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A Lost Grace? History, Culture, and the Art of the Letter
A Lost Grace? History, Culture, and the Art of the Letter
On May 24, 1844, Samuel Morse sent the world’s first long distance telegraph message—“What hath God wrought”—and so changed forever human communication. This union of electricity and human ingenuity next ...
07-19-2023
Closing Prices for Crude Oil, Gold, and Other Commodities (July 19)
Closing Prices for Crude Oil, Gold, and Other Commodities (July 19)
Benchmark U.S. crude oil for August delivery fell 40 cents to $75.35 a barrel Wednesday. Brent crude for September delivery fell 17 cents to $79.46 a barrel. Wholesale gasoline for ...
07-19-2023
Touching Photo of Father and Son Wins Father’s Day Photo Awards
Touching Photo of Father and Son Wins Father’s Day Photo Awards
Gan Jing World’s 2023 #GJWBestDad Hashtag Photo Awards recently announced the results of the Father's Day "Best Dad" photo contest. Suzi Anna’s winning submission of a father and son playing ...
07-19-2023
Make This Most of Ripe, Juicy Tomatoes in This Delicious Dish
Make This Most of Ripe, Juicy Tomatoes in This Delicious Dish
If you’re an avid gardener and have been blessed with a bounty of ripe tomatoes, a simple summer salad is a great way to make the most of (and use ...
07-19-2023
How Major US Stock Indexes Fared July 19
How Major US Stock Indexes Fared July 19
Wall Street closed modestly higher following profit reports from a spate of banks and other big U.S. companies. The S&P 500 rose 0.2 percent Wednesday after its seventh gain in ...
07-19-2023
This Trick for Creamy Pasta Will Change Your Opinion on Cottage Cheese
This Trick for Creamy Pasta Will Change Your Opinion on Cottage Cheese
Cottage cheese has been having a moment, but if you’re still on the fence about it, this light and impossibly creamy pasta is the best introduction. (And if you already ...
07-19-2023
Popcorn and Inspiration: ‘The Cop and the Anthem’
Popcorn and Inspiration: ‘The Cop and the Anthem’
NR | 16 min 55 sec | Drama, Comedy | 1952 In a rare on-camera appearance as narrator, John Steinbeck introduces the film, "The Cop and the Anthem," one part of ...
07-19-2023
Barbecue Manners
Barbecue Manners
Sunny summer days are made for backyard barbecues, so let’s review basic backyard cookout behavior. There Can Only Be One Chef When attending a barbecue as a guest, resist the ...
07-19-2023
How a Rural Community Rallied to Save a Rustic 100-Year-Old Oregon Hotel
How a Rural Community Rallied to Save a Rustic 100-Year-Old Oregon Hotel
By Jackie Varriano From The Seattle Times Joseph—For many of the 7,000 or so people who live in rugged, mountainous Wallowa County tucked up in the northeastern corner of Oregon, ...
07-19-2023
Woman Who Fell 12 Feet Fracturing Her Neck During a Cigarette Break Says, ‘It’s a Miracle I’m Alive’
Woman Who Fell 12 Feet Fracturing Her Neck During a Cigarette Break Says, ‘It’s a Miracle I’m Alive’
A woman who fell down a 12-foot drop and fractured her neck and later gave birth to a baby boy has made a miracle recovery. Cary Edby, 25, from Ramsgate, in ...
07-20-2023
79-Year-Old Woman’s Dying Wish Fulfilled As Carers Bring Her to See Her Beloved Horse One Last Time
79-Year-Old Woman’s Dying Wish Fulfilled As Carers Bring Her to See Her Beloved Horse One Last Time
Pictures of a horse decorate the room of Karina Courtmanche whose health has declined in recent months. For the 79-year-old Connecticut woman, those pictures bring back happy memories of the ...
07-15-2023
Momma Grizzly Bear Shows Her Parenting Skills When Terrified Cub Panics Crossing River
Momma Grizzly Bear Shows Her Parenting Skills When Terrified Cub Panics Crossing River
A momma grizzly bear showed some tough love when her cub got scared crossing a fast-flowing river after being chased off by bison. Photographer Ron Sterbenz of Minneapolis, Minnesota, was visiting ...
07-16-2023
25 Funny Pet Photo Finalists of 2023 Pet Comedy Photo Awards—Dogs, Tennis Balls, Cat Bleps, And More
25 Funny Pet Photo Finalists of 2023 Pet Comedy Photo Awards—Dogs, Tennis Balls, Cat Bleps, And More
In a world that can get downright hectic, few things keep us grounded as our pets do. They keep us fit when we say we're too busy to exercise; keep ...
07-17-2023
Squirrels With Personalities: Cheeky Photos Reveal the Fun Side of Squirrels—It’s All Too Relatable
Squirrels With Personalities: Cheeky Photos Reveal the Fun Side of Squirrels—It’s All Too Relatable
Johnny Kääpä has a special connection with squirrels. The 57-year-old photographer from Gothenburg, Sweden, takes magical close-up pictures showing the emotions of the little creatures. Birds just don’t do it ...
07-15-2023
Fun Photography: Brilliant Up-Close Photos of Praying Mantises’ Adorable Dance Moves
Fun Photography: Brilliant Up-Close Photos of Praying Mantises’ Adorable Dance Moves
No, it’s not Photoshop. Though the praying mantises photographed by a Malaysian photographer really do look like that. Living close to the tropical jungle, Pang Way is in the perfect ...
