Stephanie Pierrotti

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Meet Mojo, the monster Stanford and Harvard are using to teach your kids “growth mindset” and empathy

Mojo is a monster with a problem. He used to like school, but then math got hard, and Mojo decided he was not smart enough. School became less fun, and Mojo wanted to make a run for it.<p>But he didn’t, because Mojo was designed by ClassDojo, a Silicon Valley edtech start up, and a team of researchers …

Empathy

I visited Greenland, and now I'm freaking out about climate change

A wall of ice. Thirty stories of ice, of a delicate pale blue. It felt like being on a fast elevator with glass windows, with the stories passing in front of us at vertiginous speed.<p>Below, the dark blue sea looked frigid, and was approaching too fast for comfort. Suddenly, another left turn and …

Global Warming

Enjoy Earth While It Lasts: Atmospheric Carbon Levels Pass the Point of No Return

The bad news: Earth's climate change problem just passed a point of no return. Atmospheric carbon levels have passed 400 parts per million, and they …

Climate Change

Leonard Cohen’s New Biblical Dirge Is Among His Best Songs Ever

The 82-year-old legend faces his creator in ‘You Want It Darker,’ which is reminiscent of Johnny Cash’s last recordings—and may be his most powerful …

Even cheerleaders are kneeling during national anthem

<b>(CNN) —</b> Athletes across the country have been sitting or kneeling during the national anthem in recent weeks to protest police brutality and racism.<p>But a football game in Washington, D.C. may mark the first time a squad of cheerleaders has taken a knee during the song.<p>Cheerleaders at Howard …

375 top scientists warn of 'real, serious, immediate' climate threat | John Abraham

375 National Academy of Sciences members sign an open letter expressing frustration at political inaction on climate change<p>Yesterday, 375 of the world’s top scientists, including 30 Nobel Prize winners, published an open letter regarding climate change. In the letter, the scientists report that the …

Climate Change

7 Face Serums Editors Swear By, And Why You Should Use Them

To serum or not to serum?<p>It seems like everyone’s been talking about face serums lately.<p>So, we figured it was a good time to have a chat about what serums are, why we should use them, and which ones are great.<p>What are face serums?<p>Face serums are lightweight moisturizers that deliver powerful …

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THEY New York

With the re-emergence and newfound popularity of the white sneaker, an enduring style staple, the trainer has recently made a confident comeback. But …

Essie Gel Couture in Caviar Bar Review | Allure

<b>WHY WE LIKE IT:</b><p>We imagine that this is the exact color you’d see 10,000 leagues under the sea—a blue so dark, it veers on black. It goes on smooth and opaque (you can actually get away with just one coat), and dries to a chip-free finish when used with the brand’s Gel Couture Top Coat.<p><b>AWARDS:</b><p>Best …

Beauty

Dinner in the Dollhouse: This Creative Modern Cupboard Design is Too Cute

All it takes to prompt a flood of emotions about what it means to be sheltered in a safe, warm and comfortable place of one’s own is a simple …

Lost photos of Bauhaus first US tour

<b>Brian Shanley tells his story of the night Bauhaus came to Chicago for the first time to play an underground venue and then play their first big gig</b> …

Fashion Premiere: a Muslim designer presented the first NYFW show that featured the ‘hijab’

Top models wearing hijab, a traditional veil that covers the head and chest of Muslim women, walked for the first time on the New York Fashion Week …

Moving Fantasy Beyond Elves – The Fantasy Genres You Didn’t Know Existed

When you say “fantasy” to most casual observers, a few cliche things come to mind: noble elves, ruddy dwarves, and brash humans trekking through the …

Obama administration’s offshore wind plan would power 23 million homes

The federal government on Friday unveiled its vision for wind farms off of nearly every U.S. coastline by 2050, in an effort to generate 86 gigawatts …

5 Scientific Theories That Will Melt Your Brain

People think science is all tedious testing and complicated calculations, but those only happen after someone points at the Sun God and screams, "I …

'A constitutional crisis': the CIA turns on the Senate

Tensions flare between the CIA and the Senate in the fight to release the report on torture – leading the agency to spy on its own legislative overseers<p>Support the Guardian’s fearless journalism by making a contribution or becoming a member<p>It was 11pm, in the chill of January, but Daniel Jones …

10 Photos That Inspired Millions to Take Action

The Munduruku people have inhabited the Sawré Muybu in the heart of the Amazon, for generations. The Brazilian government had planned to build a …

Bill Gates: Only Socialism Can Save the Climate, ‘The Private Sector is Inept’ | Featured

Copyright: The Atlantic<p>Bill Gates explains why the climate crisis will not be solved by the free market.<p>In a recent interview with The Atlantic, …

Renewable Energy

Blame Global Warming for Your Bad Attitude

It doesn’t take a PhD to see that climate affects our lives. Anyone who lives far enough from the equator can tell just by opening the closet.<p>It …

Oil Washing Could Be the Solution to Your Hair Woes

Wash with an emulsifying facial oil cleanser for the best hair of your life<p>First: some good news. Unless your scalp is irritated by ingredients in your dry shampoo or you’re using it constantly as a water-washing replacement, you can keep spraying. "I definitely don’t believe dry shampoo is a cause …

Hair Care

How To Learn And Master Any Skill Twice As Fast, According To Science

Whether you're trying to be pro at Photoshop, or step up your tennis game, or master a dueling banjo song, you're probably dutifully following the age-old advice that practice makes perfect.<p>However, contrary to popular belief, doing the same thing over and over again might not be the most efficient …

About That Time Dead & Company Bassist Oteil Burbridge Dropped Acid At The Gorge

There’s no denying the massive effect LSD had on the early years of the Grateful Dead, if not well beyond. Nearly every band member has openly talked …

Donald Trump Just Demonstrated That He Knows Precisely Nothing About National Security

The phrase "not even wrong" is a cliche by now. It was Wolfgang's Pauli's reaction to a physics paper he had been given to read, and it basically …

The World Is Unprepared For The “Truly Staggering” Warming Of The Oceans

Fisheries and corals are in grave danger, hurricanes are increasing, and toxic algae blooms are on the rise. The world is ignoring the oceans at its peril.<p>In late August, President Obama announced he would create the world’s largest marine sanctuary around Hawaii–an area that contains 7,000 species …

Surrender

Everytown and MDA have posted the same quote by an ISIS fighter on their respective Facebook pages.<p>ISIS scored victories against the United States …

Oil pipeline protest turns violent after American Indian burial sites destroyed

A protest of a four-state, $3.8 billion oil pipeline turned violent Saturday after tribal officials say construction crews destroyed American Indian burial and cultural sites on private land in southern North Dakota.<p>Morton County Sheriff's Office spokeswoman Donnell Preskey said four private …

Can we please start planning for the extreme heat ahead?: Mallick | The Star

People who are too busy trying to survive the trip to work and back each sopping day — one arrives at work with the “TTC glow” — already know about …

Electricity prices need to rise to tackle climate change

If you read the latest report from the Climate Change Authority, the government's own climate policy adviser, you're left in no doubt that the most …