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Bob Jones, James Clemens among nation's best high schools

Madison’s two high schools, along with seven others across Alabama, were ranked among the best in the nation this week by The Daily Beast. 395 more words

Alabama

Confessions of a Journo-Sneak

As the hardtracking staff has previously noted, journalists have been two-time losers in the native advertising dodge. They’re either 1) bypassed by their publications (a good thing in our estimation, a bad thing in their bank accounts), or 2) hired to compromise themselves for pennies on the dollar. 166 more words

Art Crimes Awareness: Ebay and the Modern Forger

The Monuments Men Foundation for Art the Preservation of Art’s facebook page, which by the way is one of the best resources out there for information about cultural heritage advocacy, recently linked to  369 more words

Art History

Getting grumpy about PMS paper

On 11 August 2014, Michael R. Gillings published a paper in Evolutionary Applications entitled “Were there evolutionary advantages to premenstrual syndrome?” There is a strain of thinking that is common in the general public, but is also frequently found among academic researchers that I call adaptionism. 181 more words

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Weekly Lines: Millennials

Millennials are the youngest group of adults in society today. Defined as people born in the 1980s and 90s, this generation of young people is often characterized as being narcissistic and coddled as the result of so-called helicopter parenting, which has led this generation to have over-inflated self-esteem.  562 more words

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