Sean Anglon

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Treasure Island Music Festival Returns, New Oakland Location and Dates Announced

Beloved Treasure Island Music Festival (TIMF) will return this fall after a year-long hiatus in 2017. The two-day event will be held at Middle Harbor …

Music Festivals

Identical Twins Reveal How Environments Change Gene Expression

Studying twins has long offered insight into the interplay of nature and nurture. Epigenetics is the next frontier.<p>Identical twins Monica and Erika Hoffman stand barefoot, side-by-side near a sign that reads “Twin Studies Center” at California State University at Fullerton. Their glasses removed, …

Genetics

Star Wars: Revenge of the Sith Anniversary Reveiw

Posted by Steve on May 19, 2018 at 01:50 PM CST<p>With <i>Solo: A Star Wars Story</i> premiering at the Cannes Film Festival last week, it was noted that the …

Star Wars

No, the customer is not always right, especially in school

David Michael Slater is a veteran middle and high school who now lives and teachers in Reno, Nevada. He is also the author of more than 20 books for children, teens, and adults. His new book is “We’re Doing It Wrong: 25 Ideas in Education That Just Don’t Work — And How to Fix Them.”<p>Each chapter …

Education

There will be no Nobel Prize in literature this year. And that's a shame.

Let's be honest: The Nobel Prize for literature was broken long before the announcement this month that it would go dark in 2018. That's not to say its recent laureates are undeserving — OK, maybe not Elfriede Jelinek or (forgive me) Bob Dylan — but then, this raises the question of what deserving …

Literature

This 15-30 minute routine makes your brain healthier, younger, and smarter

“Everything popular is wrong”  —  Oscar Wilde<p>In the book, <i>BLUE ZONES: Lessons for Living Longer From the People Who’ve Lived the Longest</i><i>,</i> author Dan …

Albert Einstein

Smart Strategies for Paying for College

If you’re headed to college in a few months, you might be enjoying a bit of a break after the slog of applying to schools and the stress of deciding …

Personal Finance

California Has 524 U.S. News Best Schools In The Country For 2018

​U.S. News & World Report released its annual list of best high schools in the country. See how CA schools ranked.<p>A whopping 524 California schools …

California

Burned out: why are so many teachers quitting or off sick with stress?

It was a toxic routine: plan lessons until 1am, wake up at 5am in a sweat, vomit, go to work, teach. “I lost a stone and a half in two months,” Dan Lintell said. “I was having heart palpitations and panic attacks. My body was totally exhausted. I couldn’t go on.” He had barely completed his first …

Teaching

Palaeontologist Steve Brusatte: we owe Jurassic Park a debt of gratitude

There are a few precautions to bear in mind when approaching a palaeontologist. The first, and perhaps most crucial, is don’t mention Ross from <i>Friends</i>. It’s not funny and it’s not clever and it really won’t be appreciated. Don’t suggest that dinosaurs couldn’t have been evolutionary successes …

Dinosaurs

13 cognitive biases that really screw things up for you

The human brain is a natural wonder. It produces more than 50,000 thoughts each day and 100,000 chemical reactions each second. With this amount of …

Psychology

Corning Iris glass aims to make TVs thinner and brighter

Just like hot dogs, TVs are sandwiches. And Corning has a new ingredient.<p>Glass is glass, right? It's clear, makes noise when you knock on it. Does bad things if you knock on it too hard. Turns out there's a lot more to glass than you might think, especially when it comes to televisions.<p>You've …

Televisions

White people keep calling the cops on black people for no reason. That’s dangerous.

Calling 911 means different things to white and black people.<p>A black Yale student was taking a nap in a common room in her dorm earlier this week when a white student saw her sleeping and decided to call the police.<p>Lolade Siyonbola, who is a graduate student at Yale, was woken up by the classmate …

Justice

LAPD’s crime-catching algorithm, finally uncovered, is terrifying

The Los Angeles Police Department was recently forced to release documents about their predictive policing and surveillance algorithms, thanks to a …

Race & Ethnicity

The Future of Job Hunting Is a Black Mirror Hellscape You Can’t Avoid

To nab my first job out of college in the mid-oughts, here is all that was required of me: A degree, an amiable disposition, and interview clothing. …

Employment

6 Legit Ways To Lower Your Student Loan Payments

The system is absurdly confusing, so we’ve laid out your options.<p>Like millions of other Americans, financial journalist Janet Alvarez was laid off from her job in 2009. She decided to ride out the recession by pursuing her MBA, racking up six figures in student loan debt along the way.<p>But when she …

