Sarah Schafer

Who planted a giant smiley face of trees?

Who planted a giant smiley face of trees?

The world is full of wonderful anomalies. Human-made ones are particularly fun, from upside-down houses to boats made of mushrooms, to a smiley face of trees on the woodsy hillside of Polk City. Passersby are compelled to ask the same questions: Who did this? And how did they even think of this?  The yellow smiley […]

 Sarah Schafer

Philly Cheesesteak Cabbage Wraps: All the Good Stuff, None of the Carbs

Philly Cheesesteak Cabbage Wraps: All the Good Stuff, None of the Carbs

No one associates Philly cheesesteak with a low-carb diet, but why not start? In this recipe, we use cabbage leaves instead of bread to create Philly cheesesteak wraps with all of the delicious, savory flavors of the original. We’ve also included a vegan and dairy-free version, for those who want the taste of the cheesesteak […]

 Sarah Schafer

Woman put cloves in oranges, house smells awesome

Woman put cloves in oranges, house smells awesome

No one wants to enter a house and face a bad smell. In a Facebook post, one woman suggests sticking cloves into oranges to counter this issue, and everyone loved it. Her home smells like citrus and spice heaven.   Kimmi Charlton from Manitoba, Canada, has been putting cloves into orange for about a decade, and […]

 Sarah Schafer

Single Mom Facing Homelessness Built A $10K Tiny Home Instead Of Taking Out A $300K Mortgage

Single Mom Facing Homelessness Built A $10K Tiny Home Instead Of Taking Out A $300K Mortgage

Charlotte Sapwell was 27 and homeless when her marriage ended, leaving her as the single mother of two boys. She dismissed the option of a house with a mortgage draining her limited funds. Instead, she built her own miniature home for just $10,000. This single mom’s tiny home in Ballarat, Victoria, put a roof over her family’s […]

 Sarah Schafer

Frost moon shines down on Europe ahead of super cold week

Frost moon shines down on Europe ahead of super cold week

The sighting of a Frost Moon over Europe predicts the first major snowstorm of winter over the continent. The “Frost Moon” is the November full moon that appears for about two or three days. It’s also known as Beaver Moon or Mourning Moon, named by Native American groups who use moon cycles to track seasons. […]

 Sarah Schafer

Archaeologists finally peer inside Egyptian mummies first found in 1615

Archaeologists finally peer inside Egyptian mummies first found in 1615

Many people who viewed tombs and Egyptian mummies felt the same curiosity. Who were these ancient people before they were mummies? It seemed that their stories would remain “shrouded” in mystery until scientists found a new way to reveal them.  Two Egyptian mummies were found in a tomb over 400 years ago. A new study […]

 Sarah Schafer

High school opens grocery store for students and their families, accepting good deeds as payment

High school opens grocery store for students and their families, accepting good deeds as payment

There have always been people in need, but during the coronavirus pandemic, more people are struggling than ever. Fortunately, hard times are often met with good people helping others in often creative ways. Such as a high school grocery store. Linda Tutt High School in Sanger Texas opened a grocery shop to help provide for students, staff […]

 Sarah Schafer

Farmers call for number plates to be printed on take-out bags to help stop littering

Farmers call for number plates to be printed on take-out bags to help stop littering

Drive-thru restaurants closed down in the UK during the rise of the pandemic. However, when they reopened in June, litter increased across the countryside. This incited a debate on how to combat this issue. Back in November 2018, a farmer had proposed the idea to print number plates on the food packaging. This will help […]

 Sarah Schafer

Is That Drawer Under Your Oven Actually Intended for Storage?

Is That Drawer Under Your Oven Actually Intended for Storage?

When we cook on a regular basis, we tend to become blind to features in our kitchen that we’ve never used before. For example, what is with that drawer under the oven? Some people may have noticed it and use it as storage for pans and small pots.   However, in 2016, a meme began circulating, […]

 Sarah Schafer

These Photos Perfectly Capture The Stages of Baby Development Before Birth

These Photos Perfectly Capture The Stages of Baby Development Before Birth

In 1965, Life Magazine published a photo essay called the “Drama of Life Before Birth”. The composition depicted the unseen-before flow of baby development in utero by the late photographer Lennart Nilsson. The issue sold out within several days. Before then, the creation of a child in the womb remained a phenomenon hidden from the […]

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