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Speak & Spell Returns To Store Shelves

While kids today grow up with smartphone, touch tablets and video streaming technology, children of the 80s had to settle for simpler devices, such as the Speak and Spell. The Texas Instruments toy was introduced in 1978 and it was a marvel of technology that taught many of us how to spell up to...
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The Most Popular "Fun Size" Candy In America

The time is almost here where you will be judged based on the candy you offer to trick-or-treaters. So to help you make good decisions at the grocery store this weekend, a recent online poll of 8,300 people and around 269,000 randomly generated pictures of candies has found that the most popular "...
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America Voted This As Their Favorite Halloween Candy

Drumroll please! America's favorite Halloween candy is: Reese's Peanut Butter Cups, so says a candy survey of over 8,000 people. FiveThirtyEight asked those 8000+ people to vote on over 269,000 candy choices to determine which "Fun Size" candy is king. The mixture of chocolate and peanut butter...
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Your Friends Don't Have It Better Than You

Although we think our friends have a more social circle than us, perception is not necessarily reality. Researchers questioned 400 college freshmen and found 55% assumed other students had more friends than they did, but just 26% believed they had more friends than the average classmate. On average...
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Clean Your House By Using Your Personality Type To Your Advantage

Housecleaning isn't a chore many enjoy doing but perhaps you'd enjoy organizing and keeping the house tidy if you cleaned based on your personality. Katie and Kelly McMenamin have run a professional cleaning business in NYC called Pixies Did It [ and just published a book on the subject ]. For 30...
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Planning Too Much Takes The Fun Out Of The Holidays

Christmas is coming and you may find yourself in charge in planning. Well, let's be honest, it’s all up to you! But as much as you may want to map everything out from meals to shopping excursions, you may want to step back from planning the fun out of it! Researchers looked at 13 studies and found...
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