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Here’s Why 30-Somethings Tend To Be Unhappy At Work

Lots of psychology research has found that people have a dip in workplace happiness in their 30s. A new Australian study helps explain why. A team of University of Queensland researchers asked 771 construction workers to report their sense of job satisfaction and emotional exhaustion. “Consistent with previous research,” the […]
Here’s Why 30-Somethings Tend To Be Unhappy At Work
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Two Depressing Charts About Life Expectancy In The US

In the United States, the life expectancy for both men and women is now slightly shorter than the OECD average, despite spending the most on health per person, according to a new OECD report, Health at a Glance 2013 [PDF]. Life expectancy in the United States is still going up […]
Two Depressing Charts About Life Expectancy In The US
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The World’s Oldest Person Dies 13 Days After Inheriting The Title

[credit provider=”CrazyCoyote100 via YouTube” url=”http://www.youtube.com/user/CrazyCoyote100″] The world’s oldest person, Dina Manfredini, has died at age 115. Manfredini inherited the title after Besse Cooper died on Dec. 4, less than two weeks ago, at her nursing home in Georgia. 
The World’s Oldest Person Dies 13 Days After Inheriting The Title
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GEORGE WILL: The Opposition To Gay Marriage Is Dying, ‘Quite Literally’

[credit provider=”ABC Screenshot”] Conservative columnist George Will made a bold call on the future of same-sex marriage in the United States Sunday on “This Week with George Stephanopoulos,” saying that people opposing gay marriage were “dying, quite literally.” Will was weighing the options that the Supreme Court — which will be hearing […]
GEORGE WILL: The Opposition To Gay Marriage Is Dying, ‘Quite Literally’
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Thank Your Grandmother For Your Long Lifespan

[credit provider=”Flickr / lovefool416″ url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/lovefool416/2113181620/sizes/m/in/photostream/”] A new study suggests that humans have a long lifespan, way past their fertile years in some cases, because being a grandmother is helpful.Other primates die relatively early in life — usually around the time they stop being fertile. In comparison, women continue living long […]
Thank Your Grandmother For Your Long Lifespan
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Putin Makes A Machiavellian Bet On Old People

[credit provider=”AP Images” url=”http://www.apimages.com/OneUp.aspx?st=k&kw=putin%20gold&showact=results&sort=relevance&intv=None&sh=10&kwstyle=and&adte=1347471512&pagez=60&cfasstyle=AND&rids=68442a4b53dc426bb29fdfeb1c707bcf&dbm=PY2011&page=1&xslt=1&mediatype=Photo”] Russian pensions: An unaffordable systemRussia’s prime minister signs a disastrous pension reform
Putin Makes A Machiavellian Bet On Old People
Lifestyle

Should We Plan On Living To 100?

[credit provider=”http://arcweb.archives.gov” url=”http://arcweb.archives.gov/arc/action/ShowArchivalDescriptions?%24searchId=4&%24showFullDescriptionTabs.selectedPaneId=&%24digiDetailPageModel.currentPage=0&%24resultsPartitionPageModel.targetModel=true&%24resultsSummaryPageModel.pageSize=10&%24partitionIndex=0&%24digiSummaryPageModel.targetModel=true&%24submitId=1&%24resultsDetailPageModel.search=true&%24digiDetailPageModel.resultPageModel=true&%24resultsDetailPageModel.currentPage=0&%24showArchivalDescriptionsTabs.selectedPaneId=&%24resultsDetailPageModel.pageSize=1&%24resultsSummaryPageModel.targetModel=true&%24sort=RELEVANCE_ASC&%24resultsPartitionPageModel.search=true&%24highlight=false”] Is living for a century now a realistic ambition?It is 45 years since Paul McCartney wondered whether he would still be needed or fed by the time he reached 64 – an age that to him, a stripling of 25, then seemed scarcely imaginable. Were he to […]
Should We Plan On Living To 100?
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