Linda Kearschner

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Health Nuts: A History of Nutritional Advice

Pope Francis says human trafficking is 'a crime against humanity'

Police from around the world and religious leaders pledge to work together and to fight against human trafficking<p>Pope Francis has described human trafficking as "a crime against humanity" as international police chiefs and religious figures pledged in the Vatican to work together to fight …

Testing for profoundly disabled children gets increased attention

TALLAHASSEE — While her 11-year-old son Ethan lay dying last month, Andrea Rediske had to convince the boy's school district he could not take the …

Education

Trouble in Bed: When Sleep Turns Against Us

Lava Lamp - Cool Science Experiment

A Long and Difficult Journey, or The Odyssey: Crash Course Literature 201

“I was haunted for days by the horror of it when I first saw some of these children who work in the Cotton Mills…”

<i>“I was haunted for days by the horror of it when I first saw some of these children who work in the Cotton Mills…”</i><p>Letter from Suzanne Heber Supporting Keating-Owen Child Labor Bill, 02/25/1916<p>The first child labor bill, the Keating-Owen bill of 1916 used the government’s ability to regulate interstate commerce to regulate the increasingly unpopular use of child labor. The act banned the sale of products from any factory, shop, or cannery that employed children under the age of 14, from any mine …

The Student Page

Essays are no longer the be-all and end-all of history assessment; but the ability to write a good essay is still vital. Robert Pearce gives some …

Essays

Scholarship America Helps Students Focus on the Finish Line

Student success and college completion are at the heart of what we do. Meet a few students Scholarship America has helped in our annual report.

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The State of the World’s Children 2014 in Numbers

Thirty years have passed since <i>The State of the World’s Children</i> began to publish tables of standardized global and national statistics aimed at …

Poem: "I remember"

<i>This poem was written from the perspective of a child bride to mark National Girl Child Day in India (24 January). It was generously shared by our</i> …

Brides

Out of Their Element: Science Students Produce Films in Costa Rica

In the warm, humid air of the rain forest, with the voices of katydids in the trees outside, the darkened room burst into applause. As the credits rolled on the first screenings of their films, a roomful of tired students discovered the joy of reaching an audience with a captivating story. But …

Life

Our writer never thought she would participate in one of those social media yoga challenges, but she found it surprisingly rewarding. Here are 7 …

Yoga

Chakra 101

The chakras greatly influence our potential and experience. Learn to work with them in your yoga practice.<p>136<p>SHARES<p>The Tantrik yogis understood that …

Core Sun Salutations

This video demonstrates one variation of Sun Salutation, Surya Namasakar A.<p>This video demonstrates of one modification of Sun Salutation, Surya …

Yoga

Breaking the Silence Over Campus Rapes

Obama’s task force on campus rape and sexual assault needs to tackle the issue of under-reporting above all else.<p>Rape and sexual assault on college …

"Time Capsule" Apartment in Paris Found Untouched for 70 Years

Some people might take a vacation and leave their residence unmanned for a few weeks or even months, but one apartment in Paris was left isolated for about 70 years. The beautifully preserved space, which belonged to the granddaughter of the late Parisian socialite and actress Marthe de Florian, …

Time Capsules

Are Sexual Assaults Being Dealt With Effectively on Campus?

It's not something young college girls (or even college boys) think of when they're packing their bags and heading to college for the first time. Yet sexual assault is an unfortunately common problem, and not by any means a recent phenomenon. At current present, 1 in 4 college women are survivors …

Big man bullied: Jonathan Martin reminds us that victims aren't always the little guys

At 6 feet, 5 inches and 312 pounds, Miami Dolphins lineman Jonathan Martin knows how to take a hit. And that’s exactly why emerging allegations of schoolyard-style bullying against the brawny football player show there’s no such thing as a stereotypical victim, psychologists say.<p>Martin, 24, …

Football (U.S.)

Canada’s Sweetest Secret

Ask a Canadian about his favorite dessert and “<b>Nanaimo bar</b>” (pronounced nuh-NYE-mo) is the likely reply. Named for the harbor town on Vancouver Island, the no-bake treat has sweetened the collective Canadian memory for decades.<p>The three-layer dessert — a textured crust (chocolate, coconut, almonds, …

Study: 10 Percent of U.S. Youths Cause Sexual Violence

Females are just as likely to be perpetrators as males.<p><b>When you think rapist, you probably think of an adult male lurking in an alley and preying upon young women.</b><p><b>Not so fast, according to a new study published in today's JAMA Pediatrics that overturns many commonly held beliefs about sexual</b> …