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After The Crash In Luxor, Egypt… How Safe Are Hot Air Balloons?

On the heels of the worst-of-it's-kind balloon tragedy in Luxor, Egypt it naturally begs the question in many of our minds about the safety of hot air balloon flying. While our knee-jerk reaction is to breathe a sigh of relief that we're on the ground, the fact is you're actually more likely to get hit by a car walking to your next destination than you are to be an unlucky passenger on a doomed balloon flight.

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5 Surprising Facts About St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

You may know St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital was founded with the specific goal of curing cancer in children, but there’s probably a whole lot more about it you don’t know.

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5 Exercises That Will Improve Your Heart Health

You listen to weather updates so you know how to dress. You wash your hands so you don't get the flu. You wear your seatbelt to keep you safe in the car. You are a prevention machine. But are you working to prevent the number one cause of death for both men and women, heart disease? For American Heart Month, we're focusing on ways to avoid this preventable disease. If you want to keep your heart healthy, one of the best things you can do is weekly aerobic activity.  Here are five exercises to keep your heart strong:

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Jumpin' Zach Flash, Oldiez 96.1
Jumpin' Zach Flash, Oldiez 96.1
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Something All Food Labels Should Have

If you're someone who has a special dietary need, you know how difficult it is finding the right food. There's gluten free, vegan, dairy free, low sodium, low fat, soy free and wheat free--to name a few. I'm vegan. That means I don't eat meat, dairy products, eggs or fish. So, when I go to the grocery store, I look at almost every food label for the ingredients before I buy it. Anyone with a special diet knows just how frustrating that can be. However, there are a few food companies that are making it easier.

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Is Having A Beer Belly A Myth?- Drinking Utica Club Will Not Give You A Beer Belly

Growing up we all learned that if we drink too much beer we will develop a beer belly. Is having a beer belly even true? Is it just a myth? Good news for beer drinkers all over today: If you drink beer in moderation, it's no more likely to give you a big belly than drinking anything else.

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Jumpin' Zach Flash, Oldiez 96.1
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DIY Exercise Ball Office Chair

Whether you call it an exercise ball, a fitness ball, a yoga ball or a balance ball, we have all seen it at the gym. People exercise and stretch on it. But, how many people do you know use an exercise ball as an office chair? An exercise ball office chair not only helps your posture, but it has the capability of strengthening your core muscles, all while sitting. Thanks to some help from the Internet, I was able to build my own exercise ball office chair for around $25.

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Lady Gaga Tweets Nearly Nude Photos To Help Cope With Her Eating Disorder

Lady Gaga always attacks social norms in a way that is both shocking and confusing and while her methods are unorthodox, her point is usually right on target. This time she's trying to rally together and encourage all of those that suffer from eating disorders by tweeting photos of herself in her underwear.

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Super Bowl Tips: Tutorial On How To Properly Eat (And Bone) Chicken Wings!

Ever wondered this? And the funny thing is so many of us are avid chicken wing eaters but few really KNOW how to do it! We're collectively gonna put away over a billion of these babies this Super Bowl Sunday, and being that they're even more expensive this year, let's learn how to EASILY get every shred of meat off the bone!

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Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images For Playboy
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Ron Jeremy Was In Ghostbusters, Boondock Saints And Other Non-Porn Movies Too! (Aneurism Anyone?)

That's right, and you thought Ron Jeremy only did bad porn flicks! Nope, he's done bad regular films (that gave us brain aneurisms) with appearances in 'Ghostbusters', 'Bruce Almighty', 'Crank: High Voltage', 'Detroit Rock City', 'Boondock Saints', 'Reindeer Games' and 'Ronin'.

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Can’t Get Laid? Blame Your Genetics

Ever notice how some guys just do not seem to possess the proper genetics to be strong, successful or you know, get laid? According to a new study in the Scandinavian Journal of Medicine and Science in Sports. That’s because some men lack the actual gene that allows them to be risk-takers.

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New Wrangler ‘Denim Spa Therapy For Legs’ Jeans Fight Cellulite And Moisturize As You Wear Them… Wait, What!?

Somebody at Wrangler is probably going to lose their job over this cellulite fighting/moisturizing jeans idea because it sounds more like something you'd sell on late night TV and charge $19.95 for along with all of the other WONDERFUL inventions that nobody wants or doesn't work. Instead, you ladies are being asked to buy this idea much less fork over $135 per PAIR! But no, they're serious.

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5 Reasons You Should Skip The Sleepwear Tonight And Drift Off Naked!

I'm trying hard just to find time to crash much less to devote thought to HOW I'm going to do it, but what do YOU sleep in between the sheets? Peejays? Just underwear? Sweats and a hoodie? ...Commando?? Here are 5 reasons from Cosmo (yeah guys, it's cool) that might encourage you to ditch the clothes altogether and go in the buff when you slip off into 'la-la' land tonight...

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