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News : DHS Puts Out Urgent Order for Riot Gear

The Department of Homeland Security has put out an urgent solicitation for hundreds of items of “riot gear,” in preparation for expected unrest at the upcoming Republican National Convention, Democratic National Convention and next year’s presidential inauguration. » DHS Puts ...more

News : 91 Cool New iOS 11 Features You Didn't Know About

Apple's iOS 11 is finally here, and while they showed off several of the new features it brings to your iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch back at WWDC 2017, they've only just touched the surface of what iOS 11 has to offer. There are a lot of cool new (and sometimes secret) feature ...more

A Beautiful Death : 1,000 Melting Icemen

First, I have to apologize—this is really old news. But when it comes to Nele Azevedo's Minimum Monument project, it's well worth digging into the archives. It's one of the most amazing street art installations I've ever seen. The image above shows an installation displayed b ...more

News : Tips and Tricks for Gmail

Time to confess a personal bias: I love Gmail. I think it's the best thing since sliced bread. I try to be impartial when I write about software and online services, but seriously -- of all the free email services out there, why would you use anything else? A quick point of o ...more

How To : The Ultimate Guide to Customizing Your iPhone

Cases and stickers are always great, but they aren't the only way to customize an iPhone. The software on your device is full of customization options, from a better-looking home screen and cooler lock screen wallpapers to app icon changes and a system-wide dark mode. There's ...more

HowTo : Bring a Dead Frog Back to Life (and Then Eat it)

Ever had frog? Okay, hold back the "ick". Frog is pretty tasty, and in truth, really just kinda tastes like chicken. Whether you're a veteran frog eater, or an adventurous newbie, check out this recipe for stir-fried frogs, via Serious Eats. BUT, FIRST, a chilling tale on How ...more

How To : Remove ticks and treat tick bites

Tick bites should be treated immediately, the concern being transmission of Lyme disease. If you've received a tick bite, what you should do is to remove the tick promptly and carefully. Use tweezers to grasp the body of the tick near its head and pull out very gently to remov ...more

How To : Cast off on a circular knitting machine

This video shows you how to cast off on a circular knitting machine. For this demonstration, we will use the circular knitting machine by Innovations. Once you've mastered the secrets of the machine, you can pull it out of the closet whenever you have some urgent holiday scarv ...more

News : Happy News: Common Drugs May Save You from MRSA

Staphylococcus aureus is a widespread bacteria — about a third of us have it on our body right now — usually in our nose or on our skin. And it probably isn't causing an infection. But, about 1% of people who have Staphylococcus aureus present have a type that is resistant to ...more

How To : Diagnose septic shock symptoms

Septic shock is a serious and often life threatening emergency medical condition in which the blood pressure is extremely low. Insufficient blood therefore reaches the body tissues and this means that not enough oxygen and nutrients are delivered to the body. Medical shock is ...more

News : Finally, a New Drug Against 'Untreatable' Gonorrhea

Gonorrhea infections reached a peak in 1975, then decreased until 2009, when infection rate started rising and has increased each year since. With the rise of antibiotic resistance, those numbers are only going to get worse — unless we find new treatments against the bacteria. ...more

News : 'Useless' Antibiotics Work When Matched Up in Threes

The search is on to find antibiotics that will work against superbugs — bacteria that are rapidly becoming resistant to many drugs in our antibiotic arsenal. By carefully choosing antibiotics that killed bacteria in different ways, a team of researchers found that combination ...more

How To : Get a Canadian citizenship card

The citizenship card is a document that naturalized Canadian citizens use to prove that they are Canadian citizens. This card is needed to get certain documents such as a Canadian passport. It never expires but it can be updated to include a new picture or name change. Citizen ...more

News : How Calcium Sets Off a C Diff Infection

Unfortunately, the very places we go to receive health care put us at risk for becoming infected with superbugs, bacteria exposed to so many antibiotics that they have become immune to their effects. Clostridium difficile (C. diff) is one such bacteria. It causes inflammation ...more

