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Wife’s Sleeping Habits Will Affect Marriage – But Husband’s Won’t: Study

When the lady of the house gets a poor night’s sleep, her marriage suffers.  However, the same does not hold true if it’s the fellow who spends his night counting sheep in frustration.

Researchers from the University of Pittsburgh observed 35 healthy married couples’ sleeping habits over a 10-day period.  With the help of a device called an actigraph, they were able to chart how well they slept, and how long it took them to fall asleep.

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This Day in History for June 16 – First Woman Cosmonaut and More

Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:

1858 – Senate candidate Abraham Lincoln declares “a house divided against itself cannot stand” (More info)

1903 – The Ford Motor Company is incorporated (More info)

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This Day in History for June 15 – Twelfth Amendment Ratified and More

Here's a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:

1752 – Benjamin Franklin proves that lightning is electricity (More info)

1775 – George Washington is appointed commander-in-chief of the Continental Army (More info)

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This Day in History for June 14 – Stars & Stripes Adopted and More

Here's a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:

1777 – The Stars and Stripes is adopted by Congress as the Flag of the United States (More info)

1789 – Whiskey distilled from maize is first produced by American clergyman the Rev. Elijah Craig (More info)

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This Day in History for June 13 – Thurgood Marshall Nominated and More

Here's a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:

1966 – The US Supreme Court rules on Miranda v. Arizona, stating police must inform suspects of their rights before questioning them (More info)

1967 – US President Lyndon B. Johnson nominates Solicitor-General Thurgood Marshall to become the first black justice on the US Supreme Court (More info)

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This Day in History for June 11 – Escape From Alcatraz and More
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This Day in History for June 11 – Escape From Alcatraz and More

Here's a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:

1962 – Frank Morris, John Anglin, and Clarence Anglin allegedly become the only prisoners to successfully escape from the prison on Alcatraz Island in San Francisco Bay (More info)

1963 – Alabama Governor George Wallace stands at the door of Foster Auditorium at the University of Alabama in an attempt to keep two black students from attending the school (More info)

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This Day in History for June 9 – Thousands Mourn Reagan and More

Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:

1898 - China agrees to lease Hong Kong to Britain for 99 years (More info)

1934 - Donald Duck makes his screen debut in 'The Wise Little Hen' (More info)

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Wednesday Is the Best Night of the Week to Get Lucky At a Bar: Study

If you're on the prowl for a one-night stand, you should head to your local drinking establishment on a Wednesday

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Celebrity Birthdays for June 8 – Joan Rivers, Kanye West, Others

Here's a look at some notable birthdays being celebrated today:

Joan Rivers
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This Day in History for June 8 – MLK Assassin Arrested and More

Here's a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:

1861 – Tennessee became the 11th (and last) state to secede from the Union (More info)

1949 – George Orwell's '1984' is published (More info)

1966 - A merger between the National Football League and the American Football League is announced; it takes effect in 1970. (More info)

1968 - James Earl Ray, Martin Luther King, Jr.'s assassin, is arrested (More info)

1992 – The first World Oceans Day is celebrated, coinciding with the Earth Summit held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (More info)

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US Named Funniest Country; Germany Named Least Funny

Maybe we should work on exporting some knock-knock jokes.

The US has been named the funniest country in a Badoo.com survey of 30,000 people from 15 nations around the globe, while Germany - long known for its poor sense of humor - kept up the stereotype by finishing at the bottom.

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This Day in History for June 7, 2011

Here's a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:

1654 – Louis XIV becomes King of France (More info)

1776 - Richard Henry Lee of Virginia introduces a resolution in the Continental Congress proposing a Declaration of Independence (More info)

1862 – The United States and Britain agree to suppress the slave trade (More info)

1896 - In Plessy v. Ferguson, the US Supreme Court declares "separate but equal" state laws to be constitutional (More info)

1929 - Vatican City becomes a sovereign state (More info)

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