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What Would You Say To Your Son If He Came Home With Nail Polish On?

Have you ever felt embarrassed, uncomfortable, or even scared of being yourself? You're not alone — millions of other people, especially those in the LGBTQQ community (including me) have felt this way too. In this clip from the "The Fosters," Lena finds Jude taking off his nail polish after being bullied about it at school. From the floor of the bathroom, she opens up about her own experience as a gay woman, and her words are a reminder of the power we all have over shame.

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This article originally appeared on 07.10.21


Dr. Daniel Mansfield and his team at the University of New South Wales in Australia have just made an incredible discovery. While studying a 3,700-year-old tablet from the ancient civilization of Babylon, they found evidence that the Babylonians were doing something astounding: trigonometry!

Most historians have credited the Greeks with creating the study of triangles' sides and angles, but this tablet presents indisputable evidence that the Babylonians were using the technique 1,500 years before the Greeks ever were.


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This article originally appeared on 09.08.16


92-year-old Norma had a strange and heartbreaking routine.

Every night around 5:30 p.m., she stood up and told the staff at her Ohio nursing home that she needed to leave. When they asked why, she said she needed to go home to take care of her mother. Her mom, of course, had long since passed away.

Behavior like Norma's is quite common for older folks suffering from Alzheimer's or other forms of dementia. Walter, another man in the same assisted living facility, demanded breakfast from the staff every night around 7:30.

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