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Lawmakers to Introduce Historic LGBT Non-Discrimination Bills

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LGBTQI

Ancient Greece’s Answer to the Financial Crisis

Greece’s real deficit? Knowledgeable citizens and accountable institutions.<p>The Greek debt crisis is playing out as if, as Henry Ford said, history is …

The radical Bernie Sanders idea that could reclaim America for the 99 percent

<b>(AP/Evan Vucci)</b><p>Bernie Sanders has brought new attention to the perils of inequality. What if he could do even more?<p>Conor Lynch<p>July 8, 2015 8:50pm (UTC)<p>Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) has electrified the 2016 presidential race with his no-nonsense energy, authenticity, and class-politics platform. Some …

Middle-class

Government policies are turning education into a production line | Danny Dorling

Classrooms are crumbling and inequality is getting worse, but the government’s priorities are more testing and free schools<p>The majority of young adults and the parents of young children in the UK did not vote for this government and with good reason. The only age group to swing towards the …

5 Ways Men And Women Age Differently

It's been said that boys and girls mature at different rates, with the latter being much quicker to grow up. But what about growing old?<p>We're all aware of the vast differences in the way society expects the sexes to age, but we decided to take a look at how aging <i>really</i> affects men and women …

Humans Are Causing the Sixth Mass Extinction in the Earth's History, Says Study | VICE News

<i>VICE News is closely tracking global environmental change. Check out the Tipping Point blog here.</i><p>Humans are causing the sixth mass extinction in the history of the Earth, say biologists from Stanford University, the University of California, Berkeley, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, the …

The birth of a psychopath

<b>(CNN) —</b> After every horrific crime that shocks us, the next question we often ask is, "How could anyone do such a thing?"<p>If the criminal is a psychopath, the answer is very simple. They don't feel empathy or guilt. So instead of asking, "How could they do this horrible thing?" the more pertinent …

Psychology

Teenage boys, not young women, need sexual-assault programs

<i>Economist Marina Adshade is the author of</i> The Love Market: What You Need to Know About How We Date, Mate and Marry. <i>She teaches at the University of British Columbia's Vancouver School of Economics.</i><p>Resistance is not futile, according to research published Thursday in the New England Journal of …

Deleting your browser history could land you 20 years in prison

The absence of evidence shouldn’t be viewed as proof of guilt, but tell that to the U.S. federal court—where Khairullozhon Matanov will be facing …

Privacy

Try Exercising At Lunch If You Never Seem To Have The Time

Finding the time to exercise can be a hassle. I've found that most people try to hit the gym before or after work, but that means choosing between …

This new injectable brain implant uses electricity to activate individual neurons

According to a recently published study in the journal <i>Nature Nanotechnology</i>, an international team of physicists, chemists, and neuroscientists has …

Polar bears are now eating dolphins thanks to climate change

Climate change is going to screw up everyone’s diets. For humans, that means less chocolate and more Washington Sauvignon. Strange dietary changes …

Climate Change

Get Your Teen Screened for Depression

The Basics: Overview<p>If your child is between ages 12 and 18, ask the doctor about screening (checking) for depression – even if you don't see signs …

Teens

New Theory on Why Men Love Breasts

Why do straight men devote so much headspace to those big, bulbous bags of fat drooping from women's chests? Scientists have never satisfactorily …

Should I Eat French Fries?

<b>7/9 experts say no.</b><p>French fries may seem the least of all evils when perusing a bar food menu. Potatoes are a health food, and what’s a French fry …

Nutrition

Mom’s Diet During Pregnancy Can Affect Child’s Lifetime Cancer Risk

In a new report published in the journal <i>Genome Biology</i>, researchers combed the genome to find regions that are particularly vulnerable to outside …

Genetics