VIDEO: Bacon, pork shortage expected for next year
Hog farmers are slaughtering animals at the fastest pace since 2009 as a surge in feed costs spurs the biggest losses in 14 years, signaling smaller herds next year and a rebound in pork prices.
Watching your favorite programs together may be killing your relationship
You know the classic story: Boy meets girl. Boy falls for girl, girl falls for boy. Several years later girl gets bored with boy, boy gets bored with girl. Both of them call it quits.
The fun of thrift shopping
Once upon a time, picking up pre-loved clothes was reserved for bargain hunters. Now, thrifting, swapping and consigning are widespread money-saving tactics and lucrative hobbies for those who choose to buy low and sell high.
Slate: What 'Honey Boo Boo' says about American culture
June Shannon, who stars with her daughter Alana "Honey Boo Boo Child" Thompson in TLC's controversial hit "Here Comes Honey Boo Boo," would have provoked a firestorm even if what she calls "go-go juice" were the only sin she was broadcasting all over Christendom.
Abercrombie sales slide as half-naked models underwhelm
Abercrombie & Fitch Co.'s soft-porn ads and nightclub vibe once delighted American teenagers and infuriated parents. Today, many aren't even paying attention.
Sudden cardiac death less likely after exercise, study says
People whose hearts stop functioning during or shortly after exercising are three times more likely to survive than those who have cardiac arrest unrelated to working out, researchers said.
Almost half of doctors say they're burned out as workloads rise
About 1 in 2 doctors are burned out, showing signs of emotional exhaustion and little interest in work as patient loads increase, U.S. researchers found.
Advice from teachers on how to make happier students
Parents can learn a lesson or two from teachers about what their kids' instructors want in the upcoming year. Teachers in several school systems were asked what parents can do, beyond reading with their kids, to help their children be better students. Here's what they had to say.
College sets Guinness world record for thumb war
More than 800 members of the University of Central Oklahoma community descended on Wantland Stadium for Thumbmania Tuesday, as students and faculty set a world record for the longest continuous chain of thumb war.
Diploma withheld from valedictorian who used 'hell' in speech
High school valdictorian Kaitlin Nootbaar says she doesn't consider the context in which she used the word "hell" in her commencement speech inappropriate or even impolite.
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