She Was Trying To Dump Out Her Water Bottle, But Mother Nature Had Other Plans

                                                                                                                                                      <div class="content">                    <h3>I've done my fair share of international travel, but I haven't even begun to explore most of the United States.</h3> Every state has its fair share of landmarks that stand out. At some of these sites, there are traditions that tourists have to check off their bucket lists. For example, in New York, tourists who make their way to the top of the Empire State Building get a rush from dropping pennies all the way down.

I’ve never had the opportunity to travel west, but what one tourist just did while visiting the Hoover Dam is officially on my bucket list. The woman in this video reached over the edge to dump water out of a bottle, and what happened totally blew her (and everyone else) away.

This is just weird.

I’m not sure what kind of wizardry went into the making of that video, but I’m loving every minute of it! I have to travel and try this out.

Read more: http://www.viralnova.com/hoover-dam-fail/

It’s Apple Picking Season, So Here Are 22 Of The Greatest Recipes To Try

I don’t know about you, but I’m pretty excited that fall is almost here.

The changing leaf colors, wearing hoodies on chilly nights, and yes, pumpkin spice, are all things that I’m really looking forward to. But there’s another awesome perk about the cool season — and that’s apple picking.

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Not only is the fruit a healthy treat on its own, but it serves as the perfect ingredient for desserts, especially in the deliciously sweet recipes below.

1. Get ready to drool over this amazing apple fritter bread.

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2. Fries are even tastier when they’re made from apples.

3. This yummy apple cider is the perfect way to keep warm on chilly fall nights.

4. I need these apple pie cinnamon rolls in my belly right now.

5. Who needs jam when you can have homemade apple butter on your toast?

6. These cinnamon apple chips will keep your snacking healthy(ish).

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7. Slow-cooked applesauce with cinnamon sticks? Yes, please!

8. This apple pecan spice cake with cream cheese frosting is enough to make me give up my diet forever.

9. The best kinds of muffins are made with apples.

10. I don’t think I’d be able to stop myself from eating all these apple oatmeal cookies in one sitting.

11. There is nothing about this caramel apple French toast casserole that doesn’t scream deliciousness.

12. This apple pomegranate crisp with ice cream is completely to die for.

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13. These apple crisp bars make cheesecake even more mouthwatering.

14. Croissants only get better when you bake apples inside them.

15. Make your dessert pretty with these easy apple roses.

16. These appledoodles give a delectable twist to classic snickerdoodles.

17. Good thing swimsuit season is over, because this caramel apple cobbler is irresistible.

18. Good luck trying not to eat the whole sheet of this scrumptious caramel apple cake.

19. Not only is this apple tea healthy, but it tastes and smells amazing.

20. How adorable are these lattice crust baked apples?

21. Apple and gouda grilled cheese is basically lunch and dessert in one.

22. This honeycrisp apple sangria is the only cocktail you’ll want this fall.

Well, I’d better get going. If I want to make all these amazing recipes before fall is over, I need to start picking apples right now.

Read more: http://www.viralnova.com/delicious-apple-recipes/

The Officer Who Didn’t Press Charges Against This Dog’s Abusers Has Faced Justice

If you’re an animal lover, you’ve probably been following the incredible case of a little pup named Libre.

In fact, we here at ViralNova wrote about his outstanding recovery last month. The poor dog dealt with horrific abuse and neglect, which resulted in a painful skin condition and a level of malnutrition that almost killed him. Fortunately, Libre is a fighter and the teams from Speranza Animal Rescue and the Dillsburg Veterinary Center never gave up on the determined dog.

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What really struck readers, however, was the fact that no charges were filed against the people who almost ended this animal’s life. Although it was abundantly clear that Libre had been abused, the Humane Society officer who handled the case said that she would not bring them to justice.

That’s why we’re so happy to bring you this update. According to LancasterOnline, District Attorney Craig Stedman of Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, sought the suspension of Susan Martin’s appointment as a Humane Society police officer.

(Another update is that Libre is feeling much better and is deeply in love with sticks.)

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People were understandably outraged when Martin decided not to indict the breeder who willingly turned Libre over to the Lancaster SPCA in horrific condition.

Although he looks like any other fun-loving pup in the photos above, this is how he looked when he came to the facility.

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Stedman was equally horrified that the woman who could’ve brought these abusers to justice chose not to do so. For that reason, he and his team filed a motion for her suspension. Five days ago, she was officially removed from her post.

“Our justice system has to have integrity,” Stedman explained in a press conference. “The animals have the right to have somebody who will fairly and competently investigate those cases and file charges in appropriate cases.”

Although Libre’s recovery is of the utmost importance in this situation, it’s critical that those who commit acts of animal abuse are punished accordingly.

All Libre has to worry about now is having way too much fun with his rescuer, best friend, and new mama, Janine Guido!

If you’d like to learn more about Libre’s journey, be sure to check out our original story!

For more information about the rescuers and vets who gave him a new lease on life, you can visit Speranza Animal Rescue and the Dillsburg Veterinary Center on Facebook here and here, respectively.

Read more: http://www.viralnova.com/justice-for-libre/

This Police Force Is Trying To Change The Way People View Cops, One Ticket At A Time

                          <div class="content">                    <h3>Canadians are known for being polite, but what this police force is doing takes things to the next level. What's better, they're helping to change the way people around the world perceive cops.</h3> It's no secret that the reputation of cops is struggling. While the majority of police are good men and women who only want to serve and protect their communities, highly publicized incidents have shaken the public's faith. 

In Nanaimo, Canada, cops are looking to change that with “positive ticketing.” Since 2002, they have handed out over 6,000 tickets to youth, simply for being good citizens. Other police forces around the world have started similar programs, and to date, over a million positive tickets have been distributed in total.

