Kelly Ann Pace

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What the Mona Lisa Tells Us About Art in the Instagram Era

PARIS — The young couple moved to the front of the crowd to look at the painting. After a few seconds, the woman turned around, smiled into her cellphone and took some selfies. Next, she handed her device to her husband, who took more formal shots of her in front of the work. The two then posed arm …

Mona Lisa

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Tyson Foods backs Israeli startup to grow meat in the lab

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Tyson Foods (TSN.N), the largest U.S. meat processor, has invested in an Israeli biotech company developing a way to grow affordable meat in a laboratory that takes live animals out of the equation.<p>Future Meat Technologies focuses on producing fat and muscle cells that are the …

The Golden State Killer Is Tracked Through a Thicket of DNA, and Experts Shudder

Genetic testing services have become enormously popular with people looking for long-lost relatives or clues to hereditary diseases. Most never imagined that one day intimate pieces of their DNA could be mined to assist police detectives in criminal cases.<p>Even as scientific experts applauded this …

We need to talk about an injustice

In an engaging and personal talk -- with cameo appearances from his grandmother and Rosa Parks -- human rights lawyer Bryan Stevenson shares some …

Interstitium: Scientists say they've discovered a new human organ

Scientists said in a study published Tuesday that they may have stumbled on a previously unknown organ — one of the biggest in the human body and one that could significantly advance our understanding of cancer and many other diseases.<p>The research, published in the journal Scientific Reports, …

In Vivo

New Banksy Mural in New York Protests Turkish Artist’s Imprisonment

The corner of Houston Street and the Bowery has been home to murals by some of the world’s most renowned street artists, from Keith Haring to Os Gêmeos to JR. The latest titan of street art to take over the giant canvas? Banksy.<p>The anonymous British artist’s 70-foot-long mural was unveiled on …

Streetwear

Scientists Aim To Pull Peer Review Out Of The 17th Century

The technology that drives science forward is forever accelerating, but the same can't be said for science communication. The basic process still holds many vestiges from its early days — that is the 17th century.<p>Some scientists are pressing to change that critical part of the scientific enterprise.<p>…

Peer Review

The Strange and Twisted Life of “Frankenstein”

After two hundred years, are we ready for the truth about Mary Shelley’s novel?<p><b>Audio:</b> Listen to this story. To hear more feature stories, download the Audm app for your iPhone.<p>Mary Wollstonecraft Godwin Shelley began writing “Frankenstein; or, the Modern Prometheus” when she was eighteen years old, …

What Martin Luther King Actually Thought About Car Commercials

Ram Trucks Commercial With Martin Luther King Jr. Sermon Is Criticized

The online blowback was swift for Ram on Sunday after the carmaker used a sermon given by the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. as the voice-over for a Super Bowl ad.<p>The general sentiment: Did the company really just use Dr. King’s words about the value of service to sell trucks?<p>The commercial showed …

I Quit Twitter and It Feels Great

It has been one year and 28 days since my last tweet.<p>I deactivated my account shortly after President-elect Donald Trump tweeted, “North Korea just stated that it is in the final stages of developing a nuclear weapon capable of reaching parts of the U.S. It won’t happen!” on Jan. 2, 2017.<p>The tweet …

50 blog post ideas for educators

Sometimes it can be tough to come up with ideas on what to blog about. As a regular blogger, I get asked the question alot... "What should/will I …

Missouri Faces Costly Dilemma: How To Treat Inmates With Hepatitis C?

In a corner of Jymie Jimerson's house in the town of Sparta, in southwest Missouri, she has set up a kind of shrine. It has Native American art representing her Cherokee heritage alongside Willie Nelson albums, books and photos in remembrance of her late husband.<p>There's a copy of Willie's mid-'70s …

TED's secret to great public speaking

There's no single formula for a great talk, but there is a secret ingredient that all the best ones have in common. TED curator Chris Anderson shares …

Public Speaking

The Secrets of Resilience

What does it take to conquer life’s adversities? Lessons from successful adults who overcame difficult childhoods<p>Does early hardship in life keep children from becoming successful adults? It’s an urgent question for parents and educators, who worry that children growing up in difficult …

