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History | HISTORY

George Washington's turbulent retirement

After eight grueling years of war and another eight as the first president, the "Father of Our Country" returned to his beloved Mount Vernon, where his final years were filled with controversy, intrigue, and personal torment

Sports | Sports

Emergency goalie David Ayres an unlikely star: ‘I could not ask for much more’ | Toronto Sun

David Ayres will never forget his night in the National Hockey League.And the 42-year-old netminder will never forget when the incredible nature of the once-in-a-lifetime moment dawned on him.

Pets & Animals | Interesting Animal Stories

German Shepherd Treads Water for 11 Hours to Rescue Owner | PEOPLE.com

Heidi the German shepherd was named honorary police dog for the day by officers in Moreton Bay, Australia

Science & Technology | Tech

How to mute a single word on Twitter - The Verge

While most of us are aware that we can mute conversations or other accounts on Twitter, you can also mute a specific word. You can do it straight from a tweet using your iPhone, or from settings using an Android phone or desktop.

Miscellaneous | Interesting stories

1940s Bike Girls: Stunning Photos of Female Motorcyclists From 1949

These are some badass girls! In an era when it might have been strange to see the woman in pants, their doing that while riding motorcycles! So inspiring in

Business & Finance | Business & Finance

How to raise money – it’s a journey not an event | VentureBeat

Every year I teach classrooms full of students who leave class understanding the basics of how to search for product/market fit — and thinking their next goal is to “get funded.”

Science & Technology | Tech

22 New Features & Changes for iPhone in iOS 13.4

So far, iOS 13's major point updates have all been pretty exciting for iPhone. We've seen iOS 13.1, 13.2, and 13.3 come and go, offering more than 60 new features and changes combined to that very first version of iOS 13. While iOS 13.3.1 was a minor upda

Health & Fitness | Sleep

What does science tell us about music and insomnia? | Sleep Research | Sleep Junkies

Research shows that music can be a non-addictive and cost-effective way to reduce the time it takes you to fall asleep and lessen sleep disturbances.

Psychology | Health & Wellbeing

Fat Around Arteries May Keep Blood Vessels Healthy, Surprising Study Reveals

Fat located around an arterymay actually be a good thing. That's the surprising conclusion of a recent study that focused on blood vessel health.

Business & Finance | Advertising/Marketing

How STAR TREK: PICARD'S Seven of Nine Channels KILL BILL - Nerdist

The former Borg drone known as Seven of Nine has finally joined Star Trek: Picard as promised, now with a mission for vengeance.

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

Breast Cancer Vaccine Has Eliminated Cancer In Its First Human Patient | The Breast Cancer Site Blog

"We have seen early signals that our vaccines have a very positive impact on disease. We are building on that foundation."

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

An Adult’s Guide to Social Skills, for Those Who Were Never Taught - The New York Times

It’s a shame so few of us are taught the basics of how to interact constructively with each other. If you never were, we’re here to help.

Recipes | Recipes

Chicken Pot Hand Pies | Quiche My Grits

Chicken Pot Hand Pies are as easy to make as they are to eat. Chicken and veggies are surrounded by creamy goodness and a flaky crust that's so yummy!

Recipes | Recipes

Puritan Backroom–Style Chicken Tenders | Cook's Country

If they're good enough for presidents, we figure they're good enough for us.

Recipes | Recipes

Tiramisù Entry Level - La Cucina Italiana

An irresistible dessert that can be prepared in less than an hour.

Health & Fitness | Health Tips

Not fasting is killing us, but fasting can hurt us too. Here's what to do.

We need to take long breaks from eating, new research says. Can we do that without putting ourselves in danger?

Sports | Sports

Three Key Denver Nuggets Stats As They Enter The 2019-20 Season Homestretch

As the Denver Nuggets enter the final stretch of the 2019-20 season with high expectations and a tough road ahead, here are three key stats that may shape their regular and postseason outcomes.

Science & Technology | Social Media

Facebook will pay users for submitting their voice recordings - TechSpot

It seems pretty much every big company, including Amazon, Apple, Google, and Microsoft, has been listening to and transcribing users’ voice recordings without their consent. It’s a way to improve speech recognition systems, but many customers were ang

Entertainment | Entertainment News!

The Friends Reunion Is Officially a Go at HBO Max!

HBO Max is officially releasing a Friends cast reunion special, starring Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox, Lisa Kudrow, David Schwimmer, Matthew Perry, and Matt LeBlanc

Business & Finance | Business

The Big Squeeze: How Mr. Whipple Made Advertising History

Dick Wilson, the star of more than 500 Charmin toilet paper commercials, became one of the most recognizable faces in the country.

Entertainment | Entertainment

When “Weird Al” Yankovic Asked Kurt Cobain for Permission to Parody "Smells Like Teen Spirit"

“Weird Al” Yankovic was used to rejection by the time he parodied "Smells Like Teen Spirit," but he was still nervous about asking for Kurt Cobain's blessing.

Business & Finance | Marketing

How to Engage Hundreds of Micro-Influencers to Scale Your Brand

To get your product and company maximum exposure, consider utilizing micro-influencer marketing to generate content and make more sales.

