Are You Getting the Overtime Pay You Deserve?
If you’re working overtime and aren’t getting the pay required by law, you’re part of a growing number of Americans who are now filing wage complaints against their employers under the Fair Labor Standard Act.
Could Texting Make Kids’ Grammar Worse?
We already know texting while driving is bad, but new research seems to indicate that even before kids are old enough to get behind the wheel, texting might have another downfall: it’s making their grammar worse.
The Wanted Cover Coldplay at the 2012 London Olympics Torch Relay
British boy band the Wanted showed a little native pride by performing at the 2012 Summer Olympics Torch Relay in London on Friday night — and they even got all meta on us by covering two songs from another English group, Coldplay.
Are Your Kids Becoming TV Addicts? Guess What the Cure Is
Want your kids to watch less TV? Spend more time with them. It’s that simple. A new study indicates doing so could mean they log 30 fewer minutes in front of the boob tube every day.
Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes Are Divorcing After Five Years
Looks like the fairy tale is over: People is reporting that ‘Rock of Ages‘ star Tom Cruise, 49, and his wife of five years, actress Katie Holmes, 33, are calling it quits.
Smartphones Are the Chic New Way to Keep Babies Quiet
In years past, parents would often quiet a crying child by giving him a toy or popping a pacifier in his mouth. But these days, it’s more likely that fussy kid will wind up with mom’s cell phone instead.
Feeling Stressed Out? New Study Reveals Shopping Is a Great Way to Cope
There are lots of ways to relieve stress, and it seems whipping out your wallet is among them — not to pay for a visit to your shrink, but to go shopping.
New Movie Releases — ‘Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter,’ ‘Brave’ and ‘Seeking a Friend for …
If you’d like to watch an esteemed former president battle vampires, witness the first female heroine Pixar has ever had, or ponder what you’d do if you knew the world was ending, line up at the multiplex — this weekend’s new movie offerings were…
Does Living Near a Walmart Make Your House More Valuable? — Dollars and Sense
Many communities gripe when Walmart considers moving in, but a new report indicates homes near the stores actually rise in value when the megachain comes to town.
Skip the Ties — All Dad Wants for Father’s Day is You
If you’re having a tough time finding a gift for Father’s Day, you’re not alone. But here’s the good news: most dads don’t want anything other than to spend a little extra time with you.
It’s True — We Really Are More Stressed Out Now Than We Were 25 Years Ago
In the first-ever historical comparison of stress levels across the US, researchers have now determined what many of us have suspected: adults are a lot more stressed out now than they were just 25 years ago.
Cancer Cases Could Soar to an Unbelievable Rate by 2030
A study published this week revealed a sobering statistic: if worldwide population growth continues at its current pace, the number of cancer cases could rise 75% in the next two decades.