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Polar Bear Shot Dead After Attacking Cruise Ship Guard, Raising Questions of Arctic Tourism

A German cruise operator is under fire after one its employees shot a wild polar bear dead on Norway's Svalbard archipelago after the animal injured …

Endangered Species

Giants of the Deep

How technology has changed the way we look at whales—and ourselves<p>Had you been alive in the early 19th century and in want of a sea monster, you might have summoned one via the apparatus of a dead whale. Take a colossal rib, a narwhal’s spiral tusk, a gray whale’s eyeballs, bristles of baleen …

Whales

To have what you want, you must give up what’s holding you back

If you pay attention to your life, you’ll begin to see the patterns.<p>In 2005, the National Science Foundation published an article showing that the …

How to Recognize When Someone Is at Risk for Suicide

The signs vary from person to person, but recognizing a drastic change in behavior is key.<p>Chef and travel host Anthony Bourdain was found dead of an …

This Expert Says Suicide Is About Despair, Not Just Mental Health

Clinical psychologist Joel Dvoskin breaks down some misconceptions around suicide.<p>The recent deaths of Anthony Bourdain and Kate Spade reflect the …

Fiber optic wires, servers, and more than 550,000 miles of underwater cables: Here's what the internet actually looks like

Every second, millions of emails, clicks, and searches happen via the world wide web with such fluidity that the internet seems almost omnipresent. As such, people often mistakenly assume that internet traffic happens by air — our mobile devices, after all, aren't wired to anything.<p>But satellites …

Sorry, keto fans, you're probably not in ketosis

Then again, you shouldn’t be anyway.<p>Keto is hard. If it’s not hard, you’re probably not doing it right.<p>The diet gets billed as a miraculously enjoyable diet—eat all the fat you want, just cut out the carbs. But the ketogenic diet (also called keto) was never supposed to be fun. It was supposed to …

4 Strategies for Dynamic Storytelling That Will Catapult Your Brand

When it comes to audience engagement, a story is worth 1,000 stats.<p>The connection between stories and true customer engagement has been clear for ages, but science is only now beginning to explain why. While our unconscious brain processes most of what we think and do, it's not particularly great …

Recipe: Slow Cooker Ravioli Lasagna — Recipes from The Kitchn

You know who's always ready to lend a helping hand when it comes to dinner?The freezer aisle. When it comes to serving homestyle lasagna with a …

Slow Cookers

50 Affordable Wines You Can Always Trust

Sometimes wine is daunting, and the fact that vintages change every year is one of the reasons. Was 2014 better than 2015? Worse? How are you …

Wine

Fired? Laid off? Here are 7 things that can help you get hired

Don’t get desperate. Get smart. This quick and dirty guide can help make you more marketable.<p>We’ve all been there: Your previous job didn’t work out, and now you’re on the treadmill: job boards, networking events, and stalking LinkedIn. While you may already know how to update your resume and start …

Rohrabacher Says It’s OK to Not Sell Homes to Gay People

Assertion costs California congressman support of Realtors group, earns scorn from others<p>Republican Rep. Dana Rohrabacher lost the support of a …

China is not even pretending anymore in the South China Sea — it put 400 buildings on one of the disputed islands

Satellite imagery shows nearly 400 buildings on a reef occupied by China in the South China Sea, and experts say it indicates Beijing might eventually deploy troops there.<p>Using images from DigitalGlobe satellites, the nonprofit Earthrise Media analyzed photos of Subi Reef, which is closer to …

China

Yosemite National Park hiker dies in fall from Half Dome cables

<b>(CNN) —</b> A hiker fell to his death on Monday while ascending Yosemite National Park's famous Half Dome trail, the US National Park Service said.<p>The hiker was on the trail's Half Dome cables, the park service said in a statement. He was hiking with another person during thunderstorm activity around …

A Step-by-Step Guide to Selling Consulting Services

Do people often ask for your professional advice? It's time to start charging for your consulting sessions.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Ever since I launched my YouTube channel where I talk about different strategies regarding B2B selling and inbound marketing, I've …

Selling

5 Telltale Signs of a Toxic Company Culture You Can Spot During an Interview

Take note, and you can save yourself from a bad career move.<p><i>How should prospective employees identify a toxic work environment during the job interview process? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the</i> …

Finland offers free online Artificial Intelligence course to anyone, anywhere

Helsinki University and tech strategy firm Reaktor say they want to make Finland the world's most educated country in the field of artificial …

What Is a Sociopath? Signs and Behaviors

The term "sociopath" is often used loosely in media and pop culture. But despite being frequently lumped together with psychopaths as likely …

How the Feds Will Use DNA To Track Legal Weed

A new technology allows law enforcement to track legal marijuana using DNA.<p>Pot may be legal in Colorado, but that doesn’t mean the state has no illegal pot. Legal growers have illegally sold cannabis across state lines, and illegal growers can forge a paper trail to enter the legal market. It’s a …

How to Turn Cheap Chicken Thighs Into a Fancy Dinner Entree

People don’t really associated chicken with indulgence but, when prepared with love and care (and lots of fat), it can be downright special. Taking a …

10 ways to make yourself a more attractive human being

There are two basic paths to becoming more attractive.<p>Become a better human being (internal)<br>• Become a better looking human being (external)<p>Here are a …

10 Ways You Might Be Giving Other People Too Much Power Over Your Life Without Even Realizing It

You only have so much time and energy. Don't let people take it from you.<p>A few years ago, I wrote a book called <i>13 Things Mentally Strong People Don't Do</i>. I've received thousands of emails over the years from readers telling me which "thing" they struggled with the most. The struggle people seem to …

Self-help

Travis Reinking Is What Happens When Black People Are ‘Criminals’ and White People Are Allowed to Be Invisible

A few months ago, during a conversation on Facebook about one of the many mass shootings committed by a white man (I forget which one), the homie Sai …

Secret Service

Where U.S. Special Forces Buy Their Weapons

Inside the world’s most surreal trade show.<p>Day 2<p>Jackson’s Bistro is the nicest restaurant within walking distance of the Tampa Convention Center, and right now, at lunchtime, it is overrun with soldiers in fatigues. The place is like an anthill. From the elevated bar, where I am waiting for the …

3 Signs That You're a Micromanager and What You Can Do to About It

If you have any of these three tendencies, you're likely micromanaging your people. If you want them (and you) to grow, here's what to do.<p>As an executive and leadership coach, micromanaging is one of the most common challenges I see. It's a common problem for many leaders, new and old alike. Left …

Why Kim Jong Un came in from the cold: 3 theories

<b>(CNN) —</b> For years they've been separated by the legacy of war, but on Friday the leaders of South and North Korea staged a rare display of cohesion as they stepped across the line separating the two nations.<p>At the aptly named Peace House in the demilitarized zone (DMZ) that divides the two …

World's first ocean plastic-cleaning machine set to tackle Great Pacific Garbage Patch

Scientists are preparing to launch the world's first machine to clean up the planet's largest mass of ocean plastic.<p>The system, originally dreamed up …

Kellyanne Conway Loses It on CNN’s Dana Bash for Asking About Husband’s Anti-Trump Tweets

The counselor to the president did not appreciate being questioned about her husband, George Conway’s, penchant for criticizing Trump on Twitter.<p>Dana …