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For Autistic Consumers, Pop Culture Can Be More Than an Escape. It Can Be a Lifeline.

In my autism support group, we were given a writing prompt: to close our eyes and take ourselves on an adventure. One otherwise very shy girl told a …

This recut of Groundhog Day from Andie MacDowell's perspective is weird as hell

<i>Groundhog Day</i> is one of the best comedies ever made, a clever, heartfelt romance with a surprisingly robust philosophical backbone. Harold Ramis and …

The myth that civilian gun ownership prevents tyranny

Do high rates of gun ownership protect democracies? Data points to a resounding no.<p>Whenever there’s a sign of potential gun reform on the horizon, …

Researchers Discover Common Thread Among Christians Who Voted For Trump

This could explain why some evangelicals are willing to overlook that Trump is not a choir boy.<p>Social scientists have a number of theories on why President Donald Trump captured the votes of 80 percent of white evangelical Protestants in the 2016 election, much more than his support from any other …

Donald Trump

What to Do If Your FAFSA Application Gets Flagged for Verification

Even in the best of circumstances, applying for college financial aid can be a daunting task. But this year many students are facing a new obstacle: …

If You Want to Know How to Stop School Shootings, Ask the Secret Service

<i>The following essay is reprinted with permission from The Conversation, an online publication covering the latest research.</i><p>While President Donald …

Secret Service

The Distinctively Dark Wide Lens Observational Order of Stanley Kubrick’s Style of Filmmaking

In another of their very insightful video essays, film and television analysis platform ScreenPrism took a look at the iconic films of Stanley …

Sci-Fi Short Film Explores What Happens When You Travel at Light Speed

Adam Stern and Artifex Studios present a new short film detailing the incredible story of astronaut Ethan Kane, the first person attempting to travel …

Pope trolls Donald Trump with tweet about fake news

The Pope appears to have trolled Donald Trump a little bit.<p>Tweeting on Wednesday morning, His Holiness wrote: ‘There is no such thing as harmless …

We Traveled World’s Most Scenic Destinations And This Is What We’ve Photographed

We’re Jack Bolshaw and Marta Kulesza, and we spent the last few years of our lives photographing the mountains and writing about our experiences …

New drug offers hope for treating Huntington's disease

An experimental drug has for the first time been shown to slow the progression of Huntington's disease, giving hopes to patients suffering from the incurable disorder.<p>Scientists at UK's University College of London said on Monday that an early-stage trial found that the treatment had "successfully …

Dementia

Pop Art Posters Celebrate Pioneering Women Scientists: Download Free Posters of Marie Curie, Ada Lovelace & More

We all know the name Marie Curie—or at least I hope we do. But for far too many people, that’s where their knowledge of women in science ends. Which …

Posters

This technique might actually clear your clutter once and for all

“Ah, mum,” I say, clearing my throat. “You have many nice things,” I splutter. “Have you thought about what you want to do with them all later on?”<p>My …

Minimalism

What Makes a Good, Un-Sleazy Lead Magnet? 9 Utterly Clear Examples

Email is the centerpiece of modern indie businesses. It’s a critical way we engage with our audience for direct sales and relationship.So, all us …

What does it take to coordinate patient care? - Scope

As a clinical student, I’ve been a part of dozens of outpatient clinic visits, but several days ago, I witnessed a clinic visit much unlike the …

Stanford University

The Psychological Quirk That Explains Why You Love Donald Trump

The popularity of the GOP front-runner can be explained by the Dunning-Kruger Effect.<p>Many commentators have argued that Donald Trump’s dominance in the GOP presidential race can be largely explained by ignorance; his candidacy, after all, is most popular among Republican voters without college …

Person of Interest’s Final Villains Are Mark Zuckerberg and Isaac Asimov

For years, <i>Person of Interest</i> has been right on the cutting edge between commenting on current events and speculating about the future. With its final …

Why Ayaan Hirsi Ali’s Criticism of Islam Angers Western Liberals

She courageously battles the Left's comfortable narrative of the Muslim world<p>Ayaan Hirsi Ali can recount in virtual slow motion the events of …

Religion

The Video That Stopped Me Dead, No, Startled Me Alive in My Tracks

<i>"The truth shall UPSET you free."</i><p>-- Swami Beyondananda<p>Every now and then something so graphic appears, that keys into an issue so profoundly that no further explanation is needed. Please watch this video now. It's about six and a half minutes long, and it will shock, and hopefully stir you to a new …

FALSE: Bernie Sanders Dodged the Draft

CLAIM<p>Bernie Sanders dodged the draft. See Example( s )<p>EXAMPLES<p>Collected via e-mail and Twitter, February 2016<p>Did Bernie Sanders dodge the draft?<p>Share …

Middle-class

New approach could be used to treat Duchenne muscular dystrophy

Scientists at the UCLA Eli and Edythe Broad Center of Regenerative Medicine and Stem Cell Research and Center for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy at UCLA …