Dianne Nangila

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Here are the top 5 things to do in Austin this weekend

A lush garden party, a boozy food festival, and a country music extravaganza are among this weekend’s top events in Austin. Settle in for five days …

17 Smart Products for Better Beach Trips

It wouldn't be summer without a trip to the beach! Stock up on the right gear to maximize your fun while playing in the waves this season.<p>1. …

Listen here: 10 great podcasts for book lovers

As any reader will tell you, a good book doesn't end when you've flipped the last page. There's always more to learn, plots to discuss, themes to …

Books

Siren Song Of Tech Lures New Doctors Away From Medicine

Even as a young child, Amanda Angelotti dreamed about becoming a doctor.<p>But by her third year at the University of California, San Francisco medical school. Angelotti couldn't shake the feeling that something was missing.<p>During a routine shift at the hospital, making rounds with her fellow …

Digital Health

The Physics of Productivity: Newton's Laws of Getting Stuff Done

In 1687, Sir Isaac Newton published his groundbreaking book, which described the three laws of motion and redefined the way the world looked at …

30 Ideas To Promote Creativity In Learning

<b>Embrace creativity as part of learning.</b> Create a classroom that recognizes creativity. You may want to design awards or bulletin boards to showcase …

Featured Photographer 7thkind

Through the Steller App, I discovered a photographer who shares his work under the name of 7thkind. The story of how he learned to appreciate his …

Video Will Make You Appreciate Robin Williams In An Entirely Different Light

As an enormous fan and mentored man through Robin Williams’ work, all tribute videos are welcomed and well deserved after his untimely and tragic …

Stunning Artworks Painted On Hundreds Of Discarded Library Books

Painter and illustrator Mike Stilkey loves rummaging around a library more than even the most avivd bookworm.<p>It's there that he finds all manner of …

The Dawn of Modern Anesthesia

How a 19th-century recreational drug became a medical breakthrough<p>In 1844, a Connecticut dentist named Horace Wells came to Harvard to share an astonishing discovery: If a person inhales the right quantity of the chemical nitrous oxide, the result is that they will feel no pain during medical or …

#YesAllWomen Deserve More

Growing up, I never understood gender roles. I was raised never having been told that I couldn't do something or be someone because I was a girl. In fact, I remember doing nearly everything -- I sported a short pixie cut, played with monster trucks and collected tools in my handy toolbox, all while …

You Are Bad At Assessing People (But So Is Everybody Else)

We like to think we are objective, rational people when it comes time to hire a new employee, evaluate an existing member of your team, or form a new …

Cecile Richards Pays Tribute To College Sexual Assault Activists At Barnard Commencement

Planned Parenthood president Cecile Richards paid tribute to two college sexual assault activists during her commencement address at Barnard College on Sunday.<p>Richards spoke to the female college graduates in a speech themed around the progress women have made, largely due to activists who …

Playing With Plato

Philosophers eager to write for popular audiences are finding readers who want answers science can’t offer.<p>When I was 21, I was trying to decide whether to become a doctor or a philosophy professor. My older brother, whose advice I usually followed, asked me why I wanted to study philosophy. I was …

The Secret Lives of Inner-City Black Males

Paul Ryan's explanation for urban poverty isn't much different from Barack Obama's. Why did it make liberals so angry?<p>On Sunday, I took my son to see two movies at a French film festival that was in town. The local train was out. We walked over to Amsterdam to flag down a cab. The cab rolled right …

Black Pathology and the Closing of the Progressive Mind

How Jonathan Chait and other Obama-era liberals misunderstand the role of white supremacy in America's history and present<p>Among opinion writers, Jonathan Chait is outranked in my esteem only by Hendrik Hertzberg. This lovely takedown of Robert Johnson is a classic of the genre, one I studied …

What America's Best Couples Can Teach Us About Long-Lasting Love

What is true love, and does it still exist?<p>As the divorce rate in America hovers around 50 percent, true love may seem like a fiction from a Hollywood film. One man determined to find the truth quit his job recently and set out on a quest across the country to document the power of modern love.<p>Nate …