• Social media declared LAX had an active shooter — it didn’t
  • 27 Times Tumblr Used Art History Perfectly To Make A Point
  • Doctors look to VR to help deal with everything from pain to Alzheimer’s
  • Very good dude made the cutest pop-up photo album for his girlfriend
  • 15 Tips For Writing An Amazing Love Letter
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Social media declared LAX had an active shooter — it didn’t

Travelers evacuate onto the tarmac at LAX Sunday night after reports of a shooting spread. Image: Cody wendt/twitter No shots were fired at the Los Angeles International Airport Sunday night, but if you were browsing Twitter during the evening hours, you may have thought otherwise. Literally just had to run out of our car in the middle of departures traffic at LAX because of an active shooter. Police everywhere. Jenah…

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27 Times Tumblr Used Art History Perfectly To Make A Point

27 Times Tumblr Used Art History Perfectly To Make A Point

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Doctors look to VR to help deal with everything from pain to Alzheimer’s

When Deona Duke woke up from a medically-induced coma to begin recovering from burns that covered almost a third of her body, one of her treatments was hurling snowballs at penguins. The 13-year-old was set on fire when a bonfire exploded on her and her friend. To prevent infection, burn victims need their bandages changed and dead skin scraped away. Sometimes, even morphine isnt enough to make that tolerable. At…

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15 Tips For Writing An Amazing Love Letter

15 Tips For Writing An Amazing Love Letter

To your partner, to your kid, to Netflix. View this image › Alice Mongkongllite / BuzzFeed 1. Don’t worry that love letters are a thing of the past. View this image › “Just another little note to tell you how much I love you. You are the best wife any man ever had.” USMC Archives / Via flic.kr “People love to know how loved they are,” Samara O’Shea, author of…

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Centre begins stake sale in 51 firms

Centre begins stake sale in 51 firms

The government has invited merchant bankers to help it sell minority stakes in 51 companies, including RIL, ICICI Bank, Axis Bank and L&T, and is looking at exiting them within three years. The Read more: http://www.thehindu.com/business/Economy/centre-begins-stake-sale-in-51-firms/article8824942.ece?utm_source=RSS_Feed&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=RSS_Syndication Recommended ProductsJumbo Video Blowout V3 The New Jumbo Video Blowout V.3 now comes with new PowerPoint Video Templates, animated slides and many more new stuffs.Rapid Content Wizard Lightning Rapid Content Wizard is the worlds…

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He Stood Up On A Flight And Made An Announcement That Had Everyone In Shock

He Stood Up On A Flight And Made An Announcement That Had Everyone In Shock

It seems nowadays, people have such a hard time agreeing on anything. From what restaurant to go to for dinner to where to go on your next family vacation, we’re constantly debating what to do. It’s pretty frustrating when you ultimately decide to just eat in because no one could pick one place they all liked. But JetBlue wanted to test something out — when a free trip was on…

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Under pressure: The Ford GT’s steering secret revealed

 (Ford) The Ford GT is a $400,000-plus high-performance supercar filled with the latest technology. It has a racing style carbon fiber chassis and pushrod suspension, carbon fiber bodywork, carbon-ceramic brakes, a seven-speed dual-clutch transmission and a direct-injected twin-turbocharged 3.5-liter V6 that pumps out at least 600 horsepower. Why at least? Because Ford hasnt revealed all of the GTs secrets yet. This hasnt stopped it from already selling out the first…

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Can Team GB help northern England rise again? – BBC News

Mills clattered in Lancashire, Yorkshire ground out textiles and shipyards in the North-East sparked and clanged round the clock. The black gold of the coal mines brought prosperity to pit villages. Image copyright PA Image caption The Lake District attracts thousands of tourists every year Tourism would seem to be a good place to start. The region’s greatest gift is perhaps its landscape – the long line of hills and…

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Hey, What's That Guy Doing In The Middle Of The Stre-- OMG! Get Me Out Of Here!

Hey, What’s That Guy Doing In The Middle Of The Stre– OMG! Get Me Out Of Here!

Christmas island is a small, mountainous island that’s located off of the cost of Australia. For most months out of the year, it is a beautiful paradise, with dense forests and beautiful coastlines. However, once a year, it becomes of a living nightmare, covered in a literal flood of snapping red pincers. (Although, it may be a good thing if you like seafood…) One Reddit user posted a gallery of…

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Duterte’s crackdown: 6 stories from the front lines

Manila, the Philippines (CNN)Lifeless bodies lying on the streets of the Philippines are a visceral sign of new President Rodrigo Duterte’s war on drugs. So far more than 1,900 people have died. Of those more than 700 have been killed in police operations since Duterte took office in late June, according to police statistics. Many of the unsolved deaths are attributed to vigilantes. Duterte’s tough talk on the country’s drug…

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If You Spill Greasy, Nasty Food On The Carpet, There Is A Simple Solution

If You Spill Greasy, Nasty Food On The Carpet, There Is A Simple Solution

Don’t let a nasty pizza stain on the carpet haunt you forever. Greasy food can leave some pretty weird marks on the carpet if you don’t clean up properly. Thankfully, the key to cleaning up a mess can be as simple as using one thing you’ll find in your kitchen: baking soda. There are a lot of amazing uses for baking soda, but this might be the most important (especially…

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Border Patrol seizes $3M in smuggled cash destined for Mexico | Fox News

Border patrol agents seized $3 millon in illicit currency Tuesday. (U.S. Customs and Border Protection) ESCONDIDO, Calif. –  Two men were arrested this week after allegedly trying to smuggle $3 million in cash into Mexico from California. In a statement, the Border Patrol said its agents tracked two cars suspected of driving in tandem on Interstate 15 in Escondido Tuesday. The agents stopped one of the cars, a Kia Forte,…

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Don’t You Wish You Could Live in This Colorful Wonderland? It Looks Like Heaven.

