Annie Amous

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Catching A Buzz: Customers Can Be Your Best Marketers

Word of mouth is the oldest form of marketing, and it just keeps getting better.<p>The most recent Global Trust in Advertising report from Nielsen shows that people now rely more than ever on word of mouth when they make a purchasing decision.<p>The report found that 92% of consumers trust “earned media” …

What If Blackberry Customer Service Ran Other Things?

Alex uses a Blackberry Bold, and isn’t very happy with Blackberry right now. He was just minding his own business when the phone decided to …

If European Sunscreens Are So Great, Why Can’t We Buy Them In The U.S.?

As someone with skin that basically ignites upon contact with the sun’s rays, I’m always looking for a better sunscreen to aid me in my battle …

Protect Your Credit And Debit Accounts When You Travel

The summer travel season is here, which means driving and flying to new locales and using exciting and unfamiliar ATMs. That increases your risk of …

Consumer-Friendly Checking Account Practices Vary Wildly From Bank To Bank

This chart (click to read at full size) shows the overall best/good practices scores for the surveyed banks. As you can see, no one is even close to …

How To Make Your Own Sidewalk Chalk At Home

Okay, so we’ve established that painting your own crosswalks is a terrible idea, but there are other ways to decorate your driveway and the street in …

Not All Who Wander Are Lost

Not All Who Wander Are Lost

Shopping Tips: How & When to Haggle

I am a shy person but, like most people, I love a good deal. Over the years, Craigslist transactions, thrift store hunts, and overseas trips have …

Hearst Magazines

Food Network<br>Magazine<p>SAVE 73%<p>O, The Oprah<br>Magazine<p>SAVE 72%<p>The Pioneer<br>Woman Magazine<p>NEW<p>Good Housekeeping<p>SAVE 82%<p>Popular Mechanics<p>SAVE 80%

​Is It Possible To Brush Your Teeth Too Much?

​The answer might surprise you.<p>Brushing too vigorously can eventually erode your gum tissue and tooth enamel, particularly if you're using a hard toothbrush. Look for a soft head and apply gentle pressure and circular motions when you clean—sawing back and forth is too harsh.<p><i>Learn how to to make a</i> …

Amazing Prefabricated California Roll House Adapts Easily to Harsh Desert Environments

Desert life is definitely not for the faint of heart, but Christopher Daniel makes it easy <i>and</i> stylish with the amazing California Roll House. A …

Design

Video Of Happy Animals Captures Pets Enjoying Life

Animals just know how to let loose and have a good time. Chasing balls. Running places. Hanging on doors.<p>The short film "Savor Every Moment" aims to "capture what we love about our pets," writes filmmaker Keith Hopkin on his website.<p>Hopkin, who also released an adorable video of puppies chewing on …

Climate Sensitivity Stunner: Last Time CO2 Levels Hit 400 Parts Per Million The Arctic Was 14°F Warmer!

We have pushed atmospheric CO2 levels to 400 parts per million (ppm) for the first time in human existence.<p>At the same time, a truly remarkably set …

Formosan Clouded Leopard Confirmed to Be Extinct in Taiwan

<i>Photo via Shutterstock</i><p>A 13-year search for one of the smallest big cats in the world just ended, confirming what many feared: The Formosan clouded …

Google's New Timelapse Shows How Much Our Planet Has Changed in Past 30 Years

Google’s amazing new Timelapse may be the closest thing to a time machine that we’ve seen yet. Forget waiting for Doc to fix the time-traveling …

Must-Try Outfit Ideas From Your Favorite Tastemakers

At one point or another during the season, we’re all faced with the challenge of keeping our spring essentials feeling fresh and exciting. The good …

How To Curl Lashes (the Right Way)

As a boy, I always took my mom’s lash curler from her vanity and curled my own lashes. One of the reasons I fell in love with makeup was because of …

Make bread by mixing ice cream with flour and baking

It appears that you can make delicious (and fantastically high-carb) bread by mixing melted ice-cream with self-rising flour and baking it. I'm …

Official list of English words misused in EU documents

A brief list of misused English terminology in EU publications [PDF] is a fascinating look at the emerging dialect of English that is emerging out of …

Heroic Words of Wisdom

Jell-O Cookies

These Jell-O Cookies are bright and vibrant and full of color, not to mention fruity goodness. Fun for any time of the year, but you could pick …

How to Bowl

Bowling is both a fun way to spend time with friends and a serious competitive sport. Whether you want to know how to be a casual bowler or how to …

The Time You're Most Likely to Binge

When you're probably jonesing for junk food—and how to curb the urge<p>When you're tempted to dive face-first into a bag of chips could be tied to your body’s circadian rhythm: Cravings for sweet, salty, and starchy foods peak in the evening, when hunger levels are also at their highest, according to …

Photo of the day: The largest flower on earth, Rafflesia Arnoldii http://t.co/scDGZKMHHa

Digital Artworks by Adam Martinakis Explore Photo Realistic Surrealism | Colossal

<p>Digital artist Adam Martinakis (previously) was born Poland in 1972 and currently lives and works in in Cannock, UK. His computer-generated artworks …

How to Use a Bidet

If you're traveling through Europe, Latin America, the Middle East, East Asia, or China then the chances are that you'll eventually encounter a bidet …