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3 Facebook Comment Tricks You Probably Didn’t Know About

Facebook has taken over the world, it seems. So many people like to post statuses about their lives, their achievements, and their special moments, and even more like to react and comment on these posts.

And to spice things up and make it even more fun, Facebook introduced some beautiful visually-stimulating effects to some types of comments. So, next time you want to make a comment worth seeing, here are 3 tricks you could use.

1. Thumbs up

And we’re not talking about the well-known ‘Like’ that we’re so much used to. We’re talking about a shower of thumbs-ups on the screen.

Just type ‘Rad’ and see what happens.

2. Hearts

If you want the screen to burst into hearts in different sizes, and sometimes that’s just the thing you need for that special comment, here’s what you can do:

Type ‘XOXO’ in the comment.

3. Confetti and Balloons

Some moments are worth the celebration, and Facebook can join you in that as well. If you want the screen to be filled with confetti and balloons, type ‘Congrats.’

They say that depending on the color, they bear a different meaning. Pink or blue means that you’re expecting a baby and the color corresponds to the gender of the baby. Yellow means that you aren’t pregnant (which can always change, right?).

Have you used any of these comment tricks? Do you know other tricks? Share them in a comment!

7 Foods That Prevent And Fight Cancer – Time To Start Eating Them

7 Foods That Prevent And Fight Cancer

The medical community is constantly trying to find the best way to battle cancer. And while there is a lot of fuss around the possible treatments and their effectiveness, one thing is more important than any of that: prevention.

There are so many foods that literally scream ‘cancer,’ and we still eat them and take our health for granted. However, there are those foods that have the role of preventing cancer and helping in treating it.

Nutritionists and researchers have long analyzed the effectiveness of what foods are good against cancer, and these 7 foods have made it to the top list. You’ll be surprised how commonly accessible they are.

1. Red Wine

Red wine (and not white) has excellent antioxidant properties thanks to the abundance of Resveratrol – a powerful antioxidant which has been found to have anti-cancer properties.

Studies suggest that moderate consumption of red wine, typically defined as one serving of wine per day for women and up to two servings for men, may provide certain cardiovascular benefits due to the presence of polyphenols like resveratrol. These polyphenols have been linked to potential improvements in heart health, including the promotion of healthy blood circulation and the reduction of LDL cholesterol levels. However, it’s important to note that excessive alcohol consumption can have adverse effects on health, so moderation is key when enjoying a serving of wine for potential health benefits.

Pinot Noir and Bordeaux have been shown to contain the highest amounts of Resveratrol. Getting Resveratrol supplements is also a good idea, especially if you don’t drink alcohol. However, a glass of wine a day is your best friend for many things.

2. Dark Chocolate

Another powerful antioxidant, and one that will brighten your day by boosting your serotonin and dopamine levels. Who doesn’t like chocolate? Make sure it’s dark, though. Too much sugar causes the opposite effect and can even contribute to the development of cancer. Also, avoid white chocolate.

3. Coffee

Coffee serves many purposes, from boosting your metabolism to waking you up …and preventing cancer! Research has shown that coffee is good against 10 types of cancer, including brain, colon, breast, and liver cancer. Make sure it’s caffeinated, though, and don’t drink too much of it. 1-2 cups a day is enough.

4. Green Tea

Rich in tannins, antioxidants, and simply a cup full of goodness. Also, the caffeine which we’ve just talked about. Starting your day with a cup of green tea helps in the prevention of cancer and it can actually fight it.

5. Turmeric

This miracle spice is a treasure to have in the house. It’s a super antioxidant and can help you with many health problems, including cancer. You can put it in your food, as it doesn’t have a strong taste, and you can brew tea with it. The options with turmeric are endless, and the benefits are simply miraculous.

6. Blueberries & Raspberries

Besides being delicious, these berries are packed with phytochemicals, which possess the ability to fight cancer. In fact, their dark color is a result of the abundance of phytochemicals. Great antioxidants which are good for reducing oxidative stress and angiogenesis. They have been shown to be most effective in fighting ovarian cancer.

