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    ‘Why are you still here?’: Inside the last Blockbuster in America — The Washington Post

    There were 9,000 Blockbuster video stores in 2004. As of Sunday, there is a single one left in United States.

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      These Are the Best Companies to Work For in the U.S. — Bloomberg

      Non-stop business knowledge Get more on The Bloomberg App Facebook Inc.—despite suffering through what could be charitably described as a turbulent year—was ranked as best place to work in 2018, according to Indeed. The career website compiled its ann

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            15 American Mountain Towns Oozing With Charm — TripAdvisor

            From the Adirondacks to the Rockies, these charming mountain towns deserve a moment in the sun. If you're planning a visit, consider a vacation rental from TripAdvisor—like a cozy cabin right on the hiking trails or a modern ski condo. In a land wi

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              Why eight hours a night isn’t enough, according to a leading sleep scientist — Quartz

              For something that we spend a third of our lives doing (if we’re lucky), sleep is something that we know relatively little about. “Sleep is…

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                Raccoon triumphs over skyscraper in a climb that captivated the internet, celebrates with cat food

                The #MPRraccoon somehow found itself trapped on a building ledge — and apparently decided the only way to go was up.

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                  IQ scores are falling and have been for decades, new study finds — CNN

                  IQ scores have been steadily falling for the last few decades, with changes in our environment and the way we are learning thought to be reasons why, a new study suggests.

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                    How Music Can Fight Prejudice

                    New research from Portugal finds youngsters feel more positively toward members of an ethnic minority if they have learned songs from their culture.

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                      The world is running out of Japanese people — Quartz

                      Japan is shrinking. Fast. The health ministry recently announced that only 946,060 babies were born in Japan in 2017, the fewest births since official statistics…

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                              Shelter dog helps boy with autism hug, kiss his mom for first time

                              Due to his autism, Joey Granados never hugged his mom, Amanda -- until a shelter dog named Roxy

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                                Grieving Mama Cat Who Lost All Three Babies Matched With Three Abandoned Kittens

                                Mikey, an eight month old cat, was inconsolable. She had three kittens, born too early. They were weak and one by one, they died. Mikey's owner Hillary tried everything she could think of to save the babies. Watching her cat suffer, Hillary was despe...

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                                  The Unmothered

                                  Three and a half years after she died, I now mark Mother’s Day on my private calendar of grief.

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                                      Protecting Children From Toxic Stress

                                      We know that trauma in the lives of children can impair mental and physical health in adulthood. We also know how to prevent it.

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                                        More Americans See Foster Youths as Adoptable, But Also Delinquent

                                        The number of Americans who view foster youths as adoptable grows, but half of Americans still think they are there because of something they did

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                                              Patients HIV-free for now after transplant

                                              Two more HIV patients have no signs of the virus in their blood following bone marrow transplants, according to the Boston researchers who treated them.