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Five Things You Absolutely, Positively Need to Know About Your Flipboard Magazines

MagMaker / August 16, 2013<p>Flipboard magazines are a beautiful way to curate and share your favorite articles, photos, videos and audio tracks. Yet …

#YesAllWomen Campaign Gains Steam on Social Media

What started as a single tweet has exploded into a powerful social media campaign fighting misogyny.<p>Days after a 22-year-old man with a grudge …

Social Media

Single-Tasking Is the New Multitasking

Trying to do too many internet things at once makes it hard to get anything done at all. Tabless Thursday is a vacation from distraction.<p>Join the movement.

Time Management

Is It Racist to Ask People Where They're From?

The importance of context<p>ASPEN, Colo.—"The moment was fine for me…. But I don't know, how was it for you?"<p>That's <i>New York Times</i> columnist Mark Oppenheimer asking Tessie Guillermo, president and CEO of the consultancy ZeroDivide, how she felt when he inquired about her ethnicity.<p>"Context is really …

Paycheck to Paycheck

Let’s get the conflict of interest out of the way. Financial services giant American Express bankrolled “Spent: Looking for Change,” a new short …

Have Eating Disorders

INTERVIEWEE: One thing I think people get right about New Orleans is that they think it’s a third world city and it’s true; it is. If we didn’t have …

Unalterable: On Accepting Myself As a Queer Person with Dwarfism

Under this model, a person is disabled because social, cultural, and economic belief systems have been based on the idea that there is an “average” …

Albert Einstein's Reply to a Female Fan's Confession Should Be in Every Science Textbook

"I hope you will not think any the less of me for being a girl!"<p>This plea was sent to Albert Einstein by a young South African in the 1940s, and was …

National Science Foundation

'Columbusing': The Art Of Discovering Something That Is Not New

If you've danced to an Afrobeat-heavy pop song, dipped hummus, sipped coconut water, participated in a Desi-inspired color run or sported a henna tattoo, then you've Columbused something.<p>Columbusing is when you "discover" something that's existed forever. Just that it's existed outside your own …

The Quiet Clash Between Transgender Women And Drag Queens

In March, <i>RuPaul’s Drag Race</i>, a reality competition show in search of “America’s Next Drag Superstar,” featured a mini-game called “Female or …

A Black College Student Has The Same Chances Of Getting A Job As A White High School Dropout

African-American students need to complete two more levels of education to have the same probability of getting a job as their white peers, a new …

Why Young, Black Men Can't Work

<i>Editor’s note: Our series “Life Cycles of Inequity” explores the ways in which inequity impacts the lives of black men. Each month, we focus on a</i> …

Uzo Aduba Never Thought About Changing Her Nigerian Name

The breakout star of “Orange is the New Black” talked to the Improper Bostonian about whether she ever considered changing her name. Her response is …

Watch In Your Eyes Online

$4.00 - $10.00<p>USD<p>instock<p>Vimeo<p>https://vimeo.com/ondemand/inyoureyes<p>video<p>From Writer/Executive Producer Joss Whedon (Buffy The Vampire Slayer, The …

Maria P. P. Root :: Clinical Psychology

12 years later, the follow up to the Bill of Rights... <br>Multiracial Oath of Social Responsibility * <b>>></b><p>I have the right...<p><b>·</b><p>Not to justify my existence …

Arab-Americans Tell Census, 'We're Not White'

Comedian Amer Zahr’s upcoming documentary challenges how the last Census classified Arab-Americans–as white–in the hopes that the next one will be …

5 mistakes liberals make about corporate personhood and Hobby Lobby

Liberals are outraged about the 5-4 decision handed down by the Supreme Court in the case of <i>Hobby Lobby v Burwell</i> mostly for valid reasons. Progressives want contraceptives to be broadly available, and the case makes that harder. But the case has also reignited popular outrage and mockery over the …

Man Explains Why He Yelled at the Kara Walker Exhibit

Nicholas Powers, a professor of black literature at SUNY Westbury, explains why he yelled, “You are recreating the very racism this art is supposed …

Stop Saying Affirmative Action Disadvantages White Students

White folks will tell me time and time again that Affirmative Action is “unfair” because it discriminates against White people. What the term “fair” …

So You Call Yourself an Ally: 10 Things All 'Allies' Need to Know

<b>We need to educate ourselves about the issues facing those with whom we want to be allied and about the history of said oppression.</b><p>One of the most …

Hobby Lobby decision shows we need to get rid of the employer-based health insurance system

Today, the Supreme Court ruled in the Hobby Lobby case that if a “closely held” corporation (a private one with a small number of owners) doesn’t want to abide by the requirement in the Affordable Care Act that all insurance plans offer preventive care including contraception at no cost, then it …

Life Cycles of Inequity

In July 2013, I found myself uncharacteristically tongue-tied. Person after person asked for my reaction to the verdict in George Zimmerman’s trial. …

Free personality test

NERIS Type Explorer®<p>NERIS Type Explorer®<p>Three things to know before taking the test:<p>Takes less than 12 minutes.<br>• Answer honestly, even if you don’t …

Psychology

Laverne Cox Pays Tribute to Slain Black Trans Woman at NYC Pride

Laverne Cox was one of three grand marshals at this year’s Pride parade in New York City along with the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force’s Rea …

The Audre Lorde Project is a Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Two Spirit, Trans and Gender Non Conforming People of Color center for community organizing, focusing on the New York City area.

<b>Audre Lorde Project</b> <b>Rallies Against Violence in</b> <b>10th Anniversary Trans Day of Action</b><p><b>Trans Organizers - March to Continue the Legacy of Stonewall</b> …

Preschoolers Outsmart College Students In Figuring Out Gadgets

Ever wonder why children can so easily figure out how to work the TV remote? Or why they "totally get" apps on your smartphone faster than you? It turns out that young children may be more open-minded than adults when it comes to solving problems.<p>Researchers at the University of California, …