( education / news / rss ) Researchers at Queen Mary University of London found that some people were more kind and compassionate than others - and half of those differences were inherited. ... read more
( education / news / rss ) The reason so many black people in America do comparatively worse in every meaningful metric is because they're victims of widespread racism that's existed since our country's founding. But because the media and Democratic party control the natio ... read more
( education / news / rss ) The notion of an ongoing resistance by people of color in the US sounds outlandish but might be what is needed in order to rid America of its racist and violent attitudes.Lessons from Palestine: America's People of Color Need a Sustained Resistance Mov ... read more
( education / news / rss ) Following the death of George Floyd in police custody and the subsequent nationwide riots, a group of white Texans have quite literally bent the knee to their black neighbors and begged for their forgiveness. ... read more
( education / news / rss ) The Centre for Monitoring Indian Economy (CMIE) said on Monday that India's unemployment rate in May rose to 23.48 percent as a result of the pandemic lockdown. The May figure is marginally lower from April's 23.52 percent rate. Read Full Article ... read more
( education / news / rss ) Since researchers launched the Corona Cooking Survey, they were delighted to find that people are eating better and wasting less during COVID-19 shutdowns. appea ... read more
( education / news / rss ) James Loveridge, 29, from Bridport, has snapped some incredible scenes such as a waterfall of fog over cliffs on the Jurassic Coast and the Milky Way over the iconic Durdle Door. ... read more
( education / news / rss ) Police and the National Guard have been sweeping residential streets in Minneapolis, ordering residents to obey the curfew € and marking those who refuse to go inside with paint, triggering a new wave of outrage over police abuse. Read Full Article ... read more
( education / news / rss ) Outrage over the death of George Floyd while in police custody has apparently even spread to the Amish community. A group belonging to the pacifist, traditionalist church was spotted singing and holding signs in Minneapolis. Read Full Article at RT.c ... read more
( education / news / rss ) According to the survey data of more than 2,000 anonymous Britons gathered by uSwitch, eight per cent of people have, at some point, worked from someone else's bed, despite restrictions. ... read more
( education / news / rss ) A study from Ohio State University found vaping for only a short period of time, just a handful of months, can lead to significant health problems such as gum disease and oral cancer. ... read more
( education / news / rss ) People gamble faster after losing than winning, according to psychologists in Europe, as part of a syndrome called 'post-loss speeding' that may be linked with other addictive behaviours. ... read more
( education / news / rss ) A researcher from Princeton University in New Jersey has found that testosterone levels and masculine features are directly related to the perception of a man's talent. ... read more
( education / news / rss ) Building off of a concept introduced by physicist Gerard O'Neill - who Bezos himself studied under during his time at Princeton - the Blue Origin founder outlined habitats that could hold cities. ... read more
( education / news / rss ) A team of researchers have developed a new algorithm that could help search and rescue teams locate people lost at sea using ocean currents, wind speed, and wave direction to simulate their path. ... read more
( education / news / rss ) The app, which is still in beta on iOS, works by allowing users to record three separate short-form videos of them playing various instruments like drums or guitar or singing vocals. ... read more
( education / news / rss ) Babies know when you imitate them - and they perceive it as a sign of friendliness. Swedish experiments suggests that the imitation game is an infant's favourite way of interacting with adults. ... read more
( life / health / people ) I had my first run-in with a #coronanazi today at Wallgreens. I was just trying to put my cokes on the end of the counter rather than hold them while I waited in line. They were cold! But no, the cashier (in a mask) put up his hands and almost sh... read more
( education / news / rss ) The unique, community-led Nashulai Maasai Nature Conservancy received donations from 100,000 people on Avaaz to help sustain them through COVID-19.Maasai Nature Conservancy Asks For Help To Fight Pandemic--And 100,000 People AnswerGoo ... read more
( education / news / rss ) Church of England bishops are joining the chorus of criticism directed at Boris Johnson over his handling of top adviser Dominic Cummings' rule-breaking 260-mile lockdown trip to Durham, with one saying the PM "lacked integrity." Read Full Arti ... read more
( education / news / rss ) Dozens of patients and medical personnel had to be evacuated after a fire broke out at a hospital in Russia's Far East on Monday morning. There have been no reports of casualties or injuries from the blaze. ... read more
