30 Of The Most Embarrassing Situations People Have Gotten Themselves Into

When Twitter user One study says there’s a (somewhat) quick way to move past life’s most terrible moments. The answer: focusing on everything about the memory except the way it made you feel. “Sometimes we dwell on how sad, embarrassed, or hurt we felt during an event, and that makes us feel worse and worse. This is what happens in clinical depression—ruminating on the negative aspects of a memory,” lead researcher Florin Dolcos wrote. #3 It’s quite different than suppressing the bad memory, which is usually effective only in short term and increases chances of anxiety and depression in the long run. For a lot of people it might also be simpler than other emotion regulation strategies, such as trying …

This Giant Humpback Whale Breached Out Of The Ocean, And People Watching It Probably Got Spooked Out

Last Sunday, enthusiastic whale watchers experienced a majestic sight. During the tour organized by Whale Watchers Sydney, people had a jaw-dropping encounter with a humpback whale breaching meters away from their boat. The cold Sydney weather took nothing from the experience, as people stood in awe of the sight. Image credits: Image credits: Image credits: Image credits: Image credits: Whale Watchers Sydney Whale Watchers Sydney Humpbacks, despite their impressive size, are not the biggest ones in the whale family. Whale Watchers Sydney Whale Watchers Sydney They can grow to 60 feet (18 meters) long, and weigh around 40 tons (about half the size of a blue whale). So it must be thrilling to have one breaching just a few feet …

This Giant Humpback Whale Breached Out Of The Ocean, And People Watching It Probably Got Spooked Out

Last Sunday, enthusiastic whale watchers experienced a majestic sight. During the tour organized by Whale Watchers Sydney, people had a jaw-dropping encounter with a humpback whale breaching meters away from their boat. The cold Sydney weather took nothing from the experience, as people stood in awe of the sight. Image credits: Image credits: Image credits: Image credits: Image credits: Whale Watchers Sydney Whale Watchers Sydney Humpbacks, despite their impressive size, are not the biggest ones in the whale family. Whale Watchers Sydney Whale Watchers Sydney They can grow to 60 feet (18 meters) long, and weigh around 40 tons (about half the size of a blue whale). So it must be thrilling to have one breaching just a few feet …

What can be done to stop drug deaths at festivals?

“It’s their nature to be selfish and hedonistic. And drugs can be so much stronger than they realise, they need to know what they are taking.” Report End of Twitter post by @Adrian98782348 Report End of Twitter post by @jakeperry97 Image copyright TicTac Image caption The way some of the drugs are made to look like sweets makes Ms Teasdill’s “blood run cold” The argument against testing and offering advice is that it could be seen as condoning drug use. “It’s not condoning it,” said Ms Teasdill. “Knowledge is power and if you deprive them of knowledge then you take away their power and send them into a downward spiral of ignorance which is what happened to my smart, intelligent …

California advances bill that would ‘lead the world’ on gig worker rights

Assembly Bill 5 would enact protections for workers, requiring them to meet three standards to be considered a contractor A bill that would fundamentally change the way tech giants such as Lyft and Uber engage with workers has passed a major hurdle in the California legislature. Assembly Bill 5 would change the way businesses classify employees and dramatically expand protections for gig workers. If it becomes law, it would represent a big win for labor advocates across the state. This bill not only does important things immediately for workers, but also sets a framework for the future we think is really important, said Steve Smith of the California Labor Federation. AB5 with some exemptions.It would also fundamentally change the way …

Nestl plan to take 1.1m gallons of water a day from natural springs sparks outcry

Opponents fighting to stop the project say the fragile river cannot sustain such a large draw The crystal blue waters of Ginnie Springs have long been treasured among the in recovery by the Suwannee River water management district after years of earlier overpumping, cannot sustain such a large draw a claim Nestl vehemently denies. Critics are fighting to stop the project as environmentally harmful and against the public interest. Meanwhile, Nestl, which produces its popular Zephyrhills and Pure Life brands with water extracted from similar natural springs in Florida, has spent millions of dollars this year online forum and petition and submitted dozens of letters of opposition ahead of a decision that could come as early as November, say that …

Pope Francis gets stuck in lift for 25 minutes at Vatican

Pontiff apologises for arriving late to St Peters Square and says he was freed by firefighters Pope Francis has said he got stuck in a lift for 25 minutes at the Vatican and had to be rescued by firefighters. The pontiff apologised to the faithful gathered in St Peters Square on Sunday for showing up seven minutes late to his traditional noon appointment with the public. Apparently referring to electric power, Francis said a drop in tension caused the problem. He said he was rescued by Holy See firefighters and asked the people in the square to applaud them. In his address he challenged governments to take drastic measures to combat global warming and reduce the use of fossil fuels, …

Guy Gets A Message From Nigerian Pretending To Be His Grandma, Decides To Have Some Fun

