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5 Things The Dying Want Us To Know

Veteran journalist and author of Opening Heaven's Door: Investigating Stories of Life, Death, and What Comes After explains what she discovered after researching how people cross over. By Patricia Pearson 1. The 72-hour mark is when it ...

What did Palestine look like in 1896?

[embedded content] A film footage of Palestine in 1896 was recently published online thanks to Lobster Films. It shows Palestinians of all faiths – Christians, Jews and Muslims – living side by side, and praying side by side. I ...

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Bacon Prices Just Hit Another All-Time High

The price of bacon keeps getting heftier. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the average price of a pound of bacon in American cities rose another 6 cents in June, to an all-time high of $6.11. That's a 14 percent increase since June 2013 ...

They Shoot Wild Harness Race Horses, Don't They?

"Trotters or Flats in race four?" I asked a rail side spectator at the Tioga Downs Casino and Racetrack, as if I was a grizzled harness race veteran, looking for an inside tip. The truth was I was three races into my harness race knowledge and ...

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Would You Live With Mannequins (or Marry One?)

I have a new baby. Her name is Tilly, short for Matilda. She's named after the grandmother of the woman who owned the antique shop in Berthoud, Colorado. Tilly has thick, black eyelashes and is completely bald, so today she's wearing a white ...