Motivation

Words of the Year

What language can possibly be used to capture the upside down world of 2017?<p>If language, as Emerson said, is fossil poetry, then “youthquake” seems like a plastic bone. “Youthquake” is the verbal concoction recently declared Word of the Year (the year being 2017) by the experts at Oxford …

Language

"I Had Depression"

PHOTO CREDITS: NATHANIEL WELCH/REDUX FOR SCHOLASTIC INC.; MARGO MORITZ FOR SCHOLASTIC INC. (SAMMY); NATHANIEL WELCH/REDUX FOR SCHOLASTIC INC. …

Mental Health

Poet Jane Kenyon’s Advice on Writing: Some of the Wisest Words to Create and Live By

“Be a good steward of your gifts.”<p>In <i>Still Writing: The Pleasures and Perils of a Creative Life</i> — one of the finest, most insightful reflections on the creative experience ever committed to words — writer Dani Shapiro mentions a set of instructions by the poet <b>Jane Kenyon</b> (May 23, 1947–April 22, …

Literature

Response: Mistakes Made in Writing Instruction What to Do Instead

Response: Mistakes Made in Writing Instruction & What to Do Instead<p><b>(This is the first post in a four-part series)</b><p>The new "question-of-the-week"</i> …

Teaching

The World Might Be Better Off Without College for Everyone

Students don't seem to be getting much out of higher education.<p>I have been in school for more than 40 years. First preschool, kindergarten, elementary school, junior high, and high school. Then a bachelor’s degree at UC Berkeley, followed by a doctoral program at Princeton. The next step was what …

Ernest Hemingway’s Six-Word Sequels

<i>Legend has it that Ernest Hemingway won a bet by writing the six-word story “For sale: baby shoes. Never worn.” Hoping to cash in on that story's success, Hemingway wrote some six-word sequels.</i><p>For sale: baby shoes. Really big.<p>For hire: giant baby. Very amusing.<p>Rent baby for fun, scary evening.<p>Have …

Sequels

2017 Was Also the Year I Saw Paul McCartney

This June, I attended a wedding in a bright, steamy garden in New Orleans, in which a procession of small children entered to “Sun King,” from “Abbey Road.” The scene immediately felt magical: When have you heard “Sun King” in a garden? The wonderful deep-cut weirdness of the later Beatles albums …

Civil Rights

Word ban at CDC includes 'vulnerable,' 'fetus,' 'transgender'

<b>(CNN) —</b> Officials at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the very agency tasked with saving and protecting the lives of the most vulnerable, are now under order by the Trump administration to stop using words including "vulnerable" in 2018 budget documents, according to The Washington …

Public Health

Surgeon Who Etched His Initials on Patients’ Livers Is Convicted of Assault

LONDON — A prominent British surgeon who etched his initials onto the livers of two patients, in a case that shocked many with its audacity, has been convicted of assault.<p>The surgeon, Simon Bramhall, who gained fame in 2010 after successfully transplanting a plane-crash victim’s liver into a …

Why You Should Surround Yourself With More Books Than You'll Ever Have Time to Read

An overstuffed bookcase (or e-reader) says good things about your mind.<p>Lifelong learning will help you be happier, earn more, and even stay healthier, experts say. Plus, plenty of the smartest names in business, from Bill Gates to Elon Musk, insist that the best way to get smarter is to read. So …

Books

Dalai Lama: Our Future Is Very Much in Our Hands

<i>This is an article from Turning Points, a magazine that explores what critical moments from this year might mean for the year ahead.</i><p><i>A crack in a floating ice shelf in Antarctica reached its breaking point and calved a huge iceberg, setting it afloat in the seas. It’s a fitting image for a world</i> …

‘I’m humbled and troubled — especially since I got caught.’

There’s a new apology template for famous men who act like pigs, which is why their apologies sound so similar.<p>You wouldn’t be surprised to know that …

‘Regret,’ ‘pain,’ 'predator': analyzing the apologies of Matt Lauer, Harvey Weinstein, and others accused of sexual misconduct

After being fired by NBC amid sexual misconduct allegations, Matt Lauer spoke out for the first time on Thursday. In a statement to the network, read …

Smartphone Addiction Creates Imbalance in Brain

CHICAGO, Nov. 30, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Researchers have found an imbalance in the brain chemistry of young people addicted to smartphones …