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I’m Latino. I’m Hispanic. And they’re different, so I drew a comic to explain. How I realized that boring, dependable guys are rare — and desirable. He was a man I matched with on Tinder in a moment of boredom.

How I realized that boring, dependable guys are rare — and desirable

His name was Evan, and he was attractive: dark eyes and hair, with just the right amount of scruff. 30 Funny and Short PG-Rated Jokes (Page 2) Gardiners_island_in_new_york_state_has_been_owned_by_the_same_family_and. In 1639, this island in what is now New York State was settled by a man named Lion Gardiner.


The island was made a proprietary colony, granted via a royal decree by Charles I that gave Gardiner “the right to possess the land forever.” As far as forever goes, that remains to be seen. But the descendants of Lion Gardiner still hold the 3,300-acre island, making Gardiners Island the oldest estate in the United States and the only royal grant from the English Crown still intact in the country. 100-jokes-shaped-modern-comedy-c-v-r. Crows: The tail-pulling, food-stealing bird prodigies. If you’re not yet obsessed with crows, you’re behind the times.

Crows: The tail-pulling, food-stealing bird prodigies

A flood of research on the birds keeps turning up astonishingly smart behavior. Next Time You See “Caution, May Be Hot,” Think About This. She was uninsured, and sued McDonald's for the cost of her past and projected future medical care.

Next Time You See “Caution, May Be Hot,” Think About This.

An estimated $20,000. List of Email to SMS Gateways – Martin Fitzpatrick. This is a list of carriers providing access Short Message Service (SMS) transit via SMS gateways, allowing you o send SMS to a mobile phone via email.

List of Email to SMS Gateways – Martin Fitzpatrick

The list provides email addresses to send an email and have it arrive as a text message on someone’s phone. The number must contain no punctuation. For instance, to send to a number typically expressed as 987-555-0100, one would email 9875550100@SMS-gateway. Some carriers have multiple gateways. The SMS gateway refers to plain text messages only. Researchers find causes for higher death rates among middle-aged whites. Higher-than-expected death rates among middle-aged white Americans are largely being driven by stagnant progress against heart disease and other common illnesses, according to new research into a crisis that is increasingly worrying healthcare officials and policymakers.

Researchers find causes for higher death rates among middle-aged whites

The unexpectedly high mortality — which sets the U.S. apart from other developed nations — has come into focus recently amid a rising toll of drug deaths and suicide. But the new report from the New York-based Commonwealth Fund suggests that drugs and suicides are only a part of the problem. The full cause of the disturbing trend is likely broader and involves failures in the medical system and profound changes in the economy.

"We are accustomed to making progress against diseases. Oregon ranchers who sparked standoff threatened to wrap official’s son in barbed wire and drown him. With the occupation of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge almost three weeks old and tempers fraying at a community meeting in the nearby town of Burns, Oregon, one voice has been absent from the drama: the Fish and Wildlife Service employees whose work has been disrupted and offices turned into an armed camp by anti-government militants.

Oregon ranchers who sparked standoff threatened to wrap official’s son in barbed wire and drown him

In a Raw Story exclusive, former and current employees of the Malheur Refuge have provided new revelations on the conflict between Dwight and Steve Hammond, two local ranchers who have clashed with federal government agencies for decades. The employees claim the Hammonds illegal grazing was damaging the refuge that’s home to 320 bird and 58 mammal species. They allege the Hammonds lawbreaking ranged from aerial hunting of animals in the refuge to death threats against employees and their families to cattle grazing that was altering the entire species composition of critical ecosystems. A short comic gives the simplest, most perfect explanation of privilege I've ever seen.

Privilege can be a hard thing to talk about.

A short comic gives the simplest, most perfect explanation of privilege I've ever seen.

Oftentimes, when it's implied or stated that someone is "privileged," they can feel defensive or upset. They may have worked very hard for what they have accomplished and they may have overcome many obstacles to accomplish it. And the word "privilege" can make a person feel as though that work is being diminished. Huffingtonpost. Texas ‘good guy with a gun’ shoots carjacking victim in head — then runs away. Image: Pickup truck that was struck by bullets in Houston carjacking (Screen capture) Don't miss stories.

Texas ‘good guy with a gun’ shoots carjacking victim in head — then runs away

Follow Raw Story! Houston police say that an armed man’s attempt to stop a carjacking went terribly wrong on Saturday night when he shot the vehicle’s owner in the head, then fled the scene. According to KHOU Channel 11 News, the shooting took place around 11:15 p.m. at a Valero gas station in north Houston. My Husband Is the Perfect Dad — and It Almost Killed Our Marriage.

Photo by Skip Bolen/Bravo/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images Since Yahoo Parenting launched on Oct. 23, the editors and writers have posted nearly 600 stories on the site.

My Husband Is the Perfect Dad — and It Almost Killed Our Marriage

24 of Rob Gonsalves’ Most Beautiful Optical Illusion Paintings. Holly Williams for Art-Sheep With a background in architecture and influenced by artists such as Dali, Tanguy, Magritte and Escher the work of Rob Gonsalves is a truly unique example of perspective illusions inserted into realistic settings, creating surrealistic images, that contain, however, the element of organization and conscious thought, rather than abstraction. The Toronto-born artist constructs otherwise realistic scenes in such a way, so that magic springs even from the most ordinary activities, demonstrating how imagination and the human desire to dream can transform the way the world can be viewed, in a sort of “Magical Realism”.

Four books with his creations have already been introduced to the public by Simon and Schuster, and some limited edition prints and original works are available through Huckleberry Fine Art. via twistedsifter. Charges brought in largest US financial cyber-hacking. Image copyright Getty Images Prosecutors have charged three men relating to the largest cyber-attack of financial firms in US history. Personal information for 100 million people was accessed by cyber-thieves between 2012 and the summer of 2015. At a press conference on Tuesday, US federal prosecutor Preet Bharara called the scheme "securities fraud on cyber-steroids".

Twelve institutions were victims of the hacking, including JPMorgan, and asset manager Fidelity. What Happens To Men Who Stay Abstinent Until Marriage? Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson and his girlfriend, the singer Ciara, recently announced plans to remain sexually abstinent until marriage. Ohio Cop Trying To Shoot Dog Shoots 4-Year-Old Girl Instead.

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