Tracey Vickery

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Stunning helicopter footage shows Hawaii volcano's fast-moving lava flow

The United States Geological Survey released stunning new footage on Saturday showing the lava pouring from a fissure created by activity around …

National Parks

#SayHerName: 100 Years Ago, Mary Turner Was Lynched

<i>Editor’s Note: This story contains graphic descriptions of a lynching, which some may find triggering.</i><p>Mary Turner was eight months pregnant when she …

Black History

Shipping giant Maersk to abandon Iran as threat of sanctions grows

Shipping giant AP Moller-Maersk has said it will stop working in Iran as the international fallout over the collapse of the country’s nuclear deal grows.<p>Soren Skou, chief executive of the company which is the world’s largest container shipping line, said he would abide by sanctions imposed on the …

Sanctions

NASA Satellites Detect Seriously Weird Changes in Earth's Freshwater

A fascinating new study from NASA reveals how the amount of freshwater in certain regions changed over the years due to various factors, including …

Water

Dwane Casey, NBA Coach of the Year, Was Fired. His Response Is a Genius Lesson in Emotional Intelligence

Dwane Casey just role-modeled high-level emotional intelligence. His response to his firing will inspire you to up your game, too.<p>As the great Norm Peterson of <i>Cheers</i> fame once said, "It's a dog-eat-dog world and I'm wearing Milk-Bone underwear." That's how Dwane Casey must have felt last week.<p>In a …

Toronto

If (When) Your Career Stalls, Reinvent Yourself

Has your career stalled? If it hasn’t yet, it likely will.<p>Don’t take that personally. Career stalls happen to some of the most capable people in business.<p>Here’s the good news: A career stall doesn’t have to be catastrophic. In fact, a temporary career stall can provide the ideal launch pad to a …

Leadership

Trump-voting crab town left shell-shocked by his visa changes

A new way of awarding the visas that allow seasonal foreign workers to enter the U.S. is devastating Hoopers Island, Maryland.<p>HOOPERS ISLAND, Md. — This community voted overwhelmingly for Donald Trump. But now his immigration changes are killing its livelihood — legendary crabs that are a mainstay …

Immigration

This 15-30 minute routine makes your brain healthier, younger, and smarter

“Everything popular is wrong”  —  Oscar Wilde<p>In the book, <i>BLUE ZONES: Lessons for Living Longer From the People Who’ve Lived the Longest</i><i>,</i> author Dan …

Albert Einstein

Hawaii volcano raises concerns of eruptions along West Coast

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — In a story May 12 about West Coast volcanoes, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Hawaii was part of the "Ring of Fire," a Pacific Ocean area prone to earthquakes and volcanic eruptions due to subducting tectonic plates, and that the eruption of Kilauea had experts …

Geology

This Map Shows How Long $1 Million in Retirement Savings Will Last In Every State

The differences are startling.<p>Location, location, location. It’s the battle hymn for buying real estate and – it turns out – a huge factor for …

Retirement

Five White House Staffers Leak Meeting About White House Leaks

Axios reported on Saturday some rather delicious details from a meeting in which White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders reprimanded her …

Donald Trump

Doctors in California Are Prescribing Food as Medicine, and It's Keeping Patients out of Hospitals

A California Senator launched the program after hearing that health care costs plunged by 55 percent for those who ate doctor-approved meals in a …

Health Care

Police Investigating After Video Shows Officer Choking Black Man In Prom Tux

The video shows a white police officer choking a young tuxedo-clad man who is African-American, pushing him against a storefront and then slamming him to the ground outside a North Carolina Waffle House.<p>The 27-second clip provides no context for the confrontation, but the image of the burly …

Law Enforcement

Hawaii's Volcano Might Go Massively Explosive After All, Scientists Say

We weren't expecting this.<p>The ongoing surge in volcanic activity on Hawaii's Big Island soon could cause a massive explosion from a volcano's summit, …

Geology

It’s No Wonder Iranians Hate America

When will the U.S. stop reminding them how legitimate their grievances are?<p>“Everyone wants to go to Baghdad. Real men want to go to Tehran.” So a senior British official was quoted as saying to Newsweek in 2002, witnessing the competitive bellicosity in the Bush administration’s run-up to the war …

Geopolitics

Alexa and Siri Can Hear This Hidden Command. You Can’t.

