Majority of US Employees Experience Work-Related Stress
Stressed out about your job? You’re not alone. A new survey of US employees finds nearly three-quarters of them experience at least one of a variety of workplace-related worries.
This Day in History for August 26 – Charles Lindbergh Dies and More
1920 – The 19th amendment to the Constitution takes effect, giving women the right to vote (More info) 1939 – The first televised Major League Baseball game is broadcast (More info)
This Day in History for August 25 – New Orleans Founded and More
Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history: 1718 – New Orleans is founded by French settlers and named after the Duke of Orleans (More info) 1768 – James Cook begins his first voyage (More info)
You Won’t Believe What Ranchers Who Can’t Afford Corn Are Feeding Their Cows [VIDEO]
Farmers may not be happy about the recent drought that’s plagued much of the US, but it’s been a boon for cows with a sweet tooth — because ranchers who can’t afford the high prices of corn are now feeding the animals candy instead.
Celebrity Birthdays for August 23 – Shelley Long, Rick Springfield and More
Here’s a look at some notable birthdays being celebrated today: Shelley Long Age: 63 Occupation: Actress Known For: Her Emmy-winning role as snooty Diane Chambers on the iconic hit TV series ‘Cheers,’ playing mom Carol Brady in ‘The Brady Bunch’ movie franchise, other film roles in ‘Irreconcilable Differences’ and ‘Dr. T & the Women,’ and a recurring role on the series ‘Modern Family’ Read Mor
New Movie Releases — ‘Hit & Run,’ ‘The Apparition’ and ‘Premium Rush’
Comedy, horror and adventure aren’t just words singles use to describe the dating scene — they also nicely sum up the plotlines of the three new movies premiering in theaters this week.
This Day in History for August 23 – Gaddafi Overthrown and More
Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history: 1926 – Silent film star Rudolph Valentino dies from a ruptured ulcer at the age of 31, sending tens of thousands of fans into a hysterical state of mass mourning (More info) 1939 – Germany and the Soviet Union shock the world by signing the Hitler-Stalin Pact (More info)
If You’re Looking for Better Grades, Make Sure to Get Some Sleep
Parents who admire their kids’ late-night study habits might be better off encouraging them to get some shut-eye instead — new research suggests well-rested students fare better academically.
Daycare Workers Cause Furor After Being Accused of Starting Toddler Fight Club [VIDEO]
Three bored Delaware daycare workers found a really inadvisable way to spice up their jobs: they started their own toddler fight club in which they made their charges do battle with each other, and then captured the whole thing on tape.
This Day in History for August 22 – Red Cross Is Founded and More
565 – St. Columba reports seeing a monster in Loch Ness, Scotland (More info) 1848 – The United States annexes New Mexico (More info)
Celebrity Birthdays for August 21 – Kim Cattrall, Hayden Panettiere and More
Here’s a look at some notable birthdays being celebrated today: Kim Cattrall Age: 56 Occupation: Actress Known For: Her roles in the films ‘Police Academy, ‘Mannequin’ and ‘Porky’s,’ and playing lusty Samantha Jones in the ‘Sex and the City’ television and movie franchises
Kelly Ripa Will Announce New ‘LIVE!’ Co-Host on Sept. 4 [POLL]
In a selection process that would put ‘The Bachelorette’ to shame, Kelly Ripa has tried out almost 60 possible ‘LIVE!’ co-hosts since Regis Philbin left the show last year. And it looks like she’s finally found her match.
This Day in History for August 21 – Hawaii Becomes a State and More
Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history: 1831 – Nat Turner leads black slaves in a rebellion (More info) 1858 – The famous debates between Sen. Stephen Douglas and Abraham Lincoln begin (More info)
Celebrity Birthdays for August 20 – Robert Plant, Amy Adams and More
Here’s a look at some notable birthdays being celebrated today: Robert Plant Age: 64 Occupation: Singer and Songwriter Known For: His work as the lead singer and lyricist of the legendary rock group Led Zeppelin, his Grammy Award-winning collaborations with bluegrass singer Alison Krauss, co-founding the band The Sensational Space Shifters with Patty Griffin, and being chosen by many music magazin
Why Do Working Mothers Earn Less Than Fathers? — Dollars and Sense
It’s no secret that job-hunters are having a particularly tough time right now — but if you’re a woman who’s married with kids, you may have a tougher time securing employment than a man in the same scenario.
This Day in History for August 20 – NFL Founded and More
Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history: 1866 – President Andrew Johnson formally declares an end to the Civil War (More info) 1920 – The National Football League is founded (More info)
What’s the Biggest Way to Waste Time at Work?
Telecommuters may have some creative ways to while away the day, but at least they’re not shooting the breeze with colleagues — something a new survey finds is the biggest time-waster at work.
Why Do Millennials Eat Out So Much?
If you run a restaurant, you might want to be especially nice to your younger customers — new research shows Millennials dine out more than any other age group.
Celebrity Birthdays for August 19 – Bill Clinton, Matthew Perry and More
Here’s a look at some notable birthdays being celebrated today: Bill Clinton Age: 66 Occupation: Politician and Philanthropist Known For: Serving as the 42nd president of the United States, creating the William J. Clinton Foundation to address international causes such as global warming and the prevention of AIDS, his marriage to Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, and being generally beloved by l
TSA Reveals List of Weird and Scary Items Confiscated This Year
We all gripe about having to take our shoes off when we go through airport security, but according to a list of items confiscated this year by the TSA, footwear may be the least of its concerns.