Stephanie Gray

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The Sexual Assault Epidemic No One Talks About

<i>Editor's note:</i> <i>This report includes graphic and disturbing descriptions of assault.</i><p>Pauline wants to tell her story — about that night in the basement, about the boys and about the abuse she wanted to stop.<p>But she's nervous. "Take a deep breath," she says out loud to herself. She takes a deep and …

Autism

Is mindfulness meditation good for kids? Here’s what the science actually says. - Vox

Meditation is meant to help students deal with stress. But the hype is outpacing the evidence.<p>Welcome to <i>Show Me the Evidence</i><i>,</i> where we go beyond the frenzy of daily headlines to take a deeper look at the state of science around the most pressing health questions of the day.<p>The juniors and seniors …

Mindfulness

The Safe and Easy Way to Kick-Start Ketosis—And Why You Should

Exhaustion, sugar cravings, headaches and irritability can all be signs that you're under-fueling your body<p>It’s estimated that the average person …

The Ketogenic Diet: An Ultimate Guide to Keto

Over recent years, ketogenic diets have become increasingly popular.<p>The diet is otherwise known as ‘keto,’ and it’s high in fat and extremely low in …

An Introduction to the Ketogenic Diet

If you haven’t been living under a rock for the past year or so, then you’ve most likely heard of the ketogenic (or keto) diet.If you have been …

Nutrition

Is This The Best Diet For Women Over 40?

"I've just been so tired but I can't sleep," my 44-year-old patient Brenda complained during our first consultation. "I'm forgetful and have no …

If Austin has extra money for education, it should go to school districts first

The Texas Senate gave charter schools a historic win April 27 when it approved, for the first time, facilities funding for charter schools.<p>We've long …

Education

Twelve Tribes: The Church Preached Child Abuse & Slavery

According to ex-members of Twelve Tribes who spoke to The Daily Beast, children are regularly beaten and leaders preached “slavery is …

Summer reading lists at prestigious private schools

High-school classic "Lord of the Flies."Amazon<p>For many people, the summer months symbolize pleasure reading at its best.<p>It's a time to indulge in the texts that are most appealing, without scrutiny: an easy beach read, a guilty pleasure, or that book you've always meant to start.<p>But students at …

The Golden Age of Teaching Yourself Anything

Who can resist the romanticism of self-taught achievers? They didn't need school. They didn't need "the system." They needed only their passion and …

Dred Scott, slave catchers and slave patrols

The week after the shooting of Mike Brown, in August of 2014, I wrote about St. Louis, and Missouri’s history as a slave state in “Show Me Missouri …

Black History

A former Apple employee has created this beautiful line of marijuana edibles

"User-friendly" is not a word we hear often when describing marijuana edibles.<p>Whether you're biting into a pot brownie cooked up in a college dorm or nibbling on a fruit chew purchased from your local dispensary, you never <i>really</i> know how much marijuana you're ingesting. It can take hours to get …

The 16 Best Summer Foods to Eat If You're Trying to Lose Weight

They're in season and delicious.<p>If you actually need to lose weight, you'd probably love a magic food that you could eat as much as you want without impacting your weight. Real talk: Anyone who claims they've discovered that is basically doling out bullshit.<p>"There is not a lot of evidence for …

One scientist may have solved a mystery behind brain disorders like Alzheimer’s and schizophrenia

When she gazed into a microscope and saw these ubiquitous cells with their spidery tentacles, she did what most neuroscientists had been doing for generations: she looked right past them and focused on the rest of the brain tissue, just as you might look through specks of dirt on a windshield.<p>"What …

The Battle for the Soul of American Higher Education

<b>Student Protest, the Black Lives Matter Movement, and the Rise of the Corporate University</b><p><i>Cross-posted with TomDispatch.com</i><p>During the past academic year, an upsurge of student activism, a movement of millennials, has swept campuses across the country and attracted the attention of the media. From …

