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15 Black Cats Who Aren't Bad Luck Like You Were Led To Believe

Halloween lore is all about trickery, so don't believe everything you've heard about these allegedly haunted black cats!

What are the most inspiring poems ever written?

I think this is possibly the best poem I have ever heard in my entire life....!!<br>Written by Rabindranath Tagore long ago, but still has its …

Should prostitution be decriminalized?

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5 Amazing Stories of Devoted Dogs

A new book shows how our canine companions enrich our lives.<p><b>Dog owners know how how much joy our beloved canine companions bring to our lives.</b><p>They enrich us in small and undramatic ways every day—by making us laugh, keeping us company, and offering us unconditional love. My new National Geographic …

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How to Make Perfect Scrambled Eggs

<i>Inspired by conversations on the Food52 Hotline, we're sharing tips and tricks that make navigating all of our kitchens easier and more fun.</i><p><i>Today: Three ways to get your perfect scrambled eggs -- whatever your version of perfection may be.</i><p>Scrambled eggs and toast: sounds like an ascetic breakfast, …

Basketball

Parents Hate Your Partner? Blame Evolution

Photo: Courtesy Warner Bros.<p>Not only does it seem that kissing might help you find a mate with bangin' DNA, but your parents' opinions about your …

French Baguette - How to Make Baguettes at Home - No-Knead French Bread Recipe

5 Closet Staples Under $150

The five closet staples every twentysomething should own.<p>The perfect wardrobe always starts with the basics, and we've put together a list of the essentials. From nude heels to a tailored blazer, these five pieces are the building blocks to your closet.

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The 65 Best Online Shopping Sites to Buy From

Get your clicking finger at the ready.<p>Shopping online can mean wading through endless Google Shopping results, or scrolling through old-faithfuls like Zara, without knowing where else to turn. To help you fulfill all your shopping wants (needs?) this season, we've created the definitive list of the …

The Art to See in Florence—After You've Ogled David, of Course

Sure, the David's great. But there's plenty else to see in Florence after you've craned your neck looking at his pecs.<p>Sure, Michelangelo's David is great. But there's plenty else to see in Florence after you've craned your neck looking at his pecs.<p>San Marco<p>Just steps away from the Accademia is the …

10 Life Skills We Could All Learn From Professional Chefs

A few weeks ago, I wrote a blog post about why I believe every able teenager in America should work as a server before entering the world of adulthood. It's been wonderful to hear echoes of support and concurrence and to the seven of you who made positive comments, thank you! But since then, I've …

Dining Rooms

7 signs we are too dependent on technology

Remember when you actually knew your friends' phone numbers?<p>Photo: Viorel Sima/Shutterstock<p>What would happen if your computer crashed? What about if …

Diapers

8 Ways to Stick to Your Workout

<b>3. Book It</b><br>"You'll never find the time you've got to make the time," says Chuck Wolf, manager of sport science and human performance at the USA Triathlon National Training Center in Clermont, Florida. While that seems obvious, lack of planning continues to be the biggest reason people fail to work …

Absolutely Stunning Illusion of an Underwater Waterfall

Mauritius is an island nation officially called the Republic of Mauritius, or in French, <i>République de Maurice</i>, located in the Indian Ocean about …

Mauritius

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12 Essential Laundry-Room Organizing Ideas

Laundry rooms are notorious for being cramped. If you need new inspiration for making over your laundry room, these laundry room ideas will help you save precious space and time.<p>In Kevin Sharkey's laundry room, he wanted everything necessary to clean and care for his clothing in one place. He put …

Want To Colonize Mars? Applications Now Being Accepted

Looking for an out-of-this-world experience? Mars One, a non-profit agency, is accepting applications for astronauts to help build the first settlement on the red planet in 2023.<p>Astronauts will undergo a whopping eight years of training before being deployed to Mars to build a sustainable life …

Mars

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30-40 Things That a Man Is Supposed to Own

These listicles are fairly common, but I came across two striking ones recently. First, at BuzzFeed (via Glenn Reynolds), Justin Abarca writes <b>40</b> …

Confetti Dipped Balloons

How-To: DIY Water-Dispensing Pet Bowl

Instructables user Jim Tiffin Jr shared this ingenious DIY water-dispensing pet bowl created by his 11-year old daughter.

Pets

Giant Inflatable Soccer Ball: 6 feet in diameter!

We done did it jumbo.<p>As you're well aware, we like big things at Vat19. We like jumbo paperclips, ginormous gummy worms, and toddler-sized gummy …

The Fellowship of the Ring

• <b>Author:</b> J. R. R. Tolkien<p>The Lord of the Rings, J.R.R. Tolkien's three-volume epic, is set in the imaginary world of Middle-earth - home to many strange beings, and most notably hobbits, a peace-loving "little people," cheerful and shy. Since its original British publication in 1954-55, the saga has …

Astronaut Tom Jones: Why Gravity is an Irresistible Force

How closely does the new space thriller Gravity, starring Sandra Bullock and George Clooney and out this weekend, resemble reality in space? Veteran astronaut and PopMech contributor Tom Jones explains.<p><b>In my dreams of spaceflight</b>, years after my final mission, I usually find myself in the middle of …