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How Tidally Locked Planets Could Avoid a 'Snowball Earth' Fate

Tidally-locked planets in the habitable zone of stars may be able to avoid global ice ages, according to a study that models the interplay of where …

Astronomy

Hedge Fund Manager Says Apple Will Go To $300

As the bull market passed its ninth birthday in March, it became the longest and greatest in terms of percentage gains for the Dow Jones Industrial Average since World War II, according the Leuthold Group.<p>It’s also the second-longest and second-largest bull run for the S&P 500 Index, with only the …

Investing

How Many Shares Do You Buy For A Position? This Tool Does The Math

Successful swing trading is more than just picking winners. Managing position size is critical. A position size calculator can help do this for you …

Find your next vacation with our travel destination generator

Let’s get started. Would you prefer to set some parameters or roll the dice?<p>I'd prefer to personalize my results.I'm feeling lucky. Show me some ideas.<p>Question 1 of 5<p>Are you hoping to go abroad?<p>Yes, Google Translate has been nagging me in 16 languages<br>No, I still have some stars left on the …

Travel

The very first Printed Book - The Diamond Sutra

The frontispiece of the Diamond Sutra from Tang Dynasty China, the world’s earliest dated printed book, AD 868 (British Museum)<p>On May 11, 868, the</b> …

Invasive rabbits have ravaged one of the most remote islands on the planet

The Kerguelen Islands are at the end of the world. They're in the southern Indian Ocean, halfway between Madagascar and Antarctica. A few dozen researchers inhabit a lonely field station. There's no airstrip. The boat trip from Reunion Island takes 15 days. The climate is harsh, and few plants …

Rabbits

I retired at 34, moved to Scotland and now travel around the world — here's how I spend my savings

I've been saving money my entire life.<p>For the first five to seven years of my career, I wasn't saving for anything in particular. I was just saving because I wanted a portfolio. Then I learned about financial independence, and I was like, 'This is perfect. This is what I'm saving for.'<p>Now, since …

Using behavioral science to build an exercise habit

<b>(Dirima via Shutterstock)</b><p>A new scientific research project to help you get active — and keep you motivated<p>Katherine L. Milkman • Angela Duckworth<p>May 5, 2018 11:29pm (UTC)<p>This article was originally published by Scientific American.<p>Spring has finally sprung, which means bathing suit season is just …

The rise of slow travel: 20 adventures to take at a leisurely pace

Time was when slow was pretty much a bad thing. Slow service, slow trains, slow-witted, slow to act… But now, not so much: slow has become desirable, a word paired with all manner of activities you never imagined had any sort of speed, never mind slow.<p>I’ll spare you the full list – it’s a long one …

Travel

Colin Kaepernick shares powerful reminder of Jackie Robinson's stance on the anthem

This weekend, Major League Baseball honored Jackie Robinson’s legacy of breaking baseball’s color barrier. Every player donned Robinson’s otherwise retired No. 42 for Sunday’s games, and teams focused on the impact Robinson had on the game and this country.<p>Colin Kaepernick honored Robinson as well …

Jackie Robinson

Do you *really* need to floss? Dentists weigh in once and for all

Alongside washing your face before bed and eating your daily greens, flossing twice a day is one of those pieces of health advice that you <i>know</i> you’re …

Dental Care

7 Places in Jamaica That Are Super Hard to Get to But Well Worth the Effort

Jamaica‘s mountainous landscape has created many beautiful, natural attractions that the island has become known for. Many of these attractions are …

Caribbean

Shohei Ohtani has the hype of a global phenomenon. Will he make us believers?

OAKLAND, Calif. — Until now, the Shohei Ohtani story has followed a predictable trajectory. There was the relentless accumulation of speculation and news leaks ahead of his December signing with the Los Angeles Angels, and the breathless chronicling of his two-way talents in Japan, replete with …

Meet 3 Women Who Prove Living Sustainably Is Easier Than You Think

"When most people hear about a zero-waste lifestyle, they automatically assume it's expensive, difficult, and time-consuming. It's none of those …

A Dutch 'boy genius' said he could get the ocean to clean itself. Turns out, he's right.

