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Prevent Coffee Stains on Your Teeth

Prevent Coffee Stains on Your Teeth

A cup of coffee — or two or three — is an essential part of the morning for many people. And now that coffee is considered a superfood for its many health benefits, we can consume it (almost) guilt-free. The “almost” is that nagging feeling you have about what it’s doing to your pearly white…

Things Your Dog Doesn’t Like

Things Your Dog Doesn't Like

Hugging There aren’t too many people who don’t enjoy hugging their dogs. However, there are quite a few dogs that hate it when you hug them. In the wild, hugging, or rather one dog placing his paw on another dog’s back, is a way of establishing dominance. When you hug your dog, he may feel…

Trick to Help You Wake Up

Trick to Help You Wake Up

If you think the most difficult thing you do all day is wake up, you need some tips and tricks to help you rise and shine and embrace the day ahead — without hitting the snooze alarm. You aren’t just being a lazy bones if you lie in bed long after the alarm buzzes. Blame…

How Fast Food Joints Got Their Names

How Fast Food Joints Got Their Names

From Arby’s to Wendy’s, we love our fast food. Ever wonder how these restaurants got their names? Dictionary.com explains what’s in a name — specifically, how 10 of our favorites got their name. 1. Arby’s The chain was founded by the Raffel Brothers. The name comes from the enunciation of the initials of two words…RB….

Surprising Things That Make You Fat

Surprising Things That Make You Fat

Everybody knows stuffing your face with ice cream, pizza and french fries packs on the pounds. But did you know that simply living in the suburbs makes you fat? It does. Here are 10 surprising things that expand your waistline: Gulping Research shows that eating too fast blimps you up. Our bodies aren’t equipped to…

The Most Popular Restaurant Cuisines

The Most Popular Restaurant Cuisines

From the everyday to the exotic — pasta to poutine — the choices we have when eating out are almost endless. So what do we eat? 31% opt for American food, followed by Italian (23%), and Mexican (16%), according to a survey conducted by the Harris Poll. Those were the answers given by adults who…

10 Most Depressing Careers

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…

These Words Have Actually Been Around for Years

These Words Have Actually Been Around for Years

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 it on the Admiralty!!”…

Top 10 Songs for Getting in the Mood

Top 10 Songs for Getting in the Mood

Setting the mood doesn’t take much more than a few candles and the right soundtrack. But what songs will get you both in the mood? Digital music service Spotify commissioned music psychologist Daniel Mullensiefen of the University of London to find out which songs work best in the bedroom. To that end, he surveyed 2,000…

How You Like Your Eggs Reveals Your Personality

How You Like Your Eggs Reveals Your Personality

According to Dr. Beryl West, how you like your eggs reveals a lot about your personality: Sunny-side up: You are an optimist and easy going. Hard-boiled: You’re a no-nonsense type. You’re quick to form opinions. Soft-boiled: You’re gentle, sensitive, neat – but you’re not always easy to please. Scrambled: You’re agreeable and very steady. You…

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