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How did half of the great Florida coral reef system disappear?

Overfishing, development and pollution have all contributed to the reef’s decline, but climate change is its biggest threat. UN targets must be met to stop ocean acidification<p>The great Florida coral reef system stretches hundreds of miles down the eastern seaboard of the US. It is the world’s third …

Climate Change

The 20 most unhealthy countries in the world

Using data from the World Health Organization (WHO), the CIA World Factbook, and the World Lung Association, the company analysed 179 countries, looking at alcohol and tobacco consumption per person, per year, as well as the prevalence of obesity.<p>The rankings for each factor were combined to give …

Alcohol

19 simple social skills that will instantly make you more likable

<b>• Likability isn't necessarily inherent.</b><p><b>• You can practice certain behaviors in order to appear — and become — more likable.</b><p><b>• Practices range from smiling more to honing your listening skills.</b><p>Being likable is entirely under your control.<p>All it takes is the ability to pick up a few key social skills …

Body Language

Scott Galloway says Amazon, Apple, Facebook, and Google should be broken up

At Business Insider's IGNITION conference, Scott Galloway gave a blistering presentation on why "The Big Four" — Amazon, Apple, Facebook, and Google — should be broken up. Galloway is a professor of marketing at the NYU Stern School of Business and the author of "The Four: The Hidden DNA of Amazon, …

Business School

Hospitals are scrambling to solve their air pollution issue

Daan Stevens via Unsplash<p>Health<p>A single mid-size hospital contributes the same emissions as 1,200 cars.<p>Read more<p>Ask Jodi Sherman to identify a culprit in global climate change, and you’ll get an unexpected answer. The anesthesiologist from Yale University doesn’t name the usual suspects—carbon …

Tony Robbins follows a special diet he says gets him through 16-hour work days

Tony Robbins is 57 years old but he's busier than he's ever been.<p>The world's most famous life and business coach regularly puts in 16 hour work days and has an average of 60 events around the world annually, with a smattering of media tours. On top of that, Robbins is invested in and advises 33 …

Immune System

You can't stop time — but you can make it seem like it's slowing down

Time flies as we get older. But why?<p>Research shows your brain's internal clock runs more slowly as you age— which means the pace of life appears to speed up. Other research suggests that the perceived passage of time is related to the amount of new perceptual information you absorb; when you're …

First Day of School

Ancient tree which tore itself apart only to regrow 'most complicated' ever found

An ancient tree with multiple trunks that split apart and then repaired itself as it grew has been declared one of the most complicated ever discovered.<p>Fossils from the 374-million-year-old cladoxlopsid from north-west China reveals an intricate web of trunks that would have appeared like a …

The CEO of Scott's Cheap Flights reveals a credit card trick he uses to get millions of free miles

Scott Keyes of Scott's Cheap Flights has amassed millions of points opening credit cards. Here's how he does it without getting clipped with annual fees. Following is a transcript of the video.<p><b>Scott Keyes:</b> One of the weird things about frequent flyer miles nowadays is that the vast majority of …

Personal Finance

The founder of the world's largest hedge fund just shared brutal analysis of the US economy

Brutal.<p>There's no other word for Ray Dalio's latest note on the US economy, and the situation it describes. The founder of Bridgewater, the world's largest hedge fund with about $160 billion in management, posted the note on LinkedIn on Monday, and sets about splitting the US economy in two: the …

Income Inequality

Donald Trump: Eminem backed by Snoop, Diddy, T-Pain after take-down at BET Awards

The rap community has backed Eminem and called for his protection after he unleashed a lyrical tirade against Donald Trump and told his fans who …

Donald Trump

We're at the end of white Christian America. What will that mean?

