Got Nasty Neighbors? 10 Tips for Defusing the Situation

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-09_ccac516feb.jpgiStock/Thinkstock (NEW YORK) -- We've all been there. The party animals who live next door keep you up all night with their loud music or the grumpy old neighbor who refuses to mow his lawn just yelled at you for parking too close to his driveway. It can be frustrating. But there are ways of approaching these neighborly problems before you start plotting revenge or end up with toilet paper in your trees.

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Meat Company Recalls Ground Beef, May Contain Plastic

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-09_1b02abd4c5.jpgiStock/Thinkstock (WASHINGTON) -- After an investigation fueled by customer complaints, Central Valley Meat Company is recalling 58,240 pounds of ground beef that may contain small pieces of plastic. No injuries or illnesses have been reported. The recall includes 40-pound cases containing 10-pound packs of fine groud beef, the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service said Thursday.

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American Moms Reject French Effort to Ban Honey Boo Boos

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-09_e181910f06.jpgHemera/Thinkstock (NEW YORK) -- At age 6, Piper Parks is a stunning redhead with flowing hair extensions, fake eyelashes and piercing eyes, one green and one blue.  With the help of coaches and a $2,400 bejeweled dress, she has taken top prize at numerous beauty pageants since the age of 10 months. "For beauty, she has a full mega-glitz dress," said her mother, Katie Parks, 39, and a former Miss Country Western Arizona.  "She's a die-hard pageant girl."

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Majority of New Relationships Born on Twitter, Survey Says

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-09_ba4779eab3.jpgOli Scarff/Getty Images (NEW YORK) -- What’s your best 140-character pick-up line? According to a recent study conducted by the British online retailer PIXmania, Twitter is now the preferred form of communication between prospective romantic partners. Twitter tops text messages and phone calls.

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Could Weight-Loss Surgery Hold a Cure for Diabetes?

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-09_375f365040.jpgIngram Publishing/Thinkstock (CLEVELAND) -- Obese patients with type 2 diabetes have been shown in past research to benefit quickly from bariatric surgery such as gastric bypass. But what about the long-term benefits?  A new study shows the weight-loss surgery may help these patients end their battle with diabetes.

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