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RESTAURANT BURRITOS vs. HOMEMADE:

Here's how to get your homemade burritos to taste as good as they do in restaurants: Get bigger, thinner tortillas. Warm them before you wrap. Learn the right way to wrap. Sear the seam to seal it shut. And before you eat it, wrap it in aluminum foil to steam the whole thing and soften it up.
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BIGGEST WINE DRINKING MISTAKES:

Today is National White Wine Day, and a new survey found some of the biggest mistakes people make when drinking wine. They include things like not holding the glass by the stem . . . putting ice cubes in wine . . . and trying to use a corkscrew on a screw-off cap.
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MOST IMPORTANT LIFE SKILLS:

A poll found the top life skills needed during the pandemic include an ability to stay focused, to let things go, and to stay patient.
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ARE YOU A "MODERN MAN"?

A poll found the top traits of a "modern man" are doing your fair share of the cleaning . . . talking about your feelings . . . being fine with a female boss . . . openly discussing mental health . . . and being a good listener.
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HATE VIRTUAL MEETINGS?

Meetings haven't stopped just because people are working from home. A new survey found that more than two-thirds of people still have more than an hour of meetings every week.
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FAVORITE SNACKS:

It's National Junk Food Day, so the website Zippia.com looked at Google stats to find the most popular snack in all 50 states. Not surprisingly, the big winners are chips, cookies, and candy bars.
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HAVE YOU CHANGED YOUR MIND?

There's been a big jump in people wanting to have their tattoos removed during the pandemic. One laser tattoo removal company says they're hearing from, quote, "so many people who are reflecting on their lives" and realizing they don't want their tattoos anymore.
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FACTS FOR NATIONAL LOTTERY DAY:

It's National Lottery Day! Here are five things you might not know: The first modern lottery in the U.S. was held in New Hampshire in 1964 . . . today there are lotteries in 45 states plus D.C. . . . the biggest jackpot ever was $1.586 BILLION . . . and you're more likely to be killed by a vending...
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CHANGES IN THE OFFICE:

Most people are expecting permanent changes at the office when everyone's back into their routines, according to a new survey. Some of the changes we're expecting are: More hand washing and cleaning . . . no more handshakes . . . more video conferences . . . and no more birthday parties.
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COMMON PHRASES YOU'RE GETTING WRONG:

Here are some common phrases people get wrong a lot: You "flesh out" an idea, you don't "flush" it out. You "SET foot" in a place," not "step foot." And it's "case IN point," not "case and point."
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