Going up against winds over 100 mph? You’re going to lose. Watch as weather observers Mike Dorfman and Tom Padham from the Mount Washington Observatory goof off on the observation deck off the mountain in New Hampshire to show us what it’s like to stand, walk, and jump against 109 mph winds. The wind is so strong it pretty much acts like an invisible physical barrier.
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She Had a Dark Connection to Creek Indians
Sarah Rector was born and raised on a Creek Indian plantation on March 3, 1902, in present-day Oklahoma. Her parents, Joseph and Rose Rector, were descendants of Africans who were enslaved by the Creek. A treaty signed between the U.S. and the Indians emancipated the enslaved people and they became known as “Creek Freedmen.”
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In early 2014, a 27-year-old Alaskan named Cody Roman Dial embarked on a grand and rambling overland journey through Mexico and Central America. He was the son of National Geographic Explorer Roman Dial, a biologist and multisport virtuoso renowned for audacious feats in mountaineering, ice climbing, rafting, and grueling backcountry endurance races. In Anchorage’s adventure circles, Roman is a mythic figure. Cody’s odyssey seemed to be driven at least in part by an attempt to carve out his own space in the wilderness.
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The Game continues to honor Prince after his sudden death last month. In addition to eulogizing the legendary artist with the release of his song “Rest in Purple,” the rapper also commissioned a large-scale painting of Prince from street artist Madsteez.
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Sometimes in humor, there is truth. With #ObsoleteJobSkills trending on Twitter, we thought a few of these gems may be striking a bit too close to home for older workers. See if you agree: (And for anyone looking for serious tips about things to drop from their resumes, start with this list.)
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More than 7 million previously uninsured Americans gained health coverage in 2015, the second full year of the Obamacare coverage expansion, according to new data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
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Find someone to support you in this journey. If you look at your life (and the current business you run or the job position you have), and you’re not even close to financial security–let alone freedom–the world seems abstract from your end, and you keep asking yourself:
“Isn’t there a way to change my life?” Continue reading How to Stop Struggling and Start Succeeding as an Entrepreneur →