Food & Drink | Cooking Tips

Your Complete Guide to Cooking Every Kind of Gravy

From sausage gravy and traditional brown gravy to redeye and tomato gravy, here's everything you need to make the ultimate savory finishing sauce. 

Miscellaneous | Other Stories

The Reason Why Daylight Saving Time Begins at 2 a.m.

We’ll spring forward for daylight saving time 2020 on Sunday, March 8, at exactly 2 a.m.—but why then?

Business & Finance | Business & Finance

Why Dropbox shares are soaring after it reported earnings | TechCrunch

While the broader SaaS category has seen huge valuation gains in recent quarters, Dropbox has not. But perhaps the environment is changing for the company with its latest results.

News | News

Jerusalem's best-kept secret comes in form of silent prayer

Did you know Jews pray on the Temple Mount? They do this discreetly, without provocations, and the custom is one

Business & Finance | Business

How To Cure Founder's Syndrome | Inc.

When business owners micromanage, it can be a productivity calamity for all involved. But is there a cure?

Science & Technology | Tech

How ‘The Mandalorian’ and ILM invisibly reinvented film and TV production | TechCrunch

“The Mandalorian” was a pretty good show. On that most people seem to agree. But while a successful live-action Star Wars TV series is important in its own right, the way this particular show was made represents a far greater change, perhaps the most impo

Recipes | Recipes

Eggplant Pecorino | Cook's Country

An updated take on eggplant Parmesan puts the focus back where it belongs.

    Politics | Other Politics

    American Federation of Teachers to members: Support Warren, Sanders or Biden in 2020 election

    The nation’s second-largest teachers union, the American Federation of Teachers (AFT), said it will encourage local and state chapters to back Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), Sen.

    Music | Music

    GWAR - What's In My Bag?

    GWAR goes shopping at Amoeba Music in Los Angeles. Their latest album 'The Blood Of Gods' is available from Metal Blade Records. Check out their picks: Dicks...

    Science & Technology | Technology

    Google Just Gave Millions Of Users A Reason To Quit Chrome

    Google Chrome is now running software inside it which may make many users uncomfortable...

    Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

    This Israeli tech helped 'grandpa' stop spilling his drink

    72-year-old Will Irwin, the CEO and owner of a NY-based telemedicine firm, stopped trembling in his left hand after treatment with tech developed by Israel's Insightec

    Sports | Sports

    Who scored the most points in one game for every NBA franchise?

    A player who can get buckets seemingly at will is always a great asset, but you don’t need to be Wilt Chamberlain to have at least one big scoring day.

    Entertainment | Entertainment

    The Knives Out Sequel Won’t Young Indiana Jones Daniel Craig

    Daniel Craig’s Character Won’t Be Young Indiana Jones-ed in the Knives Out Sequel. “This’ll be just like what Agatha Christie did,” says writer-director Rian Johnson.

    Recipes | Recipes

    Almond-Raspberry Sandwich Cookies | America's Test Kitchen

    Almond and raspberry are a winning combination, especially in these tender, sugar-coated cookie sandwiches.

    Entertainment | Entertainment

    The New Westworld Season 3 Trailer Sets Up an Epic Showdown

    When season two of Westworld ended back in April 2018, it felt like season three would never come. The year 2020 felt so far away. Well, that time has finally passed and Westworld season three is coming—with a brand-new trailer that hammers the point home

    Entertainment | Netflix

    Netflix will release 55 new original movies and TV shows in March – here’s the full list

    It’s so fantastic that we now live in a day and age when Netflix can release 40 new original movies, TV shows, and specials over the course of a month — and that month is considered by fans t…

    Entertainment | Entertainment

    John Krasinski Tells Us Why He Would 'Absolutely Love to Do' An Office Reunion

    A Quiet Place director and actor John Krasinski tells us why he would love to do a reunion of 'The Office' and how he'll always be known as Jim Halpert.

    Miscellaneous | Chabad

    "Operation Ron" - Thousands Of Secular Jews Don Tefillin Thanks To Tel Aviv Mayor Ron Huldai

    Thousands of secular Jews began putting on tefillin recently as part of "Operation Ron" - an initiative named after Tel Aviv mayor Ron Huldai "in honor"

    News | Israel Around The World

    Coronavirus Crisis: These 6 Israel-Based Initiatives Are Working To Help China

    As of February 19, over 75,000 people worldwide have been infected, nearly all of them in mainland China, and some 2,012 people have died from the coronavirus.

    Miscellaneous | Diaspora

    Sanders calls Israeli government 'racist'

    Republican Jewish Coalition blasts presidential hopeful who called Israeli government racist: Outrageous.

    Miscellaneous | Other Stuff!

    113 Times People Saw Their Doppelgangers In The Most Unexpected Places | Bored Panda

    The world is like a Rubik’s Cube and there’s a lot of variation that you can get out of it. The same goes for our faces. There’s a one in 135 chance that a pair

    Science & Technology | Social Media

    Twitter rolling out new 'Continue thread' option for connecting multiple tweets together

    Twitter is rolling out a new feature that makes it easier to thread multiple tweets together. With this change, you can now link tweets together while you compose them. The company announced the new feature this afternoon. When you’re composing a new twee

    Politics | Other Politics

    4 takeaways from the Nevada Democratic debate

    The relative civility of the last eight debates was thrown by the wayside with Bloomberg on stage.