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Score Round-Trip Tickets to Iceland for Just $220

We can help you nab a free trip to New Zealand (yes, FREE!), as well as round-trip tickets to Italy, England, Spain, or France for around $400 or LESS, but if Iceland is on your travel bucket list and you have a little vacay time coming up, then you’ll definitely want to score these round-trip …

Los Angeles

Twitter Just Shut Down A Police Department’s Very Shady Surveillance Technique

Mass surveillance has been an ongoing issue in America ever since Edward Snowden unveiled PRISM. One of the big problems has been the discovery that law enforcement and intelligence agencies can buy entire databases, or even gather giant mountains of data, from innocent Americans and just hang on …

Montessori and other alternative primary schools: a different environment

What makes an alternative school program different is immediately obvious, but not in words.<p>Stepping into the combined Grades 1 to 3 classroom at Liberty Prep, a Montessori school on the eastern edge of downtown Toronto, the classroom is not a classroom, not in the traditional sense.<p>There is the …

healthylifestar.com

MOTI, a Robot That Promises to Help You Develop Better Habits

If you’re struggling to stick to your exercise routine, meet your work deadlines, or just remember to floss, a tiny robot named MOTI wants to help …

Behavioral Sciences

No matter who wins, this election could have a negative impact on your daughter. Here’s why.

Even if Hillary Clinton wins the presidential election in November, the 2016 campaign still could have profoundly negative consequences for a generation of girls exploring their own leadership potential. To be sure, electing the first female president would show American girls that women truly can …

The women tweeting for their freedom in Saudi Arabia

JUST WATCHED<p>'I'm a prisoner and my crime is that I'm a Saudi woman'<p>Replay<p>More Videos ...<p>MUST WATCH<p><b>(CNN) —</b><p><i>Editor's note:</i> <i>The names of the women featured in this report have been changed to protect their identities.</i><p>"I'm a dead soul in a living body and I hope that doesn't happen to my little sister," …

Social Media

Why John Deere Is Being Blocked From Buying This Monsanto Technology

Source: Getty Images.<p>The only surprise in the Justice Department suing <b>Monsanto</b> (NYSE: MON) to prevent it from selling its Precision Planting business to <b>John Deere</b> (NYSE: DE) was that the two companies thought it would fly in the first place.<p>Precision Plantingowns 42% of the market, while Deere's …

The Attitude Toward Sexual And Athlete Violence In College Sports Must Change

<b>The Almost Routine Normalcy of These Stories</b><p>It is all over the news this week about about an alleged rape concerning yet another athlete at a major NCAA Division I institution. Sadly these stories have become far too common and even more unfortunate that this story takes us back to Chapel Hill, …

‘Rule 41’ change allows FBI ‘mass surveillance’ if Congress does nothing (VIDEO)

The deadline is December 1. If Congress fails to act, the FBI gains the power to hack and surveil an unlimited number of computers, based on just one …

This Harvard professor explains why we were born to resist working out

Imagine you’ve set your alarm to go for an early-morning run before work. But when it goes off at 6, the embrace of your warm, cozy bed is too enticing and you never make it out the door. Or perhaps you’ve packed exercise clothes with plans to hit a spin class after work. But then the allure of …

All sperm, no eggs: Motherless babies on the way, say scientists

Motherless babies created from skin cells could be on the horizon after scientists discovered a method of creating offspring without the need for a …

Local US police departments are creating their own DNA databases of unsuspecting (and innocent) citizens

Imagine this: A teenage boy who just received his driver’s license is pulled over by a police officer because one of his car’s tail lights is out. While writing out the fix-it ticket, the officer asks the teen if he wants to provide a DNA sample. The young man, unaware that law does not require it, …

Is this tractor the beginning of the end for farmers?

