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I’m a Millennial and I Used a Travel Agent. Here's What Happened

A survey found travel agents save customers an average $452 per trip, plus four hours of planning time. A MONEY staffer tests it out.<p>I wanted someone …

Trump budget shows tiny surplus in 10 years, with rosy economic forecast and trillions in domestic cuts

President Trump in his first full budget says he will produce a surplus in a decade, though his fiscal pathway relies on projections of growth more optimistic than government and private-sector economists expect and deep cuts in anti-poverty programs such as Medicaid.<p>The budget to be released …

Into the Night

Tip: Over-Touristy Places<p>Venice is definitely over-filled with tourists, but the hottest tip I have is to rest during the day and stay out most of …

5 things I wish someone had told me about money right out of college

But zero clarity.<p><i>Where do you start with money?</i><p><i>How do you handle the debt you've built up?</i><p><i>What do you invest in and how?</i><p>There are lots of questions, and it's overwhelming.<p>I know the feeling all too well. Coming out of college, I was $81,000 in debt (how I paid it off here).<p>But within a few years, I …

Personal Finance

My generation has to choose between a child or a career. We can’t afford both | Rhiannon Lucy Cosslett

Rising house prices, precarious incomes and the gig economy all mean a lack of stability for people in their 20 and 30s. No wonder we aren’t having children<p>When is the right time to have a baby? Most people will tell you there is no one right time, but equally, we must surely admit that certain …

The Real Story of Reagan’s 11th Commandment

On the surface, it was an idealistic call to Republican unity. But Reagan also had self-serving reasons for his famous decree.<p>Will Rogers, the cowboy philosopher and political pundit of the 1930s, used to joke, “I am a member of no organized party: I am a Democrat.” In those days, the Democrats …

15 Super Satisfying Grain Bowls That Will Keep You Full

If you're trying to eat healthier, you want filling fare that won't leave you reaching for chips an hour later. Consider grain bowls. The hearty …

This country has more islands than any other on Earth – and these are the best

Bali<p>Java<p>Sumatra<p>Papua

Has the Trump budget blown Republican’s cover?

<b>House Speaker Paul Ryan discusses health care reform (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)</b><p>Why do Republicans seem intent on hurting the most vulnerable among us?<p>Neal Gabler<p>March 25, 2017 4:15pm (UTC)<p><i>This post originally appeared on Bill Moyers.</i><p>The one question you never hear journalists ask Republicans is</i> …

Paul Ryan

7 Dividend Stocks With Yields That Grow Like Weeds

When it comes to dividend stocks, there are many ways to evaluate them, because there are many types of investors looking for many different …

We Can Now Harness The Tardigrade's Strangest Superpower - And Give It to Other Organisms

Turn them into living glass.<p>Tiny tardigrades - also known as water bears and moss piglets - have many strange properties, including being able to …

Biology

Taste Beyond The Tongue

The Best Gear for Adventure Travel

When I’m home and if the weather cooperates I try to head to the mountains for at least a day on the weekend. In Calgary I have lots of choice with …

Hiking

Five takeaways from the Republican town halls

<b>Pensacola, Florida (CNN) —</b> Republican lawmakers have suffered through two weeks of rowdy town hall meetings and endless protests from a surprisingly strong uprising on the left.<p>The passion and breadth of the anger has had many comparing this to the tea party uprising of eight years ago, a momentous …

Microsoft's CEO Sent an Extraordinary Email to Employees After They Committed an Epic Fail

You can learn a lot about effective leadership from just a few, short sentences.<p>Just under a year ago, Microsoft launched a Twitter bot by the name of Tay (officially, Tay.ai), in an attempt to advance how artificial intelligence communicates with humans in real time. Things took a vicious turn, …

Donald Trump Messed with the Wrong Journalist

April Ryan will always win.<p>And now the latest dispatch from the "If You Don't Know, Now You Know" file.<p>Meet April Ryan, a veteran journalist from the American Urban Radio Networks. She's having a strange week. Well, we're all having a strange week—it's America in 2017—but April Ryan is having an …

Donald Trump

Earth Has a New Continent Called 'Zealandia', Study Reveals

It was hiding in plain sight.<p>Kids are frequently taught that seven continents exist: Africa, Asia, Antarctica, Australia, Europe, North America, and …

This Infographic Shows The Extraordinary Ancient Genes That Live on in Modern Populations

How many do you have?<p>It can be easy to forget that humans living on Earth today are the product of thousands of years of adaptation.<p>Without modern …

Republicans Will Regret This When the Next Recession Hits

They could have blocked Steven Mnuchin. They chose not to. It's on them.<p>Sometime around seven on Monday night, the U.S. Senate will vote to confirm Stephen Mnuchin as the Secretary of the Treasury, and the final epitaph will be written on the 2008 financial crisis. The crisis is ongoing, but its …

Donald Trump

Trump paused a call with Putin to make an aide explain a nuclear arms treaty

Thursday afternoon, Reuters reported that Donald Trump interrupted a phone call with Vladimir Putin to ask a basic question about US-Russia relations. Specifically, he asked what New START, a nuclear arms agreement inked by the Obama administration, was. Once he heard the basics, he immediately …

Researchers Say They've Figured Out What Makes People Reject Science, And It's Not Ignorance

Why some people believe Earth is flat.<p>A lot happened in 2016, but one of the biggest cultural shifts was the rise of fake news - where claims with no …

Donald Trump's Been Saying The Same Thing For 30 Years

For decades, Donald Trump both toyed with and coyly denied any interest in pursuing the presidency — until his expectation-shattering campaign of the 2016 election.<p>But if you go back and watch old clips — and by old, we mean decades-old — you hear a young Donald Trump sounding very much like the …

5 simple financial rules to live by in your 20s — so you're not broke in your 30s

Navigating your 20s while keeping coin in your pocket is hard: There's your student debt, overpriced rent, trying to get your job to pay you top …

We Asked 10 Scientists What They're Most Scared Of In 2017

Scientists have already told us what they're looking forward to in 2017. Now they tell us what they're scared of in the year ahead.<p>"Like many, I will be waiting nervously to see how Brexit affects our ability to collaborate with European colleagues. More generally, I worry that the political events …

Hubble peers along Voyagers’ future paths

The Hubble Space Telescope is gazing along the future trajectories of the 2 Voyager spacecraft – launched in 1977 – now heading into uncharted …

Astronomy

Here are our predictions for 2017

Brexit in the UK and the election of Donald Trump in the US showed the inherent failures of relying too heavily on public polling, while the scope and ability of ISIS attacks worldwide served as a crude wake-up call to the group's deadly reach, even as it loses ground in the Middle East.<p>But even as …

How Many American Politicians Are Truly Religious?

This new survey is illuminating.<p><i>(Optional Video Accompaniment To This Post)</i><p>The Pew Research Center on Religion and Public Life has produced a study that either indicates a profound theological dissonance between the American people and the people whom they elect as their representatives in …

Mitch McConnell Can Be a Giant Hypocrite About the Supreme Court Because America Proved Him Right

The Republican Party took a huge gamble—and it paid off.<p>Mere hours after last year's death of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, while his fellow senators were still penning respectful statements offering their condolences to Justice Scalia's family, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell got …

The Trump Team Challenge: a Children's Agenda for Every Zip Code

Co-author Deirdre Imus, President, The Deirdre Imus Environmental Health Center® at Hackensack University Medical Center.<p>Here's a challenge for President-elect: make all the country's PK-12 schools and child care centers healthy places for children to learn. It will take more than one year.<p>There …