The Retro-Industrial Wonders of the Mold-A-Rama


When I was a little kid, I was obsessed with the Mold-A-Rama, the injection molding vending machine popular in the 1960s. For a quarter, you got to watch through the clear plastic dome as the machine made and dispensed a plastic souvenir. Gas stations, restaurants, and souvenir shops along I-95 had them. As my family traveled many summers to visit ...

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Wood Group edges closer to Amec takeover


Wood Group’s £2.2bn takeover of its oilfield services rival Amec Foster Wheeler looks likely to gain UK competition clearance after it offered to sell the majority of the target company’s North Sea upstream oil and gas business. The Competition and Markets Authority said on Tuesday it considered there were “reasonable grounds” for believing that the proposal — or a modified version of it ...

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Healing a Wounded Heart

woman-sad-depressed-outside-cold_credit-shutterstock.jpg Broken heart syndrome is very real. It’s an emotional distress that can cause a heart attack. It’s also called stress-induced cardiomyopathy or takotsubo cardiomyopathy, and it can strike even if you’re healthy. According to the American Heart Association, women are more likely than men to experience sudden intense chest pain. Stress hormones ...

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Everything You Ever Wanted To Know About Ice Cream


Ice cream is one of those childhood treats we seem to never outgrow. It’s creamy, refreshing and the perfect sweet ending to any celebration. Perhaps that’s why it’s everyone’s favorite dessert. That being said, there’s still much to discover about ice cream. That’s why we’ve put together the ultimate guide to ice cream which includes everything from homemade recipes and ...

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‘New York hates you’: Protesters greet the president at Trump Tower


Protesters gathered outside Trump Tower in Manhattan on Aug. 14, as President Trump arrived back for the first time since being inaugurated into office. (evilevestrikesagain/Instagram) When President Trump returned to his hometown of New York City on Monday night, he received anything but a warm welcome. Trump was returning to his eponymous tower for the first time since being inaugurated. ...

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Maker Spotlight: Shujan Bertrand


Name: Shujan Bertrand What is your day job? While I’m a full-time mom, I’m also all of the jobs that are associated with running a company. So everything from CEO and Design Lead to messenger and intern. My children come with me to the studio-factory at least 3 times a week after school. The whole family is helping grow àplat. ...

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Thousands Send Rainbow Pictures to 9-Year-Old Who Lost Both His Parents


This little boy believes that though his parents are gone, they are not far away – in fact, he believes that they are just over the rainbow. Robbie Ecuyer, a 9-year-old autistic boy from New York, absolutely loves rainbows. His mother Shelley, who was suffering from gastroparesis and cystic fibrosis, always used to tell him that if anything happened to ...

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It always seems impossible until it is done


Nothing like having a decent fish at the end of your line to get that heart pumping and adrenalin going. Once hooked up you become fearless and wanting more. If the plan doesn’t work change the plan but never the goal in catching that dream fish as the reward is priceless. We had the pleasure in welcoming four experienced anglers ...

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Ezekiel Elliott Attacked Girlfriend 3 Times, NFL Says


Ezekiel Elliott Attacked Girlfriend 3 Times … NFL Says 8/11/2017 10:08 AM PDT Breaking News Ezekiel Elliott beat up his girlfriend 3 times in the same week … and there are photos that prove it … this according to the NFL. Elliott is facing a 6 game suspension with these charges.  The league laid out its case against Elliott in ...

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5 Fine Dining Castle Restaurants to Try


For a gourmet, what could possibly be more representative of a fairytale experience than dining in a castle restaurant? Hidden deep in a forest or set amidst the vineyards with a distant view of the coast or situated in a nature reserve. Wherever the location, it is a truly magical experience to enjoy delicious food in venues steeped in history. ...

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