Lynda Rademacher

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The 10 most somber places in America

While some destinations promise fun in the sun, others offer a chance to explore a sober slice of American history. Commemorate some of the nation's most tragic events at these landmarks across the USA.<p><b>USS Arizona Memorial</b><p>The USS Arizona Memorial in Honolulu, most commonly referred to as simply …

7 things teachers want you to know

Award-winning principal Eric Sheninger shares his secrets on how to make this year the best school year yet.<p>Don't you wish you had a crystal ball that told you what your child's teacher felt was important for you to know? I sure do. In more than 13 years as a teacher, administrator, parent and …

Drunk Vs. Stoned: Putting the Two States of Mind to the Test

It's long been a source of furious contention among many a college kid, but now the debate can finally be put to rest thanks to science.<p>Well, …

US states banned from exporting their trash to China are drowning in plastic

Being green is getting a lot harder for eco-friendly states in the US, thanks to the country’s dependency on overrun Chinese recycling facilities. Recycling centers in Oregon recently stopped accepting clear plastic “clamshell” containers used for berries, plastic hospital gowns and plastic bags, …

Sustainability

Top 15 craft beer breweries in the USA

There's that moment when you try a better beer, a beer that's not your average Coors/Bud/Pabst/Enter One-Syllable Beer Name Here, and you're hooked. Not everyone may remember exactly where, or when. You may not even remember what beer it was. But much like a 1-year old who tries his first bite of …

15 Logos with subliminal or secret message

The Power of Introverts

Today we make room for a remarkably narrow range of personality styles. We're told that to be great is to be bold, to be happy is to be sociable. We see ourselves as a nation of extroverts -- which means that we've lost sight of who we really are. Depending on which study you consult, one-third to …

Wolf howl identification technology excites experts

BBC Nature<p>Individual wild wolves can be recognised by just their howls with 100% accuracy, a study has shown.<p>The team from Nottingham Trent University, UK, developed a computer program to analyse the vocal signatures of eastern grey wolves.<p>Wolves roam huge home ranges, making it difficult for …

Author: Think twice about 'the Internet'

It's not the Internet to Evgeny Morozov. It's "the Internet" -- with quotation marks.<p>Morozov is trying to make a point. Thanks to the Web's rapid spread and overwhelming influence on 21st-century society, we've come to think of cyberlife as something distinct from our everyday interactions. To …

Tesla Motors proposes 'hyperloop' transit system

This whole transit system would be impossible to crash, always available on demand, way less expensive than current travel options and, ideally, solar-powered.<p>Tesla Motors CEO and co-founder Elon Musk started off his week on Monday by tweeting an announcement that, from anyone else, would have …

Swear words shift meaning, importance over time

Back in 1939, the Production Code Administration required that David O. Selznick defend the use of the word "damn" in his film “Gone with the Wind.”<p>Fast forward to present day, and basic cable programs from "Mad Men" to "Breaking Bad" and "It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia" have no problem using …

The Insane, True Costs of Raising a Family in America's Major Metros

Film Photography Technique Tips for the Digital Photographer

Film photography is similar in many ways to digital photography, and most of your standard digital photography techniques apply to film too. You just …

Americans live a little longer, still lag other rich countries

Americans may be living longer and even exercising a little more, but we really are not much healthier than we were 10 years ago and we are still far behind other rich countries when it comes to our health, researchers said Wednesday.<p>The biggest survey of U.S. health in 15 years breaks down death, …

The New World Of Firefighting: Politics, Climate And Humans

Writer and photojournalist Michael Kodas has been documenting firefighting and firefighters for more than a decade. His current book project, <i>Megafire</i>, an examination of the new world faced by firefighters, will be released in 2014. Kodas, also the author of <i>High Crimes: The Fate of Everest in an Age</i> …

Self Freezing Coke Video By Grant Thompson Has Completely Blown Our Minds

"Grab a bottle of room temperature soda, and start shaking it violently." That's the first bit of instruction on Grant Thompson's incredible self freezing Coke (or any other soda) video.<p>Look guys, we were never big science buffs in school, but that's probably because no one ever presented the …

Grilling Over Gas Is Objectively, Scientifically Better Than Grilling Over Charcoal

Grilling on a holiday, when you've got the day off, is easy. You can take your time; pull out your artisanal hardwood charcoal; light it in your …

There's a Zombie-Like Security Flaw in Almost Every Android Phone

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Almost every Android phone has a big, gaping security weakness, according to the security startup …

Obama's limo: Heavy armor, blood bank, night vision

President Barack Obama is looking for a new ride.<p>Not that his current limousine – dubbed “The Beast” or “Cadillac One” – isn’t faring well, but it’s a 2009 model, which he takes wherever he travels, and the Department of Homeland Security says it’s time for an upgrade.<p>Designed to look like a 2008 …

The Compulsive Mr. Jefferson And America's Obsessive Origins

While waiting for his draft of the Declaration of Independence to come to the floor of the Second Continental Congress for a history-making vote, Thomas Jefferson was thinking about the weather. More specifically, he was thinking about a list that would comprehensively capture variations in the …

Jewish Responses to the Supreme Court’s Same-Sex Marriage Rulings

While many Jewish groups across America celebrated the death of DOMA, two Orthodox organizations took the opposite stance, writes Sigal Samuel.<p>The …

When Big Government Saved America

At the time FDR’s New Deal saved America, people came to believe in the power and benefit of the government. But what happened to that belief? …