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What Your Favorite Book Reveals About You

What Your Favorite Book Reveals About You

Reading is a popular pastime, but there’s more than pleasure going on between the pages. Scientists say that what happens in your brain when you’re riveted by a particular book reflects your personality: Romance You’re a nonconformist who refuses to let anyone tell you what to do. You’d rather flaunt convention and tradition by setting…

Best and Worst Car Colors for Resale Value

Best and Worst Car Colors for Resale Value

It may seem superficial, but buyers of used automobiles do care just as much about the car’s color as its condition. So if you’re buying a new car now with the idea of selling it in five years, buy a silver-colored car. That’s the word from Kelley Blue Book, which says that color plays a…

The Most Dangerous Foods to Eat in the Car

The Most Dangerous Foods to Eat in the Car

Look out for that…chocolate. Hagerty Classic Insurance of Traverse City, MI, has issued a list of the top 10 most dangerous foods we can eat while driving. When we pay more attention to our food than the road, we’re setting ourselves up for a potential car crash. The National Highway Transportation Safety Administration warns that…

12 Things Women Do Better Than Men

12 Things Women Do Better Than Men

(Cosmopolitan) Cosmo loves men. But the magazine kept coming across tons of studies proving women have some amazing abilities that men lack. So, they rounded up some of their favorites. 1. Women are cleaner. A study from San Diego State University of offices across the U.S. found that men’s desks and offices are germier than…

It’s The Customer Service Hall of Shame

It's The Customer Service Hall of Shame

It’s called the Customer Service Hall of Shame, and Comcast takes the number one spot on this notorious list — for the third year in a row. And when it comes to excellent customer service, Amazon leads the list on the Customer Service Hall of Fame. That’s the word from 24/7 Wall St., which collaborated…

You Favorite and Least Favorite Household Chores

You Favorite and Least Favorite Household Chores

A recent survey found one in three women secretly love doing housework. The survey found many women admitted that they love cleaning because it gives them a sense of pleasure and achievement. But almost four out of ten of those who love cleaning admitted it was a secret passion and they would never tell their…

The Worst and Best Cities for Driving

The Worst and Best Cities for Driving

Bad drivers are everywhere, but look out if you drive the streets and highways of Boston, MA. Compared to the national average of one accident every 10 years, Boston drivers have a collision once every 3.6 years, which is 179.5 percent higher than the national average, according to the 12th annual Allstate America’s Best Drivers…

The U.S. Cities with the Best Weather

The U.S. Cities with the Best Weather

There is a reason many people dream of living in San Diego or retiring to Honolulu. The weather is warm, and you know it will never snow. If you want to live where the weather is (mostly) good with moderate temperatures and plenty of sunshine, check out this list compiled by the editors of U.S….

Drink More Water…Here is Why

Drink More Water...Here is Why

It boosts your mood Turns out happiness can be found at the bottom of a glass of water. When researchers asked study participants to increase their water intake from 5 to 10 cups per day, subjects reported feeling calmer and more satisfied with their life in about five days. You may heal faster If you…

The Most and Least Literate U.S. Cities

The Most and Least Literate U.S. Cities

For the fifth year, the nation’s capital has been named the most literate city in the U.S., according to an annual report issued by Central Connecticut State University that ranks the largest U.S. cities on six key indicators of literacy: the number of bookstores, educational attainment, Internet resources, library resources, periodical publishing resources and newspaper…

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