Georgia Democrat Jon Ossoff Falls Short In Bid For U.S. House Seat

June 21, 2017

… fiance can be within walking distance of Emory Universitys medical school, where she is a student. But the reasons for the outcome do little to make the results in Georgia any less devastating for Democrats and the so-called resistance movement to Trump, which spared no expense in the race. They are also likely to question why the party bothered expending so much energy on Georgias 6th District rather than a host of other special elections, including Tuesdays race for South Carolinas 5th …

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Hospital designs that are changing the way you’re cared for

June 19, 2017

… for quieter wards and choosing hardware that limits infection. Read: Behind the resurgence of ‘prefab’ housing The challenge that many designers face is convincing clients to approach these considerations in new and inventive ways. “As a designer who approaches things from a humanistic and contextual perspective, the challenge I always encounter comes from a facilities perspective — the old-school mentality of ‘I’ve done this before [and] I want to do it …

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The Revolutionary Street Art Project That Inspired Banksy And Empowered A City’s Youth

June 15, 2017

… referendum vote to leave the European Union. With so much history between Nation and Banksy, one may assume the pair remain close and in touch. When faced with the suggestion, however, Nation responded with a stony silence before changing the subject. But for him, it also all began at the center, which he first attended when he was just 15 years old after being encouraged by a school friend whod described Nation to him as outspoken, politically militant and not one to suffer fools. He …

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Theresa May: 10 reasons why the PM blew her majority – BBC News

June 14, 2017

… Soubry, an anti-Brexit Tory MP said this was the moment that she lost her “strong and stable” reputation. Some Conservative MPs have suggested, off the record, that the 2017 manifesto was the worst the party has ever published. Ms Soubry said it was more a problem of “appalling” presentation – not properly explaining the social care changes, which would actually have benefited many less well-off people – and allowing people to think free school meals for poor …

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An Open Letter To Those Who Cant Celebrate Pride

June 12, 2017

… perhaps even both, I need you to know we see you. We hear you. We feel you. We you. All of us have been where you are at one point in time. Afraid to admit, sometimes even to ourselves, who we really are. Afraid of what others will think. Afraid of the consequences. Maybe youll be kicked out of your house or school. Maybe youll be disowned. Maybe youll be physically abused. Whatever reason you have for staying in the closet- IT. IS. VALID. Now, Im going to be honest with you. There are going to …

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LGBT community prepares for a march — and a fight

June 10, 2017

… Trump’s promises during the campaign to be a “friend” to the gay community. Although Trump has continued President Barack Obama’s executive order protecting LGBT federal workers and LGBT military service members still serve openly, his administration has revoked protections for transgender school students, and its mentions of the words lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender in statements have been few and far between. …

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Trump’s Climate Withdrawal Is An Impeachable Offense

June 9, 2017

… must, and will, continue to build the global climate justice movement. Marjorie Cohn is professor emerita at Thomas Jefferson school of Law and former president of the National Lawyers Guild. Follow her on Twitter. More From this publisher : HERE Recommended ProductsInstaConsultant ELITE Membership Grab a Brand New InstaConsultant Toolkit for 1 New HOT Niche every month to Serve More Clients in different Niches!Landing Page Monkey Funnel Bundle Landing Page Monkey Pro Lifetime Account + …

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Scientists Are Running For Congress Because “The Future Hangs In The Balance”

June 6, 2017

… scientists as possible elected to Congress in the 2018 midterms, while displacing as many anti-science lawmakers as possible. school boards, local councils, and committees are also in their crosshairs. We exist not just because theres been an assault on science, Joshua Morrow, 314 Actions executive director and a veteran political campaign manager, tells IFLScience. Theres been an assault on facts. In the last few months, the President has placed climate change deniers like Rick Perry and Scott …

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The teenage developer who quit school to focus on coding

June 5, 2017

… coding projects and other “nerd stuff.” Soon, she was spending as much as 30 hours a week to her various projects: first building robots and programming micro-controllers; then picking up web and iOS development. She was 12 and working on all this on top of her schoolwork. So after about two years of a lot of coding and far too little sleep she decided to leave public school and take up home schooling, which would allow her to spend more time on coding without sacrificing her health. …

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‘Dear Evan Hansen’ takes on tricky topics, live on stage

June 5, 2017

… internet Dear Evan Hansen, starring Pitch Perfect scene stealer Ben Platt, has been garnering buzz since it debuted in DC in 2015 before moving off-Broadway. Now it’s nominated for multiple Tony Awards, including one for Levenson. It tells the story of high school senior named Evan Hansen who suffers from crippling social anxiety. When a loner classmate of Evan’s commits suicide, a misunderstanding leads that student’s family, and the rest of the school, to believe Evan had …

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Kevin Spacey uses ‘House of Cards’ to force you to embrace the silly and serious sides of VR

June 2, 2017

… most personal moments of the series. From Underwood’s Call of Duty and Monument Valley gaming addictions in previous seasons to the use inextricable role that texting plays in nearly every episode, House of Cards is a tale of dusty, old school power plays that are made vibrant by the intelligent way in which tech quietly frames each episode in the background. Image: NETFLIX But with Conway’s decision to strap on the Samsung Gear VR headset, the subtext appears to be that VR …

