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The Dangers of Distracted Parenting

When it comes to children’s development, parents should worry less about kids’ screen time—and more about their own.<p>Smartphones have by now been implicated in so many crummy outcomes—car fatalities, sleep disturbances, empathy loss, relationship problems, failure to notice a clown on a …

Parenting

Erdogan’s Plan to Raise a ‘Pious Generation’ Divides Parents in Turkey

ISTANBUL — Public schools are closing, on little or no notice, and being replaced by religious schools. Exams are scrapped by presidential whim. Tens of thousands of public teachers have been fired. Outside religious groups are teaching in schools, without parental consent.<p>The battle over how to …

Education

Whose utopia is this, when people have to sever emotional links and leave where they grew up to find dependable work?<p>The office-space empire WeWork was founded eight years ago in New York. It currently leases 240,000 sq metres of real estate in London alone, which reportedly makes it the city’s …

Digital Nomads

The lies told by the Black Lives Matter movement

<i>First published by the Washington Examiner Sept. 3.</i><p>The Black Lives Matter movement has been feted repeatedly at the White House and honored at the …

Black Lives Matter

Virginia School Board Thrusts Through Sex Ed Changes Despite 90% Public Disapproval [VIDEO]

7:56 PM 06/16/2018<p>A Virginia school board thrust through changes to its sex education curriculum Thursday despite around 90 percent of public …

School Administration

MEMO TO FORD: Tarek Fatah wants the burqa banned forever!

Dear Premier-Designate Doug Ford,Sun contributor, author, activist and broadcaster Tarek Fatah has a message for you from his recent editorial:Please …

West Bank

It’s a little scary how smart Google’s DeepMind just got

Oh joy – Alphabet Inc.’s AI subsidiary DeepMind has taken another step forward in understanding the world the way humans do.<p>The company that has …

Artificial Intelligence

Technology is starting to behave in intelligent and unpredictable ways that even its creators don’t understand. As machines increasingly shape global events, how can we regain control?<p>The voice-activated gadget in the corner of your bedroom suddenly laughs maniacally, and sends a recording of your …

Artificial Intelligence

De Blasio: Kick Asian-Americans Out Of Selective Schools To Give Unearned Preferences To Blacks, Hispanics

To the outsider, New York City is world-famous for attractions like Times Square, the Statue of Liberty, and the Museum of Modern Art. But to a …

Bill de Blasio

Report: Netflix Bans Employees from Looking at Each Other for More Than Five Seconds

This is completely ridiculous and could end up hurting more than it helps.<p>Netflix has reportedly banned workers from looking at each other for more …

Employment

SEC announces cryptocurrency ether is not a security

Are bitcoin and ether securities? Finally, one of the biggest questions and debates in crypto has been answered by the SEC, officially.<p>In an …

Cryptocurrency

Get Rid of College ‘Diversity and Inclusion’ Offices

For the last 25 years, a huge growth area for American higher education has been offices of “diversity and inclusion,” which now provide highly paid …

Duke University

Identity Warriors Have Infiltrated the Sciences, and They’re Doing Damage

In conversations with most college officials, many CEOs, many politicians and race hustlers, it’s not long before the magical words “diversity” and …

Education

This Week In China Tech: China Drones Beat America, Music Makeup Comes To Retail And More

This week we saw a huge milestone with China beating Amazon to successfully establish fully commercialized drone delivery, a new type of online to offline buying experience combining China’s Spotify with retail, and artificial intelligence (AI) predicting which roads will flood in advance in order …

China

Believe it or not, parents can win the power struggle by giving kids control

My parents were serious musicians and playing the piano was non-negotiable.<p>Mom started teaching my brother and me when we were about four, and eventually hired a piano teacher to take over for weekly lessons while she supervised daily practicing. We were really quite good at it, but by late …

Parenting

Even the clothes you donate probably end up in a landfill

Well-intentioned recyclers can't keep up with our fast fashion habit.<p>Inside a large industrial building in Jamaica, Queens, I sighed, taking a quick break from ripping staples off of fabric. My back was to the windows, but even if I wanted to look outside, I’d have a problem. A mountain of trash …

Sustainability

Twitter CEO shamed for eating at Chick-fil-A over owner's LGBT views, expresses regret

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey on Sunday came under fire for tweeting about spending money at a Chick-fil-A restaurant in Los Angeles over the owner’s views on gay marriage.<p>Dorsey tweeted a screenshot of his purchases and savings made by using the fast-food restaurant’s mobile app, prompting a backlash …

Social Media

Disadvantaged schools don’t need smaller classes—they need better teachers

Great teachers have a huge impact on kids. Research has shown that students with highly effective teachers (those in the 90th percentile) learn 1.5 years’ worth of material in a year, while students with teachers in the 10th percentile learn just half a years’ worth of material in the same period. …

Education

A prefab hotel with lakeside views pops up in northern Russia

St. Petersburg-based architecture firm Rhizome group designed and built Tochka na Karte Hotel, a prefabricated structure crafted to embrace the …

Design

High Horse Ranch by Kieran Timberlake overlooks forested valley in northern California

American firm Kieran Timberlake has used prefabricated components to create a mountaintop retreat, composed of a main dwelling wrapped in weathering …

Northern California

Black Motorists Lying on Cops -- Who's Doing the 'Racial Profiling'?

Opinion<p>Posted: Jun 07, 2018 12:01 AM<p><i>The opinions expressed by columnists are their own and do not represent the views of Townhall.com.</i><p>In the last few …

Justice

A Google engineer got up in front of the board and condemned the firm's 'chilling' diversity failures

A Google engineer got up in front of the board and read out a damning statement about the company's "chilling" failure to improve diversity.<p>Google's parent company Alphabet held its annual shareholder meeting on Wednesday and during the 75-minute event, software engineer Irene Knapp presented a …

Codes of Conduct

Indiana Teacher Forced To Resign After Refusing To Kowtow To Transgender Policies

4:13 PM 06/06/2018<p>An Indiana high school teacher alleges that he was forced to resign because he wouldn’t ascribe to the school’s policy of calling …

LGBTQI

This Was A Huge Mistake! They Just Jeopardized The Lives Of Thousands Of People!

YouTube

Parents, Schools Step Up Efforts To Combat Food-Allergy Bullying

Bullying takes many forms, but when it involves a food that triggers severe allergies, it could be potentially deadly.<p>Once, when Brandon Williams, a 16-year-old from Kentucky, was on a trip with his bowling team, his teammate decided to eat some food from McDonald's on Williams' bed. One item had …

Food Allergies

De Blasio’s specialized school proposal spurs outrage in Asian communities

Mayor Bill de Blasio’s efforts to enroll more black and Hispanic students at the city’s elite specialized high schools has fueled backlash from those …

Education

The Age of Outrage

What the current political climate is doing to our country and our universities

How Star Trek Became A Tribal Battleground Of PC Art

It has become commonplace to lament that we don’t have a common culture any more—a repertoire of art that we can all enjoy regardless of our …

Science Fiction

3D-printed concrete housing coming to the Netherlands

Like a modern-day Stonehenge<p>Much like conventionally constructed concrete homes, 3D-printed concrete is also having a moment. It seems the technology is finally catching up with the construction industry’s ambitions, as a handful of 3D-printed projects inch closer to fruition. The latest example is …

Netherlands

At the Washington Post, None Dare Call It a Conspiracy

As the late, great novelist Joseph Heller wrote in his hilarious, terrifying novel of World War II’s insanity <i>Catch-22,</i> “Just because you’re paranoid …

Terrorism