Alex Ponzo

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How ‘vomiting’ can help make you a better writer

Author Chloe Higgins finds vomiting really helps the writing process.<p>Fully sick: Author Chloe Higgins prepares for her writing workshop where she …

Self-confidence

Why Being Awkward Is Actually Good For You

Melissa Dahl, author of the book 'Cringeworthy,' argues that the next time you cringe, celebrate it.<p>One night last week, I stumbled home after a long …

Scientific research shows gender is not just a social construct

When my colleague Corinne Purtill bought her doll-loving daughter an engineering kit, she had to laugh when the then-three-year-old used the present as a hairbrush. For all Corinne’s efforts at gender-neutral parenting, her daughter clearly enjoyed some traditionally feminine toys.<p>A study published …

The growing conservative conspiracy theory about missing FBI texts, explained

President Trump just called it “one of the biggest stories in a long time.” But the real story isn’t what he thinks.<p>In the conservative world, outrage over “the missing texts” is everywhere.<p>The allegation, which you’re hearing from President Trump, Fox News, and Republicans in Congress alike, is …

Donald Trump

Newly released texts between ex-Mueller team members suggest they knew outcome of Clinton email probe in advance

The Justice Department has given various congressional committees nearly 400 pages of additional text messages between two FBI officials who were removed from Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into alleged collusion between the Trump campaign and Russian officials.<p>One of the newly …

Natalie Portman’s Women’s March Story of Being Sexualized in Hollywood at Age 12 Will Break Your Heart

Today we heard from many powerful women, who were on hand in cities such as LA, New York, and Park City, Utah, to speak to massive crowds of people who turned out for the 2018 Women’s March. Among those who participated were Scarlett Johansson, Viola Davis, Olivia Munn, Sarah Hyland, Eva Longoria, …

Natalie Portman

A Guy Thought A Women’s March Crowd Was Applauding Him, But They Were Actually Cheering For Supergirl

This is so awkward yet so symbolic of the whole damn protest.

The Aziz Ansari Claims Weren't Just "A Bad Date" & Here's How To Tell The Difference

By now, you’ve likely heard that Aziz Ansari was accused of sexual misconduct. In the alleged firsthand account from a 23-year-old photographer — who …

Aziz Ansari

4 Powerful Lessons You Gradually Learn as You Let Go of the Past

If somebody is working on themselves and changing for the better, it’s unnecessary to keep bringing up their past. People can change and grow. You …

Boats

Scientists Just Recalibrated Our Future Climate Scenarios And We Need to Pay Attention

They've narrowed it down.<p>Climate scientists on Wednesday suggested that they may be able to rule out some of the most dire scenarios of what would …

Evolution unleashed

Is evolutionary science due for a major overhaul – or is talk of ‘revolution’ misguided?<i>By Kevin Laland</i>Read at Aeon

Biology