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Hundreds of century-old photos of Inuit travelling the North

When George Qulaut saw a photo of his late grandmother at Calgary's Glenbow museum last year, it was a powerful moment.<p>"It was quite emotional for me …

Archives

Note-taking: A Research Roundup

<b>Listen to this post as a podcast:</b><p>Sponsored by Peergrade and 3Doodler<p><b>Let’s talk about note-taking.</b> Every day, in classrooms all over the world, …

Note-Taking

Can one movie revitalize a community? The first Haida language film could have lasting impacts | The Star

VANCOUVER—Actors in the new film <i>Sgaawaay K’uuna (Edge of the Knife)</i>, which premieres at the Toronto International Film Festival this week, didn’t …

Haida

The Big Myth About Teenage Anxiety

We hear a lot these days that modern digital technology is rewiring the brains of our teenagers, making them anxious, worried and unable to focus.<p>Don’t panic; things are really not this dire.<p>Despite news reports to the contrary, there is little evidence of an epidemic of anxiety disorders in …

Online Life

Archeologists dig into the dietary evolution of First Nations in Quebec

<b>Danielle Rochette</b> <b><br>APTN News</b><br>Since 2010, archeologists have been digging into the historic heart of Odanak, Que.<p>It’s an Abenaki village 120 kilometers …

Archaeology

In Sorry to Bother You, “sounding white” means success. But linguistic prejudice isn’t limited to fiction:

We judge people harshly for their racialized dialects all the time.

Language

#Adulting and the Disordered State of American Adulthood

<b></b>[pquote]It is a word apt for the state of social adulthood in the US, where a long-eroding set of markers from the twentieth century are collapsing …

Siberia's forgotten women – a photo essay

In a remote peninsula in northern Siberia lives a group of elderly women. They were once part of a migrating community of reindeer herders but today, in their old age, they spend most of their days in the village of Yar-Sale, cut off from their nomadic relatives and friends.<p>Though the men are …

Photo Essays

Chanel shoes, but no salary: how one woman exposed the scandal of the French fashion industry

Giulia Mensitieri takes little to no personal interest in clothes. So it is likely to have been an ugly surprise to the French fashion industry that her PhD – now a book entitled The Most Beautiful Job in the World – has opened up its secretive profession in such a dramatically public way. In …

Sexual Harassment

Is Anxiety the Missing Stage of Grief?

Science tells us that anxiety, like other mental health issues, often develops or worsens following major life changes, good (graduation, marriage, a …

Mental Health

Why Your Love Of Routines Probably Isn't OCD

If you've ever heard someone say that they "totally have OCD" because they like to be neat and organized (cough cough, Khloé Kardashian), you …

Mental Health

Slow Cooker Peach Crumble Recipe - Chowhound

Ingredients (9)<p>3/4 cups dark brown sugar<br>• 3/4 cups rolled oats<br>• 3/4 cups all-purpose flour<br>• 1 teaspoon baking powder<br>• 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground allspice<br>• 1/2 …

Psychologist uses virtual reality to teach kids how to cross streets safely

With most kids heading back to school this week, many parents may be concerned about whether younger children are traffic-savvy enough to cross the …

Virtual Reality

What twins can teach us about nature vs nurture

<i>Follow our CNA LIFESTYLE page on Facebook for more parenting stories and videos</i><p>NEW YORK: The day my identical twin boys were delivered by an …

Parenting

Canadian History Isn’t Boring

As a Canadian who studied US history at US schools, people often asked me: Why don’t you study <i>Canadian</i> history? The truth is that, for many years, I …

Canadian History

7 famous psych studies with troubling backstories

From stutters to shocks, this research is unlikely to be performed again.<p>Psychology 101 textbooks typically include epic tales of the discipline’s history. They chronicle inventive experiments and dazzling results from days of old. But many of the things we think we know about human mind—like the …

Psychology

Why Are More American Teenagers Than Ever Suffering From Severe Anxiety?

The disintegration of Jake’s life took him by surprise. It happened early in his junior year of high school, while he was taking three Advanced Placement classes, running on his school’s cross-country team and traveling to Model United Nations conferences. It was a lot to handle, but Jake — the …

Middle School

A New Clue About Humanity's Last Common Ancestor with Apes is Revealed

Scientists investigate human origins with artificial intelligence.<p>Scientists in California are closer to answering the evolutionary question of which …

Machine Learning

Ancient Bone Reveals Surprising Sex Lives Of Neanderthals

In the Altai mountains of southern Siberia, there's a cave that was inhabited for millennia. It's called Denisova, and it shelters something remarkable: the bones of different types of ancient human relatives.<p>Back in 2010, researchers analyzed a fossilized pinky finger bone found in the cave, and …

Humanity

Homo Erectus Might Have Been Really 'Lazy'

Of all the human species that once roamed the world, only one remains—us. Why did our primitive cousins go extinct? For <i>Homo erectus</i>, something like …

Prehistory

Scorching weather helps uncover archeological sites around Britain

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's hottest summer in decades has revealed cropmarks across the country showing the sites of Iron Age settlements, Roman farms and even Neolithic monuments dating back thousands of years, archaeologists said on Wednesday.<p>Cropmarks - patterns of shading in crops and grass …

Archaeology

“I Can’t Stop Laughing”: Rita Moreno Remembers Singing with Animal

By 1976, the song “Fever,” written by Otis Blackwell and Eddie Cooley, had been subject to all manner of interpretation. Little Willie John recorded it first, in 1956, and two years later Peggy Lee applied her own, lasting gloss—to the point of rewriting most of it. Elvis Presley, James Brown, and …

Boy Who Grew Up Missing a Chunk of His Brain Shows Incredible Plasticity

"This is very interesting."<p>The strange case of a young boy who had a large section of his brain removed shows just how good the human brain is at …

All the songs Slate staffers banned from their weddings:

Featuring a lot of hate for the Black Eyed Peas.

The happiness curve, and why your midlife isn't a crisis

If you're in your 40s, you may have noticed a slump in your happiness. Perhaps you're feeling a bit restless, or disappointed in how things turned …

10 Most Popular Instant Pot Recipes on Pinterest

Finally got an Instant Pot and don't have any idea what to make with it? Pinterest to the rescue! These are the top ten recipes trending on Pinterest …

What to Make With Your New Instant Pot

Amazon sold nearly 300,000 Instant Pots in less than 36 hours during its Prime Day 2018 event. Discounted to its lowest price ever - $59, well below the usual price of $100 - this popular cooking device is sweeping households across the nation.<p>Whether you are one of the thousands of people who …

Cooking

This music production tool is the reason why all new music sounds the same

Imagine music as a recipe. Would you be able tell whether it had been made with artificially engineered ingredients or fresh produce from the farmer’s market? Canned tomatoes might work just fine—but maybe you wouldn’t know what you had been missing until you tried the same dish with heirlooms, …

5 Psychology Terms You’re Probably Misusing

To treat stroke patients, we can retrain parts of the brain to assume the functions of damaged sections. So why do we keep calling our brains …

Could Multiple Personality Disorder Explain Life, the Universe and Everything?

In 2015, doctors in Germany reported the extraordinary case of a woman who suffered from what has traditionally been called “multiple personality …