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10 Things to Do to Celebrate Earth Day

It’s easy to be green.<p>It's Earth Day, and while every day is technically a day to be kind to the planet, this is a day to show appreciation and get into new habits if needed. There are so many little things you can do to celebrate and help save the Earth, and we’ve got 10 super easy ideas</b> …

arctic

How a Melting Arctic Changes Everything<p>Part I: The Bare Arctic<p>Part I: The top of the world is melting even faster than scientists thought. Here’s how …

Global Warming

The Best National Park Souvenirs

Outdoor Adventure<p>National Parks Road Trip of a Lifetime<p>Travel<p>10 Best Vacation Rentals by the West’s National Parks<p>Outdoor Adventure<p>37 Amazing …

Brazil

The Best Small Town to Visit in All 50 States

The paradox of big-city travel is that you never really get a break. You ditch work in New York, LA, or Chicago to go visit your buddies in New York, …

New England

Five tactics to save on summer vacation airfares

Peak summer season airfare pricing kicks in around June 15. But that doesn’t mean you’ll be forced to pay premium pricing. Here are five things you can do.<p>All fares below were found on Farecompare.com on May 12 for round-trip travel in July.<p><b>1. Fly to competitive cities.</b><p>Each of these cities has lots …

7 Google hacks to use on your next vacation

Just a few days before embarking on a road trip through Northern Spain, my brother (who does not work for Google, but is a computer nerd), informed …

Meet the Amateur Scientist Who Discovered Climate Change

Today Guy Callendar is a historical footnote, but tomorrow he will have a chapter of his own. Born in 1898, Callendar was the son of Britain’s …

Climate Change

18 words and phrases smart people never include on their resumes

While it can be tempting to load a bunch of jargon and glowing language on your resume, there are certain terms and phrases that you should avoid.<p>So, …

Employment

Top 8 Must-See Sky Events for 2018

Get ready to see amazing eclipses, a comet encounter, planetary pairings, and more celestial wonders.<p>The year ahead offers many heavenly delights for sky-watchers, including a pair of lunar eclipses and a comet with potentially surprising brightness.<p>While scores of amazing astronomical phenomena …

Astronomy

This Study of 400,000 People Reveals the 1 Reason Employees Work Harder (and It's Not Pay or Benefits or Culture Decks)

The good news is, every company -- and every leader -- can instantly adopt this one practice.<p>Forget slogans and posters. Forget mission statements. Forget culture decks. A survey of over 400,000 people across the U.S. found that when employees believe promotions are managed effectively, they are …

13 Places Where You Can See the Bluest Water in the World

1 of 13<p>Egremnoi, Greece<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 13<p>Crater Lake, Oregon<p>3 of 13<p>Con Son, Vietnam<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 13<p>Devil’s Bay, Virgin Gorda, British Virgin …

12 Knots Everyone Should Master

<i>Last Updated December, 2017: We’ve updated the formatting on this post for clarity. Links have also been updated.</i><p>Our Go-To: Water Knot<p><b>Climbing</b> …

Fishing

How the Tax Bill Will Affect Eight American Families

If you’re confused by how the Republican tax bill will affect you, you’re not alone.<p>The final version rewrites the tax code in dozens of ways, …

Retirement

Millennials Are Screwed - The Huffington Post

Credits<p>Story - Michael Hobbes<p>Michael is a contributing writer for Highline.<p>Typography - Jason Wong<p>Jason is an art director and graphic designer based in suburban New Jersey.<p>He is also a part of the lettering sketch blog Friends of Type.<p>Spiritual Guide - Becky<p>Becky is an 8-bit creation living in …

United States

The final GOP tax bill is complete. Here’s what is in it.

