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Smile! It’s Good for Your Heart
Ever been told to “grin and bear it” during a rough time? According to a new study by researchers at the University of Kansas, that advice might be more than just an old cliché. In fact, the study says, smiling might just be good for your heart.
New Study Reveals Americans Don’t Realize How Fat They Are [POLL]
Many of us could stand to lose a few pounds, but surely we’re not that overweight, right? Well, a new study from the University of Washington says that Americans — men especially — are in denial when it comes to their waistlines.
Amazing Daughter Lifts Car Off Trapped Dad
A 22-year-old Virginia woman performed a remarkable feat last Saturday when she reportedly lifted a car off her father who was pinned beneath, then saved his life with CPR.
How Will the Worst Drought in 50 Years Affect the Price of Beef? — Dollars and Sense
Beef lovers will soon feel the effects of the worst drought in 50 years as the price of meat rises sharply in the coming months. The ongoing drought gripping two-thirds of the country has caused crops to wither and sent the cost of feed soaring. Experts say this will cause meat prices to skyrocket.
Heroic Bus Driver Catches Girl After Three-Story Plunge [VIDEO]
A bus driver became a hero on Monday when he caught a seven-year-old autistic girl in his arms after she fell three stories from a building in New York City. The remarkable rescue was caught on tape.
You Can Now Get Mashed Potatoes and Gravy From a Vending Machine
In a move that will probably delight and disgust convenience store shoppers at the same time, 7-11 has begun offering mashed potatoes and gravy via a vending machine. Alas, the machines aren’t available here in the US yet. As strange as it sounds, we’d probably be fir…
10 Things You Didn’t Know About Olympic Swimmer Michael Phelps
At 27 years old, swimmer Michael Phelps is at the top of his game. He’s won countless honors, awards and medals during his career, leading some to describe him as the greatest athlete in history to ever grace the sport.
Woman Sells Her Soul on eBay for $2,000
A down-and-out New Mexico woman has put her “slightly used” soul up for auction on eBay. The starting price is only $2,000, which, if you think about it, is a great price for an immortal soul. Any takers?
‘Anti-Cheating Ring’ Outs the Unfaithful
The folks at TheCheeky.com have created a ring that literally brands potential cheaters with the phrase “I”m Married” after it’s removed. Just try cheating now, you two-timers!
Warning to Parents! Your Kids Might Be Hiding What They’re Really Up to Online
It’s no secret that our children are more adept at using technology than we are, but a new survey by computer security company McAfee suggests their using their skills to be sneaky.
9 Fun and Creative Easter Egg Designs
If holidays at your home were anything like ours, then your fondest memories of Easter (aside from a heavy dinner followed by copious amounts of chocolate and Peeps) revolve around decorating eggs, especially with Paas kits and those impossibly messy dye tablets. Remember those?
Captured Russian Bigfoot Revealed as Hoax — Or Is It??? [VIDEO]
On Dec. 28th, Bagaudin Marshani, Russia’s Minister of Labor and Social Development in the Southern Republic of Ingushetia, reported the capture of a Bigfoot-like creature by hunters. But, alas, it was quickly revealed that the “animal” was nothing mo…