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Kids’ book authors and publishers are so afraid to offend they’re hiring “sensitivity readers”

In a national culture newly aware of micro-aggressions and offensive speech, what you say can easily strike the wrong tone. One increasingly common solution among US book publishers: Hire someone to be offended for you. “Sensitivity readers,” starting at a small fee of $250 a manuscript, read …

Writing

What happened to virtual reality?

"... at this point we feel we're in a position where we can start focusing on what platforms will come next to enable even more useful, entertaining and personal experiences," he said in a statement announcing the acquisition. He later added that "we believe this kind of immersive, augmented …

Al Gore on His 'Inconvenient Truth' Sequel, Private Donald Trump Talks, "Consoling" Hillary Clinton

At home in Tennessee with the former vice president as he opens up about his Sundance opening-night film, his climate-change crusade, his surprising …

Trump’s Lies vs. Your Brain

Unfortunately, it’s no contest. Here’s what psychology tells us about life under a leader totally indifferent to the truth.<p><b>All presidents lie. Richard Nixon said</b> <b>he was not</b> a crook, yet he orchestrated the most shamelessly crooked act in the modern presidency. Ronald Reagan said he wasn’t aware of …

Donald Trump

These presidents all said they were going to change America. How’d that work out?

Twenty-four years ago, William Jefferson Clinton promised change.<p>“Thomas Jefferson believed that to preserve the very foundations of our nation, we would need dramatic change from time to time,” the 42nd president said in his first inaugural address. “Well, my fellow Americans, this is our time.”<p>He …

Great Depression

These Cauliflower-Like Formations Could Be Evidence Of Past Alien Life On Mars

Geologists think it could prove to be a huge discovery.<p>Cauliflower-like formations on Mars could be the best evidence yet of past life on the Red …

Googling our medical symptoms is making us sicker

Every year, Americans spend at least $20 billion on unnecessary medical visits in the US. This is one of the drivers behind the spiraling cost of …

Medicine

Wealth, health and happiness: the psychology of money - Health - ABC News

Money. So much of our lives is spent wanting it, needing it, earning it, spending it and then regretting what we did with it.<p>There are many things …

A political party for women's equality

Women's equality won't just happen -- not unless more women are put in positions of power, says Sandi Toksvig. In a disarmingly hilarious talk, …

Patients Say Abilify Turned Them Into Compulsive Gamblers and Sex Addicts

Warning labels in Canada and Europe said Abilify could unleash destructive behaviors, but no one told Americans until thousands of them said it was …

Drug Addiction

Blood sugar Managements

This page was printed from: https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/321709.php<p>CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. (WKBW) – Imagine going to sleep at night and not …

Researchers claim time travel is possible

There are multiple timelines playing out in parallel universes, according to a team of researchers.<p>The sensational claim was made by a team of …

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Google's AI Can Now Translate Between Languages It Wasn't Taught to Translate Between

AI of “Interlingua”<p>Neural networks are machines and algorithms developed to behave like the human brain—but a development from Google Translate shows …

Humans may dream of traveling to Mars, but our bodies aren’t built for it

Reports of a new space race tell of<p>NASA’s plan to send astronauts to Mars in the 2030s and SpaceX Chief Executive Elon Musk’s ambition to get private explorers there first. This race, however, can’t be won with either’s current technology, regardless of their spending or commitment.<p>The barrier is …

Space Travel

Pendant Lamp Runs on Living Bacteria

A new LED pendant lamp from Dutch designer Teresa van Dongen likely won’t appeal to germaphobes. That’s because instead of sourcing its power from …

Scientists have figured out how much a pack of cigarettes a day affects your DNA

The dangers of smoking tobacco are undeniable—it kills more than 480,000 in the US alone each year. Scientists have known for a while that smoking tobacco causes significant damage to the body; as well as causing or worsening respiratory and cardiovascular issues, smoking can trigger genetic …

Mutations