There’s a pervasive misconception that forgiveness means pardon and reconciliation—particularly with sexual abuse. #MeToo is our chance for an upgrade. Years ago, I was raped by a man I dated briefly.
Every baffled new parent goes searching for answers in baby manuals. But what they really offer is the reassuring fantasy that life’s most difficult questions have one right answer. By Oliver Burkeman
It was Monday morning, and Lee opened his inbox to find an email from his manager: “Lee, I’ve decided to have Carlos present to the governing board, instead of you. I’m sure you’re good with this.” Lee
Singing could help mothers recover from post-natal depression more quickly, a study suggests. Researchers found that women who took part in group singing sessions with their babies experienced a much improvement
Christmas Charity Appeal banner 2017 As Christmas and New Year celebrations come to an end, people often look to their habits in order to improve their lifestyles. There is one statistic in particular
(CNN) — To the outside world, North Korean propaganda posters are notorious for their militaristic and anti-American messages. Recent topics include Donald Trump being attacked with an axe and missiles
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — When she started an urban farm in one of Indianapolis’ roughest neighborhoods, retired chemist Aster Bekele wanted to teach at-risk kids how to garden, and maybe sneak in a little Then
Great lives often begin amid tumult and suffering. Seventy years ago, long before Bernd Heinrich became one of history’s fastest ultramarathoners, and ages before his scientific studies on ravens made
Social media can lead to many exciting things, but in my stage of life it mostly leads to pictures of children. The lucky kids of my Instagram feed climb mountains, visit world capitals, and play a lot
Ten years ago, if you mentioned the term “artificial intelligence” in a boardroom there’s a good chance you would have been laughed at. For most people it would bring to mind sentient, sci-fi machines
The pills you take to control heartburn and suppress stomach acid may be linked to increased risk of a serious gut infection. A study published late last month in JAMA Internal Medicine reports that people
Galen Rupp is among the favorites to win the Boston Marathon, even though he’s got little experience and only one American has won the race in the last 30 years Boston Galen Rupp is not trying to break
In January, Natural News shared a big story on Facebook: A federal scientist had affirmed Donald Trump’s belief that vaccines cause autism. According to this researcher, the government had supposedly study
Will the truth ever catch up with Trump’s most skilled spin artist? Even in triumph, Kellyanne Conway nursed a grudge. As she reflected on Donald Trump’s November victory, she made clear that she hadn’t
LIVINGSTON, La. — The speed limit on the LIGO access road is 10 mph, which is preposterously slow, particularly after you’ve spent the last hour hurtling across the bayou country on elevated freeways.
If Vladimir Putin intervened to help Donald Trump, that’s an outrage. But then so is the long US record of foreign interference As I write, president-elect Donald Trump – soon to become the most powerful
All Over the Map A new map reveals the extent to which roads have fragmented wild lands. Wild lands void of roads are among the last relatively undisturbed parts of the planet. Although as much as 80 of
As part of the government’s new national cyber-security programme, 50 people with non-tech backgrounds will be recruited to become hack-breakers. Do you have what it takes? Want to become a government
Host uses Facebook Live to discuss with fans his plans for internet show: ‘I want freedom to do what I want and say what I want’ The cult favorite cooking show Good Eats is coming back. Well, basically.
Fluids that stop flowing when you push them too hard This month’s public lecture at the Perimeter Institute is by Michael Cates, the Lucasian Professor of Mathematics at the University of Cambridge, on
The Supreme Court’s Griswold decision fifty years ago raised women’s incomes and expanded opportunities for their children. Fifty years ago this month, the U.S. Supreme Court announced one of its most