Pic story: School principal devoted to bringing wider world to students with visual impairment

Xi Weijing, head of the Wuhu School for the Blind, sorts out new books in Braille at the school in Wuhu City, east China’s Anhui Province, Nov. 26, 2020. Xi Weijing’s parents are both visually-impaired. Her father Xi Manqiao set up a private school for the blind in 1979, devoting all his energy to the […]

Ijeoma Oluo’s new book interrogates white male mediocrity

IO: I think that’s vital, and I think it’s a good start. But we also have to make sure that we’re talking about why, because I think we flatten the conversation around white women as well. We flatten the conversation to: “White women are just as power-hungry and just as racist as white men,” end […]

Pope Benedict’s New Autobiography: I Was ‘Unsure’ About Francis

One of the greatest disappointments the book reveals is that Benedict’s juicer memoir will be kept private. He kept extensive diaries throughout the time he was the head of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith and throughout his papacy, including the butler scandal and his decision to retire. Seewald says those notes will […]

What A High School Teacher Who Turned Her Students Into Best-selling Authors Teaches Us About Innovation

Gruwell understood the importance of creating a supportive emotional and physical space so that her students could thrive. Anyone who has logged time in a depressing corporate office or toxic work environment–or mind-numbing classroom–knows how that can sap your energy and kill off your inspiration. “I was going to show my kids that no matter […]

The incredible rise of Marlion Pickett from ice addict to premiership winner: AFL star opens up on his shady past, his time behind bars – and how the suicide of his best mate helped turn his life around

‘We were playing a game and the other side were players short, so we loaned them some of ours. How it went down was, I think I tackled this fella who was one of ours, but on the other side that day. He called me a n****r.

The Nigerian university that defies Boko Haram

Nepomuk Riva, the Hildesheim University researcher, was struck by how engaged his Maiduguri counterparts. “You would think that in a situation where the pressure comes from outside, you normally stick to your ivory tower do things like reading books and not looking outside to these really brutal experiences.”

Docs said my excruciating ear pain was down to the SHAMPOO I was using – now I’ve gone totally deaf

infectious diseases including meningitis, measles and mumps chronic ear infections collection of fluid in the ear (otitis media) use of certain medicines, such as those used in the treatment of neonatal infections, malaria, drug-resistant tuberculosis, and cancers injury to the head or ear excessive noise, including occupational noise such as that from machinery and explosions […]

The 30 best true crime series to watch on Netflix right now

It explores the chaotic behind-the-scenes dealings and maneuvering on both sides of the court, and how a combination of prosecution overconfidence, defense shrewdness, and the LAPD’s history with the city’s African-American community gave a jury what it needed: reasonable doubt.

The 45 best thrillers to watch on Netflix right now

The first season stars Jessica Biel who stabs a man on a beach one day and her whole mysterious past is uncovered. There’s a moment at the end of the last episode of the first season that will give you actual chills.

VIETNAM NEWS DECEMBER 2

During the tournament’s final match between Nam and Giang, Nam endured a 3-1 defeat in the first set before swiftly earning a break to level the score. In the game’s third set, Giant went on to record a 5-0 win, with his victory ensured after finishing the final set with a 6-1 win.