Tarah Ervin

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Trump stokes fears of how he'd handle real crisis

After chaotic, self-inflicted week many fear chaos Trump can't control.<p>So, what if there’s a real crisis?<p>A real war — not a war with the media, or James Comey. A real showdown — not a political showdown. A real surprise that’s out of the White House’s control — not a situation of President Donald …

Big Meta-Analysis Says Four Teaching Strategies Are Most Effective For Low-Income Students

There really isn’t any shortage of research trying to identify the most effective instructional strategies (see The Best Articles, Posts & Videos On …

Trump launches military strike against Syria

<b>(CNN) —</b> The United States launched a military strike Thursday on a Syrian government airbase in response to a chemical weapons attack that killed dozens of civilians earlier in the week.<p>On President Donald Trump's orders, US warships launched 59 Tomahawk cruise missiles at the airbase that was home …

Middle East

A Roundtable On Trump, Syria And What Lies Ahead

Greg Jaffe of <i>The Washington Post</i>, Sheera Frenkel of BuzzFeed News, and Rana Foroohar of the <i>Financial Times</i> discuss President Trump's recent airstrike on Syria with NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro.<p>Transcript<p>LOURDES GARCIA-NAVARRO, HOST:<p>We begin this hour with a look at President Trump and Syria. On …

There Are 4 Personality Types. Here Is How Each Will Lead to Great Success (or Massive Failure)

It never fails. Whenever I'm asked to do a client intervention to help diffuse a conflict of some sort, the first thing I do is have the parties …

An outstanding debut stages the debates convulsing America in the story of a teenager who testifies after a shooting<p>“Girls wear their hair coloured, curled, laid, and slayed. Got me feeling basic as hell with my ponytail. Guys in their freshest kicks and sagging pants grind so close to girls they …

Justice

Pixar’s Inside Out and the Literature of Interiority

A look at portrayals of the mind in film & literature<p>“Do you ever look at somebody and wonder, what is going on inside their head?” the first line of …

This Harry Potter-Themed Wedding is Pure Muggle Magic: Today in Critical Linking

<b>Critical Linking is sponsored today by Black Book by James Patterson, David Ellis:</b> <i>Time for a few Saturday bookish links to browse:</i> • <b>A Contender for</b> …

Revolution, radicalism and rebellion dominate this year, as writers, journalists and academics look back on a century of political upheaval<b><br>•</b> Bristol Festival of Ideas 2017<p>It’s impossible to ignore the atmosphere of change and rebellion in 2017. Just months ago, Britain voted for Brexit and America …

Books

Past and present merge in this psychological twister set in a picturesque country cottage<p>Haunted houses can be a difficult trick to pull off in fiction: it is testament to Julie Myerson’s skill that her 10th novel features a haunted house that is not only entirely believable but deeply …

Books

Meet the Canadian teacher who helped young Inuit kids choose life

Maggie McDonnell won £1m ($1.25m) for her work with indigenous communities in northern Canada.

Can We Destroy the Silver Bullet Mentality Before It Destroys Us?

We live in a world of gimmicks, shiny new toys, and silver bullets. Too often we find ourselves chasing all of them and it prevents us from doing the …

North American Mario Kart 8 Deluxe teaser site open

Nintendo is gearing up for Mario Kart 8 Deluxe’s arrival later this month with the North American teaser site. Find it <b>here</b>. The full page should open …

Emma Stone wrote a very nice note for the bold teen who asked her to prom

Emma Stone, a famous actress, somehow did not accept 17-year-old aspiring filmmaker Jacob Staudenmaier's invitation to prom. But she <i>did</i> throw him a …

15 Most Shocking (And Permanent) Comic Book Movie Deaths

by Padraig Cotter<p>– on<p>in Lists<p>Comic book movies have come a long way in recent years, managing to mix a healthy amount of character development and …

Comics

Watch the newest ‘Invader Zim’ movie teasers - News - Alternative Press

As we reported a few days ago, Nickelodeon's cult favorite series <i>Invader Zim</i> released its first teaser video in preperation for a 90-minute movie.<p>The …

