Samantha Ineich

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Border Wall Could Leave Some Americans on 'Mexican Side'

BROWNSVILLE, Texas — The last time U.S. officials built a barrier along the border with Mexico, they left an opening at the small road leading south to Pamela Taylor's home on the banks of the Rio Grande.<p>Taylor hadn't been told where the fence would be built, and she doesn't know now whether …

Immigration

Anthony Bourdain’s Stories About Being Broke Will Make You Feel Better About Your Financial Situation

This is fun. We really think you’re going to enjoy this because like us, you are a money guzzling, savings-less, cash spenda, teetering on the thrilling edge of financial despair. Fortunately, it’s comforting as hell to know there are successful people who’ve been through similar financial woes and …

What's the Oldest Thing Alive Today?

The oldest living thing on Earth today is … well, it's controversial.<p>Let's back up. Figuring out the oldest thing alive requires defining "alive." …

2017 February 19 - Black Sun and Inverted Starfield

<b>Black Sun and Inverted Starfield</b> <b><br>Image Credit & Copyright:</b> Jim Lafferty<p><b>Explanation:</b> Does this strange dark ball look somehow familiar? If so, that …

A 25-year-old spent $250 turning his truck into a camper van to travel across the US

John Charles Putrino wanted to keep his cross-country trip simple.<p>Instead of investing in a pricey camper van to shuttle between national parks, he …

RVs

For Food Manufacturers, 'Sell By' Labels May Have Reached Their Expiration Date

Two of the most influential groups in the food industry are asking companies to change those pesky "expiration" or "sell by" labels on packaged food.<p>The labels, you see, don't mean what they appear to mean. Foods don't "expire." Most foods are safe to eat even after that "sell by" date has passed. …

Feds find crazy pot-flinging catapult on Mexican border fence

Border agents dismantle a weird-looking drug catapult used to toss marijuana over the fence between Mexico and the US.<p>A bizarre contraption caught the eye of federal agents patrolling along the US-Mexico border in Arizona last week. After seeing several people on the Mexican side running away from …

How To Improve Your Likability

Your attentive glance, warm nod and early smile. How much do such behaviors affect others? Enough to surprise researchers. When students in a study watch even brief (two, five or 10 second) glimpses of strangers expressing these positive actions on soundless video clips, the student were deeply …

Republicans move to sell off 3.3m acres of national land, sparking rallies

Now that Republicans have quietly drawn a path to give away much of Americans’ public land, US representative Jason Chaffetz of Utah has introduced what the Wilderness Society is calling “step two” in the GOP’s plan to offload federal property.<p>The new piece of legislation would direct the interior …

Forests

Why Earth’s magnetic poles could be about to swap places — and how it could affect us

The Earth's magnetic field surrounds our planet like an invisible force field — protecting life from harmful solar radiation by deflecting charged particles away. Far from being constant, this field is continuously changing. Indeed, our planet's history includes at least several hundred global …

Researchers Just Found Evidence of an Ancient 'Lost Continent' Under Mauritius

Earth still has some massive secrets.<p>Newly discovered crystals expelled from volcanic eruptions on the island of Mauritius are billions of years …

Geology

Uber Is Telling Customers The Immigration Ban Is "Against Everything We Stand For"

The company has doubled down on criticism of the ban in messages sent to users deleting the app. “Clarity is always better,” a spokesperson said.<p>Uber, whose founder is an adviser to President Trump, is telling customers that the immigration ban is "unjust, wrong, and against everything we stand for …

Immigration

Our Galaxy Is Being Shoved Across the Universe by a Large Unseen Force, So There's That

Rude!<p>As if things weren't bad enough, an unseen force is pushing the Milky Way across the universe. What an asshole.<p>According to new research published in <i>Nature Astronomy</i>, the force is called the "Dipole Repeller," and researchers believe it's the reason why the galaxy has been moving across the …

So many people decided to #DeleteUber the company had to automate the process

If you thought your weekend hangover was hard to deal with, be thankful you're not Uber. After the events of last weekend, the ride-hailing app …

A Guy Who's Been Living Off the Grid for 20 Years Explains How to Live Sustainably

I asked the guy living in Sydney's greenest house whether I'm too poor to live off the grid.<p>From the street, Michael Mobbs's inner Sydney terrace house looks like any other. But 20 years ago, Michael and his wife transformed their Chippendale home into an experiment in sustainable living: solar …

Earth, Mars, and the Sun Are Aligning This Weekend to Put on a Beautiful Show

And the moon even has a trick up its sleeve, too.<p>If you're lucky enough to live in a place with a clear sky this weekend, grab your binoculars, because there's going to be a lot to watch this weekend.<p>The Associated Press reports that on Sunday morning, Earth, Mars, and the Sun will be perfectly …

Astronomy

U Mad Bro? We're Ready for the Age of Kickass Female Superheroes

Complex, tormented female superheroes are starting to pave ways in their male-dominated universes. <i>Suicide Squad</i> doesn’t hit theaters until August, …

‘Batman V Superman’ Reportedly Has Warner Bros. Scrambling To Make Changes To Their DC Comics Films

The response to <i>Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice</i> was mixed at best. Some were perfectly content with how the film turned out, but others were clearly upset with how it handled their favorite DC Comics characters. Even worse, the film underperformed compared to the other superhero films this year — …

Social Psychology Facts That Will Blow Your Mind

Psychology is the scientific study of how people act, think, and feel. <b>Social psychology</b> studies how people act, think, and feel in the context of …

In order to succeed, we must first believe that we... - Inspirational Quotes

Here's One Thing The U.S. Does Export To China: Carbon Dioxide

Yesterday marked a historic climate change agreement between the U.S. and China, which together account for about 45% of the world’s greenhouse gas emissions.<p>The U.S. promised to reduce its carbon emissions by 26-28% from 2025 levels, while China said it would refigure its energy mix so that its …

Lava burns asphalt at edge of Hawaii town

HONOLULU (AP) — The stream of lava threatening a small Hawaii town is burning asphalt as it oozes into the driveway of a trash transfer …

19 Ways to Spend More Time Outside

Outdoor activities improve your outlook and boost your health. Get outside now with these awesome fresh-air activities

Nature Photography