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Stop Jogging With Your Phone In Your Hand

Out for a run, it is certainly understandable to hold your phone. It contains your music and keeps you plugged in to the world and can be a lifesaver if you find yourself in an emergency situation. However running with your phone in your hand is a really bad idea and not for the reason you'd first...
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Left-Handed People Tend To Have Better Verbal Skills

About 1 in ten people are left-handed and that has been the case for at least the past 10,000 years, according to scientists. Although history shamefully faults out left-handed people are being unlucky, or even malicious, have sharper verbal skills than their right-handed peers. Doctors analyzed...
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Avoid Buying These Items Used

Scoring a bargain feels fantastic! Hitting the thrift store and finding hidden gems is not only good for your wallet but the environment too. But not everything should be bought used. Mattresses top the list. With the resurgence of bed bugs, it makes taking a second-hand mattress risky. Not to...
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Unclog A Toilet When You Do Not Have A Plunger

Have you ever been at a friend’s house and wonder "what if" you flush the toilet to only see the bowl water start to rise and no plunger in site! First off, remain calm and don't panic because we have a hack you can do to get things flowing again. It involves you pouring hot water into the clogged...
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What Your Handshake Means

It is said that you can learn a lot about someone by the way they shake your hand. A body language experts offers some analysis on the different types of handshakes. The hand crush is clearly meant to intimidate you. The hand crusher grabs you aggressively and squeezes too hard, leaving you...
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Is It Okay To Use Hand Soap To Wash Dishes?

At one time or another you've had to improvise in the kitchen. Dirty dishes have piled up and you have run out of dish soap. So you give your hand soap bottle a couple of pumps into a sponge and get to scrubbing. But is hand soap effective and more importantly safe for washing dishes? Soap is soap...
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Things We Clean Too Much

Many times we focus of items that are not cleaned but there are some things you can clean too much and that can be an expensive lesson and perhaps be a hazard for good health. Did you know that spraying wood cleaner on furniture too often can make it dirtier? The wax used in many sprays can create...
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Most Donated Clothing Items End Up In Landfills

While it is a noble idea to donate you used clothing to thrift stores or charitable organizations, most of those donations will still end up in a landfill. According to an investigative report, 84% of all unwanted clothes end up in landfills, which comes to roughly 400 million pounds of trash...
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Bank Employee Sorts Through 1.2 Million Coins By Hand

Think your job is tough! A German bank employee has spent the last six months counting 5,500 pounds of coins by hand! They are the collection of a truck driver who would save seemingly useless one and two penny coins in his home in hundreds of freezer bags. Sadly the man died in May and his family...
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Nodding Nudges Up Your Likeability

Looking to increase your social likability? Try nodding your head. Scientists suggest that a polite nod of the head can make a person almost a third more likeable, and increases their approachability by almost half. This was compared to people that shook their heads or stayed motionless, and the...
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