Michael Lloyd

11 Flips | 4 Magazines | 7 Likes | @MichaelLloyd | Keep up with Michael Lloyd on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Michael Lloyd”

Places Where Your U.S. Dollar Will Go Far in Fall

Looking for a fall escape that won’t break the bank? Here are five ideas to get you on the road this autumn.<p>In travel, as in life, timing is …

New Zealand

Water Heater Maintenance: Extend Water Heater Life

A little preventive maintenance keeps the hot water flowing<p>Place a bucket below the discharge pipe and gently lift the lever on the pressure-relief …

The Most Expensive Cities in Europe and Their Cheaper, Cooler Alternatives

When it comes to popular European cities, Barcelona, Paris, and Rome grab all the headlines. And while these destinations have the cultural offerings …

The 100-year capitalist experiment that keeps Appalachia poor, sick, and stuck on coal

The first time Nick Mullins entered Deep Mine 26, a coal mine in southwestern Virginia, the irony hit him hard. Once, his ancestors had owned the coal-seamed cavern that he was now descending into, his trainee miner hard-hat secure.<p>His people had settled the Clintwood and George’s Fork area, along …

Fossil Fuels

The Life of a Baby Tardigrade

It started as a speck of a speck, a bundle of nerves and immature tissues curled up inside an egg, bunched up against its siblings. The small clutch …

New Evidence Is Forcing Scientists to Rewrite The History of Human Migration 'Out of Africa'

We may find our answer in Australasia.<p>Where did we humans come from?<p>Some 40 or so years ago, our origins seemed quite straightforward.<p>But now we see …

CEOs of Alaska Airlines, Hawaiian Airlines fly 1929 plane that has historical ties to both companies

Two aviation geeks met up last week to fly an old plane. That usually wouldn’t be noteworthy, except the pilots just happened to be Alaska Airlines …

Aviation

The Danger of President Pence

Trump’s critics yearn for his exit. But Mike Pence, the corporate right’s inside man, poses his own risks.<p>On September 14th, the right-wing pundit Ann Coulter, who last year published a book titled “In Trump We Trust,” expressed what a growing number of Americans, including conservatives, have been …

Donald Trump

One of the best tech upgrades I've made to my car cost me less than $25

<i>The</i> <i>Insider Picks</i> <i>team writes about stuff we think you’ll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your</i> …

How to fix a squealing dryer

A squeaky dryer can be a real nuisance. Thankfully there are a few easy ways to fix this headache. The dryer is a rather simple device with minimal …

Google Home

Alaska storm brings frigid weather to swath of US

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — A massive storm fueled by the remnants of Typhoon Nuri did not do much damage in Alaska's sparsely populated Aleutian Islands, …