pinkywainer

8 Added | 1 Magazine | 9 Following | 53 Followers | @pinkywainer | Keep up with pinkywainer on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “pinkywainer”

Helena Almeida

Helena Almeida, Lisboa. 10K likes. Este espaço é dedicado aos apreciadores do trabalho da artista portuguesa Helena Almeida. Este espaço é gerido por …

Unequal Until the End

For the affluent, old age has its challenges. For the impoverished, it's only harder.<p>“No one understands old but old people.”<p>James made this proclamation over an ancient pool table in an impoverished neighborhood of the greater San Francisco Bay. The other men gathered at the senior center nodded …

Social Security

The Dilemmas of Maker Culture

Thinking through the consequences of the proliferation of powerful tools and technologies<p>What are some of the fast-changing elements of the "maker movement" currently reshaping part of the American economy? In an item here a few days ago, I went through some of major developments in recent years …

Makerspaces

X-ray of Rembrandt painting reveals more than the eye can see

There's more than meets the eye in artist Rembrandt van Rijn's famous 17th-century painting, "Susanna and the Elders," according to a new study.<p>To …

I don’t hate millennials anymore!

So they don’t know John Hughes or the Cure or have a generational identity. This Gen Xer now sympathizes with Gen Y<p>Like many of my colleagues in the American academy, each fall I consult the Mindset List for entering college freshmen produced annually by Beloit College of Wisconsin. Designed to …

How Dan Savage lost it

“When I was 15, I lost my virginity to my older brother’s ex-girlfriend. The point was to prove it to my family”<p>Even in childhood, Dan Savage was learning how to negotiate the straight and gay worlds. He was born in Chicago in 1964, so his earliest memories coincide with the birth of gay …

Diet soda rots your teeth “like meth and cocaine”

A new study claims a soda habit can damage your chompers as badly as a drug habit<p>Turn that smile upside down, Diet Coke addicts! A new study claims that a diet soda habit can rot your teeth just as badly as using meth or cocaine. "You look at it side-to-side with 'meth mouth' or 'coke mouth,' it is …

CNN's Wolf Blitzer to atheist tornado survivor: 'You gotta thank the Lord'