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Living in an area with lots of fast food chains can make you impatient

Living in an area with lots of fast food chains can make you impatient | Amanda Carroll | Scoop.it
Toronto researchers say just the presence of the chains was enough to cause people to struggle to slow down and savour things.

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not overweight?  Just impatient?!

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With kids in school, parents can work out

With kids in school, parents can work out | Amanda Carroll | Scoop.it
Include exercise in your weekly calendar of commitments, fitness expert says.
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Breakfast Downgraded From 'Most Important Meal of the Day' to 'Meal'

Breakfast Downgraded From 'Most Important Meal of the Day' to 'Meal' | Amanda Carroll | Scoop.it
"You didn't eat breakfast? Don't you know it's the most important meal of the day?"
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Here's how much $100 is worth in your state

Here's how much $100 is worth in your state | Amanda Carroll | Scoop.it
A new map released by the Tax Foundation shows exactly how far $100 would go in all 50 states.
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Report: NFL wants Super Bowl halftime acts to pay for the privilege of 'exposure'

Report: NFL wants Super Bowl halftime acts to pay for the privilege of 'exposure' | Amanda Carroll | Scoop.it
Anyone wanting to play the Super Bowl halftime show may have to pay for the privilege.
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What job would you pay to do?

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At E3, all games, no Kinect for Microsoft

At E3, all games, no Kinect for Microsoft | Amanda Carroll | Scoop.it
At Microsoft's E3 presentation, it was all about games like "Halo 5: Guardians," with no talk of the Kinect.
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If I was at e3... I WOULD invent... a game that would entertain my kids all summer long, love to eat vegetables.

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5 Father's Day Poems to Make Dad LOL

5 Father's Day Poems to Make Dad LOL | Amanda Carroll | Scoop.it
Father's Day is fast approaching! You might want to make a note to go shopping for the perfect card now so you're not forced to settle for w...
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Living in an area with lots of fast food chains can make you impatient

Living in an area with lots of fast food chains can make you impatient | Amanda Carroll | Scoop.it
Toronto researchers say just the presence of the chains was enough to cause people to struggle to slow down and savour things.

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Americans to spend $7 billion less on dads than moms this year

Americans to spend $7 billion less on dads than moms this year | Amanda Carroll | Scoop.it
Father's Day , the smallest of the American gift-giving holidays, is expected to bring in just $12.5 billion this year -- a "blip on the retail sales radar," the National Retail Federation said.

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Parents drive 27,000 miles taxing their children around

Parents drive 27,000 miles taxing their children around | Amanda Carroll | Scoop.it
Parents spend 197 days at the wheel taking their children to school, clubs and friends' houses.

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10 tips for grocery shopping on a budget

10 tips for grocery shopping on a budget | Amanda Carroll | Scoop.it
Extreme weather and other issues are driving up the price of many foods. Here's how to spend smart at the supermarket.
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Girl Accuses School of Body Shaming for Ban on Short Shorts

Girl Accuses School of Body Shaming for Ban on Short Shorts | Amanda Carroll | Scoop.it
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Just How Big is the Markup on Movie Theater Food?

Just How Big is the Markup on Movie Theater Food? | Amanda Carroll | Scoop.it
We talk to an economic expert to get the skinny on the exorbitant costs of movie-theater snacks.
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The alarming thing that's probably hiding in your coffee

The alarming thing that's probably hiding in your coffee | Amanda Carroll | Scoop.it
If you have a daily java habit, you're definitely going to want to read this.
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4 healthy hacks to restaurant eating

4 healthy hacks to restaurant eating | Amanda Carroll | Scoop.it
Don't want to ruin your diet the second you step out of your kitchen? These 4 expert tips should mak
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Apple set to expand phone size — and profits

Apple set to expand phone size — and profits | Amanda Carroll | Scoop.it
Wall Street is excited for Apple's upcoming iPhone revamp, as larger screens may bring higher profits
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How much more are we willing to pay?  What's the most ridiculous purchase you've ever made.

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America's most stressed states are...

America's most stressed states are... | Amanda Carroll | Scoop.it
Unemployment helps Florida top the list.
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special song for you Florida!  

 

Who's at the bottom of the list?  Does that mean they are the happiest? 

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75 percent of dads call fatherhood 'most important job'

75 percent of dads call fatherhood 'most important job' | Amanda Carroll | Scoop.it
Dads today are less concerned with bringing home the bacon and more involved with frying it up in a pan. TODAY surveyed 2,000 moms and...

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The daddy bonus: Men receive a 25% PAY RISE when they become fathers

The daddy bonus: Men receive a 25% PAY RISE when they become fathers | Amanda Carroll | Scoop.it
The CUNY study, which focused on New York City residents, revealed that the trend holds true across age, race, and occupation.

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Dirty Baby, Healthy Baby? Early Filth May Reduce Allergies - NBC News

Dirty Baby, Healthy Baby? Early Filth May Reduce Allergies - NBC News | Amanda Carroll | Scoop.it
Want a healthy baby? You may want to roll her around in dirt.For decades, parents have shielded infants from bacteria and other possible triggers for illness...

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From FishFlops to Fifth Avenue, Teen Entrepreneur Expands

From FishFlops to Fifth Avenue, Teen Entrepreneur Expands | Amanda Carroll | Scoop.it
Today, at 16, Robinson is a wiser and wealthier entrepreneur who has taken her business to a new level. As she completes her sophomore year in high school, she has sold more than 100,000 pairs of her colorful sea-creature flip-flops for kids, which retail for between $20 and $32 in Nordstrom and other stores. She has introduced a line of wedges and cork-soled sandals for women. And this spring she launched the tweens clothing brand, Madison Nicole, in Saks Fifth Avenue and 120 U.S. boutiques.
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Man Who Awoke From Coma Just In Time Shares His Story, Urges Us To 'Find The Miracle Within'

Man Who Awoke From Coma Just In Time Shares His Story, Urges Us To 'Find The Miracle Within' | Amanda Carroll | Scoop.it
One college student went from comatose to tearing up the basketball court in under three years. His secret? Hard work and determination.

In October of 2011, Sam Schmid, a University of Arizona student, was involved in a devastating car accident th...
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Freedom: Watch the Dramatic Moment Taliban Released Bowe Bergdahl - NBC News

Freedom: Watch the Dramatic Moment Taliban Released Bowe Bergdahl  - NBC News | Amanda Carroll | Scoop.it
The Taliban released a video Wednesday showing the moment former prisoner Bowe Bergdahl was handed over to American custody.The 17-minute video, sent to NBC ...
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sometimes bravery is fighting, taking a step forward into the unknown, sometimes it's patiently waiting... 

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Yes, A $2 Drugstore Brand Outperformed Chanel's $27 Nail Polish

Yes, A $2 Drugstore Brand Outperformed Chanel's $27 Nail Polish | Amanda Carroll | Scoop.it
Psychologists and economists have a lot to say about the perception of luxury and how the price tag on an item affects how we use it. However, all of this comes down to one important question: is a...

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Report: U.S. births up for first time in 5 years

Report: U.S. births up for first time in 5 years | Amanda Carroll | Scoop.it
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