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Photo essay: Exploring the genderqueer community

A project by photographer Chloe Aftel aims to give greater visibility to the diversity of gender beyond “male” and “female.” For her series …

Greek Courts Are Using a Law from 250 AD to Annul Same-Sex Marriages

Two couples are currently planning to take their case all the way to the European Court of Human RIghts if necessary.<p><i>This article originally appeared on VICE GREECE</i><p>Herennius Modestinus was, according to Wikipedia, "a celebrated Roman jurist, a student of Ulpian who flourished around 250 AD." A …

LGBTQ

celebrating the life of trans pioneer april ashley

The society beauty - named a “Citizen of Honour” during her birthday week in Liverpool – had gender reassignment surgery in 1960, was shot for Vogue by David Bailey and married an aristo (before a very public divorce). Here’s her story.<p>You could be forgiven for thinking that Laverne Cox and Bruce …

Laverne Cox

Mr, Mrs, Miss... and Mx: Transgender people will be able to use new title on official documents

• <b>Gender neutral title 'Mx' slowly introduced to official forms and databases</b>• <b><br>The first</b> <b>change to titles in decades, Mx could be included in the</b> …

Is Human Intelligence Rising With Each Generation?

Millennials tend to get a bad rap from older generations for being entitled, self-absorbed and unfocused. They are not the first young generation to be maligned by an older one, a tradition that doesn't have much basis in reality. In fact, research consistently shows that human intelligence scores …

Peak Water: United States Water Use Drops to Lowest Level in 40 Years

The most important trend in the use of water is the slowly unfolding story of peak water in the United States and elsewhere. Data on US water use are compiled every five years by the US Geological Survey, covering every state and every sector of the economy. The latest data -- for 2010 -- have just …

Paintings by Kevin Peterson

Paintings by Kevin Peterson<p>Paintings portraying young girls walking in front of graffiti covered walls. The works explore the idea of innocence in …

The 16 Wisest Things Men Have Ever Said About Style

From the likes of Cary Grant, Tom Ford, Charles Bukowski, Ralph Lauren, and Charles Dickens<p><b>"Style is knowing who you are, what you want to say, and not giving a damn."<br>– Gore Vidal, Writer</b><p>"A man should look as if he had bought his clothes with intelligence, put them on with care, and then forgotten …

Men's Fashion

Portland is Brewing Amazing French-Style Farmhouse Ales

Chef Aaron Barnett of St. Jack is all about local Portland, Oregon, breweries like Breakside.<p><i>After a night on the line, most chefs have a go-to</i> …

8 Play-Based Strategies to Engage Youth in Learning

<i>Editor's Note: Ann Saylor, co-founder of the YMCA Center for Asset Development, co-authored this post.</i><p>"Play is an important tool in our work with …

The Challenges of Adolescence (and How Parents and Educators Can Help)

Over the last few months, three major studies have reported data that sends a strong message to educators, parents, and educational policy makers. …

Why Resilient People Are Happier—and How to Be More Like Them

One day I walked into my house to find our cat playing gleefully with a baby lizard. He would pick up the lizard in his mouth, give it a little …

Using Participatory Journals to Connect Students

In Art Class<p>I'm an art teacher and to help my students understand the possibilities of participation for learning and creativity, I designed a …

Teaching

Play

Authored by<p>Authored by: Mary Jo Pollman<p>Authored by: Derry Koralek<p>Authored by: Lisa Murphy<p>Authored by: Lisa Daly, Miriam Beloglovsky<p>Authored by: ​Ann …

Support Math Readiness Through Math Talk

by: Eugene Geist<p><i>A father and 3-year-old son, Clark, walk through the supermarket. Clark asks, “Can we get donuts?” “How many should we get?” his</i> …

6 Scaffolding Strategies to Use With Your Students

Simply put, scaffolding is what you do first with kids—for those students who are still struggling, you may need to differentiate by modifying an …

Pedagogy

Doctor Who: "Listen" to Your Fear

"Listen," says a message in the Doctor's own handwriting, a message he does not remember writing.<p>"Listen," the most recent episode of BBC's …

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A Simple Men's Dress Shoes Guide & Inspiration

What you wear on your feet can make or break your look, blah blah blah. You’ve heard it all before and you probably don’t want to hear it again, so …

Men's Fashion

What To Wear In Winter: 50+ Inspirations & Ideas For Men

The Lowdown: What To Wear In Winter<p>There’s a certain kind of gentleman (if you can even call him that) who believes that winter means not having to …

Floodwatch Helps Track The Advertisers Tracking You

This free browser extension by Jer Thorp tracks every ad you see to discover how they work.<p>Have you ever had that feeling that your browser is watching you? A product you looked at on Amazon is suddenly an advertisement on Facebook. Some cloud-based algorithm is cataloging your every move and …

The Ice Bucket Challenge Isn’t Going Away. But Giving Money to Disease-Specific Charities Is a Bad Idea.

As long as there is an Internet, stupid stunts will occasionally go viral. Remember planking? Icing? They flare up, they go away, little harm is done.<p>…

The Waist-Slimming, Lower Ab Workout

Side Plank-Up<p>Targets: Rectus and transversus abdominis, obliques, and inner thighs<p>Lie on left side on floor with legs stacked and a rolled-up towel …

Workouts

We love the trompe l'oeil effect of Neil Dawson's site-specific steel sculptures.

7 Strategies to Eliminate Back Pain

Beat back pain by using these 7 practical strategies for reducing aches and pains for good<p>In the corporate hierarchy of the human body, your brain is the boss, your blood is the cash flow that keeps the company alive, and your bad back is the employee who's chronically late to work, often …