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'When I Was Your Age' And Other Pitfalls Of Talking To Teens About Stress

It's difficult to have a teenager's mind. The brain develops rapidly during the adolescent years, which partially explains why teens experience anger, sadness and frustration so intensely.<p>During these tumultuous years, hormones surge, bodies change and adolescents must face a number of social and …

Parenting

Donald Trump’s Fictional America

I grew up surrounded by Chávez’s alternate reality. Now I’m watching one consume the United States.<p>“S<i>peech is a powerful lord that with the smallest and most invisible body accomplished most godlike works. It can banish fear and remove grief, and instill pleasure and enhance pity. Divine sweetness</i> …

Republican Primaries

Stephen King on Donald Trump: ‘How do such men rise? First as a joke’

I started thinking Donald Trump might win the presidency in September of 2016. By the end of October, I was almost sure. Thus, when the election night upset happened, I was dismayed, but not particularly surprised. I didn’t even think it was much of an upset, in spite of the Huffington Post …

Donald Trump

Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars

These bars offer the best of both worlds, cookie-wise: The edges are crisp and browned if you like crust, but the center cuts are extra gooey and …

John McCain passes dossier alleging secret Trump-Russia contacts to FBI

Senator John McCain passed documents to the FBI director, James Comey, last month alleging secret contacts between the Trump campaign and Moscow and that Russian intelligence had personally compromising material on the president-elect himself.<p>The material, which has been seen by the Guardian, is a …

Donald Trump

Paul Ryan/Tom Price/GOP *do* plan to throw grandma off a cliff...after picking her pocket.

Five years ago, a political action committee called "The Agenda Project" released the TV ad above, warning of GOP House Speaker Paul Ryan's plan to …

How to Sew: Six Basic Hand Stitches

Hand stitching is sometimes seen as a lost art, and while that may be true, it’s not entirely accurate. Hand stitches are as useful and pertinent …

Sewing

Survivalist's YouTube account was almost the only good thing about 2016

Please excuse me while I watch a man make a prawn trap with his bare hands, for what's left of 2016.<p>The YouTube account Primitive Technology has only …

5 things to think about before buying your child a cell phone

<b>(CNN) —</b> In households around the world, I imagine many conversations going something like this: "Mom, I reallywant a phone. Everyone has one. Can I please, please get one this year?"<p>And then, after hearing the appeals, Mom (or Dad, or both parents) edge even closer to buying a smartphone for their …

Parenting

John Kasich signed a ban on abortion in Ohio after 20 weeks, with almost no exceptions

He also vetoed a six-week ban — but the 20-week ban is a bigger threat to Roe v. Wade and reproductive rights.<p>Ohio got a lot of attention last weekfor passing an extreme “heartbeat” bill that would ban all abortion after a fetal pulse can be detected — or at around six weeks of pregnancy, which is …

America’s social contract is broken—of course the people are reacting

A few weeks before the presidential election, Jared Bernstein, a former adviser to vice president Joe Biden, had some unintentionally prescient words to fans of globalization as hitherto practiced. After presenting an outline of how US trade policy could be reformed, Bernstein cautioned the very …

Economics

Did Russia hack the election? Trump doesn’t care — and the peril grows

Trump doesn’t believe Putin hacked the election — worse still, he doesn’t give a crap. Grave danger lies ahead<p>This weekend started with The Washington Post reporting that the CIA has concluded that Russia intervened in November’s election, including hacking the emails of Democratic Party officials, …

Lying Down With Your Kids Until They Fall Asleep Is Not A Bad Habit

I’ve spent approximately 7 billion hours of my life lying in the dark next to a fidgety, sleepless child, praying to the gods that my child will …

Parenting

Electoral College Must Not Vote Until Possible Trump Ties to Russian Hacking are Fully Investigated

A petition asking the Electoral College not to vote on the next president until a full investigation is done of Russian interference in the 2016 US election can be signed here.<p>Why?<p>Because according to the New York Times and the Washington Post and other mainstream media sources, the Central …

Twitter cuts off third surveillance firm for encouraging police to spy on activists

Police have lost yet another tool used to monitor users of social networks.<p>Twitter has cut ties with a third social network surveillance firm, citing …

“Flawed individuals will victimize you”: A top FBI profiler’s lessons on extreme narcissists like Trump