7. Tomatoes

The lycopene in the tomatoes has been shown to reduce the risk of cancer, particularly prostate cancer, by 50%. Lycopene is a powerful anti-cancer agent which obstructs angiogenesis.

You can increase the concentration of lycopene by heating the tomatoes – tomato soup anyone? Add a little turmeric, throw in a dash of Himalayan salt, and you have the perfect meal against cancer.


Of course, these foods will help better in cancer prevention rather than cancer treatment. But in either case, their properties can only help. How many of these products do you use every day? Were you aware of their properties?



Source: Female Fit Body

The Science Of Love: These Questions Will Make You Fall In Love With Anyone

What’s the secret to love? What makes us fall in love with someone?

If you think that the surest way to fall in love with a person is to get to know them – you are right.

Arthur Aron is a professor of psychology at the State University of New York who back in 1967 when he was a UC Berkeley graduate, fell in love with his colleague Elaine Spaulding.

He always wanted to find a topic which people would never think that it can be studied scientifically, and to prove them wrong by doing it scientifically. So, when he fell in love he was able to do just that.

In his words, love and relationship quality are the biggest stimuli for human happiness, even more than success and wealth. So, he studied the brain in love by brain imaging and he did many lab experiments to find out how love actually works.

After years of incessant research, he came up with 36 questions that will help you get closer to your partner and fall in love.

The questions get more personal gradually, and along with saying the things you both have in common and the things you love about each other would definitely create a massive intimacy between you and your partner.

So, here are the 36 questions that Arthur Aron suggests and says they surely work.

What do you think? Would you try these questions with your partner? 

Try To Make The Biggest Possible Number By Moving Only 2 Matches

This one is a task that requires a lot of creativity and thinking out of the box. For some, there will always be a simple solution, while others try to find their way around the matches and struggle to choose the best 2.

But how big of a number can you make when the only limit is not to move more than 2 matches?

Look at the image below and take your time to think up the biggest number you can create. Remember – a maximum of 2 matches!

And now, let’s see how far you got.


The highest possible 3-digit number you can make out of these matches is 999.

Simply move the two matches in the second and third digit.

This is an answer most would easily get, if they think in the box. But what if you got out of the box, took a stroll, and came up with an even bigger number?

Here’s what else could happen:


Number 51181

Take out the top and bottom matches from the middle zero and place them at the end of the number.



Number 81151

This one’s trickier: You take those same matches from the zero and place them at the beginning of the sequence. Then flip the image upside down.

And that’s not all! Here come the most brilliant ones!


Number 5 to the power of 118

Take the same two matches from the zero and form the power sign (^). 



Take the match from the middle of the 8 and use it as a division sign. What you get with this equation is infinity. 

What number did you get? Did you think of the last answers? You remember the rules, though, the only rule is to move a maximum of 2 matches.

Do you have another idea? Share it in the comments!

This Girl Did 100 Squats Every Day For 2 Weeks – Here’s What She (And Her Butt) Learned

Even if you don’t know anything about doing exercise, you will know about squats. People do them, people dread them, people talk about them. And when it comes to doing them, Gina Florio decided to take up a squat challenge.

She did 100 squats every day for two weeks. She did include other exercises in her daily workout routine, as she does workout regularly. However, the squat challenge was something she hadn’t done before.

“My booty and I made it through the two weeks in one piece,” she writes. And she has some insights she likes to share with those who might want to take up the challenge themselves.

Here are the four major takeaways she gathered from the challenge.

1. The exercise felt like cardio more than anything else

Of course, doing 100 repetitions of anything will feel like cardio, with all that panting, sweating, and cursing. The cardiovascular system gets a huge boost and the heart rate increases, making you feel, as Gina puts it, “badass and accomplished.”

