Carol Piper

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Obama Must Save the Courts to Save America From Trump

The Constitution gives the president the power to appoint judges in the upcoming congressional recess. Here’s why he needs to use it, but not on the …

Is there another ‘you’ out there in a parallel Universe?

Even if the Universe grows to infinity, there might not be enough space to hold all the possibilities.<p><i>“We are actually living in a million parallel</i> …

40+ Life-Changing Books to Read This Year

Knowledge is king. The first step to creating change in your life is to know what you're doing wrong or why you need to change. We've picked out over …

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What Every Layperson Should Know About String Theory

It’s one of the most brilliant, controversial and unproven ideas in all of physics: string theory. At the heart of string theory is the thread of an idea that’s run through physics for centuries, that at some fundamental level, all the different forces, particles, interactions and manifestations of …

Germany planning to 'massively' limit privacy rights

Interior Minister Thomas de Maiziere is planning a major limitation of privacy rights in Germany, say data protection groups. Germans will no longer …

The IRS could instantly help 387,000 disabled Americans. What's it waiting for?

The Department of Education and the Social Security Administration jointly are doing yeoman's work in identifying about 387,000 severely disabled and insolvent Americans saddled with federal student debt they can't repay and informing them that the law allows their loans to be forgiven. But one …

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Not clocking 7 hours of sleep is causing brain damage | Diet & Nutrition Tips

According to brand-new research study released in the <i>Journal of Neuroscience,</i> just one night of rest deprivation can cause damage to the mind just …

Tully: Will Bosma keep the Statehouse sane in 2017?

Indiana House Speaker Brian Bosma says he will seek to lead Indiana into a period of healing. But as the new legislative session approaches, that …

Infections high at IU Health, Eskenazi hospitals, Consumer Reports says

Two Indianapolis teaching hospitals are among the worst in the nation when it comes to preventing bacterial infections in some of their sickest …

Researchers identify missing links that connect human DNA variation with disease

A team of Cambridge researchers led by scientists at the Babraham Institute have discovered the hidden connections in our genomes that contribute to …

"Strange Stars" Could Be the Weirdest Objects in the Universe

Physics tells us they could theoretically exist forever, though we've never spotted one.<p>When an incredibly massive star supernovas, it leaves behind one of two things: a neutron star or a black hole. Neutron stars are the leftover cores of massive stars after they have ejected all their other …

The Missing History of Ravensbrück, The Nazi Concentration Camp for Women

While researching women who fought in World War II, I came across the name Ravensbrück a few times, because that's where several of those fighters …

Astronomers Home In on Source of Strange Radio Burst

The discovery could help illuminate the structure of the universe—but other experts are not so sure we know the true origin of the blast.<p>An enigmatic, powerful burst of radio waves coming from far, far away is helping astronomers map the cosmos—while simultaneously adding to the mystery of these …

Heal Your Lower Back Pain With These 5 Yoga Poses

<b>In the United States lower back pain is one of most common complaints.</b> The Mayo Clinic states that most people will experience low back pain at some …

Quark-Gluon Plasma Simulation Reveals Surprising Complexity

When our universe burst into existence approximately 13.8 billion years ago, it initially gave birth to a “primordial soup” composed of a state of …

America's top spy won't stick around to watch Donald Trump wield his doomsday device

James Clapper, the US Director of National Intelligence, has tendered his resignation. He says he will serve through the handover to the new …

How Photographers Captured the Biggest Full Moon in 70 Years

We won't see anything like it again until 2034.<p>Early this morning, astrophotographers got their closest look at the moon in 70 years, and the internet won't stop talking about it. The so-called "supermoon" is a flashy name for any full moon in October, November, and December, when its elliptical …

What the Founding Fathers Said About Presidential Children and Power

President-elect Donald Trump is making his move into political power a family affair: Trump is involving three of his children — Donald Jr., Eric, …

How IBM Helped The Nazis Carry Out The Holocaust

IBM technology helped the Nazis carry out the Holocaust. But to what extent can we blame the tech giant?<p>A World War II-era IBM card sorting machine …

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Autism And ADHD Have More In Common Than You Might Think

The two disorders co-occur in up to 80 percent of cases.<p>We don’t tend to look at autism and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder as having much in common, but new science offers a compelling reason to consider some of the striking similarities between the two disorders.<p>Autism Spectrum Disorder, …

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Why Power Women Are Micro-Dosing LSD at Work

It's a different type of career high.<p>Karen Smith has a lot on her mind. The 32-year-old lives in Chicago, where, after working for tech startups abroad for 10 years, she moved last year with her husband to attend a graduate program in data science. On top of her academic studies, Smith works 10 to …

Carmel mom is the previously unidentified woman behind Periods for Pence

CLOSE<p>Women are using social media and rallying in public against a controversial new Indiana abortion restrictions law. Some even think Indiana Gov. …

Tully: Amid the protests, some other ideas for the left

CLOSE<p>Seven people were arrested after a peaceful assembly at the Statehouse<p>The elections are over and, for those on the left, they certainly weren’t …

Racist graffiti greets Trump win across USA

In Wellsville, N.Y., a massive swastika is scrawled on a park wall: "Make America White Again."<p>In Maple Grove, Minn., messages in a high school bathroom include "#gobacktoafrica," "#whitesonly" and "#whiteamerica" — along with "Trump Train."<p>At the University of Vermont, students found a Donald …

Obama has handed a surveillance state and war machine to a maniac | Trevor Timm

Trump will have a vast national security and military apparatus at his disposal, including a nuclear arsenal, to wreak havoc in the US and abroad<br>• Become a Guardian supporter or make a contribution<p>In a little over two months, Donald Trump – after his shocking victory last night – will control a …