Author Archives: Colman Andrews

This Pleasant Pastime Helps Keep Your Brain 10 Years Younger

Clue: 1 across. These help keep you mentally sharp. Ten letters. Answer: Crosswords. Two studies just published by the International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry conclude that adults aged 50 or ...
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Is This the World’s Silliest (and Most Expensive) Toaster?

Toast is a big deal in America today -- toast with avocado, toast with hummus, toast with burrata, toast with mashed bananas, toast with just butter and jam… Almost every ...
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31 Biggest Beer Brands in America

It’s no secret that Americans love beer. Some 42% of those who drink alcohol name beer as their favorite tipple, according to a Gallup poll, while only 34% opt ...
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33 of Disney’s Most Anticipated Movies

The Walt Disney Company has come a long way since it was founded in 1923 as the Disney Brothers Cartoon Studio. Once known for its animated cartoon shorts and features ...
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The Best Breakfast Sandwich in Every State

“It is a hero among sandwiches, although it is not the one called a hero,” wrote critic Pete Wells in the New York Times several years ago. He was talking ...
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Does Anybody Still Want to Live in Trump Tower?

One of the most famous buildings in New York City, thanks to its namesake, and once considered among the city’s premium residential and office high-rises, Trump Tower has become what ...
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The Right Temperature for 20 Kinds of Meat and Poultry

Professional chefs and accomplished home cooks have learned through experience -- and familiarity with their grills or ovens -- how to turn out the perfect medium-rare steak, juicy lamb ...
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Here’s How Much We Spend Dining Out — And When We Spend It

Independent local restaurants typically record only 45 transactions a day at an average of $28 each ($1,260 total), according to a new study of 2018 data from more than 42,000 ...
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Study: Susceptibility to Disease and Mental Problems May Develop in Childhood

A new study by researchers at the universities of Zurich and Lausanne suggests that children who suffer from multiple allergies or who experience trauma (through viral or bacterial diseases or ...
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This Is How Many Cups of Coffee It’s Actually Safe to Drink

There are approximately 24,000 coffee shops across the nation and more than 50% of Americans over the age of 18 -- more than 150 million people -- drink coffee daily, ...
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Read This Before You Book Your Summer Travel

This summer, avoid New York City airports, stay home in June, and consider Honolulu as a travel destination. Those are among the key takeaways from a study just released by ...
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Bad News for Restaurants: Customers Don’t Want to Eat There

In some parts of America, the restaurant business seems to be positively thriving, and it can be difficult to get a table even at some of the most expensive restaurants ...
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High Blood Sugar? Maybe Try Some Cheddar to Lower It

Medical science has long seen cheese as both good and bad. On the plus side, cheese has undeniable health benefits: It’s a good source of protein, and, depending on the ...
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The Least Feminist Country in the World Will Surprise You

Denmark is known as one of the most socially progressive countries in the world, thanks to its welfare policies, consensus politics, and low level of wealth inequality, and it regularly ...
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Air Pollution Is Clogging Our National Parks, Study Finds

Our national parks are natural wonderlands -- mountains, deserts, forests, beaches, lakes and rivers, grasslands, even glaciers, designated and protected by the U.S. Government for the enjoyment of all. National ...
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