These Seniors Disliked Their Stern Teacher – Then They Found Out About His Double Life

Image: YouTube/CBS Evening News As 70-year-old Vietnam veteran-turned-teacher Jim O’Connor wrote yet another seemingly impossible algebra equation on the whiteboard, his students exchanged puzzled looks. They knew by now that he was a tough taskmaster. But after a day of setting grueling calculus challenges, little did they know where the uncompromising O’Connor headed after class. The post These Seniors Disliked Their Stern Teacher – Then They Found Out About His Double Life appeared first on…

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When Police Pulled Over This Car In Winter, They Were Not Impressed By The Ties On Its Tires

Motorists can be caught out by treacherous driving conditions, so it helps if they have the right equipment. But these police officers pulled over a driver with some inventive yet inadequate fittings. Image: Facebook/CHP – Truckee We associate California with sun-kissed beaches and orange groves, not ice and snow. However, the state is huge and subject to a variety of harsh weather conditions. And the highway patrol there insists on tire chains in some snowy…

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This College Student Was Abducted At Gunpoint, But Recalling Her Mom’s Guidance Helped Save Her Life

When Jordan Dinsmore was kidnapped by armed robbers, she remembered something that her mom had once said. And taking on board her mother’s words may very well have saved her life. Image: Facebook/Jordan Dinsmore As many people know, kids don’t always follow the advice that their parents offer to them. Yet when Jordan Dinsmore found herself in grave danger one night, she took her cues from something that her mom had once told her. That…

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This Mom Hadn’t Gone Without Makeup For 50 Years. Then She Finally Showed The World Her Real Face

This glamourous old girl had worn cosmetics every day for half a century, with no exceptions. But one day the woman decided to come clean and expose the bare-faced truth to the world. Image: YouTube/MAKEOVERGUY Minneapolis One glamorous Indiana septuagenarian claimed not to have gone without her beloved makeup for 50 years. She would even sleep in a full face of cosmetics so that her husband could wake up to her looking beautiful. But in…

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Secure Contexts Everywhere

Anne van Kesteren for Mozilla says: Effective immediately, all new features that are web-exposed are to be restricted to secure contexts. Web-exposed means that the feature is observable from a web page or server, whether through JavaScript, CSS, HTTP, media formats, etc. A feature can be anything from an extension of an existing IDL-defined object, a new CSS property, a new HTTP response header, to bigger features such as WebVR. In contrast, a new CSS…

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2017/2018 JavaScript

There has been a lot of research on the landscape this year! Here are a few snippets from a bunch of articles. There is a ton of information in each, so I’m just picking out a few juicy quotes from each here. Perhaps the most interesting bit is how different the data looked at is. Each of these is different: a big developer survey, npm data, GitHub data, and StackOverflow data. Yet, they mostly tell…

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Creating a Vue.js Serverless Checkout Form: Configure the Checkout Component

This is the fourth post in a four-part series. In Part one, we set up a serverless Stripe function on Azure. Part two covered how we hosted the function on Github. The third part covered Stripe Elements in Vue. This last post shows how to configure the checkout component and make the shopping cart fully functional. Article Series: Setup and Testing Stripe Function and Hosting Application and Checkout Component Configure the Checkout Component (This Post)…

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Blue Apron and Whole30 Are Bringing Fresh Meals to Your Doorstep for a Limited Time – Feast your eyes on these tasty, inspired recipes

If you’ve spent any time on social media, you’ve likely heard of Whole30. Chances are you’ve finished the eating plan or are trying it now, especially with New Year’s resolutions in effect. Our office here at RetailMeNot is teeming with people following the popular program. We can usually spot them because they’re the ones chugging black coffee while eating eggs, nuts and avocados. And though they all seem content with the results they’re experiencing, they all agree that the…

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When Kendall Jenner Uploaded A Photo Online, Her Fans Were Convinced That She Was Hiding A Secret

Image: Instagram/Kendall / Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images for Chopard As a member of the Kardashian clan, Kendall Jenner is used to having her every move scrutinized by the press and the public alike. But even she was taken aback by the recent furor surrounding a seemingly innocuous Instagram snap. Here’s how the model/TV personality inadvertently sparked a social media guessing game. The post When Kendall Jenner Uploaded A Photo Online, Her Fans Were Convinced That…

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A Woman Begged The Internet To Help Her Buy Old Tonka Trucks. Then The Toy Firm Heard Of Her Plan

When this sister couldn’t find a gift for her little brother, she reached out online. Then, something totally awesome happened. Image: aishavoya Although we live in the age of cyberbullying and online scams, the internet still holds the power to do good in the world. Indeed, one woman discovered this to be true when she was in desperate need of help in the run-up to Christmas. The hero of this story? Social media. The post…

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