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Girls do better at Science and Math until they’re asked to indicate their gender

How Does It Feel to Live With… Part: 1 – Schizophrenia

According to data collected by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), an estimated 43.5 million adults in just the United States of America were suffering from a mental illness in 2014. Fewer, but still about 1 out of every 100, are

Which countries are most likely to survive climate change? (Map)

The leaders of 150 nations, along with thousands of representatives of nearly 200 countries are currently meeting in Paris to try to come up with a plan to avoid the possible catastrophes of climate change. Scientists have known for decades that the problem of

4 Pictures To See How Google Is Tracking You & How You Can Influence It

It’s no secret that Google collects user data, and although this impacts the majority of us: most of us aren’t aware of exactly how much data is being gathered. After all, how many of us are aware that our voice commands via Android or

6 Ways to Tell If That Viral Meme Is a Hoax

“And so it begins … ISIS flag among refugees in Germany fighting the police,” blared the headline on the Conservative Post; “with this new leaked picture, everything seems confirmed”. The image in question purported to show a group of Syrian refugees holding ISIS flags

What 16 months of police killings look like in one GIF

The high profile deaths of men, many of whom were black, at the hands law enforcement in the last year—including Freddie Gray, Michael Brown and Eric Garner—have thrust the issue of police killings into the international spotlight. Videos of homeless men being shot or assaulted

Finally: list of 80 people with as much money as 1/2 of humanity

Since the “financial repression,” the most powerful people have only gotten more powerful. A 2013 Oxfam report found that 80 people had as much wealth as 1/2 of humanity, and a few months later Forbes said the number had dropped to 67. Many of

From 10% to 90% in 2 generations: shortsightedness increasing

It isn’t just my imagination, and it isn’t just in any one nation. Nearsightedness impacts around every second person in the US and Europe, up from half that 50 years ago. If you think that’s shocking, it is more pronounced in Asia, for instance in

10 ridiculous US laws

Marcus Tullius Cicero is famous for saying essentially: “More laws equals less justice.” The fact is that irrational legislators are a sign of a failing society, be these unsound laws on Saudi or American soil. The upside to irrational laws is that they can

9 Pictures Comically Comparing Life Today With Before

Life changes, sometimes a lot and sometimes very fast. It feels like change keeps happening ever faster in today’s technical civilization. Some of these changes can be characterized as good, but others… 1. How many different devices we need   2. The world of