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Virginia Brewery Releases Beer Made From 300-Year-Old Recipe

AP | Joe Van Brussel | December 4, 2014 | Small Business
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — What do you get when you combine water, American persimmons and hops and ferment it with yeast? A beer based on a 300-year-old recipe scribbled in a cookbook kept by Virginia's prominent Randolph family. Ardent Craft Ales in Richmond recently brewed "Jane's Percimon Beer" unearthed from...

5 Children Killed In Tragic House Fire Get Kid-Friendly Caskets Thanks To Volunteer

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | December 1, 2014 | Impact
Through one extraordinary gesture, an automobile artist is celebrating the lives of five Texas children who died tragically. Trey Ganem, who runs Ganem's Garage in Edna, has voluntarily designed unique and colorful caskets for the Ortiz and Hernandez children who died in a trailer home fire last...

17 Gifts That Will Encourage Women To Love What They've Got

The Huffington Post | Nina Bahadur | December 1, 2014 | Women
Want to spread body love this holiday season? We've got the perfect lineup of gifts that will do just that. Because no one wants to worry about counting calories or fitting into a certain dress size for New Year's Eve when there's so much good food to be had,...

LA's Mom & Pop Donut Shops Have Harsh Words For Dunkin' Donuts

Joe Satran | December 2, 2014 | Taste
"I haven't tried their donuts, but I hear they're stale." Ouch.

You Are Not Too Old

Medium | Farah Mohamed | December 1, 2014 | World
A common question I see frequently asked online is: “Am I too old to learn or do X?” where X is anything from programming to painting to starting a business. The weird thing is I’ve seen kids as young as 14 ask this. It’s an odd question, because it implies...

7 Desserts For Men Who Think They're Too Tough For Sweets

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | December 1, 2014 | Taste
Finally, men can eat sweets without being judged.

Group Shows How Much Better World Would Be If Fortune 500 Donated Just 1% Of Revenues

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | December 1, 2014 | Impact
One group wants more businesses digging deeper into their pockets for charitable causes, and it believes they'll make more money in the long run by doing so. The One Hope Foundation, an organization working with companies to integrate charitable giving into their business models, believes companies that...

Christmas Gifts For Weird People: The Official 2014 Guide

The Huffington Post | David Moye | November 28, 2014 | Weird News
It's the most wonderful time of the year and, if you're lucky, it's also the weirdest. If it's truly the thought that counts, then you should be thinking about some strange things for the weirdo in your life. Why not get some chocolates shaped like dog or cat poop? Or...

7 Foods That Will Settle Your Stomach After A Night Of Overeating

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | November 28, 2014 | Healthy Living
It was the night of Thanksgiving and you overate. You are not alone. According to the Calorie Control Council, Americans eat, on average, nearly 3,000 calories and 229 grams of fat during this festive meal. First things first, take a deep breath. You did no...

Edmonton's Whimsical Cake Studio Transforms Fantasies Into Real-Life Creations

The Huffington Post Alberta | Sara Harowitz | November 27, 2014 | Canada Alberta
Few businesses are named as accurately as Whimsical Cake Studio. The Edmonton bakery creates cakes that are born from its clients' wildest confectionery fantasies. Owner Darcy Scott hand-crafts her masterpieces from scratch, concocting 3D edible works-of-art that can, quite frankly, look...

Bruised Little Girls Curse In New FCKH8 Ad For Domestic Violence Awareness Tank Top

The Huffington Post | Nina Bahadur | November 26, 2014 | Women
The "potty-mouth princesses" are back, this time with bruises. For-profit t-shirt company FCKH8 has released a new shock-value video of little girls cursing to raise awareness about domestic violence -- and sell a t-shirt. This video is promoting a new FCKH8 tank that reads...

Smart Earplugs Aim To Improve Your Sleep Quality By Taking Noise-Blocking To The Next Level

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | November 26, 2014 | Healthy Living
Good news, light sleepers! Smart earplugs now exist. Hush earplugs are wireless noise-masking earplugs that connect to your smartphone and play soothing sounds, such as white noise, ocean waves and rainfall, for more than 10 hours. Hush connects wirelessly to your smartphone, so sleeping through your alarm...

5 Questions That Will Test Your Sense Of Meaning In Life

Psychology Today | Farah Mohamed | November 26, 2014 | World
Whether or not you’re aware of it, the need for your life to have meaning is at the roots of the motivation that makes you uniquely human. Positive psychologists, beginning with the writings of the likes of Abraham Maslow, Viktor Frankl, and Carl Rogers, recognized that it takes more than...

5 Ways To Become A Morning Person

| Nicole Edine | November 26, 2014 | Small Business
For those of you who aren't naturally morning people, there are two options. You can either learn to optimize your night owl tendencies, working against a society that favors morning people in all regards, or you can embrace what morning bird tendencies you have. Everyone has them to varying degrees,...

These Are Some Of The Best Deals On Headphones This Black Friday

The Huffington Post | Alexis Kleinman | November 26, 2014 | Technology
Headphones are the perfect gift for any tech lover this holiday season, and there are a whole lot of great deals on popular models right now. Typically, headphone prices range from reasonable to outrageous. But between Thanksgiving sales, Black Friday and Cyber Monday, you should be able to get a...

Welp, A Lego Strip Club Is A Thing That Exists

Ron Dicker | November 24, 2014 | Weird News
This unofficial Lego strip club features the popular G-rated toys wearing G-strings. The set, produced by Citizen Brick, includes four minifigures and a club with zebra-print couches and a pole. And like a night at an exotic dance joint, these Legos aren't cheap: The whole...

What Makes A City Unhappy?

Farah Mohamed | November 24, 2014 | World
I live in two of the country’s saddest cities. At least that’s if I’m to believe the results of a National Bureau of Economic Research working paper titled “Unhappy Cities.” It ranked Louisville—heart of bourbon country, home to a thriving culinary scene, and a friendly, growing place by all accounts—our...

Doggy Day Care Chain Makes Pet Sitters Sign Noncompetes To Protect 'Trade Secrets'

Dave Jamieson | November 24, 2014 | Business
WASHINGTON -- Last month, The Huffington Post revealed that Jimmy John’s sandwich shops subject their low-wage workers to stringent noncompete agreements, theoretically barring them from working at other sandwich shops after they leave their jobs at Jimmy John's. So if the guy making your tuna sandwich has to...

Marijuana Industry Sets Its Sights On The Mainstream

Matt Ferner | November 24, 2014 | Business
Marijuana is growing up. As Colorado and Washington’s recreational marijuana industries blossom and new markets in Oregon and Alaska begin to take shape, so-called ganjapreneurs are looking for ways to take cannabis mainstream. Before long, they hope, marijuana products will be as widely available as alcohol -- and just as...

Jump Start Your Brain With These 6 Morning Habits

Nicole Edine | November 24, 2014 | Small Business
Not everyone is a morning person. Whether you're the type of person who hits snooze seven times or you jump out of bed, ready to tackle the day, you probably find your brain needs a little warm-up time before you take on the challenges of the day. A hefty jolt...
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