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10 Signs That The Movie You're Watching Is From The 80s

Struggling to work out what decade the film you’re watching is from? If it fulfils the criteria on this list, then it’s probably from the 80s. Sometimes you’ll get home, turn on the television, and start watching a film halfway through. But even if you don’t know the title, director, or any of the actors involved, there are several very easy ways to tell at a glance whether the movie in question is from the 80s or not. So with this in mind, here’s our handy list of ten tell-tale signs.

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The Highest Earning Supermodels Of 2009

The annual list of the highest earning models has been released and not a whole lot has changed since the past one, Gisele Bundchen remains on top and Heidi Klum is second. As you can guess though there isn’t a single fat or black or fat black model to be seen. Take a look for who earns what.

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Top 10 U.S. Spots to Visit in 2014

Intrepid travelers need not leave the United States to find distinctive cities, spectacular open spaces and wide beaches to explore. Lonely Planet's top 10 U.S. destinations for 2014 are all available without clearing customs, including long-beloved destinations, spots commemorating important events in 2014 and significant regional spots that deserve your attention. "Lonely Planet's top U.S. destinations is an annual list of places that travelers should add to their wish lists specifically for the coming year. They're not necessarily the must-see places, lest New York City be on the list every year," says Emily Wolman, Lonely Planet editor-at-large. "We dig deeper and shine a light on destinations that are emerging, perhaps historically overlooked, and/or experiencing something wonderful in the coming year. These destinations aren't necessarily where U.S. travelers are going in 2014, but where they should go in 2014." The list is more art than science.

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9 Rocket Sleds

If you thought the Bullet train was the fastest thing on rails, you would be wrong - more than 6000 miles per hour wrong. Rocket sled test tracks were originally designed for the V2 in WWII and can reach up to 6400 mph. They were made famous in the 50s when Lt. Col John Paul volunteered himself to test a 200mph track designed for crash test dummies, called the Gee Whiz. The test was intended to show the effects of deceleration in a plane crash, where it was assumed that nobody could survive more than 18G. Strapp survived an unbelievable 35G. However, the lasting legacy of the Gee Whiz test is Murphy’s Law, coined after a real engineer called Murphy who worked briefly at Edwards Air Force Base on the test track.

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10 Things You Didn’t Know About the Dead Sea

The Dead Sea, also known as the Salt Sea, is a salt lake bordering Jordan to the east and Israel and the West Bank to the west. It’s a hypersaline lake that is truly one of Earth’s unique places. Below you will find ten interesting facts along with a gallery of picture of this fascinating place.

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Top 10 Traitors in US History

Black’s Law Dictionary defines “treason” as ”attempting to overthrow the government of the state to which one owes allegiance, either by making war against the state or by materially supporting its enemies”. Submitted here are ten people who did their level best to see that America couldn’t celebrate her official 234th birthday this week. And yes, this list is “too American.”

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The 8 Types of Shovels Everyone Should Know

Humans have been digging in the Earth since the dawn of the Neolithic Revolution, some 12,000 years ago. While the earliest agriculturalists had to make do with shovels crudely fashioned from animal bones—shoulder blades were a popular choice—later material advances (namely stone, wood, and metal) led to the development of modern shovel designs and their specialized heads are purpose-built, like spades for digging in solid soil and shovels for moving loose material like coal or grain.

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10 Most Misunderstood Mental Health Disorders

One in four adults suffers from a diagnosable mental health disorder ever year, according to the National Institute of Mental Health. Mental health disorders are a serious public health concern and are widely misunderstood by society. Even though doctors and researchers have made huge strides in their understanding and treatment of mental health disorders, there is still much more to be learned and shared about these complex conditions.

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5 Tips If You Love Someone With Mental Illness

The National Institutes of Mental Health reports that one in every four adults – approximately 57.7 million Americans – experience a mental health disorder in a given year. One in four, and that’s just the U.S.! And for every person in the world diagnosed with a mental disorder there is at least one, probably more, trying to help, cope and support that person any way they know how. Mental illness is often a family issue. Parents, siblings, spouses and extended family provide housing, care and support, emotional and financial, sometimes to the point of becoming proverbial case managers. It’s hard enough when the chronic illness is something everyone recognizes, like diabetes. It’s a whole other thing when the disease is a mental illness which is ripe for misunderstanding, misinformation and stigma. By helping yourself you will help your loved one better. Care givers often have a hard time with this concept. Here are a few tips.

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Top 10 Solutions to Real Life’s Most Annoying Problems

You're fat, in debt, bite your nails, live in a filthy hovel you call an apartment, can't find a decent job, and your life sucks. Well, maybe it isn't that bad, but if you could stand to improve things in one area or another we can help.

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