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Planes get a second life

Airlines saving lives with trashed leather

Aviation isn't known as the most eco-friendly industry. Carbon emissions aside, running an airline produces an incredible amount of waste. Southwest Airlines,…

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Fantasy football's chic alternative

Prefer heels to cleats? A new startup offers the competition of fantasy football -- brackets, voting, prizes -- for those whose sport of choice is, well,…

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Cat-astrophic revelation purr-turbs Hello Kitty fans

Six simple words have sent Hello Kitty lovers into a spin. "Hello Kitty is not a cat."

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Solar system surrounded by a big gas bubble

Ever feel like you live in a bubble?

You do. We all do.

Our whole solar system appears to, say space scientists, who published work last month corroborating its…

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Gored expert to run with bulls again

Just weeks after a Chicago writer known as a veteran, expert bull runner was badly gored in Pamplona, he's back at other smaller bull runnings in Spain, but…

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Squeeze on lemonade stand brings out support

In business, it's all about location, location, location. Even 12-year-old T.J. Guerrero knows that.

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England's historic statues can now 'speak'

They have stood quietly among us for centuries, often unnoticed. But now, some of England's historic statues have been given a voice.

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Stylist gives free haircuts to the homeless

When stylist Mark Bustos isn't cutting the hair of fashion designers and real estate moguls, he's traveling around giving free haircuts to the homeless.

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Good neighbors are good for your heart

Here's a roundup of five medical studies published this week that might give you new insights into your health, mind and body.

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Talking to kids about race and class

Talking about race and class makes people uncomfortable.

If that were not the case, we'd have more open conversations about these issues with our friends,…

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8 great Labor Day weekend getaways

Looking for a last-minute trip this Labor Day weekend? Check out these eight great (and budget-friendly) getaways.

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Biggest data breaches of all time

The FBI is investigating a hacking attack on JPMorgan Chase that caused a data breach, though the extent of the damage from the attack and where it came from have not yet been determined. Take a look at some of the biggest data breaches of all time.

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Home prices: A tale of 20 cities

Home prices are still going up, but the rate of that increase is slowing down, according to the latest national real estate data.

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10 things that will cost more this fall

Prices are going up for a wide variety of products and services this fall, from airfare to bacon.

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20 ways you're getting ripped off

You know you're paying too much for all sorts of things. But just how much?

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10 safest vehicles for pets

These vehicles are tops when it comes to pet safety.

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Cost of raising a kid

A middle-income family in the U.S. can expect to spend $245,340 to raise a child born in 2013, according to a USDA report. Take a look at how those costs vary around the country and how they break down.

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Best-paying jobs of 2014

Want to make good money? Look to the health care industry, according to a new report on the highest-paying jobs of 2014.

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The weird world of in-flight retail

You may see a flight as a time where you can't get up and do anything for a few hours, but retailers see your flight a little differently: It's a time they can market unique and wacky items to a captive audience. Check out a few of the odd offerings you can order on a plane.

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America's 20 most beard-friendly cities

Beards and mustaches are everywhere these days. Find out which cities love them the most.

States too hungover to work

Ready for a study that you don't see conducted everyday? Find out which states have the highest percentage of people who admit to calling in sick due to hangovers.

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Best & worst things to buy in August

Find out what you'd be crazy to buy in August -- and what deals you must snatch up this month.

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