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White millennials are moving to American cities in a huge way

According a Brookings report by demographer William H. Frey, they're coming back.<p>Using numbers from the American Community Survey, Frey found that nearly half a million white people moved into America's largest 50 cities from 2010 to 2014.<p>From 1990 to 2000, about 1.5 million white people left.<p>The …

How Becoming a Feminist Felt Like Falling In Love

My boundaries were being pushed and my worldview was shifting. It was terrifying.<p>I cried. And not just a little. I had just finished watching Emma Watson's U.N. address and I had "all the feels." I wasn't sure at first how to pinpoint the underlying emotion that was making it rain (granted, my …

You can now find out if GCHQ spied on you

Anyone who has ever wondered how much information GCHQ knows about them can now ask the British intelligence agency directly. GCHQ has to reveal …

Eric Schmidt: Apple Music's human curation is 'elitist'

Every now and again, executives from the world's largest tech companies like to throw some thinly-veiled shade in the direction of their rivals. Depending on who you ask, Eric Schmidt's editorial for <i>BBC News</i> can be taken as a stinging attack on Apple Music, which he calls "elitist" and out-dated. …

How Smart People Deal With People They Don’t Like

The symptoms of social anxiety can be misinterpreted as introversion but they are very different.<p>Social anxiety is self-induced while introversion is …

Reluctant licence fee payers don't like life without the BBC after all

Two-thirds of people in 70 households across Britain change their minds about paying after being deprived of all the corporation’s output for nine days<p>What would it be like to live without the BBC? How would people react to losing the chance to see the corporation’s TV channels, hear its radio …

7 Hobbies Science Says Will Make You Smarter

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>For a long time, it was believed that people are born with a given level of intelligence and the best we could do in life was to live up to our potential. Scientists have now proven that we can actually <i>increase</i> our potential and enjoy …

The Brain

Study Shows 'Smart Drug' Modafinil Does Enhance Cognition

<b>The drug modafinil was developed to treat narcolepsy (excessive sleeping), but it is widely used off-licence as a ‘smart drug’ to promote cognitive</b> …

The new tool colleges are using in admissions decisions: big data

Applicants for this year’s freshman class at Ithaca College didn’t have to send their standardized test scores. If they did, the scores were …

Here's how voter demographics have changed in the last 30 years

The voting demographics in the US have changed noticeably over the last 30 years.<p>As you can see in these charts from a recent Wells Fargo note, back in 1984 — which saw Ronald Reagan's reelection — 87% of the registered voters were white, 10% were black, and 3% were Hispanic.<p>Fast forward 30 years, …

Wells Fargo

Learning Physics Is Tough. Get Used to It

In recent courses, I have noticed two troubling practices of physics students. The first is the student response to homework problems. I hear the …

Physics

Why Mark Zuckerberg wants everyone to read this book about the evolution of man

Zuckerberg's book club, A Year of Books, has focused on big ideas that influence society and business. For his 15th pick, he's gone with "Genome" by Matt Ridley, an exploration of both the evolution of genes and the growing field of genetics.<p>More than halfway through "A Year of Books," Zuckerberg's …

Mark Zuckerberg

How Your Personality Determines How You Learn

Here’s what the latest psychological research says about learning styles and the things that shape them.<p>It’s virtually impossible to imagine life without learning. We come into the world armed with little more than a bunch of primitive survival instincts, but it’s thanks to our ability to learn …

Here’s Which Drug You’re Most Likely To Enjoy Based On Your Myers-Briggs Personality Type

Everyone experiences consciousness a little differently – and when it comes to altering their experience of consciousness, most people have a …

These Algorithmic Visualisations of Twitter Controversies Look Like Fireworks

They could be a first step to creating a system to burst online echo chambers.<p>Twitter controversies can be confusing for the average user. They blow up without warning, and you might not even realise that you've been embroiled in a frenzied hashtag war until it's too late. But that could be set to …

Polish workers in UK consider strike over anti-immigrant rhetoric

Campaign urges immigrant workers to stage unprecedented one-day walkout to demonstrate importance to UK economy<p>Polish workers in the UK are considering coming out on strike to demonstrate their value to the British economy – and in protest at how they feel they have been smeared as “benefit …

Man Quits Job to Convert Old Van into Mobile Home to Travel the World

Like many others, Mike Hudson longed to exchange the monotony of work and everyday routines for a life filled with adventure and travel. He made that dream a reality in 2013, when he quit his job as a systems engineer, gave away most of his worldly possessions, and began the enormous project of …