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We Finally Know Why Galaxies Across The Universe Have All Those Weird Shapes

This may change our understanding of cosmic evolution.<p>In 1926, famed astronomer Edwin Hubble developed his morphological classification scheme for …

Are robo-calls driving you crazy? Here’s how to block and beat them.

I'd know her voice anywhere. "Rachel from Cardholder Services" has called me so many times over the years that I've got it memorized. The Federal Trade Commission tried to come between us in 2015 by fining Rachel $700,000, but Rachel kept calling. In fact, Rachel called me about a week ago. She …

Identity Theft

The World's Longest Hiking Trail is Finally, Officially Open

Nearly one year ago, we couldn't contain our excitement about The Great Trail coming to Canada. Now, exactly 11 months later, it's finally and …

450 scientists present stunning rebuke of Trump’s climate science denial

NOAA-led report tells the truth about the science behind the warmest year on record<p>A massive new report by more than 450 scientists, confirms that …

Total view: A brief history of solar eclipses seen from space

Why Amazon's New Social Media Site Should Not Be Ignored | Inc.com

Amazon launched Spark just last month as an "Instagram meets e-commerce" initiative. Now, customers can chit-chat with like-minded people while they're shopping online.<p>The idea behind Spark is to translate engagement about Amazon products into purchases.<p>Inspired by Instagram<p>Amazon Spark isn't an …

eCommerce

How Your Body Reacts to Stress

We all feel stressed from time to time – it’s all part of the emotional ups and downs of life. Stress has many sources, it can come from our …

10 Excel Tips You Need to Keep Your Job

In today's dynamic corporate environment, the best way to stay employed is to show the boss that you're indispensable. If you're a knowledge worker …

Here's How Much One of Tesla's Amazing Solar Roofs Actually Costs

Tesla's price promises savings, but they won't come immediately.<p>The Tesla Solar Roof is here, and if company CEO Elon Musk has his way, there will be …

Solar Power

You Can Reprogram Yourself to Be a Positive Person and You Should

Rational optimists are much more in touch with reality than chronic pessimists.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The end of a relationship or the failure of your business can make you feel negative. <i>Life</i> can make you feel negative. We all have to persevere through …

At Berryessa National Monument, Wildflowers and Rebirth

<i>This week, we visit three national monuments (more than two dozen are under review by the Trump administration and could be made smaller and opened to logging and mining): Berryessa Snow Mountain in California (below), Gold Butte in Nevada and Bears Ears in Utah.</i><p>The sideways dawn light as it winks …

6 British Columbia Campsites You Need to Visit This Summer

Best For Families<p><b>Illecillewaet Campground, Glacier National Park</b><p>Let the tourist hordes flock to Banff – families in the know cruise to …

Mexican-American Duo's New Music Video Captures Tragic Effects Of Deportation

“We realized how many of us don’t really understand what is behind this issue."<p>In February, Joy Huerta choked back tears as she held her and her brother Jesse’s first Grammy on stage. The Mexican-American singer ended the group’s acceptance speech by raising the golden gramophone and declaring …

Sofia Coppola Responds to The Beguiled Backlash

“It has been disheartening to hear my artistic choices, grounded in historical facts, being characterized as insensitive when my intention was the opposite.“<p>When <b>Sofia Coppola’s</b> <i>The Beguiled</i> was released in theaters earlier this summer, the film was widely praised—but equally criticized for leaving …

How People With Depression Interact With The World Differently

The condition has a huge impact on everyday life.<p>Nothing about depression is easy. But the way it affects a person’s daily life is arguably the most difficult part of the disorder.<p>Approximately 300 million people globally are affected by depression, according to the World Health Organization. Not …

'Extraordinarily Disappointed and Alarmed:' Senate Democrats Attack Betsy DeVos on Civil Rights Enforcement

Senate Democrats said they were “alarmed” about Education Secretary Betsy DeVos’ enforcement of civil rights laws aimed at protecting students in a …

