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‘Evil’ or Mentally Ill: Is There a Media Bias Against Black Moms Who Commit Horrible Acts?

A 21-year-old mother of two in Pittsburgh was charged with criminal homicide Tuesday after she allegedly killed her infant son and attempted to kill …

Encore: United States of ALEC | Moyers & Company

<b>BILL MOYERS</b>: This week on Moyers and Company: The scheme to remake American, one statehouse at a time.<p><b>LISA GRAVES</b>: Politicians and corporate …

ALEC - The American Legislative Exchange Council - Explained in 5 Minutes

State Legislatures and ALEC: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)

9 design ideas for small living rooms

A small living room can feel fabulous with a smart design and layout. The scale limitation is actually an advantage in many ways. Small interiors are …

Interior Design

25 Habits That Will Make You Smarter

Want to expand your mind? A little bit of effort every day goes a long way.<p>In the Quora thread, “What would you do to be a little smarter every …

7 Deadly Mobile App UI Design Sins You Should Never Commit

We spoke with several team members at Moblico Solutions (@moblico), a mobile relationship management solutions firm whose goal is to help brands …

What Teachers Aren't Learning

<b>By Jeffrey Cipriani</b><p>Sitting in the back of the classroom, right cheek pressed to a desk and tears drying on her chin, Mya squeezes a stress ball and smells a stick of lavender while I talk about units of measurement.<p>"Mr. Cipriani," Jose whispers as I pass his desk. "Read this." He hands me a written …

Mothers debate the pros and cons of 'sharenting' where you share snaps online

Is it really safe to share family snaps online or does it put your children at risk of abuse? Five VERY opinionated mothers debate the pros and cons …

Social Media

‘Sharenting:’ Parent bloggers and managing children’s digital footprints

<i>Alicia Blum-Ross reflects on ‘sharenting’ and blogging as increasingly accepted parts of parenthood, and the ramifications of such practices for</i> …

London School of Economics

Agile UX

By<aside class="pull_aside"> <blockquote class="pullquote TOPICPLACEHOLDER">When a UX designer must work across product teams and juggle multiple …

Web Design

Video of the Day – Three Former U.S. Treasury Secretaries and a Facebook Executive Laugh About Income Inequality

If there was ever a “let them eat cake” moment in modern American history, this is it.<p>Earlier this year, at 2015’s Milken Institute Global …

Burning Man founder: “I don’t think black folks like to camp as much as white folks”

The 'Burning Man census' shows just 1.3% of attendees at the Nevada festival are black<p>Larry Harvey, the founder of Burning Man, has been forced to …

Festivals

Three Rich Treasury Secretaries Laugh It Up Over Income Inequality

<b>By: Zach Carter and Ben Walsh</b><p>CREDIT: BLOOMBERG VIA GETTY IMAGES<p>Three of the world's richest and most powerful people (and Timothy Geithner) had a …

6 Amazing Body Changes When You Give Up Carbs

Simple carbs, such as those found in cookies, candy and chips, are <i>The Bachelorette</i> of the food world. They’ll give you a quick thrill — but you know …

Why Every School in America Should Teach Entrepreneurship

Today, Jabious is a scholarship graduate student at Southeastern University and operates Jabious Bam Williams Art & Photography Company. Anthony …

Venture for America: The 'Teach for America' for Entrepreneurs? | Inc.com

<b>Andrew Yang believes</b> entrepreneurs can help save cities, especially those whose economies have been ravaged by the recession. Yang gave up a law career almost immediately after he started, realizing the mega-firm life was "a less than ideal use of a lot of smart people's time." He founded …

Startups

Calling Out Teach for America's Myths

Teach For America (TFA) turns 25 this year and, for at least the first 23 of those years, the organization was able to mark each year as a success as the organization grew in numbers, financial support, political clout, and wild public support. However, those years are slowly drawing to a …

Teach for America’s truth problem: TFA advocates aren’t being honest about education reform, their own agenda

Communities don’t want underprepared teachers who aren’t committed to the community. It’s time to look at facts<p>Howard Dean had an epiphany.<p>As he described in his recent post for Salon, when he toured a high school in the Ninth Ward New Orleans, where his son was serving as a Teach for America corps …

Switch, With $2 Million In Seed Funding, Is Tinder For Jobs

Switch, the Tinder for job apps, has just announced a new investor in the form of Marker VC, closing out their seed round at $2 million. Other investors include Metamorphic, Rhodium, Marker, BAM, SG VC, and Marcel Legrand.<p>Switch lets users search anonymously for jobs through an algorithmic matching …

San Francisco

Brightwheel Brings Preschool Into The 21st Century With $2.2M In Seed Funding

Brightwheel, a mobile communication platform for early education, is launching today with $2.2 million in seed funding to provide both teachers and parents of young children with peace of mind.<p>The oversubscribed seed round was led by RRE Ventures and Eniac Ventures, with participation from …

HopSkipDrive, The Uber For Kids, Picks Up $3.9 Million In Seed Funding

Unless you’re Jaqueline Voorheese from The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, chances are you’re not letting Uber drivers shuttle around your kids to and from school, practice, classes, etc. But that doesn’t mean there’s no need for a little transportation-based help with the little ones.<p>HopSkipDrive, a …

Islamic fashion startup HijUp grabs 7 figure seed fund

HijUp.com will use the capital to accelerate technological growth and increase hiring to support a rapidly growing customer base

Infographic reveals the damaging effects of helicopter parenting

<b>It may seem like love at the time, but parents who overdo it can create lasting problems for their precious little ones.</b><p>Parents, it’s time to give …

California to Limit Solitary Confinement in Prisons

By<p>Zusha Elinson<p>California will put an end to the practice of keeping prisoners in solitary confinement for decades because of gang affiliation, under a proposed legal settlement announced Tuesday.<p>The settlement, disclosed by state officials and lawyers for inmates, could result in the release from …

Dow Jones

7 Simple Rules for Creating Elegant UI Interactions — SitePoint

'Interaction design' is one of those newish buzzwords that has become strongly tied into the UX design process. In 2015 it's no longer enough for …

A startup that didn’t get any funding in its first 7 years just raised $108 million — and is now worth over $1 billion

They believed the longer they waited, they could raise more later without giving up too much control to investors.<p>For the next seven years, Apttus didn't need any venture funding — it generated enough cash while remaining largely profitable, all while doubling in size every year. Its software, …

Venture Capital

13 Keys to Successful Blended Learning

Educators share their best practices for tech-enabled pedagogy, from building capacity to implementing lessons to supporting teachers and students.

Flipped Classroom

Project Management 101: The Complete Guide to Agile, Kanban, Scrum and Beyond

"Of all the difficulties facing NASA in its bid to send humans to the Moon in the Apollo program, management was perhaps the greatest challenge."- …

Project Management