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Women, we should stop gaslighting ourselves and trust our instincts | Mona Chalabi

Instincts are difficult to describe but easy to know. If we’re feeling unnerved, the very least we can do is listen to those inner voices<p>Aside from the words “massage”, “bathrobe” and “undressed”, there’s another theme that recurs in the allegations – more than 50 of them – against Harvey …

What Jeff Bezos, Sheryl Sandberg, and Elon Musk really look for in their employees

The Amazon CEO doesn’t care how smart his employees are. For him, it’s all about a track record<p>Wanted: A kick-ass track record.<p>Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos …

13 feminist instagram accounts you should be following

You don’t need us to tell you that times are definitely a-changing. But there is a silver lining to all this political unrest. Women are banding …

The Infantilizing Ways We Talk About Women’s Ambition

Last month, the fashion designer Tory Burch launched an ad campaign called “Embrace Ambition.” It features black-and-white photos of celebrities wearing various slogan-brandishing T-shirts: Mindy Kaling wears “<i>BOLD</i>,” Kate Bosworth wears “<i>STRONG</i>,” Burch herself wears “<i>AMBITIOUS</i>.” This last T-shirt …

Ayaan Hirsi Ali: Female genital mutilation and what we're really talking about beneath the weasel words 'genital cutting'

The recent news that a grand jury in Michigan has indicted three people, including two doctors, for female genital mutilation is a welcome development. As the first ever prosecutions of this crime in the United States, the case shines much needed light on an underground human rights abuse that has …

Sheryl Sandberg explains how she's coping with her husband's death, how Mark Zuckerberg has helped her, and why 'grief leave' is as important as maternity leave

Sheryl Sandberg has had a difficult two years. While she has been working as the chief operating officer of Facebook, which recently reported one of its strongest quarters ever, she was dealt a devastating blow. In May 2015, her husband, Dave Goldberg, died suddenly.<p>He and Sandberg were on vacation …

This Muslim Woman Is Donating $1 For Every Hate Tweet She Receives

"I felt I should be actively generating good in the world for every ugly verbal bullet sent my way."<p>A Muslim woman is turning the hostility of Internet trolls into a "force for good" -- one hate-filled tweet at a time.<p>Dr. Susan Carland, an Australian academic and well-known figure in the country’s …

Serena Williams Wrote A Kickass Letter About Sexism In Sports (And Beyond)

"Do they say LeBron is one of the world’s best male athletes?"<p>Serena Williams wrote a powerful open letter “to all incredible women who strive for excellence” about gender and sexism for the December issue of Porter magazine.<p>In the letter, which was part of the Incredible Women of 2016 issue …

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Barack Obama is officially one of the most consequential presidents in American history

The utter failure of Paul Ryan, Mitch McConnell, and Donald Trump to pass a bill rolling back the Affordable Care Act makes one thing perfectly clear: love him or hate him, Barack Obama is one of the most consequential presidents in American history — and that he will be a particularly towering …

Health Care

These are the 10 wealthiest tech billionaires in the world

Of the world's 10 richest tech billionaires, four are college dropouts. All are men, all are from two countries (the United States and China), and all currently are or were heads of companies.<p>These are some <i>seriously</i> wealthy folks — <b>the entry level to this list is $18.2 billion</b> net worth (that …

The Uber Killer: The Real Story of One Night of Terror

On a Saturday evening in February, a 45-year-old Uber driver and father of two named Jason Dalton got into his car, left his home near Kalamazoo, Michigan, and began shooting people. But the strangest, most unfathomable thing about the night that Dalton killed and killed again is what he did in …

Crime

Samsung Says Galaxy Note 7 Demand Is Strong

(Reuters) – Tech giant Samsung said on Wednesday stronger-than-expected demand for the new Galaxy Note 7 is causing supply constraints globally, …

MIT researchers came up with a way to make Wi-Fi 10 times faster

We’ve all been there: You find yourself at a massive public event, whether it be a concert, a sporting event or a political rally and your reception …

Ethicists say voting with your heart, without a care about the consequences, is actually immoral

The political stakes in the UK and the US are high, yet both countries have of late embraced impractical candidates with far-left ideologies. In the UK, those who voted for socialist Jeremy Corbyn as Labour leader, when he had little experience, may be ruing their decision after his failure to to …

immoral

Why Orson Welles lived a life like no other

When Simon Callow set out to write a biography of Welles, he thought it might take four years. A quarter of a century and three volumes later, he’s still not finished<p>I understood from the beginning, though I had just one medium-sized, single-volume biography of Charles Laughton under my belt, that …

Instant Deep Meditation | Improve Memory | Strengthen Concentration | Boost IQ | Increase Focus

<b>Warning: This Simple To Use System Will Totally Change Your Life & Could Help You To Live The Life Of Your Dreams Quicker & Easier Than You Ever</b> …

Meditation

Learn How to Love Yourself Unconditionally

Date: Friday, 29th June 2018<p>Dear friend,<p>Do you know what it means to love yourself unconditionally?<p>Do you know how to totally accept and embrace …

Happiness

4 Timeless Ways to Boost Your Intelligence

Although intelligence means something different to everyone, psychologists and scientists have tried to pin it down to just our IQ, as if a number …

Jihadism is not nihilism: What everyone gets wrong about ISIS

<b>(Reuters)</b><p>Religious fanaticism is a consequence of faith, not of losing faith. It’s important that we make the distinction<p>Marty Kaplan<p>November 24, 2015 8:15am (UTC)<p>Extremist jihadism is a consequence of faith, not a consequence of losing faith. In the partisan battle over describing the Islamic …

8 Brain Exercises To Improve your IQ Score

Can we make ourselves any smarter? The answer to that particular question is still a puzzle, trying to be solved by scientists all over the world. …

Benefits of Playing Piano for Your Body, Mind and Soul

If you are looking for a way to keep your brain active then playing a musical instrument can be an effective solution for you. Piano is one such …

Piano

Does philosophy have a problem with women?

Only 25% of philosophy posts in UK universities are occupied by women. So what, if anything, should be done to redress the balance?<p>This question has been debated by women and men in philosophy for years, and last week became the cover story in the <i>Times Literary Supplement</i>. Of all the humanities …

Consciousness