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6 Things You Should Never Say During a Break-Up

“Will you be okay?” – Sounds a little self-aggrandizing. What she hears is, “How will you survive without the divine blessing of my presence? Without this chiseled bod and righteous beard?” If you want to sound concerned without sounding condescending, say: “If you need to talk, I’m around.”  “You’re going to find someone so much…

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The Newest FDA-Approved Cure for Snoring

  I’m pretty sure the technique I’m about to describe was used as TORTURE in the Middle Ages. The newest FDA-approved cure for snoring is . . . sticking a red-hot probe up your nose. A company called Aerin Medical created the probes, which they heat up to 140 degrees before they jam one up…

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“The Chainsmokers” Ticket Winners

Congratulations to the following listeners on winning tickets to see “The Chainsmokers” at the Bryce Jordan Center:   Jake Harvey of State College Jerry Hockenberry of Port Matilda Amanda Houser of Milroy    

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Risky Behavior

Consumer Reports looked at some risky behaviors in which we engage. Check it out: • About 40 percent often eat raw dough when making cookies. • Nearly 75 percent put cotton swabs inside their ears. • 69 percent of us drive at least 10 miles per hour over the speed limit. • 37 percent leave…

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What to Do When Your Partner Checks Someone Else Out

In a recent Reddit AskWomen thread, ladies shared their best advice from firsthand experience when they’ve caught their significant other checking out a beautiful woman.  TRUST YOUR PARTNER. Yeah, I don’t think of it as caught since I don’t care if he does it. Attractive people exist and no shame in noticing them. He’s loyal so…

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Is It Ok If You Partner Doesn’t Like Your Friends?

It would be great to know your significant other would instantly love your friends as much as you do, but that’s not how life works. So is it bad if your partner doesn’t like your friends? Relationship and etiquette expert April Masini says this actually might not be such a bad thing. She explains, “Sometimes…

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The Relationship Comfort Zone

It takes a new couple seven and a half months for a relationship to reach “the comfort zone,” according to new research. A new study of 2,000 coupled-up Americans found that the biggest signs you’ve entered the comfort zone are allowing your significant other to take care of you when you’re sick, not wearing make-up…

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Four Risky Things You Shouldn’t Do While Pumping Gas

You’ve filled your car with gas hundreds of times.  So you couldn’t possibly be doing anything WRONG, could you?  Here are four risky things you shouldn’t do while filling your tank . . . 1.  Pumping gas without touching your car first.  Sliding across your seat to get out can cause static electricity to build…

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Broken Heart Syndrome

Doctors at Loyola University Medical Center say cases of “Broken Heart Syndrome” increase around Valentine’s Day. Dr. Binh Phan says symptoms include chest pain and difficulty breathing. Broken Heart Syndrome happens during highly stressful or emotional times, such as a painful breakup, the death of a spouse, the loss of a job or extreme anger.…

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Five More Slang Terms You Might Not Know Yet

  Ready to come face-to-face with how old and uncool you’ve become.  We found another new list of slang terms you might not be familiar with.  Your kids probably know all of them.  But here are five you might not know yet . . . 1.  “Bet.”  It means you’re in agreement with something.  So…

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Travis Scott Ticket Winners

Congratulations to the following people for winning tickets to see Travis Scott’s Astroworld tour at the BJC on Feb. 26th: Kelly Stine of Lewistown Bonnie Pritchard McNelis of Philipsburg Izaiah Bokunewicz of State College Amanda O’Hare of Altoona Laurie Polak of Sandy Ridge

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Men Care More about Valentine’s Day than Women, Says Survey

With Valentine’s Day fast approaching, it seems many Americans may be heading for failure. A new survey finds nearly 60 percent of people give their partner an F grade when it comes to bringing the romance on February 14.   The study, which looked into gift expectations and plans surrounding the big day, uncovered that…

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New EMOJIS

The Unicode Consortium is a nonprofit that runs a bunch of different standards for the Internet.  And no one really paid attention to them until a few years ago . . . when we found out they control EMOJIS. They just announced 230 new emojis that should roll out to your phone sometime later in…

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Which Animal Are You On The Chinese Zodiac

Today is Chinese New Year and is The YEAR OF THE PIG! Animals of the Chinese zodiac Check the years to see which animal you are. Rat Years: 2008, 1996, 1984, 1972, 1960 Traits: Rats are creative and friendly. They are described as having a generous spirit but can also be judgmental. Rats are usually quite opportunist…

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People Overestimate How Much Time They’ll Have In The Future

Free time is harder to come by than you likely imagine. A recent article in the Harvard Business Review brought up the term “future time slack,” which is the belief that you’ll have more time in the future than you do in the present. This is the reason so many of us are inclined to…

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9 Super Bowl Stats

1.  67% of Americans plan to watch the Super Bowl this year.  So about a third of us won’t be watching. 2.  More people are rooting for the Rams than the Patriots.  42% want L.A. to win . . . 29% want New England to win . . . and the other 29% don’t really…

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Tips for Hosting an Epic Super Bowl Party

Are you hosting a Super Bowl party Sunday?  If so, we can help make sure it rocks with this list of The Top Tips for Hosting an Epic Super Bowl Party. Declutter your house . . . by sending your wife to her sister’s place. Load up the snack bowls with chips, salsa, and chicken wings…

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Men Who Marry Out of Their League More Likely to Get Divorced

Thinking about the divorce rate before getting married can put a damper on your happiness, but it’s something you should consider before tying the knot. According to studies, men who marry women who are out of their league – that is, significantly more attractive than they are – may have less committed wives and a…

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Drink Your Way to a Better Career

Here’s a tip for getting ahead in your career that couldn’t possibly backfire:  Next time the opportunity comes up, get hammered with your boss. A new survey asked people if they think DRINKING can help them in their career.  And 49% of people say YES . . . drinking with their boss or coworkers will…

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LADY LION TICKET WINNERS

Congratulations to Susan Crater of Bellefonte and Traci Richards of Port Matilda for winning tickets to see the Lady Lion Basketball team at the BJC on Sunday, February 3rd.   Susan won a family 4-pack and Traci won a pair of tickets.   Congratulations again and GO PENN STATE!