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What Are the Different Types of Socks?

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What Are the Different Types of Socks?

Let’s face it–there are a lot of different types of socks out there. There are socks that go with loafers and socks that go with sneakers. There are funny knee high socks you can wear on the weekend and novelty socks you can wear to the office when you want to display some low-key rebellion. (Well, unless you work here. In which case, bring on all the crazy socks.) We haven’t even touched upon the many different sock lengths or the various fibers used to make socks. Needless to say, choosing the right socks to match your activity, setting or...

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Plundering Pets: Why Do Dogs Like Socks?

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Plundering Pets: Why Do Dogs Like Socks?

Ah, yes. The elusive sock thief. An adorable, four-legged creature that thinks he or she is being super sneaky. In reality, you’ve known for a while now that it’s your pup who is responsible for all your socks’ missing partners.  Why do dogs like socks so much, anyway? What makes some good pups turn to a life of sock-stealing crime? It’s a question that has befuddled pet owners for centuries. While scientists still don’t know exactly what goes on inside a dog’s brain, there are some potential reasons why your pup can’t seem to get enough of your socks. Let’s...

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How to Fold Socks

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How to Fold Socks

Raise your hand if your sock drawer is a mess! If your hand shot up into the air faster than Hermione Granger trying to answer a professor’s question, then rest assured that you’re far from the only one with this messy problem. Believe it or not, many of our very own sock fairies were once in your shoes (or socks, rather) before we learned how to fold socks the right way. To answer your unspoken question: Yes, there is a right way (and plenty of not-so-right ways) to organize and fold your socks. Some people fold over the cuffs, which...

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The 20 Best Gifts for Movie Lovers

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The 20 Best Gifts for Movie Lovers

Contrary to what HBO, Netflix and Hulu might have you believe, blockbuster movies are still alive and thriving. In fact, some of the highest-grossing movies of all time debuted in the past two years, including The Lion King ($1.6 billion) and Black Panther ($1.35 billion), just to name a couple. But you already know this if you’ve got a friend or family member who’s film crazy. To celebrate them this year, why not surprise them with one of these amazing items from our list of the best gifts for movie lovers? Best Gifts for People Who Love the Theater As...

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Yes, You Should Be Wearing Socks to Bed! Here's Why.

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Yes, You Should Be Wearing Socks to Bed! Here's Why.

On a cold night, nothing feels better than sliding into your comfiest jammies, fluffiest socks and heaviest down comforter. But if you’re like many of us, you may wake up half-naked, drenched in sweat, socks and blankets tossed haphazardly overboard. But keeping your socks on as you cruise through R.E.M. cycles is actually pretty important, according to the experts. Let’s take a deep dive into why. The Temperature of Your Feet Matters Did you know that feet actually have a massive impact on your overall body temperature? Yes, indeed: The blood vessels in your tootsies contract and slow down blood...

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