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Why You Can't Count On Congress to Rein In a President Trump

Donald Trump has made many promises on the campaign trail about things he will fix (a broken immigration system), change (the way trade deals are …

Some of America's Top Teachers Went to Finland. Here's What They Learned

Six state teachers of the year traveled to Finland to see how one of the world's top education systems treats its teachers.

Education

Watch How Jeep Design Has Evolved Over 75 Years

From the original WWII Willys to today's Wrangler, here's how Jeep design has changed, and stayed the same.<p>Did you hear? This week marks the 75th anniversary of Jeep. The famed 4x4 maker celebrated by building a fantastic commemorative Wrangler show vehicle, and now it's released this video …

Malcolm Gladwell Is Making Enemies In Higher Education. That’s A Good Thing.

His new podcast challenges the status quo in academia.<p>Author Malcolm Gladwell’s new podcast, “Revisionist History,” is only on its sixth episode, but it already tops the iTunes charts and is helping its host make some enemies on college campuses.<p>The episode released Thursday, called “My Little …

This is the one iPhone accessory every musician should own

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p><i>Amazon</i><p>As a musician, few things are as frustrating as having a lyric or guitar lick come out of nowhere without having a chance to jot …

Jeff Bezos

Christian Students in China Barred From Going to College Unless They Stop Going to Church

Chinese students attending a Christian house church in the central Guizhou province are being threatened by government authorities who are warning them that if they don't stop going to the church, they will be barred from going to college.<p>"This notice was sent to all of the schools in Huaqiu," …

China

Teacher's Letter To A Student With Autism Is What Education Is Really About

A U.K. teacher went above and beyond for her student with autism.<p>Eleven-year-old Ben Twist has autism and attends Lansbury Bridge School and Sports College in St. Helens in Merseyside, England. Though his special needs pose educational challenges, Ben completed his SATs, a series of standardized …

Get Back on the Healthy-Eating Track With the Help of This Delicious Peanut Tofu Buddha Bowl

<i>The following post was originally featured on Delish Knowledge and written by Alex Caspero, who is part of POPSUGAR Select Fitness.</i><p>Peanut Tofu Buddha Bowl! A healthy lunch or dinner, perfect for the New Year! Brown rice, the BEST tofu, vegetables, and roasted broccoli in a simple peanut sauce.<p>Is …

Mongolian Tofu and Green Beans with Rice Recipe on Food52

Cooking is more fun with friends.<p>Find your friends who are already on Food52, and invite others who aren't to join.<p>Join Our Community<p>Follow amazing home cooks. Collect recipes and articles. Get inspired.<p><b>Serves 4</b><p>16 ounces extra firm tofu<br>• 2-3 tablespoons corn starch<br>• 2 tablespoons sesame oil, divided<br>• 1 …

Recipes

What Every Teacher Needs to Succeed

<i>By T.D. Flenaugh</i><p>Even good teachers fail sometimes. I have been an educator for sixteen years, and each year, my job has required that I continue learning by teaching new standards, integrating improved technology, or implementing research-proven techniques. I am learning anew, and sometimes failing …

Hillary Clinton’s sell-out to teachers: Kids will pay the price

Hillary Clinton says “educators will always have a partner in the White House” if she’s elected — and make no mistake about precisely whom she’s …

Donald Trump Calls To ‘Make America Safe Again’ In A Facebook Video Message

Donald Trump has a clear message for the American public; he’s looking to MAKE AMERICA SAFE AGAIN. You know he means business because he used all caps to relate his message. The presumptive Republican nominee for president took to Facebook to put his two cents in about the Dallas police shooting, …

Donald Trump
Economics

Another Study Finds Same-Sex Parents Aren't Best For Kids

Does a child need a mother and a father? A new study says they do, confirming what we already knew through human experience and common sense yet is …

What American Founding Fathers Really Thought About Guns

America’s “founding fathers” led an armed population against the British monarchy and won. It is understandable that they saw the way the country was …

Guns

The Fundamentals Of Caring: the landfill indie movie hits the road

Paul Rudd and Craig Roberts may have chemistry, but their journey of self-discovery is stuffed with Sundance stereotypes<p>The Sundance film festival in Park City, Utah, showcases more than 150 feature films each year, among them everything from soporific character studies to gross-out comedy …

Music Theory: Using Parallel Harmony

Parallel harmony can be a real shock to the ear of the listener - and hopefully that’s the effect you’re going for when you utilize it! While we can …

Chris Christie Thinks Schools in Poor Black Neighborhoods Have Too Much Money

On Tuesday, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie made a speech that sounded commonsensical. “No child in this state is worth more state aid than another,” …

The Forgotten Law That Put Americans in Jail for Their Beliefs

<i>This post is in partnership with the History News Network, the website that puts the news into historical perspective. The article below was</i> …

When We Tolerate Others' Beliefs, None of Us Gets Anywhere

It’s not that <b>Penn Jillette</b> <i>likes</i> to argue—though it may well be that he <b>does</b>—it’s just that he’s got a problem with <b>tolerating</b> other people’s <b>beliefs</b>. If …

Self-help

Staying Home With Your Kids Will Cost Way More Than Childcare

Should I stay home to take care of my kids or pay for child care?<p>It’s a question millions of Americans ask themselves every day, yet information …

“It’s courageous to choose the truth, even if it means abandoning what you know”: a Jewish woman becomes an atheist at ninety

As 90-year-old Razie notes in this entertaining documentary, “Bacon & God’s Wrath”, her deconversion from Judaism began with her foray onto the …

How Long Can Big Money Keep Democrats in the Charter-School Camp?

<i>This post originally appeared at</i> Education Opportunity Network.<p>It’s obvious 2016 is an election year when Democratic candidates need to draw a bright …

Tom DeLonge opens up on Blink-182’s song, “Aliens Exist” - News - Alternative Press

Tom DeLonge has opened up on Blink-182’s infamous <i>Enema Of The State</i> song, “Aliens Exist,” in a new interview with Mic. “It's weird that people …

Trump’s lies aren’t unique to America: Post-truth politics are killing democracies on both sides of the Atlantic

Voters no longer value truth, and Donald Trump and Boris Johnson are dangerously exploiting the new paradigm<p>“There was a time, not long ago, when we would differ on the interpretation of the facts. We would differ on the analysis. We would differ on prescriptions for our problems. But fundamentally …

2,300 years later, Plato’s theory of consciousness is being backed up by neuroscience

In 2008, neuroscientist Giulio Tononi at the University of Wisconsin-Madison’s Center for Sleep and Consciousness put forward his “integrated information theory,” which is currently accepted as one of the most compelling explanations about what consciousness is.<p>One of the central claims of the …

Consciousness

The talent trap: why try, try and trying again isn’t the key to success

The idea of “grit” speaks to our deepest wishes: we all want to believe in our own limitless potential, and that of our children.<p>Angela Lee Duckworth …

Self-improvement

6 documentaries on Netflix that will make you smarter

The reason these are the best of Netflix's many "brainy" entries is they all share a multifaceted approach — looking at the economics, social, and cultural angles of each problem while also keeping us tied to a single, compelling narrative.<p>Six incredible, stimulating documentaries, all streaming on …

Tahrir Square

Inside the donor network: Studies unravel the towering influence money has over politics — on the right and left

Exclusive: Reports explore how donor groups grow and work strategically to achieve political objectives<p>Media outlets often focus the conversation about money in politics on individual donors, making Sheldon Adelson, Charles and David Koch, and George Soros household names. These individual donors …