After 36 years in prison this innocent man was finally set free

For 36 years, Michael Hanline has maintained his innocence despite being locked up at the California State Prison for a crime he didn’t commit. With the help of the California Innocence Project, he was able to revisit his ruling. According to the project, they were able to uncover police reports that had been sealed before Michael’s trial. “The reports implicated ...

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Someone Made Cornbread Fired Chicken Cake…I Need This in My Life

Someone made cornbread fired chicken cake with mashed potato frosting and gravy drippings…Where to I sign my life away to eat this? The cake is the creation of Los Angeles-based baker Bree Miller, aka Bree’s Cakes, who says she got challenged to make the cake from a friend who had seen a photo of something similar. “He texted me a ...

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Levitating Light Bulb That Works Without Being Screwed In

When Simon Morris was 16 years old, he dreamt of having a hover board. He became so fascinated with magnetic levitation that he began building his own prototypes with magnets. 15 years later he had managed to make everything from Nike shoes to speakers hover in the air and was in need of a new challenge. So he began experimenting ...

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30 Heartbreaking Photos Of Pollution

Earth Day is not a holiday, but an annual event dedicated to demonstrating support for environmental action. in many Western countries, each person generates 1.95kg of waste every day, up from 1.2kg in 1960. There are now 7.3 billion people in the world; with the current population growth rate of 1.1%, this means that in roughly 64 years, the Earth’s ...

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Andrew Jackson: a lunatic that became President

Andrew Jackson was a whiskey-drinking, hell-raising lunatic who was elected President of the United States. He waged a personal war against the British, fought an assassin, threatened to behead John C. Calhoun, and almost destroyed the White House on two separate occasions. He was quoted as saying “I was born for a storm, and a calm does not suit me.” ...

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Bar Essentials To Get Your Nerdy Drink On

Your home bar will be the envy of all the other mad scientists! 1. The Erlenmeyer Vacuum Flask Cocktail Shaker Set: You may already have a degree in Chemistry, but you’re going to be majoring in mixology with this awesome set from Periodic Tableware. The set includes two beaker and two flask shot glasses, as well as the Erlenmeyer Vacuum ...

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This gallery is ribbed for your pleasure

Here’s a quick tutorial on how to cook the perfect rack of ribs this summer. I apologize to anybody I make hungry after this post. Remove the Membrane – This seems to be a point of hot debate amongst rib lovers – do you remove the membrane or not? Some do…Slide a sharp knife between the bone and the membrane ...

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Japanese Craftsman Restores Old Books To Look Good As New

Instead of being lost to memory, an old, tattered 1,000-page English-Japanese dictionary was given new life when its owner handed it over to Nobuo Okano, a Japanese master craftsman who has spent 30 years perfecting the art of restoring old books. Nobuo Okano has been restoring books for 30 years A guy brought an old, 1,000-page English-Japanese dictionary He used ...

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Some health benefits of marijuana worth putting to the test

We all know medical marijuana has a ton of benefits, but what are they, exactly? Aside from the common response of treating PTSD & arthritis, here are 10 more health benefits of marijuana. Slows Tumor Growth – The American Association for Cancer Research has found that marijuana considerably slows down tumor growth, specifically in the lungs, breasts and brain. Prevent ...

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Check out the prices at the very first McDonald’s

Last week marked the 60th anniversary of the opening of the first McDonald’s in Des Plaines, Illinois. To promote the opening, Ray Kroc took out an ad in the Des Plaines journal advertising the low prices. It worked, and Kroc’s restaurant took in $366.12 in the first day.

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19 of the most heavily guarded places on Earth

Vatican Secret Archives Despite the church’s attempt at openness, critics say the contents aren’t accessible enough since only qualified clergy and academics are allowed inside the facility, and even those granted entry cannot view items without advanced approval.Thus, the skeptics remain, with theories ranging from the cavern hiding gospels that contradict the Bible, to it housing the earliest known collection ...

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Ricky Gervais declared war on animal trophy hunters via social media

An animal hunter recently posted this photo of herself with a dead giraffe that really grinded animal activist Ricky Gervais’ gears. Ricky’s response to the photo. The Tweet went viral in an instant. Shortly after that he posted a photo by trophy hunter Rebecca Francis who recently posted this photo. Rebecca is a winner of the competition show Extreme Huntress ...

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A Damn Fine Collection Of Fascinating Photos

Photo Of A Doctor Who Just Lost His Young Patient “The man pictured was unable to save one of his patients. Though this is a common occurrence in our field of work, the patients we lose are typically old, sick, or some combination of the two. The patient that died was 19 years old, and for him, it was one ...

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Many Afghan Girls Are Not Allowed To Ride Bicycles

Skateistan, an innovative NGO in Kabul founded to empower Afghan children (and especially young girls), teaches children to skateboard as a gateway to get them more involved in education. In many Afghan communities, it is customary to forbid women from riding bicycles. Skateboarding, then, becomes an empowering activity that gives these girls a source of physical exercise, empowerment, and some ...

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