Divorce songs ... A trending post on Twitter asked people to name the songs they’d play at their divorce or breakup party. Twitter user Eric Alperasked: “We all know the really popular songs played at weddings. If we played songs at divorces, what songs would be popular?”
There were lots of responses, ranging from Taylor Swift's "We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together,” to Queen’s “Another One Bites the Dust,” to Fleetwood Mac’s “Go Your Own Way.” (Indy 100)
So … What would be your top tunes for a divorce party?
Girl brain power … 21 women have been named American Rhodes Scholars this year -- the most of any single class in the international scholarship’s 114-year history. By comparison, 13 women were selected last year. The 21 amazing women are being granted full rides to study for at least two years at Oxford University in England. (Market Watch)
Gadget-ochondria … A few months ago, the new Apple Watch made news because it monitors users’ heartbeats and lets them know if they have heart trouble. That sounds great, but health officials say it could also be a problem because the watch – and other gadgets like it – are causing people to become hypochondriacs and believe that they’re sicker than they really are. It seems that wearable technology is setting off a lot of false alarms for people, causing them to worry when they don’t really have anything to worry about. (Gizmodo)
Talk About It:
- How attached to your Apple Watch or Fitbit are you? Are you constantly checking your heart rate? Your stand and exercise goals? Your calories burned?
- How do you feel about hitting your exercise goal every day? What happens if you’re just short before bedtime -- do you walk around the house or jog around the block to hit your goal?
‘Tis the season … for spending … According to a new survey, the average person will spend $1,556 to prepare for the holidays and get their homes ready for guests. About $235 will be spent on holiday home decor, $375 on holiday gifts and $645 on other hosting expenses. On top of that, there’s $301 on food and drink -- and $375 on gifts. Is it too late to get a second job? (New York Post)