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2 days ago

Labor Day Fast Facts

Here’s a look at Labor Day, a legal holiday celebrated in the United States and Puerto Rico to honor working people. Labor Day is on Monday, September 1, 2014. Facts: It is celebrated on the first Monday in September. In many other countries, May Day (May 1st) is the day working people are honored. Most […]

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3 days ago

AAA Predicts Record Number of Travelers This Labor Day Weekend

As we reported earlier in the month, booking data from Expedia pointed to a very busy upcoming Labor Day travel weekend; now, AAA’s forecast is here, and it concurs. Here’s your AAA end-of-summer holiday forecast for travel from Thursday, August 28 to Monday, September 1: It will be the busiest Labor Day weekend for travelers since 2008. […]

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4 days ago

You Can Now Actually Purchase Arby’s ‘Meat Mountain’ from Its Promo Posters

You won’t find it on the Arby’s menu, but if you want to sample the overwhelming-sounding “Meat Mountain,” just hand an employee $10 and ask for it. You also have to be willing and able to consume a frightening amount of cheese and meat—every type of meat Arby’s offers, in fact, including roast beef, roast […]

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5 days ago

First Superman Comic Book Sells for Record-Breaking $3.2 Million

The cover price says 10 cents, but “Action Comics” No. 1 — the first comic book to feature Superman — just sold for a whole lot more than than that. In an eBay auction that ended Sunday evening, the 1938 comic fetched $3,207,852.  48 bids in total were received. “The finest known copy of the […]

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6 days ago

Consumer Reports: Pregnant Women Should Avoid All Tuna

There are plenty of fish in the sea, but pregnant women need to make sure they eat the right ones. The Food and Drug Administration and Environmental Protection Agency’s proposed guidelines suggest that moms-to-be and women who are nursing eat between 8 and 12 ounces (about two to three servings) of low-mercury seafood a week. Light canned […]

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1 week ago

STUDY: Yoga Clothes Are More Popular Than Yoga

Traditionally, Americans only see the inside of a gym from January 2- January 15, before giving up on their New Year’s resolutions. Their actual need for athletic apparel is minimal. This does not stop Americans from buying athletic apparel as fast as they can. The Wall Street Journal reports that the U.S. athletic apparel market will grow by 50% in the next six […]

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1 week ago

Thai Woman Posts More Than 12,000 Selfies on Instagram

Kim Kardashian has competition as the queen of selfies. Instagram user Mortao Maotor of Bangkok has posted more than 12,000 selfies on the social media website. Mortao, which is not her real name, has 20,000 followers and snaps an average of 200 selfies per week. She is not the stereotypical selfie-taking teenager but a married […]

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2 weeks ago

STUDY: Women Drink More Wine (but Spend Less on It) Than Men

A study by research firm Canadean confirms what we always knew to be true: Women are drinking far more wine than men. But the twist? They also spending less money on it. In a true win-win scenario for women, the study found that while women drink wine in order to relax and unwind, and seek […]

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2 weeks ago

Hazelnut Shortage Alarms Nutella Lovers

News hit that poor weather has contributed to a hazelnut shortage, which in turn may contribute to a Nutella shortage. The only reasonable response to this news is to immediately shut down your computer, head home, and bury yourself under your sheets until tomorrow. As we all know, the world’s most addictive chocolate spread sources the […]

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2 weeks ago

Woman Hops in Giraffe Pen, Gets Licked & Kicked in the Face

Police say a California woman was cited after climbing into the giraffe exhibit at a Madison zoo and getting kicked in the face. A police report says 24-year-old Amanda Hall, of San Luis Obispo, Calif., climbed over one fence and almost got over the second fence of the giraffe enclosure at the Henry Vilas Zoo […]