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13 Reasons Why Tries Again

After being lambasted for its portrayal of teen suicide in Season 1, the Netflix series is back, and it’s taken the criticism to heart.<p>Late in the second season of <i>13 Reasons Why</i>, Clay Jensen (Dylan Minnette) has an altercation with his school principal, Mr. Bolan (Steven Weber). Bolan has imposed a …

Mental Health

Both My Parents Knew They Would Die Before I Turned Nine

This is how they helped me prepare for life without them.<p>The movie theater was empty except for the two of us. As the credits rolled, we made the room into our playground: We danced in our seats, cut cartwheels down the aisles, and laughed until the lights turned on and the clean-up crew arrived.<p>I …

Easter Bunny

Man intentionally messes up his apartment to ‘test’ his girlfriend, promptly gets dumped

This man thought he had a clever plan: Intentionally mess up his apartment to “test” his girlfriend. If she cleaned up after him, he would know she …

Relationships

Move over, CRISPR: MAGESTIC makes for gentler gene-editing

Allowing scientists to make cut-and-paste edits to an organism's genome, the CRISPR gene-editing tool may be powerful, but it's still a bit clumsy. …

Genetics

Costa Rica to ban fossil fuels and become world's first decarbonised society

Costa Rica’s new president has announced a plan to ban fossil fuels and become the first fully decarbonised country in the world.<p>Carlos Alvarado, a …

Costa Rica

California Just Made History With a Ruling on Compulsory Solar Panels

Take that, fossil fuels.<p>California just became the first state in the US to require all new homes to be built with rooftop solar panels.<p>The …

Solar Power

20 Utterly Shocking Photos of the Devastating Volcanic Eruption in Hawaii

Hawaii's Kilauea volcano first erupted last week after a 6.9-magnitude earthquake rocked Big Island, and a staggering four days later it continues to spew lava. The damage to the Leilani Estates neighborhood is ongoing, and as of the morning of May 7, 35 structures (including at least 26 homes) …

Natural Disasters

Listless And Lonely In Puerto Rico, Some Older Storm Survivors Consider Suicide

A social worker, Lisel Vargas, has come to visit Don Gregorio at his storm-damaged home on the steep hillsides of Humacao, a city on Puerto Rico's eastern coast near where Hurricane Maria first made landfall.<p>Gregorio, a 62-year-old former carpenter who lives alone, looks haggard. He stopped taking …

Puerto Rico

"I Was Afraid of My Son:" a New HBO Doc Looks at Children Struggling With Mental Illness

A new HBO documentary will tackle the tough subject of adolescent mental illness. Airing May 7, <b>A Dangerous Son</b> primarily focuses on three families dealing with children's severe mental health issues and violent tendencies, as well as the ways in which the system is not always able to provide the …

Mental Health

The surprising benefits of electroconvulsive therapy

Electroconvulsive therapy helps patients with their symptoms in more than 80% of cases – but its stigma means it may not be helping the people it could.<p>Eighty years ago at the University of Rome La Sapienza, doctors sent 100 volts of electricity through the head of a 39-year-old man. A week …

Depression

Harvard is getting ready to resurrect the woolly mammoth

Harvard University’s ambitions to bring back the woolly mammoth appear to be gaining some momentum — and the researchers on the project are gearing …

Genetics

MDMA Used in Breakthrough PTSD Study, Bringing FDA Approval into View

The anticipated approval date is within reach.<p>In the 1970s, MDMA was considered to be an anxiety-relieving drug. But when the United States …

Ecstasy (Drug)

Pansexual is not the same as bisexual. Janelle Monáe is bringing visibility to us all.

