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Judge: Racism behind Arizona ban on Mexican-American studies

AP Photo/Matt York PHOENIX (AP) — Racism was behind an Arizona ban on ethnic studies that shuttered a popular Mexican-American Studies program, a federal judge said Tuesday. U.S. District Judge A. Wallace Tashima found that the state enacted the ban with discriminatory intent. He had previously upheld most of the law in a civil lawsuit filed by students in the Tucson Unified School District. But a federal appeals court, while upholding most of his ruling, sent the case back to trial to determine if … Read the referenced┬ástory here: Judge:…

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Android 

LG shows a behind the scenes look at creating the V30’s wallpapers

The announcement of the LG V30 draws near, and LG has shown off its process for creating device wallpapers. The LG V30 will be announced on August 31st at this year’s IFA conference in Berlin, and as LG tends to do, the company is releasing bits and pieces of information ahead of the announcement. LG has already confirmed the device will have a 6-inch OLED display, a unique haptic engine and a fantastic low-light camera. Today, LG has also shared how it makes some of the device wallpapers. The video…

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Android 

No phone left behind: Charge four devices at once with this $14 car charger

Our friends at Thrifter are back again, this time with some great deals on Anker’s charging accessories! Update: You can also pick up Anker’s dual-USB Quick Charge 3.0 wall charger for just $18.99 for a limited time. Going on a road trip these days can be brutal with everyone wanting to charge their phone all at once and just one single cigarette lighter to plug a charger into. Thankfully, you can pick up an Anker car charger with four USB ports for just $13.99 at Amazon, a nice savings of…

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Smarter 

The Science behind Relentless Breakthroughs

Life isn’t supposed to be comfortable all the time. While most of us crave a degree of stability, a life without challenges robs you of your fighting spirit and motivation. Without discomfort, there can be no growth. In a rapidly-changing world, stagnation is the first step toward to obscurity and mediocrity. There’s science behind experiencing the right amount of struggle to spur growth. The best state: optimal anxiety Your comfort zone exists so that you have a safe space from which to operate most of the time. In your comfort…

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