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Ugly people have disadvantage in salary, some careers

Research shows someone with above-average looks earns considerably more than an employee with a below-average appearance, according to Daniel Hamermesh, researcher and author of "Beauty Pays: Why Attractive People Are More Successful."

Friday - 08/31/2012, 08:58am EDT

Tags: us news and world report, salary, raise,

Dispute stalls apple picking at Butler's Orchard

Butler's Orchard in Germantown is attempting to quickly work out a dispute with a nearby landowner. Tuesday was supposed to be the first day of apple- picking season.

Tuesday - 08/21/2012, 12:06pm EDT

Tags: Butlers Orchard, apple

Speed cameras more mobile, look like mailboxes

Local governments are availing themselves of new mobile speed cameras that resemble mailboxes as effective and profitable ways to slow drivers down.

Monday - 08/20/2012, 04:26pm EDT

Tags: speed cameras,

Why we love songs that make us cry

Everybody loves a song that's a reminder of a bittersweet reality. What are your favorite sad songs?

Thursday - 08/16/2012, 11:06am EDT

Tags: Adele, sad songs

'Gray divorce' on rise in Fairfax County

Divorces are on the rise for couples older than 55 in the county dubbed the "divorce capital of Virginia."

Friday - 08/10/2012, 12:52pm EDT

Tags: divorce, Tully Rinckey

Rocknoceros: The kids are alright

Three Fairfax County natives are stars to the toddler set.

Monday - 08/06/2012, 11:47am EDT

Tags: Rocknoceros,


Boss: Take all the vacation you need - with pay

Some companies are offering unlimited, paid vacations, as long as employees get their work done.

Thursday - 08/02/2012, 11:40am EDT

Tags: vacation

Hold me: Cuddle therapy catching on

So called "cuddle therapy" practitioners are popping up around the country, offering non- sexual, clothes-on physical closeness, for about $60 an hour.

Wednesday - 08/01/2012, 07:50am EDT

Tags: cuddle therapy,

How to shave like an Olympic swimmer

How do those Olympic swimmers get such clean shaves? Here is the answer.

Tuesday - 07/31/2012, 06:38am EDT

Tags: shaving, swimmers

Adulthood taking longer to reach

Researchers find young people making the change to adulthood often face anxiety during the process.

Monday - 07/30/2012, 10:12am EDT

Tags: emerging adults, Clark University

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