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Author Cora Quinn

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20 Signs You're a TRUE Foodie!

Here are 20 signs that you're a true foodie. Read more...

New Breeds of 21st Century Men

The 90s were a breakthrough period for the modern man - a time when it finally became acceptable for the male sex to admit they use moisturiser. 

The word metrosexual is almost defunct as there are now several different typologies of super-groomed men. 

A new study (by Braun) has identified the four different new breeds using an expert panel...
They identified them as Mr Mandrogynous, Mr Mainstream Moustache, Metro-Dude and The Remantic. 

The descriptions:  

Mr Mandrogynous: 

Who: A slap in the face to old-school stereotypes of red-blooded heterosexual males, daily gym sessions keep him looking good.

Grooming Ritual: Buffed and supremely preened, he unselfconsciously practices Manscaping, indulges in regular spray tans and aspires to a hairless aesthetic. 

Expert Opinion: 'He's a narcissist...These guys are working out for themselves. They want to look in the mirror at the gym and feel good because they are so buff'. Read more...

23 Secrets Supermarket Employees Won't Tell You!

Here are 23 secrets that only supermarket employees know - until now. Read more...

10 Questions To Ask Yourself Before Getting Engaged

Think you've found the one? There are 10 questions you should ask yourself before getting engaged: Read more...

The Worst States For Working Women

Women made up almost half of the workforce last year, but they were reportedly paid only 79 cents for every dollar men made.

The wage gap varies quite a bit between states, but in all of the worst-rated states women were less likely than males to hold management jobs in the private sector and they didn’t have much of a female presence in the government seats either.

These are the worst states for women:

1. Utah

With a gender wage gap of 70 cents per dollar, women in Utah have less than 31% of the management positions- the second lowest rate nationwide. The average Utah earned over $50,000, while most women made about $35,000. Also, of the 75 seats in the state's House of Representatives, just six were filled by women last year.

2. Wyoming

The gender wage gap is 69 cents per dollar, but one reason for this may be the number of jobs that are directly tied to coal mining, which are typically dominated by men.

3. Idaho

The gender wage gap is 76 cents per dollar, and only one-third of such jobs were filled by women. Idaho also lacks family-friendly paid leave and sick time laws.

4. Mississippi

The gender wage gap is 77 cents per dollar, and the state has the highest poverty rate for women, which is 26.6%. The state also has the highest infant mortality rate in the U.S. with 10 deaths per 1,000 births.

An average Mississippi man earned less than $40,000 last year — less than males in any other state — and women in the state earned nearly $10,000 less than them.

Mississippi women also had especially low levels of education.

5. North Dakota

The gender wage gap is 70 cents per dollar, with the women earning less than $35,000 in 2013, nearly $15,000 below a typical man's earnings. Women also held just 28.3% of management positions in 2013, the lowest rate in the country.


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.