Margaret Smith

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Is Dairy Bad for You, or Good? The Milky, Cheesy Truth

Dairy products are controversial these days.<p>They are cherished by the health organizations as an essential food for bone health.<p>But other experts …

Top 7 Science Websites for Kids

Websites can give kids a great introduction to science, and there are some wonderful kid-friendly science websites to check out. Not only do kids …

Kids

10 Popular Pork Chop Recipes to Make Right Now

Pork chops can sometimes get a bad rap for being dry and bland, but that ends today. With these 10 popular recipes, you'll be cooking up juicy, …

Graphic Shows the House Plants That Naturally Clean the Air in Your Home, According to a NASA Study

This is a quick public service announcement. If you believe in science and facts, read on.<p>Back in the 1980s, NASA published a research report called …

Houseplants

Guacamole recipe: Chipotle finally shares their secrets

Guac and roll<p>While the summer sunshine’s been a little spotty recently, once it really gets going you’ll want to up your picnic basket arsenal. We’re …

Anonymous warns world to ‘prepare’ for World War 3

The infamous hacktivist group Anonymous has released a chilling new video — urging people across the globe to “prepare” for World War 3 — as the US …

46 Surprising Cat Facts That'll Make You Say "Wow"

What a bunch of cute little weirdos.<p>1. Your average house cat's genetic roots can be found in the Middle East. In a 2007 study, researchers found that house cats shared a the majority of their DNA with wildcats found in Israel, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain and Saudi Arabia.<p>2. White cats are …

There's a growing movement of surgery centers and specialists that list their prices and don't take insurance

Millican, who doesn't have insurance, needed a hysterectomy, a procedure that removes all or part of the uterus. It wasn't an emergency situation, so when a friend told her about a place in Oklahoma that could perform the surgery for $8,000, she decided to look into it. That included the cost of …

Angry California Bees Kill Dog After Hive Owner Harvests Honey

Neighbors were told to shelter in place. The bees were relocated and euthanized.<p>A swarm of angry bees in central California attacked a beekeeper and then a neighbor’s two large dogs, killing one of them.<p>The sudden attack occurred Sunday evening as a resident of Ceres was attempting to harvest honey …

God’s holy weapons against Satan, Part 2: The gift of kingship

Fifth in a series on spiritual warfare: Jehu and the power of duty<p>“I want to be holy—can you teach me how?” What would your response be to that …

6 Ways to Get Rid of a Cold Overnight

We know that moment all too well: Our throat starts to get scratchy, our nasal cavities tingle, a throbbing pain takes up residence in between our …

Immune System

Woman's fart starts fire during surgery, causing serious burns to her body

A patient's flatulence sparked a fire which caused her serious burns to her body, according to a university hospital in Japan.<p>Although the incident …

Burns

Amazon Prime: 22 benefits every member gets

Amazon Prime is best known for two things: free two-day shipping and Netflix-style video streaming. Those are decidedly worthwhile perks, especially considering the relatively low $119 annual subscription charge, but a Prime membership affords more than just shipping and streaming. A lot …

Tech Trends

He Says She's Just A Friend....Identifying an Emotional Affair

An emotional affair is a heart-wrenching experience for any person to go through. It is hard to imagine the person that you love finding solace and …

TAKE ONE TEASPOON OF THIS BEFORE BED AND YOU WILL NEVER WAKE UP TIRED AGAIN!

Do you struggle to get to sleep no matter how tired you are? Or do you wake up in the middle of the night and lie awake for hours, anxiously watching …

Signs he doesn’t really want you

<b>IDENTIFYING a man’s true intentions in dating can be tricky. As such, many women find themselves in the unfortunate position of believing that men</b> …

12 Weird Things That People Steal—Sometimes in Enormous Quantities

Criminals aren't the most sensible …

Dogs Can Understand Both What We Say and How We Say It

If you’ve ever thought your dog could understand what you’re saying, you may have been right, according to new research.<p>Researchers in Hungary have …

Lightning strike kills more than 300 reindeer in Norway

STOCKHOLM (AP) — More than 300 wild reindeer have been killed by lightning in central Norway.<p>The Norwegian Environment Agency has released eerie images showing a jumble of reindeer carcasses scattered across a small area on the Hardangervidda mountain plateau. The agency says 323 animals were …

6 documentaries on Netflix that will make you smarter

The reason these are the best of Netflix's many "brainy" entries is they all share a multifaceted approach — looking at the economics, social, and cultural angles of each problem while also keeping us tied to a single, compelling narrative.<p>Six incredible, stimulating documentaries, all streaming on …

The real reason cocaine, heroin and marijuana are illegal has nothing to do with addiction

The history of drug criminalization in America is a history of social panics rooted in racism and xenophobia<p>Looking out at the trail of devastation and death that the heroin epidemic has left in its wake, it’s hard to imagine that not long ago one could purchase the drug from a Sears …

The best tips and tools to get the most out of Netflix

Netflix can either be your best friend or your worst nightmare. When you’re halfway through a seven-season TV series or have a list of must-watch …

Entertainment

Meteorologist Suffers HILARIOUS Green Screen Fail!

The Feed<p>Posted on February 29, 2016 by Madeline Muir<p>A Los Angeles weather presenter had an unfortunate wardrobe malfunction while presenting the …

The Mind-Blowing Reason Women Are Putting Speakers Into Their Vaginas

There are weirder things, but this still ranks pretty highly.<p>It's almost New Year's, so you know what that means! It's time to start shopping around for tiny tampon speakers for your fetus so it can listen to One Direction quietly in the womb.<p>New York Magazine reports that's actually a thing and …

7 Things Your Wife Isn't Telling You She Needs

What your wife really needs from you.<p>What does your wife need to be truly content in your marriage?<p>We asked marriage therapists and relationship coaches to share the most common things women say they need from their spouses. Here's what they had to say:<p><b>1. Women want a spouse who's aware of their</b> …

This startup will fund your wedding, but if you divorce you have to pay them back

SwanLuv is currently accepting applications from soon-to-be-wed couples who think they've found everlasting love, Geekwire reports. After you've filled out the form, the company will make its own assessment of your bound and give out a loans of up to $10,000 to fund your dream nuptials.<p>The catch? …

9 Things Successful People Do Right Before Bed

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13,000 Year Old 'Black Knight' UFO Video Reignites One Of The Original Conspiracy Theories

Conspiracy theories are a natural by-product of space exploration, surfacing to provide an answer when neither our eyes or governments are able to …

This popular 'smart pill' enhances brain function with an added benefit

In the years since, modafinil has become popular for another, off-label use: to boost a person's cognitive abilities — an effect that hadn't been thoroughly studied by scientists.<p>Now a team of researchers has reviewed the literature to find that modafinil does, in fact, increase a number of …

A Short, Disturbing Chat with 'The Deep' Author Nick Cutter - Unbound Worlds

Nick Cutter‘s (AKA Craig Davidson) debut horror novel <i>The Troop</i> was one of the most horrifying novels I’ve read in years (read our chat about it …