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The 7 Fundamental Gemini Traits, Explained

Posted by Dora Seigel | Jan 1, 2020 6:00:00 PM

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Gemini traits are more varied than those of other astrological signs. While most signs have one very prominent trait (for example, Capricorns are notoriously ambitious), Geminis, those born between May 21 and June 21, can be social, talkative, and whimsical, but they can also be indecisive or nosy. Some Geminis love to be the center of attention; others love to gossip. They're typically passionate yet easy-going beings who are always down for an adventure or intellectual conversation.

If you hang out with a Gemini, only one thing's certain: you'll never be bored.

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80 Interesting Questions to Ask People in Any Situation

Posted by Hayley Milliman | Jan 1, 2020 12:29:00 PM

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Have you been out at a happy hour with co-workers lately and had to answer the same mundane questions about that project you're all working on? What about stuck at a dinner at a family reunion, asking your aunt for the tenth time about her college days? Or on a first date, powering through the typical first date questions—"Where'd you go to college?" "What do you do for a living?"

If you've answered yes to any of the above questions, you know how frustrating and boring it can be to ask and answer the same questions over and over again. There's nothing worse than having a boring, stifling conversation… just as there's nothing better than truly getting to know someone and learning something unique about them.

In this article, I'll help you revamp your small talk by giving you the 80 most interesting questions to ask people everywhere from a first date to a happy hour with coworkers.

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Two Truths and a Lie: 35 Good Lies for Tricking Others

Posted by Hannah Muniz | Jan 1, 2020 12:08:00 PM

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Throwing a party or looking for an icebreaker to use at a work event? Whatever the case, Two Truths and a Lie is a unique game that's useful for getting to know other people—and for seeing how good you are at lying! Read on to learn what the game entails and what makes for a good lie. We also give you tons of Two Truths and a Lie ideas to help you have a wildly fun time!

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Understanding Atomic Radius Trends: The 2 Key Principles

Posted by Melody Douglas | Oct 2, 2017 4:12:00 PM

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Need information on atomic radius trends? What's the trend for atomic radius? In this guide, we’ll clearly explain atomic radius trends and how they work. We’ll also discuss exceptions to the trends and how you can use this information as part of a broader understanding of chemistry.

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What Is TTY Mode? How Does It Work on Cell Phones?

Posted by Hayley Milliman | Oct 1, 2017 11:26:00 AM

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A TTY (teletypewriter) is a device that helps people who are deaf, speech-impaired, or hard-of-hearing use a phone to communicate. While TTY devices were initially designed for landline phones, they are used today with both landlines and cell phones.

In this article, I’ll be talking about TTY mode meaning on a cell phone and how to use it, as well as offering other, more modern options for people with hearing or speech impairments to communicate.

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Ksp Chemistry: Complete Guide to the Solubility Constant

Posted by Melody Douglas | Sep 30, 2017 3:18:00 PM

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Are you learning chemistry but don’t quite understand the solubility product constant or want to learn more about it? Not sure how to calculate molar solubility from $K_s_p$? The solubility constant, or $K_s_p$, is an important part of chemistry, particularly when you’re working with solubility equations or analyzing the solubility of different solutes. When you have a solid grasp of $K_s_p$, those questions become much easier to answer!

In this $K_s_p$ chemistry guide, we’ll explain the $K_s_p$ chemistry definition, how to solve for it (with examples), which factors affect it, and why it’s important. At the bottom of this guide, we also have a table with the $K_s_p$ values for a long list of substances to make it easy for you to find solubility constant values.

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What Are Hydrates? Definition, Naming, and Examples

Posted by Melody Douglas | Sep 29, 2017 10:07:00 PM

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What are hydrates? If you're studying chemistry, you probably need to know what a hydrate is and the role it serves.

In this guide, we give a complete explanation of hydrates, including the hydrate definition, the three different types of hydrates, the rules you need to know to name hydrates and write out their formulas, and common hydrate examples you may have heard of.

