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What Teenagers Are Learning From Online Porn

Drew was 8 years old when he was flipping through TV channels at home and landed on “Girls Gone Wild.” A few years later, he came across HBO’s late-night soft-core pornography. Then in ninth grade, he found online porn sites on his phone. The videos were good for getting off, he said, but also …

Indiana University

Amazing Photos from Hiking the Italian Dolomites

The Dolomites are located in the northeastern Italy and one of the most beautiful mountain ranges in the world. They are the perfect place to hike …

19+ spots that prove Idaho is the most underrated state in the US

It seems like Idaho is the state you drive through to get somewhere else, and for the most part, that’s how we locals like it. But, just in case …

Hiking

Road Trip through Utah's National Parks

TravelUtah's National Parks<p>This road trip will take you through tall hoodoos, epic arches, and more otherworldly landscapes.<p><b>Gateway Airport:</b> McCarran International, Las Vegas<p>This multiday adventure on remote byways is a journey through the slickrock heart of the American West, linking Utah’s five …

National Parks

How Special Forces Bury the True Cost of America's Wars

When specialized (and glorified) units do the dirty work—and sustain the casualties—the normal political constraints on military power are lost.<p>Over the past 16 years, a profound transformation has been underway in how America wages war. Starting under George W. Bush after 9/11, and accelerating …

Farmers Business Network just raked in a whopping $110 million in Series D funding

Farmers Business Network has raised $110 million in new venture funding to support a business that may sound boring to some Silicon Valley technologists but which appears to have addressed a unmet need: it’s a social network for farmers that invites them to share their data, pool their know-how, …

T. Rowe Price

The hits just keep on coming for the collapsing mall industry

Investors in retail malls didn't need another wake-up call. They've been wide awake all year, hearing from Wall Street that there's no brick-and-mortar meltdown even as the shares of their real estate investment trusts (REITs) have gotten crushed by the travails of brick-and-mortar retail and the …

#GameTheory: What is it?

<b>By David K Levine, Professor of Economics, UCLA</b><p>What economists call game theory psychologists call the theory of social situations, which is an …

Washington University in St. Louis

Boeing v. Bombardier: Tariff is now 300%

The U.S. Commerce Department has heaped another big tariff on Bombardier's new C Series jet -- a win for Boeing.<p>The department's International Trade Administration said Friday that it would recommend a 79.82% tariff on the import of each roughly 110-seat Canadian airliner.<p>The penalty stems from an …

Fragile! Handle Your Retirement With Care

By Michael Crook and Morgan Unger<p>An interesting thought exercise may help investors who are nearing retirement to better consider the impact of stock …

NASA just dropped a ton of rare footage of SR-71 Blackbirds doing what they do best

The long-range SR-71 Blackbird recon jet, dreamed up by Lockheed Martin's famed Skunk Works division, has a reputation for a reason.<p>In the half-century since it first took flight at Air Force Plant 42 in Palmdale, Florida, the Blackbird has unseated its record-setting Lockheed YF-12 predecessor as …

Elon Musk has published an updated plan to colonize Mars with 1 million people

In September, the tech mogul Elon Musk walked onto a stage in Guadalajara, Mexico, and laid out his vision to colonize Mars with his company SpaceX.<p>The talk was bold for a couple of reasons. First, the plan itself is ambitious — Musk hopes to fly 1 million people to the red planet as a sort of …

Homebuilders slide after Trump administration announces a 20% tariff on Canadian lumber (PHM, DHI, KBH, TOL, LEN)

Homebuilding stocks are sliding on Tuesday morning, with the S&P 500 Homebuilding Index down 1.4%, after US Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said his agency will impose a 20% tariff on Canadian softwood lumber imports.<p>"It's about 31.5 percent of the total U.S. market, so it's a pretty big deal in …

Andrew Peacock travels 280 miles on the Colorado River, descending through the Grand Canyon.

Below the rim<p>16 days in the Grand Canyon<p><b>“There is nothing quite like it… a deeply entrenched water corridor… through a desert wilderness of</b> …

Play Outside? You Need to Read This Book.

