University of Pennsylvania

Psychologists Looked In The Mirror … And Saw A Bunch Of Liberals

Here’s how this might affect their research.<p>When New York University psychologist Jonathan Haidt asked about a thousand attendees at the annual …

Psychology

All the Ways Trump Can (And Can't) Influence Powell's Fed Policy

President Donald Trump isn’t happy that the Federal Reserve is raising interest rates. There’s not much he can do about it.<p>The central bank is …

Federal Reserve

Dr. Wesley D. Smith, 88, former classics professor at the University of Pennsylvania

A memorial service will be Friday, Aug. 3, for Wesley D. Smith, 88, of Roxborough, a former classics professor at the University of Pennsylvania, who …

University of Washington

Krispy Kreme to buy Insomnia Cookies for undisclosed sum

Doughnut-maker Krispy Kreme is buying a majority stake in Philadelphia-based Insomnia Cookies for an undisclosed sum.<p>The Winston-Salem, North …

Business

Ohio State: 100 ex-students report sex misconduct by doctor

More than 100 former students have provided firsthand accounts of sexual misconduct by the now-dead Ohio State University team physician at the …

Ohio State University

Green Spaces a Mental Balm for City Dwellers

FRIDAY, July 20, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- A splash of green in an urban landscape can lift the spirits of city residents, a new study …

Mental Health

Birthright citizenship is a powerful weapon against racism. That’s why we must protect it.

I expected to spend this year — the 150th anniversary of the 14th Amendment — glorying in its achievements.<p>Instead, I’m defending it from attack.<p>As much as anyone, I anticipated the arrival of July 9, 2018 — the day that marked 150 years since the 14th Amendment made birthright citizenship part of …

Immigration

It’s never their fault: why the Brexiteers love to cry betrayal | Gary Younge

The world of national sovereignty, racial purity and ethnic homogeneity is not coming back because it never existed<p>The notion of personal responsibility was once such a linchpin of conservative thinking that almost every riposte to liberal ideology ran through it. Whether the right was making the …

Opinion (UK)

Tiffany Trump Turns Heads In Black Sheer Top Out In London [PHOTOS]

6:17 PM 07/20/2018<p>Tiffany Trump headed out in a black sheer top during her recent trip to London in a series of shots she shared on Instagram …

Donald Trump

Playing With Fire: Are The World’s Hottest Peppers Actually Safe To Eat?

Bill Rebholz for BuzzFeed News<p><b>Ed Currie wasn't</b> looking to make the world's hottest pepper when he began crossbreeding chilies from around the globe …

South Carolina

Celtics Coach Jerome Allen Is Said to Have Taken Bribes While at Penn

A former University of Pennsylvania basketball coach who is now with the Boston Celtics has been swept up in a criminal case alleging that he took …

Corruption

A physics treasure hidden in a wallpaper pattern

An international team of scientists has discovered a new, exotic form of insulating material with a metallic surface that could enable more efficient …

Princeton University

King Bee Jerry Lee last of a breed in radio

<i>This story was originally published Sept. 7, 2006</i><p>Walk into Jerry Lee’s handsome office in Bala Cynwyd, and a framed portrait of a patrician-looking …

Las Vegas

Thayer

Jack Thayer<p>(1894 - 1945)<p>A passenger on the <i>Titanic</i>, Jack Thayer was seventeen at the time of the disaster and managed to survive. He reunited with his …

World War II

Empires in the Dust

Mesopotamia: cradle of civilization, the fertile breadbasket of western Asia, a little slice of paradise between the Tigris and Euphrates rivers. …

Ancient History

Former UD president Dan Curran released from hospital

Dan Curran, the University of Dayton president emeritus, has been discharged from a Pennsylvania hospital following a liver transplant in April, the …

Drawing

Rancho Bernardo High grad picked for internship, D.C. trip

A recent Rancho Bernardo High graduate is spending his summer before entering college in a student leadership internship program that included a trip …

Bank of America

This Company Is Trying To Disrupt The Braces Industry And Dentists Are Fighting Back

<b>Dentists are waging</b> a war against SmileDirectClub, a startup whose mail-order product promises to straighten teeth at a fraction of the cost of …

Dentistry

Choose your church before your politics

Disheartening new research shows that political beliefs are increasingly determining whether someone goes to church. While politics is keeping …

U.S. Politics

Asma Naeem on Black Out

Before the advent of photography in 1839, Americans were consumed by the fashion for silhouette portraits. Black Out: Silhouettes Then and Now, the …

National Portrait Gallery

U.S. Names 2018 Under 19 National Team

PRINCETON, N.J. – USRowing is pleased to announce the 59-person roster of the 2018 Under 19 National Team that will compete at the 2018 World Rowing …

Rowing

At these schools, teachers get a say in how things are run

On a hot July morning when their peers might be enjoying summer break at the beach, Julie Cook and Jeannine Dunn — teachers at the Souderton Charter …

Education

Is This the End of NATO?

President Donald Trump’s recent journey to a NATO summit in Brussels and to a summit with Vladimir Putin in Helsinki turns the page on an epoch of …

Geopolitics

The 30 Colleges With The Best Campus Food You've Ever Seen

It's not all bad! In fact, some of it is really, really good!<p>1 of 30<p>UMass Dining<p>UMass-Amherst<p>So, the dining program at UMass-Amherst has been ranked …

College & University

When political ideology shapes luxury buying

Conservative consumers are motivated to maintain their status, which in turn increases their desire for luxury goods and services<p>Fontainebleau …

Headphones

The Weaponising of Free Speech On Campus, and Other Toxicities...

Interview by Richard Marshall.<p>‘<i>What we see now that we have not seen before is, first of all, the involvement of outside groups, ideologically</i> …

Higher Education

2018 Phila. Sports Hall of Fame class announced

The Philadelphia Sports Hall of Fame has announced its 2018 Class, which includes Philadelphia 76ers’ star guard Allen Iverson, Philadelphia Eagles …

African-American News

Some Pacific Northwest CEOs earn 200 or 400 times what the average employee is paid

After years of wrangling over the rules, public companies are now disclosing their workers’ median annual pay and showing how that number stacks up …

CEOs

Inside the CFL: Als' Campbell beats narcolepsy, blossoms into top DB

CALGARY — Tall, fast and athletic. Tommie Campbell appeared to have it all. He was a multi-sport high school star in football, basketball and track, …

Canadian Football League

Social Innovation - Reports - World Economic Forum

World Economic Forum Project Team<p>Manju George, Global Leadership Fellow, World Economic Forum; Community Lead, Schwab Foundation for Social …

World Economic Forum