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This Is the Happiest City in America

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This Is the Happiest City in America


Lifestyle from Newser     •     February 27, 2024, 8:26 pm

Looking for a bit of cheer amid winter's gloom? Some cities offer more of a pick-me-up than others, with a positive outlook, strong community, financial security, and overall...Read more

 

For Those Turning 65, a Very Different Golden Years Await

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For Those Turning 65, a Very Different Golden Years Await


Lifestyle from Newser     •     February 25, 2024, 11:00 pm

This year, we'll be donning birthday hats for more people turning 65 in the US than at any other time in history, in what the AARP is calling the "silve...Read more

 

Big Hair Is Having a Big Moment

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Big Hair Is Having a Big Moment


Lifestyle from Newser     •     February 24, 2024, 9:45 pm

From Miley Cyrus' lioness mane on the Grammys stage to Kylie Jenner's recent runway bouffant , big hair is having a bit of a moment. The Guardian calls the trend the antithesis of...Read more

 

With Sickly Sales, Beyond Meat Rolls Out a Healthier Burger

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With Sickly Sales, Beyond Meat Rolls Out a Healthier Burger


Lifestyle from Newser     •     February 21, 2024, 5:05 pm

Beyond Meat is revamping its signature plant-based burger, hoping that healthier ingredients will help it boost flagging US sales. The company based in...Read more

 

YouTuber Ruby Franke Sentenced for Child Abuse

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YouTuber Ruby Franke Sentenced for Child Abuse


Lifestyle from Newser     •     February 20, 2024, 8:00 pm

YouTube celeb Ruby Franke and business partner Jodi Hildebrandt were each sentenced Tuesday to serve at least four years and as many as 60 years in prison over chil...Read more

 

This City Is the Biggest Slacker in America

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This City Is the Biggest Slacker in America


Lifestyle from Newser     •     February 19, 2024, 9:34 pm

If you're itching to work hard toward that elusive American dream, there are some US cities that are waiting for you with open arms and rolled-up sleeves. WalletHub wa...Read more

 

The Happiest People Tend to Be Married

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The Happiest People Tend to Be Married


Lifestyle from Newser     •     February 18, 2024, 11:15 pm

Disgruntled television husbands like Archie Bunker and Al Bundy didn't paint the picture of marital bliss, but data suggests they were in the minority. In fact, married pe...Read more

 

We Need to Stop Keeping DV Shelters Under Wraps

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We Need to Stop Keeping DV Shelters Under Wraps


Lifestyle from Newser     •     February 17, 2024, 4:45 pm

Shelters that domestic violence victims flee to have historically been shrouded in secrecy, ostensibly to keep victims safe from their abusers. But Rachel Louise S...Read more

 

Here Are the Most, Least Educated States in America

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Here Are the Most, Least Educated States in America


Lifestyle from Newser     •     February 16, 2024, 11:00 pm

If your mantra is "surround yourself with people smarter than you are," some US states may be a better bet than others, per WalletHub , which looked at the da...Read more

 

Dating Apps Turn Users Into 'Compulsive' 'Addicts': Lawsuit

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Dating Apps Turn Users Into 'Compulsive' 'Addicts': Lawsuit


Lifestyle from Newser     •     February 15, 2024, 7:13 pm

Stuck in a dating app loop with no date in sight? A lawsuit filed Wednesday against Match Group claims that's by design. As the AP reports, Tinder, Hin...Read more

 

Best, Worst States for Singles

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Best, Worst States for Singles


Lifestyle from Newser     •     February 14, 2024, 11:55 pm

Single on Valentine's Day? If you're looking for love, you might be better off in another state, according to Wallethub . The site ranked the states using indicators including the...Read more

 

Fatal Gender Reveal Stunt Leads to Jail Time

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Fatal Gender Reveal Stunt Leads to Jail Time


Lifestyle from Newser     •     February 13, 2024, 5:51 pm

A man whose family's gender reveal photo shoot sparked a Southern California wildfire that killed a firefighter in 2020 has pleaded guilty to involuntary manslaughter...Read more

 

Opinion: Nextdoor Isn't the Neighborly App We Thought

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Opinion: Nextdoor Isn't the Neighborly App We Thought


