Amanda Ross

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Beyond dyslexia fonts: What parents can do to help kids who struggle with reading

By Jill L. Ferguson<p>One in five people have dyslexia, and it affects people who use both languages based on alphabets (such as English) or logographics (such as Mandarin, Korean, etc.), making it a worldwide issue. Despite its prevalence, though, dyslexia is often misunderstood by the people who …

In Haiti, A Startup Is Building 100% Renewable Grids For Towns With No Power

By Adele Peters2 minute Read<p>A year ago, no one living in Môle-Saint-Nicolas, Haiti, had electricity. By the spring of 2016, the town had a brand new …

Renewable Energy

Parks promised to poor neighborhoods unbuilt years later

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A decade after California voters approved spending $400 million to build parks in some of the state's poorest …

Urban Design

Scientists Just Discovered a New Kind of Fire

And it's got some pretty extraordinary properties.<p>Scientists have discovered a new kind of 'blue whirl' flame that could lead to cleaner ways of …

In an experiment to slow visitors down, British museums are hanging fake art alongside their masterpieces

The average museum goer spends less than 30 seconds in front of a work of art. Researchers even found that most of that time is spent skimming the wall text instead of looking at the actual piece.<p>A new British TV show called <i>Fake! The Great Masterpiece Challenge</i> seeks to allay that attention deficit …

Art