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561 Why do kids go to school? Americans are divided on the answer, a new poll shows.

What is school for? A new poll released Monday night shows that Americans are divided on the issue. And in an era wh...
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560 Does ‘Young Blood’ Reverse Aging? 5 Things To Know About Peter Thiel’s Parabiosis

Thiel, a Silicon Valley entrepreneur who was the first outside investor in Facebook, has poured millions of dollars ...
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559 Health benefits of drinking hot cocoa

Drinkable chocolate has been used for years to treat ailments and maladies. When chocolate made its way to France i...
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558 Satellite images used to predict poverty

There's little reliable data on local incomes in developing countries, which hampers efforts to tackle the problem. ...
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557 Self-driving buses are roaming the streets of Helsinki

Two self-driving minibuses began plying the roads of Helsinki this week -- in real traffic. The small electric buses...
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556 16 simple ways to reduce plastic waste

Plastic is found in virtually everything these days. Your food and hygiene products are packaged in it. Your car, ph...
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555 Parents who insist on vegan diet for children may risk jail in Italy

If parliamentarian Elvira Savino has her way, Italian parents who insist on a vegan diet for their children will ris...
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554 Will this be the happiest place in the world?

Can the state engineer a happy country? The United Arab Emirates thinks so. Last week, the country’s government a...
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553 Workplace Essentials For Better Health: 8 Things You Need

Chances are you spend most of your day at a desk job. While you avoid certain health hazards by not working in manua...
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552 San Francisco Just Issued The Country’s Broadest Ban On Styrofoam

“This stuff is an environmental and public health pollutant, and we have to reduce its use.” San Francisco just t...
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551 The reasons why exhaustion and burnout are so common

More and more people are suffering ‘burnout’ – but is this the fault of modern life or is physical, mental and spiri...
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550 Website Introducing “sento” Public Baths Gains Traction

A website providing information about "sento" public bathhouses mainly in the Tokyo metropolitan area is proving po...
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549 What Are The Best Ways To Prevent Cancer?

This question originally appeared on Quora. Answer by David Agus, M.D., USC Professor of Medicine and Engineering. ...
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548 Americans Spend Half Of Their Food Budgets At Restaurants

Unless you have a Blue Apron subscription, the idea of having regular, home-cooked meals is probably more nostalgic ...
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547 Outdoor learning ‘boosts children’s development’

Childhoods were dramatically changing, with fewer opportunities to spend time outdoors, researchers observed. The...
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546 Stress in the classroom could be contagious between teachers and students, scientists discover

The stress suffered by exhausted teachers could be contagious to their students and have a negative impact on their ...
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545 RAMSEE IS A SECURITY GUARD ROBOT WITH INFRARED VISION

Gamma 2 Robotics’ RAMSEE borrows the name of pharaohs, which is fitting since it works the graveyard shift. The secu...
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544 How I Ended My Toxic Relationship with Stress

I used to thrive on stress—I truly believed it gave me energy and excitement. But my company,EXHALE, is centered aro...
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543 Junior high school in Japan introduces trial afternoon nap time for students

Requested by the students themselves, the afternoon siesta is designed to improve concentration levels and protect t...
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542 GERMANY MAY HAVE DRIVERLESS TRAINS BY 2023

Germans are speeding toward a future of driverless trains. At least, that's what Deutsche Bahn chairman Rudiger Grub...
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541 Study shows living near nature can help you live longer

A long-term study from Harvard that has been collecting data on study participants since 1976 has drawn a correlatio...
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540 Foods Endorsed by Celebrities Are Almost All Terrible for You

Almost every food or drink a music celebrity endorses and promotes through commercials and advertisements is unhealt...
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539 McDonald’s overhauls popular menu ingredients

NEW YORK: McDonald's Corp, which is trying to shake its image for serving processed junk food, said on Monday that i...
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538 (County:Vietnam) VN protests Taiwan’s violation of Trường Sa

HÀ NỘI — Visits by a number of Taiwanese officials to the Ba Bình (Itu Aba) feature area have seriously violated Việ...
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537 (Country Vietnam) Experts inspect Zika prevention measures in localities

Eight inspection teams from the ministry of health (MOH) have checked Zika virusdisease and dengue fever prevention ...
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536 (Country Turkey)Turkey presses post-coup purge with over 7,000 arrests

ISTANBUL - The Turkish government is expected to continue its crackdown on suspected putschists on Tuesday, whil...
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535 (Country: Vietnam) Rains provide relief to parched wetlands

HCM CITY — Recent rains have eased droughts affecting biological diversity at two protected sites: the Láng Sen Wetl...
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534 (Country:Thailand) 100 nations to join new regime to fight tax avoidance

KYOTO - The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) said on Thursday around 100 countries are l...
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533 (Country:Thailand) Reform panel demands refund of phone fees

The National Reform Steering Assembly's anti-corruption panel has urged telecom authorities to quickly order thr...
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532 Early retirement might be in your future

Think you can continue to work as you age? The answer may depend on your profession. People in so-called blue-col...
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531 (Country:Iran) Iran produces 90% of global rosewater

Iran supplies 90 percent of the global demand for rosewater in light of its great farms and high-quality Mohammadi r...
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530 (Country: Vietnam)Traffic: Vietnam’s Silent Killer

In Vietnam outbreaks of cholera, dengue fever or hand, foot and mouth disease are not uncommon. Last year hand, foot...
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529 (Country: India)Elephant seriously hurt after being hit by bus

A 10-year-old elephant sustained multiple injuries when it hit by a State Express Transport Corporation bus here nea...
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528 Google rolls out new tab to search in English and Hindi

Targeting the significant Hindi-speaking population in India, search engine giant Google has rolled out a new tab on...
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527 Bad communication habits you should break immediately

Conversations are a big part of our everyday lives. And whether you think of yourself as a world-class commun...
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526 Zumba is trying to cash in on a new kind of fitness

Zumba isn't just about dancing anymore. The famous exercise brand has ventured into new territory with a new...
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525 Dalai Lama addresses joint session of California Legislature

The Tibetan spiritual leader His Holiness the Dalai Lama Monday addressed a joint session of the California Legislat...
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524 The surprising health benefits of drinking beer

Could a glass of beer a day help you live longer? Researchers at the Mediterranean Neurological Institute i...
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523 Royal visit ‘good for investment’

Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman with Salman Amin Khan RIYADH: Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s v...
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522 Self-respect: Underprivileged Saudi women work in searing heat, won’t beg

RIYADH: It’s a common sight during Ramadan to see some women with their children roaming the streets seeking cash ha...
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