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February 22, 2018

10 Ways of Saving Money That Never Work for Anyone

While everyone knows it’s important to save money for the future, not all methods of accumulating cash are equally effective. The U.S. Commerce Department reported that the nation’s savings rate for disposable income in December fell to a 12-year low of just 2.4 percent. It’s not that people don’t try to save. Very often, the […]

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February 21, 2018

These Are the Most Beautiful Mosques in the World

Raised amid historic Islamic architecture in Baku, Azerbaijan, interior designer Leyla Uluhanli’s appreciation for the architectural splendor of mosques began at a young age. This childhood exposure turned into a lifelong fascination, which has now lead to a comprehensive new guide to 53 of the world’s most beautiful structures. Mosques: Splendors of Islam (Rizzoli, $75) […]

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February 20, 2018

20 Laws About How Our Bodies Work

Urban legends exist about all manner of things but, for some reason, the topic of the human body lends itself to them more than most — and it’s often hard to separate fact from fiction. We bet you didn’t know that the 20 “facts” listed here are really urban legends.

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February 19, 2018

10 Myths About Survival You Should Never Rely On

MYTH: YOU CAN SUCK THE VENOM OUT OF A SNAKEBITE Fact: If a bite delivers venom, it’ll immediately enter the bloodstream. Putting your mouth on the bite will deliver extra bacteria to the wound and may simply get venom into your mouth and esophagus. If someone gets bitten, try to keep heart rate low and […]

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February 15, 2018

10 Incredible Things You Should Know About

IF SOUND WAVES COULD TRAVEL THROUGH SPACE, THE SUN BURNING WOULD BE AS LOUD AS A CHAINSAW It’s a good thing we can’t hear space activity from Earth. If sound was able to travel, we’d hear the sun burning at 100 decibels, which is about the same volume as a chainsaw, jackhammer, or noisy subway.

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February 15, 2018

How Much the Average American Spent on Valentine’s Day

HOW MUCH AMERICANS SPEND ON LOVE Valentine’s Day is here, and Americans are shelling out stacks of cash to celebrate love. In fact, average spending on the holiday this year is expected to hit $136.57, according to the National Retail Federation. From spending on flowers, jewelry and greeting cards, celebrating Valentine’s Day can get costly. […]

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February 14, 2018

Top 10 Most Popular US Cities Where People Want to Move

Millennials are expected to become the most powerful generation in America in the not-so-distant future, as the group begins to exert an outsize influence on politics, culture, and the economy. But first, they will have to decide where they want to live. New data from the Brookings Institution’s Metropolitan Policy Program reveals the 10 US […]

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