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The Important Role Pets Play in Human Lives

New York, N.Y. April 11th is National Pet Day, making it a great time to consider the many reasons why pets play such an important role in our lives. Millions of people around the country have pets, most commonly cats and dogs, and they can feel the benefits, but there are some they may not even […]

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Helpful Lifestyle Hacks: 9 Great Product Picks

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Let’s face it, life can be frustrating. Luckily there are throngs of products on the market to help alleviate common annoyances and generally provide sound solutions for things you wish were better or just easier in some way, shape or form. I’ve assembled a few such items below—some tried and true gadget, beauty, style and […]

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Dynamite Valentine’s Day Gifts Under $100

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Valentine’s Day has become big business, and is certainly a holiday that retailers love. In fact, last year it was reported that retail spending for this holiday would reach a record $18.9 billion. While on Valentine’s Day it’s fun to shower your special someone with gifts that showcase the extent of your adoration, there are […]

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Study: Common Hormone Plays Role in Canine-Human Bond

Washington, D.C.  Dogs serve in the military, work with police and assist the disabled. They have been by our side for thousands of years, serving as companions and loyal friends. We love them. They love us in return. The bond between a dog and its owner is a lot like that between a baby and […]

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True Love Found Through Helping Humanity, Together

By Jim Luce with Mitzi Perdue. Name a person who wouldn’t like to find true love and a soul mate? Lorraine Silvetz nee Cancro and her new husband, Dr. Robert Silvetz are among the lucky ones who’ve done just that, but who could have guessed what it took for them to find each other? True […]

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Around World, Millions of Muslims Celebrate End of Ramadan

New York, N.Y.  Millions of Muslims across the world celebrated the start of the Eid al-Fitr holiday Monday that marked the end of the fasting month of Ramadan, but violence broke out in the Philippines and observances were somber in the Gaza war zone. Celebrating Eid alAdha at the beach in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. About […]

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World’s Top Toy Collection Seeks Home in New York City

New York, N.Y. These tin toys were objects to be played with rather than be looked at and consequently the vast majority were destroyed or damaged by their youthful owners.  All 19th Century and 20th Century toys are now rare objects that many people today have never seen.  –David Pressland, The Art of the Tin […]

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Celebration for Union Army Colonel Who Changed Course of Sri Lankan Culture

By Dr. Wije Kottahachchi, edited by Jim Luce. Orange, New Jersey. When Colonel Henry Steel Olcott landed by ship in the southern coastal town of Galle in the British colonized island of Ceylon (now known as Sri Lanka) on May 17th 1880, the natives of that island were cocooned in their own culture and religious practices. The […]

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