( education / news / rss ) At least 12.5 percent of Moscow residents have developed antibodies to Covid-19, the city authorities have said, after taking samples from 50,000 people. It's just the beginning of a massive survey that will see millions tested. Read Full Article a ... read more
( education / news / rss ) Okuda San Miguel and a team of painters with learning disabilities have been transforming these drab cement silos into works of art.World's Largest Open-Air Gallery Was Painted By People With Learning Disabilities--And It's Breathtaking appe ... read more
( education / news / rss ) No. 10 Downing Street's Twitter account was brutally mocked after recommending UK citizens visualize household items such as beds, benches, fridges and chairs to help them stick to the two-meter Covid-19 social distancing rule. Read Full Article at ... read more
( education / news / rss ) The mayor of Karachi has revealed that there were no survivors after a Pakistan International Airlines aircraft carrying 107 people crashed in a residential area of the city. ... read more
( education / news / rss ) Wildlife has reclaimed their homes in US national parks since humans have been barred from visiting due to the coronavirus, but officials are concerned what will happen when the parks reopen. ... read more
( education / news / rss ) Automatically generated in-app notifications have been slowly rolled out to Android Messenger users from March, Facebook claims. It is now also set to be distributed to worldwide iOS users next week. ... read more
( education / news / rss ) Specifically, the new feature test is allowing users to select whether they want to receive replies from everyone, only users they follow, or people they mention in their tweet. ... read more
( education / news / rss ) The neural implants used by the Baylor researchers work similarly to someone tracing a shape on the palm of a blind person's hand.Scientists Use Electrode Implants to Help Blind People 'See' Shapes and Letters--All Without Using Their Eyes appeared ... read more
( education / news / rss ) One in three people infected with coronavirus later suffer symptoms post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), including depression and anxiety, a new study suggests. ... read more
( education / science / research / people ) via sciencedaily.com
Children have a never-ending curiosity about the world around them and frequently question how and why it works the way it does. Researchers have previously demonstrated that children are interested in causal information... read more
( education / people / rss / internet ) If you're still looking for sources of entertainment during the novel coronavirus shutdowns, this app can teach you Morse code in 15 minutes.Still B ... read more
( life / people / health ) Panic. Overreacting. Who needs terrorism when you have the news media to create a good old fashion panic?
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Just wash your hands regularly (as you should've been doing already) and don't touch any questionable people or objects with any part of your body (also as you should've been doing already). Wear a mask, if you want... read more
( education / research / people ) Copied from somewhere, maybe one of these.
You start with a cage containing four monkeys, and inside the cage you hang a banana on a string, and then you place a set of stairs under the banana.
Before long a monkey will go to the... read more
( life / people ) The Friends of Humanity website. Don't know anything about it, but like the sound of it. :)
"Friends of Humanity is active in the defense of human rights, education, health care, and environmental protection. Our projects are currently underway in Asia, Europe, Africa and ... read more
( life / people ) It was horrible! I was at Walmart again, but that's not the worst part. There was a teenage/early-20's girl with boobs out to here, wearing the most form-fitting outfit you ever saw. I tried to ignore her because she REALLY wanted to be looked at, and I always try to disappoint people like that. Even... read more
( life / people ) From somewhere on the Internet ...
Name the five wealthiest people in the world.
Name the last five Heisman Trophy winners.
Name the last five winners of the Miss America pageant.
Name ten people who have won the Nobel or Pulitzer Prize.
Name the last half dozen Academy Award winners for best actor... read more
( life / people ) Funny how the day after commenting on Facebook (see below) about driving past a local rich neighborhood, this morning in that same neighborhood I ticked off the driver behind me by having the gall to use a turn lane properly. You do realize you're not... read more
( life / people ) I had a run-in yesterday with the neighbor formerly known as ahole motorcycle guy. I had just gotten back from a customer's office when I get a knock on the door. It's motorcycle guy saying Can we talk a minute? I know you've got a problem with me. About a year ago I had gotten in his face about him riding his motorcycle (a dirt bike) on th... read more