Mood Killers

Mood Killers

Marconi x Eddie = Diplomats of doom and dysfunction

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June 20, 2024 31 mins

There are a few reasons why people get frustrated with Apple:


Price: Apple products are generally known for being more expensive than comparable devices from other manufacturers.


Closed ecosystem: Apple devices tend to work best with other Apple devices. This can be frustrating for people who want to use their Apple devices with non-Apple products.


Limited customization: Apple doesn't allow for as much customizat...

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Rizz, which is basically shorthand for charisma in the dating world, can definitely be learned to an extent. Here's why:


Rizz is built on skills: Rizz involves things like confidence, conversation skills, and the ability to read social cues. These are all learnable. You can practice your conversation skills with friends or take classes to improve your social fluency.


Charisma can be studied: There's actual researc...

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June 18, 2024 29 mins

There's no scientific study on dads and voice notes, but here are some reasons why dads might favor them:


Easier than typing: Dads who aren't fans of texting or find typing slow might prefer voice notes. It's faster to record a message than crafting a text.

More personal touch: A voice note can convey tone and emotion better than just text. Dads might like feeling like they're having a real conversation.

Multit...

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June 17, 2024 39 mins

The term "legally sleepy" doesn't have a direct legal definition. However, sleepiness can intersect with the law in a couple of ways:


Drowsy Driving: In most places, driving under the influence (DUI) laws apply to drugs and alcohol, but also to impairment caused by fatigue. While there's no set threshold for sleep deprivation like there is for blood alcohol content, some states (like New Jersey and Arkansas) ...

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June 13, 2024 33 mins

There isn't necessarily something wrong with not being negative enough. However, it can depend on the situation. Here's a breakdown:


Benefits of positivity: A positive outlook can be motivating, help you cope with stress, and build stronger relationships. It can also lead to more creative thinking and better problem-solving.

Drawbacks of excessive positivity: Sometimes, negativity can be a signal that something needs a...

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June 12, 2024 38 mins

Misunderstanding the term: "Anal-retentive" is a psychology term describing someone who is excessively concerned with orderliness or control. But people often misuse "anal" to just mean uptight, missing the original meaning.

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June 11, 2024 32 mins

Excessive Social Media Scrolling is Common: Studies show people spend a significant amount of time scrolling on social media and other platforms. This can lead to negative consequences like sleep deprivation and decreased productivity.

The Algorithmic Rabbit Hole: Social media algorithms are designed to keep you engaged, feeding you content that aligns with your interests. This can create a loop where you keep scrolling without rea...

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June 10, 2024 34 mins

There are no wigs specifically designed for walking. However, there are several features to consider in a wig that you might wear while walking:


Security: A well-fitting wig is less likely to slip or come off during movement. Look for wigs with adjustable straps or combs for a secure fit.

Comfort: A lightweight wig will be more comfortable to wear for extended periods, especially during physical activity.

Style: Shorter styles...

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June 6, 2024 30 mins

It's possible to take a hotel robe without permission, but it is considered stealing. Here's why:


Hotel property: Robes are meant for guest use during their stay, not as souvenirs. They're inventoried just like furniture or towels.

Potential charges: Many hotels add a hefty replacement fee to your bill if a robe is missing. Some even have tags on the robes stating this explicitly.

Here are some alternatives:


A...

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June 5, 2024 37 mins

The cost of having a baby in the United States can vary widely depending on several factors, including:

Health insurance: Having health insurance can significantly reduce the cost of childbirth. The average cost of childbirth with insurance is around $3,000 out-of-pocket, while the cost without insurance can be much higher, averaging around $18,865 according to the Peterson-Kaiser Family Foundation.

Type of birth: Vaginal deliverie...

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June 4, 2024 33 mins

The term for that feeling is sunshine guilt. It describes the regret or guilt you experience when you choose to stay indoors on a beautiful day, even though you might be perfectly happy and content with your decision.

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June 3, 2024 37 mins

Technically, we don't experience sleep in the same way as deep or light sleep. Sleep is cyclical, with stages that progress from light to deep sleep, then back to lighter stages and REM sleep [1].


However, there is a concept called "shallow sleep syndrome" which describes getting enough sleep (in terms of duration) but not achieving the restorative, deeper stages [2]. This can leave you feeling tired and unrefres...

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May 23, 2024 34 mins

Roasts are about taking jabs: The whole point of a roast is to playfully insult the roastee. If you can't laugh at yourself a little, it can come across as thin-skinned.

He reportedly enjoyed most of it: Brady himself said he found the jokes funny, especially those directed at him.

It's good publicity: A lot of celebrities use roasts to stay relevant and show their lighter side.

However, there are also reasons why people mi...

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May 22, 2024 33 mins

There are still many restaurants that offer free refills on soda, especially in the United States. These include:

Fast food restaurants:This is the most common place to find free soda refills. Almost all fast food chains, such as Burger King, Wendy's, Taco Bell, and KFC, offer free refills on fountain drinks.


Family-friendly restaurants:Many family-friendly restaurants, such as Applebee's, IHOP, and Denny's, also o...

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May 21, 2024 35 mins

There are a few reasons why people might feel better off not knowing certain things:


Protecting themselves from emotional distress: Some information can be upsetting, disturbing, or even traumatic. For example, someone might avoid knowing the details of a terminal illness to protect themselves and their loved ones from emotional pain.


Maintaining a sense of control: Sometimes, knowing the inner workings of something can ...

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May 20, 2024 36 mins

Singing to your cat can potentially create a stronger bond between you for a few reasons:


Positive attention: Any attention you give your cat, even if it's singing an off-key tune, shows you care and are interested in them.

Soothing sounds: Cats tend to respond well to higher-pitched tones and calmer voices. Singing in a gentle way can be relaxing for them.

Routine and familiarity: If you sing to your cat regularly, they m...

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May 16, 2024 33 mins

There is a widespread dislike for Jerald Seinfeld, and there are some reasons certain people might not be fans:

Humor Style: Seinfeld's humor is observational and often finds humor in the mundane. Some viewers might find this style dry or uninteresting, preferring slapstick or more relatable characters.

Character Portrayal: Jerry, the character on the show, is often seen as self-centered and neurotic. People who dislike this ty...

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May 15, 2024 34 mins

Cataracts are a clouding of the lens in the eye, which is normally clear. The lens helps focus light rays onto the retina, the light-sensitive layer at the back of the eye. When the lens becomes cloudy, it scatters light and prevents a clear image from reaching the retina. This can cause blurred vision, dimmed vision, and difficulty seeing colors.


There are two main reasons why people get cataracts:


Aging: This is the mos...

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May 14, 2024 30 mins

People get mistaken for airport workers for a few reasons:


Similar attire: Some civilian clothing can resemble certain airport worker uniforms. For example, a blue collared shirt and khaki pants might be worn by both a passenger and a ramp agent.


Carrying luggage or equipment: Luggage handlers and other airport staff often carry rolling suitcases or specialized equipment. A passenger with a lot of luggage or an unusual t...

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May 13, 2024 34 mins

Disagreement or Dislike: This is a pretty common one. People might block celebrities whose opinions they disagree with, or if they find their content uninteresting or annoying.

Taking a Stand: Sometimes blocking celebrities is a bigger movement. There have been trends, particularly on platforms like TikTok, where people block celebrities in protest. This could be because the celebrity hasn't spoken up about an issue the user ca...

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