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Man's List of Everything That Makes His Wife Cry Goes Viral

'She was hungover and saw a picture of a piglet'

(Newser) - Spilt milk is about the only thing Lex Gillies doesn't cry over. To prove it, London comedian Aaron Gillies kept a list of everything that made his emotional wife cry in a month and posted it to Twitter on Sunday, KFOR reports. As of this story, the list titled... More »

7 Colorblind Celebs

Including 2 who had to give up other career dreams

(Newser) - Celebrities aren't perfect—some of them are colorblind, and Ranker lists 21. A sampling:
  • Paul Newman: The late actor had to give up his dream of being a pilot due to color blindness.
  • Mark Zuckerberg: He's red-green colorblind, and reportedly picked blue for Facebook's logo because it'
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The Thing That Americans Fear Most

It involves the government

(Newser) - "The only thing we have to fear is fear itself"—well, that and almost 90 other things. California's Chapman University last week came out with its second annual Survey of American Fears. The 1,541 adults who were polled were asked about 89 (by our count) fears... More »

10 Best Jobs for Balancing Work and Play

Data scientist tops the list, with a nice salary to boot

(Newser) - How happy are you with your time spent in and out of the office? If you fall within the average, there's probably room for improvement. The employee rating of work-life balance has been falling steadily over the last five years and this year sits at a rating of 3.... More »

5 Best Small Cities to Visit in the US

'Conde Nast Traveler' awards show great destinations do come in small packages

(Newser) - The area in and around Charleston, SC, has had a rough year , but good news has arrived in the form of being picked best small city in the US. More than 128,000 Conde Nast Traveler readers weighed in on their favorite cities in America for the magazine's Readers'... More »

10 Best Cities for Families

A city in Kansas tops the list (and one in Mississsippi brings up the rear)

(Newser) - Everyone wants the best for their families, and picking a place to live is usually among the top priorities. WalletHub has tried to make this task easier for you by comparing the 150 most populous cities in the US based on five categories: home affordability, education and child care, health... More »

The 5 Most Unaffordable Places to Live in the US

California is bad, but it's not the worst

(Newser) - Want to stretch your housing dollar? Then you're going to want to stay out of California. Business Insider used data on 582 US counties from RealtyTrac to figure out the 15 least-affordable counties to live in, defined by the percentage of a resident's average weekly wage it would... More »

What 3 of the Most Common Dreams Mean

Including an out-of-control vehicle

(Newser) - Remember any dreams from last night? Business Insider has compiled a list of the most common types of dreams and talks to a psychologist willing to take a stab at what's going on. Some examples:
  • Out-of-control car: It suggests that, in the waking world, you feel like you're
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Nation's Top 10 Party Schools

Ohio University and its 'Bong Hill' top the list

(Newser) - Ohio University has an epic Halloween party every year and a famous campus getaway called "Bong Hill." No surprise, then, that the Athens school tops the annual list of best-party schools put out by Playboy . Your top 10:
  1. Ohio University
  2. University of Iowa
  3. Florida State University
  4. Tulane University
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Here Are the 5 Richest Millennials

Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg is the one who has the most to smile about

(Newser) - Members of Generation "Y Do We Always Get a Bad Rap?" (aka millennials) take great umbrage at being labeled unmotivated slackers, and Wealth-X's list of the 20 richest people under the age of 35 may help put that stereotype to rest. MarketWatch points out some of them share... More »

The 5 Most Livable Cities in the World

Head for Australia (Melbourne is No. 1), Canada, or Austria

(Newser) - "Civil unrest, acts of terror and violence" around the world are compromising the livability of cities around the globe, per a new ranking by the Economist Intelligence Unit that surveyed 140 cities. The report notes even cities in North America have suffered, some from the turmoil caused by the... More »

Obama Has Two Summer Song Playlists

He provides 2 for Spotify

(Newser) - We know what President Obama is reading this summer , but what is he listening to? It depends what time of day it is. The White House joined Spotify, and it says Obama came up with two separate summer playlists, one for the day and one for the night. Billboard is... More »

3 Stars People Used to Love and Now Hate

Over the past two years, there's a trio that has sustained epic falls from grace

(Newser) - Twice a year, Q Scores compiles stats for how popular celebrities are—as well as how unpopular they may be. The Hollywood Reporter took those figures, crunched the numbers between 2013 and 2015, and came up with the top 10 stars who've fallen from grace the hardest (i.e.... More »

Obama Has a Hefty Summer Reading List

Reading list is a mix of fiction and nonfiction

(Newser) - President Obama is in the midst of a 16-day vacation on Martha's Vineyard, and ABC News has gotten a look at his summer reading list. As Time notes, it includes this year's Pulitzer winner for fiction from Anthony Doerr along with Ta-Nehisi Coates' exploration of race relations in... More »

These 7 Hotshots Are Awake Way Before the Sun

Not that they're more successful because they're early risers—or are they?

(Newser) - Owls, hang your heads in shame. And larks—well, you may not be as lark-like as you think you are. Business Insider has compiled a list of 24 uber-successful luminaries who laugh in the face of the snooze button and rise before the sun to cross a bunch of items... More »

World's Reigning Top-Paid Actor Keeps His Title

Robert Downey Jr. tops list with $80M in earnings

(Newser) - For the third year in a row, Robert Downey Jr. holds the title of the world's highest-paid actor, according to Forbes ' annual list—though it also includes some fresh faces. This year is different in that Forbes opened the rankings to include actors "working solely in international... More »

5 Things to Know About the I Am Cait Premiere

Caitlyn Jenner's worries, fears, and hopes all on display in new docuseries

(Newser) - Caitlyn Jenner has been nothing but hot since she made a stunning public debut on the July cover of Vanity Fair and accepted the Arthur Ashe Courage Award at the ESPYs earlier this month. Last night marked another milestone as Jenner's eight-episode docuseries I Am Cait made its premiere... More »

8 US Cities Losing the Most People

El Paso is doing the worst

(Newser) - Bloomberg crunched census data to figure out which American cities are losing the most residents, and it turns out that El Paso, Texas, is faring the worst. "A lot of young, reasonably educated people are having a hard time finding work there," says a public policy professor... More »

5 States Where Your $100 Goes Furthest

And 5 where it goes fastest

(Newser) - The Tax Foundation has crunched the numbers on what $100 is really worth in different parts of the country, and those who want the most bang for their buck should head to Mississippi and avoid DC, notes Forbes . Here are the five states where $100 is worth the most:
  1. Mississippi,
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This Is the Most 'American' State

New slogan: 'It's as American as Iowa'?

(Newser) - America is the land of the free and the home of the brave, but Iowans are a little freer and braver than the rest of us, apparently. In what the Des Moines Register calls a "totally unscientific study," Estately ranks the 50 states on "Americaness." It... More »

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