Thursday Randoms-Pepsi's New Product, Looking for Love? Have Good Credit

  • Smiling makes you look older? Yep, according to a new study, smiling can make you look up to two years older than you are. Why? Blame it on the wrinkles that form around your eyes when you’re smiling. On the other hand, a shocked or surprised look makes you look younger … because it smooths out those wrinkles. (Science Daily)         
  • You better have the right number if you’re looking for love. No, not that number. We’re talking your credit score. According to a new survey, 42% of Americans said knowing a potential partner's credit score would affect if they wanted to date that person. (AOL)         
  • So belly button makeovers are a thing. Yep, forget having an “innie” or an “outie” ... people are going to plastic surgeons in the pursuit of the perfect belly button. And what does the perfect belly button look like?  According to Dr. Norman Rowe of Rowe Plastic Surgery in New York City, his patients are requesting a belly button that is "oval, with a bit of a hood on the top." (ABC News)    
  • Millennials love living at home. According to a research from financial services firm TD Ameritrade, 27% of Millennials between the ages of 20 and 26 say they would not be ashamed to be living with their parents after the age of 30 and up to 34. 11% said they would feel no shame if they were still living with their parents when they were 35 and beyond. (NY Post)    
  • Here’s a great reason to have a margarita. According to a new study, moderate consumption of tequila is good for your bones. Seems blue agave, which is found in tequila, can help improve magnesium absorption, which is essential for strong bones. (The Daily Meal)   
  • Pepsi has launched a new summertime treat called Pepsi Fire. It’s a Pepsi Slurpee flavored with red hot cinnamon. Unfortunately, online reviews of the new drink have been less than spicy. Lots of commenters claim the drink is “gross,” because it tastes overwhelmingly like synthetic red hot flavoring. If you want to try it yourself, the Slurpee is only available at 7-Eleven, but online rumors claim the drink will soon be available in cans. (Seventeen)


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