Cee Streetlights

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30 Cool Photography Links to Enjoy With Your Morning Coffee

We've really enjoyed another action packed week in the wide world of photography, with writers and artists from all genres publishing photos and blog …

France’s most famous author led a life worthy of one of his own stories

<i>With more than 5.4 million articles, Wikipedia is an invaluable resource, whether you’re throwing a term paper together at the last minute, or need</i> …

Literature

What Is a Photon in Physics?

Photons Are a "Bundle of Energy"<p>A <i>photon</i> is a particle of light defined as a discrete bundle (or <i>quantum</i>) of electromagnetic (or light) energy. Photons …

Visually speaking: 14 podcasts that draw out the history of art

<b>(Getty/Nikolaev)</b><p>You might be surprised by how immersive, expressive and image-rich these visual art podcasts are<p>Ma'ayan Plaut<p>October 1, 2017 7:00pm (UTC)<p>If writing about music is like dancing about architecture, where does that leave talking about visual art? You might be surprised by how …

British courts may unlock secrets of how Trump campaign profiled US voters

Legal mechanism may help academic expose how Big Data firms like Cambridge Analytica and Facebook get their information<p>A US professor is trying to reclaim his personal data from the controversial analytics firm that helped Donald Trump to power. In what legal experts say may be a “watershed” case, …

Donald Trump

Here's How Colours Really Affect Our Brain And Body, According to Science

You'd be surprised.<p>Red makes the heart beat faster. You will frequently find this and other claims made for the effects of different colours on the …

A divided nation gets moral guidance — but not from Trump

By Editorial Board<p>LAST week, a weary, divided nation finally received words of moral guidance. They did not come from President Trump.<p>The president spent the better part of the week feuding with the NFL after spinning himself into fury over the decisions of certain football players to protest …

Rights & Freedoms

4 teaching mistakes that drained my energy (and the solutions that changed everything)

I am always looking for ways to save energy. I shared in my book Unshakeable that energy is one of our most precious resources because unlike time, …

Nobel Prize-winning detectors revealed a cosmic cataclysm

<b>(CNN) —</b> Every time a new telescope has been turned on, we have learned something fundamental about our universe.<p>Galileo's first telescope saw the moons of Jupiter and forever destroyed the idea that the Earth was at the center of the universe. Edwin Hubble used the Mount Wilson Observatory in 1917 …

Black Holes

12 Memes Anyone With Anxiety Will Understand

Listen, I'm not here to downplay how real anxiety is. I know what it's like to have both anxiety attacks and panic attacks (they're actually different!) as well as what it's like to deal with depression. But having a little levity about mental health issues can be helpful when it comes to coping …

The Myth of Mitch McConnell, Political Super-Genius

The Senate majority leader has been coasting on an inflated reputation for too long. This week exposed just how little he has achieved.<p>The past eight months of massive and avoidable failures have delivered such a devastating blow to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s reputation for political …

Republicans

Should Rex Tillerson Resign?

The president has yet again humiliated his secretary of state. Here’s why it probably doesn’t matter whether he stays or goes.<p>In our combined 50-plus years at the State Department, neither of us ever witnessed as profound a humiliation as a sitting president handed his secretary of state Sunday …

Foreign Policy

How a racist is made — and unmade

<b>"Waiting Room for White Only" (AP)</b><p>Historian Charles B. Dew dives deep into his memoir of his Jim Crow South childhood, “The Making of a Racist”<p>Robin Lindley<p>October 1, 2017 1:00pm (UTC)<p>This interview originally appeared on the History News Network.<p><i>The embrace of Jim Crow as a way of life and a</i> …

University professor accused of sexual harassment of 14 students

ROCHESTER, N.Y. — A renowned University of Rochester professor who has worked here for a decade has been accused in a federal complaint of having sexual relationships and using illegal drugs with students; making inappropriate, humiliating or condescending comments to and about female students and …

Higher Education

Trump called San Juan’s mayor a weak leader. Here’s what her leadership looks like.

