10 Things You Might Not Know About Animal Shelters

February 23, 2017

… to a healthy environment. 3. Staff Injuries Can Happen Often Flickr / Kullez Obviously, they all hope every single animal that crosses their path finds its way into a happy, safe home, but it can be hard to say goodbye after spending even just one day taking care of their cute faces. 5. The Animals Aren’t “Defective” Flickr / Olga Kay You might think adoption fees are priced to put cash back in the employee’s pocket, but they actually receive …

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Teen Is So Confused When Mom Mails Him A Box Of Trash, Then He Finds The Note

February 22, 2017

Connor Cox, 18, is a freshman at Westminster College in Pennsylvania. Being a new student away from home, Connor was so excited when his mom Terri told him she was going to send him a care package full of his favorite snacks. He eagerly anticipated his mom’s package to arrive, and when it finally did, he was greeted with two separate boxes. One box was full of all his favorite goodies, just like Terri promised. She sent him all sorts of fun snack foods, like cans of Pringles and bags of …

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Loving bride asks 92-year-old grandma to be her bridesmaid

February 19, 2017

… line dances and still owns and maintains her own home,” she stated in the comments of the post. This beautiful bride has a very close relationship with her grandmother. She also shared in a comment how she took her grandmother out on Valentine’s Day to celebrate what would have been 67 years with her grandfather. What a fantastic, beautiful moment. The world needs more of these right now. Mashable have reached out to the bride for comment. BONUS: Tom Hanks photobombed a wedding …

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Bruce Springsteen just made this young guitar player’s life

February 19, 2017

… know it all on guitar? You do? Come on up,” Springsteen said. Testa jumped on stage and was handed an acoustic guitar by one of the techs. Oh, and he had a pick handy, launching straight into the song as Springsteen sang and played along. Image: Youtube/msether76 Before Springsteen let Testa finish the song, the rock legend offered a few pointers on power stance. “When I was your age, I got my first guitar. I brought it home. And I realised it wasn’t about how well you …

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IMAX VR launches in L.A., kicking off the dawn of the VR arcade era

February 16, 2017

… Knockout League, all of which are experiences that truly pull you into another reality and take advantage of room-scale VR systems. The reason virtual reality arcades like this are so important is that they allow the public to quickly sample the highest-end VR experiences for just a few dollars, paving the way for potential purchases of home systems like the Oculus Rift and HTC Vive. Without outlets like IMAX VR, and other independent arcades popping up around the country, most people get their …

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Darren Criss to play Versace’s killer on ‘American Crime Story’

February 16, 2017

(CNN)Darren Criss is reuniting with “Glee” creator Ryan Murphy. Criss has been tapped to star in the third installment of Murphy’s FX anthology, “Versace: American Crime Story,” the network confirmed to CNN. Criss will play Andrew Cunanan, the man who killed famed fashion designer Gianni Versace on the steps of Versace’s Miami home in 1997. …

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10 Surprising Things That Were Censored On Film And TV In The Past

February 15, 2017

Since the very first clipof moving pictures was developed, there have also been cases of bizarre film and TV censorship. As the entertainment industry grew with the popularity of silent films, “talkies,” and home television sets, so did the scrutiny on each and every production attempting to air in front of an audience. Obviously, it’s all done in what those various establishments over the years thoughtwas in our best interest, but as you can see in the examples below, they …

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10 Ways To Give Old, Useless VHS Tapes A Second Life

February 15, 2017

… digged through. But now with DVDs and streaming video being the primary source for viewing, those old tapes aren’t quite as useful. We’ve all got a bunch of junk lying around the house, but sometimes no ideawhat to do with all of it. These 10 ideas for repurposingold VHStapesare all so much better than keeping those relicsof the past stuffed away in thebasement somewhere. Obviously, I won’t be destroying any home movies, but for the dust-collecting tapes (or the ones whose …

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11 Things You Probably Never Knew About John Travolta

February 13, 2017

… and friends on Facebook! 1. He Left High School Early To Become An Actor Wikimedia Commons / Stand da Hacker Teen John had his very own mechanical bull installed in his home before filming the movie, and he got so good that he didn’t even need a stunt double for the sceneswhere he had to ride. Impressive! 3. He Had A Near-Death Piloting Experience Wikimedia Commons / spaceodissey Johnexpressed that one of his biggestregrets wasturning down a rolein the …

