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Study Finds Condition of Polar Bears in Arctic’s Chukchi Sea Stable Despite Sea Ice Loss

A recent study found that the condition of polar bears in the Arctic’s Chukchi Sea has remained stable despite sea ice loss, while the condition of another population in the Beaufort Sea has declined.<p>The researchers studied the overall health and reproductive rates of polar bears in the Chukchi …

1930: Yang Kaihui, Mao Zedong's wife

<i>(Thanks to Meaghan Good of the Charley Project for the guest post. -ed.)</i><p>On this date in 1930, Yang Kaihui was executed in Changsha, China.<p>The …

Smog? There's an app for that

<b>Here's a depressing fact about my life in smoggy Beijing: at our house, we have "pollution rules" dictating when our toddler is allowed to play outside.</b><p>Monitors around the city give hourly readings indicating the levels of PM 2.5 particles, the tiny specks of chemical dust hanging in the air that …

RT @PhoenixUKNews: #China post issues stamps to commemorate the 120th anniversary of #Mao's birth on Nov 16. http://t.co/E4SyTFbtUS

A Guide to Traveling with Technology

<i>This is a guest post by travel tech guru Dave Dean of Too Many Adapters, a site devoted to technology for travelers. In this post, Dave breaks down</i> …

MacBook Air

Vagabonding: The Art of Long-Term World Travel

When I first started thinking about traveling the world, I bought a book most of you have probably heard of: <i>Vagabonding: An Uncommon Guide to the Art</i> …

Travel Blog

Dear fabulous reader, I was in the shower (where I do some of my best thinking), pondering all the political fighting and social media outrage that …

Travel

Home: The Death of a Nomad

When I decided to move to New York City, I had this vision of what would happen: I would settle down into my own amazing apartment, decorate it with …

New York City