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4 Ways to Spot a Liar

4 Ways to Spot a Liar

(YourTango.com) Being able to lie, and lie well, is a gift. It takes a special brand of psychopath to be able to look into the eye of someone else and lie about something straight to their face, without even skipping a beat. However, even those people who don’t have the gift to lie well still…

5 Money Myths

5 Money Myths

A penny saved is a penny earned, but sometimes it’s just not worth it. Because saving money — that is, a lot of it — takes discipline and sacrifice, it’s tempting to do it the easy way. Beware of that approach to frugality, since sometimes a penny saved is a dollar lost. From hoarder to…

The Most Bizarre Dog and Cat Names

The Most Bizarre Dog and Cat Names

If you think Max is too mundane and insist Bailey is just plain boring, you might find Barnaby Bones or Cleocatra more to your liking when it comes to naming your precious new puppy or kitten. Veterinary Pet Insurance has long tracked the most popular pet names, but now it’s also keeping a record of…

Top 10 Best Places for a First Date

Top 10 Best Places for a First Date

The #1 preferred place for a first date is a coffee house, according to a recent Happen magazine poll of 1000 singles. Coffee house A walk in the park The local diner Brunch Live music Museum Fancy restaurant Comedy club Bar Sporting event But the best place to find a date is in a big city. 57%…

Top 10 Guilty Green Behaviors

Top 10 Guilty Green Behaviors

Of all the “un-green” things that Americans could feel guilty about — from not recycling to forgetting to bring reusable bags to the store — we feel the most guilt about wasting food, according to a national survey called Eco Pulse from the Shelton Group. “This is an issue that gets right to the core…

Easy Ideas for an Afternoon Pick Me Up

Easy Ideas for an Afternoon Pick Me Up

It’s 3pm. Your head nods. Your eyes slide shut — for just a second or two. You yawn. It’s the dreaded afternoon slump. Instead of reaching for a candy bar or sugary soda to boost your energy level, try one of these seven pick-me-ups from Virgin HealthMiles. Take a quick walk  Take a few brisk laps…

Restaurants with the Highest Favorability Rankings

Restaurants with the Highest Favorability Rankings

Americans now spend more money dining out than on groceries. And fast-food restaurants are capitalizing on this trend, offering lower prices, speedy service and more healthy ingredients. Whether you prefer a burger, pizza or chicken sandwich when you’re grabbing food on the go or you want a sit-down meal with a beer and a server…

Top Names for Boys and Girls

Top Names for Boys and Girls

When it comes to baby names, the king and queen of the crib are Noah and Emma. Noah has held the crown for four years running, while this is Emma’s third consecutive year in the top spot. That’s the word from the Social Security Administration’s 2017 list of the most popular baby names, which is…

Cellphone Background Reveals Your Personality

Cellphone Background Reveals Your Personality

Here’s what your cell phone’s splash screen says about you: Cuddly Animal You’re a real softie with wells of compassion for the troubles of family, friends even perfect strangers. You inspire others with your upbeat philosophy of life. Landscape You’re a hard worker who uses the peaceful pic on your phone to decompress during stressful…

The Friendliest and Most Unfriendly Cities in the World

The Friendliest and Most Unfriendly Cities in the World

The friendliest city in the whole wide world is San Miguel de Allende, Mexico. That’s the word from Conde Nast Traveler magazine, which surveyed its readers to find out the cities where the natives are friendly to visitors — or rude. Topping the list of rudest and least friendly cities is Newark, NJ. Just four hours northwest…

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