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‘Parks & Rec’ Mike Schur Says “Everybody Knew About Kevin Spacey”; ‘Leftovers’ Damon Lindelof Regrets Theroux Jokes

Back when Mike Schur was writing for <i>Saturday Night Live–</i>a gig that ran from 1997-2004<i>–</i>he says he became aware of some issues with Kevin Spacey’s …

A Patient Dachshund Models a Custom Made Transparent Raincoat for His Human

redditor 5somwa posted a cute photo of a sweet little dachshund very patiently modeling a cut-to-fit, transparent raincoat. It’s unclear as to …

Watch Rescued Baby Sloths Have A Conversation And Try Not To Smile

Anybody out there speak sloth? Then check out this adorable video of two baby sloths deep in conversation about something. They were filmed at the …

Should your pets sleep in the bed with you? A new study's surprising answers

Do you ban your dog from the bed in the hopes of getting a better night's sleep? It may be time to beg your pooch’s forgiveness and invite him in. But only one — and not ON the bed.<p>According to a new study, people with a single dog in their bedroom slept just fine. But when the dog was actually on …

Hot dogs, bacon and other processed meats increase risk of cancer, scientists say

The World Health Organization has confirmed some dietary advice that's unlikely to go down easy with most Americans: Bacon, hot dogs and other processed meats can increase your risk of cancer. Not only that, fresh cuts of red meat probably cause cancer too.<p>Doctors have long warned that steak and …

Cancer

Prison Inmate Debate Team Defeats Harvard

(Photo: Peter Foley/<i>Wall Street Journal</i>)<p>Harvard's crack debate team was taken by surprise. Its members didn't expect that their opponents, inmates …

7 Not-So-Great Songs With Beyond Epic Music Videos

“Work Bitch,” Britney Spears<p>Embedded from www.youtube.com.<p>As a diehard Britney fan, I know “Work Bitch” is far from her best work. It’s loud and …

Shaolin Kung fu temple chief under investigation over sex and fraud claims

The head of China’s most famous kung fu temple is under investigation by the country’s religious administration after online allegations by an anonymous former monk.<p>Shi Yongxin, the Buddhist abbot of Shaolin monastery in Henan province, has been fighting off claims over the past fortnight of …

China

Outspoken black advocate for the Confederate flag killed in Miss. car crash

Anthony Hervey was on his way home to Oxford, Miss., when the car carrying him and fellow activist Arlene Barnum swerved off the road and flipped over several times.<p>Hervey, 49, was killed in the crash Sunday, which also landed 60-year-old Barnum in the hospital. And several details of the wreck …

Rights & Freedoms

Why Gossip Can Save Your Life

Gossip, says an Oxford University evolutionary psychologist, provides vital physical and psychological benefits—and benefits society. But you have to …

Psychology

19 Times Johnny Depp Proved He's King of the Internet

The Internet loves Johnny Depp. From his quippy one-liners to his facial expressions to his Captain Jack Sparrow-ness, the denizens of the interwebs find the A-lister endlessly fascinating -- and there's plenty of proof of said fascination. Just spend a little time anywhere on the 'net (no, not the …

Johnny Depp

60+ Incredible Tiny Houses You'll Hardly Believe Are Real

Be warned: This list might inspire you sell your home and downsize immediately.<p>Tiny homes aren't just about looking cute — they're part of a growing movement that promotes sustainable living. Many designers have figured out innovative ways to make these small homes amazingly well-equipped and, …

Homebase

8 Cheaper Alternatives to Popular European Destinations

<i>By: Sophie-Claire Hoeller</i><p><i>Credit: Flickr/alcuin lai</i><p>Rome, Munich, the French Riviera -- all European bucket list spots renowned for their history, their culture, and their affinity for chain smoking and tiny cars. But you know else they're known for? Overpriced everything. And hoards of visitors …

An Arizona Man’s iPhone 6 ‘Exploded’ In His Pocket And Set His Pants On Fire

First, iPhone 6 users had to worry about their skinny jeans bending and breaking the aluminum bodies of their fancy new phones. Then they had to worry about blowing up their phones for being dumb enough to fall for 4Chan’s prank that told people they could charge the iPhone 6 in their microwaves. …

Mark Cuban Slams IBM: It's 'No Longer A Tech Company. They Have No Vision.'

That's because this was 10 quarters in a row of declining revenue, with every business unit shrinking.<p>Outspoken billionaire investor Mark Cuban told CNBC on Wednesday that he would "absolutely not invest in IBM".<p>"IBM is no longer a tech company," Cuban told CNBC. "They have no vision. What they've …

When You Decide Not to Have Kids

I'm a youngest child. As a kid, I knew I never wanted to have kids. I don't think I even liked kids when I was one of them! I had no younger siblings and I only did the babysitting thing once; I hated it. I ended up with the two brattiest children that ever roamed the Earth, so babysitting was a …

Build This Rustic Farmhouse Table

Farmhouse furniture is meant to be a little imperfect. That makes it hard to screw up<p>(Photo by Alison Gootee)<p><b>There's no better way to give thanks than to gather</b> family and friends around an enormous table to share a feast. A farmhouse table would be the perfect spot. You could make one out of …

7 Habits of Incredibly Happy People

<i>This post is in partnership with Inc., which offers useful advice, resources and insights to entrepreneurs and business owners. The article below was</i> …

Happiness

Train Wreck Caught On Video As Locomotive Slams Into Truck In Louisiana

A train crash in Louisiana was caught on video over the weekend. The stunning footage shows the locomotive slamming into a truck that had been stopped on the tracks.<p>The crash Sunday in Mer Rouge, La., injured the conductor and engineer and derailed two engines and 17 cars of the 87-car train, state …

Preserving the Galapagos Tortoise Lonesome George

Skull Armchair

Although I'm not generally a fan of skull designs just for the sake of skull designs, even I think this armchair is pretty cool. Better yet, it's …

The World’s Most Adorably Angry Child Chewed Out Her Mom For Laughing As She Sang ‘Let It Go’

It’s 2014 and we still don’t have a TV show where kids with funny accents yell and swear at their parents. Seriously, someone get on that please? I need that in my life. I need videos like this where a little Irish girl yells at her mom for laughing as she sings a song from “Frozen.”<p>“I’m warning …

13 Dogs Who May Not Actually Be Dogs After All

Your dog sure acts like a dog. He barks, he eats whatever food you drop on the floor and he loves to play fetch.<p>But does he <i>look like a dog</i>? Sometimes that can be questionable. You may be wondering how so. A dog is a dog, right? <i>Not quite.</i> Here are 13 dogs who could very well be other things entirely.<p>…

This Old Man's Version of "Say Something" Will Leave You in Tears

To start this post off right, I will say you need to know about the fox piano. This was a piano painted and put in Ontario as an art project by …

Draw Lifelike Faces with a Free Guide Exclusively from Craftsy

Are your drawings of faces not turning out as well as you’d like? Gain the skills you need when you download the Craftsy exclusive Guide, <i>Drawing the</i> …