How To : Get Over Your End-of-Vacation, Back-to-Work Blues

The end of a weekend can be depressing knowing just how bad Monday morning will be when you get back to work, but that feeling is tenfold when coming back from a lengthy vacation with zero work responsibilities. Sitting in your cubicle, stuck staring at your computer screen, ...more

How To : Draw the beautiful Megan Fox with pencils

Megan Fox. She's one of those girls you love and hate, because she's just so damn hot! You may not like her acting skills, but her beauty makes up for it all. But the closest you're ever going to get to Megan Fox is with this drawing tutorial. Merrill Kazanjian shows you how t ...more

News : My Name is Kira, and I'm an Addict...

...a FarmVille addict, that is. Poor Kira is just one of many who pours way too much time and money into their virtual Facebook homesteads. Zynga’s FarmVille is the most popular of the many Facebook web games. In fact, it attracts more than 75 million players monthly. Wired ...more

How To : Perform emergency CPR and first aid on a pet dog

Dogs can choke or find themselves in emergency situations and require urgent medical assistance. While a veterinary aid is still mandatory, these CPR and first aid measures can be life-saving in a crucial moment. Watch this video tutorial and learn how to save a pet dog's, or ...more

How To : Create a Snow White inspired makeup look

Someday, your prince will come. But until then, have fun with playing with your makeup. This tutorial makeup video will show you how to apply a makeup look that screams "I can handle small furry creatures!" Products used: urban decay primer potion as a base MAC shroom shadow ...more

How To : Get a Canadian Permanent Resident (PR) card

In this tutorial, we learn how to get a Canadian Permanent Resident card. The residence card will identify you and your name as a resident of Canada. If you do not have a card when entering Canada, you have to obtain a new PR card within 30 days and have a new Canadian address ...more

Top 10 : Best Ethical Destinations for 2011

By Ethical Traveler As the world becomes ever more interconnected, being an ethical traveler becomes both easier and more urgent. Travelers today have access to far more information than we did even 10 years ago. We can observe–almost in real time–the impact that smart or sel ...more

News : How Livestock Farts Lead to a Warmer Climate

When it comes to global warming, most of us think of carbon dioxide emissions. While carbon dioxide is the most important greenhouse gas, carbon dioxide emissions have stayed constant for the last three years. On the other hand, methane, the second most important gas, has been ...more

How To : Help someone who is choking

Choking is the mechanical (either by foreign object or compression) obstruction of outside air flowing into the lungs. Learn about choking, including emergency treatments like CPR, in this medical how-to video. Remaining calm and performing one of the procedures below could he ...more

How To : Treat spider bites

Spider bites can range from harmless to fatal, spiders themselves coming in many varieties. you're bitten by a spider, you should wash that area carefully with soap and water and do this several times per day until the skin is healed. You can also apply an ice pack wrapped in ...more

How To : Recognize the symptoms of food poisoning

Food poisoning, also referred to as food-borne illness, is a gastrointestinal disorder that results from eating contaminated food. . Who is at risk? Anyone can get food poisoning, especially travellers and those who live in tropical climates. Infants, elderly people, and those ...more

News : Foreign Countries

International Pet Travel: Taking Your Pet Animal to a Foreign Country If you are taking a pet to another country (permanently or for a visit), contact that country's consulate or embassy for information about any requirements that you must meet. A list of consulates can be fo ...more

Scrabble Bingo of the Day : CAGANER

Scrabble Bingo of the Day: * CAGANER [n] A caganer is a small figurine of a person defecating in place, pants humorously around the character's ankles. It's a traditional Christmas decoration in Catalonia, Spain and in neighboring areas, where it's placed within the nativity ...more

News : Welcome to Photography Contests World!

Welcome to Photography Contests World! The purpose of this world is two-fold. First, it will serve as a directory with featured listings of all types of current photography contests. If you have ever tried to search for a photography contest to enter, then you are aware of how ...more

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