When my son was born 3 years ago (2nd kid) I basically gave up on working out for more than a year. I felt terrible about myself physically, and since then have been working on getting in decent shape. One
Recently, I decided to scare my boyfriend. I wanted to get revenge for the amount of times he has jumped out on me wearing one of those f*ing terrifying Guy Fawkes masks. He had just started a new job and
Andrew Chung / Reuters:ITC clears Microsoft phones of infringing on two InterDigital patents — U.S. International Trade Commission clears Microsoft of patent infringement — Microsoft Corp avoided a potentially costly
TechCrunch:Mobile Gaming Live-Streaming Service Mobcrush Has Raised Around $10M — Weve heard from sources that Mobcrush, a live-streaming service centered around mobile games much in the same way Twitch is
Tom Simonite / MIT Technology Review:Q&A with Bitcoin Foundations chief scientist, Gavin Andresen, on the imminent technical challenges facing Bitcoin — The Looming Problem That Could Kill Bitcoin — The
New York Times:European publishers are actively lobbying to strengthen copyright rules and limit Googles advertising power — European Publishers Play Lobbying Role Against Google — BERLIN — In private sessions this summer, giant publishers and
Donald Trump -- who says the Bible is his favorite book but is unwilling to cite his favorite verses-- is now facing scrutiny for his church-going record.Marble Collegiate Church, a church in Manhattan which Trump has claimed he attends, toldCNN that Trump
Friday, August 28, 2015 11:14PMHOUSTON -- A deputy filling up his patrol cars gas tank in northwest Harris County in Texas was gunned down for no apparent reason Friday night, and now authorities are on an active manhunt for his
Being black in Ohio apparently means you can get shot in the head for attempting to drive away from a police officer, or pulled over for the egregious crime of making perceived eye contact with an officer.John Felton, a former resident
Radical London preacher Anjem Choudary, who previously called for gay people to be stoned to death, is set to face trial on terror charges after allegedly encouraging support for ISIS.The 47-year-old is the former UK head of the Islamist group
The United States owns way, way more guns per capita than the rest of the world. And the best research on gun violence suggests thats probably contributing to our homicide problem — such as the horrific shooting in Virginia Wednesday
Right wingers who are trying to make the horrific murders of the reporter and cameraman in VA somehow the fault of BlackLivesMatter -- or the fight against racism generally -- expose the shallowness (or opportunism) of reactionary thinking. First off,
As the current Innovator Edition is a developers kit and not for general consumer use, Samsung maybe clearing out stocks ready for the official launch.No details have yet been given by Samsung or Oculus VR (who helped create the HMD)
According to the Pew Research Center a strong majority of Americans..... two-thirds (64%) favor stricter limits on power plant emissions to mitigate climate change, while a 31% minority opposed stricter limits on emissions. This means REGULATIONS, people!Yet, a …
Clash happened during demonstrations against Palestinian land confiscation to expand nearby Jewish settlement.Israeli soldier was pictured pinning boy to the floor with machine gun held up near his cheek in the West Bank
About once an hour, Grace Elizalde’s brain electrifies in epileptic seizures intense enough that her brown eyes dance wildly back and forth and she spreads her arms out like a cartoon ghost. These are the big brain quakes, but there
The U.S. isn’t quite at war in Afghanistan but isn’t exactly at peace either.On the ground, U.S. special-operations troops accompany Afghan counterparts once or twice a day on raids to kill or capture insurgent leaders. But they don’t enter target
I saw a good quality ground-penetrating radar image showing what the train looks like, Deputy Culture Minister Piotr Zuchowski told reporters, adding that he could make out platforms and gun positions on the photo.Im more than 99 percent sure such
If you use the Westwood Post Office drive-up box, take note. From regional U.S. Postal Service spokesperson Ernie Swanson: Mail deposited in a drive-up collection box outside the Westwood Post Office, 2721 SW Trenton St., Seattle WA 98126, was destroyed
Canadas six biggest banks earned a whopping $9.2 billion in combined profits during the third quarter ended July 31, even amid investor concerns about how the plummet in the price of oil and Canadas contracting economy would weigh on the
Who doesnt love ice cream ? There are so many flavors and combinations to choose from, its hard to think that there isnt something out there for everyone. The hardest part, quite literally, is when youve just pulled the ice
Well its coming to that time of year, when we receive stacks of iPhone-related gossip about the next version. The latest leak comes in the form of a video which purports to show the latest handset from Apple.
One civilian has been killed while 6 others have been injured after Pakistani troops violated ceasefire by resorting to heavy mortar shelling on five posts of the Border Security Force along the International Border in the RS Pura sector of
When kids are young, most parents have some kind of monitoring device at home to keep tabs on the tots when theyre in another room. Whether theyre audio-only or combo audio/video contraptions, baby monitors are extremely common.
A 25-year-old man has been arrested by detectives investigating the murder of a former IRA commander in Belfast. The involvement of Provisional IRA members in a subsequent killing, believed to be in revenge for Mr Davisons murder, has sparked a
The reason for this glove -to-hand placement is that the top hand on a golf club is the lead hand, meaning its grip is of essence. Because of this, righties wear a glove on their left hands, and vice versa.
