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Cute Little Kids + Their Big Dogs = You Inexplicably Crying at Your Desk

Who’s cutting onions around here?<p>The internet is full of snark—and yes, we are totally guilty—but every now and then our eyes get tired of rolling …

Bravo TV

As Donald Trump Denies Climate Change, These Kids Die of It

TSIHOMBE, Madagascar — She is just a frightened mom, worrying if her son will survive, and certainly not fretting about American politics — for she has never heard of either President Obama or Donald Trump.<p>What about America itself? Ranomasy, who lives in an isolated village on this island of …

World Food Program

Amazing National Parks for Camping in Canada this Year

Have you heard? Canada is the place to be in 2017. From Lonely Planet to the New York Times, the Great White North is Number Uno this year. This is …

National Parks

A rare sighting of the Milky Way

Due to increased amounts of light pollution, Iceland is one of the few countries left in Europe where it can still easily be seen.<p>In the late 1800s, an Icelandic poet and entrepreneur is fabled to have tried to sell the Northern Lights to a group of businessmen from Switzerland.<p>Although Einar …

Astronomy

10 Science-Backed Ways To Be More Positive In 2017

2016 was full of negativity. Adopting these 10 habits can help guard against bringing that bad energy into the new year.<p>For a variety of reasons ranging from sorrow over the deaths of some beloved cultural icons to the bitter acrimony that characterized much of the political scene, a fair number of …

Want to be part of the next wave of activism? Move to rural America

It took a few years before Micah White, the co-founder of Occupy Wall Street, could speak of the movement as a failure.<p>When White released the call for Occupy on 13 July 2011, the year was filled with optimism from the Arab Spring and an untested faith in the power of social media. At the time, …

Society

Thanks to a solar air heater, it costs $100 to heat this tiny house all winter (Video)

Living in a tiny house can present challenges if you're planning to stay put in a cold, northern climate. At the minimum, you'd have to ensure that …

Living Rooms

This 4-Step Routine Will Make Your Fridays Way More Enjoyable

Don’t make the mistake of treating Friday like any other workday.<p>Having a specific and intentional routine on Friday will set you up for a relaxing …

12 Great Places to Go in 2017—and How to Do Them on a Budget

Scotland

Arctic pollution is so bad that polar bear cubs are feeding on contaminated mothers' milk

A new analysis of pollutants in the Arctic has found that polar bears are at a particularly high risk, compared to other animals like seals.<p>The study was published in the journal Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry in December and focused on a class of pollutants known as persistent organic …

19+ spots that prove Idaho is the most underrated state in the US

It seems like Idaho is the state you drive through to get somewhere else, and for the most part, that’s how we locals like it. But, just in case …

An Incredibly Detailed Map of the Roman Empire At Its Height in 211AD

<i>Map created by Sardis Verlag</i><p>The map above is one of the most detailed and interesting maps of the Roman Empire you’ll likely find online. It shows …

Ancient History

6 Graphics To Show To Your Climate-Denying Uncle This Thanksgiving

Pumpkin pie with a side of science.<p>Trying to have any meaningful discussion about the climate change crisis with someone who rejects mainstream science is a recipe for frustration.<p>And with a president-elect who has said climate change is “bullshit” and a “hoax,” it’s likely many family holiday …

This New View Of Google Earth Is A Love Letter To Cities

Google Earth in VR is probably the most amazing mapping application since the original.<p>The Earth must be 100 feet high–anything but the pale blue dot wandering in the cosmos that Carl Sagan once described. Instead, it’s a mighty blue wall, pulling me in with urgent gravity. But where to go? I grab …

A Sustainable Food System Could Be A Trillion-Dollar Global Windfall

Our planet has a very long way to go toward building a food system that is truly and genuinely sustainable, but that work, if done correctly, could …

5 Ways to Stop Procrastinating and Get Things Done

One involves setting a timer.<p>Your boss doesn’t care that you’d rather be sitting in a hammock, eating leftover BBQ instead of sitting at your desk …

The Great Outdoors Get Even Greater with the Crua Hybrid Tent

Although the glamping trend makes the outdoors a little more comfortable, it doesn’t quite capture the experience of spending time with Mother …

General Motors vows to run entirely on renewable energy by 2050

Manufacturing giant General Motors (GM) has vowed to run entirely on renewable energy by the middle of the century.<p>The company plans to generate its …

7 Mental Blocks Preventing Your Success

You don't have to let self-doubt, fear and lack of focus complicate your life and stagnate your business growth.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The shortest distance between two points is a straight line. Unless our brains get involved. Then we’ll find a way to roam the …

A psychologist says a small tweak to the questions you ask your boss can make them think better of you

Maybe you'll stay at the office all night so you can submit a project early tomorrow, or maybe you'll bone up on the history of their favorite sports team so you have something to casually chat about.<p>Alternatively, you could stay sane and change a single word in your interactions with them. <b>Instead</b> …

Brave transgender 7th grader made a speech for inclusivity

Recently, there's been a lot of debate surrounding gendered bathrooms. One transgender 12-year-old took a stand against his school not allowing him to use the boy's room.<p>Seventh grader Ari Bowman made a speech at East Penn School District to fight the notion that students have to use the bathroom …

LGBTQI

Morning Habits That Shape Your Whole Day

What you do in the morning contributes greatly to the tone of your day. When we roll out of bed after hitting snooze 15 times and neglect to plan for what's ahead, we throw up a prayer for chaos into the ether — and more than likely, chaos is what we will get.<p>There have been posts written about the …

Success

The Artificial Leaf That Converts Carbon Dioxide To Fuel

<i>Image Source: tweaktown.com</i><p>Sun is the ultimate source of all forms of energy. Solar energy is converted from one form to another and it ultimately …