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Kathy Landin is a freelance internet pop-culture junkie (and web video producer). For a brief time in 2011, she was THIS close to being Charlie Sheen's social media intern for the summer. She's blogged for local TV stations, anonymous dating adventures and stupid advice columns. Mostly she entertains herself by practicing the fine art of idiocy, which you can watch in Kathy Landin's "I'm an Idiot" Show. Or, if you have a short attention span, get 140 characters of idiocy on Twitter.
There are a few gifts you may not have considered for Valentine's Day.
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5 Unusual Valentine’s Day Gifts to Surprise Your Significant Other

The year’s most nerve-wracking holiday is right around the corner. Guys rarely know what, if anything, they should get for their girlfriends, and girls spend all kinds of time fretting over whether their guy will get it right. And don’t even get us started about what it does to single people.

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5 Industries That Won’t Be Hiring Much in 2013

Finding a new job or changing industriesis a natural desire, especially after the start of a new year. But don’t leap too quickly. Before you start imagining your amazing new job in the dream career you never had, you should research the hiring climate in your industry of choice. You don’t want to put a lot of money and effort into education, training and searching for a new job only to find out you’re battling 40 other candidates at every interview. Here are five of the industries you might not want to find yourself hoping for a job in this year:

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5 Industries That Will Definitely Be Hiring in 2013

If you’ve made it your goal to get a new job in 2013, your best bet is to see if the skills you have can be utilized in the industries that are predicted to hire the most this year. Keep in mind that even if your education or previous job wasn’t in a particular field, that doesn’t mean there aren’t jobs related to that field to which you could apply your experience and skill set. A growing industry needs all kinds of support.

Here are five industries that will be experiencing considerable growth in 2013:

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5 Creative Ways to Employ Yourself While You’re Unemployed

If you’ve recently lost your job, or finally finished your hard-earned degree but have yet to receive that first sweet offer of employment, keep this in mind: Don’t panic.

The good—and sort of bad—news is that you’re not alone. The better news is that your situation is not permanent.

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Who Chooses the Venue? — 10 Things You Might Not Know About the 2012 Presidential Debates

While everyone has a good time picking apart the presidential debates once they’re over (or while they're happening, on Twitter), they've actually been scrupulously picked apart by each campaign even before they start. These debates are serious business with a lot of rules, some of which are a bit strange and many of which no one seems to actually pay attention to.

Tonight is the final presidential debate between Barack Obama and Mitt Romney. Recently, the agreement between the candidates for this year’s debates was leaked to the public. We took a look and picked out a few that we found particularly intriguing:

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National Breast Cancer Awareness Month — 7 Ways to Donate Now

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, when health care experts, cancer survivors and research supporters pull out all the stops to make everyone aware of the need for proper breast cancer screenings, better detection tools and more research aimed at finding a cure.

We've gathered some easy ways for you to show your support below.

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What’s the Difference Between a Hurricane, a Cyclone and a Typhoon?

We're in the middle of hurricane season, so we spend a lot of time listening to meteorologists geek out about storm systems and weather patterns. They get that excited, yet appropriately concerned, look in their eyes as they chatter on about tropical cyclones, typhoons and hurricanes. But are the systems they're talking about all the same thing, or is there a difference? And what about tornadoes?

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Your Family Isn’t That Messed Up After All — This Woman Accidentially Married Her Own Father

The next holiday you spend with your family where you find yourself frustrated at how dysfunctional they all seem, please take a deep breath and imagine what it must be like to find out that you spent decades married to your own father without even knowing it. Then maybe have another drink.

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10 Hurricane Facts You Might Not Know: The Deadliest, the Costliest, the Strongest and More

If you have access to a television, newspaper or view of the Atlantic coastline, hurricanes are nothing new to you. And while the giant storms have enormous effects on the environment and people's lives, most of us only have a basic familiarity with them. They start out as small weather events in the ocean called depressions and then grow as wind speeds increase, first becoming tropical storms and finally turning into hurricanes.

But there's much more to know than just that.

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