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Apple Could be a Trillion Dollar Company By 2018

Apple could be the first company in U.S. history to reach a trillion dollars in market capitalization by as early as 2018. According to top analysts …


15 Ways You Didn’t Know You Were Being Rude

Of course, that means that certain rude behaviors have become commonplace because people think that proper etiquette is all about knowing how to set …


Oprah Winfrey "White People Have To Die!"

Oprah Winfrey

Why is it Trendy to Hate White People?

Disclaimer: Names have been altered due to protect identities<p>I was at Portillo's with a couple of friends. One of my friends, Jenn, starts going off …

Incredible homes: American fixer-uppers created from wrecks


It's time to change our definition of 'old'

'The Longevity Economy' explains how to market to aging boomers.<p>About seven years ago I pitched the idea of a different kind of lifestyle website to …

Healthy Living

These photos of abandoned malls and golf courses reveal a new era for the American suburb


The Bromantic Age is bad news for women — and grownups in general

You may have noticed a certain vibe at your local watering hole, a kind of electricity over the foosball table.<p>Maybe that old Semisonic chestnut, …


The 35 Most Walkable Cities in America

Corepics VOF / Can you get there on foot? The demand for walkable neighborhoods is driven by real estate shoppers and residents …



The wisdom of a third-grade dropout will change your life. - Dr. Rick Rigsby<p>Inspired? Get Rick Rigsby's book; Lessons From a Third Grade Dropout: …

Roadside America: Then and now

Get ready to celebrate 'Indigenous People's Day'

Efforts to replace Columbus Day gain momentum across the nation.<p>Growing up, we all likely encountered a very rosy description of Italian explorer …

Social Justice

Pacific walrus denied endangered species protection

Pacific walruses have been left out in the cold by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.<p>Following both a petition from the Center for Biological …


America's most expensive megaprojects

It's time for Cassini's 'spectacular' farewell

The NASA probe has helped us study Saturn and its moons like never before, but after 20 years in space, just one final mission remains.<p>Cassini left …

The 'hole' of Lake Berryessa is a life-saver

No, that's not a terrifying hole into the underworld; it's a terrifying hole playing an important purpose.<p>That 72-feet-wide and 245-feet-long hole is …

Live A Good Life

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17 things millennials will be the last people to ever do

10 Things Disappearing from Elementary Schools

End of the checkout line: the looming crisis for American cashiers

Donald Trump is fixated on a vision of masculine, blue-collar employment. But the retail sector has long had a far greater impact on American employment – and checkout-line technology is putting it at risk<p>The day before a fully automated grocery store opened its doors in 1939, the inventor Clarence …


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Britain to ban new diesel and petrol cars in 2040

Britain just announced plans to ban the sale of new diesel and petrol cars by the year 2040. The plan follows a similar move in France, and it will …


Yes, money can buy happiness — if what you're buying is time

Don't underestimate the power of buying time-saving services.<p>I remember the first time I hired someone to clean my house. I was about to pop with my …

Healthy Living

25 Pains That Today's Teens Will Never Understand

"It's a picture of diverse people": Founding Fathers' descendants unite

It's hard to believe that a bold declaration by a brand new nation would have even more relevance nearly two and a half centuries later.<p>But America …

Declaration Of Independence

Disturbing before-and-after photos show what major US cities could look like in the year 2100

California is generating so much solar energy, it's paying other states to take it

Massive investment coupled with falling prices has created a perfect renewable storm in the Golden State.<p>The Golden State may want to consider …

Renewable Energy

Why you should become a job-hopper

Every 3 years, you should ask: What new skills have I learned?<p>If you're over the age of 35, you may have learned early in your career that frequent …

US infrastructure is falling apart – here's a look at how terrible things have become