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What Happened to My Son's Memory? Science Explains Phenomena Affecting Digital Natives

I'm mid-conversation with my 15-year-old, and he's filling me in on the happenings of his day. They chose pseudonyms in French class. His "French" name? Bruno. I remind him that Bruno is Italian, not French, but he could care less. "It's...Show More Summary

The Soular Backpack: Increasing Education in East Africa

A few days ago, one of my friends asked me to tell him about the first memory I have about the Kikambala Village. After struggling to pick one, it had to be one night in May, 1996, when I was four years old and was up way past my bedtime...Show More Summary

Dozens of Pro-Life Youth Hold Die-In on White House Lawn to Protest Abortion

Are members of the media “post-abortive?” A day before the 2015 March for Life, prolife leaders staged a “Million to One Memorial Die-In” in front of the White House. For the event, youth lay on the pavement in a fetal position to “demonstrate unity with the preborn” by representing the 57 million lives lost to abortion since […]

Things To Do In London: Monday 26 January 2015

yesterdayEngland / London : Londonist

Australia Day, a rogue reporter and Holocaust Memorial events.

Sunday Poll: Thoughts On ICM/Summer Rocks Not Hosting A Concert Memorial Day Weekend?

Yesterday in the Post-Dispatch came word a huge music event planned for Memorial Day weekend will not take place this year: City officials confirmed on Friday that Summer Rocks, billed as an annual country music concert series on the scale of Lollapalooza in Chicago, will not take place over Memorial...

Stephen Collins -- DIVORCE SETTLED

Stephen Collins and Faye Grant have settled one of the nastiest celebrity divorces in memory... TMZ has learned.Collins, Grant and their lawyers spent the last 3 days trying to hammer out the settlement, to avoid what was certain to be an…

Letter from a Texas Maximum Security Prison: A personal reflection on Martin Luther King Day

Holy Land Foundation President Shukri Abu Baker writes from a maximum security prison in Beaumont, Texas: "I was only 4 yrs old when Martin Luther King delivered his "I Have a Dream" speech at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, 1963. Show More Summary

British Library launches an online collection of over 280 in-depth Holocaust survivors' testimonies

5 days agoArts : Artdaily

This week, to coincide with Holocaust Memorial Day, the British Library is launching Jewish Survivors of the Holocaust, an online resource giving worldwide access to 289 oral history interviews with Holocaust Survivors. The interviews...Show More Summary

Jay Prince - Cruisin

Sounds like: Kendrick Lamar, Joey Bada$$, Daye Jack Song: Jay Prince - Cruisin What's so good? On Monday, Jay Prince dropped his EP, titled BeFOR Our Time, and it's one of the most impressive rap releases in my recent memory. It's fresh,...Show More Summary

5 Reasons to Visit the Hamptons in the Off-Season

Every year from Memorial Day through Labor Day, the Hamptons become a notoriously see-and-be-seen summer getaway for wealthy New Yorkers, celebrities, and those who want to be in close proximity to the aforementioned groups. Yes, the...Show More Summary

FDNY Deems Eric Garner Memorial Fire an 'Accident' After Family's Arson Claims

A fire that burned the Eric Garner memorial on MLK day has been ruled an accident by FDNY officials, despite claims made by his family that it was arson.

Eric Garner Memorial Burns Down on MLK Day

6 days agoNews : Mediaite

The memorial for Eric Garner, the African-American man who died after he was put in a chokehold by an NYPD officer, was destroyed on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day after it caught on fire.

Eric Garner memorial in Staten Island burned to the ground on MLK Jr. Day

A memorial at the spot where Eric Garner was fatally choked by a NYPD officer in Staten Island, New York, burned to the ground on Monday night. Police suspect that a candle fell and set the memorial ablaze; lit candles surrounded the memorial. Show More Summary

Eric Garner memorial burns on MLK Day

"Every damn time they tear it down, I'm gonna put it back"

Eric Garner Memorial Burned Down On MLK Day, Daughter Reacts

A Eric Garner memorial in Staten Island was burned down on Monday evening. The memorial, which included beautiful flowers and well-arranged candles, was located at the site of Garner’s controversial death last year. Using Twitter, Eric...Show More Summary

People Ain’t Isht: Eric Garner’s Staten Island Memorial Burned To The Ground On MLK Day

Eric Garner’s Memorial Burned Down A memorial for Eric Garner burned to the ground on Monday’s Martin Luther King holiday. His daughter Erica is adamant that it was an act of arson but the NYPD has attributed the blaze to

Driving Impression: 1940 Ford Business Coupe

6 days agoVehicles / Cars :

Bob Hinshaw’s 1940 Ford Business Coupe. Photos by the author. Note: I write up driving impressions of virtually every car I photograph, within a couple of days of the drive, so everything is fresh in my memory. Occasionally, because of the constraints of format, the prepared text doesn’t run. Now, thanks to the joys of […]

Preparing for the International Day of Mourning and Memory

I arrived early, and that's why I began my day mourning a man I'd never met.Years and years ago I was doing a lecture tour in the United States. One of the stops was a large institution, the size of a small town, where I was going to be lecturing in the chapel. Show More Summary

Breaking Down the Chicago Cubs' Trade for Dexter Fowler

Hopefully, Luis Valbuena will look back at his time at the 2015 Cubs Convention with fond memories. He may or may not have known at the time, but it was his last hurrah in a Chicago Cubs uniform. Just a day after the Cubs ConventionShow More Summary

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