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These Are the Prettiest Places on Earth to Feed Your Wanderlust

It's normal to overlook the simple pleasures in life when we feel stuck in a place or routine that doesn't fulfill us. But ironically, those are also …

12 photos of Iceland’s mind-blowing landscapes

In the past 5 years, the number of foreign visitors in Iceland has increased by over 300%. There’s a reason why this country of just over 300,000 …

What I wish my parents told me about travel

Go to college, get a real job, save for retirement. Like so many of you, I got very sound advice life from my parents when it came to living a secure …

Asia Travel

91-year-old former congressman shows millennials how to tweet about Trump

91-year-old former congressman John Dingell has been quick, witty, and on fire with his 140 characters for years.<p>Despite his age, he knows how to use …

A key government report on climate change is out. Here's what you need to know

The New York Times published a draft of the report on Monday night.<p>[<i>Editor's note: This story has been updated with more details about the origins of the draft report.</i>]<p><i>The New York Times</i> published a draft of a long-awaited government report on climate change on Monday night, and the picture it …

Climate Change

These Are the Only 3 Websites You Should Use to Score Cheap Flights

As we near the end of summer, flight flash sales are becoming more frequent, but according to travel experts, you don't have to sign up to every …

Drug enforcement chief criticizes Trump in email to agents

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration's acting director criticized President Donald Trump for telling law enforcement officers not to be "too nice" to suspects, urging DEA agents to show "respect and compassion" and saying he felt compelled to speak out when "something is …

Donald Trump

Alarm as 'modern life' sees average sperm count halve since the 1970s

Men’s sperm counts have fallen by almost 60 per cent since the 1970s, according to major research which warns that modern life may be fuelling a male fertility crisis.<p>Experts said the “shocking” decline should be treated as an “urgent wake up call,” with chemicals, pesticides, stress and obesity …

A freak accident covering an Oregon highway in slime is a dire warning about our oceans’ health

If there’s one thing you <i>really</i> don’t want scattered across a highway, it’s live hagfish. But last week, five vehicles collided on an Oregon highway, flinging 7,500 pounds of hagfish—also known as “snot snakes” and “slime eels”—across the blacktop, and making a very unusual mess.<p>Gross as the goo may …

Fish

Mortgage broker rolls out another online way to assess what your house is worth

Do we really need another Zillow Zestimate-style online gizmo to tell us what a computer model says our homes are worth? Probably not.<p>There already are scads of real estate and mortgage websites that offer some type of automated home valuation feature, such as Redfin, Realtor.com, Chase Mortgage, …

Researchers Brought Back a Pox Virus Using Mail-Order DNA and it Only Cost $100,000

Reviving Extinct Viruses<p>Canadian researchers revived an extinct horsepox virus last year on a shoestring budget, by using mail-order DNA. That may …

National Academy of Sciences

Researchers create a 'battery-free' mobile phone

Your future phone may never need to be charged.<p>That's the exciting implication of new research out of the University of Washington, where researchers …

eReaders

Disrupting the Cow: This Plant-Based Burger Smells, Tastes, and Bleeds Like the Real Thing

Pat Brown wants every piece of meat consumed in the world to be made entirely from plants. He’s going after the carnivores — and the meat industry that serves them red, bloody, marbled meat.<p>The scientist and chief executive behind the plant-based burger from Impossible Foods, Brown doesn’t …

Food

10 Stunning Private Islands You Can Rent from $307 a Night, Ranked by Price

You don't have to be a millionaire to rent your own island.<p>If you’ve always fancied taking over a secluded private island for a night, you’re not …

South Carolina

Justice Department anti-fraud expert resigns, disturbed by Trump's 'stunning' conduct

<b>(CNN) —</b> Lawyers at the Justice Department are typically mum on frank details surrounding an early resignation, so it's especially unusual when one directly points to the conduct of the President of the United States as the reason for quitting.<p>But Hui Chen, an anti-corruption expert who formerly …

Corruption

Two Sad Ironies In Florida Passing Its 'Anti-Science' Law

It is officially called Florida House Bill 989, and it was signed into law by Florida Governor Rick Scott on June 26th, 2017 after passing both chambers of the house. According to the National Center for Science Education’s website:<p>With the law now in place, any county resident — not just any …

Climate Change

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Updated March 20, 2018<p><b>Marketing</b> is the process of interesting potential customers and clients in your products and/or services and persuading them to …

Marketing

A one-degree heat increase caused twice as many deaths in India

Researchers found that deaths caused by heat waves in India more than doubled after the country's temperature increased by nearly one degree …

Climate Change

Jimmy Carter on Sanders: 'Can y'all see why I voted for him?'

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Former President Jimmy Carter seems to be a fan of Sen. Bernie Sanders.<p>The two spoke together Monday evening at a Carter Center discussion about politics, human rights and working towards global peace.<p>Speaking in a familiar refrain, Sanders bemoaned the United States' relatively …

Bernie Sanders

You Can Stay for Free in an Adorable Cabin in the Alaska Mountains

Dreams really do come true.<p>Usually when someone offers something up for free, there's a catch. Like you can visit New Zealand, <i>but</i> you have to interview for a job. Or you can skip the entry fee for the United States National Parks, <i>but</i> you have to go during a specific time period. But that's not the …

Darth Vader

Everyone said it was too dangerous to take our kid to Colombia, here’s what happened when we did.

MY FAMILY SPENT THREE MONTHS in Colombia back in 2014. Friends and family back home in Canada couldn’t understand why we wanted to travel there, …

South America

Scary interactive map shows how water levels will rise due to global warming

Have you ever wondered how global warming is slowly but gradually changing everything around us? Now there’s a nifty interactive map that will help you easily put things into perspective – or at least give you a better idea.<p>In an effort to raise awareness of the detrimental impact of global …

Climate Change