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The Top 10 Cities with the Best Jobs

The Top 10 Cities with the Best Jobs

If you’re looking for a good job — defined as one that offers 30 or more hours of work per week with a regular paycheck — head to our nation’s capital. For the third year in a row, Washington, DC is number one on Gallup’s “Good Jobs” rating, which ranks U.S. metropolitan areas that have…

Ten Fun Turkey Trivia Facts

Ten Fun Turkey Trivia Facts

They don’t call it Turkey Day for nothing. When Thanksgiving arrives this week, 90 percent of American households are expected to gobble down turkey during the holiday feast. As an appetizer, chew on these juicy tidbits of trivia bout the big birds: The turkey got its name by mistake. The British thought it was another…

Thanksgiving Pie Poll Results

Thanksgiving Pie Poll Results

A Men’s Health Twitter poll found theses are your Thanksgiving Pie Go-To: 44 percent-go for Pumpkin 30 percent-go for Apple 20 percent-go for Pecan 6 percent-go for some of each 42 percent-top it with Whipped Cream 37 percent-top it with Ice Cream 16 percent-want it plain 5 percent-top it with a mixture of Whipped and Ice Creams

The Most and Least Satisfying Jobs

The Most and Least Satisfying Jobs

If you’re looking for a job that brings satisfaction and happiness, then consider a profession in which you serve others, say researchers from the University of Chicago. The most satisfying jobs are professions that involve caring for, teaching and protecting others, as well as creative pursuits. Here are the top ten most satisfying jobs: Clergy,…

Signs You Need More Sleep

Signs You Need More Sleep

If eight hours of sleep a night is nothing more than a dream, you may be suffering from a sleep deficit. But how do you know for sure? Maybe you really can get by just fine on very little sleep. You can find out if that’s true by paying attention to your body, which will…

The Latest in Pizza Trends

The Latest in Pizza Trends

From pepperoni to sausage, from meat-lovers to all-veggie, Americans consume 350 slices of pizza every second, and 15 percent say it’s their number one comfort food. There are big bucks to be made in pizza, prompting Melanie Zanoza Bartelme, associate editor of Food Technology magazine, to identify eight trends in American pizza preferences and consumption habits. The…

Thanksgiving Things That Aren’t True

Thanksgiving Things That Aren't True

(Reader’s Digest) It’s one of American history’s most familiar scenes: A small group of Pilgrims prepares a huge November feast to give thanks for a bountiful harvest and show their appreciation to the Native Americans who helped them survive their first winter. Together, the Pilgrims and Native Americans solemnly sit down to a meal of…

You Favorite Mexican Food Reveals Your Personality

You Favorite Mexican Food Reveals Your Personality

(Women’s Health) Ole Your go to Mexican entree actually says a lot about you, reports a survey for Qdoba Mexican Grill. No lie: Taste and personality reside in the same part of the brain, says study author Alan Hirsh, M.D.: Tacos lovers They’re conscientious and perfectionist. They’re most romantically compatible with quesadillas lovers. Quesadillas lovers…

The 20 Best Small Cities in the U.S.

The 20 Best Small Cities in the U.S.

Recently released U.S. Census Bureau data showed that suburban population growth outpaced city growth in 2016. To help Americans put down roots in places offering good quality of life and affordability, WalletHub’s analysts compared more than 1,200 U.S. cities with populations between 25,000 and 100,000 across 33 key indicators of livability to compile its report…

Top 10 Best and Worst Breakfast Cereals

Top 10 Best and Worst Breakfast Cereals

Is your breakfast cereal bowl filled with calories, sugar and sodium? Even if you think you’re choosing wisely — such as Cheerios or Honey Bunches of Oats — you may be surprised. While these two cereals are among the most popular brands with the biggest sales, they are not the healthiest choices. DietDetective.com ranked 301…

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