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Study: Wake Up To Your Favorite Song To Feel Less Groggy

Study: Wake Up To Your Favorite Song To Feel Less Groggy

Want to break your snooze button habit? Changing the sound of your alarm could be the fix. A new study finds that lots of people deal with “sleep inertia” – or feeling groggy and not alert because they’re not ready to wake up yet – and simply swapping the sound you wake up to may help change that.…Read more »

The Unluckiest State In The U.S.

The Unluckiest State In The U.S.

While some folks may not believe in luck, there are plenty of people who do, but could where you live play a role in whether you have any of that luck? Well, a new report suggests that it is possible, and is warning against which state may keep you from having any good luck. Best…Read more »

Singles Are Embracing The Belfie Over The Selfie

Singles Are Embracing The Belfie Over The Selfie

When it comes to finding true love online, your profile pictures may go a long way to landing a match. But a new survey suggests prospective mates may be interested in looking at more than just a selfie. A new Dating.com survey finds: More and more singles are embracing the belfie – a selfie of…Read more »

What Makes A Cool Mom

What Makes A Cool Mom

There are a lot of cool moms out there. That’s the biggest takeaway from a One Poll and Angara.com poll ahead of Mother’s Day. The biggest reason why seven-in-ten think mom is the bomb is because we can talk to her about anything and she’s as honest as they get. What else makes our moms…Read more »

Simple Pleasures We Love

Simple Pleasures We Love

Americans can’t get enough of simple pleasures. A One Poll survey for Small Luxury Hotels of the World shows we get about eight of those moments a week. Most give us a happy feeling for about 20 minutes while the glow lasts up to an hour for others. Unfortunately, 63-percent who were asked say they…Read more »

TikToker’s DNA Test Reveals She Was Dating Her Cousin

TikToker’s DNA Test Reveals She Was Dating Her Cousin

At-home DNA testing kits have become popular with users who want to find out where their ancestors came from or their risk for certain diseases, but they can also come with unexpected and sometimes uncomfortable downsides. That’s what happened to one woman on TikTok who explains in a now-viral post that she was hoping to learn more…Read more »

Tween Girl Heads To College To Pursue Dream Of Being NASA Engineer

Tween Girl Heads To College To Pursue Dream Of Being NASA Engineer

Some kids have struggled to keep up with school during this year of distance learning and Zoom classes, but not Alena Wicker. The Texas student will soon be graduating from high school and in May, she’s starting her college career at Arizona State University. And while that may sound standard for a high school senior, Alena is…Read more »

A Quick Morning Reflection Improves Performance At Work

A Quick Morning Reflection Improves Performance At Work

Want to do a better job at work? Start your day by thinking about it. A new study from the University of Florida finds that spending a few minutes focusing on what kind of leadership role you want to play can make you more effective at your job – even if you’re not the boss. “It’s as simple as…Read more »

New Cookbook Helps People Who Lost Sense Of Smell From COVID

New Cookbook Helps People Who Lost Sense Of Smell From COVID

While the medical community is still figuring out all of the long-term effects of the coronavirus, some people who have come down with COVID have been left with an unfortunate side effect: a diminished or nonexistent sense of smell and taste. Not being able to smell or taste your food can take the fun out…Read more »