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Coping With the Flu

Coping With the Flu

Coping with flu again this year? While there’s no cure for flu, there are some natural and practical flu remedies you can use to ease flu symptoms. Here are some you can try today. Stay home and get plenty of rest. On the first day of flu symptoms, follow the rules of flu etiquette. Call…

The Top Superstitions Americans Believe

The Top Superstitions Americans Believe

Do you shudder when a black cat crosses your path? Will you walk all the way around a ladder and never go under it? While most Americans have wised up and don’t believe in any of the 12 most common superstitions, there are still as many as a third who do think at least some…

Foods That Improve Your Mood

Foods That Improve Your Mood

Even the happiest people get down in the dumps occasionally. And while eating when you are stressed is generally frowned upon, it’s OK if you’re eating the right foods since they can lessen tension and improve your mood. Yes, you can actually eat your way to happiness. From avocado to watermelon, find out eight foods…

Top 10 Most Depressing Careers

Top 10 Most Depressing Careers

10. Salesperson Many salespeople work on commission and may have to spend time away from home, family and friends because of travel. If a salesperson works independently, benefits may be limited. 9. Financial advisers and accountants Most people don’t like dealing with their own retirement savings. So can you imagine handling thousands or millions of…

Words That Have Been Around Longer Than You Think

Words That Have Been Around Longer Than You Think

Dictionary.com offers eight words that are older than you think: OMG The first citation of OMG in the Oxford English Dictionary appears in a 1917 letter from the British admiral John Arbuthnot Fisher to Winston Churchill.He writes, “I hear that a new order of Knighthood is on the tapis — “O.M.G. (Oh! My God!) — “Shower…

The 12 Worst Driving Behaviors

The 12 Worst Driving Behaviors

You’re sitting at a red light, second in line. The light turns green. The car in front of you doesn’t move, and you can see the driver’s head is facing down. He’s texting and doesn’t notice it’s time to go until you honk. “The Texter” remains the worst driving behavior by Expedia.com, which issues an…

The Best Cities for Keeping Your New Year’s Resolutions

The Best Cities for Keeping Your New Year's Resolutions

With 80 percent of Americans doomed to fail at keeping their New Year’s resolutions, WalletHub gives us the Best and Worst Cities for Keeping Your New Year’s Resolutions. Best Cities for Keeping Your New Year’s Resolutions 1. Salt Lake City, UT 2. San Francisco, CA 3. Scottsdale, AZ 4. Seattle, WA 5. Plano, TX 6….

Here is What Women Have in Their Purse

Here is What Women Have in Their Purse

(Women’s Health) The average woman lugs 6.5 pounds of “essential items” in her bag. Doctors advise carrying one that’s no more than 10% to 15% of your body weight. Here’s what we’re carrying around: 6.2 ounces – make-up bag 4.9 ounces – set of keys 4.5 ounces – iPhone 3.9 ounces – notebook 2.9 ounces –…

The Best Cities for New Year’s Eve

The Best Cities for New Year's Eve

With New Year’s Eve this weekend and the majority of Americans spending up to $200 each on the occasion per year, WalletHub has released its report on 2017’s Best Places for New Year’s Eve Celebrations. To help Americans ring in the new year without breaking the bank, WalletHub compared the 100 biggest cities across 25…

The Top 10 Best Star Wars Moments

The Top 10 Best Star Wars Moments

Time magazine ranked the top 40 best “Star Wars” moments from all of the films. Here’s the top ten: 10. Vader unmasked, Episode VI – Return of the Jedi Why is Vader considered one of the most compelling movie villains of all time? It’s at least in part due to his utterly terrifying mask, which kept…

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