For a monthly fee, the Santa Monica startup Carenote connects lonely Americans with a person in the Philippines who calls regularly to chat. We meet a Tennessee woman who's bonded with her so-called Care Pal over owning pet birds.
Have a friend call you regularly… for a fee
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Effective cure for loneliness? Pay a monthly fee to rent a friend
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Tips for catching the Perseid meteor shower
Leave the city tonight and look up, and you may be in for a show of lights streaking across the sky.