Heather Jackson

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17 Important Business Books Everyone Will Be Reading In 2018

Everyone in business will be reading these books in 2018.<p>As the year draws to a close and we catch up with the best business books of 2017, we’re …

Surprise as DNA reveals new group of Native Americans: the ancient Beringians

A baby girl who lived and died in what is now Alaska at the end of the last ice age belonged to a previously unknown group of ancient Native Americans, according to DNA recovered from her bones.<p>The child, a mere six weeks old when she died, was found in a burial pit next to the remains of a …

Anthropology

Budgeting your money using the "50/20/30" rule

<i>Chase is sponsoring</i> <i>GOOD Money</i> <i>to help shape your financial future, at every step as you move from the haze of student debt toward the horizon of</i> …

Personal Finance

2016, Meet 1877: Trump’s Ascendance Is Creepily Like the End of Reconstruction

For 12 years after the Civil War, the forces of progress changed a lot of things for the better in the South. Then night set in. It ought to sound …

Snapchat proves its worth in branded filters

Over the last two years, Snapchat has evolved from a silly teenager app to a giant social media phenomenon.<p>Unless they’re on it themselves, many …

Advertising

Fox News is a cesspool of sexism. Firing Roger Ailes won't fix that | Jessica Valenti

With or without its leader, this is a network that bans its female on-air talent from wearing pants and the coverage is shockingly antagonistic to women’s rights<p>This week, all signs point to Roger Ailes being fired from his position as head of Fox News. If ousted, it will be over sexual harassment …

The 10 Best-Perceived Brands Among Consumers in 2016 (So Far)

When it comes to brands, familiarity doesn’t breed contempt, at least according to YouGov BrandIndex, which released its midyear rankings of …

Advertising Industry

How This 29-Year-Old Built a Global Media Empire for Women

Tiffany Pham went from investment banking to producing successful films to running Mogul, a website that enables women worldwide to share ideas, solicit advice, and access content based on their personal interests.<p>Building a media company can be one of the most rewarding and invigorating processes …

Harvard Business School

This new weight-loss device may be promising, but it reminds people of bulimia

It’s been called a "bulimia machine" that’s "stomach-churningly foul," something out "David Cronenberg’s imagination."<p>It’s also been called a potentially useful obesity treatment.<p>The provocative new device in question is the AspireAssist, designed to allow obese people who’ve failed to lose weight …

Weight Loss

Black Lives Matter: Progressive Financed Vanguard of Socialist Control

Is it possible liberal billionaires would support a racist group that markets white guilt for political gain and embraces activists calling for the …

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How a brutal gang rape gave Brazil's 'silent' women the power to fight back

Last week, a 25-year-old businesswoman and a 13-year-old schoolgirl were both gang-raped in different corners of Brazil.<p>Both cases shocked the nation but, in a country where a woman reports a rape every three hours, there is a growing awareness that such attacks are not isolated incidents.<p>The …

This new Antarctica study is bad news for climate change doubters

For a number of years now, climate change skeptics have argued that there’s a key part of the Earth’s climate system that upends our expectations about global warming, and that is showing trends that actually cut in the opposite direction.<p>This supposed contrary indicator is the sea ice that rings …

Global Warming

What Your Small Business Should Do To Look Like A Social Media Pro

As social media use continues to grow, so does the number of marketing opportunities for small businesses. Nearly two-thirds of U.S. adults now use social networking sites, according to Pew Research, up from just 7 percent in 2005.<p>“That’s just a remarkable adoption curve,” said Sean Miller, lead …

Social Media

The 15 Recipes That Make Me Excited About Going Vegan

One of the best things about going vegan has been experimenting with new recipes. Even before switching to a vegan diet, my husband and I often ate …

The stylish vegan - Derry food blogger Áine Carlin

It's official: veganism is the new cool. But embracing a life free of animal products doesn't have to mean bland dishes (or ugly sandals) says Áine …

Manchurian Black Bean Balls in a Savory Gravy Sauce [Vegan, Gluten-Free]

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Recipes

Let's Not Fight Sexism for Our Daughters. Let's Fight It for Ourselves.

"Slay trick or you get eliminated."<p>Emily Ratajkowski is an actress who rocketed to fame for her role in the "Blurred Lines" music video in which she says one line. Actually, one word. OK, she makes one sound: <i>Meow</i>. Still, Ratajkowski had more to say when she recently addressed a New Hampshire …

Jessica Williams Talks the Kardashians, Being a Black Woman in Comedy, and Losing Her Virginity

"I'm happy I waited, but I don't have second thoughts about pulling the trigger and just knocking that out."<p>As a senior correspondent on <i>The Daily Show</i> (first with Jon Stewart, now with Trevor Noah), Jessica Williams has skewered chauvinists and mansplainers ("Jessica's Feminized Atmosphere"), …

How Bad Was Income Inequality on the Titanic?

Bernie Sanders' SNL skit finds a parallel to today in the famous 1912 disaster.<p>Last weekend’s Bernie Sanders/Larry David skit on <i>Saturday Night Live</i> …

Bernie Sanders

14 Ways to Dress like a NYFW Street Style Star on a Budget

Fashion Week is so much more than a chance to ready your next-season style wish list — it’s the perfect place to gather much-needed mid-season style inspiration. But the right-now outfit inspo doesn’t come from the runway itself, but rather the streets, where the fashion set — style bloggers, …

Non-Pregnant Women Now Guilted For Fetal Alcohol Syndrome

As if pregnant women who dare to pick up a glass of wine aren’t policed enough, the CDC is telling all fertile women who aren’t on birth control not …

What Would Happen If an Entire Nation Stopped Eating Meat?

We asked leading experts what the landscape and people of Britain would look like if they became vegetarian en masse.<p>I think, deep down, we all know the meat industry isn't that great. Whether you've watched<p><i>Cowspiracy</i>, read those George Monbiot-type articles about how meat production is …

Processed Meat

Why Socialists Can’t Wait for Bernie to Lose

How the biggest socialist candidacy in a century is dividing an already divided movement.<p>Perhaps the most astonishing aspect of the 2016 presidential race is that Bernie Sanders, somehow, has made “socialism” a safe word in American politics. Nearly 100 years ago Socialist presidential candidate …

The U.S. Cities Where Income Inequality Is Growing Fastest

We know income inequality is a problem, but we don’t have a good solution: It’s getting worse.<p>Since the recession, income inequality has increased across the United States, and particularly in its major cities and metro areas. Take a look at these charts and maps from the Brookings Institution, …

Drug traffickers are hacking US surveillance drones to get past border patrol

Timothy Bennett, a Department of Homeland Security program manager, said last week that drug smugglers are using technology to spoof and jam unmanned aircraft systems that are being used at the border.<p>"The bad guys on the border have lots of money. And what they are putting money into is spoofing …

Mexican marijuana farmers see profits tumble as U.S. loosens laws

He started growing marijuana as a teenager and for four decades earned a modest living from his tiny plot tucked at the base of these rugged mountains of western Mexico.<p>He proudly shows off his illegal plants, waist-high and fragrant, strategically hidden from view by rows of corn and nearly ready …