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Why Did It Take So Long for Class-Based School Integration to Take Hold?

Half a century ago, the Coleman Report revealed that socioeconomic diversity is key to removing racial inequalities in education.<p>Fifty years ago—on July 2, 1966—the federal government published “Equality of Educational Opportunity<i>,</i>”a landmark study by the Johns Hopkins University sociologist James …

School Districts

Under Armour's Golden Boy Vs. Nike's Lifetime King: Whose Shoes Sell?

<b>Under Armour</b>'s (UA) Golden State golden boy Steph Curry and <b>Nike</b>'s (NKE) lifetime endorser "King" James are going head-to-head Thursday night, but how …

Shoes

Not all leafy greens are created equal — here's the definitive ranking of the best ones for you

So which should you pick to justify the croutons, bacon, and other yummy toppings in your salad?<p>We're here to help. Using rankings from the CDC's 2014 list of "powerhouse foods," as well as the nutritional breakdowns of the veggies, we compiled the best, most nutritional greens for your salads, …

Nutrition

Teaching Neuroscience in Prison

Two Cornell instructors brought their college course to the inmates at the Auburn Correctional Facility, a maximum-security prison in upstate New York. They were accustomed to pre-med types; they found philosophers.<p>It’s the first day of class, and we—a couple of instructors from Cornell—sit around …

Education

Foodie GrubHub Leads New America Stocks Ripe For Buy

At midweek, several recent New America stocks are in buy range and some are setting up bases.<p>Online food delivery startup <b>GrubHub</b> (GRUB), which is …

Foot Locker

Volunteers save pilot whales beached in New Zealand

Volunteers and residents in New Zealand managed to help free some pilot whales which had become beached in Ohiwa Harbour in the Bay of Plenty.<p>In total 21 whales were saved but 35 died. It is believed the group were following a sick whale which had gone into the harbour.

New Zealand

The war on Ebola

IN SEPTEMBER 1976 scientists in Antwerp received a Thermos out of Yambuku, in what was then Zaire, with two samples from a nun who was fatally ill. …

Disease

Breaking the rules

AS UNPLEASANT as global economic conditions look just now we can at least be thankful that things aren't anywhere near as bad as they were in 2009, …

The Unsafety Net: How Social Media Turned Against Women

Under the banner of free speech, companies like Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube have been host to rape videos and revenge porn—which makes female users feel anything but free.<p>In December 2012, an Icelandic woman named Thorlaug Agustsdottir discovered a Facebook group called “Men are better than …

Confirmed: The Oldest Known Art in the World Is Spray-Painted Graffiti

The first paintings ever made by human hands, new research suggests, were outlines of human hands. And they were created not in Spain or France, but in Indonesia.<p>Sixty years ago, on the Indonesian island of Sulawesi, a group of archaeologists discovered a series of paintings spread across 100 …

'Proof of Heaven' Author: Science Is Being Forced To Take the Afterlife Seriously

Ever since <i>Proof of Heaven</i>, the narrative of a life-changing seven-day coma I underwent in 2008, was published two years ago, I have had a front-row …

Consciousness

Russia and the Menace of Unreality

How Vladimir Putin is revolutionizing information warfare<p>At the NATO summit in Wales last week, General Philip Breedlove, the military alliance’s top commander, made a bold declaration. Russia, he said, is waging “the most amazing information warfare blitzkrieg we have ever seen in the history of …

Obama's Most Important Achievement in the Middle East

The president is a superior terrorist hunter. He has also neutralized a profound existential threat to U.S. allies in the Middle East, and denied ISIS access to vast storehouses of deadly chemical weapons. So why does he get no credit?<p>Here are five observations about President Obama’s frustrating …

6 Candies That AREN'T Scary

These sweet treats don't come with any sneaky tricks.<p>Now that Labor Day's come and gone, stores are starting to break out the Halloween goodies…which means lots and lots of candy. It can be hard to avoid the sweet stuff this time of year, but luckily you don't have to steer clear of all of it. Just …

