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Heartbreaking: Giraffe Kisses Dying Zookeeper

Northern European countries have lately been making headlines about giraffes -- primarily due to their controversial policy of euthanizing healthy zoo giraffes to prevent inbreeding. But today, the Eu…

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10 Activities More Fun Than A Bad Date

By Debra Smouse for YourTango.com. "Well, that was a waste of make-up," groused my client Connie after a dinner date the previous weekend. Connie wasn't just frustrated over this particular dinner …

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How Loneliness Makes Us Sick

Obesity may be touted as America’s most pressing health crisis, but loneliness is twice as deadly as carrying around excess weight, according to prominent University of Chicago psychologist, John Caci…

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Valentine’s Day: 5 Ideas for Celebrating Your Way

Valentine’s Day is the most romantic day of the year…or is it? Mention Valentine’s Day and visions of hearts, flowers, candy, fancy dinners, and dancing are sure to follow. If you’re feeling it, it’s …

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The Best (& Worst!) Date Ideas For Food Lovers

By Marla Martenson for YourTango.com. The dinner date has a long history of being the most popular activity in the early stages of courtship. However, when the recession hit, singles started gettin…

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Top 5 Regrets People Have on their Deathbed

I have always felt that if people could somehow be reminded of their death every day, they might live their lives quite differently. I don't mean this in a morose way, but death is inevitable and yet …

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5 Ways to Stop the Holiday Blues

If you are feeling less than cheerful this holiday season, you have a lot of company. There's a lot going on. I am finding more people are on edge, quicker to get irritated and uncertain about the …

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Being Friendless Is More Dangerous Than Being Fat

As I've gotten older, two things have become clear: it's harder to make friends, and it's harder to stay in shape. What's surprising is that both can be hazardous to your health. When you're in hig…

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12 Flirty Conversation Starters For Women

By Christine Baumgartner for YourTango.com. Often when coaching single female clients, the topic of talking to men comes up. In particular, talking to men they've never met before or men who seem i…

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How to Give a Holiday Greeting in 25 Languages

Festive holidays similar to Christmas are celebrated around the world during December. Try pronouncing some of these tongue-twisting variations of Merry Christmas or Happy Holidays. Better yet, impres…

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Awww, Buster is so cute! Go on, let him hit the snooze button, Mom and Dad.

Learn to listen to your body

I feel sorry for the turkey and for the miserable worker in the slaughterhouse (maybe the most dange…

Can't believe a clearly endangered animal is still being hunted (like so many others species around …

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