Don’t You Wish You Could Live in This Colorful Wonderland? It Looks Like Heaven.

Kat O’Sullivan has lived many lives as a baker, translator, and even a worker for Mother Teresa. Now this artist can add “owner of the world’s most colorful home” to the ever-growing list. Kat (or “Katwise”) took a plain-looking farmhouse outside Woodstock, New York and not only painted it, but decorated the place with a bevy of crazy colors and decorations. It’s as if Kat took her colorful personality and renovated her…

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13 Illuminating Books That Should Be Required Reading

Good morning, class. Raise your hand if you actually read your summer assignments, Great Expectations and Nineteen Eighty-Four. Yes, raise your hand if you did read those books. Did read, yes. What’s that you say? An extension, you say? Too hot outside to focus? Well. I don’t know if I OK. But just this once.  Now that school’s back in sesh, and the oppressive gloom of the heat dome is…

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The 6,000 Word Thing You Didn’t Know About ‘Seinfeld’

On Aug. 25, 1986, Paul Simon released his seventh solo album, “Graceland,” the title track of which features the songwriter singing about his road trip to Elvis Presley’s house of the same name. I grew up listening to “Graceland” during family road trips and recently gave my dad a signed vinyl copy for Father’s Day. The song “Graceland” is partially autobiographical, as Simon actually took a trip to Graceland while working…

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Bjork Says Americans Can't Be "Completely Surprised" By 9/11

Bjork Says Americans Can’t Be “Completely Surprised” By 9/11

The Icelandic singer said she found it odd that the United States was shocked that 9/11 happened. View this image › Martial Trezzini / ASSOCIATED PRESS In an interview with the French daily Libération, the Grammy-nominated Icelandic singer-songwriter Bjork said, “I found it very weird to be here, in New York, on September 11, 2001 and to see this whole nation being shocked, surprised. Of course it was a terrible…

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Usain Bolt Rated Babies Doing His "Lightning Bolt" Pose On Twitter

Usain Bolt Rated Babies Doing His “Lightning Bolt” Pose On Twitter

Future champions, every one. 1. You know Usain Bolt, the multiple Olympic gold medal-winning sprinter, multiple record holder and all-round sporting legend who does this pose? View this image › Getty Images / Ian Walton 2. Well, people have been tweeting him pictures of their babies in the same stance and he’s been giving the Bolt verdict. Little George here is a “future star” according to Bolt. Future star @quadjo:…

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Dramatic Body Cam Footage Captures The Moment Cop Finds A Man Trapped Inside A Burning Car

Police officers risk their life for the people around them every single day. Whether they’re just standing at events for increased security or responding to 911 calls, every effort should be appreciated. It’s unfortunate to think that so many officers go unnoticed for their lifesavingwork simply because that’s their job. They’re expected to do it, and they’re underappreciated at times because of that expectation. In reality, videos like these remind…

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Widow Is Sick Of Her Boring Life. Then She Sells Her House To Live On A Cruise Ship Forever

Lee Wachtstetter, or “Mama Lee,” knows there is nothing ordinary about her life. Around eight years ago, she made a bizarre decision to give up everything and permanently live on a cruise ship. Since then, she hasn’t looked back. Mama Lee lives on the Crystal Serenity, a massive cruise ship that travels all over the world. She and her husband went on over 100 cruises together. The day before hedied,…

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You Can Use These 10 Food Products to Clean Up Your House. Plus, They're Cheap.

You Can Use These 10 Food Products to Clean Up Your House. Plus, They’re Cheap.

Food is more typically the cause of your messy household problems, but there are some items out there that can actually help clean up after each other. Whether its stains from a clumsy party guest, an overly expressive child, or simply some tarnish from years of use, these items from your fridge and cupboard can take care of the problem in no time. No elbow grease required! 1.) Table salt…

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Terrified Parents Are Forced To Hold Up Collapsing Roller Coaster With Kids Inside

Whitney Castro captured the chilling footage of parents and bystanders as they are forced to hold up a kiddie roller coaster that suddenly collapsed at a Georgia fair. Fortunately, the group rescued two children who were trapped on the malfunctioning ride and no one was hurt. “This is why you don’t ride the fair rides! This roller coaster almost fell over with kids on it. If it wasn’t for some…

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Driver Crashes When He Sees Biker In A Bikini, Then Demands She Pay For The Damages

Vicky Young could not believe the interaction she had with, what can only be described as, a disgruntled driver. Trying to keep cool in the heat, Youngwas wearing a bikini and short skirt as she biked down the street. A car driver saw the 40-year-old in her outfit and couldn’t take his eyes off of her. Then, he crashed his car onto the pavement and wrecked his car mirror. The…

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They Were Just Sitting In A Food Court When Suddenly, A Woman Stood Up And Sang

They Were Just Sitting In A Food Court When Suddenly, A Woman Stood Up And Sang

An elf named Buddy once said, “The best way to spread Christmas cheer is singing loud for all to hear.” Apparently, these people took that message to heart. While sitting in a mall food court and listening to a Christmas classic come on over the loud speaker, something happened that made them stand up and do something special. These mall patrons will never forget what they saw. These people truly…

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