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Lynching memorial leaves some quietly seething: 'Let sleeping dogs lie'

The brutal new memorial to the south’s dark side has left some in Alabama frustrated and angry at its insistence on confronting the past<p>Black men were lynched for “standing around”, for “annoying white girls”, for failing to call a policeman “mister”. Those are just a few of the horrific stories on …

Death Row

Say Her Name: Marielle Franco, a Brazilian Politician Who Fought for Women and the Poor, Was Killed. Her Death Sparked Protests Across Brazil

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>This story has been updated.</i><p>Marielle Franco, 38, a black politician from Rio de Janeiro, died fighting for the rights of women and …

This father has been trying to cure his kids' diabetes with stem cells for 15 years

"I remember at night, my wife and I pricking his heel, and saying 'No, this can't be, this can't be,'" he says. "It felt like we had lost the lottery."<p>Later, his daughter would receive the same diagnosis. By then, Melton had already dropped what he was doing—studying frog eggs at Harvard—and …

Diabetes

'I'm not a Mormon': fresh 'mass resignation’ over anti-LGBT beliefs

Critics of the church’s anti-gay stance continue to leave en masse, and say the exodus will go on as long as the church alienates the queer community<p>At age 14, Lila Steffensen started going to church alone. Her twin brother Jordan had come out as gay, and he and their mother had decided they no …

Shadow Broker hacking group auctions off claimed NSA online spy tools

Did someone crack Equation Group or are they scammers?A group calling itself the Shadow Brokers has started an online auction for top-of-the-range …

Auctions

This Baby Rocky Impersonator Can't Even Do Real Pull-Ups, SMH

Better luck next time, adorable baby.<p>Get a load of this Young Go-Hard. He's amped, the next Connor McGregor training for the ring. I take that back. He's the next Nate Diaz, an unsuspected UFC champion, a man who beat the odds. And the odds are stacked against him. I mean, the kid's still in …

'Many suffer but no one talks about it': the rise of eating disorders in Japan

Enormous cultural pressure to be thin and a lack of support for mental health issues has left people struggling<p>Akira, 37, lives in the heart of Tokyo, a metropolis that lights up like a fluorescent fairground at night. She shares the city with 13.35 million other residents, but had no one to turn …

Mental Health

It’s time to stop putting kids in separate gifted education programs

Every winter, thousands of New Yorkers take a standardized test that will determine their future opportunities. Some of them have studied for months, even paid for expensive test prep classes. And after it’s all over, maybe they can go back to playing with blocks, practicing tying their shoelaces, …

10 research-proven tricks that will make you appear smarter than you are

It's great to be smart, but intelligence is a hard thing to pin down. In many cases, how smart people <i>think</i> you are is just as important as how smart you actually are.<p>"I not only use all the brains that I have, but all that I can borrow." —Woodrow Wilson<p>As it turns out, intelligence only explains …

Emotional Intelligence

The Best-Kept Home Mortgage Loan Secret

There are a number of government and quasi-government agencies guaranteeing home loans to make borrowing easier with lower down payments. We all know about Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac and the FHA, Federal Housing Administration. The vast majority of home loans are guaranteed through these three …

Personal Finance

5 Reasons Why I'm Not Ashamed of My Mental Health Condition

I used to feel ashamed of my mental health condition, but now I refuse to let stigma and stereotypes dictate how I feel about myself. If you stigmatize me, that's <i>your</i> ignorance, not <i>my</i> truth. Cool people, who are educated about mental illness and confident in their <i>own</i> mental health, don't …

Mental Health

Skybuds - truly wireless earbuds and smartphone case

Play<p>Replay with sound<p>Play with<br>sound<p>00:00<p>00:00<p>"Skybuds are like a Swiss army knife for all your phone needs: Wireless earbuds, hands-free calls, a …

Turkey Feather Bow Tie | Charleston Bow Tie

This is the one that started it all. The Brackish flagship style, designer Ben Ross first created this tie for his own wedding. Handcrafted with …

