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The Mundari: The tribe dying for their cows

<b>(CNN) —</b> South Sudan is the world's youngest country, and it has witnessed immense change since gaining independence in 2011. The promise of peace has given way to civil war, and tribal rifts continue to run deep, permeating political affairs. Over two million people have been displaced according to …

Africa

What It's Like To Grow Up With Older Parents

<i>This post originally appeared on Bustle By Kaitlyn Wylde</i><p>In 1979, my parents thought they were done having children. They saved up until their late twenties to start a family and then they had two healthy babies two years apart and believed their family was complete. So when I came along in 1987, a …

Parenting

Zelda Fitzgerald, Auburn fan

The Wall Street Journal recently did a story on the secret pigskin passions of F. Scott Fitzgerald, about how his mostly unknown or forgotten or …

Pets

These Abandoned Rural Churches Are Still Powerful Sacred Spaces

Some people think dilapidated, abandoned buildings should be torn down, but photographer and historian Kelly Micheau Gomez sees these buildings as gateways to another time.<p>"Where others might see filth, decay, and paranormal conjuring, I see a story of a structure that sits like a dog-eared page in …

Black History

How the North distorts Civil War history

<i>Hugh Howard is the author of “Houses of Civil War America.”</i><p>With astonishing speed — and a surprising new consensus — the status of the Confederate battle flag has been altered. While a reconsideration of that symbol’s original meaning is long overdue, there is a countervailing risk that the …

War

Haunting chalkboard drawings, frozen in time for 100 years, discovered in Oklahoma school

Teachers and students scribbled the lessons — multiplication tables, pilgrim history, how to be clean — nearly 100 years ago. And they haven’t been touched since.<p>This week, contractors removing old chalkboards at Emerson High School in Oklahoma City made a startling discovery: Underneath them …

Education

How One Enormous Feline Is Helping Other Cats In A Big Way

Now weighing in at nearly 30 pounds, Andre the giant cat wasn’t always so robust.<p>When he first came to the Cat Casita, a no-kill cat shelter in Fairplay, Colorado, run by Animal Rescue of the Rockies, “he was definitely starving,” Kerrie Lynn, the manager of the shelter, told The Huffington …

Cats

Have We Taken The Wrong Approach To Treating Kids With ADHD?

Children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are often told to be quiet and sit still in the classroom. But new research suggests that letting them move around may actually be a more effective way to help them learn.<p>The study, recently published in the Journal of Abnormal Child …

Autism

Losing my religion for equality

The impact of these religious beliefs touches every aspect of our lives. They help explain why in many countries boys are educated before girls; why …

New Poll Shows America Is Realizing The Truth: CAT PEOPLE ARE AWESOME

We're on the verge of kitten season, that meow-gical time of year when animal shelters are overflowing with felines who need new homes.<p>If you've been holding off on taking in one of these goofy, smart, affectionate little creatures out of fear your friends and family might think less of you as a …

Pets

30 Frats Shut Down In The Past Month As Colleges Respond To Misconduct More Aggressively

Thirty fraternities have been shut down by either their university or national headquarters since the beginning of March due to hazing, alcohol-related problems, criminal investigations and other student conduct infractions.<p>Most have been imposed for longer periods, typically two or three years, …

Fraternities

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Racism - a festering disease

Racism plays an unfortunate role in our culture today. Just in the past year, America has seen events such as the Ferguson riots, controversy over …

11 Reasons Your Crazy Cat Obsession Makes You Happier And Healthier

Feline fans, rejoice: Your cat isn't just a cute and cuddly ball of fluff -- he's also incredibly good for your health.<p>Even pet owners who prefer puppies can't deny the major benefits that come along with caring for a furry friend of either species. Science shows that pets can help prevent …

Pets

Do You Bite Your Nails? It Might Mean You're A Perfectionist

Are you mindlessly twisting your hair or biting your nails as you read this article? New research from the University of Montreal suggests that compulsive behaviors like these might say more about your personality than you think.<p>People who are generally impatient, or who get bored or frustrated …

Psychology

The Secret Eating Disorder (You've Never Heard Of)

<i>Celebrities don’t talk about it. Doctors don’t always notice it. Even those with textbook cases of binge-eating disorder may not know it. Find out what happens when the food you turn to for comfort becomes your worst enemy.</i><p><b>by Sunny Sea Gold</b><p>Sixteen-year-old Emily and her boyfriend had just had a …

Mental Health

25 Life-Changing Style Charts Every Guy Needs Right Now

So you can look like the super-hot dude you were meant to be.

A billion at risk for hearing loss from exposure to loud music

<b>(CNN) —</b> "Hey dude -- can you turn your music down?"<p>If anyone says this to you while you're wearing your earbuds, take note: You are probably endangering your hearing.<p>More than one billion teens and young adults are at risk of losing their hearing, according to WHO (that's the World Health …

Hearing Loss

6 Unusual Riots

Most of history’s great riots were triggered by social unrest or political turmoil, but sometimes all it took to cause an uproar was a few too many …

App puts women on the map for Women's History Month | CNN Travel

Women's History

14 Things It’s Time You Forgave Yourself For

1. The big things that you changed your mind about<p>The dream job you never thought you’d quit. The person you didn’t think you’d leave. The plans you …

OMGFacts

Residents react to apartment moratorium

On Feb. 17, the Auburn City Council passed an apartment moratorium that will stop the development of apartments, condominiums or any other form of …

On this day in 1807, Aaron Burr was arrested in Alabama

<b>H</b>ow did Aaron Burr, one of the nation's founders, go from being a war hero and respected politician to being labeled a traitor and the man who killed …

Don't believe Birmingham has changed? See what's happening now

The Lyric, the Thomas Jefferson Hotel, the Redmont, the Publix, the Powell Avenue Steam Plant renovation and more. It is happening.

Luxury Lifestyle

OUR VIEW: Apartment moratorium is right call

“What challenges must Auburn address between now and 2030 to become the best possible place it can be?”<p>Five years ago, Auburn residents were asked …

12 Signs Cats Have Taken Over Your Home

The Dodo Archive<p>1. Drawers are no longer for clothes, they are for cats.<p>2. Any window is now Cat TV.<p>3. Your household doors double as cat perches.<p>4. …

What’s Up With That: Why Do Cats Love Boxes So Much?

Author: Bryan Gardiner. Bryan Gardiner Science<p>Date of Publication: 02.03.15.<p>Time of Publication: 6:45 am. 6:45 …