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Trolls Baffled by Victoria's Secret Model Who Codes

Instagram trolls tried to question Lyndsey Scott's coding skills—and showed how pervasive these biases are in tech.<p>In an ideal world, no one would be shocked that Lyndsey Scott—an actress, Victoria’s Secret model, and the first Black woman to receive a contract with Calvin Klein at New York Fashion …

Stack Overflow

Georgia is paving the way for a high-tech, sustainable highway

If you want to see what the highway of the future might look like, then you only need to drive down to Georgia.<p>On an 18-mile segment of Interstate 85 …

Roads

FDA declares youth vaping an epidemic, announces investigation, new enforcement

Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Scott Gottlieb on Wednesday declared youth vaping an "epidemic," and said the agency will halt sales of flavored electronic cigarettes if the major manufacturers can't prove they are doing enough to keep them out of the hands of children and teens.<p>The FDA …

Vaping

A shocking map of America’s vast “immigrant detention machine”

“Immigrant detention is a multibillion-dollar business, and it’s happening in our own backyards.”<p>In the last month, the results of President Donald Trump’s “zero tolerance” immigration policy have become resoundingly clear. Zero tolerance means tearing children from their parents, with no clear way …

Nonprofits

The Viral Words You Need To Know

Have you always been on top of all the new, viral words young people say?<p>Great. Of course you have. But even the trendiest among us now struggle to …

Viral

Over the Top Flourless Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars

Flourless desserts . The most popular kids on the block these days as far as treats go. Of course this is nothing new. Gluten free flourless baking has been taking over our generation for quite awhile now but I wouldn't be myself if I wasn't late to the popular party.<p>Flourless desserts . The most …

Gluten-Free

Now You Can Use Tinder To Find New Friends

Tinder makes it as easy as a swipe to find new dates and hookups. But now, the app is going platonic: Tinder Social is a new way for you and your …

Teen birthrate hits all-time low, led by 50 percent decline among Hispanics and blacks

By Ariana Eunjung Cha<p>Ariana Eunjung Cha<p>National reporter<p>Email Bio Follow<p>The birthrate among American teenagers, at crisis levels in the 1990s, has fallen to an all-time low, according to an analysis released Thursday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.<p>The decline of the past decade …

CDC

The 10 best jobs for introverts

"Crucial aspects of career advancement, from networking to public speaking, can feel like insurmountable hurdles for those of us who gather energy from time spent alone," PayScale says. "However, introverts excel in jobs that reward their unique abilities."<p>PayScale sifted through its database to …

Crimson Peak: Part One

The Art of Motion Picture Costume Design exhibition always draws a range of emotions from our visitors - after all, seeing the costumes you adored …

Issues You Can Expect to Discuss in Pre-Marital Counseling

Curious about premarital counseling? Our experts are here to dish everything you can expect to discuss if you sit down with a therapist before your big day.<p><b>1. You'll define your marriage expectations and role beliefs.</b><p>You may have one idea of what marriage looks like and what it means to be a spouse …

79 Airbnbs That Will Blow Your Mind (Not Your Budget)

There are holiday rentals, and then there are holiday rentals so unique, they’ll make you laugh and squeal with excitement. And, while Airbnb has …

10 Things to Do for a Brighter Relationship

Starting off a new relationship with someone you really enjoy being with is fun, cheerful, exciting and comforting. Yet, no matter how well you …

How fat cells work and why it’s impossible to “burn” them off

When we think about our weight it’s often tied to how much fat we have in our bodies.<p>But in early 2016, scientists debunked body-mass index (BMI), a calculation of someone’s percentage of body fat based on their height and weight, as a measure (paywall) of overall health. The authors argued that …

Wakayama, Japan: See fire festival and 10 other things | CNN Travel

Here's How Much It Costs To Get Married In 2016 (Spoiler: It's A LOT)

<b>Update:</b> If you're planning a wedding for 2017, these numbers can look pretty intimidating. But the good news is that if you're creative about …

For Killer Whales, Menopause Is Just the Beginning

Killer whales and humans are among the only animals known to experience menopause. Female orcas go through two main stages of life: a fertile phase …

Climate Catastrophe, Coming Even Sooner?

One of the first people to propose that climate change could result in rapid sea-level rise was an eccentric British geographer named John Mercer. A hesitant speaker in public, Mercer was less restrained in private. He was once arrested for jogging naked. It was said that he liked to do his …

A Hidden Factor in Stroke Severity: The Microbes in Your Gut

The bacteria that inhabit our guts have become key players for neuroscientists. A growing body of research links them to a wide array of mental and …

These New Makeup Brushes At Walmart Are Under $10 and Amazing

This past November, the professional makeup- and art-brush company Royal and Langnickel launched Moda, an affordable line of tools for the makeup obsessed. As well as having an appealing price point (each individual brush costs less than $10), the line is full of fun, bright colors and offers …

Want To Be More Confident? Stop Doing These 7 Things

Eleanor Roosevelt said, “You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face.”<p>It’s no secret that fear is a big roadblock to confidence. Fear of taking risks. Fear of failure. Fear of saying or doing the wrong thing. There are a myriad of …

Winning Photos from the 2016 Sony World Photography Awards

The winning entries in the Open and Youth competitions are stellar.<p>The 2016 Sony World Photography Awards, the world’s largest photography competition, just announced the winning images of their Open and Youth divisions. Out of a recording breaking 103,005 entries from 186 countries, former picture …

How to Raise Emotionally Intelligent Kids: 7 Important Things to Teach Them

Emotional intelligence is the prerequisite to great relationships. Here's how to teach kids to develop them.<p>We all want our kids to be happy and successful, so it makes sense to work backward and figure out how to make that happen.<p>Step 1: <i>To be happy and successful, they need to develop great</i> …

Dahr Jamail | Not a Fish Tale: Humans Are Ingesting Plastic Thanks to Ocean Pollution

(Photo: Plastic Bag via Shutterstock; Edited: LW / TO)<p>Humans generate more than 300 million tons of plastic annually — an amount equal to the …

Nurturing steps help build good relationships

By Judi Light Hopson, Emma H Hopson and Ted Hagen/Tribune News Service<p>Do you wonder why your marriage or a friendship has fallen apart?<br>One reason …

Can't keep off the pounds? Make sure you're getting enough sleep

You exercise, don't overeat, maybe you've even tried going gluten-, flour-, sugar- or meat-free — but you still can't drop the extra pounds.<p>A study published earlier this year in the journal Sleep joins mounting research suggesting that the reason for the extra weight might be a lack of sleep.<p>Why? …

Artist Folds Photographs into Endless Geometric Sculptures

Christiane Feser’s ‘Photoobjects’ blur the line between photography and sculpture.<p>German artist Christiane Feser cuts and folds photographs into expansive, abstract panoramas. Her U.S. solo debut at Los Angeles’s Von Lintel Gallery stages a diverse series of these <i>Photoobjects</i>. Hanging on the walls …

The Greatest Gift You Can Give Your Kids

The time to model a healthy marriage is throughout our children's development. One day they might even thank you for it.<p>We don't serve the needs of our children when we neglect our relationship in order to attend to them. It can sometimes feel as if there is a competition for attention between our …

Marriage

Anxiety and Depression Are Symptoms, Not Diseases

It is very common when I first encounter a client struggling with mental health issues that they report their problem is that they feel anxious or …