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Hanna is the entertainment and lifestyle editor for CDN. Fan of great movies, legendary music, outdoor activities and cool stuff in general, her opinions, as expressed in her articles, are her own and not necessarily shared by anyone .. anywhere .. ever. Follow Hanna on Twitter: @Hanna_CDN

Americans Will Wager $8.5 Billion on March Madness

47 Million People Plan to Place Bets on NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament Americans plan to wager $8.5 billion on this year’s NCAA men’s basketball tournament, with 1-in-5 adults placing a bet, according to a new survey released today by the American Gaming Association (AGA). Key findings from the survey, conducted by Morning Consult, include: 47 million American adults will wager $8.5 billion on March Madness;$4.6 billion will ...

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Five Myths and Facts About Cancer Prevention

WASHINGTON, Feb. 19, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — February is Cancer Prevention Month. The American Institute for Cancer Research (AICR) is leading a national campaign to help Americans separate the myths from facts about cancer risk. Throughout the month, AICR will debunk cancer misperceptions and empower Americans with accurate, evidence-based advice on cancer prevention. MYTH 1:Cancer is often genetic – I can’t do anything about ...

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11 Ways to Stay Active in the Winter Months

Below freezing temperatures and snow-covered roads can make the decision to stay cuddled up inside tempting. Don’t let the winter weather get you in a rut. Outdoors: 1. Snowshoeing/snow hiking: Snow on the ground doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy area parks and trails. Many state and local parks stay open year-round. These hikes can be an easy walk or an intense workout, ...

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Half of Millennials Have Had Their Go-To Credit Card Longer Than Their Most Recent Romantic Relationship

Half of millennial credit cardholders say that their primary card has lasted them longer than their most recent romantic relationship, according to a new report from CompareCards.com. With Valentine’s Day approaching, CompareCards asked credit cardholders about their most recent credit card breakup – the last time they changed the credit card they use the most. The results clearly showed that Americans don’t ...

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The Upside – Trailer

Director Neil Burger’s heartfelt comedy about a recently paroled ex-convict (Kevin Hart) who strikes up an unusual and unlikely friendship with a paralyzed billionaire (Bryan Cranston).

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Avengers 4: Endgame is the Most Anticipated Movie of 2019

Established franchises top the list for fans’ most anticipated movies to see in 2019 according to a new survey. Avengers 4: Endgame, starring Scarlett Johansson, Robert Downey Jr., Chris Hemsworth, Chris Evans, and Mark Ruffalo topped multiple lists by wide margins, including overall “most anticipated,” “most anticipated superhero movie,” and “most excited ensemble cast to see,” according to the Atom Tickets poll. Captain Marvel and Toy Story 4 claimed the ...

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New ‘MIB International’ Shows that Hollywood is Out of Ideas

The new trailer from Sony Pictures shows us just what  Men in Black could have been  – if it didn’t have Will Smith or Tommy Lee Jones and it was based in … London. It looks exactly as bad as you’d expect. The special effects look well done, the storyline is somewhat interesting, but moving it to England and stripping ...

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Watch: This is the coolest answer to “porch pirates”

This is the time of year that “porch pirates”, people who steal delivered packages from entryways and porches, become active and YouTuber Mark Rober has an answer that not only serves a bit of rough justice, but is quite funny as well.

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This is how to make the coolest gingerbread house I’ve ever seen [video + recipe + instructions]

When I was growing up, my mom and I would make gingerbread houses on Halloween and at Christmas, and this video made me want to do one on my own this year. The tips on how to keep the roof from sliding and the ultra-cool stained glass windows really help the house stand out. Watch: Recipe (from BuzzFeed’s Tasty) Ingredients: ...

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Watch: First Lady Participates in Toys for Tots Event

First Lady Melania Trump visited Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling (JBAB) in Southeast Washington, D.C. Tuesday to participate in a Toys for Tots event. “I have been looking forward to this event ever since last year’s ended,” Mrs. Trump told children at the event. “As a mother, I feel that children are the most precious gift of all.” Watch: Photos from the ...

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Watch: The Avengers: Endgame Trailer is Dark, But Hopeful

Marvel Studio released the trailer for the next chapter in the Avengers line, Avengers: End Game, that will complete the story left adrift in the previous release, Avengers: Infinity War. The trailer begins with a hopeless message as Tony Stark records a message to Pepper Potts as he expects to die the next day. “Food and water ran out four days ago,” ...

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Marvel releases second ‘Captain Marvel’ trailer and it looks awesome

Marvel Studios dropped a second trailer for the upcoming release of the newest entry into the Marvel movie world, Captain Marvel. Both DC Comics and Marvel have characters named Captain Marvel, although DC’s is otherwise known as Shazam – last seen in print in the 1950’s. Marvel comics nabbed the rights to the name first forcing DC to rename their character Shazam. ...

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“All I Want for Christmas Is You” Continues Reign As #1 Holiday Song

The hit classic “All I Want for Christmas Is You,” holds the #1 song position for the second year in a row, according to the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP), a professional membership organization of songwriters, composers and music publishers, announces the top ASCAP holiday songs of 2018. “At this time of year, it is always a joy to ...

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Ralph Broke the Box Office This Weekend Along with Grinch and Creed II

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Ralph Breaks the Internet topped the U.S. box office this weekend with Dr. Seuss’ The Grinch and Creed II rounding out the top 3 movies in ticket sales. “This weekend a guy named Ralph took the top spot at the global and North American box office as ‘Ralph Breaks The Internet’ added another $59.5 million worldwide to bring its tally to nearly $207 million.  Notably, Warner ...

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