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Tuesday, 02 December 2014 06:38

Daily Scoop for week of Dec 1st

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Today is Today is the kick-off to the 15th annual Tree of Lights, to raise money for the fine work of Haven of Rest in downtown Akron. Donate in person online or by call the JW Didado phone line at  855-254-2819  Online @ wqmx. We are here all day Friday and Saturday raising money for Haven of Rest...a homeless ministry in Akron 

It is also  National Comfort Food Day 

Cavs – In New York Last Night, Cavs win 90-87 (5th Straight)

JAKE OWEN Cut all his hair off –  Looks like a different guy!

According to a University of California, Santa Barbara study, one hour of chopping wood will increase a man's testosterone levels by 48%

Perceptions are if you put on a few pounds and be tall to be perceived as an alpha male. New study says facial features have nothing to do with it anymore.

Birth Rate? The birth rate in the USA has hit an all time low.

Monday, 01 December 2014 07:03

Cyber Monday Tricks and Facts

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Cyber Monday will supposedly be better than Black Friday this year for the first time ever. 

1. More people will shop Cyber Monday which means bigger deals. Last year 92 million people shopped on Black Friday while 131 million people shopped Cyber Monday. That trend is expected to continue this year.

 

2.  Cyber Monday is not just for tech. Stores that were offering 40% off sitewide Black Friday had 50% off Cyber Monday. Many other shopping categories will see similar discounts.

 

3. You need a strategy to save money on Cyber MondayAimless browsing and Google do not get you the most deals. If you want access to the most deals in the country before anyone else, you need a strategy and for that, check out the next point.

 

4. Sign up here to get the deals first. I'm working with a team of deal bloggers and giant team of coupon hunters around the country. As soon as humanly possible, before Cyber Monday, you'll get access to every big Cyber Monday deal first.

 

5. Cyber Monday does not have the same Black Friday stock issues. Since stores are not tied to ad-scans, they can shift merchandise and offer great reductions throughout the day.

Wednesday, 26 November 2014 08:26

Thanksgiving Survival Tips (Fun)

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Thanksgiving Conversation: Topics to avoid:

Religion – Thanksgiving is not religious holiday

Politics – Nothing will start an argument at the table faster than a discussion about politics.

Family scandals – Avoid gosspi

How much someone is eating – Uncle Earl may be on his fifth helping of mashed potatoes, so?

How bad the food is – The green bean casserole may taste like dirt, but Aunt Edna’s feelings will still be hurt.

Dietary preferences – If your sister doesn’t eat gluten, don’t give her a hard time or pester her to eat just one roll.

Inevitable truths about Thanksgiving ...

Friday, 21 November 2014 06:34

Justin Winebrenner Tribute Event

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Gone Country Bar is hosting a tribute concert to fallen police officer Justin Winebrenner this Saturday, (tomorrow night) 11/22 with the Buck Naked Band (3 members of Buck Naked are police officers and 1 is Justin's former partner). There is no cover, but donations in any amount are being accepted at the door to go to the Justin Winebrenner memorial fund. Raffle items include: A Luke Bryan autographed guitar, a WQMX basket with a pair of tickets & meet and greets for Kip Moore, WQMX T-shirts, CD's, a $50 Pam's Posies certificate and a gift certificate for a Christmas Tree from Galehouse Tree Farm. Donations taken for Mechanical Bull ride also go to the fund. The Buck Naked Band is selling merchandise with all proceeds going to the fund. Doors open at 7 & band starts around 9. There is a Justin Winebrenner fund --set up at U.S Bank, donations can be made at any branch. We hope to see you there!

