Operation: Beach Bag

Operation: Beach Bag

As a Florida native, I've clocked a lot of hours at the beach. I love the sound of the surf, the smell of barbeques, the sounds of marine birds, and the feel of damp sand between my toes—what's not to love about a day by the sea? Well, if you're a fair skinned redhead like me who burns to a crisp on overcast days and is allergic to anything growing out of the ground, there's plenty to be weary of! Even if you're a se...

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‘Brexit’ offers unique opportunities for Miami real estate

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‘Brexit’ offers unique opportunities for Miami real estate

The initial shock of the “Brexit” vote (England and Wales’ recent decision to leave the European Union) has come and gone, along with the expected turmoil in the global economic markets. The feared ...

Utah Lake’s Poop-Driven Algal Bloom Is a Crappy Situation

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Utah Lake’s Poop-Driven Algal Bloom Is a Crappy Situation

Algae swamped Utah Lake last week, stretching over 134 square miles. The bright green bloom is mesmerizing — and possibly toxic. And, turns out, poop is partly to blame. This stunning (and kind of gr...

Fossil Fuel Industry Finds a New Way to Stymie Protests

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Fossil Fuel Industry Finds a New Way to Stymie Protests

This story[1] originally appeared on Fusion and is part of the Climate Desk[2] collaboration. Much has been said about the pros and cons of online activism, but when it comes to keeping fossil fuel...

Ellen DeGeneres and BuzzFeed planning film about China's Brother Orange

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Ellen DeGeneres and BuzzFeed planning film about China's Brother Orange

Ellen DeGeneres and BuzzFeed are working together on a film inspired by a series of articles about a stolen mobile phone, according to the Hollywood Reporter[1]. Brother Orange’s photos on Matt ...

14 essential tips to get you started in Pokémon Go

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14 essential tips to get you started in Pokémon Go

Pokémon Go has caught the world by storm, sent Nintendo’s stock price rocketing[1], atheists into churches and Australians into police stations[2]. But it can be confusing and a lot of legwork, ...

How to get Pokémon Go right now in the UK on Android

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How to get Pokémon Go right now in the UK on Android

Pokémon Go is finally rolling out to Android[1] and iOS[2] smartphones, but while it’s available in Australia[3] and the US, it has yet to be pushed out to the UK. Luckily, players don’t have to wai...

UK rollout of Pokémon Go delayed – here's how to get it on iPhone and Android now

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UK rollout of Pokémon Go delayed – here's how to get it on iPhone and Android now

Pokémon Go has taken Australia and the US by storm, so much so that its developer, Niantic, has had to slow down a worldwide rollout, meaning UK users will have to wait. Related: 'I've never walke...

Executive pay: How South Florida CEOs stack up

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Executive pay: How South Florida CEOs stack up

In this election year, attention is focused on selection of the nation’s next chief executive. It’s a job that comes with unparalleled prestige and influence. But relatively speaking, it comes with ...

The Physics of Cars Catching Insane Air Off a Bump in a Highway

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The Physics of Cars Catching Insane Air Off a Bump in a Highway

It’s not even summer yet, but it’s hot enough in Minnesota to cause a highway to buckle[1]. Many cars flew right over it. It looks dangerous. I hope there aren’t any injuries, but I’m sure there will...

The Mysterious X Boson Could Upend the Standard Model. If It Actually Exists

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The Mysterious X Boson Could Upend the Standard Model. If It Actually Exists

Last year, a team of nuclear physicists in Hungary observed an anomaly in the decays of excited beryllium-8 atoms—an unexpected preference for spitting out pairs of particles with a particular ang...

Deep Thunder Can Forecast the Weather—Down to a City Block

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Deep Thunder Can Forecast the Weather—Down to a City Block

Philosophical question: What is the smallest unit of weather? Is it the tiny breeze that forms between the temperature differential of midday pavement and a shaded gutter puddle? Perhaps. And what ab...

Panama Canal ushers in new era of international trade and megaships

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Panama Canal ushers in new era of international trade and megaships

More than 100 years ago when the SS Ancon sailed into the history books as the first ship to transit the Panama Canal, the waterway was a display of American ingenuity and the Panama Canal Zone wa...

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