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A Day in the Life of MARLON BUNDO

Last Week Tonight with John Oliver presents - A Day in the Life of MARLON BUNDO - written by Marlon Bundo with Jill Twiss Illustrated by EG Keller

Marlon Bundo

Beyond Picasso: 6 Female Artists Who Turned Modern Art On Its Head

Picasso wasn’t the only important turn-of-the-century artists. These six women influenced modern art around the world.<p>“Women are machines for suffering. For me there are only two kinds of women: goddesses and doormats.”<p>These cringe-worthy words belong to Pablo Picasso, who famously muttered them to …

Art

21 Creatures From The Deep Sea That Will Absolutely Give You Nightmares

*Shudders.*

Zoology

I’m a Body Language Expert. Here’s What I Noticed in Mark Zuckerberg’s Testimony.

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is testifying before Congress Tuesday and Wednesday in an event being watched closely not just by Facebook users, but …

Mark Zuckerberg

This is what 'Jeopardy!' host Alex Trebek is really like

Alex Trebek

Kentucky governor: Children were sexually assaulted and tried drugs because teachers were protesting

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Children were sexually assaulted or ingested poison Friday because teachers were at the Capitol to protest the state budget, Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin said in an impromptu press conference just hours after his vetoes of the budget and tax reform bills were overridden.<p>"I guarantee …

School Districts

The tiny ways prejudice seeps into the workplace

Microaggressions are everyday slights and indignities some people encounter all the time - while others aren’t even aware they’re committing them.<p>To a female CEO: “Can I speak with your boss?”<p>To a man who’s a nurse: “Wow, you don’t see many male nurses.”<p>To an LGBTQ intern: “Huh, you don’t sound …

University of London

Teach kids creativity. Ultimately, machines will be better at coding

If you want to bring up a kid to be a successful investor or entrepreneur, the current education system says they should be studying STEM subjects, …

Machine Learning

This is the last VPN you are ever going to need, and it's on sale

There's an age-old adage that goes, "get a VPN or risk getting your Google search history exposed to the entirety of the Internet."<p>Okay, fine, so …

Privacy

AI robots will be able to READ YOUR MIND in sinister breakthrough

GETTY The boffins say they have developed a computer interface which understands and processes words verbalised internally but not said out loud and …

Machine Learning

Outrage Follows Puerto Rico's Announcement That It's Closing Nearly a Third of Its Public Schools

"The harm that the education secretary is causing children and their parents is immeasurable."Teachers unions and outraged citizens in Puerto Rico …

Caribbean

'High school now, it's a whole other level': 7 adults who posed as teenagers for a semester were shocked by how much things have changed

If you could relive your high-school experience for a day, would you jump at the chance?<p>How about for a whole semester?<p>That was the premise of "Undercover High," an A&E documentary series that followed seven adults as they posed as students at Highland Park High School in Topeka, Kansas, for the …

High School

Birds Can See Earth's Magnetic Fields, And We Finally Know How That's Possible

Whoa, evolution. Just... whoa.<p>The mystery behind how birds navigate might finally be solved: it's not the iron in their beaks providing a magnetic …

Biology

The four days in 1968 that reshaped D.C.

Disable animations<p>The day had been warm and breezy, with a high near 70. But the teeming intersection of 14th and U streets was tense. There had been an ugly fight there two days before. Objects had been thrown at police, and two arrests had been made. As the sun set, this cultural and financial …

Justice

“Another nail in the coffin for learning styles” – students did not benefit from studying according to their supposed learning style

<i>By</i> Christian JarrettThe idea that we learn better when taught via our preferred modality or “learning style” – such as visually, orally, or by doing …

Pedagogy

It’s Simple, Really: How a Differential Works, Explained in a Vintage Video

The standard open differential in most cars is a brilliant piece of engineering, allowing you to take the tightest turns without fighting your tires or tearing apart your drivetrain. But even if you understand implicitly how a car’s differential works, it’s kind of difficult to explain.<p>That’s why …

University of Michigan

If you don’t # DeleteFacebook it’s your funeral

# DeleteFacebook is a rapidly growing movement that has seen over US$80 billion wiped off Facebook’s share price, or Faecesbook as it is now known, …

Privacy

Teachers are striking all over. What is going on?

