Category Archives: Science

06Apr, 2017

Transgender Boys Accepted Into Boy Scouts

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Boy Scouts of America make a ground breaking decision to accept transgender youth.

Boy Scouts of America make a ground breaking decision to accept transgender youth.
The Boy Scouts of America was formed more than 100 years ago to meet the needs of boys. It’s estimated that more than 2.4 million boys participate in the organization in the United…

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10Jan, 2017

Pew Researches a College Degree and Religion

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College Degree and Religion

Earning a college degree has positive consequences for your children.
It’s no secret that earning a college degree makes you more employable. It’s estimated that college graduates with a bachelor’s degree earn at least $17,000 more than people with a high sch…

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29Sep, 2016

If Sept- Is the Prefix for Seven, Why Is September the Ninth Month?

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Where does the month of September get its name?

Ushering in the month of September
A septangle is a figure with seven sides. A septave is a seven-tone musical scale. A septuagenarian is a person who is between 70 and 79 years old. It’s almost a conundrum why September, from the same Latin root “septem” whi…

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09Aug, 2016

Connection between Forgiveness and Mental Health

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Scientists find that forgiveness and mental health are linked

If you can forgive, it may benefit your mental health.
When you get the wrong drink at your coffee shop, how do you respond? Maybe you think, “Oh, they made a mistake. They’re busy, I’ll just have them fix it.” Then there’s the, “I’m never coming here…

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04Aug, 2016

Dealing With Your Depression Is Not a Sign of Weakness

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Dealing with Depression and Mental illness should not be delt with alone

Dealing with Depression and Mental illness should not be delt with alone
It was about two years ago when the world learned that Robin Williams had ended his life. Early reports on social media that this beloved comic had died on August 11, 2014 were met with skepti…

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02Aug, 2016

BYU Study Shows Disney Princesses May Not Empower Girls

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Disney Princesses can have effects on children and their conformity to gender stereotypes

Many children grow up watching Disney Princesses
Most parents count on Disney movies to be safe for kids. Most of the movies released through Disney and its affiliates, such as Marvel and Pixar, tend to be G or PG movies that are family-oriented with a positive the…

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03May, 2016

Benefits of Volunteering in Your Community

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Woman cleaning up trash left on the beach

Volunteering
April has been designated as National Volunteer Month. Technically, it’s a reminder to organizations to thank the volunteers who serve, but it can be a reminder about volunteering. Everyone lives such busy lives today that it might be hard to find ti…

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