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A random company briefly double in value after being mistaken for Snapchat

February 10, 2017

… filing was imminent. The microcaps shares took off when Venice, California-based Snap made it official on Feb. 2, and theyve rallied four of the five trading sessions since. More than 10,000 shares of the company traded on Wednesday, almost 10 times the average daily volume in January. Bizarre activity in little-known stocks with names or tickers that are similar to more famous companies isnt that uncommon in equity markets. Tweeter home Entertainment Group Inc., a once-bankrupt retailer, surged …

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NHS Health Check: Five examples of innovation in the UK – BBC News

February 10, 2017

… be,” she says. “It’s about reassuring the public – it’s not turning away sick patients, that’s absolutely not what it’s about.” Image copyright Guy Hinks “We set targets to get 30% of people home that came into intermediate care beds, and we have achieved that consistently,” he says. Beforehand, those people would probably have ended up going into residential nursing care for the rest of their days, he adds. Now, moving patients …

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Wedding Guests Smile At Sweet Father-Daughter Dance, Then Dad Dad Drops To The Ground

February 9, 2017

… focused on the dance ahead of them. The proud father spins his little girl around twice before coming back to their home dancing position. Suddenly, the music began to skip. Was this the end of the father-daughter dance? Not for this family. In an instant, the song switched to a more livelier tune — and a very danceable one at that. In the video below, posted on February3, 2017, the once soft and slow father-daughter dance completely flips to a hip-hop breakdancing session, hosted by dad. …

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12 Surprising Facts About Classic Teen Idols Most Fans Never Knew

February 7, 2017

… timing was a bit off as they approached the teen as he was waiting outside his home and watching his father being taken into an ambulance after a heart attack. Fabian was obviously offended by their poor tact, but luckily, his dad was able to recover. However, hewas never well enough to work again, inspiring Fabian to take up Bob and Peter’s offer to become a star to support his family. 7. Troy Donahue’s Mailbox Must Have Been Full Wikimedia Commons / In-house publicity …

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Almost two-thirds of children worry ‘all the time’ – BBC News

February 6, 2017

Anger control Tom felt he could not learn and his mother could not get a job as she was so worried about what would happen if he ran home from school and found her gone. Tom was taught breathing exercises to control his anger and reduce his anxiety – techniques he used for the rest of his school career. “It helped me get through,” he said. Eight years on he applied for a place on a performing arts course and says he owes his progress to the counselling sessions. Place2Be …

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10 Unexpected Facts About The Adventures Of Ozzie And Harriet

February 4, 2017

… Nelsons’ House Was Their Actual home Wikimedia Commons After divorcing his wife and losing the married man’s deferment in 1944, the comedian’s absence from his radio show led the way for his band leader, Ozzie, to takeover his slot with the family series. 3. David And Ricky Were Played By Other Actors At First Wikimedia Commons / Decca Records If (like me) you assumed the nickname, which he later shortened to Rick in an attempt to appear more …

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Black Sabbath: ‘We hated being a heavy metal band’ – BBC News

February 4, 2017

… unbelievable. I sat in the hospital with my hand in this bag and I thought ‘that’s it – I’m finished’. “But eventually I thought ‘I’m not going to accept that. There must be a way I can play’.” He went home and fashioned new fingertips out of an old Fairy Liquid bottle – “melted it down, got a hot soldering iron and shaped it like a finger” – and cut sections from a leather jacket to cover his new homemade …

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After immigration ban, Twitter users share their best travel stories with Trump Hotels

January 31, 2017

… pic.twitter.com/yRftCMNsah Aminatou Sow (@aminatou) January 28, 2017 @TrumpHotels Been to UAE. Great time. Not on your stupid Muslim ban even tho’ they’ve got Muslims. Oh but you have a hotel there. Got it. Ato Essandoh (@AtoEssandoh) January 29, 2017 @vmontes @TrumpHotels my Lolo & his family coming to Daly City, where they would make a home in a welcoming country pic.twitter.com/o8wS6DG5Jw Vida Wadhams (@VidaWadhams) January 29, 2017 @TrumpHotels I remember …

