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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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Pregnant Spider-Woman Proves Moms Really Can Do It All

Pregnant Spider-Woman Proves Moms Really Can Do It All | Amanda Carroll | Scoop.it
forthcoming comic sporting some fly pink shades and, oh ... I'd say about eight months' worth of baby bump.
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every woman who is pregnantt and has gone to the gym is a hero, 

might actually go buy my first comic book.

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Knitting Literally Turns Homeless Man's Life Around

Knitting Literally Turns Homeless Man's Life Around | Amanda Carroll | Scoop.it
Credit: Gregory Patrick) Like many knitters, Gregory Patrick taught himself to knit because he admired a sweater in an upscale shop and wanted to see if he could make it for less money. “I think it would be really great to start a knitting group with guys,” he says.
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Wake-Up Call: Starbucks Hiking Prices on Some Coffee Drinks

Wake-Up Call: Starbucks Hiking Prices on Some Coffee Drinks | Amanda Carroll | Scoop.it
Starbucks Corp. said it would raise prices for some of its coffee beverages by 5 to 20 cents in the United States starting Tuesday.
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Man And Brother Have Reused The Same Birthday Card For 40 Years

Man And Brother Have Reused The Same Birthday Card For 40 Years | Amanda Carroll | Scoop.it
We've all heard of recycling gifts ... but greeting cards? Not so much.  But for brothers Jeff and Ron Methier, openly re-gifting a vintage birthday card has become something of a running tradition. Reddit
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quite possibly the cheapest men on the planet!  What do they get their wives for their anniversary???!!!

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Side-By-Side Comparison of New Oreo Thins to Original

Side-By-Side Comparison of New Oreo Thins to Original | Amanda Carroll | Scoop.it
It’s been a busy year for Oreo: Red Velvet and S’Mores flavors debuted, with much speculation of what’s coming next.Well, the wait is over, because as of tomorrow, there’s a brand new version hitting shelves: Oreo Thins.Going S'mores Crazy With New S'mores Oreos and S'mores FrappuccinoOreo Launching New Red Velvet Flavor – Here's How It TastesThese new and improved cookie sandwiches are identical to their bulkier older brother, but they’ve been on a strict workout plan to lose a whopping 7 calor

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MasterCard will approve purchases by scanning your face

MasterCard will approve purchases by scanning your face | Amanda Carroll | Scoop.it
Facial recognition will soon be used by MasterCard to approve your online shopping.
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Because there’s nothing like looking yourself in the eye before making an impulse purchase.

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Joe Biden Quietly Gave A Boy Who Stuttered Some Beautifully Encouraging Advice Decades Ago

Joe Biden Quietly Gave A Boy Who Stuttered Some Beautifully Encouraging Advice Decades Ago | Amanda Carroll | Scoop.it
You don't have to be a Joe Biden supporter to admit that what the veep did for one kid years ago was downright awesome.

Branden "Skip" Brooks took an eighth-grade class trip to Washingto
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you are more powerful than you think... sometimes it's just giving some encouragement based on your own experience... and not knowing it you cane someone's life.

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Carli Lloyd leads U.S. to Women's World Cup title in 5-2 win over Japan

Carli Lloyd leads U.S. to Women's World Cup title in 5-2 win over Japan | Amanda Carroll | Scoop.it
The theme of the team has been "She believes" and Lloyd made everyone believe within the first five minutes of the match, redirecting a shot from Megan Rapinoe at three minutes and then knocking in a second goal two minutes later.
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Revamped Bubble Wrap no longer pop-able

Revamped Bubble Wrap no longer pop-able | Amanda Carroll | Scoop.it
Bubble Wrap, the packaging material popular with shippers and toddlers alike, is losing its pop.

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These Are the 5 Best Burgers in America

These Are the 5 Best Burgers in America | Amanda Carroll | Scoop.it
Food Network found the top five burgers in the country. Find out which restaurants made the list.
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the art of the apology

 

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What's next for California's contentious vaccine law

What's next for California's contentious vaccine law | Amanda Carroll | Scoop.it
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Gov. Jerry Brown on Tuesday signed a hotly contested California bill to impose one of the strictest school vaccination laws in the country in the wake of an outbreak of measles at Disneyland late last year.
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Video: Misty Copeland Becomes the First African-American Principal Dancer at American Ballet Theatre

Referring to herself as an unlikely ballerina, Copeland defied the odds and the critics to break barriers and reach new heights.
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The Last night show

Anyone else watch the tonight show on their dvd from the night before... because they just can't stay up that late.. 

