What time of day do you prefer to exercise? The answer may just depend on your age. A new survey said that Millennials are the least likely generation to exercise in the morning, with just 38 percent getting their sweat on in the a.m.. That's compared to 43 percent of Gen Xers and 58 percent of Boomers who prefer to exercise in the morning. 18 percent of Millennials say they like to exercise in the afternoon, while 29 percent hit the gym in the evening. (The Ladders)
The holidays are coming … can you resist the temptation? A new survey found that while 81 percent of respondents consider themselves to be healthy eaters, all bets are off when it comes to the holidays – with most giving in to temptation. 97 percent say they give in to cravings at least once during the holidays and 26 percent say they give in to it all season. But the eating doesn’t come without guilt. In fact, 75 percent of those surveyed said they experience “cravings guilt” after eating holiday treats, and 58 percent said the guilt can actually ruin the holidays for them.
So which holiday foods are we powerless to resist? When it comes to sweets, the top three are chocolate chip cookies (44 percent), pumpkin pie (41 percent) and brownies (37 percent). On the savory side, the top three holiday dishes people crave are: mashed potatoes (39 percent), turkey (36 percent) and stuffing (31 percent). (SWNS)
What’s the longest you can sit on a plane without going stir crazy? This Thursday, the longest commercial flight in the world is starting. Singapore Airlines is offering service from Singapore to Newark Airport in New Jersey three times a week. Flight time? 19 hours. That’s a lot of movies … (Gizmodo)
Speaking of lots of movies ... Netflix addiction is real … A 26-year-old man in India had to check himself in to a mental health clinic due to his Netflix addiction. Apparently, he was watching seven hours of shows every single day – and it had gone on for more than six months. That’s roughly 1,300 hours of Netflix viewing. All that streaming caused a range of symptoms from severe eye strain to insomnia. According to doctors at the clinic, the man may have developed the addiction because he was unemployed and turned to Netflix as a means of escape. (Insider)
Kids want more female superheroes … According to a new survey, kids and teenagers want more female leads in science fiction and superhero movies. Not surprisingly, the researchers found that female superheroes inspire girls to feel strong, brave, confident, positive and motivated. (The Hollywood Reporter)