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August 2011

Articles From Emmie Scott in August
Tuesday Aug 30, 2011 40:00 PM ET
This time, Michele hasn’t just tiptoed over the line by confusing serial killers and American heroes, or by making us think her husband would be the REAL prez if she were elected. No, no. This time, she’s turned her podium into a rather offensive pulpit.
Saturday Aug 27, 2011 55:00 PM ET
Unfortunately, acts of God aren't just limited to weather patterns - they also happen more often than we might like to admit in our daily lives. The good news is, there are productive ways to cope with adversity, even the events and situations we can't control.
Friday Aug 26, 2011 15:00 PM ET
So why on earth do we care so much what she has to say? Why follow her, watch her, listen to her so closely? Here are a few of this lady’s Gaga-glamorous strategies for success and how to apply them in everyday life.
Wednesday Aug 24, 2011 20:00 PM ET
Once upon a time, a high school teacher in Mount Dora, Florida had his classroom stolen after he called gay marriage a “cesspool” on Facebook...
Wednesday Aug 24, 2011 00:00 AM ET
The really neat thing here is that there are some celebs who actually still act like normal human beings from time to time, taking a second to do something they're not being paid to do.
Monday Aug 22, 2011 20:00 PM ET
What with Britain banning overly-airbrushed ads and such, there's been a lot of discussion about excessive Photoshopping in print media. And, if you ask me, with good reason.
Monday Aug 22, 2011 40:00 PM ET
While the diet-conscious among us know that staying healthy usually means nixing the simple carbs (e.g. sugar), a conglomeration of recent studies says your waistline might thank you for that more than your brain, especially after your noggin's had a hard workout.
Thursday Aug 18, 2011 50:00 PM ET
Wow. You know your lifestyle has crossed a line when a brand that has made its fortune on tiny clothes, smothery cologne, and half-naked teens no longer wants you to wear its products.
Wednesday Aug 17, 2011 10:00 PM ET
But once smitten by a possible love, what a lot of couples skip over is planning. Not the we-just-met-but-here’s-my-ring-preference type, but the type that comes from discussing your goals and desires in life. Here’s a timely example - the JLo/Marc Anthony split.
Tuesday Aug 16, 2011 45:00 PM ET
There's speculation that the bum admired round the world might be fake. People are theorizing that, for her big wedding debut, Pippa popped a little something extra on under the dress to give her behind a boost. Ummm... wow.
Monday Aug 15, 2011 10:00 PM ET
Some guys appear to be under the impression that an expensive courtship is the only way to win the woman of their dreams, but we now see that's not the case. For further proof, read on to find your final installment of fantastic dates without the sticker shock.
Monday Aug 15, 2011 40:00 AM ET
Unfortunately, there are some disasters that we just can't foresee. But while we can't yet predict earth-shifting changes in tectonic plates or bank accounts, we can prepare for them. Here are a few earthquake dos and don'ts and how they might apply to your poor, freaked-out wallet.
Friday Aug 12, 2011 50:00 PM ET
Disney corrupted us pretty much from birth, training us that we should expect our princes to come rescue us. And now, thanks to Meg Ryan, Julia Roberts, and our other favorite leading ladies, we think that we have to rescue our relationships. WE DON’T. Sometimes, just cutting your losses is your smartest course of action.
Thursday Aug 11, 2011 05:00 PM ET
The world has Pippa Fever. Since she appeared as her sister’s stunning maid of honor at the Royal wedding in April wearing that absolutely unforgiving, body-skimming Alexander McQueen satin dress, the world has gone bonkers for this nearly-royal British beauty. If you’re dying to get your share of this marvelous MOH’s spotlight, read on for a few ways to give your style a Pippa-lift.
Wednesday Aug 10, 2011 40:00 PM ET
The Johnstons and Palins have been lashing out at each other in wildly inappropriate ways since the last election. Now, it appears that Levi’s 19 year-old sister, Mercede, has decided to take the next shot in this media vendetta by posing for Playboy and continuing to rail against the female members of the Palin clan.
Wednesday Aug 10, 2011 30:00 AM ET
According to a new study presented recently to the American Psychological Association, rudeness is on the rise at work. Eighty-six percent of a test group of 289 white collar workers reported "incivility" in the office. Should we be surprised?
Monday Aug 8, 2011 50:00 AM ET
If you're looking for a unique way to spice up your dating routine (anyone else tired of dinner and a movie?), get to know another side of your partner, and simply have fun, try some of these ideas.
Sunday Aug 7, 2011 10:00 PM ET
I'm not going to deny dating was fun in college, because it certainly was. But I'm starting to believe that moving on from that amusement park of academics and alcohol also means that we need to start looking at relationships differently.
Friday Aug 5, 2011 35:00 PM ET
Well, we knew that To Catch a Predator’s Chris Hansen couldn’t keep it in his pants. The irony in his being caught cheating on his wife a few weeks back was so great that I think we all enjoy a great big SMH moment before promptly forgetting the sketchy creep-catcher and his sexcapade. But this story just keeps getting better.
Thursday Aug 4, 2011 15:00 PM ET
Now, sadly you’re never going to be able to glamour someone, a la the sexy True Blood vamps, and you’re not always going to be in a position where you can tell people what to do. However, this doesn’t mean that you can’t find ways to get what you want out of them. In most cases, all you really have to do is ASK... the right way.
Thursday Aug 4, 2011 30:00 AM ET
Since common knowledge about when to talk to people in person doesn't actually seem to be so common, here are a few hints for the curious digital communicator.
Tuesday Aug 2, 2011 40:00 PM ET
Over the last few months, Catherine has raised a few fashionable eyebrows a number of times when she’s re-worn jeans and dresses at several royal and public occasions, even prompting some sites to put up entire galleries of her “recycled” outfits. My question is: why is this such a big deal to the chic and famous?
Monday Aug 1, 2011 00:00 PM ET
Even though I'm not footing the bill, I feel bad asking a guy to consistently plunk down serious bucks to take me out. The solution? Toss a few inexpensive date ideas into the mix! There are more ways to take advantage of your location and your area's heritage than you might think, and many of them don't come with a heavy-duty price tag.

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