Allie Hartwick

AUDIO: Which Drink Kills the Most Germs?

Alcohol can be pretty handy when it comes to killing bacteria, and it turns out, even alcoholic drinks might be real germ fighters . In a recent study, 52 strains of bacteria were found living in ice cubes. Luckily, the scientists who discovered these germy cubes, also also tried to figure out...
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AUDIO: Do You Kiss Left or Right?

When you're going in for a kiss, do you tilt your head left, or right? Turns out, according to new (and very important) research, two-thirds of people lean right when they kiss. Apparently, your dominant hand is a very strong indication of which direction you will tilt your head before leaning in...
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AUDIO: What's Happening this Thursday

Mike Casey and Allie Hartwick aren't really rady for the holidays, but they are absolutely ready for the weekend. One more day guys, you can do it. Play Like a Girl
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AUDIO: Bye Forever, Glitter

As Hartwick so eloquently put it, glitter is the herpes of the craft world - it gets everywhere, and it never goes away. Now, scientists are speaking out against glitter , and some are even suggesting a ban on the sparkly stuff. Many are arguing that the risk of pollution, specifically to the...
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AUDIO: Hairy Christmas To You!

Forget ugly Christmas sweaters, people are taking holiday dressing to an entirely new level. A festive trend this year is Christmas Tree Hair. The look is created by piling hair on top of your head in a cone or tree-like shape, and then decorating with small lights, ornaments or garland. It's...
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AUDIO: Managing Holiday Expectations

Knowing how much to spend during the Holidays isn't easy. According to a new survey , men and women have very different ideas on how much to spend. Women plan to spend an average of $170 for holiday gifts for their significant other, but they but expect gifts worth $250. Men on the other hand, only...
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AUDIO: Proper Tree Transport

You've done it. You've found the perfect Christmas tree. Congrats! It's beautiful. Now how are you going to get ot off the lot and into your house? This is a conundrum many of us have faced, and many of us have made the wrong choice and ended up compromising our safety, a la Clark Griswold. Police...
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AUDIO: A Good Tuesday to Give

First there was Balck Friday, then Cyber Monday, now, for an altruistic quasi-holiday, Giving Tuesday. Today people are being encouraged to donate their time or their dollars to the people of their community by doing something to give back. GivingTuesday.org has a list of resources, including local...
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Coffee Fixes Everything

The first day back from a long weekend is rough, thankfully, there's coffee. Coffee can do a whole lot more than just provide that Monday morning pick-me-up, it's is pretty much a miracle drug. New research has found that drinking coffee was linked to a lower risk of heart failure, stroke and...
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AUDIO: Hot Cheetos on Your Turkey

There are hundres of ways to prepare a Thanksgiving turkey, and everyone swears by a different method. We're pretty sure this prep is brand new, and we're also pretty sure we hate it. A new tip from Reynolds (the foil guys) suggests crushing up hot Cheetos and spreading them on your bird. Ew. We...
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