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Foods That Can Fight Off a Cold

  You’ve heard the term “feed a cold, starve a fever” before.  But the “starve a fever” part isn’t really good advice.  Cutting calories when you’re sick might actually make it HARDER for your body to fight off a virus. The “feed a cold” part is okay though, especially if you eat THIS stuff.  Here are five…

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Lady Lions Tix

Congratulations Timothy S. of Bellefonte.  He wins a 4-pack of tickets to see the Lady Lions when they host Rutgers.  For more chances to win more Lady Lions Tickets, check in with our free ticket window all season long!

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Things You Should Do After a Long Weekend

Did you get Martin Luther King Day off this year?  45% of businesses DID give employees the day off yesterday, according to an annual survey.  So if you’re just jumping back in, here are five good things to do after a long weekend . . . 1.  Get to work early.  That way it’s quiet, and…

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Love Letters

Congratulations to Elaine A. from Thompson.  She won a pair of tickets to see Merideth Baxter and Michael Gross in Love Letters at the Williamsport Community Arts Center on February 17th, thanks to Happy 103-1’s Free Ticket Window.

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Foods That Can Make You Depressed

Did you know there are foods that can trigger depression?  Three things to avoid are artificial sweeteners, junk food, and anything with trans fat. When you’re feeling down about yourself or life in general, it might be tempting to EAT your feelings.  But did you know that some foods could actually TRIGGER depression, or make…

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Five Things on Your Desk at Work That Can Make You Look Unprofessional

If one of your goals for 2019 is to get a promotion, you could be hurting your chances without even realizing it.  Here are five things you might have on your desk RIGHT NOW, that could be making you look unprofessional . . .  1.  Dishes and food containers.  Bringing your lunch to work is…

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How Much Money Do You Need to Make to be “Rich”?

How much money do you need to make to be “rich”?  Or, rather, how much money do you need for people to THINK you’re rich? A new study asked people what salary someone would have to earn to be rich.  And for the majority, the answer is . . . about $90,000 to $100,000. Here…

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Americans Spend Nearly Half Their Days Looking at Screens

Here’s a pretty incredible stat for 2019.  If you don’t count the time you’re asleep, the average American today spends almost HALF of their life staring at screens. A recent survey found we now spend 42% of our waking hours staring at a screen of some kind . . . or an average of 6…

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The Top Ways Americans Waste Time

There’s a new survey out on American reading habits, and most of the stats are pretty boring.  But here’s a good one . . . The average American now spends two hours a day reading . . . but only if you count the stuff we read online. In other words, reading “Pride and Prejudice” counts as…

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Leisurely Ways to Burn at Least 200 Calories an Hour

If you’re trying to get some weight off in the new year, here are some not-too-grueling activities that can burn 200 calories in under an hour . . . 1.  Going for a leisurely walk.  It burns 204 calories an hour, on average. 2.  Bowling.  Tossing that ball over and over again will burn 219…

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Double Dipping Versus the Five-Second Rule . . . Which Is Worse

If you double dip a chip, you contaminate the bowl of dip with bacteria.  If you drop food on the ground, pick it up, and eat it thanks to the five-second rule, it’s also got bacteria on it.  But which of those moves is RISKIER? According to a new study by a food scientist .…

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Tips for De-cluttering Your Home

 Marie Kondo is a professional organizer from Japan.  And her new Netflix show “Tidying Up with Marie Kondo“ is an odd level of popular right now.  Here are five of her top tips for knocking out the clutter and organizing your home . . . 1.  Take inventory.  One of the first things she has people do is…

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Lady Lions Ticket Winner

Congratulations Mark D. From State College.  He wins a 4-pack of tickets to see the Lady Lions talke on Illinois this Saturday at the BJC.  Keep checking our free ticket window for more Lady Lion tickets all season long!

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Slang Terms You’ll Hear in 2019, and What They Mean

Someone put together a huge list of slang terms you might hear in 2019.  They’re not all new, but here are ten you might not know yet . . . 1.  “Tea.”  Either spelled T-E-A, or just the letter T.  It means “gossip.”  So if you “spill tea” about someone, you’re talking behind their back.…

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Study: Half Of People Who Think They Have A Food Allergy Do Not

It seems like more people than ever have a food allergy these days, but a new study finds not everyone who thinks they have such an allergy actually does. Northwestern University researchers looked at two groups of study participants over the course of a year. Over 40,000 U.S. adults were asked if they had a…

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Ten Foods That Could Kill Your New Year’s Diet

A new British survey found about one in five people planned to make a New Year’s resolution this year.  Young people are more than twice as likely to do it than older people.  And women are slightly more likely to do it than men. As always, one of the most common resolutions is to lose weight.  Another…

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Signs You’ve Gotten Bad Butt Implants

Madonna is facing major critiques about her body after a new photo went viral this week. Following a New Year’s performance at New York’s Stonewall Inn, users on Twitter began attacking the 60-year-old singer, whose backside appeared curvier than usual. Many speculated the songstress got butt implants while others argued she was wearing some sort…

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People Are Sharing the Dumbest Things Their Teachers Taught Them

This week, a Reddit thread asked users, “What is the most hilariously incorrect thing a teacher told your class?” The thread quickly went viral, as more and more people started sharing the ridiculous – and totally, patently false – things they learned in school. Here are some of the funniest (and most alarming) responses:  …

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Beyond Times Square: 5 Things American Cities Are Dropping This New Year’s Eve

The iconic ball in Times Square, New York, isn’t the only thing dropping on New Year’s Eve. Here’s a look at some of the strange items dropping across the country:   1. Piñata drop in Passaic, New Jersey. For the first time, the town of Passaic will drop a piñata from the tallest building in town…

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10 Myths about Alcohol

The ‘Beer Belly’ is Caused by Drinking a Lot of Beer. Professor of food science at the University of California, Davis Charles Bamforth says, “The beer belly is a complete myth. The main source of calories in any alcoholic beverage is alcohol… There’s nothing magical about the alcohol in beer, it’s just alcohol.” Alcohol has…