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These Five States Could Legalize Marijuana in 2016

On Friday, Nevada lawmakers adjourned without voting on a petition submitted by residents to legalize marijuana and regulate it like alcohol. That …

Pantry Items That Expire Way Before You Think They Do

Nothing lasts forever, and that's especially true when you're talking about food. Sure, expiration dates are overused, difficult to judge and don't actually mean that much, but food doesn't stay fresh or at its peak for eternity. While we may be stating the obvious, we also know that people need …

Kitchens

10 Pranks All Dads Need To Try Once

C'mon, Dad! The day you were born, you became an immediate pranking target #withdad. Be sure to check out what NIssan has in store with ultimate prankster Roman Atwood.

Hilarious Jimmy Kimmel Prank Finds Out How Much People Will Lie About Oscar-Nominated Movies

In the latest edition of “Lie Witness News,” late night TV host Jimmy Kimmel sent a camera crew to Hollywood to quiz people about Oscar-nominated films and roles — including some made-up ones.<p>For example, one woman was asked, “What did you think of Helen Mirren’s performance as Cate Blanchett as …

Coin Roll

Introduction: Coin Roll<p>About: Hey there! Ive got a BFA in designed objects from SAIC, i've worked in the high end fabrication shops, as an industrial …

These 8 Presidents Really Knew How to Drink

Reagan had his jellybeans and Clinton once reveled in cheeseburgers. But what did these leaders drink to get their jollies? You might be surprised by the level of boozing accomplished in the presidential office as early as 1797. Everyone from John Adams to L.B.J. did his share of drinking--but it …

Burgers

Watch This Angry Mom Interrupt Her Son’s Terrible Music Video In Hilarious Fashion

The music video game is a tough racket to crack — sometimes you have to fake it ’til you make it. For this aspiring musician, that meant improvising with extremely limited resources. Namely: a beat up car, an oscillating fan, a few extension cords, and the risk that his mom would interrupt filming …

US colleges offer free food to students who ignore their phones in class

Thousands of college students in the United States are being bribed to ignore their phones during class with free food and store discounts. Students at colleges including Penn State and California State University, Chico, have downloaded an app called Pocket Points that tracks how long a smartphone …

Tax Receipts Rule IRS Keeps Quiet: They're Optional

Receipts are critical to good book-keeping and tax returns. But if you can’t find one, contrary to popular belief, you are not out of luck. Remember the Cohan Rule, from a still good today tax case called <i>Cohan v. Commissioner</i>. George M. Cohan was a Broadway pioneer with hits like “Give My Regards …

Ted Kennedy

Work-At-Home Jobs That Pay

Based on the latest wage information from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the following positions represent the top-paying jobs you can do from your home office.

A Bronx Betrayal

Calvin Buari's former crew put him in prison. Prosecutors and detectives made sure he stayed there.<p>Elijah and Salhaddin Harris were shot dead in their car in the Bronx, beer bottles still in their hands and takeout food still in their laps, on Sept. 10, 1992. The sun had just set and the block was …

Alberta Parks Trail Cam Captures the Community Back Scratching Tree

<i>If there’s a party in the woods at Alberta Parks, but there is no one there to see it, does it really happen?</i><p>Yes it does.<p>Thanks to this trail cam …

7 awesome paid iPhone apps that are all free downloads right now

Yesterday’s list of paid iPhone and iPad apps on sale for free included some real gems, including a few that are still free if you hurry. For …

Was 'The Lion King' Copied From A Japanese Cartoon? Here's The Real Story

Ever since "The Lion King" debuted a little more than 20 years ago, everything the light touches has been its kingdom. The movie is one of the most cherished Disney films of all time, it was turned into the most successful musical ever and its soundtrack was Disney's most decorated until "Frozen" …

Lion King

How to get your Android music onto iPhone

More people than ever are switching to iPhone, or are seriously considering making the move, and one of the things you'll want to bring with you is …

