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Kindness makes you more attractive, study shows

Kindness makes you more attractive, study shows

A study from China shows that people are rated as being much more attractive if they do one thing -- and it’s something that parents can teach their children to help secure their personal happiness and future success.

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Posted: oct. 27, 2014 3:19 p.m. | Kindness makes you more attractive, study shows Comments 0 Comments
Why millennial men save more than women

Why millennial men save more than women

A number of Stephanie Cooper’s friends think she’s crazy -- simply because the 25-year-old already has begun squirreling away money for retirement.

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Posted: oct. 27, 2014 3:16 p.m. | Why millennial men save more than women Comments 0 Comments
The worst colleges in America

The worst colleges in America

For years, the buzz in higher education has centered on the U.S. News ranking of the best colleges and universities. Ben Miller at the New America Foundation has looked at the best and the worst, ranking the institutions most likely to blow it.

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Posted: oct. 27, 2014 3:08 p.m. | Updated: oct. 27, 2014 3:08 p.m. | The worst colleges in America Comments 0 Comments
A broader definition of entrepreneurs

A broader definition of entrepreneurs

Entrepreneurs are somewhat of a mascot for the U.S. economy -- nothing embodies the American dream more than an entrepreneur. Consequently, we’ve been trained to think there’s a positive correlation between the number of start-ups and the health of the economy. But Daniel Isenberg, professor of entrepreneurship, and Fernando Fabre, president of Endeavor Global, argue otherwise. Real, high impact entrepreneurship comes from “scale-ups” instead. Scale-ups are growing businesses that promote a “long-term entrepreneurship,” eventually leading to more innovation and increased economic health. The continued growth of established businesses does more for the economy than a high number of ...

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Posted: oct. 27, 2014 3:05 p.m. | A broader definition of entrepreneurs Comments 0 Comments
Smartphone data encryption causing headaches for law enforcement

Smartphone data encryption causing headaches for law enforcement

Solving crimes with evidence extracted from smartphones is common.

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Posted: oct. 27, 2014 3:01 p.m. | Smartphone data encryption causing headaches for law enforcement Comments 0 Comments
Stress, substance abuse rise more for women who divorce or separate

Stress, substance abuse rise more for women who divorce or separate

Women suffer a greater jump in stress when marriage ends, compared to men. And separated and divorced people -- especially women -- are also more likely to report they use drugs and alcohol to relax, according to the recently released Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index.

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Posted: oct. 27, 2014 2:57 p.m. | Stress, substance abuse rise more for women who divorce or separate Comments 0 Comments
Record 'dark money' spending in 2014 midterm elections

Record 'dark money' spending in 2014 midterm elections

This year’s midterm election will be the most expensive in history, ringing up a $4 billion tab, according to the Center for Responsive Politics’ research site opensecrets.org.

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Posted: oct. 27, 2014 2:53 p.m. | Record 'dark money' spending in 2014 midterm elections Comments 0 Comments
Over-testing pushback gets attention of White House

Over-testing pushback gets attention of White House

As Common Core curriculum and testing has settled in across participating states, resistance to the high-stakes tests pressuring teachers, administrators and students has intensified. Last week, the Council of Chief State School Officers announced a series of guidelines that it hoped would help ensure that testing was limited and purposeful.

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Posted: oct. 27, 2014 2:28 p.m. | Over-testing pushback gets attention of White House Comments 0 Comments
Wealth v. Income: Is there a sign of an upcoming problem?

Wealth v. Income: Is there a sign of an upcoming problem?

Recent reports show a major gap in the ratio of wealth to income. Wealth has been outpacing income for a while, but, is that a good thing?

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Posted: oct. 24, 2014 12:23 p.m. | Wealth v. Income: Is there a sign of an upcoming problem? Comments 0 Comments
Have 'The Simpsons' gotten a bad rap?

Have 'The Simpsons' gotten a bad rap?

“We’re going to keep on trying to strengthen the American family to make American families a lot more like the Waltons and a lot less like the Simpsons.”