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100 Funny Charades Ideas for a Hilarious Game

Posted by Hayley Milliman | Sep 21, 2017 9:41:00 PM

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Charades is the perfect party game. You can play it anytime, anywhere, with people of any age, and you don't need any extra materials or complicated rules to start the fun. All you need are a few friends and funny charades ideas for what words and phrases to act out.

If you need a refresher on how to play charades or are looking for some ideas for funny charade topics, you've come to the right place! In this article, I'll give you a basic run down of the rules for charades and then provide over 100 funny charades ideas that you can use in your next game.

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Do the Amish Have Dentists? Are Their Teeth Often Bad?

Posted by Hannah Muniz | Sep 21, 2017 11:22:00 AM

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If you’ve ever seen the popular TLC show Breaking Amish, you might be wondering about Amish dental care. What do Amish teeth look like? Do Amish people go to dentists? And is it true that Amish people often get all of their teeth pulled, as Rebecca on Breaking Amish did? We answer all of these questions and more in this article.

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Are INFJs Funny? Understanding This Rare Personality Type

Posted by Hayley Milliman | Sep 20, 2017 12:03:00 PM

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INFJs are the rarest of the Meyers-Briggs personality types, making up less than one percent of the population. Often known as "diplomats," INFJs are known as idealistic doers who will fight tirelessly for causes they believe in. But what does that mean for what INFJs are like day-to-day as friends, co-workers, family members, and romantic partners? Are they closed off? Are they helpful? Is an INFJ funny? Read on to find out more.

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Right-Skewed Distribution: What Does It Mean?

Posted by Hannah Muniz | Aug 30, 2017 4:27:00 PM

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Studying statistics? Then you've likely heard the phrase "normal distribution" when describing data. But what about the phrase "skewed right"? What does a right-skewed histogram look like? And what causes it?

In this article, we give you examples of histograms skewed to the right and explain how these differ from normal distribution graphs.

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3 Key Tips for What to Wear to Salsa Class

Posted by Hayley Milliman | Aug 20, 2017 3:09:00 PM

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Getting ready to start salsa classes? Awesome! Salsa dancing is a great way to exercise, meet new people, and have fun.

If you're preparing for your first salsa class, you may be wondering what to wear to salsa class. While most salsa dancing classes don't have a strict dress code, it's important to dress appropriately for the activity.

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EASY Explanation: All Factors of 45

Posted by Courtney Montgomery | Nov 4, 2016 9:56:00 PM

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What are the factors of 45? 1, 3, 5, 9, 15, and 45.

Wondering how I came up with those numbers? Factoring! Because it provides a mathematical foundation for more complicated systems, learning how to factor is key. So whether you're studying for an algebra test, brushing up for the SAT or ACT, or just want to refresh and remember how to factor numbers for higher orders of math, this is the guide for you.

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5 Key Tips for How to Potty Train a Puppy Effectively

Posted by Courtney Montgomery | Nov 4, 2016 4:49:00 PM

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Potty training a puppy is a sometimes messy, but ultimately rewarding process. And with a little know-how and a regular potty routine, you'll be able to get your pup on the right track and keep both your pup and your home happy, comfortable, and clean.

So let's look at the ins and outs of how to potty train a puppy: creating a proper potty training routine, setting a potty schedule, and reacting when the inevitable accident occurs.

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The 21 Best Dogs for Apartment Living

Posted by Courtney Montgomery | Nov 4, 2016 4:47:00 PM

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Living in an apartment doesn’t mean you can’t also have a happy, healthy dog as well (unless your apartment complex doesn’t allow dogs, of course!). Though apartment living comes with a few hurdles when it comes to dog ownership, finding the right dog breed can make all the difference.

With a little effort, the majority of dog breeds can live in apartments, but apartment living is certainly easier with some breeds than others. So let’s check out what qualities make for a good apartment dog and the top breeds that fit the bill.

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