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Russell Wilson says he and girlfriend Ciara aren't having sex, and that has people all abuzz

Russell Wilson says he and girlfriend Ciara aren't having sex, and that has people all abuzz | Amanda Carroll | Scoop.it
Seahawks QB Russell Wilson says he and and pop singer Ciara are not having sex. And people have strong takes on that.
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Girls Inspired by World Cup Win Despite FIFA’s Sexist Message

Girls Inspired by World Cup Win Despite FIFA’s Sexist Message | Amanda Carroll | Scoop.it
g. “Anytime there is a success as high-profile as this, with this record number of viewers, for us as an organization, we would expect to see a surge in young girls wanting to play soccer.
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Baltimore Restaurant Owner Opts Out Of Restaurant Week To Feed The Homeless Instead

Baltimore Restaurant Owner Opts Out Of Restaurant Week To Feed The Homeless Instead | Amanda Carroll | Scoop.it
This restaurateur is serving up something extra special for summer.

Michael Tabrizi, the owner of Tabrizi’s restaurant in Baltimore, will partner with shelters to feed homeless people instead
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might actually give this guy even more business in the long run!

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Women Spend 5 Months Of Their Working Lives Choosing Clothes

Women Spend 5 Months Of Their Working Lives Choosing Clothes | Amanda Carroll | Scoop.it
A new survey from a U.K. uniform store found that women spend about five months of their lives picking out an outfit.
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fix:  workout clothes

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Amazon to launch 'Prime Day' sale next week, will bury Black Friday

Amazon to launch 'Prime Day' sale next week, will bury Black Friday | Amanda Carroll | Scoop.it
In honor of the retailing giant's 20th birthday, Amazon is hosting a sale next week that it says will rival Black Friday.

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Grandmother Becomes First Woman Over 70 To Finish 100-Mile Ultramarathon

Grandmother Becomes First Woman Over 70 To Finish 100-Mile Ultramarathon | Amanda Carroll | Scoop.it
A 70-year-old grandmother became the first woman over the age of 70 to finish the 100-mile Western States ultramarathon over the weekend. Gunhild Swanson of Spokane Valley, Washington just barely comp
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A New Approach to Curing Picky Eaters

A new study from Aston University and Loughborough University in the UK found that introducing three things dramatically increased the amount of vegetables picky eaters consumed that they previously disliked.
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‘three Rs’ — repetition, role modeling and reward — dramatically increased the amount of vegetables picky eater

 

yea because nothing teaches a better lesson than eat your broccoli... so you can get some ice cream...  

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Americans sleep next to smartphone, study reveals

Americans sleep next to smartphone, study reveals | Amanda Carroll | Scoop.it
Smartphones are getting more action in bed than significant others.

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Tim McGraw Gives Mortgage-Free Homes To Veterans Because That's The Kinda Guy He Is

Tim McGraw Gives Mortgage-Free Homes To Veterans Because That's The Kinda Guy He Is | Amanda Carroll | Scoop.it
Tim McGraw is sharing the stage with some honorary stars this summer.

The country singer is giving away a mortgage-free house to a veteran at each of the remaining stops on his 2015 tour, Business
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U.S. advances to Women's World Cup final with 2-0 win over Germany

U.S. advances to Women's World Cup final with 2-0 win over Germany | Amanda Carroll | Scoop.it
Carli Lloyd scored on a 69th-minute penalty and set up Kelley O'Hara's 84th-minute clincher in the Americans' 2-0 semifinal victory in Montreal.
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Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner Divorcing After 10 Years of Marriage

Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner Divorcing After 10 Years of Marriage | Amanda Carroll | Scoop.it
The stars, who have three children together, have decided to end their marriage, PEOPLE confirms
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So heartbroken... friends work on your marriage... unless there is abuse...trust me it's less work to try to save it then living with the consequences of divorce

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Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner Divorcing After 10 Years of Marriage

Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner Divorcing After 10 Years of Marriage | Amanda Carroll | Scoop.it
The stars, who have three children together, have decided to end their marriage, PEOPLE confirms
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