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New Things We’re Learning About Mars

NASA scientists just found evidence of an ancient oasis on Mars that could have supported life.  So we can add that to this list of The Top New Things We’re Learning About Mars. Scientists believe there may have once been life there . . . but then they started vaping. It’s the most popular planet men…

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Boost Your Mood—Listen to an Album

Today is “National Album Day,” which is something that actually exists apparently. For anyone under the age of 25, “albums” are collections of songs . . . kind of like playlists . . . except the songs are all released at the same time, usually by a single artist. Anyway, a British study has been released claiming…

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Sleep Myths We Still Believe

  You’ve probably heard this stat before:  The average person swallows EIGHT SPIDERS a year in their sleep.  But that’s not actually true.  A writer named Lisa Holst started spreading the myth in 1993 to show how gullible we all are.  Then people thought it was real.  And apparently a lot of us STILL do . .…

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Things to Consider Before Deciding on a Halloween Costume

Halloween is quickly approaching and you haven’t come up with a costume idea.  So before you make your choice, take a minute to check out this list of The Top Things to Consider Before Deciding on a Halloween Costume. Should I just wear a choker and go as a Los Angeles Dodger? It might not be…

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Signs You Picked the Wrong Car Repair Shop

If your car needs service, you hope to find a reputable and professional establishment.  And hopefully, no place like you’ll hear described on this list of The Top Signs You Picked the Wrong Car Repair Shop. There’s not a single nude calendar from 1975 anywhere on the walls. None of the TVs in the waiting room…

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Average American Hasn’t Made a New Friend in Five Years

We know that it’s harder to make friends as we get older, but it might be surprising to learn just how hard it can be, with a new survey by Evite finding that the average American hasn’t made a new friend in five years. In the poll, 45 percent of adults said they find it…

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Rejected New Barbie Dolls

All rise. The honorable Judge Barbie has entered the courtroom. Mattel, the makers of the iconic doll, announced the latest choice for their “Career of the Year” line: the Barbie Judge doll. Retailing for $12.99, the Barbie Judge comes outfitted in a black robe and comes with a gavel and block “to help her call…

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If You Want To Live Longer, Get A Dog.

In two separate studies, researchers from Sweden and Canada found that dog owners live longer than people who don’t have a canine. One group found that older people who live alone are a third less likely to die after a heart attack if they have a pet dog. The American Heart Association cautions that this…

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Things to Consider Before Starting Your Own Business

If starting your own business is a goal, it might be helpful to first take a minute to review this list of The Top Things to Consider Before Starting Your Own Business.    Do I have to set aside money for mob shakedowns, or is that just in the Scorsese movies? Should I do market research…

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Things You’d be Surprised to Know About the Supreme Court

The Supreme Court is back in session today.  So it’s a good time to check out this list of The Top Things You’d be Surprised to Know About the Supreme Court. Anyone can do it, regardless of qualifications . . . just like an NFL referee. Justices keep their job until they die.  Just like the…

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Cat Needs Glucose Drip After Getting Frisky

LAD Bible claims a cat in China needed a glucose drip after getting frisky with five female cats at a pet hotel. Security cameras caught the Russian Blue visiting the other cats before passing out. The cat’s owner posted, “Between around 10:40pm and 5am, my cat mated with five female cats! And those are only…

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Taco Fun “Facts” 

It’s National Taco Day.  So please take a minute to enjoy this list of The Top Taco Fun “Facts”. They’re one of the few things President Trump allows to cross the border into the U.S. The most popular taco joint in every town is the one closest to the pot dispensary. They are popular at breakfast,…

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Rejected Slogans for Yuengling-Hershey’s Chocolate Beer

Hershey and Yuengling have teamed up to brew a new grown-up treat, just in time for Halloween. The result? Yuengling Hershey’s Chocolate Porter.  The brewing company says the brew pairs well with cheese, smoky barbeque and, well, more chocolate. It’s staying off shelves for now, but it’ll be available on tap in bars and restaurants…

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Signs You’re Watching a Bad Robert De Niro Movie

He’s got his hand out for a check while he’s still doing the scene Four words: Not directed by Scorsese He keeps deleting it from his Wikipedia page It’s only available on Beta It’s marketed as a dramatic take on Little Fockers Two words and a number: Dirty Grandpa 2 It co-stars Carrot Top There are LEGOs…

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Foul Balls

Two years ago, Major League Baseball required all 30 teams to extend the protective netting to the ends of the dugouts . . . but that hasn’t stopped people from being badly hurt by foul balls. According to Deadspin.com, at least 16 fans suffered serious injuries this season alone . . . including a 21-month-old girl,…

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Reasons to Become a Vegetarian

Since today is World Vegetarian Day, please enjoy this list of The Top Reasons to Become a Vegetarian. You’ll never again take a bite of something and wonder, “Was that a vein?” Your friends and family don’t find you annoying and pretentious enough. Your gaunt appearance will save you money on a zombie costume for Halloween.…

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27% of Americans Haven’t Picked Up a Book in the Past Year

Is reading a lost art?  The answer is . . . well, sort of. According to a new study, 27% of Americans haven’t read a book, or even part of a book, in the past year.  But hey, that means 73% of us HAVE, right? That number is fairly consistent over the past four years…

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Things to Consider Before Adopting a Dog

Are you thinking about adopting a dog?  If so, you should first take a minute to review this list of The Top Things to Consider Before Adopting a Dog. Can I also find a lasagna-loving cat to delightfully torment the dog?  Am I doing this just to have a fall guy for my flatulence issues? Will…

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Things You Don’t Want to Hear at a Funeral

Funerals are usually sad and solemn occasions.  But some people might not get that.  Here are The Top Things You Don’t Want to Hear at a Funeral. Selfies at the open casket are $1! Who knew Grandpa had so many friends?  And illegitimate Hispanic kids? Can I have his silver fillings? I’ll give you $20 if…