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Disappearing Ink: Tattoo Remorse Spawns New Business
Tattoo remorse is leading many of the painted masses to rethink their ink, which is fueling a burgeoning business: specialty tattoo removal shops.
Work-Life Balance Benefits Low-Wage Workers, Employers
A growing body of research reveals myriad benefits — for employers and employees alike — when company policies promoting work-life balance are offered to low-wage workers.
Training Celebrants to Offer More Meaningful Funerals
Trained celebrants — often with backgrounds in psychology, social work, acting and other professions that emphasize writing or public speaking — are helping families create personalized ceremonies to honor loved ones who've passed on.
Pol Pot's Legacy: Cambodian Refugees in Poor Health
Advocates look to expand programs that address a legacy of the Pol Pot era: an epidemic of heart disease, diabetes and stroke among Cambodian-Americans.
Turning Foreclosed Commercial Properties Into Parks
Turning foreclosed commercial properties into park networks could put people to work, raise real estate values and promote wise redevelopment.
Ranking States' Citizen Embarrassment Levels
Amid a rush of political scandals and missteps, we figure that some citizens are more embarrassed for their state than others. We look at the shameful headlines and determine where these states would rank on the citizen embarrassment level.