Daniel Hultgren

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What is an ideal childhood?

Family,Life and style,Michael Morpurgo,Jacqueline Wilson,Lemn Sissay,Cerrie Burnell,Children,Poetry,Parents and parenting,Grandparents and grandparenting<p>We asked five people who have reason to know about it – Michael Morpurgo, Cerrie Burnell, Lemn Sissay, Jacqueline Wilson and Laura Dockrill – what …

Canadian dollar seen sinking to 84¢ (but at least it’s not Russia's ruble)

<i>These are stories Report on Business is following Friday, Nov. 7, 2014</i>.<p><b>Whither the loonie</b><br>A major Japanese financial group now expects the Canadian dollar to hit a low of about 84 cents U.S. next year.<p>But, on the bright side, at least the loonie's not the ruble.<p>In his latest forecast, Charles …

10 Daily Habits Of Successful, Intelligent People

<i>By Brenda Della Casa</i><p>There are some who believe that successful people spend their weekends working overtime, but you'd be mistaken to equate success with a workaholic mindset. The truth is that most of those who are successful use their weekends as a way to productively unwind and connect with …

Elon Musk actually really wants Apple to build an electric car

Elon Musk takes it back.<p>After blasting Apple in a Sept. 26 interview with German media—Musk called Apple’s secretive new car project a “Tesla graveyard” and questioned its ability to produce an electric vehicle—the Tesla CEO quickly changed tune, after his remarks caught the attention of the US …

Tesla

Lying awake at 3am? Perhaps you should try biphasic sleeping

Poor sleep and insomnia can make you less effective, but it’s still not necessary to stay in bed for eight hours<p>Madonna, Margaret Thatcher and Donald Trump all claim to have thrived on four hours or less of sleep. If it’s good enough for the queen of pop and the Iron Lady, should entrepreneurs be …

Sleep

Climate apocalypse is here, now: Science fiction has become our new reality

Climatologists dismissed the science behind “The Day After Tomorrow.” Eleven years later, it’s not so improbable<p>Michael T. Klare<p>October 9, 2015 8:00am (UTC)<p>This piece originally appeared on TomDispatch.<p>Not so long ago, it was science fiction. Now, it’s hard science -- and that should frighten us …

Climate Change

13 Things Men With Anxiety And Depression Want You To Know

It's not a weakness.<p>Openly discussing mental illness can be a tough battle for anyone -- but for men, the cultural baggage of traditional masculinity may make it particularly challenging.<p>There's an obvious stigma when it comes to men and mental health. Research suggests many men find it difficult …

The 1 Passage You Need To Read To Understand Donald Trump's Appeal

Donald Trump went and gave a speech Tuesday night on the deck of a battleship, the appropriately named USS Iowa. Reporters were expecting a policy speech. What followed was not that at all.<p>But that's really not the point.<p>Toward the end of the 13-minute speech, Trump said 178 words that might …

Donald Trump

#010b: The "To Coddle or Not to Coddle" B-side

5 reasons why it’s so difficult for women to join the atheist movement

<b>(Christopher Hitchens, Sikivu Hutchinson, Richard Dawkins (Credit: Reuters/Shannon Stapleton/Facebook/Chris Keane/Diane Arellano))</b><p>Atheism is no less subject to the norms of our overtly patriarchal society<p>Soraya Chemaly<p>August 20, 2015 7:00am (UTC)<p>In a Salon piece last week called “Where are the …

Religion

Episode 616: How Solar Got Cheap : NPR One

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The summer months may get all the credit, but these days October is the new July. Instead of getting ahead on winter hibernation, get out of the …

The great pesticide drift: What your favorite McDonald’s food is doing to the environment

Data reveal the fast food chain’s “world famous” french fries harm not just our health but the planet’s as well<p>Reynard Loki<p>August 18, 2015 9:15am (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.<p>There's no doubt that McDonald's french fries are, as the company regularly trumpets, "world famous." …

McDonald's

The 8 most atheist-friendly countries in the world

In many places around the world, this is an unprecedented era of freedom and social acceptance for non-believers<p>Amanda Marcotte<p>August 17, 2015 7:00am (UTC)<p>A lot of non-believer writers and activists focus, rightly, on the continuing lack of acceptance in many societies and nations of those who …

Religion

Cornel West, DeRay Mckesson, and Others Arrested as Emergency Declared in Ferguson | VICE News

St. Louis County officials declared a state of emergency in Ferguson on Monday, a day after a pair of shooting incidents and aggressive police tactics marred otherwise peaceful protests on the one-year anniversary of Michael Brown's death.<p>In downtown St. Louis, a short drive from Ferguson, police …

A nutritionist explains when it's worth buying organic — and how much more it will cost you

The experience got me thinking about whether or not it's worth it to go the organic route, especially for items where there is a more significant price difference.<p>I decided to consult an expert, and turned to Rania Batayneh, MPH, nutritionist and author of "The One One One Diet."<p>Batayneh told me …

Onions

The Coddling of the American Mind

In the name of emotional well-being, college students are increasingly demanding protection from words and ideas they don’t like. Here’s why that’s disastrous for education—and mental health.<p><b>S</b>omething strange is happening at America’s colleges and universities. A movement is arising, undirected and …

Higher Education

I Asked Atheists How They Find Meaning In A Purposeless Universe

If there's no afterlife or reason for the universe, how do you make your life matter? Warning: The last answer may break your heart.<p>"The way I find meaning is the way that most people find meaning, even religious ones, which is to get pleasure and significance from your job, from your loved ones, …

The real reason American public transportation is such a disaster

<i>This article is part of a</i> <i>series about the past, present, and future of commuting in America</i><i>.</i><p>The US spends a <i>ton</i> of money on public transportation. So why is it so terrible?<p>American buses, subways, and light rail lines consistently have lower ridership levels, fewer service hours, and longer waits …

How to Land Your Kid in Therapy

Why the obsession with our kids’ happiness may be dooming them to unhappy adulthoods. A therapist and mother reports.<p>If there’s one thing I learned in graduate school, it’s that the poet Philip Larkin was right. (“They fuck you up, your mum and dad, / They may not mean to, but they do.”) At the …

David Foster Wallace Isn’t Just Like Us!

James Ponsoldt’s film “The End of the Tour” belongs to a particular genre, that of the bio-pic that doesn’t span heroic arcs of a luminary’s career but focusses on a seemingly insignificant sliver of it, within which the hero may seem like someone doing only fairly ordinary things. One notable film …

Literature

Nothing Bad Happened Except My Mind

There is a voice in my head that tells me I am constantly on the verge of a catastrophe. Mysteriously, over the last few weeks a new voice has emerged, and it's telling the first one to shut the fuck up.<p>Someone asked me if it gets better and I said <i>yes</i> and they said <i>how?</i> and I got silent.<p>The truth is …

Organic farming is actually worse for climate change than conventional farming

Organic food is booming right now, as more and more people choose what they perceive to be healthier, more environmentally friendly food.<p>But a new study published in the June issue of Agriculture and Human Values suggests that organic farming, as it currently stands, is not as sustainable as it …

6th mass extinction under way may put humans at risk, study shows

Mammals, birds and reptiles are disappearing from the planet so rapidly that a team of scientists concluded Friday that Earth is in the midst of a sixth mass extinction, one so dire that it could threaten the existence of humanity.<p>The scientific study, published Friday in the journal Science …

Extinction