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Why The U.S. Ranks At The Bottom In A Foreign Aid Index

The United States' commitment to global development does not look good compared with that of other wealthy countries — and it's likely to get worse.<p>According to an annual index released Tuesday by the Center for Global Development that ranks 27 of the world's wealthiest countries, the U.S. scored …

Business

9 awesome health benefits of hugging that’ll make you want to squeeze someone like right.now.

To steal a line from Britney Spears, there are two types of people in the world: those who consider themselves huggers and those who don’t. You can …

Britney Spears

Trump Clears Way for Frackers to Leak Methane While Drilling on Federal Land

Natural gas is better for the climate than coal — except when it’s much, much worse.<p>When burned for electricity, gas yields roughly half as much …

Natural Gas

A Tesla competitor just got $1 billion boost from Saudi Arabia

A hotshot electric vehicle company in Silicon Valley just got a $1 billion investment from Saudi Arabia’s Public Investment Fund.<p>No, not Tesla. We're …

Saudi Arabia

Dating Someone Older Is Complicated But Sometimes Totally Worth It, 6 People Say

Dating someone older than you can teach you a lot about life. It can help you better understand what it's like to be a certain age, gain perspective …

Dating

This Illustration Explains How Greenhouse Gases Over-Insulate the Planet

It's getting hot in here.<p>The earth’s climate has changed a lot over 4.5 billion years. Before human beings even existed, the earth experienced at …

Climate Change

How to Autofill Passwords Using Lastpass or 1Password in iOS 12

There are a lot of fun new tricks in iOS 12. And if you’re big on security—<i>who isn’t!</i>—you’re going to love all the little password-themed features …

iOS

Just $9 will score you two outdoor LED solar lights to illuminate your backyard

1byone Products Inc. (99% positive lifetime feedback) offers its LED Outdoor Solar Light 2-pack for <b>$8.96 Prime shipped</b> when you use code <b>7SW6SR4K</b> at checkout. Regularly closer to $15, this is one of the best deals we’ve tracked recently and is the lowest available. With fall just around the corner, …

Solar Panels

Furtive Fobs: The 4 Best Spy Keychains For Pocket-Sized Surveillance

Disguised as everyday keychains, these spy cameras offer an easy (and discreet) way to stay connected at all times. With the ability to easily record …

Shopping

Excavation at Welsh Castle May Shed Light on the Mystery of Henry VII’s Birthplace

Henry VII, the man who would one day unite a fractured England and establish the mighty Tudor dynasty, was born at Pembroke Castle, in Wales, on …

Pembroke

California, New Mexico Sue Trump for Axing Methane-Waste Rules

California and New Mexico are suing the Trump administration to block it from rolling back Obama-era regulations aimed at reducing waste from natural …

New Mexico

This Wedding Replaced Bouquets With Adoptable Puppies, Thanks To An Adorable Collab With "Partner 4 Pets"

As fall approaches, you are likely looking forward to all the celebrations of the season. For the next three months, you can look forward to days …

Puppies

Hog deaths, manure flooding from Florence seen surpassing 2016 hurricane

CHICAGO (Reuters) - North Carolina estimated on Tuesday that 3.4 million poultry birds and 5,500 hogs died in Hurricane Florence, exceeding the number killed in the state's last major hurricane two years ago.<p>The North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services projected the animal …

North Carolina

‘Blackfish’ Documentary Settlement Costs Sea World And Ex-CEO $5M After Charges They Hid Film’s Impact

SeaWorld and its former CEO, James Atchison, have agreed to pay more than $5 million to settle federal charges that they covered up the negative …

SeaWorld

A Cheeky Little Baby Rhino Adorably Attempts to Coax His Sleeping Mother to Keep Playing With Him

A very energetic and rather cheeky little greater one-horned rhino calf named Akeno at the Chester Zoo in Cheshire, England was having a wonderful …

