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Resist The Power Of Advertising At Movies, Do This Simple Thing

You go to the movies and you see a movie trailer and it makes you want to go see the flick. Or they show someone eating a hot dog, drinking a soda, hot butter over popcorn, a slushee, you want it all and you get up and purchase those items.How do you resist the power of suggestion those pictures have or that movie trailer has?

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Nikki Sanderson (Photo by Gareth Cattermole/Getty Images)
Nikki Sanderson (Photo by Gareth Cattermole/Getty Images)
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Grandma’s Marathon Guide To The Weekend In Duluth

There are so many races, speakers, dinners, music, and things going on for the Weekend in Duluth. How do you keep it straight? Download this guide from the Grandma's Marathon website. There is so many things to read, times for events and even locations for some of the things going on.

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YouTube
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Dreaming of a White Christmas? YouTube Lets It Snow!

If you haven’t been on YouTube recently, you may not have seen the site’s contribution to the holidays: snow!

Not only does the white stuff fall on search pages, but many videos have a little red snowflake on the right-hand side of the bottom bar.

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The KOOL Crew Gets “Santa-ed” + Wishes You Happy Holidays!

The holiday season is here! From everyone at KOOL 101.7, we wish you and yours a happy and safe holiday and hope for the best in the new year! As a little gift to everyone, our web guy took the opportunity to make a little Photoshop magic happen and give the on-air staff a holiday makeover

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Holiday Specials On KOOL 101.7

This year KOOL 101.7 is proud to present special holiday programming again for your enjoyment. To help you enjoy it and fit it in to your busy family schedule here is a list of everything and when to hear it.

On December 23 (Friday) KOOL presents "How The Grinch Stole Christmas", narrated by Boris Karloff at 6pm. With all the original music and characters from the tv show, this is a special Radio presentation. The show is brought to you by Benna Ford and Gronks.

On Christmas Eve, KOOL 101.7 has an exclusive presentation of the Santa Tracker. Sgt Lee Smith will guide you through Santa's trip to deliver all the presents. Listen from 5pm to 8pm and hear the whole journey as Santa makes his way to the northland, brought to you by Grizzly's and Dunbar's Supplies.

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20th Century Fox/Warner Bros.
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7 Christmas Movies That Have Nothing to Do With Christmas [VIDEOS]

The industry, er, holiday known as Christmas dominates not only the last two months of each year, but has also spawned its own genre of film. There are good holiday flicks (‘National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation’), mediocre ones ('Jingle All the Way') and ones so awful, we'd rather drink expired egg nog than be forced to sit through them ('Christmas With the Kranks'). And then there are the films set during Chri

wolfsavard, Flickr
wolfsavard, Flickr
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Why Do the Holidays Make Us So Nostalgic?

There’s something about the holiday season that often makes us all a little nostalgic. And it’s not just the result of carefully-crafted marketing by retailers — psychological experts say that wistful feeling has an actual purpose.

Krystine Batcho, a professor of psychology at Le Moyne College in New York, says nostalgia helps us feel connected to one another and can even ease pain during a crisis.

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7 Adorable ‘Santa Babies’ [PHOTOS]

Every family has its strange holiday traditions and some of those include dressing up tiny, innocent infants as the world's most famous elderly gift giver. Here's a list of the 7 different kinds of Santa Babies you might end up meeting online or in real life this holiday season. And lest yo

MSNBC
MSNBC
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The Hottest Holiday Gift? Reindeer Rentals! [VIDEO]

A husband and wife couple in the U.K. have found a unique way to make a buck off Christmas — by renting live reindeer for public appearances. Wonder what Santa thinks about this?

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Google
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‘Send a Call from Santa’ to Keep Kids in Line… or to Have a Little Holiday Fun

Parents have been using the threat of Santa’s “naughty or nice” list for so long now that it may be losing its strength, so the nice folks at Google stepped in to help.

Enter a little information at Send a Call from Santa and your little one will get a from the North Pole denizen himself. You can customize it to be as personal as you like, including details like the child’s name, gender and what’s on his or her holiday wish list.

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Source: flyingrock via flickr
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What’s Behind (Or Inside, As It Would Be) The McRib

Who am I to look down my nose at what you eat;  Frankly, the average person who spent any amount of time around a food processing plant would probably never eat that product again.

You've probably heard that the McRib - the sandwich that McDonalds rolls out every so many years "for a limited time" - is back

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YouTube
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Talented Cat ‘Maru’ High Fives Like a Pro [VIDEO]

Internet “wonder cat” Maru demonstrates his ability to high five in his latest video. His tolerance for repeating the move over and over again suggests he’d make a fine addition to a kitty NBA team. Check out his high five skills below.

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