Personal Finance

America's Housing Crisis Is Spreading To Smaller Cities

The next front in the battle over affordable housing isn't Boston or San Francisco. It's Boise.<p>“Have you considered the racket and the lights and the crowds and the traffic, and everything that’s going to happen to those of us who live here?”<p>It is a familiar sight in America: the public meeting, …

Housing

Teacher Appreciation Day 2018: Here’s a list of deals and freebies for the nation’s educators

Tuesday is National Teacher Appreciation Day, and some restaurants and retailers are offering “freebies” and deals to the country’s educators.<p>Many of …

Freebies

America is more diverse than ever — but still segregated

Black<p>White<p>Hispanic<p>Asian/Pacific Islander<p>Native American<p>Multi-race and other<p>Chicago<p>Legacy segregation<p>Washington, D.C.<p>D.C.<p>Diverse suburbs<p>Houston<p>Rapidly integrated<p>Since 1990, more than 90 percent of U.S. metro areas have seen a decline in racial stratification, signaling a trend toward a more …

Urban Design

Watch: Roomful of Rich, White NYC Parents Get Big Mad at Plan to Diversify Neighborhood’s Schools

Anyone laboring under the delusion that New York City is a progressive bastion need look no further than the city’s school system, which remains …

Manhattan

What 'A Nation At Risk' Got Wrong, And Right, About U.S. Schools

Very few government reports have had the staying power of "A Nation At Risk," which appeared 35 years ago this month and stoked widespread concerns about the quality of American schools.<p>"The educational foundations of our society are presently being eroded by a rising tide of mediocrity that …

Education

Spanish names, cultural shifts and a lot of L.A. linguist confusion. El Se-gun-dough or El Say-goon-dough?

At the Blue Butterfly coffee shop on Main Street, two baristas had quick answers when asked how to say El Segundo.<p>"El Se-gun-dough," said Del Elder.<p>"El Say-GOON-dough," said Elias Garcia.<p>To argue his case, Elder pointed to his shirt, which said "The Gundo."<p>"The gun-dough," he said, enunciating …

California

Cosby verdict met with conflicting emotions by some blacks

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — It is difficult to overstate the pride, admiration and sense of ownership many black Americans felt watching Bill Cosby at the …

Comedy

The Next California

<b>By Manuel Pastor, Jennifer Ito, Vanessa Carter</b><p><b>California is America on fast forward.</b><p>The state’s demographic changes have outpaced and foreshadowed …

Demographics

International News | Latest World News, Videos & Photos -ABC News - ABC News

The moments from the Royal wedding<p>Meghan Markle marries Prince Harry in a lavish spectacle at Windsor castle<p>More than 100 people killed in Cuban …

Royal Weddings

Latinx Show Vida Understands the Pressure of Not Being "Mexican Enough"

I'll admit being Mexican-American comes with some awesome perks. Delicious food is obviously one of them, but there's also the opportunity to learn a second language, something that comes in handy when spicing up (no pun intended) your résumé or when you're the only Latinx in your group of friends …

Race & Ethnicity

Why cops kill black people: Research suggests a troubling pattern of “retaliatory violence”

<b>Diante Yarber (Facebook)</b><p>A new case in California — and new research suggesting that police get stuck in a deadly psychological cycle<p>Chauncey DeVega<p>April 27, 2018 8:59am (UTC)<p>On April 5, police in Barstow, California, fired at least 30 shots at an unarmed 26-year-old African-American named Diante …

Law Enforcement

Nightmare 90-minute ‘super commutes’ more common as Bay Area housing shortage intensifies

<i>Click here if you’re having trouble viewing the gallery or video on your mobile device.</i><p>For Katrina Gonzalez, like so many others who toil in Silicon …

San Francisco

New Study Shows White People Don’t Like Living Near Black People; Captain Obvious Declines Comment

I often contemplate leaving my position as one of the world’s foremost wypipologists and pursuing a career in the lucrative field of studying shit …

Race & Ethnicity

The Reinvention of America

Americans don’t realize how fast the country is moving toward becoming a better version of itself.<p>I have seen the future, and it is in the United States.<p>After a several-year immersion in parts of the country that make the news mainly after a natural disaster or a shooting, or for follow-up stories …

George Washington