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6 imaginative new ways America has found to punish its poor

The poor are treated like human ATM machines, and our politicians are actively encouraging their exploitation<p>David Masciotra<p>August 18, 2015 9:00am (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.<p>In the 1960s, the Lyndon Johnson administration launched an official War on Poverty. Needless to say, …

Apocalypse Soon: 9 Terrifying Signs of Environmental Doom and Gloom

Between natural disasters and climate change, the environment can be a pretty terrifying thing to think about. Don’t think so? Here are 9 indications …

10 Things You Must Give Up To Move Forward

25 things I've learned in 9 years of simplifying my life

For almost 9 years now, I've been learning to live a simple life.<p>A life uncluttered by most of the things people fill their lives with, and left with space for what really matters.<p>A life that isn't constant busy-ness and rushing, but contemplation and creation, connection with people I love and …

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Global Warming Will Destroy The Earth In The End

We like to think of our planet as perfect for life, having met all the conditions we know of for life to exist, flourish and thrive for billions of years. After all, here on Earth, with our not-too-thick and not-too-thin atmosphere, we’ve got liquid water on our surface, made possible by the …

Scientists discovered the easiest way to boost your mood

At least that's the finding of a new study published Monday, June 29, in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.<p>In the study, a group of 38 Northern Californians (18 women and 20 men) were split up into two groups — one who took a 90-minute walk in nature and another that did the same …

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17 majestic mountains that will have you packing your bags

As the refrain goes, there are two types of people in the world: those who like mountains and those who prefer beaches.<p>Beach people are extroverts, …

Top 10 Island Cities

These unique, water-bound metropolises redefine urban living.<p><i>This list was first published in the National Geographic book</i> The World's Best Cities<i>.</i><p><b>Trogir, Croatia</b><br>Take an afternoon stroll with gelato in hand through the medieval maze of streets. Blessed with stunning nature and an easygoing pace of …

Table of Contents: On the Waterfront

• Now that it’s unofficially summer, we’re heading straight for the water. Join us for a week of nautical chic, hammocks and houseboats …

‘Everybody Cried’: 11 People Inside a Waffle House Watched in Awe as a 5-Year-Old Boy Put His Faith to Action

Josiah Duncan, a 5-year-old boy from Prattville, Alabama, was eating with his mother at a Waffle House restaurant when he noticed a dirty-looking man holding a bag outside. He was immediately curious and concerned.<p>Even after his mother, Ava Faulk, explained that the man was “homeless,” the boy …

4 Simple Steps You Can Take Now To Prepare For Your Retirement

It’s a good idea to periodically take a fresh look at your retirement plan. Making a few small changes now can make a big difference down the road. We’ve put together four simple steps you can take now to make both the saving and investing process a little easier — and a lot more rewarding.<p><b>1. Start</b> …

Denver TSA agents fired over scheme to grope attractive male passengers, police say

Two Transportation Security Administration agents who worked at Denver International Airport have been fired over a scheme that involved manipulating screening equipment so one of them could grope passengers he found attractive, according to the Denver Police Department.<p>An anonymous tip about the …

Seattle Business Owner Raises His Workers' Minimum Pay to $70,000

A Seattle entrepreneur on Monday delivered a startling message to his employees — he is raising the minimum pay for all of his employees to $70,000, while reducing his own pay to the same amount from about $1 million.<p>Dan Price, the founder of Gravity Payments, said he increased the minimum pay to …

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The World's Best Hotel Beds

From safaris to ski chalets, the most luxurious places to rest your stylish head.<p>From safaris to ski chalets, the most luxurious places to rest your stylish head.

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10 Easy Ways to Detox

The word detox makes us think restriction, hunger and mood swings. We asked health experts how to reap the benefits of a cleanse without actually committing to one.<p><b>Start your mornings with a glass of room temperature lemon water.</b> (Room temperature is important, since cold foods and drinks can shock …

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Meet America’s first drug dealer: Arnold Rothstein’s wild, real-life 1920s “Sopranos” story

<b>(HBO)</b><p>The modern drug war started with Arnold Rothstein, a criminal master so feared he managed to rig the World Series<p>Johann Hari<p>March 1, 2015 9:30pm (UTC)<p>Excerpted from “Chasing the Scream: The First and Last Days of the War on Drugs”<p>As I dug deeper, I realized there was a hole in the story of the …

The best country house hotels in Britain

The British country house hotel was born in 1949, brought to us in the pink and frilly shape of Sharrow Bay, overlooking Ullswater in the Lake District. Presided over by a splendid couple, Francis Coulson and his partner Brian Sack, it came complete with a gargantuan afternoon tea, and Sack’s …

Top 10 Oceanfront Cities

Is Islam Hostile to Science?

In the golden age of Islamic science, they weren't doing Islamic science—they were doing science, says author.<p>It's easy to take the wonders of modern science—gene technology, particle physics, robotics—for granted. But it took a long, hard road of experiment and discovery—and failure—to make these …

Step-dad to adopt boy, 8, who lost both parents to suicide

HE IS only eight-years-old but Lachlan De Vries’ life has already been devastated by mental illness.

William Shatner feels 'awful' about missing Leonard Nimoy's funeral

There’s a place Capt. James T. Kirk will not boldly go: To the funeral of his trusted science officer, Mr. Spock.<p>William Shatner said he can’t make the Sunday service in California for “Star Trek” co-star Leonard Nimoy, who played the half-human, half-Vulcan officer on the USS Enterprise.<p>“I am …