Daniel Rogers

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A New Theory Linking Sleep and Creativity

The two main phases of sleep might work together to boost creative problem-solving.<p>In 1920, the night before Easter Sunday, Otto Loewi woke up, seemingly possessed of an important idea. He wrote it down on a piece of paper and promptly returned to sleep. When he reawakened, he found that his …

100 Essential Skills Every Backpacker Should Know

Before the TripMake a firestarterEasy Dryer lint and candle wax in a cardboard egg carton compartment (poke a bit of lint out of the wax for a wick). …

Roastmaster General Jeff Ross’ Message to the White House Correspondents’ Association

The roastmaster general of the United States writes about the rules of the roast—and why the WHCA is gutless for throwing host Michelle Wolf under …

We're about to get some key lung cancer data — and it could affect how hundreds of thousands of cancer patients are treated

Three pharmaceutical companies are about to release data that could change how we treat lung cancer.<p>Bristol-Myers Squibb, Merck, and Roche, are looking at how their drugs can be used to treat advanced non-small cell lung cancer. These treatments are part of a new field of cancer treatment called …

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Patagonia vs. Donald Trump

We all knew the legendary outerwear company Patagonia lived and breathed the adventurous life. We knew they cared about the environment. But it wasn’t till Trump came along that we realized they were ready to fight.<p><b>Patagonia was built</b> in the image of its founder, Yvon Chouinard. In late January, …

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He was bullied for his cleft lip, different-colored eyes. Then he adopted a cat just like him.

Madden Humphreys needed a friend.<p>The 7-year-old boy from Owasso, Okla., about 15 miles northeast of Tulsa, was born with bilateral cleft lip and palate and an eye condition known as heterochromia iridum. He was never insecure about his unique features until his classmates bullied him about his scar …

The Man Who Knew Too Little

GLOUSTER, Ohio — At first, the experiment didn’t have a name.<p>Right after the election, Erik Hagerman decided he’d take a break from reading about the hoopla of politics.<p>Donald Trump’s victory shook him. Badly. And so Mr. Hagerman developed his own eccentric experiment, one that was part silent …

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Elephants Are Strangely Resistant to Cancer - And We May Finally Know Why

The genetic clues could help humans, too.<p>A research team peering into the relatively underexplored "junk" DNA of mammals has found more clues as to …

Can You Restore Your Vision Naturally? This Eye Doc Says Yes

If you have ever been diagnosed with an eye condition such as macular degeneration or cataracts, the doctor might have told you: "All we can do is …

Army of Nanorobots Successfully Strangles Cancerous Tumors

Tiny moving robots made of DNA are being used to deliver cancer drugs.<p>Nearly 1.7 million new cases of cancer are detected in the United States each …

How Racism Breaks the Human Body

Kaari Aubrey was in preschool when she tried to rub off her brown skin.<p>Her classmates at her school in Athens, Ohio, were passing a ball back and …

Students across nation are planning walkouts and speaking out about school shootings

High school students and teachers across the nation are planning walkouts this spring to push Congress to address solutions for school shootings, Newsweek reported.<p>Students tweeted about the proposed walkouts with the hashtags #NationalSchoolWalkout, #April20 and #April20Walk on Twitter. It’s part …

‘Gaming Disorder’ is Real Mental Condition, And You May Have It

(via STOA)<p>“Gaming disorder” sounds like an invented affliction parents appoint to kids they can’t tear away from the computer or TV screen.<p>But, come …

6 Scientifically Proven Creativity Boosters You’ve Probably Never Heard Of

There is a myth that creative geniuses are born, not made—but the idea that you can only be creative if you were born that way is so false. Hundreds …

Ta-Nehisi Coates v Cornel West: black academics and activists give their verdict

One of the foremost black intellectuals in the US has deleted his Twitter account after a public row. Commentators Melvin Rogers, Patrisse Cullors, Carol Anderson and Shailja Patel discuss the impact on the debate and struggle for racial equality<p>In a blistering Guardian article last Sunday, Harvard …

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47% of gay men experience homophobia from direct family members

While Christmas is traditionally a time to spend time with your nearest and dearest, that’s not always the best experience for LGBTQ people.<p>Gay …

John Stossel: The truth about the deadly isms

People want politics to be simple. Left vs. right. Clinton vs. Trump. My side vs. your side. Elect the right guy, and things will be good!<p>The truth is more complicated.<p>Influential political philosophies created the mess we live with today, not just a political "left" and "right." There's socialism, …

Know Someone Who’s Forgetful? This May Help Them

In Memento, Guy Pierce's Leonard relies on an intricate system of Polaroids and tattoos to cope with anterograde amnesia. Benedict Cumberbatch's …

If You Want a New Job in 2018, This 1 (Unconventional) Step Could Speed Things Up

Why storytelling is the new secret weapon in job search.<p><b>Next to losing weight, one of the most common New Year's resolutions is to change jobs.</b><p>Given the unemployment rate is at an all-time low, employers are not only lowering their candidate expectations, they're also throwing money at the talent …

The Widening Gap Between Our Politics And Our Civil Society

Why does our civil society ― the domain of markets, nonprofit groups, families, and neighborhood life ― flourish while our national government increasingly fails at its most basic function of resolving conflict in ways that build on the strengths of our people? The same people inhabit both realms, …

N-word debacle at U of T shows need for fourth R of education: ‘Racial Literacy’ | The Star

Unfortunately, the idea of talking about racism to children can elicit the same squeamishness those opposed to sex education have.<p>“Children are …

The constitutional right to education is long overdue

Public school funding has shrunk over the past decade. School discipline rates reached historic highs. Large achievement gaps persist. And the …

You remember more of what you read out loud

It’s up to me to make this memorable. However, if I fail, you’ll want to remember this trick anyway, so start reading aloud.<p>Saying words while reading feels slightly awkward and isn’t conducive to all environments, of course, yet it’s an effective method of remembering information, according to an …

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There's a Scientific Reason to Speak, Not Write, to Those Who Disagree With You

Sorry, keyboard warriors.<p>There may be more to the phrase "the voice of reason" than meets the ear.<p>When it comes to controversial ideas, a person's …

University of Chicago

Use This Trick to Get an Amazing Memory

If you’ve ever watched someone memorize and recite back a string of numbers or a long list of words and thought, “I wish I could do that,” we’ve got …

The Brain

More than just 'chemo brain': Cancer impacts memory, too

People undergoing cancer treatment often report experiencing "chemo brain," or states of confusion and cognitive impairment due to aggressive …

The Republican War on College

For the cost of cutting corporate income taxes, the U.S. could provide universal pre-K and make tuition free at public colleges for nonaffluent students.<p>There are two big problems with the GOP’s claim that its tax-reform proposals help the middle class.<p>The first, and most obvious, is that both the …

Higher Education

Best Thanksgiving Appetizer Recipes

Get easy Thanksgiving appetizer recipes from Food Network, including deviled eggs, butternut squash soup and stuffed mushrooms.<p>Hot Spinach and …

50 writing productivity ideas

Writing for a living is a grind.<p>Every day you must summon the will to scratch out words in a pleasing, productive manner. Writers are locked in an …

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