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Business/Economy: How Long Will The Party Last for Homebuilders? Shares of the biggest homebuilders have soared as the housing market comes back to life. A surge in new home orders, low mortgage rates, a significant drop-off in housing inventory, and an uptick in home prices are fueling shareholder optimism. The question is can is last? Read what the experts have to say! Click Here to Read the Full Article by CNNMoney.com
Check out the "Resource Center" in the left-hand column of this newsletter for interactive online tools that can help answer just about any industry related question. __________________________________________________________ Brian Tracy Inspirational Article of the Month:
Risk Taking the Smart Way: 5 Types of Risks That Affect Your Ability to Achieve Goals Brian Tracy is a world-renowned personal and professional development coach that has helped millions of people achieve their goals and develop a positive mindset. Brian will be contributing to our newsletter every month by providing us with an article to help inspire you, our clients, to reach higher and achieve more than ever before. Click Here to Read the Full Article by Brian Tracy ________________________________________________________ Interesting Articles and Photos of the Month: Brain Is Biased When Learning New Information What you've been exposed to may influence your memory. Our previous state of mind can influence the way you see the world and what sort of decisions you make. Your brain may be more likely to recognize new things as new when the unknown is already on your mind, according to research. This is an interesting study you will want to read. Click Here to Read the Full Article by LiveScience.com
Man Makes Final House Payment In Pennies Apparently all that loose change collecting in the couch cushions pays off. A Massachusetts man who vowed to pay his last mortgage payment in pennies made good on the pledge hauling 62,000 pennies weighing 800 pounds into the bank. "I always follow through. I was just praying I didn't die first," the man said. Click Here to Read the Full Article by YahooNews.com World's Largest Cupcake Mosaic Singapore celebrated its 47th birthday in style with a mosaic of 20,000 cupcakes designed to look like a pair of hands in a heart shape around the city-state's flag. The overwhelming display of frosted cakes broke the previous Guinness Book of World Records mark for cupcake mosaics by a long shot. The record-breaking display measured 52 x 26 feet and took 1,320 pounds of cupcake mix and 770 pounds of eggs. Click Here to Read the Full Article by YahooNews.com
Bad Hair Photos Everyone suffers through a bad hair day every now and then and these individuals are no exception. Take a look at some of the craziest hairstyles! These hairstyles will make your bad hair days seem like good days. Share which hairstyle is your favorite or if you're not too ashamed send us your worst hairstyle! Click Here to View the Images by EllenDeGeneres.com ______________________________________________________ Videos of the Month:
Husbands Cruel Prank On Wife Manny has been pranking his wife for the past six years and this is just his latest. While driving on the highway Manny spies a truck being towed in front of them so he decides to prank his sleeping wife by making her believe they're about to be part of a terrible accident. Needless to say, the woman wakes up screaming and then later takes her frustrations on the goofball husband. You must see this prank played out! Click Here to Watch the Video by YouTube.com
Olympian's Parents in Hilariously Awkward Moment Being a parent of a world-glass gymnast is tough. The Raismans hung on every moment as their daughter competed on the uneven bars during the Olympics. What really makes this clip in the way the Raisman's parents seem to be contorting themselves into the most stressed-out positions possible not to mention all those awkward facial expressions leading up to the moment of truth. Click Here to Watch the Video by YouTube.com __________________________________________________________
Delicious Recipe of the Month: Buffalo Chicken Pasta Salad For anyone who likes buffalo wings this is a great change of pace from normal pasta salad. This pasta salad is popular as a side dish for a barbeque or just about any gathering you can think of. You can even serve this dish warm for a scrumptious dinner and substitute or add many different vegetables.
Dumb Criminal Story of the Month: Woman Calls 911 to Complain About Mug Shot; Gets Arrested Again Tonya Ann Fowler had already been in trouble with the law, but in her mind she had become the victim. Tonya Ann Fowler called 911 to complain about her police mug shot. The good news is Fowler got a new mug shot. The bad news: It's because police arrested her again for misusing the 911 emergency system. Click Here to Read the Full Article by YahooNews.com
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