Being Surrounded by Women Could Actually Save You Money
If you paid attention in high school economics, you already know the theory of supply and demand: the more of something there are, the less value they have. Seems the same thing applies to dating, because new research shows men are more likely to spend money on a woman if he thinks she’s his one shot at … well, let’s call it “romantic opportunity.” Or sex. We can call it sex. You’re so boring thou
Which Professions Drink the Most Coffee?
Many of us enjoy a cup of coffee in the morning — but depending on your job, you may be more likely to keep a pot brewing all day long. In a survey of almost 5,000 US workers, Dunkin’ Donuts and CareerBuilder found our professions, age, and even the region in which we live can influence how much java we drink every day.
Which US Cities Are Rapidly Getting Smarter?
Conventional wisdom has long held that smart people go where other smart people are — intellectual hubs like San Francisco and New York City, for example. But a new list of cities with the fastest growth in their college-educated populations revealed the reality lately has been far different.
Are Gas Prices On Their Way Back Down? — Dollars and Sense
Gas prices have taken a wild ride this year — first we were told to expect record-breaking fuel costs, and then analysts backed down from that prediction. Since then, prices have see-sawed back and forth, and now experts expect them to drop again.
Number of US Breweries Reaches 125-Year High
Beer used to be like 1970s television programming: you only had a few choices, and most of them kinda sucked. But these days, there are hundreds of channels — and a historic rise in the number of US breweries cranking out a wide variety of suds.
July Sizzled As the Hottest Month in History
July is always hot, but if it seems like last month was even more uncomfortable than usual, you’re right. In fact, it’s now in the record books as the warmest month in history.
Can Having a Pet Help with Depression?
Feeling blue? Instead of sitting down with a tub of ice cream, cuddle up with a dog or cat instead — research shows the unconditional love offered by our furry friends can brighten our moods and reduce tension.
Topless Woman Leads Police On High Speed Chase
You may think opening your door to your topless girlfriend sounds awesome — but a woman who tried to surprise her man that way found herself in handcuffs instead (and not the fun fuzzy variety, either).
US Gymnast Gabby Douglas Makes History Winning Olympic Gold in Women’s All-Around
US Olympic gymnast Gabby Douglas won perhaps the most coveted title in her sport when she took the gold medal in the women’s all-around competition on Thursday in London, becoming the first African-American female gymnast to ever win individual Olympic gold.
College Student Who Almost Died While Texting and Driving: ‘Don’t Do It’ [VIDEO, POLL]
A recent survey found nearly a third of teen drivers have texted while driving — but after a catastrophic wreck that nearly cost him his life, one Texas college student says he’ll never do it again, and he’s imploring others to follow his lead.
Guy Arrested for Stealing a Half-Full Can of PBR
Look, we know it’s hot outside, and we know there’s nothing better on a scorching day than a nice cold beer. But wielding a weapon and stealing the one someone else is already drinking?
New Movie Releases — ‘Total Recall’ and ‘Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days’
With much of the country in the middle of a nasty heat wave, the air-conditioned comfort of a cineplex might be just what you need — and the two flicks opening in wide release this weekend will keep both adults and kids happy.