Bleeding and flat on the ground, Chris Baker tried to play dead in hopes the huge bison that had just gored him would lose interest and wander off. The animal sniffed, snorted and stood over Baker before finally trotting off.
In the latest blow to a football team rocked by off-field player misconduct allegations in recent years, Santa Clara County prosecutors Wednesday filed a misdemeanor sexual battery charge against San Francisco 49ers linebacker Ahmad Brooks over an incident with an
After Seattle Police announced today that theyve arrested a suspect in last weeks robbery/shooting incident that began in North Admiral and ended in North Delridge , we learned the suspect not only is in jail, hes already charged - in
According to local news and social media reports, a man with a shotgun barricaded himself inside a convenience store in Sunset, Louisiana on Wednesday after stabbing two people, shooting a police officer and crashing his car into the building. Police
The HSE drive was launched last month in a bid to fill 500 vacant nursing, midwifery and psychiatric nursing full-time posts. Under the scheme, nurses would be given relocation costs and free flights worth a 1,500, and their a 100
Tucked between the propertys edge and an existing birch tree, the Little Big House is at once both airy and private. The two levels of the house allow it to match the hilly terrain of the site, while the large
No information was available about possible injuries or what caused the crash. However, photographs of the scene appear to show the 18-wheeler sideways in the HOV lane as if it had fallen over the wall between the HOV lane and
This sprawling new target range facility just northwest of Toronto combines a number of sports that have gained traction over the last few years. Here you can try your hand at archery and knife-throwing before seeing what kind of a
This happy pup knows whats up, and has made it his lifes mission to get as much splashing time in as possible before bath time is over. Even though his plastic tub is small, thats not gonna stop this golden
Social media personality extraordinaire Jacq The Stripper chronicles 100 moments from her life on the job, complete with droll, colorful pen & paper doodles. Its like Humans of New York, but with a strip club.
What books should a critic own? Each week, the National Book Critics Circle will post a list of five books a critic believes reviewers should have in their libraries. Here are all the lists, from 2007-2011. Stuart KellySam AndersonAdam KirschArno
Three years ago today saw the end of Palestinian writer Saïd Aburish. Parkinsons disease, he was 77. Aburish chose America for education and early life experience that included Princeton, the US Army and Madison Avenue. Aburish went to ground after
On August 29, 2008 the remains of Katrinas unclaimed dead were put to rest. Nobody has ever come searching for their loved one in the memorial, as far as I know. (warning: last link has some graphic imagery language)
On December 13, 2013, the US district court for the District of Columbia ruled that the NSAs bulk collection of American citizens telephone records was likely to violate the Fourth Amendment (previously on MeFi). Today, DCs federal court of appeals
Superegos Mark McConville (previously: 1, 2, 3, 4) is making some very specific Top 50 lists:Top 50 Nastiest Black Diamond Ski Runs in the WorldTop 50 Retired Price Is Right GamesTop 50 Canadian Ghost TownsTop 50 Vape Flavors in America
Do recipes for moist cakes make your skin clammy? Did that article about hardscrabble pugilists leave you nauseated? Do you feel super-embarrassed (YT) when you have to say completely innocent words like onus or cunning or bean curd out loud?
whitehouse.org was a frequently savage rebuke to the steady stream of nonsense issuing from the executive branch of the US government a few years back. The site seemed to flounder in the late days of the Bush Administration, but their
Good fresh goat cheese is a special and important thing. It should be moist and creamy, without a hint of graininess. Its flavor should be clean and fresh, mouthwateringly tangy but not astringent, lemony but also milky and balanced. An
Can a Novelist Be Too Productive? by Stephen King No one in his or her right mind would argue that quantity guarantees quality, but to suggest that quantity never produces quality strikes me as snobbish, inane and demonstrably untrue.
North Dakota becomes the first state to legalize weaponized drones. Less than lethal weapons like rubber bullets, pepper spray, tear gas, sound cannons, and Tasers are now permitted on drones, thanks to the actions of a lobbyist representing law enforcement.Drones
New Uber Service Sounds Suspiciously Like a Bus — New Uber Smart Routes feature offers passengers fare discounts in exchange for pick-ups along predetermined high-ridership routes. Rather than trying to compete with public transit, FiveThirtyEight points out that Uber and
The Late, Great Stephen Colbert The level of emotion youre getting from me right now—Im not saying its dishonest, he said. Im just saying its not normal. Id really love to go to bed. I promise you, I do not
Rice University Fondren Library maintain a guide to cat videos on the web. But what do they think? Meanwhile, in the UK Labour Party leadership contest, socialists cannot vote, but cats can. And people like watching cat videos on TV.
Every day the members of the Bureau of Proto Society debate the cause of the fall of the world from past documentary videos. New Anima(tor)s Expo short from Yasuhiro Yoshiura (Time of Eve, Patema Inverted). Site will show up as
The Revenge of Flash Friday - Its ALIVE! Anatomy Arcade makes basic human anatomy come ALIVE through awesome free flash games, interactives and videos. There are two timed games: Whack-A-Bone and Poke-A-Muscle (both feature auto-playing music, but you can turn