BERKELEY, Calif. — Many people have grown accustomed to talking to their smart devices, asking them to read a text, play a song or set an alarm. But someone else might be secretly talking to them, too.<p>Over the last two years, researchers in China and the United States have begun demonstrating that …

Artificial Intelligence

Plant-Based ‘Meat’ and ‘Fish’ May Be the Future. But How Do They Taste?

Starting today, White Castle will serve the vegan Impossible Burger in 140 locations. Cookbook author Alison Roman tried it out, along with ‘shrimp’ made from fungi, ‘salmon’ made from algae and more<p>By<p>Alison Roman<p>When I was in high school, I made the bold and noble choice to become a vegetarian for …

Food

96-Year-Old Secretary Quietly Amasses Fortune, Then Donates $8.2 Million

Even by the dizzying standards of New York City philanthropy, a recent $6.24 million donation to the Henry Street Settlement on the Lower East Side was a whopper — the largest single gift from an individual to the social service group in its 125-year history.<p>It was not donated by some billionaire …

Great Depression

Here Are All the Best Job Posting Sites for Every Single Industry

So you can go beyond the usual suspects.<p>You’re probably well-acquainted with the most popular job boards and if you’re deep in the job search …

Employment

The toxic legacy of Canada's CIA brainwashing experiments: 'They strip you of your soul'

In the 1950s and 60s, a Montreal hospital subjected psychiatric patients to electroshocks, drug-induced sleep and huge doses of LSD. Families are still grappling with the effects<p>Sarah Anne Johnson had always known the broad strokes of her maternal grandmother’s story. In 1956, Velma Orlikow checked …

Mental Health

The myth of outliving your retirement savings

CHICAGO - (The opinions expressed here are those of the author, a columnist for Reuters.)<p>When Doug Anderson retired as an electrician at the end of 2016, he worried would run out of money. So he put himself on a miserly spending plan.<p>A financial planner disagreed, however, and assured Anderson that …

Retirement

This Is the Nutrition Program That Helped Haley Drop 30 Pounds in 3 Months

Usually when people are on a weight-loss journey, they change up their workouts and their diet, but Haley only did one of the two. She kept up her normal workout schedule, but she completely altered her diet, thanks to Renaissance Periodization. Within just three months, she lost around 30 pounds. …

Fitness

Is Cruise ship living a cheaper option for seniors than assisted living?

During retirement, there may come a time when maintaining your current household just becomes too difficult. When the yard work and housecleaning become too much, or when you begin to struggle to get meals on the table, the obvious option many seniors consider: assisted living.<p>Unfortunately, …

Retirement

Forget Pee-Pee Tapes: the Kremlin Just Dropped a Bigger Bomb on the White House

As long as suspicion has surrounded President Donald Trump regarding his secret ties to Russia—that is, every day of his presidency—lurid rumors have …

Donald Trump

Unusual eruptions at world's largest active geyser in Yellowstone

(Reuters) - The world's largest active geyser has erupted three times in the past six weeks at Yellowstone National Park, including once this week, in a pattern that is unusual but not at all indicative of a more destructive volcanic eruption brewing beneath Wyoming, geologists said on …

National Parks

NRA Convention Bans Guns To Protect Mike Pence. Parkland Survivors' Jaws Drop.

Parkland teens are calling out the gun group for hypocrisy.<p>Guns will be barred during Vice President Mike Pence’s appearance at an upcoming National Rifle Association convention to protect his safety — prompting survivors of the Parkland school shooting in Florida to wonder why the gun group won’t …

Donald Trump

As a doctor, I didn’t think much of acupuncture. Then the opioid crisis arrived

In 1986, the World Health Organization (WHO) released a new visual guide for pain management known as the “pain ladder.” Each rung on the ladder represented a different set of pain medications. On the bottom rung were over-the-counter medications like Tylenol, while opioids like morphine appeared …

Acupuncture

The US government should cede territory back to Native Americans

Historically, immigrants were given special rights to take Native land. If Trump says we are no longer a nation of immigrants, that has consequences<p>Does the federal government mean to cede the territory of the United States back to the Native Americans?<p>The US Citizenship and Immigration Services …

Native Americans

Scientists Have Observed Epigenetic Memories Being Passed Down For 14 Generations

The past lives on.<p>The most important set of genetic instructions we all get comes from our DNA, passed down through generations. But the environment …

Biology

Why a middle-class lifestyle can now cost you over $300,000 a year

Let me tell you a sad story: In order to comfortably raise a family in an expensive coastal city like San Francisco or New York, you've got to make …

Personal Finance