Daily Archives: February 9, 2013

The Kids Are Not Alright. Stop Measuring Them All the Time

Posted on by

Author: Jonathan Fowler

children1
As a psychiatrist, Madeline Levine has seen firsthand how children today are unraveling under pressure. In order to "succeed," children take stimulants to study or cheat regularly to maintain their grades. They also resort to unhealthy ways of coping with anxiety such as substance abuse or self-mutilation. What the heck are we...

Audacious Hack Exposes Bush Family Pix, E-Mail

Posted on by

Author: Samuel P. Jacobs

Unknown-1
The Secret Service is investigating the hacking of email accounts belonging to members of the Bush family that divulged correspondence, addresses, phone numbers and a picture of a self-portrait painted by former President George W. Bush standing in a shower. The photos and e-mails were uploaded yesterday to an online...

NASA’s Curiosity Rover Finds (Another) Unexplained Shiny Object On Mars

Posted on by

Author: Nancy Atkinson

mars-shiny-very-closeup
Curiosity Mars rover has found some strange-looking little things on Mars – you’ve likely heard of the Mars ‘flower,’ the piece of benign plastic from the rover itself, and other bright flecks of granules in the Martian soil. Now the rover has imaged a small metallic-looking protuberance on a rock. Visible in the image above (the...