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THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW fri 11/30/12

Posted 11/30/2012 5:50:00 AM

THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW

  • The governor of Michigan isn't ruling out dissolving the city of Detroit.
  • The head of the U.S. postal service says they need to eliminate Saturday delivery, if they're going to survive.
  • The CW's medical drama "Emily Owens, M.D." has been cancelled. However, CW will air all 13 episodes.
  • ABC has picked up five additional episodes for its Friday comedies "Malibu Country" and "Last Man Standing," upping each's count to 18 for the season.
  • There were two Powerball winning tickets, one sold in Arizona, the other in Missouri. In other words, it wasn't you.
  • Entertainment Weekly has named Ben Afleck their "Entertainer of the Year."
  • A new study claims that when Great Britain upped their tax rates on millionaires to 50%, two thirds of them moved out of the country.
  • After Angus T. Jones made critical comments about his show, "Two and a half men," Charlie ...


BUY THE PERFECT GIFT EVERY TIME

Posted 11/30/2012 5:44:00 AM

BUY THE PERFECT GIFT EVERY TIME

(Men's Health) Streamline your shopping by asking yourself these four questions first:

  • "What did we talk about last?" -- "People are always dropping ideas," says Lash Fary, who creates gift baskets for Hollywood events. His train commute sucks? Buy him an iTunes gift card. She just signed up for a yoga class? Buy her a mat for home.
  • "Can I tie in a personal experience?" -- You know what's better than that iTunes gift card? One to a restaurant you've been to together. "Use nostalgia to your advantage," says Fary. "The thoughtfulness behind it will make a small gift seem bigger."
  • "What does he or she do regularly?" -- Can't think of anything? Then you're not trying hard enough, says Fary. Think about it: Your wife brews coffee every morning. Your brother hikes every week. Your buddy has two dogs. Your list writes ...


HOW TO READ YOUR DATE'S BODY CUES

Posted 11/30/2012 5:43:00 AM

HOW TO READ YOUR DATE'S BODY CUES

You only need five minutes with a person to know if they're right for you How? By learning to read your date's body cues -- those valuable ways we speak to each other non verbally. What type of cues are you looking for? New York Post recently came up with a list of body cues and what they mean.

  1. Is her face swollen? This is a good sign -- unless she's had too much to drink. It means your date likes you a lot, but she might not want you to know it (yet).
  2. Is this person too perfect? If it seems that he's too perfect, chances are he's pretending to be someone he's not. Run!
  3. Is her face all white and thin? It's going to be a stressful night. Your date is feeling the "flight or fight" syndrome.
  4. Is his hair extra ...