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(Good News) Man Has Been Delivering Hundreds of Roses to Widows, Military Wives, and Single Women on Valentine’s Day

CNN – Valentine’s Day may be a day of romance for some, but for others, it might just be a reminder of loneliness. That’s why Seth Stewart has spent the last seven years making sure that local widows, single women, and military spouses in Spokane, Washington are not forgotten during the holiday. Every morning on […]

Children of the ’70s, the Bradys Have a Request

Cast is looking for items as part of HGTV remake of their old house By Newser Editors,  Newser Staff Posted Feb 14, 2019 9:00 AM CST (NEWSER) – The Brady Bunch kids are asking fans to rummage through their attics to find relics from the 1970s. In a promotional video, the cast explains they’re hunting hard-to-find items as part of […]

Man Explains How He Killed Attacking Mountain Lion

Colorado man says he had to suffocate it By Rob Quinn,  Newser Staff (NEWSER) – Travis Kauffman says he’s sad that a mountain lion had to die—but since the animal had leaped at him and latched onto his wrist with its jaws, he had little choice but to fight back. At a news conference Thursday, the 31-year-old, […]

Dating App Reveals Breach on Worst Possible Day

Happy Valentine’s Day, compromised users of Bagel Meets Coffee By Newser Editors,  Newser Staff Posted Feb 14, 2019 7:08 PM CST (NEWSER) – Those looking for love on the dating app Coffee Meets Bagel received an email from the company on Thursday. Given that it just happened to be Valentine’s Day, users might have expected to open it up […]

The 20 Synonyms and Antonyms People Search for the Most

By Meghan Jones, MSN It happens to even the most fluent of writers, and it’s probably happened to you: All of a sudden the right word seems just out of reach. You know what you want to express—or exactly the opposite of what you want to express—but, to find just the right synonym or antonym, you need […]

(Bruce VanWyngarden) It Was 30 Years Ago Today …

The Memphis Flyer It was 30 years ago this week — February 16, 1989 — that a stalwart band of dreamers snuck out in the pre-dawn darkness, setting up newspaper boxes all over Memphis and filling them with the first issue of the Memphis Flyer. Later that morning, thousands of Memphians woke up to find a […]

The 10 dirtiest items in your house—and how to clean them

Brigitt Earley, Reviewed.com And you thought your toilet seat was gross. There’s no place like home to cozy up and kick back and because we’re comfortable in our own spaces, it’s easy to assume these areas are clean. But it turns out our homes are hotbeds for germs and bacteria. Consider that device you’re using to […]

Vans Celebrates Led Zeppelin’s 50th Anniversary With A New Sneaker Collection

By HOPE CARTER , Uproxx Led Zeppelin is one of those classic rock bands that’s maintained its cool factor through multiple decades. It’s easy to find both kids and parents alike who have heard “Stairway to Heaven.” Now skater brand Vans is solidifying the band’s legacy by releasing a special edition sneaker pack in celebration of their first self-titled album […]

“Motown 60” TV Special: Smokey, Stevie, Diana, But Nary a Mention of Michael Jackson or the Jackson 5 Plus Lionel Richie Drops Out

by Roger Friedman, Showbiz When they edit together the three hour “Motown 60” for CBS (to air in April) it will have some brilliant moments and some headscratchers. Just about completely missing from the show is anything about the Jackson 5 or Michael Jackson. I found it stunning that there was no nod to Michael’s Moonwalk […]

People are happiest at ages of 16 and 70 in UK, says study

Kevin Rawlinson, The Guardian People in the UK are happiest at 16 and 70 years old, with their wellbeing taking a dive for the majority of their working lives, according to an analysis of official data carried out by a leading thinktank. A Resolution Foundation paper published on Wednesday said people tend to be happier, more […]