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Bahamas resort hiring a 'Chief Flamingo Officer'

An enormous resort in the Bahamas is looking for a CFO — a Chief Flamingo Officer. Baha Mar, a 1,000-acre resort on the islands, is looking for someone to work with its chief scientist to tend to a flock of ...

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Asian countires prepare for Lunar New Year celebrations

Asian countires prepare for Lunar New Year celebrations A day before Lunar New Year celebrations for the Year of the Dog kicked off across the world, people in China, Singapore, and Malaysia, among other countries, made sure to stock up ...

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This year's flu shots were the least effective in the past decade

This year’s flu shots haven’t been effective in the last decade, and they have only reduced risk of illnesses by 36%, according to a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report released Thursday. The vaccines were most effective for children, ...

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Lock of George Washington's hair found in a book

A lock of President George Washington’s hair was recently found in a book inside an envelope labeled “Washington’s hair.” The book was an old leather almanac, found clasped closed on a backroom shelf of the library at Union College near ...

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Small business lending in New York was strong in 2017

The calendar year 2017 was a strong one for small business lending in New York. Business loan approval rates for big banks (25.3%) and institutional lenders (64.3%) in New York hit new heights in Decemeber last month, according to the ...

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One soda per day can decrease your chances of getting pregnant

One or more sugary drinks — for either men or women — were shown to decrease the chance of pregnancy, a new study from the Boston University School of Medicine found. The sugar found in sweetened beverages, like soda, accounts ...

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Obamas trade tender Valentine’s Day tweets, Trumps share silence

Let me call you tweetheart. Barack and Michelle Obama marked Valentine’s Day by adding to their ever-growing — and sweetly inspiring — roster of public displays of affection. The former FLOTUS made the first move. “Happy #ValentinesDay to my one ...

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Why is there schmutz on everyone’s forehead? It's Ash Wednesday!

If you notice people walking around with smudges on their forehead today, don’t be alarmed: It’s Ash Wednesday. (It’s definitely not schmutz, so please don’t try to rub it off of anyone.) A somber day on the Christian liturgical calendar, ...

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The couple that fights together, stays together: study

It’s not exactly the Valentine’s Day sentiment that most lovebirds would expect from their significant other, but a recent study found that couples who fight through their differences constructively, instead of avoiding them, are better because of it. The research, ...

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Obama presidential portrait draws ‘secret sperm cells’ fuss

Beauty is in the eye of the beholder. Sperm is too. At least for conspiracy-mongering Fox News host Sean Hannity. His latest Barack Obama beef revolves around the former President’s official portrait by Kehinde Wiley and “secret sperm cells.” Secret ...

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