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Nanny Needed For Haunted House

One couple is searching for a live-in nanny for their two daughters, aged 5 and 7. The position includes four weeks paid vacation, room and board and a $64,000 a year salary. So why have five previous nannies left the job just last year? According to the job posting , it was "supernatural incidents...
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Just In Time For The Weekend: The 1,000 Pack Of Beer

Usually if something is made bigger, we might think it’s something sold in America. However when it comes to the quantity of beers sold in a package, a beer maker in Finland has won the battle. As we head to warehouse stores and clubs to buy 48 packs of beer, Keisari has placed a 1,000-pack of beer...
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10,000 Steps Isn't Enough

A few weeks ago we shared news that the 10,000 steps many fitness trackers was based on an estimation from 40 years ago and not very accurate in reaching your fitness goals. Now a new study confirms that 10,000 is not factually accurate and actually not enough to beat cardiovascular disease. The...
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Man Can't Collect $10,000 Casino Winnings Because Of Self-Ban

82-year old John Marando of Ontario, Canada hit the jackpot! Last week, while playing a $2 slot machine, John won $2,000! He then took that $2,000 and continued to gamble and ended up losing $1,998 back into the same machine. You could say John has a gambling problem and in John's own words, he did...
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10,000 Steps A Day Is A Myth And May Be Dangerous For Some

If you use a fitness app then you know about the number 10,000. That's the standard number activity trackers prompt users to walk a day. However you can rack this one with the 8 glasses of water a day routine. The 10,000 steps has no scientific evidence as being the minimum required number of steps...
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100 Lucky Pennies In Circulation Are Worth $1,000

You probably have a cup full of them in a desk drawer, collecting dust. That of course is the penny! The US Mint has gone through much pain to reduce the costs in manufacturing the one cent piece from roughly 2.4 cents per penny in 2011 to 1.7 cents. But do we really need the penny? Has it outlived...
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Man Sues After Spending over $3,000 On Non-Winning Lottery Scratch-Off Tickets

What happens when you spend over $3,000 on lottery scratch off tickets without a single winner? You sue to get your money back, right? Although it sounds weird to suggest suing because you lost at gambling, an Italian man has successfully won a huge payment from the country's National Lottery after...
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