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iPad App of the Week: Stack the States

Great and unique apps are a big part of what has made the iPad such an amazing device, With that in mind, we offer up a quick review of one outstanding iPad app a week here each week.<p>Our weekly picks for Best iPad App of the Week are published here every Saturday. Check out all our picks via the …

Living longer and earning less: are elderly women doomed to be poor?

Poverty rates among older women have leapt in the past few years, for reasons unknown. The problem could soon get worse<p>There's a new mystery in the economy. For some reason, the number of older women living in extreme poverty has rocketed up 18% over the past year.<p>That's 133,000 more women since …

Five Things Most People Don't Know About Poverty Student Achievement

Five Things Most People Don't Know About Poverty & Student Achievement<p><b>Today's guest post is written by Eric Jensen, the author of just-released</b> …

Amazon: Threat or menace? | Salon.com

Amazon is the perfect narrative vehicle for exploring how the revolutionary changes ushered in by the Internet have remade our world. As Stone reminds us, from the very first moment any of us pointed and clicked our way to an online book purchase in the 1990s, Amazon embodied the utopian, …

Male brain versus female brain: How do they differ?

Chapter 16 of my book, <i>50 Human Brain Ideas You Really Need to Know</i>. Here's the introduction to the book, the chapter about topographic mapping, the chapter about mirror neurons, and my post about the most important idea in neuroscience.<p><b>Summary</b>: Subtle observable differences exist between male and …

dip-dyed shoes

Winter isn't quite here, but already folks are starting to revert back to their dreary cold weather wardrobes. Ugh. How boring! We're not ready to …

Women's Health Groups Sue Texas Over Its New Abortion Law

More than a dozen women's health care clinics have filed a lawsuit against the state of Texas, seeking to revoke parts of a controversial health law that puts new restrictions on clinics that provide abortions.<p>The law, House Bill 2, was signed by Gov. Rick Perry this summer after a contentious …

Protein Will Not Make You Fat

Here's what you need to know...<p>While it's biochemically possible for protein to turn into fat by ingesting extremely high numbers of calories or …

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