Emily Perring Hauptmann

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Justice Scalia: 'Constitution is not a living organism'

During a speech in Atlanta Friday, U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia on Friday defended interpreting the Constitution as it was originally written and intended.<p>Scalia delivered a speech titled "Interpreting the Constitution: A View From the High Court," as part of a constitutional symposium …

U.S. Nuclear Agency Hid Concerns, Hailed Safety Record as Fukushima Melted

In the tense days after a powerful earthquake and tsunami crippled the Fukushima Daiichi power plant in Japan on March 11, 2011, staff at the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission made a concerted effort to play down the risk of earthquakes and tsunamis to America’s aging nuclear plants, according to …

Nuclear Energy

100 Books Everyone Should Read Before They Die

Many of the books are 20th century classics or recent bestsellers — the oldest book on the list is Jane Austen's 1813 masterpiece "Pride and Prejudice." It also spans multiple genres, with adult fiction, nonfiction, children's, and young adult novels such as "The Hunger Games" and "Harry Potter" …

Books

Lose yourself to dance with this 'Happy' and 'Get Lucky' mashup

Mashing up Pharrell Williams' "Happy" and "Get Lucky," music-making duo Pomplamoose has come up with one of the more original music videos we've seen. Shot in a single take and employing just one projector, the video uses a variety of surfaces and objects in the 3D world as a stage for a series of …

Tiny Houses: A Big Idea to End Homelessness

Advocates tackling the nation's homeless problem are thinking small.<p>In Austin, Texas, a village of 200 tiny houses is being built for the homeless. In upstate New York, Rochester Greenovation has designed a prototype for small-scale individualized shelters. “Homeless No More Survival Pods” have …

Homelessness

Why Dads Matter

A third of American children are growing up in homes without their biological fathers.<p>MIDVALE, Utah — Jordan Ott was the third of his mother’s six children, born over the course of four marriages.<p>By age 8, he’d had two step-dads; his brothers and sisters had more or fewer based on birth order. Each …

Ed Miliband faces new Labour split over HS2

A revolt in the Shadow Cabinet over HS2 could scupper the £50 billion project, despite Ed Miliband promising to support the plan<p>Ed Miliband’s Shadow Cabinet is split over whether to support the High Speed 2 rail project, casting major doubt on the viability of the £50 billion scheme.<p>While Mr …

10 New Books You Need to Read This Year

From biographies to technical studies and step-by-step guides, here are 10 books that you should look for in the next few months.<p>Of course, we think you can learn a lot online. But, if you’re looking to take a deeper dive, there is often no substitute for the kind of thoughtful analysis you can get …

Mother's Heartwarming Photos of Sons with Farm Animals

Russian photographer and mother of two boys Elena Shumilova captures heartwarming images of her sons interacting with various animals on their farm, including dogs, rabbits, cats, and ducklings. She manages to transport the viewer into a fairy tale-like world with her photos of these little guys …

Farm Animals

Target May Be Liable For Up To $3.6 Billion From Credit Card Data Breach

This is not exactly the merriest of times for Target. Last week the retailer revealed that credit card data from 40 million customers had been stolen. Now it looks like the giant retailer could be liable for up to $3.6 billion.<p>Target could face a $90 fine for each cardholder’s data compromised, …

China's city of lost children brings in shelters for abandoned babies

Shenzhen is introducing what was known in medieval Europe as the Foundling Wheel: a shelter where parents can leave their babies safely and anonymously<p>It is a bustling city of seven million people, many of them drawn from China's rural hinterland to work in its busy factories, neon-lit shops, …

China

12 business books you will need to read in 2014

<i>This originally appeared on LinkedIn. You can follow Adam Grant here.</i><p>One of the highlights of becoming an author is getting to read some exciting books in advance, and hearing early buzz about others. It’s the book nerd’s version of seeing sneak previews of movies before they hit the silver …

Success

88 Books That Teach Important Lessons

A Picture Book of Helen Keller (Picture Book Biography) by David A. Adler tells readers that we are all different with different abilities but are …

15 Great Songs You Probably Didn't Hear in 2013

From 15 of the best albums of the year<p><b>Year in and out,</b> we compile a list of tunes that flew under the radar, mostly from underrated or emerging artists. We call that list "The best songs you probably didn't hear this year." We do that in lieu of an obligatory and trite Top 10 Albums of the Year …

Music

Pope Francis, The People’s Pope

On the edge of Buenos Aires is a nothing little street called Pasaje C, a shot of dried mud leading into a slum from what passes for a main road, the …

Yahoo’s Geek Goddess

As one of Google’s highest-ranking women, Marissa Mayer became a Silicon Valley superstar, but inside the search giant her dazzle sometimes wore thin, with colleagues rebelling against her imperious style. In the wake of Mayer’s jump to run the struggling Yahoo, Bethany McLean asks whether she will …

The 10 Best Books Of The Year (So Far), According To Amazon

Back in July, we wrote about Amazon editors' selections for best books that were released between January and June. Now, Amazon is back with an updated list of the Best Books of 2013 (so far).<p>Here are the top 10 books from this year, according to Amazon editors.<p>1. "<b>The Goldfinch"</b> by Donna Tartt: …

The AIDS Granny In Exile

In the '90s, a gynecologist named Gao Yaojie exposed the horrifying cause of an AIDS epidemic in rural China — and the ensuing cover-up — and became an enemy of the state. Now 85, she lives in New York without her family, without her friends, and without regrets.<p>The enormous brick fortress in West …

Humanity

New Speeding Through NYC Oil Paintings by Alexandra Pacula

Artist Alexandra Pacula has just released a new set of work for a solo show at Might Tanaka Gallery in Brooklyn, New York. Called “veloCity,” the exhibition consists of both paintings and drawings that show love to one of the greatest metropolises in the world. In her oil paintings, New York City …

Art

Friendship Fortune Cookie

Kids will love to make and share these friendship fortune cookies. They are easy to make, you can use any colors you like, and they are great for …

Felt Christmas Tree

Shares 0<p>Create a beautiful tree ornament from circles of colorful felt. Young children will need adult help, but school age children can make this …

Christmas Trees

Snowflake Wreath

Shares 0<p>Delicate snowflakes stand out when backed with colorful paper circles. Glue them together in a ring to make a beautiful wreath.<p>Shares 0<p>Get …

Crafting

T-shirt Flowers

Shares 0<p>Recycle old t-shirts to make these beautiful t-shirt flowers. Wear them in your hair, pin them on a shirt or wear them on a scarf like we’ve …

T-shirts

The Chalkboard Playhouse

A playhouse on its own is a wise investment. One that offers up an interactive chalkboard roof becomes a multi-functional art/learning experience. …

Neat

FiLIP

FiLIP is a locator and wrist watch for kids. Using the FiLIP app, you pre-program 5 phone numbers that your child can call. Your child can scroll …

Giotto Bookcase

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GoldieBlox Ad Inspires Girls to Invent With a Rube Goldberg Machine and the Beastie Boys

GoldieBlox, a toy company that makes construction toys for girls, inspires girls to invent with a massive Rube Goldberg machine made from traditional …