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Posted: oct. 24, 2014 12:18 p.m. | Updated: oct. 24, 2014 12:18 p.m. | Have 'The Simpsons' gotten a bad rap? Comments 0 Comments
The immortal monster: Dracula on the screen

The immortal monster: Dracula on the screen

Vampires are immortal, especially if you’re judging that based on Bram Stoker’s “Dracula.”

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Posted: oct. 24, 2014 12:18 p.m. | The immortal monster: Dracula on the screen Comments 0 Comments
Foreign films lead new videos

Foreign films lead new videos

Films from all over the world lead these movies that have arrived this week on DVD and Blu-ray.

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Posted: oct. 24, 2014 12:12 p.m. | Foreign films lead new videos Comments 0 Comments
Late husband's letters of love found

Late husband's letters of love found

When Mitchell Whisenhunt passed away on Saturday, he left his family with a gift they will always cherish -- dozens of letters.

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Posted: oct. 24, 2014 12:09 p.m. | Late husband's letters of love found Comments 0 Comments
Research: bilingual parents should teach both languages to kids

Research: bilingual parents should teach both languages to kids

Parents face a variety of choices when choosing how to rear their child, and for bilingual parents choosing a language can be a daunting but worthwhile task with myriad benefits.

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Posted: oct. 24, 2014 12:07 p.m. | Research: bilingual parents should teach both languages to kids Comments 0 Comments
New Zealand airline releases 'Hobbit' safety video

New Zealand airline releases 'Hobbit' safety video

What once was a simple video that detailed the safety rules on an airplane has now become a source for viral videos.

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Posted: oct. 24, 2014 12:03 p.m. | New Zealand airline releases 'Hobbit' safety video Comments 0 Comments
#ThrowbackThursday: Why do we love the '90s?

#ThrowbackThursday: Why do we love the '90s?

Websites are about to code it up like it’s 1994.

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Posted: oct. 24, 2014 11:56 a.m. | #ThrowbackThursday: Why do we love the '90s? Comments 0 Comments

American detained in North Korea returns home

A man detained in North Korea on charges of illegal proselytization was released Tuesday in what many sources are calling a political move rather than a step forward for religious freedom.

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Posted: oct. 24, 2014 11:49 a.m. | Updated: oct. 24, 2014 11:50 a.m. | American detained in North Korea returns home Comments 0 Comments
What scary stories have in common with religion

What scary stories have in common with religion

 

Michaelbrent Collings’ introduction to the horror genre didn’t start with an obsession with the occult or a fascination with gore. It started with a bully.

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Posted: oct. 24, 2014 11:46 a.m. | What scary stories have in common with religion Comments 0 Comments

California orders churches to pay for abortions

A recent mandate from the state of California may put some religious organizations in the paradoxical situation of having their employee health plans not cover some forms of contraception, while providing coverage for elective surgical abortions.

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Posted: oct. 24, 2014 11:42 a.m. | Updated: oct. 24, 2014 11:42 a.m. | California orders churches to pay for abortions Comments 0 Comments
'Moana' is Disney's latest animated film

'Moana' is Disney's latest animated film

Walt Disney Animation Studios announced the arrival of a girl named Moana in a new CG-animated film hitting theaters in late 2016.

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Posted: oct. 24, 2014 11:42 a.m. | 'Moana' is Disney's latest animated film Comments 0 Comments
In emergency rooms, Canadians play the waiting game

In emergency rooms, Canadians play the waiting game

According to The Associated Press, the Ottawa Hospital in Canada received three patients with gunshot wounds Wednesday morning from a reported shooting at the National War Memorial at Parliament Hill in downtown Ottawa.

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Posted: oct. 24, 2014 11:37 a.m. | In emergency rooms, Canadians play the waiting game Comments 0 Comments
Becket Fund chairman optimistic about religious freedom

Becket Fund chairman optimistic about religious freedom

Imagine a world where religious freedom is respected as a non-debatable, fundamental human right. That’s the world The Becket Fund for Religious Liberty strives to create.

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Posted: oct. 24, 2014 11:33 a.m. | Becket Fund chairman optimistic about religious freedom Comments 0 Comments


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