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Golden Globes 2018: 15 things to know, from Oprah’s speech to James Franco’s weird win

It was a night of passionate speeches, weird wins and lots of commentary about the current culture of Hollywood. Here are 15 things you need to know about Sunday night’s Golden Globe Awards.<p><i>[Golden Globes 2018: Complete list of winners]</i><p><b>1. Seth Meyers’s monologue</b><p>The NBC late-night star had a …

Entertainment

Millennials Are Screwed - The Huffington Post

Credits<p>Story - Michael Hobbes<p>Michael is a contributing writer for Highline.<p>Typography - Jason Wong<p>Jason is an art director and graphic designer based in suburban New Jersey.<br>He is also a part of the lettering sketch blog Friends of Type.<p>Spiritual Guide - Becky<p>Becky is an 8-bit creation living in …

New Jersey

A New Batch of Dating Apps Is Saving Clueless Men from Themselves

They won't let you "ghost" or swipe with reckless abandon. Embrace them.<p>MAKE AMERICA LOVE AGAIN," the ad blared through my news feed over black-and-white photographs of pre-Pill couples courting at the sock hop. A few taps later, the website for tech start-up Eve informed me with only a hint of …

How to Raise a Feminist Son

We’re now more likely to tell our daughters they can be anything they want to be — an astronaut and a mother, a tomboy and a girlie girl. But we don’t do the same for our sons.<p>Even as we’ve given girls more choices for the roles they play, boys’ worlds are still confined, social scientists say. …

Parenting

9 things smart people won’t do

My recent post, 10 Ways Smart People Stay Calm, really struck a nerve. The trick is that managing your emotions is as much about what you won’t do as …

The GOP’s new war on women: Mitch McConnell, Elizabeth Warren and the newly empowered sexism of the right

Some right-wingers are going even further into overt misogyny — but they’re being met with a feminist force of fury<p>Perhaps Sen. Mitch McConnell should have skipped his quadrennial all-day post-inauguration nap. Being awake for the Women's March and witnessing all the rage and energy of millions of …

‘Give me your tired, your poor’: The story of poet and refugee advocate Emma Lazarus

The year was 1883 when Emma Lazarus, a young, high society New York poet and the descendant of Jewish immigrants, was asked for a favor.<p>Fundraising efforts were underway for a pedestal to hold the Statue of Liberty, an expensive gift from France that many Americans found especially uninspiring. The …

Literature

The Science Of Gender: No, Men Aren't From Mars And Women From Venus

Testosterone Rex is extinct.<p>That's the central conclusion of a fascinating new book by University of Melbourne psychologist Cordelia Fine. Testosterone Rex: Myths of Sex, Science, and Society hit the bookstores Tuesday.<p>"Testosterone Rex" is a nickname for the view that women and men are essentially …

How Trans People Find Their Voice

From vocal coaching to phone apps, for some, the road to overcome vocal gender dysphoria is an essential part of transitioning.<p>The first time Allison went out in public as a woman, she agreed to go a restaurant with a friend under one condition: "Only if they would do all the speaking," she …

Trump's redundant, 'post-literate' way of speaking is changing our language

By May 1945, Nazi Germany lay in ruins. Church domes succumbed to firestorms.<p>The megalomaniacal designs of Albert Speer, Adolf Hitler's court architect, caved in under the onslaught of aerial bombs and mortar shells. On this lunar landscape, one period edifice endured: Nazi language.<p>In his 1947 …

Entertainment - MarketWatch.com

This 22-year-old man saw his mother lose everything during the Great Recession and doesn’t want history to repeat itself.<p>10:32 p.m. June 19, …

Die Hard

19 Things That Will Make Your Workouts So Much More Effective in 2018

If your New Year’s resolution has you planning to lift more, run more, or sweat more, chances are, you’re looking to do it in the most efficient and …

Exercise

Psychologists Explain How Boring Buildings Are Harmful To Our Mental Health

If you live in a concrete jungle, chances are, you are depressed. The high standards required to live a metropolitan life can put a load of burden on …

Women are less happy than men in marriage, but society pretends it isn't true

To Post Secret, a project that collects personal secrets written artistically onto postcards, someone recently sent in the following bombshell: "Ever since we started getting married and buying houses," she writes, "my girlfriends and I don't laugh much anymore."<p>Her personal secret is, in fact, a …

Nearly a quarter of Americans are not religious: Why doesn’t that diversity show up in politics?