Lifestyle from Newser     •     February 10, 2024, 6:45 pm

Imagine a friendly app where neighbors could check in on each other, offer sugar and eggs, and talk about pertinent area issues. Perhaps that was the origina...Read more

 

These Experts Warn of a 'House of Cards' on the Slopes

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These Experts Warn of a 'House of Cards' on the Slopes


Lifestyle from Newser     •     February 10, 2024, 9:25 pm

Avalanche safety specialists say their job has become more difficult in recent years as climate change brings extreme weather, and surging numbers of skiers...Read more

 

The Buzziest Super Bowl Ads So Far

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The Buzziest Super Bowl Ads So Far


Lifestyle from Newser     •     February 7, 2024, 6:00 pm

If you watch the Super Bowl for the commercials, you no longer have to wait until the big game to see what advertisers have in store. Many companies pre-release ads in hopes of ...Read more

 

They Placed 180 Bets on 49ers Before the Season Even Started

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They Placed 180 Bets on 49ers Before the Season Even Started


Lifestyle from Newser     •     February 8, 2024, 6:40 pm

At their wedding in September, Matt and Jessica Grime chose to convey their love for the San Francisco 49ers with their party favor. The South Lake Tah...Read more

 

America's Most Sinful States

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America's Most Sinful States


Lifestyle from Newser     •     February 7, 2024, 10:25 pm

We all know where Sin City is, but what about taking that sinning excellence to a state level? WalletHub does just that via a "vice index" that's based on 55 key indicators in five m...Read more

 

Nextdoor Isn't the Neighborly App We Thought

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Nextdoor Isn't the Neighborly App We Thought


Lifestyle from Newser     •     February 6, 2024, 3:12 pm

Imagine a friendly app where neighbors could check in on each other, offer sugar and eggs, and talk about pertinent area issues. Perhaps that was the original intent o...Read more

 

Local Bar Have Smaller Glasses? You'll Drink Less

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Local Bar Have Smaller Glasses? You'll Drink Less


Lifestyle from Newser     •     February 4, 2024, 11:00 pm

Bars with large wine glasses may encourage more drinking, a new study found, but this doesn't necessarily bring in greater profits. In an effort to understand ho...Read more

 

Young Adults Choosing Sleep Over Late-Night Partying

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Young Adults Choosing Sleep Over Late-Night Partying


Lifestyle from Newser     •     February 4, 2024, 2:10 pm

Gen-Zers and younger millennials are skipping wild nights out in order to catch up on their Zs. According to the Wall Street Journal , data from several source...Read more

 

Punxsutawney Phil Makes His Prediction

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Punxsutawney Phil Makes His Prediction


Lifestyle from Newser     •     February 2, 2024, 12:47 pm

It's Groundhog Day—again—and Punxsutawney Phil has predicted an early spring. The country's most famous groundhog emerged from his den Friday and did not see his shadow...Read more

 

Go for the Latte, Stay for This Guy

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Go for the Latte, Stay for This Guy


Lifestyle from Newser     •     January 30, 2024, 6:55 pm

First there were cafes that allowed pets. Then came cat cafes, where lattes took second place to feline interaction. The latest craze in Japan: The pig cafe. "It was wonderful...Read more

 

Say Farewell to a Streaming Era

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Say Farewell to a Streaming Era


Lifestyle from Newser     •     January 30, 2024, 7:30 am

The age of the ad-free streaming service (for no additional subscription cost) is essentially over: As expected , on Monday ads were introduced to Amazon's Prime Video streaming se...Read more

 

The New Trust Fund Babies: Pets of the Super Rich

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The New Trust Fund Babies: Pets of the Super Rich


Lifestyle from Newser     •     January 28, 2024, 6:25 pm

Pets are a special part of the family, so owners often make plans in case they pass away first. But the uber-wealthy are predictably taking that a step further by...Read more

 

Mad Scramble in US Museums on Native American Displays

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Mad Scramble in US Museums on Native American Displays


Lifestyle from Newser     •     January 26, 2024, 7:03 pm

Museums across America have started closing exhibits highlighting Native American artifacts in an attempt to comply with new Biden administration rules that ...Read more

 

Controversy Erupts Over Male Model in Slinky Swimsuit

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Controversy Erupts Over Male Model in Slinky Swimsuit


