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Should Seniors Be Moving Into Holiday Inns Instead of Nursing Homes?

A guy near Houston recently made a pretty decent argument on Facebook for why seniors should stop moving into nursing homes . . . and move into Holiday Inns instead.  Now, this obviously doesn’t work if you need constant care.  But until that happens, it might make sense.   He says the average nursing home…read more »

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LIGHTSABER DUELING NOW A COMPETITIVE SPORT IN FRANCE

“Star Wars” fanatics have a new reason to plan a trip to France. That’s because the country’s fencing federation has officially recognized dueling as a competitive sport. Duelists battle in very physical 3-minute bouts. The French Fencing Federation is in support of the sport as it sees it as a good way to get people…read more »

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Ford Created a Bed That Prevents Your Partner From Hogging

Have you ever woken up hanging halfway off the bed because somehow your significant other managed to shift themselves across two-thirds of the damn thing during the night?  Then this is for you.    Ford just invented a bed that stops one person from hogging too much space.  The bed has sensors in it that…read more »

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A Nursing Home’s Bingo Night Goes Bad When Two Women Get into a Brawl

If you’ve ever played bingo with old folks, you know they DON’T mess around.  So frankly, I’m surprised stuff like this doesn’t happen more often. The police in Rideau Lakes, Ontario, Canada got a call on Tuesday afternoon from a nursing home. . . because of a BINGO BRAWL. Apparently, a 79-year-old woman and an…read more »

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Aldi’s New Cheeses Named After 80’s Songs

There have been plenty of artists who have put out their own wines and beer, but THIS is a first:  The grocery chain ALDI is putting out ’80s themed CHEESES based on acts like DEF LEPPARD and GUNS N’ ROSES. The cheeses hit stores TODAY, and they’re a very limited edition thing.  Best of all, they have names…read more »

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