10 Moving Soldier Homecomings for Memorial Day
The service men and women of our country make huge sacrifices to fight battles on our behalf and keep the freedoms we hold dear. One of those sacrifices is being away from their families and loved ones for long periods of time. The only thing that makes this sacrifice bearable for most is the incredible sweetness of coming home, even if it is only for a short leave.
10 Gloriously Green St. Patrick’s Day Foods
Everyone knows that St. Patrick’s Day is the one day out of the year when we’re all Irish. And, apparently that translates into wearing anything green and silly we can get our hands on and having as much to drink as we can carry at one time. But, there’s another strange tradition that has developed in celebration of this day. We can’t explain it. Are Irish people really that into unnaturally green
Wondering Where Your Tax Refund Is? Don’t Check With the IRS
If you filed your taxes electronically, you may be wondering where your refund is. And, if you visited the IRS website’s “Where’s my refund?” page, you may have been given an error message that says the IRS has no information about your return.
Mother Nature’s Top 10 Freakout Moments of 2011
Kevork Djansezian, Getty Images / Edwin Martinez1, Flickr / Scott Olson, Getty Images / Mario Tama, Getty Images Every year, Mother Nature likes to remind us who’s the boss and 2011 was no different. In fact, it was the second most expensive year on record for insurers, costing $108 billion ...
Shocking or No? Spankings Are Still the Norm for Half of Americans
Back in the ’60s, corporal punishment was common practice for a shocking 94 percent of parents in the US. While a lot of us may find this number unsettling, just as many don’t. In fact, half of all parents today admitted to punishing children by “spanking on the bottom with a bare hand” to a telephone poll conducted by the National Institutes for Mental Health.
Finally, Parents Take the Heat for Spoiling Their Children During the Holidays — Survey of the Day
It’s usually everyone else’s kids who are spoiled (never our own), but a new Parents.com survey reveals that moms and dads are admitting they have a problem when it comes to spoiling their kids during the holidays.
Muslim Women Warned to Stay Away From Bananas, Cucumbers and Other Sexual Foods
It’s important to some who observe the Muslim faith to distance themselves from those images, persons and items that might provoke sexual thoughts. But is produce really one of those things?
Tech-Savvy 4-Year-Old Saves His Unconscious Grandpa with an iPhone [VIDEO]
Four-year-old Kanden Jones may not know the difference between taking a nap and blacking out, but he sure knows how to use an iPhone. It was a guys’ day for the kid and his grandfather Carl Jones when the two were out deer hunting in the woods. When the worst happened — thankfully not a hunting disaster — Kanden was left with an unconscious grandpa.
Kentucky Church Overturns Decision to Ban Interracial Marriages
Last week, news spread quickly about a church in Kentucky that banned interracial marriages. On Saturday, the congregation of that church overturned the decision.
Hiring Strangers to Do Your Chores Has Never Been Easier with Micro-Labor Sites [VIDEO]
Whether you need a fresh pair of pants stat or your garden could use a good weeding, the internet is making farming out your chores and odd jobs the best way to clear off your “to do” list.