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30 Things You Might Not Know About Pretty in Pink, 30 Years Later

<i>Pretty in Pink</i> isn’t just a good ’80s movie. It isn’t just a good teen movie. And it isn’t just a good romantic movie. It’s just a good movie, …

14 incredible facts about Texas

If the Lone Star State were its own country, it would have the 12th-highest GDP in the world.<p>Some of that growth is attributed to Texas' bustling energy businesses, which has been front and center over the past year with the lower oil prices.<p>With that in mind, take a close looker at the inner …

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We're learning more about the CIA 'cover-up' surrounding JFK's assassination

Just after noon on November 22, 1963, the US lost its 35th president to a bullet in Dallas.<p>The assassination of President John F. Kennedy spurred numerous conspiracy theories, many of which doubted whether sniper Lee Harvey Oswald acted alone and asserting that the CIA was involved.<p>And now, a …

The Non-Judgmental Guide to Getting Seriously Into Tea

My friend Laura is way more into wine than tea, so it took some cajoling to get her to travel an hour and a half away from home to a tiny tea shop in a Queens strip mall, where we settled in for a three-hour tasting of teas from all over China and Taiwan.<p>"I want you to see the amazing teas I keep …

Why Good Teachers Quit

<b>Why Good Teachers Quit</b><p>by <b>Kay Bisaillon</b>, Teacher<p><i>Editor’s Note: For related reading, see also 25 Ways To Reduce Teacher Burnout & The Secrets For</i> …

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Why Good Teachers Embrace Culture

Ari­zona’s at­tor­ney gen­er­al called the pro­gram “pro­pa­gand­iz­ing and brain­wash­ing.” An ad­min­is­trat­ive law judge ruled that it “pro­motes …

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Why we've all fallen head-over-heels for the 36 questions that promise true love

A simple questionnaire, which claims it can make two strangers fall in love, has taken the world by storm. Claire Cohen explains why we're so drawn to the idea of eliminating risk where our fragile hearts are concerned<p>When <b>Mandy Len Catron</b> fell in love, she probably hoped for a few well wishers – …

40 Reasons We Love Jimmy Fallon, in Honor of His 40th Birthday

Jimmy Fallon is celebrating a big milestone: The new king of late night turns 40 Friday. From <i>Saturday Night Live</i> to <i>Late Night</i> to <i>The Tonight Show</i>, the …

Seven Important Lessons from World Religions Everyone Should Know

It doesn't matter if you're an atheist, devout follower of your faith, an agnostic, or anywhere in between—there's wisdom to be learned from the …

Cheap Eats: Cookbook Shows How To Eat Well On A Food Stamp Budget

When Leanne Brown moved to New York from Canada to earn a master's in food studies at New York University, she couldn't help noticing that Americans on a tight budget were eating a lot of processed foods heavy in carbs.<p>"It really bothered me," she says. "The 47 million people on food stamps — and …

700 Hot Air Balloons. One Mind Blowing Time Lapse Video.

If we had to guess, we'd suspect watching 700 hot air balloons float into the sunrise would be quite a sight to behold. But our wildest imagination couldn't prepare us for the spectacle that is the Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta. The nine day event features hundreds of inflatable vehicles going up, up …

What Each Country Leads the World In

Doghouse Diaries has created a funny and informative world map that shows “What Each Country Leads The World In.” According to the map, Japan leads …

35 Random Corners Of The Internet You Should Visit When You Need A Break

Bookmark this for when you're having a bad day or when you just need a distraction and want to play. There's something so soothing about these single-serving sites.<p>Major h/t to this post by Tumblr user Writing Weasels and the website The Useless Web for providing me with endless hours of amusement.

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5 Reasons to Attend Church Regularly

I believe that going to church is something that is extremely valuable, is extremely important and is something that should be practiced by anyone who claims to be a follower of Christ. A Christ-follower should regularly attend church. Not counting the times that you might miss for vacation or …