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Do you remember “economic anxiety”? The catch-all phrase relied on by politicians and pundits to try and explain the seemingly inexplicable: the election of Donald J.
With airfare being relatively inexpensive, and resources like AirBnB further expanding the number of affordable lodging options, travel has become more popular than ever. The photos and posts created by several of the leading travel influencers might also have something to do with it.
Influencer marketing has become the talk of the town, with many embracing it as part of their marketing and PR strategies.
Have you ever wondered how Olympic runners become the best in the world? It requires a lot more than simply going out and doing a few laps on the track every day. The world’s best sprinters use a varied workout routine that also includes weight training and a highly controlled diet.
We are living through an epidemic of sleeplessness, but the medical establishment has largely ignored the problem. Can a radical new therapy help you get some sleep? We live in a golden age of sleeplessness.
It’s a somewhat rare sight to see a woman alone driving an RV. It happens, but it’s certainly uncommon. How do I know? I am one of the few who do it. As I have traveled around the US and Canada in my RV I have met hundreds of other RVers along the way.
Since Paul Bloom and Gregory Dees first urged social entrepreneurs to cultivate their ecosystem a decade ago, “ecosystem” frameworks for innovation and entrepreneurship are finally moving into mainstream economic development practice.
More than a year after he requested proposals from the general public for philanthropic initiatives that he could put a portion of his $163 billion fortune toward, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos—the world's wealthiest person—unveiled the idea he'd come up with: a $2 billion fund to help the homeless and
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Just one alcoholic drink a day slightly increases an individual’s risk for health problems, according to a large new study.
Why do empaths end up with narcissists? The reasons behind why empaths can become so easily attracted to narcissists (most often without realizing it) are complex, but it usually has to do with the fact that narcissists are wounded people who hunger for attention and empaths are quick to want
Updated: 8:18 p.m. | Posted: 11:40 a.m. The Trump administration has cleared the way for renewed mineral leasing — and potentially mining — in about 365 square miles of the Superior National Forest within the watershed of the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness. On Thursday, the U.S.
Nearly eight months after President Donald Trump disbanded his election integrity commission because it was tangled up in lawsuits over its request for voters’ personal data, the information has been destroyed and the cases have been dismissed.
Writer Kim Kelly is an anarchist based in New York City and an organizer with the Metropolitan Anarchist Coordinating Council (MACC).
The first time my boyfriend, Sam, slept with someone else, I was intrigued. “What was it like?” I asked. He sighed: “Fine.” I had so many questions: where, who, what did she look like, but he refused to answer any more when I asked about her knickers.
Version one of the GOP's deeply unpopular tax scam produced results nearly everyone—including, in his rare moments of honesty, President Donald Trump himself—predicted: Record-shattering profits for Wall Street, massive pay-outs for the wealthiest Americans, and little to nothing for the workin
Judge Kavanaugh was responding to a question from Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) on Thursday about his 2015 dissent in the Priests for Life v. HHS case. Kavanaugh had sided with the religious organization, which didn’t want to provide employees with insurance coverage for contraceptives.
The most powerful false-news weapon in history is around the corner. The media industry has only a short time to get ahead of it.
Despite dozens of editorials proclaiming the death of Silicon Valley, the Bay Area and Silicon Valley startup communities are alive and well, accounting for nearly 45% of all U.S. venture capital deals in a given year.
What is happiness? It’s a very old question. And no one really knows the answer, although theories abound.
There's a lot of good advice on how to be happier or more productive or how to have better relationships. But tips on how to improve your whole life — something that will last decades and experience countless unpredictable changes — those should be regarded with extreme skepticism.
President Trump has long derided the mainstream media as the “enemy of the people” and lashed out at NFL players for kneeling during the national anthem.
Neste wants to build a cabin that was never really there. That doesn’t mean the Finnish engineering company is looking to bend the time-space continuum, or erase homes with otherworldly gems like Thanos.
Lillie McGee swings closed an entry door to her apartment building on Detroit's west side to show how it rests on its frame without shutting. Squatters, she explains, are able to access the building, and have at times taken up residence in the vacant units that surround her home.
Are you under 30, passionate about climate change, and eager to try your skills at developing a powerful data visualization using satellite imagery? If so, this challenge is for you!
