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The real reason people rent middle-aged men in Japan

<b>(CNN) —</b> "Unless you have interesting input coming into you all the time, you will psychologically die."<p>"You learn by seeing through other people's eyes."<p>"People live too seriously, and that kind of narrows down their vision."<p>These thoughts have not been generated by an algorithm or crowdsourced on …

Middle Age

The crane who fell in love with a human

Early one summer morning, as rain is misting the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, a middle-aged man is courting a crane. Chris Crowe, 42, bends forward in a slight bow and then flaps his arms slowly, like wings. “Hey, girl, whatcha think,” he coos.<p>Walnut has heard that line before. The stately …

Birds

The 7 Things Everyone Needs to Get Rid Of to Be Instantly Happier

It’s May. 2017. Holy moly. Spring is officially in full swing, which got me thinking, <i>Does anyone actually spring clean anymore?</i> Let's take a look at …

Minimalism

AARP's 10 Most Affordable Places to Live in America

Our annual look at the cheapest and best places to live, for under $40,000, where there are low-cost homes, safe streets, low taxes and much more.

Health Insurers Are Vacuuming Up Details About You — And It Could Raise Your Rates

To an outsider, the fancy booths at last month’s health insurance industry gathering in San Diego aren’t very compelling. A handful of companies …

Health Care

5 Key Ways to Lose Weight After 50

En español | Whether you’ve battled the bulge for what seems like forever — or just since your last birthday — it’s true that age can have a lot to …

Weight Loss

The epic story of the map that gave America its name

A few hundred years ago, when much of the world was mysterious and unknown, two European humanists came together to produce an extraordinary map of the world.<p>St-Dié-des-Vosges is a small, leafy town in the Meurthe valley in north-east France. It lies 68km south-west of Strasbourg in France, 93km …

Maps

How to Lose Weight Without Giving Up Carbs and Booze

I’m going to make an important list, and I suggest you take notes.<p>Dessert<br>• Carbs<br>• Alcohol<br>• Eating after 8 p.m.<br>• Sugar—of any kind<br>• _____________<p>What else can …

James Corden's 11 Best Carpool Karaoke Segments Ranked (Videos)

These are the most endlessly watchable, candid looks at pop music’s biggest stars<p>These are the most endlessly watchable, candid looks at pop music’s …

Music

20 Books As Inspiring As A TEDTalk — According To The People Who Give The Talks

Want to spend your vacation working on self-improvement and -enrichment? There are 20 books TED speakers want you to read this summer, and I've got …

Books

This Is the Best Park in Every U.S. State

And how much it costs to visit.<p>This summer, get yourself, your family, or even your pet outdoors and explore the hidden natural wonders in your own …

National Parks

The Surge

the surgeHow Texas’ decade-long border security operation has turned South Texas into one of the most heavily policed and surveilled places in the …

30 Surprisingly High-Protein Foods: Our Favorite No Meat Protein-Rich Recipes

We all know people who feast on high-protein foods, throwing scoops of protein powder into smoothies, or going Paleo, Keto, Atkins or Dukan in the …

Feeling Anxious? This Simple Navy SEAL Trick Calms Your Nervous System in 5 Minutes Flat

If it works in combat, it will work for what you're going through.<p>Mark Divine is a U.S. Navy SEAL and the founder of SEALFIT, a fitness organization for those who want to push themselves to the max.<p>Divine is no stranger to stress and extreme circumstances. And there's one practice he says has risen …

7 healthy food trends this nutritionist says are worth the hype

From cauliflower rice to pea protein to bean pasta, these food trends have earned their health halos and are here to stay.<p>It’s hard to remember a world before chia seeds and almond milk. But before earning a permanent spot in our homes, these products were newbies — food trends to keep an eye on. …

Trends

Apple cider vinegar diet: Does it really work?

<i>Follow me on Twitter</i> @RobShmerlingPeople search for information on a wide variety of health topics in Google and other search engines. That’s no …

Weight Loss

Introduction: Just the Facts in 2018 Michigan

Bridge Magazine presents this nonpartisan, easy-to-use guide about many of the facts and issues that matter most as the Michigan governorship, all …

Foods That Can Help You With Age Spots

by Cheryl Bond-Nelms, AARP, February 28, 2018. hand squeezing a lemon. Getty Images. Lemon juice is a perfect natural bleaching agent that can …

The Known Unknown: Tales of the Yucca Man

<i>Ken Layne |</i> Desert Oracle <i>| Winter 2015 | 11 minutes (2,903 words)</i>The story you’ll hear most often goes like this: There’s a young Marine on guard …

Gene Editing for Good

Today, more people are living healthy, productive lives than ever before. This good news may come as a surprise, but there is plenty of evidence for …

SRS-XB31 | Help Guide | Receiving a call

Connect the speaker with a BLUETOOTH mobile phone.<p>The (BLUETOOTH) indicator lights up in blue when the BLUETOOTH connection is established.<p><b>When using</b> …

Fascinating Facts | About | Library of Congress

Origins<p>The Library was founded in 1800, making it the oldest federal cultural institution in the nation. On August 24, 1814, British troops burned …

Genealogy

Strawberries Top the 'Dirty Dozen' List of Fruits and Vegetables With the Most Pesticides

In the latest report about pesticide residues, the Environmental Working Group says that 70% of conventionally grown fruits and vegetables contain up …

EPA

A Growing Cult of Millennials Is Obsessed With Early Retirement. This 72-Year-Old Is Their Unlikely Inspiration

Vicki Robin literally wrote the book on retiring happy.<p>Vicki Robin had no idea she’d become a millennial icon.<p>The 72-year-old coauthor of the 1992 …

Seasonal Produce Guide - What's in Season? | SNAP-Ed Connection

This guide can help you explore different fruits and vegetables throughout the year. Seasonal produce in your area will vary by growing conditions …

Patagonia vs. Donald Trump

We all knew the legendary outerwear company Patagonia lived and breathed the adventurous life. We knew they cared about the environment. But it wasn’t till Trump came along that we realized they were ready to fight.<p><b>Patagonia was built</b> in the image of its founder, Yvon Chouinard. In late January, …

Donald Trump

6 Real Ways We Can Reduce Gun Violence in America

Columbine. Sandy Hook. Virginia Tech. Las Vegas. The names of America’s mass shootings have become as hauntingly familiar as the responses to them–a …

Guns