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America's criminal justice system is broken

<b>(CNN) —</b> As a Democrat from Delaware and a Republican from North Carolina, we disagree on plenty of policy issues. You might think that would be especially true of an issue as historically divisive and politically challenging as crime and punishment.<p>That's not the case. We share a strong belief that …

North Carolina

Embroidered Tapestries Beautifully Rewrite Art History’s Male Gaze

Sylvie Franquet reworks found tapestries to explore newer cultural dimensions.<p>Throughout the 16th and 17th centuries, the Flanders region of Belgium functioned as the center of European tapestry production, commended for their particularly large textile works filled to the brim with intricate, …

The Anxious Lover: Stop Feeling Insecure And Get The Love You Crave

Why do people manipulate others? Is it because they're an asshole? Is it because they need to feel powerful?<p>I manipulated an ex-girlfriend once. Years ago, when I was in a toxic relationship with someone I loved, I lied to get a reaction out of her. I told her I was going to watch her soccer game, …

10 Must-have apps that college students shouldn’t live without

Share30<p>Tweet<p>Share12<p>+13<p>Shares 45<p>The truth of our modern times is that you probably won’t find a student who does not use innovative gadgets today. It …

Apps

A History of Philosophy in 81 Video Lectures: From Ancient Greece to Modern Times

Above, you can watch 81 video lectures tracing the history of philosophy, moving from Ancient Greece to modern times. Arthur Holmes presented this …

Ancient Greece

11 best state parks in California

1. Malibu Creek, Calabasas<p>This is the former site of the 20th Century Fox studios’ location ranch, where they filmed the TV show M*A*S*H. There are …

Experts call for official guidelines on child screen use

Educationalists, psychologists and authors also call for a minister for children to try to address ‘toxic’ nature of childhood<p>A group of leading authors, educationalists and child-development experts is calling on the government to introduce national guidelines on the use of screens, amid concern …

Mental Health

The Psychological Research That Helps Explain the Election

At the end of most years, I’m typically asked to write about the best psychology papers of the past twelve months. This year, though, is not your typical year. And so, instead of the usual “best of,” I’ve decided to create a list of classic psychology papers and findings that can explain not just …

Best of 2016: 10 times “Saturday Night Live” nailed this year’s election insanity

<b>(SNL)</b><p>The cast and writers of “SNL” made us laugh and cry in its coverage of the 2016 presidential election<p>Grace Guarnieri<p>December 25, 2016 3:00pm (UTC)<p>Even if you were crying with a carton of ice cream for most of 2016, "Saturday Night Live" never failed to come through with sketches to make light …

Hillary Clinton

The 7 Best Fantasy Books for the Holiday Season

Whether you're looking for a last minute holiday gift or want a story for yourself, here's fantasy that isn't grimdark.<p>Thanks to the popularity of</i> …

Want to Raise Successful Daughters? 1 Crucial Life Skill They Need to Start Learning Young

The way boys and girls are socialized has long-term effects on their success.<p>The founder of Girls Who Code kept hearing the same story. In their first week of learning to code, the girls' screens would be blank. They said they were stuck and didn't know which code to write. Yet when the teachers …