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Choose the news 3/28/18

Going to Concerts Will Make You Live Longer?

Who knew that standing in a crowd of 10,000 of your closest friends and yelling, “PLAY ‘FREE BIRD’!” was super good for you?

According to a new study, going to concerts is so good for your wellbeing that it can actually make you LIVE LONGER.  They found that 20 minutes at a concert makes you feel 21% better . . . that’s stronger than doing yoga or walking your dog.

And that boost is linked to a longer life.  Other studies have found that having a high level of wellbeing can increase your lifespan by nine years.



Do You Still Carry Cash? You’re One of the Last Ones

Cash isn’t quite dead yet, but it’s definitely on the way out.

According to a new survey, the majority of Americans don’t carry cash anymore.  Only 41% of people say they always have cash on them . . . and 25% say they NEVER do.  The rest have cash sometimes, but it’s not a big priority.

The survey also found when people do have cash, they only carry around $25 . . . which means they’re still going to use a credit card for anything significant.


Your Kid’s Rubber Duckies Are Probably Filled With Dangerous Bacteria

  Oh man, Ernie is gonna be pisssssssed.

According to a new study by the University of Illinois and the Swiss Federal Institute of Aquatic Science and Technology, your child’s RUBBER DUCKIE is a cesspool of dangerous bacteria.

Researchers found that when they cut open rubber duckies, almost all of them had murky water inside, filled with fungus and bacteria.  And the bacteria in about 80% of them were bad enough to get someone sick.

So what should you do?

The researchers say you should either buy more expensive rubber ducks that are made from higher-quality polymers . . . or throw out the rubber ducks your kid plays with on a regular basis and swap in new ones.




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