Republicans were joyful Friday as they finalized their tax plan, bridging differences between the House and Senate bills and moving another step closer to getting legislation to President Trump by Christmas.<p>They also appear to have locked down the votes they need to pass the measure through the …

Health Care

The 100 Most Scenic Restaurants in America, According to OpenTable

The restaurant reservations website's users helped comile this list of eateries with the best views.<p>Today, OpenTable released their list of the most …

California's Climate Emergency

Fires continue to burn Southern California, and climate scientists have warned us for years that the region was entering a year-round fire regime<p>In …

Climate Change

AP word cloud reveals the patterns in N. Korean propaganda

TOKYO (AP) — Kim. Nuclear. War.<p>The message embedded in North Korea's propaganda is summed up best in those three words. That's what the world hears — and what's revealed in this word cloud, a visual display of terms used by the Korean Central News Agency's English-language service.<p>The Associated …

Expanding DNA's alphabet lets cells produce novel proteins

WASHINGTON (AP) — Scientists are expanding the genetic code of life, using man-made DNA to create a semi-synthetic strain of bacteria — and new research shows those altered microbes actually worked to produce proteins unlike those found in nature.<p>It's a step toward designer drug development.<p>One of …

4 behaviors that may cut the risk of cancer by 30 percent

Researchers have figured out that about 30 percent of new cancer diagnoses and half of all cancer deaths in the US could be avoided.<p>That's a lot. So what's the secret? The most obvious way is to never smoke or to quit, but the researchers found three other lifestyle factors that matter a lot, too: …

101. Hire an accountant

Without skipping your daily Starbucks run.<p>By <b>Alicia Adamczyk, Kaitlin Mulhere, Elizabeth O’Brien and Kerri Anne Renzulli</b><p>We’d all like to finish next …

How to Book the Cheapest Holiday Travel

If you’re looking to save some money this holiday season, data researchers have gotten pretty good at determining the best times to book air travel — as well as when to fly. Yet there is not one rule of thumb to follow when trying to make cost-effective holiday travel plans.<p>For example, booking …

11 Helpful Tips For Flying With Gifts

There's no place like home for the holidays, but getting there can be a pain in the ass. As an East Coast transplant living in California, I know all about the hectic sh*tshow that is the airport in December. On top of longer lines, more expensive plane tickets, and weather delays, you've also got …

7 Key Tax Moves to Make Before Year End

With Congress debating sweeping new tax legislation, you might be tempted to make some financial decisions before the end of the year in anticipation …

Retirement

Twitter’s list of 2,752 Russian trolls

From @10_gop to @ZzzacharyZzz.<p>As the U.S. Congress continues to investigate Russian efforts to meddle in last year’s presidential election — in favor of Donald Trump — it has released a list of 2,752 now-deactivated Twitter accounts that the company identified as being tied to Russia’s “Internet …

Internet Research Agency

These Are the 61 Best Documentaries of All Time

What makes a documentary “important”? What makes it worth referencing, or remembering, or even watching in the first place? Why, in this time of seemingly perpetual sociopolitical strife, would we veer away from the vaunted, glorious escapism of big feature films and go see something small and …

Documentaries

Trump’s Victory — One Year Later: Update on the President’s Agenda in Congress

WASHINGTON — The year since Donald Trump's victory put Republicans in complete control of Washington has been a mixed bag for the president's and his party's agenda on Capitol Hill.<p>Political parties wait years or even decades for that moment when everything lines up in their favor on both ends of …

Immigration

Subsidy plan for coal and nuclear plants 'will cost US taxpayers $10.6bn a year'

Non-partisan analysis reveals the cost of energy secretary Rick Perry’s proposal to give handouts to some of the country’s oldest and dirtiest power plants<p>A Trump administration plan to subsidize coal and nuclear energy would cost US taxpayers about $10.6bn a year and prop up some of the oldest and …

Physicists find we’re not living in a computer simulation

The sci-fi trope might now be put to rest after scientists find the suggestion that reality is computer generated is in principle impossible, writes …

Quantum Mechanics

Google's Year in Search makes 2016 seem even more heartbreaking

Google has posted its top lists of most popular topics in 2016, and a lot of it is a painful reminder of all the great people that left us this …