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Voting for president on a Tuesday has been a U.S. tradition since the 1840s, but the timing makes it difficult for many people to exercise their right to vote. So, should it change?
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Over 130 years after his passing, the story of Joseph Merrick, the "Elephant Man" can still teach us important lessons about acceptance and love.
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Poaching eggs is easy if you know a few tricks.
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Paranoia Will Destroya: When Does Healthy Fear Cross the Line Into Paranoia?
Ever feel like others are out to get you, or that you're in danger even though there's no clear threat? Is this normal in today's crazy world or is paranoia creeping in?
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U.S. Needs to Have an Ongoing Conversation About Suicide
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