Marlene Carver

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Renée Zellweger's face sparks Hollywood sexism and ageism row

A film critic has come under fire after writing an opinion piece inspired by Renée Zellweger's changing appearance that many have deemed sexist and ageist.<p>Owen Gleiberman, chief film critic for Variety, published an article last week in reaction to the latest trailer for Bridget Jones's Baby, the …

Feminism

The Science Behind Why Breaking A Bad Habit Is So Hard

Engaging the goal-directed side of your brain can help you override the part that controls your bad habits.<p>Habits are your brain’s version of autopilot. They allow you to get ready for work, navigate your way to the office, and find your way home without having to reinvent the wheel every day. They …

Neuroscience

State-Mandated Mourning for Aborted Fetuses

A new Indiana law is part of a wave of legislation that requires burial or cremation following abortions. What’s behind it?<p>Here’s what will happen after a woman gets an abortion in the state of Indiana, starting this July. She will be told, verbally and in writing, that she has the right to choose …

Metallica Kick Off Reissue Project With ‘No Life ‘Til Leather’ Cassette

Metallica will revisit their early years in a big way for the first time next month, when they put out an exact duplication of their thrashing …

Music

11 Tips And Tricks To Get The Most Out Of Your Android Phone

Since Android is an open platform, there's plenty of room for customization.<p>Beyond personalizing your phone, there are a few easy practices that can keep your phone neat and organized with plenty of battery life to last all day.<p>Here are some tips and tricks every Android user should know.

Android News

Do Liberals Really Care More About Empathy Than Conservatives?

The ambiguities of social science about American values<p>Kids are the cutest Rorschach inkblot tests. If you want to get a sense of people's "values," the go-to contemporary term for social mores, there's no better way than to ask them what they think children should be taught. And, in fact, that's …

3 ways to retire without a large nest egg

We've all heard it before: Americans are lousy when it comes to saving for retirement. The justification for the lack of savings ranges from economic hardship to our inability to escape the consumerism that surrounds us on a daily basis. Regardless of the reason, many people refuse to change their …

Neuroscience: How to Become Immune to Stress

New research shows that exercise really does combat the ill effects of workplace stress.<p>Most people intuitively understand that exercise can improve your mood, but it was only last week that scientists figured out how it works. Their findings are of enormous importance to everybody who experiences …

Neuroscience