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663 Nearly Quarter of Americans Carry Lucky Charms

663 Nearly Quarter of Americans Carry Lucky Charms

Nearly one in four Americans carries a good luck charm at least occasionally, according to a new survey. According to a YouGov poll, seven percent of Americans carry a lucky charm every day, fo...

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662 4 Health Benefits Of Cycling

662 4 Health Benefits Of Cycling

People who cycle to work have reported feeling happier than those who drive or use public transport Riding a bicycle, whether indoors or outdoors, can provide an excellent and affordable workou...

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661 The darker side of living to 100

661 The darker side of living to 100

While the ageing of society has become one of the givens in today's world, less is made of the lived experience of the very elderly in society. And although there is some suggestion that the much ...

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660 Cutting Back On Salt? 4 Tips To Reduce Your Sodium Intake

660 Cutting Back On Salt? 4 Tips To Reduce Your Sodium Intake

Many Americans consume more salt than they require with estimations suggesting 90 percent of the population fails to follow the recommended limits. "It's easy to over-consume this mineral. Peop...

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659 Two of the world’s biggest brands are now Chinese

659 Two of the world’s biggest brands are now Chinese

A new list of the world's most valuable brands is out, and China has claimed two of the top spots for the first time. Alibaba has joined the top 10, alongside Chinese tech group Tencent, as wel...

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658 Why Reading Books Makes You a Better Person, According to Science

658 Why Reading Books Makes You a Better Person, According to Science

Researchers have found that people who read regularly are better off. Books are good for people on so many levels. They can help you fall asleep, lower your stress through laughter or tears, pr...

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657 6 Reasons Why Summer Can Be Good For Your Health

657 6 Reasons Why Summer Can Be Good For Your Health

It's never too early to celebrate the fact that summer is on the way. Whether it's an island vacation or the long break from school or simply hosting pool parties, everyone has something to look f...

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656 Creativity Is Good For Your Health, Here’s How

656 Creativity Is Good For Your Health, Here’s How

Studies have started to recognize the link between art and well-being. Over centuries, people from all walks of life have pursued creative stimulation. Be it singing, writing, dancing or painti...

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655 Why Are Some People Left-Handed?

655 Why Are Some People Left-Handed?

Left-handedness — sometimes called "sinistrality" — means you prefer to use your left hand rather than your right hand for routine activities, such as writing. Most people who have studied left-ha...

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654 Many back pain patients ‘getting wrong care’

654 Many back pain patients ‘getting wrong care’

Lower back pain is the leading cause of disability globally but too often patients are let down by the treatment they are offered, say experts. They have written a series of papers in The Lancet ...

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653 Japanese electric toilet symbols go global

653 Japanese electric toilet symbols go global

Japan's Kyodo News Service says that the six illustrations have been accepted by ISO, the International Organization for Standardization, to show users which buttons to press when operating high-t...

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652 Three Myths About Cancer Prevention

652 Three Myths About Cancer Prevention

Maybe you’ve heard that drinking too much coffee causes cancer but a daily cup of green tea lowers your risk. Or perhaps you’ve read that surgery can make an early-stage cancer more severe. There’...

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651 The elderly backpacker who’s inspiring young Chinese

651 The elderly backpacker who’s inspiring young Chinese

An elderly woman who has chosen a life of backpacking in her retirement has won millions of fans on Chinese social media. The 73-year-old retired teacher, identified by Pear Video as Ms Qi, says ...

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650 German workers win right to 28-hour week

650 German workers win right to 28-hour week

Labor union IG Metall secured an unprecedented deal to give a large portion of its 2.3 million members more flexible working hours and a big pay rise. From next year, workers at many of German...

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649 6 Ways Pets Are Good For Mental Health

649 6 Ways Pets Are Good For Mental Health

Pets can help people manage mental health conditions, particularly in times of crisis, new research finds. People’s emotional relationship with their animals can be intense and they can provide...

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648 Is it possible to boost your immune system?

648 Is it possible to boost your immune system?

Everyone wants to be that person that never gets sick. The one at the office who somehow skips out on the plague that’s traveling from cubicle to cubicle, or the one that doesn't come down with a ...

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647 What will millennials kill this year?

647 What will millennials kill this year?

Millennials killed a lot of things last year. Almost daily, it seemed, a headline would appear with news of an industry or institution falling victim to Gen Y disruption. This trend has become ...

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646 6 Sneaky Stress Triggers and What to Do About Them

646 6 Sneaky Stress Triggers and What to Do About Them

Sneaky tension triggers might be pushing you to the breaking point—without your even realizing it. Layoffs at work: stressful. An illness in the family: brutal. You know the big stuff that can ...

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645 UK’s most googled health issue of 2017 revealed

645 UK’s most googled health issue of 2017 revealed

"What is cancer?" is the UK's most googled health question in 2017 (so far), data reveals. According to experts at Google Trends, other pressing health issues searched for online by British peopl...

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644 13 Funny International Laws You’d Never Know Were Real

644 13 Funny International Laws You’d Never Know Were Real

You might want to remember these 13 surprising and strange laws next time you're traveling to avoid embarrassment, fines, or worse! Culture clashes can occur anytime you travel, but every once ...

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643 This Is How Often You Really Should Be Shutting Down Your Computer

643 This Is How Often You Really Should Be Shutting Down Your Computer

There are pretty much two types of people in the world: Those who shut their computers down every night, and those who close their laptops without turning them off. You’ve probably heard mixed mes...

