Sarah Elizabeth Brown

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Software Flags 'Suicidal' Students, Presenting Privacy Dilemma

Ken Yeh is the director of technology at Ontario Christian Schools, a private K-12 school near Los Angeles with about 100 children per grade. Three years ago, the school began buying Google Chromebook laptops for every student in middle and high school.<p>The students would be allowed to take them …

Mental Health

Mental illness and sexual abuse: the shocking link

Violence perpetrated on the mentally ill shows that victim-blaming is nothing more than a cover-up for subhuman behaviour<p>Some years ago, the Mufti of Australia got into hot water when he likened women who failed to wear the hijab to “uncovered meat”, at risk of being devoured by cats. In other …

Can The Printed Photo Ever Regain Its Former Glory?

By streamlining the photo printing process with automated monthly deliveries, Timeshel wants to bring the physical photo back.<p>Most Kickstarter campaigns launch with a flurry of emails. Last October, Timeshel, an iPhone-centric photo printing service, launched with a party.<p>In a borrowed Tribeca …

49 Signs You’re Addicted To Reading

1. Books > people is your general outlook on life. People are cool but reading is your preferred social activity.<p>2. You know what a book hangover is …

Did Blowing into Nintendo Cartridges Really Help?

When I was a kid with a Nintendo Entertainment System (NES), sometimes my games wouldn't load. But I, like all kids, knew the secret: take out the …

Why Are Some People More Prone To Mosquito Bites?

And by "some people" I mean me. Why is it that an evening stroll leaves me feeling eaten alive while my companions are left blissfully …

How to Stop Overthinking Everything and Find Peace of Mind

We all overthink aspects of our lives. Whether it's decisions, regrets, self-worth, or general worries about the future, we're so often stuck inside …

All You Need To Know About the 10 Percent Brain Myth, in 60 Seconds

The new Luc Besson movie Lucy, starring Scarlett Johansson, opens tomorrow in theaters countrywide. It's based on the immortal myth that we use only …

How Creative Hobbies Make Us Better At Basically Everything

They’re not just diversions from the daily grind–creative play can make you better at what you do at work.<p>At any given time, I have a side project running.<p>It’s often a new blog or a Tumblr or a book or a newsletter. Sometimes I try to design WordPress themes. Other times I try photography. This …

12 Simple Ways To Be More Interesting

<i>It's easy to be boring. It's harder to be interesting. Want to learn how? Jessica Hagy offers the following advice, excerpted from her book "How To Be Interesting."</i><p>Explore ideas, places, and opinions.<p>The inside of the echo chamber is where all the boring people hang out.<p>To embarrassment. To …

3 Stealth Meditations You Can Do Anytime, Anywhere | Inc.com

With pursuing happiness all the rage at the moment, no doubt someone has already recommended meditation to you. What new insight could yet another expert touting the benefits of mindfulness training possibly have to offer?<p>Sharon Salzberg--a celebrated meditation teacher and author of several books, …