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2 hrs ago | Lexington Herald-Leader

Vincent Cao: Too many believe that you can't be Asian and a Kentuckian

About the author : Vincent Cao, of Lexington, is a freshman at Stanford University and a writer for website The Undergraduate Times.

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Related Topix: Kentucky, Lexington, KY, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Mitch McConnell, Fancy Farm, KY

INCROYABLE - Relais France 4x400m Femme - Championnats d'Europe 2014 - INCREDIBLE F...

Should the U.S. Capitol Have a POW/MIA Memorial?

Police Fatally Shoot Another Black Male Near Ferguson

Critics Slam 'Ice Bucket Challenge' as 'Slacktivism' and 'Stunt Philanthropy'

4 hrs ago | Silicon Alley Insider

People Who Work In Tech Say These Are The 10 Best Business Schools In The World

We recently polled 10,000 readers on the World's Best Business Schools , and for the second year in a row, they came back with a clear favorite: Harvard University.

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Related Topix: Harvard University

8 hrs ago | Journal and Courier

Kids' brains reorganize when learning mathKids' brains reorganize...

Kids' brains reorganize when learning math skills Take-home advice: Drilling your kids on simple addition and multiplication may pay off.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Middletown, DE

10 hrs ago | Clover Herald

Clover teacher: Remove barriers to learning math

Smith was honored for her efforts last week when she was named Clover's 2014-15 Teacher of the Year during the district's opening ceremonies.

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Related Topix: Clover, SC, Iowa State University

12 hrs ago | RedOrbit

New Research Sheds Light On How Children's...

As children learn basic arithmetic, they gradually switch from solving problems by counting on their fingers to pulling facts from memory .

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Related Topix: Kids, Family

16 hrs ago | The Star Online

Trouble sleeping: a warning sign of suicide in older adults

In a new study, people age 65 and older who reported trouble sleeping were more likely to commit suicide than those who slept well.

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Related Topix: Depression, Health, Santa Clara County, CA, Stanford, CA, Medicine, Psychiatry

21 hrs ago | NJ.com

Keep the dog home when the car gets hot: Letter

It's been a fairly cool summer in our area, with only a few days that had temperatures over 90 degrees.

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Related Topix: Startups, Stanford University, Opinion

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Switched

Support For The Common Core Plummets, Especially Among Teachers

Teachers are losing faith in the Common Core State Standards, the national education guidelines adopted by a majority of states.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Bill Gates

Psychology Today

Shy Leaders' Success Guide

History has examples of powerful, socially shy leaders. U.S. Presidents James Madison, Jimmy Carter, Richard Nixon come to mind.

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Related Topix: Warren Buffett, Tulsa, OK

Wired

The Engineer of the Original Apple Mouse Talks About His Remarkable Career

The original patent for the mouse, held by Yurchenco, Dean Hovey, James Sachs, and William Lapson.

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Related Topix: Mice, Santa Clara County, CA, Stanford, CA

Medical Daily

Math Skills In Childhood Can Permanently Affect Brain Formation Later In Life

Not good at math? Don't worry. According to a recent study , it's more of a reflection of your childhood memory skills than of your overall intelligence.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids

Gizmag

Huge world-first man-made tidal lagoon could power over 155,000 homes

Energy trade association RenewableUK calls the UK "the undisputed global leader in marine energy."

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Davis, CA, UC Davis, Tidal Power

PsychCentral

Imaging Study Shows How Children Memorize Facts

"As children learn basic arithmetic, they go from solving problems by counting on their fingers to pulling facts from memory," researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine said.

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Related Topix: Kids, Family

PsychCentral

Low Levels of Oxytocin Linked to Poor Social Skills

A new study has found that higher levels of the "cuddle" hormone oxytocin are linked to stronger social skills in both healthy children and in children with autism .

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ABC News

Majors That Can Lead to the Highest-Paying Jobs

A list of highest-earning U.S. jobs by their average salaries was released this month, topped by many jobs in the science and medical fields.

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Related Topix: Mathematics

Sun Aug 17, 2014

Mail on Sunday

Now it all adds up! Scientists take a peek into the human brain and ...

'An incendiary effect': Governor Nixon blames 'over-militarization' of local police and 'besmirching' video of Michael Brown for inflaming violence in Ferguson as one protester fights for his life 'He was not an animal - but that's how he was killed': Family of Michael Brown join crowd of hundreds in emotional service in his honor - with 500 forced ... (more)

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News Times

Peek into brain shows how kids learn math skills

In this Oct. 1, 2013, file photo, third grade teacher Melissa Grieshober teaches a math lesson at Silver Lake Elementary School in Middletown, Del.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Middletown, DE

SanLuisObispo.com

Methane leaking from Sacramento gas pipelines adds to greenhouse effect

The natural gas pipelines snaking under the Sacramento region likely leak a significant amount of methane, a potent greenhouse gas, scientists say.

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Related Topix: Sacramento, CA, Global Warming, Activism

PhysOrg Weblog

Risky situations increase women's anxiety, hurt their performance compared to men

Risky situations increase anxiety for women but not for men, leading women to perform worse under these circumstances, finds a study to be presented at the 109th Annual Meeting of the American Sociological Association.

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Related Topix: Standardized Testing, Education

Sat Aug 16, 2014

Detroit Free Press

ChannelNet CEO brings Silicon Valley tech to Motor City customers

Paula Tompkins, CEO and Founder of ChannelNet speaks to the Detroit Free Press in her Dearborn offices, Friday, August 8, 2014.

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Related Topix: Home Gardening, Home, Marshall University, Columbia University

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