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30 examples of sports bringing the world together

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There’s nothing quite like sports when it comes to bringing people together. Whether it’s a fierce rivalry, the Olympic games, or simply a small showing of sportsmanship, sports can solve conflicts, provide universal inspiration, or simply deliver distraction and entertainment if just for a small moment in time.

Sports serve as a great ...Read more

25 songs inspired by movies

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Music and movies go together naturally. Films have theme songs that can become popular hits, soundtracks to add drama, and scores that can build up expectations, tensions, and emotions.

The best-known movies feature music that reaches beyond the silver screen and stays with us long after the last credits have rolled. Fans treasure ...Read more

Body parts most prone to excessive sweating and their severity

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Despite the fact that sweating is normal, and even a healthy and necessary element of being human, the slightest sign of sweat in a public setting can spur anxiety and discomfort for many.

Sweating in response to exercise or hot temperatures allows the body to cool down, and is considered normal, but some people experience excessive sweating...Read more

Best performing real estate sectors this year

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Each real estate sector—whether residential, commercial, or industrial—comes with varying levels of risk and reward. With a bit of research, investing in one (or a combination of) of these sectors can yield excellent returns.

DiversyFund used data from the FTSE Nareit All Equity REITs Index, last updated on June 4, 2021, to curate a list...Read more

30 breathtaking images from NASA's public library

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The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) in 2017 opened the digital doors to its image and video library website, allowing the public to access more than 140,000 images, videos, and audio files. The collection provides unprecedented views of space. Stacker reviewed the collection to select 30 of the most breathtaking images, ...Read more

Iconic buildings that were demolished

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From Notre Dame to the Taj Mahal, many of the world's most iconic buildings seem so perennially full of tourists and so universally beloved as to run no risk of ever being sold and demolished.

But is this always the case? Stacker took a look at 20 buildings around the world that were designed by some of the most important architects of ...Read more

10 benefits of a plant-based diet

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There are roughly 9.7 million vegans in the United States today, up a staggering 3,000% from 2004, according to a 2020 study from Ipsos Retail Performance. These dietary changes have caught the attention of businesses and created a booming vegan market where even traditional meat industry giants have gotten into the faux meat game.

Sales of ...Read more

From honeybees to honey possums: 20 facts about pollination

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Much of the plant life, including flowering plants and human food crops, require pollination. Without pollinators, these plants would never reproduce.

Pollinators come in all shapes, sizes, colors, and species. There are birds, bees, beetles, flies, moths, bats, and even a tiny flightless mammal—the honey possum—that specialize only on ...Read more

Why do giraffes have long necks? Answers to 25 animal evolution questions

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About a billion years after the Earth formed, the first signs of life emerged. These were just single-celled microbes, but through billions of years of evolution, scientists think that one of these organisms became a common ancestor to all life, including animals.

Evolution has shaped life ever since it first emerged, progressing for more ...Read more

How different infrastructure projects can affect home value

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The topic of infrastructure has dominated a good portion of the news lately. So has the housing market. But have you ever thought about how the proximity of infrastructure to a home can impact its value — at least during normal times? It’s a worthy mental trip to take if buying or selling a home is in your future.

UpNest compiled a list ...Read more

States with the most gambling and sportsbook writers and runners

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Every U.S. state has been allowed to decide its own laws on sports betting since May 2018, when the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act, known as PASPA, was overturned by the U.S. Supreme Court. Passed by Congress in 1992, PASPA had blocked state expansion of sports betting, which the high court decided was unconstitutional.

The ...Read more

How COVID-19 has impacted mortgage payments in every state

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More than 2.1 million Americans were in forbearance plans in mid-May 2021, according to a recent Mortgage Bankers Association’s Forbearance and Call Volume Survey. One in every 4,078 housing units underwent a foreclosure filing in the first quarter of 2021; by the second quarter, those numbers were down with 223,671 properties in the process ...Read more

Starting your online business in the age of ecommerce

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There are many reasons why you might consider starting an online business: You own a storefront want to expand online; you're looking to break out of your 9-5; or you simply want to take a passion or hobby and turn it into income.

Starting an ecommerce business can be overwhelming.But proper planning can remove much of the mystery as you ...Read more

Cities where your dollar goes the furthest

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Finding the right place to live where your dollar goes furthest can mean the difference between scraping by or being able to enjoy the fruits of your labor.

The length of a commute, how much fuel costs, and the price of groceries are just some of the ways to judge how far that dollar will stretch. And the cost of buying or renting a home is ...Read more

The world's favorite TV families

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Television families date back to the beginning of TV. In the earliest days of television, these idealized families represented the traditional nuclear family—mother, father, children, and usually a dog or cat thrown in for good measure. As decades passed and television grew and evolved with families watching it, the small screen began to more ...Read more

30 iconic posters from World War II

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Propaganda can be a powerful weapon, capable of arousing passions, unifying communities, stirring up fear, or changing minds no bullet or bomb can do. During World War II, Allied and Axis forces used propaganda posters to spread their messages around the world.

Stacker searched Getty Archives to find 30 iconic posters from World War II that ...Read more

When 20 popular shows jumped the shark

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It was an unforgettable day in TV history when “Happy Days” character Arthur “Fonzie” Fonzarelli proved himself king of the beach by water-skiing over a shark. Victorious as the moment may have been, it was also a far cry from the show’s otherwise traditional template. Millions of viewers at home were left scratching their heads, ...Read more

States where the economy has recovered the most from COVID-19

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While the full economic impact of the coronavirus can only be revealed in the months and years ahead, one thing is fairly likely: Rebuilding the nation will depend largely on how well America can continue to contain the spread of COVID-19. As of June 2021, nearly 50% of Americans have received at least one dose of the vaccine, which has allowed...Read more

Best TV shows that take place in small towns

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On TV and in real life, small towns cultivate settings where people know their neighbors, and each other’s businesses—which can be both cozy and claustrophobic. TV shows make good use of the comedy and drama from small-town living. In some cases, the town itself becomes as integral to the tone and story as any plot point or character. ...Read more

15 TV shows that got worse after losing a star

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Nothing gold can stay, as the saying goes, and that certainly applies to TV series. There are a host of factors that contribute to diminishing returns of a once-popular show—showrunners changing, writers shifting, the show moving to a different channel, or losing one or even multiple beloved actors (such as the case with shows like “...Read more

 

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