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Assorted links for 10/13/2019

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1. Kale is not giving up: Actually, Kale Is Good and Lots of People Still Like It (food, Slate)I don’t know anyone who likes kale. 2. Cell-Bacteria Mergers Offer Clues to How Organelles Evolved (science, Quanta Magazine) 3. In the Sea, Not All Plastic Lasts Forever (environment, NYT) 4. Integrating the Science of How We Learn into Education Technology by Stephen M. Kosslyn (education, Harvard Business Review)

Unintended consequences (2)

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articles / Unintended consequences

Parents are giving up legal guardianship of their children during their junior or senior year in high school to someone else — a friend, aunt, cousin or grandparent. The guardianship status then allows the students to declare themselves financially independent of their families so they can qualify for federal, state and university aid (…) What? This is so messed up… Jodi S. Cohen, Melissa Sanchez, Parents Are Giving Up Custody of Their Kids to Get Need-Based […]