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MOVIES THAT MAKE YOU CRY:

A trending topic on Twitter this weekend was movies that always make you cry. The popular responses include "Big Fish", "Beaches", "baseball movies," any movie involving dogs, and "Steel Magnolias".
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WEIRD FAMILY HABITS:

Someone on TikTok asked people to name weird things their family did that they thought were normal as a kid. Like, one woman thought everyone took off all their clothes when they got home. She eventually found out her parents were nudists.
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"DOG PEOPLE" vs. "CAT PEOPLE"

Researchers looked at pet adoption rates in all 50 states, and broke it down by preference. 55% of the cats put up for adoption last year got taken, compared to 54% of dogs. Connecticut had the highest rate of dog adoptions, and New Hampshire was #1 for cats.
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FEELING LONELY? GET AN IMAGINARY FRIEND:

If the isolation of the pandemic has got you down, an expert in Canada says creating an IMAGINARY FRIEND to talk to might not be a bad idea. A recent study found it could even improve your mental health.
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ANNOYING THINGS ON ZOOM:

The two most annoying things that happen on Zoom are when everyone talks at once, and when you can't hear someone but don't want to make them repeat it. Also, one in seven people have screenshotted someone's facial expression when their video froze on Zoom.
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GOOD MOOD AND BAD MOOD FOODS:

A new survey asked people what foods put them in a good mood . . . and what foods put them in a bad mood. The top three "bad mood" foods are donuts, alcohol, and soda . . . and top three "good mood" foods are coffee, dark chocolate, and grapes.
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DO YOU DO THESE COMMON-GROSS BEHAVIORS?

An online survey asked people about gross, embarrassing behaviors, and found 93% of us pick our nose . . . 68% have worn dirty underwear . . . 38% have popped someone ELSE'S zit . . . and 36% have soiled themselves as an adult.
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"MICRO-GOALS" FOR 2021:

Instead of setting major New Year's resolutions, two-thirds of people are setting smaller "micro-goals" this year, according to a new survey. The three most common are: Eat less takeout . . . maintain my weight . . . and eat more nutritious food for lunch.
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THINGS WE'RE NOT WILLING TO COMPROMISE:

More than half of people say they sometimes go for a cheap or generic option when they're buying something to save money, according to a new survey. But there are some things we're not willing to compromise on, including: Toilet paper . . . mattresses . . . coffee . . . wifi speed . . . and...
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SUBTLE RED FLAGS AT JOB INTERVIEWS:

There's a discussion right now on Reddit where people are sharing the subtle red flags you can hear when you're interviewing for a job. Some of the best ones are: "Well, overtime isn't mandatory, but most folks stick around after hours most days" and "We're a family."
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