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Are you an Average American?

According to Wired magazine survey (taken before the coronavirus), the average American person: – Smiles 20 times a day – Stares at screens for 11 hours a day – Sleeps 8.7 hours a night. – Has 1.8 cups of coffee a day – Use 80-100 gallons of water – Pees 4-7 times a day –…

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Fun Things to Ask Your Family Members While You’re Quarantining Together

Are you spending this weird time with your family either virtually, IRL, or a mix of both! If you usually only see your fam (from parents to grandparents to young nieces and nephews) every once in a while, you may be running out of things to talk about. Here are some questions to ask them!…

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Should You Wash Your Clothes Anytime You Leave the House Now?

We already know we should be washing our hands constantly right now . . . but what about our clothes?  Do we need to wash them if we just run to the grocery store?  It turns out, probably not.  Here are five things to keep in mind when it comes to laundry during the coronavirus…

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What Discoveries Have You Made Cleaning Out Your Refrigerator?

After the stress baking comes the stress cleaning. Or so I’ve heard. Since social distancing and shelter in place began last week, I’ve heard tell of people who have gotten so bored staying inside that they’ve noticed every stray mite of dust in their homes and have resolved to do something about it.   For…

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Foods That Will Last Forever

Since we’re all stuck home, wondering how much we should stock up on food, here is a list of Foods That Last Forever: 1. Honey 2. Salt 3. Vanilla 4. Maple syrup 5. Corn Syrup 6. Cornstarch 7. Distilled white vinegar 8. Hard liquor (* yay, alcohol!) 9. Sugar 10. Rice 11. Powdered milk 12.…

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The 12 Shows Netflix Recommends You Watch While Quarantined

With all the data Netflix has on us, you’d THINK that their “recommendations” would be better . . . but usually, it’s just a bunch of stuff that THEY want to boost the numbers on.    That’s probably the case with this, too . . . but here it is anyway:    Netflix Tweeted a list of…

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How to Work from Home with Your Partner and NOT Get Divorced!

1. Establish your physical ‘work boundaries.’ While some have the luxury of a desk each, not everyone has the space or budget to incorporate this. Sitting at the kitchen table together could result in tensions created by a clash of laptops, phones and paperwork. Couples should outline which areas in the home, such as the kitchen…

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How to Propose in the Most Memorable Way Possible

How to Propose in the Most Memorable Way Possible   Make it about the story. “There are few life moments that we actually slow down enough to plan with care, detail, and forethought,” says Connor Beaton, founder of the podcast ManTalks – and a proposal should be one of them. He suggests writing the story you want to…

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You’re Not Really an Adult Until You Pay for These Things Yourself

A recent study of 2,000 millennials examined the confidence they had in their personal financial knowledge – and how they viewed their path to financial independence. Of those who no longer live in their childhood home, it took the average respondent three years before they felt completely financially independent. A large part of that financial…

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Blind Dating Is Back

You would think dating has gotten easier with all these apps. After all, online dating connects you with more single people than ever before. Yet somehow, dating in 2020 feels like an ongoing nightmare. It’s just swipe after swipe. First date after first date. Your crushes have no desire to be in a relationship with…

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Drunk Shopping

A night of drinking can impact your wallet in ways you might not consider. A survey from Finder reveals nearly 25 percent of U.S. consumers admit they shop while intoxicated, and their favorite thing to buy is shoes. In fact, footwear, accessories, and apparel accounts for 36.9 percent of the total share of drunk spending,…

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It’s Now Possible to Predict Whether Couples Will Stay Together or Split

It is now possible to predict the success of a relationship, according to scientists. Researchers have discovered, in a new study, how to tell whether a couple will stay together or split up. Psychologists claim behavior during the early days of dating can reveal how the union will progress. They found those who had similar…

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Why You’re Scared Of Running Into Your Ex

You likely hope not to run into your ex the next time you’re at the grocery store. Psychologists say you feel this fear because it’s a self-protection mechanism. An old study found that when people were shown photos of their exes, there was an increase in activity in the area of the brain that registers…

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Home Decor Mistakes

Do you have things in your home, like furniture and decorations? Boy, are you stupid. From LivingALot.com, here are Home Decor Mistakes That Make You Look Immature: – A “Live, Laugh, Love” Sign – Any “Keep Calm and (Drink Wine, Carry On, Party On, Live Your Dreams, etc.) signs – Chalkboard Paint on a wall…

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Kids Eat More Calories In Post-Game Snacks Than They Burn During The Game

Organized sports are a great way for kids to burn off some calories and get active, but the snacks the kids eat after those games need to be better considered by parents. Brigham Young University researchers found that the number of calories kids consume in post-game snacks far exceeds the number of calories they actually…

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The Components Of Americans’ Dream Wedding

The Components Of Americans’ Dream Wedding ·        Letterpress wedding invitations ·        Open bar ·        Black tie optional ·        Live band ·        White, black and blue colors ·        Chocolate cake ·        92 guests ·        Held on a Saturday ·        Roses, tulips and lilies ·        Modern theme

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Which Condiments Should You Refrigerate?

According to experts: – Ketchup: Refrigerate – Mustard: Refrigerate – Mayonnaise: Refrigerate – Barbecue Sauce: Refrigerate – Jam And Jelly: Refrigerated unless they’re going to be used within one month. – Butter: It depends. It should be okay on the counter if you keep it covered and eat it within 10 days. – Nut Oils:…

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Movies to Get You Over Even the Nastiest Breakup

  Getting dumped sucks. Dumping someone sucks. You have two options. You can either take the “I’m better than this!” screw-your-ex route, or you could maybe realize that getting dressed to go out in public is probably too much strength for one day and instead find comfort in the depths of your comforter. If you’re…

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Most Popular Sitcom Catchphrases Of All Time

… according to a survey by Fox “Whatchu talkin’ ‘bout Willis?” – Arnold Jackson, “Diff’rent Strokes” “Bang, zoom, to the moon, Alice!” – Ralph Kramden, “The Honeymooners” “Dyn-o-mite!” – J.J. Evans, “Good Times” “Ayyyy!” – Fonzie, “Happy Days” “Shazbot!” and “Na-Nu Na-Nu” – Mork, “Mork & Mindy” “Norm!” – various, “Cheers” “Hello, Newman.” – Jerry…

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Study: Men Who Buy Luxury Cars Are Probably Jerks

Fellas who drive fancy cars are also more likely to be self-centered, stubborn and argumentative, according to one somewhat unsurprising new study. Owning a car by a luxury brand, like Audi or BMW, is linked to nasty personality traits, especially among men, the study found.   Authors wanted to analyze the correlation with behavioral traits…