She says that 50 squats made her feel like she had taken a brisk run around the block. At 100, she had been wiping beads of sweat from her forehead.

Putting things into perspective, she says that the squats felt much more like cardio than strength training.

2. No significant changes in the butt

Gina made a photo test to see whether the squats made any difference in the way her butt looked. The results didn’t please her, as there was no real difference in her butt or thighs.

As she says, if you want to achieve a difference, adding weights to your lower-body routine will do the trick. Air squats aren’t enough to do that.

3. It builds up endurance in the lower body

By the end of week 2, Gina says she noticed that her legs could go the extra distance in her endurance runs and her HIIT cardio sessions. All the strain her legs had undergone from the squats allowed them to be better prepared for the last reps of box jumps or the last mile from her running.

4. It doesn’t improve strength training

Gina does a regular weightlifting program and she kept doing it during her squat challenge. This involved three lower-body sessions a week which focused on glutes, hamstrings, and legs.

She did the 100 squats before the strength-training sessions to get warmed up for the heavyweights. She says that she didn’t feel any significant improvements in her lower-body movements.

“Although doing 100 squats a day certainly has its own advantages, getting stronger in the weight room is not one of them,” she writes.

And as a final piece of advice, Gina says that doing this challenge gets easier by the day. So, like with any other challenge, if you want to see real improvements and breakthroughs, incrementally making it harder for yourself as time goes on may prove to be the solution.

Source: Gina Florio @PopSugar

Woman Dumbfounded To Find Electric Bill Listed As $284 Billion

Mary Horomanski, a woman from Erie, went online to check her monthly electric bill only to find that it was higher than the combined national debts of South Africa and Hungary.

She was stunned to see the dizzying figure of $284,460,000,000 on the screen. Luckily, if you can call that luck, she wasn’t obligated to pay the whole amount until November 2018. Only a minimum of relatively measly $28,156 was due for December.

“My eyes just about popped out of my head,” said Horomanski, 58. “We had put up Christmas lights and I wondered if we had put them up wrong.”

She alerted her son, who contacted the electricity provider Penelec about the bill. They confirmed it was an error.

Her online statement was swiftly changed to the actual amount of $284,46.

“I can’t recall ever seeing a bill for billions of dollars,” said Mark Durbin, a spokesman for Penelec’s parent company First Energy. “We appreciate the customer’s willingness to reach out to us about the mistake.”

He explains that the obvious reason for such error could be that a decimal point was accidentally moved.

The billion-dollar surprise made Horomanski change her Christmas present wish from her son, though.

“I told him I want a heart monitor,” she said.


Source: GoErie.com

No One Understands Why He Still Sends His Ex-Wife Roses – Then He Reveals Something Incredible

Getting married and having children is something that most people would define as pure joy and happiness. Others, however, dread the thought of getting into something that nowadays usually ends in disappointment and pain.

Divorces happen so often nowadays that they have become an accepted norm – sometimes even better seen than getting married.

It’s true that sometimes things simply don’t work out, and some people simply can’t learn to live together because of the differences that start popping out.

However, this doesn’t mean that the children are supposed to learn all the bad lessons that usually come with divorces.

These usually include anger, vanity, resentment, ignorant behavior… every symptom of the utter disappointment and the pain of divorce.

And then, there’s Billy Flynn, a divorced dad of two boys. He decided to break this chain despite the divorce and stop the drama before it begins.

He simply didn’t want his children to have to be affected by the aftershock of the divorce in a way that can utterly change their personality.

In a post that seems to be taking the Internet like wildfire, he explains why he still sends his ex-wife flowers for her birthday, instead of acting like most people do.

After getting all those awkward questions as to why he still does things for her, he decided to break it down and send a very strong message to all the divorced moms and dads out there.

Here’s what he wrote:

“It’s my ex-wife’s birthday today so I got up early and brought flowers and cards and a gift over for the kids to give her and helped them make her breakfast. Per usual someone asked me why the hell I still do things for her all the time. This annoys me. So ima break it down for you all.

