Morrisons set to spend £40million to increase workers’ hourly wage

Julia Steiny: How Dominic Barter Developed Restorative Justice in Brazil

By Julia Steiny Decades ago, Dominic Barter fell for a beautiful Brazilian.  He’s English; they met in Europe.  Alas, in time she had to return home. They could only afford one phone call a month.  But after about 6 months, they realized that the cost of those calls was about the same as an airplane ticket.  So in 1992, Barter went to Rio de Janeiro, believing he’d be going to

Google launches Android Studio 1.4 with Nexus 5X and 6P emulators, Firebase integration, theme editor

Google today said that it has pushed version 1.4 of its Android Studio integrated development environment (IDE) into the stable release channel. This release comes with several new tools to accelerate the development of Android apps. Android Studio 1.4 is coming out exactly two months after version 1.3 came out. In version 1.4, there’s a new Vector Asset Studio for easily selecting existing Material Design icons or uploading custom icons

DC Public Schools to Teach Kids How to Ride a Bike

Washington, DC Public Schools have started a new program to teach every second-grader how to ride a bicycle. Along with the District Department of Transportation and private donors, the school system has purchased 1,000 bikes that will travel to every elementary school by the end of the school year. The Washington Post’s Michael Alison Chandler reports that the District has rolled out certain “cornerstone” lessons aimed at bringing more standard and rigorous instruction

An Overdue Apology to Final Fantasy IX‘s Princess of Alexandria for Disliking Her Traditional Femininity

Whenever Garnet, the dark haired heroine from Final Fantasy IX, gracefully galloped across the screen, her perfect ponytail flying behind her, not a strand out of place, I would scoff and ridicule her to no end. I disliked her so much that, when given the chance to rename her, I spitefully typed in “Dippy Doo,” a moniker my twelve-year-old self found uproariously funny. I was in middle school at the