Aug 18 2012

Lessons from a Woman Mechanic

How Not to Get Ripped Off on Car Repairs: Lesson from a Woman Mechanic. Shine from YAHOO! 

 

Nowadays, people barely read their automobile manual, let alone tinker with their engine. Audra Fordin, the owner of Great Bear Auto and Body Shop in Queens, NY, tells Shine that you can save hundreds of dollars a year by tackling basic repairs yourself. "There are a ton of things you can fix--from wipers, to fuses, to headlights--with ten dollars and a screw driver instead of a trip to the garage."

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Aug 17 2012

Sunscreen Labels

Rossen Report: Are sunscreen labels misleading you? TODAY

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Aug 17 2012

Our Thoughts Shape Us

Fat Thoughts Can Make You Fat. SHAPE

In the study, scientists assessed the perceived and actual weights of teenagers, then tracked them for about a decade. As adults, about half were still normal weight, but among those who were overweight there was a unique difference. Of the girls who felt fat as teens nearly 60 percent became overweight as adults, and 78 percent had excess waist circumferences. On the flip side, of the girls who didn’t consider themselves to be fat as teens just 31 percent were found to be overweight as adults, and 55 percent had high waist measurements.
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