The Most Beautiful Beaches in Greece

I've yet to visit the amazing country, and I'm hoping to visit in the fall this year. There's something just so romantic about the colors so prominent here - bright whites and deep blues, and outside of the cities so rich in history, the surrounding islands are usually home to the most beautiful …

Beaches

11 Reasons to Jailbreak the iPhone 6 & iPhone 6s

If you’re thinking about jailbreaking your iPhone 6 or iPhone 6s, here are ten reasons why you should do it.<p>The iPhone 6s is one of the best …

The Best of CES: iPhone Cases

Walking around the Consumer Electronics Show this year allowed me to see some of the best iPhone cases on the market right now, as well as what's coming up later in 2015. Here are my favorite iPhone cases from CES 2015.<p>Lifeproof fre Power for iPhone 6 ($99.99)<p>Lifeproof is the original waterproof …

How To Make Speakers From Post-Its

Harnessing the power of sound using office supplies<p>On the ground floor of Pioneer Works Center for Arts and Innovation in Brooklyn, New York, a bearded and flanneled trio played gloomy arrhythmic music one Wednesday night. Upstairs, director of education David Sheinkopf taught a class on the …

Hands On With Samsung's 110-inch 8K Glasses-Free 3D TV (My Head Hurts)

If there was a CES 2015 award for Craziest TV That Actually Looks Likely To Go On Sale Eventually, it would surely have been won by Samsung for the 110-inch wide, 8K resolution monster posturing away in one corner of the Korean brand’s CES stand.<p>As well as being larger than most households could …

Why Now Is The Time To Buy Tesla Motors Stock

<b>Crude oil has dropped 50% in just 6 months</b><p>At under $50/barrel, gasoline is now selling for under $2/gallon in many USA locations. This is a price rollback to 2008 – something almost no one expected in early 2014.<p><b>Don’t jump to conclusions</b><p>It is easy to jump to conclusions about what this will mean …

Lamborghini Aventador and Tesla Model S P85D line up for a drag race

When you think about Telsa, what most of us envision are cars that have batteries and produce no emissions while using no gas. We really don’t …

You can make a 143-megapixel camera using a scanner

Scanners are really extra-large image sensors at heart, so it stands to reason that you could make a decent camera out of one. Right? Well, Dario Morelli just proved it... and then some. His homebrew medium format camera uses parts from an Epson V30-series scanner to take enormous 143-megapixel …

Work-At-Home Jobs That Pay

Based on the latest wage information from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the following positions represent the top-paying jobs you can do from your home office.

Wearing A Hoodie In Oklahoma Could Soon Cost You A $500 Fine

Oklahoma residents are concerned that a proposed bill would make it a crime to wear a hooded sweatshirt, or hoodie, in public on many occasions, according to local news station KFOR.<p>The wearing of hoods or similar head coverings during the commission of a crime has been against state law since the …

How To Discover Everything Facebook Knows About You

You can't opt out of ads on Facebook without opting out of Facebook itself. But you can do a lot to control the ads you see.<p>Facebook shows you ads based on what it knows about you and what it thinks you like. It has two ways to figure this out:<p>1. What you tell it directly ( name, age, marital …

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Blast Through 2014's Most Awesome (and Awful) Space Pictures

The 14 Best Mobile Games You Didn't Play In 2014

Here's an excuse to never again engage with that "friend" who constantly sends you "Candy Crush" invites on Facebook: Tell them you've got a whole crop of awesome mobile games they've never even heard of.<p>These games, all released in 2014, may have only attained modest success in terms of overall …

These 65 movies and TV shows are disappearing from Netflix on New Year's Day

Hopefully your New Year's resolution isn't to binge watch all five <i>Rocky</i> films, because Netflix won't be able to help you out. As usual, the beginning of a new month marks the disappearance of a lot of old films from the streaming service, and <i>Vulture</i> hasprinted a long list of which will be going …