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Parkland generation set to make impact in midterms

Hundreds of thousands of students took part in walkouts and public protests in the wake of a school massacre at a high school in Parkland, Fla., in …

Demographics

Generation Z's next battleground: lowering the voting age

Washington, D.C. is on the verge of becoming the first major U.S. city to allow people as young as 16 to vote in local and federal elections, …

Government

The Delay

After an 11-year-old Navajo girl was kidnapped, her family and friends sprang into action to find her. Why did it take so long for law enforcement to join them?<p>The first day I was in Shiprock, New Mexico, a horse made the front page of the local newspaper<i>.</i> The dark bay with a white stripe down its …

Crime

As pay and benefits stagnate, nontenured faculty and graduate students in Illinois, Chicago look to unions

Amaia Gabantxo has taught at the University of Chicago for seven years, but her job is hardly stable.<p>Gabantxo is an adjunct instructor, meaning she is paid per course and does not receive any benefits. Her pay has stagnated. She also works on a short-term contract and must hope her appointment is …

College & University

McConnell looks at longer workweeks for Senate to keep Dems from campaigning: report

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnellAddison (Mitch) Mitchell McConnellSenate blocks bill that opponents say weakens water pollution rules …

Mitch McConnell

McKayla Maroney: Larry Nassar abused me ‘hundreds of times’

<b>McKayla Maroney</b> said <b>Larry Nassar</b> abused her hundreds of times — “every time I saw him” — speaking in an interview with NBC’s <b>Savannah Guthrie</b>.<p>“He told …

Olympics

Introductions | 52 Weeks of Guided Inquiry

As the guest blogger this week, I will share how technology is infused with Guided Inquiry Design to enhance the learning experience for all of my …

Teaching

Three Good Places to Find Hands-on STEM Lessons

Like a lot of people, my most memorable moments from elementary school involved hands-on science lessons. One of my favorite experiences was making …

Education Technology

10 Instagram Accounts On Mental Health To Follow For A Better State Of Mind

Most people don't understand how difficult it is to to speak up about mental health, without being misjudged, or misrepresented. Thankfully, these 10 …

Mental Health

How To Purge Everything You Don't Need From Your Home

Out with the old, in with the new — that’s what ringing in the new year is about, right? And, while that is a good motto for many areas of your life, …

Minimalism

Being alone together: How to embrace a universal feeling

One day in 2013, I phoned a professor at the University of Chicago to talk about loneliness. John Cacioppo, head of the school’s Center for Cognitive and Social Neuroscience, was a pioneer in the study of the damaging health effects of loneliness, which he and other neuroscientists determined could …

Social Media

These vegetables may promote artery health

A new study of older women living in Australia finds that eating more vegetables — especially cruciferous vegetables, such as broccoli, cabbage, …

Holistic Medicine

8 Tips So You Don’t Lose Yourself In Your Next Relationship

<b>“Never lose yourself in a relationship. Love your partner fiercely, but always follow your unique dreams and desires. Be true to yourself.” …

Love Myself

The Left’s Year of Magical Thinking

Fantasies about the Second Amendment, the Mueller investigation and Stormy Daniels threaten to sabotage the Democrats in November.<p>It’s Wednesday, November 7, 2018, and the Democrats have awakened to the taste of ashes in their mouths. Despite the poll numbers and the pattern of history, Republicans …

Donald Trump

2 Free Tools That Will Help You Retire Richer

Easy-to-use, online help.<p>Next week is National Retirement Planning Week. Okay, maybe you’re not the kind of person who’ll mark this august occasion …

Retirement

Supreme Court: No Lives Matter If a Cop Feels Threatened

The high court’s ruling this week basically says that if an old lady has a cane and a cop says he thought it was a gun, he can fire away.<p>It’s …

Law Enforcement

How to Find New Music You'll Actually Like

Some people can dig up great music like magic, or have friends inside the industry who keep them updated. Some people are contented with their weekly …

Soundtracks

30 Relationship Destroyers | The Exhausted Woman

Have you ever wondered what a therapist is thinking about while you talk about your relationship woes? While I can’t speak for all therapists, I do …

Personality

31 Amazing Products on Amazon That Basically Work Miracles

How did we ever live before Amazon Prime? Just a few keystrokes and everything we never knew we needed comes right to our doorstep in 2 days. And …

Shopping

Pippa Middleton's Father-In-Law, David Matthews, Has Been Charged For Allegedly Raping A Minor

The <i>Telegraph</i> reported that Pippa Middleton's father-in-law David Matthews is being investigated over allegations that he raped a minor. David, whose …

Tom Hanks

How Not to Care When People Don't Like You

When I was in high school, I found out that my friends didn’t like me. One of the girls in my “group” told me I wasn’t invited to a birthday party …

Relationships

Guns and Cognitive Dissonance in America

Unfortunately, in the U.S. we have conflicting "facts" about guns. We also have facts that are suppressed and, therefore, they remain unknown to most …

Guns

Spanish court bans 'Don Quixote' tool to read forbidden book

Spanish booksellers had protested against the banning of a book. Their ploy to use Cervantes' 17th-century literary masterpiece to make it available …

Books

A Haunting Solo Guitar Arrangement of the Pink Floyd Song ‘Hey You’ Played on a Sweet Stratocaster

The very talented musician Steve Onotera aka samuraiguitarist took a bit of a dark turn with a haunting arrangement of the already moody Pink Floyd …

Guitar

You can actually learn to be wise, and it can help you feel less lonely

Most people were either stunned or amused when British prime minister Theresa May appointed a Minister of Loneliness a few months ago, acknowledging that, “for far too many people, loneliness is the sad reality of modern life.” Yet, this should not have come as a surprise or a joke. In study after …

Psychology

The Mind-Expanding Ideas of Andy Clark

The tools we use to help us think—from language to smartphones—may be part of thought itself.<p><b>Audio:</b> Listen to this story. To hear more feature stories, download the Audm app for your iPhone.<p>Where does the mind end and the world begin? Is the mind locked inside its skull, sealed in with skin, or …

Consciousness

Take A Chill Pill: 5 Problems You Face When You're An Over-Thinker

I am an over-thinker, and I have been one since I was little. My brain is always moving 20 steps ahead of a current situation, and I always see the …

Self-help

Crime wave, police complicity batter Mexico's Jalisco state and trigger angry protests

A surge in gang killings, kidnappings and other crimes is gripping central Mexico's Jalisco state and sparking street protests in a region famed for some of the country's singular cultural emblems — from mariachi music to tequila to Mexican-style rodeo.<p>And, in a disturbing but familiar scenario in …

Mexico

I didn’t understand male privilege until I became a stay-at-home dad

When my wife returned to work after parental leave, I took my first trip to the grocery with two kids, not knowing I would return home feeling like a hero. On a Monday morning, I pushed the green cart with flame decals through the second set of sliding doors and toward the deli. My 3-year-old son …

Melancholy Dane: Sigrid Nunez’s “The Friend”

THE ONLY GREAT MOVIE I have no intention of ever seeing again is Vittorio De Sica’s <i>Umberto D.</i> The story of a proud and impoverished pensioner evicted …

Literature