Majority of Americans Are Single Now

Is this because of economy?
‘Some 124.6 million Americans were single in August, 50.2 percent of those who were 16 years or older, according to data used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics in its monthly job-market report. That percentage had been hovering just below 50 percent since about the beginning of 2013 before edging above it in July and August. In 1976, it was 37.4 percent and has been trending upward since.

‘Singles, particularly younger ones, are more likely to rent than to own their dwellings. Never-married young singles are less likely to have children and previously married older ones, many of whom have adult children, are unlikely to have young kids, Yardeni wrote. That will influence how much money they spend and what they buy…’

How a Facebook Hacker Destroyed a Family
Hacker asks P200-K ransom for stolen Facebook account
‘…In an interview she said, “Because of what the hacker did, my life was ruined. My husband and I separated. Some of my friends no longer believe me.”

‘The victim added that the hacker edited some of her photos to make them look malicious.

‘When she reported the incident to the police, the authorities organized an entrapment operation, and they caught the suspect who turned out to be the victim’s neighbor…’

Mom, Twins Die After Hospital Doesn’t Do C-Section
This almost happened to my sister-in-law although it was not twins and premature. Licenses should be revoked everytime this happens. Or is this a part of a depopulation conspiracy?
‘Victoria Rexach, 30, was not yet six months pregnant when she went into premature labor in late August and was rushed to Richmond University Medical Center.

‘Doctors there proceeded with a natural childbirth despite the fact that Rexach had already had two cesarean sections when she delivered her other children, and her doctor, a high-risk specialist, wanted her to have another C-section with this birth, according to her family.

“‘She screamed, and then she was just holding my hand and then her eyes closed and I kept smacking her face, telling her, ‘Don’t fall asleep on me, don’t fall asleep,'” said the babies’ father, Tafari Brathwaite. “She looked at me and said ‘OK’ and then closed her eyes, and that was the last time I saw her.” …’

The Top 100 Books on Facebook
‘Without further ado, here are Facebook’s top 100 books, including their authors and the percentage of status updates they appeared in.’
The first 6
Harry Potter series, J.K. Rowling, 21.08 percent
To Kill a Mockingbird, Harper Lee, 14.48 percent
The Lord of the Rings, JRR Tolkien, 13.86 percent
The Hobbit, JRR Tolkien, 7.48 percent
Pride and Prejudice, Jane Austen, 7.28 percent
The Holy Bible, 7.21 percent
complete list


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