Michelle Castillo

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India Arie: Why Zoe Saldana as Nina Simone Is "Tone-Deaf" Casting (Q&A)

<b>What did you think of the movie?</b><p>It made me sad. The way she looked in the movie was ugly. Whether or not Nina Simone was beautiful in your eyes, I …

When People With Schizophrenia Hear Voices, They’re Really Hearing Their Own Subvocal Speech

<i>Excerpted from</i> <b>NeuroLogic: The Brain’s Hidden Rationale Behind Our Irrational Behavior</b> by <i>Eliezer Sternberg, M.D. Out now from Pantheon.</i>My first …

Psychiatry

Study: Reading a Novel Changes Your Brain

College students experienced heightened connectivity in their left temporal cortexes after reading fiction.<p>Scientists have proven in the past that reading stimulates many different parts of the brain. In a 2006 study, for example, research subjects read the words “perfume” and “coffee,” and the …

The trouble with Duckie: How “Pretty in Pink’s” most lovable character gave a generation of teenage boys the wrong idea

I, too, saw myself in John Hughes’ nice guy—and like so many others, I learned all the wrong lessons from his story<p>Find me an American adult male who identifies with Blane McDonough, Andrew McCarthy’s character in 1986’s "Pretty in Pink" and I’ll show you a giraffe wearing a prom dress. Blane is …

Courts Are Hopelessly Fractured on First Amendment Protection for Students’ Online Speech

Taylor Bell was furious. An 18-year-old public high school student in Fulton, Mississippi, Bell had heard from several friends that two school …

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Silver boho earrings with a unique exotic design. Bold beautiful, large earrings on nickel free silver leverbacks. Bohemian flair goes perfectly with a maxi dress for summer!<p>2" long (50mm) x 1 1/4" wide (32mm) Sterling Silver Plated and oxidized, hollow-back, and surprisingly lightweight for their …

Jewelry

This 8-Year-Old Asked For A Makeup Lesson For Christmas And Owned It

And now he can probably apply eyeliner better than you.<p>During the trip, her son asked the manager about learning makeup application and technique.<p>"He is a very artistic child and loves to express himself creatively, whether through drawing, gymnastics, or performing arts," Wilwert said. "This is …

All Stories Are the Same

From Avatar to The Wizard of Oz, Aristotle to Shakespeare, there’s one clear form that dramatic storytelling has followed since its inception.<p>A ship lands on an alien shore and a young man, desperate to prove himself, is tasked with befriending the inhabitants and extracting their secrets. …

Literature

Embryos of divorced California couple should be discarded, judge rules

A woman must abide by an agreement with her ex-husband to destroy five frozen embryos if they got a divorce, despite her contention that they represent her last chance to have children, a California judge ruled Wednesday.<p>San Francisco Superior Court Judge Anne-Christine Massullo said in a tentative …

De La Hoya to Mayweather: 'As for your fights? We've already forgotten them'

Oscar De La Hoya, the Hall of Fame fighter whose Golden Boy Promotions has become one of boxing's leading promoters, shredded Floyd Mayweather in an …