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“The Irish Diaspora: Tales of Emigration, Exile and Imperialism” by Turtle Bunbury; Thames & Hudson (304 pages, $34.95) ——— Ireland’s greatest export was always its people. Some fled famine, violence, or poverty. Others sought love, adventure, or fortune. And Turtle Bunbury’s “The Irish Diaspora: Tales of Emigration, Exile and Imperialism” pays them tribute. The word diaspora comes from Greek ...

For many, the view of a typical renter is a young person. Yet, over the last two decades, the data shows that many older Americans are forgoing homeownership in favor of shorter-term living arrangements in the rental market.

The freedom to venture out in search of opportunity has been a lasting American idea. And yet now, in the modern era, data shows that movement in the U.S. has been steadily declining for nearly four decades.

Aging Baby Boomers and declining fertility rates mean that for the first time in the country’s history, older people—those 65 years and older—are projected to outnumber children by 2030. 

For families seeking a less crowded place for health and safety reasons, but also wanting to maintain a comparable salary, there are several locations to consider, especially in the South and the Midwest. 

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The largest land carnivores in the world, polar bears are a striking symbol of wildlife in the Arctic. They’re actually considered marine mammals, as they spend most of their time on sea ice, and seals make up most of their diet. To see them in the wild, head to Svalbard, Norway, a remote territory located between the mainland and the North Pole. The polar bear population here is about 3,000, which slightly outnumbers that of humans. Tours around the area usually run through June and July, when polar bears spend more time on land and there’s a higher chance of spotting them.

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