America is a Christian nation: this much has always been a political axiom, especially for conservatives. Even someone as godless and immoral as the 45th president feels the need to pay lip service to the idea. On the Christian Broadcasting Network last year, he summarized his own theological …

Religion

Sleep deprivation can rapidly reduce the symptoms of depression

It may sound counter-intuitive, but for decades it has been known that sleep deprivation can rapidly alleviate symptoms of depression. A new …

University of Pennsylvania

Trump judicial nominee said transgender children are part of 'Satan's plan', defended 'conversion therapy'

<b>(CNN) —</b> In a pair of 2015 speeches, President Donald Trump's nominee for a federal judgeship in Texas described transgender children as evidence of "Satan's plan," lamented that states were banning conversion therapy and argued that sanctioning same-sex marriage would lead to polygamy and …

LGBTQI

BLOOMBERG: 'I cannot for the life of me understand why the market keeps going up'

"I cannot for the life of me understand why the market keeps going up," the former New York City mayor said Tuesday in an interview with CBS News' Anthony Mason.<p>"Our economy has some real challenges," he continued. "The infrastructure's falling apart. We're destroying jobs with technology. We are …

Stock Markets

The Scientist Who Studied Einstein's Brain Learned That These 5 Factors Make You Smarter | Inc.com

We still don't completely understand how the brain works and yet we're building machines to replicate it. Our quest to create artificial intelligence has grown into a near-frenzy as we surge ahead with unprecedented progress. But will we really reach the finishing line?<p>Any hope of success will …

Artificial Intelligence

Video shows scene after Sweden attack

Medics can be seen attending to injured victims on the ground near where a truck was driven into a crowd on Drottninggatan in Stockholm, Sweden.

Extremism

A building boom and climate change create an even hotter, drier Phoenix

This sprawling metropolis morphed in a matter of decades from a scorching desert outpost into one of the largest cities in the nation. Today, Phoenix is a horizon of asphalt, air conditioning and historic indifference to the pitfalls of putting 1.5 million people in a place that gets just 8 inches …

I've been perfecting résumés for 15 years — here's the best advice I can give

My recommendations below are for a professional with 10-25 years experience.<p>For those with fewer than 10 years, you're likely better off with a one-page résumé, for those with more than 25 years and at very senior levels, three may sometimes be appropriate.<p>(But seriously, if that's you, you …

Employment

The Oceans Are Getting Warmer Faster Than Anyone Realized

Great news, everyone! We’re getting better at measuring the changing temperature of the ocean. Unfortunately, the data shows that they are warming …

10 Activities You Can Do to Relieve Your Financial Worries

Worrying can be an effective reaction when it prompts us to reconsider how we are using our money. But stress related to financial issues can also be …

20 Things Successful Entrepreneurs Never Say | Inc.com

What separates the best entrepreneurs from the rest? Their mindset. While other people complain and let their negative thoughts get to them, remarkably successful entrepreneurs are steadfast in only thinking and saying things that serve them.<p>If you pay attention, you're likely saying and believing …

Self-improvement

A scientist explains the very real struggle of talking to climate-change deniers

The world needs people like Andy Jorgensen, a professor of chemistry and environmental science at the University of Toledo. One of Jorgensen’s jobs is to create educational material on global warming, its impact, and what we can do to fight against it.<p>In a conversation with Redditors, Jorgensen …

Climate Change

Sea ice at record low in Arctic and Antarctic

Experts across the world are alarmed at how small the area covered by sea ice has become. They are saying the change is unprecedented - and they're …

Global Warming

'We are rewriting the textbooks': first dives to Amazon coral reef stun scientists

Scientists have discovered the river reef is far bigger, and more important, than first thought – a biodiversity hotspot on a par with the Great Barrier Reef. Now they face a race to protect it from big oil<p>There is a flickering, bright glimmer of sky as the two-person submarine descends beneath the …

Oil & Gas Industry

Giant Bats Drop Dead of Heat-Related Stress in Australia

Australia

When Their Food Ran Out, These Reindeer Kept Digging

Polar bears aren't the only beloved Arctic animal threatened by climate change. Scientists believe reindeer are at risk as a warming world makes their main winter food source disappear.<p>But reindeer on one Alaskan island are surprising researchers.<p>And that surprise doesn't just come from the fact …

Reindeer

Big kahuna of climate indicators: This January was the third warmest on record globally

The disappearance of Arctic sea ice is one indicator of how climate change is altering natural systems<p>While a powerful El Niño has faded, the globe’s heat continues to be an enduring phenomenon due largely to carbon pollution. This January was the third-warmest January on record, according to data …

Global Warming