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Cilantro
From the world of fuzzy science comes the theory (some call it a fact) that there’s a genetic variation that causes people to despise the taste of cilantro. Granted, the test was pretty darn comprehensive – it consisted of nearly 30,000 people.
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Twitter Bomb Threat
The guy in the picture above – you don’t want to follow him on Twitter. There are, however, other less-conspicuous signs about people that you may want to understand as you try to prune and grow your Twitter feed with the best people possible.
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Lebanon
There are more Lebanese people outside of Lebanon right now than there are within its borders. They are doing well, particularly in America where they have a higher expected income and take their education generally further.
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Discretionary Dough
It’s a topic that hasn’t been discussed in a while, at least not from a positive perspective. The downturn in recent years of the economy had many running for the hills and stuffing money under their mattresses because there just wasn’t enough to go around otherwise. In 2012, many have started to breath again and...
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Gender Pay
One would think that we’ve evolved as a society to the point that things like race and gender no longer have a profound effect on work components such as pay or benefits, but unfortunately we’re not there yet. This graphic by Mercer breaks it down for us, demonstrating that we still have a long way...
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Food Servings
Americans eat too much. It’s a fact. We’re eating more often and when we eat, the portions are larger. It’s not across the board; many are heading in the opposite direction. Still, the trend is that more people are eating more food more regularly. It’s a “more” society. Click to view the full infographic. (Via:...
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Land Lords
There’s nothing wrong with owning land, renting it to other people, and establishing an empire through which the toils of others can translate into a place to reside. The American dream may have originally been about owning a home and building a future, but tough economic times have forced many to forgo ownership and achieve...
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Pet Frenzy
More puppies are bought from stores at this time of year than any other, but those who buy their pets this season should take a look at this first. Frugal Dad found that not only is adopting a shelter pet more humane, it is cheaper as well. Click to enlarge. Source: frugaldad.com
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Slackers
It’s sad, but this number shouldn’t surprise anyone. If anything, it may even seem high depending on where you work and what your opinion of your employer is. With 52% saying they’re not engaged and 18% saying their disengaged, one might wonder what it really takes to motivate employees. If one were wondering that, our...
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