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6 ways Facebook ruins your life

“Till Facebook does us part.” People who spend hours every day on the social networking site are more likely to get divorced than those who don’t use it, finds a … Continue reading

06/17/2014 · Leave a comment

Why does bacon smell so good?

You’d know the savory smell of bacon anywhere—rich, smoky, unctuous, and undeniably addictive. But why is bacon’s aroma so tantalizing? The American Chemical Society recently teamed up with the blog … Continue reading

05/30/2014 · Leave a comment

6 easy tricks to stretch your income

This post comes from Allison Martin at  Money Talks News. Tired of your income disappearing before the bills are paid? These six tips will free up more income to meet … Continue reading

05/13/2014 · Leave a comment

Teen takes NFL cheerleader to prom

CROSBY, Texas (AP) — Mike Ramirez is a high school football player who spent most of his time on the bench last season and works part-time at a local McDonalds. … Continue reading

05/10/2014 · Leave a comment

The most desirable college in each state [map]

Peter Jacobs, – Higher-education information website eCollegeFinder has put together this great map showing the most desirable college in each state based on the number of applications they received … Continue reading

05/07/2014 · Leave a comment

Mall adds ‘fast lane’ after girl, 10, complains about slow shoppers

Scott Stump contributor Thanks to the suggestion of a 10-year-old girl who is tired of being stuck behind slow walkers, a British mall has added a “fast lane” painted … Continue reading

05/07/2014 · Leave a comment

Cold case: Why is Target putting Doritos chips in the fridge?

By Shaymus McLaughlin – Target is apparently putting its Doritos in the refrigerated section now. And people are confused. The Consumerist first got a hold of some photos (sent … Continue reading

05/06/2014 · 1 Comment

Vote Dark Side: ‘Darth Vader’ runs for Mayor in Ukraine

Ukrainians may well hope the force is strong with this one — and that he doesn’t take them to the dark side. Voters in Odessa and Ukraine’s capital Kiev will … Continue reading

05/02/2014 · Leave a comment

People are actually buying this $100 grilled cheese sandwich

Charles Passy @ MarketWatch – Why settle for your everyday grilled cheese when you can go gourmet? That’s what the team at Chicago’s Deca Restaurant + Bar in Chicago’s Ritz-Carlton … Continue reading

05/01/2014 · Leave a comment

Want to become the most interesting person around? Start with these 7 steps.

How do you become the most interesting person in the world? To be sure, I’m not referring to the silver fox from the Dos Equis beer commercials, who once ran … Continue reading

04/29/2014 · Leave a comment

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