I thought it's now or never, says student who came out as non-binary to Obama

Maria Munir says ‘the blood ran cold’ after picking up the microphone at Q&A, but parents’ response has been positive<p>The parents of a student who came out to Barack Obama as non-binary have reacted positively, the student has said.<p>Maria Munir, 20, a politics and international relations student from …

LGBTQI

Understanding why some people take their lives – and some don’t | The Star

Arthur Sommer Rotenberg was a doctor in Toronto with a promising career. He had a large, loving family and was both studious and athletic, once …

NBA Playoff Schedule 2016: Known Dates for Each Round of Bracket

Even though the regular season is almost over, the NBA isn't anywhere close to saying farewell.<p>Once the season ends on Wednesday, hoops fans must brace themselves for another long postseason. Depending on how many games the NBA Finals last, the playoffs could engross two full months before …

Basketball

DIY Tricks For Whiter Teeth

1 of 10<p>Image Source: Shutterstock<p>Coffee, blueberries, red or white wine, curry, cigarettes. In addition to aging, many extrinsic culprits cause …

The Airbnb of backyards is bringing hot tubs and strangers to your lawn

Have you ever looked at your backyard and thought, 'If only I could charge yard-less strangers to utilize this space?'<p>A new app called Nookzy is hoping to help you with this problem you never knew you had. The space-sharing app is quietly launching in San Francisco, according to a flier obtained by …

17 Secrets to Saving at Disneyland

Make the "happiest place on earth" a little more affordable.<p>The “happiest place on earth” is a top destination on many families’ bucket lists. If you …

Walt Disney Company

Android Wear's new wrist gestures, explained with Drake GIFs

1/100th of the grace of Drake<p>Let us take a moment, before we get into the technical details, to praise the internet for finally recognizing the genius of Drake's "Hotline Bling" video. Drake's supremely self-assured moves confused us at first, but then we figured it out with the help of Rembert …

Hands-on with the $1,500 Tag Heuer Connected smartwatch

Tag Heuer has teamed up with Google and Intel to launch the Connected Watch, its first Android Wear timepiece. The Connected isn't just any average Android Wear watch, however. It's a $1,500 luxury timepiece clad in titanium and bearing more than a passing resemblance to Tag Heuer's analog …

They want kids to be robots: Meet the new education craze designed to distract you from overtesting

“Reformers” talk about mindfulness as if it’s an answer, not just another way to sneak corporate culture in schools<p>From inner-city classrooms to wealthy boarding schools the mindfulness juggernaut has hit education. A recent Atlantic article shows that despite its “inherent nebulousness” as a …

'I can be happy – or I can be a teacher'

The young woman walked into the staffroom and dropped disconsolately into her seat. What was the cause of the defeated body language? Could it be …

Teaching

Q&A With The Black Twitter Engineer Who Left Over Diversity Problems

There's been lots of talk over the past few years about the glaring lack of diversity in Silicon Valley's tech industry. Software engineer Leslie Miley made national news this week when he publicly explained his recent decision to leave his job at Twitter — a job he loved — citing frustration over …

Yahoo is making fast progress in daily fantasy sports

While private tech startups DraftKings and FanDuel are the early leaders in the “daily” subset of the fantasy sports industry, Yahoo, this football …

Elbee is making wireless earbuds that will be hard to lose

Elbee's wireless earbuds are more utilitarian than others<p>Each Elbee earbud is a small, dark gray rhombus on one side, with touch-sensitive strips for simple tap and swipe controls, an indicator light, and a noise-cancelation microphone. On the other side are form-fitting earpieces, and a capacitive …

Earbuds

I went broke teaching your kid: The real story about life on a teacher’s salary

Four kids. A ton of tuition. And $281.92 for a car payment. Teaching in America is barely middle class any more<p>I stare at the calculator: $281.92. That’s what I have to work with in terms of a car payment. My wife, a soccer mom who totes three kids (a fourth is in college) and a couple of dogs all …