Manya Nagpal

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Do we really use what we learn in school?

<i>This question originally appeared on Quora: What is the best way to answer a student who says, “Why are we learning this? We are never going to use geometry or Shakespeare in the real world”?</i> <i>Answer by Richard Muller, professor of physics at UC Berkeley, author of Energy for Future Presidents.</i><p>I was …

Self-improvement

Sheriff Covered Up Mormon Child Marriage

Former FLDS leader Warren Jeffs is in jail for taking two young girls as spiritual brides—and the sordid practice has continued after his arrest, …

The guys who won’t hear “no”: Movies, masculinity and the toxic myth of the romantic stalker

Films like “Love, Actually” and “Say Anything” don’t cause violence, but they normalize dangerous behaviors<p>When I was young, I remember hearing a number of variations of the same story. You’ve probably heard a version of it, too. It’s the one about the guy who meets the love of his life, but she …

Researchers Find More Women Buried At Stonehenge Than Men

"As far as the burials go, women were as prominent there as men."<p>Archaeologists have uncovered the remains of 14 women, believed to be of elite status, buried at the iconic prehistoric monument of Stonehenge.<p>The remarkable discovery was announced in the latest publication of British Archaeology, …

24 Trips That Actually Changed People's Lives

The power of a transformative trip.

Secrets of Donald Trump’s cult: This is why the angriest white voters will not leave his side

Trump may have finished second in Iowa, but he’s far from finished. His base is as fearful as ever<p>Donald Trump is a political cult leader. In that role, he is also a political necromancer, beating a drum of nativism and fear to control the right-wing political zombies that follow him.<p>The Republican …

Theft And Artistry: Coldplay, Beyoncé In India Spark Discussion On Appropriation

Here's what we know: Coldplay and Beyoncé will perform at Sunday's Super Bowl halftime. The duo just released a song called "Hymn for the Weekend."<p>But they won't be performing it — because it's too new, according to the band. "I don't think it would be quite right," said frontman Chris Martin, …

Music

If White Men Experienced Racism And Sexism

"Don't be so sensitive."