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This Alarming Infographic Shows How Much Time We Spend on Social Media

This Alarming Infographic Shows How Much Time We Spend on Social Media

mag813 March 22, 2017 0

If you’re worried that you might be spending too much time procrastinating on Instagram and Facebook rather than actually doing anything productive, then fear not, for it appears you’re not alone. New statistics on

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Why Are People Taking Showers with Oranges?

Why Are People Taking Showers with Oranges?

mag813 March 13, 2017 0

Ever heard of orange showers? It’s quite simple. Take a hot shower, and when it’s nice and steamy, peel and eat a cold orange. In fact, rub it all over yourself without a care

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The Manatee May No Longer Be Endangered

The Manatee May No Longer Be Endangered

mag813 March 9, 2017 0

As one of the first animals protected by the federal government in 1966, the manatee has become the face of endangered species. But efforts by conservation groups and the government may be lifting it

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U.S. Soccer Creates Rule Mandating Players Stand for National Anthem

U.S. Soccer Creates Rule Mandating Players Stand for National Anthem

mag813 March 5, 2017 0

Colin Kaepernick became the center of controversy for his national anthem protest last season, but he was far from the only athlete leveraging pre-game festivities to protest. United States Women’s National Team player Megan Rapinoe

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Humans Are Responsible For 80% Of U.S. Wildfires

Humans Are Responsible For 80% Of U.S. Wildfires

mag813 March 4, 2017 0

It seems like we humans could use a refresher on fire safety while outdoors. According to a new study pulished in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 80 percent of all wildfires

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People On Twitter Are Going Nuts Over This Unusually Warm Weather

People On Twitter Are Going Nuts Over This Unusually Warm Weather

mag813 March 2, 2017 0

As anyone enjoying temperatures of 60 degrees and higher will be glad to tell you — and right now, that’s a good chunk of the United States — spring has come early this year.

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Why Millions of Americans Never Finish College

Why Millions of Americans Never Finish College

mag813 February 28, 2017 0

How can millions of Americans be out of work or stuck in low-wage jobs, while employers leave millions of jobs unfilled each year? A big reason is the nation’s college completion crisis—something that is

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This National Bee Map Warns Us of a Future Food Crisis

This National Bee Map Warns Us of a Future Food Crisis

mag813 February 24, 2017 0

Recent research reveals a startling fact about bee populations in the United States: Where they are needed the most is also where they are disappearing fastest. “This study provides the first national picture of

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‘The Neverending Flu’ Spreads, Leaving Small Businesses Running On Empty

‘The Neverending Flu’ Spreads, Leaving Small Businesses Running On Empty

mag813 February 23, 2017 0

If your favorite small store or other small business is short-handed this winter, you might have to blame a worse-than-average flu season. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, flu cases nationwide

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Climate Change May Have Substantial Effects On Mental Health

Climate Change May Have Substantial Effects On Mental Health

mag813 February 18, 2017 0

Climate change may have surprising and wide-ranging effects on mental health, experts say. That’s because climate change is both a root cause of mental health crises and a “threat multiplier,” meaning that it makes

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