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.
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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.
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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.
Peggy O'Brien-Murphy receives a massage from therapist Loretta Lanz. O'Brien-Murphy was among the participants in a study that found both relaxation and deep tissue massage are effective treatments for lower back pain.
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