Angela Jackson

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52 of Cassini's most beautiful postcards from the outer solar system

The spacecraft completely changed our view of Saturn and her moons<p>One of NASA's greatest spacecraft will call it quits on September 15, 2017. The Cassini spacecraft has made countless discoveries during its sojourn to Saturn and its surrounding moons. It has also sent back nearly 400,000 images, …

6 Potential Brain Benefits Of Bilingual Education

<i>Part of our ongoing series exploring how the U.S. can educate the nearly 5 million students who are learning English.</i><p>Brains, brains, brains. One thing we've learned at NPR Ed is that people are fascinated by brain research. And yet it can be hard to point to places where our education system is …

Language Learning

From intelligence to mental health, nurture is the crucial influence on human development<p>Are poor people poor because of inferior genes? This notion is especially popular with members of the ruling elite, who like to think their position is the result of genetic superiority rather than the fact …

Mental Health

Samsung’s new Galaxy S7 phones are beautiful

But software and carrier intrusion undermine the experience<p>Welcome to Mossberg<i>, a weekly commentary and reviews column on The Verge and Re/code by veteran tech journalist Walt Mossberg, now an Executive Editor at The Verge and Editor at Large of Re/code.</i><p>For this week’s column, I’ve been testing two …

From mind melds to 'the dress,' here's what we learned about the brain in 2015

From a viral photo that changed how we see the world to studies of how the brain changes as we age, here are some of the biggest discoveries we made about the brain this year:<p>Star Trek fans had cause to rejoice this summer, because scientists created what some have referred to as the first "mind …

3 scientific ways to prevent awkward conversations

You’re in the middle of a conversation, about to chime in but then…you <i>totally blank</i>. A conversation that should have flowed easily turns awkward, your conversation partner looks at you like you’re an alien and your confidence sinks.<p>Has that ever happened to you?<p>It’s common to feel nervous during …

Self-help

See A Daily Portrait Of Earth, In Real Time

The nation’s first deep-space satellite is helping humanity do a daily mirror check.<p>For Carl Sagan, seeing Voyager 1’s faraway portrait of Earth–humanity’s “pale blue dot”–was a reminder to live with a sense of perspective.<p>Does that resonate with you? Now you can find out: NASA is offering a daily …

Sexual Healing With Yoga

What if you made ecstasy part of your daily spiritual practice? How would that change the richness and the quality of your life? If you want to reclaim your sexuality, and learn how to live on the ecstatic spectrum, do yoga. You don't need to learn 450 positions; that won't do it if you're numb. …

Did you solve it? Are you smarter than Jo Nesbø?

Earlier today I set this puzzle:<p><b>The Three Switches</b><i>Downstairs in a house are three identical on-off switches. One of them controls the lamp in the attic. The puzzle is to work out which switch controls the lamp.</i><i>The rules are as follows. You are allowed to manipulate the switches all you like, and</i> …

Mathematics