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WHERE THE PARTY'S AT -- Approximately one-third of children (under 18) in the United States wear glasses or contact lenses. Yet, many children dont have the glasses they need. 14% of 5th graders went without needed glasses in the last year and nearly one-quarter of teens wi
Greg Windle wrote an exemplary report on the record of Philadelphia Superintendent William Hite, who took Office in 2012. He makes clear that there are many metrics, not only test scores, and many actors, including the governor and the legislature. E
Stop trying to come for Pete and Ari.VIEW GALLERY This week in Ariana Grande and Pete Davidson updates and drama are about a necklace. A few days ago Davidson posted a photo of Grande wearing his late father’s FDNY pendant. Davidson&#82
White mass shooters receive much more sympathetic treatment in the media than black shooters, according to a new study that analyzed coverage of 219 attacks.
The Socialist Network - "At the heart of the split between liberals and socialists, at least in theory, is the question of what to do about capitalism. Liberals tend to see it as something that needs to be fixed. Socialists see it as something to be
From the technical details behind "Star Wars" to eloquent explanations of astrophysical topics and the compelling tales of women in space, we've compiled the best space books that are on Amazon and on sale right now.
The most comprehensive magnetic map of Antarctica ever produced is published this week (15 July 2018). The new map which includes 3.5 million line-kilometres of magnetic anomaly data collected over the past 50 years sheds new light on the structure a
Chinese ride-sharing giant Didi Chuxing landed a $500 million investment from Booking Holdings, owner of Booking.com and similar sites, in a tie-up that will see the companies offer their services on each other's platforms, they said Tuesday.
Low Taek Jho is being hunted by governments around the globe for his role in the $4.5 billion looting of Malaysia's sovereign wealth fund, 1MDB.
Treasure Planet - Disney's Biggest Mistake I'm Still Not Over Disney's Treasure Planet Why aren't we still talking about Treasure Planet?
…the U.S. intelligence services break into computers and computer networks abroad at an astounding rate, certainly on a greater scale than any other intelligence service in the world. How will the United States respond when Russia and China
It began with an osprey named Julie, who in 2015 migrated from the Detroit River in Michigan all the way to Maracaibo, Venezuela, stopping at wetlands and wildlife refuges along the way. Julie wore a GPS tracker. John Nelson took Julie’s da
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On July 19 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. in Washington, D.C., the American Society on International Law will host a panel entitled, “U.S. Supreme Court ‘International Law’ Year in Review.” Panelists include John B. Bel
Walmart said Tuesday it was entering into a strategic partnership with Microsoft on "digital transformation" for the onetime retail industry leader.
Since the beginning of advertising, packaging has been a major influencer on what we buy and why. If two identical products come in vastly different qualities of packaging design, the higher quality package will win every time. The same thing applies
Treasure Planet - Disney's Biggest Mistake I'm Still Not Over Disney's Treasure Planet Why aren't we still talking about Treasure Planet?
Via The Hechinger Report. In the last decade, educators have focused on boosting literacy skills among low-income kids in the hope that all children will read well by third grade. But the early-grade math skills of these same low-income children have
This is a thoughtful and important article by Mark Weber (aka Jersey Jazzman), who teaches in public school in New Jersey and is earning his doctorate in statistics at Rutgers. He notes that both the New Jersey Star-Ledger and the New York Post were
My second foray into Suboxone treatment has evolved in a way I had not expected, but I think I have stumbled onto something profound. Almost six months into our in-house clinics existence, I have found myself prescribing and adjusting treatment for a
A Dutch company that presented the world's first lab-grown beef burger five years ago says it has received funding to pursue its plans to make and sell artificially grown meat to restaurants from 2021.
With more than 60% of people passing on their promotional or custom made items when they’re done with them, custom materials can have a big impact. Picture buttons or customized promotional materials have a long shelf life. Even if you&
It was 21 March 2013. The worlds scientific press had either gathered in ESAs Paris headquarters or logged in online, along with a multitude of scientists around the globe, to witness the moment when ESAs Planck mission revealed its image of the cosm
Horatio Wildman was born in 1828 in Fairfield County, Connecticut, to Frederick Seymour Wildman, and his wife the former Julia Ann Starr. Horatios grandfather was Zalmon Wildman, one of the proprietors of the city of Sandusky. When addressing the Fir
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Maria T. Kolar (University of Oklahoma College of Law) has posted 'Finding' a Way to Complete the Ring of Capital Jury Sentencing (95 Denv. L. Rev. 671 (2018)) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: In the modern death penalty era...