<i>Letter to the editor:</i><p>As a bisexual, queer person, I am rejoicing over singer and actress Janelle Monáe’s brave decision to come out as a pansexual, queer black woman — and I know I’m not alone. Not only is she proudly living her own truth, she is bringing visibility to others like me whose sexual …

LGBTQI

Largest Study of Its Kind Identifies 44 Genetic Risk Factors for Depression

Depression is a tricky beast. Symptoms vary widely from person to person, as does the response to treatment. But there’s no question that genetic …

Genetics

Tons of legal marijuana leave regulators awash in data

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — To the beat of electronic dance music, men and women inside a slate-gray building harvested marijuana plants festooned with …

Cannabis

Parasites in Poop Fossils Reveal the Crappiness of Ancient Human Hygiene

We've come a long way.<p>You can learn a lot from poop. These days, scientists look at people’s feces to figure out their diets and what type of drugs …

Biology

Hemp Can Fight Cancer Too, Reveal Scientists in New Cannabis Study

Not all marijuana-derived drugs need to get you high.<p>With one and a half million new cases diagnosed each year, scientists are on a continuous hunt …

Cannabis

Why a 'Lifesaving' Depression Treatment Didn't Pass Clinical Trials

... but could still be a groundbreaking therapy<p>Some medical experiments are more daunting than others. The one that the neurologist Helen Mayberg came up with to test a model of depression she had developed over about 15 years involved drilling two holes in the top of a patient’s skull and sliding …

FDA

Antidepressants and Withdrawal: Readers Tell Their Stories

In a widely read article on antidepressant withdrawal published on April 8, The New York Times invited readers to describe their experiences coming off the drugs. More than 8,800 people responded — teenagers, college students, new mothers, empty-nesters retirees.<p>Dozens did write in to say the drugs …

Mental Health

999 staff taking 47% MORE sick leave for mental health issues under Tories

Desperate emergency ­services staff are taking 47% more sick leave for mental health ­problems under the Conservatives.<p>Police, firefighters and …

Prominent Gay Rights Lawyer and Environmental Advocate Burns Himself to Death in Ecology Protest

(NEW YORK) — A well-known gay rights lawyer and environmental advocate burned himself to death in New York City on Saturday in a grisly protest …

How Syria Came to This

A story of ethnic and sectarian conflict, international connivance, and above all civilian suffering<p>Seven years of horrific twists and turns in the Syrian Civil War make it hard to remember that it all started with a little graffiti.<p>In March 2011, four children in the southern city of Der’a …

Middle East

Scholars Have Found a Rare Copy of Heretical Writings on Jesus And His 'Brother'

This didn't make it into the Bible.<p>Near what is today the Egyptian town of Nag Hammadi, some 1,400 years or so ago, somebody buried a whole bunch of …

107 free online courses from the best colleges in the US — including Princeton, Harvard, and Yale

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Coursera was founded by two professors at Stanford University. Shutterstock/MintImages<p>Every year, US News & Reports releases its ranking …

Online Education

Mark Zuckerberg's 4-Inch Testimony Cushion Doesn't Just Boost His Height

Alleged not-lizard person and not-presidential hopeful Mark Zuckerberg spent five hours on Monday testifying before the Senate Commerce and Judiciary …

Silicon Valley

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy -effective Way To Fight Depression Disorder

Feeling sad and gloomy during difficult time of the life is a normal situation experienced by every human being. But, the constant feelings of …

Artist creates a mesmerizing animation using Google Earth satellite images

Snooping around on Google Earth can give you a unique perspective of the world around you, but the images are static so clicking is a slow …

Google Earth

Finally, a downside to being attractive

A growing body of research suggests that conventionally attractive-looking people have it all: They go on more dates, are more likely to be elected to office, make more money, and are perceived as more likable and trustworthy.<p>Perhaps most infuriating to the mere mortals in their offices, past …

Psychology

Poop Train That "Smells Like Dead Bodies" Is Terrorizing Alabama Town

"God help us if it gets hot and this material is still out here."<p>Residents of Parrish, Alabama are currently hosting 10 million pounds of poop …

Ancient Vikings Used Crystals to Navigate in a Surprisingly Legitimate Way

Sunstones are unexpectedly accurate natural compasses.<p>For hundreds of years, Vikings were the masters of the seas, controlling the northern Atlantic …