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When tech firms judge on skills alone, women land more job interviews

An experiment with removing gender from job applications makes the case that bias influences hiring.<p>You can't judge a book by its cover.<p>It's an old cliche, but it's one that even the most cutting-edge tech firms might want to revisit -- at least if they mean what they say about diversifying their …

Employment

The beginner’s guide to cutting out sugar

If you had to pick a public health enemy number one, you could make a <i>very</i> strong case for (or really, against) sugar.<p>The sweet stuff’s been deemed …

Why Parents Shouldn’t Talk About Weight With Their Teens

Experts think there’s a fairly straightforward way to reduce both obesity and eating disorders in teens: Stop harping on weight or dieting.<p>And the …

The future of: “Sit down, Shut up, and Memorize This…” - Teacher Tech

The future of: “Sit down, Shut up, and Memorize This…”<p>Guest blog post by Don Wettrick<p>In 2010 I received an email that just said, “Watch this:” and …

The fatwa hotline: 'We have heard everything'

Can men and women work together? (Yes) Should I fast during Ramadan if I have my period? (No) These are just some of the dilemmas answered by women running a Muslim helpline in Abu Dhabi<p>Sheikha Naeema lifts her glass to take a sip of water, but the large grey telephone on her desk blinks again, red …

Abu Dhabi

Watch: "Hidden Figures" Tells the Untold Story of NASA's Black Women Mathematicians

The first trailer for "Hidden Figures" starring Taraji P. Henson, Janelle Monáe and Octavia Spencer premiered Sunday during the Olympics. The film …

Women of Color

12 Workout Myths That Just Need To Go Away

For every two fitness truths, there’s a lie, and sometimes it’s hard to determine which is which. (Especially when it’s something many of us have …

Exercise

The 6 Most Insane Pooping Strategies Dreamt Up By Evolution

As anyone who's ever read the timeless classic <i>Everybody Poops</i> is already aware, the world is a reckless, whirling maelstrom of animal feces. That's …

Just Paying Teachers More Won’t Stop Them From Quitting

Most educators don’t leave the classroom for higher pay.<p>At every stage, getting and keeping teachers in U.S. classrooms has become a challenge. Longtime teachers are retiring while mid-career and novice teachers are leaving for other pursuits. According to the National Center for Education …

Education

Resources to Transform Math Mindset

Math Mindset<p>We frequently hear students (and even teachers) make comments such as "I'm not good at math" or "I'm just not a math person." …

Ten Non-Standard Ideas About Going Back to School

I had a colleague, a third-grade teacher, who spent most of August sorting books into leveled baskets, going steady with the laminating machine, and …

5 Things All Healthy Couples Do When They Date

Hint: It's about the big picture.There was a time in my life where I wondered if I was crazy.I couldn’t seem to stick to a relationship with the …

Portland ends pilot 'safe sleeping' policy immediately

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Portland Mayor Charlie Hales on Tuesday announced the end of pilot program that allowed homeless people to sleep on the streets undisturbed by law enforcement, saying it created confusion because some believed it legalized public camping, but defended his overall approach.<p>The …

Homelessness

130+ Deep Questions to Ask Your Boyfriend

130+ Deep Questions to Ask Your Boyfriend<p>Updated on June 19, 2017<p>We are often on the hunt to find things that we have in common with in our partners, …

Audio Mixing

New Science Could Help Women in Their 40s and 50s Have Babies

What you need to know about ovarian rejuvenation.<p>The future is here, and it's potentially fertile AF: Greek scientists have effectively found a way to jump-start a woman's reproductive engine <i>after</i> her period tapers off during menopause. It's a major development that could significantly extend a …

Voting for Trump is Not a Morally Good Choice for Christians

In his recently published article, "Why Voting for Donald Trump is a Morally Good Choice", Christian professor Wayne Grudem suggests that not only is Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump fit for the highest office in the world, but also advances the idea that voting for Donald Trump is a …

Donald Trump

What is my fascia and why should I stretch it?

What it is: “It’s like having yoga done to you on the massage table,” says Laura Johnson, one of a handful of certified fascia stretch therapists …

Yoga

Eight ways to help your child deal with racial discrimination

Race is not a topic Samantha Kemp-Jackson wanted to discuss with her children. But the Toronto parenting writer and mother recognized it was necessary.<p>Kemp-Jackson, who is black and whose children are bi-racial, says she was horrified when she saw the viral video of a Baton Rouge, La., police …

Baton Rouge

We asked each other 36 questions to fall in love. Then we broke up.

Our first weekend as a couple, my boyfriend and I asked each other those 36 questions to fall in love, which appeared in a New York Times Modern Love column last year. We’d been friends for years and were giving things a shot, romantically.<p>In answering those questions — which covered our lives’ …

Relationships

12 Signs He Thinks Your Relationship Just Got Serious

No. 5 is a bigger deal than it seems.<p><b>1. You've suddenly met most of his friends and family in the span of a few weeks.</b> Your partner went from being vague and mysterious, to suddenly inviting you out for dinner or drinks and pulling you around to what feels like a "Meet Everyone Important to Me …

What You Need to Know for Sure Before Moving in Together

A “Majority of Americans Now Believe in Cohabitation.” That’s the headline and conclusion from a national survey conducted by the Barna Group.1 They …

University of Michigan

What I wish I’d known when I was single

This morning, on the Overground, I sat next to a girl talking to a friend on her phone.<p>“I just feel like I’m going to be single forever,” she said. …

Relationships

The Water Recipe That Literally Flushes Fat From Your Body

You have probably heard by now about the “Fat Flush Water”. However, it is not quite clear in what way water flushes fat out of the body. Water is …

7 Things Resilient People Always Do After Heartbreak

Breakups make even the strongest people feel small, helpless and even hopeless at times. But if you stay optimistic and embrace some positive, healthy approaches to healing, you can emerge from the breakup stronger than ever.<p>Below, therapists share seven things resilient people do when dealing with …

Divorce

Book Creator is coming to the web

Since it’s launch in 2011, Book Creator for iPad has gone on to become one of the best-selling Education apps on the App Store, with over 30 million …

20 Creative Waffle Combos That Will Up Your Brunch Game

There are a ton of reasons to bust out the waffle maker today — one of them being that waffles aren’t just for breakfast anymore. If you find yourself hankering for waffles for dinner, savory waffles are totally a thing! Or maybe your sweet tooth has you thinking more about dessert. If that’s the …

Breakfast

10 Useful Math Tricks You Probably Never Learned In School

Memorizing Pi<p>Want Some cool tricks for solving math problems in just second. Here it is.<p>If you always hated maths just because you were not able to …

Calculus I factors women out of STEM degrees - Scienmag: Latest Science and Health News

FORT COLLINS, COLO. – It's no secret that Calculus I is a major hurdle in the quest for a science degree. But, according to a new paper by Colorado …

4 pieces of feedback that teachers should collect from their students

In another post, I presented a case why teachers should seek feedback from their students. In deciding to seek feedback from students, it is …

Teaching

3 Reasons Kids Struggle With Math And How to Help

Algorithms, decimals, division, fractions, sums-these seem like harmless math terms. But, to many children, they bring out fear and even anxiety when it comes to mathematics. Children now, more than ever are struggling with math. What is the cause for concern and what can you do to fix it?<p><b>1. Math</b> …

Mathematics