Sandra Vinson

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Prison Born

What becomes of the babies of incarcerated mothers? Research suggests that having nurseries in prisons leads to lower recidivism rates for moms and better outcomes for their kids.<p>Alyssa mayer was four months pregnant the day a police officer showed up at her motel room in Kingston, New York. It was …

Meet the Malala of Syria

Fifty miles from the border with Syria, 16-year-old Muzoon Almellehan treads the dusty paths to her school, a sprawl of mural-covered buildings …

Siblings

Poppy Delevingne Loves a Pop of Color

<b>Who:</b> Poppy Delevingne<p><b>Where:</b> The It girl made it back to New York from the Cannes Film Festival in time to attend the Eddie Borgo for Target launch party.<p><b>When:</b> Wednesday, May 20th<p><b>What:</b> A flowing black dress, Aquazzura orchid “Amanda” pumps, and an Eddie Borgo for Target clutch.<p><b>Why:</b> It’s all in the …

Resurrected Large Hadron Collider Smashes Protons, And Speed Records

And this was only a test...<p>The Large Hadron Collider (LHC) has hosted a number of major scientific achievements, not the least of which was the thrilling discovery of the elusive Higgs boson particle.<p>Now, the massive particle accelerator has done it again, smashing protons together at …

Leaked Sony-Spotify Contract Reveals Inner Workings of Streaming Music

Somehow, Verge managed to get a copy of the top-secret contract between music-streaming service Spotify and Sony, the major record label that owns …

6 great ideas for making wine, beer and booze portable this summer

Wherever you’re headed this summer, celebrate the easy way —with six smart and portable ideas for beer, wine, and cocktails. From a park picnic to a day at the beach, we’ve got you covered with tasty pre-filled wine cups, an ingenious beer cooling device, and the easiest way to transport cool …

Taylor Swift and Her "Bad Blood" Girl Gang Went Shopping at a Hardcore Bondage Store

Well, their costume designer did. Where did you think those clothes in the video came from?<p>That's right—for her new "Bad Blood" video, which just broke the record for most-watched video (that's 20.1 million views) in 24 hours on Vevo, the starlet turned to hardcore BDSM store The Stockroom in L.A. …

Don't Inject Yourself With Baby Mouse Blood Cells Just Yet

Young blood may have healing properties, but we don't know why<p>You might be under the impression that young blood is the fountain of youth. A number of studies conducted in older mice (and, once, humans) over the past 10 years have shown benefits from transfusions of young blood, or parabiosis, …

Nature Communications

Here's everything leaving Netflix in June

Now that June's almost here, it's time to for your monthly check-in on what movies and TV shows will be leaving Netflix. It's a relatively painless month as far as these things usually go, with only a few big favorites leaving. If you've never seen Martin Scorsese's "Taxi Driver," consider fitting …

The Skyscraper of the Future

The push to build a new kind of tower has begun.<p>There's something inherently absurd about skyscrapers. They defy gravity and high winds. They require years of challenging high-altitude construction. They're dizzying to look at—from the ground and from their top floors, where a sense of vertigo is …

Skyscrapers

The Ghosts Of Laprak

LAPRAK, Nepal — It was a quiet Saturday in Laprak. With the village’s only school closed, some kids were playing on yellow terraced wheat fields. As afternoon neared, clouds hovered over the hills, halfway blocking the view of Buddha Himal, a sacred mountain in the Himalayan range in the western …

Natural Disasters

June 2015

I regret buying an Apple Watch (and I knew I would)

Buyers' remorse is never pretty.<p>I bought an Apple Watch. I didn't preorder it, because at first I didn't even want one. I warned people who asked me about the company's first wearable: These things (Apple things) always get much better on the second attempt. Apple's product history, perhaps even …

The Unkillable Arnold Schwarzenegger

Arnold Schwarzenegger boards an elevator beside a mural of Arnold Schwarzenegger, ascends to a third-floor hallway lined with pictures of Arnold …

Avengers: Age of Ultron

Captain America actually says “shit.” You heard me. “Language,” scolds Iron Man, who can’t hide his glee at seeing the Cap, a flag-wearing Greatest …

9Bach: Why Welsh folk music will never be the same again

9Bach, who won a Radio 2 Folk Award, tell Bernadette McNulty why they've updated a staunch tradition with trip hop<p>The annual <b>BBC</b> Radio 2 Folk Awards ceremony were held in <b>Wales</b> for the first time in its 15-year history last night. While English, Scottish and Irish musicians have been well rewarded at …

Melody on the menu: how a sprinkle of Mozart might give your meal zing

Photograph: Carlos Barria /Reuters<p>British food on a union jack table at Ultraviolet in Shanghai.<p>276<p>image/jpeg<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/4/4/1428156134970/058c42cb-0bc9-4b6d-80e4-f4b47e16f725-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: Carlos Barria /Reuters<p>British food on a union …

Food (UK)

What Elephants and Whales Look Like From Space

Only two creatures—both mammals—have been seen by private orbiting cameras.<p>When satellite companies talk about the imagery they capture, they play up how you can see big, human-made things: planes and trains and parking lots. Sometimes they might mention, too, how important sky pictures are to …

National Parks

Nemtsov killing exposes cracks in Kremlin unity

MOSCOW (Reuters) - The killing of Russian opposition figure Boris Nemtsov within sight of the Kremlin has exposed rarely seen tensions between different camps inside President Vladimir Putin’s system of rule.<p>A portrait of Russian politician Boris Nemtsov is placed at the site where he was killed, …

What a Handshake Smells Like

A new paper argues that the gesture may have evolved to allow people to judge one another's scent signals.<p>In 2010, to prepare its dealers for the launch of a new sales promotion, the U.K. arm of Chevrolet commissioned Geoffrey Beattie, a professor of psychology at the University of Manchester, to …

Why you really do get that from your father

We may look like our mothers but our genes have more in common with the paternal line, study finds<p>It is good news for put-upon husbands who fear their wife will turn out like their mother-in-law: scientists say that, genetically, we are more like our fathers.<p>A study has found that although we might …

Pain Really Is All In Your Head. Emotion Controls Intensity

When you whack yourself with a hammer, it feels like the pain is in your thumb. But really it's in your brain.<p>That's because our perception of pain is shaped by brain circuits that are constantly filtering the information coming from our sensory nerves, says David Linden, a professor of …

9 Fast Recipes to Rescue Your Valentine's Day

If you haven't planned for Valentine's Day, don’t worry. From beautiful French toast to rich, chocolatey molten cake, here are nine fast recipes to …