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Out-of-this-World Inventions Close at Hand

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D&J Glove Repair hits it out of the park
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Coliseum reconstruction boosting East Lake revival
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Composting comes with multiple options
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Why throw away a house when parts can be reused?
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Gaming, betting, and the mind: the psychology behind online casinos
The Game Day Casino dug into the psychological effects of online casinos, drawing from studies and experts.
Filipino Americans were invisibilized in American society—now, they're reclaiming their space and identity
Stacker explored the reasons why Filipino Americans continue to be less visible in American society and how that may be changing.
Give a Personalized Gift Like No Other
(Family Features) Now you can take personalized gifts to a new level in celebration of special moments like birthdays, holidays, engagements, graduations, weddings and more.
Ombudsman Office Champions Safe and Humane Immigration Detention Conditions for All
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5 natural stones that can elevate your home's design
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10 of the best British fighters in the UFC
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What drives voters? The years with the biggest spikes in voter registration
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Pitching For A Secure Future: Father And Son Take The Mound
(NAPSI)—In a heartwarming display of shared passions and familial bond, Saratoga, NY father and son duo, Barry and Daniel Bruno, took the mound as they threw the ceremonial first pitch at the …
Teachers are becoming more educated, but salaries aren't keeping up
TeacherCertification.com explored how salaries aren't keeping up even as more teachers earn post-baccalaureate degrees, citing National Center for Education Statistics data.   
A brief history of the US, as told through the evolution of chairs
Chair design and America's history: neither are exactly comfortable. Using books and news articles, Living Spaces explored five chairs that reflect our history.  
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25 words that were born in the 1960s

Stacker used Merriam-Webster's Time Traveler to find 25 words written or printed in English for the first time in the 1960s.

Opioid prescriptions are down from a decade ago, but regional disparities remain

Using data from the CDC, Ophelia explored the state of prescription opioid dispense rates across the U.S. amid a national record low.  

What factors predict nurse burnout?

DocBuddy referenced data from the American Nurses Association and the National Library of Medicine to look at some leading causes of nurse burnout.  

5 small (and multipurpose) workout tools for the home gym

NNOXX surveyed the web and found five multipurpose workout tools that won't take up too much space in your home gym.

First-generation students feel the impacts after the Supreme Court strikes Biden's loan forgiveness plans

Best Universities examined what the end of Biden's $10,000 loan forgiveness program means for first-generation students and graduates.  

5 ways interior designers are using AI

Lazzoni Modern Furniture unpacked five ways interior designers use AI in their work, citing information from designers and articles.

How to add art to your home
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Tips for planting fall bulbs
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Rain gardens help during times of drought
Each summer – and especially in recent years – Minnesota experiences some degree of drought. When it does rain, it’s best to keep rainwater on your property and allow it to soak …
Creeping Bellflower and other invasive plants
If you’ve taken a walk outside recently, you’ve probably noticed purple flower stalks popping up all around the neighborhood. Although they are beautiful, what you may not realize is that …
What’s wrong with my lawn?
Summer has arrived in South Minneapolis and you may have started to notice dead patches in your lawn. There are many potential culprits for lawn damage and, unfortunately, they can be difficult to …
How every state's casino gaming industry compares to the rest of the country
ATS.io listed every state's casino gaming industry to see how it compares to the rest of the country, using American Gaming Association data.  
5 tips for managing workplace burnout
Using information from leading business schools and academic research, Wysa compiled five tips to help manage burnout at work.
10 of the most popular live animal college mascots on social media
OddsSeeker compiled 10 of the most popular live animal college mascots on social media.
Cities with the highest rates of obesity
Stacker examined data from the CDC's annual PLACES report, released in July 2023, to see which cities had the highest share of adults with obesity.  
Liver Disease And Your Life
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The 5 most impressive winning streaks in men's tennis history

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The history of how roads are built, and what future construction may look like

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Biomass fermentation is creating another option for a meatless future

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How to plan the most time-efficient strength-training workout, according to science
Are you interested in strength training but have no time to waste? NNOXX examined academic research to identify an efficient workout.
What happens when casinos don't pay?
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(Family Features) To help foster positive connection among friends, family and communities, consider these ways to weave moments of kindness into their daily lives.
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NNOXX compiled a list of 10 myths about strength training and debunked them using information from various scientific and medical sources.