Caroline Kajder

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What speaking two languages does to the brain

There is increasing evidence that bilingualism can affect how the brain works. Older, lifelong bilinguals have demonstrated better cognitive skills …

Human Rights Campaign Takes Action Against Saks Fifth Avenue Over LGBT Policies

The nation's largest LGBT rights group takes on the high-end department store over a conflict between the store's policies and a legal position it is taking against transgender employment protections. [Update: The company won't say if it stands by the December court filing.]<p>The Human Rights …

Hate the word ‘feminist’? Well don’t panic… but you probably are one

Would you call yourself a feminist? No? You don’t agree that there should be equal rights and opportunities for both genders? Oh you do?<p>Then …

North Korea’s decades of human rights abuses: Pyongyang’s attack on Sony isn’t its worst crime.

In the 1990s, a large group of prisoners were released from North Korea’s secret labor camps. These were not criminals, nor were they even political …

UN troops prepare offensive against DR Congo rebels

The rebels from the Democratic Forces for the Liberation of Rwanda (FDLR) were given until January 2 to give themselves up or face military action.<p>"The UN mission has pre-positioned its troops and enablers to support offensive operations against the FDLR in keeping with its mandate," said UN …

Did the US lose the war on poverty?

This year marks the 51st anniversary since Lyndon Johnson launched his War on Poverty and made poverty reduction the centerpiece of his Great Society …

Demographics

These Are The Personality Differences Between “Dog People” And “Cat People”

<b>“This research suggests there are significant differences on major personality traits between dog people and cat people,”</b> he says. “Given the tight …

What are the 10 biggest risks facing the world in 2015?

European discord tops list of threats facing the world in 2015, ahead of Russian aggression and the advance of the Islamic State, warns leading risk consultancy Eurasia Group<p>Europe’s growing political dysfunction is the number one risk facing the world in 2015, as Europe’s fringe political parties …

Elizabeth Wasserman: Rise of the femplainers

A new kind of feminism has taken root in popular culture, leading some prominent doyennes of social media to proclaim 2014 a watershed year for …

Ebola drug trial starts in Liberia

<b>A trial of a potential drug to treat Ebola has started at a Medecins Sans Frontieres centre in Liberia.</b><p>The antiviral - brincidofovir - is being tested on Ebola patients on a voluntary basis. People who do not consent to it receive standard care.<p>Oxford University scientists leading the research say …