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Brain Knows Right from Wrong: Brown Researchers

This is your brain on morality: a Cushman Lab scan of a subject pondering a moral choice. Photo: Brown University

People typically say they are invoking an ethical principle when they judge acts that cause harm more harshly than willful inaction that allows that same...

NEW: Brown Co-Ed Scout Willis Bares All in New Video

Brown's most famous co-ed, Scout Willis, just got a bit more infamous. The Brown junior bares all in a new video that she wrote...

Easy Gingerbread Houses for Overworked Mothers

Creating a gingerbread village has become an annual tradition in my family. Even though I love to make the houses for it with my kids,...

Yellow Peril Gallery To Exhibit Occupy Providence Artwork

Yellow Peril Gallery at The Plant is issuing a Request for Submissions for artwork inspired by "Occupy Providence" to launch the Gallery Night 2012 season in...

5 Weekend Musts: The Nutcracker, Holiday Gift Fairs + More

It's all holidays all the time (no matter what you call your tree), and we've picked the five best ways to enjoy it...

Good is Good: Legalize Sex (and Everything Else)

Priests can’t have sex, but the Church—and law enforcement—has allowed pedophilia to run rampant for years. Apparently the only...

New “Curiouser” at Museum of Natural History

Driving through the bare trees and ponds in Roger Williams Park on a sunny December Saturday afternoon felt like a drive into a different land...

Providence’s Album Hits the Charts

375 years in the making: Providence... the album

While most Rhode Islanders passively celebrated (or blissfully ignored) the 375th birthday of its capital city, members of the Rhode Island Songwriters Association chose to...

Seen: Gavin DeGraw + More Celebs in the 401

Spotted in Warwick: rock heartthrob Gavin DeGraw

November was a month full of celebration in Providence. First there was the 375th birthday party of the city, held at the PPAC with Deer...

Dear John: A Distant Boyfriend. Geographically. And Emotionally.

Dear John, My boyfriend of almost two years has been in graduate school on the West Coast for about a year now. (I am on...

International Illusionist Brad Ross Coming to RI for Bright Night 2012

Bright Night Providence is always a magical night for audiences and performers.  This year, it’s going to be even more magical, when...

Well-Read: Rhode Island Picks Its Book of the Year

And the winner is: Pulitzer Prize winner Geraldine Brooks' Caleb's Crossing

A Rhode Island tradition now in its tenth year, the Reading Across Rhode Island selection of Geraldine Brooks’ Caleb’s Crossing has just...

College Admissions: Must-Have Books

How many parents do you know who might need this?

Parents, are you wondering what to get your college-bound student this holiday season? Students, are you struggling with the perfect gift for your parents? Well,...

Modern Manners + Etiquette: Holiday Q&A

A wave of holiday social etiquette questions flooded into NewportManners.com recently, including three I've not commented on before.  I thought I would...

New Books For Early Readers

I Can Read and Write books designed to engage children in bright formats

Rhode Islanders Jami Ouellette and Jeffrey Morse decided to take 25 years of professional experience in photography, writing, and graphic design to create a very different...

December Meteors Are Coming

The last major meteor shower of 2011 peaks on the night of December 13-14. This annual shower, known as the Geminids, is the most consistent meteor...

Finding the Perfect Holiday Tree

For many Rhode Islanders, the Christmas tree is their home’s centerpiece during the holidays. Finding and decorating the tree with your family creates...

Hasbro Volunteers Get 35,000 Toys Ready for Needy RI Kids

There's Santa, and then there's Rhode Island volunteerism. And nowhere was it more evident than on Wednesday, when 50 employee volunteers at Hasbro, Inc.,...

NEW: 2 RI Colleges Named “America’s Druggiest”

Whether alcohol, pot, or both, 2 RI colleges snag a dubious distinction

Two Rhode Island colleges have made a rather notorious new ranking just released by The Daily Beast. The list? America's Druggiest Colleges.

Good is Good: When Women Are Too Far Ahead

“I’m really into The Cars.” That was Cathy’s pick-up line—though I wouldn’t have known it...

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