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  • Main Photo

    Have you ever noticed how photos and advertisements for famous tourist destinations always have one glaring omission? Yes, the sparkling pools are pictured, the scenic mountain tops, and the sandy beaches, but what you never …

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    18 Jul 12
  • Lantau Island Hong Kong Sunset

    Despite the variety of modern entertainment, there’s still something enthralling about a sunset, and summer’s warm evenings provide the perfect opportunity to take in the display of colors. Every sunset is beautiful, but here are …

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    16 Jul 12
  • Space Travel

    Unless you’re an oil or software tycoon, your chances of becoming an orbital space tourist are pretty slim. Currently, only seven civilians have left the atmosphere, and each paid anywhere from $20 million to $35 …

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    13 Jul 12
  • Hunter

    So much for becoming one with natureā€¦ it seems a growing number of Minnesota hunters are trying to take their indoor conveniences with them into the woods and are going so far as to overtake …

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    11 Jul 12
  • Burglar-300

    Summer vacation is your time to get away and leave all your worries at home. However, this can be hard to do when you’re worried about having an empty home and making it susceptible to …

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    09 Jul 12
  • Star Gazing

    Have you ever wondered why bright stars get all the love while the mediocre stars are left unnoticed and unaccounted? No? Well, no matter, the American Association of Variable Star Observers Photometric All-Sky Survey (APASS) …

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    06 Jul 12
  • Piggy Bank

    No matter who you are, the dating scene can be rough. Combine an already uncertain situation with a lack of funds and you have a recipe for a completely awkward encounter (or no encounter at …

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    05 Jul 12
  • retirement

    In an earlier post about retirement strategies, we discussed how many older people are underestimating their life expectancy and outliving their savings. One option is to store away more money before retiring, but that can …

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    02 Jul 12