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Exactly how much it will cost you to retire well in every state in America

July 10th, 2019 at 11:10 am » Comments Off

  A comfortable retirement doesn’t come cheap. While you may hear stories of people retiring on as little as $2,000 a month, the reality for most of us is likely to be much different. Indeed, according to data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the average over-65 household will spend nearly $50,000 a year. The […]

World’s population is projected to nearly stop growing by the end of the century

July 8th, 2019 at 12:16 pm » Comments Off

For the first time in modern history, the world’s population is expected to virtually stop growing by the end of this century, due in large part to falling global fertility rates, according to a Pew Research Center analysis of new data from the United Nations. By 2100, the world’s population is projected to reach approximately […]

Wine kills germs that cause sore throats and dental plaque, says awesome study

July 4th, 2019 at 9:37 am » Comments Off

Yet another reason to pour yourself a glass. We already know that wine is one of the greatest things in life, but did you know that it could actually keep you from getting sick? Yup, apparently wine is a fantastic disinfectant for bad mouth germs, which is just another reason why we should all be […]

Researchers ‘Lost’ 17,000 Wallets in Hundreds of Cities to See What People Would Actually Do with Them

July 3rd, 2019 at 9:44 am » Comments Off

Researchers ‘Lost’ 17,000 Wallets in Hundreds of Cities to See What People Would Actually Return Plenty of people around the world, it turns out, are willing to return a stranger’s lost wallet—especially if it’s filled with cash, according to a counterintuitive study. The study, published in the journal Science on Thursday, was a meticulous social […]

Special report: Our plastic planet

June 30th, 2019 at 10:38 am » Comments Off

  We have sipped, packaged and played our way into a global plastics crisis. Why it matters: Activist consumer groups are pushing for less use, and to some extent, less production, while industry aims for increased recycling. The big picture: Plastics demand is projected to only increase — and the footprint of plastic pollution with […]

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