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New York Court Rules Spanking Children Is A "Reasonable Use Of Force"

A four-judge panel in New York unanimously found that a father who spanked his young son was in the right.<p>A ruling last Wednesday from the state Appellate Division found that the spanking "was a reasonable use of force," despite a family court judge determining last year that the father had abused …

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Arizona execution drug case bound for Supreme Court

A federal appeals court ruled Monday that Arizona cannot execute a death row inmate without providing detailed information about the drugs intended for his lethal injection, a decision that prompted state officials to say they will take their case to the U.S. Supreme Court.<p>The dispute centers on …

Canadian resident charged in U.S. for directing Chinese spy ring

A Chinese man accused of being the "directing mind" behind a corporate-espionage conspiracy to steal jet-fighter secrets from Pentagon contractors is a Canadian immigrant who is being stripped of his residency status.<p>Su Bin, 48, a Beijing businessman with a home in Vancouver, will find out in a …

Myanmar opposition party says 5 million sign petition to change constitution

YANGON (Reuters) - Myanmar’s main opposition party says it has collected about five million signatures seeking reduced powers for unelected military members of parliament as the country, which emerged from dictatorship in 2011, moves towards an election next year.<p>Myanmar's pro-democracy leader Aung …

AIDS pandemic may be reversed despite lack of cure

With widespread numbers of HIV patients in treatment, researchers and advocates are talking at this week's International AIDS Conference in Melbourne, Australia, about finally reversing the pandemic.<p>"At this point, even without a vaccine and a cure, we have the tools," said Anthony Fauci, an …

Wawona Packing recalls fruit over listeria concerns | Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Wawona Packing Co is recalling fresh Sweet 2 Eat brand peaches, plums, nectarines and pluots because of potential contamination by listeria contamination, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration said.<p>The Cutler, California, company is pulling about three dozen brand products of …

John Steinbeck On Why 'Camping Is For The Birds'

In the May 1967 issue of Popular Science, John Steinbeck argued that "the American passion for moving about in motorized caravans... results in little permanent damage beyond divorce and bankruptcy."<p><i>Earlier this month, we published John Steinbeck's 1966 letter to the editor of</i> Popular Science_, in …

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Epic 360-degree selfie will give you wanderlust

By attaching a GoPro camera to a long stick, extreme adventurer Alex Chacón documented himself in an astonishing 360-degree video selfie that spans more than 36 countries. In it, he features himself around an impressive list of exotic sites, including the Taj Mahal and the Maya Pyramids of Chichen …

Taj Mahal

Create “Spikes” of Excitement in Your Weekly Routine

Even if you love your job, your weekly routine can feel monotonous. If you find yourself "working for the weekend," weblog Asian Efficiency …

Time Yourself at the Grocery Store to Prevent Overspending

Moseying around a supermarket is a surefire way to spend more money than you planned to. Set yourself a time limit to make sure you get in and out of …

Parents Wonder: Why So Much Homework?

“We’re teaching to the test, so a lot of the instruction that should be going on in the school environment is not there," said Stephen Jones, an …

Plan Vegetarian Nights to Save Money on Food

Vegetables are not only good for you, but they're cheap too. Save money and increase your veggie intake by rethinking how much meat you eat next week.<p>…

Personal Finance

Sumry Builds Good-Looking Web Resumes, Lets You Apply to Jobs Directly

If you're looking to sell your skills and accomplishments, an online resume or portfolio is a great tool to have. Sumry is a webapp that builds …

Employment

Five Pieces of Sleep Science You Need to Know

Today is World Sleep Day, designed to make us all celebrate sleep and, presumably, try to get a little bit more of it. But even if you can't catch …

Why have young people in Japan stopped having sex?

Ai Aoyama is a sex and relationship counsellor who works out of her narrow three-storey home on a Tokyo back street. Her first name means "love" in Japanese, and is a keepsake from her earlier days as a professional dominatrix. Back then, about 15 years ago, she was Queen Ai, or Queen Love, and she …

Downright Magical

Before we came to Korea, I sat down with my sister-in-law, Angela, who lived in Korea for three years teaching English. It seemed the wise thing to …

The Things People Say About Marriage

"A wedding is a funeral where you smell your own flowers." <br>"Men who have pierced ears are better prepared for marriage--they've experienced pain and …

Tuesday: Faith: Be Confident | Sabbath School Net

<b>Read Hebrews 10:19–25 again. One theme appears again and again, and that is “confidence.” The Greek word for “confidence” (Heb. 10:19) refers to a</b> …

There’s one key difference between kids who excel at math and those who don’t

“I’m just not a math person.”<p>We hear it all the time. And we’ve had enough. Because we believe that the idea of “math people” is the most self-destructive idea in America today. The truth is, you probably <i>are</i> a math person, and by thinking otherwise, you are possibly hamstringing your own career. …

Mathematics

Reconsider the Vertical Order When Making Lists

Traditionally, any list we make usually starts at the top-left corner, going right and down. But given that we don’t think in sequence, our lists …

When Playing Video Games Means Sitting On Life's Sidelines

A facility outside Seattle, surrounded by pine trees, is a refuge for addicts — of technology.<p>There are chickens, a garden and a big treehouse with a zip line. A few guys kick a soccer ball around between therapy appointments in the cottage's grassy backyard.<p>The reSTART center was set up in 2009. …

Margaret Fox's Amazon Chocolate Cake

<i>Every week -- often with your help -- Food52's Senior Editor Kristen Miglore is unearthing recipes that are nothing short of genius.</i><p><i>Today: Your new go-to birthday cake, bake sale cake, dinner party cake, late night snack cake -- for when the fridge is at its barest and you need chocolate cake now.</i> …

Processed Meat Reduces Male Fertility

Researchers from the Harvard School of Public Health have found that men who eat at least half a portion of processed meat a day—including bacon, hamburgers, sausage, and hot dogs—corrupt the size and shape of their sperm cells and reduce their fertility.<p>Scientists are not sure why this occurs, but …

My (New) Number One Piece of Advice to World Travelers

I carry in my pocket a few pieces of advice I think would be important to pass along to someone moving to a foreign country.<br>Things like reading up on …

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