Watch as these kids receive positive tickets from officers. It’s a small gesture, but the looks on their faces reveal just how much it means.

Read More: I Almost Lost My Faith In Cops After I Saw Them Arrest Him But They Made It Right

I hope more and more cops get on board with this awesome tradition. I wouldn’t mind being pulled over for a positive ticket!

Read more: http://www.viralnova.com/positive-tickets/

Some Child Psychologists Say You Should Stop Telling Your Kids “No”…Is This Going Too Far?

                              

However, this doesn’t mean that children should be allowed to run wild. Here are some tips from experts that you can use to foster positive parenting interactions with your child.

1. Use positive terms to respond to questions.

Phrase responses so that you’re telling children what they can do instead of what they can’t do. Say that they can play later or have one cookie instead of giving them an outright “no.”

2. Talk about what you’re feeling.

Instead of just saying “stop” or “no,” explain why you don’t like something in age-appropriate terms. Tell them that it hurts when they hit you or that the noise they’re making affects your concentration. This kind of dialogue helps develop kids’ empathy for others.

3. Give kids a choice between two things that they can do.

Instead of saying, “No bouncing the ball in the house,” provide a choice between two other locations. “You can bounce the ball in the backyard or in the driveway. Which would you like?” This often stops kids from responding in a rebellious way.

Read more: http://www.viralnova.com/saying-no-to-kids/

She Went To The Police About Being Raped…Now She Might Go To Jail For It!

                          

While a British woman was on a five-day vacation in Dubai with a relative last month, she was the victim of a horrible attack.

The 25-year-old met a couple of British men at her hotel. These men allegedly lured her into a room and filmed themselves taking turns raping her. Her sexual assault was traumatic enough, but unfortunately, it only got worse from there.

When she went the police to report what happened, she was arrested and charged with having sex outside of marriage.

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What This Clever Dog Does Every Time She Goes For A Walk Is Awesome

Lots of pets have unusual habits. Some like to hide their owners’ socks. Others like to eat out of the litter box.

For Paris, a nine-year-old Boxer, her unusual habit is a lot more environmentally friendly than most. While she goes out for walks, Paris likes to collect plastic bottles, cans, and pieces of trash. She then brings them back home with her and sorts the refuse into recycling bins.

What a clever pooch. We should all be a bit more like Paris, because let’s face it — she’s a whole lot more environmentally conscious than the rest of us.

Read more: http://www.viralnova.com/dog-recycles/

UFO Sightings Take Internet By Storm — Are They Being Covered Up?

                          

Claims of UFOs around the world aren't exactly new, but seriously strange happenings are surrounding recent sightings in Turkey.

On November 27, people from all over the country began sharing pictures of an unexplained grouping of lights on Twitter with the hashtags #ufoattacttoturkey and #ufoattacktoturkey. It quickly became the top trending topic worldwide, but soon after, many posts, photos, and videos were supposedly removed from the social media site and YouTube. Many believe it's all part of a possible cover-up.

Hundreds posted about it in Turkey's biggest city, calling it an "attack," though nothing else occurred after the sighting.

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However, It wasn't just limited to Istanbul -- the pictures came from all over the country.

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By Flattening Raw Cinnamon Rolls In A Pan, He Created Something You NEED To Try

Next time you want something sweet, remember this recipe.

Instead of making another round of red velvets (despite how good they are), we’ve got something far better for you…apple pie cupcakes made with cinnamon roll buns! All you’ll need are the following:

  • ¼ cup flour
  • ¼ cup brown sugar
  • ¼ cup nuts (walnuts or pecan)
  • 2 tablespoons of butter
  • 4 Granny Smith apples
  • 1 tube of cinnamon rolls
  • Cinnamon

With these simple ingredients and the following easy steps, you’ll be well on your way to dessert heaven!

So who’s ready to head to the grocery store to pick up some ingredients?

Read more: http://www.viralnova.com/apple-pie-cupcakes/

You Could Spend A Ton On Store-Bought Lotion Bars, But Why Not Make Them Yourself?

You’ve probably seen them in high-end beauty stores, snagged the tiny free sample, and made it last as long as humanly possible…yes, we’re talking about those delicious-smelling lotion bars.

They last a long time and do wonders for your skin…then again, they’re so darn expensive!

But don’t give up on the idea of an indulgent beauty routine — you can make these bars at home with just a few key ingredients. Get ready to seriously impress your friends…

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DIY Lotion Bars

Posted by Top Knot on Tuesday, March 8, 2016

You can make a bunch in one go and you’ll save so much money while you’re at it!

Want to give one of these recipes a try? Find all the details below.

Lavender:

  • 1 cup coconut oil
  • 1 1/2 cups beeswax
  • A few drops lavender oil (according to your preference)
  • Lavender buds (optional)

Melt all ingredients on medium, adding the lavender buds if you’d like. Place the mix into molds and refrigerate for ten minutes.

Chocolate:

  • 1 cup coconut oil
  • 1 cup beeswax
  • 3/4 cup cocoa butter

Melt all the ingredients on medium. Lightly dust the mold with cocoa powder and pour the mixture in. Refrigerate for ten minutes.

Rose:

  • 1 cup coconut oil
  • 1/2 cup shea butter
  • 1 1/2 cups beeswax
  • A few drops rose oil (according to your preference)
  • Rose petals (optional)

Melt all ingredients on medium. Add the rose petals into the molds if you’d like, pour in the mix, and refrigerate for ten minutes.

Read more: http://www.viralnova.com/lotion-bar-diy/