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135 Amazing Facts for People Who Like Amazing Facts

Store these away for future trivia nights.<p>1. Mister Rogers always mentioned out loud that he was feeding his fish because a young blind viewer once …

George Washington

19 simple social skills that will instantly make you more likable

<b>• Likability isn't necessarily inherent.</b><p><b>• You can practice certain behaviors in order to appear — and become — more likable.</b><p><b>• Practices range from smiling more to honing your listening skills.</b><p>Being likable is entirely under your control.<p>All it takes is the ability to pick up a few key social skills …

How To Make the Lightest, Crispiest Waffles: The Video

<b>Mix the dry ingredients:</b> In a large mixing bowl, sift together the flour, sugar, baking powder, and salt.<p><b>Prepare the batter:</b> In a medium-sized mixing …

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The President’s Secret Air Force

Air Force One is just the public face of a fleet that keeps the president safe and secure.<p><i>The following is expanded and adapted from</i> Raven Rock: The Story of the U.S. Government’s Secret Plan to Save Itself—While the Rest of Us Die <i>(Simon & Schuster, 2017).</i><p>The photo this winter of a smiling …

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21 Instant Pot Dinner Ideas You Need To Try

We're kind of obsessed with this thing, TBH.

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The 25 Best TV Shows of 2017

It was a banner year for television.<p>The years come and go, but TV stays with us. As we march forward in this continued Peak TV era, however, it's tough to find the shows worth watching. Plenty of series get a lot of buzz, but they often peter out. Sometimes, a second season can make all the …

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Christians Are the Most Persecuted Religious Group in the World

A deeper look at how we can help Christians abroad.So it is 2017 and much to my disappointment cars are still not flying, robots like Rosie from …

Teleportation

29 Disgusting But TRUE Stories Of Female Emergency-Room Patients That’ll Freak You Out (NSFL)

Found on AskReddit.<p>1. She’d sewed a raw chicken inside of herself in the hopes that it’d turn into a baby.<p>“Once had a doctor tell me of a case he …

Man claims Tim Tebow resurrected airplane passenger

Former NFL quarterback Tim Tebow put his healing powers on display over the weekend when travelling from Atlanta to Phoenix.<p>In an account on Facebook …

Why I Gave Up My Slow Cooker for the Instant Pot

The first time I used my electric pressure cooker, I hit the start button and ran out of the room. Of course I’d read that modern pressure cookers …

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10 things to disable in Windows 10

These 10 default features and settings can be disabled. Here's how and why you'd want to.<p>Did you just upgrade to Windows 10? Perhaps involuntarily? Welcome to the operating system!<p>If you used Windows 10's express installation, you <i>might</i> want to tweak some of your settings before you get going. You …

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'Twister': 10 Things You (Probably) Didn't Know About the Summer Blockbuster

Released 20 years ago this week (on May 10, 1996), "Twister" wasn't just a blockbuster special-effects spectacle that made viable movie stars out of Helen Hunt an Bill Paxton.<p>It was also the "Apocalypse Now" of weather-themed disaster movies. The film's production was marked by severe injuries to …

Jurassic Park

8 Ways to Keep Your Shoes From Smelling Like Stinky Feet

With sneakers trending and temperatures rising, we’re ditching our boots for shoes that let us go sockless. But with this switch comes a problem we …

20 Epic Facts About The Lord of the Rings Trilogy

Between on-set injuries, extensive script changes, and one whopper of a casting process, at various points in the life of <i>The Lord of the Rings</i> …

Create custom ringtones for your iPhone

Turn a song, sound clip, MP3 file or just about anything else into your very own iPhone ringtone.<p>Does your iPhone sound like every other iPhone? Does it play the default Waves ringtone, causing everyone nearby to pull out their own phone and see if it's the one ringing?<p>Time to stand out from the …

Jurassic Park

How I Taught Myself Not to be An Insufferable Know-It-All

Random tidbits, factoids, and conversation points pulled from the latest broadcast of NPR have always been my conversation fuel. But this stuff can …