Matthew McPhail

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What Former Employees Say ITT Tech Did To Scam Its Students

When he first moved to Miami, Waltter Teruel says, working as a recruiter for ITT Technical Institute was a welcome change from his life in New York where he had been selling antiques and life insurance.<p>As a recruiter, Teruel says, ITT Tech took care of the pitch to potential students for you. …

Cat Odor Removal In The Home

Cat ownership can be a rich and rewarding experience filled with many opportunities to expand personal knowledge of feline behavior, but knowing a …

What Is The Best City In Texas?

Throughout my recent stay in Texas, residents would often ask which of its major cities I liked the most–Austin, Dallas, Houston or San Antonio. They were curious about this, given that I was an outsider living for a month each in all four. They also wanted to know because this is a hot topic in …

Rep. Jason Chaffetz Hints At More Hearings On Clinton's Email Controversy

If you thought Congress was done probing Hillary Clinton's email scandal, Rep. Jason Chaffetz, of Utah, has some news for you.<p>The Republican chair of the House Oversight committee told Fox News that new evidence turned over by the FBI pointed to a "quid pro quo" arrangement between the FBI and the …

Italy earthquake: Death toll passes 240 as rescue efforts continue

<b>The death toll in the Italian earthquake stands at 241 as rescuers continue efforts to find survivors.</b><p>Dozens of people are believed trapped in ruined Amatrice, Accumoli and Pescara del Tronto, in mountainous central Italy.<p>There have been hundreds of aftershocks since the quake struck, hampering …

Natural Disasters

San Francisco Wants You to Design Its Future Transit System

The city is asking for ideas on where to build future subway lines.<p>A subway station near the buffalo paddock in Golden Gate Park, a tunnel to Alcatraz Island—feasible or not, you can have San Francisco review your ideas for transit expansion, thanks to a tool that lets you design and submit your …

San Francisco

Best Man Steals Money From Groom, Then Fakes Cancer

A British man stole money intended for his best friend’s bachelor party and then faked cancer.<p>Martyn Galvin, 30, was asked to be the best man at his …

Malaysian woman dies after airbag ruptures in accident

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — A Malaysian woman has died after the airbag in her Honda City ruptured in a minor collision, a safety official said …

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Superstition could have caused drop in weddings in 2013 according to Office for National Statistics

From the need to wear something old, new, borrowed and blue to the belief that the groom must not see the bride on the morning of the ceremony, mild superstition has always been a central feature of wedding traditions.<p>But now the Office for National Statistics has suggested that a belief in good …

Flyover Country App Helps People Learn About the Ground Beneath Them When Flying In a Plane

People can now learn about the ground beneath them as they fly using the new Flyover Country app developed at the University of Minnesota. The app …

Duo Tutorial: Stereofunky - Enlight Leak

This Stereofunky tutorial was created based on a user request! Got ideas for tutorials? Want to learn how to create a specific result in Enlight? Let …

13 Little-Known Punctuation Marks We Should Be Using

Because sometimes periods, commas, colons, semi-colons, dashes, hyphens, apostrophes, question marks, exclamation points, quotation marks, brackets, …

Lgbt - VICE

Tornado-spawning storms slam Deep South; 3 dead

<b>(CNN) —</b> The storm system that brought deadly tornadoes to Mississippi and Louisiana wreaked destruction along the East Coast on Wednesday, mangling buildings and taking more lives.<p>A possible tornado hit Waverly, Virginia, killing three people, one a 2-year-old boy, Corinne Geller, a spokeswoman for …

Chocolate-Chocolate Macarons

These light and rich chocolate sandwich cookies are stuffed with Nutella—does dessert get any better than this? <b>Slideshow:</b> More Gluten-Free Dessert …

There are a lot of empty homes in Flint, Michigan

Flint has a housing problem.<p>Nationwide, the average vacancy rate is 1.6%, according a report from RealtyTrac. But in Flint, Michigan, the rate is nearly five times higher at 7.5%--the highest in the nation.<p>"That is pretty worrisome," said Daren Blomquist, vice president at RealtyTrac. "The …

Overwintering Tropical Plants

If you want a back yard or deck next spring that is reminiscent of Key West or a Jimmy Buffet concert, you need to correctly over winter your …

Plants

Inside Peyton Manning’s secret investigation into Al Jazeera documentary

By Will Hobson<p>, Reporter<p>Justin Wm. Moyer<p>, Reporter<p>BROWNSBURG, Ind. — Five days before a documentary alleged that quarterback Peyton Manning and other star athletes had used performance-enhancing drugs, two men hired by Manning’s lawyers visited the parents of the documentary’s key witness. Both men …

Chai

The 7 flavor categories of beer: What they are, how to pair them

<i>If you've been confusing your pilsners with your IPAs and imperial stouts, you need to consult this thorough chart from Greg Engert. His profiling</i> …

Clipboard Planner Stickers

Make some printable bullet list clipboard stickers with the free printable - Silhouette cut file available for download too!

Publishing

Sean Penn: Nothing to hide over drug lord interview

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Actor Sean Penn said he has "nothin' to hide," after images published Monday indicated he was under surveillance when he met with …

Mexico

16 of the coolest apps for Cardboard, Google's DIY virtual reality headset

Google Cardboard is one of the search giant's coolest projects in a long time.<p>Sure, it's not as immediately useful as Google Maps, and you won't find yourself checking it as often as Search — but it's virtual reality! Using your smartphone!<p>With just a piece of cardboard and a compatible smartphone, …

Virtual Reality

Ocado shares slump on concerns of competition from Amazon

LONDON (Reuters) - Shares in British online supermarket Ocado fell sharply on Wednesday, which traders attributed to concerns over growing competition from a rival service at Amazon.<p>An Ocado delivery truck drives through Fingest in southern England October 8, 2013. REUTERS/Suzanne Plunkett<p>Ocado …

The beautiful holiday cards drawn by famous artists for their friends

By Ana Swanson<p>, Reporter<p>Most of the holiday cards we receive in the mail, whether they feature cartoon Santas or pictures of cousins in matching sweaters, are not exactly artistic masterpieces. But the handmade cards pictured below are in a different category. These cards, sent by well-known 20th …

Archives

Find the dead spots in your Wi-Fi network with NetSpot

I invested in two power line adapters earlier this year to extend the range of my Wi-Fi network at home. I put one in the kitchen and the other upstairs to increase the signal strength at the kitchen table and in the upstairs bedrooms. The adapters seem to be working, but with free Mac app NetSpot, …

Sheryl Sandberg: These Are the Only 2 Career Goals You Need

<i>Answer by Sheryl Sandberg, COO at Facebook and founder of LeanIn.org, on Quora.</i><p><b>Fin</b><b>d</b> <b>work you love.</b> When you believe in what you are doing, you can …

Peek Inside New York City’s Merriest Holiday Windows

In the words of wise Kris Kringle, “Christmas isn’t just a day, it’s a frame of mind.” And what better way to get into the holiday spirit than by virtually touring all of New York City’s holiday windows? From Bergdorf Goodman’s Swarovski masterpieces, to Barneys’ ice wonderlands, to Saks Fifth …