Nichola Hays

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Matt Groening Finally Explained That Michael Jackson Cameo On ‘The Simpsons’

It turns out Lisa didn’t get sung ‘Happy Birthday’ by Michel Jackson on that episode of The Simpsons. But everything else really was the King of Pop.<p>According to Matt Groening, the iconic Michael Jackson ‘Stark Raving Dad’ episode of <i>The Simpsons</i>‘s third season really did include a cameo from the …

Michael Jackson

How to Stop the Sound of a Dripping Faucet Instantly, According to Science

It’s tempting to think that the “plink” sound produced by a falling water droplet on a liquid surface is caused by the droplet itself, but new …

30,000 People Agree: This Sephora Eye Mask for Dark Circles Is Worth Every Penny

No matter how thick you apply your concealer, sometimes, nothing can hide those ugly dark circles that rear their head after long nights at the …

How Intermittent Fasting Affects Your Metabolism

Can intermittent fasting really boost your metabolism to help you lose weight? Our nutritionist has the facts about this recent diet trend.<p>“Don’t eat …

Scientists are figuring out why fasting helps people live longer — and they say a pill may one day trigger the same benefits

Giving your gut a break now and then can deliver huge health benefits.<p>Calorie restriction, a practice adopted by people from Silicon Valley biohackers to Buddhist monks, has been found to have a long list of positive effects. Periodic fasting can help people ward off diseases like diabetes, high …

The Pasta Sauce Hailed as the World's Best Is Surprisingly Easy to Make at Home

Just as Julia Child changed the way Americans felt about French cooking, Marcella Hazan changed the way they felt about Italian cooking. And though …

Italian Food

Intermittent fasting may have 'profound health benefits'

Intermittent fasting has been gaining popularity among people looking to shed extra kilograms and maintain a healthy weight. Researchers argue that …

Intermittent Fasting

Vacation Ruined: 5 People Who Seemed To Know Dad Really Well When We Accidentally Wound Up In Amsterdam’s Red-Light District

Your Kids Will Obsess Over This Sneakily Healthy Sweet Snack — and It's Only 2 Ingredients!

Although I'm a grown, childless adult, I've already figured out how I'm going to keep my hungry kids at bay after school and virtually any other time of day — with a sneakily healthy but completely delicious "dessert" dip. This two-ingredient dip was introduced to me just under a week ago, and if I …

Kids

The 10 best paleo Instant Pot recipes on Pinterest

If you're following the paleo diet for the first time it can be quite tricky—not to mention time consuming. Between finding approved recipes to …

Cooking

7 Keto-Friendly Recipes People Are Loving on Pinterest

Your next breakfast, lunch, dinner, snack, and dessert are served. (and pinned!)<p>The ketogenic (or “keto” diet) is trending big. Developed as a way to …

What To Do If Someone Is Flirting With Your Partner

Everybody has different boundaries in a relationship. For some people, even following an ex on social media is considered out-of-bounds, while others don’t mind that their partner still has drinks with someone they used to date. But one area that’s a bit of a grey one is flirting. Flirting can look …

Relationships

Regulate Weapons Like We Do in the Military, Says an Army Officer

For the list of previous entries in this series, please see the index at the end of the post. But: if you’re revving up to send me a note explaining what kind of ammunition the AR-15 uses, and how it is similar to (and different from) the military’s M-16 (and so on), please first at least look at …

Guns

10 Easy Dinner Ideas for Hungry Toddlers & Tired Parents

(Image credit: Maria Siriano)<p>My youngest just officially left the toddler years for that "threenager" year, but the struggles of feeding a toddler …

The Indian Whisky You Should Add to Your Bar Cart

Whisky adventurers of the internet, hear me: Kanya by Paul John is the one new experience you’ll want to have this year, especially if you’ve never …

United Kingdom

The One Thing You Should Never Pass Up at an Estate Sale

(Image credit: The Glitter Guide)<p>As someone who spends a great deal of their time looking at pictures of interiors, I have a strange relationship …

6 REASONS WHY ARMING TEACHERS IS AN INSANE IDEA, FOR F***'S SAKE

Trump seems to believe that mass shootings are an action movie where teachers can just whip out guns and kill shooters. pic.twitter.com/Q1rWIDOrof-- …

Guns

This genius hack will change the way you make banana bread — and allow you to make it whenever you want

• <b>Storing bananas in cold causes them to soften and ripen quickly.</b>• <b><br>If you like to make banana bread, consider storing a few bananas in a Ziploc bag and</b> …

Breakfast

Heavenly Key Lime Pie Recipe

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Preheat oven to 350°. Whisk together condensed milk and next 3 ingredients until well blended. Pour mixture into piecrust.<p>Step …

You're Going To Want These Custom Pajamas With Your Pet's Face On Them

Custom pet pajamas exist, so time to go wild<p>You love your pet a lot. You feel zero shame when you show multiple adorable pictures to strangers, then …

Pets

Fig Wedding Cakes Are Going To Be A Huge Trend In 2018, According To Pinterest

Wedding cakes are not known for their subtlety. However, many couples are starting to opt for a less over-the-top dessert than the traditional, …

I Just Hacked a Box of Bisquick and Made the Best Biscuits Ever

With just four ingredients and 20 minutes to spare, I whipped up a skillet of warm, buttery biscuits, known as 7-Up Biscuits. Now, you can too.<p>I just …

Breakfast

This Brow Transformation Is So Dramatic, People Are Mistaking It for Microblading

When a Redditor named Bikinipiglet recently posted a rose-gold eye shadow look she created on the MakeupAddiction subreddit, more people were amazed by her brows than her seamlessly blended shimmery shadow. She later shared exactly how she transforms her thin, overplucked brows into full, sculpted …

Makeup

Did Neanderthals' poor art ability contribute to their extinction?

Neanderthals' occasional forays into cave drawing left a lot to be desired.<p>But while the dubious artistic prowess of these prehistoric cousins to early humans may not seem of much importance, new research has found it is closely related to their inferior hunting skills and may ultimately explain …

A Studio Interview with Embroidery Portrait Artist Cayce Zavaglia | Colossal

<p>Embroidery artist Cayce Zavaglia (previously) creates mesmerizing portraits of everyday people using cotton thread and wool. In this thoughtful …

'Think of where we are now': Fox News' Shep Smith warns we're on the verge of a constitutional crisis

Fox News host Shep Smith on Thursday ran through the litany of problems with the memo—drafted by staffers for House Intelligence Committee Chairman …

Donald Trump

3-Ingredient Pork Cutlets: A Dinner Recipe You Can Actually Memorize

“Cheap protein, staple ingredients, can’t lose.” These are the words I imagine Coach Eric Taylor from <i>Friday Night Lights</i> might use when describing a winning game plan for dinner. If I’m right, then he would definitely approve of my grandmother’s easy pork cutlets: thin, lean cuts of pork loin, …

Cooking

Earthquake-Resistant Coffee House in Shizuoka, Japan

Japan’s infrastructure is built with earthquakes in mind, and the Coeda House, a cafe in Shizuoka, Japan, is one example. Instead of columns, …

Embroidered cultural heroes – in pictures

In her portraits, installations and street art, Mexican textile artist Victoria Villasana applies colourful embroidery to pictures of artists, musicians and politicians. “I started using portraits of people who I consider visionaries,” she says, “as well as vintage photographs and cross-cultural …