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The volatility effect of diaspora's location

2 days ago   |   The World Economy

Abstract Remittances can transmit volatility from host to home countries for some common patterns of diaspora's geographical distribution. In a migration portfolio model, the...
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Can Americans Hack Their Way Out of an Aversion to Exercise?

3 days ago   |   Time

Slightly more Americans are meeting the federal physical activity guidelines than in years past, according to new data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention data...
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Deals, discord in backroom battle for coveted judgeship

3 days ago   |   Times Union

ALBANY - In the judicial district that runs from the mid-Hudson Valley to the Capital Region, there are 18 sitting State Supreme Court judges. Of those, three are women...
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The winner of this year's National Geographic Travel Photo Contest is a picture of a tiny village in Greenland where the building colors signify their function

The winner of this year's National Geographic Travel Photo Contest is a picture of a tiny village in Greenland where the building colors signify their function

4 days ago   |   Business Insider

The winners of the 2019 National Geographic Nature Photographer of the Year contest have been announced. Photographer Weimin Chu's "Greenlandic Winter," which depicts a family...
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Yellowstone Mount Doane Rename: First National Park Shouldn't Have Features Named After Genocide Exponent

12 days ago   |   Newsweek

Wyoming Board of Geographic Names voted to change name of Mount Doane to the First Peoples Mountain.
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Stunning photos reveal the fragility and resilience of the Earth and its animals

Stunning photos reveal the fragility and resilience of the Earth and its animals

12 days ago   |   Business Insider

June 5th is World Environment Day - an annual celebration of our environment meant to encourage people to protect it. Human activities like carbon emissions and deforestation...
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Choose Your Own Family

Choose Your Own Family

13 days ago   |   The New Republic

Revolutionaries have long wanted to abolish the family. Marx didn't see it surviving the eradication of capitalism. The radical feminist Shulamith Firestone viewed it as the...
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“You Next” Project Illustrates The Impact And Influence Of Black Barbershops

15 days ago   |   News One

Black barbershops have been a central part of Philadelphia native Antonio Johnson 's life. From childhood to adulthood, they've always been intertwined in his journey. He has...
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Japan's Sake Makers Look to Wine to Define Craft Brews by Region

Japan's Sake Makers Look to Wine to Define Craft Brews by Region

16 days ago   |   Fortune

Few alcoholic beverages are as intimately associated with one country as sake is with Japan. Nihonshu , or "Japanese sake," became a protected term internationally only in...
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A giant panda national park is opening in China, and it will reportedly be nearly 3 times the size of Yellowstone National Park

A giant panda national park is opening in China, and it will reportedly be nearly 3 times the size of Yellowstone National Park

16 days ago   |   Business Insider

China is getting its first giant panda national park. The hope is that in connecting and protecting the areas where the pandas already live as a park, it will lead to...
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Gloria Vanderbilt, iconic fashion designer and socialite, dies at age 95

Gloria Vanderbilt, iconic fashion designer and socialite, dies at age 95

The American artist, author, actress, fashion designer, heiress and socialite was born in 1924. Read more ...

This Day in History: O.J. Simpson leads police on infamous Bronco chase

This Day in History: O.J. Simpson leads police on infamous Bronco chase

The infamous white Ford Bronco police chase came days after Simpson's ex-wife, Nicole Brown Simpson, was killed along with her friend Ron Goldman. Read more ...

Bodies of missing woman, child found after father's arrest for murder

Bodies of missing woman, child found after father's arrest for murder

The bodies of a missing Oregon woman and her 3-year-old son were discovered in a wooded area over the weekend - weeks after the boy's father was arrested in connection to their... Read more ...

'You're better off getting a job': 11-year-old recounts fighting off...

'You're better off getting a job': 11-year-old recounts fighting off intruder with machete

Braydon Smith was alone in the house and on the phone with his mom when the suspect entered through a window. Read more ...

Tree that inspired Dr. Seuss tale ‘The Lorax' falls in California

Tree that inspired Dr. Seuss tale ‘The Lorax' falls in California

He spoke for the trees, for the trees have no tongues. The Monterey Cypress thought to have inspired Dr. Seuss' tree-hugging classic, “The Lorax,” has fallen in its plot at... Read more ...

Taylor Swift drops ‘You Need to Calm Down' music video with Katy Perry

Taylor Swift drops ‘You Need to Calm Down' music video with Katy Perry

Swifties, please remain calm. Taylor Swift has just debuted the video for the second single, “You Need to Calm Down,” off her new album “Lover,” on sale August 23. The song... Read more ...

An 8-year-old boy is believed to be the third shark attack victim in North...

An 8-year-old boy is believed to be the third shark attack victim in North Carolina this month

An 8-year-old boy was in the ocean at Bald Head Island on Sunday at around 4 p.m. when a shark grabbed his leg, village manager Chris McCall said. The boy was treated for... Read more ...

Breakfast wraps recalled after customers find ‘small rocks' inside

Breakfast wraps recalled after customers find ‘small rocks' inside

More than 246,000 pounds of frozen breakfast wraps were recently recalled after customers complained of finding “small rocks” in the food, federal inspectors announced. Ruiz... Read more ...

U.S. Open 2019: Gary Woodland holds on for win at Pebble Beach

U.S. Open 2019: Gary Woodland holds on for win at Pebble Beach

Woodland recorded four birdies and two bogeys during the final round to secure the victory. Read more ...

Mohammed Morsi, Egypt's ousted president, dies in court

Mohammed Morsi, Egypt's ousted president, dies in court

Mohammed Morsi, the ousted president of Egypt, collapsed in court and died Monday, according to the country's state TV. Morsi, 67, was on trial on espionage charges when he... Read more ...