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Museum of the Paranormal

AtlasObscura reports the following: The Archive of the Afterlife in Moundsville, West Virginia bills itself as the “National Museum of the Paranormal.” It’s packed with oddities that are historical, and in some cases, allegedly haunted or cursed.  You’ll find relics from the former West Virginia State Penitentiary, such as what the museum claims is the the lost execution cap to the electric chair “Old Sparky.” There are also battle-damaged artifacts from European battlefields from World War II...
Tags: Travel, West Virginia, Annie, Astrology, Sanford School, Cosmic Stuff, Ghosts and Spirits, Moundsville West Virginia, Sanford Community Building

How to raise a feminist son

For the NY Times, Claire Cain Miller asked a panel of experts (including neuroscientists and psychologists) how to raise feminist sons. From the introduction: We’re now more likely to tell our daughters they can be anything they want to be — an astronaut and a mother, a tomboy and a girlie girl. But we don’t do the same for our sons. Even as we’ve given girls more choices for the roles they play, boys’ worlds are still confined, social scientists say. They’re discouraged from having interests ...
Tags: Gloria Steinem, Arizona State University, Jason Kottke, Ny Times, CLAIRE CAIN MILLER, Sanford School, Richard Fabes, Christia Brown, University of Kentucky Try

Age at immigration influences occupational skill development

Future occupations of US immigrant children are influenced by how similar their native language is to English, according to a new study from scholars at Duke University and the US Naval Postgraduate School. 'The more difficult it is for the child to learn English, the more likely they will invest in math/logic and physical skills over communications skills,' said co-author Marcos Rangel, assistant professor of public policy at Duke's Sanford School of Public Policy.
Tags: Science, US, Duke, Duke University, Sanford School, US Naval Postgraduate School, Marcos Rangel Delaware Symphony Orchestra & Brasil Guitar Duo to Perform & Record "The Book of Signs" by Afro-Cuban Composer Leo Brouwer Feb. 26, 28

Leo Brouwer( The Afro-Cuban composer, classical guitarist and conductor we now know as Leo Brouwer was named Juan Leovigildo Brouwer when he came into the world in Havana, Cuba. Maestro Brouwer will be 77 on March 1, 2016. He is featured at Cape Gazette February 16, 2016 Delaware Symphony concert with Brasil Guitar Duo set Feb. 26, 28 The Delaware Symphony Orchestra has launched a major interna...
Tags: Cuba, Delaware, Naxos, Havana Cuba, Brouwer, DSO, William J Zick, Hockessin, CapeGazette, Delaware Symphony Orchestra amp, Leo Brouwer, Juan Leovigildo Brouwer, Brasil Guitar Duo, Delaware Symphony Orchestra, João Luiz, Douglas Lora