How Americans really feel about the teaching of controversial topics in schools

While Americans overwhelmingly agree on the fundamental value of public education, a new study by researchers at USC reveals deep partisan divides on sensitive topics like LGBTQ+ inclusion and racial justice in K-12 curricula......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgFeb 21st, 2024

Americans think AI will harm privacy and elections: Report

Americans are quite worried about the role artificial intelligence will play in both politics and society, according to a new report by the Polarization Research Lab......»»

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UI/UX Design Services: What These Are and Who Needs Them on Linux Platforms

Ever wondered why some apps, especially those developed on Linux, feel just right, while others don’t? It’s all about UI/UX design — when executed well, it makes navigating a website or app seamless. Whether you’re a startup or managing a lar.....»»

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Single and over 40? Here are the best dating sites for finding your match

Ready to meet your match? We tested the top dating sites and apps for finding love after 40. Deciding to get back into the dating game can be nerve-wracking, regardless of age. But it may feel like the stakes are a little higher if you're in yo.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News17 hr. 36 min. ago

The evolving attitudes of Gen X toward evolution

As the centennial of the Scopes Monkey Trial of 1925 approaches, a new study illustrates that the attitudes of Americans in Generation X toward evolution shifted as they aged......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsApr 10th, 2024

Visiting white parts of town makes some Black kids feel less safe, according to study

Some Black youth feel less safe when they visit predominantly white areas of their city, a new study in Columbus has found......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsApr 10th, 2024

Organizations need to beware of "institutional parasites," study says

Organizations that fail to identify or swiftly expel "institutional parasites" risk long-term damage, academics from British and Finnish business schools have warned......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsApr 10th, 2024

Talking to Americans reveals the diversity behind the shared opinion "the country is on the wrong track"

If you pay any attention to politics and polling, you have likely heard that your friends and neighbors are not very happy with the direction of the country. You might not be, either......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsApr 10th, 2024

The urban-rural death divide is getting alarmingly wider for working-age Americans

The cause is unclear, but poverty and worsening health care access are likely factors. Enlarge (credit: Getty | Spencer Platt) In the 1960s and 1970s, people who lived in rural America fared a little better than their ur.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsApr 10th, 2024

"Make Sweden Great Again"—the far right found each other on Twitter during the Swedish election

Media researcher Jessica Robinson has looked at the topics that trended on Twitter—now X—during the 2020 US presidential election and the Swedish parliamentary election in 2018. In her research, she has analyzed around 500 million tweets......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsApr 10th, 2024

Fiat 500e braves Miami traffic but faces uphill sales battle

Fiat is positioning the electric 500e as a city car meant for quick trips, but persuading Americans to buy a small EV could be a challenge......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsApr 10th, 2024

Children of the Sun review: unnerving shooter is the feel-bad game of the year

Children of the Sun turns sniping into a tactical puzzle game that'll leave you sickly satisfied......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsApr 9th, 2024

Study finds schools of fish can make less noise than a solitary swimmer

New findings by Johns Hopkins University engineers working with a high-tech simulation of schooling mackerel, offer insight into why fish swim in schools and promise for the design and operation of much quieter submarines and autonomous undersea vehi.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsApr 9th, 2024

Apple teaching an AI system to make sense of app screens – could power advanced Siri

An Apple research paper describes how the company has been developing Ferret-UI, a generative AI system specifically designed to be able to make sense of app screens. The paper is somewhat vague about the potential applications of this – likely.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated NewsApr 9th, 2024

Americans are bad at recognizing conspiracy theories when they believe they"re true, says study

Conspiracy theorists get a bad rap in popular culture, yet research has shown that most Americans believe conspiracy theories of some sort. Why then, if most of us believe conspiracies, do we generally think of conspiracy theorists as loony?.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsApr 8th, 2024

What causes earthquakes in the Northeast, like the magnitude 4.8 that shook New Jersey? A geoscientist explains

It's rare to feel earthquakes in the U.S. Northeast, so the magnitude 4.8 earthquake in New Jersey that shook buildings in New York City and was felt from Maryland to Boston on April 5, 2024, drew a lot of questions. It was one of the strongest earth.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsApr 8th, 2024

Wrongful death trial for Apple engineer killed in Tesla gets underway

Plaintiffs allege wrongful death, but Tesla says the driver was playing on his phone. Enlarge / Walter Huang's Model X in a tow yard days after his fatal crash. (credit: NTSB) Tesla and its controversial Autopilot driver.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsApr 8th, 2024

Touchibo, a robot that fosters inclusion in education through touch

A team of researchers from the University of Lisbon and Cornell University has presented a touch-based robot that is capable of fostering inclusion in schools, giving equal opportunities to children with and without visual impairment to participate i.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsApr 5th, 2024

Research introduces digital games along with multimedia debriefing to address cyberbullying

The global COVID-19 pandemic caused much suffering and tragedy and continues to do so. One aspect of our everyday lives that was massively disrupted was education. Conventional classroom teaching methods had to be digitized urgently during lockdowns.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsApr 5th, 2024

Flourishing romances are more the result of proactive behaviors than soulmate spark, study finds

Sixty percent of Americans believe in the idea that true love is found in a one-and-only soulmate relationship, confirming that the quest to find one's soulmate continues to play a significant role in our modern dating culture. However, a new report.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsApr 5th, 2024

Do immigrants and immigration help the economy?

When Americans mark their presidential election ballots later this year, immigration will be top of mind—it's the nation's number one issue, according to pollster Gallup. And one of the toughest talkers on the topic is former president and presumpt.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsApr 5th, 2024