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Courtney's Canine Clips: Having A Dog Leads To Better Reading

Researchers at the University of British Columbia found that children tend to read more, and be more engrossed in what they're reading, when a DOG is in the room. They had a bunch of 8- and 9-year-olds sit and read books out loud. First without a dog, and then with a therapy dog in the room with...
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Not Having Turkey At Thanksgiving

A new poll claims almost TWO-THIRDS of us would be fine with NOT having turkey for Thanksgiving... 1. 26% of people said they'd like to see alternate food options on the table this year. 2. 30% have already had something besides turkey as the main dish on Thanksgiving. 3. The most overrated...
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The Cost Of Throwing A Party

A new survey found the average party has 12 guests . . . takes about 10 hours of work . . . and costs almost $200 to put on. The ten hours include 2 hours and 5 minutes of planning . . . 2 hours of shopping . . . 2 hours and 4 minutes to set up . . . 2 hours and 7 minutes of cooking . . . and 1...
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Women And Affairs

Ashley Madison ran a study of 2,066 women who use their site to have affairs. Here are their results... 1. The average woman who has an affair does it seven years into the marriage. 2. They rate their sex with their spouse at a four out of 10 which is down from six out of 10 before they got married...
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Lessons Moms Learn After Having Their Second Child

A new survey asked moms what they learned after they had their second child... 1. You don't need every possible gadget. 2. Each kid is totally different, so follow their lead. 3. Be more confident as a parent, because you might know what you're doing a little bit. 4. Go with the flow or you'll go...
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Watch: Tom Holland Rescues Fan Having Panic Attack

Tom Holland came to the rescue of a girl who was getting crushed in a crowd of autograph hounds. He told them that he would drop their stuff right on the ground if they didn't back away, and he told the girl, quote, "It's okay, I got you. I got you." (WARNING: the video is UNCENSORED) “It’s okay I...
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What A Beard Does For Your Emotions

You'd think that growing a beard would COVER your face enough that it'd be harder for people to read how you're feeling. And you'd be wrong. According to a new study out of Australia, having a beard actually AMPLIFIES your emotions. So when you're mad, you look FURIOUS. When you're happy, you look...
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The Actual Cost Of Having An Affair

Someone surveyed 2,600 people who'd been married for at least five years, and zeroed in on the ones who admitted they'd had an affair before. Here's a breakdown of all the costs that come with it . . . Hotels, $123 a month . . . dinner and drinks, $162 . . . gifts, $54 . . . things like movie...
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The Cost Per Month After Having Kids

Researchers polled 2,000 couples to find out how much more life costs when you have kids. And the answer they came up with is about $525 more a month, on average. It was done in England, so the numbers might not totally translate over here. For example, housing costs are different, and they don't...
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Watch: Alex Trebek Talks About When He Had An Afro

Alex Trebek was apparently mistaken for a black man at a United Negro College Fund telethon in the '80s, because of his afro and his "very dark tan." He says, quote, "I'm out there in the Afro-American community as a brother." Alex Trebek talks about when he had the afro, the moustache, a very dark...
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