New Movie Releases — ‘Journey 2: The Mysterious Island,’ ‘Safe House,’ ‘Star Wars: Episode…
Three new movies — and one that’s not so new, but has been revamped in 3D — will be vying for your entertainment dollars in theaters this weekend.
Valentine’s Day Spending Expected to Soar This Year
Americans shelled out more for holiday presents last year, and it looks like that trend will carry over to Valentine’s Day — analysts expect spending on gifts like flowers, candy, cards and jewelry to rise eight percent compared to numbers seen in 2011.
Carpooling Parents Don’t Use Booster Seats Enough
Most parents know about the importance of car seats for infants and toddlers, but booster seats for older kids are often required by law, too — yet a new survey finds lots of carpooling moms and dads use them inconsistently at best.
Do You Lie When You Text?
If you want a truthful answer to a question, don’t ask it via text message — recent research suggests people are more likely to lie when using the modern form of communication.
Iowa Mom Gives Birth to 14-Pound Baby Boy [VIDEO]
In news that will likely make mothers everywhere wince in sympathetic pain, a 14-pound baby boy has been born in Des Moines, Iowa.
Working Too Much Could Lead to Depression
Your boss may love you for putting in 11-hour days, but it could be taking a toll on your emotional health. A new study shows regularly logging long hours can more than double your risk of depression.
Girl’s Chicken McNugget Fixation Finally Catches Up with Her
We all go through phases of having favorite foods, but for one 17-year-old British girl, it’s gotten a bit out of hand — the teen has eaten almost nothing but McDonald’s chicken nuggets and french fries for the past 15 years.
What Are the Most-Watched YouTube Videos of All Time?
YouTube has announced it’s now streaming 4 billion online videos every day, with more than 60 hours of video uploaded to the site every minute. So what’s everyone watching?
Twitter Helps Shy Students Take Part in Classroom Discussions Without Saying a Word
Twitter isn’t just a place for news or idle chatter. In fact, a new study reveals the microblogging service could be a powerful tool for educators, too.
NASA Says 2011 Was Insanely Warm on Planet Earth
Some people may think climate change is just a myth, but there’s no arguing with this: NASA scientists say the earth’s surface temperature in 2011 was the ninth warmest since 1880. What’s more, nine of the 10 warmest years in modern recorded history ha…
Ryan Seacrest to Expand Media Empire with His Own Cable Network
Ryan Seacrest seems bent on world domination. In addition to having a radio show and regular hosting gigs on television programs like ‘American Idol’ and ‘E! News,’ he’s about to launch his own cable network.
10 Crazy Work Expenses Employees Tried to Write Off
Expense reports usually have the standard boring stuff — hotel rooms, gas, cab fares, client dinners and the like. But Robert Half Management Resources has evidence of creativity within the work force.