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How American Hospitals Are Failing Mentally Ill Kids

A new study shows that one in 10 hospitalized kids suffer from mental-health conditions—and many never make it past the emergency waiting …

“I Am That Girl’s” new generation of girl power

Author Alexis Jones talks to Salon about teaching girls the power of being “unpopular”<p>Girls are mean, right? Mean to each other. Mean to their parents. Mean to themselves. They're also shallow and narcissistic and bratty and bullying and self-loathing. That's how our culture talks about them, …

Wyoming chooses fossil fuels over science education

The state blocked new science standards because climate education “would wreck the economy”<p>Last week, Wyoming succeeding in blocking public school students from learning about science -- or at least the science that state politicians and the fossil fuel industry don't believe in. Gov. Matt Mead (R) …

More bad news for millennials: College is actually making inequality worse

It might surprise you, but higher education is actually widening the gap between the haves and the have-nots<p>In the middle decades of the twentieth century, the United States experienced a meteoric rise in the rate of people earning four-year college degrees, as it soared from 6 percent of 25- to …

‘Kids for Cash’: Crooked Judge, Damaged Teens, and the Perils of Zero Tolerance

The story seems simple: corrupt judge throws harmless high school kids in detention centers for money. But as ‘Kids for Cash’ shows, the line between …

‘Visitors’ Is Staring At You

Twelve years after finishing the groundbreaking Koyaanisqatsi trilogy, Godfrey Reggio’s new documentary looks at what the human face—and the act of …

Must-Have Accessories for Traveling (Even in Europe)

No more fear when it comes to bringing your favorite body creams and lotions -- these bottles not only look great, but they can also store your …

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Apps to Get Your Kids Coding on the iPad Part 1

In the past, coding was a pretty niche affair, those of us with our Acorns, Spectrums and Commodore 64s experimenting with lines and lines of code. I remember as an 8 year old, spending ages typing out lines of code on my beige Acorn Electron to draw….a line on the screen. To add insult to injury …

Can You Answer These 10 Oddball Job Interview Questions Asked at America’s Top Tech Companies?

Why are tennis balls fuzzy? These oddball questions will have you pondering life, luck, and pizza delivery men.<p>Question: Are you more of a hunter or …

Cappadocia from the ground and from the sky

From above, the curvaceous landscape of Cappadocia spools out to the horizon in rippling waves of rock tinged shades of blushing pink. Hot air ballooning may be big business in this geological wonderland, but don't make the mistake of thinking this is the only way to view it.<p>Ballooning companies …

Great places to stay on the world's loveliest islands

Don’t waste precious travel time dragging your flip-flopped feet to the beach. We’ve rounded up ten places to stay on some of the world’s most beautiful islands – and they’re all a stone’s throw from the beach. Best of all, you don’t need to sell your granny to enjoy an island getaway, we’ve picked …