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A $250,000 home for sale in Phoenix, Arizona.

What a $250,000 home looks like in 25 major US cities

We teamed up with Trulia to see what a $250,00 home looks like in the 25 most populous cities in the US.

These are the top 10 states people are moving out of

New York, Illinois, and California top the list of the states that are seeing the most outbound migration.
Francisco Nunez, 112, poses for a portrait at his home in Bienvenida, Badajoz, southern Spain, December 11, 2016.

Spain will have the world’s longest life expectancy in the next 20 years — and the US will fall behind China in the rankings

Japan has had the longest life expectancy in the world for years, but a study in the journal Lancet says Spain will take over the first-place post by 2040 with a life expectancy of 85.8 years. And the US will fall significantly in the rankings by 2040, reaching 64th place.

The population of the worlds largest penguin colony is rapidly declining, and nobody has any idea why

In 1982, there were over 2 million of them. Three decades later, that figure has dropped drastically.
A man wearing Ninja costume and teaching at the Ninja School in Iga City, Japan.

A small Japanese city is facing a ninja shortage — even with salaries as high as $85,000

Japan does not have enough ninjas. In an episode of NPR's 'Planet Money' podcast, Sally Herships visited Iga, a small city in central Japan that claims to be the birthplace of the ninja.
A woman and her 9-month-old daughter sit in wreckage from the 2010 Haiti earthquake.

9 natural disasters that took the lives of hundreds of thousands

Cyclones, hurricanes, and earthquakes have been some of the world's most deadly disasters, resulting in the deaths of millions of people. These are just a few of the natural disasters that have decimated the world's population today.
A man in Dhaka, Bangladesh leaps between the crowded train cars.

New York’s commuter nightmare is bad, but the world’s most crowded cities are even worse

Overpopulation, housing scarcities, and poor infrastructure all combine to make the world's most crowded cities giant clusters of traffic and congestion.

A top Japanese politician called people ‘selfish’ for opting not to have kids

A top Japanese lawmaker called people who opt not to have kids "selfish," amid Japan's demographic time bomb which has sent birth rates plummeting. The country's birth rate is hovering at 1.4, nearly half of what it was in the 1970s, and it's projected to continue declining.
Cherry blossom along a road in Gui'an new district, Guizhou Province, China.

26 breathtaking aerial photos show just how enormous China is

If anything can help you get your head around the incredible size of China, it's these pictures.
Sumo wrestling students hold babies as they try to make them cry during the Crying Sumo competition at Sensoji Temple. It's said that crying is good for babies' health and the first baby to cry wins the competition.

Japanese politicians want to fix the country’s demographic time bomb and it starts by letting babies cry in public

Thirteen male politicians have pledged their support to the "We Love Babies Project," which encourages businesses and restaurants to display "It's OK to cry" stickers. Japan's birth rate hit its lowest-ever level in 2017, with only 946,060 babies being born.