"People were astonished. After the meeting ended, we thought, 'What the f---? What do we do with this?'"
AxiosSCOOP: President Trump has suggested multiple times to senior Homeland Security and national security officials that they explore using nuclear bombs to stop hurricanes from hitting the United States.
Jonathan SwanScoop: Trump suggested nuking hurricanes to stop them from hitting U.S.
“Where are the other poor black kids?” This is the first question I remember asking myself, a chubby freshman with my hair in cornrows, while walking across the Amherst College campus. I was in the center of the main quad, standing outside Johnson...
Quillette"...students from families in the top 1 percent—those with incomes of more than $630,000 a year—are 77 times more likely to attend an Ivy League college than are students from families that make $30,000 or less a year."
Lee JussimWe were not quite poor, more like "poor-adjacent." That is TOTALLY how I saw college. I dropped out 3x before completing.
Its still how I see much of the elite U's.
Maps and images based on satellite data provide clues to how the fires started.
The New York TimesScientists studying satellite images of the fires in the Amazon rain forest said most of the fires are burning on agricultural land where the forest had already been cleared through years of deforestation.
We’re tired of the lies. We’re tired of the drama. We can’t take four more years.
Joe WalshFriends, I'm in. We can't take four more years of Donald Trump. And that's why I'm running for President.
It won't be easy, but bravery is never easy. But together, we can do it. Join me... join us: go to joewalsh.org.
Let's show the world we're ready to be brave.
The author of "The Importance of Being Little" on the costs of our collective failure to see the world through the eyes of children.
edutopia“The notion that there is something of value in being a little kid—with little kid desires and, above all, needs—seems to have fallen out of favor.”
—@ErikaChristakis, author and preschool teacher
A third of study’s participants think men need sex more than women
Jesse Singal"The sexist belief that men have stronger sex drives than women shows no sign of abating as a new study shows [~42%] of Britons think it’s still the case."
I.... think that on average, that's probably true? I hate this kind of anti-intellectual framing.
The former chairman of the Psychiatry Department at Duke University claimed on CNN that President Trump is as bad as the worst dictators of the 20th century, and that his presidency might lead to even more deaths than they did.