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These Are the Prettiest Places on Earth to Feed Your Wanderlust

It's normal to overlook the simple pleasures in life when we feel stuck in a place or routine that doesn't fulfill us. But ironically, those are also …

Republicans Are Crying About Obamacare Problems They Helped Create

The Republican case for repealing the Affordable Care Act and moving swiftly to enact a “replacement” plan largely rests on oft-repeated arguments that the law is floundering so badly, urgent action is needed.<p>President Donald Trump uses terms like “disastrous” and “failing.” House Speaker Paul Ryan …

Health Care

'One of the most sophisticated pieces of cyberespionage software' uncovered at Citizen Lab

An extremely advanced hack exploiting three iOS vulnerabilities in iPhones was recently uncovered by researchers at digital rights watchdog group …

Facebook to pledge 1,500 housing units for general public

To help offset real-estate demand in Menlo Park, Facebook is constructing 1,500 housing units and dedicating a percentage of that for low-income families.<p>As the influx of Facebook employees continue to drive up demand (and prices) of housing in Menlo Park, California, where its headquarters are …

Housing

This Instagram Fitness Star Just Shattered Everything You Believe About Your Weight

My Sweat Life's Kelsey Wells shares a friendly reminder that the numbers on a scale are just numbers.<p>My Sweat Life blogger Kelsey Wells has spent a year and a half doing Kayla Itsines's BBG program, and she has the results to show for it. But if you think that she's hung up about how much she …

Fitness

Hammerhead vs tiger shark: Ferocious undersea battle caught on camera

Pelagic Charters uploaded the GoPro footage to its Instagram account, showing the head-to-head fight between the two sea predators in the Gulf of …

How I Left A 12-Year Career In Silicon Valley To Work On A Beach In Belize

Three months ago, Jeanna Barrett traded a beige office in San Francisco for a palapa on the Caribbean. This is how she pulled it off.<p>Three months ago, I worked in San Francisco as a marketing leader for a unicorn startup. I earned a salary that let me do, eat, and buy whatever I wanted. Now, I live …

San Francisco

Crisis time for Vancouver tenants feeling 'soul-crunch' of sky-high rents

Danny Delgiglio has come to terms with the fact he may never own a house in Vancouver, where he was born and raised.<p>The 36-year-old computer …

Largest Map Ever Made Will Unlock The History Of The Universe

1.2 million galaxies<p>What you're looking at is a slice of the entire universe, a web of galaxies billions of light years away. You're also looking into the past, since the further into the distance you look, the longer it took that light to reach your eyes. It all seems a lot smaller until you …

Dark Matter

Twitter and Facebook moved quickly to stem celebrations of Nice attack online

A spate of violence over the past several months has posed numerous challenges to social media companies.<p>The unfolding military coup in Turkey was marked first by restrictions on social media, internet monitoring groups said, but the crackdown appeared to ease as the events unfolded and numerous …

Social Media

A frightening precedent: Can we talk about the Dallas police using a bomb robot to kill a man?

The Dallas PD using a bomb robot to kill gunman Micah Johnson has opened the door to a new world of policing<p>The police shootings in Dallas last week were disturbing for a number of reasons. Most obviously, five officers lost their lives. Whatever your thoughts on police brutality or racism in the …

Law Enforcement

NSA labels Linux Journal readers and Tor and Tails users as extremists

Fans of Tails (The Amnesic Incognito Live System) Linux operating system use it because of the well-documented security and anonymity features it …

Surveillance

Why North America Looks the Way it Does

North America is a beautiful continent that’s home to the Rockies, Yosemite, the Grand Canyon, Yellowstone, and many more natural wonders. How did …

'Largest-ever' Silicon Valley eviction to displace hundreds of tenants

Demolition of 216-unit complex is the latest example of rising income inequality in a region home to many of the world’s wealthiest technology companies<p>Iris Milano could hardly sleep after she got the news that her family would be kicked out of their two-bedroom apartment in San Jose.<p>“You’re always …

