The number of poor people living in America’s suburbs now surpasses those in cities or rural areas. Long focused on the urban poor, social service agencies are now trying to respond to the basic needs of a much more far-flung population.
The sky over Al-Qusayr.
The Syrian Army advanced in Al-Qusayr on Sunday, killing and wounding a large number of militants, while the others escaped, Al-Manar correspondent reported, adding that the Syrian Army took control over most of the area, reaching the municipal building in the center of the city.
The Syrian Army’s operations in Al-Qusayr city in Homs started after it waged air raids and shells at militants’ bases in the area late Saturday.
— “The Bad-Boy Brand: The Vice Guide to the World” by Lizzie Widdicombe
Emily Perper is a freelance editor and reporter, currently completing a service year in Baltimore with the Episcopal Service Corps.
“My big thing was I want you to do stupid in a smart way and smart…
The before and after part of our delicious Chinese meal in Monterey Park.
I take offense with this Gizmodo posting because A) I’m wearing shorts right now and B) I’m busting my ass studying web development on a Saturday afternoon. Otherwise, I loathe these damn pesky upstart kids:
18-year-old Eesha Khare […], for instance, not only invented a supercapacitor that could someday be a phone battery that charges in just a couple of seconds; she also won $50,000 for it.
Khare is one of the three big winners from the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair. She and 17-year-old Henry Lin (right)—who created a model that simulates thousands of galaxies—picked up Intel Foundation Young Scientist Awards. Meanwhile, 19-year-old Ionut Budisteanu won the Gordon E. Moore Award and $75,000 for his AI model that could lead to a cheaper self-driving car. Khare’s invention is the one with some really immediate potential though, and quick-charging phones is something we all want.
If by now you haven’t realized my mocking comments are really adulatory in nature, I don’t know what to do with you. I am damn proud and happy when the internet shows me reasons to smile. Congrats guys. The future looks brighter because of you.