is currently …

98-Year-Old Mother Moves into Retirement Home to Take Care of 80-Year-Old Son

Ada Keating, a 98-year-old mother of four, recently moved into a care home in Huyton, Liverpool, not because she couldn’t take care of herself, but …

Retirement

Crushing an egg into your coffee sounds disgusting — but it makes an amazing-tasting drink

Crushing an egg (shell and all), whisking it with freshly ground coffee, and boiling the mixture sounds gross. The result looks terrifying, too — like a hideous swamp creature gurgling in your pot.<p>However, the umber-red-colored drink that results, called "egg coffee," is almost free of bitter …

Coffee

Even your car deserves an awesome gear bag

Keep all the miscellaneous gear in your car in one place with a Seat Organizer from Ketzel. These multi-compartment leather holders are designed to …

Neat

An Alzheimer's Drug Has Been Found to Help Teeth Repair Themselves in Just 6 Weeks

We're so down for that!<p>Dental fillings may soon be left in the ash heap of history, thanks to a recent discovery about a drug called …

Dentistry

Enslaved By Her Dad, A Video Game Helped One Girl Escape

A Serbian father living in Italy enslaved his 13 year old daughter for four years to sell her as a virgin to a buyer in France for …

Italy

The Alaskan Town Where Bald Eagles Are as Common as Pigeons

The majestic bald eagle is the national bird of the United States, but most Americans are lucky to see one first-hand during their lifetimes. Unless …

New superbug-fighting antibiotics found in human breast milk

With the rise of antibiotic-resistant "superbugs," the pressure is on for scientists to develop new molecules, materials and methods to keep us from …

Use Papery Garlic Skins to Give Broth Big Flavor

Garlic skins have always been my least favorite part of peeling garlic. They either stick to my fingers, or float about the kitchen, carried by …

Garlic

10 Excel Tips You Need to Keep Your Job

In today's dynamic corporate environment, the best way to stay employed is to show the boss that you're indispensable. If you're a knowledge worker …

Analytics

This App Works Like Tinder, Except It's for Making Platonic Friends

When you’re in high school and college, you make a few friends pretty much every day. However, once you graduate, cultivating new friendships, or …

No Air Conditioner Needed! 11 Life Hacks for Staying Cool This Summer

Don’t get down as the temperatures go up this summer. Whether you’re trying to beat the heat in your home or outside, these 11 tips will help you …

Science Seeks to Unlock Marijuana Secrets

As the once-vilified drug becomes more accepted, researchers around the world are trying to understand how it works and how it might fight disease.<p>There’s nothing new about cannabis, of course. It’s been around humankind pretty much forever.<p>In Siberia charred seeds have been found inside burial …

Cannabis

Lamps go out all over Germany in backlash against anti-immigrant protests

Cologne cathedral, Berlin's Brandenburg Gate and bridges across the river Rhine plunged into darkness in backlash against anti-immigrant protests<p>The lights went out all over Germany on Monday night as famous landmarks were plunged in darkness <b>as part of a growing backlash against anti-immigrant</b> …

Europe

15 Classified Ads We Hope Had Happy Endings

Today, if we have specific needs or questions, we can usually find a specific forum or website to help us get hooked up with whatever we need. A …

Gymnastics

Woman Who Challenged Facebook's Age Limit Dies At 114

Anna Stoehr became an Internet celebrity at age 113, when she owned up to fibbing on her Facebook account so she could join the social network. It was an unpredictable turn of events for Stoehr, who was born before the Wright brothers took their historic first flight. She died Sunday at age …

DOJ says Indian tribes can grow and sell marijuana

40% of Wisconsin 'frac sand' producers violated environmental rules: study

Trucker Arrested In Minn. Accused Of Keeping More Sex Slaves

<i>(credit: Jupiter Images)</i><p><b>SALT LAKE CITY (AP)</b> — A Utah truck driver accused of keeping two women as sex slaves in his semitrailer as he traveled the …

Watch the Transfixing Creation of a Doll From a Spinning Block of Wood

Kokeshi dolls are handmade wooden dolls that originated in Northern Japan. Originally created for tourists visiting the hot springs, they are made up …

Pop Culture

11 Sexting Acronyms From the 1930s

Sexting didn’t start with smartphones.<p>Abbreviating conversational phrases with acronyms isn’t unique to this decade or even this millennium. Friends …

Minn. Surgeon Pleads Guilty To Murder Of Foster Son

<b>MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) –</b> A Benedict, Minn. man was sentenced after he pleaded guilty to attempting to suffocate his foster son Friday.<p>Dennis James …

What if Lots of People Have Ebola-Proof Blood?

As Ebola spreads out of control in West Africa, the World Health Organization reports a black market in blood from Ebola survivors. The epidemic is killing up to 70 percent of those who get sick, but the thousands who have survived have blood teeming with antibodies that protect them against …

Disease

Bizarre Sea Creature Caught In Singapore Looks Like Kraken Come To Life

Good thing this fisherman got a video of his catch (above), because otherwise he'd never have been able to convince folks of the bizarre creature he hauled in while angling off the Singaporean island of Pulau Ubin.<p>"I know that area has a lot of seaweed, so I thought that was what I had hooked up," …

A Working iPhone Built In Minecraft

This may not make it to real-world Apple stores.<p>Minecraft has become home to any number of experiments in the can-do spirit, everything from a huge model of the <i>U.S.S. Enterprise</i> to working hard drives and computers. The latest venture, created by a German man, is a massive working iPhone, which you …

Should You Stock Up On Chocolate Bars Because Of Ebola?

Jack Scoville was buying himself a chocolate bar a few weeks ago — Hershey's, milk — at a corner store in Chicago. And he noticed the price was just a bit higher than he's used to paying: 5 or 10 cents more. His first thought was not to blame a greedy store owner or the executives in Hershey, Pa.<p>He …

10 Insane Buildings Currently Under Construction

If these wild, under-construction buildings are any indication, the future is near, and it will be extremely tall and draped in glass.<p>1. Kingdom Tower<p>…