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How to replace a paper notebook with your iPad

The iPad has replaced many things — it’s a TV, it’s a games console, it’s a book, it’s a (huge) camera, and it’s even a typewriter. But until recently, it hasn’t made a very good alternative to paper. But thanks to the Apple Pencil, and to iOS 11, that has changed. Now you can write and draw a note …

Linda Brown, woman at center of Brown v. Board case, dies

<b>(CNN) —</b> Linda Brown, who as a little girl was at the center of the Brown v. Board of Education case that ended segregation in American schools, has died, a funeral home spokesman said.<p>Brown, 75, died Sunday afternoon in Topeka, Kansas, the spokesman said.<p>Brown was 9 years old in 1951 when her …

School Administration

Is Stress Contagious? A Study Reveals That Other People's Stress May Affect Your Brain Similarly To Your Own

A certain level of stress is essential for a person's survival. The chemicals released by your brain that cause pre-performance stage fright jitters …

He’s not just saying he feels her pain—he really is

When couples hold hands and one is in pain, their brain waves synchronize.<p>The perception of pain is impacted by social, emotional, and psychological …

Neuroscience

The Right Can't Fight the Future

While Trump and his cabinet loot the palace, the GOP has reckoning coming its way.<p>It seems axiomatic that the past and the future cannot exist at the …

It's Monday. It's Rogers Park. And thanks to the strength of Chicago theater, it's time for 'Anna Karenina'

At the Lifeline Theatre, the soon-to-be-departing artistic director Dorothy A. Milne gave the usual little curtain speech about cellphones and emergency exits, winding up to her climax: “And now,” she said, as if introducing a new route for the parking shuttle bus, “here’s ‘Anna Karenina.’ ”<p>Why …

Wide Eyes: Our Favorite Wide-Angle Lenses for Outdoor Photography

<i>“Nature is a vast, chaotic collection of shapes. You as an artist create configurations out of chaos.”—</i>Ansel Adams<p>It probably won’t surprise you that …

Composition Tips: This Pro Says “Use the Golden Spiral” & Forget About the Rule of Thirds (VIDEO)

If you wonder why we spend so much time discussing techniques for better composition, the answer is simple: No matter what type of images you shoot, …

4 Small Habits That Can Instantly Make You More Energetic and Productive | Inc.com

Everything we do on a daily basis affects our mental energy in some form or fashion. Deciding what to wear, what to eat, what route to take to work, and what order to return your calls in are just a few of the many forms of how our mental energy is used.<p>In a time where we're pushing ourselves more …

Time Management

LSD Study Reveals Unprecedented "Harmonic" Reorganization of Brain

The drug appears to hit a "reset" button in the brain.<p>Ongoing neuroscience research on psychedelic drugs like LSD and psilocybin is increasingly …

Unseen photos of East End London in glorious colour

<b>A recently discovered photo collection by the late photographer David Granick reveals London's East End in colour, including streets in Stepney, Whitechapel and Spitalfields.</b><p>Local photographer Chris Dorley-Brown found the pictures when he was invited to review thousands of Granick's colour slides …

England

I Think Donald Trump and the NRA Just Solved All That Black Lives Matter Stuff

In the ongoing search for solutions to police brutality and state violence, black America has proposed some pretty outlandish ideas, including police …

The Simple 2-Step Process to Recovering From Burnout

It's never too late to break the cycle and make a full recovery.<p>I've written before about the importance of ruthlessly prioritizing to find as much success as possible in your career. The paradox is that, by doing less, you achieve more. Do less of the noise to get to what will actually propel you …

Perfectionism Can Literally Kill You. And It Makes You Worse at Your Job

Most perfectionists think perfectionism is a good thing. They're very, very wrong.<p>Are you a perfectionist? And if the answer is yes, are you secretly proud of your perfectionism? You may think the fact that you never accept second best from others or yourself is behind all your career and personal …

