Would You Snoop Through a Partner’s Email and Texts?
Privacy seems to be an antiquated notion, especially when it comes to our personal lives. Not only are more and more people splashing details on social media sites for all the world to see, but lots of us have become increasingly nosy about what our romantic partners are doing, too.
Why Are People Buying So Many Lottery Tickets These Days? — Dollars and Sense
The economic downturn has been rough on a lot of businesses, but it’s been a boon for state lotteries. Seems people who only have a few dollars to spare aren’t putting them away for a rainy day — they’re trying to parlay them into big bucks.
Standing Up Is an Easy Way to Improve Your Health
You exercise, eat well and don’t smoke, but if you think that’s all it takes to be healthy, think again.
Celebrity Birthdays for August 27 – Paul Reubens, Sarah Chalke and More
Here’s a look at some notable birthdays being celebrated today: Paul Reubens Age: 60 Occupation: Actor and Comedian Known For: His signature character Pee-wee Herman, roles in TV shows such as ’30 Rock’ and in films like ‘Blow,’ and maintaining a healthy sense of humor after a ridiculous 1991 arrest for indecent exposure in a porn theater
Celebrity Birthdays for August 26 – Macaulay Culkin, Chris Pine and More
Here’s a look at some notable birthdays being celebrated today: Macaulay Culkin Age: 32 Occupation: Actor Known For: Starring in the classic holiday movies ‘Home Alone’ and ‘Home Alone 2,’ a previous engagement to actress Mila Kunis, and a close friendship with the late Michael Jackson
This Day in History for August 26 – Charles Lindbergh Dies and More
1920 – The 19th amendment to the Constitution takes effect, giving women the right to vote (More info) 1939 – The first televised Major League Baseball game is broadcast (More info)
Celebrity Birthdays for August 25 – Gene Simmons, Elvis Costello and More
Here’s a look at some notable birthdays being celebrated today: Gene Simmons Age: 63 Occupation: Singer, Songwriter, Musician and Actor Known For: Being “the demon” in the rock group Kiss on hits such as ‘Detroit Rock City’ and ‘Rock and Roll All Nite,’ his freakishly long tongue, and his reality show ‘Gene Simmons Family Jewels’
This Day in History for August 25 – New Orleans Founded and More
Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history: 1718 – New Orleans is founded by French settlers and named after the Duke of Orleans (More info) 1768 – James Cook begins his first voyage (More info)
Celebrity Birthdays for August 24 – Marlee Matlin, Rupert Grint and More
Here’s a look at some notable birthdays being celebrated today: Marlee Matlin Age: 47 Occupation: Actress Known For: Her Oscar-winning work in ‘Children of a Lesser God,’ roles on TV shows such as ‘The West Wing,’ and performing on ‘Dancing with the Stars’ despite being almost completely deaf
This Day in History for August 24 – Mount Vesuvius Erupts and More
Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history: 79 – Mount Vesuvius erupts, burying the cities of Pompeii, Herculaneum and Stabiae in volcanic ash (More info) 1912 – Alaska becomes a United States territory (More info)
Americans Waste a Whopping $165 Million Worth of Food Each Year
Want an easy way to shave $2,300 off your annual budget? Stop throwing away so much food. According to a new study, almost half of the food Americans buy every year winds up in the trash — a 50 percent increase since the 1970s.
Postal Service Requesting People Take All These Simpsons Stamps Off Their Hands
Are you a big Simpsons fan? You’re in luck! Stamps featuring characters from the popular show were issued back in 2009 and 2010, but the USPS still has a few left. And by “a few,” we mean 682 million.
Ab Circle Pro Slapped with $25 Million Fine for Crazy Weight Loss Claims
In today’s news of the obvious, it turns out three minutes of daily exercise won’t get you in shape — no matter what type of equipment you’re using. And because Ab Circle Pro made those outrageous claims, it’s now on the hook to pay a $25 million fine.
Celebrity Birthdays for August 23 – Shelley Long, Rick Springfield and More
Here’s a look at some notable birthdays being celebrated today: Shelley Long Age: 63 Occupation: Actress Known For: Her Emmy-winning role as snooty Diane Chambers on the iconic hit TV series ‘Cheers,’ playing mom Carol Brady in ‘The Brady Bunch’ movie franchise, other film roles in ‘Irreconcilable Differences’ and ‘Dr. T & the Women,’ and a recurring role on the series ‘Modern Family’ Read Mor
This Day in History for August 23 – Gaddafi Overthrown and More
Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history: 1926 – Silent film star Rudolph Valentino dies from a ruptured ulcer at the age of 31, sending tens of thousands of fans into a hysterical state of mass mourning (More info) 1939 – Germany and the Soviet Union shock the world by signing the Hitler-Stalin Pact (More info)
Should Kids Be Rewarded with Prizes Just for Going to School?
Laying the groundwork for a successful future should be reason enough for children to go to school — but for some districts with poor attendance rates, they’ve had to sweeten the pot.
If You’re Looking for Better Grades, Make Sure to Get Some Sleep
If you're reading this, chances are you need get off the computer and get in the bed. Sleep could be that difference between making the grade and repeating it.
Male Birth Control Pills Could Be Here Before You Know It
Enlightened guys of the world (or those who simply don’t want to be stuck with 18 years of child support payments) have long wished for a form of reversible birth control they don’t have to describe using the word “rubber.”
What Makes Some College Kids Drink So Much?
Binge drinking is a real problem on many college campuses, and new research could reveal why: students who chug-a-lug enjoy a higher social status among their peers.
Kelly Ripa Will Announce New ‘LIVE!’ Co-Host on Sept. 4 [POLL]
It is going to be nail biting time for Bruce and the Kennel Club. We're pretty sure it won't be Anderson Cooper or Katie Couric. Who would like to see sitting next to Kelly?