If you thought sibling rivalries mellowed out with time, you’ve never met Gramma and Ginga.
In a YouTube clip that’s going viral on Facebook (watch it below,) Gramma, 103, attempts to give her granddaughter, Sheila Liljenquist, directions to D&P Hot Dogs in her hometown of Clarksburg, West Virginia.The only problem? Gramma’s 98-year-old sister Ginga is seated directly behind her and she’s quite the backseat driver.
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- I go offline from 8pm - 8am every day.
This means that I disconnect from email, social media, and internet for 12 consecutive hours each day.
This habit initially started with avoiding email first thing in the morning and last thing before bed, based on advice from from Tim Ferriss in the The 4-Hour Workweek. He said that one simple change would be a life-changer, and it has been for me.
I then extended to a full digital detox for 12 straight hours — including about eight hours
- Some people think porn can be empowering for women; others think it can be degrading. Rashida Jones thinks we should let women decide for themselves.
The actress and director of 2015 porn documentary “Hot Girls Wanted” recently sat down with Refinery29 to discuss her new Netflix docu-series “Hot Girls Wanted: Turned On,” which explores the intersection of porn, intimacy, and technology. Jones, along with co-directors Jill Bauer and Ronna Gradus, discussed what they
- Introverts may be notorious for loathing large crowds, but that doesn’t mean they won’t make the sacrifice for the issues that matter.
Millions of people from all different walks of life have come together in the last few months to participate in marches that support vital causes, whether it’s for science, women’s rights or immigrants. As those who have perfected the art of the protest sign can attest, the issues are serious, but the messages don’t necessa
- The five-star Golf takes on the wildly more powerful Merc-AMG: it's a hot hatch knockabout
- WASHINGTON — Climate change, driven by greenhouse gas emissions, is causing the Arctic to warm “faster than any other region on Earth,” according to a new international assessment. The thaw there is expected to have “major consequences for ecosystems and society,” potentially costing tens of trillions of dollars by the end of this century.
“The Arctic is showing clear evidence of evolving into a new state before mid-century,” with warmer, wetter and mor
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- The dentist may not be your favorite appointment, but it’s a necessity.
Good oral hygiene saves you from more than just tooth decay, cavities and bad breath. It is critically important because it can help prevent certain medical conditions such as cardiovascular disease and osteoporosis.
And here’s something else: The state of your teeth, mouth and gums can clue your dentist into other medical issues you may need to address. By examining your mouth, your dentist
- We’ve heard of exploding cell phones and e-cigarettes. Now, a Wisconsin woman is warning about exploding fitness trackers.
Fitbit owner Dina Mitchell said she was wearing her Flex 2 device last week when it spontaneously exploded on her wrist, leaving her with second-degree burns.
“It didn’t heat up at first, there was no warning, it just, it burst into flames. It exploded,” the Milwaukee resident told WISN News of the April 18 incident.Mitchell, who said the tracker was
- Every morning, when I log into Facebook, I’m already braced for the punch. I know what I’ll see. Another parent, another family, posting about their child’s fatal overdose. Social media is flooded with pictures of kids grinning in their graduation caps – and comatose, plugged into a monitor in the ICU. These posts are sad memorials to the victims of the opioid crisis – and a call to action, to government, big pharma, and our communities. These deaths are preventabl
- A hummus crisis has hit the UK and we’re weeping just thinking about how lonely our leftover pita bread will be.
Two major high street supermarkets have removed stocks of hummus from shelves, leaving customers bereft of lunch options.
The shortage comes after a number of customers complained that hummus purchased in Tesco, M&S and Sainsbury’s tasted different to usual, with some describing the taste as “peculiar” and “metallic”.
This led to both
- Roughly a million women in the United States struggle with infertility, broadly defined as the inability to get pregnant after a year of trying. And yet women and couples who are in the thick of struggling to have a baby tend to talk about how isolating and all-consuming it can be.
Thankfully, infertility isn’t the taboo topic it once was, and celebrities have played an important role in changing the narrative.
In honor of National Infertility Awareness Week ― a time to help te
- Lila, now 31, was thrilled when—in December 2015—she took a pregnancy test and saw two pink lines. She and her husband, Tim, had been trying for a third baby and immediately began dreaming of who this new little person would be.
But two weeks after her positive pregnancy test, Lila started having severe pain in her shoulder blade. She called the on-call OB who told Lila to get to the hospital. An ultrasound confirmed what the doctor suspected: Lila had a tubal pregnancy, which meant
- If you’re the freewheeling, spontaneous type, then a road trip is the summer holiday for you.The music, the sights, the open roads and the unexpected encounters equal a whole lot of fun. And no place does fun quite like Florida.With its sunny skies, beaches and nature parks, culture and great cuisine, the state was made for driving through. Full of scenic roads which take you from beach to beach, from one nature reserve to another and through charming towns, coastal resorts and historic ci
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- Today Matt Haig, British author of the forthcoming novel How to Stop Time, tweeted feelingly about his anxiety, writing, “Anxiety is a tricky thing. However bad it is now it convinces you things will get worse. It’s like a Jaws soundtrack of the soul.”
