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Best Gifts To Give on Father’s Day – Our Top Five

Looking to get dad something a little nicer than a tie?  The following gift ideas may not necessarily be nicer, but they certainly show more thought!

When doing research for this post, I planned on searching the internet for cool gift ideas.  Little did I know, my first Google search would bring me to a one stop shopping ground!  The items at gifts.com are perfect!  I would appreciate getting any of them as a Fathers Day gift!  My personal favorites after the jump.

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Best Places To Take Dad on Father’s Day – Our Rockin’ Top 5

Father's Day is coming up on June 19th this year. Dad's can often times be tough to buy for. Sometimes it's because dad doesn't really want or need anything in particular. Another reason dear old dad can be tough to buy for is the price tag on the things they would love to have. Cars, lawn equipment, and things like hi-tech gadgets can be costly to say the least. I've put together a list of not only gifts to buy for dad, but also a few things you can do with him to let him know he's appreciated! More after the jump.

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The Perfect Pair of Underwear

Go ahead and forgive me before you begin reading, but this article revolves around underwear; what constitutes the perfect pair to be exact.  If you aren’t interested or are overly concerned with the appropriateness of such a discussion, move along because I’m going to share some personal opinions here.

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Crossing Your Arms Reduces Pain
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Crossing Your Arms Reduces Pain

Simply crossing your arms reduces the feeling of pain.

Since we generally use our right hand to touch things on the right side of our orientation, and our left hand to touch things on the left side, scientists believe that when you cross your arms the brain gets confused and doesn't process stimuli -- including pain -- as well

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Best Places in Tyler for a Bachelor Party

They don't call it the ball and chain for nothing. Marriage is that turning point in your life to finally calm it down some.

So you have to go out with a bang. Here's the top five ways to live it up! Now of course Las Vegas is the way to go all out.

But were not all loaded enough to have our own Hangover movie. Here are our best places in Tyler for a bachelor party-- some local ideas and places to go.

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Blinking Yellow Turn Signals Kill Motorcyclist [VIDEO]

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Yesterday just before 11am a horrific traffic accident happened in Tyler on Broadway at the entrance to the Broadway Square Mall. 71 year old Helen Rice Turner was turning left into the mall parking lot off of south Broadway  -- she turned right into the path of motorcycle driven by a 23 year old Kendrick Lee Clark of Palestine. More after the jump.

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Do You Like It ‘Cowboy Cold?’

The perfect temperature for beer is an interesting subject for me to explore.  I just recently turned 21 and I'm starting to journey into bars and beer stores.  Usually I am clueless and feel very uneducated.  Last week at Electric Cowboy, I felt like a total goober while trying to order a beer.  The bartender got an attitude with me when I asked what kind of beer they served, so I made an executive decision just to get a Bud Light.  For the rest of the night I had a cold hand from holding the beer.  Is that right? (more after the jump)

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Julia Robert’s Tips to Be An ‘Extraordinary Mom’

Julia Roberts is celebrating Extraordinary Mom's on May7th on OWN, which is Oprah Whinfrey's network.You can find this show on Channel 107 if you are a Suddenlink customer or Channel 269 if you subscribe to DirecTV. She interviews many famous women including Hillary Clinton, Rosie O'Donnell and ABC's Christiane Amanpour. Julia also found inspirational everyday moms who share with her how to raise good kids, how to balance work and family and the power women possess to change the world for the better. Enjoy the preview after the jump.

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Creative Breakfast in Bed Recipes for Mother's Day [VIDEOS]
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Creative Breakfast in Bed Recipes for Mother’s Day [VIDEOS]

Nothing shows the mom in your life more love and thoughtfulness than the quintessential breakfast in bed. You can go basic with eggs, bacon and pancakes, but don't be afraid to spice things up a bit, either.

Take a peak at some of these high-concept -- but still easy -- recipes. If possible, practice your recipe ahead of time to perfect it and serve mom on tray for less mess and the ultimate breakfast in bed experience.

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5 Gifts Not to Get Mom for Mother's Day
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5 Gifts Not to Get Mom for Mother’s Day

If there's one talent moms have, it's their killer poker face. That's why you may not have noticed any disappointment from gifts you've given her on a holiday, birthday or Mother's Day in the past, from macaroni necklaces to wilted bouquets. And though we're sure you've given her lots of things she adores, you don't want to make the mistake of giving her something she doesn't.

Here's a list of five things to avoid handing over on Mother's Day:

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Research Shows Sitting Can Kill You
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Research Shows Sitting Can Kill You

People who sit most of the day have a 54 percent greater risk of heart attack than those who spend a good chunk of the day standing.

Researchers at the Pennington Biomedical Research Center in Louisiana came to this conclusion after analyzing the lifestyles of more than 17,000 men and women over 13 years.

The scientists found that even non-smokers who exercise regularly and would be considered in good shape double their risk for heart attack if their job requires them to sit most of the time.

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Five Forbidden Tax Deductions
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Five Forbidden Tax Deductions

One of the few joys of tax preparation is making deductions and watching your bill from Uncle Sam get lower and lower.

Here's a list of five expenses that might be tempting to deduct, but are strictly forbidden by the IRS.

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