We’ve all come into contact with one or two scammers in our lives. I remember when I was 12, and I got a phone message saying I won 2,000 dollars. I was over the moon. For like a minute. Right until I realized I didn’t enter any contest, and that I wasn’t living anywhere near the United States. Admit it, most of us have always wanted to teach scammers a lesson, and give them a taste of their own medicine. That’s what Reddit user Barelyonhere did when a guy from Nigeria pretended to be his grandma and wanted a 200 dollar Steam wallet gift card. Barelyonhere played along with the charlatan for a bit, had some fun, and turned the …

Im A Stay-At-Home Dad And I Wanted To Make My Daughters Room Special, So I Painted Murals In Their Room (19 Pics)

I’m a stay at home dad of 2 beautiful little girls (almost 3 and 6). We moved closer to my in-laws about a year ago, while we love the house it was built in the early ’80s. The vast majority of the walls have that hard “sand” texture on them so going the vinyl cling route wasn’t an option. I used to be fairly artistic years ago, but I’ve not really painted anything outside of changing wall colors for probably 20+ years since high school (especially nothing close to this scale). I’ve always wanted to and thought about painting a mural for my kids someday. Anywho… this is what I came up with. I used a cheap LED projector that …

Start your Monday smart: G7, opioid case, Dem debates, GDP, VMAs, Earnhardt Jr., VMAs

(CNN)Here’s what you need to know toStart Your Week Smart. TODAY Greta Thunberg sails across Atlantic in zero-emissions yacht • The Burning Man gathering begins in the Nevada desert. It’s been called the world’s “biggest and most bizarre party,” with clothing sometimes optional.  Gov. Bullock describes losing nephew to gun violence • ‘They were all impressed with your Halston dress.’ Ride the rise and fall of America’s first superstar fashion designer. “Halston,” executive produced by CNN Films, premieres at 9 p.m. ET/PT on CNN. Why are opioids so addictive? • The US Open begins. North America’s Grand Slam kicks off, serving up two weeks of tennis thrills at Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in New York. Watch this week on ESPN channels and the …

Taylor Swift loves Keith Urban’s live ‘Lover’ cover

Taylor Swift and Keith Urban in Las Vegas in 2013. Urban covered Swift’s latest single, “Lover,” over the weekend. (Getty, File) “Lover” features a whopping 18 tracks, including several songs about her three-year relationship with British actor Joe Alwyn, according to People. “Lover” is highly personal for Swift, who’s currently engaged in a feud with Scooter Braun and former Big Machine label head Scott Borchetta over ownership of the masters to her first six albums. CLICK HERE TO GET THE FOX NEWS APP “It’s the first album of mine that I’ve ever owned,” she tweeted of “Lover,” “and I couldn’t be more proud.” Fox News’ Brie Stimson contributed to this report. On Our Radar

Hundreds Of Young People Strike In Front Of UN For Climate Action

Greta Thunberg outside of the The rally precedes a youth-led global climate strike to take place on Sept. 20, days before the U.N. Climate Action Summit. Thunberg, a 16-year-old from Sweden, had arrived in the U.S. earlier in the week ASSOCIATED PRESS Swedish environmental activist Greta Thunberg, center left, participates in a youth climate strike outside the United Nations on Friday in New York. “ Overall, though, she found the Friday strike comforting, especially seeing how many adults showed up. Schaffner, a rising senior at Dwight School in Manhattan, has been involved with climate action since he was a young child, when his parents used to take him to rallies. Now he works to get his classmates involved. It can …

Scientists Develop Blood Test That Can Predict Your Risk Of Death

Scientists have developed a blood test that could predict your chances of death within the next few years. Predicting your chances of dying might sound like a morbid undertaking, as if you’re trying to find a free date in the diary for a dance with the Grim Reaper, but this knowledge could potentially be used to postpone that fateful curtain call by helping people make better lifestyle choices and guiding the treatments they receive. Scientists led by the Max Planck Institute for Biology of Ageing in Germany found 14 biomarkers in the blood that are independently associated with death in people of all ages, as reported in the journal Nature Communications yesterday. Armed with this knowledge, they then made predictions about a person’s risk of death within the …

30 Idiot People Who Dont Deserve To Own A Pet

But having pets comes with great responsibility. To the animal obviously – this creature now relies on you for its quality of life and you need to ensure its physical and emotional needs are met. And to other people too – you should be able to look after your animal and keep it healthy and happy in such a way that doesn’t encroach on the lives of others. Scroll down to see what we mean below, and let us know your thoughts on the matter in the comments. #1 My Neighbour Was Evicted And Left The Family Cat. Looks Like I Have A New Cat Bored Panda spoke to Tinsley Dahl from the Alliance for Responsible Pet Ownership, who kindly …