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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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Playboy Ends No-Nudes Experiment, Takes Some Clothes Back Off

Playboy Ends No-Nudes Experiment, Takes Some Clothes Back Off

mag813 February 14, 2017 0

At the beginning of last year, in what was totally not a ploy for free publicity, Playboy magazine decided to get rid of nude photos. The magazine hoped to expand its sales by publishing

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More Couples Are Asking Friends and Family to Officiate Weddings

More Couples Are Asking Friends and Family to Officiate Weddings

mag813 February 10, 2017 0

With wedding season still in full swing, one researcher is finding a growing nuptial trend: An increasing percentage of couples are opting to have a friend or family member get ordained in order to

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America’s Liquor Cabinets Are Seeing A Lot Of Action

America’s Liquor Cabinets Are Seeing A Lot Of Action

mag813 February 8, 2017 0

If you’ve been heading for your liquor cabinet more often than the beer fridge lately, you’re not alone: For the seventh year in a row, the spirits industry chipped away at beer’s market share.

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The Solar Power Industry Continues to Grow Jobs… 51,000 in 2016

The Solar Power Industry Continues to Grow Jobs… 51,000 in 2016

mag813 February 8, 2017 0

In 2016, the still-burgeoning solar industry added more than 51,000 jobs to the American workforce, representing two percent of all new jobs. That number, included in an annual report by the nonprofit Solar Foundation,

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Workaholism Linked to ADHD and Depression

Workaholism Linked to ADHD and Depression

mag813 February 6, 2017 0

People who work too much may be more likely to have ADHD or depression, according to a new study from Norway. Researchers found that, among the workaholics in the study, nearly 33 percent had

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Study Discovers Millennials Aren’t the Biggest Users of Social Media

Study Discovers Millennials Aren’t the Biggest Users of Social Media

mag813 February 2, 2017 0

Millenials, or those aged from 18 to 34, are often saddled with a lot of unfair and unnecessary blame. Thanks to a new Nielson report, they just got some ammunition against those who’d scold them

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