DNA At the Fringes: Twins, Chimerism, and Synthetic DNA

DNA tests are thought to be conclusive proof—of crime, of family relation—but in some cases, our genetic material acts in mysterious ways.<p>Plenty of …

The best apps already equipped for iOS 9

iOS 9 is out and, unsurprisingly, app developers are springing to take advantage of its new features.<p>There are already too many to provide a fully comprehensive list of every iOS 9-optimized app out there, but we’ve pulled together a selection of some of the best — to give you a test drive of some …

Apps

Everything Apple announced at its September 2015 event

A couple hundred hints later, Apple has finally revealed what Siri had up her sleeves… along with a slew of other announcements.<p>Here’s a quick recap of everything you need to know from today’s keynote. As always, click through to the full articles for more details.<p>Apple Watch x Hermes, plus a few …

Smart TV

Voice-over actors are talking up the apps that help them get work

Beau Stephenson gets gigs as a voice-over actor in much the same way people order a car on Uber or find a date on Tinder.<p>The 27-year-old Pasadena resident flips on his computer and logs on to an online marketplace that connects voice actors to clients who need them. Profiles are searchable, have …

Differentiating Instruction Through Interactive Games (Tech2Learn Series)

Read Mr. Pronovost's blog, check out his speaking engagements, and find him on various social media sites.<p>A fantastic resource for teachers seeking …

Enhancing Learning Through Differentiated Technology

What DI Is and Isn't<p>Many teachers feel overwhelmed if you mention the words "differentiated instruction." In fact, I was one of those teachers. …

Flipped-Learning Toolkit: Flipping the Non-Flippable Classes

To flip the non-flippable classes, teachers need to ask this key question: <b>What is the best use of my face-to-face time with students?</b> Since every …

Teaching

Fantastic, Fast Formative Assessment Tools

“We’ve got this, it’s easy,” they said. “Can we move on?”<p>I looked at the other students and asked, “Do you have this?”<p>They nodded their heads …

Why teenagers need quality time with their parents more than toddlers do

With a study suggesting that the only stage at which the quantity of time parents spend with their offspring really matters is during adolescence, Anna Tyzack investigates the pros and cons of the new 'teen maternity leave'<p>Five weeks after giving birth to me, my mother returned to her office job. …

The Unknown Universe – 10 questions still confounding cosmologists

We still have a long way to go when it comes to untangling the mysteries of the Universe. Stuart Clark takes a look at some of the most perplexing …

Dark Matter

What Is America's Largest Protestant Denomination Doing to Combat Predatory Prosperity Preaching?

The lobbying entity of the nation's largest Protestant denomination has made it clear that it is against predatory practices that take advantage of …

Faith

The Black Gold in the Freezer

The subject of food waste has never been more popular, generating vigorous discussions about the amount of edible food that ends in the trash. The emergence of enlightened practices including recipes for commonly discarded remnants, embracing visually imperfect produce, rescue for food pantry …

A Surprise Source of Life's Code

<i>From</i> <i>Quanta Magazine</i> <i>(</i><i>find original story here</i><i>).</i><p>Genes, like people, have families — lineages that stretch back through time, all the way to a founding …

The Steve Jobs Documentary Apple Doesn't Want You to See

Remember when Steve Jobs abandoned his daughter and refused to pay child support despite being worth millions of dollars?<p>Alex Gibney’s new …

Wikileaks is a Front for Russian Intelligence

The part played by Wikileaks in the Edward Snowden saga is an important one. The pivotal role of Julian Assange and other leading members of …

Surveillance

50 is the new 42: technology is making brains of middle-aged younger

The increasing mental demands of technology is making older people sharper than previous generations, scientists have shown<p>50 is the new 42, scientists have concluded, after discovering that the brains of middle-aged people are getting sharper and younger to keep up with the demands of modern …

Project Katrina: A Decade of Resilience in New Orleans