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9 Money Podcasts You Should Be Listening To

Does the thought of a financial podcast summon images of your college accounting professor droning on and on in a too-warm lecture hall?<p>Well, it is time to ditch the flashback. Because these top podcasts won’t put you to sleep at the wheel. I’ve rounded up the best money podcasts that are as …

Self-improvement

Scientists Thought an Alaskan Weather Station Was Broken, But It Was Just Climate Change

That climate change is rapidly warming the Arctic is a given, but apparently the news hasn’t reached our algorithmic overlords.<p>Scientists monitoring …

‘We stood there crying’: Emaciated polar bear seen in 'gut-wrenching' video and photos

The world’s tragedies often have images that end up defining them: A five-year old screaming in Iraq after her parents were killed by U.S. soldiers. A starving child being stalked by a vulture during a ruthless famine in Sudan.<p>A video released this week of an extremely emaciated polar bear has …

Global Warming

Drowning in garbage

Since early 2016, I have traveled to six major cities around the world (Jakarta, Tokyo, Lagos, New York, Sao Paulo and Amsterdam) to investigate how they manage — or mismanage — their waste. There are some remarkable differences. And a question emerges: Is this just garbage, or is it a resource? ¶ …

Apple is overdoing a security check by bricking people’s iPhones and iPads

Apple is getting flak for a security check in recent iPhone and iPad models that can disable all use of a device when it has been fixed by a non-Apple-certified repair person. Repairs to the home button on an iPhone or iPad, or even screen replacement—a relatively common procedure—can trigger the …

Apple Pay

WHO Releases Its (Now) Annual List of the Nine Most Dire Epidemic Threats

An unpleasant bunch ranging from Crimean Congo haemorrhagic fever to standbys MERS and SARS<p>There are more ebola viruses out there lying in wait—pathogens with limited available medical countermeasures and-or treatment networks that are ready to strike at pretty much any time. The next epidemic is …

How to Avoid Nightmares and Bad Dreams to Get More Restful Sleep

Teeth falling out? Lost in the wilderness alone? Being chased but can't scream? Most of us can remember at least one such dream for its vividness, resulting visceral fear and lingering discomfort.<p>The mind's reel of midnight movies never ceases to amaze, and many of these dreams can be off-putting …

Sleep