According to a study published earlier this month in JAMA Pediatrics, children who grow up in poverty can be more likely to experience stunted brain development. Low test scores and poor social interaction at school have been linked to poverty at home in the past, but these findings help provide scientific evidence for the correlation.
New data from the United Nations' World Food Programme (WFP) has listed Zimbabwe as one of the poorest nations in the world. While poverty in Zimbabwe has been an issue for quite some time, these new statistics help place it in a more concrete context.
I've been feeling oddly nostalgic recently. I say "oddly" because it's not for a particular time or place - I'm remarkably happy with where my life is right now - but I still feel this strange reverence for the not-so-distant past. It doesn't sting or ache the same way more traditional nostalgia does, though.
The scene is a confounding one to take in at face value. I've played the video - a tight three minutes that feels either twice as long or short, depending on the type of day I've had - well over a hundred times at this point, pouring over its every nonsensical detail.
Let's get something straight before we go any further: This is an article about upstate New York. This is not an article about Westchester County. This is not an article about Rockland County.
Dark Match: A Look at the WWE's Most Outrageous "Attitude Era" Moments by Alexander Jones on Oct. 6, 2015 For a moment on June 28, 1998, it seemed likely that Mick Foley had died.
At 13, Jesse Amesmith first learned how not to speak like a woman. "I read an article in Cosmo or something that was like, '13 Ways To Drive Him Crazy in the Bedroom,' and one of the things it said was that men find high pitched noises in the bedroom to be annoying or a 'turn off,'" Amesmith said.
On "Think Pieces" and Journalistic Elitism by Alexander Jones on Apr. 22, 2016 I'm going to cut straight to the point here in the think-pieceiest way possible: I don't appreciate the way we've been talking about think-pieces. Coined in the late 1930s by Paul W.