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15 Frustrating People at the Movies

1. Mr. 20-Questions: If you just stopped talking then you’d realize your questions could be answered by simply watching the movie. Read more...

Top 20 Things That Make Men & Women Feel Attractive

How do the top 20 things that make a woman feel sexy compare to the top 20 things that make a man feel sexy? Read more...

6 Ways to Snag The Guy of Your Dreams!

Have you recently met a guy who fits into your Prince Charming category? Here are six ways to make him yours. Read more...

11 Secrets About Game Shows


The time MOM has spent on you!

Here are nine stats about how much time your mom has spent on you!

  1. Your mom probably helped you out with your homework (women spend an average of 6.2 minutes a day doing homework with children in their households. Men spend less than four minutes).

  2. It was probably your mom who had to listen to your teachers say how bad your homework was (women spend three times as much time per day as men going to school meetings and conferences);

  3. Your mom probably went to your school play (women spend an average of 1.2 minutes per day doing this with children, for men it’s 0.4 minutes).

  4. Your mom probably cleaned your boo-boo (34.1 minutes were spent by women taking physical care of the children that live with them – men spend less than half that time).

  5. Your mom probably listened to all of your teenage whining (on average, 1.4 minutes of a female caregiver’s day is spent talking or listening to children. Men only spend 0.4 minutes doing the same);

  6. Your mom probably watched or helped you make tacky craft projects (women spend, on average, 0.3 minutes a day doing arts and crafts with children. Men spend a third of that time);

  7. Your mom probably gave you rides to and from the mall’s food court (women spend 3.7 minutes a day picking up kids and dropping them off);

  8. And she probably was the one waiting for you while you were dragging your heels leaving (an extra 3.3 minutes of a woman’s daily life is wasted waiting for the children in her household);

  9. And all that while your dad was more likely to do the fun stuff(the only activities where men spend more time with children than women is playing. Men spent 21.7 minutes each day playing with children – for women it’s 20 minutes. Men also spend 0.1 minutes more time each day than women playing sports with children).

 

All in all, your mom wasted 90 minutes and 6.1 seconds of her average day on you.

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10 Things You Shouldn't Do When You're Angry

You shouldn't sleep on it. Read more...

Codes in stores that alert you to sales!

The founder of rather-be-shopping.com says it’s actually possible to predict and find out which items are about to go on sale. Read more...

10 Things Guys Think Within 5 Minutes of Meeting You

1. Why is she talking like that? Read more...

Natural Remedies for Vacation Health Issues

HONEY OR SUGAR FOR MINOR WOUNDS

For centuries, honey has been used to treat skin wounds and burns and now it’s used in hospitals around the globe to deal with skin infections.

When honey comes into contact with damaged skin, it triggers the production of antibacterial hydrogen peroxide, and using honey or sugar on a cut can deprive the bacteria of water, which ultimately destroys them.

TEABAGS FOR  INSECT BITES

A bite from a gnat, midge, mosquito or even an ant will normally cause a red lump that turns itchy because of a mild allergy-like reaction.

Two possible ways to avoid scratching involve using teabags and oatmeal.

Allow a hot tea bag to cool and then apply the liquid to the sting site to relieve inflammation and reduce the swelling.

The other method is to mix uncooked oatmeal and water into a paste and apply to the itchy area directly to help reduce inflammation and have a cooling effect on the bite.


BAKING SODA FOR CYSTITIS

Exposure to chemicals like chlorine in the swimming pool can irritate the area where urine leaves the body and can trigger cystitis, or bladder inflammation, in women.

Drinking half a teaspoon of baking soda stirred into a glass of water several times a day helps because it makes urine less acidic and less likely to cause stinging.


CUCUMBER FOR SUNBURN

Cucumber can bring relief to sore, sunburned skin because it contains vitamin C and caffeic acid which both have anti-inflammatory effects that reduce the irritation.

While many foods contains vitamin C, it’s the combination of these compounds that works best — together with the cooling effects of the cucumbe.


BANANAS FOR HANGOVER

Eating a banana when you’re hungover helps raise depleted sugar levels, which may be low because the liver is busy processing alcohol instead of sugar.

The banana slowly releases the sugar into the bloodstream and it’s also gentle on the stomach, which may be irritated by the alcohol.


CAMOMILE TEA FOR SORE EYES

Camomile tea helps swollen and irritated eyes, because it contains anti-irritant compounds that soothe inflammation.

To use it, remove the teabag and allow it to cool before placing it against closed eyes.


GINGER FOR TRAVEL SICKNESS

Ginger is used to relieve morning sickness in pregnancy and nausea associated with chemotherapy, and some studies suggest that it can also help with motion sickness.

It’s believed that compounds in ginger that make it spicy provide the benefits, possibly by blocking chemical messages in the brain and helping to relax muscles in the stomach and gut.

Popular ways to take it include ginger tea, ginger biscuits and dried ginger.

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Body Parts You Didn't Even Know You Had!

Something in the knee
In November, Belgian researchers described for the first time a ligament in the human knee, called the anterolateral ligament. Read more...