Want to learn how to maximize your enjoyment of the outdoors? How to go farther, hike faster, and be more comfortable in a wider variety of weather conditions? Want to give someone else that ability? Andrew Skurka’s second edition of The Ultimate Hiker’s Gear Guidewill do just that.<p>In 2011, <i>Outside</i> …

39 stunning photos that will make you fall in love with Earth

Earth Day isn't officially until April 22 this year, but it doesn't have to be Earth Day to admire this beautiful rock we live on.<p>Despite being approximately 4.5 billion years old, the Earth proves age is just a number. No amount of photos can capture the full scope of it's geodiversity and beauty, …

The 24 coolest towns in the USA - 2017 - Matador Network

The 24 coolest towns in the USA – 2017<p>WARNING: If you’re looking for some algorithmically-based, data-driven list of towns, you may want to ignore …

Freeze Dried vs. Dehydrated Backpacking Meals and Ingredients

Freeze-dried Berries from Harmony House make a great addition to one-pot backpacking meals. You can also eat them dry as a snack without rehydrating …

Best Float Trips in the Ozarks

Fifteen years ago, if you told me there were two--let alone 40--amazing paddling trips in the Ozarks worth visiting from afar, I would have replied: …

Hiking

The most influential female economist says sexism in her discipline is very real

If you really want to piss off the economist Carmen Reinhart, refer to her coauthored research with fellow Harvard economist Kenneth Rogoff as the work of “Rogoff and Reinhart.” (Whoops.)<p>“In economics, the alphabet rules. If the authors are not listed alphabetically, then you are the junior …

Economics

25 Best Beaches in the United States

The United States is one of the top ten countries in the world when it comes to total coastline area, and the country's beaches are spread out over …

12 Great Places to Go in 2017—and How to Do Them on a Budget

Sedona Arizona Travel Guide - Reviews and Recommendations

Sedona, Arizona attracts nature lovers, geology enthusiasts, adventure seekers, foodies, art lovers, mystics, and curious travelers from around the …

The violence at Aleppo is a stain on the world's conscience. And it will likely go unpunished

The slow, painful fall of Aleppo will not, unfortunately, mean the end of war in Syria. It won't even mean the end of the slaughter of helpless civilians. Still, as Samantha Power, the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, told the Security Council on Tuesday, Aleppo will stand with the 1994 …

Middle East

Day Trip To The Most Beautiful Hot Springs In America This Winter

There’s nothing better than a hot springs adventure. However you get there: hiking, driving, snowmobiling… you just <i>know</i> that you have this incredible payoff waiting for you. Because soon you’ll be soaking in a sparkling, hot water pool with breath-taking vistas surrounding you. It’s an incredible …

Hot Springs

Banff: Escape to the Rugged Beauty of Canada's First National Park

A traveler finds peace—and herself—in Alberta's wilderness.<p>The maple leaves are everywhere: red ones on white T-shirts, white ones on red T-shirts. They’re screen-printed on bunting, chalked onto sidewalks, painted on faces, emblazoned on dog collars.<p>It is July 1 in Banff, Alberta, and residents …

How to Turn Behavioural Insights into Marketing Practise

<i>Daniel Gold, Head of Research, House of Kaizen</i><p>Behavioural economics has become an important discipline for brand owners eager to understand why their consumers sometimes make irrational decisions that run counter to economic model predictions. Yet all too often, time and money is wasted by the …

​Orwell: The surveillance game that puts you in Big Brother's shoes

"Big Brother has arrived -- and it's you."<p>As CNET's resident privacy nark, I didn't need much convincing to play a game all about social engineering and online surveillance.<p>But when I stepped into my role as a new recruit for the fictional Orwell internet surveillance program, I didn't expect to …

Surveillance

21 of the most creative résumés we've ever seen

To combat that, many job seekers with coding and design experience go to extreme — and extremely creative — lengths to stand out and demonstrate their skills.<p>It's a risk: Not every hiring manager is going to be on board with an unconventional approach. But as the creators of these masterpieces …