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Kenyan tribe readies for the death of its native tongue

Fewer than 10 elders speak Yakunte, a language native to Kenya's Yaaku people that the UN has classified as 'extinct'.<p><b>Doldol, Kenya -</b> Rashid Njapaa bends down to check on a newborn sheep.<p>It's a windy Saturday morning and the father of seven, dressed in a faded, navy track jacket and printed yellow …

Africa

Almost halfway through, The Alienist decides to try being a good show

<i>“Can I ask you to button my boots?”</i><p><i>The Alienist</i> has had a rocky beginning—partially in attempting to adapt the source material, and partially in …

TV

Your smartphone camera can help you shop faster. Here's how.

Shopping, math, translation — here are ways to use your smartphone other than photos. Kim Komando for USA TODAY<p>Unless you’re a serious photographer, you probably don’t carry a digital camera anymore. There’s no need: A typical smartphone comes with at least one camera, and lenses are sharper and …

Machu Picchu

9 subtle signs that you're talking to a psychopath

For years, scientists have known that psychopaths' brains are different from normal ones. Brain scans show reduced activity in areas that regulate impulses, emotions, aggression, and morality.<p>But since you probably don't have brain scans at your disposal, there are some other ways to tell if you …

Psychology

The Science of Learning a New Language (and How to Use It)

Learning new languages is a natural instinct for children, and yet it becomes more difficult as we age. We might be at a disadvantage as adults, but …

Language Learning

Linguistic experts explain the best ways to learn a second language in the information age

If you didn’t study any foreign languages in school, picking one up as an adult can be challenging, since the human brain is best-equipped to absorb …

Language Learning

30+ amazing resources for reading (and learning!) Spanish

With Spanish as your target language, you know how important it is to learn lots of Spanish words and pick up basic grammar.<p>One of the best ways …

Language Learning

7 Common Language Learning Strategies That Don’t Work (And How to Fix Them)

Here’s a common scenario: you decide to learn a language and tell your all friends and family your plans.Then they tell you about the “best” way to …

Language Learning

How To Learn Foreign Language Easily And Quickly - {Best Methods}

Studying foreign languages online is really a great task and learning foreign language also makes you compatible to live in an another country too. …

Language Learning

Why Swearing Might Actually Be Good for You

Emma Byrne, PhD, thinks it’s a damn shame cursing gets such a bad rap. “We’ve been socialized to believe that swearing is universally really bad, but …

Psychology

The Surgeon Who Wants to Connect You to the Internet with a Brain Implant - MIT Technology Review

It’s the Monday morning following the opening weekend of the movie <i>Blade Runner 2049</i>, and Eric C. Leuthardt is standing in the center of a floodlit …

The Startup Teaching Languages That Have Almost No Teachers

After failing to find a Buryat instructor, Inky Gibbens launched Tribalingual to offer e-courses in endangered languages spoken only by thousands of people.<p>Inky Gibbens learns languages pretty easily and speaks four–English, Russian, Mandarin, and Mongolian–but was having trouble learning Buryat. …

How to spot a psychopath

We think of psychopaths as killers, alien, outside society. But, says the scientist who has spent his life studying them, you could have one for a colleague, a friend – or a spouse<p>There are a few things we take for granted in social interactions with people. We presume that we see the world in …

Psychology

The last Nazi hunters

Since 1958, a small department of Germany’s government has sought to bring members of the Third Reich to trial. A handful of prosecutors are still tracking down Nazis, but the world’s biggest cold-case investigation will soon be shut down. By Linda Kinstler<p>The Central Office for the Investigation …

606 pairs of empty shoes: the growing toll of suicide in New Zealand

Suicide is New Zealand’s silent epidemic. The country has the highest youth suicide rates in the developed world and some people want to talk about it<p>It has been just over a year since Georgia MacBeath died, when life support was turned off at the hospital where she was taken.<p>Georgia had been found …

The First White President

The foundation of Donald Trump’s presidency is the negation of Barack Obama’s legacy.<p><b>It is insufficient</b> <b>to state</b> the obvious of Donald Trump: that he is a white man who would not be president were it not for this fact. With one immediate exception, Trump’s predecessors made their way to high office …

Democratic Party

The white flight of Derek Black

Their public conference had been interrupted by a demonstration march and a bomb threat, so the white nationalists decided to meet secretly instead. They slipped past police officers and protesters into a hotel in downtown Memphis. The country had elected its first black president just a few days …

Rights & Freedoms

3 Reasons Its Dumb to Take Social Security Benefits at 67

If you were born in 1960 or after, then 67 is your Social Security "full retirement age." This is when you get the "full" retirement benefit. However, there's a pretty broad range of ages in which people are eligible to start receiving payments. Most people can take their benefit as early as 62, …

Retirement

I Started Meditating Every Day Before Work and Here's What Happened

Sharpened thinking? A greater sense of calm? A readiness to face the day? Check, check, and check.<p>Thanksgiving is the new Christmas.<p>Sure, there are no gifts or carols involved. But in terms of holiday stress, late November can be tough. The stressors include travel, family, and the early onset of …

Meditation

Can't Sleep? Yoga Breathing Is Your Secret Weapon

Guess what is the no. 1 symptom of stress my clients are complaining about? Maybe the title of the article gave you a hint but yes, it's lack of sleep. Falling right on the heels of this is a lack of energy and fatigue. Well, if you can't sleep, these would certainly be a consequence.<p>Now here's the …

The Lost Factor in the Buddha's Path to Happiness

It would be easy to assume, given the ways Buddhist practice has been presented to its target market, that it revolves entirely around meditation: Health and well-being books, magazines and websites are lousy with images of smiling young women sitting blissfully on cushions, the sun dappling …

A Graphic Shows How Much The 'Race' Question On The American Census Has Changed

In 1890, a shoemaker from Louisiana named Homer Plessy indentified himself as "black" on the decennial U.S. Census population survey. Plessy did this even though, as a Creole who was one-eighth black, he was light-skinned enough to pass for white.<p>A few years later, the fair-skinned Plessy climbed …

Demographics

10 Top Programming Languages For Learning To Code

Everyone wants to learn how to code, but what is the best entry point? Here are 10 top ways to check "programming" off your skills life-list.<p>1 of …

Einstein on Buddhism

Dear friends around the world, I came across this interesting article recently and thought that it’d be nice to share it on my blog. People would …

Spirituality

Everything you need to know to prepare for retirement

Retirement. Something that once felt so far away is becoming more of a reality. And the years nearing and following your retirement are crucial because that's when your investment portfolio is at its greatest value and most heightened risk.<p>But even if you think you have a solid retirement plan, …

Retirement

Godless Jews

I'm not accustomed to being part of the majority in most things, especially religion. One notable exception comes from a recent Harris survey that shows the majority of American Jews do <i>not</i> believe in God. While I'm mildly surprised by such a high percentage, I'm not totally shocked. Throughout my …

Are these normal Japanese things weird to you? 10 things that might surprise you when you visit Japan

When traveling to a foreign country for the first time, no matter how well-prepared you are, there’s sure to be a lot you’ll be surprised by! Let’s …

11 Types Of Racists Who Need To Stop

If there's one thing to know about racism, it's that racism (and race) is incredibly complex. Many people think racism means one group of people hates another group of people. However, racism manifests in all kinds of subtle and insidious ways. It operates on both a micro and macro level. For this …

Law Enforcement