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16 Things All Smart Homeowners Do Once a Year

'Sediment builds up over time at the bottom of the tank, causing corrosion,' says John Bodrozic, co-founder of HomeZada. 'Partially draining it …

Women enable men like Matt Lauer and Charlie Rose

<b>(CNN) —</b> Admit it.<p>Behind every sexual harasser, be he Matt Lauer or the man next door, likely stands a woman willing to excuse, cover up or feel "heartbroken" for the abuser once his lewd behavior is exposed. I've seen this time and time again and I know I'm not the only one.<p>You know these women. …

Sexual Harassment

The Libyan Slave Trade Has Shocked the World. Here’s What You Should Know

A video of men appearing to be sold at auction in Libya for $400 has shocked the world and focused international attention on the exploitation of …

Africa

Record surge in atmospheric CO2 seen in 2016

<b>Concentrations of CO2 in the Earth's atmosphere surged to a record high in 2016, according to the World Meteorological Organization (WMO).</b><p>Last year's increase was 50% higher than the average of the past 10 years.<p>Researchers say a combination of human activities and the El Niño weather phenomenon …

Climate Change

The EPA Has Pulled Its Scientists from a Climate Change Conference

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has pulled three of its scientists from a major conference on Monday, where they were set to speak about …

Clean Technology

One of the oldest climate change experiments has led to a troubling conclusion

One of the regular complaints of climate change doubters and skeptics is that scientific projections of a dire future are too heavily based on computer simulations, or models, which — they say — rest on a variety of questionable assumptions.<p>But a major climate change study published Thursday relied …

Climate Change

14 Roasted Vegetable Recipes You Have to Try This Fall

These healthy dishes star seasonal veggies roasted to perfection—and you'll want to make them all autumn long.

Vegan

21 Slow Cooker Recipes That'll Inspire You To Pull Out The Crock Pot

People who own a slow cooker know that this kitchen appliance is truly great. No other appliance can cook you dinner while you’re at work, and reward you with the sweet smell of a delicious meal when you walk through the door.<p>And that’s not all. This appliance is also a master at breakfast recipes, …

Cooking

California pressed to stop collecting students’ citizenship data

Civil rights groups asked California’s attorney general Monday to investigate dozens of school districts across the state that require parents to provide children’s Social Security numbers, their citizenship status and other sensitive information such as when they entered the country.<p>Requiring …

Education

The Best Travel Cards in March

The average domestic plane ticket in the United States cost $349 last year, but many people paid nothing at all. Those who use travel cards wisely earn free flights, hotel stays, and car rentals all around the world just with a simple change to their spending habits.<p>Below we've assembled a list of …

He's Already Changed the Hotel Industry. Now Airbnb's CEO Brian Chesky Wants to Revolutionize Flying

Airbnb co-founder and CEO Brian Chesky said he has high hopes for the next steps at his company — including transforming the way people travel.<p>“It …

Hospitality

Study: people see black men as larger and more threatening than similarly sized white men

Researchers found this time and time again in a series of seven studies.<p>There are two men. They have nearly identical bodies, with close to the same height and weight. Which one is larger? Which one is more threatening? Which one could do more harm to you?<p>Most people would probably think to answer …

Psychology

These photos force you to look the victims of climate change in the eye

Popular Science Blogs<p>Nexus Media News<p>An interview with photographer Joel Sartore<p><i>Joel Sartore has made it his mission to bring the planet’s most strange and exotic creatures into your living room. He shot nearly 400 portraits for his latest book, *The Photo Ark: One Man’s Quest to Document the</i> …

Nature

Australia's 'extreme' summer a sign of things to come: researchers | Reuters

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Climate change was responsible for breaking more than 200 Australian weather records over the past three months, researchers said on Wednesday, a glimpse of conditions to come that will likely threaten energy security and agriculture.<p>Dried-up rivers and creeks can be seen in …

Environmentalism

9 Great American Train Journeys too Epic to miss

There’s no need to get on an anti-septic flight or a tiring driving trip to get an amazing travel experience. Why not make the most of the best kept …

The Best Place to Camp in Each of the 50 States

Ready, set, camp.<p>Numerous studies have found benefits to spending time in the outdoors: better concentration, elevated mood, even faster healing and …

Travel

Now's the Time to Make Your Japanese Cherry Blossom Dreams Come True

If Japan is on your bucket list, there’s at least a strong chance that you’re thinking of going during cherry blossom season.<p>At least that’s what …

Japan

12 Lesser Known National Parks in America to fall in love with

For every well-known national park there are numerous lesser known national parks that are just as breath-taking and beautiful. Check out some of our …

Cannabis feminism: The new movement that has high hopes for the future

<i>After 10 years in the nascent natural beauty industry, Jessica Assaf, 26, went to Harvard Business School thinking she’d come out with a next-level</i> …

These 3 Airlines Just Launched New Sales With Flights as Cheap as $24

<i>This article first appeared on Money.</i><p>Some awesome flight deals on par with ones that popped up last week are back on the table for travelers looking …

Flying

Oops! I did it again! WOW $69 fares LAX/SFO to Europe

WOW Air has $69 one-way fares between Los Angeles and San Francisco to Bristol, UK; Edinburgh, UK; Copenhagen, Denmark and Stockholm ARN. These are …

Flying

How to Respond to Four Common Salary Negotiation Questions

You want to be prepared for your upcoming salary negotiation, so you plan to research the standard pay range and practice asking for what you want. …

Employment

Planned Parenthood Has Seen Demand For IUDs Increase By 900% Since The Election

On Monday, Planned Parenthood President Cecile Richards appeared on CNN International where she spoke with Christiane Amanpour to discuss Republican efforts against the organization. The past week has not only seen Congress aggressively planning to defund the woman’s healthcare provider — which …

Feminism

Visiting U.S. National Parks Will Be Free On These 10 Days in 2017

Starting next weekend with Martin Luther King Jr. Day.<p>Is one of your New Year's resolutions to go on a road trip? Or maybe visit a national park you've never heard of? Here's a little bit of incentive: The National Parks Service just announced that they will offer free admission to all visitors for …

National Parks

As Donald Trump Denies Climate Change, These Kids Die of It

TSIHOMBE, Madagascar — She is just a frightened mom, worrying if her son will survive, and certainly not fretting about American politics — for she has never heard of either President Obama or Donald Trump.<p>What about America itself? Ranomasy, who lives in an isolated village on this island of …

World Food Program

4 Questions That Will Impress Any Hiring Manager in an Interview

It’s something that gets asked by almost every hiring manager at the tail end of almost any job interview: “Do you have any questions for me?” Shrug …

Pop Culture

After a failed police crackdown, North Dakota now plans to attack activists with fines.

State officials have threatened to charge any person found transporting “prohibited items” into the Dakota Access Pipeline protesters’ camp. The …

Rights & Freedoms

9 Women Changing The Vaginal Health Industry

Think different<p><i>“i bleed each month to help make humankind a possibility. my womb is home to the divine. a source of life for our species. whether i choose to create or not. but very few times it is seen that way.”</i><p><i>- Rupi Kaur, period.</i><p>In the span of a year, New York went from being a place where its …

The ocean is losing its breath - and climate change is making it worse

By Karin Limburg, <i>State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry</i><p>Global climate change produces many effects - warming air energizes the atmosphere and intensifies storms; warmer water expands and raises sea level; storage of more carbon dioxide in the oceans is acidifying …

Global Warming

Things you can do as a manager to avoid conflicts at work

Workplace conflicts can slow down your progress. Whether you are a team member or the leader of the herd i.e. the manager, you need to find out some …

Anger Management