University of Southampton research suggests new types of sharks could be heading to UK waters as a result of warming seas.
A team of researchers at the National Institutes of Health has found that women in biomedical sciences are just as successful as men in sustaining grant funding. In their paper published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, the group d
Meet Billy Wayne Ruddick, Sacha Baron Cohen's latest creation. Dr. Ruddick (PhD) runs Truthbrary.org for the good of the American people.
The following are some of the multiple questions from the recent June 2018 New York State Common Core Geometry Regents exam. The answers to Part I can be found here June 2018 Geometry, Part II Each correct answer is worth up to 2 credits. Partial cre
Everyone has a personal website nowadays, which begs the question: how in the name of all things code-worthy are you supposed to make yours stand out? Luckily, we have some dynamic website design tips for you. And the great thing is, you can personal
In a new study, a team led by University of Utah biologists has discovered that different versions of a single gene, called NDP (Norrie Disease Protein), have unexpected links between color patterns in pigeons, and vision defects in humans. These gen
The UK's tallest bird the common crane is here to stay and we could have as many as 275 breeding pairs within 50 years, according to the latest population model from scientists at the University of Exeter, WWT and RSPB published in Animal Conservatio
The creator of Prince of Cats and Black History in Its Own Words talks about his new magazine, art school, animation, and Walt Disney. Continue reading →Ronald Wimberly is a multitalented artist, writer, and editor. He created the graphic n
Forcing Cancer To Die Apoptosis and mapping protein structures helped a team of scientists to find another way to fight cancer.
Welcome to Apartment Therapy's Chore-Free Summer. Every weekday until July 20, we're arming you with time-saving shortcuts and hacks that'll help you work smarter, not harder, when it comes to homekeeping this summer. Because cleaning doesn't have to
Just letting you know that I am bringing out yet another book. Titled Substance Abuse: Your Questions Answered, the book is available in hardcover and Kindle on Amazon and better bookstores everywhere. According to the description on the Amazon websi
The Trump administration may soon get its wish when it comes to one of its major education policy priorities: a Senate-approved overhaul of federal career and technical education law.The Trump administration may soon get its wish when it comes to one
In a new Human Factors article, researchers have shown that a validated advanced driving simulator is an effective tool for examining risky behavior at passive rail level crossings, where static signs alert drivers to stop. Such crossings have been t
Wikipedia explains that the Fifth Third Bank's name "is derived from the names of both of the bank's two predecessor companies: Third National Bank and Fifth National Bank, which merged in 1908". But despite the fact that "[t]he bank operates 1,154 b
Name: Shelby Sloan Location: Orlando, Florida Size: 450 square feet Years lived in: 4 years, renting I'm Shelby, an artist, vintage shop owner, and interior design nerd. I live on my own in this little beauty. I really don't think anyone else would f
ByAndrew Montford A few days ago, the BBCs Roger Harrabin mentioned a new suggestion that instead of cutting up redundant oil rigs, we should simply sink them to the bottom of the sea, where they would become artificial reefs that would encourage a f
Just days after the bizarre discovery of eleven bodies belonging to the same New Delhi family, police are still struggling to understand the underlying cause of the deaths. Though initially suspected to be murder, an autopsy report determined that th
One discipline reduces behavior to elegantly simple rules; the other wallows in our full, complex particularity. What can they learn from each other?
I would not consider this an issue. However I am curious to understand the potential reasonings behind this. Usually I spend a great majority of my free time in solitude, I dont bother having social interactions with others (family orI would not cons
New research into Greenland's glaciers will help bring accurate sea level rise forecasts which are crucial in preparing for the impacts of climate changea step closer.
John Bray of Control RisksIn Control Risks’ experience, many Germany companies operating internationally still underestimate the reach of their own country’s anti-corruption laws. A new report published by the OECD shows why this
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In Episode 226 of The Cyberlaw Podcast, I'm deep in the Cologado wilderness, and the News Roundup team (Brian Egan with Matthew Heiman, Jim Lewis, and Dr. Megan Reiss) muddles through without him. Matthew and Jim discuss Friday's indictment of 12 Rus
It’s carnival time again. Activities, games, lessons, hands-on fun — if you’ve written a blog post about math, we’d love to have you join our Playful Math Blog Carnival. Posts must be relevant to students or te
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CRISPR gene editing technology is revolutionising medicine and biology. This technique allows scientists to edit DNA with more precision and greater ease than previous gene editing technology.
Britain is experiencing a prolonged wind drought that has slowed or halted the blades on turbines around the country