Jodi Whitcomb

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5 things to know about Obama and immigration

It's coming next week. Or next month. It'll protect 5 million undocumented immigrants from deportation. Or 3 million. Or less.<p>There's still a lot of uncertainty about President Obama's upcoming immigration executive order, since Obama himself has yet to make a final decision on an action to fix the …

35 Psychological Tricks To Help You Learn Better

by Saga Briggs<p>Have you ever considered letting your students listen to hardcore punk while they take their mid-term exam? Decided to do away with …

Police must respect protesters' rights in Ferguson – HRW

Human Rights Watch said Wednesday that the police in Ferguson, Missouri must allow peaceful protest after the coming decision by a grand jury on the …

Jellyfish Barge: StudioMobile's Masterpiece of Waterborne Self-Sufficiency

Architects Antonio Girardi and Cristiana Favretto of StudioMobile in Treviso, Italy, have created what has been dubbed a "floating agricultural …

Being Grateful Despite Challenges

There are times when we may feel like we cannot be grateful about anything in our lives. Losing a job or feeling burned out can contribute to one’s …

Happiness

The Best Carbs for Weight Loss

Sadly, cronuts didn’t make the cut<p>Considering that you’re a smart, well read woman, you probably know at this point that carbs aren’t evil. Problem is, there are so many different kinds of them—fruits! breads! squashes!—that it’s hard to know exactly which ones are best if you’re looking to slim …

Nutrition

Hong Kong authorities start to clear section of pro-democracy protest site

<b>STORY HIGHLIGHTS</b><p>Hong Kong authorities start clearing barricades at a section of a downtown protest camp<br>• The clearance followed a court order to remove obstructions outside CITIC Tower<br>• No sign of resistance from protesters, some of whom helped move metal barricades<br>• However, protest leaders have vowed …

Criminal Law Says Minors Can't Consent — But Some Civil Courts Disagree

Protecting young people from sexual predators would seem to be a universally-held value in this country: No state has an age of consent lower than 16.<p>But in some courtrooms, attorneys argue that children can make decisions about whom they have sex with — and in some cases, those attorneys are …

The Shadow Side of Falling In Love: The Power That Drives Addictions to Love, Sex and Romance

Whereas genuine love fosters a mutually empathic connection between two persons, one that nourishes the mental, physical and emotional growth and …

The weekend in pictures

A selection of some of the best images from around the world this weekend, from the Fire Bull festival to G20 summit protests

Hong Kong protests: Civil servants work as numbers drop

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1113000/1113706_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1529252126_2dfe513d961d4635db5b551097f81c58<p><b>Hundreds of pro-democracy campaigners remain camped out on the streets of Hong Kong as a government deadline for them to leave passed without incident.</b><p>…

Hong Kong

Hundreds of Muslims attend weekly prayers at iconic Christian cathedral

An iconic Christian cathedral where Martin Luther King once preached welcomed several hundred Muslims beneath its vaulted arches in a gesture aimed …

Religion

4 Things Psychologists Know That You Should Know Too

It’s fun being a psychologist. Just as an engineer is fascinated by the true mechanics of electrical circuitry, we mental health professionals are …