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Americans overwhelmingly say it is unacceptable to dress up as an Ebola victim for Halloween With Ebola dominating the headlines over recent weeks, Ebola-themed costumes are in high demand. An online retailer is now selling 'Ebola Containment Suit' costumes, and even a 'Sexy Ebola Containment Suit' for women, prompting widespread ...
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There have been recent murmurings in the press about a new “Economy Minus “ class on planes featuring seats with even smaller legroom.  The new service has not yet been connected to a specific airline. After a few notable air rage incidents involving  “Knee Defenders,” and irate passengers defending their ...
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Americans narrowly tend to say that they'd spend a windfall on buying things instead of experiences, even though they say experiences would be a better investment in life In recent years it has become increasingly clear, thanks to psychological research, that "experiences bring people more happiness than do possessions". The ...
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A “troll”, in internet terminology, is someone who is deliberately provocative, upsetting others by starting arguments or posting inflammatory messages on online comment sections. Trolling is a problem that is gaining increasing attention and some websites are changing their comments processes or blocking comments altogether. A year ago YouTube changed ...
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Catholics are divided on whether or not the Church should adapt its teachings to modern opinions, particularly when it comes to homosexuality The Extraordinary Synod called by Pope Francis has ended without any conclusive decisions. Bishops' walked back from initial statements that had marked the most welcoming and accepting language yet ...
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Americans are slightly more likely to say that texting at the wheel is 'extremely dangerous' than say the same about drunk driving A new ad campaign sponsored by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has hit the airwaves encouraging people to abstain completely from alcohol before driving. Recent studies ...
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