Citizen Sports Dad Creates Time-Lapse Video Showing Mom What Really Happens While She's Away When Mommy is away, Dad and son will play. And if your dad works in the video production business, that playtime gets filmed, turned into a time-lapse video and instantly goes viral. Emio Tomeoni, 30, of Kansas City, Mo., works odd hours and often finds himself at home during the day with his 21-month-old son, Xavier. He would always tell his wife, Stephanie Ramos, 31, about the adventures he'd had with his son that day, but really wanted her to see it rather than just hear about it. "We both have perfect jobs, but our hours are completely upside down," Tomeoni told ABCNews.com. "Me and him alone, progressively, I got obsessed with getting him toys," he said. Tomeoni knew his wife would come home stressed after a long day at work. However, the house would be so clean that his stories about all their elaborate playtime in the living room were hard to believe. The video not only resonated with his wife, but thousands of people on the Internet, also. "I do a lot of videos for my wife.
Why We Don't Let People Die The big drama of this week’s Republican debate was over whether front-runner Rick Perry would stumble. But the most interesting moment turned out to involve a man nobody thinks can win the presidency: Ron Paul. CNN host Wolf Blitzer asked Paul whether he was prepared to let an uninsured 30-year-old with cancer die, just because that 30-year-old could not afford the treatments. Paul gave a long, convoluted answer about responsibility. The self-selected audience that attends Republican debates isn't exactly representative of the country as a whole. Of course, the proper boundaries of responsibility are a frequent subject of debate in American politics. But attitudes about medical care have always been a little different. We've actually written this expectation into law: The Emergency Medical Treatment and Active Labor Act (EMTALA) prohibits hospitals that accept Medicare (i.e., virtually all hospitals) from withholding such treatment. But you know what?
Rotoworld - Fantasy Sports, Football, Baseball, Basketball, Hockey - news, draft guide, draft kit, projections, trade analyzer and more. Danish historian finds unknown Andersen fairy tale COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — A Danish historian says he has discovered what he believes is a previously unknown fairy tale written by Hans Christian Andersen. Retired historian Esben Brage said Thursday he found the six-page text in early October while searching in the National Archives through boxes that had belonged to wealthy families from Andersen's home-town of Odense in central Denmark. "I was ecstatic. I immediately contacted the curator to tell him about my discovery. I had never imagined this," Brage said. The handwritten tale, entitled "Tallow Candle," and dedicated to a vicar's widow named Bunkeflod who had lived across from Andersen's home, had been left seemingly untouched at the bottom of one of the boxes. The short story tells the tale of how a tallow candle seeks help from a tinder box to be able to ignite itself. "I often get calls about stuff thought to have been off Andersen's hand. Hans Christian Andersen
Russia: How the War on Terrorism Did Putin a Favor Ten years ago, on Sept. 20, 2001, President George W. Bush announced for the first time that in response to the terrorist attacks of 9/11 the U.S. was starting a "war on terror," and he asked every nation to help. Four days later, against the advice of many of his generals, Russian President Vladimir Putin agreed, creating a bond unlike any the U.S. and Russia had built since World War II. But as with many of the unlikely relationships the U.S. formed after 9/11, the reasoning behind this one was not just solidarity or common cause. Countries around the world realized the practical appeal of a war on terrorism. Even before Putin became Russia's President in early 2000, and long before the Twin Towers fell, he had invoked the idea of a war against global terrorism to justify Russia's war in Chechnya. There was scant evidence, however, that the Chechen rebels were part of some global Islamist terrorist network, as Putin and his government repeatedly claimed.
Gag Gifts - Funny Items To Get That Special Someone A great companion for those who like to give gift cards. This little section is devoted to those who don't like to put a lot of thought into their gift shopping. There is absolutely nothing wrong with giving gift cards to someone, but why not add a little something to the mix that will make the person laugh as well? 1-A small box with a twig in it with a note attached saying, "Here's the stick from your rear end, now have some fun!" 2-A random, everyday food item (gallon of water, 1 snickers bar, bag of chips, box of crackers, partially eaten box of chocolates, lemonade mix, canola oil, bread, bag of flour, etc.). 3-Other normal items that may cause some strange faces or laughs include pushpins, a rock, pack of matches (if they smoke), out of date calendar with pretty pictures, old magazines (picked up from the free table at the library), old CD that you don't listen to anymore, disposable pen (out of ink?) 4-Try wading up a few one dollar bills (like trash) and putting them in a box.
6 Easy Steps to Falling Asleep Fast PsyBlog Psychological research over three decades demonstrates the power of Stimulus Control Therapy. Can’t get a good night’s sleep? You’re not alone. In surveys of what would improve people’s lives, a good night’s sleep frequently comes near the top of the list. Poor sleep results in worse cognitive performance, including degraded memory, attention, performance and alertness. All sorts of methods have been tried to combat poor sleep, from drugs through psychological remedies to more outlandish treatments. The problem with drugs is that they have side-effects and are often addictive. Stimulus Control Therapy Professor Richard R. Of these the most successful single intervention is called Stimulus Control Therapy (Morin et al., 2006). Lie down to go to sleep only when you are sleepy.Do not use your bed for anything except sleep; that is, do not read, watch television, eat, or worry in bed. Why it works This method is based on the idea that we are like Pavlov’s drooling dog.