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Scientists Discover Why You Should Take Off Your Shoes Before Entering Your Home

Scientists Discover Why You Should Take Off Your Shoes Before Entering Your Home | Amanda Carroll | Scoop.it
You may think it's a bit too much to take off your shoes before entering the home. But scientists have discovered some convincing reasons you should.
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This Artist's Incredible Designs Just Upped The Pumpkin Carving Game

This Artist's Incredible Designs Just Upped The Pumpkin Carving Game | Amanda Carroll | Scoop.it
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when did pumpkin carving get so complicated.

 

candy theory

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Teen Crowned Homecoming Queen Scores Field Goal at Father's Last Game as Coach - Yahoo

Teen Crowned Homecoming Queen Scores Field Goal at Father's Last Game as Coach - Yahoo | Amanda Carroll | Scoop.it
From Yahoo: Meet 17-year-old Jodie Farnetti, who's been dubbed "Miss Friday Night" by her community and high school in West Blocton, Alabama. The title is a fitting one for Jodie, who was recently crowned homecoming queen wearing a football uniform just before she scored a field goal at her father's last home game as head coach for West Blocton High School's football team. And though the exciting homecoming event happened last Friday, Oct. 16, Jodie had been unknowingly preparing for the event for nearly a decade, according to her parents.
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'Incredible' Way Model's Life Changed Forever After Son's Down Syndrome Diagnosis

'Incredible' Way Model's Life Changed Forever After Son's Down Syndrome Diagnosis | Amanda Carroll | Scoop.it
When Amanda Booth looks back on her pregnancy with son Micah, she remembers bliss. The model, 29, and her businessman husband, Mike Quinones, 32, were “just kind of happily floating through the whole [thing],” she recalls. So little did they suspect, just four months later, that they would get his
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This career has the best work-life balance…

This career has the best work-life balance… | Amanda Carroll | Scoop.it
The careers website Glassdoor has good news for data scientists and substitute teachers (even if salaries aren't ideal for the latter).

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Target will now give you store credit for used clothes - Yahoo Finance

Target will now give you store credit for used clothes - Yahoo Finance | Amanda Carroll | Scoop.it
From Yahoo Finance: Target is now giving customers store credit for their used clothing. The company has partnered...
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Reports: Lamar Odom helped out of bed, has started physical therapy

Reports: Lamar Odom helped out of bed, has started physical therapy | Amanda Carroll | Scoop.it
Lamar Odom still faces a long road to recovery, but he has reportedly taken the critical first steps in that journey.
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What Celebrities Can Teach Companies About Social Media - Yahoo Finance

What Celebrities Can Teach Companies About Social Media - Yahoo Finance | Amanda Carroll | Scoop.it
From Yahoo Finance: Stars are masters of building a brand online. Here are some of the strategies they use that companies can follow.
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Dole Recalls Bagged Spinach Over Salmonella Risk

Dole Recalls Bagged Spinach Over Salmonella Risk | Amanda Carroll | Scoop.it
While no illnesses have been reported in association with the recalled spinach, Dole is warning people who bought the product to throw it out. (Photo: iStock) If you’ve got a bag of Dole spinach sitting in your fridge, check the “Enjoy by” date — it may be affected by a new recall. Dole is warning that
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Why Men Might Be the Sex That Suffers More After a Breakup

Why Men Might Be the Sex That Suffers More After a Breakup | Amanda Carroll | Scoop.it
Society has painted them as the unfeeling and detached sex — which is why lots of ears perked up when a new study about men and breakups emerged from Binghamton University and University College London this summer. For the study, researchers surveyed 5,707 men and women, with an average age of just
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Netflix Raises Price of Most Popular Plan by $1 per Month

Netflix Raises Price of Most Popular Plan by $1 per Month | Amanda Carroll | Scoop.it
Netflix Inc.,  the world’s dominant paid online video service, is raising the price of its most popular streaming subscription by $1 a month to $9.99 for new customers in the U.S., Canada and parts of ...
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8 Things Positive People Do Differently | Avelist

8 Things Positive People Do Differently | Avelist | Amanda Carroll | Scoop.it
Some people go through life carried forward on the wings of good vibrations. These people are the chipper, resilient, Leslie Knopes of the world. But not all of us are born with the superpower to be naturally positive. Luckily, you can acquire positivity.
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95-Year-Old Man Calls Radio Show Saying He's Lonely, Gets Invited to Studio for Coffee - ABC News

95-Year-Old Man Calls Radio Show Saying He's Lonely, Gets Invited to Studio for Coffee - ABC News | Amanda Carroll | Scoop.it
A lonely 95-year-old listener of a BBC Radio Solent has recently "touched the hearts of thousands of listeners," according to the show's host.
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Yahoo Readers Sound Off: Is it Wrong to Recline Your Seat on a Plane?