Grand Canyon is our home. Uranium mining has no place here

The Havasupai – “people of the blue-green waters” – live in Supai Village, located at the bottom of the Grand Canyon. Today our lives and water are being threatened by international uranium mining companies because the US government and its 1872 mining law permit uranium mining on federal lands …

Grand Canyon

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Six sciatica stretches for pain relief

Sciatica itself is not a condition, but a very uncomfortable symptom of many potential problems in the back, pelvis, and hip.<p>People with sciatica …

Prozac Nation Is Now the United States of Xanax

This past winter, Sarah Fader, a 37-year-old social media consultant in Brooklyn who has generalized anxiety disorder, texted a friend in Oregon about an impending visit, and when a quick response failed to materialize, she posted on Twitter to her 16,000-plus followers. “I don’t hear from my …

Mental Health

Why The Rhetoric Used To Question Comey Sounded So Familiar To Women

"You said... 'I don’t want to be in the room with him alone again,' but you continued to talk to him on the phone."<p>On Thursday morning, former FBI Director James Comey testified about his interactions with President Trump at great length in front of the Senate Intelligence Committee. As tough and …

China and California sign deal to work on climate change without Trump

China and California have signed an agreement to work together on reducing emissions, as the state’s governor warned that “disaster still looms” without urgent action on climate change.<p>The governor of California, Jerry Brown, spoke to reporters at an international clean energy conference in Beijing …

Climate

Productivity Is All About Mastering These 4 Mental Tricks, According to Psychologists | Inc.com

My family and I recently celebrated the life of my grandmother. While reminiscing, I ran across a yearbook from her senior year of high school. Next to everyone's picture was a section where they could indicate future ambitions upon graduation. Next to hers was something that I would have never …

Time Management

I've studied happiness for years — here are the 12 best pieces of advice I'm giving my daughter

I'm particularly aware of this, because my daughter Eliza is graduating from high school in two weeks. The days are long, but the years are short.<p>I'm trying to hold back the urge to follow her around the apartment giving her little bits of advice and wisdom. To relieve my mind, here's what I would …

Happiness

Better Buy: Shopify vs. PayPal

These two companies stand at the threshold of e-commerce and provide solutions for merchants by connecting them with consumers. But which one is the …

A Total Solar Eclipse Isn't Total Everywhere

What Are Total Solar Eclipses?<p>Total solar eclipses occur when the New Moon comes between the Sun and Earth and casts the darkest part of its shadow, …

10 Toxic People You Should Avoid Like The Plague

Quit trying to beat them at their own game.<p>Toxic people defy logic. Some are blissfully unaware of the negative impact that they have on those around them, and others seem to derive satisfaction from creating chaos and pushing other people’s buttons.<p>As important as it is to learn how to deal with …

Next Target for States Seeking to Collect Sales Taxes: Sellers on Amazon

Third-party sellers have so far eluded the crackdown<p>By<p>Laura Stevens<p>Laura Stevens<p>The Wall Street Journal<p>Biography<p>@laurastevenswsj<p>laurastevens11<p>Google+<p>Laura.Stevens@wsj.com<p>After spending years fighting Amazon.com Inc. AMZN 0.64% to force it to collect sales taxes, U.S. states are turning their …

eCommerce

These 8 Summer Breakfasts Will Step Up Your Weight Loss Game

Because your basic oatmeal is getting boring.<p>Got the post-winter breakfast blahs? After long, cold months of chowing down on nothing but oatmeal and hardboiled eggs, you're probably ready to switch up your morning meal for something fresher. Because when you're trying to lose weight, nothing is …

Nutrition

Twiggle raises $15 million in new funding to make e-commerce search more intuitive

Twiggle, a Tel Aviv-headquartered startup focused on making searching for products online as simple as talking to a store clerk, announced today that it has raised $15 million led by MizMaa Ventures and Korea Investment Partners.<p>This brings Twiggle’s total funding so far to $33 million. Its other …