Employers are beginning to recognize that those with autism can bring great strength to the workplace.
Parents love sharing images of their children online, but children find it intrusive — or worse.
Despite the government’s promotion of the nuclear family as the ideal, a more cooperative approach to parenting may be better.
The case of Ethan Couch, the “affluenza teen,” grows more complicated as he is extradited from Mexico and expected to face charges in the US. Legal technicalities could result in a surprisingly light sentence.
The news in 2015 was unforgettable, historic, often chilling to watch. From the specter of global terrorism to controversial social issues, from the confused state of politics to corporate corruption, important issues played out on the public stage of opinion, augmented by a hyper-connected global community. The Second Nexus editors culled through the news that made … Continued
[DIGEST: Washington Post, BBC News] A small and ethnically homogenized corner of the Caribbean is home to an interestingly large population of children bearing the same medical anomaly. In the Dominican Republic city of Salinas, approximately one in every ninety children have this mutation, and are born with exterior genitalia that either appear female or … Continued
Seventy years ago, on August 6, 1945, the United States dropped an atomic bomb on Hiroshima, Japan; three days later, it dropped another on Nagasaki. Japan surrendered within a week, marking the end of the bloodiest war the world has ever known. But 70 years later, whether the United States made the right decision is still … Continued
[DIGEST, June 1, 2015, Boston Globe, NY Times, LA Times] Admission to an Ivy League college is a dream for many young Americans. As gaining entrance into these schools grows more difficult with each year, students increasingly have turned to independent advisors and counselors for help. The majority of students who consult these college counselors … Continued