Conservatives see anti-transgender bills as fair game.
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Bills baring transgender teens from girls’ sports and moves to investigate parents of trans children for potential crimes provide an uncertain and dangerous future for many.
Being better at math increases income but also ties satisfaction more closely to money.
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Compared to people who aren’t as good at math, people who are better at math are more happy when they have high incomes and less happy when they have lower incomes.
An app can give you a few seconds of warning before an earthquake strikes.
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When researchers look at CCTV footage of how people really react during earthquakes – as opposed to what they report after the fact – it looks like alerts aren’t yet inspiring protective action.
The toxic culture in video game company Activision Blizzard is part of the larger problem of sexual harassment in esports.
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Sexual harassment and discrimination in gaming and tech are not inevitable or permanent, write experts in the field. The solutions are positive community standards and women in power.
Kemasan asli Jepang lebih menekankan karakter bahasa Inggris daripada karakter Jepang.
Cup Noodles perwujudan kisah lintas budaya, dan perjalanan antarbenua yang mengungkapkan bagaimana Jepang memandang Amerika sejak Perang Dunia II.
Even college-educated adults can still struggle with numbers.
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People who struggle with numbers are also likely to struggle in life, new research shows.
The original Japanese packaging emphasized English characters over Japanese ones.
See a package of Cup Noodles and you might think of dorm rooms and cheap calories. But there was a time when eating out of Cup Noodle’s iconic packaging exuded cosmopolitanism.
For peer learning to be effective, each child should have a specific task or role.
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Small-group learning activities can help students build social skills while enhancing academic achievement. This is particularly important for kids who face bullying or discrimination.
A record number of Americans are telling their managers, ‘I quit.’
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A record number of Americans are quitting their jobs. But before you opt to join them, you should consider the risks and costs.
Studies show that spending more time on Instagram can lead to lower body satisfaction.
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Rates of obesity and eating disorders like anorexia and bulimia both surged among young people over the past two years. Scholars explain why, and how parents can support kids dealing with body shame.
Grandchildren and other heirs to a fortune may want to support different kinds of charities.
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Decades of data indicate that over time, the foundations gave less to the founder’s own community and religious causes. But the share of their donations supporting social movements rose.
Some forms of technology seem to facilitate lying more than others.
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Communication scholars have long wondered not just who lies the most, but also whether people tend to lie more online, in person or over the phone.
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LGBTQ life in popular media and conventional thinking is usually portrayed as happening only in major metro areas. Recent Pride events in rural America tell a different story of inclusion.
Demonstrators in Austin march at the Texas State Capitol in just one of many rallies held across the U.S. to protest the state’s new abortion law.
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A Supreme Court decision in a case called Planned Parenthood v. Casey opened the door to state laws restricting availability of abortions.
A protein-rich shake is often the way many people try to get more of this nutrient into their diets.
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A food historian spent a month at the Library of Congress trying to answer the question of why we have historically been, and remain, so focused on dietary protein. Here is what she found.
Physical activity, eating habits and emotional support from friends and family are stronger predictors of health than body mass index.
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Weight discrimination, like teasing, is common among youth and linked to eating disorders and depression. Youth’s health and well-being would be best supported by not focusing on their weight.
The collective memory of school desegregation is of anger and division, like in this photo of 15-year-old Elizabeth Eckford walking away from a crowd outside a high school in Little Rock, Ark.
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Americans’ collective memory of school desegregation involves crowds of screaming white protesters. But less well known are the whites who stood by quietly, and those who approved of the changes.
Students had demanded for years that Harvard University divest from fossil fuels.
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The announcement didn’t use the word ‘divest.’ A legal scholar explains why that shouldn’t matter.
A close-up of the head of a leafcutter ant, Atta cephalotes, showing the metal-infused teeth on its mandibles.
Many small animals make their teeth and claws from a smooth blend of proteins and heavy elements. These materials can form very sharp tools that make it possible to cut tough substances using tiny muscles.
Craigslist founder Craig Newmark donates millions of dollars to journalism schools as well as other causes.
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How much money it takes to attain this status varies according to the size of the nonprofit getting the gift.