Alicia Rightmyer

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Cheap Flights to Hawaii Could Be Available Very Soon

Increased service to Hawaii could force other airlines to lower prices.<p>Last Tuesday, United Airlines celebrated its 70th year of flying to Hawaii by …

What to do if you lose your passport

Travelers, here is a cautionary tale for international fliers, anyone who steps foot in any airplane, in the U.S. or abroad, or anyone who believes that details are boring (they are) and best left to somebody else (they aren’t). This is the story of Barrett Crake, who lost his passport on a flight …

How to Store and Use Leftover Melted Chocolate

If you've ever tempered chocolate before (hopefully while consulting Kenji's excellent guide), you've likely had a good bit left over—whether you're dipping or coating candies, fruit, and cookies, it takes some extra chocolate to ensure you've got enough wiggle room to get the job done.<p>Now, an …

Scientists Prove That Your Cat Probably Likes You A Lot

I love my cats and my cats love me and now science has finally validated our love.<p>Oregon State University published a study in <i>Behavioural Processes</i> …

Pets

LGBTQ Advocates Horrified By Trump Administration's Civil Rights Health Pick

“It is going to have a serious, probably devastating impact," one advocate said.<p>WASHINGTON ―While the nation was fixated on the meltdown of Trumpcare, the Donald Trump administration quietly appointed a former conservative think-tank staffer to head the Civil Rights Office at the Department of …

Prince William's Surprising British LGBT Awards Nomination!

<b>Prince William Is The First Royal To Appear On A Magazine For Queer-Identified Audiences</b><p>Come back every day at 8:30 a.m. EST to watch People Now …

New York City

Trump administration withdraws federal protections for transgender students

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> The Trump administration on Wednesday night withdrew Obama-era protections for transgender students in public schools that let them use bathrooms and facilities corresponding with their gender identity.<p>The announcement is a significant victory for opponents of the Obama …

LGBTQI

15 Giftable Cream-Filled Chocolates and Truffles For Your Sweetie - One Green Planet

Whether you love Valentine’s Day or avoid festivities, one thing we all can agree on is that the best part is all the chocolate. Chocolate is almost …

Dessert

Microsoft just released a video-capture hack for HoloLens

A way to show not just holograms, but people interacting with them<p>Virtual reality and augmented reality headsets can offer mind-blowing digital experiences, but they are, by design, singular experiences. Trying to describe it to someone without a headset — who sees nothing but real-life objects and …

You Can Travel to Another City for as Little as $1 With Wanderu

If you want to hop on a bus and set out on a last-minute adventure, a site called Wanderu could help make that whim a reality—and maybe even help you …

Beyoncé's Grammy Snub Isn't Just an Oversight—It's a Real Problem

Adele’s post-Grammy press session was notable for one reason: The British soul singer, who racked up five awards including Album, Record, and Song of …

Don't freak out about Earth's magnetic field flipping - Futurity

A reversal of Earth's magnetic field sounds terrifying but it's business as usual for our planet. It's bound to happen again—just not any time soon.

Magnetism