<b>In 2012 — when he was just 18 — Dutch inventor and entrepreneur Boyan Slat gave his first TEDx Talk about cleaning up the ocean .</b><p>In his talk, he laid …

Tiger Woods, Nearly Human

Like a lot of golfers, I’m rooting for Tiger Woods this weekend, even though I don’t really expect him to win another Masters. He was 1-over at the end of the first round, seven shots off the lead. But that he’s there at all seems a near miracle. This is the same Tiger Woods who not so very long …

Golf

How Psychopaths See the World

It’s not that they can’t consider other people’s perspectives. It’s that they don’t do so automatically.<p>It’s a rare person who goes out of their way to spend time with psychopaths, and a rarer one still who repeatedly calls a prison to do so. But after more than a year of meetings and negotiation, …

Psychology

Brilliant Luggage Turns Economy Into Business Class - For Kids...

Whoever said nothing good happens on social media certainly doesn’t like to travel. We’re generally not too enthused when advertisements pop up on …

Kids

Why This City Becomes A Ghost Town During Chinese New Year

The Chinese New Year Holiday marks the start of the biggest annual human migration in the world. As Chinese people travel to celebrate the holiday or …

China

Conservators race against time to save film cels of classic Disney characters

Researchers are analysing material on which early Disney cartoons were inked to find best way to save and store the animations<p>Hands clasped, silver slippers together and with an air of gentle condescension, Snow White looks like the epitome of a Disney princess. Except there’s a hitch: across her …

Alice In Wonderland

Video Showed Her Threatening a Flight Attendant's Job. Now She Might Be Losing Her Own

In our brave, new world, everyone's worst moments can go viral and live forever.<p><i>(Update: After this article was published, I spoke with the Delta Airlines passenger who shot the video and put it on Facebook, who says she's "totally caught off guard" by how quickly it spread--and feels sorry for the</i> …

7 things you need to know before you go to India

India is an incredible place to visit – an explosion of culture and colour and diversity.<p>The food is incredible, the cinema brilliant, and the people …

India

15 Chinese Food Recipes That Taste Better Than Takeout

Ditch the kung pao with these easy recipes.<p>February 05, 2018<p>Sometimes I just want to sit in front of Netflix and eat boxes of takeout while I …

Food & Dining

15 Gorgeous Clean-Eating Lunches That Will Keep You Full Until Dinner

If you’re trying to eat clean, you already know that lunchtime can be a little, um, boring. But it’s not all dry lettuce and grilled chicken—promise. …

Healthy Eating

Earth's Poles Will Eventually Flip, So What Then?

From animal migrations to human communications, a reversal of Earth’s magnetic poles could seriously mess with life as we know it.<p>Many facets of our lives depend on the Earth’s magnetic field, anchored by the North and South poles, from the electrical grid that powers our computers to the …

Earth Science

I Just Made Kung Pao Brussels Sprouts, and I Might Never Order Takeout Again

Though I’ll eat pretty much any vegetable tossed in oil, seasoned with salt and pepper, and roasted in a hot oven, adding a little something extra …

Orange crocodiles that swim in bat poop are turning into a new species

A very special kind of crocodile calls the Abanda caves in Gabon, Africa, home. The creatures are African dwarf crocodiles, but they might not be for …

Zoology

10 Tourists Face Jail Time for ‘Pornographic Dancing’ Near Cambodian Temple (Video)

The 10 tourists could face up to a year in prison and fines as high as $500 per person<p>A group of 10 tourists were charged by Cambodian officials and …

The island that switches countries every six months

<b>Next week, France will hand over 6,820 sq m of its territory to Spain without a single shot being fired. But in six months' time Spain will voluntarily hand back the land to France. As Chris Bockman reports, it's been that way for more than 350 years.</b><p>The French Basque beach resort of Hendaye is the …

How to Make Truly Great Vegetable Stock

Vegetarian and vegan cooking should celebrate vegetables rather than forcing them into a meat-shaped box. I’ll take “oh damn, I didn’t know I liked …