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‘Zoom Fatigue’ And Their Simple Fixes

If you’re tired of video conferences you’re not alone. Stanford University researchers have found there are four main reasons why video chats fatigue humans: 1) Excessive amounts of close-up eye contact is highly intense (faces on video calls can appear too large for comfort, which simulates a personal space that you normally experience when you’re…

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Best-Dressed Men

Esquire magazine has released a list of the Best Dressed Celebrity Men. Here are some of the men on the list who you would probably know: – Justin Theroux, Actor, 49 – LeBron James, Basketball player, 36 – Harry Styles, Musician, 27 – David Byrne, Musician, 68 – Offset, Musician, 29 – John Mayer, Musician,…

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The Most Popular Names Among Influencers

Do you have a common influencer name? OnlineGambling.co looked through more than 500 influencer profiles on Instagram to find out what the most popular names are among them. The top five female names they found were: Hannah, Chloe, Sophie, Sarah, and Rebecca. Hannah and Chloe were the most common, with 50 influencer profiles associated with…

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Are You Scared to Drive in Snow?

Are You Scared to Drive in Snow? Let’s take a look at the numbers… 73% of Americans are scared to drive in snow and ice. 23% of women said they’re not confident at all Just 8% of men are scared. Over half of us have gotten a car stuck in the snow before Maybe it’s…

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Creative Ways to Celebrate Valentine’s Day Safely Amid the Pandemic

Valentine’s Day is the latest holiday we have to navigate amid the coronavirus epidemic, when it’s safer to keep distance from people who don’t live with you. That can be even harder than it already is when the holiday is one that celebrates love, but CNN has some tips on what you can do. Write…

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‘Post-Traumatic Growth’

Being stuck in lockdown wasn’t the best for everyone, but a new study out Britain shows that some people have actually come away from lockdowns with “post-traumatic growth.” Lead study researcher Dr. Paul Stallard explains, “Many respondents in our study emphasized what we had heard anecdotally about some of the positive effects people have derived…

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Scientists Reveal The Best Pick-Up Lines To Use On Tinder Ahead Of Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day isn’t too far off now, and scientists have uncovered the best pick-up lines you can use on Tinder. U.S. researchers tested out various pick-up lines on 237 young, heterosexual adults and found that it was best to use humor for one’s opening line as opposed to a compliment. In fact, they found men…

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Pandemic Dating Terms

 Have you heard of a language learning app called Babbel? One of their experts released a new report on the new dating terms that have come out of the pandemic.  They include:  1.  Zumping.  Getting dumped via a Zoom call.  2.  Corona-zoned.  When a physical relationship is delayed because of Covid fears, so you keep…

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Top Celebrity Wines 

…This is according to a new taste test by Mark Oldman Virtual Wine Tastings 1] Il Palagio “Sister Moon” Tuscany 2016 (Sting) (32%) winner 2] Domaine Curry Cabernet Sauvignon 2016 (Steph Curry’s wife, Ayesha Curry) (18%) 3] tie) GoGi “29” Pinot Noir Sta. Rita Hills 2016 (Kurt Russell) (16% 4] tie) Yao Ming Cabernet Sauvignon…

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Americans Plan to Focus More on Health/Happiness Than Career After Pandemic

The coronavirus pandemic has caused a shift in priorities for a majority of Americans, according to a new poll that found people say they’re planning to focus more on health and happiness instead of career and success after the pandemic. The OnePoll survey found that 68 percent said they’re emerging from the pandemic with a…

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Block These Eight Emojis on Instagram to Shield Yourself from Creeps

 Not everyone who follows you on social media is someone you want to interact with.  Especially if you’re a woman.  So this might be useful . . .    If you want to shield yourself from the CREEPS on Instagram, blocking just eight emojis could help. Instagram has a feature that lets you block comments…

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Explaining To Your Child Why Behavior Is Wrong May Not Always Work

Explaining to your child why their behavior is or was wrong might not be the best plan of action. University of Michigan researchers found that verbal reasoning, which explains why the behavior is wrong, isn’t the best option if the parent is loud and aggressive. Professor of social work Andrew Grogan-Kaylor, who is also the…

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Americans Predicted To Eat Record 1.42 Billion Chicken Wings During “Big Game”

Americans are predicted to be all about the wings next weekend. The National Chicken Council has given their annual wing report and say that the big game that’ll pit the Kansas City against the Tampa Bay on Sunday, February 7th, is an especially important food holiday this year, as fans stay home and crave comfort…

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Super-Spreader Bowl?

The holidays are over, but there’s another event coming up that could lead people to gather together and potentially increase the spread of the coronavirus — the Super Bowl. A new Seton Hall Sports Poll of just over 1,500 people from across the country found that while 64 percent said they won’t attend a gathering…

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Website offers $3,000 for ‘Sleeping Beauty’ to test out mattresses

A mattress reviewing platform said it is seeking “a real-life Sleeping Beauty” to get paid $3,000 to test out mattresses. SleepJunkie.com said the chosen candidate “will be paid to sleep on the job” by trying three top-rated mattresses in a two-month period and writing detailed reviews of each experience. The “Sleeping Beauty” will be paid…

A Geologist Finds a Rock That Looks Exactly Like Cookie Monster Inside

A geologist named Mike Bowers from California recently found a volcanic rock in Soledade, Brazil.  And when he opened it up, he immediately noticed that the pattern inside looked EXACTLY like Cookie Monster. The quartz crystals are a deep blue color, and the rock has a hole just where the mouth would be . .…

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8 Thoughts to Help You Be Happy

 Happy Thought 1. I Accept the Things I Cannot Change  Happy Thought 2. I Am Worth It  Happy Thought 3. I Am Grateful for the Things and People I Have in My Life  Happy Thought 4. I Know and Am Working Toward My Goals  Happy Thought 5. I Believe in Myself  Happy Thought 6. I Am Open…

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Easy Diet Tips

Prevention Magazine offered a few diet tips they claim are so easy, “Anyone can do them!” • Add just one fruit or veggie serving daily. Get comfortable with that, then add an extra serving until you reach 8 to 10 a day. • Eat at least two servings of a fruit or veggie at every…

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How Getting Dressed Up Affects Your Mood

Most of us have spent nearly a year sheltering in place, and as a result, many of us have ditched jeans for sweatpants. But psychologists believe that even when nobody else will see us, how we dress has the power to influence our mental health as well as our general productivity. And the actual impact…

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‘Mindfulness’ May Help Boost Mental Health, But It Has Limits

Practicing mindfulness is a popular method of boosting mental health, but a new study finds it might not be helping everyone equally. University of Cambridge researchers found that performing mindful meditation reduced anxiety, depression and stress, and increased well-being, when compared to doing nothing, but in more than one in 20 studies that were analyzed,…