I’m raising two little men. The example I set for how I treat their mom is going to significantly shape how they see and treat women and affect their perception of relationships. I think even more so in my case because we are divorced. So if you aren’t modeling good relationship behavior for your kids, get your shit together. Rise above it and be an example. This is bigger than you.

Raise good men. Raise strong women. Please. The world needs them, now more than ever.”

Don’t forget: Children do as we do, not as we say. Practice what you preach and teach your children to always show respect for the people they love. And in the end, don’t forget that the differences between the divorced parents shouldn’t affect the children.

A Relationship Psychologist Explains Why Today’s Marriages Are So Hard

Marriage is a puzzle that not many manage to solve. And with today’s divorce rates, one can only wonder where that old sense of stability and trust has gone. And really, if you thought that marriages in the past were easier than today, you were right all along.

Today’s marriage is not as simple as it once was, and there are so many reasons for it. But perhaps the main reason is the way we look at the world today, and how this affects the way we connect and bond with people.

Eli J. Finkel, a psychology professor at the Northwestern University and author of The All-or-Nothing Marriage: How the Best Marriages Work, explains that today’s marriages are nothing like those in the past.

“We have arrived at a moment in history where the best marriages are better than the best marriages of the earlier eras while, at the same time, the average marriages are getting a little bit worse,” he says in a Tech Insider video.

The first era of marriage had the role of helping people meet their basic, physiological, survival needs, like food, clothing, and shelter. “The spouses were workmates rather than soulmates,” he explains.

The second era involved marriages out of love, where people refused to marry others because they didn’t love them.

However, the third era (although it includes the element of love) is much different than just marrying out of love. It’s much more complicated, trickier, and with a lot of requirements to be met.

Watch the video below to hear the full explanation and tell us: Do you agree that this is a solid reason for marriages to be harder than ever?

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6 Reasons Why You Need To Stop Pleasing Everyone And Start Prioritizing Yourself

“When you say ‘Yes’ to others, make sure you are not saying ‘No’ to yourself.” – Paolo Coehlo

When you say ‘no’ to yourself, instead of feeling fulfilled, grateful, and happy, you start feeling empty, lifeless, and numb. And indeed, trying to please everyone can be really overwhelming, exhausting, and stressful.

Because when you are overly caring, compassionate, kind, loyal, and hardworking your energy levels drop at a heartbeat and you will need more time to relax and recharge your batteries.  

Here are 6 reasons why you should stop pleasing everyone immediately.


When you try too hard to please others, you will become a pushover and a people-pleaser. So please, stop. Even though you may not be seeing this as a bad thing, trust me it is. Because the more you try to agree with everyone else, the more you will lose yourself and your true essence.


When you do your best to please everyone, you will become more vulnerable to criticism and your flaws because you will start depending way too much on the opinions of others. You can’t just please everyone, so please – stop!


Once you realize that you couldn’t please everyone, it could feel like a burning hell. When your efforts are left unnoticed by others you may start feeling an immense pain within you because your identity has always depended on the opinion of others. You will soon start feeling like your life has no meaning.


Other people will begin to depend on you because they will get accustomed to you doing so many valuable things for them and they will start literally relying on you. So, when you don’t show up for them, their plans could fall through and their lives could suffer as well. This co-dependency is dangerous because it can happen subtly without you even realizing it.


When you spend way too much time, energy, and effort in trying to please others, you can easily forget to take care of you and your well-being. Focusing on other people’s needs instead of your own can cause you stress and it can indeed be damaging to your health in the long run.


The irony is that when you help others, you may find it difficult to find help and support when you need it yourself. Many people don’t even expect you to ever need their help, so their oblivion can really make you feel unloved and uncared for.

Finally, all these things may be a result of a lack of self-esteem, and a deep fear of rejection, as well as feelings of guilt and pressure. Plus, you can easily become addicted to this need of having to please everyone, so be careful.

