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10 best new web design tools for October 2016

These days many of us are working on sites that involve a complex tangle of dependencies; if that’s you, this month there are a few tools that might …

Social Media
Social Media

10 Easy Tricks to Help You Stop Procrastinating And Get Back to Work

Laziness begets laziness.<p>Why go to the gym tonight? After all, you haven’t gone in a week. Why take out the garbage when your whole apartment is a …

Procrastination

Here's what happens when meditation replaces detention in schools

At one Baltimore elementary school, meditation rooms have replaced detention halls.<p>Robert W. Coleman Elementary School launched a meditation program …

Twitter Just Shut Down A Police Department’s Very Shady Surveillance Technique

Mass surveillance has been an ongoing issue in America ever since Edward Snowden unveiled PRISM. One of the big problems has been the discovery that law enforcement and intelligence agencies can buy entire databases, or even gather giant mountains of data, from innocent Americans and just hang on …

This magical floating cloud speaker is what dreams are made of

Two years ago, Richard Clarkson made the Smart Cloud, a delightfully realistic-looking cloud-shaped lamp / speaker. The design was meant to evoke a thunderstorm, with the cloud flicking accurately and booming out thunder (along with also functioning as a regular lamp and Bluetooth speaker).<p><img …

Web Development

Foodies Agree—This Is the Best Way to Start Your Day

We've heard it ad nauseam: Breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Yet thanks to our increasingly chaotic schedules, 31 million Americans …

Fence ideas for your graden

Garden fencing isn't typically something that fires up creativity but we want to change all that today by showing you some of the most incredible …

Landscaping

The Best Time To Buy Holiday Flights For 2016, According To Experts

Travel can easily be the most stressful part of the holidays. But if you book smart, you’ll save a ton of money while getting over the river and through the woods just fine.<p>The airfare analysts at Hopper crunched current ticketing data to find the best time to book holiday flights this year. …

Air Travel
Information Systems

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Teachers' implicit bias against black students starts in preschool, study finds

Findings reveal subconscious racial bias of teachers, who directed attention more closely to black boys when ‘challenging behavior’ is expected<p>If anyone ever doubted that black children are not treated equally in the classroom, the research released this year surely proved them wrong. In June, …

Psychology

10 books everyone between 18 and 30 should read

It's no secret that people of all ages love reading Young Adult (YA) books even though they're meant for ages 12 to 18, but New Adult (NA) fiction is the best genre you've never heard of.<p>NA deals with common themes of self-discovery, emerging independence, and complicated relationships, but without …

Books

California Extends the Ballot to Jails

Governor Jerry Brown’s decision to allow some incarcerated people with felonies to vote reflects a growing national challenge to felony disenfranchisement.<p>Californians in county jails for felony offenses will be able to vote next year, thanks to a new bill passed by the state legislature and signed …

Hillary Clinton

‘The 13th’: Ava DuVernay’s Damning Netflix Doc Finds the Truth About Mass Incarceration

The acclaimed director’s push for equality continues in her new Netflix documentary, which shines a harsh light on the truth about mass incarceration.<p>…

The U.N. just released its report on the treatment of black people in the U.S., and it isn't pretty

So, here’s the deal: The U.N. (aka the United Nations) created a group to focus on issues faced by people of African descent. Yay, right? But the …

Ecology

How to build a good credit score – and what can ruin it

Sustained low interest rates have Canadians embracing debt like never before. But do they know someone is tracking how they're managing that borrowed money?<p>"It takes years to build a really good credit rating and high credit score, and you can blow it in six months," says Scott Hannah, chief …

Personal Finance

The Ins and Outs of USB-C Mobile Charging

Lightning connectors? Micro USB ports? USB-Cee you later!<p>Our forecast: most, if not all, Android phones will have a USB-C charging port by this time …

LGBTQI

A National Strike Against “Prison Slavery”

Weekdays are workdays at the Perry Correctional Institution in Pelzer, South Carolina, where Dee, a forty-two-year-old native of Georgia, has spent a decade serving time for a robbery. On typical mornings, he “commutes” from his cell to an on-site furniture factory, where he and other inmates …

South Carolina

How DNS can be used to unmask Tor users

Researchers have found a way to use DNS traffic monitoring to deanonymize Tor users based on Tor exit relay usage.<p>DNS traffic monitoring can be used …

Information Security

Number of imprisoned indigenous people in Australia surged 54% over past 15yrs – report

The number of indigenous people imprisoned in Australia grew by 54.3 percent over the past 15 years, according to a new study which suggests that …

#SittingOnPorchWhileBlack: Video Shows NC Cop Violently Arresting Black Man

A Greensboro, N.C., police officer was stripped of his law-enforcement credentials last week via a vote by City Council members after body-camera …

Law Enforcement
Australia

Are Procedural Lesson Plans Worth it?

In the first five years of teaching, writing lesson plans was absolutely necessary for me. Meticulously I planned the period, minute to minute …

This Is How To Resist Distraction: 4 Secrets To Remarkable Focus

Have you said any of these recently?• <i>I get distracted and procrastinate.</i>• <i><br>I make plans but I don’t follow through on them.</i>• <i><br>I get things done… but not the</i> …

Mindfulness

Carnell Snell Jr: Black teenager shot dead by police in Los Angeles in front of younger sister

Police shot dead a black teenager in front of his younger sister in a killing that has sparked angry protests in Los Angeles.<p>Officers from the city’s …

Law Enforcement

A Silent Epidemic

Our public schools are struggling<br>to handle millions of students<br>with mental health problems.<br>Here’s why.<p>Sept. 7, 2016<p>Go<p>There are more than 50 million public school students in the U.S.<p>Source: 2013 CDC report on children’s mental health<p>As many as 1 in 5 shows signs of a mental health disorder.<p>A mental …

Mental Health