Laurie Hasler

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Those $69 Flights to Europe Are Coming in June

Norwegian Airlines has been teasing $69 flights to Europe from select spots in the United States for almost a full year now.<p>And while they promised …

Air Travel

This Map Reveals the Ultimate Cross-U.S. Train Trip for Under $250

Travel across the U.S. in style.<p>Want to see the sights of the continental United States, but don’t want to pay an arm and a leg to do it? You’re in …

Warren to President-Elect Trump: You Are Already Breaking Promises by Appointing Slew of Special Interests, Wall Street Elites, and Insiders to Transition Team | U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts

Text of the letter available here (PDF)<p><b>Washington, DC</b> - United States Senator Elizabeth Warren today sent a letter to President-Elect Trump raising …

You Can Buy the 1939 World’s Fair 'House of the Future'

During the World's Fairs of the early 20th century, architects dreamed up what the future of home design could look like with the "House of the …

Chelsea Handler Breaks Down Over Donald Trump News During Netflix Talk Show Taping

'I really want to f***ing move to Spain.'<p>Chelsea Handler broke down in tears during a taping of her Netflix talk show, following the result of the US …

In St. Paul, Google Trekker goes where Google Street View can't

Adam Johnson of St. Paul spent part of his summer schlepping around a 40-pound backpack with what looks like a disco ball perched atop it.<p>Johnson, …

9 must-do experiences in San Francisco

1. Head north for great views and more nature.<p>It’s easy to ride across the bridge, or take a city car share for the quick trip. There’s also Muni …

San Francisco

These coders used 13,000 old photos to make a Google Street View map of San Francisco in the 1800s

If you've ever wondered what it would feel like to travel back in time and walk the streets of San Francisco, this might be the closest you'll get.<p>Two developers, Dan Vanderkam and Raven Keller, had the brilliant idea to take all the old photographs from the San Francisco Historical Photograph …

7 short books worth more than an MBA

Over the past few decades, the value of an MBA has declined, probably because the academic world can't keep up with the rapid pace of change in the business world.<p>Relatively few entrepreneurs have MBAs, but I'll bet that almost all of the successful ones have read and truly treasure these seven …

5 Countries Where You Can Retire for Half the Cost of the U.S.

Why not live somewhere tropical and exotic for at least half the year and cut your expenses down considerably?<p>If you're getting close to retirement, …

New York City

World's Longest Insect Discovered

(Photo: News.cn)<p>At over 2 feet, 4 inches long, this newly-discovered stick insect is the largest known one in the world. A researcher named Zhao Li …

2 huge reasons you need a VPN

While in Syria, Nouhran ran a blog under a hidden identity through which he examined the country’s situation from a liberal point of view and aimed to provide a voice for the millions of ethnic and religious minorities. Nouran used a VPN daily to unblock social media websites and stay anonymous …

VPNs

Why Do We Forget What We’re Doing the Minute We Enter a Room?

Left your keys on the kitchen counter again? No problem. Just go and get them. Walk through the house, into the kitchen, and—what was it you needed …

Scientists Get First Look At Ethiopia's Uncharted, Deadly Hot Spring

It could hold the key to finding life on alien worlds<p>The temperature during the day hovers around 107 degrees Fahrenheit, even in early spring. It's dry, and sulfur and chlorine cloud the air, burning the lungs of people unfortunate enough to be close to the boiling hot springs, roiling with salt, …

Here's What You Should Know About The 'Dark Web'

<i>Welcome to What The Tech?!, Refinery29's weekly column explaining the basics behind a buzzword or concept you've heard tossed around in conversation</i> …

This is the best time to book a hotel room in 25 cities around the world

But determining just when that right time is can be tricky.<p>TripAdvisor just released a list that shows the least expensive times for booking a summertime hotel room in 25 popular cities across the globe.<p>To do this, the company analyzed hotel bookings and interest on their website for the months of …

New California corridor small-jet service: $109 each way

JetSuiteX will use 30-seat Embraer 135s. (Image: JetSuite)JetSuite, a leading private jet operator, this month will kick off a new flight service …

American Tourist Traps That Are Absolutely Worth the Trip

In some cities, the “tourist trap” defines the spirit of the town itself. Read on for 10 busy, beloved, iconic destinations in cities all across …

Neandertal DNA may raise risk for some modern human diseases

Finding Neandertal ancestors in the human family tree was shocking enough when researchers announced it in 2010. Now the implications for modern-day …

Weekend Getaways Near Buenos Aires Perfect for Spring

It’s the perfect time to escape Buenos Aires and go mountain biking, grape picking, or catch some late summer rays at the beach.<p>In Argentina the …

Will Student Loans Debt Destroy Your Retirement?

Source:Tulane Public Relations via Flickr.<p>We all hear a lot about the student debt crisis. The fact that college graduates have amassed a collective $1.2 trillion in loans is nothing short of ludicrous.<p>When you think of those affected by student debt, you probably picture recent grads in their …

Nasa astronaut Scott Kelly on his year in space: 'Maybe you do go bananas'

The American astronaut tells reporters how he kept his wits during more than 340 days in space and what it’s been like to readjust to Earth’s gravity<p>• Walking experiments: Kelly brothers serve Nasa mission to Mars<p>Himalayan lakes, spacewalks and the presidential primaries helped Scott Kelly keep his …

This FDA Test Could Devastate Monsanto Inc.

The FDA will begin testing our food supply for traces of glyphosate, the active ingredient in Monsanto's Roundup herbicide. Image source: Horia Varlan.<p>Uh-oh. This can't be good for <b>Monsanto</b> . As if the chemicals giant didn't have enough on its plate already trying to deal with unfavorable currency …

How to Find the Right Type of Mascara Wand For You

These days, you can find a mascara wand formed into just about any shape imaginable, which can make navigating the eye makeup aisle slightly more …

[Twin Lakes Campground] Mommy Hiker Campground Spotlight

Twin Lakes Campground in Mammoth Lakes, California offers family tent camping at its best. Boating, biking, hiking, fishing; it has everything an …

These photos of Ellis Island immigrants and today’s Syrian refugees will change your perception

Some pictures reveal the past and expose our ignorance. This set of images might even change our perception toward Syrian refugees.<p>New York Public …

Our solar system may have a ninth planet after all — but not all evidence is in

We still haven’t seen it yet<p>Two scientists claim that they have found the best evidence yet that a ninth planet exists at the outer limits of the Solar System. It’s called Planet X, and it’s roughly the size of Neptune, the researchers say. The reason we haven’t seen it yet is because it orbits far …

8 jobs every company will be hiring for by 2020

1/<p>Data analysts will be in demand.<p>According to the report, data analysts will become increasingly more important in all industries by 2020.<p>Survey …

Why anxiety makes people veer to the left

Scientists have discovered that feeling anxious makes people very to the left because their right hand side of the brain is so active.<p>If you feel like anxiety and stress have you going round in circles, then you are actually correct.<p>Scientists have discovered that feeling anxious makes people begin …