Lifestyle from Newser     •     January 24, 2024, 9:00 am

An Australian bikini company launched a firestorm over the weekend when it posted video of a male model wearing one if its slinky swimsuits. "OBSESSED WITH TH...Read more

 

23 Lost Skiers, Snowboarders Needed Rescue in Vermont

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23 Lost Skiers, Snowboarders Needed Rescue in Vermont


Lifestyle from Newser     •     January 22, 2024, 5:37 pm

Twenty-three skiers and snowboarders had to be rescued in frigid temperatures on Saturday after becoming lost in the backcountry in Killington, Vermont, polic...Read more

 

For Years, He Secretly Bought Land. Now, His Plans Emerge

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For Years, He Secretly Bought Land. Now, His Plans Emerge


Lifestyle from Newser     •     January 19, 2024, 12:20 am

After years of secretly snapping up farmland for a new city northeast of San Francisco, the CEO of a company backed by Silicon Valley billionaires pitche...Read more

 

Want a Bottle of This? $2.8M, Please

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Want a Bottle of This? $2.8M, Please


Lifestyle from Newser     •     January 17, 2024, 6:00 am

A rare bottle of Irish whiskey last week became the most expensive bottle of whiskey (or whisky) ever sold at auction. A bottle of the Emerald Isle , one of just seven that ex...Read more

 

Patron Didn't Appreciate Eatery's 4% Surcharge

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Patron Didn't Appreciate Eatery's 4% Surcharge


Lifestyle from Newser     •     January 15, 2024, 4:00 pm

An Atlanta restaurant is taking heat over what its owners say is an optional fee on customers' tabs to help cover employees' health insurance costs. Fox Business rep...Read more

 

A Crazy Number of Japanese People Under 50 Never Dated

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A Crazy Number of Japanese People Under 50 Never Dated


Lifestyle from Newser     •     January 14, 2024, 10:30 pm

Romantic love has lost its appeal to a growing number of younger adults in Japan, where a record number of people under 50 have shrugged off dating. A recen...Read more

 

Louisa May Alcott May Have Had Another Pen Name

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Louisa May Alcott May Have Had Another Pen Name


Lifestyle from Newser     •     January 12, 2024, 5:57 pm

Louisa May Alcott was a lot like her Little Women character Jo in that she, too, wrote stories to support her family. Before Little Women was published in two parts...Read more

 

Fruit Stripe Gum Is No More

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Fruit Stripe Gum Is No More


Lifestyle from Newser     •     January 11, 2024, 8:50 pm

Farewell, Fruit Stripe gum. The brand, around since the 1960s though under different owners, is going away for good. Manufacturer Ferrera Candy confirms to CBS MoneyWatch that the colo...Read more

 

For Dogs in South Korea, 'History in the Making'

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For Dogs in South Korea, 'History in the Making'


Lifestyle from Newser     •     January 9, 2024, 3:19 pm

South Korea's Parliament on Tuesday passed a landmark ban on production and sales of dog meat, as public calls for a prohibition have grown sharply over concerns ab...Read more

 

Hey Florida, There Are Some New Kids in Town

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Hey Florida, There Are Some New Kids in Town


Lifestyle from Newser     •     January 6, 2024, 11:25 pm

Good news, Florida boomers: those new neighbors moving in can help set up your iPhone and install anti-virus software, all for the price of an avocado toast. In other ...Read more

 

French Grocery Giant Drops PepsiCo Products Over Prices

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French Grocery Giant Drops PepsiCo Products Over Prices


Lifestyle from Newser     •     January 5, 2024, 7:30 am

Inflation may finally be starting to ease, but prices for some items are showing no signs of coming back down—and now one of the biggest supermarket chains...Read more

 

He's the Oldest Person to Hike Grand Canyon Rim to Rim

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He's the Oldest Person to Hike Grand Canyon Rim to Rim


Lifestyle from Newser     •     January 3, 2024, 3:39 pm

It took Alfredo Aliaga Burdio 21 hours and 15 minutes to hike the 24 miles from the North Rim to the South Rim of the Grand Canyon. But the 92-year-old Spania...Read more

 

13-Year-Old Is First Person to 'Break' Tetris

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13-Year-Old Is First Person to 'Break' Tetris


