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16 Senior Yearbook Quotes That Are Hilariously Genius

These kids are gonna go far in life.

Harry Potter

Here’s How a 2-Time Obama Voter Turned Conservative and Now Advocates for Guns

NOTE: This is an edited transcript of a conversation between Antonia Okafor and Katrina Trinko on the May 22 The Daily Signal podcast. Okafor weighed …

Gun Control

Baby steps to learning browser automation and web scraping 5

Xpath is a query language that is used to select XML and HTML elements. In practical terms, it’s a form of language that makes it possible to trace …

Python Programming

The Best Grilled Ribs

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Stir together brown sugar, salt, paprika, garlic powder, dry mustard, and pepper in a small bowl.<p>Step 2<p>Rub ribs with olive oil, …

BBQ

Leftist bashes Mike Rowe for Fox News appearance. He exposes man’s absurdity with perfect response.

A fan of Mike Rowe’s lashed out at him on Friday after Rowe appeared on Fox News Thursday evening. During that appearance, which came on Tucker Carlson’s show, Rowe perfectly diagnosed the problems he sees in America today.<p>But his being on Fox News was just too much for one fan.<p>What did the fan say?<p>…

Meet the Press

The Secrets To Resilience

<i>“There’s only one thing that’s worse than having an unhappy childhood, and that’s having a too-happy childhood.” –</i> Dylan Thomas<p>Research shows that …

Success

Why You Can, and Should, Smoke Basically Everything in Your Fridge

Let's all be big bad smokeboys this summer.<p>You may have heard about the fact that I bought a smoker because I won’t ever shut the fuck up about it. Not even for a second. There you were, peacefully settling into a screening of Avengers: Infinity War, and suddenly there’s a doofy-looking asshole …

BBQ

Netflix horror movie 'Veronica' is so scary people are turning it off halfway through

Horror movie fans are being pushed to their limit by a new Netflix original, with many having to turn it off halfway through as it's so scary.<p>"Veronica," a Spanish original directed by Paco Plaza, tells the story of a teenage girl who tries to make contact with her dead dad using a Ouija board …

Horror

Louis Farrakhan Issues Sunday Call For An End To White Men

Louis Farrakhan, leader of the Nation of Islam, called for an end to white men on Sunday morning, saying that their “nature is not in harmony with …

Louis Farrakhan

Twitter Goes Crazy After Donald Trump Tweets Of ‘Young And Beautiful Lives Destroyed’ By Russia Investigation

Strangely maudlin Trump tweet Sunday laments lives 'devastated and destroyed' by Russia collusion probe, drawing angry and sarcastic responses from …

Donald Trump

Shortcrust pastry recipe

Put the flour and salt in a large bowl and add the cubes of butter.<p>Use your fingertips to rub the butter into the flour until you have a mixture that resembles coarse breadcrumbs with no large lumps of butter remaining. Try to work quickly so that it does not become greasy.<p>Using a knife, stir in …

Baking

Poland offers US up to $2B for permanent military base

Poland wants a permanent U.S. military presence — and is willing to pony up as much as $2 billion to get it, according to a defense ministry proposal …

Europe

Sheet Pan BBQ Chipotle Pork Dinner

Sheet pan dinners may be the best solution to weeknight cooking. Minimal fuss and cleanup with maximum flavor – what’s not to love? Here, super lean …

Cooking

Single-Serve Salted Chocolate Chip and Nutella-Swirled Skillet Cookie - 365 Days of Slow Cooking and Pressure Cooking

Ingredients<p><b>1 1/2 Tbsp butter</b>• <b><br>1 1/2 Tbsp</b> <b>brown sugar</b>• <b><br>1 Tbsp white</b> <b>sugar</b>• <b><br>1/4 tsp vanilla</b> <b>extract</b>• <b><br>1 tsp water</b>• <b><br>4 1/2 Tbsp all-purpose flour</b>• <b><br>1/8 tsp baking</b> …

