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See the Offices Where Employees Can Work in a Tree House
See the Offices Where Employees Can Work in a Tree House

The enormous orbs are constructed of glass pentagons held together with miles of steel and rebar but packed with lush tropical plant life, including epiphytes, rare begonias and a rhododendron normally only found at the top of a single mountain in the Philippines.

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Iconic Garner State Park for Spring Break: Not Only a Summer Destination
Iconic Garner State Park for Spring Break: Not Only a Summer Destination

It’s as iconic in Texas as Shiner Beer and George Strait. It’s located in the middle of nowhere on the banks of an infamous river. It’s been a wildly popular family summer destination for generations, but it’s also a great place to head for Spring Break. What are we talking about? Garner State Park, of course.

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In Honor Of National Blood Donor Month, We Asked 6 People Why They Donate
In Honor Of National Blood Donor Month, We Asked 6 People Why They Donate

During the month of January, New York Blood Center and blood centers across the country are celebrating National Blood Donor Month to recognize the lifesaving contribution of blood and platelet donors everywhere. Dedicating a month to this cause is so important given that someone in the U.S. is in need of a donation every two seconds, yet very few people actually donate. In fact, approximately 38 percent of the U.S. population is eligible to donate blood, yet less than 10 percent actually do each year.

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Healthy Soups
Healthy Soups

Soup is a great dish to serve year round and these healthy soups are delicious and good for you, too. From hearty black-bean turkey chili to gingery sweet potato soup, here are terrific healthy soup recipes. Make one of these delicious soups tonight!

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You Can Smell When Someone's Sick-Here's How
You Can Smell When Someone's Sick-Here's How

I’m sick, and I don’t smell right. I don’t mean that my nose isn’t working—though this cold has me stuffed up. Instead, my own body odor seems somehow different, sour and unfamiliar.

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Texas's Beloved Buc-ee's Wins Americas Best Gas Station Award
Texas's Beloved Buc-ee's Wins Americas Best Gas Station Award

Leave it to the beaver to win an award! This week, Gas Buddy released a list of the top 10 gas stations in the U.S. As an app all about pit stops and how they rank in terms of cleanliness, safety, price, and tasty food and drinks, Gas Buddy knows a thing or two about the American gas station. “Although gas stations are still in the business of selling gas, the leading brands have become so much more. They’re a refuge for motorists looking for great food, an amazing cup of coffee, or some of the best customer service you’ll find anywhere,” Frank Beard, convenience store and retail trends analyst at GasBuddy, said.

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Christmas Specials From Years Past: Texas Media Group Favorites
Christmas Specials From Years Past: Texas Media Group Favorites

Every year, close to Christmas, we here at the Texas Media Group sit down with our families to watch the amazing lineup of holiday TV specials. We enjoy our time together, watching these same programs from year to year, laughing at the same old jokes. But, most of all, we enjoy our time with our families, and even though television programs come and go in favorite holiday playlists, we made our own list of some of the specials we like to watch – growing up or watching our children grow up. We hope you like it, and if you have some that we missed from a list of your personal favorites, feel free to comment or let us know which ones will always be fond memories of yours.

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Go Inside These World-Famous, Rarely Seen River Caves
Go Inside These World-Famous, Rarely Seen River Caves

Slovenia is a world-famous caving destination, with around 8,000 jamas, or caves, located in a country that’s smaller than Vermont. Of those 8,000 caves, however, only around 20 are considered “show caves”—caves that contain a unique beauty and scale that rivals many of the much larger karstic topographies found in southeastern China, Vietnam, Laos, and Papua New Guinea.

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These Are the Happiest Cities in the United States
These Are the Happiest Cities in the United States

Who are the happiest Americans? Ask this question anywhere from Montauk to Maui and you’re bound to pique interest (you may even pick a fight). While fans of the film Moana might sing the lyrics “Happiness is where you are,” for scientists studying the roots and fruits of happiness, location-specific qualities of place, community, and opportunity powerfully inform the way we feel about our lives.

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All-White and Futuristic: Tianjin's Stunning New Library Looks Out of This World
All-White and Futuristic: Tianjin's Stunning New Library Looks Out of This World

The hottest new tourist attraction in Tianjin, China?

A public library.

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