Given the complexity of polycules, it’s important for participants to be on the same page.
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FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried, his on-and-off girlfriend, Caroline Ellison, and others involved in the company were reportedly in a polycule together.
U.S. banana growers heavily influenced several Central American governments in the early 20th century.
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The US grows hardly any tropical fruit. So why are politicians and political commentators saying the country is at risk of devolving into a banana republic?
It can cost a bundle to see popular performers like Taylor Swift.
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This strategy to get the highest prices the markets will bear can lead to problems, as fans of Taylor Swift know all too well.
About 30% of Gen Z adults needed help from a food bank or other charity to get enough food in 2022.
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About a third of American adults in Generation Z lack the money or resources needed for reliable access to nutritious food.
Most EV recalls don’t require a mechanic.
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Whether safety-related fixes demand a software upgrade or a trip to the dealership, carmakers must notify the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and all affected drivers
Though intolerance is still commonplace, young Americans are finding it less stigmatizing to openly identify as trans.
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A new study that breaks down the number of trans teens by state could give policymakers a better idea of how many kids will be affected by anti-trans legislation.
At the moment, the bear seems to have the best of the bull.
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US stocks recently entered a bear market as investors grow pessimistic the Federal Reserve can bring down inflation while avoiding a recession.
Cancer-causing viruses like HPV can cause cells to divide indefinitely and, in the case of Henrietta Lacks, become immortal.
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The immortal cancer cells of Henrietta Lacks revolutionized the fields of science, medicine and bioethics. And they still survive today, more than 70 years after her death.
The official child poverty rate is about the same today as in 1967.
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An alternative approach to measuring poverty detected a decline in 2021, amid a surge in government support for low-income families.
Mitchell Rales and Emily Wei Rales signed the Giving Pledge in 2018.
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More than 350 billionaires have signed on so far.
Misbehavior increases the risk of being bullied.
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Children who are bullied in school are at higher risk for depression and anxiety later in life.
Women tend to book business travel earlier than men.
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New research shows women paid an average of $18 less per flight than men in the same position at the same company, mainly because they consistently booked earlier.
Black and Latino students are suspended at higher rates than their white peers.
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School suspension rates drop significantly if US teachers came from more diverse backgrounds, a scholar says.
Most nonprofits must file this paperwork with the IRS every year.
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The government makes the information nonprofits report on this form available to the public, enhancing transparency and accountability.
Grand Park, a multi-use sporting facility in Westfield, Ind., was built to lure youth sports competitions and tourists to the region.
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New research suggests parents are too focused on their children’s competition to spend time or money on things that don’t involve the tournament, hotel stays or quick dining.
When people have to pay for every bag of trash they throw out, they produce less waste.
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When governments want people to do less of something, one way to make that happen is to charge them for doing it. That’s the idea behind pay-as-you-throw waste policies.
What goes up must come down.
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Until recently the Federal Reserve had been purchasing roughly $120 billion of assets every month to support the US economy. The Fed began scaling back those purchases in November and doubled the pace on Dec. 15.
Baby talk is cute when used with babies. But when adults converse with each other? Not so much.
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As many as two-thirds of couples do it.
Giving a portion of one’s wealth annually is part of the spiritual practice in Islam.
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Zakat, or charity, is a fundamental practice within the Islamic faith.
Experts estimate that close to 90% of the U.S. population must be vaccinated to reach herd immunity for COVID-19.
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Vaccination campaigns like the ones that eventually eliminated polio and measles in the United States required decades of education and awareness in order to achieve herd immunity in the U.S. population.