Parker Crehan

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How to Make Medical Pot Brownies

How to Make Weed Brownies<p>***Video instructions at end of this post.<p><b>Ingredients Needed:</b><br>3.5 Grams of Marijuana<br>¼ Cup of Water<br>½ cup of vegetable oil<br>3 …

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Qatar Has Asked a U.S. Family if They Want Their Daughter's Alleged Killer Executed

A Pennsylvania family is being asked to decide on whether the alleged killer of their daughter should be put to death in the Gulf Arab state of Qatar.<p>…

Ello Raises $5.5 Million, Legally Files As Public Benefit Corp. Meaning No Ads Ever

Ello.co, the ad-free social media network which blew up last month, has nabbed $5.5 million in venture capital funding even as it plants a legal flag in the ground that the company will never make money from selling ads or user data and that no acquirer can do so either.<p>The company filed in …

Miracle Plane Crash Survivor Sailor Gutzler, Surrounded by Relatives, Is 'Being Strong'

How does a little girl begin to mend after surviving the terrifying plane crash that killed her parents and beloved big sister and cousin?<p>For …

Creamed Chipped Beef Recipe - Genius Kitchen

Melt butter in a medium saucepan. Blend in flour, salt and pepper. Stir in milk. cook over medium heat until mixture boils and thickens, stirring …

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15 Best Burns Throughout History

Lady Astor and Winston Churchill<p>Ah, we'll start with one of my favorite moments by far! Lady Astor is speaking to Churchill, attempting to insult …

Winston Churchill

The 16 Wisest Things Men Have Ever Said About Style

From the likes of Cary Grant, Tom Ford, Charles Bukowski, Ralph Lauren, and Charles Dickens<p><b>"Style is knowing who you are, what you want to say, and not giving a damn."<br>– Gore Vidal, Writer</b><p>"A man should look as if he had bought his clothes with intelligence, put them on with care, and then forgotten …

Ikea hopes its new motorized standing desk will get you out of your chair

Study after study reveals the same thing: it simply isn't healthy to sit for extended periods of time every day. But making the switch and buying a standing desk is a big commitment. That's where Ikea comes in: the company has brought its stylish looks, reasonable prices, and goofy Swedish names to …

Boko Haram 'abducts dozens more Nigerian girls'

Hopes of a ceasefire agreement with the Nigerian government damaged by reports of latest kidnapping in country's remote and lawless north-east<p>Boko Haram has allegedly abducted dozens more girls in north-east Nigeria, damaging hopes of a ceasefire agreement with the government.<p>The latest kidnappings …

A Photo Journal from the Ebola Crisis in Liberia

I ended up in Liberia in 2006. It was my first job, teaching adult literacy with an NGO right after the civil war. I made friends with a bunch of kids who asked me to help them get into school—I learned quickly that there was no such thing as free school in Liberia back then. I posted about it on …

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10 Pieces of Advice I Hope My Kids Won't Ignore

My hope is that even if you don't hear me now, you will already know how I feel about everything from condoms to college. Your dad and I are pretty open about that stuff. Sorry we're not sorry.<p>Dear spawns,<p>By the time you read this, <i>if you ever read this</i>, these words will be lost in translation. I …

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This DIY Game Boy With A Raspberry Pi Inside Can Play All Your Favorite Classic Games

A hack project by DIY enthusiast and gamer John Hassl has given new life to the original Game Boy, thanks to a helping hand from the Raspberry Pi, the $35 complete computer that fits in the palm of your hand. The project features Hassl cramming the Pi into the case of an original Game Boy, and …

We’re in the third biggest stock bubble in U.S. history

Here’s a quick question for you. What do the following years have in common:<p>1853, 1906, 1929, 1969, 1999<p>Pass the question around your office. Call …

Google Smart Contact Lens Focuses On Healthcare Billions

Google is developing a smart contact lens, with pharmaceutical giant Novartis, to help patients manage diabetes – in one of a number of moves focused squarely on billions of dollars of potential revenue available across the total digital healthcare market.<p>As technology moves further into treatment …

Study: Fish Oil Prevents Brain Shrinkage And Cognitive Decline In Older Adults

Three more cases of Alzheimer’s disease will have been diagnosed by the time you finish reading this article. More than 5 million people have Alzheimer’s in the United States alone (44 million worldwide), and the rate of new diagnosis is about one patient every minute, with no cure on the horizon. …

6 Scientific Reasons You Can’t Stop Looking At Ruin Porn

From hedonic reversal to fear of boredom, these psychological concepts offer insight into why that dilapidated warehouse is so appealing.<p>Supreme Court Justice Potter Stewart famously said of pornography, “I know it when I see it,” but ruin porn–the name for photos of abandoned buildings and ravaged …

1. Curry

Turmeric, the spice that gives curry and mustard their yellow color, contains a chemical called curcumin that’s the subject of numerous neurologic studies right now. Research has shown curcumin’s ability to boost memory, slow the progression of Alzheimer's and stimulate neurogenesis, which is the …

The Daily Routines Of 26 Of History’s Most Creative Minds

10 p.m. to 7 a.m.: Sleep. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.: Be a genius.<p>Even Beethoven and Balzac had just 24 hours in a day. How did history’s most prolific minds schedule their greatness? Based on research from Mason Currey’s <i>Daily Rituals: How Artists Work</i> (which we covered previously here), a new interactive …