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One incredible image shows the heroism of US troops during World War II

On November 10, 1943, when Lt. Walter L. Chewning Jr., the catapult officer of the USS Enterprise, saw a 9,000-pound F6F Hellcat crash-land on the flight deck and erupt in a ball of flames as it barreled toward the gun gallery, he did not run away.<p>Instead, Chewning deliberately ran toward the …

City of Ashes: Hiroshima After the Bombing

Hiroshima

Mullah Akhtar Mansoor obituary

Ruthless leader of the Afghan Taliban who bought loyalty with stacks of cash and treated opponents with brute force<p>When he rose to power as its leader last year, Mullah Akhtar Mansoor, who has been killed by a US drone in Pakistan aged about 50, heralded a new era for the Afghan Taliban. Not only …

Afghanistan

Israel steps up war on Palestinian culture

Case against Haifa theater highlights Israeli government restraints on Palestinian expression.

Israel

Behind the Barricades of Turkey’s Hidden War

On the morning of Oct. 29, 2014, a long convoy of armored vehicles and trucks rolled northward in the shadow of Iraq’s Zagros Mountains and crossed a bridge over the Khabur River, which marks the border with Turkey. As the convoy rumbled past the border gate, the road for miles ahead was lined with …

Middle East

Military Suicides: Most Attempts Come Before Soldiers Ever See Combat

Most soldiers who attempt suicide haven’t even been deployed yet, a new study finds.<p>The period of highest risk was just two months after starting military service, according to the study of more than 163,000 men and women in the Army. It found that 61 percent of those who tried to take their own …

Mental Health

Selfies Reveal Gender Stereotypes

2<p>SHARES<p>The advertising industry has long been accused of perpetuating stereotypes of women as weak, overly emotional, and/or obsessed with appearing …

Effects of Disney's Gender Stereotyping

StereoTypes - Racial Identity

Effects of Disney's Gender Stereotyping

Gender Roles And Stereotypes: Cartoons And Animated Movies

Sexism, Strength and Dominance: Masculinity in Disney Films

Obama: 'Prejudice and discrimination helps' the Islamic State

President Obama continued a message of tolerance toward Muslim-Americans Saturday.<p>"Across the country, Americans are reaching out, to their Muslim …

Obama: "Prejudice and discrimination" help ISIS - CBS News

Obama: "Prejudice and discrimination" help IS...

CIVIL WAR IS COMING:Anti-Muslim prejudice ‘is moving to the mainstream’ all over Europe

Report warns of rapid growth of far-right groups that plan to provoke a ‘cultural civil war’<p>The “counter-jihad” movement in the UK is expanding …

War

British Muslim schoolgirl gives powerful speech about the prejudice she faces every day

LONDON — A Muslim schoolgirl has discussed the daily prejudice she and her family face in a powerful speech about Islamophobia given during a school …

US Muslims Face Prejudice While Resisting Terrorist Recruiters

Muslim activists in the United States say they are caught up in two simultaneous battles: fighting the Islamic State group and other extremists in …

Religion

Hillary Clinton, Sexism, and Male Privilege

The "racism" debate brought about by Barack Obama in 2000 is getting a spin-off.<p>James Joyner · Sunday, April 19, 2015 · 168 comments<p>The discussion in …

Feminism

45 Most Anticipated Albums of 2016

From this month's return of David Bowie to the much-delayed return of Frank Ocean, 2016 promises to be full of big albums and big names. Here are the …

David Bowie

Scott Weiland's Family Asks That You Don't Glorify His Death

Obama: Prejudice and discrimination against Muslims help ISIS

President Barack Obama warned Americans against stereotyping Muslims in his weekly White House address on Saturday, saying that the group should not …

Rajon Rondo's homophobic slur shows how prejudice runs deep

This is not the Rajon Rondo article I had intended to write. I wanted to focus on Rondo’s comeback, a campaign that up until this point was going well for the 29-year-old point guard. After being given a new lease on life by the Sacramento Kings, Rondo seemed to embrace the opportunity with open …

NBA

Interactive Mini-quizzes and Tutorials to Teach Students Coding

September 1, 2015<br>Besides the various coding apps and tools we have shared here in the past few months, today we are featuring another two important …

Education Technology

Is digital technology re-wiring your brain? - Cadillac: Aim High

Digital technologies are having a profound impact on our neurological systems. They have the potential to empower or enfeeble our brains – the choice …

Too Much Technology Is Bad for the Brain

A <i>New York Times</i> article last week argued for the importance of handwriting instruction. Therein Maria Konnikova made a strong case, supported by several research citations, that cursive writing should not become a relic of the past. She wrote, "New evidence suggests that the links between …

Have I Lost My Mind -- Or Only My Car Keys? Technology's Effect on Memory

Whoever invented the key fob for cars did not design it for women with more than one purse. I feel like I am playing a constant game of hide-and-seek with my keys. Modern technology clearly has many benefits, but for a long time I was certain that the impact on "working memory" was one of the …

Neuroscientist Warns That Technology Is Eating Our Brains

Flickr/Daniela VladimirovaMind Change: How Digital Technologies are Leaving their Mark on our Brains. By Susan Greenfield. Rider; 368 pages.<p>A picture doing the rounds on social media a few months ago showed two Hong Kong lovers hugging on a train. Resting their heads on each other's shoulders gave …

Let’s Have More Psych-Positive Technology

• Partner Content<br>• Author: Jacob Wright, VisualDNA. Jacob Wright, VisualDNA<p>Metrics are a powerful way to manage a business, but also a narrow one. …

We can’t ignore that technology is changing our brains

An unbiassed assessment of the effects on humans of digital technology is hardly 'scaremongering’<p>Do computer games and internet use wreak havoc on young brains? That’s the debate I seem to have been dragged into, thanks to the potentially adverse effects of information technology (IT) that I …

Medical Journals