Emily Buck

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Next Week's Meal Plan: 5 No-Cook Dinners for the Week Ahead

Y'all, July is heating up to a swelter in Georgia right now following a rain-filled June. After a weekend of cooking in the heat, I'm saying no more …

These 197 Tech Companies Are The World's Most Valuable Unicorns

What are the world’s most valuable private technology companies?<p>A new map released by CB Insights identifies the 197 companies globally that are considered “unicorns,” meaning that they have a valuation of at least $1 billion.<p>Collectively, these companies are valued at approximately $679 billion …

Venture Capital

Sleep deprivation can lead to the brain 'eating itself', says study

When you feel particularly exhausted, it can definitely feel like you are also lacking in brain capacity. Now, a new study has suggested this could …

We’re Bad at Death. Can We Talk?

Her last conversation should not have been with me.<p>I’d just arrived for the night shift in the I.C.U. when her breathing quickened. I didn’t know much about the patient, and the little I did know wasn’t good: She had cancer. Her lungs were filled with fluid. As her breathing deteriorated and her …

Health Care

The 15 Most-Pinned Healthy Dinner Recipes on Pinterest

When I'm strapped for new and exciting recipes, Pinterest is the first place I look for inspiration (pinspiration?).<p>Pinterest is especially helpful …

20 Ideas to Make Your Whole Home Feel Bigger

As someone who currently has a desk-nightstand-vanity hybrid, trust me when I say that I get any and all of your small-space living woes. That's why …

Abraham Lincoln Quotes: 24 Historical Sayings By Former President On Anniversary Of His Assassination

Abraham Lincoln, the 16th president of the United States, is one of the most revered politicians in the country who issued the Emancipation …

There's a growing movement of surgery centers and specialists that list their prices and don't take insurance

Millican, who doesn't have insurance, needed a hysterectomy, a procedure that removes all or part of the uterus. It wasn't an emergency situation, so when a friend told her about a place in Oklahoma that could perform the surgery for $8,000, she decided to look into it. That included the cost of …

The 7 Best Stocks to Buy for an Income-Rich Retirement

Portfolio manager Ned Davis studied the returns of S&P 500 stocks from 1972 to 2004. His goal? To figure out what the best stocks to buy were over …

Investing

10 Ways to Turn a Can of Tuna into a Meal

Filling out two slices of sandwich bread is just the start of what a can of tuna has the ability to do. Keep a few cans tucked away in your pantry …

Four Things Trump Could Do Right Now To Fix Obamacare

A bipartisan scheme if Trump decides to save the system, rather than sabotage it.<p>After the ugly collapse of the Republican push to repeal Obamacare, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer called for bipartisan cooperation to improve the law. “We never said it was perfect,” he said. House Minority …

Health Care

9 Healthy Soup Recipes to Meal Prep This Week

The Republicans Want to Give You Freedom to Die

New GOP tune: Insuring people isn’t our goal! We just know good Americans don’t want insurance if it means living under the evil government mandate. …

1 Trick Homeowners Can Use to Save $31,155 on Their Monthly Mortgage Payments

If you're carrying a big mortgage, you might be able to save $100,000 or more! You'll just need a little discipline and patience.<p><i>While I encourage</i> …

A Top Senate Republican Just Explained Why Trumpcare Is Doomed

“There is no three-step process.”<p>As Republican leadership and the White House scramble to contain the fallout from a devastating Congressional Budget Office analysis that found the House G.O.P. bill to replace Obamacare would result in 24 million fewer Americans with health-insurance coverage, they …

Health Care

This artificial island could soon power 6 countries

An artificial island which could power millions of homes using wind turbines will be built in the North Sea.<p>The island could power several nations – …

What Rising Interest Rates Mean for Your Retirement

The Federal Reserve raised interest rates in December for just the second time since the 2008 financial crisis. But Fed officials at the December meeting indicated three rate hikes in 2017 were likely -- with the first one widely expected to come on Wednesday.<p>And according to some personal finance …

Retirement

16 Pictures That Will Convince You Black Decor Is a Major Rising Trend

Spring may be on the horizon, but before you start unpacking your pastel decor, consider the hottest color of the moment: black. From moody nurseries to dramatic wedding gowns, people finding new and non-traditional ways to incorporate black into their lifestyle. And home design is the perfect …

5 Dutch Experiences you simply cannot miss in Amsterdam

Amsterdam is a beautiful, almost chocolately, city full of waterways, history, and culture. Old and new come together to share the space as natural …

Google’s Project Sunroof now shows solar potential in all 50 states

Google today announced another expansion of Project Sunroof, its web app for showing how much money you can save by installing solar panels at home. Now people can check locations in areas within all 50 U.S. states.<p>That’s up from 42 states in May 2016, 9 states in December 2015, and just 3 metro …

Solar Power

On Obamacare, Paul Ryan has no idea what he's talking about

House Speaker<p>Paul Ryandefended the Republican healthcare-reform plan by saying it’s not necessarily a bad thing that it will cover fewer people thanObamacare.<p>And by fewer, we’re talking about the<p>Congressional Budget Office’s estimate Monday that 24 million people would lose health insurance over …

Health Care

Workplace Genetic Testing Isn't Just Unethical, It's Scientifically Unsound

A House bill would allow penalties for refusing to provide DNA results.<p>In 2008, Congress passed the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act to prevent employers and insurance companies from discriminating against Americans based on their medical records.<p>Now a House committee is taking steps to …

Health Care

5 Cheap (And Easy) Home Improvement Projects That Will Help Your Home Sell for More

And they take little time, too.<p>Thinking about moving? Then it’s the perfect time to make some simple, yet essential home improvements, to add …

Home Improvement

How to Make a Concrete Globe Garden Planter

Globe garden planter<p>Reimagine the humble concrete garden sphere by flipping it over and transforming it into a planter full of ready-to-bloom spring …

Researchers Develop a Test for Depression and Schizophrenia

This is a big step forward in the search for physical diagnoses.<p>Researchers have zeroed in on a key biological receptor to test for depression and …

12 GOP senators have criticized Paul Ryan’s health care bill. 3 defections kill it.

Speaker Paul Ryan may be celebrating the Congressional Budget Office’s analysis of his American Health Care Act, but reactions from Republicans in the Senate suggest that the bill is unlikely to ever become law — at least in its current form.<p>Within hours of the CBO score’s release, multiple …

A 31-year-old who ditched her 9-to-5 with $1 million in the bank shares the spreadsheet she used to get there

That's how Shen says she and her husband Bryce were able to bank $1 million by age 31 and quit their jobs as computer engineers in Canada to travel the world.<p>"I think tracking is absolutely paramount. That's one of the things that would help people a lot financially," Shen told So Money podcast …

Urban ‘Wind Trees’ generate electricity from breezes

A micro wind turbine that can work in the city<p>Conventional wind turbines have been criticized as ugly, large, and often so noisy they are too obtrusive for backyards.<p>But French firm New Wind wants to change that with the ‘Wind Tree,’ a 26-foot-tall tree fitted with 63 tiny blades that can generate …

Trump supports mass incarceration. This chart shows why that may not matter.

The reality of criminal justice reform: Trump has very little say.<p>President Donald Trump’s election signaled the end of criminal justice reform. He has long been “tough on crime,” believing that punitive policing tactics and longer prison sentences are the antidote to crime in America — even as …

Where land meets sea: 6 phenomenal coastal hikes around the world

LITTLE BEATS HIKING ON THE COAST — the crashing of the water, the often dramatic rise of the land, the feeling of adventure. Following a path through …

Hiking