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Find Out What Job Buzzwords Like ‘Detail-Oriented’ and ‘Team Player’ Really Mean

At some point you’ve probably held a job that turned out to be unpleasantly different than you thought. As it turns out, though, the warning signs of what positions really entail might actually be right in the job postings.

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Michael Brown, Getty Images
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Do You Think the Media Is Politically Biased? – Survey of the Day

While most media organizations strive to be fair in their reporting (you know, that whole objectivity thing), the majority of Americans think that their bias still shows through in their political coverage.

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Category: Editorial, Sports
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Scott Olson, Getty Images
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What Is Bank of America Charging Customers for This Time? – Dollars and Sense

Bank of America, seemingly undaunted by last year’s consumer backlash after instituting debit card fees, is now trying out new charges on checking accounts.

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15 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Dr. Seuss

Friday, March 2nd is a date that we must celebrate. On March’s second day, we must say “Hooray!” With a “Yip yip yippee yay,” for Dr. Seuss’ own birthday. In celebration of Dr. Seuss Day, on the day of Theodor Seuss Geisel’s birth, (March 2nd, 1904, to be exact), we have dug up 15 facts about the self-proclaimed doctor that you might not know.

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How Many Adults Still Sleep With Teddy Bears? You’d Be Surprised

After returning more than 75,000 teddy bears left behind at its hotels and discovering many belonged to adults, Travelodge commissioned a survey to find out just how many grown-ups still sleep with the stuffed animals. What the hotel chain found may surprise you.

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Are Women Less Friendly Than Men Online?

A study released Friday by the Pew Research Center’s Internet and American Life Project finds that when it comes to social networks, women tend to be a lot less friendly than men.

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Banker Leaves One Percent Tip, Tells Waitress to ‘Get a Real Job’

The Occupy Wall Street crowd may have derided the so-called “one percent,” but someone is so proud to be in those upper ranks that he showed his disdain for the rest of us by tipping a restaurant server exactly — yes — one percent on a tab, and including a nasty note to boot.

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Even the Tooth Fairy Is Feeling the Recession’s Pinch – Dollars and Sense

Forget the financial experts or the Dow index. If you want to know what’s really going on with the state of the US economy, ask the Tooth Fairy.

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This Is Why You Shouldn’t Walk and Text

Texting and walking is a pretty bad idea, particularly when you’re walking down steps. Which is something the young lady in the background of this live CBC report is bound to remember the next time she tries to look at her phone while navigating a short flight of concrete stairs.

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Want to Own a Masterpiece? Now’s Your Chance to Buy ‘The Scream’

If you’ve got $80 million burning a hole in your pocket and want to own an artistic masterpiece, break out your checkbook. The last version of Edvard Munch’s well-known painting ‘The Scream’ to be in private hands is going on the auction block.

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What’s the Real Story Behind Men Wearing Ties?

Despite what many a working stiff might think, men do not wear neckties to facilitate strangulation when their bosses are less than pleased with their work.

So, why do men wear this variable, often quite fashionable, and utterly useless piece of business attire?

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Celebrate President’s Day with a Look at Presidents Tossing Ceremonial First Pitches

Did you know that President Taft was the first president to toss the ceremonial first pitch before a Major League Baseball game? He did in in 1910 on Opening Day at Griffith Stadium before a Washington Senators game. Since Taft, every president has followed suit taking the mound at some point during his presidency.

Franklin Roosevelt holds the record for the most times a president got the honor, hurling nine different times (eight opening days and an All-Star Game). Here’s a look back at some of the more memorable performances of presidents over the past century:

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