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The Next Crash

September 15 will mark the tenth anniversary of the collapse of Lehman Brothers and near meltdown of Wall Street, followed by the Great …

Economics

15 Podcasts You Should Be Listening to Every Week

A list of podcasts that will educate, inspire, and empower you to be the best you can be.<p>A growth mindset is one of the qualities that separates successful people from others. When you believe you are always learning and growing, you are free to take action, make mistakes, and evolve. Successful …

Self-improvement

The 'Overparenting' Crisis In School And At Home

<i>A version of this interview ran in 2015.</i><p>Have you ever paid your kid for good grades? Have you driven to school to drop off a forgotten assignment? Have you done a college student's laundry? What about coming along to Junior's first job interview?<p>These examples are drawn from two bestselling books —</i> …

High School

Dogs go out of their way to help owners when they are upset, study shows

Dogs will make a speedy effort to comfort their owners if they think they are upset, a study has shown for the first time.<p>Although anecdotally, dog owners claim that their pets are in tune with their emotions and will offer support in times of crisis, it has never been scientifically tested …

Laura Ingraham Doubles Down on LeBron James Attack

Fox News host Laura Ingraham spent a segment of Friday’s show defending herself against charges of racism. She was just making a joke, a pun, a funny …

Donald Trump

This was meant to be the year of the Apple “supercycle,” but Samsung’s phones were better

Since the underwhelming launch of the iPhone 7 in 2016, the world has been waiting for what analysts called a “supercycle” in 2017, where Apple was set to launch a litany of new products, including a new, redesigned flagship iPhone.<p>That more or less came to pass, with Apple releasing the iPhone X …

Watch the Hennessey Exorcist Camaro ZL1 Unleash its 1,000 HP

New video shows off the Exorcist's capabilities<p>Chevrolet just unveiled its most powerful Corvette ever, but that sports car has nothing on a special tuner Camaro in terms of power. The Hennessey Exorcist, based on the Chevrolet Camaro ZL1, hits the track in a new video.<p>John Heinricy, multiple SCCA …

Cat and dog love travelling together and their photos are absolutely epic

This is Henry and his pal Baloo.<p>They’re busy travelling around together, going on adventures and sleeping alfresco.<p>Henry was adopted back in 2014 by …

Need More Proof That Evolution Is Real? Look No Further Than Your Own Body

DO try this at home.

Watch Bill Nye respond to anti-science tweets

Consider the following.<p>Bill Nye has been educating the public about science for over 20 years. In fact, a new documentary about him, <i>Bill Nye: Science Guy</i>, is out now (there's a clip below). Nye stopped by <i>PopSci</i> HQ earlier this week, and responded to anti-science tweets with, well, science. Watch …

What’s Trump’s Problem With Black Women?

I left the GOP because of how the party treats women of color. But I’ve never seen anything like this.<p>I am a rarity. For over 20 years I was an active black female Republican. I interned for a U.S. senator and for the Republican National Committee. I worked for the first female Republican governor …

An Astronomy Professor Brilliantly Explains Climate Change In 14 Tweets

There can often be far more scientific “noise” than signal on Twitter these days. It is an interesting community of expert analysis, opinions, and innuendo. I do find it a net good as long as you are patient enough to sift through the random oddball theories rooted in Wikipedia research and …

Climate Change

New gene variants reveal the evolution of human skin color

Most people associate Africans with dark skin. But different groups of people in Africa have almost every skin color on the planet, from deepest …

San Juan mayor goes off on Trump: “Tweet away your hate to mask your administration’s mishandling”

<b>San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulin Cruz (Getty/ Joe Raedle)</b><p>Trump threatened to cut off aid to Puerto Rico over Twitter Thursday — and then Mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz went off<p>Matthew Rozsa<p>October 12, 2017 6:53pm (UTC)<p>In a text message obtained by Salon, San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz blasted President …

Goodbye – and good riddance – to livestock farming | George Monbiot

The suffering inherent in mass meat production can’t be justified. And as the artificial meat industry grows, the last argument for farming animals has now collapsed<p>What will future generations, looking back on our age, see as its monstrosities? We think of slavery, the subjugation of women, …