Teachers across the country are striking and protesting en masse, shutting down school systems and putting the pressure on state lawmakers to meet their demands.<p>At least four states this year have mobilized, often with similar gripes. Educators in West Virginia and Oklahoma are lobbying for more …

Education

A neuroscientist explains why reality may just be a hallucination

Anil Seth, professor of Cognitive and Computational Neuroscience at the University of Sussex, explains the link between perception and reality. Seth believes reality as we know it comes from activity of our brain. Following is a transcript of the video.<p><b>Anil Seth:</b> How do we know that we experience …

Consciousness

Snap reportedly bought its very own 3D game engine

Snapchat’s parent company bought a web-based 3D game engine startup out of the UK this past May, Business Insider (paywalled) reports.<p>PlayCanvas is a development tool focused on letting people easily design rich 3D environments. Unlike products from companies like Unity and Epic Games, PlayCanvas’s …

Augmented Reality

Burt Reynolds Has Made Mistakes. But He Regrets Nothing.

After 60 years in the movie business — five of them, from 1978 to 1982, as the top box-office star in America — Burt Reynolds might appear to be an open book, his every feat, foible, affair and chest hair chronicled so vividly that almost nothing about him could surprise you the way that naked …

Golden Globes

Job Search

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This Animal Grows a Temporary 'Mohawk' to Impress Females

Male great crested newts go to extreme lengths during mating season.<p>Most of us spiff ourselves up when we're looking for love.<p>But some males in the animal kingdom go a lot farther than a bit of extra grooming, drastically changing their physical appearance to catch the attention of females. Male …

Nature

Don't waste the Cambridge Analytica scandal: it's a chance to take control of our data

Big, positive changes are possible when scandals put companies like Facebook under the microscope<p>Emerging from several days in hiding while the Cambridge Analytica storm swamped his company, Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg finally spoke on Thursday.<p>“We have a responsibility to protect your …

Privacy

Congress rejects much of Betsy DeVos' agenda in $1.3 trillion spending bill

Congress dealt a blow to Education Secretary Betsy DeVos' school choice agenda in a tentative spending bill released late Wednesday, rejecting her attempt to spend more than $1 billion promoting choice-friendly policies and private school vouchers.<p>DeVos had sought to cut Education Department …

Education

'Utterly horrifying': ex-Facebook insider says covert data harvesting was routine

Sandy Parakilas says numerous companies deployed these techniques – likely affecting hundreds of millions of users – and that Facebook looked the other way<p>Facebook whistleblower gives evidence on Cambridge Analytica row - live<p>Hundreds of millions of Facebook users are likely to have had their …

Privacy

The big picture: Frida Kahlo in New York, 1939

The artist in traditional Mexican costume photographed by her Hungarian-born lover Nickolas Muray at the end of their secret affair<p>The Hungarian-American photographer and Olympic fencer Nickolas Muray took this photograph of Frida Kahlo in traditional Mexican dress and cigarette in hand on a …

Art

Why Ravens and Crows Are Earth’s Smartest Birds

Their brains may be tiny, but birds have been known to outsmart children and apes.<p>Until the 21st century, birds were largely dismissed as simpletons. How smart can you be with a brain the size of a nut?<p>And yet the more we study bird intelligence, the more those assumptions are breaking down. …

WHO launches health review after microplastics found in 90% of bottled water

Researchers find levels of plastic fibres in popular bottled water brands could be twice as high as those found in tap water<p>The World Health Organisation (WHO) has announced a review into the potential risks of plastic in drinking water after a new analysis of some of the world’s most popular …

Pollution

Drowned in sound: how listening to music hinders learning

In his series of articles on how psychology research can inform teaching, Bradley Busch picks an academic study and makes sense of it for the classroom. This time: listening to music while studying<p>Read more Lessons from Research<p><i>There is a wealth of psychology research that can help teachers to</i> …

Teaching