He continued to describe his condition, which he says is improving, making clear the distinction between anxiety and worry. Shortly after, spurred by responses he got on Twitter he added, “Forgot that every time you say an
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- The capital has got wisteria hysteria
- Following up on its powerful ad about motherhood, Dove is celebrating dads with another emotional video.
The #RealDads ad for Baby Dove features video clips of dads with their kids to highlight the role they play in their children’s lives.
The ad was inspired in part by research from Dove Men+Care brand. While mothers feel pressure to be perfect parents, fathers aren’t expected to be essential caregivers to their children.
“Research tells us that the media focuses
- Serena Williams is fast becoming one of our favourite people on Earth.
The 35-year-old is not just a kick-ass tennis player with a string of word titles under her belt. Her extracurricular activities include: smashing the patriarchy, tackling racism, dancing in Beyoncé videos and designing clothes (to name but a few).
Here are 10 of our favourite sassy Serena moments to prove she slays both on and off the court.
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- Cheese is utterly delicious, but sadly it’s got a bad rap.
According to the British Heart Foundation, there are concerns that eating too much of it could lead to high cholesterol and high blood pressure, increasing the risk of heart disease.
But that’s not to say we should all be dropping our packets of cheddar and running for the hills. It’s simply a case of eating it in moderation.
Without further ado, here are seven perfectly Gouda reasons to stay true to the cream
- Admittedly Brits are not known for romantic sensibilities, ability to master small talk or charm each other into bed with poetry and prose.
Instead we always tended to opt for swipe right, 10 pints of dutch courage, and awkwardly shuffling out of their house before they wake up.
But it seems that now we have become so out of touch with our romantic side that we can’t even tell when people are flirting with us – that is, after men shared their most toe-curling ex
- The average bust size is on the rise due to a variety of lifestyle factors, says Disha Daswaney
- Always running late?
Despite your best intentions, you show up at least 10 minutes after you say you will. At least you’re dependable, right?
Chronic lateness isn’t thoughtlessness or “bad subway luck,” it’s a personality profile, according to research. There are multiple character traits at play that contribute to a person’s repeated tardiness, including some that may not be in your control.
But that doesn’t mean your timing problem is a pattern t
- With 455 tall buildings in the pipeline, and more being approved every week, the London skyline is heading for a dramatic transformation. Pippa Crerar charts the rise of a development boom
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- A fifth grade teacher was left speechless after one of his pupils penned a touching letter thanking him for being like a dad to him.
The teacher, known as Mr J (or @mainey_maine on Twitter), said he walked into the classroom and found a letter on his desk from one of his students.
After reading it, he was left with a huge lump in his throat.
The student, called Markus, had started the letter by thanking Mr J for being “an awesome teacher”. He then went on to
- Drive into St. Pete/Clearwater from Tampa Bay, and you make an entrance. With its toes in the Gulf of Mexico and its heels in Tampa Bay, this is a region that’s almost surrounded by water; the causeways which lead here seem to hover over the waves. The climate is superb – famously, back in the 1960s, St. Pete/Clearwater recorded 768 consecutive sunny days, a world record – and many residents spend time on the water every day. But there are plenty of inland attractions on offer
- A summer of indecision awaits but getting dressed is simple. Karen Dacre has a guide to ensuring your look takes pole position
- Infertility treatment is more common than ever, thanks to technology.
More than 70,000 babies were born through in-vitro fertilization in 2014, according to the latest Centers for Disease Control and Prevention data. That’s an increase of nearly 10,000 babies, compared with five years earlier.
Men and women are increasingly likely to seek medical help for reasons that include reduced stigma and more employers offering coverage for IVF. But one big reason for the trend
- Some places are best seen while riding in a top-down convertible, the sun in the air and the fresh, salty scent of the sea whipping around you.
There can’t be a better route for a road trip than through the Florida Keys. Laid back and chilled out, there’s spectacular vistas, beach shacks with phenomenal food and plenty of activities to tempt you along the way. We’re talking tarpon fishing, golf, and exhilarating water sports.
The Keys bring island paradise to Florida’s Gu
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YANGON, Myanmar ― Su Myant Sandar was 17 when she first noticed a red patch on her cheek. At the time, she was working with her girlfriends at a garment factory on the poor outskirts of this city. She covered the spot with a thick layer of thanaka, a traditional plant-based makeup, and continued going to work as normal.
But it was not an ordinary
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