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You Can Adopt Dogs That Failed Government Training for Being Too ‘Nice’ — Here’s How

Not all dogs graduate service dog training.<p>There is something simultaneously adorable and heartbreaking about a service dog who fails training. While …

Pets

This Adorable Kitty Absolutely LOVES the Ocean, and I'm Sorry, Say What?

As the owner of three adorable — and slightly rotund — felines, I'm pretty much a sucker for any cute kitty in sight. And while there's no doubt cats are my favorite animals on planet earth, I'd be lying if I said my brood was particularly talented at anything other than waking me up at 3 a.m. for …

Cute

“Cold Brew” Hair Is Trending for Fall—And Brunettes Everywhere Are Buzzing with Excitement

It's like an espresso shot for dull brown hair.<p>Now that we’re officially on the cusp of transitioning from beach days to game days, we’re in the mood …

Hair

How to Turn Off Those Awful New Ads on Netflix

UPDATE: Netflix responded, statement attached below.<p>Wasn’t the whole point of paying for Netflix that we didn’t have to deal with ads anymore? That …

Streaming

This Meteorologist Created the Perfect Road Trip

In this week's Maphead, we learn how you can spend a year crossing the U.S., enjoying 70-degree weather every day.<p>It's the height of August heat in the Northern Hemisphere, when a lot of people start to think about a summer getaway to somewhere with brisk breezes and cool nights—the mountains, …

Weird

I make $200,000 a year in passive income after retiring at 34, and it works only because I followed 5 steps

Ever since landing my first job post-college in 1999, I've been determined to build enough passive income in order to not have a job. A future that included getting into work by 5:30 a.m. and leaving after 7:30 p.m. each day for decades seemed too brutal to endure.<p>In 2009, I decided that if I could …

Real Estate

Ancient lake holds secrets to Mayan civilization's mysterious collapse, study finds

The sediment under a lake in Mexico contains some of the long-sought answers to the mystery of the Mayan demise.<p>Ancient Mayans, primarily concentrated in what is now the Yucatán Peninsula, were among the most advanced civilizations of their time. Mayans were some of the first to build cities. They …

Mayan Civilization

How to Make a Small Bathroom Look Bigger

Just because you have a small bathroom doesn’t mean you can’t be creative and smart!<p>Create the illusion of more space by choosing the same color for …

10 Naturally Derived Tick Repellents That Actually Work

If you’re worried that certain insecticides may be harmful to your health, your pets, or nature, read on for natural ways to combat those …

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These Natural Deodorants Will Actually Keep You Fresh All Day

People have started paying attention to what's exactly inside their deodorant, which makes sense because it's something most of us mindlessly slide …

Beauty

10 Novels That Will Have Harry Potter Fans Like, "Accio Books"

The seventh and final book in the <b>Harry Potter</b> series came out over 11 years ago, and we still feel like we have a Basilisk fang-shaped hole in our hearts. It's not hyperbolic to say that J.K. Rowling's epic fantasy series shaped an entire generation. Who else remembers going to midnight book …

Just 17 Extremely Unfortunate Grammar Fails

Care for some "banana's by the each"?

Comedy Central

The Ecocapsule, the egg-shaped tiny home that can go off-grid and off-pipe, is real!

<b>We have seen so many photoshopped dreams that it is wonderful to see one turn into reality.</b><p>Remember that scene in Galaxy Quest, when Captain Nesmith …

37 Underrated Netflix Hidden Gems You Should Already Be Watching

*bookmarks this post for whenever I'm bored*<p>1. <i>Sing Street</i> (2016): This truly underrated musical follows a teen in Dublin in the '80s as he forms a rock band to impress a girl.<p>—irishpink<p>2. <i>Train to Busan</i> (2016): It’s a Korean film about a zombie virus outbreak, and it's got a huuuuuuuge twist ending. …

Has the Black Dahlia Murder Finally Been Solved?

“What’s with this British author coming in and solving America’s most notorious unsolved murder?” says Piu Eatwell, jokingly describing the public …

This Challenging, No-Equipment Move Is Exactly What You Need to Tighten Your Waistline

The oblique V-crunch, sometimes called a "mermaid crunch," strengthens and tones your waistline by targeting the obliques — the abdominal muscles on either side of your rectus abdominis (that six-pack zone in the middle!). Here's how it's done:<p>Lie on your right side with your left hand behind your …

Oblique

How to Get Ads Off of Your PS4 Home Screen

Anyone who got a PlayStation 4 over the weekend may have been dismayed when they turned it on yesterday (Dec. 26) to find a big ad for Destiny 2 on …

That 'Star Wars' dubstep Christmas light show that you never asked for is here. You're welcome, I guess.

Well, it's here, the reason you'll need Advil this holiday season.<p>Matt Johnson's 2017 Christmas light show debuted recently in San Antonio, Texas, …

Columnar Fruit Trees: Create Your Own City Orchard with These Amazing Dwarf Fruit Trees

You have always wanted to have your own fruit orchard and pick crisp organic produce from the trees you have planted, but your wish seem unattainable …

Watch An Archer Fire Arrows That Change Direction In Mid-Air

Archers of myth and legend were able to do some incredible tricks with their arrows, such as splitting another arrow in half or shooting an arrow so …

This is Karlie Kloss’ exact pre-runway workout—no equipment needed

There was no resting for Karlie Kloss the night before the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show. Instead, she flew trainer Dara Hart of New York City’s The …

This Mind-Bending Archer Fires Arrows That Change Direction in Mid-Air

Archer Lars Andersen doesn’t post a lot of videos to his YouTube channel. But when he does, it’s to show off a mind-melting new trick he’s mastered, …

Reusing Things

<i>Back in the 50's, a gal named Joan Ranson Shortney wrote a book,</i> How to Live on Nothing<i>, that sums up more of what eventually became MOTHER's</i> …

With simple DIY health tests you can now know if you have dementia or blocked artery - IBTimes India

Australian doctor Dr Brad McKay says there are several health tests that can be easily done at home and diagnose everything from dementia to blocked …

Rick and Morty finale will be livestreamed for free on Adult Swim

Allowing everyone to watch the finale together<p>Adult Swim will offer a free livestream of <i>Rick and Morty’</i>s season three finale tonight for those who don’t have a cable subscription login. The network confirmed the news via Twitter this afternoon.<p>Adult Swim livestreamed the first few episodes of <i>Rick</i> …

‘Rick and Morty’ Co-Creator Dan Harmon Shares His Five Favorite Episodes

We may keep a running tab of our favorite <i>Rick and Morty</i> episodes, but how does our list compare to that of co-creator Dan Harmon? Harmon recently …

TV

Stanford professor explains how to deal with ‘a**holes’

How do you deal with someone who grinds your gears?<p>A Stanford professor has spent more than a decade researching “a**hole behaviour" and has come up …

A Portable Solar Water Heater - Renewable Energy

Most of us have — at one time or another — longed for the luxury of a hot shower while on the road or trail. Well, there's no need to yearn any …