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What to Do When Mice Have Invaded Your Home

Illustration: Angelica Alzona Do not be fooled by their cute and fuzzy faces: mice are not something you want in your house. It’s one thing to see a little field mouse scurry down a path in a park, but another one entirely when they’re chewing ...

Study: Many infant tongue and lip surgeries are unnecessary

Too many American newborns may be undergoing unnecessary tongue and lip surgeries to improve their ability to breastfeed, a new study finds.These minor "tether release" or frenotomy surgeries involve a snip, using either sterile scissors or a laser, ...

Make Frothy, Egg-Free Cocktails Using Burrata Water

Photo: Claire Lower A true sour has a layer of frothy, fun foam. This is usually achieved by the addition of egg whites but some people are squicked out by raw egg in their drink (and some people have allergies). Aquafaba (chickpea liquid) is a ...

Report calls for full ban of asbestos after new rule

A new U.S. government rule on asbestos is at best a toothless measure against the cancer-causing material, critics charge.The rule, laid out by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), went into effect in June. The agency says it was designed ...

How to Get over a Grudge

We humans like our grudges. We tell our grudge stories over and over, like battle wounds that will never fully heal: The promotion we were wrongly denied, the bill we paid that wasn’t ours, the invitation we never received. It’s okay; in moderation, ...

ICE Sends Agents Home With Sacks Of Flour To Practice What It Like Detaining Real Baby

WASHINGTON—In an effort to prepare officers for upcoming nationwide raids on undocumented immigrants, ICE officials announced Thursday that they would be sending agents home with sacks of flour to practice detaining real babies. “Providing each ...

Scientists name Zanzibar reef fish after Black Panther’s homeland

July 11 (UPI) -- Scientists have discovered a new species of reef fish swimming 200 feet beneath the ocean surface, just off the coast Tanzania.The colorful species' scientific name, Cirrhilabrus wakanda, is a tribute to the fictional home nation of ...

House judiciary votes to subpoena 12 linked to Russia probe

July 11 (UPI) -- The House Committee on the Judiciary voted Thursday to empower Chairman Jerrold Nadler to subpoena 12 people, including some former Trump administration officials, as part of its investigations into the president.The panel hasn't ...

What Kamala Harris’ Credit Score Plan Would Mean for You

Credit scores are typically determined by use of loans and credit cards. But bills that nearly everyone pays each month, like utilities, only show up on your credit report if those bills wind up in collections. That structure leaves out a lot of ...

Mattel releases David Bowie-themed Barbie

July 11 (UPI) -- Mattel released on Thursday a new Barbie doll based on late singer David Bowie.The collectible doll, which can be purchased for $50, pays homage to Bowie's iconic Ziggy Stardust persona from the 1970s. The Barbie, designed by ...

Heidi Klum Pulls a Bieber, Secretly Marries Tom Kaulitz

Exclusive Cameron Boyce Disney Nixes 'Descendants 3' Red Carpet ... Will Donate $ in His Honor 7/11/2019 3:00 PM PT Audrina Patridge Soaks Beachin' View After 4th of July Nightmare 7/11/2019 2:08 PM PT Exclusive Anderson Silva My ...

Today’s Extremely Accurate Capricorn And Aquarius Horoscopes

Providing accurate horoscopes can be tricky, that’s why we here at Funny Or Die made a special pact with the moon to get the inside scoop on what’s coming down the astrological pipes this week for you. Trust us, it’s science. C A P R I C O R N goat ...

No Charges for Jenelle Evans’ Husband David Eason in Dog Killing

Exclusive Cameron Boyce Disney Nixes 'Descendants 3' Red Carpet ... Will Donate $ in His Honor 7/11/2019 3:00 PM PT Audrina Patridge Soaks Beachin' View After 4th of July Nightmare 7/11/2019 2:08 PM PT Exclusive Anderson Silva My ...

The Easiest Way to Learn to Tie a Tie

How to properly tie a tie proves to be a challenge well into adulthood. Because so many people have trouble remembering the steps to the process (and need to search for instructions every time they attend a formal function), we came up with a way to ...

Wimbledon: How to watch Roger Federer vs. Rafael Nadal semifinal, betting odds

July 11 (UPI) -- Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal will meet for the 30th time in a Wimbledon semifinal matchup Friday in London.Nadal is 24-19 against his Swiss counterpart. Federer is 2-1 against Nadal at Wimbledon, with Nadal winning their ...

Simplify Your Budget With the Kakeibo Method

When I wrote about my success tracking my expenses by hand, a reader said I might want to try the kakeibo method. “Oh no,” I feared, “A more complicated method of what I’m already doing.” But kakeibo, the Japanese word which translates to “household ...

The Best Free Background Noise Generators for Working, Gaming, and Studying

There are tons of background sound sites and apps, but most do the same things. We’ve compiled the best ones, all free online, plus a collection of the best background sound mobile apps. Use them as background noise while you work, read, study, play ...

I Have $15,000 to Avoid Another Poor Life Choice! What Car Should I Buy?

What Car Should You BuyThe experts at Jalopnik answer your car-buying questions.   Ron currently drives a Lincoln Town Car with 200,000 miles on the clock. How he came to acquire this ride is a long story, but he is ready to move on. ...

Woodstock 50 organizers appeal rejection of Vernon, N.Y., permit

July 11 (UPI) -- Organizers of the Woodstock 50 Music and Arts Fair appealed a rejected permit from the town of Vernon, N.Y., on Thursday.The organizers had planned to host the festival Aug. 16-18 at the Vernon Downs horsetrack. Previously, ...

Lightning strike caused fire at Jim Beam distillery, officials say

July 11 (UPI) -- The large fire that destroyed a Jim Beam whiskey distillery in Kentucky last week was caused by lightning, investigators said.The lightning sparked the fire at the company's Woodford County warehouse on July 2. Crews let the flames ...

Jim Bouton: Ex-Yankees pitcher, author dies at 80

July 11 (UPI) -- Former New York Yankees pitcher and baseball author Jim Bouton has died at age 80. He was fighting a brain disease linked to dementia.Bouton, who died Wednesday, won 21 games for the Yankees in 1963, making the All-Star team for the ...

Look: Turtle found wandering Rolls-Royce warehouse in ‘middle of nowhere’

July 11 (UPI) -- Workers at a Rolls-Royce warehouse in Britain were left shell shocked then they discovered a turtle wandering through the facility.The RSPCA said the workers captured the turtle in a box when they spotted it slowly making its way ...

In photos: The week of July 8, 2019 in Washington, D.C.

Updated: July 11, 2019 at 1:30 PM Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta gave a press conference about his involvement in negotiating a deal in the Jeffrey Epstein case in Florida; Chairman of the Federal Reserve testifies before House and Senate ...

View RAW Images in Windows 10 With Microsoft’s New Plugin

Image: Microsoft Microsoft just released a free RAW Image extension for Windows 10 that makes viewing RAW files much easier in Windows’ File Explorer—photographers, rejoice. Instead of having to use Adobe Photoshop or other third-party apps and ...

Look: Flight simulator installed in Tokyo hotel room

July 11 (UPI) -- A Tokyo hotel is attempting to stand out from its competitors by installing a full Boeing 737-800 flight simulator in one of its rooms.The Haneda Excel Hotel Tokyu, located near Tokyo's Haneda International Airport, said the ...