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How Psychology Explains the Tamir Rice Shooting

People attach violent stereotypes to images of black boys as young as 5 years old, new research finds.<p>On a Sunday in November 2014, a Cleveland man dialed 911 to report that a young black boy—“probably a juvenile”—was brandishing a gun around in the park near him. “It’s probably fake, but it’s …

Binge Watching as a Young Adult Linked to Cognitive Impairment: Study

Sitting around watching TV and not doing any physical activity as a young adult may be linked to lower brain functioning even earlier than scientists …

5 Secrets to Managing Your Time, Backed by Research

It’s the problem we all face at the office: how to manage your time. You’re so overwhelmed with meetings and email that you always wonder if you’re …

Time Management

North Korea tested submarine-launched missile, but launch failed: report | News Home | Reuters

SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea appeared to conduct a submarine-launched ballistic missile test on Saturday but it ended in failure with no indication that the missile successfully ejected from the vessel and took off, South Korea’s Yonhap news agency reported.<p>North Korean leader Kim Jong Un speaks …

BBC Overseas Sports Personality of the Year 2015: The contenders - Telegraph

The psychological benefits of gratitude closely mirror those of meditation

Recently, I was watching television with my son when an ad came on for a cell phone company. The tagline for the ad said, “Get ready for Thanksgetting.”<p>“Wow.” My 17-year-old looked at me in disbelief. “It kind of seems like they are missing the point.”<p>I still am not entirely sure how we were …

Mindfulness

Why College Students are Disappearing from the Workforce

Apparently, college students aren’t working like they used to.<p>A smaller share of both part- and full-time college students are working than 10 and …

Streaming services sulk as Adele releases new album

British singer Adele's new album "25" will not be available for music streaming services, reflecting a heated debate in the industry about how to …

India Censors James Bond's Kissing Scenes in Spectre

India’s Central Board of Film Certification has ordered <i>Spectre</i>’s smooches between Daniel Craig and his co-stars, Monica Bellucci and Léa Seydoux, to …

37 Words and Phrases That Immediately Increase Your Credibility | Inc.com

If you think choosing precisely the right words doesn't matter much, you're wrong. A single word can have amazing power to change human behavior, usually without our being aware of it. Which means those who know how to use powerful words convincingly have an advantage over everyone else.<p>Consider …

Body Language

How a 10-Year-Old Scored the Toughest Sushi Reservation on Earth

This may be the youngest person who has ever dined at Sukiyabashi Jiro of Jiro Dreams of Sushi fame.<p>It’s hard enough to get a reservation at Tokyo’s …

8 Great Hacks to Sleep Better Tonight | Inc.com

<i>By Jane Porter, writer for Help Scout</i><p>A bad night of sleep is almost always a recipe for an unproductive day ahead. You know this all too well: you're groggy, you're irritable, you're making stupid mistakes, and suddenly, simple tasks seem complicated.<p>You're not the only one. While the National …

Books That Changed My Mind This Year: CEO Selections

A good book will make you think; a really good book will change the way you do it. <i>Fortune</i> asked 18 CEOs, luminaries, and rising stars to name the one …

DNA from Inca boy sacrificed 500 years ago shows how humans spread to South America

It sounds like something straight out of a “Hunger Games” novel: The rulers of a sprawling empire select beautiful children from throughout their vast territories and kill them in a ritualistic event to reinforce their power.<p>During the Inca civilization, which thrived in South America before the …

Anthropology

EU attacks Turkey's 'backsliding' on rule of law, human rights and freedom of expression

As journalists come under greater attack, the EU said the judiciary was being undermined but praised Ankara's handling of the refugee crisis<p>As the EU negotiates with Turkey over its accession into the union in a bid to solve refugee crisis, Brussels has accused Turkey of significant backsliding on …

'We are powerless to stop Rwandan-style genocide in Burundi,' admits UN

UN chief speaks out after more than 250 die in extrajudicial killings<p>Fears that Burundi could slide into a Rwandan-style civil conflict grew after the United Nations warned that it was "poorly positioned" to intervene in the country's escalating political violence.<p>The east African nation of 10 …

Terminally ill 'Star Wars' fan who saw 'The Force Awakens' early has died

This is not the first time "The Force Awakens" director J.J. Abrams has granted a fan's final wish.<p>In 2012, Abrams sent a rough cut of "Star Trek Into Darkness" to a devoted Trekkie who was terminally ill with cancer five months before the film opened. The fan passed away shortly after watching …

These brilliant scientists each won $3 million for discovering a way to turn brain cells on or off using light

Two of the scientists honored at this year's awards were Ed Boyden of MIT and Karl Deisseroth of Stanford, who pioneered a technique for turning brain cells on or off using pulses of light.<p>A total of $22 million was awarded during a gala on Sunday night hosted by TV producer Seth MacFarlane, with a …

University College London

Harvard professor explains why it's totally OK for law schools to suck money out of unqualified students

Defenders say that, <i>actually</i>, J.D.s do quite a bit better for themselves on the job market than many of the most harrowing stories would suggest.<p>So give Noah Feldman some points for creativity. In a recent Bloomberg View column, the Harvard Law professor mounted one of the most straightforward and …

An unusual boarding school in a small Indian city could be improving the lives of child brides

India has a serious child-marriage problem. According to the United Nations Children’s Fund, one-third of the world’s child brides—or 240 million—are in this country.<p>This ancient tradition not only deprives girls of education, but also makes them vulnerable to early childbearing, sexual coercion …

Let a grandmaster of memory teach you something you will never forget

If you wanted to pinpoint the most absurdly geeky event in the world calendar, it would be difficult to beat the binary numbers challenge at the World Memory Championships. In it, a bevy of trained memory masters fight it out over 30 minutes to memorise as many 1s and 0s in order as they possibly …

Learning

North Korea's Interior Design Is Unlike Anything You've Seen

The country is so committed to building design that late leader Kim Jong Il wrote 340 pages about it.<p>Is it a movie set? Is it a model home? No, it's North Korea.<p>When London-based architecture critic Oliver Wainwright visited North Korea over the summer, he was stunned by the symmetry and color …