Lifestyle from Newser     •     January 3, 2024, 2:25 pm

Since its inception, the NES version of Tetris had been considered an impossible game to beat. After more than three decades, however, a 13-year-old has now done the i...Read more

 

Cashmere Is Cheap These Days, but There's a Cost to That

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Cashmere Is Cheap These Days, but There's a Cost to That


Lifestyle from Newser     •     December 30, 2023, 3:28 pm

Buying a cashmere scarf or sweater was once a pricy purchase, but the cost of the luxe fabric has gone down in recent years. And according to NPR , the re...Read more

 

The Trick to Resolutions: Don't Aim Too High

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The Trick to Resolutions: Don't Aim Too High


Lifestyle from Newser     •     December 31, 2023, 2:15 pm

It's an annual end-of-year exercise in futility for many. But a clean slate awaits at the stroke of midnight for the next round of resolutions. From the first spray o...Read more

 

Restaurant That Inspired Ratatouille Reopens in Paris

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Restaurant That Inspired Ratatouille Reopens in Paris


Lifestyle from Newser     •     December 29, 2023, 6:32 pm

The Tour d'Argent already boasts a 320,000-bottle wine cellar, a world-famous duck recipe, and a storied 441-year history. Now, the legendary Paris restauran...Read more

 

YouTuber Franke Doesn't Mince Words on Her Ex-Partner

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YouTuber Franke Doesn't Mince Words on Her Ex-Partner


Lifestyle from Newser     •     December 29, 2023, 1:35 pm

Earlier this month, YouTube parenting and relationship advice guru Ruby Franke pleaded guilty in Utah to four counts of child abuse, admitting she tortured a...Read more

 

Keeping Amazon Prime Video as You Know It Will Cost You

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Keeping Amazon Prime Video as You Know It Will Cost You


Lifestyle from Newser     •     December 28, 2023, 12:27 pm

We knew this day was coming , though we didn't know exactly when. Now, Amazon announces that its Prime Video service will start showing ads in its movies ...Read more

 

'Cruise That Will Really Never Stop' Set for May

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'Cruise That Will Really Never Stop' Set for May


Lifestyle from Newser     •     December 26, 2023, 9:10 pm

If you're one of the disgruntled customers who just saw their three-year cruise of a lifetime with Life of the Seas nixed last month , there's something else comi...Read more

 

The Secret Life of Gift Cards

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The Secret Life of Gift Cards


Lifestyle from Newser     •     December 25, 2023, 6:10 pm

Gift cards make great stocking stuffers—just as long as you don't stuff them in a drawer and forget about them after the holidays. Americans are expected to spend nearly $30 billi...Read more

 

Men Outnumber Women, but Only on One Coast

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Men Outnumber Women, but Only on One Coast


Lifestyle from Newser     •     December 25, 2023, 8:00 am

Anyone who suspects there are more women than men where they live, or vice versa, will find fodder for their suspicions in new data from the US Census Bureau. Whether i...Read more

 

39 Years Later, Wham! Tops UK Christmas Chart

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39 Years Later, Wham! Tops UK Christmas Chart


Lifestyle from Newser     •     December 23, 2023, 11:45 pm

The avoidance game that's all the rage apparently is not hurting the popularity of "Last Christmas," released by Wham! 39 years ago. For the first time, the song is...Read more

 

Elderly Man's Viral Dance Gets Pushback From Iran Officials

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Elderly Man's Viral Dance Gets Pushback From Iran Officials


Lifestyle from Newser     •     December 19, 2023, 2:19 pm

An elderly man has become an "unlikely symbol of resistance" in Iran after his dance moves at a fish market went viral—and kicked off a wave of simil...Read more

 

Their 'Last Love' Was Like Nothing Their Rest Home Had Ever Seen

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Their 'Last Love' Was Like Nothing Their Rest Home Had Ever Seen


Lifestyle from Newser     •     December 17, 2023, 11:15 pm

Mary Turrell had been living at England's Easterlea Rest Home for a year or two when Derek Brown arrived; one day, he sat down next to her during...Read more

 

If You Hear This Wham! Song, You've Lost

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If You Hear This Wham! Song, You've Lost


Lifestyle from Newser     •     December 17, 2023, 12:00 pm

Don't be scared to read ahead if you're playing Whamageddon this year—there's no rule against reading about it, only against listening to the song at its center. The a...Read more

 

Most French Speakers Don't Live in France

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Most French Speakers Don't Live in France


Lifestyle from Newser     •     December 14, 2023, 10:20 pm

The New York Times has a story detailing how the French language is evolving in a relatively fast manner, with the twist being that most of this evolution isn't actuall...Read more

 

You've Got Your Nachos and Booze. What If They Were One?

