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Residents check an earthquake-damaged house in Sukagawa city on March 11, in the Fukushima prefecture in Japan. A researcher says that after large-scale natural disasters, it's frequently friends and neighbors who are key to survival. Jiji Press/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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The Key To Disaster Survival? Friends And Neighbors

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Celestial Musician Eugene Friesen
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Who Do You Think You Are? Turtle Island String Quartet
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Friendship Quick Step, for band Dodworth Saxhorn Band
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Michelle Zorich sits in a Miami Starbucks in October 2007. Since employees can now log on and be productive from just about anywhere, it's becoming harder for them to take time off, even when they're out of the office. Joe Raedle/Getty Images hide caption

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Smartphones Making It Harder To Call It Quits

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There are more than 5 million geocachers worldwide, stalking more than a million hidden caches. Most caches are small- to medium-sized containers with a logbook inside, and sometimes little items that geocachers can take with them, as long as they leave something of equal or more value in its place. ra-photos/iStockphoto.com hide caption

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Geocaching: 21st-Century Treasure Hunting

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March of the 35th Regiment Various
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Music of the American Revolution: The Birth of Liberty
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Pathfinder of Panama Goldman Band
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Washington's March Various
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March of the Steel Men Dallas Wind Symphony
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SONG OF THE LIBERTY BELL MARK O'CONNOR

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Got Low Back Pain? Massage Therapy May Rub It Out

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Macha Medeski, Martin & Wood
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The Songs That Make You Proud Of Your Country

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THE WORLD TURNED UPSIDE DOWN MARK O'CONNOR

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