Elise Hall

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Saving a Murderer's Life: Who Would Jesus Execute?

Monday was the second Boston Marathon since the bombings in 2013. This week is the second day of the penalty phase of the trial of Dzhokhar "Jahar" Tsarnaev. Jahar was found guilty of all 30 charges brought against him, many of which carry with them the possibility of the death penalty. The trial …

How School Dress Codes Shame Girls and Perpetuate Rape Culture

Some of our most powerful and lasting ideas about the world around us are learned at school. Hard work pays off. Success comes from working together. …

Feminism

Snapchat Owns Your Soul

Snapchat’s new privacy policy says it can do, well, just about anything with your snaps.<p>When Snapchat first debuted, it offered something straight …

U.S. health experts call for 'skinny model' ban at home - TODAY.com

Do fashion models need workplace protection as much as coal miners? Or is requiring a body-mass index check for young models "creepy" and ineffective?<p>An editorial published Monday in the American Journal of Public Health urges the United States to follow France's lead in banning exceedingly thin …

Health

Google's creepy plan to kill the password

In the grab bag of Google/Alphabet's big projects for 2016 is Project Abacus. It's basically the company's plot to kill the password in cold blood, by replacing it with smartphone user authentication via an uncrackable collection of biometric readings.<p>Abacus would lock or unlock devices and apps …

Groundhog Day

Yes, you recycle. But until you start reducing, you're still killing the planet

The blue bin may be preferable to the trash can, but recycling still has a waste footprint – and it requires someone on the other side of the equation to use what you toss. A better goal is simply to have less stuff<p>I talk a lot about reduction. Reducing the number of toys you have, the quantity of …

Sustainability