Dawn Willess Ruthstrom

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Why FOLO Is the New FOMO, and 4 Other Hot Cultural Trends to Know in 2016

During the last year, you probably became aware of the fear of missing out, or FOMO, as it's widely known. Well, in 2016, get ready for FOLO—or the …

Echolalia and Scripting: Straddling the Border of Functional Language

The Scientist and I went out to dinner last Friday night. It was the day after I’d taped my radio interview and I was feeling wiped out, so we …

Pouring Seven Different Molten Metals into Water

<b>YouTube Link</b><p>In this footage, the man who goes by the YouTube handle TheBackyardScientist pours seven different varieties of molten metal into water. …

Potsies Creamed Chicken And Biscuits Casserole Recipe - Genius Kitchen

Preheat oven to 350.<p>Grease the bottom and sides of an 11x7 inch baking dish or 10 inch quiche dish.<p>Chop the onion.<p>Heat butter in a small nonstick …

‘Sisyphus’, A Kinetic Sculpture Featuring Stunning Expanding and Contracting Geometric Patterns

Steel balls roll in sand to create swirling geometric patterns that expand and contract in the kinetic sculpture <i>Sisyphus</i> by physician-cum-artist …

Cornbread Muffins I Recipe

"These muffins are very similar to the ones found in a famous down-home cooking restaurant. They're so simple to make and taste great because they …

Rosemarie's Italian Style Soup Recipe

"This soup is thick and hearty. It combines fresh mixed vegetables with pasta and chickpeas. Simple, yet delicious. It keeps well, and tastes even …

Army Captain in Captain America Shirt Rescues Two People from Fire

(Image: ABC News)<p>Captain Steve Voglezon, US Army, was in Chatham County, North Carolina on Sunday when he saw a horrible head-on car collision. The …

Cherry Crisp Recipe

"A truly incredible dessert! It's just soooo good and really easy to make. Everyone always raves about it and asks me for the recipe when I make it. …

Sausage Pasta Recipe

"This is a super easy recipe to throw together and, with the addition of different vegetables, can make lots of variations."<p>Ingredients<p>3/4 pound pasta<p>…

Star Trek: 57 Things You Didn't Know About the Original Crew Films

The 12 <i>Star Trek</i> <b></b>movies to date are a treasure trove of references, famous actors (who weren't necessarily famous at the time), and moments that nearly …

Ground Turkey Casserole Recipe

"Its quick, fun and great! I learned this in grammar school. You may want to serve with corn bread or French bread and a salad."<p>Ingredients<p>1 pound …

Reading to children at bedtime: ABC questions value of time-honoured practice

THE ABC has questioned whether parents should read to their children before bedtime, claiming it could give your kids an “unfair advantage” over less …

13 Things to Remember If You Love A Person With Anxiety

A dysfunctional family is more than disagreement or constant arguments. Anything from plain neglect, to abuse and even verbal and physical violence …

9 Photo Composition Tips as Applied to Steve McCurry's Photography

Screenshot taken from the video<p>The folks over at COOPH have put together a video highlighting photo composition tips based on the work of famed …

Photography

The Ten Best Star Trek Endings

A writer at i09 has given some thought as to his picks for the <b>ten best endings to Star Trek television episodes,</b> including all from the series' past …

An Introvert's Guide To Small Talk: Eight Painless Tips

Introverts tend to dread small talk. They worry that it will be boring, awkward, or that they’ll run out of things to say.<p>But in today’s world, small talk is difficult to avoid. Cocktail parties, networking events, and even the line for coffee at work may require a brief exchange of …

Scientists Recreate Medieval Medicine, Find That It Kills MRSA

(Photo: British Library)<p>Pictured above is Bald’s Leechbook, a 10th Century Latin and Anglo-Saxon manuscript owned by the British Library. It’s a …

Watching Mesmerizing Drip Paintings Will Never Get Old

Holton Rower's pour painting timelapse breaks the internet one drip at a time.<p><b>This article was originally published on February 17, 2015 but we think it still rocks!</b><p>It's unlikely that watching paint drip has ever been as transfixing as it is in the video below. Which is likely why the old clip of …

10 Avocado Recipes for Weight Loss

Besides tasting beyond delicious, avocados can also help lower blood pressure, banish bloat, quell hunger pangs and fry stubborn belly fat. It really …

Healthy Eating

How Deaf People Come Up With Signs for Slang Terms Like “Photobomb”

New technology always introduces linguistic challenges. In the early days of moviemaking, it wasn’t clear what these new entertainments should be …

Why Do Mirrors Flip Objects Horizontally But Not Vertically?

That’s a good question! If you hold a sign up to a mirror, the words appear backwards, but not upside-down. Why? Dianna the Physics Girl …

Dessert, actually.

25 Fascinating Facts That Will Make You Wish You Could Speak Every Language in the World | 22 Words

Language is limitlessly intriguing — everything from the endless variety of cultures different languages represent to the grammatical idiosyncrasies …

Dessert, actually.

Several frozen meatballs, bag of stir fry veggies, iteration of homemade sweet and sour recipe, rice. Wish us luck.

Single Father Gets Help From Beauty School to Learn to Style His Daughter's Hair

Colorado single father Greg Wickherst works as an admissions representative for a local college. After he and his wife divorced, Greg found that, …