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People Share The Most Ridiculous Reasons Why They Ended Their Relationships (Add Yours)

May 31, 2017

… end, I wanted to jump off the roof. #11 #12 #13 #14 #15 #16 #17 #18 I was 9 at the time. Got a girlfriend on a Thursday, my mom got me glasses that weekend. I came back to school with glasses and the moment my girlfriend saw me she said “ewwww you dork” and broke up with me. She’s a heroin addict now. She would constantly talk specifically during the dialogue of movies. In scenes where nobody was talking…silence. Then …

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Paul Ryan Gets Snubbed By Eighth Graders Who Refuse To Take A Photo With Him

May 30, 2017

Who wouldnt take the opportunity to pose alongside a top politician?Apparently, a bunch of eighth graders from New Jersey. Students fromSouth Orange Middle school kicked off their Memorial Day Weekend with a school trip to Washington, DC on Friday, May 26. Paul Ryan eagerly welcomed their arrival. The students, however,did not return the gesture. The speaker of the house took to Instagram to share that #FridayFeeling with a fist pump emoji. However, those eighth graders were not too into it. …

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How ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ has become the meme of the resistance

Image: Christopher Mineses / mashable  Earlier this week, 18 women dressed up in red cloaks and white bonnets, stood in pairs in the rotunda of the Texas state capitol, and began chanting, “Shame!” in unison. They didn’t stop shouting for eight minutes. They call themselves the Texas handmaids. You probably first saw them back in March, when images of their original protest in Austin went viral. That’s when they sat silently in the Texas senate gallery, watching as …

May 29, 2017
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100 Middle Schoolers Refuse Photo-Op With Paul Ryan During D.C. Trip

The students were visiting Washington, D.C., from New Jerseys South Orange Middle school on Thursday when they were offered the chance to pose with Ryan, according to reports. Fellow student Wendy Weeks said she also opted to not take a photo, telling the Village Green that to have stood next to Ryan would have given the wrong impression of how she feels about him. The House Speaker has earned criticism for his tireless efforts to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. Student …

May 29, 2017
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The best-looking fidget spinners on the internet, ranked

… 22. Rainbow Batman Image: amazon If your favorite superhero tried splatter painting. 21. Iridescent hearts Image: amazon Your elementary school days in spinner form. 20. Red paint splatter Image: amazon For the teen with a bad habit of chewing on pens until they explode all over his desk. 19. Silver industrial flower Image: amazon Like something plucked from a futuristic space garden aboard a rocket ship headed to Mars. 18. Gold brass with three hexagonal wings Image: …

May 28, 2017
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These new 3D scan fit helmets could make football safer

… myself. I played the sport through high school, college, and professionally in Germany, so I’ve worn football helmets for my entire life including the Riddell Speed model the Precision Fit system is built on but I’ve never experienced anything like this. A standard model of the Speedflex helmet. Image: riddell When I played youth football, helmets were given out to players without much thought, with a few pumps of air and a hearty slap on the side of the head to check if it …

May 28, 2017
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What you should think about while considering a career change to healthcare

… fill that role. Additionally, you can make sure that the day-to-day work, job opportunities and work requirements align with what youre looking for in your next career. Speaking to someone who is practicing in the field youre considering will give you a chance to ask questions and get meaningful, practical answers. Image: PIXABAY 3. Save up and explore scholarship opportunities. The choice to go back to school involves important financial planning and decision making. University of Phoenix …

May 27, 2017
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9 Ways To Prevent A Hangover So You Might Actually Get Sh*t Done This Weekend

… wont get wasted and puke in someones trashcan at the pregamesave that for when youre rolling up to the club, where its totally acceptable to boot and rally (as long as you do so discretely). In the morning, youll hate yourself less because you didnt go full-on blackout, and you wont wake up starving to death. Its a win-win.   6. Take A Vitamin According to Harvards school of Public Health, which probably knows what its talking about, alcohol depletes your body of important stuff like …

May 22, 2017
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Well, someone is spray painting condoms on graffiti dicks in London

… straight youth under 25 and men who have sex with men. The mystery artist has been particularly focused on spreading his message to youth because he noticed many of the graffiti dicks were at school bus stops. Shocking. “It just shouldn’t be the norm to just have your wang out, especially unprotected,” he told Buzzfeed. “I just thought it sent the wrong message.” City Cock 2 #protectcitycocks A post shared by ProtectCityCocks (@protectcitycocks) on Apr 29, …

May 21, 2017
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Rand Paul: Sessions’ sentencing plan would ruin lives

… sentencing has done little to address the very real problem of drug abuse while also doing great damage by destroying so many lives, and most Americans now realize it. Proposition 47 recently passed in California, and it has spurred a cultural change in the way nonviolent drug offenders are treated, resulting in more than 13,000 fewer prisoners and a savings of $150 million, according to a Stanford Law school study. Pew Research found that 67% of Americans want drug offenders to get treatment, …

May 17, 2017
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