Grace Ukawuba

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Day of Healthy

Among the best things you can do to stay clear of becoming incontinent, as well as to enhance the symptoms of tension incontinence is enhance the …

Women are replacing men in the global workforce

In some cases, like in Japan, Barclays said that more women and old people entering the workforce is mitigating some of the economic damage from dwindling labour market participation from men:<p>The working age population of the existing centers of global economic activity has stopped rising and begun …

McKinsey Global Institute: Women's Equality Would Unleash Massive Growth

Gender equality is good business.<p>When discussing the importance of women's equality, there are two numbers to keep in mind, says James Manyika, the director of the McKinsey Global Institute: $28 trillion and $12 trillion.<p>The first number is the amount we'd add to the global economy if someone could …

Meet The Woman Fighting To Get More Fashionable Clothing For Muslim Women

Zulfiye Tufa wants women to know that modest clothing can be chic too.<p>You can like the Mod Markit Facebook page here.

New club focuses on gender gap in technology

Members of Prospect High School's new Girls Who Code club learned from the founder of the national non-profit organization that it's important to fail.<p>"When I was growing up in Schaumburg, I was terrified of math and science … and my parents were both engineers," Reshma Saujani, CEO of the group …

Women in Business — Lisa Lambert, vice-president of Intel Capital | Financial Times

Lisa Lambert’s role as a vice-president of Intel Capital, which manages investment for the US chipmaker, is a world away from the farming community …

Why I’m Supporting Hillary Clinton For President

When I started Off The Sidelines, I did it to urge more women to raise their voices and speak out about the issues that matter to them. If we want …

Why Isn’t Equality In Leadership Skills Changing The Number Of Female Leaders?

Both men and women score similarly in their ability to drive business, but fewer women are rising beyond lower management.<p>Here’s a new angle on the gender divide in leadership: Men and women score nearly equally in their ability to drive businesses, but fewer women are able to get beyond …

John Ford’s ‘The Searchers’: The Essential Film of American Culture and Identity

Respected filmmaker Joshua Oppenheimer (<i>The Act of Killing</i>, <i>The Look of Silence</i>), an intelligent, educated and well-spoken man, was giving a lecture …

Filmmaking

The Path to Cultural Awareness for Whites

Most white people in the U.S. don't think a lot about white culture. We see whiteness as bland if we think about it at all. We often consider ourselves to be not white but a member of the ethnic group of the country that our ancestors left to come to the U.S.: "I'm not white, I'm Italian (or Irish, …

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King: White people throwing parties mocking black culture proves American racism is alive and well

Have you seen those crazy photos from an African-American party making fun of Italians? How about the images from that Latino party making fun of …

Simon Beck's astonishing landscape and snow art illustrates the cold beauty of mathematics – in pictures

For the past decade, Simon Beck has been decorating the Alps with his stunning mathematical drawings, created by running in snowshoes across freshly laid snow. Each image takes him up to 11 hours to make and covers an area about 100m x 100m, requiring him to travel up to 25 miles as he marks out …

Paleofantasy: What Evolution Really Tells Us About Sex, Diet, and How We Live by Marlene Zuk – review

"If there has been no spiritual change of kind / Within our species since Cro‑Magnon Man …" Louis MacNeice, who wrote this nearly 80 years ago, could be excused a little poetic licence, but it is only 12 years since the distinguished evolutionary biologist Stephen Jay Gould expressed more or less …

The Evolution of Diet

Top row: escargots, sardines, and fava beans (Crete); naan in salty yak-milk tea (Afghanistan); fried geranium leaves (Crete); boiled crab (Malaysia); raw beetroot and oranges (Crete); chapati, yak butter, and rock salt (Pakistan). Middle row: dried-apricot soup (Pakistan); boiled plantains …

Crops Grow On Fake Moon And Mars Soil

That means future space colonizers may be able to farm their own food using local dirt.<p>If humans ever set up permanent bases on the Moon or Mars, we'll need to be able to grow our own food there. To find out whether that’s actually possible, a team of scientists in the Netherlands planted 14 plant …

Water

Humans are more than clever apes? Don't make me laugh

Most qualities we think of as particularly 'human' can be seen elsewhere in the animal kingdom, thanks to evolution<p>Just how special do you think you are? How different do you think you are from other animals? Do you think of yourself as an animal or do you see yourself, and your fellow humans, as …

How Did Insect Metamorphosis Evolve?

In the 1830s a German naturalist named Renous was arrested in San Fernando, Chile for heresy. His claim? He could turn caterpillars into butterflies. …

Whatever happened to the great apes of Europe?

It was more than 14 million years ago that ancient apes departed Africa and began radiating throughout Europe and Asia, according to scientists. So why don't we see apes in Europe today?<p>Researchers in Spain argue that a variety of great apes went extinct in Europe about 7 million years ago because …

Anthropology

How Evolution Gave Some Fish Their Electric Powers

Author: Nick Stockton. Nick Stockton Science<p>Date of Publication: 06.26.14.<p>Time of Publication: 2:02 pm. 2:02 pm<p>The electric eel is one of the many …

Did Neanderthals Eat Plants? The Proof May Be In The Poop

Neanderthals clubbed their way to the top of an ancient food chain, slaying caribou and mammoths. But a peek inside their prehistoric poop reveals that the meat-loving early humans may have also enjoyed some salad on the side.<p>Researchers excavating a site in southern Spain where Neanderthals lived …

Viruses may explain why small animals are more prone to cancer

Cancer is a numbers game. Larger, longer-lived animals with more cells should get more tumors than do small, short-lived animals. And yet mice are …

Neanderthals walked among us – study

Modern humans and Neanderthals may have coexisted in Europe for more than 5,000 years, providing ample time for the two species to meet and mix, according to new research.<p>Using new carbon dating techniques and mathematical models, researchers examined about 200 samples found at 40 sites from Spain …

Interbreeding Among Early Hominins

The evolutionary tree for modern humans a bit of a mess - humans haven’t had a close relative on this planet for over 10,000 years, but there used to …

Evolution