07-16-2023
9 Simple and Cheap Home Security Hacks to Keep Burglars From Breaking In and Stealing Your Stuff
9 Simple and Cheap Home Security Hacks to Keep Burglars From Breaking In and Stealing Your Stuff
It's not all that reassuring seeing the crime sprees lately in the news as robberies spike in big cities across the United States. While we all do our part in ...
07-14-2023
Obese Mom Decides to Get Healthy for Her Daughter, Looks Unrecognizable After Shedding 175lb
Obese Mom Decides to Get Healthy for Her Daughter, Looks Unrecognizable After Shedding 175lb
A single mom, who had struggled with obesity since childhood, has overhauled her unhealthy lifestyle to be a better mom for her 4-year-old daughter. She is also sharing the hidden struggle ...
07-18-2023
VIDEO: Adorable Flamingo Chick Hatched From Abandoned Egg ‘Adopted’ by Feathered Couple at UK Zoo
VIDEO: Adorable Flamingo Chick Hatched From Abandoned Egg ‘Adopted’ by Feathered Couple at UK Zoo
An abandoned egg that had been rescued was incubated for 32 days before being introduced to an "adoptive" flamingo family, a zookeeper said. Soon the egg was taken under the ...
07-14-2023
Photographer Endures 115-Degree Desert Heat for Two Months to Get Rare Shots of Striped Hyena
Photographer Endures 115-Degree Desert Heat for Two Months to Get Rare Shots of Striped Hyena
Two months in the searing summer heat in the Indian desert finally paid off for this wildlife photographer, who was rewarded with a series of rare, intimate shots of a ...
07-14-2023
4-Ingredient Orange Julius Recipe (5-Minute)
4-Ingredient Orange Julius Recipe (5-Minute)
In our culture of smoothies galore, anything goes. Smoothie add-ins range from whey protein to wheatgrass to collagen. I’m not betting on wrinkles miraculously disappearing by gulping smoothies. {Anything’s possible?} ...
07-13-2023
The $100 Billion Ingredient Making Your Food Toxic
The $100 Billion Ingredient Making Your Food Toxic
Many people think it's sugar, but I believe this health bomb is far worse. If you consume more than 5 grams of it each day, you could be giving chronic ...
06-29-2023
A Root Cause of Mental Illness: Harvard Professor
A Root Cause of Mental Illness: Harvard Professor
What causes mental illness? For years, despite medical advances, this pressing question has remained unanswered. Often, patients seeking clarity encounter explanations such as “it’s genetic” or “depression is a lack ...
07-2-2023
An Important and Overlooked Cause of Alzheimer’s
An Important and Overlooked Cause of Alzheimer’s
Researchers have long linked gum disease to a higher risk of Alzheimer's disease. Research has revealed that inflamed, bleeding gums are the entry point for disease-causing bacteria to get into ...
07-12-2023
Woman Cleans Filthy Bathroom for Grandma Who Hadn’t Showered in Over 3 Years, Watch the Incredible Transformation
Woman Cleans Filthy Bathroom for Grandma Who Hadn’t Showered in Over 3 Years, Watch the Incredible Transformation
A cleaning guru and social media influencer stepped up to the challenge when she heard about an 87-year-old woman's filthy bathroom. The transformation took an epic five hours to complete. ...
06-26-2023
Horse Abandoned by Roadside Wins Silver at Horse Show With His New 13-Year-Old Owner
Horse Abandoned by Roadside Wins Silver at Horse Show With His New 13-Year-Old Owner
A horse that was abandoned by the side of the road after collapsing while pulling a cart has been adopted and has found a life worth living with a young ...
07-3-2023
Mom Who Saved $12,750 by Taking Her Kids on Vacation During Term Time Says She’ll Do It Again Despite the Fines
Mom Who Saved $12,750 by Taking Her Kids on Vacation During Term Time Says She’ll Do It Again Despite the Fines
A single mom from England has saved a fortune by taking her kids out of school during term time to go for vacations abroad and said she stands by her ...
07-1-2023
Christian Doctor Fired for Refusing to Use Trans Pronouns Cites Genesis, Appeals to European Court
Christian Doctor Fired for Refusing to Use Trans Pronouns Cites Genesis, Appeals to European Court
A Christian doctor in the UK was fired for refusing to use hypothetical transgender pronouns for patients during a training session. A court ruling followed by two separate appeals supported his ...
06-22-2023
First Super Moon of 2023 Will Be Full ‘Buck’ Moon Around Summer Solstice—What You Need to Know
First Super Moon of 2023 Will Be Full ‘Buck’ Moon Around Summer Solstice—What You Need to Know
The upcoming July full moon, traditionally called the full "buck" moon, will arrive on the heels of the summer solstice. It will be the first of four super moons this ...
06-30-2023
Ireland Will Pay Up to $92,000 for People to Live on Its Remote, Idyllic Off-Shore Islands
Ireland Will Pay Up to $92,000 for People to Live on Its Remote, Idyllic Off-Shore Islands
Ireland is offering to pay up to $92,000 for people to live on its 30 remote, idyllic islands off the western coast in an attempt to revitalize the islands that ...
06-26-2023
Are Vegetable Oils Killing Us? We Swapped Them In for Animal Fats 50 Years Ago
Are Vegetable Oils Killing Us? We Swapped Them In for Animal Fats 50 Years Ago
Our switch from cooking with animal fats—like butter—to cooking with vegetable oils runs back more than fifty years. It was thought that this would lower cholesterol and the rate of ...
07-12-2023
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