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Among other things, the policy misunderstands how deeply manipulative, destructive, coercive, and dangerous abusers can be.
Researchers report estrogen receptor beta is significantly decreased in the brain of people with autism.
I’m skeptical; I still believe that gender inequality (rampant in the medical sciences as well as the family dynamic where fathers are more involved in their boys lives and are more likely to get them help than their daughters) has more to do with more males being diagnosed. But here’s a study that’s worthy of noting.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s National Vital Statistics System offers another view into officers’ use of deadly force.
There’s a new eBay policy that may have gotten lost in the shuffle with all the changes the marketplace announced on …
This is another attempt by eBay to nail the coffins shut on small mom & pop shops, independent artists and antique dealers, plain & simple.
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Soviet Space Dogs is a new book dedicated to the canine space explorers who skyrocketed from living on Moscow’s streets to astronomical, global fame
Gary Foley, Aboriginal rights activist, Australia
(Source: verschwoerer.soup.io, via gh2u)
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One of the “oldest” traditions in BLACK CULTURAL COOKING is the
saving of “rainwater” for later use in cooking.
The world has changed…skies are Polluted. But we still carry out
this ancient tradition:
A simple, but profound, request.
Before we can understand what makes some suburbs so miserable, we first have to understand what makes others succeed. The most successful suburban neighborhoods fall into two categories. First, there are the dense and walkable ones that, like the most successful urban neighborhoods, have town centers that give local residents easy access to retail and employment opportunities. These neighborhoods generally include a mix of single-family homes and apartment buildings, which allows for different kinds of families and adults at different stages of life to share in the same local amenities. The problem with these urban suburbs, as Christopher Leinberger recounts in his 2009 book The Option of Urbanism, is that there are so few of them, and this scarcity fuels the same kind of gentrification that is driving poor people out of successful cities.
The other model for success can be found in sprawling suburban neighborhoods dominated by households with either the time or the resources to maintain single-family homes and to engage in civic life. As a general rule, the neighborhoods in this latter category don’t allow for apartment buildings or townhomes on small lots. They implement stringent local land-use regulations that keep them exclusive, and they attract families that tenaciously defend the character of their neighborhoods.