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9 Reasons Why the Internet is a Weird Place

1. ONE in THREE new relationships begins online As the number of people interacting on a daily basis decreases, the number of relationships initiated online increases. The anonymity of meeting someone from behind a computer screen makes this form of dating preferable for many. Online dating sites can be used for anything from one-night-stands, to serious dating, or even finding ...

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6 Things Missing From Your Bucket List

Life is all about, spontaneity, adventure, and passion. So many people put their dreams on the back burner until they retire and end up too unhealthy to fulfill them. The best time to follow your dreams is now. I suggest writing a [bucket] list to keep track of your progress toward achieving your dreams. An average bucket list consists of things like traveling ...

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Strangest “Bar Food” in the World

I recently went on a quest to find the best bar food from around the world. I enlisted the help of several international friends to bring you the best of the best. This article only mentions bar food that’s tastier than normal in a drunken state (based on the opinion of the masses) – NOT just any food eaten by drunk people! ...

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20 Most Ratchet Snacks in America

1. Chips Ahoy These bland, cookie-like, ultra commercialized biscuits are at the top of my list for one reason: I ate 1,000s of Chips Ahoy cookies in my childhood. I kept a stash in my bedroom as well as in the kitchen cabinet at all times. Too bad they changed their ultra ratchet recipe… 2. Pizza Rolls Ah Pizza Rolls… I really wish ...

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8 Things People Don’t Tell You About Studying Abroad

Like many people, my educational experience lacked passion and direction. I am a very visual, creative, and interactive leaner – standardized testing and lecture halls just aren’t my cup of tea. During my junior year of college I was inspired to sign up for a 2 week trip to Quito, Ecuador. I had no idea how much that experience would change my life. After living ...

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10 Wildest Festivals Around the World

As a world traveler and entrepreneur, I have thousands of goals for what I’d like to do in my lifetime. My MANY bucket lists consist of traditional goals, travel goals, adventure goals, business venture goals, relationship goals, and creative goals. I separate them into a bunch of different lists so I can keep track of my goals/achievements in a tangible way. I ...

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Imaginary Chef Feature: Miss Universe Canada Finalist, Monika Horvat

FROM IMMIGRANT TO MISS UNIVERSE Recently I had the privilege to interview Miss Universe Canada finalist, Monika Horvat. As part of her preparation for the pageant, Monika is following a workout regime from Peak Nutrition CA, and The Imaginary Chef Diet. Monika was born in Belgrade, Serbia, and moved to Calgary, Alberta, Canada at 3 years old. She will graduate with a bachelors in ...

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HOW TO: Write A Bestseller Overnight

Around Thanksgiving 2014 I began to notice how many of my relatives were suffering from debilitating illnesses like diabetes, and cancer. At both Thanksgiving, and Christmas dinner these same individuals would pile their plates high with salty, fatty, and sugary foods. They were addicted to the foods that were ruining their lives. The Cajun Caveman was a book created out ...

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I Can’t Cook

I recently read an article that said the number one complaint of millennials is that we “can’t cook.” I’m sure this has something to do with the fact that we grew up in an age of total comfort and convenience. With a booming fast food industry, and rapidly advancing technology at our fingertips – it’s no longer necessary to know how to cook.  

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5 Unusual Ways to Find True Love

In the spirit of Valentine’s Day I decided to write a post about love. This post is all about how to attract and keep a strong, long-lasting relationship. I met my husband when I was 15 and he was 16. We dated throughout high school and college. He moved to Mississippi for college, then transferred to my school, then I ...

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