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You've Got Your Nachos and Booze. What If They Were One?


Lifestyle from Newser     •     December 14, 2023, 12:55 am

If you ever went home after a night on the town, and in one of your moments of finer judgment, plowed through a bag of chips like a wild animal in a Dump...Read more

 

He Wasn't Known for Poems, but He Left Behind a Rare One

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He Wasn't Known for Poems, but He Left Behind a Rare One


Lifestyle from Newser     •     December 11, 2023, 4:20 pm

Near the end of 1954, the wife of Raymond Chandler died after a long battle with lung disease. The famed crime novelist fell into near-suicidal depression...Read more

 

This Year's Toy Mantra: 'Soft Sells'

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This Year's Toy Mantra: 'Soft Sells'


Lifestyle from Newser     •     December 9, 2023, 11:20 pm

The buzz word in the stuffed animal world these days is "soft," with toymakers scrambling to make their offerings to stand out as the plushest stuffies in the biz. And despit...Read more

 

Hermes Heir, 80, Wants to Adopt 51-Year-Old Ex-Gardener

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Hermes Heir, 80, Wants to Adopt 51-Year-Old Ex-Gardener


Lifestyle from Newser     •     December 8, 2023, 8:00 pm

Nicolas Puech may be 80, but he has apparently decided that's not too old to adopt a son. The problem is, the "boy" that the Hermes heir would like to welco...Read more

 

In Tiny Liechtenstein, a Prince Dies 'Unexpectedly'

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In Tiny Liechtenstein, a Prince Dies 'Unexpectedly'


Lifestyle from Newser     •     December 8, 2023, 7:00 am

Prince Constantin of Liechtenstein died suddenly this week at age 51. He was the third and youngest son of the reigning Prince Hans-Adam II and seventh in line ...Read more

 

This City Is Your Best Prospect for Love

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This City Is Your Best Prospect for Love


Lifestyle from Newser     •     December 5, 2023, 5:14 pm

Looking for love in all the wrong places? If you're been striking out, you might just need to relocate to a more amenable place. WalletHub tries to suss out which US citie...Read more

 

This Is the Most Fun City in America

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This Is the Most Fun City in America


Lifestyle from Newser     •     December 5, 2023, 1:00 am

"Work hard, play hard" isn't just a Wiz Khalifa song—it's the mantra of many a worker who needs hard-core recreation to look forward to to get through the workweek. That kin...Read more

 

Doritos Caters to Gamers With Crunch-Silencing App

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Doritos Caters to Gamers With Crunch-Silencing App


Lifestyle from Newser     •     December 2, 2023, 1:45 pm

Doritos is helping out some of the brand's biggest fans: gamers who like to snack. Crunching on chips sounds pretty irritating over microphones, which gamers use...Read more

 

10 Most Rewatched Christmas Movies

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10 Most Rewatched Christmas Movies


Lifestyle from Newser     •     December 3, 2023, 12:23 pm

Whether or not you believe Die Hard is a Christmas movie, a good number of people invite Hans Gruber into their yearly December rotation. According to a Yahoo/YouGov poll, the ...Read more

 

Doritos Has Solved the Issue of Crunching

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Doritos Has Solved the Issue of Crunching


Lifestyle from Newser     •     December 2, 2023, 1:45 pm

Doritos is helping out some of the brand's biggest fans: gamers who like to snack. Crunching on chips sounds pretty irritating over microphones, which gamers use to chat ...Read more

 

Pro-Palestinian Protesters Try to Crash NYC Tree Lighting

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Pro-Palestinian Protesters Try to Crash NYC Tree Lighting


Lifestyle from Newser     •     November 30, 2023, 12:11 pm

Thousands converged on New York City's Rockefeller Center on a frigid Wednesday night to get close to the annual Christmas tree lighting—among them, a...Read more

