Melting Arctic Ice Opens New Sea Routes

Sep 02, 15 Melting Arctic Ice Opens New Sea Routes

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What once were impassable ocean routes are now open thruways. The some 55,000 ships in the world’s cargo carrying fleet have new shipping routes, and it’s all thanks to the melting of arctic ice. Back in August 2013, the Yongsheng became the first Chinese cargo ship to travel through the Arctic’s formerly frozen...

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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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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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Boston Already Preparing for Snow

Aug 25, 15 Boston Already Preparing for Snow

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August may seem early to start planning for winter storms, but Boston isn’t taking any chances after last season’s historic snowfall. The Boston Redevelopment Authority met Aug. 13 to discuss where to build the city’s next “snow farm,” where snow that’s removed from city streets, sidewalks and parking lots can be piled. They...

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UK Study Reveals that Private School Students Earn More Than State School Contemporaries

Aug 19, 15 UK Study Reveals that Private School Students Earn More Than State School Contemporaries

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A new UK study reveals that alumni who graduate from privately funded universities are likely to earn more money than alumni from state schools. The study was conducted by Sutton Trust and Upreach. For their research, they examined individuals who had careers that dealt with law and finances. Between the privately funded...

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