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World's Tallest Man Gets Married In Inner Mongolia
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Sorry Big Guy -Shorter Men Live Longer Than Their Taller Brothers :Dave’s Diary

It’s not been a good week. First, it’s bad enough my political opponents have forced me off the radio…but now this!  All the studies, all the reports that extol the value and advantages of being tall (I’m 6’4”) are rendered moot by a NEW study on longevity.   Men who are stature-challenged may not earn the highest pay or get the best job or even the cutest girl…BUT…they live longer than their taller brothers.

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Couples Mark Valentines Day In Times Square
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Headache’s No Excuse–Science Puts Romance Myth to Bed :Dave’s Diary

We have all heard the punch line on TV, in the movies and just maybe in real life…he asks her and she says ”Not Tonight, I have  a Headache. 

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Man's open hand
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Higher Salary? Check the Fingers on the High Five! :Dave’s Diary

You have to hand it to a guy with a long ring finger…or rather he’ll probably just take it!  Men whose ring fingers are longer than their index fingers appear to be more successful at the frantic, high-frequency trading in financial districts, reports the University of Cambridge in England.  Just having a longer ring finger was equal to years of experience on the job. Odd isn’t it?

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Want More Paid Time Off Work? Move to France!

Do you ever feel like you are overworked and underpaid?  Well, if you live in the United States, you probably are getting shafted when it comes to vacation days and paid holidays - at least, compared to the rest of the world.

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Cardiff City npower Championship Winners Parade
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Enjoy the Job Seen as Key to Life’s Happiness :Dave’s Diary

Do you want to be happy in life?  Really happy?  Beyond our sunshine and the weekend yard sale?  Really really happy? Then here is the answer you’ve been seeking.  You have to enjoy yourself at work.   Don’t take my word for it.  Tom Griesel and Dian Griesel, the brother and sister co-founders of The Business School of Happiness say so.

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American Heart Association Recommends Eating Seafood Twice A Week
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Omega-3 for You and Me – Fatty Fish Fuels Longer Life : Dave’s Diary

Holy Mackerel!  There’s nothing fishy about this report from Harvard.  Eat your fish. And while you watch for bones, don't hold back on seconds. The omega-3 fatty acids found in salmon, mackerel, herring, lake trout and albacore tuna

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American Kennel Club Announces Most Popular Dogs In The U.S.

Top Dogs Tell Tail of Personality : Dave’s Diary

I don’t really believe in horoscopes but I get a kick out of reading them.  I don’t know that the flavor of chewing gum I like reveals any deep inner secrets about me either…but again, I like to read the studies and conclusions.  So…with that thought in mind, the kind of pet you choose can be a direct reflection on the type of person you really are according to psychologist Marion Steinberg.

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Congressional Health Care Caucus Holds Forum On Insurance Coverage Options
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Allergies and America Liknked Like Watery Eyes and Runny Nose : Dave’s Diary


USA! Hay Fe-ver! USA! Sniff and Sneeze!  Why is it that U.S.-born children more likely to have asthma, hay fever and eczema than foreign-born kids? A n...

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May Day Protestors March For Immigration Reform
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Bilingualism Benefits Brains – So Say Scientists : Dave’s Diary

So you watched the May Day protest march coverage on TV both here and around the country and you heard the chants in Spanish, you saw the signs written in Spanish and your brain started to boil a bit...

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Renault Official Partner of the 63rd Cannes Film Festival
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Studies on Greed Prove Gecko Got it Wrong : Dave’s Diary

Remember Michael Douglas as Gordon Gecko in the 1987 hit movie Wall Street?  In the picture he gave an oft quoted speech saying “greed is good”...

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