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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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My Dad and I Jam the Swallow Tail Jig [VIDEO]

I'm currently learning the ukulele. My dad, who knows how to play just about every instrument, and I hang out sometimes while he teaches me some uke tricks and, every once in a while, he'll bust out his viola (his preferred instrument of choice). In this video we play the Swallow Tail Jig. It's one of those Celtic pieces that I've heard a thousand times, but didn't know it actually had a name.

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‘Beer Doesn’t Cause a Beer Belly’ and other Alcohol Related Myths Debunked

Hannah Hart hosts her own YouTube show My Drunk Kitchen. It only makes sense that she hosts this great video from aur friends at Mental Floss. There are several misconceptions about alcohol over the years including the old 'beer before liquor, never been sicker' phrase you've been spouting for years.

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What Does POS Mean? We Have the Answer!

As you browse Craigslist and Facebook swap sites and things of that nature, you come across three letters. POS. Once upon a time POS stood for Piece of S*** but, judging from what they're selling, you know that's not the case in this case. Those letters are popping up more and more. You don't know what they mean but you don't want to sound ignorant and ask. In case you're curious, we have the answer.

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How To Remove a Ring from a Swollen Finger

Sometimes you get married, put on a few pounds and, before you know it, you're no longer able to take your ring off. Not that you should just be taking your wedding ring off, but other rings as well. Perhaps you have a new baby and don't want to scratch them with your rings or, from pregnancy or water retention or having a broken arm your finger looses circulation and needs to be removed, but can't. Often times doctors will simply cut the ring off, which isn't fair or very nice.

If you need to, here's a way you can remove your ring from a swollen finger.

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These Sandwich Swords are a Blast from My Past

The other day I came across one of these little swords. They're often used in sandwiches or cheeseburgers you order to keep everything stacked and neat when carried from the kitchen to your table. Me? I always thought they were the free gift that came with your order to accessorize your action figures when I was growing up.

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