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2012-04-04 21:00:39

Nick and Bobbi Ercoline, the couple depicted on the “Woodstock” soundtrack album cover, have now been happily married for over 40 years. However, a new special issue of The Gerontologist showing the Ercolines as they look today – a portrait of successful aging – finds that their unmarried baby boomer counterparts generally fare much poorer in terms of economic, health, and social outcomes. In 2011, the first of the 79 million American baby boomers (those born...

2012-03-15 23:23:34

A new national study suggests that adults who receive an inheritance save only about half of what they receive, while spending, donating or losing the rest. The results are good news for retailers, restaurant owners and people in the service industry who will receive that windfall. But it is bad news for those who are concerned about the low U.S. savings rate, said Jay Zagorsky, author of the study and research scientist at Ohio State University´s Center for Human Resource...

2012-03-15 22:40:17

Young adults less interested in community issues, politics and environment, finds new research The times are changing, and not necessarily for the better when it comes to giving back to society, according to 40 years of research on 9 million young adults. Since the baby boomer generation, there has been a significant decline among young Americans in political participation, concern for others and interest in saving the environment, according to a new study published by the American...

2012-02-06 09:00:00

BUILDER, the leading media brand for the residential construction industry, launches the 14th annual BUILDER Concept Home on February 8 as both a live and online experience for housing professionals and consumers. Three Homes for Three Generations: Baby Boomers, Gen X and Gen Y will be open for free guided tours to attendees of the 2012 International Builders´ Show. A virtual tour is also online at http://www.builderconcepthome2012.com. Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) February 06, 2012...

2012-02-03 13:00:00

With retirement resources often riding on the successful sale of a business, American Fortune releases tips Baby Boomers should consider before selling a business. Louisville, KY (PRWEB) February 03, 2012 With retirement resources often riding on the successful sale of a business, American Fortune releases tips Baby Boomers should consider before selling a business. Nearly every business owner has heard that to sell a business, timing is important. In fact, when and how to sell a business...


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Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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