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First-Born Siblings More Likely To Seek Advanced Career Fields

It's the dream of many parents that their children finish high school and earn high enough grades to be accepted into a prestigious college (and possible some scholarship money). While more high school graduates attend college what the major in depends on their birth order. According to a new study...
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Our Vocabulary Changes When We Are Stressed

There are many signs you display when stressed including the words you choose, say researchers who say people in times of stress speak less and use more adverbs and adjectives such as 'really' or 'incredibly and are less likely to use third person plural pronouns such as 'their' or 'they'. It is...
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Only In Florida: Football Fan Sets Jersey On Fire While Still Wearing It

Football season is here and along with all the tailgating and chicken wings are the bets between fans. One Vero Beach couple lives in a divided home, with the husband being a devoted Cowboys fan and the wife a devoted Green Bay Packers fan. Last weekend, the two titans of the NFL locked horns with...
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Housework Can Prolong Your Life By A Third

It would seem that you the constant cleaning of your house is killing you, it turns out that housework may actually prolonging your life. When researchers tracked over 130,000 people in 17 countries they found those who did any kind of exercise for 20 minutes cut their risk of early death by 31%...
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Lightning Strikes More Than Once As Couple Wins Third Lottery Jackpot

While we talk about what we'd do if we won the lottery, only to have our dreams dashed with a scratch or bingo ball, a Colorado couple has won that state's lottery three times. The latest for the couple who wish to remain anonymous, is a $500,000 payout on a scratch-off ticket. Of course winning a...
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Over A Third Of Sunscreens Tested Failed To Protect As Advertised

Last summer a report was released that found that 40% of sunscreens tested did not protect users from the sun's rays as stated on their labels , with many baby and children targeted brands failing. Now a year later there hasn't been much progress, according to Consumer Reports. The company tested...
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Why Stealing From A Hotel Room Can Do Some Good

We all know stealing is wrong and in many cases comes with severe consequences. However when it comes to stealing from a hotel room, it may not only save the planet but help out your fellow human. Now we're not talking about stealing towels or the hairdryer but you should cram those soaps, shampoos...
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Modern Workers Take Less Time Off Than Medieval Workers

Who works more often, modern mankind or medieval mankind? As difficult as conditions were to live hundreds of years ago, medieval men and women averaged more than 7 times more vacation days than the average modern employee. The average 13th century laborer enjoyed 25 weeks off per year versus time...
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