15 Morning Habits to Boost Your Creativity All Day

No matter how much truth there may be to that old saying about the early bird getting the worm, we can’t all be morning people. There’s a rumor going around that early risers are more productive than the rest of us, but bed is just <i>so</i> comfortable… and that obnoxious alarm is just so, so terrible. We …

Trump Orders Parade to Celebrate His Hypothetical Act of Heroism in Florida School

WASHINGTON (The Borowitz Report)—Shortly after he declared that he would have run into a Florida high school unarmed to thwart a mass shooting, Donald J. Trump announced that he was planning a parade in Washington, D.C., to celebrate his hypothetical act of heroism.<p>“Anyone can act with bravery in …

A photographer who took pictures with people she met on Tinder and pretended to love revealed a lot about true intimacy

The product of her search is a breathtaking project titled Lifeconstruction, a series of photographs that show Hyld embracing, kissing, and spending time with various individuals. While their intimate poses may suggest that these people are Hyld's lovers or longtime partners, they're actually all …

7 Things That Might Happen If You Try an Anti-Inflammatory Diet

Anti-inflammatory eating is seriously trending right now (thanks, Gisele). But as it turns out, there’s plenty of scientific evidence to back it up, …

Slate: Conservative Gun Defenders Sexually Repressed, Lack Empathy

It’s always a treat when liberals condescend to try to understand the rest of us. They get out their IQ tests and personality surveys, crunch some …

Is this a dagger dangling before me? Staging the strange world of Macbeth

Macbeth is full of things that must be seen to be believed. Consider the witches who “look not like th’inhabitants o’th’earth” and conjure magical, masque-like apparitions from bubbling cauldrons. There are other visions, too: the dead Banquo’s gory reappearance at dinner, glimpsed only by the man …

Macbeth

9 questions the most interesting people ask to cut through small talk

I remember early in my career, one of my biggest fears walking into a networking event to schmooze or meeting someone for a business lunch was boring the other person to tears in conversation.<p>I didn't want to be the windbag who dragged on forever, so I learned to be brief, to the point, and …

Entrepreneurship

Depression stems from this, not the brain

Ever come across people who seem to have everything going well for them yet depression finds a way to be a hindrance in their life? And, you may have …

Depression

Howard Sherman: Ubu Bake Off gives voice to theatre’s anti-Trump insurgents

Four days ago, the US theatre community fostered the birth of more than 100 new short plays, on our federal holiday of

The Theatre

The Virtue of Radical Honesty

This week I asked a group of students at the University of Chicago a question I’m asking students around the country: Who are your heroes? There’s always a long pause after I ask. But eventually one of the students suggested Steven Pinker. Another chimed in Jonathan Haidt. There was general nodding …

Poverty Rate

The numbers don't add up when it comes to arming teachers

You don’t need trouble grasping big numbers to believe in God.<p>But it helps.<p>Whenever a foe of evolution explains how some natural wonder, the human …

What Impact Do False Memories Really Have?

In recent years there have been a number of stories in the news revealing the sometimes devastating impact that false memories can have. False …

New neurons in the adult brain are involved in sensory learning

Scientists have demonstrated that the new neurons produced in adults react preferentially to reward-related sensory stimuli and help speed up the …

Slings and Arrows Was Like Nothing Else on Television

We live in a time of Peak TV, when it feels like there’s always something new and Zeitgeist-y to watch. There’s a new Marvel thing! And a <i>different</i> …

Students’ Active Shooter Plan For Teacher In Wheelchair Is Heartbreaking

Teacher’s viral post reminds us there is still good in the world, and it’s her students<p>In the aftermath of last week’s mass shooting in Parkland, …

Abi Morgan: ‘Women can be as violent, mercurial and complex as men’

The writer recalls the anger that fuelled her early play Splendour – and reveals she is directing her rage into a drama about abuses of power in Hollywood<p>This is an edited extract from The Start podcast<p>I wrote Splendour on the eve of the new millennium. The whole decade, from the late 1980s onwards …

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