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‘Father Of Pac-Man’ Dies

January 31, 2017

… later made for home-gaming systems like Nintendo. Its popularity led to Pac-Man-themed merchandise and apparel, a short-lived animated television series, and spinoff games like Ms. Pac Man. Namco engineer Toru Iwatani invented Pac-Man, but it was reportedly Nakamura who came up with the name. Pac is short for pakku, which in Japanese denotes a munching sound. In 2005, Namco merged with Bandai, forming a huge company specializing in toys, video games, and amusement facilities. It reported …

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Robots could help solve social care crisis, say academics – BBC News

January 30, 2017

… hospitals and care homes as well as improving care delivery at home and promoting independent living for the elderly. “It is not a question of replacing human support but enhancing and complementing existing care.” She added: “We are starting with care homes and with people who are semi-independent living in sheltered housing, but we do believe that in the future the robots would become acceptable for people to have in their own homes.” Well-being Pepper Robots are …

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Amazon and Netflix did something extraordinary at Sundance

January 29, 2017

… like Amazon and Netflix fuel the indie filmmakers, and keep choice [for consumers] alive. They are a force.” Digital domination? Streaming is only the beginning of digital domination at Sundance, with more viewers opting to watch movies at home. “Technology drives so much of content creation and consumption,” Toffler, an ex-MTV exec, said. “Youd be foolish not to understand that it enables the audience to consume content on demand at their fingertips, at their …

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Academy Calls Possible Effect Of Trump’s Ban On Foreign Nominees ‘Extremely Troubling’

January 29, 2017

… actress Taraneh Alidoosti, spoke out earlier this week in anticipation of Trumps executive order about boycotting this years ceremony. In his2012 Oscar acceptance speech for A Separation, Farhadi emphasized that the divide between the U.S. and Iran is fueled by politicians, not the people. He spoke about what the Academys recognition meant to Iranians watching at home. I proudly offer this award to the people of my country, he went on, a people who respect all cultures and civilizations …

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Moments is out and ‘Explore’ is in with Twitter’s latest app update

January 27, 2017

… making the change official. SEE ALSO: Twitter’s complicated relationship with developers just got worse Notably, Twitter has moved the placement of the tab, putting it directly next to home, rather than in the center where Moments used to be. The new version will also prominently feature Twitter’s live broadcasts. Also included: an “explore all” section where users can browse Twitter by topics like sports and entertainment. The change is rolling out to Twitter’s …

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A guide to some of the must-watch Oscar nominees

January 27, 2017

… Mine” A movie inspired by true events about a group of young German POWs who are forced to clear landmines in Denmark, in hopes of eventually being sent home. How to watch: In select Los Angeles and New York theaters starting February 10. Wider release to follow. “A Man Called Ove” An irate retiree forms a bond with a family who moves in next door. Also nominated for: best makeup and hairstyling How to watch: Rent on iTunes, Amazon, and Google Play. “The …

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14 Vintage Television Sets That Will Totally Take You Back

January 26, 2017

… over the decades. Sometimes it was for the better, like moving away from the itty-bitty porthole screens. Other times, though, the designs left you scratching your head and wondering howyou were even supposed to turn the darn thing on. Take a look to see some of thevintage TVs folks relied onway back in the day and let us know in the comments if you remember having one in your home. And don’t forget to SHARE with your friends! Thumbnail Source: Wikimedia Commons 1. 1950s Philco TV …

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Transform An Empty Popcorn Tin Into A Cute And Convenient Dog Food Container

January 26, 2017

… ready for a quick wash and a stunning transformation into the most useful Christmas gift you’ve ever received! Thumbnail Photo: Flickr /The Heather Chronicles Flickr / Katy Warner This tutorial calls for a few simple supplies. If you’re into crafting, you may already have a lot of them at home! First and foremost, you’ll need an old popcorn tin, either from this year, or one you hung onto from a previous season. Next, you’ll need: Spray paint …

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10 Stylish Home Hacks To Transform Your Living Space Without Breaking The Bank

January 26, 2017

Afterwe deck outour living quarterswith a new and refreshedlook, we can take a step backand feel pride to call our home… well, home. But astime goes on, things can start to wear down. If wedon’t replace furnishingsoften enough, it can definitely startto show. However, we all know how pricey re-decorating can get I’m pretty sure eventhis trailer makeoverended up costinga pretty penny! So what’s the solution? Well, here’s the good news: making your home stylish …

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