There are 130 warning signs of the narcissistic personality. Trump checks off at least 90<p><i>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.</i> <br>I recently spoke with former FBI agent Joe Navarro about Donald Trump. Navarro was one of the FBI’s top profilers, a founding member of their elite Behavioral …

The Government Is Using a No Fly Zone to Suppress Journalism At Standing Rock

Drone journalists are documenting human rights abuses in North Dakota. A no fly zone enacted by the FAA violates the First Amendment, experts say.<p>In recent weeks, videos shot by Native American drone pilots have shown percussion grenades launched from an armored vehicle deep into a crowd of people …

Congress finally begins to notice the Dakota Access Pipeline protests at Standing Rock

Sen. Cory Booker has called for a DOJ investigation, while Rep. Tulsi Gabbard plans to join the protest<p>With the presidential election fading in the rearview mirror, some mainstream media attention has finally been diverted away from the Donald Trump circus to other notable but neglected news …

We let technology into our lives. And now it’s starting to control us

In 1998, I joined the UK launch team for an e-commerce startup named after the world’s largest river. The smart idea was to harness the unprecedented cataloguing capacity of the emerging internet to sell books – a product with a long shelf-life – online. In those days, now regarded as the classical …

Privacy

Arrests Of Journalists At Standing Rock Test The Boundaries Of The First Amendment

Pat Boyle, a Denver-based journalist, was shot in the abdomen last Sunday by a rubber bullet as he reported from North Dakota on a clash between demonstrators and police that would end with 26 protesters sent to hospitals and 300 requiring other medical treatment. One woman was severely injured and …

WATCH: Dakota pipeline protesters sprayed with water cannons in freezing cold, 167 injured in police crackdown

Rights groups condemned the harsh law enforcement response to #NoDAPL indigenous protesters at Standing Rock<p>For months authorities in North Dakota have harshly cracked down on protesters challenging the Dakota Access pipeline but over the weekend this reached a new level of violence, when police …

Not even president yet, and Donald Trump is losing his mind

x<p>Our wonderful future V.P. Mike Pence was harassed last night at the theater by the cast of Hamilton, cameras blazing.This should not happen!<p>— Donald …

Brains Sweep Themselves Clean Of Toxins During Sleep

While the brain sleeps, it clears out harmful toxins, a process that may reduce the risk of Alzheimer’s, researchers say. During sleep, the flow of …

Health Risks of Sleep Apnea

There is considerable evidence that sleep apnea does much more than just disrupt your sleep. Sleep apnea – which commonly occurs in those who snore …

Why misogyny won

America’s president-elect is an alleged sexual predator. This theory of sexism explains how it came to this — and why even many women voted for Trump.<p>After leaked audio showed Donald Trump bragging in 2005 that he can “grab [women] by the pussy” and kiss them without consent because he’s “a star,” …

Tech tips to help stay safe in Trump’s America

Tech is as much a liability as it is an opportunity, as this election demonstrated. The next few years will be scary for many reasons, and to some more than others, and part of that will be the continued and likely expanded exploitation of the technologies and services we’ve come to rely on. …

The misogyny apocalypse: Turns out being white and male counts for more than intelligence, grace or decency

It was unimaginable that America would self-destruct rather than elect a female president. But that’s what happened<p>I just keep thinking about that CNN screenshot: Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump, standing next to his wife Melania while they voted on Tuesday morning, looking over at her …

Sleeping like the enemy

Clinton and Trump are alike in one way – they will spend thousands to fly home and sleep in their own beds.<p>WESTCHESTER, N.Y. — It was after 9 p.m. when Hillary Clinton stepped off her campaign plane into the pouring rain in Westchester. She had just finished a packed Thursday in North Carolina — a …

Government

How Men Experience Depression Differently Than Everyone Else

The condition isn't one size fits all.<p>Depression can be a real monster.<p>The mental health disorder, which affects nearly 350 million people worldwide, can include a range of emotional symptoms such as extreme sadness, loss of motivation and displeasure in activities and physical ailments like …

University of Michigan

He said, she said, he interrupted. How this election has illuminated decades of workplace sexism

Personalities may have overshadowed policy during this presidential campaign, but one issue has dominated virtually every news cycle:<p>He said, she said, he interrupted.<p>Whether she wins the<p>White Houseor not,Hillary Clintonhas already changed American discourse. If it has done nothing else, her …

Government