 

These Are the Most Sinful Cities in America

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These Are the Most Sinful Cities in America


Lifestyle from Newser     •     November 27, 2023, 8:51 pm

Christian teachings have long warned against the seven deadly sins, yet since the beginning of time, humans just can't seem to lick their related vices. WalletHub want...Read more

 

Here's Merriam-Webster's Word of the Year for 2023

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Here's Merriam-Webster's Word of the Year for 2023


Lifestyle from Newser     •     November 27, 2023, 7:30 am

In an age of deepfakes and post-truth, as artificial intelligence rose and Elon Musk turned Twitter into X, the Merriam-Webster word of the year for 2023 is "au...Read more

 

Americans Put a Price on Happiness: $1.2M

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Americans Put a Price on Happiness: $1.2M


Lifestyle from Newser     •     November 25, 2023, 11:15 pm

Most Americans (59%) think money can buy happiness, and a new survey on the subject even puts a number on it. On average, Americans say they'd need about $1.2 million t...Read more

 

Retailers Steel for What May Be a Holiday Mixed Bag

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Retailers Steel for What May Be a Holiday Mixed Bag


Lifestyle from Newser     •     November 22, 2023, 6:25 pm

The holiday season is a critical one for many US retailers, and with Black Friday just two days away, it appears consumers are gearing up for a shopping spree:...Read more

 

Disney Is Going Big With Park Expansions

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Disney Is Going Big With Park Expansions


Lifestyle from Newser     •     November 20, 2023, 4:25 pm

Hong Kong's Disneyland opened its first Frozen -themed attraction on Monday, with thousands of eager visitors turning up to experience the new rides, some lining up for h...Read more

 

What to Get for the Baby Who Has It All? $230 Scented Water

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What to Get for the Baby Who Has It All? $230 Scented Water


Lifestyle from Newser     •     November 19, 2023, 10:05 pm

Babies are known for having skin that fills estheticians with envy—there's a reason for the phrase "as smooth as a baby's bottom"—but one luxury b...Read more

 

This Bottle Just Sold for $2.7M

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This Bottle Just Sold for $2.7M


Lifestyle from Newser     •     November 19, 2023, 2:02 pm

A bottle of Scotch whisky billed as "the most sought-after" in the world sold Saturday for almost $2.7 million, an auction record for a bottle of wine or spirits—and far above i...Read more

 

13th-Century Painting Found in Kitchen Goes to Louvre

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13th-Century Painting Found in Kitchen Goes to Louvre


Lifestyle from Newser     •     November 17, 2023, 11:05 pm

After being outbid for the painting in 2019, the Louvre has completed a four-year effort to acquire the 13th-century painting Christ Mocked . A government e...Read more

 

Trendiest Names Americans Are Giving Their Cats, Dogs

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Trendiest Names Americans Are Giving Their Cats, Dogs


Lifestyle from Newser     •     November 16, 2023, 6:41 pm

Some of us give a little more thought to the names we give our furry loved ones, than, say, the average celebrity appears to with their actual children—but...Read more

 

'Wrong Number' Crew to Celebrate 8th Thanksgiving Together

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'Wrong Number' Crew to Celebrate 8th Thanksgiving Together


Lifestyle from Newser     •     November 16, 2023, 7:30 am

The Arizona grandma who invited the wrong teen to Thanksgiving dinner in 2016, leading to years of awwww -inducing holiday get-togethers , are celebrati...Read more

 

Italian Fashion Designer Dies Days After Joining Moschino

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Italian Fashion Designer Dies Days After Joining Moschino


Lifestyle from Newser     •     November 11, 2023, 3:30 pm

Just days after Davide Renne left Gucci and arrived at Moschino to take over as creative director, the Italian fashion designer has died, reports the New...Read more

 

Finally, a Big Win for One of the 'Forgotten Five'

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Finally, a Big Win for One of the 'Forgotten Five'


Lifestyle from Newser     •     November 11, 2023, 12:30 pm

Fans have pushed the Fisher-Price Corn Popper into the National Toy Hall of Fame, elevating it from perpetual finalist to 2023 inductee, alongside baseball car...Read more

 

We May Never Get Out of Our Cars Again to Eat

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We May Never Get Out of Our Cars Again to Eat


Lifestyle from Newser     •     November 8, 2023, 10:13 pm

There's always something going on at the drive-thru, but that may be simply because so many people are using it these days. It's an uptick that arose after COVID's a...Read more

 

17 Best iPad Stands That'll Give You Hands-Free Relief

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17 Best iPad Stands That'll Give You Hands-Free Relief


Lifestyle - Esquire     •     November 6, 2023, 10:03 pm

While you work, while you cook, and while you zone out.

