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Trumpcare might be gone but the internet is memeing it to death just in case

House Speaker Paul Ryan, as you may know, has frothed at the mouth over passing a bill to repeal and/or replace Obamacare for as long as much of the …

Climate Change Is Making Us Sick

03/16/2017 · by carylsue · in Classroom Ideas, Current Event Connection, Geography In the News, Main. ·<p><b>HEALTH</b><p>Climate change is poised to affect the health of Americans in every part of the country. (LiveScience)<p>How do you teach about climate change? How do you <i>not</i> teach about climate</i> …

Watch a Neuroscientist Explain a Concept in 5 Levels of Difficulty

In this <i>WIRED</i> video, neuroscientist Bobby Kasthuri explains the concept of a <i>connectome</i> to a series of people with differing levels of experience. The …

A Visual Guide To Statistics

A Brown University student creates math lessons for the more visually inclined among us.<p>Statisticians are one of the fastest growing jobs in the country–and for good reason. “As data becomes more and more a part of people’s lives, statistics is becoming more a part of people’s lives,” says Daniel …

7 Broccoli Recipes Your Family Will Devour

Broccoli doesn’t have to be a boring, bland side dish. When you liven it up with flavor, broccoli can be the star of the meal. From Chinese Vegetable Stir-Fry to Roasted Broccoli with Chipotle Honey Butter, these recipes will have your family <i>begging</i> for more.<p>1. Chinese Vegetable Stir-Fry<p>There is …

An Exploration of the Human Brain: Charlie Rose

Tonight, we continue on our exploration of the human brain with the look at the relationship between childhood adversity and the developing brain. …

Why we need to redefine the “cure” for cancer

The war on cancer has created more treatments, but could do more on prevention.<p>In his final State of the Union address one year ago, President Obama announced a “moonshot” initiative to “cure cancer once and for all.”<p>Though the moonshot will be one of Obama’s few health programs to continue under …

27 Skin Care Products That Actually Do What They Say They Will

Nearly half a million U.S. citizens are enrolled in Mexican schools. Many of them are struggling

Two decades ago, a team of U.S. and Mexican researchers descended on Dalton, Ga., to study the growing number of Mexican immigrants who had come to work in the city's carpet mills.<p>Victor Zuñiga, a sociologist at the Monterrey Institute of Technology and Higher Education, was interested in what the …

We're finally starting to understand the 'genetics of success'

For decades, we've known from twin studies that psychological traits like intelligence and personality are influenced by genes. That's why identical twins (who share all their genes) are not just more physically similar to each other than non-identical twins (who share half their genes), but also …

I had a 'sleep doctor' tell me how to structure my entire day — and I've never felt more energized

There's something weirdly satisfying about knowing what time someone else wakes up, what time they eat an apple, and how long they wait between eating the apple and working out — especially if that someone is famous and successful.<p>Forget working hard and displaying grit — I'm going to eat an apple …

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The Morning Routine That Will Save You 20 Hours a Week

The first 3 hours of your day are your most precious for maximized productivity.<p>The traditional 9-5 workday is poorly structured for high productivity. Perhaps when most work was physical labor it made sense, but not in the knowledge-working world we now live in.<p>Although this may seem obvious …

Time Management

The story of GPS and its impact on our natural homing instinct is both fascinating and unsettling<p>The desire of human beings to know where exactly they are on the planet, and more to the point how they might get home, has a vivid history. In the opening chapter of his suitably precise and …

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Summer reading lists at prestigious private schools

High-school classic "Lord of the Flies."Amazon<p>For many people, the summer months symbolize pleasure reading at its best.<p>It's a time to indulge in the texts that are most appealing, without scrutiny: an easy beach read, a guilty pleasure, or that book you've always meant to start.<p>But students at …

Poverty linked to epigenetic changes and mental illness

Impoverished adolescents acquire DNA marks, brain changes and depression over time.<p>Children from impoverished families are more prone to mental …

This Princeton Professor's "Resume of Failures" Is The Most Inspiring Thing You'll Read Today

"Most of what I try fails."<p>When we compare ourselves to successful people, it's easy to assume that they've got some sort of success gene that the rest of us don't have. But the truth is that people who are "successful," have failed at just as many things as the rest of us–they just know how to get …

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This résumé for Elon Musk proves you never, ever need to use more than one page

Let's say your accomplishments range from creating an electronic-payments industry and invigorating the solar-energy market to inventing high-performance electric cars and launching a commercial space and rocket industry.<p>All of that would surely need a couple of pages to explain on a résumé, …

The complete list of 'OK, Google' commands

With Google Now, you can use voice commands to create reminders, get help with trivia questions, and, yes, even find out "what does the fox say?"<p>And, with the recent update from Google, the voice assistant's reponse will sound more natural than ever. (Though, of all the voice assistants, Google Now …

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Why Pre-Shampooing Your Hair Is Actually an Amazing Idea

It's like retinol for your strands.<p>I hate washing my hair. My thick, curly texture makes it super tedious, time-consuming, and I'd even go as far as to say soul-sucking. Me in the shower = Flossie Dickey at her 110th birthday party.<p>At first, I thought the hair scientists at Living Proof were out of …

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This might be one of the most sensible, scientifically supported diets we've ever seen

Fat is bad for you. Everyone should get six to 11 servings of carbohydrates per day. Burn more calories than you eat and you can lose weight.<p>But it turns out that many of these recommendations don't line up with decades of published research on nutrition.<p>Dr. David Ludwig, a Harvard Medical School …

Are Poor Neighborhoods Worse for Boys Than Girls?

A new analysis of social mobility by economist Raj Chetty reveals how childhood environment impacts adult gender gaps.<p>How adults in the U.S. fare economically depends, to a large extent, on the quality of the neighborhoods they grew up in. But boys and girls who live right down the street from each …

20 Healthy, Protein-Packed Smoothie Recipes

Blend up one of these concoctions for a quick nutrition fix<p>Smoothies are a great way to get a nutrient-packed meal or snack, stat. They can provide everything you need—protein, healthy fats, vegetables, and fruits—all in a to-go cup.<p>(For a versatile, ultra-nutritious protein you can use in these …

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These Are the Best All-Natural Beauty Products, According to Alicia Silverstone

It's been two decades since Clueless, and in the years since, Alicia Silverstone has made a name for herself as one of the most influential vegan voices in Hollywood. Silverstone is now a New York Times best-selling author and creator of thekindlife.com, where she shares vegan lifestyle tips. …

The Best Free Yoga Classes Online

<i>The Cut’s guide to self-improvement without spending a million dollars.</i><p>As yoga has skyrocketed in popularity, teachers — typically paid a pittance …

The Best DIY Detox Juices

It's easy to get your juice fix at home (and way less expensive than a trip to your local juicery).<p>Whether you've resolved to get healthier or just …

A Guide to Child, Adolescent Mental Health

Those who work with troubled or special needs kids often find themselves challenged not just to understand why some children behave the way they do, …

Drinking Milk Is Linked to Parkinson’s Disease: Study

Studies have found a connection between the consumption of dairy products and a higher risk of developing Parkinson disease, the neurodegenerative …