Housing

Missouri is installing solar power grabbing pavement on Route 66

Part of its ‘Road to Tomorrow Initiative,’ Missouri’s Department of Transportation is teaming with Solar Roadways, an Idaho-based startup (seriously, what’s going on in Idaho?) to cover an undetermined length of Historic Route 66 with road-ready solar panels.<p>“We expect them to be in place, I’m …

Report: Apple CEO Tim Cook to fundraise for Republican House Speaker Paul Ryan

Apple may not be playing ball with the Republican Party’s upcoming convention, but CEO Tim Cook is reportedly set to hold a fundraiser for Republican House Speaker Paul Ryan next week. Politico reports that Apple wants to “strengthen its relationships with key Republicans” like Ryan despite its …

Supreme Court rules for police in search case

WASHINGTON (AP) — A divided Supreme Court bolstered police powers on Monday, ruling that evidence of a crime in some cases may be used against a defendant even if the police did something wrong or illegal in obtaining it.<p>The 5-3 decision drew heated dissents from liberal justices who warned that …

Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Scientists Seek Ban On Monsanto's RoundUp

On Tuesday, a delegation of independent scientists urged the EPA to ban RoundUp, Monsanto's flagship herbicide at the O'Neill House Office Building in Washington D.C. Providing testimony that it poses an unreasonable risk to humans, animals, and the environment, scientists spoke at a closed meeting …

Glyphosate

Wikipedia Co-Founder Derides French Privacy Ruling as a 'Disastrous Can of Worms'

Wikipedia co-founder Jimmy Wales has said an attempt by France to give an online privacy ruling global force is opening up a “disastrous can of …

Privacy

The best hidden gems and secret spots in San Francisco

San Francisco is a city that can excite you forever — it's one of those wonderfully dynamic places that's always ready to surprise. It's why, despite the rising costs and million other complaints, the city sticks with you.<p>But even the most beloved places can get a little worn. You've been to the …

San Francisco

Hiring a programmer? Ditch the coding interview and get back to basics

10 articles from the Basecamp archives focused on common sense hiring practicesThis week was going great…until I saw yet another article coaching …

Employment

Rise Of Automated Trading: Machines Trading S&P 500

More than 60 percent of trading activities with different assets rely on automated trading and machine learning instead of human traders. Today, …

Machine Learning

A 67-Mile Hiking Trail Just Opened Through LA's Urban Mountains

Los Angeles is a special place, geologically speaking: It’s one of a handful of large metropolitan areas that’s bifurcated by mountains. Not just a …

Multiple Sclerosis could be reversed with calorie-restricted diet, study suggests

A calorie-restricted diet which mimics the effects of fasting may reverse the symptoms of multiple sclerosis and help repair the damage caused by the disease.<p>Scientists are so excited about the finding that they are moving to large human trials and are already recommending it for very ill patients …

FBI raids dental software researcher who discovered private patient data on public server

Someone alerts you to exposed, unencrypted patient information on your FTP server. Is the correct response to thank them profusely or try to have …

How I Photographed a SpaceX Falcon 9 Landing by Accident

Maybe I have a knack for being in the right place at the right time.<p>At 1:21am on May 6, 2016, SpaceX continued its run of aerospace brilliance with a night launch of its Falcon 9 rocket, carrying its Japanese communication satellite payload to geostationary orbit. The most spectacular portion of …

The 10 Most Deserted National Parks in America

There's more attention than ever to national parks, and travelers everywhere are reserving campsites and plotting adventurous itineraries to these …

National Parks

If These Predictions Are Right, We Will Lose Millions Of Jobs To Computers

The application of machine learning to the ever-increasing amounts of data being produced throughout the world will change everything when it comes to our jobs. Yes, these new technologies will make jobs easier for many people — but they also may make many of those jobs obsolete. Algorithms can now …

Artificial Intelligence

The 59 National Parks Ranked

National Parks have become a popular escape. They bring a unique variety of gorgeous landscapes, various wildlife, adventure sports and incredible scenery.<p>The world's first national park is Yellowstone. It was created in 1872. It has more than 1,800 known archeological sites, five park entrances …

National Parks

30 Small Towns You Should Visit This Summer

For these small towns, summer is the best (and prettiest) time to visit.<p>You should add these to your travel plans ASAP.