Janice Williams

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Iranian and Cuban artists break America

Iranian and Cuban artists have featured together for the first time in the United States. Beyond US news headlines that frequently sensationalise …

Three Ways That Handwriting With A Pen Positively Affects Your Brain

Stephen King purportedly wrote <i>Dreamcatcher</i> in longhand — using a Waterman cartridge pen. J. K. Rowling penned <i>The Tales of Beedle the Bard</i> — all 157 pages of it — in longhand, and the leather-bound tome sold for almost $4M at auction. F. Scott Fitzgerald did it, as did Hemingway, Kafka and countless …

Stephen King

A Study of Tradition 7

By being self-supporting and declining outside contributions, 12-step groups protect the fellowship structure and basic spiritual foundations. …

Learn How to Let Go of Shame and Forgive Yourself

“Stop beating yourself up. You are a work in progress; which means you get there a little at a time, not all at once.” — Unknown<p>I haven’t always been …

Self-help

Best Honeymoon Hotels: Central America and South America

<i>Picking the perfect honeymoon location is no easy feat — countless destinations, endless hotel options, and finding the ideal spot to suit both you and your new spouse's needs... how do you choose? Well, we've got you covered. Whether you're looking for inexpensive honeymoon ideas, ultra-romantic</i> …

Revamped San Francisco Museum of Modern Art reopens

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The revamped San Francisco Museum of Modern Art reopened Saturday with a marching band, jumbo red balloons and red confetti raining down from the top of the new 10-story white building with a bulging side.<p>The celebration comes after a three-year redesign that nearly tripled the …

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Slow the Effects of Growing Older, Eat the Mediterranean Diet

Slow the Effects of Growing Older, Eat the Mediterranean Diet<p>The Mediterranean diet has long been hailed as a heart-healthy eating plan.<p>Now, a new …

National vegetarian week: Five studies that show the benefits of a vegetarian diet

National vegetarian week will take place in the UK from Monday, 16 May, to Sunday, 22 May, 2016. Now in its 24th consecutive year, this celebration …

10 Messy Braids You Can Totally Wear to Work

We’ve all dreamt of rolling out of bed in the morning with picture-perfect, woke-up-like-this messy hair, but nine times out of 10 we feel more hobo than boho. And though we take pride in our efforts to de-frizz, detangle and expertly style our mane, we’re ready to put down the curling iron and …

Germany Just Produced So Much Renewable Energy That It Had To Pay People To Use It

Electricity bills are often ludicrously high thanks to our energy-intensive modern world, but every now and then, thanks to the forces of nature, a …

NASA Is Investing in Growable Habitats and Sleep Chambers

These technologies will help us on the Journey to Mars and beyond.<p>Self-assembling space habitats and a deep sleep chamber for long-duration space missions sound like ideas ripped right from the pages of a science fiction novel, but these are some of the visionary projects NASA is currently …

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Have Kids at *This* Age and Science Says They’ll Be the Smartest

Just about any new mom or dad will likely tell you that their child is absolutely <i>perfect.</i> Whether they have a head full of locks or they’re the chillest baby at the music festival, every newborn baby comes equipped with his or her own uniquely awesome qualities for Mom and Dad to brag about until …

Motherhood

There's Some Really Gross Stuff In A Lot Of Burgers

Barbeque season is fast approaching for those of us north of the equator. However, according to a recent report, you might want to take it easy on …

Fear Of Knowing

Science can sometimes come across as a stuffy, inflexible collection of facts — absolute truths not to be questioned. At least, that's the way it is often taught in schools.<p>The reality of science is very different. Scientists are always questioning, holding out the possibility of being wrong, and …

Physics

Science says that brushing your teeth after drinking wine could be dangerous

Between a morning cup of joe (or two or three) and wine at happy hour, our poor teeth are constantly taking a beating that many of us try to rectify …

BBC

Scientists just solved a long-standing mystery about sense of smell

Scientists still don't understand every aspect about how our sense of smell works — but now, a team of researchers may have solved a long-standing mystery about our noses and brains.<p>Millions of olfactory receptor neurons sit at the back of your nose and relay smells to your brain.<p>Each smell we …

Cyberbullying declared a serious public health problem

Cyberbullying affects 7–15 percent of youth, with estimates even higher for LGBT young people and those with disabilities, according to a new report …

The Supreme Court Is at Stake: Why the Presidential Election Matters

It is no secret that the makeup of the US Supreme Court will be a major issue as the fall election campaigns unfold. And yet, many voters will choose …

Right To Vote

U.S. v. Texas: How the Supreme Court Got Tangled in Immigration Law

You likely have heard about the high-stakes case U.S. v. Texas, which pits the federal government against twenty-six states over a policy that would allow an estimated four million undocumented individuals to stay here temporarily. Texas says it has the right to sue the federal government and try …

'Life is horrible': Syria's Christians fear total genocide

Only a handful of mostly sick or elderly Christians remain in the ISIS stronghold of Raqqa, and Syrian Christians fear the forces that have brought that city’s population of Gospel followers to the brink of extinction could do the same for the entire nation.<p>An estimated dozen Christian families are …

This Phoenix Airport May Be The Next To Kick The TSA To The Curb After A Huge Luggage Blunder

Instituted after the horror and fear surrounding 9/11, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is perhaps the best example of a government agency that simply makes life a whole lot more difficult for travelers as opposed to keeping them safe. TSA wait times are only increasing while the …

Flying

Two colleges where diversity works

How two schools foster inclusiveness in an era when students want more than just a multiracial campus.<p><b></b><p>Chapel Hill, N.C.; and Tallahassee, Fla. — …

Never put these things on your résumé

Hiring managers get 75 résumés per position they post, according to CareerBuilder.com, so they don't have the time or resources to look at each one closely, and they spend about six seconds on their initial "fit/no fit" decision.<p>If you want to pass that test, you need to have some solid …

A desegregation policy is blocking a black kid from going to his school — so he’s suing

Edmund Lee has walked the halls of Gateway Science Academy, a city charter school in south St. Louis, since he was in kindergarten. Lee, a third-grader, thrives at Gateway, currently standing alongside his peers with a 3.79 GPA.<p>"The school is great," LaShieka White, Lee’s mother, told Vox. "The …

Education

Quitting Twitter helped me learn to be an adult again

I’ve never considered myself addicted to anything. But for the past few years of my life, I have been addicted to Twitter.<p>If I had to summarize my feed, I’d say it was a mix of articles and opinions concerning atrocities, war crimes, and disasters, mostly in the Muslim world—interrupted every so …

Parents Watch in Agony as Hidden Camera Captures How Children React to Finding a ‘Gun’ in Playroom

A TV station in North Carolina decided to investigate how children react to finding a gun by planting a realistic prop gun for them to find — all while their parents watched in agony via hidden camera.<p>“We’ve seen all too many cases where kids pick up weapons and shoot themselves or someone else, …

How to Deal with Living with Your Parents in Your 20s

Moving in with the people who made you is actually great if you're not a big human baby about it.<p><i>This article originally appeared on VICE UK.</i><p>Living with your parents as an adult isn't ideal. It's nice, for instance, to have your own place, so you can decide which house plants you're going to buy …