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Here Are The Best Of The Worst Cars You Love

There have been plenty of cars designed throughout the years that are just… not great. And yet, we love them anyway. Last week, I asked you to tell …

Living Rooms

5 things I wish someone had told me before I started my first corporate job

Gosh, they seem obvious after a while but no one actually gives you these tips in school.<p>1. Know when to use “Reply all” and “Bcc”<p>Seriously, no one …

Productivity

Where have all our insects gone?

We appear to be making tracts of land inhospitable to most forms of life. If we lose insects, it all collapses<p>When Simon Leather was a student in the 1970s, he took a summer job as a postman and delivered mail to the villages of Kirk Hammerton and Green Hammerton in North Yorkshire. He recalls his …

Insects

New York attorney general sues Trump Foundation: What might happen next

The New York attorney general filed a lawsuit against President Donald Trump and the Donald J. Trump Foundation on Thursday, alleging that Trump violated both federal and state law in the mismanagement of his charitable organization.<p>The New York attorney general’s petition is essentially a civil — …

Donald Trump

Russian Hackers Attacking U.S. Power Grid and Aviation, FBI Warns

Russian hackers are conducting a broad assault on the U.S. electric grid, water processing plants, air transportation facilities and other targets in …

Nasa astronaut twins Scott and Mark Kelly no longer genetically identical after space trip

Nasa astronauts Scott Kelly and his identical twin brother Mark have shared a lot throughout their extraordinary lives.<p>Born just a few minutes apart, the pair were both US Navy captains, both flew on the Endeavour and Discovery space shuttles, and both spent time on board the International Space …

Why Reading Books Should be Your Priority, According to Science

You're not doing yourself any favors if you're in the 26 percent of American adults who haven't read even part of a book within the past year.<p>More than a quarter--26 percent--of American adults admit to not having read even part of a book within the past year. That's according to statistics coming …

Books

Bottled water from major brands like Aquafina, Nestle, and Dasani has been found to contain tiny plastic particles that you're drinking

When you drink from a plastic bottle of fresh H20, you're sipping more than just water.<p>A new report from Orb Media reveals how major bottled water brands, including Aquafina, Dasani, Nestle and Evian all have tens, hundreds, and in some cases, thousands of microplastic particles floating in their …

15 cars you can drive for 15 years

From a personal finance point of view, buying a car and driving it for as long as you can is the most economical thing to do. Some extreme …

25 Simple Daily Habits That Separate High Achievers From Everyone Else | Inc.com

Everyone wants their life to be above average, but what are you really doing to make it happen? In truth, succeeding in business and life often depends on consistency, diligence, and discipline. At least, that's what more than two dozen high-achieving executives say. Here are the daily habits they …

8 College Degrees That Will Earn Your Money Back

As the cost of education continues to skyrocket and job prospects remain less than robust in a tough economy, the answer to the question, "What are …

The 5 Coffees You Should Be Buying on Amazon

'Tis the season for curling up under a warm blanket (preferably a hand-knitted chunky one, preferably by someone in your family who's actually good …

Starbucks Is Serving Blonde Espresso for the First Time Ever

• In an attempt to keep up with the specialty-coffee Joneses, who have been featuring lighter roasts for years, Starbucks has introduced a new blonde espresso. The Seattle-based caffeine Goliath says its new roast “provides a balanced and sweet flavor with a smooth, creamy feel.” Starbucks has served …

The number one predictor of divorce (and how to fix it)

John Gottman, Ph.D, author of <i>The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work</i>, is one of the world's foremost marriage therapists. He's spent four decades studying couples at The Gottman Institute in order to determine what <i>really</i> causes a rift between two people — and how to fix it. After all that …

'Whinge less, people!': Life advice from a 27-year-old woman dying from cancer is going viral for all the right reasons

A post written by a 27-year-old Australian woman who died of cancer last week has gone viral on Facebook with more than 50,000 shares and 60,000 likes.<p>Holly Butcher from Grafton, Australia, suffered from Ewing's sarcoma, which is often found in the bone and surrounding soft tissue.<p>She wrote the …

Incredibly Rare 'Super Blue Blood Moon' Is About to Appear For The First Time in 150 Years

You don't want to miss this.<p>If you were awestruck by the New Year's Day super moon, hold onto your pants.<p>On January 31, around midnight, the full …

Meet the man who only collects the 1966 Buick Skylark GS

Jimmy Shiels was 18 years old and a few weeks out of high school in 1984 when he went to his first car auction in search of a 1969 Camaro Z28. At …

‘Bannon was shot on the South Lawn and run over by a tank’

Donald Trump

Somebody cut the cake – new documents reveal that American oil writ large was warned of global warming at its 100th birthday party.<p>It was a typical November day in New York City. The year: 1959. Robert Dunlop, 50 years old and photographed later as clean-shaven, hair carefully parted, his earnest …

Climate Change

12 Knots Everyone Should Master

<i>Last Updated December, 2017: We’ve updated the formatting on this post for clarity. Links have also been updated.</i><p>Our Go-To: Water Knot<p><b>Climbing</b> …

This very good dog loves the giant ball she got for Christmas

Look at this good Christmas girl! Sadie the Labrador retriever had an excellent Christmas morning when her family let her open a special present: a …

Watch Porsche Break the Nurburgring Record for Fastest Lap While Towing a Trailer

We didn't know this record existed, but Porsche now owns it.<p>Facebook / Moetefindt Fahrzeugbau<p>Porsche is really good at going around the Nurburgring …

Most anticipated new cars of 2018

Here are some of the new vehicles that will be coming to showrooms this year starting with the Tesla Model 3 sedan Justin Prichard, AP<p>A "cut away model" of Lexus' new family-sized version of the RX SUV, the RXL Robert Hanashiro, USA TODAY<p>Subaru Ascent is as new large SUV PR NEWSWIRE<p>A hybrid version …

Oracle-bone inscriptions make UNESCO register

Chinese authorities announced Tuesday that Chinese oracle-bone inscriptions — the earliest documentary evidence found in China — have been included …

China

1-Minute Read: 5 Super Cheap, Super Healthy Foods

<i>Make It Count: NerdWallet is here to help you achieve your goals for the new year. Whether it’s saving for an epic vacation, ditching debt, or</i> …

A Guide to Badlands National Park

Got Mount Rushmore on your bucket list? Stop at Badlands on the way.<p>At first blush, “it doesn’t sound like the best place to go,” admits Christine …

National Parks

30 Must-Read Books

<i>The Great Gatsby,</i> by F. Scott Fitzgerald<p>“It’s hard to say what anyone should or shouldn’t read, let alone <i>everyone,</i> but <i>The Great Gatsby</i> is a book I …

Books

Brewing a perfect cup of coffee requires the right water — and pure H2O is the worst kind

Making a truly great cup of coffee requires great beans, an expert roaster, the right grind, and proper technique.<p>But an often-overlooked element of brewing coffee at home is what constitutes perhaps 99% of the delicious drink's weight: Water.<p>To craft the tastiest cup o' joe, you shouldn't buy jugs …

How To Do A Hard Reset On Your Life In 2018

I'm no expert but I don't think next year can be any worse than 2017.<p><i>For more Do Better 2018 content, click here!</i>

The Bully Doctrine: Trump once again makes threats on the world stage — and has his bluff called

President Donald Trump this week suggested he may seek retribution against countries that voted for a United Nations resolution condemning his …

Middle East