Caleigh Roe

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Eight ways 2015 was a momentous year for girls

Here are eight developments that show girls are getting the attention they deserve.<p>1. Girls get global recognition<p>What started two years ago as the …

Act of desperation

Latif Johar’s 46-day hunger strike, which he was finally persuaded to end on the evening of June 6 by Baloch elders and human rights activists, as …

Human Rights

How a failed rebellion changed the world: The Easter Rising’s strange centennial

The doomed rebellion 100 years ago was more than a minor colonial squabble, or a mythic saga of noble sacrifice<p>Everything about the Easter Rising of 1916 is controversial, including when to celebrate its centennial. By longstanding tradition, the anniversary of the doomed rebellion that ultimately …

This 13-Year-Old Girl Shatters Stereotypes as Mexico's Youngest Psychologist

Forget all the sexist and ageist things you’ve heard about teen girls, because this 13-year-old <i>mexicana</i> is going to break them all.<p><b>Dafne Almazán</b>, who the <i>Flama</i> reports was able to read, write and speak by age 3 and could do the latter fluently in Spanish and English by the time she was 6, finished …

Red States Are Leading the Way in Renewable Energy

Wind turbines and solar panels accounted for more than two-thirds of all new electric generation capacity added to the nation’s grid in 2015, …

‘A powerful story’: How freed slaves helped shape Virginia after the Civil War

Virginia’s legislature got a lot of attention this year for its historically diverse crop of lawmakers, including the most women ever to serve, the first Latinas and the first transgender delegate. But while the number of African Americans in the House of Delegates was the highest in many lifetimes …

How Many People Attended March For Our Lives? It's Officially The Biggest In The Last 40 Years

The gun control protests on Saturday were huge. But just exactly how many people were at March for Our Lives is up for debate. The organizers …

These Are the 5 Worst U.S. Generals of All Time

Who made this list? <i>The American Civil War was a factory for producing bad generals such as Braxton Bragg and Ambrose Burnside. But the worst of all</i> …

Historical Mysteries with Tough Lady Leads

1<p>Charlotte Holmes is the typical English rose: beautiful, fashionable, and entirely charming. She’s also a social pariah, insanely smart, in danger …

SPY Guide: The 13 Best Horror Novels of All Time

<b>* Some of the most recognized novels of all time</b> <b><br>* For those seeking fear and inventive dismay</b> <b><br>* All under $15 with 4-star ratings and above</b><p>These …

Horror

The Best Science Fiction & Fantasy Books of November 2017

<i>For nearly two decades, Jim Killen has served as the science fiction and fantasy book buyer for Barnes & Noble. Every month on Tor.com and the B&N</i> …

Books

Frankenstein: Making of a Modern Myth

<i>Image shown above of Boris Karloff as Frankenstein’s monster in 1931, courtesy of Rex Features</i> There’s an indication of the longevity of one of …

15 Life-Changing Fiction Books to Read When You Need an Escape

The only thing I enjoy as much as reading is coming up with a reading list in preparation for an epic (recreational) readathon. Seriously. So as any …

Books