The humpback whale population has rebounded thanks to international conservation efforts, but now the debate begins on if certain protections should be rescinded. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Fisheries (NOAA) wants to reclassify the giant mammals into 14 groups and take 10 of those populations off of the endangered list. Show More Summary
We’re in the second quarter of 2015, and for many people, this means that the year’s first batch of performance reviews are coming soon. Ironically, the experience you want most from your review is often the hardest to prepare for: Positive feedback. Show More Summary
This post is part of our daily series of posts showing the most inspiring images selected by some of the Abduzeedo's writers and users. If you want to participate and share your graphic design inspiration, You can submit your imagesShow More Summary
I'd rather forget most of the things I Google. It's a lot of words I don't know how to spell that I want Google to autocorrect for me. And there's stuff like "how many feet in a mile?" Not my proudest moments. But it's so easy to do these searches that they feel ephemeral. Show More Summary
Everyone wants feedback, right? Wrong. Most people cringe at the thought. Although the term feedback has become mainstream in the world of corporate speak, giving and receiving it still ranks below going to the dentist for a deep filling. Show More Summary
Guest essay by Eric Worrall How many global warming crusaders do you know about, who manage more air miles in a year, than most normal people manage in a lifetime? President Obama is not shy about air miles – according to Breitbart, he is scheduled to fly on Airforce One, to give a speech in…
For most of my life, I was a registered Democrat. That is until I wasn't. For the past few years, I have been flying the Republican banner. Though I still, for the most part, represent the GOP, that too will soon change.
Today is 4/20, and there's no better TV show to spend the makeshift holiday with than one of the most high-minded sitcoms out there: The 70s Show. So here are the 10 characters we'd most want to spend the day with. Click To Continue Reading
Most parents will say they want to raise a child who is intelligent, honest, kind, hard-working and independent. Topping that list is responsible. A Pew Research study found that 93% of parents want their children to be responsible. To encourage that quality, social and environmental responsibility must be taught. Show More Summary
Most any fee, even a fraction of one per cent, will come to look big if it’s multiplied by tens of billions of dollars. So when New York City Comptroller Scott Stringer wanted to make a point recently about the fees the city’s public-sector...Show More Summary
The NYPD's policy of severely tamping down on minor offenses means that many New Yorkers (mostly young men of color) end up in jail because they didn't pay a small fine or show up in court. Some City Councilmembers, including the Speaker, want to make those offenses civil, not criminal?could this be the shift that breaks Broken Windows? [ more › ]
Hillary Clinton wanted to learn from her mistakes in 2008 and conduct a different campaign this time around as she seeks the Democratic nomination for president. But she has stumbled in the early going and isn’t receiving the same type of love from the media that Barack Obama did in his two campaigns. The latest […]
It’s not every day you see a comic company actively want to ensure that most of their readers don’t get their hands on their latest comic, but that’s the aim with Legends of the Geomancer, a new tie-in for Valiant Comics’ upcoming Book of Death event. Huh. Read more...
by Meredith Heil and Lola Pellegrino Lola: Hello and greetings. Today, we approach a deceptively simple query: Why doesn’t anyone listen to Ani DiFranco anymore? Meredith: I just want to make clear to you, most righteous of babes, that Ani DiFranco raised me. Show More Summary
If you're a designer, you most likely have a copy of Acrobat Pro (or the new Acrobat DC). But it's quite likely that your clients do not. If you want to be a hero to your client in need of help with their PDF files, you can share some...Show More Summary
What Tandy Miller wants is simple, but he's never going to get it because The Last Man on Earth is the most awkward show on TV. "The Last, Most Awkward Show On Television" was originally published on Film School Rejects for our wonderful readers to enjoy. Show More Summary
If you want to excel you need to do things differently than most other people. Here's where to start.
In the news: Bowser and new fire chief want to expand firefighter hiring pool, the 25 most challenging area high schools, and more. [ more › ]
As our attention turns to the fall and the start of the 2015 college football season, there are going to be a few Saturdays you'll want to block off on your calendar. With the Big Ten's recent resurgence, big games in the conference also mean big games from a national standpoint. Show More Summary
The Pomodoro Technique has been a household name for a long time now, what with people wanting to make the most of their time. The method was developed by Francesco Cirillo back in the late 1980s, and since then, we’ve seen a host of products capitalizing on the technique. Show More Summary