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CAN YOU TELL THE DIFFERENCE?

If you've never seen Carl Sagan's list of rules for detecting B.S., you should check them out. They're from a chapter called "The Fine Art of Baloney Detection," in his 1995 book, "The Demon-Haunted World."
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DANGEROUS MISTAKES WHEN CLEANING:

If you've been cleaning your house more since coronavirus hit, just be sure not to make any of these dangerous cleaning mistakes: Mixing cleaning products, which can cause coughing, nausea, eye irritation, or even KILL YOU . . . re-using a dirty mop or rag, which can just spread germs around . . ...
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WHAT ARE YOU WATCHING?

A list of the shows people have started watching while social-distancing is topped by "Ozark", "Tiger King", and "Breaking Bad".
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CHANGES FOR BACK TO WORK:

Here's are the top three changes people want once they're going back in to work, according to a new survey: Allowing more frequent working from home . . . better cleaning . . . and fewer in-person meetings
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YOUR DINING ROOM TABLE:

A survey found the top secondary uses for dining room tables right now include a desk . . . a place to play games . . . a place to do video calls . . . extra work space for cooking . . . and where we put our computer when we do an online workout.
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SEARCHED RECIPES IN EACH STATE:

Someone checked Google Trends to see which recipe each state is googling more during the lockdown. Hamburgers are #1 in 12 states . . . chicken is the top search in five . . . and Washington D.C. is looking for margarita recipes
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THINGS TO LOOK FORWARD TO:

Even though lots of things have been cancelled because of the crisis, there's still plenty to look forward to this month. Including Mother's Day . . . Memorial Day . . . Cinco de Mayo . . . celebrities honoring the Class of 2020 . . . and the launch of HBO Max. And it's more important than ever...
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HOW MUCH LONGER?

How much longer can you stay in lockdown before you go completely nuts? 72% of people think they'll hit their breaking point by early June.
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MESSY CAR:

A survey found 49% of us are driving around in messy cars that we haven't cleaned out in a while. And one in four people would rather clean their TOILET than their car.
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"ZOOM FATIGUE":

Have you experienced "Zoom fatigue" yet, where you feel anxious or exhausted by too many video chats? It's partly because they're just not natural for our brains. They require more focus, there's too much eye contact, not enough body language, and we're constantly worried about how we look.
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