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This Is Why People Who Live In San Francisco Are So Happy And Healthy

<i>Our Living Well, On Location series explores cities and countries from around the world. How do other people pursue health and happiness? We're going coast to coast, country to country to find out.</i><p>Rudyard Kipling once said that the only drawback to San Francisco is how hard it is to leave.<p>Many San …

More Old People, Fewer Workers: Nations Look To Immigration

A story in the Financial Times caught our eye this week. It was on foreign workers in South Korea.<p>The story looked at the town of Ansan, where about 7.6 percent of the population is foreign. They come from other Asian countries, as well as from Russia. Here's one of the reasons for the change in …

China's Infamous 'One-Child Policy' Is About To Become A 'Two-Child Policy'

The country just completed a once-in-a-decade leadership transition earlier this year, though, and the new management is eager to show its reform-minded stripes amid a slowdown in the Chinese economy.<p>As a result, the "one-child policy" may be set to become a "two-child policy" fairly …

Deutsche Bank

Data show increasing pace of college enrollment declines

The decline in college enrollments appears to be accelerating, with 2.3 percent fewer students enrolled on campuses this spring than there were in …

10 Things The Samsung Galaxy S4 Can Do That The iPhone Can't

When the phone first came out, reviewers criticized Samsung for shoving too many complex and glitchy extras in the phone.<p>But there are some features in the GS4 that do work well and could be useful, and you won't find them in the GS4's chief rival, the iPhone.<p>Let's take a look at some of the best …

Dialect Map Of U.S. Shows How Americans Speak By Region (IMAGE)

We could spend hours looking at this and not get bored.<p>Self-described professional linguist and Christian missionary Rick Aschmann spent years creating this painstakingly detailed map of regional American and Canadian dialects.<p>"This is just a hobby of mine," Aschmann writes on his website. "Some …

Georgia's Gender Imbalance May Soon Be as Bad as India's

The Orthodox Church wants an abortion ban as boys continue to outnumber girls.<p>TBILISI/PRAGUE -- Georgia faces a serious and growing demographic problem. According to the United Nations, the ratio of newborn boys to girls in 1991 was 105 to 100. By 2000, it was nearly 110 to 100. And in 2011, it was …

Marvel and Robert Downey Jr. Are Fighting Over Money

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>In <i>Iron Man 3</i> Robert Downey Jr. (a.k.a. Tony Stark, a.k.a. Iron Man) may have defeated the Mandarin, …

Every Every Every Generation Has Been the Me Me Me Generation

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>To Stein's credit, he has some sociological research to make his case — he brings "the cold, hard …

US traffic deaths rise for first time since 2005 -- motorcycle rate a big contributor

For the first time in nearly a decade, the number of traffic deaths went up and a shift away from motorcycle helmet laws may be to blame, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and helmet advocacy groups.<p>An improving economy, which leads to more discretionary …

White House Wades Into Military Sexual Assault Controversy, Pledges Leadership

The White House delved further into the controversy over sexual assaults in the U.S. military Thursday, meeting with members of Congress in the wake of a high-profile arrest of an Air Force official and a shocking Pentagon report revealing the extent of the sexual assault epidemic in the armed …

Congratulations, College Graduate. Now Tell Us: What Did You Learn?

<i>By JEFF SELINGO</i><i><br>May 9, 2013 | LinkedIn.com</i><p>It’s college commencement season. Across the country, moms and dads, grandparents, and other family members …

College & University

The Free Time Dilemma

“I have a hard time with free time.” —Shia LaBeouf<p>You’ve reached it. It is that time of day when everyone starts to trickle out of the office. You …

Cost of feeding a family of four: $146 to $289 a week

Latest statistics give a range of prices for feeding a family of four a healthy diet.<p>The cost of feeding a family of four a healthy diet can run $146 to $289 a week, according to the latest numbers from the U.S. Department of Agriculture.<p>That's based on preparing all the meals and snacks at home …

'Iron Man 3' Is Coming for the 'Avengers' Box Office Records

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p><i>Iron Man 3</i> doesn't open in the U.S. until the end of this week, but it's already kicked off a big …

Legal Weed Not Expected To Add Much To Colorado Revenue

About 150,000 pounds a year, according to a new study by the Colorado Futures Center at Colorado State University. The study warns its estimate is probably conservative.<p>Put another way, that's roughly 672 million bong hits per year, which may generate as much as $130 million in tax revenue.<p>But …

Cannabis

Disney Heroines Re-Imagined As Sailor Moon Characters

You can thank Artist Drachea Rannak for these awesome pop culture mashups.

Walt Disney Company

3 Secrets Of Writing Attention-Grabbing Cover Letters

Robots consume resumes; humans read cover letters–although if yours sucks, they’ll chuck it after a few seconds. Here’s how to write one they’ll remember, and that might get you a job.<p>Whether resumes are gobbled up by robots or scanned by recruiters (for all of six seconds), a cover letter should …

The Long-Term Returns of Obesity Prevention Policies

The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) estimates the costs of proposed federal legislation over a 10-year timeframe. For policies and programs that …

26 Clever And Inexpensive Crafting Hacks

You don't need to spend a fortune on fancy supplies to fulfill all your DIY-loving heart's desires.<p>Do you have a secret-weapon tip or a trick that you love to use when making stuff? Tell the world in the comments!

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