Chelsea Neal

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Adam Curtis: Donald Trump is stepping for the first time into the real world

<b>Adam Curtis; Donald Trump (Getty/Scott Gries/Mandel Ngan/AP/Photo montage by Salon)</b><p>The legendary documentarian shares his thoughts on the Syrian airstrike and Trump’s presidency<p>Jacob Sugarman<p>April 9, 2017 12:48pm (UTC)<p>The 2016 election has made soothsayers of any number of historians, academics and …

Donald Trump

9 Terrific Sights That Every American Must See In London

You’ve booked the flights, grabbed your umbrella and already started to practice your ‘ello’ guvnor’ to proudly announce your arrival…Yup, you’re on …

Luggage

Republicans Are Readying A Push To Defund The United Nations

The call for defunding the UN follows the Obama administration's decision to abstain from vetoing a UN resolution that many lawmakers — including Democrats — see as anti-Israel.<p>WASHINGTON, DC — House Republicans are working on legislation to reduce or eliminate United Nations funding over the …

37 incredible drone photos from across the globe that would be illegal today

Drones are everywhere, from the battlefield to the backyards of America.<p>In 2013, when the first consumer drones began arriving on the market, photographer Amos Chapple knew he needed one. After purchasing a drone, he traveled the world photographing famous landmarks — before some governments had …

Drones

Unrest in Ethiopia hits tourism

Violent protests in some regions have led to Foreign Office warnings against holidays in Ethiopia, but though messages are mixed, most local operators report that it’s business as usual<p>With nine Unesco world heritage sites and an archeological history that goes back to the first humans, Ethiopia’s …

US election looms large over UN climate talks

MARRAKECH, Morocco (AP) — U.N. climate talks open Monday against the backdrop of a U.S. election that could have a major impact on America's role in …

Climate

How I Left A 12-Year Career In Silicon Valley To Work On A Beach In Belize

Three months ago, Jeanna Barrett traded a beige office in San Francisco for a palapa on the Caribbean. This is how she pulled it off.<p>Three months ago, I worked in San Francisco as a marketing leader for a unicorn startup. I earned a salary that let me do, eat, and buy whatever I wanted. Now, I live …

Coffee Ice Cubes Recipe

The secret to keeping iced coffee strong<p>With summer coming, nothing hits the spot quite like a delicious iced coffee. Here’s a simple tip to get the …

Unelected African chiefs make their countries more democratic. Here’s how.

By Kate Baldwin<p>In April, a traditional chief caused a stir in Ghana when he expressed support for the incumbent president, John Mahama, in the country’s upcoming presidential election. The same month, two-dozen chiefs from northern Zambia allegedly endorsed the reelection of the Zambian president, …

12 Airline Employees Confess Fascinating Secrets of Air Travel

Some are scary, some are interesting, and some are downright bizarre.<p>Over at Reddit, someone asked airline employees to share secrets about the magical world of air travel. And, hoo boy! There are some doozies.<p>Without further ado, I present you some of the most fascinating items they spilled:<p>1. …

The 45 best books to read on the road

1. On the Road<p>Jack Kerouac’s seminal novel should be compulsory reading for all nomads, backpackers and folks who want to live off the grid. In ‘On …

The 20-Minute Yoga Flow for Total Beginners

There's something about the change of seasons that always leaves us feeling a little off-balance. On days when we're feeling blah, we know no amount …

Fighting Climate Change with Trees in Africa

When world leaders gathered in Paris and successfully negotiated a pivotal international climate agreement, I was happy to see so many heads of state reaffirm the central role of trees and forest landscape restoration in fighting and adapting to climate change.<p>As an African woman and the daughter …

UN: World's Refugees And Displaced To Exceed 60 Million This Year

"One in every 122 humans is today someone who has been forced to flee their homes."<p>GENEVA, Dec 18 (Reuters) - The number of people forcibly displaced worldwide is likely to have "far surpassed" a record 60 million this year, mainly driven by the Syrian war and other protracted conflicts, the United …

22 ways to earn passive income

Making money while you sleep.<p>Has a nice ring to it, doesn't it?<p>After reading books like "Rich Dad Poor Dad" and "4 Hour Work Week," I became interested obsessed with making passive income.<p>Whenever someone needs additional income, the stereotypical suggestion offered is to "get a part-time job."<p>But …

Personal Finance

Dubai Orders Jetpacks for Firefighters to Battle Skyscraper Blazes

Dubai Orders Jetpacks for Firefighters to Battle Skyscraper BlazesThe Martin jetpack.Courtesy of Martin Aircraft Company.The Martin jetpack model …

Carbon Fiber

The Seven Senses of Self-Development

The most fulfilling path to success and personal fulfillment comes through the pursuit of your own self-development. The radically happy and successful immerse themselves in self-development. They have a deep and vested interest in life and relationships. Through self-exploration they remain openly …

Seed Freedom! A last chance to thwart the great African seed grab

This IPR grab has potential to be one of the largest resource thefts in human history. Seed diversity would disappear and African farmers would be …

What It Looks Like to Use the Internet for the First Time

"I've heard of the internet, but don't know what it's for."<p>It's easy to know when you've encountered a wifi hotspot in Cuba, if only because they're the only places that feel even remotely like you're walking through an American city. It's here that Havana's chaotic streets—full of neighbors …

Airline attendants plead with passengers: Stop doing this!

Please adjust your tray tables and fasten your seat belts: This is going to be a bumpy set of revelations.<p>Turns out that while we may have lots to beef about when it comes to flying the mostly friendly skies, our smiling airline attendants are hiding a laundry list of complaints.<p>That list comes …

Airlines

Date a Man Who Does Yoga.

You want a man who is mindful.<p>A mindful man is a gentleman.<p>He appreciates the higher consciousness that mindfulness brings and he likes to practice …

4 yoga moves for a stronger core

You know you’re supposed to work your core. Strong abdominal, back, hip and glute muscles generate power and guard against injuries. But it can be …

Couple's bitter in-flight break-up live tweeted to thousands

In the age of smartphones and social media, nothing is sacred.<p>Now it seems you can’t even loudly break up with your girlfriend on a plane packed full of people and expect it not to be broadcast live on Twitter.<p>And the reason for this is people like New Yorker Kelly Keeg, who last night tweeted …

Airbus patents plane that could fly from Paris to Tokyo in three hours

Plane manufacturer wins US approval for proposed hypersonic jet that would slash flight times by jumping above the atmosphere<p>Airbus has won a patent for a hypersonic passenger plane, but Concorde’s hydrogen-powered successor is unlikely to leave the drawing board any time soon.<p>The proposed …

My New App Obsession: Flightradar24

Even though I work mostly online, I’m not actually very good with technology. That being said, I do love apps. All kinds of apps, as they’re great …

UN intern living in tent in Geneva resigns – video

New Zealander David Hyde, who had been living in a tent in Geneva while completing an unpaid internship with the United Nations, announces he is leaving the programme. The 22-year-old caused a media uproar when it emerged he had been forced to camp in the Swiss city as he was unable to afford rent …

Water Wars: Egyptians Condemn Ethiopia's Nile Dam Project

As the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam takes shape, tempers rise.<p><b>"Ethiopia is killing us," taxi driver Ahmed Hossam said, as he picked his way through Cairo's notoriously traffic-clogged streets. "If they build this dam, there will be no Nile. If there's no Nile, then there's no Egypt."</b><p>Projects on …