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Playing an Instrument is Good for Your Mental Health

It’s official, you should take up learning an instrument because it’s good for your health! 89 percent of people who already know how to play one say it keeps them mentally balanced and 56 percent say it helps them relax. Musicians turn to their instruments after a stressful day at work, when going through a breakup, and if their worrying…

Man Makes Good on Nearly 30 Year Old Promise

A Wisconsin man who hit a 22 million dollar jackpot just made good on a promise he made 28 years ago. Friends, Tom and Joe shook hands in 1992 and promised that if either one of them ever won the Powerball jackpot, they would split it. Tom kept his word and gave half his winnings away. The men chose the…

Survey Says Summer Loses Its Magic as We Age

Two-thirds of Americans say summer loses its magic as you get older. Mainly because adults have too many responsibilities, not enough time, and have to work. But, here are the most loved old-school summer activities. Spending time with friends. 44% said it was one of the best parts of summer when they were young. Also, bonfires, camping in the woods,…

Having Long Thumbs Makes it Harder to Text

A study out of Denmark found that if you have really long thumbs, you might be worse at texting than the average person. Researchers tracked how fast people could hit targets on a smartphone, and how many mistakes they made and they found that how fat your thumbs are doesn’t matter much but, people with lengthy thumbs tend to be…

Buffalo Wild Wings Fills Stadium Void for Fans

Buffalo Wild Wings is helping take you out to the ball-game! The eatery has hired actual beer vendors from major league stadiums to walk around its restaurants, and make it feel like you’re watching the game live. They’re starting today at one location in Washington D.C., with plans to do it in other cities around the country later on. They…

Mean People More Likely to Be Addicted to Social Media

A new study found that if you enjoy making people feel angry or embarrassed, you’re more likely to be addicted to social media. Researchers tracked the activity of 472 college students on Facebook and Snap-chat and the ones who were the most addicted were more likely to be aggressive, and do things like cyberbullying. Their conclusion was that social media…