<b>(shutterstock/Salon/Mireia Triguero Roura)</b><p>About 1 in 4 Americans has no religious affiliation — but only 1of 538 members of Congress admits to that<p>Amanda Marcotte<p>January 6, 2017 9:59am (UTC)<p>Most people know that that Congress unfortunately doesn't look like the rest of the country. It's more male, …

Comic Series Takes A Candid Look Inside The Mind Of Someone With Anxiety And Depression

When Holly Hindle draws herself, she draws herself as a bear. For Hindle, 27, bears make her comics more relatable and provide an escape from body …

Depression

Rebecca Ferguson Wants To Perform 'Strange Fruit' At Trump Inauguration

The singer says she was asked to perform in the Jan. 20 ceremony.<p>Singer Rebecca Ferguson has said she will agree to perform at Donald Trump’s inauguration under one condition: She wants to sing “Strange Fruit.”<p>Perhaps the best-known song about racism in America, “Strange Fruit” features lyrics that …

In 2017, I'll continue to be a feminist killjoy

Following the presidential election, Democrats were tasked with acknowledging the complicated set of factors that led to Donald Trump's victory. And …

Feminism

12 Negative Habits You Should Give Up If You Want to Be Successful

The sooner you can ditch these, the better.<p>When it comes to "achieving success," the hardest thing for people to wrap their heads around tends to be the idea that small wins add up to big victories. It's a whole lot easier to imagine the end goal, the big celebration, than to think about each tiny …

Time Management

How To Reshape Your Brain and Improve Your Life in Just 5 Minutes a Day

<b>Everyone from Google to the NFL is using this practice, and you should too.</b><p><i>How do you typically start your morning?</i><p>For many of us, starting off on "the right side of the bed" involves almost immediately checking a smartphone or email, and then diving headfirst into a day of hyper-connectedness and …

Etching-Inspired Tattoos by Robert Pavez

Robert Pavez is a self-trained tattoo artist whose formal training lies in graphic design—which is also where his career started. From 2007 to 2014 …

Derren Brown's New Book 'Happy' Slams Self-Help Industry: ‘The Universe Doesn't Give A F**k’

Illusionist is happy, but he's not happy with self-help books.<p>Derren Brown rubs his eyes. It’s no illusion. He’s just tired. The 45-year-old has a …

Why the Bechdel test doesn’t (always) work

If this simple gauge of gender inequality in film has Twilight winning over Gravity, there’s obviously something wrong. As a feminist playwright, I’ve found another solution<p>When I discovered the Bechdel test – created by graphic novelist Alison Bechdel in her 1985 comic Dykes to Watch Out For – I …

Why You Should Actually Look Forward to Being Alone Forever

We asked a psychologist about how playing the long game as someone who doesn't commit to romantic relationships can pay off.<p><i>This article originally appeared on VICE UK</i><p>For years, single people have been painted as failures. Hollywood has managed to make three Bridget Jones films on that loose …

How I Learned To Have Mind-Blowing, Intimate Sex Every Time

Sting was sitting on Oprah's couch talking about sex. It was 2003 and I was 30 years old. He waxed poetic about his hourslong lovemaking sessions. …

100 nude women showed up to protest at the Republican National Convention

<i>Warning: This post contains nudity and is NSFW.</i><p>In the early morning hours on Sunday, 100 women armed with giant mirrors stood along the Cuyahoga …

33 Feminist Films Every Girl Should See In Her Lifetime

Because nothing is more important than girl power.

This Is How Queer People In Orlando Are Mourning After The Pulse Shooting

In the days after the Pulse massacre, performers in Orlando’s LGBT club scene were recovering from trauma and mourning their friends. But because people have flocked to Orlando’s other gay bars, and because the rent needs to get paid, LGBT nightlife staffers have had to work through their pain in …

This 4-Second Mental Reset Can Immediately Change Your Relationships

How would your relationships change if you stopped defending yourself and instead thought more about the other person?<p>Most people approach relationships backwards. It's not that our intentions are bad. Our attention is just in the wrong place: on ourselves rather than the other person.<p>It turns out, …

Relationships