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These Vintage Factory Images Prove The Assembly Line Isn’t Just A Man’s  Job

These Vintage Factory Images Prove The Assembly Line Isn’t Just A Man’s Job

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googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('VN_PG_DTAT_ATF'); }); I'll be the first to admit that I'm not the biggest fan of manual labor. Breaking a sweat or repetitive actions aren't exactly my cup of tea when it comes to earning a living. That being said, I have immense respect for those of you that clock in on the daily at a warehouse or factory. Factory jobs have undergone quite the overhaul in the last century or so. As more and more roles are outsourced and human employees are replaced by machines, it's nice to take a look back at what used to be. Check out these 15 images from inside factories in the 19th and 20th centuries. You might just think twice before complaining about having to work in a...
Eating Chocolate For Breakfast Could Turn You Into A Morning Person — Seriously!

Eating Chocolate For Breakfast Could Turn You Into A Morning Person — Seriously!

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If you're like me, you definitely aren't a morning person. It takes all my willpower sometimes to force myself to get out of my warm, cozy bed and get going. And like many others, I don't like dealing with anything before I've had my coffee. Up to this point, I've accepted the fact that this is just how I am, but now I know that my general disdain for the morning actually has a lot to do with what I eat for breakfast.According to nutritionist Rob Hobson, starting the day in a great mood is easy -- all you have to do is incorporate these 10 foods and drinks (including chocolate!) into your morning meals. 1. Fortified cereals that are high in fiber aren't only a good source of B vitamins -- they also help prevent seasonal affec...
You Might Hate Fruitcake, But We Promise That This One’s Different

You Might Hate Fruitcake, But We Promise That This One’s Different

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Beautiful human and artist extraordinaire Christine H. McConnell is at it again with a new project, and this time, it's delicious. McConnell (previously here and here) is known for being one of those talented people who can create anything from holiday decor to elaborate costume designs. The artist's pieces involving food are among her most popular, and for her latest project, she decided to turn fruitcake into something that we can all get behind with a far more literal take on the treat. Ah, fruit. While it's certainly pretty, I'd much rather eat my weight in cake. Christine H. McConnell And she totally feels me, since all of the gorgeous fruit in this basket is actually filled with frosting-covered goodness. ...
24 Of The Coolest Halloween Party Hacks That Will Give Your Guests A Fright

24 Of The Coolest Halloween Party Hacks That Will Give Your Guests A Fright

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googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('VN_PG_DTBT_ATF'); }); For some Halloween enthusiasts, there's more to the spooky holiday than dressing up and going door-to-door for candy. For them, it's all about throwing the perfect party. This is the one time of year when all of the kooks come out to play. Rather than throwing together a party last minute with some of the world's saddest decorations, why not plan ahead and throw a bash that your guests will be dying to attend?To help you ghoulish girls and guys get started, here are 24 Halloween party tricks that are sure to make your guests have a frighteningly good time. 1. Let the spirits guide you. Eighteen 25 2. Carving pumpkins can ...
You’ve Never Seen Chocolate Bark Quite Like This — YUM!

You’ve Never Seen Chocolate Bark Quite Like This — YUM!

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What This Person Found In Their Chocolate Is Disgusting — Nothing Is Sacred!

What This Person Found In Their Chocolate Is Disgusting — Nothing Is Sacred!

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This Lake Would Be Beautiful If It Didn’t Happen To Be Full Of Human Bones

This Lake Would Be Beautiful If It Didn’t Happen To Be Full Of Human Bones

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When it comes time for thrillseekers to choose where they want to go on vacation, destinations shrouded in mystery often make their way to the top of the list. And Roopkund is one of those places. Only the most adventurous trekkers make their way to this far-flung glacial lake, and for good reason. After all, it takes some serious guts and training to journey into the Himalayas to find a lake that sits 16,000 feet above sea level. Located in the north of India, Roopkund was discovered by a forest ranger back in 1942. Google Earth Horrifyingly enough, he quickly realized that the lake was filled with human skeletal remains. Flickr / Abhijeet Rane Concerned that these were the bones of Japanese ...
Where Most People Saw An Old, Rotting Cabin, He Saw A Work Of Art

Where Most People Saw An Old, Rotting Cabin, He Saw A Work Of Art

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Have you ever met someone and wondered how one human being could possibly accomplish so much? Whether that person's your boss, your relative, or your friend who has a penchant for inadvertently making you feel inadequate, being around jacks of all trades is as inspiring as it is complicated.One person who would undoubtedly make you feel all of the feelings is a man by the name of Richard Aiken, who has earned two Ph.D.s and a medical degree, has a knack for singing opera, and has quite literally written the book on nutrition. In his mind, however, his greatest accomplishment is being a husband and father. Basically, there's nothing he can't do — including a bit of cabin restoration. Aiken has a deep love of the outdoors. When he ...
With A Few Ingredients, She’ll Show You How To Make Pepperoni Pizza…In A Mug!

With A Few Ingredients, She’ll Show You How To Make Pepperoni Pizza…In A Mug!

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The problem with living alone is that unless you have an industrial-sized freezer at your disposal, it's insanely hard to store food for one. (And this usually results in me eating entire pizzas by myself.)But YouTuber Gemma Stafford has a come up with a few perfectly proportioned meals that are ideal for bachelors and bachelorettes! Watch as she demonstrates how to make everything from brownies to pizzas in the microwave. And the best part? All of them are cozily made inside of microwavable mugs, which really cuts down on cleaning time! It's a win-win situation, people. These recipes are perfect for those of us who live alone and have endless amounts of weird leftovers in the fridge from failed cooking experiments. Plus, anything that helps me avoid washing pots and pans is amazing...
21 Ridiculously Delicious Things You Can Make With Oreos

21 Ridiculously Delicious Things You Can Make With Oreos

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googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('VN_PG_DTBT_ATF'); }); Growing up, there were two types of people in my book: those that ate Oreos like normal cookies, and those who ate the cream filling first, and then the cookies. Belonging to the latter group, I remember that I ate my fair share of cream filling, but often threw the cookie pieces away. As an adult, I've come to discover that Oreos are more than just a cookie and can be the universal ingredient that can make ALL desserts that much better. For proof, I present 21 recipes that will take your favorite cookie to the next level of food greatness. 1. This chocolate peanut butter Oreo baked Alaska is everything that is good and delicious in this world. ...