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642 New terror laws ‘would criminalise thought’, watchdog warns

642 New terror laws ‘would criminalise thought’, watchdog warns

Ministers should not "criminalise thought" with plans to prosecute people who view extremist content online, the UK's terror watchdog has said. Home Secretary Amber Rudd recently announced plan...

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641 Dream Deprivation Is Just as Unhealthy as Sleep Deprivation

641 Dream Deprivation Is Just as Unhealthy as Sleep Deprivation

You might already know how important sleep is, and how sleep deprivation can cause a slew of health problems. But have you thought about your dreams? Do you dream? And can you remember your dreams...

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640 Carrying the shopping can improve strength in over-65s, say experts

640 Carrying the shopping can improve strength in over-65s, say experts

Carrying the shopping, gardening, or vacuuming, can help older people to lead healthier lives for longer, according to leading physiotherapists. They warn that millions of older people risk fal...

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639 Albert Einstein’s ‘Theory of Happiness’ Fetches $1.56 Million

639 Albert Einstein’s ‘Theory of Happiness’ Fetches $1.56 Million

In 1922, Einstein was at the Imperial Hotel in Tokyo, where he was on a lecture tour, and had recently learned that he had won the Nobel Prize. When a bellboy delivered a message to the physicist,...

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638  Successful People Do These 8 Things Each Weekend

638 Successful People Do These 8 Things Each Weekend

Your weekends need to feel different from your weekdays, which happens if you rotate in different activities and hobbies you don’t have time to do during the week, Laura Vanderkam shares in her bo...

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637 This Japanese Tradition Could Help You Lead a More Meaningful Life

637 This Japanese Tradition Could Help You Lead a More Meaningful Life

Let’s be honest: Nothing is worse than waking up already dreading the day. For one, it be a sign that you’re in the wrong career. Or maybe you need to take a step back from life before you totally...

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636 Huge damages awards fuel demand for cycling insurance in Japan

636 Huge damages awards fuel demand for cycling insurance in Japan

Horrified by the huge court damages being awarded over bicycle-related accidents, cyclists in Japan are rushing to buy exclusively designed liability insurance. Sompo Japan Nipponkoa Insurance ...

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635 You’ll Be Happiest During These Two Years of Your Life, According to Science

635 You’ll Be Happiest During These Two Years of Your Life, According to Science

According to new research, we’re happiest at two points in our lives—not just one. Researchers at the London School of Economics and Political Science asked 23,000 German volunteers aged 17 to 85 ...

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634 Smoking Cigarettes: Smell In Clothes And Furniture Can Damage Brain, Liver

634 Smoking Cigarettes: Smell In Clothes And Furniture Can Damage Brain, Liver

Cigarette smoke seeps into everything—clothing, furniture, rugs. Now, researchers at the University of California, Riverside, suggest that even this third-hand smoke (THS) can be harmful to our he...

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633  7 Ways To Keep Your Brain Healthy, According To Experts

633 7 Ways To Keep Your Brain Healthy, According To Experts

Being active and eating well helps keep your body healthy, but these habits can also aid in keeping your mind sharp. To reduce your risk of losing the ability to think well, the American Heart Ass...

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632 10 tech gadgets that’ll make your everyday life easier

632 10 tech gadgets that’ll make your everyday life easier

A good gadget solves a problem, but solving a problem isn’t the same as making your life easier. A fitness tracker might help you live healthier, but being constantly reminded to move isn’t ver...

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631 One-Fifth of Americans Find Workplace Hostile or Threatening

631 One-Fifth of Americans Find Workplace Hostile or Threatening

The American workplace is grueling, stressful and surprisingly hostile. So concludes an in-depth study of 3,066 U.S. workers by the Rand Corp., Harvard Medical School and the University of Cali...

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630 Wisconsin company Three Square Market to microchip employees

630 Wisconsin company Three Square Market to microchip employees

A Wisconsin company is to become the first in the US to microchip employees. Three Square Market is offering to implant the tiny radio-frequency identification (RFID) chip into workers' hands f...

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629 Five countries where people live the longest

629 Five countries where people live the longest

Explorers throughout history have searched for the legendary fountain of youth. And while the elusive fountain has yet to be found, certain places across the world have emerged as centres where pe...

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628 Time, not material goods, ‘raises happiness’

628 Time, not material goods, ‘raises happiness’

Using money to free-up time is linked to increased happiness, a study says. In an experiment, individuals reported greater happiness if they used £30 ($40) to save time - such as by paying for ...

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627 Planetary protection officer wanted, generous salary

627 Planetary protection officer wanted, generous salary

Nasa is seeking a new "planetary protection officer" tasked with defending the earth from alien life. More specifically, the job's main concern is avoiding "biological contamination in human an...

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626 Scientists dim sunlight, suck up carbon dioxide to cool planet

626 Scientists dim sunlight, suck up carbon dioxide to cool planet

Scientists are sucking carbon dioxide from the air with giant fans and preparing to release chemicals from a balloon to dim the sun's rays as part of a climate engineering push to cool the planet....

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625 Working More Than 55 Hours a Week Could Affect Heart Health

625 Working More Than 55 Hours a Week Could Affect Heart Health

Long hours at work can leave you feeling stressed and exhausted, but they may also be affecting your heart health. According to a new study, employees who work more than 55 hours per week may be a...

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624 YouTube Has Started Redirecting Searches for Violent Extremism to Anti-Terrorism Videos

624 YouTube Has Started Redirecting Searches for Violent Extremism to Anti-Terrorism Videos

YouTube has started to redirect searches for violent extremism content sometimes used to recruit ISIS members to anti-terrorism videos. The technique, implemented with Google as part of a four-...

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