Dessert

When The U.S. Army Bombed Hawaii's Volcanoes

In November 1935 the Mauna Loa, one of five volcanoes that form the Island of Hawaii, erupted and a lava river was advancing towards Hilo, destroying everything in its path. The entire city with 15,000 residents was at risk. The lava was advancing about one mile per day and at that rate, it would …

Geology

Tips on grilling from a country where it’s celebrated as a national holiday

Say the word <i>braai</i> or <i>shishanyama</i> to a South African and you’ll conjure up a host of memories: the smell of lamb chops and boerewors sausage grilling over a fire, the warm sun on one’s face, the camaraderie of friends—and that one epic family argument over how to correctly stack the wood.<p>South …

South Africa

I created a rapping alter ego to deal with my soul-crushing anxiety

"I will send an ambulance if you really want me to."<p>These were the words I heard over the phone, as I lay crumpled on the bathroom floor. I was in …

Mental Health

Ever wanted to teach yourself AI? Here's 22 online classes from Stanford to MIT

For some us, AI is kind of an iffy proposition. To many, it is nebulous enough to seem like it might replace us or our jobs. And the harbingers of …

Artificial Intelligence

Browsing porn in incognito mode isn't nearly as private as you think

When you use incognito mode, it doesn’t mean that your activity disappears forever – it’s just hidden on the incriminating device<p>Ctrl-shift-N: the wondrous keyboard shortcut to start an incognito tab in Google Chrome. You hesitantly type in your odious search, and find the porn site which in that …

Google Chrome

How to get FREE SSL Certificate for Website

It is essential that you must install SSL certificate on your website to enable HTTPS in order to build the trust of visitors. HTTPS not only help …

Information Security

Here's what it means when an item is marked 'Amazon's Choice'

Amazon has started explaining its choice to highlight certain products.<p>The "Amazon's Choice" label, with its sleek graphite background and orange-and-white lettering, has been popping up on more and more items on the retailer's website.<p>At first glace, it's a way to make Amazon's maze of millions of …

eCommerce

Scientists Measure The Pressure Distribution Inside The Proton

The proton is a positively charged particle that makes up every single atom in our Universe. We’re normally taught in schools that protons are really, really, really, REALLY, tiny dots of charge. But if we delve deeper into the proton we find that the proton does have an internal structure. Within …

Physics

Google's Grasshopper app is a fantastic way for beginners to start coding

Google's workshop for experimental projects, Area 120, released a really interesting new app for Android and iOS.<p>Grasshopper: Learn to Code for Free …

Android Phones

Diamond 'guitar' strings could lead to quantum computer memory

Quantum computers need memory to perform tasks like their conventional counterparts, but it's hard to create that memory when it only takes nearby vibrating atoms to lose all their data. Scientists may have a clever solution, though: tune diamond like a guitar string. They've crafted a quantum …

Quantum Physics

Michele Curtis's pistachio, white chocolate and raspberry blondies recipe

I have a love affair with blondies, and this particular combination of pistachio nuts, white chocolate and raspberries is a match made in heaven.<p>Pistachio, white chocolate and raspberry blondies<p><i>Makes 12</i><p>200g soft butter<br>400g white chocolate melts (buttons)<br>220g caster (superfine) sugar<br>4 eggs<br>2 tsp …

Dessert

How Smart Phones Are Causing Kids to Experience ‘Altered Childhoods’

Even if most teens aren’t suffering from a true addiction to their phones, they may be experiencing altered childhoods because of the …

Parenting

Why You Shouldn't Kill Spiders, According to Entomology

You might as well just live-and-let-live.<p>I know it may be hard to convince you, but let me try: Don’t kill the next spider you see in your home.<p>Why? …

Insects

China is the greatest, growing threat to America

China has outlined strategies for 2018, 2025 and 2050 all designed to displace the United States as the dominant global economic and national …

China

Here Are 10 Things You Should Not Refrigerate

Certain items are at their prime when stored at room temperature.<p>1.Hot Sauce<p>It can live happily in the pantry for up to three …

Country Lifestyle

The End Of Stimulus? (And The Start Of The Crash?)

Back in January of 2016 we saw what appeared to be, and in my opinion should have been, the end of the Everything Bubble blown by the word's central …

Stock Markets