Carrie Fisher Will Be In Star Wars: Episode 9, Brother Says

<b>[UPDATE]</b> Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy has confirmed that Carrie Fisher will not be in <i>Episode IX</i><i>.</i><p><i>The original story is below.</i><p>Following the passing of Star Wars actress Carrie Fisher in December, Lucasfilm boss Kathleen Kennedy and <i>Star Wars: Episode IX</i> director reportedly met to discuss how …

'We Need To Make It Less Aspirational For Women To Have Just Wonderful Skin'

Maneka Gandhi, Union Cabinet Minister for Women and Child Development, was speaking at the ongoing Goafest 2017. The minister also urged advertiser …

The Most Disrespected Person in America Is Still the Black Woman

In recent weeks, rapper French Montana and Fox News personality Bill O’Reilly have taken racist shots at black women’s hair. This type of behavior …

Emma Watson Says This Is Why Men Hate Movies Without Male Heroes

“It’s something they’re not used to, and they don’t like that”<p>2016 was a year filled with atrocities, including the endless barrage of bratty men boycotting Hollywood. Both <i>Star Wars: The Force Awakens</i> and the <i>Ghostbusters</i> reboot faced significant backlash from men who felt slighted by the decision …

Locker Room Talk: Women In The World Panel Targets Tucker Carlson, Hits Him Below The Belt–Literally

Remember the horror of locker room talk? Remember the endless panels and discussions about whether it exists? Well, the Women in The World Summit …

Hillary Clinton, Free to Speak Her Mind

In the most wrenching, humiliating way possible, Hillary Clinton has been liberated. She is now out of the woods again, and speaking her mind.<p>In her first interview since the election, she acknowledged that she had expected to defeat Donald Trump and that the outcome had been “so devastating.”<p>“I …

Zen Buddhism Explains Why Attachments Lead to Suffering (and What You Can Do About it)

Attachment, clinging, desiring…I’m sure you’ve heard these words spoken about negatively by Zen masters before when discussing Buddhism and suffering.<p>…

Why would millennial men prefer stay-at-home wives? Race and feminism.

The liberal imagination tends to assume not only that history unfolds in a progressive direction but also that progressivism’s disparate values and …

The most famous book that takes place in every state

Whether you come from the California coastline or the snowy forests of Maine, reading a book set in your home state can make you feel a warm nostalgia for that beloved place.<p>After scouring the internet and surveying our colleagues on their picks, we rounded up the most famous book set in every …

Literature

Rand Paul: Trump's strikes on Syria were 'an inappropriate way to start a war'

Paul told CNN anchor Michael Smerconish that the move went against Trump's previous denunciations of American involvement in regime changes. Throughout his presidential campaign, Trump had vigorously criticized previous administrations' interventions in Iraq and Libya.<p>"Involving ourselves in civil …

The Happy Chemicals: How To Naturally Tap Into Dopamine, Serotonin, Endorphins, Oxytocin

Dopamine, serotonin, oxytocin and endorphins are the brain chemicals responsible for our happiness.<p>These chemicals are can be triggered all the time, …

Here Is a List of Teaching Skills for Resumes, Cover Letters, and More

Teaching Skills List and Examples<p>Updated December 24, 2017<p>When you're writing resumes and cover letters and applying for teaching jobs, there are …

The Trump administration is ill-prepared for a global pandemic

The Trump administration has failed to fill crucial public health positions across the government, leaving the nation ill-prepared to face one of its greatest potential threats: a pandemic outbreak of a deadly infectious disease, according to experts in health and national security.<p>No one knows …

Continued bombing by Assad shows limits of single U.S. attack

PALM BEACH, Fla. — President Trump on Saturday praised the U.S. military for carrying out the missile attack on a Syrian airfield and struck back at mounting questions over whether it would help achieve a momentum shift in Syria’s bloody civil war.<p>In an afternoon tweet, Trump defended the operation …