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Study: Online dating isn’t as effective as we all hoped

Study: Online dating isn’t as effective as we all hoped

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Your college chemistry class or your corner bar is no longer the “in” place to search for a true love. Like just about everything else, dating has moved online with a flurry of sites such as eHarmony, Match.com and OKCupid allowing you to meet men and women without ever having to belly up to a […] [Read More]
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Richard Branson gives employees unlimited vacation

Richard Branson gives employees unlimited vacation

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It seems like a dream come true for any employee. Unlimited vacation time? Richard Branson, the chairman and founder of Virgin Group, announced on his website earlier this week that he’s giving the 170 members of his personal staff in the US and UK unlimited vacation (all Virgin employees won’t share this privilege). He shares […] [Read More]
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Nebraska zoo holds contest to name red panda twins

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Lincoln Children’s Zoo is seeking help from the public to name two of its newest, most adorable residents. The red panda twins, a male and female, were born on July 1 and hand-raised by zoo staff, according to the zoo. The zoo is accepting name submissions on its Facebook page through Monday, September 29. The […] [Read More]
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Well-loved one-hit wonders

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Today, is National One-Hit Wonder Day and to celebrate we’ve put together a collection of well-loved hits dating back to the 1950s. Some of these songs are noteworthy musical works of art, while others are recognized because they bring us back to crazy times in our youth when anything was possible on the dance floor. We […] [Read More]
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Sorry guys: Three-breasted woman is a hoax

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#3Boobs #MTV pic.twitter.com/pzAkrsTYpz — Jasmine Tridevil (@JasmineTridevil) September 15, 2014 Earlier this week, the internet was exploding with images of a Florida woman with three breasts. Jasmine Tridevil of Tampa claimed she’d undergone surgery a few months ago to have a third breast implanted in the center of her chest. She told news outlets that […] [Read More]
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Obama salutes Marines while holding a cup

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President Obama is attracting a fresh wave of criticism across social media after the White House Instagram account posted a video of him saluting Marines while holding a cup in his hand. Posted on Tuesday, the six-second video shows Obama exiting the Marine One helicopter in New York. He wears sunglasses and holds a cup […] [Read More]
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Gallery: How much each state could make in marijuana taxes

Gallery: How much each state could make in marijuana taxes

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One of the arguments made in the push for cannabis legalization is tax revenue: Your state, your town, your school, your state public health agency etc. will gain X amount of money from a taxed, legal marijuana market. To be sure, that’s just one of the argument for legalization … The argument from social justice […] [Read More]
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High school football player inspires with post-game speech

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Have you been feeling blue ever since the always uplifting Friday Night Lights TV series went off the air? Miss those inspiring Coach Eric Taylor speeches and Dillon Panthers touchdowns? This video clip of a Texas high school football player giving a crazy-inspirational post-game speech is sure to brighten your mood. In an interview with […] [Read More]
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