And, when you are not busy pleasing everyone, you will have more time for yourself to follow your dreams, to recharge, to read, to travel, and to connect with your inner self.

Isn’t this motivating enough to say ‘no’ to others, and finally start saying ‘yes’ to yourself?


11 Things He Does That Show He’s Not In Love With You

Finding a true love is every person’s desire since the beginning of time. Everybody wants to find that particular person in their life, the one who has seen your worst as well as best and the one who despite all the drama in life will still love you and accept you.

However, there are times when love fails to go both ways and hits you so hard that you begin to doubt if your partner is the one for you.  You feel like you’ve invested so much in the relationship and, yet you don’t get enough in return.

If you date a man that makes you question your relationship status, and things have seriously taken a wrong turn, you need to ask yourself a sincere question.

Is he worth it?

Here are 11 signs that the man you date is not in love with you and maybe it is time you should let him go:

1.He spends more time with his friends than you

He tells you he’s super busy all the time, only to find him later hanging out with his friends. If he keeps on finding excuses for not seeing you and tries to subtly ignore you, this is a clear sign that he doesn’t really care for you.

2.The passion between you is gone

When a man is in love with you, he will never keep his hands off you. Love is revealed in the sweet affection, those kisses, and endless hugs.

However, if you feel like the chemistry is nowhere to be found and your sexual life keeps getting dull, this is another indication that he is not in love. Get out of this kind of relationship as soon as possible.

3.He doesn’t introduce you to his friends

When a person is serious about his intentions with you, he’ll be pleased to meet you with his friends and family.

And if you date a person, who’ll be running to the hills whenever the moment for “meeting the friends” comes, it appears you have a problem.

5. He text you but never calls you

It is as if it’s not enough that you two don’t even see each other that much, but he also forgets to call you and simply ask you “How was your day?”

Besides that, when a person calls you, you can clearly tell that he has nothing to hide about where he is or with whom he is. He would rather hear your voice than hiding behind text messages.

6. He makes his future plans without you

When he talks about all the things he wants to do, you can clearly see that you don’t quite fit in the big picture. He somehow manages to always find a way to not include you in whatever activity he’s doing.

You either need to stand up to him about these problems or just get the hell out of there. A person rarely changes for someone else. And if he already acts so inconsiderate of your feelings, don’t expect much from him in the long run.

7. He maintains contact with ex-girlfriends

Oh, you found a missed call on his cell from Jessica? Wasn’t that the name of his ex? Well, I guess you’re all fine because he told you they’re only friends.

Girls, if the guy you are dating keeps contact with his past lovers, this is a serious issue. If you plan on sticking by his side, you might consider checking his side of the story a bit more thoroughly. This can easily turn up to be a clear case of delusion.

8.He avoids all forms of public affection

He takes you to secret make-out places, and you often sit at that particular café where it seems like nobody ever goes. Be careful.

If he’s not even up for a kiss on the cheek or just a casual hug, this guy might not be serious about you.

9.You don’t feel comfortable enough to be yourself around him

As a result of all these things, you feel more and more worried. You become sleep deprived, you have no appetite, and when you’re with him, you feel this anxiety that keeps messing with your mind.

“Where is this going”, “Why doesn’t he talk to me?” are some of the questions that haunt you. The worst part is that you feel uncomfortable to the point where you’re afraid to be yourself and you fake it. You fake your feelings.

But, this can’t go on together. You have to stop doing it to yourself.

10.He is annoyed by your emotional side and he’s indifferent when you are sad

Whenever you two have a conflict and you point out the things you don’t like, he tells you that you exaggerate and complain a lot.

He will later do his best to make you feel like you asked for more than you deserve. Don’t let him manipulate you.

11. He “ghosts out” whenever you two have a fight

And after the fight, he’ll disappear into thin air, leaving you wondering where he was all week.

Once he decides to call you back, it’s most likely he’ll act like nothing ever happened.