The Talk Recap: Cristin Milioti on L.A. Experience;Is the NFL Ready for Michael Sam? (2/10/14)

The Talk started the round of conversations with the big blunder committed against Samuel L. Jackson by a Los Angeles reporter who mistook him for Laurence Fishburne as the interview was progressing. Aisha Tyler, who has been mistaken for some other celebrity, argued that people makes mistakes but not when it comes to famous celebrities such as Jackson; she added that the reported should’ve just ended the interview when he could’ve instead of allowing it to roll up to the point where Jackson retaliated. College footballer and defensive lineman Michael Sam publicly admitted being an openly-gay player and drew a…

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The Chew Recap: Toni Braxton Thrilled with Less-Sticky Goat Cheese Fettuccine (2/10/14)

The Chew started the week with Mac N’ Cheese Monday. Now if you’re a cheese lover, you might be interested that even cheeses say much about your personality (as quoted from a Huffington Post article which Clinton Kelly says is based on a real study): brie fans love to take it slow, the laid-back and friendly prefer mozzarella, goat cheese aficionados march to the beat of their own drum and the unexpected daredevils turn out to be feta lovers. As for the parmesan buffs, turns out that they love to remind others that this is the undisputed king of all…

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60 Minutes Recap: FDA Revises Ambien Dosages for Men, Women (2/9/14)

60 Minutes reports that the FDA has recommended different dosages for men and women, for only Ambien. And: Philip Seymour Hoffman, 46, found dead Sunday in his apartment, had sobered up at age 22. And: Providing homes for the homeless costs less than their hospitalizations. Drugs and Sexes Women have been overdosing on the US’ most popular sleep drug Ambien (Zolpidem) for 20 years. Ambien was prescribed 40 million times last year. New driving studies showed that the Ambien levels in women could be dangerous. Although the FDA knew about the 45% difference between men and women 20 years ago, the…

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The Suze Orman Show: Sell Cars, Pay Off Mortgage to Build New Home (2/8/14)

The Suze Orman Show advises Lizz (photo) to sell 2 of their 4 cars, and up their monthly payments so they can tear down the house they hate and build a new one. Suze also denies $300 professional modeling headshots to Paige, 11. And: Suze advises us to take advantage of DRIPs, or Dividend Reinvestment Programs. Moneylogue Suze says that if you don’t need the income from your stock dividends, reinvest your dividends instead of putting them in savings. Your dividends buy more shares for you, compounding interest. Your dividend-paying stocks or ETFs (Exchange-Traded Funds) could be giving you 5-6% a year. If…

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20/20 Recap: Picky Eating, Dwarfism, Noise Sensitivity, Sudden Blindness, Alopecia (2/7/14)

Today’s 20/20 “My Strange Affliction” episode is on medical mysteries picky eating, noise sensitivities Hyperacusis and Misophonia, twins of different sizes, Alopecia, and LHON, or Leber’s hereditary optic neuropathy. Hyperacusis is sensitivity to sound in general; misophonia is sensitivity to certain sounds. Leber’s made 2 boys blind in a month or less. ARFID Picky Eater Amber Scott (photo) cries when faced with rice. She has never eaten rice, and it took her 7 minutes to eat a few grains. She says that it will take some time before she tries anything new again. She only agreed to it with her…

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