People are optimistic that we’ll see more geniuses in the future than in the past, and that we can produce more geniuses. Yet about half of respondents believe the U.S. education system “rejects genius.” Is genius born or bred, and if so, how do we do this? Even if the word genius isn’t used, that’s one of the biggest debates today when we talk about encouraging more innovation and creative thinking in kids. … [Read more...] about Americans Think Geniuses Are Men: Inside Our Contradictory Attitudes On Brilliance
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Hero is also working on an exhaust system for the motorcycle with the aim of keeping it cost-effective along with a different sprocket setup than stock in the future, although that could make the Xpulse a track-only bike. … [Read more...] about Hero Motocorp launches offroad ‘Rally Kit’ for XPulse 200
Joe Biden While Biden has pledged his support for affordable childcare, he hasn’t gone into much detail. Biden has, however, stated his support for a childcare tax credit, and his education plan promises pre-kindergarten for all children. “When I’m President, parents will get up to $8,000 in tax credits to offset the cost of childcare,” he recently told Fortune and Time’s Up. “All 3- and 4-year-olds will be able to attend high-quality, universal pre-kindergarten at no cost, and after-school programs and community centers will have additional funding to serve kids when school isn’t in session.” … [Read more...] about How each presidential candidate would address the outrageous cost of childcare
The super-popular social video app—the one dogged by unsettling reports of censorship after devouring another super-popular video app—is having a moment that may finally get parents to pay attention. TikTok is already huge, it’s been huge (and so on), but now parents are ready to talk about it. Ask Bing yourself, or better yet turn to your local news affiliate, because a worrying thing called the “Skull Breaker Challenge” is happening. … [Read more...] about With the ‘Skull Breaker Challenge,’ TikTok gets its ‘parental warning’ moment
In the U.S., when World Resources Institute mapped where trees could be restored without interfering with land needed for farming, it found that 21 billion trees could be planted on land that was historically forest. Another 24 billion trees could be “restocked” in forests used for in the Eastern U.S. On cattle pastures, there’s room to add 13 billion trees, which have the added benefit of offering shade, improving soil fertility, and extra income for farmers if the trees grow fruit or nuts. On some other farms, 2 billion trees can be added between row crops. In cities, there’s room for 400,000 more trees, which can help improve air quality and make city dwellers happier. … [Read more...] about 1 trillion trees: What would it take, how would it work, and is it even worth it?