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$5K Designer Jacket Is Dyed With an Unusual Source

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$5K Designer Jacket Is Dyed With an Unusual Source


Lifestyle from Newser     •     November 5, 2023, 5:40 pm

Dropping nearly $5,000 on a jacket isn't something most of us could sneeze over, though sneezes have something oddly in common with the newest line from Normal P...Read more

 

Kitchen Gender Gap Widens, Reversing Course

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Kitchen Gender Gap Widens, Reversing Course


Lifestyle from Newser     •     November 4, 2023, 10:20 pm

Despite scores of people discovering the joys of baking bread, the pandemic home-cooking trend among Americans apparently has reached its shelf life. A new Gallup-Cook...Read more

 

This Is Collins Dictionary's Word of the Year

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This Is Collins Dictionary's Word of the Year


Lifestyle from Newser     •     November 1, 2023, 4:25 pm

The "best of 2023" lists are starting to be compiled, and Collins Dictionary lexicographers have already announced their pick for word of the year. It's "AI," the ini...Read more

 

Some Towns Put an Age Limit on Trick-or-Treating

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Some Towns Put an Age Limit on Trick-or-Treating


Lifestyle from Newser     •     October 30, 2023, 6:10 pm

Halloween is almost here, and the debate is here again: How old is too old to go trick-or-treating? While it's generally agreed that nobody should still be asking ...Read more

 

Bourbon Industry Has a Tree Problem

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Bourbon Industry Has a Tree Problem


Lifestyle from Newser     •     October 29, 2023, 12:30 pm

An imbalance of mature white oaks growing in US forests poses a long-term threat to the bourbon industry, which uses them to age the spirit in barrels. And brands like Makers ...Read more

 

Majority of Homebuyers OK With 'Haunted' House

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Majority of Homebuyers OK With 'Haunted' House


Lifestyle from Newser     •     October 25, 2023, 8:07 pm

Would you buy a "haunted" house if you saw it pop up online ? In this challenging market, the majority of house-hunting Americans say yes, so long as the home was ap...Read more

 

Tinder to Let Friends, Relatives Play Matchmaker

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Tinder to Let Friends, Relatives Play Matchmaker


Lifestyle from Newser     •     October 24, 2023, 8:00 am

Tinder's latest feature allows your friends and family to get seriously invested in your love life. The dating app's new Matchmaker feature, now available in 15 co...Read more

 

The Journey of Valuing People: My Lessons in Human Capital

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I remember my first job like it was yesterday. I was a young, eager intern, thrilled to be a part of something bigger than myself. But what I didn't realize back then was how much I, as an individual, mattered to the organization. Let's explore this journey together, shall we?The Heartbeat of Any Or...Read more

 

Mastering the Art of Evolution: A Timeless Tale of Continuous Growth

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 A Scribbled Beginning: My First Job and the Art of Continuous LearningI still remember my first job, a whirlwind of excitement and nerves. I was eager to prove myself, scribbling notes as I tried to absorb everything. Those scribbles, as naive as they were, became the stepping stones to a journey ...Read more

 

What Friend Groups Look Like by Generation

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What Friend Groups Look Like by Generation


Lifestyle from Newser     •     October 22, 2023, 9:35 pm

Does age, gender, or ethnic identity say anything about how we form friendships? According to Pew Research Center , a few trends stick out. Pew asked questions about who...Read more

 

Rare Whisky Up for Auction Is Pretty Pricey

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Rare Whisky Up for Auction Is Pretty Pricey


Lifestyle from Newser     •     October 22, 2023, 11:39 am

There are only 40 bottles of the Macallan Adami 1926, a Scotch whisky that spent 60 years aging in sherry casks, and someone is about to be the lucky owner of one of t...Read more

