Kaya Cheynelle

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Meet the 12-Year-Old CEO Who Runs a $150,000 Business

<i>This post is in partnership with Inc., which offers useful advice, resources and insights to entrepreneurs and business owners. The article below was</i> …

Women harassed out of their homes. Mass shooting threats. How #Gamergate morphed into a monster.

The New Habit Challenge: Work The Exact Amount Of Time Science Tells Us To

You know you should take regular breaks during the workday, but did you know they should be exactly 17 minutes long?<p>It turns out going hard for eight hours straight every day <i>isn’t</i> the best way to get work done.<p>Contrary to the popular convention of working ourselves to exhaustion, researchers from …

50 Essays Guaranteed to Make You a Better Person

It’s hard to be a person in the world today — or, really, any day, but today’s what we’ve got. Humans are striving creatures, and also empathetic …

The Abortion Ministry of Dr. Willie Parker

In Mississippi, there is only one clinic where a woman can go if she needs an abortion. The state is trying to close it down. At that clinic, there is a doctor who tends to the needs of these women, and he has to fly in from out of state to do it. There is no shutting him down.<p><b>Perfectly bald, with</b> …

Breast Cancer

The Transgender Crucible

A dozen eggs, bacon, maybe some biscuits: CeCe McDonald had a modest shopping list in mind, just a few things for breakfast the next day. It was …

Crime

Secrets of the Creative Brain

A leading neuroscientist who has spent decades studying creativity shares her research on where genius comes from, whether it is dependent on high IQ—and why it is so often accompanied by mental illness.<p>As a psychiatrist and neuroscientist who studies creativity, I’ve had the pleasure of working …

Researchers Have Created a New Blood Test to Predict Risk of Suicide

In a groundbreaking new genetic discovery, doctors from Johns Hopkins have found a mutation involved in how the brain reacts to stress that can …

Physicist concocts ice cream that changes color when you lick it

What happens when a physicist decides to become a chef? If they're anything like Manuel Linares, then you can expect a fusion of food and science to come out of their kitchen. For instance, one of the Spaniard's masterpieces is an ice cream that changes colors when you lick it. He calls it the …

The Army Wants To 3D-Print Bombs

The latest issue of Army Technology focuses on 3-D printing. Designing new shapes for warheads is one promising new avenue of research. In "ARDEC investigates how 3-D printed metals could transform Army logistics", U.S. Army Armament Research, Development and Engineering Center materials engineer …

These smart shoes vibrate to point you in the right direction

One of the best uses for wearable technology is to help you get around without being hunched over your smartphone. Google Glass and smartwatches do this, but you're still staring at a screen instead of enjoying the scenery. That's all set to change thanks to an Indian company that wants to put …

The Curse of Reading and Forgetting

Recently, a colleague mentioned that she had been rereading Richard Hughes’s “A High Wind in Jamaica,” which was first published in 1929 and is about a group of creepy little kids who become the unwanted wards of sad, listless pirates. She praised it, and her recommendation sent me to Amazon. The …

Forget Passwords: This Startup Wants To Authenticate Your Mind

Biocatch detects fraud and identity theft based on your online behaviors.<p>Most online identity security today is based on what you know (like a password, social security number, or mother’s maiden name) or something you have (like a code sent to your mobile device, fingerprint, or voice pattern).<p>But …

Information Systems

You Won't Recognize Your Dinner In 50 Years (But Don't Worry, It's Still Food)

Echoes of Soylent. But more colorful.<p>Scientists have already proven it’s possible to grow a burger in the lab using a few cells from a cow. Someday, it might also be possible to grow food from fake plastic cells–and get all of the nutrition we need without relying on nature or a farm.<p>A new project …

Chemistry

How this smart contraceptive design could liberate women in Africa

Family planning counts for a lot when it comes to development in poor countries. It lowers mortality among women and infants, improves educational outcomes, and slows population growth. It also makes it easier for women to enter the workforce, which acts as an economic booster shot even in wealthy …

Contraception

Mystery of Turkish Siblings Who Can Only Move on All Fours Leaves Scientists Baffled

Walking on all fours might be fun for some, but for the members of one Turkish family, it’s the only way to move around. Five siblings of the …

Dubai: Pearl of the Desert

I consider myself a seasoned world traveler. I have visited some of the most exotic and exciting destinations on earth, yet even I was surprised when I visited Dubai earlier this year. How does a nation go from living in the desert lands of the Arabian Peninsula, making a living as pearl merchants, …

Government agents 'directly involved' in most high-profile US terror plots

Nearly all of the highest-profile domestic terrorism plots in the United States since 9/11 featured the "direct involvement" of government agents or informants, a new report says.<p>Some of the controversial "sting" operations "were proposed or led by informants", bordering on entrapment by law …

The US needs immigration reform, not another opportunity to blame the GOP

The Obama administration has a problem on its hands: the moral implications and aesthetic disaster of cameras documenting defenseless young child refugees being returned by force to their often-dangerous motherlands. This could be an opportunity for the administration to push for immigration reform …

The Fastest Way To Crack A 4-Digit PIN Number [Infographic]

Good ol' 1234 accounts for about 10 percent of passwords. That's more than the bottom 4,200 combinations put together.<p>We know people default to bad passwords, whether for their computers or banking PINs. But, we have to stress this here, people are <i>really</i> bad at picking passwords. This infographic …

Gaza's bloodiest day as at least 100 Palestinians are killed

Gaza endured the bloodiest day of the two-week conflict between Hamas and Israelon Sunday, with an Israeli assault in a residential area causing carnage described by the Palestinian leadership as a "heinous massacre" and a "war crime" by the Arab League.<p>At least 100 Palestinians were killed – 67 in …

Protesters attack the Israeli consulate in the Turkish capital “Ankara” and hoist the Palestinian flag over it

Protesters attack the Israeli consulate in the Turkish capital “Ankara” and hoist the Palestinian flag over it.

More Boko Haram Deaths, Less Media Coverage And No U.S. Troops On the Ground In Nigeria

As violence perpetrated by Boko Haram spreads across northern Nigeria, the former U.S. ambassador to the country said Friday that Western …

Clinton writes of Biden, Bergdahl

Hillary Clinton, in her book out next week, reflects on her split with President Barack Obama over how to handle conflict-riven Syria, describes her role in the early-stage discussions about a prisoner swap with the Taliban for Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl and recounts her first date-like rapprochement with …

The Self-Help Book Women Love to Give Each Other

Last spring, I picked up my friend Leigh at LAX. She’d come down from San Francisco to spend a few days on the beach. But before we could head to …

'Reform conservatives' take on GOP

With the Republican Party’s establishment and tea party wings busy attacking each other, and no standard-bearer emerging for the White House, a group of intellectuals calling themselves “reform conservatives” are maneuvering to seize the party’s 2016 policy agenda.<p>In the process, they’ve set off a …

Clinton describes daylight with Obama on Egypt

WASHINGTON (AP) — Distancing herself from some of the Obama administration's handling of the Arab Spring, Hillary Rodham Clinton says in her upcoming …