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The Best Rankin/Bass TV Christmas Specials


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Remember flipping through TV Guide each week as Christmas approached, looking for the replay of your beloved Christmas specials?

Today’s kids will never know what it’s like to be disappointed, as on-demand streaming and DVDs have turned today’s children into media devouring monsters.

Rankin/Bass Christmas Collection
Rankin/Bass Christmas Collection
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Barney the Dinosaur is dead. Video at 11.


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We think our favorite part of this horrible, horrible video that showcases the death of BARNEY THE DINOSAUR is watching it muted. Continue reading BARNEY THE DINOSAUR IS DEAD. VIDEO AT 11.

The absolute worst travel day of the year is…


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You would think that the busiest travel day(s) of the year would be around the Thanksgiving holiday season.

You’d be wrong,

The Worst Case Scenario Survival Handbook: Travel
The Worst Case Scenario Survival Handbook: Travel
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How to eat healthy at Thanksgiving


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Every Thanksgiving it’s the same thing: you eat as much as you humanly can, take a quick nap, then stuff your pie hole some more with food that wasn’t that good to begin with – let alone after it’s been sitting out and congealed for the past 4 hours.

Continue reading HOW TO EAT HEALTHY AT THANKSGIVING

The Top 15 Worst Airports for Holiday Travel


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As you get ready to travel for the holidays, maybe you should reconsider where you head out to for the family vacation.

We’ve all heard horror stories about hours (and days!) long waits at the airport as everybody rushes to get home to visit with family and friends. But maybe you should choose where you go a little better if you really want to save airport time at all.

Holidays in Hell: In Which Our Intrepid Reporter Travels to the World's Worst Places and Asks, What's Funny About This
Holidays in Hell:
In Which Our Intrepid Reporter
Travels to the World’s Worst Places and Asks,
“What’s Funny About This”
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The Best Way to Carve a Turkey for Thanksgiving


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Every Thanksgiving, families everywhere dread the final part of the meal preparation process: CARVING THE TURKEY.

Why does it have to be so difficult?

It’s not, really.  All you have to do is follow these simple steps.

Official Turkey Carver
Official Turkey Carver
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What is the most popular Thanksgiving food?


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You think you know your Thanksgiving menu?  Everyone has turkey and pumpkin pie, and we all know folks who absolutely must have that disgusting green bean casserole. Continue reading WHAT IS THE MOST POPULAR THANKSGIVING FOOD?

Secrets to Designing a Professional Haunted House Attraction


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Professional haunted house attractions all have the same features: buzzing chainsaws, scary clowns, creepy things touching you in the dark when you least expect it.

But while a haunted house may only be open for six weeks a year, DESIGNING a haunted house is a year-round activity. It takes a lot of work to build and create scare mazes that continue to deliver the screams year after year.

So what’s their secret?

The Art of Fear: Theories of a Dark Entertainer
The Art of Fear: Theories of a Dark Entertainer
(An in-depth look at the haunted attraction industry)
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Which Halloween Candy is WORST for your Diet?


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Which Halloween Candy is Worse for You?

The sad part is which delightful, popular candy tops the list as the WORST CANDY YOU COULD POSSIBLY WANT TO EAT FOR HALLOWEEN (or anytime of year).  Watch the video to discover the horrible, horrible truth.

The Ultimate (and inexpensive!) Christmas Gift for your Dog


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If you’re one of those people who like to give your dog Christmas presents, but are concerned that you might be spoiling them just a little bit, here’s a brilliant way to handle both your love for your dog and your love of recycling: Continue reading THE ULTIMATE (AND INEXPENSIVE!) CHRISTMAS GIFT FOR YOUR DOG

The Top Haunted House Attractions in the US


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We’ve already told you about HOW MUCH MONEY HAUNTED HOUSES CAN MAKE during the holiday season.

So if you’re not in the mood to make money running your own Haunted House, which haunted house attractions should be considered worth your money this year?

Haunted House Business Plan
Haunted House Business Plan
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What Mom REALLY wants for Mother’s Day


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This Mother’s Day, your mom deserves to be pampered and treated like the loving mother she is. She’s worked hard to get you to where you are today, so why not provide her a little proper payback?

Of course, the traditional Mother’s Day gift is the same as the traditional Father’s Day gift: Dad takes the kids off for a Sunday adventure, leaving Mom alone in a quiet home all to herself, relaxing all afternoon in blissful peace.

What Should I Write? 101 Mother's Day Wishes for Greeting Cards
What Should I Write?
101 Mother’s Day Wishes for Greeting Cards

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San Antonio voted the Most Romantic City


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They say that Paris, France is the MOST ROMANTIC CITY IN THE WORLD.

Others say that VENICE, ITALY or other Italian cities like Florence or Rome are the most romantic.

But if we limit the list of romance destinations strictly to the US, would you believe that SAN ANTONIO TOPS THE LIST OF MOST ROMANTIC PLACES?

San Antonio Rose
San Antonio Rose

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How much would you pay to eat at Applebee’s? Does it matter if it’s All You Can Eat?


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When was the last time you ate at Applebee’s?

Web Watch knows a couple who eats at Applebee’s at least once a week.  For them, it’s almost a second home.  And who really can resist a bowl full of riblets?  We know we can’t.

Applebee's BBQ Fever
Applebee’s BBQ Fever

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What’s your New Year’s Resolution going to be?


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It’s getting to be about that time of year, where everyone stops celebrating the holidays and starts looking more towards things that they can do to improve their lives in the upcoming year.

Many experts all say the same thing — you shouldn’t be worried about making a New Year’s Resolution, but rather make yourself a New Year’s Commitment.

The difference is that commitments are more binding, mentally and physically, over a mere resolution where you try to achieve something that may or may not happen.   It’s all about committing to your stated goal, forcing that new habit to take effect.  A resolution?  Beh.

Fitbit
Fitbit

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