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The best and worst jobs in the current economy
With rapid changes in the economy, some jobs are valued more than others, meaning if you can land one, there's usually higher pay and more perks. Meanwhile, other jobs that have traditionally been considered desirable have slipped toward the bottom of the heap.
Suicides now outnumber deaths from car crashes
The number of suicide deaths in the U.S. has climbed past the number of motor vehicle deaths in recent years, due mostly to an increase in suicide among middle-aged Americans.
New camera inspired by insect eyes
An insect's compound eye is an engineering marvel: high resolution, wide field of view, and incredible sensitivity to motion, all in a compact package. Now, a new digital camera provides the best-ever imitation of a bug's vision, using new optical materials and techniques.
Ditch the flowers, go with these cool Mother's Day gifts
Instead of buying your mom a generic gift for Mother’s Day like flowers or a day at the spa, here are some cool gadgets that won’t only surprise her, but perhaps perfectly match one of her hobbies or current needs.
Need a reply fast? Email someone unhappy
People who tend to use positive, upbeat language in their messages - like "care" and "amazing" - only respond to 47 percent of their emails within 24 hours.
VIDEO: How young is too young for a gun?
After the accidental shooting death of a 2-year-old, many people are asking how young is too young to be around guns?
How credit cards can help pay for summer travel
When you're planning a summer vacation, having the right credit card can help you not only save money, but actually get some money back.
How to eat for $1.50 a day
Could you eat on $1.50 a day?
Benefits of exercise go beyond weight loss
Exercise is good for you, but have you ever stopped to ask yourself why? The answers are varied and may not be as obvious as you might think.
Discovering a bat that's in a league of its own
Researchers in the grasslands of South Sudan were taken by surprise when they first spotted a beautifully patterned bat with pale yellow spots and stripes on dark black fur.
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