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F.lux Helps Computer Addicts Sleep Better

I discovered F.lux earlier this year, and it has changed how I work. F.lux is a program that sits quietly on your Mac, Windows or Linux computer removing the blue light emitted by your screen which can cause your body to subconsciously delay its natural timings — and adversely affect your sleep.<p>In …

New Evidence Shows the Latest Immigrants to America Are Following in Our History’s Footsteps

The story of immigrants in our nation is about newcomers integrating into our society and then strengthening our culture and especially our economy. …

The case against assimilation

Gabriel Roth, in a recently published piece on Slate, is all for assimilation.<p>He takes the recent Pew survey news that the Jewish rate of …

American Jews Are Secular, Intermarried, and Assimilated. Great News!

On Tuesday the Pew Research Center released the first major survey of American Jews in more than a decade. The results confirmed what most of us …

Signing Trust Act is another illegal-immigration milestone for Brown

SACRAMENTO — On a day when immigrant-rights activists nationwide rallied for action from Washington, Gov.<p>Jerry Brownput California at the vanguard of change, signing sweeping laws aimed at speeding the assimilation of those in the country illegally.<p>Brown signed eight bills Saturday, including one …

New immigration fight: Assimilation

It’s not border security. It’s not “amnesty.”<p>But it is another flash point for conservatives when it comes to comprehensive immigration reform: how to make newly naturalized immigrants fit in better in America.<p>These conservatives prefer the term “assimilation” for the provisions in the current …