Could Texting Make Kids’ Grammar Worse?
We already know texting while driving is bad, but new research seems to indicate that even before kids are old enough to get behind the wheel, texting might have another downfall: it’s making their grammar worse.
‘Dancing with the Stars: All Stars’ Lineup Announced
A couple months ago, ‘Dancing with the Stars‘ announced an upcoming all-star season in which they’d bring back contestants from years past to compete for ultimate bragging rights (and, we assume, a moon-sized mirrorball trophy). Now we know who those celeb dancers will be.
Celebrity Birthdays for July 28 – Sally Struthers, Elizabeth Berkley and More
Here’s a look at some notable birthdays being celebrated today: Sally Struthers Age: 64 Occupation: Actress and Activist Known For: Winning two Emmys for her portrayal of Gloria Stivic on the ’70s sitcom ‘All in the Family,’ playing Babette on ‘Gilmore Girls,’ and her now oft-parodied appearances in children’s charity ads
Did ‘Twilight’ Star Kristen Stewart Cheat on Robert Pattinson With Her ‘Snow White and the Huntsman’ Director?
Twihards, your beloved Edward may be back on the market.
Young Model With Down Syndrome Makes History
Models with Down syndrome aren’t new — earlier this year, Target drew praise for featuring a boy with the chromosomal condition in one of its ads. But in a first, a little girl with Down syndrome is now fronting a whole campaign.
Study Reveals Women Experience More Road Rage Than Men
A new study has found women are lazier than men. Maybe they’re saving up their energy for when they get behind the wheel.
What Are the Safest and Most Dangerous Cities for Drivers?
Lots of Americans eat well and exercise to ward off diseases like hypertension and cancer — but how’s your driving? Car crashes are among the leading causes of death in the US, and where you live could affect how much danger you’re in.
‘Macho’ Guys Don’t Like It One Bit When Women Outearn Them — Dollars and Sense
We recently learned women are now scoring higher than men on IQ tests, and that ladies currently make up the majority of primary breadwinners. But new research shows that if there’s one group that isn’t pleased about all that, it’s macho guys.
Cops Nail Extreme Counterfeit Couponing Ring Worth $40 Million
Smuggling drugs can be pretty lucrative, but it’s also really dangerous. So a trio of women allegedly turned to contraband of the less obvious variety: counterfeit coupons. Lots and lots and lots of counterfeit coupons.
This Day in History for July 22 – John Dillinger Killed and More
1933 – Wiley Post becomes the first person to fly solo around the world, traveling 15,596 miles in seven days, 18 hours and 45 minutes (More info) 1934 – Outside Chicago’s Biograph Theater, “Public Enemy No. 1″ — John Dillinger — is killed by FBI agents (More info)
This Day in History for July 21 – Battle of Bull Run and More
Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history: 1861 – Confederate forces win at Bull Run in the first major battle of the Civil War (More info) 1865 – In the market square of Springfield, Missouri, Wild Bill Hickok shoots and kills Davis Tutt in what is regarded as the first western showdown (More info)
Can Eating Lunch at Your Desk Actually Hurt Your Productivity?
These days, it’s not uncommon for employees to stay at their desks during their lunch hours and eat their midday meals while they continue to work. But is that really the best use of their time?