You Can Adopt A Mini Donkey, So What Are You Waiting For?

That’s right. It’s your lucky day. 20 miniature donkeys need a place to call home.  Triple R Horse Rescue is looking for loving families to adopt these adorable little guys.

According to Triple R Horse Rescue, the miniature donkeys come “in a multitude of petite sizes and colors, will make their way from Texas to Triple R Horse Rescue’s ranch in Cave Creek, Arizona. All of the tiny donkeys are anxious to find forever homes with loving families and animal lovers. After their arrival, they will be ready to meet their future owners. More may be arriving later in spring.”

Quarter Moon Ranch, a breeder of miniature donkeys, says they are typically 36″ tall (or less), live about 25-35 years and are great around children.

So, if you’re interested in adopting one of these adorable little donkeys, please call the rescue at 602-396-8726 or visit their website.

And for those familiar with Parks and Recreation, they remind me of one of most famous miniature donkeys, Li’l Sebastian.   Warning, after seeing Li’l Sebastian you may find yourself placing a call to Triple R Horse Rescue.

They may be the cutest little things I’ve seen in a long time.

H/T Refinery29

This Chart Will Help You Select The Next Book You Should Read

If you’re like me, you have trouble selecting the next book to read.  I definitely overanalyze my book picks as I don’t want to spend time and invest in a book that isn’t that great.

To help with this struggle, the University of Southern California’s Rossier School of Education put together this helpful chart to assist in your book selection. Based upon your desired genre and topics, it will provide some suggestions for you.

While it’s missing some great books, I think it provides a great starting point and some good suggestions. What do you think?

Another helpful source to find books is Goodreads.  It lets you connect with friends and get input from your social network on book recommendations.

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USC Rossier

 

 

Here’s A Great Five Minute Full Body Stretch Routine To Improve Your Flexibility

Every year I put getting more flexible on the top of my list of goals.  However, I never get around to making that goal a reality. And it shows.  Currently, I’m not even close to being able to touch my toes.  I likely put this off because I just hate stretching. There’s really no other excuse.

There are a ton of great benefits from being more flexible, including reducing back pain, better posture, and improved circulation. So, I’m no longer going to put this off and have officially started my flexibilty plan.

I did some research and found this video that walks through a simple, yet robust 5 minute plan.  It’s good for beginners which is perfect for me. So if you’re looking to get a bit more flexible, give this a shot.

Hopefully it’s helpful for you too.

 

 

Use This Chart To Find The Perfect Houseplant For Your Home Or Office

Having plants around the home or office can be really beneficial.  From purifying the air to acting as a natural humidifier, houseplants are a great addition to the home.

However, it can be a little tricky to know what exact type of plant you should get. There are a variety of factors including light, humidity and level of maintenance to consider.

To help out, check out this infographic below that guides you through the best plants for your situation. It also provides a nice description of each plant.

This Peeps S’mores Treat Is One Of The Coolest Looking Desserts We’ve Seen

Easter season is officially upon us.  That means bunnies and candy and more specifically… Peeps. The folks at Delish took that popular Easter candy that everyone loves and created a mesmerizing dessert that tastes as good as it looks.

To make this, you will spread chocolate chips evenly across the bottom of skillet. Then pour warmed heavy cream over the chocolate chips.  Then top with your favorite color combination of Peeps. Finally, bake in the oven at 450 degrees Fahrenheit until the Peeps brown (around 8 minutes).

RELATED: This Chart Will Help You Get Your Easter Egg Dye The Perfect Color

When done, use some graham crackers as your dippers. It’s that easy and will surely wow your friends and family.

For the full recipe, go here.

And if you’re really game, check out this recipe for homemade peeps.

 

How To Make Homemade Peeps – An Easter Classic

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With Easter just around the corner, stores are starting to stock their aisles with all those classic holiday candies. One of the most popular and famous of the Easter candies is the Peep. This sugar coated marshmallow candy has a love / hate relationship with consumers.

Some absolutely love them while others can’t stand the site of the little duckies and bunnies.

Even for those that love them, everyone has their specific way to how like their Peep. Personally, I like to open the package and let them “air out” overnight so they get a little harder.

If you’re looking for a fun project to do with the kiddos, try making your own homemade Peeps.  Check out the video above for a step-by-step guide to making your own little marshmallow sugar bunnies.

Ingredients:

Colored Sugar Coating

Marshmallows

  • 3 Tbsp powder gelatin
  • 1/3 cups cold water
  • 3 cups sugar
  • 1 1/2 cups water
  • 1 1/2 tsp vanilla
  • black gel food dye

For the full recipe and directions, head over to Ashlee Marie’s website.

JetBlue Offered Its Passengers On A Flight A Free Trip…If They Could All Agree On The Destination

Forget the debate the country is having over presidential candidates.  The real argument is over Costa Rica vs. Turks and Caicos.

In a fun social experiment (and promotion), JetBlue made a surprise announcement on a recent flight.  They told all the passengers that if they could unanimously agree on a vacation destination, they would all get a free flight to that location.

Watch the video above to see how it ended.

Hopefully, our politicians could learn a thing or two from this group of travellers.

 

 

This Is What Happens To Your Body When You Don’t Sleep

We all know how important sleep is for both your physical and mental well-being. We also know that we should try to get 7-9 hours each night.  If you don’t get that full amount, you body may not fire on all cylinders and you may have trouble focusing or remembering things.

