CoffeeBean08

546 Added | 14 Magazines | 169 Likes | 15 Following | 369 Followers | @CoffeeBean02015 | Keep up with CoffeeBean08 on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “CoffeeBean08”

The Women's World Cup Is Still Oppressively Sexist

Support the news<p>This week, the U.S. women begin their quest to win the World Cup, a feat they haven’t accomplished since July 10, 1999. More than …

Female Scientists Respond Brilliantly To Biochemist Calling Women Distractions [UPDATE]

After asserting that female scientists should be segregated from their male peers because they distract them, fall in love with them and cry, British biochemist Tim Hunt issued a half-hearted apology Wednesday -- and women in science are letting him have it.<p>Hunt, 72, a Nobel Prize winner and fellow …

Nobel Prize

Development on the "Lost City of Giants" in Ecuador

In 2012, a team of explorers and researchers discovered what they believed to be an ancient pyramid complex in a remote area of the Ecuador Amazonian …

Archaeology

Ability to Learn New Language is in Your Genes

<b>Researchers at The University of Texas at Austin have discovered that a genetic variation in the FOXP2 gene is strongly associated with the ability</b> …

Are hospitals the safest place for healthy women to have babies? An obstetrician thinks twice

There is a good chance that your grandparents were born at home. I am going to go ahead and assume they turned out fine, or at least fine enough, …

Pregnancy

Eating placenta 'does not benefit health'

<b>There is no scientific evidence that eating the placenta after childbirth can protect women against depression and boost energy, US research suggests.</b><p>Claims that the placenta contains vitamins which could benefit a woman's health have increased interest in the practice in recent years.<p>But a review …

Pregnancy

National Geographic Travel

The 7 Personality Types of Extremely Anti-Social Business Executives

The forces that brought down the Titanic 100 years ago were foreseen and preventable. It’s the story everyone knows, where incompetent leadership led to disaster.<p>Anyone who’s tuned in recently knows that the owners of the Titanic declared it unsinkable. And its Captain, Edward Smith, was declared …

‘Engineering Marvel’ of Queen of Sheba’s City Damaged in Airstrike

The ancient Great Dam of Marib is one of several cultural casualties of Yemen conflict<p>One of the grandest engineering marvels of the ancient world—the Great Dam of Marib in central Yemen—has been damaged in an airstrike, according to local news reports and archaeological experts in touch with local …

Scientists Find Vessels That Connect Immune System And Brain

In contradiction to decades of medical education, a direct connection has been reported between the brain and the immune system. Claims this radical …

12 Ways To Naturally Increase Serotonin So You Feel Happier

National Geographic Travel

The 19th Century American Women Artists You Don't Know, But Should

The following artists constitute a very different breed of American heroes than those we're used to hearing about. They fought for feminism decades before the term was coined, proving that it's not just plausible, but necessary, that America's artistic narrative includes the female voice.<p>The …

Art

Late Roman Fortress Wall Unearthed at Bulgaria’s Durostorum

SILISTRA, BULGARIA—<i>Archaeology in Bulgaria</i> reports that rescue excavations in the ancient city of Durostorum, the headquarters of the elite Roman …

Archaeology

Why is the U.S. bringing down the hammer on FIFA?

<b>(CNN) —</b> In recent years, FIFA has made news not just for enforcing rules on the soccer field, but also for allegedly breaking them off it.<p>The body that governs soccer, the most popular sport in the world, is a multibillion-dollar behemoth.<p>Great power, yes. Great responsibility? Not so much, critics …

Corruption

Spice Up your Chicken Keeping for Better Flock Health

May 27, 2015<p>Since ancient times, man has been using spices as a seasoning for food. But spices do far more than just ramp up the flavor quotient in …

WATCH: Rescue Excavations; Noruntepe Hyk 1969 - 1973

Are you interested in ancient civilizations? Which one you consider most interesting? They are Assyrians, Hittites, Celts or Parti? Yes, each has …

Frozen in Time: Casts of Pompeii Reveal Last Moments of Volcano Victims

The plaster casts of 86 agonized victims of the Mount Vesuvius eruption in 79 AD will go on exhibit May 26, 2015, in National Archaeological Museum …

Good morning from @KhaleesiTheCavoodle #dogsofinstagram #dog

Archaeologists seek to unveil mysteries of Peru's Mochica culture

5/18/2015 07:30:00 PM<p>A team of Peruvian archaeologists led by Walter Alva, who discovered the famous Lord of Sipan, is working to unveil the …

Palmyra, Syria: Isil has seized one of the world's most fascinating sites

It was my first time in the Middle East - visiting Damascus, Aleppo and the Krak des Chevaliers - and all the Syrians we met were friendly and kind. But the high point was a trip to the oasis town of Palmyra and its Unesco world heritage site.<p>To get there we travelled west along a desert highway, …

Huge Dinosaur Thighbone Found on Washington Beach

A fragmented femur bone hidden underwater for millions of years has become the first evidence that a dinosaur once roamed Washington, a new study …

Who Were the Phoenicians?

"I am a Phoenician," says the young man, giving the name of a people who vanished from history 2,000 years ago. "At least I feel like I'm one of them. My relatives have been fishermen and sailors here for centuries."<p>"Good, we can use some real Phoenicians," says Spencer Wells, an American …

10 Intriguing Prehistoric Women

It’s easy to assume we have human evolution pretty much figured out. But new discoveries of human remains often challenge the scientific consensus. …

How Not to Be 'Manterrupted' in Meetings

D Dipasupil—Getty Images for Extra<p>Loic Venance—AFP/Getty Images<p>Anthony Harvey—Getty Images<p>Joe Scarnici—Getty Images<p>Jason Kempin—Getty …

Feminism

What’s So Gross About Madonna? Getting Older, It Seems

Her on-stage, enforced kiss with Drake got her critics worked up again. But is Madonna’s behavior that outrageous, or is sexism at play?<p>Madonna is …

Europe

Whitney Wolfe Wants to Beat Tinder at Its Own Game

On a sunny May morning in NYC, Whitney Wolfe smoothes her hair (golden) takes a sip of her iced coffee (black) and points across the leafy patio at a …

Gender

Physicians’ group: Give LGBT people full rights — it makes them healthier

Adverse health outcomes in the LGBT community, doctors say, are caused by stigma and discrimination<p>LGBT individuals face health threats that other people don't -- period. Research has shown time and again that queer communities face worse health outcomes and disparities in care for a range of …

LGBTQI