Lori Vaughn

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8 Vocab Apps That'll Make You Sound Smarter

With all of the awesome app games on the market, it's hard to separate the best from, well, the pointless. And while some of us may revel in crushing …

Apps

Don’t know what size screw you’re looking at? Amazon’s Part Finder can help

Your days of going to Lowe’s or Home Depot with a random screw in your hand and a look of quiet desperation on your face will soon be behind you, and …

Lowe's

This wire-free home security camera has 6-month battery life for half the price of an Arlo Pro 2

Arlo wire-free home security cameras are amazing, but they’re also amazingly expensive. Luckily there’s a ton of competition out there right now, and …

Batteries

Serial killer writes violent porn in her cell and wants it turned into a Hollywood film

Triple killer Joanna Dennehy is writing blood-soaked erotic fiction in her cell and wants it turned into a Hollywood film.<p>Jailed for life, she is …

‘Claws’ Has The Most Graphic Sex Scenes On Basic Cable

Some might say the good folks over at TNT are fans of celebrating the human nature of two adults who find themselves attracted to each other …

Works by Over 100 Contemporary Artists Take Over Cleveland

This summer, Cleveland joins the ranks of Venice, Miami, Berlin and other global cities known in the art world for their citywide art exhibitions …

Museums

13 New Historical Fiction Books To Read If You Want To Escape 2018 For A Little While

The sun is shining, the weather is warm, and I'm looking to escape the rest of the world for a little while. It's one one thing to take a social …

Books

Amazon slashes a whopping $100 off Echo Show for Prime Day

Echo Show is Amazon’s finest Alexa device. It not only answers your queries, plays your music, and controls your smart devices like every other Echo speaker, but it also has a 7-inch touchscreen and built-in camera that let you do so much more.<p>It’s usually priced at $229, but from now through Prime …

There's only one way to truly understand another person's mind

It’s often said that we should put ourselves in another person’s shoes in order to better understand their point of view. But psychological research suggests this directive leaves something to be desired: When we imagine the inner lives of others, we don’t necessarily gain real insight into other …

Psychology

29 New Scifi and Fantasy Books to Add to Your Reading List in July

It’s the height of summer, so whether that means lazy vacation days or a desperate need to stay indoors bathed in icy air conditioning, you’re going …

Stranger than fiction: the most shocking documentaries ever

Last weekend saw the US release of the new documentary Three Identical Strangers, a historical footnote too unlikely for anyone to have dreamt up. During the 80s, three young men named Robert Shaffran, Edward Galland, and David Kellman discovered that they were identical triplets separated at …

Child Abuse

This is how to deal with passive aggressive people

We’ve all dealt with it. The subtle manipulations. Always angling to get what they want, but still looking like a little angel. Making you feel like …

Self-help

Where to find the best free stuff online

Why pay?<p>The internet is brimming with freebies—you just need to know where to look for them. There are a lot of sites that offer free items—but there are also a lot of scams. We've handpicked the most trustworthy sites and apps for you to turn to, whether you're hunting for a sofa or a smartphone …

Freebies

Eight Year Old Drumming Prodigy Impressively Holds Her Own While Playing Along With Led Zeppelin

Yoyoka Soma is quite an accomplished musician. At the tender age of eight, this drumming prodigy has already has performed live with her family’s …

Medieval-inspired French village is designed specifically for Alzheimer’s patients

Envisioned as a testbed for alternative Alzheimer’s care<p>In the village of Dax in southern France, a new kind of treatment center is taking shape. Landais Alzheimer is a village designed specifically for people with Alzheimer’s, and it’s an optimistic view of how treatment facilities can feel more …

I Tried Bed Sheets Made Out of Eucalyptus—And They Always Feel Like the Cool Side of the Pillow

In case you haven't heard yet, eucalyptus trees are trending. Wood pulp and oil from the eucalyptus plant are showing up in a wide variety of …

'America's Got Talent' winner Neal E. Boyd dead

<b>(CNN) —</b> Neal E. Boyd, an opera singer who won NBC's reality competition series "America's Got Talent" in 2008, died Sunday, authorities tell CNN. He was 42.<p>Boyd died at his mother's house in Sikeston, Missouri on Sunday night, according to Scott County Coroner Scott Amick. He had heart failure, …

West Side Story

Matthew Lillard has been playing Dungeons & Dragons for 30 years and has his own D&D company now

<i>Dungeons & Dragons</i> was and continues to be a foundational storytelling game for nerds everywhere, and with its recent resurgence to the forefront of …

An Alert California Woman Outwitted A Fake Cop Who Was ‘Terrorizing’ Her Family

The woman used a taco fakeout to outsmart the alleged impersonator.<p>A quick-thinking California woman outwitted an alleged fake cop who was attempting …

Native American tribes win big at the Supreme Court

An eight-justice Supreme Court just decided a major Indian law case by, well, not deciding it. The justices split 4-4 and issued a per curiam …

10 Taiwanese Gangsters vs. Me

It’s 3 a.m. and a Taiwanese mafia boss is smiling down at me.<p>I’m about to undergo a CT scan, and he is proud of himself because he was, in his mind, …

A 5-year-old girl’s sudden paralysis was a mystery. Then her mother checked her scalp.

As soon as Jessica Griffin's daughter's feet hit the floor Wednesday morning, she collapsed in a heap.<p>Five-year-old Kailyn kept trying to stand but fell every time. She was also struggling to speak, her mother said.<p>Her daughter had been fine when the family went out to a T-ball game the night …

Disease

These basic survival skills could save your life in the wilderness

<b>No one ever plans on getting lost, which is why it's smart to have some rudimentary knowledge about how to handle such a situation.</b><p>Last summer, while …

Understanding Maslow's Theory of Self-Actualization

Psychologist Abraham Maslow's theory of self-actualization contends that individuals are motivated to fulfill their potential in life. …

Woman, 20, fatally beats man who recently had brain surgery; 2 more charged, police say

A Louisiana woman was charged Monday for allegedly beating to death a man who was recovering from brain surgery.<p>Blaine Manalle, 20, was arrested and charged with second-degree murder in the beating death of Jeffery Howell. She is one of three people arrested after a fight broke out on a sandbar …

More youth are identifying as ‘pansexual.’ Here’s what the term means.

"Being pansexual, to me, is loving someone for their soul and connecting on a level that isn’t directly physical."<p>No, it’s not a sexual attraction to …

National Geographic Traveller photography competition: 2018 winners

The many places and faces of travel are represented in these winning entries and finalists from the UK magazine’s annual photo competition

Trial Begins for Horror Writer Accused of Torturing and Killing His Girlfriend in Hollywood

A prosecutor accused Blake Leibel of following the storyline of one of his graphic novels in carrying out the heinous crime.<p><i>Warning: This article contains graphic descriptions of an alleged murder.</i><p><i>This article originally appeared on</i> <i>VICE Canada</i>.<p>The murder trial for Blake Leibel, a wealthy graphic …

'I don’t know where my family is': Cameroon's refugees flee brutality

Ruthless violence between francophone state forces and English-speaking separatists has forced tens of thousands of Cameroonians into Nigeria, splintering families and leaving many people sleeping rough, without access to staples such as food, clothing and education<p><b>Field reporting and photographs:</b> …

Amazon has a $40 wireless keyboard that lasts forever without new batteries or recharging

Are you tired of having to plug in your wireless keyboard every time it needs to be recharged? After all, it’s a “wireless” keyboard so connecting a …