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Quizizz – Free Quizzes for Every Student. Padlet: You are beautiful. On the Toxicity of the ‘Warrior’ Ethos - Wavell Room. Mass Shootings Aren’t Growing More Common – and Evidence Contradicts Common Stereotypes About the Killers. Meryl Streep Says The Phrase Toxic Masculinity 'Hurts Our Boys' Mechanics Instruction that Sticks: Using Simple Warm-Ups to Improve Student Writing.

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Racism and Diversity. What Advocates of Legalizing Pot Don’t Want You to Know. Secretary Mattis Resignation Letter. 10 Reasons Why Business Writing Skills Are So Important General, news for Ireland, Blog, The global workplace forces us to improve our communication skills.

10 Reasons Why Business Writing Skills Are So Important General, news for Ireland, Blog,

Irrespective of the field, job, and expertise, you need to be an effective communicator in order to move up the career ladder. There are three main ways of communication in business: verbal, non-verbal and written. - The Washington Post. U.S. Public Schools Are Not Failing. They’re Among The Best In The World. 19 Things America Does Better Than The Rest Of The World. 19 Things America Does Better Than The Rest Of The World.

Misconceptions about a Woman's Sexuality. In 1960, the birth control pill put women in charge of their bodies and their sexuality.

Misconceptions about a Woman's Sexuality

In the following years, The Feminist Movement demanded women get equal opportunity, pay, responsibility and choice. The degree to which society has shifted since then is considerable. However, we somehow still find ourselves living in a world where our culture persists in sending women mixed messages about their sexuality. We want women to be objects of sexual desire, yet we expect them to be pure. We ask them to own their sexuality but deny them easy access to birth control. Time. Young men get more emotional satisfaction out of “bromances”—close, heterosexual friendships with other males—than they do out of romantic relationships with women, according to a small new study published in Men and Masculinities.

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Intimate male friendships have become more socially acceptable in recent years, say the study authors, and that’s largely a good thing. But they caution that the shift could lead to weaker bonds among dating or married couples, or even reduce the likelihood of men and women pairing up at all. The concept of the bromance isn’t new. George Washington wrote endearing letters to other men, the study authors note, and Abraham Lincoln shared a bed with a male friend for several years. But close male companionship became more taboo in the second half of the 20th century, say researchers from the University of Winchester in England, due to a rise in homophobic sentiments and changing ideals of what masculinity should look like.

Untitled. Over nearly 80 years, Harvard study has been showing how to live a healthy and happy life. He recorded his TED talk, titled “What Makes a Good Life?

Over nearly 80 years, Harvard study has been showing how to live a healthy and happy life

Lessons from the Longest Study on Happiness,” in 2015, and it has been viewed 13,000,000 times. The researchers also found that marital satisfaction has a protective effect on people’s mental health. Part of a study found that people who had happy marriages in their 80s reported that their moods didn’t suffer even on the days when they had more physical pain. Those who had unhappy marriages felt both more emotional and physical pain. Those who kept warm relationships got to live longer and happier, said Waldinger, and the loners often died earlier. According to the study, those who lived longer and enjoyed sound health avoided smoking and alcohol in excess.

In part of a recent study, researchers found that women who felt securely attached to their partners were less depressed and more happy in their relationships two-and-a-half years later, and also had better memory functions than those with frequent marital conflicts. Boys' Relational Development. Until recently, little attention has been paid to the centrality of relationships in boys’ development.

Boys' Relational Development

Although the importance of relationships has been widely acknowledged in most developmental and psychological theories, a relational framework starts from the premise that our lives are inextricably embedded in our interpersonal relationships as well as our social and cultural contexts. From this perspective, boys’ development occurs not in isolation with the option of having relationships but primarily through and within their relationships with other people. Traditionally, theories of human development and psychology have emphasized individuation and separation as markers of growth, maturity, and, for boys, manhood. Accordingly, boys and girls have learned to show that they are not babies (and boys have learned to show that they are not girls) by demonstrating their ability to stand alone, so to speak.

Article continues after advertisement. Is the Women's March Melting Down? On Nov. 12, 2016, a group of seven women held a meeting in New York. The Loneliest Generation: Americans, More Than Ever, Are Aging Alone. Many Adolescent Boys Who Commit Sexual Assault Stop In Adulthood, Research Shows. Ssi final report. $2K Zombie Apocalypse Scholarship Takes Bite Out of College Costs. Do you lie awake at night making plans for the zombie apocalypse?

$2K Zombie Apocalypse Scholarship Takes Bite Out of College Costs

Better yet, do you already have a “go bag” and escape route planned in case the flesh-eating undead surface? If so, then we found a scholarship for you, boils and ghouls. But beware, it will take a little brains to make the final cut. What is the Zombie Apocalypse Scholarship? This annual scholarship awards $2,000 toward the winner’s college education for the best written essay on surviving the zombie apocalypse. Academic Grievance Studies and the Corruption of Scholarship. This essay, although hopefully accessible to everyone, is the most thorough breakdown of the study and written for those who are already somewhat familiar with the problems of ideologically-motivated scholarship, radical skepticism and cultural constructivism. Part I: Introduction Something has gone wrong in the university—especially in certain fields within the humanities. Scholarship based less upon finding truth and more upon attending to social grievances has become firmly established, if not fully dominant, within these fields, and their scholars increasingly bully students, administrators, and other departments into adhering to their worldview.

