Abigail Markish

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15 free games that will help you learn how to code

Online learning has come a long way in the last few years. There are interactive courses, tons of online tutorials, and one of my personal favorite ways to practice coding: games.<p>While a game alone probably isn't going to teach you everything you need to know about coding, it can be a really …

27 Movies That Actually Represent LGBT People Accurately

Because representation is important.<p><i>Note: Submissions have been edited for length and/or clarity.</i>

LGBTQI

Former SS Auschwitz guard apologizes at trial in Germany

DETMOLD, Germany (AP) — A 94-year-old former SS sergeant admitted in court Friday that he had served as an Auschwitz death camp guard, apologizing to …

World History

Ohio's 'Shawshank Fugitive' Frank Freshwaters Wins Parole

A convicted killer who spent 56 years on the run before getting caught last year has won his freedom — legitimately.<p>Ohio's parole board voted Thursday to release 79-year-old Frank Freshwaters after his attorney argued he'd lived a clean life while on the lam and never forgot the 1957 accident in …

Crime

Female-dominated production company launches to tackle Hollywood gender gap

Jessica Chastain, Juliette Binoche and Catherine Hardwicke have joined the advisory board of a newly launched non-profit production company aimed at improving opportunities for women in Hollywood.<p>Jessica Chastain calls for more opportunities for female directors<p>Read more<p>We Do It Together hopes to …

Gender Equality

Data transmission rates are hitting ludicrous speeds in the lab

Imagine a world without buffering, a world where downloading HD movies takes less than one second, a world where your favorite web pages load before …

Australia scientists develop 'bionic spine' which could help paralysed patients walk

Device can be inserted in the brain – without brain surgery – and could allow paralysed patients to operate robotic limbs “using thought alone”<p>Scientists in Australia have developed a “bionic spine” which could enable people with spinal cord injuries to walk again by controlling a tiny paper …

Motor Neurone Disease