For $200,000, This Lab Will Swap Your Body's Blood for Antifreeze

Inside the weird and hopeful world of cryonics surgery<p>In 1972 Max More saw a children’s science fiction television show called <i>Time Slip</i> that featured characters being frozen in ice. He didn’t think much about it until years later, when he started hanging out with friends who held meetings about …

26 Things about Networking (that I learned from books)

I don't have thousands of Linkedin connections or Twitter followers, but I often find myself being approached by other people on how to do networking right. For me, networking is about building relationships, helping each other, not only exchanging business cards. I love reading books, so I backed …

Networking

A Good Way to Wreck a Local Economy: Build Casinos

No one should look to the gambling industry to revive cities, “because that’s not what casinos do.”<p>Baltimore is a troubled city, as you know from <i>The Wire</i>. Like many troubled cities, Baltimore has turned to casino gambling as its solution. On August 26, a new Caesar’s casino will open on the site of …

Silencing Brazil's baile funk | Latin America

<b>Rio das Pedras, Brazil -</b> Seven white and silver mini-buses pull up to a two-storey warehouse, one after the other. Smoking on the sidewalk of the pothole-ridden road, local teenagers and adults watch, bewildered, as dozens of Australian, German, British, American, and French tourists pile out.<p>For …

5 Mental Skills You Need to Get Through ANY Workout

<b>Pump Up the Jams</b><br>Having one go-to anthem to amp you up is key, says Chris Bergland, author of <i>The Athlete's Way: Sweat and the Biology of Bliss</i> and an endurance expert. (He's the Guinness World Record holder for longest treadmill run: a whopping 24 hours and 153.76 miles!) Research shows that music …

5 Ways to Trick Yourself Into Getting Out of Bed for a Morning Workout

Jordan Metzl, M.D., a sports medicine physician at New York City's Hospital for Special Surgery, gets how hard it is to wake up to work out. "It's a tough habit to get into," he says. That said: "I'm a huge believer in morning workouts because it starts your metabolic furnace and ensures you'll …

A Second Life for Wasted Soda Bottles: High-Tech Roofing

Engineers have figured out how to turn plastic trash into a material that keeps rain and heat out while letting sunlight in.<p>Perhaps the iconic image of developing-world poverty is a small collection of huts with thatched roofs. Unfortunately for those living in such places, these roofs are …

How Vladimir Putin Could Cut Your Gasoline Bill

Vladimir Putin could save American motorists hundreds of billions of dollars — if the Russian president's aggressive moves in Ukraine prompt U.S. …

Oil

How Psychology Affects Trading In Some Sectors

Before you buy a stock, understand the psychology of the major investors who play in that stock's sector.<p>Why? The general behavior of the market's …

Stock Markets

Keys to Success: 6 Traits the Most Successful People Have in Common

Stanford MBA school professor Jeffrey Pfeffer looked at the research on success and power along with studying the lives of such high achievers as LBJ …

Self-improvement

The Pope Tweeted That 'Inequality Is the Root of Social Evil': Big Deal?

@Pontifex won more than 13,000 retweets—and some wild speculation—on a message he's given before.<p>Has the pope subtly endorsed the new book of a leftist French economist on Twitter? This is the question Slate, the Daily Beast, and the Huffington Post breathlessly asked when @Pontifex once again took …

Franklin Resources: Fund Family Driven By Innovation

4/23/2014<p>Related news<p>4/16/2015 BlackRock[ticker symb=BLK] reported outstanding first-quarter earnings growth early Thursday. But shares fell after …

Innovation

Why Goats, Chickens And Bees Should Be Doing Your Yard Work

PORTLAND, Ore. (TheStreet) -- It's peak season for giant home giant home and garden centers such as <b>Home Depot</b> and <b>Lowe's</b>, but you're really doing it …