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Tour September’s Sky: A Lunar Eclipse!

<b>This month's stargazing features pretty planetary treats in the eastern sky before dawn — and the last total lunar eclipse visible until 2018.</b>The …

Where America's Racist Tweets Come From

<i>Warning: The tweets are really, really racist.</i><p>Here's the LQ formula the team used:<p>Their findings?<p>Alabama and Mississippi have the highest LQ measures: They have scores of 8.1 and 7.4, respectively. And the states surrounding these two core states -- Georgia, Louisiana, and Tennessee -- also have …

Berlin Wall Being Rebuilt in a Dazzling Display of 8,000 Glowing Orbs

In 1961, the infamous Berlin Wall was constructed and completely cut off West Berlin from East Germany and East Berlin. The infrastructure was taken down in 1989 and with it reclaimed free movement between East and West. That was nearly 25 years ago, and to commemorate this occasion, light artist …

The 10 Worst States for Women

<i>This post is in partnership with 24/7 Wall Street. The article below was originally published on 247WallSt.com.</i><p>Based on recently released Census …

Demographics

Life as a Nonviolent Psychopath

Neuroscientist James Fallon discovered through his work that he has the brain of a psychopath, and subsequently learned a lot about the role of genes in personality and how his brain affects his life.<p>In 2005, James Fallon's life started to resemble the plot of a well-honed joke or big-screen …

Stylish Blogging Platform Svbtle Now Costs $6 Per Month

Svbtle, the stylish blogging platform that opened up to all users at the beginning of the year, has pivoted into a paid-for service, which costs $6 per month.<p>Created by prominent designer Dustin Curtis, Svbtle was initially an invite-only platform for selected users when in launched in 2011. That …

I Am Racist, And So Are You

Follow Human Parts on Facebook.<p>And the sooner we both acknowledge this, the sooner we can begin to address the problem. So let’s talk.<p>“Wait just a …

It’s not just the South and Fox News: Liberals have a white privilege problem too

White privilege is a protection racket, the ultimate head start. The “liberal meritocracy” benefits from it too<p>I spent 12 years of my life in St. Louis. I went to college there. Got married. Landed my first teaching job. Bought my first house. Between door-knocking for candidates and causes, …

What We Need Are Anti-Racists

After Ferguson, we all must renew our efforts to eliminate the scourge of racism from American life.<p>Listen up, white people: we’ve got some serious …

Steven Pinker: 10 'grammar rules' it's OK to break (sometimes)

Among the many challenges of writing is dealing with rules of correct usage: whether to worry about split infinitives, fused participles, and the meanings of words such as "fortuitous", "decimate" and "comprise". Supposedly a writer has to choose between two radically different approaches to these …

The Book of Symbols: Carl Jung’s Catalog of the Unconscious

A primary method for making sense of the world is by interpreting its symbols. We decode meaning through images and, often without realizing, are swayed by the power of their attendant associations. A central proponent of this theory, iconic Swiss psychoanalyst Carl Gustaf Jung, made an academic …

I Detoxed from Heroin in Jail

Drug treatment centers nationwide have all but disappeared, leaving prisons as the catch all for the millions of Americans addicted to opioids. In …

Fashion Illustrator Turns Flower Petals Into Gorgeous Gowns

A gorgeous gown can make you feel as beautiful as a rose — especially if it's literally made of rose petals.<p>Business student and fashion illustrator …

A Gentlemen’s Guide To Rape Culture

If you are a man, you are part of rape culture. I know … that sounds rough. You’re not a rapist, necessarily. But you do perpetuate the attitudes and …

13 Google Search Tricks That Make Life A Whole Lot Easier

You <i>think</i> you know how to Google? You don't know how to Google.<p>Even the most seasoned Googler might not know every tip and trick available with just a few extra keystrokes in the search bar. Consider this your instructions manual for the world's most popular search engine.<p>Define A Word<p><b>The Scenario:</b> …

Bach: Chaconne, BWV 1004 (Jens Korndörfer, Organ)

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar: How to Tell if You're a Racist Like Donald Sterling

Polls show that more whites believe in ghosts than believe racism is a problem in America. I guess that’s why <i>Ghost Hunters</i> is so popular but my show,</i> …

Civil Rights

271 Years Before Pantone, an Artist Mixed and Described Every Color Imaginable in an 800-Page Book | Colossal

<p>In 1692 an artist known only as “A. Boogert” sat down to write a book in Dutch about mixing watercolors. Not only would he begin the book with a bit …

The 20th Anniversary Creative Nonfiction Writers’ Conference

Lee Gutkind<p>As the 20th Anniversary <i>Creative Nonfiction</i> Writers’ Conference draws near, <i>Brevity</i> contributor Amy Wright interviews <i>CNF</i> Founder Lee Gutkind …

The 49 states of rising child poverty

Children in North Dakota were the only ones in the nation to have weathered the Great Recession generally unscathed. In every other state in the nation, at least one county saw poverty rise among school-aged children between 2007 and last year, according to new Census Bureau data.<p>The Great …

Downloads for iPad review: browse the Internet for free and legal downloads

Introduction<p>What we’ve got here is a wonderfully simplified and streamlined way for you to download free and legal audio, videos, documents, and …

Where your tax dollars go, in one chart

I was doing some last minute tax preparation over the weekend (and lamenting the facts in this video) and I probably wasn't the only one. Tax filing season is always a good opportunity to revisit this graphic from the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities that highlights what it is the federal …

Free Publishing Resources For Writers: Your Tool Kit Essentials

Your Publishing Tool Kit: A Free Resource For Creative Writers<p>Please take advantage of these FREE resources for creative writers! Essential …

A tetrad of lunar eclipses, next one October 8

Monday’s eclipse marks the beginning of a special eclipse series known as a tetrad – four total lunar eclipses in a row, with no partial eclipses in …

Don't Help Your Kids With Their Homework

And other insights from a ground-breaking study of how parents impact children’s academic achievement<p>One of the central tenets of raising kids in America is that parents should be actively involved in their children’s education: meeting with teachers, volunteering at school, helping with homework, …

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 …

Design & Development News | The Next Web

All stories in Design & Dev<p>Some madman built a Mario Kart clone in pure CSS<p>It's amazing what you can build with pure CSS<p>Matthew Hughes<p>Android Things 1.0 fixes the biggest pain points in building IoT devices<p>Android Things 1.0 is a major leap forward for Google's IoT operating system<p>Matthew …