Jocelyn W. Armes

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The Teens Are Coming For The NRA, And They Can't Be Stopped

The most powerful gun lobby in the U.S. is facing its greatest threat yet: Generation Z.<p>Less than two weeks after a deadly school shooting in Parkland, Florida, left 17 dead and more than a dozen injured at Stoneman Douglas High School, teens across the country have made a simple request to the …

Guns

50 Ketogenic Recipes That Everyone Will Enjoy

Low carbs and high fats!<p>When you eat a lot of carbs, your body produces glucose, which is then used to burn energy. Because glucose is being used as the primary source of energy, fats are not needed, and your body stores them. With a Ketogenic diet, you lower your intake of carbs, and your body is …

Cooking

Olympians Are Using Nonalcoholic Beer As Recovery Drinks. Here's The Science

In Greek mythology, the Olympians were said to drink ambrosia, which bestowed upon them immortality. Occasionally, athletic heroes like Heracles were also gifted a sip. But the myths don't say much about the golden-amber liquid getting them all drunk.<p>Today's Olympians have been swept up in a new …

Beer

Mark Warner: ‘We’ve Had New Information That Raises More Questions’

The top Democrat on the Senate's Russia investigation says he's worried about what he's just learned.<p><i>Subscribe to The Global POLITICO on Apple Podcasts here. | Subscribe via Stitcher here.</i><p>Congress late last year received “extraordinarily important new documents” in its investigation of President …

Donald Trump

WOMEN. DO. NOT. OWE. MEN. SEX.

The Aziz Ansari story is a disturbing reminder that men are taught to feel entitled to sex — and we allow them to<p>I was traveling through Greece in my …

Ex texting you over the holidays? Yep, you're being 'Marleyed'

Ebenezer Scrooge isn't the only person to receive a visit from ghosts of Christmas past during the festive period. Turns out one in 10 of us are …

19 Keto Lunches That Will Help You Stick to Your Resolutions

It’s probably not surprising that the vast majority of New Year’s resolutions have something to do with food and diet. It could be ditching gluten or …

Eggs, Tomatoes and a Quick Trip to Purgatory

It used to be that whenever I craved a bowl of runny-yolked eggs poached in red sauce, I’d whip up some shakshuka. I first tasted this North African dish, made from stewed tomatoes, onions, sweet peppers and plenty of spices, on a trip to Israel, where it’s extremely popular, and have been hooked …

Italian Food

Are men really clueless about sexual harassment?

<b>(CNN) —</b> Six weeks after the first stories broke alleging that Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein engaged in a decadeslong pattern of sexual harassment (he denies it), the list of men accused of similar acts keeps getting longer. Some offer denials, but others offer more nuanced …

CNN

My daughter got her first catcall, and I didn’t know what to tell her

My 11-year-old daughter has enjoyed many new experiences recently: first soccer goal, first solo trip to the store, first time as a community volunteer.<p>There was also another, less enjoyable, first. While she was in our front yard, wearing her favorite T-shirt, which proclaims: “Unicorns are real,” …

Feminism

Stop using Bill Clinton to hammer on liberals. Sexual harassment is a man problem, not a partisan one

Listen up, liberals!<p>This is a pep talk for anyone who feels backed into a corner by bullies who want to convince you that you are a hypocrite because you fervently supported Anita Hill, but had reservations about Paula Jones.<p>Or because you called for the head of Alabama Republican U.S. Senate …

Juanita Broaddrick

Prominent Scholar Calls Growth Mindset A “Cancerous” Idea, In Isolation

A prominent education scholar who specializes on issues facing Black boys and men in education has questioned the utility of the popular concept of Growth Mindset. Dr. Luke Wood, a distinguished professor of education at San Diego State University and purveyor of the nationally broadcast course …

10 Slow-Cooker Breakfasts That'll Be Ready When You Wake Up

I have a complicated relationship with breakfast. I'm obsessed with the food—eggs, oatmeal, yogurt, oh my! And I love the way a healthy, well-rounded …

When The Focus Is On The Student, Not The Class

Not that long ago, the high school in Pittsfield, N.H., had some of the lowest standardized tests scores in the state and was known as a dropout factory.<p>But over the past six years, the school district has overhauled its approach to education. Now in most classes, grades aren't used to measure …

