Oct 24 2011

Connecting, Concerning and Odd

A fiance's love saved 25-year-old teacher Gul Karacoban from being left to die under the rubble of a restaurant she was eating at when a deadly earthquake struck eastern Turkey. Fiancé saves woman from beneath quake's rubble TODAY.com

Members of the Gospel Presbyterian Church in Schaumburg, Ill., were heading to their vehicles after services on Sunday afternoon when members of one family discovered a green canvas bag on the hood of their car, the Schaumburg Police Department said. Newborn found in shopping bag in church parking lot TODAY.com

I’ve whipped up a quick handy-dandy guide to figuring out what men are like based on their footwear. It’s not scientific and it’s definitely tongue in cheek. What You Can Learn About a Guy by his Show Shine from YAHOO!

Crews reportedly put tape around the edge of the windscreen on the pilot's window before the plane left from Stansted airport in England to Riga, Latvia. Ryanair Reportedly Uses Tape to Seal Plane Window FOX News

Two identical twins in Indiana now have another birthday in common: They delivered babies on the same day at the same hospital. Indiana sister who are identical twins give birth on same day, at same hospital Washington Post

Hacker develops rear window LED to send messages to other drivers YAHOO! NEWS

Millions of bees escape semi in Utah accident CBS News

John Lennon's tooth up for auction CNN.com

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Oct 21 2011

Here's Your Sign

Ever seen a sign that just cracked you up? Tell us about it or post your favorite on Facebook.. (keep it clean please)

October Build your immunity with Prevention Today

7 Workplace Blunders and How to Avoid Them

1. Taking things too personally

2. Not asking enough questions 

3. Shrinking back instead of speaking up

Mandatory 25 percent tips would weed out bad customers Shine from YAHOO!

Lately it seems like I can’t go anywhere without encountering that awkward tipping moment An Insider's Guide to Tipping Shine form YAHOO!

There's an awful lot of bad blood between banks and their customers right now. In these tough economic times, new fees have really hit a nerve. How to break up with your ban in seven steps MSNBC

The 9 Most Annoying THings To Say To A Single Person Shine from YAHOO!

1. "Are you seeing someone? Why not?"

It's fun to turn the question around to the asker. "Why are you in a relationship?" "Because I'm in love!" "Right, well, I'm not."

2. "Have you tried online dating?"

Online dating? What is this new fangled thing you speak of?

(Of course we're online dating!)

3. "It'll happen when you least expect it."

The problem is, if you're single and actively looking, then you're always kind of expecting it.

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Oct 20 2011

Self Advice

If you could give your "teen self" advice, what would it be?

Kelli Caldwell: "Don't worry so much about what the other kids are thinking. They are most likely not thinking about you at all!"

Hugh Jackman: "Love life? (spoiler alert) You will meet an incredible woman, and the choice to marry her will be the easiest choice of your life."

Alice Cooper: "Trashy girls are excitin' for about 5 minutes. Keep your eye out for a really good lookin' church girl. Then you'll have the best of both worlds."

Ricki Lake: "Talking is good … so speak up, and continue to be heard. Someday soon, the world is going to be listening!"

What advice would you give your teen self if you could? Share here or on Facebook.

Famous people give their teen selves advice USA Today

The restaurant provides gourmet-quality meals to the hungry while enabling them to volunteer on community projects in return without the stigma of visiting a soup kitchen. Bon Jovi opens charitable Pay-What-You-Can Restaurant in NJ HuffingtonPost

7 workplace blunders and how to avoid them Shine from YAHOO!

1. Taking things too personally

2. Not asking enough questions

3. Shrinking back instead of speaking up

Read full article for more tips.

Today's retailers have uncovered the science behind shopping. Your favorite mall stores actually hire such retail researchers as Paco Underhill, author of "Why We Buy: The Science of Shopping." 7 shopping secrets retailers won't tell you Bankrate.com

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