But what happens if you just don’t sleep at all for an extended period of time? BuzzFeed created this video that shows how your body reacts when you get zero sleep. It’s really interesting.

The lesson here is to always listen to your body and make sure you’re getting the proper amount of sleep.

[H/T: Lifehacker]

 

 

 

A Cheap Way To Keep Your Home Smelling Fresh And Clean

Who doesn’t love a nice smelling home?  It’s an easy way to impress your guests and just make you feel great when opening that front door.  Now, there are plenty of ways to achieve this goal such as candles, sprays, and deodorizers.  Unfortunately, some of these can get pretty expensive.

However, Clean My Space, created this amazing cost effective, all-natural recipe to keep your house smelling so fresh and so clean.  All you need is an orange, cinnamon sticks, and some cloves.

Checkout the video above.   What other ideas do you use to keep your house smelling great.

15 Ways To Manage Stress And Relax, According To Scientists

Stress is a part of life, but unfortunately it can sometimes exhaust you mentally and can have real, physical and psychological effects on your body physically.  The good news is there are some easy ways to help dealing with your stress.

Business Insider put together this handy little chart with fifteen great suggestions on how to manage and deal with your stress. Some of these are pretty common knowledge like taking deep breaths or putting a plan together, but there were others that were very interesting.  If you feel stressed, just squeezing in a little nap, talking to a friend, or taking a walk can help.

Check out the chart below or the full article on Business Insider.

 

 

 

The Internet Is Going Crazy Over Justin Timberlake’s Cover Of This ’90s Megahit

Justin Timberlake can do it all. He can sing, dance, act and play a number of musical instruments. And if you don’t believe me, well just watch JT perform this cover song back in 2013.

Accompanied by two other awesome singer and dancers, the 35-year-old star rocked out an amazing cover of Bell Biv DeVoe’s “Poison.” This will certainly bring you back to the good old days of the ’90s.

Checkout the video below:

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Now, of course, Justin’s version is good but there’s nothing like the original.

Haven’t had a listen in awhile? Well, it’s time. Here’s BBD’s music video for their 1990 hit song below.

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JT has performed some other fantastic covers, including “Shake Your Body (Down To The Ground),” The Jackson’s late-1970s hit. Here’s Justin performing it in 2013:

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He also had the chance to cover Otis Redding’s famous “(Sittin’ On) The Dock of The Bay” at the White House that same year. Justin notes at the start of the performance that it was tough luck for him to be following Mavis Staples, the vocal powerhouse known for hits such as “I’ll Take You There.”

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In a departure from his standard offerings, JT covered INXS’ “Need You Tonight” at a 2013 Super Bowl Party. Looks like 2013 was a year of big covers for him!

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And speaking of musical departures, JT covered “Friends in Low Places” by Garth Brooks at a concert in 2014 in Oklahoma City. The audience accompanies him, and they are clearly loving his song choice.

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Have a listen and sing along! He also covered Ray Lamontagne’s “Jolene” during a 2014 concert.

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JT does a pretty good job with the song. Here’s Lamontagne doing a live performance of it a few years earlier.

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JT fans were excited to find out the big news that their music idol will be performing at one of the biggest events in 2018.

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He and his “bromance” partner Jimmy Fallon made the big announcement about the NFL’s big game halftime show. Timberlake will be take the stage for the popular live show on Feb. 4, 2018 at US Bank Stadium in Minnesota.

Of course, this will be his second time playing the halftime show. Back in 2004, Timberlake famously performed with Janet Jackson. You may remember seeing or hearing about the major wardrobe malfunction during the show. People still talk about it more than 10 years after it happened!

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Here’s a video clip of the infamous performance:

No word, yet, on if the duo plan to reunite for a repeat performance.

This Cuddly, Dog-Sized Rescue Rabbit Needs A New Home

This isn’t your average bunny.  Atlas is only 7 months old and already the size of a dog…and he’s still growing.  The Scottish Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals is keeping Atlas until they can find a new owner because the current owner was unable to keep the cute furry guy.

*PLEASE NOTE: While it’s fantastic that so many people want to offer Atlas a loving home, we will find him one here in…

Posted by Scottish SPCA on Monday, February 8, 2016

Anna O’Donnell, the manager of the SPCA, said in a press release that Atlas is “friendly” and “loves attention and getting cuddles.”   Unfortunately, they are looking for an owner that currently lives in Scotland as they want to avoid a long, stressful journey for Atlas.

Because of his large size, O’Donnell went on to note that Atlas needs a special home that accommodate a rabbit of this size.  A normal rabbit hutch won’t cut it for Atlas.

According to the Huffington Post, Atlas still has some growing to do before he can claim the prize of the Guinness World Record for the largest rabbit.  That prize goes to a rabbit that weighed in at 49 pounds!

This Girl Brought The Entire Audience To Its Feet After Her Rendition Of A Whitney Houston Classic

When 12-year-old Maia Gough walked onto the stage of “Britain’s Got Talent”, the audience and the judges were obviously not expecting much.  Boy were they wrong.

While she looks like a normal schoolgirl, she is anything but normal.

After her nerves get out in the first minute of the song, she loosens up and her inner Whitney Houston comes out.  You can see why Whitney was her idol growing up.

She has definitely made Whitney proud.