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Your Favorite Toy Reveals Your Personality

Your Favorite Toy Reveals Your Personality

When you were playing games as a child, it probably never crossed your mind that your carefree pursuits were molding your personality. “Studies show that the toys that intrigued us as children are a barometer for the adults we become, says Chicago psychologist Andrew Scuggins. “Survey participants who listed the same toy as their favorite…

Medical Myths

Medical Myths

Here are seven medical myths identified by the British Medical Journal that will no doubt stun you. You’ll probably think at least one of these is true. Here are the seven medical myths that are all false: You should drink at least eight glasses of water a day This advice, often found in the popular…

5 Traits of Charming People

5 Traits of Charming People

If you want to be the person whom everyone else adores, you just have to be a charmer. What is charm? It’s that special appeal some people exude. Even those who are not particularly attractive or sexy, but have loads of charm, seem to radiate something so special that others are drawn to them. Think…

Weird Things That Make You Look Older

Weird Things That Make You Look Older

Whether you like it or not, you will get older and look older, too. while the aging process can’t be stopped, there are things we do that speed it up, such as soaking up too much sun or smoking. But did you know that your bed or headphones can also age you prematurely? U.S. News…

5 Uses for Leftover Easter Eggs

5 Uses for Leftover Easter Eggs

The Easter bunny has come and gone, and the eggs, which have been hard-boiled and dyed with nontoxic coloring, now sit amid plastic Easter basket grass on the kitchen table. Don’t let those eggs go to waste. Here are five tasty uses for your leftover Easter eggs: 1. Egg salad This may be an obvious…

The Biggest Product Fails Ever!

The Biggest Product Fails Ever!

There’s a new list out – of the biggest product fails of all time – and Google Glass wins the grand prize. The list was compiled by 24/7 Wall St. although doesn’t share its methodology in compiling the list. While Google Glass faced privacy concerns and public bans, other products on the list suffered from…

Ten Ways to Be Active at Your Desk

Ten Ways to Be Active at Your Desk

Humans are not biologically designed to be sedentary. We are made to hunt a wooly mammoth and hike in the woods gathering berries. Instead, we sit at desks and crunch numbers and write words. And the more we sit during the day, the greater the health risk. And it’s serious stuff — heart disease, stroke…

Ways to Stop Stressing

Ways to Stop Stressing

Are you a worry wart? Self magazine offers these six ways to stop your stressing: Hop off the worry train Just because you have an idea (“I might get fired”) doesn’t mean you need to ride it to its terminus. “Worry can waste energy you’re trying to fix every possible problem, even if none exist,”…

The Most and Least Literate Cities in America

The Most and Least Literate Cities in America

Living in Washington, DC, is a reader’s dream come true. 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, education…

Forgotten Uses for Everyday Objects

Forgotten Uses for Everyday Objects

•The Tiny Extra Jeans Pocket – You might think it is for spare change, but it was designed to hold a pocket watch.  (Maybe the size of the pocket has shrunk over time?) •The Hole in Your Pot Handle – If it is used at all, it might be to hang the pot up, but…

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