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    Ever wonder how popular your baby's name has been over the years? Or where in the U.S. it's been most popular? A new interactive baby names map will show you how the popularity of your kids' names have spread across the U.S. over time. All you do is plug in the name, and you'll see through shifting shades of color where that name was most popular and when. The results may surprise you!

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    How do you feel about how much your kids' teachers get paid? The average annual salary for teachers in the U.S. is $56,383. But when you look at teachers' salaries state-by-state, you'll see some states pay a lot less -- and others pay a lot more.

    Here are the states with the top five highest-paid teachers and the states with the bottom lowest average teacher's salaries. (Including Washington, D.C.) What do you think -- are we getting our money's worth? Do you think your state's teachers are overpaid? Or are they underpaid? Do you think students learn better when their teachers are paid better, or do you think the two are unrelated?

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    Is a family that prays together really one that stays together? According to Tom Ellis, former chairman of the Southern Baptist Convention’s Council on the Family, famously claimed that "born-again Christian couples who marry ... in the church after having received premarital counseling ... and attend church regularly and pray daily together ... experience only 1 divorce out of nearly 39,000 marriages." Judging from new findings, that bold assertion couldn't be further from the truth.

    Instead, research by the Barna Research Group shows that American divorce rates are highest among Baptists and nondenominational “Bible-believingChristians and lower among more theologically liberal Christians like Methodists. Guess who has the lowest divorce rates? Atheists! Yes, those same heathens who don't even believe there IS a higher power approving of our unions or encouraging us to get hitched.

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    What type of person are you? Are you the kind who hikes to the top of the Andes, pauses for a moment, and takes it all in? Or are you the type who hikes to the top of the Andes and takes out your phone to immediately post a photo to Facebook or Instagram -- not to say "look how beautiful it is up here" but to say "look what I'm doing right now"? If you're the latter, you're weird. And that's not me saying that, it's a study. New research shows that people who are constantly posting photos to Facebook have issues maintaining relationships in real life.

    Wow, this is surprising. Said no one ever.

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    The Back to Sleep campaign scared the daylights out of many parents, making us worry that an infant sleeping on her belly increased her chance of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome. When my daughter starting rolling over in her crib from back to tummy, I was stressed out about it. That campaign, however, is said to have decreased the infant mortality rate by 50 percent in the United States, so it's a great thing we all heeded the warning.

    But just like we hear in those commercials how, when curing one thing, there is a laundry list of side effects that could occur, such is the same with infants sleeping on their backs. It could cause a condition called positional plagiocephaly.

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    A new study has come out and pretty much negated every other Facebook study that's ever been done. Kind of. This new research shows that Facebook actually makes you like yourself better. And we're not talking silly thumbs-up like here; we're talking actually like. As in not hate yourself. Weird.

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    I was as surprised as anyone when Jada Pinkett Smith's son, Jaden, asked to be an emancipated minor when he turns 15. You would think he would LOVE living with two of the coolest parents in the world! It's not like his parents are like Ariel Winter's mom. But it also got me wondering what the laws are about emancipation. How does this all work, anyway? Can a kid and his parents just ... you know, declare it and go from there?

    Turns out it's a wee bit more complicated than that. Still, there are some 20 million emancipated minors in the U.S. Here's the 101 on becoming an emancipated minor and the most common reasons for it.

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    Because you have nothing else to worry about, here's a fun study for ya. A new study out of UT Dallas has found that teens are more likely to have successful marriages if they grew up in a happy home. Now, before you're all duhhhhhh, here's why the study's interesting.

    Usually researchers spend time learning about the effects negative households have on teens when they're older, but this one actually looks at the flip side. If there are long-term negative effects of divorce on adolescents, are there long-term positive effects of happy homes?

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    Since it's been, oh what, four days now, since the last Facebook study has been published, a new one has been unleashed unto the hungry-for-knowledge social media masses: Research has found, just in time for Valentine's Day, that oversharing about your personal life online can actually damage your real-life relationships. AKA, you might want to think twice about posting a photo of your awesome flowers from your awesome boyfriend tomorrow.

    This study is different from its predecessors. It isn't your run of the mill, state the obvious (social media makes us sad/depressed/jealous/weird/annoying) pointless survey. It brings a really interesting point up about Facebook -- one I've never thought of; and one you probably haven't either.

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    A little over a month ago, I quit Facebook and I haven't looked back since. The reason for my departure after four long years on the site was, to put it bluntly, because I was over it. Sure, I miss seeing photos of my friends' children, and there is a select group of people I don't correspond with otherwise and miss, but when it came down to it -- I was just bored with it. I saw the same status updates from the same people over and over, and rarely did I log on and see something, and think: "Wow! That's awesome!"

    I've been told by some of my friends that I'm a party-pooper and I should just come back because it's fun, but no. For now I'm sticking to my guns and laying off Facebook. And it turns out I'm not the only one. A new study found that lots of people are quitting Facebook, or, at the very least, have taken a break at some point. Their reason being the same as mine: Facebook is one, big yawn-fest.

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