More Workers Want Extra Cash Rather Than a Holiday Party — Dollars and Sense
More employees wish their employers would just skip the holiday party this Christmas season and show their appreciation with cold hard cash instead, according to a recent survey by career site Glassdoor.
Australian Mother of 12 Gives Birth to Quintuplets
One busy mom is about to get a lot busier, as she has just given birth to quintuplets, making her brood of 16 children one of the largest families in the Australian state of Victoria. The 48-year-old mother of 12, welcomed five new additions to her family to the tune of two boys and three girls (one of which, sadly, died just before birth)...
How Much Is the Tooth Fairy Paying These Days?
Some of us can remember a time when losing a tooth meant that we might find some spare change underneath our pillows the following morning. However, according to a recent survey by credit card company Visa, the days of a fallen chomper being worth chump change are long gone.
Can Alcohol Really Help Us Get Along Better?
The socially inept can often suffer from debilitating tremors of shyness and inhibition, while those who grind the gnashing teeth off the full-blooded booze hound often throw caution to the wind and ride the dastardly beast until its legs fall off. With that philosophy in mind, it appears that alcohol has been a major stepping stone in helping the general public grease the societal walls that in t
Discover Plans to Have PayPal in Millions of Retail Outlets in 2013 — Dollars and Sense
Soon you will be able to use your PayPal account to make purchases at millions of physical retail outlets across the country, thanks to a recent collaboration between merchants and Discover.
It’s Official — We’re Addicted to Our Cell Phones [POLL]
Everywhere you go you see people that appear to have their cell phones physically attached to their ears and thumbs for fear that if don’t stay glued to the godforsaken thing they just might miss out on something as important as a Facebook status update or the latest social commentary in the form of a meme. If you are one of these people, the good news is, you are not alone.
Advertising on Toilet Paper May Be the Greatest Idea Since, Well, Toilet Paper
There is nothing new about reading in the bathroom, although a couple of young men are doing their best to change the way we do it by filling the restroom walls of businesses full of toilet paper printed with advertising and coupons.
What You Wear to Work Just Might Destroy Your Career
If you just can’t seem to get ahead a work you might want to take a look at yourself in the mirror.
What Are the World’s Healthiest Countries?
Earlier this month, we were astonished to learn what countries were the laziest in the world. So, it stands to reason that in order to put the scope of the worldwide condition into perspective it is now necessary to identify the world’s healthiest countries.
Looking for a Big Raise? Here’s Where You Should Move
If you expect to see a giant pay increase next year, a new study suggests you had better head west.
Principal Takes on a Man with a Gun During School’s Open House
Students at a Georgia high school will likely start their first day back wondering if they should have included a bulletproof vest on their supply list, as police say they are still searching for a man who showed up on campus last week with a loaded gun.
New Study Reveals Stressed-Out Men Like Heavy Women
For all of you guys who like big butts and you don’t know why, new research suggests that you are probably just stressed out.
New Study Finds Men and Women Literally Don’t See Eye to Eye
There is no doubt that men and women do not not always see eye to eye, but now there is a new study that literally suggests that males and females see things in a different way.
Who Needs a License? American Teenagers Prefer Texting to Driving
The state of the great American teenager may be driving most of us crazy, but a new study indicates that may be all they are driving – as today’s teens appear to be trading in sets of wheels for two solid thumbs. Researchers at the University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute say that nearly a third of 19 year olds living in the United States haven’t even attempted to get a drivers lic
Where Is the Best Place in the World to Be a Kid?
We know which cities in America are best for raising a family, but where in the world is the best place to be a kid?
CEO Literally Spreads the Wealth By Giving Employees His $3 Million Bonus
While some executives seem to care only about themselves and their bottom lines, others feel that the benefit comes from giving some of their fortune away. At least that is what the CEO of the China-based technology firm Lenovo seems to think.
New Survey Reveals More Teenagers Try Drugs and Alcohol During the Summer
While the summer months are supposed to fun and a much needed break from the previous school year, a new survey finds that many teens are using their summer vacation to try drugs and alcohol.
Can Spanking Your Children Lead to Mental Illness?
While some parents prefer the use of non-violent disciplinary actions against their mischievous children, others take no shame in dishing out some good old-fashioned corporal punishment as a means of teaching little junior some of the lessons of life.
Medical Breakthrough Can Keep People Alive Even After They’ve Stopped Breathing
Modern medicine has been known to perform the impossible, including resuscitate people on the edge of death. Now doctors will be able to wow us even more since they’ll soon have the ability to keep people alive even if they’ve stopped breathing.
Airline Passenger Forced to Sit Next to a Corpse, Has Trouble Getting a Refund – Is It Fair?
The next time someone dies sitting next to you on a commercial flight, you might receive a partial refund. Key word, “might.” According to a report in a Swedish newspaper, a woman was forced to sit next to a dead man aboard a Kenya Airways flight after the he allegedly died shortly after take off.