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People Judge You And Your Work Performance Based On Your Name

It turns out your name says more about you than you might think. Researchers found that our perceptions of people are based solely on their name and not on their performance and the results are not a poster child for equality. Female names are seen as warmer and less competent than male names,...
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Many Children's Toys Are Simply Too Loud

The say if the music is too loud than you're too old. But when it comes to some children's toys, they really are too loud and that is concerning to pediatricians. The Sight & Hearing Association puts out an annual Noisy Toy List and it points out popular toys that emit sound levels above the...
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Adults Need Vaccinations Too

As a child, it is commonplace to receive DTap, MMR and HepA vaccinations. But vaccines are not just for kids, adults can benefit from vaccines. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) says at least 30,000 people die from complications related to vaccine-preventable disease. Over time...
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Avoid Sunscreens That Damage Coral Reefs

Over the past few years there has been growing concern that chemicals used in our sunscreens are causing coral reefs across the world to die. More research is confirming that two ingredients in most sunscreens are indeed causing significant damage. Oxybenzone and octinoxate, which absorb harmful UV...
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Make A Not-To-Do List

Being an efficient multi-tasker calls for some disciplined organization usually composed with lists of items to do. But those list can become out of control and leave you feeling like there's no time for you. Allison Rimm, a management consultant, writes in the Harvard Business Review that one way...
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Florida Is The Most Sinful State In The Union

Once again, WalletHub confirmed a widespread suspicion about Florida that we’re the best at being bad. The personal finance website took a look at the seven deadly sins: Lust, Gluttony, Greed, Sloth, Wrath, Envy, Pride. Taken as a group, FLorida is #1, beating out California, Nevada, Texas and...
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Create A Meal Board And Take The Stress Out Of Meal Planning

Somewhere we missed the memo about how difficult it can be feed a growing family and with such limited time, meal planning can be an all-day agonizing task. Many people have switched to weekly meal planning, which not only save your time but money as you are able to map out the week's meals. Some...
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Tackle Insomnia By Writing Down A List Of Things To Do

The National Sleep Foundation estimates about 40% of American adults have difficulty falling asleep at least a few times each month. While there are many methods, pills and beverages that can assist you catch the sleep train, this method may be the one. Instead of counting sheep, spend five minutes...
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Planning For A Smaller Thanksgiving Crowd

The final stages of the Thanksgiving menu is in place and traditionally we view Thanksgiving as a big gathering of friends and family. But what if it’s just a couple people? Considering most recipes and food items are designed for half a dozen or more people, it can leave quite a leftover dilemma...
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Here Is How You Can Use Amazon's Alexa To Make Money

More homes are welcoming Amazon's Alexa to the family and for the holidays, Alexa can actually make you some money. The intelligent personal assistant can convert grams to ounces and even "tune in 98.5 KTK", but it can also order household items your family uses all the time. That's where you can...
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