A Texan solution to Texas’s climate change problem

Hurricane Harvey transformed Houston’s sprawling, paved environment into a network of lakes and gushing rivers, making the case that the city—and the state—should have been more diligent about preserving green spaces that could have absorbed all that water. <b></b><p>Scientists have pointed out that that a …

The Ultimate Road-Trip Accommodation: A Tiny RV

DID YOUR LAST stay in a cookie-cutter hotel room or subpar Airbnb apartment leave you longing for cozier lodging? As many road-tripping vacationers are discovering, the most satisfying form of shelter might be the type you can hitch to the back of the car.<p>A natural extension of the Tiny House …

Elete Electrolyte Drops Review

Elete Electrolyte Replacement Drops are tasteless and odorless and won’t muck up hydration bladders like sweet electrolyte powdersIf you’re tired of …

4 Proven Ways to Deal With Stress Without Shutting Down, Giving Up or Taking Meds

Stress grinds people down but don't underestimate measures as simple as a better perspective or a walk around the block for dealing with it effectively.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Stress happens. In fact, stress is perfectly normal and, in some cases, even be …

Price slump, tight cash wreak havoc in Toronto's housing market

OTTAWA - The sharp reversal in Toronto's home prices has thrown Canada's biggest property market into chaos, with scores of buyers suddenly short of …

Amazon’s Price Cuts on Food Leave Rivals Bracing for Impact

A price war has raged in U.S. supermarket aisles for well over a year, bloodying retailers big and small. On Monday, Amazon.com Inc. plans to toss a …

10+ Genius Camera Hacks That Will Greatly Improve Your Photography Skills In Less Than 3 Minutes

Professional photography gear costs thousands of dollars but you can take stunning pictures by spending only a fraction of the cost. If you have the …

FACT CHECK: 10 Statements From Trump's Phoenix Speech

At a campaign rally in Phoenix on Tuesday, President Trump made news by slamming Republican senators, praising controversial former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio and blasting the news media.<p>He also defended his initial, controversial remarks on recent violent protests in Charlottesville, Va. …

How A Common Nutrient Is Improving Gut Health

A recent study released from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, has shown a strong correlation between tryptophan and gut health. …

Wellness

GOP senators react to Trump’s Charlottesville comments: “Mr. President — we must call evil by its name.”

It was perfectly clear what President Donald Trump was avoiding in his comments about the violent white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, Saturday. He condemned the hate and bigotry “on many sides.” He didn’t call out white nationalists or supremacists by name.<p>His words did not go …

Severing ties with utilities isn't as easy as cutting the cable cord

If disaster ever struck, Joe Fleischmann could keep the lights, refrigerator and big-screen TV running in his Orange County home, even if the power company went dark.<p>Fleischmann is an early adopter of home energy storage: In his garage is a battery strong enough to help keep the essentials in …

FBI Launches Investigation Against Arizona Power Company Trying to Block Rooftop Solar

By Jeremy Deaton<p>Rooftop solar power is getting cheaper and cheaper, and nowhere does that scare utilities more than in Arizona, where abundant …

In Trump Country, Renewable Energy Is Thriving

Two years ago, Kansas repealed a law requiring that 20 percent of the state’s electric power come from renewable sources by 2020, seemingly a step backward on energy in a deeply conservative state.<p>Yet by the time the law was scrapped, it had become largely irrelevant. Kansas blew past that 20 …

Renewable Energy

Even Without Paris, Business Will Leave Trump Behind on Climate Change

President Trump has followed through on his campaign promise to retreat from the Paris Agreement. Now, the United States has joined Nicaragua and …

Obamacare Vs. American Health Care Act: Here's Where They Differ

NPR looks at how the Affordable Care Act and American Health Care Act differ in terms of insurance marketplaces, the individual mandate, guaranteed coverage and insurance subsidies.<p>Transcript<p>KELLY MCEVERS, HOST:<p>Health care, repeal and replace, the ACA, the AHCA - what does it all mean, and how does …