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Stranger Things season 2’s meme is Jim Hopper dancing to everything

In season 1 of <i>Stranger Things</i>, we had #Justice4Barb. This season, we’ve got… dancing Hopper. <i>Stranger Things</i> season 2 got its first meme this week, as a Twitter account called @hopperdancingto started posting videos of Sheriff Jim Hopper dancing to K-pop, the <i>Stranger Things</i> theme song, the Bag …

‘I wish I could say I’m surprised’: Ex blasts mom charged with abandoning kids to tour Europe

By Lindsey Bever<p>, Reporter<p>Avi Selk<p>, Reporter<p>Police say Erin Lee Macke left a gun on her bedroom shelf and her four young children to fend for themselves and jetted off last week for an 11-day vacation in Europe — cut somewhat short by the Iowa mother’s arrest Thursday on child endangerment …

Des Moines

FDA OKs a blood sugar monitor that doesn't need fingerpricks

You just need to insert a tiny wire sensor under your skin.<p>A fingerprick isn't <i>just a fingerprick</i> when you have to do it all the time to test your blood sugar levels. Thankfully, the Food and Drug Administration has approved the first continuous glucose monitoring system for adults that doesn't …

Diabetes

Court rules sending nude selfies as a minor same as distributing child porn

A Washington man has been convicted of sending illicit images of a child — the child in question being him. An ill-advised selfie took a harassment case to the state’s Supreme Court, who ruled that even a selfie can be considered child pornography if sent to an adult.<p>According to the Seattle Patch, …

Behold one of the craziest box scores you'll ever see, courtesy of the Mets

There’s an well-worn adage in sports: The box score doesn’t tell the whole story.<p>In this case, however, it absolutely does.<p>Here’s the situation: The New York Mets found out before Wednesday’s tilt against the Yankees that they would be without infielders Wilmer Flores and Jose Reyes due to injury, …

Major League Baseball

China now has a one-dog policy

After China's lifting of its longstanding one-child policy, it's started to put in a one-dog policy.<p>A couple of cities in China have introduced …

When to repair vs. replace those pricey home appliances

By Elisabeth Leamy<p>, Writer<p>Nobody buys a refrigerator to solve their midlife crisis. And yet the price of some home appliances is next in line after little red convertibles.<p>“Other than houses and cars, home appliances can be the biggest investments homeowners make,” points out Chris Granger of Sears …

Home Improvement

Universal names its Marvel-inspired monster movies Dark Universe

Bride of Frankenstein is up next<p>Universal Pictures is bringing its roster of classic movie monsters back to the forefront with its newly named Dark Universe series — the long-promised web of films kicking off with <i>The Mummy</i> this summer. The next film in the series to hit theaters will be <i>Bride of</i> …

Texas Monthly ranks Cattleack as Dallas' best barbecue joint in the Lone Star State

Barbecue enthusiasts in Texas are about to lose their minds. In Daniel Vaughn's <i>Texas Monthly</i> list of the 50 best barbecue joints in Texas, …

The 10 best CrossFit workouts to improve your endurance

If you want to build endurance and stamina, you should probably just go run or bike for a really, really long time, right? Sorry, but no.<p>If you’re …

Do Repair Kits for Wood Gates Actually Work?

The basics on anti-sag kits.<p>Are repair kits for sagging wood gates any good?<p>Anti-sag kits range in price from $12 to $30, and they make a perfectly good repair on small- to medium-size gates. Most consist of two to four corner braces, a turnbuckle, cable, and fittings. The cable runs diagonally …

Mary Keitany breaks a marathon record with 3rd London win

LONDON (AP) — Kenyan runner Mary Keitany broke Paula Radcliffe's women-only marathon world record on Sunday with a third victory in London, while …

Marathons

This is how the facial hair of university grads has changed since 1898

The early ‘80s were a dark time<p>If you thought sideburns were really making a comeback in the first half of the 2000s, it might not have been your imagination. Over at the Data Is Beautiful subreddit, one extremely dedicated user has visualized 100 years of university hairstyles by going through …

How To Replace Bi-Fold Closet Doors with Slider Doors

When I moved into my apartment last summer the closet doors in my second bedroom/office were already banged up and constantly falling off. It was a …

Accounts of girl raised by monkeys in India questioned

By Samantha Schmidt<p>, Reporter<p><i>Editor’s note: New information has been reported since publication of this story that raise significant doubts about the veracity of the initial accounts on which it was based. The story relied on reports by the Associated Press and the New Indian Express quoting local</i> …

Monkeys

SureFlap has an app-controlled pet door in the pipeline

Finally coming to the pet tech space this summer: an app-controlled cat door that will tell you when your pet has left the building. RIP privacy for pets!<p>UK firm SureFlap, which already makes a range of microchipped-enabled pet products such as feeders and pet doors which only open for the …

The maker of an internet-connected garage door disabled a customer's device over a bad review

This is what happened to one customer who bought Garadget — an internet-connected garage door opener. It lets you remotely lock or unlock your garage with an app, or see if it's open.<p>But after they complained about it online and left a negative review, he got an unpleasant surprise — Garadget had …

Disability

Chipotle — Real Ingredients

Responsibly Raised<p>When buying meat, we work hard to partner with farmers and ranchers committed to doing things the right way, including raising …

Cooking

Best Connected Security cameras

<b>Updated April 2017:</b> These are still the best options out there for wireless security cameras.<p>Peace of mind is not always the easiest thing to come …

Ten projects you can try with a Raspberry Pi

Ever wondered what the Internet of Things can do for your business? These useful projects may give you some idea.<p>The best way to understand what the …

Raspberry Pi

This phone case houses a tiny drone designed to take selfies

For those who can't, there's a drone for that.<p>The Airselfie is a tiny drone that is housed in a phone case, and it lets you take selfies or group shots from farther away than you could with your arms or a selfie stick.<p>Airselfie already went through its Kickstarter campaign, where it amassed more …

Drones

Alexa can control your TV with a Logitech Harmony. Here's how

I don't need the remote control. When I want to turn on the TV, pause a movie or change the volume, I can just say the magic words aloud.<p>It wasn't particularly easy to set up, and it didn't come free -- you'll need patience and one of a specific set of pricey Logitech Harmony universal remote …

Is there an Ideal BMI for Performance?

*Original 📷: @prestonsmithphotography Body Mass Index, or BMI, is an almost two hundred year old concept that roughly establishes a ratio between a …

Body Fat

A DIY Case Study: Building a Fancypants Detached Studio

About three years ago, my family was happily living in a comfortable, mortgage-free house. There was more than enough room for everyone, it was in a …

Home Improvement

SELFLY transforms your phone into a drone from the pocket

<b>SELFLY, the flying camera, helps smartphone photographers capture snaps from previously unreachable perspectives.</b> by harnesseing the power of …

Drones

Build a Huge Floating Shelf With a Hidden Storage Compartment

Floating shelves are a great way to mount a huge shelf to the wall so it looks natural, but YouTuber DIY Creators took that to the next level with an …

Britain's first NAKED workout classes launched by personal trainer - with a surprising price tag

A personal trainer has launched the UK's first ever nude workout classes.<p>Ten participants bared all to take part in the first Nude-ercise class on …

Starting Strength Training Programs

The Starting Strength Program<p>The Starting Strength Novice Program can be broken down into two workout days, Day A and Day B. The entire body is …

Workouts