 

Food and Exercise Aren't the Only Keys to Living Past 90

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Food and Exercise Aren't the Only Keys to Living Past 90


Lifestyle from Newser     •     October 21, 2023, 1:30 pm

While trend pieces that describe which foods to eat or the magic number of steps to walk each day may help curb disease and increase longevity, a key facto...Read more

 

DJing Days for This Goldman Sachs Bigwig Are Kaput

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DJing Days for This Goldman Sachs Bigwig Are Kaput


Lifestyle from Newser     •     October 19, 2023, 4:06 pm

If you've been to Lollapalooza or events in the Hamptons over the past few years, you may have been treated to the record-spinning skills of "DJ D-Sol"—the sta...Read more

 

Harvard Gets 'Visionary Gift' to Study Psychedelics

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Harvard Gets 'Visionary Gift' to Study Psychedelics


Lifestyle from Newser     •     October 19, 2023, 12:05 am

A former Tesla director has given Harvard what one professor describes as a "visionary gift"—$16 million to establish a Study of Psychedelics in Society and ...Read more

 

Toy Hall of Fame Fans Can Vote on 'the Forgotten 5'

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Toy Hall of Fame Fans Can Vote on 'the Forgotten 5'


Lifestyle from Newser     •     October 17, 2023, 7:45 pm

They're playfully called the "forgotten five": A handful of toys—the pogo stick, the Fisher-Price Corn Popper, My Little Pony, PEZ dispensers, and Transformer...Read more

 

For LGBTQ+ Advocates in India, a 'Deeply Disappointing' Ruling

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For LGBTQ+ Advocates in India, a 'Deeply Disappointing' Ruling


Lifestyle from Newser     •     October 17, 2023, 12:21 pm

India's top court on Tuesday refused to legalize same-sex marriages, passing the responsibility back to Parliament in a ruling that disappointed cam...Read more

 

Single Minute Exchange of Die (SMED)

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Single Minute Exchange of Die (abbreviated SMED) is one of the many lean manufacturing techniques designed to speed up product switching processes and decrease wasteful manufacturing practices. SMED is essential in increasing productivity while reducing waste levels in manufacturing operations.Shige...Read more

 

Eight Pillars of Total Productive Maintenance

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Total Productive Maintenance (TPM), in contrast with reactive maintenance, which waits until equipment breaks before taking action, takes preventative steps to boost machine performance and prevent slowdowns, defects, or speed losses. TPM strives to maximize machine utilization while decreasing dela...Read more

 

Just-In-Time Inventory Management

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Just-In-Time was developed in post-World War II Japan as a production model that reduces inventory costs while meeting customer demands in real-time. Accurate demand forecasting is vital to this method of manufacturing and delivery.JIT relies on local sourcing, which may be more expensive. Furthermo...Read more

 

The Four Lean Principles That Transform Service Delivery

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Lean Principles are a Scrum project management methodology that promotes waste elimination. While initially developed for manufacturing purposes, these principles have since found widespread application within service delivery.Lean begins by identifying value. Any process or activity that doesn't ad...Read more

 

Six Sigma

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Six Sigma employs statistical tools and techniques to enhance processes for greater accuracy. Teams equipped with special training carry out this methodical improvement strategy.Friedrich Gauss' work established the bell curve that forms one of the fundamental pillars of Six Sigma theory.DefineSix S...Read more

 

How to Implement Kanban in Your Organization

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Teams using Kanban boards to visualize workflow can gain clarity about their processes, manage work in Progress, make policies explicit, collect feedback and analyze it, and emphasize continuous improvement with small incremental steps of Progress towards constant excellence.Kanban requires no parti...Read more

 

How Poka-Yoke Reduces Human Error

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Human errors are at the root of most defects, and poka-yoke seeks to address them by eliminating their possibility or through preventative and warning mechanisms. This process may include removing possible errors (elimination) or making mistakes impossible through prevention and warning mechanisms.C...Read more

 

Kaizen

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Kaizen is a process for continuously making improvements in both work and life. It combines lean manufacturing techniques with an approach to continuous improvement.Deming introduced his methodology during post-World War II reconstruction efforts in Japan. American engineer and statistician W Edward...Read more