Kellen Ruyle

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Trump Recognizes Jerusalem as Israel’s Capital and Orders U.S. Embassy to Move

WASHINGTON — President Trump on Wednesday formally recognized Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, reversing nearly seven decades of American foreign policy and setting in motion a plan to move the United States Embassy from Tel Aviv to the fiercely contested Holy City.<p>“Today we finally acknowledge …

Israel

A huge new Stanford and Harvard study proves that US inequality isn’t just about class

For decades, an increasingly loud chorus has claimed that economic inequality is primarily driven by class, with other possible reasons for disparities, such as race, playing a lesser role. They say that it is counterproductive to focus on inequality between races—instead, it is better to consider …

Five Startups Disrupting the Gender Problem in Tech

Silicon Valley can no longer ignore its gender-discrimination problem, but will the brilliant men who disrupted so many other industries be able to innovate their way to a solution? These five companies think so, and they have millions in funding to prove it.<p><b>AmplifiHer</b><p>AmplifiHer is on a mission to …

The 50 Most Beautiful Views in the World

Even seasoned travelers will tell you that sometimes, they need to take a step back and drink it all in. Thankfully, the world is filled with …

14 Gorgeous Islands in Europe That Americans Always Overlook

Europe is chock-full of islands -- big ones, little ones, hot ones, cold ones, and hell, even one confusingly called “Ireland.” Most tourists stick …

You Can Travel Like a 1900s Adventurer—Here’s How

A new book shows what a turn-of-the century food explorer can teach us about modern travel.<p>In 1900 people rarely left their hometown, let alone traveled around their country. But David Fairchild was different.<p>Fairchild was a food spy for the American government at the turn of the 20th century. He …

5 Dietitians on the One Nutrition Tweak You Should Make

For many people, “eating better” is an intimidating and abstract concept. What counts as healthy? Is calorie counting necessary? Is all junk food off …

Things to Do in Australia

Look for Nemo in the waters surrounding the Sydney Opera House, get lost in the street-art-adorned alleyways of Melbourne, and snorkel the Great …

Still Thirsty? It's Up To Your Brain, Not Your Body

When the body gets dehydrated, the brain tells us to start chugging fluids. But what tells us when to stop?<p>The answer appears to be a brain circuit that acts like a water meter, constantly measuring how much fluid we are taking in, a team reports Wednesday in the journal <i>Nature</i>.<p>"This is amazing," …

The Brain

Latin America has the best beaches on Earth – here are 20 you must visit

A few years ago, after passing through the party strip north of Punta del Este, Uruguay – this was before the likes of Shakira, Martin Amis and George Clooney became regulars – I went walking around a lagoon surrounded by protected semi-wild pampas.<p>A breeze barely rippled the cool blue water; …

What to See and Where to Eat in Denmark’s Second-Largest City

So closely associated is Denmark with its capital, Copenhagen, that most visitors unknowingly overlook the country’s second-largest city. Aarhus is another Viking-founded seaside port, this one 98 miles across the Kattegat on the eastern coast of the Jutland peninsula — a town whose modest size …

Dining Rooms

The 6 Best Snacks for Anyone Cutting Out Sugar, According to a Nutritionist

If you’re trying to wean yourself off sugar, you know that eating on the go can get tricky. So many packaged (and easily portable) foods are full of …

Kids can be citizen scientists, too—here's how

You might even make a major discovery.<p>Jennifer Fee remembers well the day the 100 millionth observation rolled in on eBird. It was the summer of 2012, and the birding app had been in use for a decade. In that time, citizen scientists from around the world had submitted 99,999,999 photos, sound …

Citizen Science

Study: US inequality persists 50 years after landmark report

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Barriers to equality pose threats to democracy in the U.S. as the country remains segregated along racial lines and child …

Rights & Freedoms

Hundreds Of Australians Gathered To Say “Wow” In Honor Of Owen Wilson

The world feels especially divisive these days, and it can often seem like there are more things keeping us from connecting than the common unifiers. Even still, it seems that every once in a while, something particularly strange comes along and brings people together in an unexpected way. Today’s …

Things to Do Near Big Bend National Park

Headed to the largest park in Texas? Don’t forget to stop in these nearby quirky places.

Calling All Master Builders! Legoland California's New Castle Hotel Is Perfect Down to the Last Brick

Looking for the perfect getaway that will please both your knights-in-training and little ones who gab solely about princesses? Then you're in luck because Legoland's California Resort just officially released an opening date for its brand-new Castle Hotel in Carlsbad, CA. And, no, the word …

TOP 10 ZERO-CALORIE FAT-BURNING FOODS TO ADD TO YOUR DIET

Losing weight involves doing one of two things: consuming less calories or burning more calories.Counting calories is a major part of any successful …

Best Superfoods for Weight Loss

Superfoods build bones, prevent chronic diseases, improve your eyesight, and even keep your mind sharp. But did you know new evidence suggests these …

Nutrition

Trump's Perfect Score on Brain Test Spawns DIY Cognitive Exam

When Donald Trump aced a cognitive test in January, scores of people tried to take it, too, based mostly on media reports that invited them to match …

Meet Vero: Why a billionaire's Instagram alternative is suddenly so popular

Every product here is independently selected by Mashable journalists. If you buy something featured, we may earn an affiliate commission which helps …

Recyclable cups and homegrown brands: choosing a better coffee brew

The 16.3 million coffees Australians collectively gulp down on average each day have a lot to answer for. As one of the planet’s most traded commodities, coffee is big business. But it is problematic.<p>Major production starts in some of the world’s poorest nations, where coffee plantations are linked …

Coffee

The 25 richest, healthiest and happiest countries in the world

The Legatum Institute, a London based research institute released on Thursday its 10th annual global Prosperity Index, a huge survey that ranks the …

Why cycling is the best way to see Japan

Cycling through Shiroyone Senmaida requires you to get off and push. Not because the terrain is tough, but because you’ll want to pause and admire …

How do you build a healthy city? Copenhagen reveals its secrets

Maybe it’s the Viking heritage. There is an icy open-air pool in the waters of Copenhagen’s harbour, and although it is mid-winter Danes still jump in every day. On the front cover of the city’s health plan, a lean older man is pictured climbing out, dripping, his mouth open in a shout that could …

Bike Lanes

Why You Should Vacation With Your Closest Friends

According to a neuroscience study published in <i>Nature Communications</i> last week, close friends are people who have similar neural activity.<p>In the …

Nature Communications

A California gem tops Lonely Planet’s top U.S. destinations for 2018

<i>(Click here, if you are unable to view the photos or video on your mobile device.)</i><p>Lonely Planet’s new list of the nation’s top destinations came out …

The 9 Most ‘Hygge’ Hotels for an Uber-Cozy Winter Escape

The Danish lifestyle concept of <i>hygge</i> means many things to many people. But at its core it comes down to an indescribable feeling of comfort. (Think: …

These Countries Have the Best Work-Life Balance in Europe

What is this "work-life balance" you speak of? Does that mean vacation? Hey, America, we can do better—just look at the Europeans. According to a recent study by TotallyMoney, a U.K.-based credit comparison website, Scandinavian countries consistently earn top marks for work-life balance, followed …

Work-life Balance