No One Really Says LOL Anymore, According to New Study

Aug 31, 15 No One Really Says LOL Anymore, According to New Study

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AOL Instant Messenger revolutionized how tweens and teens socialized. Not only did it probably help everyone learn to type faster than 225 words per minute — the minimum speed needed to become certified by the National Court Reporters Association — but it also popularized emoticons, and abbreviations. Nowadays, AIM is...

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Man Recovers $10,000 In Winning Lotto Tickets He Threw In The Trash

Aug 29, 15 Man Recovers $10,000 In Winning Lotto Tickets He Threw In The Trash

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We’ve all thrown out things we’ve probably needed: receipts for something that we wanted to return, a piece of paper with an important number on it, or the post-it with our home’s wifi password. But have you ever thrown out $10,000? Rome News Tribune reports that for Cedric Jackson, the panic of tossing out a few thousand dollars...

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Mortgage Interest Rates Rise to Highest Level This Year

Aug 27, 15 Mortgage Interest Rates Rise to Highest Level This Year

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Mortgage rates rose modestly in the week preceding Aug. 20, according to the Bankrate regular report, with the average rate on the benchmark 30-year fixed-rate mortgage reaching its highest point since October of 2014. Bankrate calculated the rate at 4.06%, a slightly more conservative figure than the 4.29% reported by Ellie Mae...

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Tragic: LGBT Seniors Who Marry Could Risk Losing Retirement Benefits

Aug 27, 15 Tragic: LGBT Seniors Who Marry Could Risk Losing Retirement Benefits

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When the U.S. Supreme Court granted same-sex couples the right to marry this June, gay and lesbian couples across the nation finally gained access to the legal and financial benefits of marriage. Some gay and lesbian couples waited half a century or more for the right to marry, but now some of those couples face a heartbreaking...

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Pictures Shared by HONY Photographer Help Raise Over $2 Million For Pakistani Workers

Aug 25, 15 Pictures Shared by HONY Photographer Help Raise Over $2 Million For Pakistani Workers

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Since the first photograph was taken 186 years ago, it’s estimated that more than 3.5 trillion photos have been taken around the world. These days, everyone has a camera phone they can use to snap a quick pic to post on their social media sites. But some photographers, like Brandon Stanton from Humans of New York (HONY), have been...

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