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The grim conclusions of the largest-ever study of fake news

March 9th, 2018 at 10:07 am » Comments Off

Falsehoods almost always beat out the truth on Twitter, penetrating further, faster, and deeper into the social network than accurate information. A large megaphone projects lies, fake news, falsehoods, and images of Donald Trump, Mark Zuckerberg, and Hillary Clinton. A smaller megaphone projects truth.

All 50 states ranked for retirement from worst to best

March 6th, 2018 at 1:52 am » Comments Off

The best place to retire depends on what you value. When deciding the best place to retire, it’s important to consider affordability, quality of life, and health care. Minnesota is the best for quality of life and healthcare, but has low affordability for retirees. Florida is the best state for retirees, not surprising considering it […]

Get ready for weed yoga: The first legal cannabis spa may be on its way

February 9th, 2018 at 11:33 am » Comments Off

Weed and yoga might just be a match made in heaven. But despite pot’s legal status in Denver, “ganja yoga” isn’t permitted. Well, unless you get stoned yourself and then go to a yoga class. But maybe there’s another option on the way…

9 signs Japan has become a ‘demographic time bomb’

January 19th, 2018 at 9:15 am » Comments Off

Japan is dealing with what economists call a “demographic time bomb.”

How Shark Tank is revolutionizing business school

November 24th, 2017 at 10:19 am » Comments Off

Swimming with the sharks makes perfect sense in our evolving corporate world.

Why Americans have stopped eating leftovers

November 12th, 2017 at 6:57 pm » Comments Off

The United States’ massive food waste problem has an easy fix: People could start eating their leftovers.

The immigrant maps of America: Genome study of over 770,000 people reveals the ancestral origins of each part of the country

October 26th, 2017 at 12:39 am » Comments Off

Scientists from AncestryDNA analysed genome-wide genotype data from 774,516 Americans This allowed researchers to identify the genetic ‘clusters’ within, or the genetic communities The study reveals ancestral origins and migration patterns for specific groups across the country

72% of people 15 to 20 willing to pay extra for environmentally and socially responsible products

October 1st, 2017 at 11:29 am » Comments Off

September 23, 2017 – There is a generational shift going on that is not reflected in the dystopian politics we see in the United States these days. The vast majority of young people see green, sustainable, and socially responsible as critical values in their purchasing decisions according to a Nielsen global study done in 2015. […]

A 40-year study finds Generation Z is avoiding sex, alcohol, and driving like never before

September 25th, 2017 at 10:38 am » Comments Off

Today’s teenagers don’t seem to care much about hitting the open road, scoring a six-pack with a fake ID, or asking their peers out on dates.

Texting trouble: Thousands injured by walking into walls

September 6th, 2017 at 9:43 am » Comments Off

We’ve all heard about the dangers of texting and driving. Turns out texting and walking isn’t so safe, either.

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