By Arelis R. Hernández<p>, Reporter<p>Samantha Schmidt<p>, Reporter<p>Avi Selk<p>, Reporter<p>William Wan<p>, Reporter<p>SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — When Hurricane Maria destroyed the infrastructure of Puerto Rico, it turned the mayor of its capital city into a spokeswoman for a stranded people.<p>Carmen Yulín Cruz Soto told the …

Caribbean

How the Trump Team's First Military Raid in Yemen Went Wrong

LAUDERDALE-BY-THE-SEA, Fla. — Surely the most memorable moment from President Donald Trump's first address to a joint session of Congress, and to the nation, came in his tribute to Ryan Owens, a fallen Navy SEAL.<p>"Ryan died as he lived, a warrior and a hero, battling against terrorism and securing …

Donald Trump

Trump: Tillerson 'wasting his time' negotiating with North Korea

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> President Donald Trump on Sunday again mocked North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and said Secretary of State Rex Tillerson should not bother trying to negotiate with him in an effort to stop the country's development of nuclear weapons.<p>"I told Rex Tillerson, our wonderful Secretary …

Facts don’t matter to Americans, and we should be worried

<b>Kellyanne Conway (AP/Alex Brandon)</b><p>There’s a lot of variation in how Americans decide what to believe<p>R. Kelly Garrett<p>October 1, 2017 11:29am (UTC)<p>This piece originally appeared on The Conversation.<p>Have you ever thought to yourself, “I’ll bet that’s true,” before you had all the facts? Most people …

Psychology

A Research Scientist on What Happens to the Brains of Mediums When They Talk to the Other Side | Goop

For those who are deeply curious about the work of mediums, the Windbridge Research Center is an invaluable resource: Not only do they certify and …

The Rape of Recy Taylor Looks Back at a Horrific but Largely Forgotten Case From the Jim Crow South

Say her name: Recy Taylor. In 1944, 24-year-old Recy Taylor and two friends were walking back from a late-night church service in Abbeville, Ala., …

The Time Donald Trump Turned Away in Disgust While a Man Was Bleeding to Death in Front of Him

The most shocking revelation from a recently unearthed trove of interviews between radio host Howard Stern and Donald Trump.<p>Howard Stern is the …

White Man Who Yelled ‘Shut Up, Slave!’ at Black Man During Altercation at Chicago Starbucks Now Faces Hate Crime Charges

If you want to talk the talk, you gotta walk the walk. That is what William Boucher, 24, is learning after being caught on camera launching into a …

3 Killer Lessons From Stephen King's Insanely Productive Writing Routine

“Amateurs sit and wait for inspiration. The rest of us just get up and go to work."<p>Moviegoers flocked to the theaters this weekend to see Stephen King's <i>It</i>, giving it the third biggest box office opening of the year, according to Warner Bros.<p><i>It</i>, which follows a demonic clown who terrorizes children …

Homeless man asked woman to move Porsche so he could sleep. Then she shot him, police say.

By Samantha Schmidt<p>, Reporter<p>Around 3 a.m. one Saturday morning last month, Gerald Melton was trying to sleep — as he often did — on a sidewalk near Nashville’s Music Row, known as the heart of the city’s entertainment industry.<p>But the 54-year-old homeless man was “disturbed” by the smell of …

Vanderbilt University Medical Center

America is slowly sucking the life out of education—starting with its teachers

Education pays.<p>According to a new report from the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), adults with a college degree are 10 percentage points more likely to be employed, and will earn 56% more on average than adults who only completed the end of high school. They are less …

Harvard psychiatrist Lance Dodes: Donald Trump is a “sociopath” and “a very sick individual”

<b>(Getty/Alex Wong)</b><p>Harvard professor and psychoanalyst on the “antiquated” Goldwater rule and our president’s “serious mental illness”<p>Chauncey DeVega<p>September 12, 2017 9:00am (UTC)<p>The president of the United States is a global celebrity whose every action is endlessly commented upon and dissected for …

Donald Trump

The Fallacy of 1619: Rethinking the History of Africans in Early America

In 1619, “20. and odd Negroes” arrived off the coast of Virginia, where they were “bought for victualle” by labor-hungry English colonists. The story …

Baby boomers are retiring — and it's going to have a huge impact on the economy

Few investors understand the magnitude of the looming demographic crisis and its ramifications.<p>The first Baby Boomers turned 70 last year. At the same time, the US fertility rate is at its lowest point since records began in 1909.<p>This disastrous combination means by 2030, those aged 65 and older …

Stock Markets

Hurricane Harvey offers lessons Republicans will probably ignore

Hurricane Harvey has exposed the weakness of the three shibboleths that have been the guiding political philosophy for two generations of Republicans. Those three shaky imperatives are that 1) lowering taxes is always a good idea, 2) government programs can always be cut and 3) economic growth must …

Hurricane Harvey

‘This Is Not Hazing. This Is Rape’: Inside a Texas Town’s Football Nightmare

How a varsity sex-abuse scandal threatened to tear apart Small Town, U.S.A.<p>LA VERNIA, Texas—When Jennifer’s* son made varsity—as a freshman, no …