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22 Dad Tweets That Are A Better Gift Than That Necktie You Had Your Eye On

22 Dad Tweets That Are A Better Gift ...<br>This Father's Day, get your dad something he can retweet.<br>Submitted by: <b>Best of the Web</b><br>Worthy<br>Keywords: fathers …

Parenting

The Brilliant Engineering of Disposable Diapers

Bill Hammack is The Engineer Guy on YouTube, where he explains the complexity behind everyday objects. Hammack is also a professor with a long track …

24 super honest Father's Day cards for every type of dad

If you can't find dad a worthy Father's Day present this year, don't worry — at least you'll be able to get him the perfect card.<p>With the perfect …

Why 'Mother, May I Sleep With Danger' Is Smarter Than You Think

James Franco's Lifetime movie features lesbian vampires and mass shootings — and is one of the most subversive things he's done<p>Here are some things …

James Franco

52 Movies That Are So Clever They'll Have You Thinking For Days

All these films will stay with you long after they've finished playing.<p><i>Note: Submissions have been edited for length and/or clarity.</i>

Study Finds A Surprisingly Accurate Predictor Of Happiness

Happiness. We all search for it and we may even spend money on the quest of attaining happiness. Nowadays, you will find countless resources that …

Happiness

Mushroom Butter Masala [Vegan] - One Green Planet

<i>If you enjoy recipes like this, we highly recommend downloading the Food Monster App, it's available for both Android and iPhone and has free and</i> …

Recipes

Here Are the Best Movies of 2016 So Far

<i>The Witch</i><p>Director Robert Eggers’ directorial debut about a family of pilgrims banished to the outskirts of an eerie New England forest is scary not …

1. The End Of The Tour

<b>The Plot:</b> Based on journalist David Lipsky's memoir Although of Course You End Up Becoming Yourself, the film follows Lipsky (Jesse Eisenberg) as he …

Summer TV Guide: 50 Shows to Keep You Inside All Summer

With over 100 new and returning shows airing this summer, we curated the 50 worth sacrificing your tan and beach body for. Set your DVRs …

TV

10 epic long-distance walks around the world

From the Highlands to the Himalayas, these hikes take in some of the world’s most spectacular landscapes. They’re not for the faint-hearted, but keen trekkers will love the challenges posed by each More great walks: Europe | UK | best kit<p>Makalu Base Camp, Nepal<p>The trek to the base of the fifth …

Hiking

New Study Says Running Is Your Happy Secret Weapon

Pause the Netflix.<p>When sadness strikes, it's logical to want to lie in bed all day wrapped up in the comfort of blankets or stay on the couch eating ice cream while Netflix binging.<p>A new study, however, reports that doing nothing is the opposite of what you want to do when you're feeling like …

How to: A Super Simple Way to Make Your Own Healthy Sports Drink at Home

We're no sports scientists, but every one of us here at ManMade are athletes - runners, climbers, cyclists, lifters, and hikers. And what those hours …

Markit

Healthy Peanut Butter Frozen Yogurt Dessert Recipe - Chowhound

1In a large mixing bowl, combine the yogurt, cream, peanut butter, vanilla, salt, and sugar. Whisk until the sugar is completely dissolved (when you …

Dessert

Vegan Meal Plan: A Week of Delicious Breakfasts, Lunches, and Dinners

When Kenji launched this year's Vegan Experience, reader Double_J left a comment requesting a little help mapping out what a week of vegan eating looks like. Well, Double_J, your wish is our command. Below, you'll find a meal plan for each day, including hearty breakfasts, lunches, snacks, and …

The Best Movies To Stream Right Now

Grab Your Popcorn<p>With new streaming platforms popping up at breakneck speed (what is YouTube Red, anyway?), the assembly line rate at which original programming is being pumped out—and with the content boom of the digital age in general—making the decision of what to watch can feel overwhelming. …

Dos and Don'ts of Running with Your Dog

<b>This piece originally appeared on Fix.com</b><p>I am the proud owner of Ellie, a 14-week-old golden mix rescue dog. She has a floppy ear (hence the name …

11 Strange Habits of Geniuses

Genius and eccentricity often go hand-in-hand. Here’s a sampling of strange habits practiced by some of history’s most respected artists, writers, …

Literature

What 6 Chicago-area theaters had to do to show Tarantino's 'Hateful Eight'

To show Quentin Tarantino's latest movie, "The Hateful Eight," six Chicago-area theaters have needed to do more than simply dim the lights and make sure the popcorn doesn't burn.<p>The movie was released exclusively on 70-millimeter film, a premium format more at home in the 1960s than contemporary …

Why it’s good to have a strong-willed child, and why you should let up on them

“I will <i>not</i> cut my hair. Never. The answer is never, Mom, and the answer will always be never, so you should just stop asking me.” He said it without attitude, in a matter-of-fact way, as though he were simply reporting on the weather or time of day. At 6 years old, my second-born son, Oliver, has …

Parenting

7 times John Oliver perfectly captured what’s wrong with America — and triggered real reform

The HBO host has accomplished what Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert never could. Here are a few of his best segments<p>John Oliver's "This Week Tonight" is far and away the most refreshing thing on late-night TV. While other shows center around round-table chats and celebrity interviews, Oliver uses …

Marriage Advice From Divorced People

It's terrific when happily married people give you love advice but the ones who really know the pitfalls of a life together are those that failed to avoid them.<p>"In a weird twist of fate my sister's divorce was final a week before my wedding. Right before I walked down the aisle Emily took me aside …

The 25 Best Snacks for Weight Loss

Four nutritionists share the small bites that pull their weight in the dieting department so you don't have to.<p>Four nutritionists share the small bites that pull their weight in the dieting department so you don't have to.

Nutrition

7 Charts on Happiness That Everyone Should Read

Happiness

Caring parents make for happier adults, research finds

The legacy of controlling parents last far into adulthood, scientist have discovered<p>Children brought up by caring parents rather than controlling ones, grow up to be happier and more satisfied throughout their adult lives, a study suggests.<p>New research has found that parents who invade their …

Psychology

11 Classic Facts About Converse Chucks

Converse’s Chuck Taylor sneakers have been around since the early 20th century, but they haven’t changed much—until recently. In 2015, The Chuck II—a …

Vacuuming Your Stomach Is the Easiest Way to Get Flat Abs

It's the new crunch!<p>Crunches are <i>so</i> 2000 and late — especially now that everyone's doing a simpler, safer abs exercise: Stomach vacuuming.<p>Stomach vacuuming has nothing to do with your Dirt Devil — and seriously, don't try that at home. Instead, it's actually a breathing exercise that activates and …

19 Healthy Dinners Under 500 Calories That You'll Actually Want To Eat

It's true!<p>Something else that's important is to make sure that the foods you eat are high in nutritious value. Nutrients like protein, fiber, and fat can take a while to digest and help you feel satisfied for longer — meaning fewer cravings and lower general hangry-ness. (Here's some more …