There’s an unassuming restaurant in Dallas called Chop House Burger, home to handspun milkshakes, truffle parmesan french fries, and six innovative burgers. It’s an eight-year-old restaurant in an industry where 80% of new entrants fail in the first five years.
Your vote in the midterms matters, because Republicans in Congress won’t restrain the president’s excesses. Sept. 3 (AP) — President Trump stopped his motorcade in Manhattan today, jumped out of his limousine and shot a man on Fifth Avenue who was shouting anti-Trump epithets.
Two papers released Wednesday in Neuron delve deep into the way we perceive the world, revealing that we don’t actually register much of it. Our attention systems, the authors show, are extremely ill-equipped for modern society.
Over the weekend, four opponents of the Bayou Bridge pipeline and an independent journalist covering their activities were arrested and charged under Louisiana House Bill 727, which makes trespassing on “critical infrastructure” facilities — a category that explicitly includes oil pipelines
To read an annotated version of this article, complete with interviews with scientists and links to further reading, click here. Peering beyond scientific reticence.
No one will grieve long for Paul Manafort or Michael Cohen or count their days in prison. One man (Manafort) was part of what is killing our politics — high-level influence peddling. The people who do this, as lobbyists, foundation heads, and fixers, are selling our democracy.
Updated Aug. 23, 2018: The education community has responded to Secretary DeVos’s policy proposal. Read the latest here.
PORT ARTHUR, Texas -- As the nation plans new defenses against the more powerful storms and higher tides expected from climate change, one project stands out: an ambitious proposal to build a nearly 60-mile "spine" of concrete seawalls, earthen barriers, floating gates and steel levees on the
On Wednesday morning, the lead story on FoxNews.com was not Michael Cohen’s admission that Donald Trump had instructed him to violate campaign-finance laws by paying hush money to two of Trump’s mistresses.
The election of Donald Trump has sent shockwaves through the souls of compassionate, humane people across the country and the world. Horror that a candidate who ran on a platform of open bigotry, threats against immigrants and Muslims, and blatant misogyny will soon be president is now sinking in.
Elizabeth Warren on Tuesday unveiled a sweeping set of reforms that would radically restrict and publicly expose corporate lobbying in Washington. In a major speech at the National Press Club, she laid out the parameters of what she is calling the “Anti-Corruption Act.
Iraq War veteran and climate change philosopher Roy Scranton doesn't mince words. His new collection of essays on war and climate change, out this week from Soho Press, is titled We're Doomed.
Read this, please. These are the words of Garrett Graff, a journalist and author who writes about politics, technology and national security. This was originally posted as a thread on Twitter.
Civil rights groups are mobilizing to block a majority-black Georgia county from shuttering seven of its nine polling locations for the November elections, alleging that the plan by the county election board is racially motivated voter suppression.
Compensation for America’s top executives grew 17 percent in 2017 as real wages for workers declined, according to a study released Thursday.
The Trump administration is considering a set of proposals developed by Blackwater founder Erik Prince and a retired CIA officer — with assistance from Oliver North, a key figure in the Iran-Contra scandal — to provide CIA Director Mike Pompeo and the White House with a global, private spy n
In 1955, science fiction writer Isaac Asimov published a short story about an experiment in “electronic democracy,” in which a single citizen, selected to represent an entire population, responded to questions generated by a computer named Multivac.
What's the difference between living in Minnesota and living in Mississippi? About seven years. It sounds like some kind of weird joke, but according to a new study, it's no laughing matter. That's because there's a massive disparity among U.S. states in terms of how long people live.
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When Keith Polin noticed people coming and going from the vacant house next to his, he re-boarded the back door with fresh plywood and called the Lucas County Land Bank.
The world's oceans are exploding with dead zones, regions where the water is so depleted of oxygen that fish and other sea life that live near the bottom cannot survive. Dead zones are human-caused.
They are two violent incidents that happened more than 1,000 miles apart, with seemingly little in common other than the senseless bloodshed. One happened right here in Philadelphia Friday morning, when four gunshots shattered the breakfast-hour calm on Meridian Street in the Holmesburg section.
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As the Arab Spring convulsed the Middle East in 2011 and authoritarian leaders toppled one after another, I traveled the region to try to understand the role that technology was playing.
Updated on August 15 at 4:30 p.m. ET This November, voters in Washington State may do what no group of people—in or outside the United States—has done before.
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