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John Riggs

How are you feelin'? I'm married with three kids, love cooking (when I find the time) and love old video games. I'm a retro nerd who loves to reminisce about the '80s and '90s and am an autism-awareness advocate. - PSN, Xbox Live and Wii U, game with me! @johnblueriggs (also on Instagram, Twitter and Pintrest)
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Smoking Seem To Do Your Baby No Harm According to 1951 Better Homes and Garden Baby Book

My wife has this older-than-old baby book from Better Homes and Gardens that originally came out in 1951. During this time, when cigarette ads were on TV and in your cartoons, smoking was just a part of daily life. When you're bringing life into this world, however, this baby book was your go-to book. It was the 'What to Expect when You're Expecting' of the 1950's. You'd think smoking at all would be bad for your baby as it's bad for you, but this old book said if you have a smoke in moderation, you and your baby will be fine. WTH?!

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Make Andes Mint Choclate Pretzels For Your Next Gathering [RECIPE]

The Christmas season usually has everyone making and baking goodies. You don't mind eating them, but you have trouble making. You're not alone. I'm not great at baking, either. The good news about these Andes Mint pretzels as they take 3 ingredients and not much time at all to create.

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The Force is Strong With These ‘Star Wars’ Themed Paper Snowflakes

I'll admit I'm not very good at arts and crafts. Not that I'm completely terrible, it's just that I don't get into them as much as I could or should. When my friend pointed me out to these Star Wars themed Snowflake templates, I knew it was something I could get behind.

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Helpful Tips on Using a Turkey Fryer

You've seen people use those turkey fryers on YouTube and all the accidents that can occur. You think to yourself, "not me, I'm not going to be that guy," but how do you know for sure when you've never done it? If you plan on frying a turkey for the holidays, here are some helpful tips on how to not blow up your neighborhood.

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How I Hit the Jackpot on ‘Storm Stopper’ in Arcades

At some arcades, you may see the game where the light bulbs spin around and around the machine. You push the button stop it and receive the number of tickets the number lands on. Seems simple enough. There are also designated 'jackpot' areas where if you can stop it on there, you win the jackpot. Here's what I do to guarantee a jackpot almost every time.

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You’ve Been Eating Apples Wrong Your Entire Life

What many people consider as their favorite fruit, including me, apples are great is almost every way. They're inexpensive, they're versatile and they're common enough that you can find them just about anywhere. Most of us eat around the core but in doing so you're wasting about 30% of the apple. Instead, why not try eating an apple from top to bottom, or bottom to top?

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