Offbeat News

How to Make Your Own "Memoji": The Coolest New Feature of iOS 12

"Be yourself or whoever you want to be." That's Apple's latest mantra when it comes to the coolest new feature of iOS 12, Memoji.<p>Memoji stem from Animoji, which are the animated characters that use the iPhone's front facing TrueDepth camera system to create cartoon caricatures that mimic the user's …

iOS

The Latest Volcanic Eruption Created a New Black Sand Beach in Hawaii

When Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano—the most active in the island chain—began rumbling this summer, residents braced for the worst. Months of eruptions …

Coastlines

5 Mistakes New Puppy Parents Don’t Realize They’re Making

<b>Giving Too Much Freedom</b><br>“New parents want their puppy to run around, be free and have fun. But all of that freedom means a puppy will undoubtedly pee …

Puppies

Fur ban: Los Angeles on track to become largest city yet to ban fur clothing sales

LOS ANGELES -- This city known for its Hollywood glamour is set to become the latest to say fur doesn't fly.<p>Without dissent, Los Angeles put itself on track to become the largest U.S. city to ban the sale of fur clothing and accessories after a unanimous vote of the city council Tuesday.<p>The ban, …

Los Angeles

6 Behaviors That Push People Away From You

While the right people will always accept us for who we are, there are some behaviors we demonstrate that make it difficult for them to do so. …

Self-help

Archaeologists Have Discovered The Remains Of Two More Neanderthals In Iraq’s Shanidar Cave

Shanidar Cave is a remarkable archaeological site and the recent excavation of two Neanderthal adults brings the total number of Neanderthals …

Archaeology

Puppies Found With Hair Ties Wrapped Around Mouth Were So Happy To See Rescuers

“They’re such a great testament to how resilient dogs are."<p>A maintenance worker was investigating a burst pipe inside a housing complex in Wichita, …

Animals

Stop killing wasps, say scientists, they’re just as important as bees

Wasps have long been reviled by the public and even Charles Darwin questioned his faith because he could not see why a ‘beneficent’ God would have created such nefarious creatures.<p>But now scientists at University College London are trying to rehabilitate their image to prevent them from dying …

University College London

Will Your Partner Be A Good Spouse? 5 Signs They’re Ride Or Die

Maybe you’ve been dating for a couple months, or a couple years. Either way, you’ve got the future on your brain, and more specifically, whether or …

Dating

Video Shows What Happens When Scared Camel Is Forced To Give Rides

These animals don't belong in a circus 💔<p>On Sunday, the last day of Shrine Circus' three-day run at an arena in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, several …

Circus

1.7 million chickens drown as NC rivers swollen by Florence

About 1.7 million chickens have been killed in flooding from Florence as rising North Carolina rivers swamped at least 60 farm buildings where the animals were being raised for market, according to a major poultry producer.<p>Sanderson Farms said Tuesday the losses occurred at independent farms that …

Floods

The world's first hydrogen train is now in service

Two Coradia iLint trains have begun running a line in northern Germany.<p>The world's first (and second) hydrogen-powered trains have entered service in northern Germany, marking the start of a new era for sustainable travel. Two Coradia iLint trains, made by Alstom, have begun working the line …

Technology

14 Cute Facts About Rabbits

Rabbits are much more than the cute, carrot-munching creatures pop culture makes them out to be. They can dig sophisticated tunnels, grow to weigh up …

Rabbits

Best free dating apps for hooking up and relationships

(Credit: NeonShot, Shutterstock / NeonShot)<p>Meeting people is easy, but meeting the right person is more challenging. There are a lot of online dating sites and mobile dating apps that promise to help -- so many, in fact, that you might need a matchmaker to help you find the right free dating app …

Apps

Watch: Island of fire ants floats through flood waters after Florence

Add one more potential threat for flooding victims in the wake of Hurricane Florence: floating islands of fire ants.<p>NBC News correspondent Gadi Schwartz captured a video posted to Twitter of a group of fire ants forming together to navigate flood waters in North Carolina after Florence dumped …

Floods