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Emotions, Learning & the Brain: Exploring the Educational Implications of Affective Neuroscience

If I told you that the reason your child is failing in school is that they are not emotionally connected to the academic material, how would you …

Neuroscience

Be Happy, Do This: Hand-Written Tips From Malcolm Gladwell, Roman Mars, And More

Design student Graham McMullin is asking one person a day to document what makes him or her happy, then testing those suggestions himself.<p>How do you exercise your inalienable right to pursue happiness? Graham McMullin, a student at School of Visual Arts in New York City, decided to take an …

Stunning photography of man's mightiest shame

A 25-year-long documentary of the glorious beauty of destruction.<p>The first song, <i>The Ballad of Bill Hubbard</i>, on Roger Waters' album <i>Amused to Death</i> …

Solar Micro-Grid Aims to Boost Power and Food in Haiti

EarthSpark, the project's leader, won a Powering Agriculture grant for clean energy development.<p><b>On Haiti's southern peninsula, the town of Les Anglais rises alongside a snaking river prone to seasonal swells. Some 400 homes and businesses form the downtown core within a wider community of roughly</b> …

Rain Forest Warriors: How Indigenous Tribes Protect the Amazon

With outside help, tribes like the Kayapo defend their land against ranchers, loggers, and miners.<p><i>Editor's note: The author is director of the Kayapo Project of the International Conservation Fund of Canada.</i><p><b>The destruction of the Amazon in Brazil can be seen by satellite: Where logging roads have</b> …

Tiny, Rabbit-Like Animals Eating "Paper" to Survive Global Warming

A new study probed the surprising diet of threatened alpine pikas.<p><b>As the planet continues to warm, conservation biologists worry about the future of species that depend on the cold, such as the furry pikas that live in mountainous areas of North America, Europe, and Asia. But American pikas</b> …

Inventions Interrupted: Even World-Saving Gadgets Can Hit Speed Bumps | WIRED

Products that are meant to serve the world’s neediest often have trouble taking off, despite their creators’ best intentions. What keeps these …

Dutch Scientists Invent Smog-Eating Pavement to Help Clean the Air

<i>Photo via Shutterstock</i><p>In urban areas, both smog and pavement seem to dominate the landscape. While the two may seem like separate and distinct …

The VICE Podcast - Nancy Lublin and Her Unconventional Non-Profits

Reihan sits down with unconventional, non-profit extraordinaire Nancy Lublin, who thinks that all social change should be rebellious, loud, and fun.<p>Please enable Javascript to watch this video<p>This week Reihan sits down with unconventional non-profit extraordinaire Nancy Lublin, who thinks that all …

Disaster preparedness: lessons from cyclone Nargis

It has been five years since the worst natural disaster in Burma's history, cyclone Nargis, which affected the lives of 2.4 million people. I was part of UNFPA's emergency response team that travelled to Burma from Europe and United States and since the floods, I've been reflecting on my experience …

For Disaster Preparedness: Pack A Library Card?

In the wake of Hurricane Sandy, libraries in New York helped the storm's victims turn a new page. Librarians helped thousands of people fill out relief forms, connect to the Internet and make plans to rebuild.<p>The New Dorp branch of the New York Public Library in Staten Island wasn't damaged during …