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9 Charities That Are Assisting California Wildlife Victims

Are you looking for ways to help out those who’ve been affected by the deadly wildfires currently raging across California? The New York Times has published a roundup of nine charitable organizations you can donate money or time to: (Click organization for a link to website.) California Community Foundation’s Wildfire Relief Fund: For 15 years, […]

See 2018’s inductees to the National Toy Hall of Fame [watch]

The museum said the Magic 8 Ball, Uno and pinball were chosen from a field of finalists that also included American Girl Dolls, chalk, Chutes and Ladders, Fisher-Price Corn Popper, Masters of the Universe, sled, tic-tac-toe, Tickle Me Elmo, and Tudor Electric Football. #toyhall2018 is today! Who do you think will make it in? Be […]

HACK OF THE WEEK: Thanksgiving Dinner Hacks

Everyone needs help getting Thanksgiving dinner on the table, so here are some hacks that’ll make your dinner prep go faster–and dinner taste better: 1. Don’t baste your turkey; butter it! Basting doesn’t actually result in a moister turkey because juices poured over top don’t penetrate the skin. Instead, rub pats of butter under and […]

If you want to decorate for Christmas, do it – You’ll be happier!

A recent study from the Journal of Environmental Psychology found that decorating for the holidays early can be good for a person’s mental health. While it’s only early November, putting up decorations now could signal to neighbors that those who live in the home are more sociable and open to making new friends. “The results […]

Alex Trebek staying put to keep your 6:00 hour safe… for now

Though Alex Trebek recently hinted that he was going to leave Jeopardy! after his contract expired in 2020, he has apparently decided to remain with the game show a little longer. Sony Pictures TV, which produces the long-running game show, announced that Trebek has signed a new deal through the 2021-2022 TV season. Additionally, Pat […]