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  1. Lightning Smites Florida Wendy's, Employee Claims Restaurant Not CursedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 7, 2015 | Switched

    A dramatic video taken during a Sunday thunderstorm shows the sky flashing red as lightning strikes terrifyingly close to a Wendy's restaurant in Gainesville, Florida. Hollin Hoffman, 25, told The Huffington Post he works across the street and took the video during a slow day, but he was only expecting to see "maybe a thunder crash or a little lightning bolt in the distance."


  2. America Celebrates July 4 With Fireworks, Hot Dogs, ParadesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 4, 2015 | Switched

    Americans marched in star-spangled parades, ran relay races, gathered for fireworks shows and crowned a new world hot dog eating champion as they celebrated Independence Day in traditional style on Saturday. Possible security threats, wildfires in the West and rainy weather on the East Coast apparently did little to dampen the spirits of celebrants decked out in red, white and blue from their headbands to their shoelaces.


  3. America's Top 10 Cities To Retire In 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2015 | Switched

    Forget the surf-and-turf enclaves of Florida. The top city in the U.S. to retire is actually Phoenix, according to's first ranking of the best cities for retirement.


  4. Playgrounds For Seniors Improve Fitness, Reduce IsolationRead the original story

    Jun 4, 2015 | Switched

    No more sitting around in the park feeding the squirrels. Playgrounds designed for seniors have caught on in Asia and Europe and are beginning to make their way across the Big Pond.


  5. Millennials Consume News On Mobile Devices, From Social Networks But...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2015 | Switched

    Young adults have a reputation for being connected to one another and disconnected from the news. But a survey has found that mobile devices and social networking are keeping them more engaged with the broader world than previously thought.


  6. Why Some Women Are Giving Up Tampons For GoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2015 | Switched

    Maryann Flasch, a 32-year-old office manager from Austin, Colorado, used to suffer from vaginal itching, dryness and infections when she got her period, which she attributed to using tampons and pads. She had resigned herself to buying tube after tube of topical painkillers -- until she discovered the menstrual cup.


  7. One Florida Student Turned Studying Into ArtRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2015 | Switched

    To study for her biology I final in December, Van Truong, a sophomore at the University of Florida, decided to take a different approach. "I knew I had to study for this exam, and I knew I'd be writing on this white board for hours.


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