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Top 10 Places to Unplug

Earth Day is the celebration of the environmental protection movement and an annual reminder to appreciate and care for our planet. In reality, we often feel the need to make a conscious effort to distance ourselves from our daily lives and distractions to focus on the world around us. The beauty …

Jane Goodall Trade Chimps For Bears In New Disney Movie

A few weeks ago, Huff Post Travel was invited to an exclusive premier of Disneynature's latest feature film, "Bears." Set amidst a spectacular Alaskan backdrop, the audience meets Sky, a first time mother attempting to raise her cubs, Scout and Amber, while fighting off all the harsh realities the …

67-Year-Old Transatlantic Kayaker’s Goal Achieved, Expedition Continues

Aleksander “Olek” Doba has made the first crossing of the Atlantic by its widest points. The ultimate goal of the expedition, however, is to be achieved in another 60 kilometers. Piotr Chmielinski, coordinator of the final stage of the transatlantic expedition, writes about this journey that will …

White House declines comment on petition to deport Justin Bieber

The White House has declined to comment on a "Deport Justin Bieber and revoke his green card" petition, saying the "We the People" Whitehouse.gov petition system allows the Executive Office to dodge comments "to avoid the appearance of improper influence."<p>Although the official response posted on …

You Can Now Try Google Glass at Home Before You Buy It

For those curious about trying Google Glass before shelling out $1,500, Google is launching a free try-it-at-home pilot for the high-tech specs.<p>First …

6 Speed Reads: Fox Uses White House Lawn as Playground

1. What Does the White House Fox Say?<p>There’s a pointy-eared intruder on White House grounds and he’s called the residence home ever since October. So far, we don’t believe he’s received a presidential nickname. The little red fox has highly-trained Secret Service agents scratching their heads as he …

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‘Earth’s Cousin’: Scientists Find Alien Planet That’s Most Like Home

Scientists say a world that's 490 light-years away qualifies as the first confirmed Earth-sized exoplanet that could sustain life as we know it — but in an environment like nothing we've ever seen.<p>The planet, known as Kepler-186f, is "more of an Earth cousin than an Earth twin," Elisa Quintana, an …

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Mount Everest Avalanche ‘Came Out of Nowhere,’ Climber Says

A climber who witnessed today's deadliest avalanche on Mount Everest, which killed at least 12 people, said the snowslide "came out of nowhere," …

20 Places To See Abroad Before You Die

It's a big world out there -- so big that it can be daunting to decide what international destinations to visit in the course of a lifetime. From natural wonders to man-made masterpieces, from wildlife to cityscapes, the choices are seemingly endless. Don't let indecision get you down, or worse, …

Obamacare Enrollment Hits 8 Million

President Barack Obama announced Thursday that over 8 million Americans have signed up for health insurance through the Affordable Care Act.<p>Obama …

Are Virtual Sidewalks Coming to Your City Soon?

Commuting. Let’s start out with the positives: Commuting can be… nice! You can read a book or catch up on emails. You could fall in love with a stranger. You can be productive and use all those apps you download. It can also suck. You can get stuck on the train, miss your bus by a second and hop on …

Road-Tripping the Florida Keys

I set off from Miami without an agenda. I was headed south to Key West on the famous Overseas Highway and wanted to let serendipity lead the way. With only a short amount of time on my hands, I didn’t want to be saddled with an endless list of to-dos.<p><b>Here’s what I found on my road trip through this</b> …

Want Success? Surround Yourself With People Who Challenge Your Thinking | Inc.com

It's nice to have people around who support you and are of like mind. Agreeable people boost your confidence and allow a certain level of relaxation. Most of us develop a stable of people with whom we like to work. We know their styles, and they know ours. It's comfortable and expedient. It is easy …

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Technology and Science News - ABC News

YouTube Music launches revamped version<p>Twitter implements new filter that demotes trolls' tweets<p>Deep summer discounts for Amazon Prime members in …

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These Intergalactic Travel Posters Look Like They Were Designed By Don Draper

If you could fly to Pluto on a 1950s-era Pan Am flight, this is what the advertisements would look like.<p>How do you get average non-nerds interested in learning factoids about the solar system? If you’re celebrity astrophysicist Neil DeGrasse Tyson, you host a multimillion-dollar relaunch of <i>Cosmos</i>. …