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7 Best Press-On Nails for an Instant Salon-Worthy Manicure

Jun 24, 2022

Every editorial product is independently selected, though we may be compensated or receive an affiliate commission if you buy something through our links. Ratings and prices are accurate and items are in stock as of time of publication. These press-on nails will give you instantly gorgeous manicures with zero drying time! Press-on nails are back in a big way Press-on nails have come a long way since the only available options were the original plastic Lee Press-On Nails (which recently underw ...read more

The Best Jean Jackets That Go with Absolutely Everything

Jun 24, 2022

RD.com, via merchant (4) Jean jackets you’ll want in your wardrobe ASAP Are you ready to meet your new wardrobe hero? A jean jacket is one of those stylish and timeless pieces that can be worn with just about everything you own. And now that spring has sprung and you’ve put away your bulky winter coats and boots, you’ll want to make sure you have the perfect spring jacket. While you might need a raincoat (and an umbrella!) on drizzly days, the best jean jackets for women fill ...read more

Random #338 – 50 Fascinating Random Facts

Jun 24, 2022

1 Wright Brothers Promise The Wright Brothers only flew together on the same flight one time, a six-minute flight on May 25th, 1910. They promised their father, Milton, they would never fly together to avoid the chance of a double tragedy and to ensure that one brother would be alive to continue their flight experiments. 2. The Financial Modeling World Cup is essentially the World Cup for Competitive excel users. Participants solve real-life case studies by building fin ...read more

What is the most interesting statistic you know?

Jun 24, 2022

We asked our regular contributors through e-mail What is the most interesting statistic you know? We got many interesting responses. Here are some of them. We have just copied and pasted their responses, not editing them in any way. 1. Of the 30 fastest 100-meter sprint times, 21 were run by athletes who tested positive for performance-enhancing drugs. The other 9 were Usain Bolt. – Davecasa 2. The 48% of British people wouldn’t go to space even if their safety was guaranteed with th ...read more

Eastern State Hospital: Abandoned Turn of the Century Hospital in Oklahoma

Jun 24, 2022

For close to a century, many doctors termed Oklahomans mentally unstable, and professionals admitted mentally ill patients to the Eastern State Hospital in Vinita, Oklahoma. Even when mental illness was considered taboo, doctors deemed it best to build a mental hospital. At the time, people attributed mental illness to moral failures or ill decisions. Even so, the clientele of the Eastern State Hospital grew fast, despite staff not being able to meet the demand. History of the Eastern State H ...read more

How to Help the Families and Victims of the Uvalde School Shooting

Jun 24, 2022

Even if you don't live in Texas, you can still help the Uvalde community during this trying time. Here's how. The United States is mourning another heartbreaking act of gun violence within its borders after a gunman opened fire at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas, on May 24, 2022, killing 19 children and two teachers. Although there have been 213 mass shootings (defined as involving four or more people) so far in 2022, according to Gun Violence Archive, this is the deadliest attack on ...read more

25 Interesting Shower Thoughts – Part 305

Jun 24, 2022

Here are this week’s shower thoughts. 1-5 Shower Thoughts 1. Being in the sun for only two hours makes you realize how incredibly resilient plants are. 2. In gaming, repeatedly crouching when you first see someone is a sign of friendship, but repeatedly crouching after you killed them is a sign of disrespect. 3. Resident docs earn less than fifteen per hour when you consider they do more than eighty hours per week year-round. 4. Considering that the experiment was created in 1935, it is ...read more

This Pediatric Social Worker Creates Dolls That Represent Every Kind of Child

Jun 24, 2022

Amy Jandrisevits believes that representation matters—and that all kids should have a doll that looks like them. Mortensen Photography/Courtesy Rick Swearingen Amy Jandrisevits wants every kid to have a doll they can identify with. Amy Jandrisevits knows the value of a good doll. “Dolls have a power we don’t completely understand,” she told The Today Show. It’s a conclusion she came to while working as a pediatric oncology social worker using dolls to help her young clients ad ...read more

How to Permanently Delete iPhone Apps

Jun 24, 2022

Whether an app is causing problems on your iPhone or you just want to free up some space, you can follow these steps to get rid of it for good. There truly is an app for everything. That’s a fact avid iPhone users know all too well—especially when they look down at their phones and realize they have more apps than they ever wanted or needed. Ready to get rid of a few of yours and finally organize your apps? Not so fast. You need to make sure that you’re actually deleting them instead of ...read more

32+ Stores Open on the 4th of July

Jun 24, 2022

The 4th of July is all about backyard barbecues, pool parties, and of course, fireworks. While heading to a store may not be top of mind, it will be if you need something. Maybe you didn’t buy enough hot dog buns or forgot to buy bug spray. Or maybe you’re not the outdoor type and your ideal holiday celebration entails taking advantage of the stellar 4th of July sales. Instead of running from store to store, trying to find one that isn’t closed, bookmark this list of the stores that are ...read more

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