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Is mindfulness meditation good for kids? Here’s what the science actually says. - Vox

Meditation is meant to help students deal with stress. But the hype is outpacing the evidence.<p>Welcome to <i>Show Me the Evidence</i><i>,</i> where we go beyond the frenzy of daily headlines to take a deeper look at the state of science around the most pressing health questions of the day.<p>The juniors and seniors …

How To Catch A Hacker

Russia’s cyberwarfare operations are built on the back of their cybercriminal networks. Can the US and its allies take them down?

Russia

Can Grade-Skipping Close the STEM Gender Gap?

If girls were allowed to accelerate through school, then perhaps their peak career- and family-building years would not overlap.<p>Jane Charlton never intended to skip high school.<p>“I was planning on just skipping ninth grade,” says the renowned astrophysicist, who spent her summers taking calculus …

Start Small, Start Now: Daily Ways to Build Resilience | Heleo

“Most people define resilience as recovering from a hurricane or a divorce, a big thing. If you define it as small, you can improve.”<p><b>Amy Cuddy</b> is a …

Self-help

Thunderbird

• <b>Author:</b> Jack McDevitt<p><b>The Nebula Award–winning author of the Alex Benedict novels and the Priscilla Hutchins novels returns to the world of Ancient Shores in a startling and majestic epic.</b><p>A working stargate dating back more than ten thousand years has been discovered in North Dakota, on a Sioux …

Rise of the Valiant (Kings and Sorcerers—Book #2)

• <b>Author:</b> Morgan Rice<p>“An action packed fantasy sure to please fans of Morgan Rice’s previous novels, along with fans of works such as <i>The Inheritance Cycle</i> by Christopher Paolini…. Fans of Young Adult Fiction will devour this latest work by Rice and beg for more.”<br>--<i>The Wanderer,</i> <i>A Literary Journal</i> …

Malice

• <b>Author:</b> John Gwynne<p><b>The world is broken...</b><p><b>Corban</b> wants nothing more than to be a warrior under King Brenin's rule - to protect and serve. But that day will come all too soon. And the price he pays will be in blood.<p><b>Evnis</b> has sacrificed - too much it seems. But what he wants - the power to rule -- …

I Am Pilgrim

• <b>Author:</b> Terry Hayes<p>Critics are calling I AM PILGRIM:<br>"Unputdownable." <i>—Booklist</i> <br>"The best book of 2014." —<i>Suspense Magazine</i> <br>"The next <i>Girl with the Dragon Tattoo</i>." —<i>The New York Post</i><p>A breakneck race against time…and an implacable enemy.<p>An anonymous young woman murdered in a run-down hotel, all …