Yahoo Readers Sound Off: Is it Wrong to Recline Your Seat on a Plane? | Amanda Carroll | Scoop.it
Reports that a Southwest Airlines passenger allegedly tried to choke another passenger who’d tried to recline her seat during an L.A.-to-San Francisco flight Sunday has readers on both sides of the recline debate in an uproar.  Related: Airline Wars Continue: Passenger Chokes Woman for Reclining Seat
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Shannon Robinson’s 59-Pound Weight Loss: ‘I Had to Learn to Strive to Be a Better Me, Not to Be Someone Else’

Shannon Robinson’s 59-Pound Weight Loss: ‘I Had to Learn to Strive to Be a Better Me, Not to Be Someone Else’ | Amanda Carroll | Scoop.it
Weight-Loss Win is an original Yahoo Health series that shares the inspiring stories of people who have shed pounds healthfully. Shannon Robinson is 26, 5′8″, and currently weighs 159 pounds.
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Kim Kardashian’s Photo Shows How Common Car Seat Mistakes Are

Kim Kardashian’s Photo Shows How Common Car Seat Mistakes Are | Amanda Carroll | Scoop.it
A photo that Kim Kardashian posted to Instagram on Monday shows North West, left, adorably exhausted after a busy day at a local pumpkin patch. The biggest problem, though one that might not be immediately obvious to the untrained eye, is that it’s unclear whether either of the seats is connected to
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Can we just give moms a break?!

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What you need to know about those “selfie girls” — Absurdist — Medium

What you need to know about those “selfie girls” — Absurdist — Medium | Amanda Carroll | Scoop.it
There’s this thing we do lately. Parents shame their kids on Facebook or Youtube when they step out of line, people sham…
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Oprah paying $43.2M for Weight Watchers stake, joining board

Oprah paying $43.2M for Weight Watchers stake, joining board | Amanda Carroll | Scoop.it
Oprah Winfrey is paying about $43.2 million for a 10 percent stake in Weight Watchers and is joining the weight management company's board. Shares of Weight Watchers nearly doubled after the deal was announced. ...
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A Bully Pours Super Glue In Her Hair, But What She Does Next Shocks Them All...

A Bully Pours Super Glue In Her Hair, But What She Does Next Shocks Them All... | Amanda Carroll | Scoop.it
One day, 15-year-old Hannah Combs was talking outside of Harker Heights High School with friends. The bullied teen had barely begun her freshman year of high school before tragedy struck. A boy came up from behind her and poured super glue all over her hair and scalp. Hannah suffered first degree burns and the boy... View Article
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NFL denies DeAngelo Williams' request to raise breast cancer awareness all season | Shutdown Corner - Yahoo Sports

NFL denies DeAngelo Williams' request to raise breast cancer awareness all season | Shutdown Corner - Yahoo Sports | Amanda Carroll | Scoop.it
From Yahoo Sports: The cause is near and dear to Pittsburgh Steelers running back DeAngelo Williams' heart, because he lost his mother to the disease.
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does male atheletes wearing pink actually help raise awareness for breast cancer?

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Childcare for Two Is More Expensive Than Rent Now

Childcare for Two Is More Expensive Than Rent Now | Amanda Carroll | Scoop.it
The findings are based on data from 618 communities, urban and rural, released by the Economic Policy Institute, a worker advocacy organization (PDF). The biggest disparity between childcare and housing costs is in Binghamton, a small city near the southern border of New York state, where childcare
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This is why I"m convinced that being a woman in America you must find a way to own your own business and work a flexible schedule from home.

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10 Things You Can Do With Your Slow Cooker That Don't Involve Food

10 Things You Can Do With Your Slow Cooker That Don't Involve Food | Amanda Carroll | Scoop.it
You already have a deep appreciation for your slow cooker (usually called by the name of the most popular brand, the Crock-Pot ) for the gloriously easy, set-it-and-forget-it meals it cooks up as if by magic while you’re at the office or splayed out on the couch hungover watching House Hunters . But it turns out, everyone’s favorite appliance is good for a lot more than just grub. Check out these 10 things you can do with a slow cooker that don’t involve food.  By: Joe McGauley More from Superco
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