Teaching

Seth Meyers Rips 'Systemic Misogyny' That Enables 'Powerful, Predatory Men'

"It requires all of us to speak out and ask ourselves what we can do to address it."<p>Seth Meyers said the Harvey Weinstein scandal is “yet another window into the entitled mind of powerful, predatory men who are used to operating without consequence.”<p>With the movie producer facing mounting claims of …

A therapist’s guide to staying productive when you’re depressed or heartbroken

“We entrepreneurs can’t afford to date,” I half-joked to a friend the other day. “We can’t take sick days when we get our hearts smashed.”<p>I’m a therapist who helps people learn to be resilient in the face of life’s uncertainties. But even I catch myself feeling anxious about how to stay motivated …

Goal Setting

Facing poverty, academics turn to sex work and sleeping in cars

Adjunct professors in America face low pay and long hours without the security of full-time faculty. Some, on the brink of homelessness, take desperate measures<p>Sign up to our monthly Outside in America newsletter<p>There is nothing she would rather do than teach. But after supplementing her career …

I've been in education for 20 years — here's what everyone gets wrong about kindergarten

I recently shared some of my research on how kindergarten has changed— namely, with more academics and less play. It generated a lot of interest, and most either thought my work was spot on or that I didn't understand how important it is for children to learn academics early so they can succeed in …

Education

Katharine Hepburn's Brownies: A Recipe For Home-Wrecking?

When it comes to brownie recipes, one would usually expect to hear ingredients such as flour, sugar, eggs and chocolate. But one woman dished out a most unusual addition – a heavy serving of infidelity. It all started when <i>The New York Times</i> published Katharine Hepburn's Brownies Recipe two years …

Dessert

How Cosmopolitan’s Helen Gurley Brown taught women to prize skinniness above all else

<i>If my weight’s okay, dinner for me might be muesli with chopped prunes, dried apricot, six unsalted almonds, dusting of Equal, and a cup of whole milk. Delicious! If weight-fighting, it’s back to tuna salad with one slice seven-grain toast and half a tablespoon of diet margarine. Dessert every</i> …

Gloria Steinem

A beginner’s guide to pickling

Grown too many vegetables? Sick of making chutney? There is an alternative…<p>Your harvests may have been bountiful, but by now you must be bored with making chutney. It’s time to embrace brine. With the help of salt water, a process known as lacto-fermentation can give surplus veg a new lease of life.<p>…

Sample Grad School Recommendation Letter by a Professor

Successful graduate school applications are accompanied by several, usually three, recommendation letters. Most of your graduate admissions letters …

How To Cook a Whole Chicken in Coconut Milk in the Slow Cooker

By now we hope every home cook knows the pure dinnertime pleasure that is chicken in milk. The original dish, credited most popularly to Jamie …

Our 10 Best Vegetarian Pasta Recipes Because Giving Up Meat Has Never Been Easier

Whoever said that pasta needs meat has clearly never tasted spaghetti with mushrooms and ricotta cheese. Whether you're craving a hearty comfort carb …

Hidden Brain - NPR

The Brain

Americans Have Given Up on Public Schools. That’s a Mistake.

The current debate over public education underestimates its value—and forgets its purpose.<p>Public schools have always occupied prime space in the excitable American imagination. For decades, if not centuries, politicians have made hay of their supposed failures and extortions. In 2004, Rod Paige, …

Education

THIS tell-tale sign indicates if a person is good in bed

This survey included 1,000 participants.<p>A study carried out by Wakefield Research reveals how you can identify someone who is good in bed.<p><b>ALSO READ:</b></b> …

Schools around the US are finally pushing back their start times — and it's working

Rick Tony teaches math at Solebury School, in New Hope, Pennsylvania, but he's well aware of the science of sleep.<p>For the 2016-2017 school year, Tony, who also works as the boarding and day school's director of studies, led the charge on moving Solebury's 8:00 a.m. start time half an hour later to …

Medical Journals

Four cups of coffee a day could slash chance of early death

Drinking four cups of coffee a day could slash the chance of early death, a major study suggests.<p>Research on 20,000 middle-aged men and women found that those who drank it regularly had mortality rates almost two thirds lower.<p>Previous studies have found that coffee can improve liver function, …

Coffee