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What Food Makes People Feel the Romance? – Survey of the Day

Food and romance are two of life’s pleasure, so why not combine them? According Hotel.com’s Valentine’s Day-themed 2012 survey, the two foods most likely to set the mood for love are…

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For Healthier Kids, Teach Them to Cook

If you’re serious about combating childhood obesity and raising healthy children, here’s one easy tip: teach your kids to cook.

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21 Random Facts About Super Bowl Sunday

It is so 2011 to be the person at the Super Bowl party who knows all the little statistical factoids about the teams and the game. So how about this year you’re not that guy? How about, this year, you’re the genius who knows all the useless trivia about everything but football on Super Bowl Sunday?

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What Are the Secrets of a Happy Marriage?

A new poll of 2,000 happily married couples in the UK has revealed what seem to be the secrets of a successful union: one argument per week and two vacations a year.

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Is Cheating on Your Taxes Okay? More Americans Say ‘Yes’ — Dollars and Sense

Tax day is right around the corner — but that doesn’t mean we’ll all pay our fair share.

An IRS survey last year found the percentage of people who thought it was acceptable to cheat “as much as possible” on their returns doubled compared to 2010.

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Study: Sugar is just as Harmful as Tobacco and Alcohol

Consuming excessive amounts of sugar is as harmful as tobacco or alcohol, according to a recent study conducted by the University of California, San Francisco.

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Americans Are Spending Money Again — Dollars and Sense

Economically, it’s been a rough few years. But things seem to be improving — a new survey says that for the first time since 2009, Americans aren’t pinching pennies quite the way we used to.

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Do You Use Your Cell Phone in the Bathroom? — Survey of the Day

What makes cell phones so great — and so terrible — is that you can take them just about anywhere — even the bathroom.

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Wanna Make Money? Write Positive Reviews for Products You Buy Online — Dollars and Sense

When people are shopping online, many rely on reviews written by previous buyers to help steer them in the right direction. But it seems some of those reviews may not be as honest as we think.

In fact, some product manufacturers are actually paying shoppers to write them — albeit in a roundabout way.

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Are Women Better Than Men When It Comes to Buying a Car?

While the book ‘Women Don’t Ask’ indicates the fairer sex often winds up paying upwards of $1,300 more for a car simply to avoid the sometimes-painful haggling process, a new survey demonstrates women aren’t the pushovers auto-sellers may think they are.

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How To Nap At Work!

A cat nap now and then is supposed to do us good.  At least that's what I've been hearing.  I've never been one to nap during the day, always having trouble sleeping while the sun is up!

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How Dangerous Is It to Use Your Cellphone While Walking?

We’ve all been warned about the dangers of using our cell phones while driving. But did you know phone usage when you’re simply walking can make you accident-prone, too?

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