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What Makes A "Female" Athlete? The Answer Isn't So Simple

After South African middle-distance runner Caster Semenya won gold in the 800 meters at the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) …

Athletics

1 in 3 Americans Don’t Know That a Gender Wage Gap Exists, Survey Says

What if you lost 20% of your income?<p>Nearly 75% of adults in the United States say losing 20% of their salary would be a major problem or crisis. …

The 10-Year Baby Window That Is the Key to the Women’s Pay Gap

Today, married couples in the United States are likely to have similar educational and career backgrounds. So while the typical husband still earns more than his wife, spouses have increasingly similar incomes. But that changes once their first child arrives.<p>Immediately after the first birth, the …

Income Inequality

Here Is the Gender Pay Gap in Every U.S. State — and What Could Be Behind It

There are some huge differences.<p>Women in America earn around 80 cents on the dollar compared to men. That means that, across the board, women have to …

Research: Do People Really Get Promoted to Their Level of Incompetence?

You’ve probably encountered managers you admire more for their technical skills than for their actual leadership skills.<p>Perhaps it’s the familiarity of this experience that lends the Peter Principle its popular appeal. The Peter Principle, laid out in a 1969 book by Dr. Laurence J. Peter, describes …

Management

The US work day is long, but not compared to this country

In the U.S., 9-to-5 is considered to be the average workday, but a new survey from employees around the world reveals that Americans actually work a …

McDonald’s Amusingly Turns Its Golden Arches Logo Into Directional Signs

[Click here to view the video in this article] <br>Image via Cossette<br>McDonald’s Canada has launched a playful new campaign with agency Cossette that …

McDonald's

Japanese Illustrator Creates Beautiful Handbook of the Birds You’ll Find in Tokyo

Commissioned by Tokyo Midtown—an art and design-focused urban district in the heart of Japan’s capital city—illustrator Ryo Takemasa created an illustrated “handbook” of Tokyo’s most common Japanese birds. Made in collaboration with graphic design studio Tawarasha, the pamphlet features 25 …

Parents are Not Thrilled With This Public School's $730 Armani Uniforms

A local elementary school in Tokyo's Ginza neighborhood went to an unlikely source, Armani, when they needed new school uniforms. Despite Ginza's …

Armani

20 Styling Tips We're Stealing From Zara's New Arrivals

Monkey see, monkey do. That's kind of how we feel about the styling every time Zara's new arrivals come out. Not only are the pieces themselves fresh …

Tony Robbins and Other Famous Motivational Speakers on How to Capture Anyone's Attention | Inc.com

There's more to be learned from great motivational speakers than what it takes to be happy in your work or at home.<p>In addition to finding new ways to improve your life and find passions in your work, you can also learn a lot about engaging an audience. And, if you work in any kind of business, …

Motivation

Woman receives bionic hand with sense of touch

Fergus Walsh @BBCFergusWalsh on Twitter<p><b>Scientists in Rome have unveiled the first bionic hand with a sense of touch that can be worn outside a laboratory.</b><p>The recipient, Almerina Mascarello, who lost her left hand in an accident nearly a quarter of a century ago, said "it's almost like it's back …

Luke Skywalker

Gender gap worsens in the U.S. & globally

The U.S. has fallen four spots in the World Economic Forum's ranking of countries according to gender equality, landing in 49th of 144 countries. …

Gender Equality

Black Mothers Keep Dying After Giving Birth. Shalon Irving's Story Explains Why

On a melancholy Saturday this past February, Shalon Irving's "village" — the friends and family she had assembled to support her as a single mother — gathered at a funeral home in a prosperous black neighborhood in southwest Atlanta to say goodbye.<p>The afternoon light was gray but bright, flooding …

Pregnancy

Women twice as likely to say they face gender discrimination at work

42% of working women in the U.S. say they have faced gender discrimination on the job, ranging from earning less than their male counterparts to …

Gender Discrimination

Exclusive: First U.S. Baby Born After a Uterus Transplant

For the first time in the United States, a woman who was born without a uterus gave birth to a baby. The landmark birth took place at Baylor …

21 Inspiring Instagram Accounts for Maximum Creativity

What are the most inspiring Instagram accounts for artists?<p>You may have had a teacher who reminded you over and over, “Creativity doesn't happen in a …

Modern Fabrics

Welcome to your single source of discounted designer interior textiles. Our goal is to provide you with the best designer fabrics rescued from the …

Trends

Photos of People Matching Paintings in Museums

Photographer Stefan Draschan visited museums across Europe and spent hours looking for curious coincidences in which other visitors matched the …

The Big Bangers

<i>David De Beyter hails from the north of France, an area renowned for its industrial character and fiercely proud inhabitants. After growing up in the area, De Beyter stayed for his studies, forging a deeper connection with the region. In parallel to a musical career (more below), De Beyter became</i> …

Art

How India Is Failing Half Of Its Population As It Moves Backwards In Global Gender Parity Index

As with most things in India, the perceptions, in this case of gender equality, do not always match reality. In January, a global Ipsos survey revealed that India considers itself the most equal of the countries surveyed, with 72% of people saying opportunities are equal between genders, including …

Gender

Egyptian TV presenter jailed for pregnancy out of wedlock remarks

An Egyptian court has sentenced a female television presenter to three years in jail after she spoke on her show about pregnancy outside marriage, a judicial source has said.<p>Doaa Salah was convicted of “outraging public decency”, the source said on Friday.<p>The court also ordered her to pay a bond of …

North Africa

29 Big Fashion Ideas Spring 2018

BY Connie Wang, Erin Cunningham, Laia Garcia<p><i>What inspires you?</i> It’s one of the most asked questions during Fashion Month, and also one of the least …

Me and my pencil: famous creatives on their tools – in pictures

Tracey Emin draws with a classic black and yellow striped pencil, whereas James Dyson works with a sleek mechanical one. In their book <i>The Secret Life of the Pencil</i> (Laurence King, £12.99) Alex Hammond and Mike Tinney photographed the pencils of 70 artists, designers, musicians and architects, …

Art

5 incredibly delicious chain restaurants you should never, ever eat at and 1 you should but can't

Fast food. It's kind of a big deal here in the USA.<p>And who could blame us? <b>Fast food is, to use a scientific phrase, tasty as all get out.</b><p>But some …

Millennial Parents Cover Story: This Generation Is Different

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Efficiency up, turnover down: Sweden experiments with six-hour working day

A Swedish retirement home may seem an unlikely setting for an experiment about the future of work, but a small group of elderly-care nurses in Sweden have made radical changes to their daily lives in an effort to improve quality and efficiency.<p>In February the nurses switched from an eight-hour to a …

Europe

‘I’m No Longer Afraid’: 35 Women Tell Their Stories About Being Assaulted by Bill Cosby, and the Culture That Wouldn’t Listen

i. Essay ii. Testimony iii. Click Portrait for Each Woman’s Account iv. Video<p>More has changed in the past few years for women who allege rape than in …

Comedy

What Open Marriage Taught One Man About Feminism

As I write this, my children are asleep in their room, Loretta Lynn is on the stereo, and my wife is out on a date with a man named Paulo. It’s her …

Relationships

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