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This 23-year-old Travels the World on Weekends for Under $1,000 a Trip

Proving you don't need much time or money to travel.<p><i>This story originally appeared on Businessinsider.com.</i><p>When Elona Karafin was a child, she was …

10 Snorkeling Spots You Need to Add to Your Bucket List

Sometimes the best views require a deeper dive.<p><i>Note: Due to ongoing volcanic activity on Hawaii's Big Island, travelers should follow the Hawaii</i> …

Apple AI Expert's Full TED Talk Now Available on YouTube

Back in April, Apple product designer and Siri co-founder Tom Gruber gave a TED Talk, where he spoke about his vision of the future of computers and artificial intelligence.<p>The full 10-minute TED Talk was today published on YouTube, giving us a chance to hear his complete thoughts on the future of …

TED Talks

Google shows how easy it is for software to remove watermarks from photos

To highlight the need for more secure copyright protections<p>Google’s research division today detailed just how easy it is for computer algorithms to bypass standard photo watermarking practices, stripping those images of copyright protection and making them vulnerable to reposting across the …

3 Marijuana Stocks That Could Make You the Most Money in the 2nd Half of 2017

For investors who enjoyed the huge run of marijuana stocks last year, the first half of 2017 probably hasn't been as exciting. Several of the largest marijuana stocks haven't performed all that great so far this year.<p>But how something begins doesn't necessarily dictate how it ends. I think that …

6 US Travel Destinations If You’re Wanting A Vacation Without Breaking the Bank

Work is hectic, the family is crazy, you need a vacation <i>now -</i> we all know the feeling. One problem though… you bank account doesn’t agree. Forget …

Travel

5 More Trails That Belong on Your Bucket List

Getting to know different trails around the country (and on occasion, across the globe) is one of our favorite parts of having writers from every …

Appalachian Trail

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 …

Why Amazon Still Acts Like a Startup (Even Though It Makes More Than $100 Billion a Year)

When companies reach a certain level of success, they often take their foot off the gas pedal. Here's why Jeff Bezos thinks that's a very bad idea.<p>Since the beginning, Jeff Bezos has been reminding his team that at Amazon, it is always Day 1. Every year, he reinforces the company's commitment to …

See how today’s Arctic melting compares to the ’80s

Arctic sea ice has been melting at a steady clip this summer as it heads toward its annual low point. But a new chart shows that with nearly two …

New NOAA tool shows how climate change will affect your neighborhood

We’ve all seen the projections: Sea-level rises, hastened by a warming planet, will be nothing short of catastrophic for the world’s coastal …

The world’s longest recreational trail gives you 15,000 miles to find yourself

For almost two years now, Dianne Whelan has been on a mission. In July 2015, the 51-year-old filmmaker set off from Newfoundland to hike, bike, canoe, snowshoe, and ski Canada’s Great Trail, a 24,000-kilometer (14,900-mile) casting call for the world’s most intrepid voyagers. If she succeeds, …

Climate change impact on Australia may be irreversible, five-yearly report says

<b>Exclusive:</b> State of the Environment report says heritage and economic activity are being affected and the disadvantaged will be worst hit<p>An independent review of the state of Australia’s environment has found the impacts of climate change are increasing and some of the changes could be irreversible.<p>…

Climate Change

How I Built A Million-Dollar Business In 12 Months

The step-by-step process that one successful entrepreneur used to build a seven-figure business in just one year.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><b>This is a guest post from</b> <b>The Oracles</b> <b>member James Swanwick. He is an</b> <b>author</b><b>, entrepreneur, co-founder of</b> <b>Swanwick Sleep</b><b>, and CEO</b> …

11 National Parks that are perfect for a spring road trip

Eager to plan your next wanderlust adventure? How does a spring road trip destined for fresh mountain air and endless views of the wilderness …

National Parks

The Best Place to Camp in Each of the 50 States

Ready, set, camp.<p>Numerous studies have found benefits to spending time in the outdoors: better concentration, elevated mood, even faster healing and …

These 10 Hiking Trails Will Blow Your Mind

World's Reefs Caught Up in the Longest Global Coral Bleaching Event Ever Recorded

By Tim Radford<p>Some time this century, if humans go on burning fossil fuels at the present rate, severe bleaching will hit 99 percent of coral reefs …

Climate Change

9 Best Remixes Of “Bad & Boujee” By Migos & Metro Boomin

We have Migos and Metro Boomin to thank for “Raindrop, drop top,” the ubiquitous hook that’s got everyone hot and bothered as of late. So incredibly …

Researchers are giving religious leaders psychedelic drugs in the interest of science

Despite the fact that psychedelic drugs have been used for millennia as medicine in ritualistic ceremonies, there remain many questions in the scientific community about the relationship between their spiritual qualities and healing potential. Researchers at Johns Hopkins and New York Universities …

Four Things You Need to be Asking in Your Job Interview

<i>What questions should a job candidate ask the interviewer? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Nela Canovic, Productivity hacker, writer, entrepreneur in Silicon Valley, on Quora:</b><p>Every job …

Bookmark This Airport Wi-Fi Password Map Right Now

It's a lifesaver.<p>Sitting in airports waiting for flights — if you don't have access to some baller airport lounge — can range from utterly boring to …

A Bucket List of the Best Hikes in the World

Alta Via, Italy<p>Image 1 of 18<p>Picture-perfect scenery awaits on the Ligurian Coast of Italy where the Alta Via, or High Path, in the Cinque Terra …

This interactive map shows why renewables and natural gas are taking over the US

This one’s for the energy nerds out there. The University of Texas Austin’s Energy Institute has put out an incredibly useful interactive map showing what types of power plants are cheapest to build in every county in the continental United States. (No, really, it’s fascinating.)<p>Playing around with …

Natural Gas

Shigeru Miyamoto and The Roots Perform "Super Mario Bros. Theme"

Shigeru Miyamoto

The Biggest Economic Shift of the Next 100 Years Is Already Under Way

The greatest innovations often elude us cloaked in obtuse jargon that masks their impact. Here's one you don't want to miss.<p>It never fails that the greatest innovations often come wrapped in obscurity and misunderstanding. I can imagine a scene in which the first wheel was met with head scratching, …

Plug-and-play solar could be the next clean energy wave in the US

<b>In addition to investing in energy efficient home appliances, perhaps we should also be thinking about energy-generating appliances. Plug-and-play</b> …

Regulation

Google just notched a big victory in the fight against climate change

Google will soon purchase enough renewable energy for all of its global operations<p>Outside Tulsa, Oklahoma, among a series of nondescript warehouses off Route 69, lies a Google campus. Beyond its peculiar location — about 2,000 miles from the company's Mountain View, California headquarters — the …

Al Gore holds 'productive' meeting on climate change with Trump

The Nobel Peace Prize laureate said he had "an extremely interesting conversation" with the US president-elect. Donald Trump has described climate …

A Massive Poster of Earth’s Spacecraft and Missions, So Far

By our count, there are 113 spacecraft in this image. It’s a catalogue of all of the vehicles launched into space so far, from the U.S.S.R’s Luna 2 …

Space