Kenneth Stokes

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Woman tells chicken shop worker ‘Go back to Algeria’ in shocking racist rant

<b>A woman was filmed racially abusing and spitting at a chicken shop worker, calling him a ‘disgrace’.</b><p>The attacker, believed to be in her 20s, appeared …

Algeria

Kids with Autism Less Likely to Be Fully Vaccinated

Children with autism and their younger siblings are less likely to be fully vaccinated than neurotypical children and their siblings, new research …

Autism

Photographer Captures the Diverse Beauty of New England Caterpillars

With more than 120,000 known species around the world, the beauty and variety of caterpillars is astounding. New Englander Samuel Jaffe has taken his lifelong love of caterpillars to a new level, dedicating the last several years to researching, photographing, and educating the public about these …

Why long stretches of “alone time” can be dangerous

Humans need social contact nearly as frequently as we need water to survive<p><i>Excerpted from "Cause . . . And How It Doesn't Always Equal Effect" by Gregory Smithsimon (Melville House Publishing, 2018). Reprinted by permission of Melville House Publishing.</i><p>Lots of people are afraid of driving past …

Vietnam War

24 hidden Windows settings to help you compute better

Take over Microsoft's operating system.<p>Windows has been with us since the mid-1980s. In that time, the operating system has amassed a huge number of features, functions, and settings. But some of them are easy to overlook. So we're shining a light on 24 hidden ways, from improving security to …

Operating Systems

School targeted by animal rights activists after vegan parents criticise decade-long pig rearing project

A rural secondary school was targeted by animal rights activists after a newly vegan parent raised concerns about a pig rearing project.<p>Priestlands School, in Lymington, Hants, had allowed four female piglets due to be sent to the slaughterhouse next month to be cared for by pupils since their …

Fascinating images reveal how people with autism see the world

In the study, people with autism tended to focus on the center of images, even when other objects were in a photo.<p>People with autism also looked at …

Autism

How To Create a "Work" Menu in Office 2016 & Office 365 of Pinned Documents

Back in 2012, I wrote a how-to article for those Microsoft Word 2011 for Mac users who wanted to have what is called a <b>“Work” menu</b> available within …

VA study shows parasite from Vietnam may be killing vets

HEROLD, W.Va. (AP) — A half century after serving in Vietnam, hundreds of veterans have a new reason to believe they may be dying from a silent bullet — test results show some men may have been infected by a slow-killing parasite while fighting in the jungles of Southeast Asia.<p>The Department of …

Vietnam War

Scientists say "ecological armageddon" is imminent due to massive insect deaths

Dropping Like Flies<p>The amount of flying insects living in Germany has dropped precipitously over the past 25 years, according to a new study. Dozens …

Autistic people aren't really accepted – and it’s impacting their mental health

Up to 70% of autistic people experience mental health conditions such as depression and anxiety, according to some research. Unfortunately, we still …

Mental Health

Why Bonhoeffer Matters: The Challenge for Christian Ministry at the End of Christendom

<i>Stanley Hauerwas is Gilbert T. Rowe Professor Emeritus of Divinity and Law at Duke University.</i><p>Dietrich Bonhoeffer is a theologian who should be …

Theology

The Basis of the Universe May Not Be Energy or Matter but Information

There are lots of theories on what are the basis of the universe is. Some physicists say its subatomic particles. Others believe its energy or even …

Relatives of dead complain after council allows housing estate to be built just yards from gravestones

A grieving son has hit out at a council after it allowed a housing estate to be built just yards from his parents gravestones.<p>Bill Higgins said he "couldn't believe it" when he visited a cemetery and discovered a row of houses had been built - just one foot from his parents' graves.<p>Mr Higgings …

Housing

What Causes Autism? What We Know, Don’t Know, And Suspect

We're finally getting closer to understanding.<p><i>This article was originally written by Andrew Whitehouse from the University of Western Australia, and</i> …

Black People Should Stop Expecting White America to ‘Wake Up’ to Racism

Here’s how African-Americans can and will play the same game everyone else is, even if the rules are stacked against them. Demanding new rules or a …

'3D printing' used to test a 'cure' for type-1 diabetes

Researchers are one step closer to reducing the effects of type-1 diabetes after developing a way to implant insulin-generating cells into the pancreas. According to publisher <i>IOP</i>, this method was previously unsuccessful, but has begun to work now that scientists can "3D-print" a structure to …

New York socialite jailed for 18 years for killing autistic son

Gigi Jordan convicted of first degree manslaughter for killing son in Manhattan hotel<p>A wealthy New York socialite was sentenced to 18 years in prison on Thursday after being convicted of killing her young autistic son at a luxury Manhattan hotel room in 2010.<p>Gigi Jordan, 54, was convicted of …

Crime

Romance, Love and Asperger Syndrome

Love and romance are basic, yet complex, human needs. Sadly, we receive little useful education about how to make love work or how to make love last, …

When Politicians Fail to Stand Up for the "T" in LGBT Rights

<i>Kamala Harris is the most recent politician to support gay and lesbian rights—but not transgender issues.</i>Last month, California Attorney General …

LGBTQI