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What Your Favorite Snack Says About You

What Your Favorite Snack Says About You

The snack food you crave can tell the world all about you. Dr. Alan Hirsch of the Smell and Taste Treatment and Research Foundation in Chicago spent eight years studying 800 volunteers. And he discovered a revealing link between food preferences and personality traits in his test subjects. Take a look at this mouth-watering selection…

Calories By Restaurant Type

Calories By Restaurant Type

If you’re trying to lose weight or just eat better so you’ll live longer, you may want stay home at mealtime. The average restaurant entree contains most of the calories, fat and salt you need for an entire day! The studies’ authors, who are from Tufts University and the University of Toronto, say this makes…

Cities Where You Need the Highest Income

Cities Where You Need the Highest Income

(Netscape) Living comfortably is what most of us want. It’s nice to be able to pay the bills, have money left for savings and still have a night on the town every once in a while. How much income you need to do this depends on where you live. Using the 50-30-20 personal finance budgeting…

Best Places to Live in America

Best Places to Live in America

If you ever get to choose where you live — as opposed to moving for a job or for family — consider moving to Austin, Texas. It has been crowned in the number one spot on U.S. News & World’s Report’s “2017 Best Places to Live” list. Why Austin? It’s a combination of factors. Not…

Your Favorite Type of Pie

Your Favorite Type of Pie

America’s favorite pie is apple. But pizza pie is a close second. That’s the word from the Harris Poll, which surveyed 2,178 U.S. adults to find out what we love most about pie. here are the top 12 favorite pies: Apple Pizza Chocolate/chocolate cream Pecan Cherry Pumpkin Key lime Coconut cream Chicken pot pie Lemon…

Your Favorite Ice Cream Reveals Your Personality

Your Favorite Ice Cream Reveals Your Personality

(KitchenDaily.com) It’s ice cream month and your favorite ice cream flavor might reveal more than you think. Dr. Alan Hirsch, a nationally recognized smell and taste expert, offers what a person’s favorite ice cream flavor may suggest about their personality. Chocolate You’re more likely to be: dramatic, lively, charming, flirtatious, seductive and gullible Vanilla You’re…

The Perfect Age

The Perfect Age

You may dread turning 50, but cheer up! The half-century mark appears to be the perfect age, according to a Harris Poll of 2,242 adults. When asked what age you would most like to stay if you could stop time and live forever in good health, 50 was the resounding response from young and old….

Health Mistakes You Make Everyday

Health Mistakes You Make Everyday

(Men’s Health) Your day is fraught with peril from the dumb phone that bloops while you are driving to the NSFW website that beckons at 3pm. Those risks you know. How about these: You brush your teeth just after breakfast Brushing after eating acidic foods especially fruit and juice can weakened enamel, says Mark Wolff,…

Wedding Tradition Origins

Wedding Tradition Origins

Wedding Month — Ever wonder where those familiar wedding rituals came from. Many customs are as old as love itself, dating back to Roman times or before, according to expert Carley Roney, editor of theknot.com, a wedding-planning web site. For example, the traditional white color of the wedding gown is popular because “in ancient Roman…

Car Color That Gets Pooped on the Most

Car Color That Gets Pooped on the Most

You park outside and come back to bird poop — on the roof, on the trunk, on the windows. Ew! And it’s not just disgusting; bird droppings quickly soften the clear coat on the paint finish, which leaches out the color. What’s left? A permanently faded spot. That’s the word from a British survey of…

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