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Boy missing since 1940 ID'd at shuttered Florida boys school

On their deathbeds — her father's in the 1960s and her mother's in the 1980s — Ovell Krell's parents made her promise she'd never stop looking for her brother.<p>"Will you find Owen and bring him back?" she recalls her dad asking.<p>"I'll try until the day I die, Daddy," she replied.<p>After more than seven …

Make Your Own Beautiful Fire Pit Swing Set

What's the coolest thing about this swing set? It's not that it's by a slow-moving creek, it's not even that it has a great fire pit in the middle. …

How to Make a Hall Tree

Dearly beloved, we are gathered here today,<p>To join this chest with this door…<p>And this chest and this door,<p>To have and to hold your keys, your hat, …

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How to Brew Cannabis Tinctures (Eyedroppers Full of Happiness)

Now that you're good and deafened from last night's Independence Day celebrations, it's time to do something productive with your recovery day—like, …

Cannabis

The Home Depot Logo

1<p>Cut wood<p>Make most of your lumber cuts first. If you don’t have the right saw, ask your local Home Depot associate to make the cuts for you. Save the …

25 Delicious Camping Recipes / Six Sisters' Stuff | Six Sisters' Stuff

If you are heading out to do some camping for the 4th of July,<br>check out this list of “25 Delicious Camping Recipes.”<br>Your family will love them!<p>Click …

The 50 Most Perfectly Timed Photos Ever

By Internet standards, a <i>perfectly timed</i> photo occurs when two of the following three conditions are met:<p>1. Perfect Place<br>2. Perfect Time<br>3. Perfect …

6 Trees Every Survivalist Should Know | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s Note: This guest post by Creek Stewart first appeared at willowhavenoutdoor.com</i>.<p>“Living in the open in this way, and making friends of the …

Pot-Friendly Vacation Rentals Ramp Up in Colorado

Colorado tourists who fail to snag a room at one of the handful of pot-friendly hotels available to travelers now have another option for …

Build a Space-Saving Multi-Utility Desk From a Single Sheet of Plywood

The HomeMade Modern blog made a multi-utility desk out of a single sheet of plywood that will make you want to rush out and buy it. Except you can't …

Use PVC to Add Storage in the Shower or the Back of Cabinet Doors

Even in well organized bathrooms, it never hurts to have a little more storage. Thankfully the folks at The Family Handyman have a few ideas that …

North Dakota Woman Refusing to Give Obese Children Candy Is Clearly Going as “The Worst” for Halloween

Halloween is tomorrow so there’s not much time left to imagine and execute a labor-intensive costume idea. That is why we are not surprised that one North Dakota woman has “gone conceptual” and is dressing up as The Worst.<p>What does being The Worst for Halloween entail? This, exactly this, and …

Understanding Obamacare

What the Fight's Really About<p>The story of two Georgia Republicans captures the essence of the fight over the law. One wants to wipe Obamacare off the books. The other says he needs it to stay alive.<p>The Big Change: Covering Pre-Existing Conditions<p>The major new benefit for consumers, as the law …

Silk Road's main competitor shuts down indefinitely

Black Market Reloaded, the digital black market that was the largest competitor to the recently busted Silk Road, just announced it's closing and refunding users' money. In order to deal with the influx of Silk Road refugees, Black Market Reloaded spun up some virtual private servers (VPS) hosted …

Army warns it could have trouble handling single war

WASHINGTON — Budget reductions could render the Army at "high risk to meet even one major war," according to documents obtained by USA TODAY, a warning the Army is sounding because it sees another war as inevitable before long.<p>The dire assessment by top Army officials to Pentagon leaders provides a …

Washington subdued as damage assessment begins

The skies turned grey in Washington Thursday. The mood in the capital was just as dark.<p>One might have expected at least quiet celebration. Late Wednesday, politicians ended a weeks-long standoff over the budget, passing legislation that re-instated the federal government's spending authority and …

W.H. meeting goes nowhere

President Barack Obama and congressional leaders appeared no closer to ending a two-day-old government shutdown after meeting for more than an hour Wednesday night.<p>Instead, they resumed the same posture they held before the conference: No one is backing down.<p>“The president made clear to the Leaders …

Cops: Daughter, husband kill mom; dad shoots them

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A two-decade family feud came to a violent end when a man shot dead the two home invaders that killed his wife and son, not knowing the assailants included his long-estranged daughter, authorities said Sunday.<p>Though the investigation of Friday's shootings continues, authorities …

Shutdown nears as House passes funding bill that delays Obamacare

A government shutdown is more likely after House Republicans voted late Saturday to fund the government and delay "Obamacare" for a year, upping the ante in their fiscal showdown with President Barack Obama.<p>In spite of a veto threat from Obama, Republicans led by House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, …

Cold War Mentality Creeps Into Americans’ Feelings on Russia

This isn’t the Cold War. But you wouldn’t know that by the way Amer­ic­ans now view Rus­sia.<p>A new poll re­leased by Gal­lup on Wed­nes­day shows that …

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For millions, insurance will cost less than $100/month

A report obtained by USA TODAY says the lower premiums primarily apply to "silver" plans.<p><i>This story was originally published Sept. 17, 2013.</i><p>WASHINGTON — About 6.4 million Americans eligible to buy insurance through the new health exchanges will pay $100 or less a month in premiums because of tax …

Runoff from deadly floods threatens towns in eastern Colorado

Sunny skies greeted rescue crews Tuesday working to contain the secondary effects of last week's biblical flooding in Colorado, which has killed at least six people so far.<p>Authorities were focusing their efforts on the foothills of the Rocky Mountains, where prairie towns were being evacuated as …

Edward Snowden 'living incognito in Russia'

Edward Snowden is living under guard at a secret location in Russia, but is able to travel around the country freely without being recognised, according to the Russian lawyer of the former National Security Agency (NSA) contractor.<p>"We believe the danger remains quite high and, as I see it, it is …

CBO Report Warns Of Long-Term Debt Problems

There's plenty of fodder for deficit hawks in a new report from the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office. In short, the future looks grim.<p>The 2013 Long-Term Budget Outlook finds that although in the short term the deficit is expected to decline, it will grow again — and, ultimately, in a big way.<p>…

CDC: “We Will Soon Be In A Post-Antibiotic Era”

In a highly unusual new report, the Centers for Disease Control warned that America is threatened by a wave of new antibiotic-proof germs that could threaten public health, and that overuse of antibiotics in health care and industrial agriculture bears much of the blame.<p>The 112-page report on …

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