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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. …

Education

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 …

Awkward: Obama administration finally, excitedly begins selling solar leases, and nobody shows up to buy them

The Obama administration has been pretty jazzed about their sweet plans to auction off leases for certain parcels of the one-third of the surface …

World Series Game Three Ends After Bizarre, Rare Obstruction Call

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Game three of the 2013 World Series ended in an unprecedented fashion Saturday night. The St. Louis …

Report: American Education Isn't Mediocre—It's Deeply Unequal

Students in Massachusetts are doing great compared to their international peers, according to the National Center for Educational Statistics. Students in Alabama, Mississippi, and D.C., however, are languishing.<p>It’s so common to see studies about the United States’s lackluster academic performance …

A 140-Acre Forest Is About to Materialize in the Middle of Detroit

How Sunlight Reflected Off a Building Can Melt Objects

A new skyscraper in London exemplifies the phenomenon.<p><b>The "Walkie Talkie Building," a name Londoners have given a distinctively shaped skyscraper near Saint Paul's Cathedral, has been in the news this week after reflected sunlight from its mirrored facade melted the side mirrors and panels on a</b> …

Confirmed: Fracking practices to blame for Ohio earthquakes

This map shows the intensity of shaking in the area of a magnitude-3.9 earthquake that struck near Youngstown, Ohio, on Dec. 31, 2011. Research has linked this earthquake to the underground injection of wastewater from fracking.<p>Wastewater from the controversial practice of fracking appears to be …

Oil & Gas Industry

More NYC Etiquette Tips

Earlier this year, Nathan Pyle gave us a series of gifs about basic New York City Etiquette. Now he has a follow-up series ready, with more city …

Trent Reznor: 'I'm Not The Same Person I Was 20 Years Ago'

Trent Reznor is known as a detail guy: a meticulous composer and manipulator of sound, layers upon layers of it. From his band's genesis 25 years ago, the leader of Nine Inch Nails has been known for songs of deep, menacing pain, rage and self-destruction. Today, Reznor's dark days of alcohol and …

The latest 'Gravity' trailer is as beautiful as it is terrifying

Our anticipation for Alfonso Cuaron's <i>Gravity</i> has been slowly building for months now. The film's received praise at recent festival screenings, and director James Cameron recently called it the best space film ever made. This latest clip emphasizes the isolating silence of space, before plunging …

Queers for Quinn?

<i>New York City Council Speaker Christine Quinn and Mayor Michael Bloomberg, September 20, 2012 (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)</i><p>A few hours after the Supreme …

Gay journalist kicked off 'Russia Today' for protesting anti-gay laws

James Kirchick was booked on the English-language show "Russia Today" to talk about the Chelsea Manning verdict. Instead, he flipped the script and spoke extensively about his disdain for Russia's anti-gay laws. So RT took Kirchick's video link off the air. James Kirchick, fellow with the Foreign …

Gay Couples Denied Veterans Benefits

Rival: Booker gay comments 'weird'

Republican Steve Lonegan, who is running against Cory Booker for Senate in New Jersey, on Tuesday called his rival’s comments about speculation on his sexuality “weird” and said the Newark mayor was “acting ambiguous.”<p>Booker recently addressed rumors about his sexuality, telling The Washington …

Ricky Martin Admits He Used To Bully The Gay Community

Remember when Gabrielle Union admitted that she used to be a mean girl? Turns out, Ricky Martin wasn’t much better when he was growing up. Appearing …

Miley Cyrus joins the boys’ club

Miley Cyrus acted like a male pop star at the VMAs. But she’ll get criticized like a female one<p>It’s hard being a living doll. Ask Miley Cyrus. The singer’s slightly bizarre, teddy-bear twerking performance at last night’s MTV’s Video Music Awards has captured the public imagination. Today’s news is …

Men's Health - Fitness, Nutrition, Health, Sex, Style & Weight Loss Tips for Men

Meal prepping for the week? Get your hard boiled egg game on point.<p>That loud guy at the gym might actually be onto something.<p>With the rise of the multi-hyphenate trainer, is it safe for your trainer to be a one-stop wellness shop?<p>Researchers are working on turning Alzheimer's into a manageable …

Palin backs defunding Obamacare

Sarah Palin on Tuesday announced she has signed onto the effort to defund Obamacare, calling it a “beast” that must be stopped.<p>“Forced enrollment in Obama’s ‘Unaffordable Care Act’ is weeks away,” the former Alaska governor and GOP vice presidential nominee said in a statement. “This beast must be …

Better than Central Park: Olmsted and Vaux's Brooklyn Masterpiece

While we may not participate in miniature yacht races or have games of lawn tennis, the experience of visitors today to Brooklyn’s Prospect Park …

Marissa Mayer controversy: What the negative coverage gets wrong.

I worked for Google as a software engineerfrom 2003 to 2008. I never worked directly with Marissa Mayer (and I didn’t know her socially either), but …

Miley Cyrus and Kanye West Reportedly Team for "Black Skinhead" Remix

Just when you thought the internet had bled the Miley Cyrus conversation bone-dry, in swoops Kanye West. The <i>New York Post</i> reports that Miley teamed up with Kanye immediately following the VMAs Sunday night to record a remix of <i>Yeezus</i> single "Black Skinhead" that will allegedly appear on a …

Remixes

Incredible paintings of sci-fi suburbia will make you wish you were Swedish

Welcome to rural Sweden, sometime in the late '80s. Citizens go about their mundane lives and children explore the countryside. But something isn't quite right. Robots and hovercrafts are commonplace, and decaying science facilities sprout from the harsh Scandinavian landscape. There's even a rumor …

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If you don’t have video in your content mix, you’re missing out. It’s simpler to make than ever, ...<p>November 1, 2017<p>Want to know how to make …