Doors: 7:00pm

Buck Naked Band: after 9:00pm

Friday, 14 November 2014 08:37

Forever Amber Acres Animal Sanctuary

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Out doing some holiday shopping tomorrow? Don’t forget to pick something up for your favorite pet! Tomorrow, from 11-4, stop by The Body Shop, located near the food court in the Summit Mall; where they will be hosting a baked sale for your pets. All proceeds benefit the Forever Amber Acres Animal Sanctuary, a local non-profit horse and animal rescue . They will be there selling yummy pet treats for your dogs, cats and even horses - for a donation to their charity. Here's more about Forever Amber Acres

Info on the charity: Forever Amber Acres advocates for animal welfare, providing rescue, rehabilitation and permanent retirement to horses and other animals in need. Though our primary focus is on horses, we do not discriminate against any animal, due to breed or disability. Click HERE for information

 

 

Thursday, 13 November 2014 06:34

Tips to Stay Healthy and Productive

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Founder of the website Rich20Something.com - has simple rules for anyone who wants to "highly productive"—

-Get up early:  You'll perform better and be looked at as someone who gets things done if you get up at 6 a.m. instead of 11 a.m. 

-Know what you want:  Start every day with a clear intention of what you want to accomplish, preferably with a focused meditation.

-Work out: Whether you like it or not, having a strong body is just as important as having a strong mind.

Add to that…according to a new study, people who sleep in cooler temperatures are healthier than those who fire up the thermostat at night.

- Helps decrease your risk of certain diseases, like diabetes.

- Colder-sleepers burn more calories throughout their day.- Sleeping in cooler temperatures keep you looking younger

 
Thursday, 30 October 2014 06:22

What Are We Most Afraid Of:

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With Halloween just days away, here are the results of a survey that asked Americans what they are most afraid 

1.     Walking alone at night

2.     Becoming the victim of identity theft

3.     Safety on the Internet

4.     Being the victim of a mass shooting or random shooting

5.     Public speaking

Other things that made the list include:

·  Running out of money in the future

·  Government surveillance of Internet activity

·  Becoming sick

·  Natural disasters like tornadoes, hurricanes, and earthquakes

Monday, 27 October 2014 07:32

We all suffer from "Face-ism"

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Apparently. we all make snap judgments when the meet someone for the first time.These judgments are based on a lot of things … race, the way someone is dressed, the way they smell, their voice. Well, researchers have discovered that people also create strong first impressions on faces. That’s right. Everybody suffers from “face-ism.” It seems that people are most often drawn to faces with feminine features and wide eyes – or eyes that naturally seem cheerful.  On the other hand, faces with small eyes and tight-lipped mouths seem “introverted” and unfriendly. This is really weird because we think our judgments and choices are rational and based on important information, but the truth is that our judgments are actually based on superficial and irrelevant factors. How else can you explain trusting someone with large eyes instead of a person who squints. It just doesn’t make sense. (Metro)

Monday, 27 October 2014 07:20

Why Women Live Longer Than Men

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While life expectancy in the U.S. is at an all-time high, women still live longer than men. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, a girl born in 2012 can expect to live to 81.2 years – which is almost five years longer than a boy baby born the same year, who’s likely live to age 76.4.

Here are some reasons why women live longer than men:

  • Girls are tougher in the womb – For some reason, boys are slower to develop physically than girls while in the womb, which means they’re more likely to die if they are preemies due to underdeveloped lung or brain development.
                
  • Women are less likely to be daredevils – There are a lot more YouTube videos of boys skateboarding off their roofs into swimming pools than girls trying it.
               
  • Women have stronger social networks – Most men tend to hold their stress and worries in, while women tend to reach out and talk to others. So, guys stress out and die young.
               
  • Women take better care of their health – Men are 24 percent less likely than women to have visited a doctor within the past year and are 22 percent more likely to skip out on cholesterol testing. Guys don’t like doctors … and this takes its toll on their health. (FoxNews)
Wednesday, 01 October 2014 07:19

Simple Changes To Avoid a Heart Attack

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According to researchers, most heart attacks in men can be avoided by making some simple lifestyle changes, which include:

·  quit smoking

·  walk or bike at least 40 minutes each day

·  keep your waist smaller than 37 inches

·  drink moderate amounts of alcohol and…

·  eat a diet packed with fruits, vegetables, low-fat dairy, and whole grains