Nicole Lloyd

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Break-In at Y-12

How a handful of pacifists and nuns exposed the vulnerability of America’s nuclear-weapons sites.<p>The Y-12 National Security Complex sits in a narrow valley, surrounded by wooded hills, in the city of Oak Ridge, Tennessee. Y-12 and Oak Ridge were built secretly, within about two years, as part of …

Four things Netanyahu's Congress speech accomplished | Israel

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s speech to Congress has been the talk of Washington. Close watchers have discussed the protocol, motivation and timing. That territory has been pretty well trampled so perhaps it’s more helpful now that the speech is over to look at what was</b> …

Obama Administration

It's Confirmed: Your Diet Affects Your Mental Health

When you commit to eating clean, you eat protein to rebuild muscle, fiber to promote digestive health and fruits and veggies to help to whittle down …

100 books everyone should read before they die (ranked!)

To celebrate, start working your way through this list of 100 Books To Read in a Lifetime, as voted on and ranked by users of Goodreads, the largest book recommendation site on the web.<p>Amazon, which owns Goodreads, had its editors agonize over their own list, but the two turned out very …

Books

Articles about micro dwellings across america on Dwell.com - Dwell

From crowded cities to a trailer park of tiny houses planned for Sonoma County, California, multiunit micro-housing complexes are...<p>In our Modern Across America issue, we spotlighted five American cities with design scenes worth watching.<p>In our Modern Across America issue, we spotlighted five …

American Cities

What happens to your brain when you give up sugar

Anyone who knows me also knows that I have a huge sweet tooth. I always have. My friend and fellow graduate student Andrew is equally afflicted, and living in Hershey, Pennsylvania - the "Chocolate Capital of the World" - doesn't help either of us.<p>But Andrew is braver than I am. Last year, he gave …

Articles about modern space efficient family home san francisco on Dwell.com - Dwell

Mention San Francisco and you might stir up images of steep streets lined with colorful and historic Victorian...<p>With smart interiors by Arcanum Architecture, a shop in the Mission District attempts to put a new spin on the venerable cup of...<p>In San Francisco’s Alamo Square, Jensen Architects turns …

San Francisco

Rock Star Psychologist Steven Pinker Explains Why #TheDress Looked White, Not Blue

<i>Pinker is the author of ten books, including</i> <i>The Language Instinct</i>, <i>How the Mind Works</i>, <i>The Blank Slate</i>, <i>The Better Angels of Our Nature</i>, and most recently, <i>The Sense of Style: The Thinking Person’s Guide to Writing in the 21st Century. It’s no surprise, then, that he would have perhaps the clearest</i> …

Harvard

How hunting with wolves helped humans outsmart the Neanderthals

Forty thousand years ago in Europe our ancestors formed a crucial and lasting alliance that enabled us to finish off our evolutionary cousins, the Neanderthals<p>Dogs are humanity’s oldest friends, renowned for their loyalty and abilities to guard, hunt and chase. But modern humans may owe even more …

Anthropology

The Neuroscience of ISIS

The gap is widening between visions of a brilliant future and one of deliberate Apocalyptic destruction.<p><i>This is the first of a series of columns for</i> …

The Brain

22 Contemporary Authors You Absolutely Should Be Reading

These writers are not to be missed.

Books

Scientists discover part of brain that calculates the intentions of others

Scientists believe they have discovered the neuronal basis in the brain for the "cornerstone of successful social interchange" - the ability to …

What Americans Keep Ignoring About Finland's School Success

The Scandinavian country is an education superpower because it values equality more than excellence.<p><i>The Scandinavian country is an education superpower because it values equality more than excellence.</i><p>Sergey Ivanov/Flickr<p>Everyone agrees the United States needs to improve its education system …

Hard Feelings: Science’s Struggle to Define Emotions

While it's possible for researchers to study facial expressions, brain patterns, behavior, and more, each of these is only part of a more elusive whole.<p>When Paul Ekman was a grad student in the 1950s, psychologists were mostly ignoring emotions. Most psychology research at the time was focused on …

Five things Alice in Wonderland reveals about the brain

Lewis Carroll’s popular tales contain some hidden truths about the human brain that are still inspiring neuroscientists to this day. David Robson takes a leap down the rabbit hole.<p>Lewis Carroll was remarkably modest about his masterpiece. “The heroine spends an hour underground, and meets various …

Literature

Emotional Scars Of Modern Slavery Run 'Deeper Than Any Visible Wound'

Some recall getting burned. Others say they've been strangled or attacked by dogs. Many suffer from depression and anxiety. These are only a small sampling of what tens of millions modern slaves endure daily, researchers in London reported Wednesday.<p>The study, published in <i>The Lancet Global Health,</i> …

Mental Health

Barack Obama should name the enemy: It’s the Republican Party.

Again and again, Republicans demand to know why President Obama won’t name the enemy. They say he’s too forgiving, too afraid of ideological …

88 quotes to help you finish your novel

Writing a novel through the Now Novel system makes it easy to structure your work and keep track of where you are in telling your story, yet even …

Writing