Content for Friday, Sept 10
47% Of Dog Owners Experience Separation Anxiety While Away From Their Pets
Nearly half of dog owners experience separation anxiety while away from their pet. Researchers surveyed over 2,600 dog owners across the US. They found 47% feel separation anxiety when away from their dogs. Separation anxiety was most common in dog owners from Arizona… where they ranked 13.1% higher than the national average. Dog owners in New York came in second at 11.03% above the average. On the flip said, dog owners in Colorado were less likely to experience separation anxiety.
The Psychology Tricks That'll Help You Be More Successful in Work, Love, and Life in General
If someone is trying to intimidate you in a conversation, stare at their forehead with a blank expression to make them feel self conscious Whenever you're introducing a new idea to someone, lead with the words, "I'm not sure if this is for you, but..." It engages the person's interest and makes them feel like it IS probably for them If you need to remember to do something tomorrow, put something in your room out of place. The next day you'll see the item out of place, and it will jog your memory of what you need to accomplish If you whisper to someone, they will whisper back; even if there's no reason to do so If you're procrastinating, stop telling yourself you have loads of work to do — this will just overwhelm you. Instead, tell yourself you only have to work for five minutes. You'll most likely continue to work even after the five minutes are up If you want to get someone to like you more, ask them to do a small favor for you. Their subconscious mind will think that they like you because they're doing this favor for you Also, call someone by their name. People love to hear their name called by someone else because it makes them feel important and appreciated If someone gives you an answer to a question that you're not happy with, remain quiet instead of pushing them for more information. Your silence will make them feel the need to elaborate more And finally, when your friends apologize for something that doesn't seem like a big deal to you, they're typically trying to show you the things that bother THEM. For example, if they apologize for interrupting you, it probably means they don't like being interrupted
Money-Making IDEA: Make $1,300 By Watching 13 Horror Movies
A company is going to pay someone $1,300 to watch 13 horror movies. FinanceBuzz is seeking a "Horror Movie Heart Rate Analyst" to watch 13 horror films with varying budgets and compare the scares from big-budget movies to their low-budget counterparts. The person will also wear a FitBit device to track heart rates while watching the movies. The movies include “Amityville Horror,” “The Blair Witch Project,” “The Purge” and “Candyman.”
Ray-Ban and Facebook Team Up for Camera-Equipped Sunglasses
Facebook is trying its hand at internet-connected smart glasses. Facebook is partnering with Ray-Bans, who’s putting Zuckerberg’s tech into their sunglasses. The companies unveiled Ray-Ban Stories: connected eyewear with built-in speakers and a microphone for making calls, a companion app that isn't Facebook, and a charging case. The spectacles cost $299. Facebook said the glasses let people "capture life's spontaneous moments as they happen from a unique first-person perspective," as well as listen to music, talk to people, and, using the Facebook View app, share photos and videos on social media.
Police Warn Parents Against Back-To-School Photo Trend
Police are warning parents against posting photos of their kids with too much information on social media. Parents have been posting pictures of their kids for back-to-school on social media. In many cases, the kids are holding paper or a whiteboard that has information such as name, age, grade, teacher and name of school in attendance. But cops warn that info can all be used by predators, scammers and other people looking to endanger your child, family or finances. They add no matter your privacy settings or friends list, its best to keep personal information on the Internet to the bare minimum.
Take Your Best Friend On EVERY VACATION? Gayle King Has Been On EVERY Vacation Oprah Winfrey Has Taken With Stedman Graham Since 1993
Oprah Winfrey says Gayle King has been on every vacation she has taken with her partner Stedman Graham since 1993. The longtime friends reflected on their 45-year friendship while on a road trip in their new Oprah Daily series “The OG Chronicles: Joy Ride.” Oprah revealed King has been on every vacation with her and Graham since 1993… adding their romance “wouldn't have lasted” if he didn't like her best friend. King said, “The three of us have had a wonderful time. If I was the third wheel, I didn't know it!' If Stedman didn't like me, that would've been tough.”
Cardi B, Lil Durk & Megan Thee Stallion Lead 2021 BET Hip Hop Award Nominations
Cardi B, Lil Durk, and Megan Thee Stallion lead the nominations for the 2021 BET Hip Hop Award with nine nominations each. Drake is in second with 8 nominations. Tyler, the Creator and Metro Boomin are tied for third-most nominations with 4 each. They are followed by 21 Savage, DJ Khaled, J. Cole and Pooh Shiesty with 3. Cardi B, Drake, J. Cole, Lil Baby, Megan Thee Stallion and Tyler, the Creator are the nominees for hip hop artist of the year. Pooh Shiesty and Yung Bleu are both in the running for best new hip hop artist, along with Blxst, Coi Leray, Don Toliver and Morray. Cardi B and Lil Durk each have two contenders for song of the year. Cardi is nominated for “Up” and “WAP”. Lil Durk is nominated as a featured artist on Pooh Shiesty’s “Back in Blood” and Drake’s “Laugh Now Cry Later.” The 2021 BET Hip Hop Awards will be taped at the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre in Atlanta on Friday, October 1st and will premiere on BET on Tuesday, October 5th, at 9 p.m. ET/PT.
Boxing: They Got Trump, Now Triller Wants Barack Obama, Bill Clinton to Call Upcoming Fights
Triller Fight Club has made Bill Clinton an offer to be the announcer for a fight later this year. Clinton's people have apparently been sent the deal, but hasn't responded. The offer comes after Triller successfully landed President Donald Trump to do commentary for tomorrow night's Evander Holyfield vs. Vitor Belfort fight. Triller is also planning to offer an announcing gig to Barack Obama.
Instagram’s New Vanish Mode Lets You Send Self-Destructing Messages
Instagram is rolling out Vanish Mode allowing users to send self-destructing messages. Vanish Mode makes every message temporary on Instagram. And it’s very simple to use: Users can turn on the Vanish Mode by going to their DMs tab on Instagram. Then hold the screen and swipe up and they will see a “turn on Vanish Mode” prompt to click.
NFL: New England Patriots' Mac Jones, Chicago Bears' Justin Fields Jerseys Among Most Popular
Buffalo Bills Pro Bowl quarterback Josh Allen has the top selling jersey in the NFL. New England Patriots rookie quarterback Mac Jones has the second top selling jersey just ahead of Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady who came in third. Chicago Bears rookie quarterback Justin Fields came in fourth followed by Kansas City Chiefs Pro Bowl quarterback Patrick Mahomes.
Topic Starters: Is it true that it's hard to say "I love you" to your dad?
Doja Cat On Hosting MTV Awards
Biden Announces Vaccine Mandate For Federal Employee
Biden says, "This is not about freedom, or personal choice..."
Biden asks unvaccinated people, "What more do you need to see?"
Biden says, "We're going to protect vaccinated workers from unvaccinated coworkers..."
Back in December of 2020, President Biden told reporters that he didn't think masks or vaccinations should be manditory.
Trump Says He'd Knock Out Biden In Boxing Match
During a news conference for tomorrow night's Evander Holyfield vs. Vitor Belfort boxing match - where he'll be serving as a ringside commentator - former president Donald Trump was asked who he'd like to box. Trump chose President Joe Biden and said, "He'd go down very, very quickly..."
Tiger Woods Preparing To Play Golf Again
Tiger Woods' golfer friend, Steve Stricker, says Woods is doing well after his car crash last February. Tiger is going through rehab and trying to play golf again.