Estefania Eli

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Immigration Activists On Executive Actions: It’s Not Enough

They acknowledge the lives Obama will affect with long-awaited executive actions to slow deportations, but say parents of DREAMers must be protected.<p>The details of President Obama's long-anticipated executive actions on immigration are coming into focus and activists Thursday had a firm response: …

Could immigration battle cause a shutdown?

Congressional Republicans are vowing to fight President Barack Obama's plan to make immigration changes through executive action, but they are struggling with how to do that without triggering another government shutdown.<p>The House and Senate need to pass a measure during the lame duck session to …

Join Us! Become a Brazil 2014 Curator

Hello fans!<p>The 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil begins on June 12, 2014, and you’re invited to help curate a very special Flipboard magazine about your favorite team.<p>When the matches begin, Flipboard will publish a dedicated magazine for each of the 32 participating World Cup nations — from Team Algeria …

Want Hard Proof that LinkedIn Works? Ask a Lawyer

This is the story of an old friend and new convert to social media marketing, a lawyer in Northern California named Mark D. Poniatowski who runs a small practice with just a handful of partners.<p>They suffer from the traditional business development issue most small professional services firms …

How The Rest Of The World Saw 9/11

We Remember blends the voices of international witnesses to the attacks, reinforcing that 9/11 was a global event.<p>The designers and curators of the National September 11 Memorial Museum, opening in New York City next week, were confronted with a complicated task: creating an experience simple …

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PRESENTING: The 100 Most Influential Tech Women On Twitter

We already put together a list of the 100 most influential tech people on Twitter, but we decided to showcase more of the female talent on Twitter and put together a list of the female newsmakers in tech, the most influential women that you should be following on Twitter.<p>With the help of rankings …

Bob Dylan’s ‘Da Vinci Code’ Revealed

Researchers say they’ve uncovered more than 1,000 items lifted from other authors in Dylan’s ‘Chronicles.’ And that’s just the beginning.<p>For half a …

Why Transparency Is The Next Killer Feature In Mobile

<i>Ted Muething is a PR and marketing consultant at</i> <i>Jones-Dilworth Inc.</i><i>, a boutique agency in Austin focused on bringing early-stage technologies to market.</i><p>Every day we vote with our dollars how we want the world to be. By deciding what to buy, and what not to by, we shape strategies in the boardroom …

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Sears could cash in on private-label brands

Sears Holdings Corp. put its ailing Canadian arm up for sale last week, but the retailer's crown jewel may lie in a more unlikely place: its appliance and tools aisles.<p>Its iconic Kenmore home appliances and Craftsman tools generate an estimated $6-billion (U.S.) annually in sales in the United …

Brazil's Missed Opportunities From Flawed World Cup Investments

When Brazil drafted plans to host the upcoming World Cup, this Atlantic beach destination was exactly the type of city it wanted to show off.<p>A …

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The Best Online Tools To Track Your Investments

I received an email recently from a frustrated investor. He had been investing in a Roth IRA for several years. The broker he was using reported his total return at about 30%. He knew the performance metric was dead wrong.<p>If you’ve tried to calculate your investment returns then you know just how …

The Key to Sex Ed? Helping Youths Smash Gender Stereotypes

We tell teens to dream big—and then conveniently forget to give them the knowledge and skills they need to escape traditional expectations for men …

Zappos is going holacratic: no job titles, no managers, no hierarchy

Zappos is known for its zany corporate culture. The company’s Q4 “All Hands” meeting in November was aptly-themed “Gone Wild”: one female employee voluntarily climbed into a case filled with tarantulas to win a $250 gift card. The event opened with a <i>Lion King</i> performance put on by employees at the …

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The Chinese village with the secret to long life

Her T-shirted charges trailing behind her, the young guide swept into Huang Puxin's home and flicked her tour flag towards the centenarian, who was waiting on the sofa beneath a giant bas-relief inscribed with the word "longevity". "The old man is 113," she mumbled into her headset, turning …

Tyra Banks: I Don't Like The Label 'Plus-Size'

With waif-like fashion models filling the pages of magazines, it's easy to lose sight of the diverse spectrum of body types out there... and to stigmatize anything less than "perfect." It's also no mystery what this homogeneity does to a woman's self-esteem.<p>But the answer isn't to just toss in a …

UNiTE Campaign: 16 Days to Orange Your World 2013

La ONU exasperada con la continua violencia en Siria

<b>El enviado de paz de Naciones Unidas, Lakhdar Brahimi, dice estar enfadado y desilusionado por la continua violencia en Siria, donde los enfrentamientos siguen intensificándose antes de la conferencia de paz planeada para el mes próximo.</b><p>Brahimi condenó la táctica de lanzar barriles con explosivos …

Our Favorite Science Books of 2013

Our Scientific American imprint authors and editors offer up the best science books they read this year.<p><b>Wild Ones, by Jon Mooallem</b><p>An exploration of …

The brands tackling cultural taboos head-on

From MTV and HIV to AFRIpads and menstruation, brands are addressing cultural taboos. But this shouldn't be done lightly<p>When the US music channel MTV launched in 1981, it did so with a bang. Its edgy and irreverent style immediately won it the ear of young adults. 1981 was notable for another …

How to Discourage Women from Cartooning | The Comics Journal

I am a professional woman cartoonist, or female cartoonist. I sort of loathe using such terms to describe myself. I identify more as "a cartoonist" …

Iglesia Anglicana acepta desafío deportivo del Vaticano

<b>La cabeza de la Iglesia Anglicana, el arzobispo de Canterbury, aceptó un desafío deportivo del Vaticano para enfrentarse en un partido de cricket, un juego de pelota y bate muy popular en Inglaterra y los países de la Mancomunidad Británica.</b><p>Se espera que los sacerdotes anglicanos y católicos …

'Duck Dynasty' reactions debate: Free speech or bigotry?

If there's one thing we can all agree on when it comes to "Duck Dynasty" star Phil Robertson and the fallout from his interview with GQ, it's that everyone has an opinion.<p>And, to be honest, that's about the <i>only</i> thing we can agree on.<p>In the 24 hours since GQ released its January profile of Robertson …

NSA tracked millions of cell phones around the world

<b>(Shutterstock)</b><p>According to Snowden leak, agency collected nearly 5 billion records a day on the whereabouts of cellphones<p>Natasha Lennard<p>December 4, 2013 8:26pm (UTC)<p>According to the latest leak to go public from Edward Snowden's NSA document trove, the spy agency hoarded a vast database of …

Male and Female Brains Really Are Built Differently

The hemispheres of women's brains are more interconnected. Does that matter?<p>Ready your knowing smirk, because here comes a scientific gem that’s sure to enliven even the dullest of holiday parties.<p>By analyzing the MRIs of 949 people aged 8 to 22, scientists at the University of Pennsylvania found …

Surreal Photo Manipulations by Caras Ionut | Colossal

<p>Photo artist Caras Ionut lives in the world of Photoshop where he digitally assembles surreal landscapes and portraits using largely his own …