This worldview is not scientific, and it is not rigorous. For many, this problem has been growing increasingly obvious, but strong evidence has been lacking. We undertook this project to study, understand, and expose the reality of grievance studies, which is corrupting academic research. Part II: Methods. [Serious] Redditors who felt like they would never ever find a romantic partner and then did: what advice would you give to those who feel the same way now? : AskReddit. Neil Gaiman and Chris Riddell on why we need libraries – an essay in pictures. In parts of Africa, people with albinism are hunted for their body parts. The latest victim: a 9-year-old boy.

You can make more than lattes with that humanities degree. Matthew Dischinger has taught humanities courses at the University of Alabama, Louisiana State University, and Georgia Institute of Technology.

You can make more than lattes with that humanities degree.

He is a lecturer in the Department of English at Georgia State University. The weirdest foreign Star Wars movie posters. Let's be honest.

The weirdest foreign Star Wars movie posters

If you didn't read Polish — and if Mark Hamill's, Harrison Ford's, Carrie Fisher's and Billy Dee Williams' names were printed — you'd have no idea this is an Empire Strikes Back poster. Rather, at first glance, it comes off as some kind of Orwellian, Nineteen Eighty-Four-esque Big Brother propaganda poster — with subtle hints of fascism — while still remaining superbly cemented in space-age science fiction. So… what gives? 20+ One-Picture Horror Stories That We Do Not Recommend Reading Alone. When you were a kid you were afraid of the dark because of monsters lurking in the shadows, well Irish illustrator Brian Coldrick has cast these creatures as the stars of his ongoing webcomic and book "Behind You: One-Shot Horror Stories.

20+ One-Picture Horror Stories That We Do Not Recommend Reading Alone

" Each image is a beautiful and haunting one-panel illustration that shows a monster hiding just in arms reach, along with darkly humorous one-sentence captions. The London-based artist states that although none of his short tales are direct adaptations of existing stories, they do touch on "well worn horror tropes. " Show Full Text.

Why identity politics benefits the right more than the left. Over a year into Donald Trump’s presidency, commentators are still trying to understand the election and the explosion of intolerance following it.

Why identity politics benefits the right more than the left

One common view is that Trump’s victory was a consequence of pervasive racism in American society. Studies make clear, however, that racism has been decreasing over time, among Republicans and Democrats. (Views of immigration have also grown more favorable.) Moreover, since racism is deep-seated and longstanding, reference to it alone makes it difficult to understand the election of Barack Obama and Trump, the differences between Trump and the two previous Republican nominees on race and immigration, and the dramatic breakdown of social norms and civility following the elections.

(Social scientists call this the “constant can’t explain a variable” problem.) Anthony Hopkins: ‘Most of this is nonsense, most of this is a lie’ For anyone who looks toward their later years with trepidation, Sir Anthony Hopkins (“Tony, please”) is a proper tonic. He is 79, and happier than he has ever been. This is due to a mixture of things: his relationship with his wife of 15 years, Stella, who has encouraged him to keep fit, and to branch out into painting and classical composition; the calming of his inner fire, of which more later; and his work.

Hopkins loves to work. Much of his self-esteem and vigour comes from acting – “Oh, yes, work has kept me going. Aziz Ansari Is Guilty. Of Not Being a Mind Reader. Why Logan Paul Should Really Worry Us. Who Is Logan Paul, and What Happened in His Video That Was Taken Down? English Majors Among Most Desirable Employees, says Google. A Wakeup Call on Writing Instruction (Now, What’s an Adverb?) - The New York Times. Why Belle Should Have Chosen Gaston. Virtual Reality Showdown: PlayStation VR vs. Oculus vs. Vive. The Ars VR headset showdown—Oculus Rift vs. HTC Vive. In our original reviews of the Oculus Rift and the HTC Vive, we tried very hard to examine these virtual reality systems on their own merits without constant comparisons to the competition. The PC Police Outlaw Make-Believe. How Great Leaders Deliver Bad News. The 10 Commandments for Delivering Bad News. This article is by Robert Bies, a professor of management at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business.

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We don’t need more STEM majors. We need more STEM majors with liberal arts training. Books in School. Games. Geek Culture. Why the tech world highly values a liberal arts degree. The Silicon Valley (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu) Cecilia Gaposchkin is an associate professor of medieval history at Dartmouth College and assistant dean of faculty for pre-major advising, as well as a Public Voices Fellow. Unless You’re Oprah, ‘Be Yourself’ Is Terrible Advice. The Media’s First Moral Panic.

The Dunning-Kruger effect. The Adventures of Fallacy Man. To Fall in Love With Anyone, Do This. Five Ingredients for Fabulous Conversation - Humane Pursuits. Six easy ways to tell if that viral story is a hoax. 12 Incredible Short Films You Can Watch In Less Time Than a Michael Bay Flick. The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock by T.S. Eliot. What Makes a Woman? "5 Reasons Why Marriage Doesn't Work Anymore"...........MY ASS!!!!! -

We Give Up. Let's Just Say Coffee Cures Everything. Dan and Me: My Coming Out as a Friend of Dan Cathy and Chick-fil-A  What moviegoers in Baghdad think of “American Sniper” Thou shalt not commit logical fallacies. Amanda Palmer – The Art of Asking. Amanda Palmer’s TED Talk: What We Learned. » Bay Area News Group memo: ‘We will be eliminating a layer of valuable editing’ JIMROMENESKO.COM.