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Departing AP reporter looks back at Venezuela's slide
If your news has been a bit too positive lately give this a read. See also Translating Venezuela’s political crisis into American terms to see just how much worse things could be in the US now.
The KKK started a branch just for women in the 1920s, and half a million joined
"If the WKKK was more successful in advancing their xenophobic agenda, it was because they were better than the men’s group at hiding their white supremacist mission behind a facade of social welfare."
110 N.F.L. Brains
"A neuropathologist has examined the brains of 111 N.F.L. players — and 110 were found to have C.T.E., the degenerative disease linked to repeated blows to the head." This study was enough to get a player working on a math PhD in the off-season to quit.
Sex-linked personality traits and stress: Emotional skills protect feminine women from stress but not feminine men
"Self-control protects masculine people from stress" / "Wellbeing protects both masculine and feminine people from stress." / "Emotionality protects feminine women from stress, but not feminine men."