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The Shift: How 41 People in Lithuania Took Over Your Facebook Feed

The company has done all this without raising outside funding, unlike digital powerhouses such as BuzzFeed and Vice, which have collected hundreds of millions of dollars. It also has only 41 employees, and the low operating costs, along with its ...

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People are living longer but less-healthy lives

Overall life expectancy is increasing but health quality seems to be decreasing in people’s later years, according to a new report. The study from the U.K. Longevity Center on aging and population is warning that retired adults are spending many ...

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Why liquor and wine make people feel different emotions

A glass of red wine, not a vodka soda, is likely to elicit feelings of calmness, according to a new study. Different kinds of alcohol — red or white wine, beer and liquor — bring out different feelings and emotions ...

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Dr. Samadi: New guidelines mean 50% of people have hypertension

The pressure is on — new guidelines recently released by the American Heart Association and the American College of Cardiology have changed the definition of high blood pressure or hypertension. Previous guidelines that have been used for many years defined ...

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This is how people in the 1800s took selfies

It’s a scream. As a Britney Spears-sparked debate rages over who invented the selfie, a striking new Edward Munch exhibit at the Met Breuer reminds that artists have captured their own images for centuries. In “Between the Clock and the ...

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People were drinking wine a lot earlier than originally expected

It’s always wine o’clock somewhere — and always was. Researchers have unearthed telltale evidence of the world’s earliest winemaking in clay crockery dating back to 6,000 B.C., the Guardian reports. The discovery, in the country of Georgia, suggests that the ...

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Kobe Bryant says No. 8 and No. 24 were two different people

Kobe Bryant says he was two different people with the Lakers, which is why the team will be retiring two numbers for the former guard. When the Lakers announced they’d be retiring both No. 8 and No. 24 jerseys for ...

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Get it right, people: It's not Daylight Savings Time

Tick, tock. Daylight Saving Time begins at 2 a.m. on the second Sunday in March and ends on the first Sunday in November at 2 a.m. You know the drill: In the spring, turn clocks ahead one hour; in the ...

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Science proves it: People love dogs more than humans

It’s official, people love dogs so much that we prefer them to some people, and even feel more empathy towards them than our fellow men. In a study published in the journal Society & Animals, about 240 student volunteers looked ...

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Nearly 900 people dead in gun violence since Las Vegas massacre

Nearly 900 people have been killed, and almost 2,000 wounded, by American gun violence since the Las Vegas shooting gripped the world’s attention at the beginning of this month. Gunman Stephen Paddock’s massacre of 58 people from the Mandalay Bay ...

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