Over the past few years, driverless car technology has steered itself into the mainstream, with Google and Mobileye at the forefront of this emerging …

Men caused most of our environmental problems, and now we need to coddle them to save ourselves

Climate change is a gendered crisis. The decisions to pump too much carbon in to the atmosphere, while knowing the risks of doing so, were mostly made by men. What’s worse is that those decisions end up hurting women more than men.<p>Sadly, even if men understand this, they are doing nothing to help. …

Sustainability

Costa Rica has gone 76 straight days using 100% renewable electricity

Costa Rica is pulling off a feat mostcountries just daydream about: For two straight months, the Central American country hasn’t burned anyfossil fuels to generate electricity. That’s right: 100 percent renewable power.<p>This isn’t a blip, either. For 300 total days last year and 150 days so far this …

Renowned Harvard Psychologist Says ADHD is Largely a Fraud

Contributing writer for Wake Up World<p>Viewed by academics as one of the most influential psychologists of the 20th century, Jerome Kagan ranked above …

Mental Health

Intersex people put gender binary on trial in Karlsruhe

Intersex people want Germany's Federal Constitutional Court to officially allow them to use their own gender designations rather than relegating them …

LGBTQI

China, US and Europe Pledge Support for Global Aviation Emissions Pact

China, the United States and Europe all pledged support on Saturday for a new deal to curb carbon dioxide emissions by airlines which is due to be …

Tens of thousands march in Peru against gender violence

LIMA, Peru (AP) — More than 50,000 people marched in Peru's capital and eight other cities on Saturday to protest violence against woman and what …

Why It's Important to See Women Smoking Weed

Men have completely dominated weed culture for years, but thanks to the internet and changing legislation, women are finally taking center stage.<p><i>This post originally appeared on VICE UK.</i><p>Having spent a large amount of my youth at a Church of England all girls' school, I had decided drugs were evil. …

It's not Muslims or people with mental health problems who are most likely to kill you in a terrorist attack – it's men

Mass male violence is everywhere right now. First it was Orlando. Then Nice. And Bavaria. Munich. Kabul. Fort Myers. Sagamihara.<p>As each massacre is …

World's First Off-Grid ReGen Village Will Be Completely Self-Sufficient Producing Its Own Power and Food

ReGen Villages, a completely self-sufficient village that can power and feed itself, is rising across Europe—and hopefully, one day, around the world.<p>…

A civil servant missing most of his brain challenges our most basic theories of consciousness

Not much is definitively proven about consciousness, the awareness of one’s existence and surroundings, other than that it’s somehow linked to the brain. But theories as to how, exactly, grey matter generates consciousness are challenged when a fully-conscious man is found to be missing most of his …

Consciousness

Some farmers growing profit with new row crop: solar panels - NC Clean Energy Technology Center

ROWLAND, N.C — Just off a country road is a sight few people ever imagined in this corner of southeastern North Carolina.<p>Solar panels cover a 35-acre …

Renewable Energy

Bill Nye Explains How Creationism Is Holding Children Back

The <b>school boards</b> around the U.S. who who’ve decided to <b>teach</b> children <b>creationism</b>, <b>intelligent design</b>, or whatever you choose to call it, are poking <b>a</b> …

Critical Thinking

Florida schoolgirl in Snapchat video 'with 25 boys' was 'victim of sex trafficking'

A 15-year-old schoolgirl who was filmed purportedly being raped by a group of male students in a Florida school toilet was a victim of human …

Police identify four suspects in Rio de Janeiro gang-rape

Police have identified four suspects in the gang-rape of a Rio teenager that was widely shared on social media. The attack – and the fact that the men posted video and boasting pictures of themselves with the naked and unconscious victim on social media – is causing growing outrage in …

This Indonesian Startup Lets City Dwellers Play FarmVille In Real Life

Help a local farmer invest in seeds and watch your investment bear fruit.<p>Someone living in a high-rise in Jakarta may not have a balcony, let alone a garden plot for growing food. But an Indonesian startup is working to turn city dwellers into virtual farmers: Through the platform, called iGrow, …