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

    18 hrs ago | 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.

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

    Monday Jun 8 | Switched

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

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  3. 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.

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  4. 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.

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  5. 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.

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  6. 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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  7. Stop the Presses: Record Set For World's Largest Paper WadRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2014 | Switched

    The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency says the ball measures 9 feet 7 inches tall and 32.2 feet in circumference. The 426-pound ball was displayed at the Minnesota State Fair to show how much recyclable paper state residents throw away every 30 seconds.

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  8. Take A Virtual Ride On The World's Tallest Roller Coaster 'Skyscraper'Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2014 | Switched

    Still with us? OK, then you are someone who can't be reasoned with and will for some unfathomable reason likely find it exciting that there is now a video showing the sheer terror that will envelop riders on the world's tallest roller coaster. The Skyscraper is due to be unveiled in 2017 and will tower 570 feet over Orlando's International Drive.

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