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Cross-Country Biker Who Rode in Memory of Friend Lost to Pancreatic Cancer Was “Overwhelmed by People’s Kindness”

When Rob Belcher and Scott Thayer met in the sixth grade, they bonded over fishing, bike riding, and hockey — particularly a shared love for the Boston Bruins — and were close friends from that moment on. Decades of friendship later, Thayer learned he had pancreatic cancer and died at age 62 in May 2022, […]

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In 93-Degree Water, the Endangered Devils Hole Pupfish Keep Swimming

In a geothermal cave in Nevada, the endangered Devils Hole pupfish is embodying a certain cartoon relative’s mantra: “Just keep swimming.” The fish species has not only endured in the ostensibly forbidding environment it became trapped in thousands of years ago, but has also recently been increasing in number.  Small, silvery-blue, and iridescent, the species

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Start Packing: 16 Essential Travel Accessories That Will Elevate Your Next Trip

A whopping 45,000 flights either take off or land every single day in the United States, for a grand total of around 2.9 million passengers in the air during each 24-hour period. Whether you’re a frequent flier or someone who prefers to road trip, you know that booking your accommodations, creating your itinerary, and considering

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A Colombian Neighborhood Was Ranked the Coolest in the World — Check Out the Top 10 List

How hip is your zip? Time Out recently released its sixth annual ranking of the coolest neighborhoods in the world. The publication polled over 12,000 people to compile a shortlist, then worked with city editors and local experts to narrow the selections down, creating a final ranking by considering factors like community and social ventures,

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Dogs Need Friends, Too: How Socializing Can Positively Affect Your Pup’s Health

Dogs are man’s best friend, but it turns out they need their own furry friends, too.  A recent study conducted as part of the Dog Aging Project found that a canine’s social support network has the greatest influence on health outcomes, surpassing factors such as finances, household stability, and the age of the owner. The

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